Movies like 13 2005

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13 (2005)
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13 (2005)
Original name: 13 Tzameti
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him. Something else he does not know is that Gerard Dorez, a cop on a knife-edge, is tailing him. When he reaches his destination, Sebastian falls into a degenerate, clandestine world of mental chaos behind closed doors in which men gamble on the lives of others men.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, atmospheric, bleak, harsh, suspense, depressing, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, overdose, murder, life is a bitch, depression, visceral, contests and competitions, fish out of water, reward, social decay, sacrifice, character study, revenge, russian roulette, surveillance, survival, serial killer, chess, twists and turns, psychology, dark humor, loneliness, violence, hitman, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, suspense, bleak and enigmatic films with plots about crimes, storytelling, murder, twists and turns, obsession, dialogue and greed mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like 13: Funny Games (1997), Cassandra's Dream (2007), Blue Ruin (2013), I Stand Alone (1998), The Interview (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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13 (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: russian roulette, greed, gambling, organized crime, murder, crimes, fish out of water, survival, twists and turns, life is a bitch, game of death, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, pennsylvania, delaware, grand central station manhattan new york city, midwest ...
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 7.5
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Funny Games (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, scary, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, sadism, torment, bad guy wins, torture, kidnapping, psychopath, home invasion, family in danger, egg, lake, physical abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, europe
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100%
Cassandra's Dream (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, crimes, twists and turns, redemption, debt, investigation, loser, siblings relations, moral dilemma, gangsters, gambling, secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 74K
Blue Ruin (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: neo noir, dark, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, death, revenge, crimes, vigilantism, vigilante, car, violence, homeless, murder, brutality, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
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48%
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 7.3
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I Stand Alone (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Butcher (known from Noe's short film Carne) has done some time in jail after beating up the guy who tried to seduce his teenage mentally-handicapped daughter. Now he wants to start a new life. He leaves his daughter in an institution and ...
Style: depressing, disturbing, psychological, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: incest, nihilism, alienation, butcher, incest overtones, loneliness, insanity, revenge, obsession, existentialism, character on the edge, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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42%
The Interview (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A duel between a suspected murderer and a detective pressed by people who want results. But whose skin is really wanted.
Style: suspense, talky, tense, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police, twists and turns, police investigation, mystery, crimes, manipulation, mind game, psychology, investigation, justice, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
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42%
 7.8
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A Prophet (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of ...
Style: harsh, tense, bleak, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, mafia, gangsters, prison life, confined, cruelty, gang, convict, prison escape, racial slur, guilt, respect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille, california
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100%
The Element of Crime (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fisher, an ex-detective, decides to take one final case when a mysterious serial killer claims the lives of several young girls. Fisher, unable to find the culprit, turns to Osbourne, a writer who was once respected for his contributions to the ...
Style: surreal, art house, psychological, bleak, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, hypnosis, mystery, mentor, distopia, surrealism, crimes, society, memory loss, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: middle east, cairo egypt, europe, egypt, africa
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40%
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 7.5
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Lady Vengeance (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a 13-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a 6 year old boy, beautiful Lee Guem-ja starts seeking revenge on the man that was really responsible for the boy's death. With the help of fellow inmates and reunited with her daughter, ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, dark, suspense, cerebral ...
Plot: revenge, vengeance, crimes, serial killer, prison, vigilantism, torture, female protagonist, violence, kidnapping, women's prison, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia, australia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dead Man's Shoes (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soldier returns home to his small town and exacts a deadly revenge on the thugs who tormented his dimwitted brother while he was away.
Style: psychological, tense, rough, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: bullying, revenge, vigilante, gang, brutality, crimes, vigilantism, anger, mental illness, twists and turns, vengeance, cruelty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
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The Escapist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict twelve years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it's too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan, and ...
Style: tense, harsh, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prison escape, prison, escape, crimes, tragedy, brutality, survival, existentialism, loneliness, twists and turns, prison life, fugitives ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This is the story of Ryu, a deaf man, and his sister, who requires a kidney transplant. Ryu's boss, Park, has just laid him off, and in order to afford the transplant, Ryu and his girlfriend develop a plan to kidnap Park's daughter. Things ...
Style: disturbing, rough, dark, harsh, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, organ donation, crime gone awry, suicide, transplant, mute or deaf, black market, ransom, layoff, factory worker, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Pure Formality (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Onoff (Depardieu,) is a famous writer, now a recluse. The Inspector (Polanski,) is suspicious when Onoff is brought into the station one night, disoriented and suffering a kind of amnesia. In an isolated, rural police station, the Inspector tries to ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, atmospheric, serious, talky ...
