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Killer in Suburbia (2020)
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Killer in Suburbia (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gina and her teenage daughter Kelsey move into a new town so Kelsey can attend a better high school. It’s the start of senior year – meaning new parties to attend and new friends to make. But when Kelsey is abducted while on a date, all Gina’s nightmares come true. Can she save her daughter in time? And can she really trust the people trying to help?
Style: psychological, tense, twists and turns, heartbreaking, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: missing child, family relations, mother love, uncover truth, police, investigation, missing person, crime investigation, mystery, single mother, human trafficking, salvation, starting over, social problems, slave trade, desperation, sex trafficking, family problems, manipulation, dating, society, dishonesty, mother daughter relationship, struggle for survival, slave trader ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspenseful, psychological and captivating films with plots about investigation, crimes, uncover truth, murder, danger, dishonesty and society mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Killer in Suburbia: Bring Me Home (2019), True Nature (2010), Missing Woman (2016), The Crossing (2012), A Mother's Worst Fear (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 948
Bring Me Home (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Six years after her son went missing, dedicated mother Jung-Yeon still hasn't lost hope - even after her husband's shocking accident while rushing to follow up on a potential sighting. Although she's in mourning, drowned in despair ...
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, psychological, heartbreaking
Plot: missing child, police, kidnapping, loss of son, brutality, mother love, missing son, investigation, missing person, fighting the system, life is a bitch, desperation ...
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95%
 5.3
 366
True Nature (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Part drama and part supernatural thriller, TRUE NATURE tells the story of a family reunited when their college-age daughter is found after a year-long disappearance. With no memory of what happened to her, she soon discovers that her very presence ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: murder, memory loss, weight loss, hallucination, husband wife relationship, doctor, missing person, uncover truth, comeback, family relations, danger, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.5
 932
Missing Woman (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A struggling divorcee discovers that her little daughter and her Chinese nanny have disappeared.
Style: psychological, compassionate, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing
Plot: single mother, kidnapping, disappearance, false identity, nanny, missing child, mother love, uncover truth, dishonesty, investigation, mystery, loss of child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.3
 173
The Crossing (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lola Arendt, 8, vanishes while on vacation on a wild Scottish island. Shattered by her disappearance, her parents, Sarah and Martin, separate. Two years later, Lola is found at the exact same spot. Martin returns to the island to bring her home. His ...
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: island, manipulation, dishonesty, life is a bitch, manipulations, family problems, uncover truth, missing child, mysterious character, disappearance, father daughter relationship, little girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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A Mother's Worst Fear (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alice is starting a new chapter in life by moving on from her highly stressful job as a hostage negotiator and putting more focus on her family. Suddenly, her world is turned upside down when her daughter is abducted with no demand for ransom. As ...
Style: captivating, suspense, entertaining
Plot: chloroform, family relations, revenge, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, new job, hostage negotiator, abduction, vendetta, criminal's revenge, fighting crime, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
No Second Chance (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
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Story: A doctor searching frantically for her missing baby daughter finds herself tangled in a web of ruthless criminals, suspicious cops and dark secrets.
Style: tense, disturbing, heartbreaking, twists and turns, psychological
Plot: investigation, murder, doctor, police, hospital, kidnapped child, desperation, mother love, tragedy, fighting the system, society, uncover truth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.6
 97
Chosen (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film follows Michael Todd, a lonely college student, with no direction in his life; he is assigned a research paper about a local New Orleans legend, the tale of Erica Fisc, a girl who disappeared some twenty years prior. As he looks into the ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, investigation, danger, on the run, cult
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
A Dark Reflection (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A journalist digs deep into the world of aviation and discovers some uncomfortable truths. And a conspiracy trail dating back to 1954. But why is no one saying anything?
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: uncover truth, society, journalism, moral dilemma, investigation, dishonesty, media, conspiracy, journalist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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A Mother's Instinct (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a woman’s son goes missing and the prime suspect is released due to lack of evidence, she and her teenage daughter decide to play vigilante.
Style: psychological, bleak, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, parent child relationship, missing son, kidnapped boy, cyberbullying, boy, high school student, uncover truth, law enforcement, suspicion, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Borderline Murder (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young law student, Abby Porter, suspects that her sister, a stripper, may have been murdered. She discovers an illegal network of cross border plastic surgery centers providing crude, but inexpensive cosmetic surgery to young women in the United ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, doctors and patients, amateur detective, society, dishonesty, missing, plastic surgery, journalist, kidnapping, theft, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.1
 407
The Moment (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fearing she may be responsible, a mental patient (Jennifer Jason Leigh) tries to unravel the mystery behind her ex-lover's (Martin Henderson) disappearance.
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, riddles and clues, danger, photojournalist, mental institution, mentally unstable, crimes, life is a bitch, lover, lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.9
 94
Disposable (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What if a man with a mental condition, living in a fantasy world and detached from all emotional responsibility, is in real life the prime suspect for a series of murders targeting young women? Bill Thompson awakens to reality when forced to ...
Style: contemplative, unusual plot structure, psychological, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, murder of a woman, falsely accused, uncover truth, false accusation, violence, death, evidence, suspicion, track down, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Mother Betrayed (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Newlywed Monica is committed to a mental hospital for hallucinations, but soon finds out that her husband has a devious plan to steal her life, including her daughter.
