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The Infernal Machine (2022)

The Infernal Machine (2022)

Reclusive and controversial author Bruce Cogburn is drawn out of hiding by an obsessive fan, forcing the novelist to confront a past that he thought he could escape, and to account for events set in motion by his bestseller decades earlier. Cogburn's search for who is behind the manipulation and men…tal torment he encounters leads to an emotional roller-coaster ride full of fear and danger, where things are not always as clear as they seem to be, and where past deeds can have dire consequences. (Read More)

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Phone Booth (2002)

Phone Booth (2002)

Stu Shepard is a fast talking and wise cracking New York City publicist who gets out of trouble and lies with his clever charm, connections, and charisma. Stu's greatest lie is to his wife Kelly, who he is cheating on with his girlfriend, Pam. Upon answering a call in a phone booth in belief it is P…am, Stu is on the line with a dangerous yet intelligent psychopath with a sniper rifle. When realizing it is not a joke, Stu is placed in a powerful mind game of wits and corruption. The New York City Police eventually arrive thereafter and demand Stu comes out of the phone booth- but how can he when if he hangs up or leaves the booth he will die? (Read More)

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Run Lola Run (1998)

Run Lola Run (1998)

Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. Lola has 20 min to raise this amount and meet Manni. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different alternatives may happen depending on some minor event along …Lola's run. (Read More)

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phone call
phone booth
call
phone
f rated
character name in title
violence
flashback
dog
gun
photograph
chase
pistol
telephone call
car accident
…
face slap
rescue
slow motion scene
running
criminal
telephone
cleavage
survival
foot chase
ambulance
woman
montage
subway
accident
nun
flash forward
argument
organized crime
danger
pay phone
mistaken identity
race against time
scream
bank
pursuit
split screen
pig
bank robbery
casino
europe
trust
redhead
freeze frame
berlin germany
video
destiny
falling down stairs
supermarket
revelation
street
heroine
desperation
time
part animation
black humor
fate
street life
clock
apartment building
guard
grocery store
animated sequence
smuggling
homeless
stairs
lost
alternate reality
boyfriend
turtle
insult
tank top
siren
fast motion scene
bad guy
episodic structure
telephone booth
stolen money
armed robbery
accidental shooting
jacket
short skirt
luck
multiple endings
homeless person
choice
angst
time loop
moped
red hair
techno music
sidewalk
roulette
multiple perspectives
subway train
bechdel test failed
dyed hair
multiple outcomes
repeated event
black and white segues into color
red light
music score composed by director
time traveler
automobile accident
tortoise
trousers
backwards time travel
bare midriff
one day time span
shampoo
bank employee
bad news
pants
lotto
cult favorite
father slaps daughter
big city life
public transport
butterfly effect
credits rolling down
bumping into someone
car run over
lost money
race against the clock
deutsche mark
color segues into black and white
pavement
timing
co worker co worker relationship
three piece suit
surrounded by police
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Compliance (2012)

Compliance (2012)

At a fast food restaurant, the manager, Sandra, is having a bad day. Suddenly, she gets a phone call from a man claiming to be a police officer who has a complaint that one of her young female employees has stolen from a customer. At the orders of this authoritative sounding stranger, Sandra takes t…he apparent accused, Becky, to a back room to search her before she is picked up. Once there, the phone scammer manipulates the gullible personnel into participating in Becky's sexual humiliation that grows more twisted with every new sucker on the phone. Only when one final person has the conscience to revolt do they realize the crime they were tricked into, which the real police are hard pressed to solve. (Read More)

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Brick (2005) is one of the best movies like The Infernal Machine (2022)

Brick (2005)

The lonely teenager Brendan finds his former girlfriend Emily dead in the entrance of a tunnel of sewage and recalls her phone call two days ago, when she said to him that she was in trouble. Brendan, who still loved Emily, met bad elements of his high-school trying to contact her, and when he succe…eded, she told him that she was OK. He hides her body in the tunnel and decides to investigate the meaning and connection of four words, including "brick" and "pin", that Emily told him to find who killed her. Using the support of his nerd friend Brain, he successively meets the small time drug dealers Kara, Dode, Brad Bramish, Laura and Tugger, to reach the teenager powerful drug dealer The Pin. Slowly, Brendan unravels the motives why Emily was killed and plots a revenge. (Read More)

