Movies like The Good Liar

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The Good Liar (2019)
 6.6
 19K
The Good Liar (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An aging con artist cannot believe his luck when he meets a wealthy widow and marks her as his next target. But she hides a secret of her own.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, surprise ending, twist ending, disturbing, melancholic
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: elderly, delusion, rich woman, secrets, secret, deception, male female relationship, con artists, love and romance, society, online dating, nazi germany, rape, money, german, hotel, female nudity, subway, computer, restaurant, old man, taxi, russian, lie, mirror ...
Time: 21st century, year 1943, year 2009
Place: usa, london, berlin germany

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Most similar movies to The Good Liar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, interesting and twist ending films with plots about murder, crimes, storytelling, secrets, police investigation, dialogue and betrayal mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Good Liar: Knives Out (2019), Side Effects (2013), Lucky Number Slevin (2006), Shattered (2007), Awake (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 354K
Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his ...
Style: captivating, witty, exciting, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: mansion, eccentric family, murder mystery, investigation, murder investigation, private detective, inheritance, murder, house, crime, whodunit, suspect ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 177K
Side Effects (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: depression, murder, deception, mentally unstable, life turned upside down, doctors and patients, mental institution, mental illness, manipulation, psychiatrist, dishonesty, patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2004
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. ...
Style: surprise ending, clever, suspenseful, twists and turns, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, manipulations, neo noir, mysterious character, mistaken identity, crime, disorder, twists & turns, crimes, deception, mystery, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 30K
Shattered (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sociopathic kidnapper methodically pushes a desperate pair of parents to their absolute breaking point.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: kidnapping, cheating wife, infidelity, mind game, crimes, moral dilemma, blackmail, revenge, danger, nothing to lose, man-woman relation, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 72K
Awake (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While undergoing heart surgery, a man experiences a phenomenon called ‘anesthetic awareness’, which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various obstacles present themselves, his wife must make life-altering decisions ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, disturbing, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, hospital, uncover truth, dishonesty, couple relations, surgery, conspiracy, doctors and patients, parents and children, surgical operation, doctor patient relationship, health situation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 35K
Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, mental patient, murder, betrayal, mystery, vengeance, misfit, infidelity, past, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: london, europe, britain, england, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 245K
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: twist ending, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, disappearance, pedophile, private detective, tragic event, life is a bitch, crimes, neo noir, conspiracy, missing child, peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 108K
Trance (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting which somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, mind bending, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hypnosis, neo noir, dishonesty, crimes, heist, disorder, mind control, art theft, memory loss, manipulation, amnesia, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 37K
Deception (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As a corporate auditor who works in a number of different offices, Jonathan McQuarry wanders without an anchor among New York's power brokers. A chance meeting with charismatic lawyer Wyatt Bose leads to Jonathan's introduction to The ...
Style: sexy, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: twists & turns, deception, betrayal, frame up, hotel, heist, lawyer, crimes, intrigue, danger, life turned upside down, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, europe, usa, spain, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 70K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: blackmail, dangerous attraction, infidelity, crimes, disorder, danger, rape, deception, dishonesty, adultery, crime, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Kind of Murder (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1960s New York, Walter Stackhouse is a successful architect married to the beautiful Clara who leads a seemingly perfect life. But his fascination with an unsolved murder leads him into a spiral of chaos as he is forced to play cat-and-mouse with ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: murder, investigation, architect, death of wife, police brutality, disorder, dishonesty, deadly, revenge, police investigation, danger, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
 828K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: mystery, police investigation, missing person, twists & turns, investigation, murder mystery, femme fatale, disappearance, manipulation, missing wife, adultery, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, missouri, st. louis missouri, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 60K
Mr. Holmes (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story is set in 1947, following a long-retired Holmes living in a Sussex village with his housekeeper and rising detective son. But then he finds himself haunted by an unsolved 50-year old case. Holmes' memory isn't what it used to be, ...
