28 Best Movies Like Gone Girl (2014)

If you enjoyed Gone Girl we recommend 28 similar movies: The Girl on the Train, Nightcrawler, Before I Go to Sleep, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, White Bird in a Blizzard, Trance, Prisoners, Side Effects, The Best Offer, The Body, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Hidden Face, All Good Things, Changeling, Revolutionary Road, Zodiac, Fracture, Gone Baby Gone, Tell No One, Butterfly on a Wheel, The Life of David Gale, Insomnia, What Lies Beneath, Double Jeopardy, The Game, Basic Instinct, Sleeping with the Enemy, Fatal Attraction
GenreThriller, detective, Drama, crime
CastHaley Bennett, Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson
DirectorTate Taylor
A recent divorcée fantasizes about a couple whose house she passes each day on her commuter train ride. Soon, she becomes entangled in a mystery involving not only the couple, but her former husband and his new family.
GenreAction, Thriller, crime
CastJake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed
DirectorDan Gilroy
A young man stumbles upon the underground world of L.A. freelance crime journalism. Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is not having much luck with his job search. After witnessing an accident, he quickly finds himself caught up in the underground and nocturnal world of freelance crime journalism, scouring Los Angeles for gruesome crime-scene footage. Lou becomes entranced with this world and quickly progresses in the field, even beating the police to crime scenes. However, he begins taking risky liberties—including moving bodies to get a better shot. He finds himself in trouble with the law when he is accused of withholding information from the police in order to catch a murderer himself.
GenreThriller, detective, Drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France, Sweden
CastNicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong
DirectorRowan Joffé
A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
GenreThriller, crime, Action
CastMickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin
DirectorRobert Rodriguez, Frank Miller
It's one of those hot nights, dry and windless. The kind that makes people do sweaty, secret things. Dwight (Clive Owen) is thinking of all the ways he's screwed up and what he'd give for one clear chance to wipe the slate clean, to dig his way out of the numb gray hell that is his life. And he'd give anything. Just to cut loose. Just to feel the fire. One more time.
GenreThriller, Drama, detective
CountryUSA, France
CastShailene Woodley, Eva Green, Christopher Meloni
DirectorGregg Araki
Late 1980s. Kat Connors (Shailene Woodley) is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve (Eva Green), a beautiful, enigmatic, and haunted woman, disappears—just as Kat is discovering and relishing her newfound sexuality. Having lived for so long in a stifled, emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother’s absence and certainly doesn’t blame her doormat of a father, Brock (Christopher Meloni), for the loss. In fact, it’s almost a relief. But as time passes, Kat begins to come to grips with how deeply Eve’s disappearance has affected her.
GenreThriller, Drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CastJames McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, Rosario Dawson
DirectorDanny Boyle
Simon (James McAvoy), a fine-art auctioneer, joins a gang of thieves led by Franck (Vincent Cassel) to steal a priceless Goya painting. During the heist Simon suffers a head injury and awakes with no memory of where he hid the artwork. When torture and physical threats fail to break through his amnesia, Franck hires a hypnotherapist named Elizabeth (Rosario Dawson) to find the answer. But as Elizabeth probes the recesses of Simon's mind, the lines between truth and deceit start to blur.
GenreThriller, Drama, crime, detective
CastHugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis
DirectorDenis Villeneuve
Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) faces a parent's worst nightmare when his 6-year-old daughter, Anna, and her friend go missing. The only lead is an old motorhome that had been parked on their street. The head of the investigation, Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal), arrests the driver (Paul Dano), but a lack of evidence forces Loki to release his only suspect. Dover, knowing that his daughter's life is at stake, decides that he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands.
GenreThriller, Drama, crime
CastJude Law, Rooney Mara, Catherine Zeta-Jones
DirectorSteven Soderbergh
For four years, Emily Taylor (Rooney Mara) has awaited the release of her husband, Martin (Channing Tatum), from being imprisoned for insider trading. Finally, Martin comes home, but Emily feels just as bad as she did when he was incarcerated, and she sinks into a deep depression. After her failed suicide attempt, psychiatrist Jonathan Banks (Jude Law) prescribes a series of medications. When those don't work, he gives Emily a new medication -- but the drug leads to ruined lives and death.