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phone call
phone booth
call
phone
puzzle
blood
violence
one word title
flashback
gun
fight
cigarette smoking
photograph
title spoken by character
party
…
knife
chase
surprise ending
pistol
telephone call
crying
cell phone
beating
dream
corpse
blood splatter
fistfight
mirror
shot in the chest
face slap
punched in the face
drink
tears
sunglasses
running
dead body
marijuana
piano
halloween
candle
strangulation
drug dealer
cocaine
nonlinear timeline
search
van
femme fatale
coffee
shot in the forehead
park
attempted murder
library
drug addict
beaten to death
pay phone
bracelet
convertible
pianist
basement
directorial debut
heroin
black american
crime boss
eyeglasses
poem
nerd
fireplace
american football
wristwatch
following someone
clock
drug overdose
bloody nose
shoes
underage drinking
backstage
gash in the face
cane
pier
dressing room
lens flare
parking lot
dead girl
being followed
notebook
hit in the face
informant
boy with glasses
drug deal
knocked unconscious
mailbox
pie
pipe
shot point blank
clue
match
broken nose
symbol
shopping cart
breaking a mirror
brick
rubik's cube
high school football
play rehearsal
high school athlete
football field
ceiling fan
school locker
audio flashback
slang
alleyway
punched in the gut
carrying a dead body
garbage bin
orange county california
walking on a beach
hiding in a car trunk
tripping
cigarette butt
kicked in the shin
aqueduct
letterman jacket
toga
schoolfight
athletic field
cinder block
punched on the nose
piano score
snorting heroin
teenage detective
high school vice principal
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The Invisible Guest (2016)

The Invisible Guest (2016)

Adrian Doria, a wealthy businessman named Man of the Year due to his high-tech company and his trade agreements with the Asian market, meets Virginia Goodman, a veteran lawyer expert in witness preparation and judicial declaration, recommended by Adrian's lawyer Felix Leiva in order to create a cred…ible defense. Arrested by the police in a mountain hotel room with the corpse of his lover at his side, photographer Laura Vidal, Adrian talks Virginia about the crime and his relationship with Laura, revealing that both suffered a car crash where a man called Daniel Garrido died, and how Laura manipulated Adrian to avoid the jail by Daniel's death. At the same time that Felix is looking for a clue that it could change the course of the events, Virginia and Adrian keep talking about the case but her, unconvinced of the Adrian's testimony, forces him to clear the dark points of his history, in a puzzle where the truth and the lie are easily exchangeable. (Read More)

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phone call
phone booth
case
order
puzzle
dark
blood
violence
one word title
interview
flashback
bare chested male
cigarette smoking
photograph
surprise ending
…
shower
telephone call
crying
cell phone
corpse
car accident
mirror
slow motion scene
watching tv
camera
written by director
mask
lie
car crash
dead body
interrogation
handcuffs
television
mountain
disguise
bridge
false accusation
judge
trial
underwater scene
femme fatale
old woman
confession
smoking
hotel room
microphone
businessman
race against time
missing person
wig
glasses
witness
murderer
cheating wife
freeze frame
strong female character
video
tv news
looking at oneself in a mirror
recording
told in flashback
security camera
beard
crying woman
accidental death
barefoot male
cheating husband
following someone
crying man
false identity
full moon
photo shoot
son
tv
plane
hit on the head
evidence
accidental killing
deer
highway
wedding ring
suspect
pier
siren
newspaper clipping
moral dilemma
lying
unfaithful husband
being followed
male objectification
taking a shower
taking a photograph
wife
testimony
hiding in a closet
repeated scene
long hair
fake identity
wallet
lighter
traffic
stolen money
broken mirror
hospital room
female lawyer
newspaper article
taking a bath
vigilante justice
cigarette
conversation
dam
business card
dripping blood
locked door
upper class
murder suspect
crying female
sofa
lighting a cigarette
traffic accident
manipulative behavior
plan
barcelona spain
death by drowning
accusation
psychotronic film
text message
window
pen
flashback within a flashback
man hits a woman
finding a dead body
pointing a gun at someone
photo
wrapped in a towel
high society
panic attack
framed photograph
rich man
crying male
gps
discovering a dead body
bloody face
car wreck
learning the truth
secretly observing
doorbell
pretending to be someone else
manipulative person
false name
family photograph
manipulative woman
overheard conversation
accomplice
tramp
character appears on tv
dawn
carrying someone
theory
female photographer
missing son
kiss on the forehead
adulterous husband
audio recording
looking through a keyhole
woman in a bathtub
short hair
contact lens
prosecution
hair loss
private investigation
burning a photograph
listening device
23 year old
unreliable narrator
fake name
hotel receptionist
carrying a dead body
photo session
repeated scene from a different perspective
lover
locked room
money transfer
reservoir
false evidence
confession of crime
killed in a car accident
drowned
police investigator
tracks
burning evidence
call for help
family photo
stolen wallet
unreliable flashback
id
tv show within a film
antagonist as protagonist
complot
man wrapped in a towel
wealthy man
cracked mirror
frontier justice
mountain resort
new haircut
theatre group
walking on a ledge
contact lenses
destroying evidence
pushing a car
body in a car trunk
man on a ledge
missing man
traumatic memory
assumption
guilty
breaking news
broken car window
dead body in a car
handcuffed man
public prosecutor
washing one's face
chronometer
drinking coffee
lying on the floor
man in a car trunk
phone box
repairing a car
standing on a ledge
declaration
hotel reception
scene repeated from alternative perspective
spanish giallo
apple inc
mountain hotel
stolen key
team work
washing one's hands
death of a son
murderer as protagonist
photo camera
scene told from more than one perspective
security room
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Falling Down (1993)