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: husband wife relationship, single woman, traumatic experience, single mother, female protagonist, hallucination, male female relationship, relationship problems, couple relations, relationships, marital problem, family secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.9
 276
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: tense, captivating, twist ending, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, missing person, serial killer, police, corpse, investigation, danger, crimes, recluse, suspicion, assassin, writers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Against the Clock (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a CIA Agent is seriously injured during a mission, his wife, a former CIA operative, becomes determined to find out what happened - a truth the CIA Director wants concealed at all cost.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: mission, conspiracy, truth, recruit, accident, cia, crimes, couples, danger, police investigation, vengeance, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
She Has a Name (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jason, an American lawyer, poses as a john to build a legal case against a pimp trafficking girls to Bangkok. Can he win the trust of a young prostitute known only as Number 18 and convince her to risk her life to testify against her pimp?
Style: captivating, suspense, christian film
Plot: sex trafficking, slavery, human trafficking, child trafficking, investigation, slave trade, prostitution, slave trader, social issues, pimp, illegal prostitution, social problems ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Paranormal Abduction (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young women suffering memory loss and psychological issues after surviving a brutal attack, tries to piece together the clues surrounding her attack and its similarities to a series of recent murders. During the investigation, she struggles to ...
Style: captivating, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: paranoia, assault, violence, serial killer, investigation, crimes, danger, uncover truth, murder, pistol, fear, statue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Martin is a screenwriter, who finds himself in one of his own plays: A young woman is found dead in the Thames and no one really knows, what has happened to her.
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, artists and showbiz, crimes, writer's life, danger, missing person, uncover truth, sex scene, disappearance, writers, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 7.7
 246K
Changeling (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.
Style: psychological, sentimental, heartbreaking, tense, bleak ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, missing person, uncover truth, fighting the system, child abduction, disorder, life is a bitch, pedophile, twists & turns, serial killer, corruption ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 20s, year 1935
Place: los angeles, usa, california, canada, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Septembers of Shiraz (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the critically acclaimed debut novel by Iranian American author Dalia Sofer, a secular Jewish family is caught up in the maelstrom of the 1979 Iranian Revolution.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: jewish, interrogation, political prisoner, party, revolution, couples, danger, family relations, society, friendship, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: year 1979
Place: tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Poison Rose (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck PI is hired by his old flame to investigate a murder. But while the case at first appears routine, it slowly reveals itself to be a complex interwoven web of crimes, suspects and dead bodies.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, gambler, investigation, alcoholic, missing woman, parents and children, dishonesty, friendship, society, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, hopes ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.5
 618
The Key (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Depuis peu Eric Vincent, trentenaire sans histoire, a un fort sentiment de malaise. Est-ce la peur d'avoir un enfant ou celle de voir brutalement resurgir le fantôme d'un père qu'il n'a jamais connu ? Un matin, un inconnu ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, estrangement, investigation, murder, dead father, conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 1K
The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two African American social scientists pose as bank robbers in an effort to understand the racial dynamics of small-town law enforcement. However, their experiment takes an unplanned turn.
Style: tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, racism, false arrest, police investigation, law enforcement, society, small town, dishonesty, murder, death, discrimination, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.8
 178
Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, mystery, couples, infidelity, who done it, crimes, hidden identity, law enforcement, investigation, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.5
 79
Cam-Girl (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Gessica, a single mother who works as a webcam stripper is pushed to her limit when held hostage by an unknown gunman.
Style: psychotronic, tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: stripper, revenge, single mother, violence, hostage, young girl, danger, nude girl, youth, crimes, vengeance, hostage situation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Shadow of Fear (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a young man accidentally kills someone, he is plunged into a rich man's world of blackmail, betrayal, adultery and ...murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime gone awry, investigation, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, femme fatale, intrigue, manipulations, leadership, private detective, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Silent Thief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Brennan is an outcast drifter who threatens to destroy a family's unity by displacing their son, Mike, while he is away at college. The Silent Thief is a thriller that examines familial bonds and the line between sanity and insanity.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, humorous ...
Plot: social misfits, college, manipulation, family relations, manipulations, dishonesty, mentally unstable, homosexual, seduction, mystery, orphan, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Galentine's Day Nightmare (2021)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman's life becomes a living nightmare when she becomes the prime suspect in her boss's murder.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: who done it, boss and employee, murder mystery, chases and races, track down, death, murder, police investigation, victim, murderer, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 861
Experiment (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman, Anna, walks the streets of a foreign city. Her mind full of pain. No memory of who she is. and plagued by nightmarish visions. Then she meets Morgan, a man who also has no memory. Forced to trust each other, the two feel a mysterious ...
Style: bleak, psychological, mind bending, tense, captivating ...
Plot: memory loss, danger, deadly, a vision, uncover truth, experiment, investigation, mysterious man, trust, losing-it hero, supernatural, gory ...
Place: england, prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.1
 790
Absence (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Doctors are baffled when an expectant mother wakes to find her nearly-to-term pregnancy apparently disappear overnight. Police investigate the situation as a missing child, and only her husband and brother trust her version of events.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: alien abduction, missing child, mystery, danger, family relations, uncover truth, investigation, pregnancy, supportive spouse, family problems, abduction, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%