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Profile (2018)
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Profile (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Cyprus, Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Looking to investigate recruitment techniques of ISIS to lure women into Syria, a journalist creates a Facebook profile of a Muslim convert. When an ISIS recruiter contacts her online character, she experiences the process first hand.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: isis, journalist, internet, recruitment, woman, religions or cults, woman in danger, brutality, muslim, fighting the system, life is a bitch, investigative journalism, female protagonist, social differences, society, lifestyle, rebelliousness, culture clash, found footage
Time: 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, danger, murder, mystery and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Profile: A Deadly Encounter (2004), Solstorm (2007), Terrible Angels (2012), Mysteria (2011), Standoff (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Deadly Encounter (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Restaurant hostess and mom Joanne Sanders has to work late one night. After she leaves the restaurant she accidentally cuts a car off on the highway. This driver takes it personally and he begins to stalk and harass Joanne.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, stalking, danger, crimes, chases and races, violence, ex husband ex wife relationship, police detective, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, parents and children, threatening telephone call ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
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Solstorm (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While in a party promoted by her chief and friend Måns Wenngren, the fiscal attorney, Rebecka Martinsson, receives a call from her former sister-in-law, Sanna Strandgård, telling that her brother and preacher Viktor was murdered, stabbed and with ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: murder, murder investigation, life is a bitch, investigation, danger, legal investigation, uncover truth, woman in danger, haunted by the past, religions or cults, false arrest, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Terrible Angels (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: uncover truth, danger, law enforcement, abduction, investigation, police detective, crimes, graphic violence, life is a bitch, confined, woman in danger, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.9
 587
Mysteria (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A once famous and now a washed-up Hollywood screenwriter fighting to finish his latest script with an unrealistic deadline. He finds himself in the center of a murder investigation involving a prominent politician's wife. The surrounding events ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: writer's life, murder, police investigation, life is a bitch, deadly, hollywood, protagonist as suspect, losing-it hero, disorder, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, mystery
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 5.2
 449
Standoff (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The FBI and Texas police make ready to storm the headquarters of a heavily armed sect of religious fanatics. But the operation goes horribly wrong and a couple of agents seek protection at an abandoned farm. But they are not the only ones there.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: farm, siege, danger, adventure, escapades, deadly, society, government agency, survival, terrorism, religions or cults, fanatic ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Shadow of Doubt (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An attorney (Melanie Griffith) uncovers a political conspiracy in the brutal killing of a wealthy young woman.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: politics, courtroom, murder, amateur detective, mystery, criminal heroes, legal action, crime, deadly, protagonist as suspect, crimes, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.5
 2K
Nemesis Game (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, New Zealand, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sara Novak is an introverted college student with a few skeletons in her closet. Shying away from classmates, she prefers to spend time with Vern, an older comic store owner who shares her passion for mind games and riddles. But when the riddles she ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: mind game, murder, uncover truth, investigation, danger, riddles and clues, obsession, dangerous attraction, college, serial killer, woman in danger, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Night Train to Venice (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Orient Express, on it's night trip from Munich to Venice, is full because of the beginning of the carnival in Venice. Between the passengers are a journalist, an actress and her daughter, an elder dancer, five neo-nazi punks and a strange ...
Style: realistic, serious, offbeat, suspenseful
Plot: train, carnival, journalist, stalking, mysterious character, mystery, deadly, fall in love, memory loss, amnesia, female nudity, dream ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.4
 911
Plain Truth (2004)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unmarried 18 year-old Amish girl is charged with the murder of her infant child.
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: amish, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, mystery, murder, pregnancy, police investigation, crimes, legal, forbidden love, culture clash, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 1K
The Intruder (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Vansant is an emergency physician from Brussels who is desperately searching for his daughter who ran away from home and is now missing for eighteen months. He meets a girl of whom he thinks that she knows what happened to his daughter but the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: missing person, loss of daughter, uncover truth, investigation, life is a bitch, mystery, buried truth, hidden truth, crimes, hunter, village life, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brussels, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Sins of the Preacher (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After the apparent suicide of her daughter, a woman tries to prove that her son-in-law killed her.