Falling Down (1993)

On the day of his daughter's ('Joey Hope Singer' (qv)) birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster ('Michael Douglas (I)' (qv)) is trying to get to his estranged ex-wife's ('Barbara Hershey' (qv)) house to see his daughter. He has a breakdown and leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to w…alk. Along the way he stops at a convenience store and tries to get some change for a phone call but the owner, Mister Lee ('Michael Paul Chan' (qv)), does not give him change. This destabilizes William who then breaks apart the shop with a baseball bat and goes to an isolated place to drink a coke. Two gangsters ('Agustin Rodriguez (I)' (qv) & 'Eddie Frias' (qv)) threaten him and he reacts by hitting them with the bat. D-FENS continues walking and stops at a phone booth. The gangsters hunt him down with their gang and shoot at him but crash their car. William goes nuts and takes their gym bag with weapons proceeding in his journey of rage against injustice. Meanwhile Sergeant Martin Prendergast ('Robert Duvall' (qv)), who is working on his last day before retirement, is following the wave of crimes and believes that the same man is responsible but the other detectives do not pay attention to him. (Read More)

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The Fan (1996)

The Fan (1996)

Three-times MVP baseball player Bobby Rayburn joins the San Francisco Giants, and obsessive fan, whose profession is selling hunting knives, Gil Renard is excited over that. But Rayburn plays the worst season of his career and Renard tries to do everything to help him, but goes too far.

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obsessive fan
fan
based on novel
blood
dog
photograph
knife
based on book
shot to death
fistfight
rescue
punched in the face
watching tv
camera
tears
…
reporter
radio
fishing
voice over
drowning
bartender
stalker
binoculars
microphone
beaten to death
fired from the job
uniform
baseball bat
american flag
tragic event
stalking
newspaper headline
pizza
fireplace
athlete
hypodermic needle
tape recorder
vandalism
psycho
pet dog
death threat
headphones
stabbed in the leg
rival
billiards
aerial shot
salesman
marital separation
stadium
puppy
siren
newspaper clipping
main character dies
hit with a baseball bat
villain played by lead actor
playing pool
autograph
polaroid
cheering crowd
radio station
baseball player
baseball game
radio show
child custody
press
golf course
bleeding to death
death of title character
memorial
rescue from drowning
polaroid camera
main character shot
baseball field
hummer
dying words
fanatic
chemotherapy
airliner
mascot
obsessed fan
reference to the rolling stones
passenger train
bubble gum
chihuahua
star spangled banner
practice
baseball movie
restraining order
umpire
bell 206 jet ranger helicopter
reference to mick jagger
little league
baseball glove
steam room
baseball fan
memorabilia
golfing
sports agent
reference to babe ruth
strip bar
turkish bath
baseball pitcher
hasidic jew
bobble head doll
sports bar
driving range
home run
deranged man
san francisco giants
american national anthem
swearing in front of children
hassidic jew
psychotic fan
fungo
scalper
rain delay
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Final Fantasy Vii: Advent Children (2005) is one of the best movies like The Infernal Machine (2022)

Final Fantasy Vii: Advent Children (2005)

