10 best movies like We Are the Night (2010)

Movies similar to We Are the Night (2010): The Purity of Vengeance, The Warning, BlacKkKlansman, Keep an Eye Out, Bent, Dark Figure of Crime, The Tale, The Accountant, Zootopia, Bad Genius.

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The Purity of Vengeance (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
Duration01:54
CharactersDetectives, Police
PlotInvestigation

Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018. A frightening discovery is made in an old apartment. The subsequent investigation of Department Q members leads them to an infamous institution for girls that was suddenly closed in the early sixties.

The Warning (2018)
Mark3 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration00:46
CharactersPolice, Mathematicians
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Curses

Ten-year-old Nico receives a threatening letter and now his life is in danger. No one seems to believe him except one person that he doesn't know.

BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Mark4.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersJews, Police
PlotInvestigation, Sects, Weapon
StyleOscars, Makes me think

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

Keep an Eye Out (2018)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy
Duration01:19
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation

Police officers at a station must solve a murder case.

Bent (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrethriller, crime
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:07
CharactersDetectives, Police, Models
PlotInvestigation
PlacePrison

On his latest private investigation, a shamed former cop connects a murder case to a government conspiracy involving rogue agents from a top spy agency.

Dark Figure of Crime (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
Duration01:37
CharactersDetectives, Criminals, Police
PlotMystery, Investigation
PlaceKorea

Hyeong-min, a prominent police detective, and Tae-oh, a killer who has confessed to multiple murders, maintain a fierce psychological confrontation.

The Tale (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:43
CharactersParents
PlotInvestigation

An investigation into one woman’s memory as she‘s forced to re-examine her first sexual relationship and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive.

The Accountant (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersPolice, Family, Brothers, Friends, Autistic, Hired assassins
PlotFight, Investigation, Chase, Survival, Skirmishes
PlaceOffice, USA

As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.

Zootopia (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersAnimals, Police, Scientists, Gangsters, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Conspiracies, Fight, Chase, Adventure, Missing people
PlaceUSA, Laboratory
StyleDisney, For children, For a cozy evening, Popular

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Bad Genius (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountryThailand
Duration01:02
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Girlfriends
PlotMoney, Relationship
PlaceSchool, Australia

Welcome to an exam-cheating business run by Lynn, a straight-A student who gets the idea for her business after helping Grace and Pat. Grace is a prominent school activist who can’t get the grades she needs. Pat is a filthy-rich boy who believes money can buy anything. Lynn’s business skyrockets and the money starts to flood in as scores of students offer her cold hard cash in exchange for exam answers.

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Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, India, Hong Kong, China
Duration02:13
CharactersHackers, Police, Doctors, Androids
PlotConspiracies, Artificial Intelligence, Consciousness, Investigation, Chase, Technology
PlaceLaboratory
TimeFuture
StyleCyberpunk

In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

The Party's Just Beginning (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
Duration01:09
CharactersTeens
PlotDepression, Relationship, Everyday life, Death
PlaceParty, Scotland
StyleDisturbing

In a bleak Inverness midwinter, Luisaidh is careening off the rails after the suicide of her best friend. She medicates her misery with joyless sex, chips and a belief in the power of positive drinking. Surrounded by bittersweet memories, she struggles to find someone to talk to or some reason to make life worthwhile at the most stressful time of the year.

Killing Fields (2016)
Genredocumentary, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotMystery, Investigation

True-crime thriller that follows a team of homicide detectives as they open an 18-year-old cold case that occurred in one of America's notorious body-dumping grounds, the Louisiana swamplands.

Beneath The Leaves (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrethriller
Duration02:18
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

Four small-town boys are kidnapped by James Whitley, a warm-eyed psychopath. His grotesque pursuit to reunite orphaned children with their deceased birth parents is halted when the boys escape and he is arrested. Fifteen years later Whitley flees during a prison fire and decides to see his mission through. Detective Larson, once Whitley's prior victim, is removed from the case due to impartiality leaving his partner, and lover, Detective Shotwell to solve the case. Fueled by rage and a chance of redemption, Detective Larson chases the steadfast psychopath on his own only to fall back into the same trap he once escaped as a child.

Stray (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.8)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, crime
Duration01:41
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation, Superpowers

An orphaned teenager forms an unlikely friendship with a detective. Together they investigate her mother's murder, and uncover the supernatural force that proves to be a threat to her family.

Shaft (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, comedy, crime
Duration02:20
CharactersPartners, Parents, FBI
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts

JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem’s heroin-infested underbelly.

