20 Movies Like Burning

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Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals
Nocturnal Animals
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 21 wins & 153 nominations total
Writer: Tom Ford, Austin Wright
Actors: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon
Language: English
Country: United States, China
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“Nocturnal Animals” is a psychological thriller film that follows a successful art gallery owner who receives a haunting novel manuscript from her ex-husband, which forces her to confront her past and the dark secrets it holds. As she delves into the story, the lines between fiction and reality blur, leading to a gripping tale of revenge, love, and betrayal.

Oldboy

Oldboy
Oldboy
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 40 wins & 27 nominations
Writer: Garon Tsuchiya, Nobuaki Minegishi, Park Chan-wook
Actors: Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jeong
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
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The Oldboy movie is a revenge thriller about a man who is mysteriously imprisoned for 15 years and then released, seeking vengeance against those who held him captive. As he uncovers the truth behind his imprisonment, he becomes entangled in a web of dark secrets and shocking revelations.

The Master

The Master
The Master
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Drama, History
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 75 wins & 187 nominations total
Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson
Actors: Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams
Language: English, Filipino
Country: United States
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“The Master” is a psychological drama film that follows the complex relationship between a charismatic cult leader and a troubled World War II veteran, exploring themes of power, control, and the search for meaning in post-war America.

Mulholland Drive

Mulholland Drive
Mulholland Drive
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 147 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 50 wins & 61 nominations total
Writer: David Lynch
Actors: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux
Language: English, Spanish, French
Country: France, United States
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Mulholland Drive is a surrealist neo-noir film that follows the intertwining stories of an aspiring actress and a woman suffering from amnesia, exploring themes of identity, dreams, and the dark underbelly of Hollywood. As the narrative unfolds, reality and illusion blur, leading to a disorienting and enigmatic exploration of the human psyche.

Memories of Murder

Memories of Murder
Memories of Murder
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 33 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Bong Joon Ho, Kwang-rim Kim, Sung-bo Shim
Actors: Song Kang-ho, Kim Sang-kyung, Kim Roe-ha
Language: Korean, English
Country: South Korea
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“Memories of Murder” is a South Korean crime drama film based on true events. It follows two detectives as they investigate a series of unsolved murders in a small rural town in the 1980s, showcasing their relentless pursuit of the elusive killer and the impact the case has on their lives.

Zodiac

Zodiac
Zodiac
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 157 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 3 wins & 71 nominations
Writer: James Vanderbilt, Robert Graysmith
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Zodiac movie is a crime thriller based on the true story of the Zodiac Killer, a serial killer who terrorized the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 1960s and early 1970s. It follows the investigation led by two detectives and a cartoonist who becomes obsessed with finding the killer’s identity.

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

The Killing of a Sacred Deer
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 7 wins & 53 nominations
Writer: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
Actors: Barry G. Bernson, Herb Caillouet, Bill Camp
Language: English, French
Country: Ireland, United Kingdom, United States
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“The Killing of a Sacred Deer” is a psychological thriller about a successful surgeon who forms a disturbing bond with a teenage boy, leading to a series of tragic and inexplicable events that threaten his family’s lives. As the boy’s true intentions are revealed, the surgeon is forced to make a horrifying decision to save his loved ones.

A Prophet

A Prophet
A Prophet
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 155 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 52 wins & 55 nominations total
Writer: Thomas Bidegain, Jacques Audiard, Abdel Raouf Dafri
Actors: Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif
Language: French, Arabic, Corsican
Country: France, Italy
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“A Prophet” is a French crime drama film that follows the story of a young Arab man who rises to power within a prison, navigating the complex dynamics of the criminal underworld while facing personal and moral challenges.

The Secret in Their Eyes

The Secret in Their Eyes
The Secret in Their Eyes
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 53 wins & 43 nominations total
Writer: Eduardo Sacheri, Juan José Campanella
Actors: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago
Language: Spanish
Country: Argentina, Spain
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“The Secret in Their Eyes” is a crime thriller film about a retired legal counselor who decides to write a novel about an unsolved murder case that has haunted him for decades. As he delves into the past, he uncovers shocking secrets and seeks justice for the victim.”

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 158 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 26 wins & 91 nominations total
Writer: Steven Zaillian, Stieg Larsson
Actors: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer
Language: English, Swedish
Country: United States, Sweden, Norway
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a thriller film that follows a journalist and a computer hacker as they investigate a wealthy family’s dark secrets, uncovering a series of disturbing crimes and corruption.

