Movies like Into the Arms of Strangers

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Into the Arms of Strangers (2007)
 5.5
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Into the Arms of Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two years ago, Andy Barker suffered serious brain damage in a car accident. In the last two days however, memories have started creeping back, triggered by family portraits and strange locations. Andy has a brother who has gone missing and a tattooed woman introduces herself as his daughter. At a costume party he is greeted by strangers he doesn't recognize, but the horrific experience of memory loss really puts Andy's sanity to the test when he discovers a porn tape of himself. The more pieces of his life puzzle come together, the less Andy likes what he sees. Meet Andy Barker. Andy Barker just did.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending, bleak, gloomy
Plot: memory loss, mystery, human nature, bandit, amnesia, death of brother, fratricide, losing-it hero, gun, dream, boy, photograph, mask, knife, car chase, closet, hanging, camera, prank, video camera, flashback, shower, stabbing, noose, hit and run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Into the Arms of Strangers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about mystery, crimes, deadly, danger, memory loss, murder and uncover truth mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Into the Arms of Strangers: Frozen Days (2005), Assumed Killer (2013), The Deposition (2012), In My Sleep (2010), Chariot (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 394
Frozen Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meow is a young woman roaming the streets and nightclubs of Tel Aviv. She lives in empty apartments and surfs the internet chat rooms. She decides to meet Alex, her chat buddy. They plan to meet in a nightclub but a suicide bombing prevents their ...
Style: psychological, neo noir, bleak, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: losing-it hero, obsession, mystery, identity, apartment, false name, drugs, nightlife, bathtub, police, telephone, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
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95%
 3.6
 404
Assumed Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bernard Salzmann's thriller Assumed Killer tells the tale of a reporter investigating a serial killer. After she suffers an accident and becomes an amnesiac, she begins to suspect her husband may be the person responsible for the brutal slayings
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, memory loss, murder, investigation, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, danger, uncover truth, media, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.3
 440
The Deposition (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a man is involved in a car wreck that kills his former lover, his life is derailed and his mind is splintered with guilt and the subsequent uncertainty about what exactly happened.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, deadly, a vision, dealing with death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 2K
In My Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marcus (Philip WInchester) wakes up in the middle of a cemetery half naked and has no idea how he got there. Urgent questions pound inside his head. "Where was I last night? Who was I with?" Marcus suffers from parasomnia, a rare sleep ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Plot: memory loss, disorder, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, deadly, murder, gory, sleepwalking, hallucination, support group, surprise party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.1
 2K
Chariot (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves unwitting participants in a U.S. government evacuation program gone horribly wrong.
Style: mysterious, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: danger, airplane, amnesia, confined, group of strangers, crimes, mystery, heroes, psychological drama
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Black Box (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An accident survivor wakes from a coma and confronts old, uncomfortable memories.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, hospital, memory loss, investigation, unfulfillment, crimes, losing-it hero, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, crime investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Blind Horizon (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Left for dead in the remote Southwest, Frank is found clinging to life and in a state of amnesia. As he recovers, ominous memories begin to flash back...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: assassination attempt, memory loss, hitman, conspiracy, amnesia, uncover truth, political conspiracy, mystery, investigation, desert, danger, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hanging Offense (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: obsession, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, murder, anniversary, insomnia, death of son, in the woods, gays and lesbians, rabbit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Blue Elephant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Dr. Yehia returns to El-Abbaseya Hospital five years after the death of his family. His return coincide with the arrival of a new patient, Sherif, a friend from college, who is accused of murder.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, mystery, confined, doctors and patients, losing-it hero, psychiatrist, uncover truth, danger, crimes, friends, power relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.5
 13
Eroded (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: "It is said that when left unhealed, the past can destroy our lives. When Billy Reid and his sister Sheila lose loved ones in a horrific accident, they must face the aftermath together. For Billy, that aftermath and the secrets that lie within ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, mystery, memory loss, family problems, supernatural, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, family in crisis, destiny, loss, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.3
 302
Between (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nadine, a beautiful lawyer from Chicago, travels alone to Tijuana, Mexico in search of her missing sister. Her investigation presents unsettling encounters leading her on a mind-bender as she attempts to unravel the compelling truth.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, mystery, obsessive quest, mind game, crimes, riddles and clues, love affair, deadly, missing sister, truth, lawyer, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
 721
Non-Stop (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mysterious emotional thriller about a woman who, after being left at the altar, has a brief liaison with a handsome stranger on a plane which ultimately puts her – and everyone else on the flight – in terrible danger.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: airplane, mystery, danger, dangerous attraction, false identity, disappearance, ritual, theft, missing person, woman in danger, losing-it hero, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Last Hours in Suburbia (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Grace is accused of playing a role in a deadly accident, her best friend reaches out from beyond the grave to unveil the truth behind what happened.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, investigation, false accusation, crimes, best friends, dishonesty, mystery, life is a bitch, accident, car accident, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.8
 2K
Blackwoods (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Matt is haunted by the death of a girl from a car accident he caused years ago. Matt was drunk and as he reached for the car radio, he struck the girl as she crossed the road. The guilt that he feels has altered his sense of reality, making ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: losing-it hero, vengeance, crimes, deadly, betrayal, in the woods, hotel, hostages, hostage, haunted by the past, hit by a car, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Like a Cast Shadow (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibylle, a pragmatic architect, mother and wife, witnesses a suicide of a woman her age while on vacation in Italy. Devastated by this incident, it causes the perception of her life and her family to change. Something inside of her has been set in ...
