Movies like The Black Dahlia 2006

Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue the killer.

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1 House Of Sand And Fog 2003

Behrani, an Iranian immigrant buys a California bungalow, thinking he can fix it up, sell it again, and make enough money to send his son to college. However, the house is the legal property of former drug addict Kathy. After losing the house in an unfair legal dispute with the county, she is left with nowhere to go. Wanting her house back, she hires a lawyer and befriends a police officer. Neither Kathy nor Behrani have broken the law, so they find themselves involved in a difficult moral dilemma.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Vadim Perelman

Writers:

Andre Dubus III (novel), Vadim Perelman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.5

2 Deception 2008

As a corporate auditor who works in a number of different offices, Jonathan McQuarry wanders without an anchor among New York's power brokers. A chance meeting with charismatic lawyer Wyatt Bose leads to Jonathan's introduction to The List, an underground sex club. Jonathan begins an affair with a woman known only as S, who introduces Jonathan to a world of treachery and murder.

Genre:

Thriller

Director:

Marcel Langenegger

Writer:

Mark Bomback

Country:

United States of America
6.1

3 The Air I Breathe 2007

A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star (Gellar) falls prey to a crime boss; a doctor must save the love of his life.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime

Director:

Jieho Lee

Writers:

Jieho Lee, Bob DeRosa

Countries:

Mexico, United States of America
6.8

4 North Country 2005

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Niki Caro

Writers:

Michael Seitzman (screenplay), Clara Bingham (book) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

5 Conversations With Other Women 2005

Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to the present.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Hans Canosa

Writer:

Gabrielle Zevin

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
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6 Match Point 2005

Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would take him far from it - palms start to sweat and a dark psychological match in his head begins.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance

Director:

Woody Allen

Writer:

Woody Allen

Countries:

Ireland, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
7.6

7 Domino 2005

The story of the life of Domino Harvey, who abandoned her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.

Genres:

Action, Crime

Director:

Tony Scott

Writers:

Richard Kelly (screenplay), Richard Kelly (story) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

France, United Kingdom, United States of America
5.9

8 The Invisible 2007

After an attack leaves him in limbo -- invisible to the living and also near death -- a teenager discovers the only person who might be able help him is his attacker.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

David S. Goyer

Writers:

Mick Davis (screenplay), Christine Roum (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.2

9 Powder Blue 2009

On the gritty streets of LA, the destinies of four people desperate for connection and redemption are about to collide.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Timothy Linh Bui

Country:

United States of America
6.3

10 Derailed 2005

When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Mikael Håfström

Writers:

Stuart Beattie (screenplay), James Siegel (novel)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.6

11 The Assassination Of Richard Nixon 2004

It’s 1974 and Sam Bicke has lost everything. His wife leaves him with his three kids, his boss fires him, his brother turns away from him, and the bank won’t give him any money to start anew. He tries to find someone to blame for his misfortunes and comes up with the President of the United States who he plans to murder.

Genres:

Drama, History, Thriller

Director:

Niels Mueller

Country:

United States of America
7

12 Proof 2005

Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. As Robert descends into madness, Catherine begins to wonder if she may have inherited her father’s mental illness along with his mathematical genius. When Robert’s work reveals a mathematical proof of potentially historic proportions, it sets off shock waves in more ways than one.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery

Director:

John Madden

Writers:

David Auburn (play), David Auburn (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

13 Black Snake Moan 2006

A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, is looking everywhere for love, but never quite finding it.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Craig Brewer

Writer:

Craig Brewer

Country:

United States of America
6.9

14 A Love Song For Bobby Long 2004

A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Shainee Gabel

Writers:

Ronald Everett Capps (novel), Shainee Gabel (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

15 Little Children 2006

The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.

Genres:

Romance, Drama, Comedy

Director:

Todd Field

Writers:

Todd Field (screenplay), Tom Perrotta (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.5

16 Walk The Line 2005

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

Genres:

Drama, Music, Romance

Director:

James Mangold

Writers:

Johnny Cash (book), Johnny Cash (book) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.8

17 The Burning Plain 2008

A trailer is burning in the middle of a plain. The bodies of two adulterous lovers are found. Scenes from both families, before and after the dramatic events, suggest an unusual connection between them. But what is their secret?

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Guillermo Arriaga

Country:

United States of America
6.8

18 The Human Stain 2003

Coleman Silk is a worldly and admired professor who loses his job after unwittingly making a racial slur. To clear his name, Silk writes a book about the events with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark secret Silk has hidden his whole life. All the while, Silk engages in an affair with Faunia Farley, a younger woman whose tormented past threatens to unravel the layers of deception Silk has constructed.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Robert Benton

Writers:

Philip Roth (novel), Nicholas Meyer (screenplay)

Countries:

France, Germany, United States of America
6.2

19 All Good Things 2010

Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Romance

Director:

Andrew Jarecki

Country:

United States of America
6.3

20 Birth 2004

It took Anna 10 years to recover from the death of her husband, Sean, but now she's on the verge of marrying her boyfriend, Joseph, and finally moving on. However, on the night of her engagement party, a young boy named Sean turns up, saying he is her dead husband reincarnated. At first she ignores the child, but his knowledge of her former husband's life is uncanny, leading her to believe that he might be telling the truth.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Romance

Director:

Jonathan Glazer

Countries:

France, Germany, United States of America, United Kingdom
6.1

21 Hollywoodland 2006

The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may not have killed himself after all. The detective also finds that there is a little of George Reeves in himself, and maybe, each of us.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Allen Coulter

Writer:

Paul Bernbaum

Country:

United States of America
6.5

22 Little Fish 2005

Set in the Little Saigon district outside of Sydney, a woman trying to escape her past becomes embroiled in a drug deal.

Genres:

Drama, Crime

Director:

Rowan Woods

Country:

Australia
6.2

23 Femme Fatale 2002

A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime, Romance

Director:

Brian De Palma

Writer:

Brian De Palma

Countries:

Switzerland, France
6.2

24 Bobby 2006

In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Emilio Estevez

Writer:

Emilio Estevez

Country:

United States of America
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