GenreThriller, melodrama, Drama
CastGeoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Sylvia Hoeks
DirectorGiuseppe Tornatore
Virgil Oldman (Geoffrey Rush), the director of an esteemed auction house, falls in love with a reclusive young heiress. After he shows her his priceless collection of portraits, she soon disappears with all of his paintings.
GenreThriller, detective
CastJosé Coronado (в титрах: Jose Coronado), Hugo Silva, Belén Rueda
DirectorOriol Paulo
A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman. The producers of The Orphanage and Julia’s Eyes hand the control of this vibrant thriller over to the screenwriter for Julia’s Eyes.
GenreThriller, Drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Sweden, Norway
CastDaniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer
DirectorDavid Fincher
Disgraced financial reporter Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig) finds a chance to redeem his honor after being hired by wealthy Swedish industrialist Henrik Vanger (Christopher Plummer) to solve the 40-year-old murder of Vanger's niece, Harriet. Vanger believes that Harriet was killed by a member of his own family. Eventually joining Blomkvist on his dangerous quest for the truth is Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara), an unusual but ingenious investigator whose fragile trust is not easily won.
GenreThriller, Drama, detective
CountryColombia, Spain
CastClara Lago, Quim Gutiérrez, Martina García
DirectorAndrés Baiz
The Hidden Face is a psychological thriller that displays and analyzes the basic instincts, feelings of guilt, betrayal and fear that love can bring. The film opens with Adrian (Quim Gutierrez), a young orchestra conductor, viewing a video of his girlfriend, Belen (Clara Lago) telling him she is leaving him. Adrian becomes distraught. While drinking away his sorrows at a bar, he meets Fabiana (Martina Garcia) and they have a relationship where Fabiana moves into the house that Adrian was sharing with Belen. Adrian becomes a suspect in the disappearance of Belen, however, the investigators can find no evidence of Adrian's involvement in Belen's disappearance.
GenreThriller, Drama, melodrama, crime, detective
CastRyan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella
DirectorAndrew Jarecki
Inspired by the most notorious missing person’s case in New York history, ALL GOOD THINGS is a love story and murder mystery set against the backdrop of a New York real estate dynasty in the 1980s. Produced and directed by Andrew Jarecki (director of the Academy Award-nominated doc Capturing the Friedmans and producer of Catfish), the film was inspired by the story of Robert Durst, scion of the wealthy Durst family. Mr. Durst was suspected for killing his wife Kathie who disappeared in 1982.
GenreThriller, Drama, detective, history
CastAngelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan
DirectorClint Eastwood
In 1928 Los Angeles, single mother Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie) arrives home to find her son, Walter, gone. Five months later her prayers are answered when Walter is found in Illinois. But to Christine's horror, the boy who steps off the train is not her son. Authorities vehemently dispute Christine's claim, and her one ally is a clergyman (John Malkovich) who sees the case as his chance to expose corruption in the Los Angeles Police Department and government.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastKate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kathy Bates
DirectorSam Mendes
Frank (Leonardo DiCaprio) and April Wheeler (Kate Winslet) always see themselves as far-removed from the conventionality of suburbia. Yet that is exactly what creeps up on them when they buy a house in Connecticut. He toils 10 hours a day in a job he hates, while she, as a 1950s homemaker, yearns for fulfillment and passion. Rebelling against the torpor of their lives, the couple plan an escape that may push them to their limits.
GenreThriller, Drama, crime, detective, history
CastJake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards
DirectorDavid Fincher
In the late 1960s and 1970s, fear grips the city of San Francisco as a serial killer called Zodiac stalks its residents. Investigators (Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards) and reporters (Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr.) become obsessed with learning the killer's identity and bringing him to justice. Meanwhile, Zodiac claims victim after victim and taunts the authorities with cryptic messages, cyphers and menacing phone calls.
GenreThriller, Drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
CastAnthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn
DirectorGregory Hoblit
Willy Beachum (Ryan Gosling), a hotshot prosecutor, is about to leave his post for a lucrative job at a private law firm when his boss (David Strathairn) hands him a seemingly open-and-shut case. Ted Crawford (Anthony Hopkins) tried to kill his wife with a shot to the head and is defending himself in court. All hope for a quick and easy trial fly out the door when Ted proves to be a more cunning and devious adversary than Willy anticipates.
