Movies like Earthquake Bird

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Earthquake Bird (2019)
 5.9
 11K
Earthquake Bird (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tokyo, Japan, 1989. Lucy Fly, a foreigner who works as a translator, begins a passionate relationship with Teiji, a mysterious man obsessed with photography.
Style: bleak, suspense, exciting, atmospheric
Plot: love triangle, neo noir, photographer, missing woman, female friendship, interracial romance, mysterious past, suspicion of murder, female protagonist, investigation, crimes, crime, job, psychopath, abused woman, neo-noir, female nudity, male nudity, kiss, palm reading, fortune telling, brunette, bare breasts, love interest, pubic hair ...
Time: year 1989, 80s
Place: tokyo, japan

Most similar movies to Earthquake Bird

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about crimes, neo noir, investigation, crime, murder, mystery and deadly mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Earthquake Bird: China Moon (1994), The Hot Spot (1990), Blink (1993), The Killing Time (1987), Tequila Sunrise (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 6K
China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, investigation, crimes, crime, small town, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), self defense, frame up, interrogation, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 10K
The Hot Spot (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A loner moves in to a small Texas town, finds himself a job, and sets about plotting to rob the local bank.
Style: atmospheric, sexy, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: neo noir, femme fatale, infidelity, accountant, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation, love triangle, love and romance, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, bank robbery ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, virginia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.2
 8K
Blink (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she doesn't "remember" what she's seen until later. One night ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, blindness, mind game, crime, crimes, investigation, deadly, woman in danger, stalking, psychopath, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Killing Time (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After bagging his latest victim, a murderous sociopath (Kiefer Sutherland) decides to steal the dead man's identity and pose as the deputy of a remote coastal town, where the local sheriff (Beau Bridges) and his lover (Camelia Kath) are cooking ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, investigation, mistaken identity, mystery, disorder, hidden identity, dishonesty, law enforcement, manipulations, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Tequila Sunrise (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, while Nick is a high-profile detective trying to take down a Mexican drug lord named Carlos. Soon ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, restaurant, betrayal, drug dealer, crime, crimes, romance, cons and scams, law enforcement, drug dealing, best friend, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Rosary Murders (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, moral dilemma, psychopath, haunted by the past, church, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, clergy, society, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In late 1940s Los Angeles, Easy Rawlins is an unemployed black World War II veteran with few job prospects. At a bar, Easy meets DeWitt Albright, a mysterious white man looking for someone to investigate the disappearance of a missing white woman ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, clever, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: neo noir, missing person, murder, jazz, private detective, jazz club, political corruption, crime, crimes, neo-noir, mystery, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 37K
Sea of Love (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a colleague. Joining up with an officer from another part of town to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, police, suspect, police detective, femme fatale, newspaper, crime, crimes, sexual relations, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 1.4M
Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, crime, police investigation, master criminal, investigation, psychopath, police detective, torture, killings, crimes, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 1K
I, the Jury (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jack Williams was the best friend of Vietnam veteran and detective Mike Hammer. When Jack is murdered, Mike makes it his business to solve the crime. He is helped by his secretary Velda, and partly helped, partly hindered by the Chief of Police, Pat ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, serial killer, femme fatale, psychopath, murder, vengeance, crimes, violence spree, witnessing a crime, dangerous attraction, who done it ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 4K
Eyewitness (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Daryll Deever is a janitor in an office building in New York, and a big fan of TV news reporter, Tony Sokolow. When a rich man is murdered in Daryll's building, Tony comes to cover the story and Daryll introduces himself to her. Thinking he may ...
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, opposites attract, espionage, reporter, janitor, mystery, crimes, couples, dishonesty, journalism, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.5
 29K
High and Low (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: ransom, kidnapping, police, psychopath, mistaken identity, chauffeur, crimes, crime, rescue, missing person, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 34K
No Way Out (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, sexy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, military, political corruption, love triangle, army investigation, danger, neo noir, kgb, mystery, crimes, mysterious character, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The White Orchid (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy and reserved, Claire Decker, 30ish, is a part-time investigator for Social Services. Typically, she solves cases where senior citizens have died alone, leaving no indication of who must handle their estate. This time however, Claire is ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: investigation, murder, femme fatale, disguise, neo noir, female protagonist, crimes, danger, chase, police, death, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 5K
