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The Undoing (2020)
 7.4
 87K
The Undoing (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 337 min.
TV show
Story: Grace and Jonathan Fraser are living the only lives they ever wanted. Overnight a chasm opens in their lives: a violent death and a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and her family.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, disturbing, surprise ending, captivating, psychological thriller
Plot: life turned upside down, adultery, lie, murder investigation, secret, murder, mother son relationship, mysterious disappearance, riddles and clues, father son relationship, therapist, betrayal, infidelity, suspicion of murder, husband wife relationship, lawyer, family relations, male female relationship, aspiring writer, extramarital affair, uncover truth, 911, evidence, whodunit, attorney ...
Time: year 2019
Place: new york, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to The Undoing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, captivating, disturbing and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about murder, murder investigation, investigation, uncover truth, secret, mystery and police investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Undoing: Big Little Lies (2017), Defending Jacob (2020), The Invisible Guest (2016), Sharp Objects (2018), Mare of Easttown (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 188K
Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
Style: disturbing, surprise ending, twists and turns, enigmatic
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, housewife, family life, murder mystery, murder, crumbling marriage, marriage, intrigue, rape, adultery, gossip and rumors ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Defending Jacob (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 402 min.
TV show
Story: A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.
Style: suspense, serious, social, captivating
Plot: police investigation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, murder, investigation, false accusation of murder, death, parents and children, father son relationship, family relations, assistant district attorney, teenage boy ...
Time: 2020s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, psychotronic, tricky ...
Plot: uncover truth, interrogation, death, lie, false accusation, evidence, murder suspect, suspect, businessman, moral dilemma, lawyer, blackmail ...
Place: barcelona, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 93K
Sharp Objects (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 421 min.
TV show
Story: Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.
Style: psychological, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder investigation, mystery, mother daughter relationship, self harm, hometown, journalist, small town, murder, haunted by the past, family relations, reporter, alcoholic ...
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mare of Easttown (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A detective in a small Pennsylvania town investigates a local murder while trying to keep her life from falling apart.
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, homicide detective, murder mystery, small town life, small town, murder, lesbian daughter, drug abuse, crime investigation, female detective, investigation, dysfunctional family ...
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 117K
The Sinner (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A young mother kills in a fit of unexplainable rage a seemingly stranger. An inquisitive detective obsesses over the case, attempting to get to the bottom of the true motive behind the act.
Style: melancholic, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: psychological trauma, murder investigation, memory loss, manslaughter, murder, psychiatrist, sister sister relationship, crime investigation, sex scene, past coming back to haunt, drugs, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 13K
The Capture (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When soldier Shaun Emery's conviction for a murder in Afghanistan is overturned due to flawed video evidence, he returns to life as a free man with his young daughter. But when damning CCTV footage from a night out in London comes to light, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, captivating, intense
Plot: investigation, ex soldier, murder, lawyer, capture, stalking, police, court, suspicion of murder, mentally unstable, evidence, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A writer gets caught up in a murder investigation involving his mentor, an esteemed American author. Based on the book of the same name, by Joël Dicker.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, young girl, mentor, seaside town, writers, uncover truth, evidence, crime solving, murder mystery, framed for murder, investigation ...
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 7.3
 47K
The Stranger (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 363 min.
TV show
Story: A web of secrets sends family man Adam Price on a desperate quest to uncover the truth about the people closest to him.
Style: mind bending, clever, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: mystery, riddles and clues, mysterious stranger, drug use, memory loss, infidelity, husband wife relationship, intoxication, betrayal, family, investigation, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.3
 109K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: gloomy, serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, who done it, multiple suspects, female detective, murder mystery, policewoman, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, street kid, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chestnut Man (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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 ⇓
100%
 6.6
 6K
The Woods (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
Story: Paul Copeland is looking to solve the murder of his sister back in 1994.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, tense, disturbing
Plot: murder mystery, murder investigation, homicide detective, prosecutor, uncover truth, police detective, past coming back to haunt, police investigation, brutal murder, child murder, psycho killer, serial killer ...
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, obsession, psychology, amnesia, psychiatrist, domestic violence, life turned upside down, woman in danger, doctors and patients, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, year 2013, year 1999 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
American Gothic (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A prominent Boston family attempts to redefine itself in the wake of a chilling discovery that links their recently deceased patriarch to a string of murders spanning decades — amid the mounting suspicion that one of them may have been his ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: murder investigation, murder, family secret, dysfunctional family, suspicion, serial killer, cover up, betrayal, secret, family relations, husband wife relationship, police ...
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In Beacon Heights, a seemingly perfect town, a group of three college friends struggle with the stress of being overachievers. In the aftermath of the town’s first murder, each Perfectionist hides behind a secret, a lie and an alibi.
