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20 best movies like Perfect Stranger (2007)

List of the best movies like Perfect Stranger (2007): Gone Girl, Mr. Brooks, Mindscape, The Interpreter, The Big Clock, State of Play, The Girl on the Train, Klute, Slasher, Consenting Adults.

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Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersPolice
PlotTreason, Abduction, Investigation, Intrigue, Mystery
PlaceUSA, Office, New York
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersSerial killers, Businessmen
PlotInvestigation, Split personality, Death, Mystery, Cheating
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense

A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain, USA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Psychics, Maids
PlotFriendship, Mystery, Female friendship
PlacePrison, Mansions, USA, Office, New York
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, Serious

A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersFBI
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Death, Pursuit, Chase
PlaceNew York
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, Serious

After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotPassion, Investigation, Mystery, Pads, False accusations
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeHoneymoon
StyleAction, By books, Smart, Serious, Noir

Stroud, a crime magazine's crusading editor has to post-pone a vacation with his wife, again, when a glamorous blonde is murdered and he is assigned by his publishing boss Janoth to find the killer. As the investigation proceeds to its conclusion, Stroud must try to disrupt his ordinarily brilliant investigative team as they increasingly build evidence (albeit wrong) that he is the killer.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:07
CharactersKillers, Journalists, Lovers, Reporters
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Political, Chase, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy

Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersAlcoholics, Lovers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Time travel, Investigation, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlaceTrains, New York
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersManiacs
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Loneliness, Pursuit, Missing people
PlaceSmall cities, New York
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Smart

A high-priced call girl is forced to depend on a reluctant private eye when she is stalked by a psychopath.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada
Duration00:30
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Family, Artists
PlotSurvival, Fight, Investigation, Friendship, Pursuit
PlacePrison, Village, Forest, USA, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Thirty years ago, in the sleepy community of Waterbury, a killer known as “The Executioner” murdered Sarah Bennett's parents. Now Sarah and her husband Dylan have returned to town, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of horrifying murders centered around the seven deadly sins.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
PlotPassion, Investigation, Pads, False accusations
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Tense, Serious

Richard and Priscilla Parker are an ordinary suburban couple whose lives are invaded and rocked by their hedonistic, secretive new neighbors, Eddy and Kay Otis.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:20
CharactersTeachers
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Living together
PlaceParty, New York
StyleInteresting, Psychological problems, Action, Philosophical, Atmospheric

Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:58
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Police
PlotInvestigation, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Justice, Pads, False accusations
PlaceIslands
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor Chalk, insists that small-time thief Maubee is responsible, Xavier has his doubts. This view is complicated by the police chief's personal history with Maubee: The men have been friends since childhood.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersSerial killers, Writers
PlotInvestigation, Split personality, Pursuit, Mental disorders, Mystery
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric

Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his innocence, he begins to question his own sanity.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersSerial killers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Obsession, Split personality, Mental disorders
StylePsychological problems, Action, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

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 the point of view of the investigators who have very few clues to build a case upon.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada
Duration01:45
CharactersHeroes
PlotRevenge, False accusations
PlacePrison, Women's Prison
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersLesbians, Doctors, Psychiatrists
PlotCars, Investigation, Obsession, Mental disorders, Depression
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Smart

A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Lithuania
PlotTravel, Death, Vacation, Chase
PlaceTrains, Russia
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Heavy, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:58
CharactersTerminally ill
PlotInvestigation, Fate, Pads
PlaceHospitals, New York
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Guy Luthan, a British doctor working at a hospital in New York, starts making unwelcome enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. After the trail leads Luthan to the door of an eminent surgeon at the hospital, Luthan soon finds himself in extreme danger people who want the hospital's secret to remain undiscovered.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, France, Turkey
Duration01:41
CharactersScientists, Special agents
PlotLove, Survival, Investigation
PlaceAircraft, USSR, Antarctica
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

The only U.S. Marshal assigned to Antarctica, Carrie Stetko will soon leave the harsh environment behind for good – in three days, the sun will set and the Amundsen-Scott Research Station will shut down for the long winter. When a body is discovered out on the open ice, Carrie's investigation into the continent's first homicide plunges her deep into a mystery that may cost her her own life.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersSerial killers, Spy, Special agents
PlotRevenge, Missing people
PlaceTrains, Texas
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy

FBI agent Dennis Quaid tries to catch a serial killer who kidnapped his son.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gangsters, Angels, Soldier
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Religious, Birthday
PlaceIraq, Metro, USA, New York
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersIndians, Special agents, FBI
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Conspiracies, Mystery
StylePsychological problems, Action, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating

An FBI man with Sioux background is sent to a reservation to help with a murder investigation, where he has to come to terms with his heritage.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation
PlacePrison
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Serious

Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence. Armstrong quickly uncovers some overlooked evidence to present to the local police, but they aren't interested - Bobby was their killer.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersTeachers, Psychiatrists, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Mystery
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Depressive, Serious

Walter Sparrow is an animal control officer that becomes obsessed with a mysterious book that seems to be based on his own life. As soon as he opens the book, he notices strange parallels between what he reads and what he's experienced. But now he's worried that a fictional murder might materialize.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersGangsters, Heroes
PlotInvestigation, Divorce, Pads
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Matt Lee Whitlock, respected chief of police in small Banyan Key, Florida, must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a few steps ahead of his own police force and everyone he's trusted in order to find out the truth.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Weapon, Voodoo
PlaceNew York
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Creepy

Mourning the accidental death of his wife and having just moved to New York with his young son, laconic police psychologist Cal Jamison is reluctantly drawn into a series of grisly, ritualistic murders involving the immolation of two youths.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Mystery, False accusations
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleAction, Twisted plot, By books, Atmospheric, Gloomy

A young promoter is accused of the murder of Vicky Lynn, a young actress he "discovered" as a waitress while out with ex-actor Robin Ray and gossip columnist Larry Evans.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotFriendship, Mystery, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceUSA, New York
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A troubled young woman takes up residence in a gothic apartment building where she must confront a terrifying evil.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlotJustice
PlaceNew York
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense

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?





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