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Only the Animals 2019
A woman has disappeared. The day after a snowstorm, her car is found on a road leading to a plateau with with nothing but a few scattered farms. The gendarmes have nothing to go on, while five individuals well know they have something to do with the woman's disappearance. They all keep their secrets to themselves, but no one suspects that the whole story began far from these windswept wintry peaks: on another continent, in the burning sun, where poverty doesn't stop desire from taking the law into its own hands.
List of the best movies like Only the Animals (2019): Red Lights, You Were Never Really Here, #Horror, Crooked House, Palmetto, Next Time I'll Aim for the Heart, The Night Clerk, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, Destroyer, Swimming Pool.

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Red Lights (2004)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance

A cross-country trip turns out to be a nightmare for a troubled couple.

You Were Never Really Here (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:09

A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

#Horror (2015)
Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Inspired by actual events, a group of 12 year old girls face a night of horror when the compulsive addiction of an online social media game turns a moment of cyber bullying into a night of insanity.

Crooked House (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:11

A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.

Palmetto (1998)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:02

A recently released ex-con gets involved in a fake kidnapping scheme that turns very real.

Next Time I'll Aim for the Heart (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:51

Between 1978 and 1979, the inhabitants of the Oise are in fear of a maniac who kills several hitchhikers and escape the police. He was then dubbed "the killer of the Oise" is actually a shy young policeman who will investigate his own murder, only to lose control of the situation.

The Night Clerk (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Hotel night clerk Bart Bromley is a highly intelligent young man on the Autism spectrum. When a woman is murdered during his shift, Bart becomes the prime suspect. As the police investigation closes in, Bart makes a personal connection with a beautiful guest named Andrea, but soon realises he must stop the real murderer before she becomes the next victim.

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryIndia
Duration01:03

In war torn Calcutta during the 1940's, Byomkesh Bakshy, fresh out of college, pits himself against an evil genius who is out to destroy the world.

Destroyer (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

Erin Bell is an LAPD detective who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own history with them to finally reckon with the demons that destroyed her past.

Swimming Pool (2003)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
Duration01:42

In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this film of psychological imagery and an erotic exploration of the female body.

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My Cousin Rachel (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46

A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

Den of Thieves (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.

Believer (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:42

After a traumatic event, a drug trafficker turns sides and conspires with a dangerously ambitious undercover police officer to bring down the mysterious kingpin of a major drug cartel. (Remake of the Chinese film “Drug War,” 2012.)

Message from the King (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Belgium, USA

On a relentless quest to avenge his sister's murder, a man from Cape Town infiltrates a sprawling network of lowlifes and elites in Los Angeles.

The Realm (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:44

Manuel is a crooked politician who enjoys the lifestyle that kickbacks afford. He eats at fancy restaurants, parties with his friends on yachts, and provides a very luxurious lifestyle for his family. Manuel brazenly bribes, extorts, and pays off anyone who threatens to expose the activities of his inner circle. When he is singled out to take the fall for a case of fraudulent government contracts, rather than admit to any wrongdoing, Manuel decides to sell out his whole party in an effort to avoid jail time. It's a decision that puts many lives at risk.

The Hateful Eight (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

Every Secret Thing (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

One clear summer day in a Baltimore suburb, a baby goes missing from her front porch. Two young girls serve seven years for the crime and are released into a town that hasn't fully forgiven or forgotten. Soon, another child is missing, and two detectives are called in to investigate the mystery in a community where everyone seems to have a secret.

Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

Lake Tahoe, 1969. Seven strangers, each one with a secret to bury, meet at El Royale, a decadent motel with a dark past. In the course of a fateful night, everyone will have one last shot at redemption.

Marnie (1964)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

Marnie is a beautiful kleptomaniac who is in love with businessman Mark Rutland. Marnie who is a compulsive thief is being watched by her new boss Mark who suspects her of stealing from him and thus decides to blackmail her in the most unusual way. A psychological thriller from Alfred Hitchcock based on a novel of the same name by Winston Graham.

Frantic (1988)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:00

The wife of an American doctor suddenly vanishes in Paris and, to find her, he navigates a puzzling web of language, locale, laissez-faire cops, triplicate-form filling bureaucrats and a defiant, mysterious waif who knows more than she tells.

The Vanishing (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:32

Three lighthouse keepers on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland discover something that isn't theirs to keep.

The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada

Six years after the events of The X-Files series finale, former FBI agent Doctor Dana Scully is now a staff physician at Our Lady of Sorrows, a Catholic hospital, and treating a boy named Christian who has Sandhoff disease, a terminal brain condition. FBI agent Drummy arrives to ask Scully’s help in locating Fox Mulder, the fugitive former head of the X-Files division, and says they will call off its manhunt for him if he will help investigate the disappearances of several women, including young FBI agent Monica Banan. Mulder and Scully are called back to duty by the FBI when a former priest claims to be receiving psychic visions pertaining to a kidnapped agent.

Midnattssol (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySweden, France
Duration04:41

Kahina Zadi, 32, a French police officer travels to Kiruna in Sweden to investigate the bestial murder of a French citizen. Together with Anders, a Swedish prosecutor of Sami origin, she begins an investigation. Soon new killings start to happen and the first victim turns out to be the tip of a very dark iceberg. The victims seemingly have nothing in common more than that they are all being killed in a well-planned and vicious manner. In their hunt for the truth, both Kahina and Anders are forced to deal with their own past that they have repressed. A personal journey through a painful past becomes the key to succeed in preventing the violent killings that affects the small mining community of Kiruna.

Target (1985)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

A Texan with a secret past searches Europe with his son after the KGB kidnaps his wife.

The Second Wind (2007)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance
Duration02:35

Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a traitor to his own accomplices. Gu will do whatever it takes to clean his honor...

The Body of My Enemy (1976)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance

Francois always despised the textile barons who ruled his local town. But he fell in love with the family heiress Gilberte. Ten years ago, he would have married her. Now only hatred holds them together. Francois is accused of murder. A hooker and a football star lie slaughtered. He thinks he has been framed by the mob. Going underground, he finds that the trail leads all the way to the top - to Gilberte's family. He needs friends. And friends are hard to come by in his town.

The Nile Hilton Incident (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySweden, Germany, Denmark, Morocco, France
Duration01:35

In Cairo, weeks before the 2011 revolution, Police Detective Noredin is working in the infamous Kasr el-Nil Police Station when he is handed the case of a murdered singer. He soon realizes that the investigation concerns the power elite, close to the President’s inner circle.

Exposed (2016)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

After witnessing a miracle, a young Latina woman experiences strange things as a police detective searches for the truth behind his partner's death.

Tell No One (2006)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
Duration02:11

A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.

Bastille Day (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, China, Germany
Duration02:25

Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much bigger game and is also his best asset to uncover a large-scale conspiracy.




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