Style: disturbing, tense, enigmatic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, murder, legal investigation, couple relations, legal action, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, mystery, dishonesty, legal, society, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Woman in White (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in white. As the story unfolds, murder, love, marriage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, mysterious character, uncover truth, social differences, couple relations, society, manipulations, love and romance, ghost, supernatural, mystery, obsession ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 14K
The Den (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: hacking, murder, danger, cyberspace, strong violent content, woman in danger, found footage, video chat, privacy invasion, fear, brutality, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Devil's Hand (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five young Amish girls accused of being Satan's children must fight for their lives when their devout community elders insist they be "cleansed" before turning 18.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, suspense
Plot: uncover truth, missing person, supernatural, religions or cults, woman in danger, crimes, social relations, society, life is a bitch, village, murder, possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 10K
Bordertown (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The opening titles explain that American corporations are using the North American Free Trade Agreement by opening large maquiladoras right across the United States–Mexico border. The maquiladoras hire mostly Mexican women to work long hours for ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, journalist, murder, investigation, corruption, uncover truth, rape, society, protagonist as suspect, police corruption, factory worker, factory ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 457
The Coverup (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Personal injury attorney Stuart Pepper faces the challenge of his young career when he takes on a controversial case of wrongful death in small town Iowa. Kevin Thacker's body was found in the alley outside the Marshalltown Police Department ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: mystery, legal, corruption, investigation, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, legal action, small town life, law enforcement, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Ordeal by Innocence (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Arthur Calgary visits the Argyle family to return an address book lost some time ago by Jack Argyle, only to find out that Jack has been executed for the murder of his mother. Calgary can prove that Jack was innocent. In spite of opposition from ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: amateur detective, murder, uncover truth, frame up, death row, false accusation, mystery, law enforcement, legal, injustice, nudity (full frontal - brief), alibi ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, canada, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.8
 424
Deadline (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Deadline is the story of the murder of an African American youth in rural Alabama that has gone uninvestigated, unsolved, and unpunished for almost twenty years. That changes when Nashville Times reporter Matt Harper (Steve Talley) meets an ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, interracial relations, price of justice, society, crimes, injustice, idealism, redemption, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alabama, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Inju: The Beast in the Shadow (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The writer and college professor, Alexandre Fayard, researches and gives lectures about the gruesome literary work of the mysterious Japanese writer Shundei Oe, considered by him to be the master of manipulation.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, dishonesty, stalking, crimes, danger, lifestyle, deadly, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, geisha, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 1K
The Idealist (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A whistle blower attempts to reveal the secret behind a nuclear disaster that occurred during the height of the Cold War.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, tense
Plot: journalist, idealism, uncover truth, life is a bitch, state affairs, dishonesty, whistleblower, contamination, cold war, conspiracy, catastrophe, human
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: greenland, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Treatment (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Inspector Nick Cafmeyer seems to have it all - looks, brains and a successful career. But a dark cloud hangs over his life: since the age of nine, he has been haunted by the unsolved disappearance of his younger brother, Bjorn. Plettinckx, a known ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, tense, bleak ...
Plot: pedophile, police investigation, kidnapping, child killer, missing child, life is a bitch, police, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, crime, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.2
 178
Dangerous Love (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A psychopath kills members of a video dating club and records their deaths.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: law enforcement, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, chases and races, life is a bitch, righting the wronged, false accusation, murder, frame up ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Eyes of Crystal (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While hunting a cultured, intelligent and vicious psychopath, Inspector Amaldi comes face to face with the physical and moral decay of his city as well as the ghosts of his own past.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, slasher
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, riddles and clues, law enforcement, danger, deadly, murder, whodunit, stalking, crimes, gory, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Shadow of Fear (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a new boy is employed to work in a coffee shop, he turns out to be a schizophrenic who refuses to take his medication, and makes the life of the popular young waitress who works there a misery.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: stalking, mental illness, obsession, danger, woman in danger, crimes, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, psychopath, cafe, boy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Tenth Circle (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Jodi Picoult's best-selling novel, "The Tenth Circle" tells the powerful story that probes the unbreakable bond between parent and child.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: family relations, family problems, mystery, investigation, crimes, parents and children, life is a bitch, couples, family life, college, teenage life, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
 657
Confined (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple moves into a quiet neighborhood. With too much time on her hands, the woman begins to suspect that someone is confined in the basement next door.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: captivity, woman in danger, couples, family relations, dishonesty, crimes, psychopath, captive, suburbs, basement, neighbor, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
 241
Strange Fruit (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: New York attorney William Boyals has escaped the Louisiana bayou of his childhood, but he must return to investigate the death of a childhood friend who, like Boyals himself, was both black and gay.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, police corruption, murder, small town, fighting the system, investigation, rebellion, society, mystery, legal, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new york, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Devil You Know (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Kathryn Vale (Lena Olin) is a reclusive ex-movie star with a dark secret and a daughter hoping to follow in her mother's movie-star footsteps. When Kathryn attempts to make a career comeback, she is threatened by an anonymous blackmailer. The ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic
Plot: blackmail, family relations, danger, haunted by the past, parents and children, mystery, ambition, secret, rivalry, desire for fame, actor's life, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: rescue, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, missing person, crimes, danger, clergy, woman in danger, religions or cults, profanity, graphic violence, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 2K
Border Run (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female American reporter searches for her missing brother against the backdrop of violence and human smuggling across the US/Mexican border.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: border, missing person, woman in danger, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty, journalism, danger, crimes, illegal immigration, sibling, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%