Plot: memory loss, investigation, afterlife, mystery, suicide, uncover truth, murder, mind game, twists and turns, murder mystery, all male cast, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 98K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: psychological, scary, rough, disturbing, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, torture, psychopath, home invasion, hostage, murder, bad guy wins, brutality, torment, kidnapping, family in danger, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In the rural area around the Anatolian town of Keskin, the local prosecutor, police commissar, and doctor lead a search for a victim of a murder to whom a suspect named Kenan and his mentally challenged brother confessed. However, the search is ...
Style: atmospheric, meditative, art house, disturbing, lyrical ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, crimes, brutality, character study, twists and turns, isolation, road trip, forensics, law enforcement, introspection, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, turkey
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 7.3
 21K
Point Blank (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.
Style: neo noir, surreal, brutal, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, organized crime, vengeance, betrayal, left for dead, crimes, hitman, flashback, left to die, mafia, money ...
Time: 20th century, future, 60s
Place: usa, california, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 71K
A Simple Plan (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, crimes, snow, fbi, betrayal, small town, bag of money, winter, twists and turns, character study, heist, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, psychopath, desert, serial killer, human nature, brutality, greed, peril, sheriff, assassin, death ...
Time: 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: texas, el paso texas, mexico, austin texas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The American Friend (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, bleak, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, assassination, hitman, gangsters, friendship, art, character study, betrayal, forgery, police investigation, loneliness, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: paris france, new york, hamburg germany, berlin germany, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
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Targets (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran quietly plans to go on a mass shooting spree. At the same time, an elderly horror film star prepares to make a public appearance at a drive-in theater.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, macabre, tense, scary ...
Plot: sniper, serial killer, monster, murder, aging, suburbs, violence, swing, military, car, empire, movie star ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: texas, california, los angeles, asia, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 53K
Transsiberian (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
Style: suspense, twist ending, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: train, travel, murder, drugs, snow, twists and turns, murder mystery, death, crimes, couples, winter, train travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, china, moscow russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Killer Inside Me (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of the community in his small west Texas town, patient and apparently thoughtful. Some people think he is a little slow and maybe boring, but that is the worst they say about him. But then nobody knows about what ...
Style: disturbing, neo noir, surreal, rough, bleak ...
Plot: small town, murder, sadism, psychopath, crimes, serial killer, killer, violence, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), violent, twists and turns ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.6
 44K
The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill ...
Style: psychological, surreal, scary, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, paranoia, insanity, bruce lee, dark humor, nightmare, apartment building, satire, suicide, hallucination, conspiracy, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Under Suspicion (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. "This will only take ten minutes", they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, talky, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lawyer, serial killer, rape, police investigation, murder, mystery, crimes, twists and turns, psychology, investigation, mind game, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, brutal, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, robbery, gambling, crimes, mafia, crime gone awry, hitman, heist, organized crime, murder, brutality, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2008, 70s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, orlando florida, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.6
 98K
Blood Simple (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: neo noir, suspense, suspenseful, cynical, tense ...
Plot: private detective, crime gone awry, adultery, murder, extramarital affair, murder mystery, crimes, hitman, twists and turns, betrayal, moral ambiguity, gunfight ...
Time: year 1984, 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 36K
Cold in July (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, tense, brutal, realistic ...
Plot: twists and turns, investigation, murder, private detective, crimes, vigilantism, home invasion, death, intruder, father son relationship, unlikely partners, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 8K
The Ax (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France, Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A chemist loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later and still jobless, he hits on a solution: to genuinely eliminate his competition.
Style: suspense, psychological, atmospheric, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: serial killer, unemployment, workplace, dark humor, murder, job seeking, greed, insanity, unlikely criminals, crimes, vengeful fired employee, assassination ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 12K
La Cérémonie (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sophie, a quiet and shy maid working for the upper-class family Lelievre, hides her illiteracy under the cloak of a perfect household and obedience. She finds a friend in the energetic and uncompromising postmaster Jeanne, who encourages her to ...
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: murder, social differences, social relations, secrets, manipulation, psychology, village, master and servant, society, village life, female psychopath, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, usa, los angeles, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 17K
36th Precinct (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, twists and turns, betrayal, police corruption, organized crime, investigation, violence, gangsters, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%