Booksmart (2019)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy
Duration02:38
CharactersTeens, Lesbians
PlaceParty

Two academic teenage superstars realize, on the eve of their high school graduation, that they should have worked less and played more. Determined to never fall short of their peers, the girls set out on a mission to cram four years of fun into one night.

Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage (2019)
Mark2 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
Duration01:10
CharactersPolice, Dogs
PlotInvestigation, Weapon
PlaceKorea
StyleExciting, Heavy

On the run from a dogged internal affairs agent, a corrupt cop reluctantly teams up with a defiant teen to unravel a conspiracy -- before it's too late.

Share (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller
Duration02:05
CharactersTeens
PlotLost memory, Investigation
PlaceSchool, Party

After discovering a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember, sixteen-year-old Mandy must try to figure out what happened and how to navigate the escalating fallout.

Instant Family (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, drama
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Orphans
StyleKind, Soulful, Cute

When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight.

Swinging Safari (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration02:01
CharactersTeens, Family, Whale
PlaceParty, Beach, Australia

1975: A 200-ton blue whale gets washed up on a local beach and the kids think it’s the biggest thing that’s ever happened in Australia. Behind closed doors, the Mums and Dads of a quiet suburban street are going to celebrate in their own special way, by joining the sexual revolution and throwing a wife-swapping key party. And like the rotting whale, it’s all about to go spectacularly wrong.

Climax (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium, USA
Duration00:59
CharactersTeens, Lesbians
PlotDeath
PlaceParty
TimeGraduation
StyleUnexpected ending

Young dancers gather in a remote and empty school building to rehearse on a cold and wintry night. The all-night celebration soon turns into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn that their sangria is laced with LSD.

K-12 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantasy
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Girlfriends, Pupils
PlotParenting
PlaceSchool, USA

Cry Baby, a strong and sensitive girl, is sent off to a disturbing sleepaway school that’s hidden underneath a grandiose façade. Luckily, she has a sweet and unapologetic best friend who sticks up for her when she gets bullied by the other students whose brains are under control by the Principal and his wicked staff. With the help of the magical friends they meet along the way, as well as an Angelic Spirit Guide, they are able to gain the strength they need to fight off the school’s belligerent patriarchal conditioning.

Blockers (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersTeens, Parents, Lesbians
TimeGraduation
StyleFor girls

When three parents discover their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.

The Real O'Neals (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration03:24
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family
PlotFirst love
PlaceParty

A contemporary take on a seemingly perfect Catholic family, whose lives take an unexpected turn when surprising truths are revealed. Instead of ruining their family, the honesty triggers a new, messier chapter where everyone stops pretending to be perfect and actually starts being real.

Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genredrama, family, crime, detective
Duration02:09
CharactersTeens, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSmall cities

Nancy Drew, a smart high schooler with a penchant for keen observation and deduction, stumbles upon the haunting of a local home. A bit of an outsider struggling to fit into her new surroundings, Nancy and her pals set out to solve the mystery, make new friends, and establish their place in the community

The Lookout (2012)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium, Italy
Duration01:29
CharactersPolice
PlotWar, Robbery, Revenge, Investigation, The escape, Skirmishes, Rivalry
PlacePrison
StyleExciting, Action

When police is about to apprehend a famous gang of bank robbers, an elite sniper opens fire from a roof, thus facilitating the flee of his accomplices. However, one of them is seriously injured, which compromises the plans of the thieves.

Something in the Air (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:02
CharactersTeens, Artists, Police, Friends
PlotLove
PlaceParis, France
StyleSoulful, Touching, Atmospheric

During the 1970s a student named Gilles gets entangled in contemporary political turmoils although he would rather just be a creative artist. While torn between his solidarity to his friends and his personal ambitions he falls in love with Christine.

Byzantium (2012)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:58
CharactersVampire
PlotSupernatural
StyleGothic

Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago and survive on human blood. As knowledge of their secret spreads, their past catches up on them with deathly consequence.

Empire State (2013)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersPolice, Gangsters
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Investigation
PlaceNew York

After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis settles for a security guard job with an armoured truck company. After he makes the mistake of mentioning the company's lax security to his best friend, He's unwittingly drawn into an elaborate scheme to rob the abundant amounts of cash being stored on their premises—resulting in the largest cash heist in U.S.history.

End of Watch (2012)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Skirmishes
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleAction

Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

Les Misérables (2012)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.6)
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:38
CharactersPolice
PlotLove, Investigation, Revolution
PlaceFrance

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.

247°F (2011)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 4.9)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Georgia
Duration01:28
CharactersPolice, Friends
PlotDisasters, Survival
PlaceParty, Lake
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

Four friends travel to a lakeside cabin for a carefree weekend, the fun turns into a nightmare when 3 of them end up locked in a hot sauna. Every minute counts and every degree matters as they fight for their lives in the heat up to 247°F.