Two years after the events in "Final Fantasy VII", a disease called 'Seikon-Shoukougun', or 'Geostigma', is spreading through the planet. This disease is believed to have been caused by the body fighting off foreign material that invaded the body two years earlier, at the end of "Final Fantasy VII".… Guilt-ridden and haunted by his past, ex-SOLDIER Cloud Strife has decided to live a secluded, solitary life away from his friends while maintaining "Strife's Delivery Service", whose headquarters is located in Tifa Lockheart's bar, the Seventh Heaven. Tifa's bar serves as an orphanage for children stricken with Geostigma. Here, Tifa keeps an eye on Barret's six-year-old daughter, Marlene, while Barret searches the planet for an alternative energy source to the Planet's energy, Mako. One day, Cloud receives a phone call from the former Shinra, Inc. president, Rufus, asking him for protection from a mysterious man named Kadaj. Kadaj, in the meantime, along with his brothers Loz and Yazoo, are searching for their "mother", and seem to believe that Cloud knows where to find her. Meanwhile, Vincent Valentine has been wandering the planet gathering information on Kadaj's scheme, and Cloud and his friends must come together again to fight these new enemies. (Read More)

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Final Destination 3 (2006)

Final Destination 3 (2006)

When Wendy Christensen has a vision of an accident on the roller coaster, resulting in her and her friends' deaths, she instantly begins to panic and gets off the ride, causing a few of her friends to get off as well. The remaining friends, including Wendy's boyfriend, are stuck on the roller coaste…r and find themselves involved in the accident. With death waiting around the corner, Wendy and Kevin Fischer must try and work out death's plan, before they and the remaining survivors end up dead. (Read More)

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ride
roller coaster
fan
female nudity
blood
violence
sequel
female frontal nudity
dancing
photograph
explosion
surprise ending
panties
fire
…
dream
blood splatter
horse
car accident
blonde
shot in the head
computer
camera
falling from height
car crash
voyeur
manhattan new york city
decapitation
cleavage
video camera
ambulance
impalement
subway
severed head
scantily clad female
third part
person on fire
electrocution
mini skirt
scream
skeleton
convertible
gym
tragic event
rat
obscene finger gesture
fireworks
girl in panties
pickup truck
wolf
burned alive
no panties
heavy rain
loss of friend
fate
crushed to death
cannon
nipple
amusement park
exploding head
panties pulled down
shadow
trailer
characters killed one by one
fortune teller
world trade center manhattan new york city
pigeon
torso cut in half
goth
graduation
hysteria
cremation
pink panties
blue panties
thong panties
premonition
ferris wheel
kite
locked door
crushed head
coincidence
warning
jock
death of boyfriend
burnt body
clue
acoustic guitar
theme park
scare
goth girl
scythe
immolation
extreme
tarot card
forklift
sign
no survivors
nail gun
digital camera
bodily dismemberment
grave side ceremony
dead teenager
helium balloon
loss of boyfriend
freak accident
sparkler
lifting weights
train crash
wind chime
hand camera
tanning bed
drive thru
cannonball
football practice
horseshoe
alternate ending
vision of the future
dizziness
train derailment
flipping a coin
tanning salon
desk bell
sparks
narrow escape
forge
slurping
popping balloon
soccer practice
apprehension
foreshadow
gust of wind
honking a horn
runaway vehicle
visible thong straps
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Escape Plan (2013)

Escape Plan (2013)

Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He… needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars. (Read More)

