Movies like The Little Things

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The Little Things (2021)
 6.3
 97K
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 past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, inspirational
Plot: serial killer, police detective, investigation, murder investigation, murder, murder of a prostitute, missing person, police, serial murder, police station, husband wife relationship, african american protagonist, crimes, prostitute, society, mysterious man, cold case, police officer, father daughter relationship, crime investigation, chase, teamwork, corpse, flash forward, filling station ...
Time: 90s, year 1985, year 1990, 1990s
Place: los angeles

Most similar movies to The Little Things

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, suspense and psychological films with plots about investigation, crimes, murder, police investigation, serial killer, law enforcement and police detective mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Little Things: Zodiac (2007), The Bone Collector (1999), Out of Time (2003), Se7en (1995), Fallen (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 532K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, stylized, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, murder mystery, mystery, crimes, maniac, paranoia, uncover truth, journalism, mind game, police ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1969, year 1971, year 1991 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Bone Collector (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, master criminal, forensics, mind game, race against time, investigation, policewoman, paraplegic, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 61K
Out of Time (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Matt Lee Whitlock, respected chief of police in small Banyan Key, Florida, must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a few steps ahead of his own police force and everyone he's trusted in ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, murder, murder mystery, faked death, betrayal, conspiracy, frame up, investigation, double murder, law enforcement, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, miami, america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 1.6M
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police, police investigation, psychopath, psychology, police detective, crimes, killings, mind game, master criminal, sin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 83K
Fallen (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, neo noir, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, good versus evil, psychic, demon, devil, police detective, murder investigation, curse, execution, demonic possession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 7K
Evidence (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detectives use clues from various recording devices to piece together events surrounding a massacre involving bus passengers at an abandoned gas station.
Style: scary, suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, riddles and clues, investigation, survival, found footage, police detective, crimes, track down, partners against crime, murder, fire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, cannibalism, psychology, investigation, crimes, kidnapping, mind game, maniac, fbi, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: maryland, usa, baltimore, chicago illinois, memphis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 25K
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: suspense, surprise ending, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, australian, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, poker, funeral, small town, death, violence, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chess, serial killer, investigation, murder, crimes, sex scene, police investigation, mystery, revenge, murder suspect, police, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 74K
Kiss the Girls (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, woman in danger, kidnapping, police investigation, violence against women, profiler, crimes, missing person, forensics, who done it, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, los angeles, usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 370K
Inside Man (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. With an ...
Style: tricky, surprise ending, suspense, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, robbery, hostage, bank, master criminal, perfect crime, crimes, thief, police, police detective, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 23K
Horsemen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, death, police, interrogation, orphan, murder investigation, torture, crime scene, autopsy, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 55K
Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, frame up, investigation, murder, crimes, surveillance, grief, haunted by the past, corpse, disappearance, dishonesty, loss of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 162
Angels (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hameem Haider (Indrajith) is a police officer who meets with an accident while investigating a series of murders and is forced to take a break from his duties. Years later the unsolved murders are picked up by a reality TV show.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: kids
Plot: police, serial killer, investigation, priest, medical research, murder investigation, murder, uncover truth, crimes, partners, mystery, partners against crime ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 18K
Tightrope (1984)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, neo noir, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, father daughter relationship, police investigation, kidnapping, crimes, manipulation, murder mystery, rape, obsession, police detective, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.6
 2K
Port of Call (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Based on a real murder case where a dismembered corpse of a murdered 16 year-old prostitute girl was found in Hong Kong in 2008.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: crime investigation, psychopath, immigrants, murder, death, uncover truth, murderer, who done it, mystery, murder mystery, violence, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.9
 345
The Suffering (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Pablo Rouviot is a renowned psychoanalyst. His life changes completely when Paula arrives to his office and asks him to prove that his brother, a man with serious psychological problems and accused for the murder of his father, is in no able ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: police investigation, murder investigation, track down, partners against crime, partners, who done it, law enforcement, argentine, escapades, society, crimes, buddy cop ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: scary, rough, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, missing person, investigation, mentally unstable, witnessing a crime, police investigation, crimes, mystery, police detective, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 453
The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, investigation, haunted by the past, vengeance, serial killer, psychopath, law enforcement, track down, who done it, vigilantism, murder, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serial murder, mystery, evidence, missing person, who done it, missing daughter, mysterious disappearance, unsolved crime, murder investigation, murder mystery, crime investigation ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.2
 3K
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, suspense, brutal, bleak, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, female detective, amateur detective, investigation, murder, police investigation, mystery, psychopath, schoolgirl, woman in danger, uncover truth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 144 min.
TV show
Story: Detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve's team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder investigation, investigation, police, cold case, law enforcement, true crime, double murder, father son relationship, unsolved crime, who done it ...
Time: 2000s, future
Place: wales, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.6
 15K
The Dead Girl (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, bad ending, depressing ...
Plot: missing person, murder, investigation, prostitute, uncover truth, serial killer, family relations, life is a bitch, dead girl, sexual abuse, promiscuous daughter, forensics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Anjaam Pathiraa (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A psychologist with a keen interest in criminology gets entangled in a tough serial killer case which the police find hard to crack.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: police, police detective, serial murder, investigation, partners against crime, murder mystery, murder investigation, police officer killed, forensics, fighting crime, homicide detective, cold case ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.6
 3K
The Chase (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After people in his town start turning up dead, a grumpy landlord is visited by a man who recounts an unsolved serial murder case from 30 years ago that may hold the clue to what is happening now.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: serial killer, crimes, police officer, police detective, serial murder, murder, mystery, graphic violence, society, maniac, police investigation, track down ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.2
 9K
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: tense, suspenseful, exciting, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, blindness, psychopath, investigation, crimes, strong female character, police investigation, murder mystery, woman in danger, stalking, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.3
 151K
Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, suspense, twists and turns, macabre, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, split personality, police investigation, crimes, murder, maniac, double life, secret, imaginary friend, secrets, killed during sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.6
 5K
Bloodlands (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Northern Irish police officer DCI Tom Brannick connects a suicide note with an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, police detective, police, murder investigation, policewoman, who done it, female terrorist, terrorist, uncover truth, haunted by the past, dishonesty, evidence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, northern ireland, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, suspense, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, missing person, cold case, uncover truth, unsolved crime, false identity, partners against crime, under the surface, disappearance, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, sweden, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.8
 41K
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: sexy, suspense, erotic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police, femme fatale, investigation, murder, crimes, police detective, strong sexual content, suspect, nudity (full frontal - brief), newspaper ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%