10 best movies like True Story (2015)

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True Story 2015
A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.

List of the best movies like True Story (2015): Gone Girl, State of Play, The Company You Keep, The Bone Collector, Mindscape, The Standoff at Sparrow Creek, Fracture, A Score to Settle, The Cottage, The Imposter.

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Gone Girl (2014)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

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.

State of Play (2009)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:07

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.

The Company You Keep (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:01

A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who discovers his identity.

The Bone Collector (1999)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:58

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.

Mindscape (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain, USA
Duration01:39

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.

The Standoff at Sparrow Creek (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

After a mass shooting at a police funeral, reclusive ex-cop Gannon finds himself unwittingly forced out of retirement when he realizes that the killer belongs to the same militia he joined after quitting the force. Understanding that the shooting could set off a chain reaction of copycat violence across the country, Gannon quarantines his fellow militiamen in the remote lumber mill they call their headquarters. There, he sets about a series of grueling interrogations, intent on ferreting out the killer and turning him over to the authorities to prevent further bloodshed.

Fracture (2007)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:48

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.

A Score to Settle (2019)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:14

A former mob enforcer who is released from prison after serving 22 years for a crime he didn't commit sets out on a path for revenge against the people who wronged him.

The Cottage (2012)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

A romance novelist (David Arquette) moves into a "cottage" behind the home of a composer and his family. He seems sweet, but what do they really know about him?

The Imposter (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, documentary, crime, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:39

It’s 1994: a 13-year-old boy disappears from his home in San Antonio, Texas. Three and a half years later, he is found alive, thousands of miles away, in Spain. Disoriented and quivering with fear, he divulges his shocking story of kidnap and torture. His family is overjoyed to bring him home. But all is not what it seems. Sure, he has the same tattoos, but he looks decidedly different, and he now speaks with a strange accent. Why doesn't the family seem to notice these glaring inconsistencies? It's only when an investigator starts asking questions that this astounding true story takes an even stranger turn.

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Lavender (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:24

A photographer struggling with memory loss discovers her pictures may indicate something sinister is hitting close to home.

Compliance (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Sandra is the manager at a fast-food restaurant, and Becky is her teenaged counter girl who really needs the job. One stressful day, a police officer telephones and accuses Becky of stealing money from a customer’s purse, which Becky vehemently denies. Sandra, overwhelmed by her managerial responsibilities, complies with the officer’s orders to detain Becky, beginning a nightmare that tragically blurs the lines between expedience, prudence, legality and reason.

Toxin (2015)
Markimdb: 2.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

A pharmaceutical company recruits a well-known scientist to help develop a vaccine against a deadly virus.

The Lodge (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

Arbitrage (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, Poland
Duration01:47

A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.

Child 44 (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, Russia
Duration02:21

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.

Righteous Kill (2008)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

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?

The Girl on the Train (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

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.

To Kill a Man (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryChile, France
Duration01:22

How far will you go to protect your family? Jorge is a peaceful hard-working man who seeks a simple, quiet life for himself and his family. One day, he is mugged and humiliated by a gang of thugs led by Kalule, a delinquent from his neighborhood. This event infuriates his son as much for Jorge’s meek acceptance as for the act itself. The son, looking for retribution, ends up getting himself shot. Kalule is sent to jail and when he gets out 18 months later, begins a campaign of terror against Jorge and his family. The authorities do nothing, so Jorge decides to take matters into his own hands.

McCanick (2014)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Over the course of one feverish day, a harried narcotics detective and his reluctant partner frantically track down a recently released convict who knows a secret from the past.

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:40

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.

Persecuted (2014)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Nationally acclaimed evangelist John Luther is the last obstacle in the way of sweeping religious reform in the States. When a U.S. Senator and Luther's own supporters abduct and frame him in the murder of an innocent teenage girl, an unprecedented era of persecution is unleashed. Out on personal recognizance, Luther escapes police surveillance in search of the truth. And suddenly, a once-normal life is targeted by a team of ex-military operatives who wage a relentless campaign to eliminate the incriminating evidence. As evangelist turned fugitive, Luther vows to expose anyone involved with or profiting from the girl's murder; a mission that brings him face-to-face with the coming storm of persecution that will threaten the entire Christian community in America.

Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.

Static (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

A couple facing marital problems after losing their child finds their life together further complicated by a mysterious visitor.

Manhattan Night (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

Porter Wren is a Manhattan tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy, and anything that passes for the truth. At home, he is a dedicated husband and father. But when Caroline, a seductive stranger asks him to dig into the unsolved murder of her filmmaker husband Simon, he is drawn into a very nasty case of sexual obsession and blackmail--one that threatens his job, his marriage, and his life.

Triple 9 (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:13

A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.

Submerged (2015)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

A limo ride turns hellish as several kidnappers set their sights on the young people inside.

Lethal Weapon (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:10

A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he's partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.

The Sisterhood of Night (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

When a teenage girl says she's the victim of a secret network called The Sisterhood of Night, a quiet suburban town becomes the backdrop for a modern-day Salem witch trial.

An American Haunting (2005)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration01:23

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.




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