Style: clever, tense, enigmatic, meditative, serious ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, memory loss, aging, mystery, uncover truth, who done it, one last case, haunted by the past, elderly, crimes, memory ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 135K
The Gift (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychological thriller, stalker, bullying, bully, secrets, revenge, paranoia, past, husband wife relationship, stalking, lie, friendship ...
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 495
Painted Lady (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 204 min.
Story: From the Irish countryside to London to New York and back again, Maggie reenters the world as a countess and shady art dealer. With her panache and charisma, she finds more than an auction, a rekindled interracial love affair, helpful relatives and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Plot: murder, amateur detective, artists and showbiz, dealer, dishonesty, cons and scams, social relations, working undercover, social differences, society, heist, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, new york, ireland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 13K
Exposed (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After witnessing a miracle, a young Latina woman experiences strange things as a police detective searches for the truth behind his partner's death.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: police corruption, illegal drugs, murder investigation, investigator, police, murder, husband wife relationship, evidence, deception, angel, manslaughter, subway ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, iraq, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 180K
Primal Fear (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, tense, psychological ...
Plot: legal investigation, split personality, mental illness, courtroom drama, psychopath, corruption, lawyer, murder, neo noir, bishop, crime, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Whole Truth (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A defense attorney works to get his teenage client acquitted of murdering his wealthy father.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense, rough ...
Plot: lawyer, murder, defense attorney, death of father, lie, teenager, widow, mother son relationship, family relations, legal action, patricide, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 13K
The Clearing (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When affluent executive, Wayne Hayes is kidnapped by a disgruntled employee and held for ransom in a forest, Wayne’s wife is forced to reckon with the FBI agents as they negotiate with the kidnapper.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, intense, twists and turns ...
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, ransom, negotiation, marital problem, marriage, psychopath, fbi, family life, haunted by the past, danger, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, serious, clever ...
Plot: investigation, rape, sexual abuse, danger, missing person, crime, strong female character, crimes, search, uncover truth, partners, journalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 60s, year 1966
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe, london, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.5
 1.1M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, captivating, psychological, clever ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, illusion, deception, secret, magical, magic, diary, stage magic, teleportation, mystery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era, 1900s ...
Place: london, england, europe, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 35K
Apt Pupil (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Neighborhood boy Todd Bowden discovers that an old man living on his block named Arthur Denker is nazi war criminal. Bowden confronts Denker and offers him a deal: Bowden will not go to the authorities if Denker tells him stories of the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: holocaust, crimes, human nature, war criminal, disorder, high school, teenage life, dishonesty, hidden identity, nazism, obsession, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: california, usa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 58K
Basic (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twists & turns, military, corruption, army investigation, murder, mind game, crimes, military life, rivalry, army, survivor, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 41K
Swimming Pool (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, midlife crisis, writing, writer's life, swimming, self discovery, diary, solitude, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 54K
Solace (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A psychic doctor, John Clancy, works with an FBI special agent in search of a serial killer.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychic, serial killer, psychology, fbi, chase, supernatural, police investigation, murder, autopsy, brutality, hospital, terminal illness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
When the Bough Breaks (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A surrogate mother harbors a deadly secret desire for a family of her own with the husband who is expecting to raise her child.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Plot: surrogate mother, secret, deception, pregnancy, seduction, betrayal, husband wife relationship, flirting, abusive boyfriend, infertility, sensuality, baby ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 84K
Righteous Kill (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two veteran New York City detectives work to identify the possible connection between a recent murder and a case they believe they solved years ago; is there a serial killer on the loose, and did they perhaps put the wrong person behind bars?
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, crimes, vigilantism, law enforcement, partners, mind game, fighting crime, deadly, partners against crime, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 62K
A Simple Plan (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, betrayal, dishonesty, treasure, human nature, character change, fbi, couple relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.8
 105K
The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: captivating, twist ending, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: loneliness, forgery, collector, mysterious character, obsession, painting, art collector, art theft, solitude, plot twist, deception, age difference ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, prague czech republic, vienna, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 60K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: deal with the devil, aristocracy, male nudity, physical appearance, society, eternal youth, fall in love, high society, painting, supernatural, immortality, love and romance ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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