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phone booth
person
author
letter
blood
violence
flashback
two word title
bare chested male
fight
cigarette smoking
explosion
knife
chase
surprise ending
…
pistol
fire
cell phone
shootout
beating
corpse
shot to death
blood splatter
fistfight
machine gun
shot in the chest
shot in the head
shotgun
rescue
slow motion scene
punched in the face
arrest
brawl
held at gunpoint
hand to hand combat
interrogation
handcuffs
shot in the back
f word
subjective camera
foot chase
gay slur
flashlight
strangulation
axe
disguise
basketball
prisoner
stabbed in the chest
tied to a chair
map
exploding car
no opening credits
one man army
drawing
double cross
underwater scene
shot in the leg
shot in the forehead
binoculars
character repeating someone else's dialogue
person on fire
electrocution
pay phone
character's point of view camera shot
undercover
shot in the shoulder
injection
neck breaking
threatened with a knife
mercenary
ex convict
shot in the arm
silencer
subtitled scene
freeze frame
machismo
falling down stairs
burned alive
head butt
hypodermic needle
shot in the stomach
sociopath
security camera
jail cell
walkie talkie
false identity
masked man
full moon
prison guard
flood
explosive
dual wield
power outage
new orleans louisiana
punched in the stomach
falling to death
miami florida
escape attempt
stabbed in the leg
assault rifle
wisecrack humor
e mail
undercover agent
convict
raised middle finger
lasersight
firefighter
tracking device
close up of eyes
satellite
shot through a window
blood on camera lens
cia agent
praying
face mask
bag over head
cafeteria
twist ending
computer cracker
female spy
colorado
female lawyer
computer hacker
morocco
stabbed in the shoulder
car set on fire
high tech
airfield
psychological torture
cockney accent
prison warden
solitary confinement
finger gun
slow motion action scene
prison riot
escaped prisoner
gas grenade
planning
uh 1 huey helicopter
reference to allah
gun fight
waterboarding
cargo ship
maximum security prison
prison gang
escape plan
reference to houdini
hit with a wrench
misdirection
tasered
climbing a ladder
chocolate milk
suture
reference to the three musketeers
injected in neck
sadistic warden
keypad
diversionary tactic
firing guns from both hands
security expert
motion detector
sextant
locked in a car
morpho butterfly
transponder
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Hummingbird (2013)

Hummingbird (2013)

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phone booth
answering machine
news report
letter
violence
one word title
flashback
male rear nudity
bare chested male
fight
photograph
title spoken by character
explosion
party
knife
…
chase
surprise ending
pistol
beating
corpse
shot to death
fistfight
machine gun
shot in the chest
punched in the face
camera
written by director
brawl
vomiting
hand to hand combat
animal in title
hallucination
british
revolver
f word
foot chase
death of friend
montage
throat slitting
mixed martial arts
nun
anti hero
shot in the leg
on the run
organized crime
character repeating someone else's dialogue
beaten to death
fugitive
kicked in the face
shot in the shoulder
premarital sex
threatened with a knife
shot in the arm
ballet
newspaper headline
subtitled scene
crime boss
shaving
supermarket
head butt
looking at oneself in a mirror
scene during opening credits
red dress
exploding building
chef
irish
sadomasochism
art gallery
street life
thug
haunted by the past
switchblade
punched in the stomach
falling to death
post traumatic stress disorder
afghanistan
special forces
punched in the chest
dark hero
assault rifle
body landing on a car
tuxedo
barbecue
loner
looking at self in mirror
broken arm
vodka
human trafficking
bag of money
assumed identity
armored car
child molestation
drunken man
sexual violence
drone
young version of character
convent
triad
banker
man punching a woman
hanged man
money laundering
pizza delivery
briton abroad
bird in title
facial scar
righteous rage
cockney accent
555 phone number
pizza delivery boy
pretending to be gay
money falling through the air
ex special forces
homeless woman
kicked in the chest
gymnast
enforcer
thrown from height
fish market
playing against type
awol
afghanistan veteran
soup kitchen
hummingbird
soho london
thrown from a rooftop
female crime boss
sex with nun
aerial reconnaissance
helmand province afghanistan
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Zodiac (2007) is one of the best movies like The Infernal Machine (2022)

Zodiac (2007)

A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. We follow the investigators and reporters in this lightly fictionalized account of the true 1970's case as they search for the murderer, becoming obsessed with the case. Based on Robert Graysmith's boo…k, the movie's focus is the lives and careers of the detectives and newspaper people. (Read More)

