Movies like 3 A.M.

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3 A.M. (2001)
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3 A.M. (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The feature film directing debut of Spike Lee protege Lee Davis takes the viewer into the world of taxi drivers. Developed in the Sundance Laboratory, this film offers dove-tailing stories centering on the lives of individual taxi drivers as they reflect on and experience romance, politics, sociology, and spirituality.
Style: tense, rough, serious, neo noir, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, society, nightlife, redemption, lifestyle, working class, taxi driver, black romance, love, car accident, hallucination, friendship, diner, devil, romance, taxi, coffee, friends, life is a bitch, down on your luck, city life, hopes, artist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to 3 A.M.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, serial killer, law enforcement, police investigation and mystery mostly in Crime, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like 3 A.M.: Switchback (1997), The Killing Jar (2010), The River Murders (2011), Generation Now (2008), Magic Man (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Switchback (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI agent Dennis Quaid tries to catch a serial killer who kidnapped his son.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, murder mystery, mystery, missing person, hitchhiker, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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95%
The Killing Jar (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A stranger armed with a shotgun takes seven patrons hostage in a remote roadside diner. But as the body count increases, the desperate survivors discover that one of the hostages may be even more dangerous than their captor.
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, isolation, murder, diner, hostage, crime gone awry, confined, rivalry, crimes, criminal, graphic violence, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The River Murders (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sins of the past are not forgotten in this chilling suspense thriller. When the first body was discovered, it seemed a coincidence. But now homicide detective Jack Verdon has cause to worry: the victims of a series of brutal sex murders are all ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, uncover truth, cop as target, woman in danger, law enforcement, dishonesty, life is a bitch, false accusation, murder of a nude woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
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75%
Generation Now (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A multi-cultural celebration of young people triumphing in the face of adversity, societal pressures and difficult familial situations.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: gang, friendship, lifestyle, teenage life, crimes, life is a bitch, youth, hopes, society, family relations, against the odds, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 2.2
 1K
Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, investigation, haunted by the past, police detective, murder, manipulation, crimes, dishonesty, wizards and magicians, magic, mythical creature, mysticism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jake is a driver for a seedy escort service operating out of 'The Naked Eye strip club', he's a street thug type who falls for a witty high-class escort named Sandy. Except one night Sandy is found murdered, the only clues left behind ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, martial arts, stripper, violence, surrealism, medieval, sex, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
6th Commandment Cross (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Meet Leonard, a man who will help you die with a smile on your face. A young attorney meets his client for the first time, a serial killer known as the "Smiley Face Killer", whose victims all died with a smile on their faces.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, crimes, euthanasia, lawyer, mercy killing, murder, suicide, rivalry, angel of death, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
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Head Case (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A pseudo-documentary edited from the home movies of serial killers Wayne & Andrea Montgomery, presenting a look into their quiet, suburban lives...as well as the graphic & disturbing details of their horrific crimes.
Style: serious, bleak, scary, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, found footage, murder, violence spree, psychopath, couples, partners, couple relations, lifestyle, crimes, society, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Murder Eleven (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial killer is loose on the streets of Atlantic City. His ten victims are prostitutes, his methods are ruthless and yet his motives are unknown. Two embattled homicide detectives, Mayfield and Jesse, are in a race against time to catch this ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, homicide detective, race against time, prostitute, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, amateur detective, who done it, murder, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
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The Commander (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she arrested James Lampton for murder. He was subsequently sentenced ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, who done it, manipulation, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, nypd, strong female presence, writers, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, murderous pair, murder mystery, strangulation, psychopath, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, mystery, haunted by the past, lifetime, murder, death, strong female presence, riddles and clues, foster home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: serial killer, private detective, investigation, amateur detective, rivalry, murder, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, police detective, mysterious character, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Flying Dutchman (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sexuality and serial murder in an American village.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, obsession, crimes, mentally unstable, psychopath, couples, murder, who done it, desert, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
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Blood Ties (2009)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of students solve the mystery of a 20 year old murder. Now they fight to stay alive while being hunted one by one.