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Police
PlotAdventure, Investigation
PlaceEngland, London
StyleSteampunk, For men

There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.

Carnage (2011)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryGermany, France, Spain, Poland
Duration01:20
CharactersTeens, Parents
PlotAdventure, War

After 11-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his classmate across the face with a stick after an argument, the victim's parents invite Zachary's parents to their Brooklyn apartment to deal with the incident in a civilized manner.

Two Plus Two (2012)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryArgentina
Duration01:48
CharactersFriends, Girlfriends
PlotLove
PlaceParty, Office

When the fun of double dating begins to grow old, Richard and Bettina share a dirty little secret with their friends Diego and Emilia: They live a double life as swingers, and would love to share this practice with them.

American Reunion (2012)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersFriends, Girlfriends
PlotLove
PlaceSchool, Party, USA

The characters we met a little more than a decade ago are returning to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t and that time and distance can’t break the bonds of friendship. It was summer 1999 when four small-town Michigan boys began a quest to lose their virginity. In the years that have passed, Jim and Michelle married while Kevin and Vicky said goodbye. Oz and Heather grew apart, but Finch still longs for Stifler’s mom. Now these lifelong friends have come home as adults to reminisce about – and get inspired by – the hormonal teens who launched a comedy legend.

The Heat (2013)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersFBI, Police, Girlfriends, Special agents, Partners
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Chase
PlaceNew York, USA

Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, and uses her gut instinct and street smarts to catch the most elusive criminals. Neither has ever had a partner, or a friend for that matter. When these two wildly incompatible law officers join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected: Buddies.

Dark Touch (2013)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrehorror
CountryFrance, Republic of Ireland, Sweden
Duration01:31
CharactersParents, Police, Friends
PlotDeath, Supernatural
PlaceIreland
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

Niamh is the lone survivor of a bloody massacre after the furniture and objects in her family’s isolated house take on a monstrous life of their own. The police ignore her wild stories and the family friends and social worker who take her in try to introduce a new life. But in this psychological thriller, Niamh is unable to leave her violent past behind her, endangering everyone who crosses her path.

Sicario (2015)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration02:25
CharactersPolice, Businessmen
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts, Love
PlaceMexico, USA
StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric, Tense, Fascinating

A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.

Spotlight (2015)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:33
CharactersPolice, Journalists, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA

In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters Michael Rezendes, Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.

Phobia (2016)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryIndia
CharactersPolice, Doctors
PlotDeath, Mystery, Investigation
PlaceParty, India
StyleDisturbing, Action

If you're not safe at home, and you're not safe outside, what do you do? Where do you go? Is it possible to face your fears? Find out in the spookiest psychological thriller of the year, Phobia, starring Radhika Apte.

One Way Trip (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:16
CharactersTeens, Police, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Holidays, Justice
PlaceKorea

Four best friends, Yong-bi, Ji-gong, Sang-woo and Doo-man who just turned twenty and just came of age took the road to Pohang, a small city near the beach—since one of the friends, Sang-woo, is enlisting in the marine corps the day after. On the last day before Sang-woo goes off to the army, a life-changing incident dawns in front of them. The four best friends now face a situation beyond their control, and are forced through an irrevocable day.

Girlhood (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.9)
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Girlfriends
PlaceSchool, Ghetto
StyleTo cry

Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in the gang, hoping that this will be a way to freedom.

RoboCop (2014)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersRobots, Parents, Police, Family
PlotLove, Fight, Relationship, Parenting
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture

In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to do it. When Alex Murphy – a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit – is critically injured, OmniCorp sees their chance to build a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine.

Prisoners (2013)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersTeens, Parents, Detectives
PlotWar, Abduction, Investigation, Missing people
PlaceParty, Small cities
StyleDisturbing, Depressive

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama
CountryGermany, United Kingdom, France, Greece
Duration01:58
CharactersZombie, Vampire
PlotLove, Depression, Supernatural

A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.

Gone Girl (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersPolice
PlotPads, Missing people, Treason, Abduction, Mystery, Mystery, Investigation, Intrigue, Double life
PlaceNew York, Office, USA
StyleWorth watching, Unexpected ending, Fascinating

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.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersKillers, Criminals, Police, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Love, Investigation
StyleShort Story, Gothic

Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

Who Am I (2014)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryGermany
Duration01:42
CharactersHackers, Police, Friends, Losers
PlotLove, Investigation, Youth
PlaceParty

Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world's stage.

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