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phone booth
letters
case
puzzle
shooting
letter
blood
violence
one word title
interview
gun
cigarette smoking
photograph
title spoken by character
pistol
…
based on true story
telephone call
based on book
shot to death
underwear
blood splatter
shot in the chest
shot in the head
watching tv
camera
drink
arrest
painting
book
rifle
bomb
running
birthday
dead body
interrogation
cafe
reporter
halloween
newspaper
flashlight
journalist
wine
california
stabbing
montage
bridge
stabbed to death
diner
stabbed in the chest
child abuse
judge
man with glasses
child in peril
search
pantyhose
coffee
pain
flash forward
confession
park
stabbed in the back
prologue
screaming
fbi
pay phone
christmas tree
stalking
cross
witness
basement
election
tied up
obscene finger gesture
fireworks
cia
newspaper headline
maniac
pickup truck
rope
tv news
waiter
female stockinged legs
drag queen
what happened to epilogue
tape recorder
woman with glasses
stabbed in the stomach
watching a movie
movie theater
wristwatch
dead woman
picnic
masked man
slave
mental institution
crime scene
target practice
attorney
manhunt
time lapse photography
women's prison
pedophile
dead man
rainstorm
marital separation
note
housekeeper
briefcase
police inspector
brushing teeth
masked killer
newspaper clipping
framed for murder
psycho killer
female stockinged feet
dead girl
car trouble
mysterious man
porn magazine
gardening
bag over head
pedophilia
shot in the neck
gloves
scene before opening credits
true crime
blind date
tv commercial
homicidal maniac
governor
trailer home
squirrel
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cookie
trailer park
radio show
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code
post office
mailman
fourth of july
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golden gate bridge
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shooting range
talking while driving
headache
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scrapbook
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hardware store
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driver's license
happy birthday
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animal cage
false confession
oakland california
double murder
firing range
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woman stabbed
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door lock
radio talk show
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sacramento california
unknown killer
chiropractor
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fax
bloodstain
alphabet
code breaking
handwriting
boy scouts
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sleeping on couch
library book
television station
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drive in restaurant
police psychologist
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postal service
department of motor vehicles
highway patrolman
mailroom
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film canister
film projectionist
gun for hire
transamerica pyramid
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door key
multiple suspects
overhead projector
due process
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latent homosexuality
modesto california
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sociology of film
photo enlargement
santa rosa california
handwriting analysis
riverside california
san francisco chronicle the newspaper
san francisco examiner the newspaper
school desk
sociology student
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88 Minutes (2007)

88 Minutes (2007)

In Seattle, the successful forensic psychiatrist and college professor Jack Gramm is in evidence since he was responsible for the condemnation of the serial killer Jon Forster, influencing the jury to sentence him to the death row. Jon accuses Jack of manipulation, inducing one witness and sister of… one of his victims to testify against him. On the eve of Jon's execution, Jack receives a phone call telling him that he has only eighty-eight minutes of life, while a killer is copycatting Jon, killing women with the same "modus-operandi" and is investigated by Seattle Slayer Task Force. With the support of associate Shelly Barnes, an FBI agent, his friend Frank Parks, and his assistant Kim Cummings, Jack investigates some weird and problematic students, a security guard of the campus and the woman with whom he had one night stand. (Read More)

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number in title
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interview
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gun
female rear nudity
dancing
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title spoken by character
explosion
lesbian kiss
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panties
pistol
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fire
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corpse
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watching tv
computer
cat
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bomb
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dead body
college
classroom
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flashlight
bra
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ambulance
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exploding car
judge
trial
search
latex gloves
flash forward
confession
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fbi
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product placement
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university
court
manipulation
american flag
pursuit
suspicion
die hard scenario
handgun
class
obscene finger gesture
twin
newspaper headline
rope
tv news
falling down stairs
breaking and entering
fbi agent
loss of loved one
buttocks
nosebleed
videotape
psychologist
female tied up
parking garage
rapist
dead woman
milk
clock
celebration
burglar
rap music
burglary
chaos
death threat
evacuation
frame up
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one day
suspect
dead woman with eyes open
smoke
framed for murder
seattle washington
laptop computer
fireman
break in
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lecture
alarm
jury
spreadeagle
hanging upside down
tape recording
listening to a radio
scalpel
death row
cookie
scene of the crime
kite
dna
wrongful conviction
porsche
loss of sister
forgery
college campus
time for title
woman shot
overhead camera shot
capital punishment
black cat
radio news
twin sister
groupie
doorman
pet cat
package
gag
real time
video cassette
tear on cheek
stairwell
personal assistant
apple computer
tortured to death
seaplane
university professor
pocket knife
television broadcast
fire engine
forensics
lethal injection
loud music
walking in the rain
escort service
count down
driving in the rain
kite flying
search warrant
guilty verdict
bomb threat
free will
dead sister
dictaphone
cry for help
electric toothbrush
listening to a car radio
blackberry
reference to jeffrey dahmer
reference to ted bundy
task force
call for help
conference room
stegosaurus
copycat murder
missing pet
sleepmask
university campus
milk and cookies
pinwheel
see through blouse
bomb scare
burgundy
seattle space needle
reference to msnbc
apple laptop
forensic psychologist
pulley
riding motorcycle
cellular phone trace
overhead projector
smashed car windshield
bluetooth
chocolate chip cookie
perrier water
block and tackle
hydroplane
suspicious package
american flag lapel pin
checking one's watch
delayed execution
ladder truck
phone trace
walther p99
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Now You See Me (2013)

