Movies like The Silencing

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The Silencing (2020)
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The Silencing (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A reformed hunter becomes involved in a deadly game of cat and mouse when he and the local sheriff set out to track a vicious killer who may have kidnapped his daughter years ago.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: hunter, manhunt, disappearance, forest, sheriff, serial killer, small town, missing person, investigation, revenge, native american reservation, murder, love, crimes, danger, cat and mouse, alcoholic, shotgun, cat, brother sister relationship, corpse, drunk, arrow, dead girl, loss of daughter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to The Silencing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, captivating and psychological films with plots about crimes, murder, danger, investigation, deadly, serial killer and police mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Silencing: The Vanished (2020), I See You (2019), V.I.P. (2017), Domino (2019), Bad Day for the Cut (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Vanished (2020)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A family vacation takes a terrifying turn when parents Paul and Wendy discover their young daughter has vanished without a trace. Stopping at nothing to find her, the search for the truth leads to a shocking revelation.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: missing child, accidental killing, sheriff, pedophile, police, camping, suspicion, investigation, disappearance, missing person, husband wife relationship, search ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.8
 31K
I See You (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a 12-year-old boy goes missing, lead investigator Greg Harper struggles to balance the pressure of the investigation and troubles with his wife, Jackie. Facing a recent affair, great strain is put on the family that slowly gnaws away at ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: disappearance, missing child, investigation, serial killer, small town, kidnapping, cruelty, obsession, danger, arrest, search, complex characters ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
 6.4
 2K
V.I.P. (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A son to a high-ranked official in North Korea commits a series of murders going across the countries around the world. The movie depicts the following events as South Korea, North Korea and Interpol start chasing down after him.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: runaway, investigation, maniac, injustice, crimes, rivalry, revenge, murderer, murder, intrigue, immorality, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: north korea, south korea, busan
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100%
 4.4
 5K
Domino (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Seeking justice for his partner’s murder by an ISIS member, a Copenhagen police officer finds himself caught in a cat and mouse game with a duplicitous CIA agent who is using the killer as a pawn to trap other ISIS members.
Style: tense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: police, murder, investigation, terrorist, terrorism, cia, drone, vengeance, death, friendship, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen, belgium, denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Bad Day for the Cut (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A middle-aged Irish farmer, who still lives at home with his mother, sets off on a mission of revenge when the old lady is murdered.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: revenge, murder, farmer, death of mother, crimes, track down, gunfight, chase, danger, shotgun, prostitute
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland
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34%
 7.6
 3K
Big B (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Big B is a 2007 Malayalam action-thriller film co-written and directed by Amal Neerad, starring Mammootty in the title role.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, exciting
Plot: murder, revenge, adoptive mother, social worker, gang war, corrupt politician, gangsters, crimes, investigation, danger, brother brother relationship, orphan ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Plagues of Breslau (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Every day at 6 pm a serial killer kills another person. Police officer Helena Rus thinks the killings are done by one man only and decides to reveal the killer's identity by getting back in 18th century history of the city.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, police detective, revenge, investigation, uncover truth, danger, crimes, violence, cell phone, gore ...
Place: poland
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33%
 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, homecoming, crimes, social relations, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, small town, under the surface, murder, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Boy Next Door (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A novelist (Dina Meyer) moves to a little town to write her next novel. She loves to get inspiration and as time goes by she gathers information about her neighbor, a young and wealthy guy whom she observes and picture from her window most of the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, small town, espionage, crimes, who done it, frame up, dishonesty, deadly, novelist, stalking, police, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: manhunt, chase, on the run, graphic violence, parents and children, small town, in the woods, crimes, murder, revenge, brother brother relationship, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Bad Son (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The women in a Seattle serial killer's life often had an unpleasant way of turning up dead - from his girlfriend to his mother-in-law to his second wife. The police and FBI knew who the killer was, but were never prepared to face a bizarre ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, law enforcement, injustice, dishonesty, life is a bitch, parents and children, mother son relationship, murder, danger, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 273
Papillon Noir (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Richard has been living alone since his wife left. His reclusion is broken when mysterious vagabond Jack comes to his rescue. Richard offers to put him up for a few days in exchange for some odd jobs. But the press soon starts hinting at a serial ...
