Movies like The Silencing

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The Silencing (2020)
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The Silencing (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, 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: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: forest, manhunt, hunter, missing daughter, serial killer, disappearance, sheriff, small town, missing person, investigation, murder, murder investigation, violence, hostage, native american reservation, alcoholic, revenge, missing girl, crimes, wildlife, teenage girl, loss of daughter, dead girl, cold case, girl in peril ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, chicago illinois

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Most similar movies to The Silencing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tense, suspenseful and disturbing films with plots about murder, investigation, murder mystery, serial killer, murder investigation, police investigation and crimes mostly in Crime, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Silencing: The Vanished (2020), Wind River (2017), I See You (2019), Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016), Prisoners (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Vanished (2020)
Genre: Crime, 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: psychological, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, tense
Plot: missing child, sheriff, camping, accidental killing, investigation, disappearance, police, husband wife relationship, swearing, missing person, suspicion, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
 7.7
 243K
Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, bleak, sentimental ...
Plot: investigation, murder, native american reservation, forest, violence, rape, murder investigation, fbi, mountain, fbi agent, snow, female fbi agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: wyoming, usa
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100%
 6.8
 47K
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: twist ending, suspenseful, tense, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: disappearance, home invasion, missing child, kidnapping, investigation, serial killer, small town, cruelty, obsession, murder, dysfunctional family, forest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former cop looks back on the case which left him disabled and forced him to quit the force.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, intense
Plot: police, murder mystery, investigation, serial killer, police officer, constable, crime solving, suspect, crime investigation, uncover truth, homicide detective, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.1
 678K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, police investigation, missing child, brutality, vigilantism, child abduction, torture, disappearance, vigilante, desperation, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, boston, usa
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100%
 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, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, crimes, homecoming, unlikely criminals, social relations, small town, under the surface, dishonesty, murder, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 355
Second Chances (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two years ago reporter Kate Fisher's interview with the man who turned out to be a serial killer sparked public outrage. Not believing that this man was in fact the September Slayer - led to another senseless murder. Had Kate turned over the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense, psychological
Plot: murder, serial killer, murder mystery, secret, killings, relationship problems, troubled past, tragic past, killing spree, attempted murder, secret past, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Awakening the Zodiac (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story follows a down-on-their-luck couple who discovers a serial killer's film reels. They decide to take the law into their own hands, risking everything for the chance at a $100,000 reward. It isn't long until they find themselves in ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, reward, homicidal maniac, killing spree, psycho killer, murder mystery, uncover truth, murder, crimes, police, murder investigation, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In Cheonan, a serial murder case takes place, but the case becomes more and more of a mystery. Only Tae-suk, a cop, immediately senses that all the cases are by the same killer and starts investigation. One day, Dong-soo, a gang boss, got attacked ...
Style: suspense, factual, exciting, tense, psychological ...
Plot: gang, serial killer, police, mafia, vengeance, mob boss, serial murder, murder investigation, murderer, murder, police detective, swashbuckler ...
Time: year 2005
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Chestnut Man (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 50 min.
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Story: A young woman is found brutally murdered in a Copenhagen playground. Above her hangs a small doll made of chestnuts. Adapted from the acclaimed novel.
Style: psychological, captivating, enigmatic, tense, brutal ...
Plot: murder, missing person, forest, police, murderer, secret, serial killer, young woman, murder investigation, investigation, forensics, crime solving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 5K
Forensic (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A forensic analyst and an investigation officer are on a chase to hunt down a gruesome serial killer and crack one of the most famous cold cases in the history of their departments.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime investigation, cold case, evidence, medical examination, medical examiner, serial killer, forensics, murder, murder investigation, killer child, fighting crime, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: FBI Agent Karl Helter and his partner Rebecca Lombardo are very close to busting a sex-trafficking ring. When they realize their investigation has crossed the path of a brutal serial killer, they team up with a Texas Ranger to put an end to the ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: maniac, serial killer, homicide detective, fbi, human trafficking, slave trade, murder, saving a life, federal agent, investigation, unsolved crime, cold case ...
