10 best movies like Mr. Brooks (2007)

Movies similar to Mr. Brooks (2007): Taking Lives, The Killer Inside Me, Red Dragon, Blood Work, Shutter Island, Perfect Stranger, Fracture, American Psycho, Fight Club, Psycho.

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Taking Lives (2004)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:49
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women
StyleUnexpected ending, Gothic

Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is a museum employee who might be the killer's only eyewitness.

The Killer Inside Me (2010)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Sweden, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:49

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 Lou calls his "sickness": He is a brilliant, but disturbed sociopathic sadist.

Red Dragon (2002)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:04
CharactersKillers, Police, Doctors, Family
PlaceGermany, USA

Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.

Blood Work (2002)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:01
CharactersSpy

Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.

Shutter Island (2010)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersDoctors
PlotSplit personality, Investigation, Chase, The escape
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Sea, Islands, Hospitals, USA, Laboratory
StyleWorth watching, Noir

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Perfect Stranger (2007)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
PlotInvestigation
StyleUnexpected ending

A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her best friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.

Fracture (2007)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:48
CharactersKillers, Police, Family, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA, Court

A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of cat-and-mouse is played out, each must manipulate and outwit the other.

American Psycho (2000)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrehorror, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersKillers, Serial killers
PlotMental disorders, Loneliness
PlaceUSA

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.

Fight Club (1999)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:11
PlotSplit personality, Fights without rules, Fight, Consciousness, Obsession
StyleWorth watching, By books, Interesting, Unexpected ending, Mind-altering, Expanding consciousness, Deep Meaning, Philosophical, For men, Depressive

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

Psycho (1960)
Mark8.4
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
PlotSplit personality, Mystery
PlaceHotels
StyleAtmospheric

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother. The place seems quirky, but fine… until Marion decides to take a shower.

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Copycat (1995)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersSerial killers
StyleDisturbing

An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.

Se7en (1995)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersManiacs, Detectives, Serial killers, Partners, Police
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Chase
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

Primal Fear (1996)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
PlotSplit personality
StyleUnexpected ending

An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a 3rd person in the room. The intensity builds when a surprise twist alters everyone's perception of the crime.

The Bone Collector (1999)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:58
CharactersManiacs, Police, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The murderer's special signature is to leave tantalizing clues based on the grim remains of his crimes.

A Perfect Murder (1998)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
StyleExciting

Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But she needs more than simply the role of dazzling accessory.

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