31 Best Movies Like Prisoners ...

31 Best Movies Like Prisoners ...

If you liked this film , you will for sure love these too! In this selection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Mystic River (2003)

2h 18m Thriller Crime Drama Mystery

The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

2. Se7en (1995)

2h 7m Crime Mystery Thriller

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

3. Zodiac (2007)

2h 37m Crime Drama Mystery Thriller

The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for three men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

4. Gone Girl (2014)

2h 29m Mystery Thriller Drama

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.

5. Nightcrawler (2014)

1h 58m Crime Drama Thriller

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

6. Gone Baby Gone (2007)

1h 53m Crime Drama Mystery

When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons - they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Kenzie and Gennaro face drug dealers, gangs and pedophiles. When they are about to solve the case, they are faced with a moral dilemma that tears them apart.

7. Insomnia (2002)

1h 58m Crime Mystery Thriller

Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.

8. Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

1h 49m Drama Crime Thriller

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.

9. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

2h 38m Thriller Crime Mystery Drama

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

10. Blue Ruin (2013)

1h 31m Crime Thriller

When the quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news, he sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. However, he proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

11. Changeling (2008)

2h 21m Crime Drama Mystery

Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.

12. The Girl on the Train (2016)

1h 52m Crime Drama Mystery Thriller

Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.

13. Wind River (2017)

1h 47m Crime Drama Mystery Thriller

An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.

14. The Captive (2014)

1h 52m Drama Thriller Crime

Eight years after the disappearance of Cassandra, some disturbing incidents seem to indicate that she's still alive. Police, parents and Cassandra herself, will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance.

15. Sicario (2015)

2h 2m Action Crime Thriller

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

16. Horsemen (2009)

1h 30m Crime Drama Horror Mystery Thriller

A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

17. Shutter Island (2010)

2h 18m Drama Thriller Mystery

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

18. Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

1h 51m Crime Drama Mystery Thriller

A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.

19. 8MM (1999)

2h 3m Thriller Crime Mystery

A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, he relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate of a complete stranger. As his work turns into obsession, he drifts farther and farther away from his wife, family and simple life as a small-town PI.

20. The Pledge (2001)

2h 3m Crime Drama Mystery Thriller

A police chief about to retire pledges to help a woman find her daughter's killer.

21. Disturbia (2007)

1h 45m Thriller Drama Mystery

Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't come back out. Kale and his friends, Ronnie and Ashley, start to grow more and more interested in what is actually happening within the house of Robert Turner.

22. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

1h 59m Crime Drama Thriller Horror

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

23. Mr. Brooks (2007)

2h Crime Thriller

A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.

24. Solace (2015)

1h 41m Thriller Crime Mystery

A psychic doctor, John Clancy, works with an FBI special agent in search of a serial killer.

25. A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)

1h 54m Crime Drama Mystery Thriller

Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

26. Edge of Darkness (2010)

1h 57m Crime Drama Mystery Thriller

As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to uncover the disturbing secrets surrounding her murder, including corporate corruption, government collusion and Emma's own mysterious life.

27. The Prestige (2006)

2h 10m Drama Mystery Thriller

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

28. Suspect Zero (2004)

1h 39m Crime Thriller

A killer is on the loose, and an FBI agent sifts through clues and learns that the bloodthirsty felon's victims of choice are other serial killers.

29. Taking Lives (2004)

1h 43m Action Crime Mystery Thriller Drama

Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is a museum employee who might be the killer's only eyewitness.

30. The Frozen Ground (2013)

1h 45m Thriller Crime

An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.

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