Style: slasher, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: college, murder, serial killer, crimes, mystery, youth, stalking, struggle for survival, investigation, rivalry, conspiracy, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 370
Pendulum (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The nature and lure of power: in Dallas, a councilman is on trial for corruption, the D.A. is running for the US Senate, a serial killer is slashing prostitutes, and a professor is murdered. Amanda Reeve is assigned to investigate the law-school ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, politician, uncover truth, life is a bitch, investigation, police corruption, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, partners against crime, crimes, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Small Town Conspiracy (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Crime - Set in Florida at the close of 1941, this film noir follows small-town police chief John Haleran's (Zen Gesner) investigation of the murder of a young Japanese girl, a case that leads to a top secret government conspiracy. With the help ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, bleak
Plot: police detective, uncover truth, police investigation, injustice, who done it, frame up, political conspiracy, wartime life, law enforcement, serial killer, society, crimes ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, florida, pearl harbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 2K
Brigham City (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Clayton is a lawman and a bishop in a Mormon community called Brigham. The town is shaken when a woman from California is found murdered. Clayton and his young deputy work with an FBI agent sent to investigate. As a civil and spiritual leader in ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, enigmatic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, mystery, crimes, murder investigation, investigation, sheriff, murder mystery, mormon, law enforcement, human nature ...
Time: future, contemporary
Place: utah, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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A Thief of Time (2003)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Officers Leaphorn and Chee search for a missing anthropologist suspected of stealing artifacts from a burial site.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, society, mystery, protagonist as suspect, crimes, culture clash, native american, missing person, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 990
Skinwalkers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: native american, murder, supernatural ability, police investigation, americana, vengeance, crimes, serial killer, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, navajo indian, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, utah, phoenix arizona
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41%
Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A small independent news crew investigates a series of unexplained disappearances in a small Midwestern county. They find themselves interviewing a man who possesses an all too intimate knowledge of the details of "The County Line ...
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, rough, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, tv reporter, murder, investigation, journalism, crimes, mystery, psychopath, small town, cannibalism, found footage, cannibal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
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Summer of Sam (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, infidelity, lust, gangsters, drugs, psychopath, violent, punk, obsession, sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Morning After (1986)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Failed actress Alex Sternbergen wakes up hungover one morning in an apartment she does not recognize, unable to remember the previous evening -- and with a dead body in bed next to her. As she tries to piece together the events of the night, Alex ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, mystery, amnesia, murder mystery, corpse, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, crimes, partners, unlikely partners, ex cop, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, protagonist as suspect, mystery, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 2K
Backyard (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An astonishing fictional account of the unending series of murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which began in 1996. Most of the victims are low-paid laborers who have been drawn to the town by the possibility of work at American-owned ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, fighting crime, police investigation, incompetent police, law enforcement, dishonesty, injustice, woman in danger, police corruption, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Emmett's Mark (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the Philadelphia police department, Emmett Young is a hotshot, a workaholic newly promoted to homicide. He learns he has a disease that will soon kill him painfully, so he hires a stranger to arrange his own death. With one eye on the calendar ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, private detective, murder, chase, hitman, terminal illness, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, life is a bitch, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 1K
Splinter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gang member, suffering from severe memory loss, searches for his brother's murderer. He secretly enlists the aid of the investigating Detective, while other members of his gang are mysteriously and sadistically murdered.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, gang, vengeance, crimes, life is a bitch, uncover truth, police corruption, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.5
 216
Quiet Kill (2004)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An attractive married woman and a member of the 'Country Club Tennis Set', is being neglected by her workaholic doctor husband, Jerry (Corbin Bernsen). Lonely and insecure, Amy foolishly falls for the seductive charms of a much younger ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, stalker, prostitute, love affair, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, who done it, law enforcement, mind game, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 88K
Righteous Kill (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two veteran New York City detectives work to identify the possible connection between a recent murder and a case they believe they solved years ago; is there a serial killer on the loose, and did they perhaps put the wrong person behind bars?
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, vigilantism, revenge, killer, justice, brutality, assassination, avenger, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jesse Stone and Captain Healy are shot during an unauthorized stake-out in Boston. Meanwhile, a cryptic letter sent from Paradise leads the mother of a kidnapped child to Stone. Though her son was declared dead, she hopes he will reopen the case.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: memory loss, investigation, crimes, kidnapping, murder, police detective, law enforcement, small town, missing person, missing child, chief of police, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%