Style: surprise ending, enigmatic, twists and turns, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, young adult, murder, friend, secret, murder mystery, mystery, teacher, death, small town life, social problems, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 17K
White Lines (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Zoe Walker leaves her quiet life behind to investigate her brother's disappearance in Ibiza, where she quickly heads down a decadent and dangerous path.
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: dj, cheating wife, clubbing, orgy, murder, brother sister relationship, friendship, infidelity, drugs, married woman, club, lesbian sex ...
Place: manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 5K
Midnight Sun (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 440 min.
TV show
Story: Kahina Zadi, 32, a French police officer travels to Kiruna in Sweden to investigate the bestial murder of a French citizen. Together with Anders, a Swedish prosecutor of Sami origin, she begins an investigation. Soon new killings start to happen and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, murder, conspiracy, homicide detective, frenchwoman, crimes, small town, symbol, female protagonist, assassination plot, police investigation ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.5
 143K
The Night Of (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 525 min.
TV show
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: tense, suspense, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, lawyer, crimes, investigation, courtroom, justice, murder trial, vengeance, violent, jail, muslim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secrets She Keeps (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In an affluent Sydney suburb, two women have a chance encounter in a supermarket. They are the same age, both heavily pregnant and due at the same time. Meghan is a glamorous influencer on the rise, with an ambitious television sports reporter ...
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, psychological, psychological thriller ...
Plot: women, unhappy marriage, mystery, life turned upside down, dark secret, poor family, husband wife relationship, secret, lie, marriage, pregnant woman, dysfunctional family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 2K
Messiah (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
TV show
Story: After two horribly mutilated bodies are discovered, DCI Red Metcalfe is assigned the case.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, police detective, race against time, therapy, police investigation, crimes, therapist, husband wife relationship, forensics, megalomaniac, mole ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 8K
Hit & Run (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A happily married man's life is turned upside down when his wife is killed in a mysterious hit-and-run accident in Tel Aviv. Grief-stricken and confused, he searches for his wife's killers, who have fled to the U.S. With the help of an ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: cheating wife, adultery, murder, human, wife, hidden truth, relationship problems, marital problem, uncover truth, murder mystery, murder investigation, murderer ...
Time: 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Ordeal by Innocence (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Christmas 1954. Wealthy philanthropist Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate Sunny Point. Her adopted son Jack Argyll is arrested for her murder. He vehemently protests his innocence.
Style: tense, enigmatic, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, alibi, secret, suspect, adopted son, country house, adoptive mother, husband wife relationship, crime investigation, homicide detective ...
Time: year 1954, 50s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, bleak
Plot: murder, murder mystery, hotshot lawyer, legal, defense attorney, court case, law student, crimes, teachers and students, courtroom, manipulation, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 18K
Innocent (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cevdet, a retired commissioner, and his wife spend their pensions in peace on a farm away from the city. Suddenly the life of the family is destroyed by the sudden arrival of a terrible news from the little son.
Style: captivating, serious, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, family relations, infidelity, husband wife relationship, betrayal, secret, domestic violence, police, friendship, murder, murder trial ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Gone for Good (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 247 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years ago, he lost two loved ones. When his fiancée disappears, he must uncover buried secrets — or lose everything. Based on Harlan Coben's novel.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: tragedy, secret, past, murder, love, investigation, family secret, tragic past, loss of family member, confronting the past, family problems, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.8
 21K
Mr. Mercedes (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A demented serial killer taunts a retired police detective with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he can strike again. Based on ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mother son incest, psychopath, violence, murderer, killer, cruelty, sociopath, murder, killings, psycho killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Secretos en el Jardín (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the summer of 1981 a series of crimes hit the city of Viña del Mar in Chile. Fourteen murders and violations frighten all citizens. Inspector Ramiro Opazo, from the Police Department is the responsible to catch the criminals. But what he ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, mysterious woman, investigation, police, secret, husband wife relationship, murder, extramarital affair, psychopath, corruption, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.7
 20K
Prodigal Son (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The son of a notorious serial killer becomes an acclaimed criminal psychologist who uses his unique insight into how killers think to help the NYPD.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: murder investigation, psychological trauma, profiler, haunted by the past, serial killer, expert, repressed memory, criminal psychologist, police, serial murder, crimes, childhood trauma ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.1
 2K
Blood (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cat Hogan returns to West Meath upon her mother's sudden death - she has an accident at home and died (or was it an accident?). Blood is about old secrets, older betrayals, mind games and the lies family tell each other.
Style: disturbing, suspense, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder mystery, murder, murder investigation, investigation, husband murders wife, tragic past, private investigation, family relations, crime solving, murderer, dysfunctional family, confronting the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%