Movies like The Boys from Brazil

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The Boys from Brazil (1978)
 7.0
 25K
The Boys from Brazil (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting, disturbing, rough, serious, psychotronic, dramatic ...
Plot: nazi, cloning, investigation, jungle, genetic engineering, chase, obsession, conspiracy, manhunt, against humanity, pursuit, mad scientist, doberman, insanity, crimes, life is a bitch, graphic violence, track down, working undercover, danger, chases and races, war crime, escapades, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paraguay, latin america, usa, europe, pennsylvania, london, vienna ...

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Most similar movies to The Boys from Brazil

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about investigation, crimes, murder, police investigation, runaway, corruption and dialogue mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Boys from Brazil: Marathon Man (1976), The Odessa File (1974), The China Syndrome (1979), Mirage (1965), Cape Fear (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 57K
Marathon Man (1976)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A graduate student and obsessive runner in New York is drawn into a mysterious plot involving his brother, a member of the secretive Division.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, dentist, chase, attempted murder, vengeance, espionage, intrigue, rivalry, investigation, trap, betrayal, stabbing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, france, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Odessa File (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: war criminal, investigation, war crime, murder, espionage, assassin, diary, attempted murder, journalism, suicide, execution, concentration camp ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, year 1964 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, vienna, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The China Syndrome (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A modern nightmare nearly becomes reality in this tension-filled story about an "incident" at a nuclear power plant. Jane Fonda stars as Kimberly Wells, an ambitious TV reporter covering a story on energy sources, who is present at the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, investigation, danger, journalism, radiation, control room, media, swat team, politics, nuclear, uncover truth, catastrophe ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 4K
Mirage (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: New York City. David Stillwell struggles to recover his memory before the people who are trying to kill him succeed. Who is he, who are they, and why is he surrounded by murder?
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, chase, manhunt, murder, private detective, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, mind game, deadly, uncover truth, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.7
 26K
Cape Fear (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, stalking, family in danger, neo noir, small town, crimes, crime, danger, revenge, murder, lawyer, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, kidnapping, school, missing person, kindergarten, mystery, journalism, family relations, crimes, psychological thriller, estrangement ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Murder by Decree (1979)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is drawn into the case of Jack the Ripper who is killing prostitutes in London's East End. Assisted by Dr. Watson, and using information provided by a renowned psychic, Robert Lees, Holmes finds that the murders may have its ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jack the ripper, serial killer, conspiracy, murder, mystery, crimes, crime, sherlock holmes, track down, danger, slasher, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era, 1800s ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Last of Sheila (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multimillionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, mind game, whodunit, yacht, vengeance, deadly, disorder, danger, manipulation, investigation, puzzle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mediterranean sea, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Boston Strangler (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, rough, based on true events ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mind game, police detective, split personality, strangulation, double life, police investigation, crimes, crime, mystery, serial rapist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: boston, usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's Yorkshire in 1974, and fear, mistrust and institutionalised police corruption are running riot. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit surrounding the police ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, investigation, strangulation, police brutality, crimes, murder, mystery, missing child, journalism, uncover truth, conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, 80s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 13K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, mystery, crimes, crime, danger, legal, court, courtroom drama, neo noir, heiress ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Unforgettable (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder but many still question his innocence. Obsessed with finding his wife's killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, memory, mystery, investigation, serial killer, experiment, false accusation, race against time, crimes, uncover truth, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 17K
Coma (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: coma, hospital, black market, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, neo noir, danger, conspiracy, intern, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 15K
Jennifer 8 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: serial killer, fall in love, obsession, murder, school, falling in love, mystery, police investigation, blindness, crime, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: cia, manhunt, fighting the system, uncover truth, political conspiracy, espionage, off the grid, life turned upside down, who to trust, conspiracy, on the run, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, middle east, vermont, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 44K
The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: psychological, twist ending, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, youth, danger, claustrophobia, psychologist, twists & turns, bunker, psychology, survival, isolation, mystery, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, senator, investigation, corruption, murder, assassination, undercover, political corruption, reporter, state affairs, media ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, seattle, usa, united states, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Statement (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, France, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a German occupied part in the North and a semi-independent part in the south ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, intense, realistic ...
Plot: war criminal, investigation, politics, murder, on the run, fighting the system, law enforcement, state affairs, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, vichy, paris france, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, crime, murder, political corruption, politics, crimes, fighting the system, supreme court, woman in danger, professor, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Heaven's Prisoners (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A hardened New Orleans cop, Dave Robicheaux, finally tosses in the badge and settles into life on the bayou with his wife. But a bizarre plane crash draws him back into the fray when his family is viciously threatened.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, adoption, confession, crime, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, law enforcement, investigation, danger, swamp, orphan ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.6
 1K
Bloodline (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When her father is murdered, a cosmetics heiress becomes the next target of an unknown killer amid the international jet set.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, who done it, uncover truth, police investigation, danger, rise to the top, manipulations, manipulation, law enforcement, couples, obsession, mystery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 53K
Copycat (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, psychology, mind game, murder mystery, profiler, police investigation, police detective, twists & turns, crimes, crime, agoraphobia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.1
 828K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: mystery, police investigation, missing person, twists & turns, investigation, murder mystery, femme fatale, disappearance, manipulation, missing wife, adultery, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, missouri, st. louis missouri, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 7.7
 440K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, maniac, crime, paranoia, investigation, uncover truth, journalist, crimes, victim, reporter ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The River King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after discovering from the boy's girlfriend, Carlin, that he was ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, disturbing
Plot: investigation, mystery, uncover truth, murder, school, deadly, teenager, dishonesty, danger, ghost, chase, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 64K
Kiss the Girls (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, woman in danger, serial killer, missing person, police investigation, violence against women, crimes, who done it, profiler, investigation, mystery, forensics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, los angeles, usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Night of the Generals (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, Kahlenberg and Seydlitz-Gabler – all three of whom, it seems, are also ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, murder, investigation, prostitute, nazi occupation, mystery, crime, crimes, who done it, uncover truth, serial killer, conspiracy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, year 1965 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, poland, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
 267K
Insomnia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, dark, tense, psychological ...
Plot: neo noir, police investigation, insomnia, murder, guilt, fbi, investigator, police corruption, small town, police detective, snow, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, los angeles, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 6K
Arabesque (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, talky, twists and turns ...
Plot: espionage, murder, gangsters, spy, political intrigue, professor, investigation, dishonesty, danger, intrigue, politics, justice ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, oxford university, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Conversation (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: surveillance, paranoia, character study, alienation, wiretap, obsession, losing-it hero, conspiracy, mystery, loner, unfulfillment, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%