Cutter's Way (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, alcohol abuse, veteran, dishonesty, crimes, murder mystery, investigation, revenge, conspiracy, neo noir, arson ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, california, asia, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 1K
Hotel Noir (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1958: a detective holes up in a downtown hotel awaiting killers to come get him. During the course of one night he will meet various occupants of the hotel and the truth of how he came to be in his present situation will be revealed.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: hotel, neo noir, private detective, haunted by the past, mystery, femme fatale, hitman, deadly, danger, crimes, sex scene, seduction ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Morning After (1986)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Failed actress Alex Sternbergen wakes up hungover one morning in an apartment she does not recognize, unable to remember the previous evening -- and with a dead body in bed next to her. As she tries to piece together the events of the night, Alex ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, mystery, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, deadly, partners, unlikely partners, crimes, corpse, amnesia, ex cop, actress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 287
Black Kiss (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Asuka is an aspiring model who moves to Tokyo to pursue her career. She moves into a small apartment with a friend of a friend, Kasumi. A bizarre murder occurs in the hotel across the street. The body was mutilated and repositioned into a lurid work ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, psychopath, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, slasher, danger, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
The Legend of Wolf Lodge (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work and driving aimlessly, a man pulls into the "Wolf Lodge" and ends up with a job. When he wakes nightly to the sounds of icy voices and screams he decides he can no longer be an innocent bystander.
Style: cult film, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: hotel, love triangle, neo noir, mystery, dishonesty, couples, partners, deadly, power relations, sexual relations, murderous pair, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 774
Mike's Murder (1984)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Betty has a crush on her tennis instructor Mike. He promises to call her for a date, but never does – she doesn’t know he sells drugs on the side. After botching a deal on someone else’s turf, Mike has to disappear for a while. He contacts ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, tennis, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), neo-noir, addiction, mystery, haunted by the past, bank, urban, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 2K
Uncle John (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Uncle John revolves around the struggle to keep a mysterious disappearance unsolved
Style: tense, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, missing person, unlikely criminals, crimes, homecoming, social relations, small town, dishonesty, under the surface, murder, love and romance, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On Ne Meurt Que Deux Fois, a French murder mystery based upon a novel of the same name, is an unusual, involving film with excellent performances by its entire cast. Police Inspector Staniland (Michel Serrault) is investigating the death of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, who done it, neo noir, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's Yorkshire in 1974, and fear, mistrust and institutionalised police corruption are running riot. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit surrounding the police ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, investigation, strangulation, police brutality, crimes, murder, mystery, missing child, uncover truth, journalism, conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, 80s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 2K
True Crime (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines (hence the title of the movie), which inspire her to do her own detective work. When she starts snooping ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, brutal, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, danger, psychopath, amateur detective, female detective, woman in danger, police investigation, mystery, uncover truth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Man from Reno (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stranger in the increasingly strange city of San Francisco, Japanese crime novelist Aki is unsure of precisely what role she has to play in a real-life murder mystery involving ambiguous MacGuffins and amorphous identities. Unfolding in lonely ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: amateur detective, mysterious character, investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, neo noir, neo-noir, writer's life, small town, love affair, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, starting over, supernatural, mind game, deadly, ghost, murder, supernatural ability, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Black Dahlia (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: police investigation, pornography, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, neo noir, obsession, murder, hollywood, love triangle, danger, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1946, year 1947
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.8
 440K
Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, biting, cynical ...
Plot: neo noir, sociopath, journalism, twists & turns, morality, satire, journalist, obsession, ambition, cynicism, graphic violence, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 5K
Zift (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Moth is freed on parole after spending time in prison on wrongful conviction of murder. Jailed shortly before the Bulgarian communist coup of 1944, he now finds himself in a new and alien world - the totalitarian Sofia of the 60s. His first night of ...
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: neo noir, crimes, dictatorship, jail, sex, one night, mystery, fish out of water, society, misfit, deadly, injustice ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 60s
Place: bulgaria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 265K
Insomnia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, dark, tense, psychological ...
Plot: police investigation, neo noir, insomnia, murder, guilt, fbi, investigator, police corruption, small town, police detective, snow, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, los angeles, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%