20 Movies Like Knives Out

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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 psychological thriller about a journalist and a computer hacker who team up to solve a decades-old disappearance of a wealthy young woman. As they delve deeper into the case, they uncover a dark and twisted conspiracy involving corruption and violence.

Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express
Murder on the Orient Express
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 2 wins & 29 nominations
Writer: Michael Green, Agatha Christie
Actors: Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe
Language: English, French, Arabic, German
Country: United States
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“Murder on the Orient Express” is a mystery film based on Agatha Christie’s novel, where renowned detective Hercule Poirot investigates a murder that occurs on a luxurious train. As he interrogates the passengers, he unravels a complex web of deceit and discovers that everyone on the train has a motive for the crime.

Gosford Park

Gosford Park
Gosford Park
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 137 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 36 wins & 74 nominations total
Writer: Julian Fellowes, Robert Altman, Bob Balaban
Actors: Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillippe, Michael Gambon
Language: English, Latin
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Italy
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“Gosford Park” is a murder mystery set in a 1930s English countryside estate, where a group of wealthy guests and their servants gather for a weekend hunting party. As tensions rise and secrets unravel, the film explores the complex relationships and class dynamics between the aristocrats and their staff.

Clue

Clue
Clue
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 41/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Awards: N/A
Writer: John Landis, Jonathan Lynn, Anthony E. Pratt
Actors: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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The Clue movie is a comedic murder mystery where six guests are invited to a secluded mansion and must work together to solve a series of murders before the killer strikes again. As they uncover clues and secrets, the guests realize that everyone is a suspect and trust becomes a luxury they can’t afford.

The Nice Guys

The Nice Guys
The Nice Guys
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 9 wins & 34 nominations
Writer: Shane Black, Anthony Bagarozzi
Actors: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“The Nice Guys” is a comedic crime film set in 1970s Los Angeles, where a mismatched pair of private investigators team up to unravel a conspiracy involving the disappearance of a young woman and the death of a porn star. As they navigate through the seedy underbelly of the city, they uncover a web of corruption and danger that puts their lives at stake.

The Hateful Eight

The Hateful Eight
The Hateful Eight
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 168 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 45 wins & 116 nominations total
Writer: Quentin Tarantino
Actors: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Language: English, Spanish, French, Persian
Country: United States
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“The Hateful Eight” is a Western thriller directed by Quentin Tarantino. It follows a group of strangers trapped in a remote cabin during a blizzard, as tensions rise and secrets are revealed, leading to a deadly confrontation.

Brick

Brick
Brick
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 11 wins & 23 nominations
Writer: Rian Johnson
Actors: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lukas Haas, Emilie de Ravin
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Brick movie is a neo-noir mystery film about a high school loner who investigates the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend, uncovering a dangerous underworld of drugs and crime in the process.

The Game

The Game
The Game
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: John Brancato, Michael Ferris
Actors: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn
Language: English, Cantonese, German, Spanish, Thai
Country: United States
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“The Game” is a psychological thriller film about a wealthy investment banker who becomes the unwitting participant in an elaborate and dangerous game that blurs the lines between reality and illusion, pushing him to the edge of his sanity. As he delves deeper into the game, he must unravel its mysteries and uncover the truth before it consumes him completely.

The Invisible Guest

The Invisible Guest
The Invisible Guest
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Oriol Paulo, Lara Sendim
Actors: Mario Casas, Ana Wagener, Jose Coronado
Language: Spanish, English
Country: Spain
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“The Invisible Guest” is a Spanish psychological thriller film about a successful businessman who wakes up in a hotel room with the dead body of his lover and must hire a prestigious lawyer to help him prove his innocence before time runs out.”

Memento

Memento
Memento
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 57 wins & 59 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan
Actors: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Memento” is a psychological thriller about a man with anterograde amnesia who is determined to find his wife’s killer by relying on a system of notes, tattoos, and Polaroid pictures. As he pieces together the fragments of his memory, he navigates a nonlinear narrative that blurs the line between truth and deception.

Identity

Identity
Identity
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 11 nominations
Writer: Michael Cooney
Actors: John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Identity” is a psychological thriller about a group of strangers who find themselves stranded at a remote motel, where they soon realize that they are being hunted down by a mysterious killer. As they try to survive the night, they discover shocking connections between them that unravel the mystery of their shared fate.

The Prestige

The Prestige
The Prestige
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 6 wins & 44 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, Christopher Priest
Actors: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Prestige” is a psychological thriller about two rival magicians in 19th-century London who engage in a deadly game of one-upmanship, using their extraordinary skills to outwit and deceive each other, leading to tragic consequences. The film explores themes of obsession, sacrifice, and the price of achieving greatness.

Se7en

Se7en
Se7en
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 29 wins & 43 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker
Actors: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Se7en” is a psychological thriller about two detectives who track down a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as inspiration for his murders, pushing them to their limits both professionally and personally. As they delve deeper into the case, they are forced to confront the darkest aspects of human nature.

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 journalist as they try to uncover the identity of the elusive killer.

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects
The Usual Suspects
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 37 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Christopher McQuarrie
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri
Language: English, Hungarian, Spanish, French
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Usual Suspects is a crime thriller about a group of criminals who are brought together for a heist, but find themselves caught up in a web of deception and mystery. As the story unfolds, a mastermind criminal named Keyser Söze emerges, leaving the audience questioning everything they thought they knew.”

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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“Oldboy” is a South Korean psychological thriller film about a man who is mysteriously imprisoned for 15 years and then released, seeking revenge and searching for the truth behind his captivity. As he delves deeper into the dark secrets surrounding his imprisonment, he unravels a twisted and shocking conspiracy.

Prisoners

Prisoners
Prisoners
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
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 psychological thriller about a desperate father who takes matters into his own hands when his daughter and her friend go missing, leading him to confront his own dark secrets and test the limits of justice. As time runs out, he becomes entangled in a tense cat-and-mouse game with a suspected kidnapper, blurring the lines between right and wrong.

The Departed

The Departed
The Departed
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 151 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 98 wins & 141 nominations total
Writer: William Monahan, Alan Mak, Felix Chong
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States, Hong Kong
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“The Departed” is a crime thriller film about an undercover cop who infiltrates an Irish gang in Boston while simultaneously, a mole from the gang infiltrates the police force. The movie follows their dangerous cat-and-mouse game as they try to uncover each other’s identities before their true allegiances are revealed.

Shutter Island

Shutter Island
Shutter Island
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 11 wins & 66 nominations
Writer: Laeta Kalogridis, Dennis Lehane
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“Shutter Island” is a psychological thriller film about two U.S. Marshals investigating the disappearance of a patient from a mental asylum on an isolated island, where they uncover dark secrets and a mind-bending conspiracy. As they delve deeper into the case, they question their own sanity and reality.

Gone Girl

Gone Girl
Gone Girl
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 149 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 64 wins & 188 nominations total
Writer: Gillian Flynn
Actors: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Gone Girl” is a psychological thriller about a man named Nick Dunne who becomes the prime suspect in the disappearance of his wife, Amy. As the investigation unfolds, dark secrets and a twisted game of manipulation are revealed, blurring the lines between love, truth, and deception.

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