Now You See Me (2013)

Four magicians each answer a mysterious summons to an obscure address with secrets inside. A year later, they are the Four Horsemen, big time stage illusionists who climax their sold out Las Vegas show with a bank apparently robbed for real. This puts agents Dylan Rhodes of the FBI and Alma Dray of …Interpol on the case to find out how they did it. However, this mystery proves difficult to solve even with the insights of the professional illusion exposer, Thaddeus Bradley. What follows is a bizarre investigation where nothing is what it seems with illusions, dark secrets and hidden agendas galore as all involved are reminded of a great truth in this puzzle: the closer you look, the less you see. (Read More)

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machine gun
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watching tv
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brawl
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handcuffs
criminal
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flashlight
disguise
mansion
bridge
four word title
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underwater scene
talking to the camera
on the run
key
fbi
product placement
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bank
bracelet
injection
threat
bank robbery
las vegas nevada
obscene finger gesture
fireworks
reference to william shakespeare
casino
newspaper headline
claim in title
fireplace
warehouse
hypodermic needle
performance
security camera
jail cell
magician
fbi agent
hammer
swat team
impersonation
barefoot male
faked death
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millionaire
new orleans louisiana
hypnosis
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safe
con artist
rose
hologram
knife throwing
tied feet
barefoot female
chain
ferry
mannequin
teleportation
female detective
arrogance
media coverage
tracking device
stage show
magic trick
pickpocket
junkyard
scheme
secret society
camera shot of bare feet
fish tank
masturbation reference
police interrogation
kiss on the lips
hypnotism
locked door
overturning car
first person title
reference to shakespeare's romeo and juliet
carousel
cash
seductive behavior
spoon
invitation
private jet
merry go round
wet clothes
car rollover
crime investigation
ego
feet on table
swindle
wiretapping
pointing a gun at someone
secret room
federal agent
seductive woman
tarot card
card trick
money falling through the air
bank vault
bank heist
interpol
passive aggressive behavior
fairground
hundred dollar bill
illusionist
passive aggressive woman
woman in bra
armored truck
piranha
padlock
frenchwoman
mardi gras
distraction
sledge hammer
fake blood
counting money
stage magician
playing card
sponsor
white rabbit
interrogation room
vacuum
magician's assistant
lock pick
benefactor
money counting
blackmailer
hypnotist
jackhammer
woman hits man
abandoned apartment
money transfer
private plane
professional rivalry
white rose
magic act
misdirection
fbi investigation
garbage disposal
pile of money
resisting arrest
twenty dollar bill
criminal as protagonist
frenchman abroad
secret plan
burning evidence
handcuffed together
stolen wallet
dupe
garbage chute
street magician
reference to warren beatty
sleight of hand
locked in a cell
multiple protagonists
ping pong ball
chased by police
escape from handcuffs
post hypnotic suggestion
commandeered vehicle
reference to david copperfield
stage act
balloon animal
one year later
shakedown
arrogant woman
new colleague
news helicopter
mentalist
wife hits husband
frenchwoman abroad
handcuffed to something
interpol agent
wild goose chase
female investigator
street entertainer
card sailing
cold reading
oversized check
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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) is one of the best movies like The Infernal Machine (2022)

The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

While attending a medical conference in Paris, American physician Dr. Ben McKenna, his wife, retired musical theater actress and singer Jo McKenna nee Conway, and their adolescent son Hank McKenna decide to take a side trip to among other places Marrekesh, French Morocco. With a knife plunged into h…is back, Frenchman Louis Bernard, who the family met earlier in their bus ride into Marrakesh and who is now masquerading as an Arab, approaches Ben, cryptically whispering into Ben's ears that there will be an attempted assassination in London of a statesman, this news whispered just before Bernard dies. Ben is reluctant to provide any information of this news to the authorities because concurrently Hank is kidnapped by British couple, Edward and Lucy Drayton, who also befriended the McKennas in Marrakesh and who probably have taken Hank out of the country back to England. Whoever the unknown people the Draytons are working for have threatened to kill Hank if Ben divulges any information told to him by Bernard. With what little information they have on hand, Ben and Jo head to London to try and thwart the assassination attempt and more importantly find an alive and safe Hank. Scotland Yard is aware of some pieces to the puzzle, including the fact that Bernard was a French secret service agent and that there will be an assassination attempt on someone. They and the McKennas will have to work together as they hit a diplomatic roadblock, one that may be overcome with a special Jo Con… (Read More)