Style: contemplative, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, couples, couple relations, mystery, under the surface, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 653
Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, danger, deadly, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young, ace assistant DA, Shelby Cook, works with driven cop, Mike Holland, to catch Daedalus, a serial killer infamous for luring his victims to their deaths through labyrinth traps. Three innocent men have already taken the fall for Daedalus and ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: legal investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, serial killer, dedicated lawyer, mystery, parents and children, crimes, rivalry, legal, crime, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 241
They Come Back (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychologist's 10-year-old patient claims she's being menaced by unseen forces after her parents were killed in a car accident. What's more bizarre? The psychologist has seen these symptoms before, in a former patient who ...
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: child in peril, ghost, death in the family, supernatural, dealing with death, deadly, orphan, paranormal phenomena, missing person, missing girl, loss of parent, loss of parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, woman in danger, psychiatrist, amnesia, domestic violence, psychology, obsession, life turned upside down, doctors and patients, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s, year 2007 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 575
Pig (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man wakes up alone in the middle of the desert with a black hood on his head and his hands tied behind his back. At death's door, he is discovered by a woman living alone in the desert and is nursed back to health. Upon regaining ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, surprise ending, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: uncover truth, memory loss, mystery, intrigue, dishonesty, mysterious character, nursing, amnesia, society, danger, life is a bitch, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 994
Dark Tourist (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: JIM TAHANA doesn't leave much of an impression when he passes you by. But look closer and you'll sense his hunger - the deep hunger of an insatiable American soul - always scanning to devour something - anything that might fill the ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, mystery, crimes, deadly, anti heroes, anti hero, friendship, violence, childhood trauma, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 119
P.J. (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Traumatized and suffering from amnesia after witnessing a terrible accident, a man who calls himself P.J. (Howard Nash) is admitted to a hospital, where psychiatrist Alan Shearson tries to get him on the path to recovery. But Dr. Shearson's ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: hospital, losing-it hero, memory loss, doctors and patients, mental illness, rehabilitation, curses spells and rituals, isolation, accident, spirituality, uncover truth, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Vanishing Point (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lucie Audibert, a student of Art History, does research work on Watteau and is certain that a hidden sense that nobody has ever deciphered can be found in a few of his paintings. The further she explores this the more Professor Jean Dussart - for ...
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: mute or deaf, power relations, obsessive quest, teachers and students, couples, mystery, artists and showbiz, performer's life, riddles and clues, celebrity culture, portrait painting, research ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, brussels belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.5
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November (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Sophie Jacobs is going through the most difficult time of her life. Now, she just has to find out if it's real.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, photographer, investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, haunted by the past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder investigation, interracial relations, loss of loved one, guilt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Seduced by Lies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Brad Sterling arrives by yacht as a handsome dream prince, and the discrete favorite nephew and brilliant investor of his tycoon uncle Wade. Charles Colton's ingrate heiress Laura eagerly dates him and puts him in the guest-house, partially as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, couples, crimes, danger, stalking, jealousy, hit and run, sex scene, intrigue, manipulative person, manipulation, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
An Occasional Hell (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.
Style: psychological, gloomy, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, haunted by the past, investigation, disappearance, widow, love and romance, protagonist as suspect, mystery, crime, law enforcement, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 309
Blind Terror (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After marrying a handsome man she barely knows, a woman experiences threatening calls and violent attacks from a mysterious woman who claims to be her new husband's former lover.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: mystery, private detective, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, infidelity, couples, family problems, danger, dishonesty, stalking, deadly, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
That Beautiful Somewhere (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A detective teams up with a young female archaeologist to unravel the mysterious death of a 'bog body' found in a native swamp rumoured to have curative powers. It is the story of two wounded souls searching for healing and redemption
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: redemption, investigation, police detective, mystery, deadly, crimes, murder, opposites attract, rivalry, law enforcement, swamp, female corpse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Shattered Soul (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 137 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: mystery, crimes, police detective, murder, serial killer, investigation, danger, uncover truth, losing-it hero, suspicion, memory lapse, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 29K
Unknown (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, kidnapping, hostage, amnesia, ransom, murder, confined, suicide, loss of friend, mystery, survival, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%