Time: year 2004
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Little Things (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, investigation, murder investigation, police, serial murder, missing person, mysterious man, society, murder, chase, deputy sheriff ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the first book in Jussi Adler-Olsen's bestselling thriller series about Department Q THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES tells the story of the two policemen Carl Mørck and Assad who become involved in a five-year-old case concerning a missing ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: missing person, police detective, cold case, police investigation, uncover truth, unsolved crime, false identity, disappearance, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, sweden, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 5K
Last Looks (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A disgraced ex-cop seeks solace by moving to the woods, but his quiet life comes to an end when a private eye recruits him to investigate the murder of an eccentric TV star's wife.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: murder, private investigator, murder investigation, investigation, who done it, uncover truth, unsolved crime, private detective, sleuth, female detective, teamwork, forensics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 33K
Marshland (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Spanish deep South, 1980. A series of brutal murders of adolescent girls in a remote and forgotten town bring together two disparate characters - both detectives in the homicide division - to investigate the cases. With deep divisions in their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, investigation, serial killer, partners, kidnapping, crimes, disappearance, sadism, partners against crime, woman in danger, murder, torture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 4K
Manmadhan (2004)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Manmadhan movie revoles around Two brothers look a same (Silambarasan) who is the younger one is a play boy who enjoys his leisure time partying with girls, while the older Simbu is a calm type. But he has another face. A psychotic.Problems starts ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, crimes of passion, murder investigation, murderer, serial murder, crime solving, unsolved crime, killing spree, investigation, homicidal maniac ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, haunted by the past, mystery, murder, death, strong female presence, riddles and clues, foster home, child abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The deaths from the Black Forest (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman disappears mysteriously in the middle of a forest. Police begins his search, in addition to her husband, a forensic expert. When officers asked to provide them with a photograph of the missing, he discovers that someone has entered her house ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: forensics, superstition, family secret, disappearance, forest, police, missing person, village, curse, uncover truth, unsolved crime, murder investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 21K
Lost Girls (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, emotional, compassionate ...
Plot: missing person, serial killer, investigation, prostitute, mother daughter relationship, missing child, depression, disappearance, doctor, 911, search and rescue, mysterious disappearance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 14K
Switchback (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI agent Dennis Quaid tries to catch a serial killer who kidnapped his son.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, crimes, law enforcement, vengeance, missing person, hitchhiker, murder mystery, police investigation, mystery, loss of son ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 1K
Control (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The once unconditional friendship between police officers Vincke and Verstuyft hits a very rough patch when they come up against a series of gruesome murders. Complicating matters even further, a survivor of the killer drives a wedge between them ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: killings, murder investigation, serial killer, homicide detective, homicidal maniac, serial murder, investigation, partners against crime, police partner, police investigation, murder mystery, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, kidnapping, serial killer, investigation, crimes, murder of wife, mafia, strong violent content, haunted by the past, drug dealer, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.6
 64K
The Body (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, crimes, missing person, uncover truth, morgue, haunted by the past, spouse killer, infidelity, vengeance, mistress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Zero Tolerance (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny and Peter, former paramilitary operatives, search Bangkok - leaving carnage in their wake - to find the men who killed Johnny's daughter, Angel.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, murder investigation, murderer, forensics, police investigation, fighting crime, revenge, cold case, crime solving, uncover truth, teamwork ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 14K
Shimmer Lake (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An inventive crime thriller told backwards -- reversing day by day through a week -- following a local sheriff's quest to unlock the mystery of three small town criminals and a bank heist gone wrong.
Style: suspense, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, sheriff, murder, lake, bank robber, police investigation, forensics, cold case, unsolved crime, crime investigation, crime solving, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
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Time of Fear (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Time of Fear is a taut psychological thriller thrusting an FBI agent and a grieving father into the dark world of a demented killer. FBI Agent Cheryl Hammer, arrives in a small California town to catch an elusive killer. Seeing no help forthcoming ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, fbi agent, priest, murder mystery, murder investigation, crime solving, homicidal maniac, catholic priest, police investigation, sleuth, serial murder, maniac ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 9K
Knight Moves (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A psychologist falls for a world-class chess player suspected of odd murders linked to his game.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing, scary ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chess, serial killer, murder, investigation, crimes, police investigation, haunted by the past, psychopath, protagonist as suspect, manipulation, mystery, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 23K
The Dry (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.
Style: surprise ending, tense, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, murder, investigation, murder investigation, death, violence, family relations, australian, police, evidence, suicide attempt, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Long Island Serial Killer: A Mother's Hunt for Justice (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: The Long Island Serial Killer: A Mother’s Hunt for Justice tells the story of Mari Gilbert’s search for the truth behind what happened to her daughter Shannan, a sometime escort who disappeared after a ‘date’ on Long Island. After Shannan ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: missing child, mystery, evidence, missing daughter, missing person, who done it, crime investigation, mysterious disappearance, unsolved crime, murder investigation, serial murder, murder mystery ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%