Style: captivating, twist ending, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, missing person, serial killer, police, corpse, investigation, danger, recluse, crimes, suspicion, writers, assassin ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 973
Duress (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Haunted with nightmares of his wife's recent suicide and struggling to mend the relationship with his only daughter, Richard is caught as a witness to the violence of Abner Solvie. He finds himself at the mercy of a charismatic killer and ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, parents and children, danger, family relations, blackmail, widower, father daughter relationship, salvation, murder, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 2K
Piranha (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Agent of special department "Piranha" Kirill Mazur and his colleague Olga go to the far north with the assignment to liquidate an underwater secret weapon lab in the guise of a mutual vacation. All of a sudden, they find themselves in the ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: manhunt, agent, danger, survival, adventure, chase, experiment, heroes, good versus evil, poison, general, male nudity ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, investigation, track down, deadly, haunted by the past, mystery, murder, danger, death, strong female presence, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Cohasset Snuff Film (2012)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 2009, the small town of Cohasset, Massachusetts was rocked with tragedy. A 17-year-old high school senior named Collin Mason murdered three classmates. All the murders were videotaped and uploaded to the Internet via bit torrent sites and for ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, high school, small town, murder, small town life, crimes, deadly, investigation, computers and web, teenager, violence, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hwayi: A Monster Boy (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A 5 member gang, led by Seok-Tae (Kim Yun-Seok), kidnaps a baby boy named Hwa-Yi and raises the baby like their own son. The baby boy is now 17 years old (Yeo Jin-Goo) and has turned into a lethal killer. Taking part in his father's gang, ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: revenge, chase, teenage boy, criminal, deception, gunfight, investigation, murder, human monster, crime family, parents and children, hitman ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Wrong Side of Town (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ex-Navy Seal Bobby Kalinowski lives a quiet, peaceful life as a landscape architect in an LA suburb with his wife Dawn and 16 year old daughter Brianna. Tonight they are invited out for an evening on the town by new neighbors clay and Elise Freeman ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, survival, dishonesty, danger, revenge, kidnapping, architect, nightclub owner, self defense, abduction, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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A Score to Settle (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former mob enforcer who is released from prison after serving 22 years for a crime he didn't commit sets out on a path for revenge against the people who wronged him.
Style: rough, suspense, brutal, exciting, tense ...
Plot: death, vengeance, crime, injustice, life is a bitch, corruption, murder, deadly, brutality, crimes, twists & turns, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Deadly Surveillance (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A detective investigates a series of murders that he begins to suspect are being committed by a woman involved in prostitution and narcotics trafficking.
Style: tense, captivating, twists and turns, psychological, suspense
Plot: stalking, accused of murder, apartment, drugs, hiding, crimes, investigation, murder, police detective, danger, suspicion, serial killer ...
Place: usa, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Memoir of a Murderer (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A former serial killer Byung-su gets diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and when a series of murders occur near his town, he worries whether the killings are his doings. Then, he comes across Tae-ju and realizes that he’s the killer. He reports this to ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, alzheimer's disease, vigilante, doubt, father daughter relationship, serendipity, memoir, serial murder, murder, confusion, daughter, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
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Red Team (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: FBI Agent Jason Chandler has devoted his life to enforcing the law. But on the trail of a series of mysterious murders surrounding some of society's deadliest serial killers, Agent Chandler is forced down a path where no one can be trusted. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, murder, track down, master criminal, mind game, good versus evil, who done it, investigation, dishonesty, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Good Day for It (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man forced to abandon his wife and daughter years earlier must risk his life to settle an old score and reunite his family.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, family in danger, rivalry, vengeance, reunion, homecoming, small town, gang, parents and children, forced into action, save the day, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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North Mountain (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Wolf, a young métis hunter living on the mountain. While hunting deep in the woods he discovers Crane, an older man with a mysterious past and the scars to prove it. Wolf nurses him back to health. Over time their bond gets deeper and they fall in ...
Style: gay cinema, suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: gay protagonist, gay, gay interest, revenge, hunter, ex convict, runaway, rescue, love, love and romance, couples, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Varg Veum: Woman in the Fridge (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An international oil drilling company hires private investigator Varg Veum to find their missing systems designer, Arne Samuelsen. Varg discovers the headless body of a woman jammed into the fridge in Arne's apartment - and is promptly knocked ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: hit and run, violence, police, investigation, missing person, murder, private detective, mystery, crimes, corporate crimes, who done it, refrigerator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Saving Mr. Wu (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this suspenseful crime thriller, Mr. Wu, a Hong Kong movie star, is kidnapped by six unpredictable criminals disguised as police officers. The story is based on the 2004 real-life celebrity kidnapping case in China.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: ransom demand, impersonating a police officer, manhunt, race against time, police, chained, investigation, businessman, abduction, blackmail, crimes, danger ...
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Killer Among Us (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the shocking murder of her mother, a girl helps a police detective by searching her home for clues that they hope will lead to the perpetrator.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, teenage life, dishonesty, death of mother, murder suspect, crime, father son relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
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#Captured (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A zealous vigilante looking to clean the Internet of sin targets a group of teens that broadcast misadventures on their chatroom.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: serial killer, stalker, found footage, monitor, abduction, danger, crimes, undercover, investigation, murder, secret, sin ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 102K
Run All Night (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, intense ...
Plot: on the run, hitman, manhunt, gangsters, murder, haunted by the past, crimes, crime, revenge, parents and children, criminal heroes, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 44K
The Hunted (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, combat, swat team, chase, human monster, murder, special agents, haunted by the past, violence, maniac, massacre, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%