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Dial M For Murder (1954)

Dial M For Murder (1954)

In London, wealthy Margot Mary Wendice had a brief love affair with the American writer Mark Halliday while her husband and professional tennis player Tony Wendice was on a tennis tour. Tony quits playing to dedicate to his wife and finds a regular job. She decides to give him a second chance for th…eir marriage. When Mark arrives from America to visit the couple, Margot tells him that she had destroyed all his letters but one that was stolen. Subsequently she was blackmailed, but she had never retrieved the stolen letter. Tony arrives home, claims that he needs to work and asks Margot to go with Mark to the theater. Meanwhile Tony calls Captain Lesgate (aka Charles Alexander Swann who studied with him at college) and blackmails him to murder his wife, so that he can inherit her fortune. But there is no perfect crime, and things do not work as planned. (Read More)

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camera
drink
lie
dead body
telephone
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flashlight
strangulation
stabbing
false accusation
judge
trial
cigar smoking
confession
attempted murder
smoking
stabbed in the back
key
pay phone
debt
cover up
evil man
ex convict
newspaper headline
tea
fireplace
breaking and entering
stealing
fraud
blockbuster
wristwatch
woman in jeopardy
shoes
unfaithful wife
3 dimensional
scissors
frame up
evidence
deceit
tuxedo
cane
pier
briefcase
trophy
police inspector
newspaper clipping
pipe smoking
director cameo
dinner party
imperative in title
gloves
last will and testament
picture
staircase
self defense
mind game
newspaper article
wrongful conviction
murder of wife
orchestral music score
capital punishment
inspector
handbag
villain arrested
blanket
flash camera
overhead shot
martini
stabbed with scissors
nightgown
court martial
glasgow scotland
liverpool
alibi
tennis player
alias
single set production
raincoat
ocean liner
brussels belgium
drinking wine
planting evidence
false accusation of murder
aspirin
deliberate cruelty
looking through a window
reading newspaper
cambridge university
fortune hunter
dog racing
wimbledon
former athlete
stag party
television writer
buying a car
destroying evidence
scissor
group photo
based on tv movie
selling a car
neck scarf
plot to murder wife
wiping off fingerprints
brixton
chelsea
home secretary
secret from wife
london bobby
queen mary the ocean liner
wainscoting
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The Conversation (1974)

The Conversation (1974)

Harry Caul is a devout Catholic and a lover of jazz music who plays his saxophone while listening to his jazz records. He is a San Francisco-based electronic surveillance expert who owns and operates his own small surveillance business. He is renowned within the profession as being the best, one who… designs and constructs his own surveillance equipment. He is an intensely private and solitary man in both his personal and professional life, which especially irks Stan, his business associate who often feels shut out of what is happening with their work. This privacy, which includes not letting anyone into his apartment and always telephoning his clients from pay phones is, in part, intended to control what happens around him. His and Stan's latest job (a difficult one) is to record the private discussion of a young couple meeting in crowded and noisy Union Square. The arrangement with his client, known only to him as "the director", is to provide the audio recording of the discussion and photographs of the couple directly to him alone in return for payment. Based on circumstances with the director's assistant, Martin Stett, and what Harry ultimately hears on the recording, Harry believes that the lives of the young couple are in jeopardy. Harry used to be detached from what he recorded, but is now concerned ever since the deaths of three people that were the direct result of a previous audio recording he made for another job. Harry not only has to decide if he will turn the rec… (Read More)

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Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Based upon a real-life story that happened in the early seventies in which the Chase Manhattan Bank in Gravesend, Brooklyn, was held siege by a bank robber determined to steal enough money for his male lover to undergo a sex change operation. On a hot summer afternoon, the First Savings Bank of Broo…klyn is held up by Sonny and Sal, two down-and-out characters. Although the bank manager and female tellers agree not to interfere with the robbery, Sonny finds that there's actually nothing much to steal, as most of the cash has been picked up for the day. Sonny then gets an unexpected phone call from Police Captain Moretti, who tells him the place is surrounded by the city's entire police force. Having few options under the circumstances, Sonny nervously bargains with Moretti, demanding safe escort to the airport and a plane out of the country in return for the bank employees' safety. (Read More)

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