Prisoners

Prisoners
Prisoners
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 153 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 10 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Aaron Guzikowski
Actors: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Prisoners” is a crime thriller about a desperate father who takes matters into his own hands when his daughter and her friend go missing, pushing him to the brink of moral ambiguity. As the investigation unfolds, he becomes entangled in a web of dark secrets and must confront his own limits to find the truth and save his family.

Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet
Blue Velvet
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 18 wins & 18 nominations total
Writer: David Lynch
Actors: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Blue Velvet” is a psychological thriller that follows a young man who becomes entangled in a dark underworld after discovering a severed ear. As he investigates, he uncovers a twisted web of violence, corruption, and sexual obsession in his seemingly idyllic suburban town.

The Talented Mr. Ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 139 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. 10 wins & 81 nominations total
Writer: Patricia Highsmith, Anthony Minghella
Actors: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law
Language: English, Italian
Country: United States
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“The Talented Mr. Ripley” is a psychological thriller film about a young man named Tom Ripley who becomes obsessed with the luxurious lifestyle of a wealthy playboy named Dickie Greenleaf. Ripley goes to extreme lengths, including identity theft and murder, to maintain his charade and keep his dark secrets hidden.

The Skin I Live In

The Skin I Live In
The Skin I Live In
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award28 wins & 69 nominations total
Writer: Pedro Almodóvar, Agustín Almodóvar, Thierry Jonquet
Actors: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Jan Cornet
Language: Spanish
Country: Spain, United States
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“The Skin I Live In” is a psychological thriller about a brilliant plastic surgeon who becomes obsessed with creating a synthetic skin after a tragic event. He keeps a mysterious woman captive in his mansion, subjecting her to his experimental procedures as he seeks to perfect his creation.”

The White Ribbon

The White Ribbon
The White Ribbon
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 144 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 62 wins & 48 nominations total
Writer: Michael Haneke
Actors: Christian Friedel, Ernst Jacobi, Leonie Benesch
Language: German, Italian, Polish, Latin
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Canada
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“The White Ribbon” is a German drama film set in a rural village in the early 20th century, where a series of mysterious and disturbing events occur, seemingly connected to the strict moral code and oppressive atmosphere of the community. The film explores themes of power, control, and the origins of evil through the perspective of the village’s children.

The Hunt

The Hunt
The Hunt
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 38 wins & 73 nominations total
Writer: Thomas Vinterberg, Tobias Lindholm
Actors: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp
Language: Danish, English, Polish
Country: Denmark, Sweden
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“The Hunt” is a satirical thriller film that follows a group of elite liberals who hunt and kill a group of conservative strangers for sport. As the hunted fight for survival, they uncover a dark conspiracy and turn the tables on their pursuers.

Incendies

Incendies
Incendies
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 131 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 41 wins & 19 nominations total
Writer: Denis Villeneuve, Wajdi Mouawad, Valérie Beaugrand-Champagne
Actors: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette
Language: French, Arabic, English
Country: Canada, France
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“Incendies” is a gripping drama that follows twin siblings as they uncover their mother’s dark and mysterious past in war-torn Lebanon, leading them on a journey of self-discovery and redemption. The film explores themes of family, love, and the enduring impact of war.

Cache

Cache
Cache
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
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Runtime: 30 min
Genre: Short
Awards: N/A
Writer: Carolyn Coal
Actors: Carla Jo Bailey, Ylfa Edelstein, Noelle Grant
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Cache” is a psychological thriller that follows a couple who begins receiving mysterious surveillance tapes of their own home, leading to a tense exploration of guilt, secrets, and the consequences of past actions.

The Double

The Double
The Double
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 11 nominations
Writer: Fyodor Dostoevsky, Richard Ayoade, Avi Korine
Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Double” is a psychological thriller film about a timid office worker who becomes increasingly paranoid when he meets his doppelgänger, who is everything he is not. As the doppelgänger begins to take over his life, the protagonist’s sanity and identity are pushed to the brink.

The Conversation

The Conversation
The Conversation
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 14 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Francis Ford Coppola
Actors: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Conversation” is a psychological thriller about a surveillance expert who becomes obsessed with a conversation he has recorded, suspecting it may lead to murder. As he delves deeper into the mystery, he grapples with paranoia and moral dilemmas that ultimately lead to a shocking revelation.

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