GenreThriller, Drama, crime, detective
CastCasey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan, Morgan Freeman
DirectorBen Affleck
Gone Baby Gone is a crime thriller adapted and directed by Ben Affleck, set in Boston, and based on the novel of the same title by Dennis Lehane. It stars Casey Affleck and Michelle Monaghan, as Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, two private investigators hunting for an abducted 4-year-old girl in the Boston neighborhood of Dorchester. Ed Harris and John Ashton play two detectives, and Morgan Freeman plays Police Chief Jack Doyle. Dorchester native and Boston underground rapper Slaine plays Kenzie and Gennaro's close friend and drug dealing gun runner Bubba Rogowski.
GenreThriller, Drama, crime, detective
CastFrançois Cluzet, Marie-Josée Croze, André Dussollier
DirectorGuillaume Canet
The pediatrician Alexandre Beck misses his beloved wife Margot Beck, who was brutally murdered eight years ago and he was the prime suspect. When two bodies are found near where the corpse of Margot was dumped, the police reopen the case and Alex becomes suspect again. The mystery increases when Alex receives an e-mail that appears to be from Margot...
GenreThriller, Drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
CastPierce Brosnan, Maria Bello, Gerard Butler
DirectorMike Barker
Neil Warner (Gerard Butler) and Abby (Maria Bello) have the perfect life and a perfect marriage. With their beautiful young daughter, Sophie, they are living the American dream... until today. When Sophie is suddenly kidnapped, they have no choice but to comply with the abductors demands. The kidnapper - Tom Ryan (Pierce Brosnan), a cold and calculating sociopath takes over their lives with the brutal efficiency of someone who has nothing to lose. In the blink of an eye Neil and Abby's safe and secure existence is turned upside down. Over the next twenty four hours they are at the mercy of a man who wants only one thing. That they do his bidding. It soon becomes clear that Ryan's demands are all the more terrifying... because he doesn't want their money. What he wants is for Neil and Abbyís life, the life that they have built over 10 years, to be systematically dismantled and destroyed. Piece by piece.
GenreThriller, Drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
CastKevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney
DirectorAlan Parker
David Gale (Kevin Spacey) is a man who has tried hard to live by his principles but in a bizarre twist of fate, this devoted father, popular professor and respected death penalty opponent finds himself on Death Row for the rape and murder of fellow activist Constance Hallaway (Laura Linney). With only three days before his scheduled execution, Gale agrees to give reporter Bitsey Bloom (Kate Winslet) the exclusive interview she's been chasing.
GenreThriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CastAl Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank
DirectorChristopher Nolan
From acclaimed director Chris Nolan ("Memento") comes the story of a veteran police detective (Al Pacino) who is sent to a small Alaskan town to investigate the murder of a teenage girl. Forced into a psychological game of cat-and-mouse by the primary suspect (Robin Williams), events escalate and the detective finds his own stability dangerously threatened.
GenreHorror, Thriller, Drama, detective
CastMichelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Diana Scarwid
DirectorRobert Zemeckis
It had been a year since Dr. Norman Spencer (Harrison Ford) betrayed his beautiful wife Claire (Michelle Pfeiffer). But with Claire oblivious to the truth, Norman's life and marriage seem so perfect that when Claire tells him of hearing mysterious voices and seeing a young woman's image in their home, he dismisses her terror as delusion. Claire moves closer to the truth and it becomes clear that this apparition will not be dismissed, and has come back for Dr. Spencer and his beautiful wife.
GenreThriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada
CastAshley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood
DirectorBruce Beresford
Libby Parsons is happily married to Nick and has a wonderful son, Matty. One day while spending the night on their boat, Libby wakes up and finds Nick gone and blood all over the boat and a bloody knife. When an investigation begins, it's discovered that Nick was financial trouble and had a two million dollar insurance policy. Though claims that she knew nothing about it, she would be convicted and sent to prison. She entrusts Matty to her friend, Angela and it's during one of her calls to Matty that she learns that Nick is alive. And she also learns that since she's already been convicted of killing Nick already, she can kill him and not be charged. After seven she's paroled and placed in the custody of Travis, a parole officer.
GenreThriller, Drama, detective, adventure
CastMichael Douglas, Sean Penn, Deborah Kara Unger
DirectorDavid Fincher
Nicholas Van Orton (Michael Douglas) is a successful banker who keeps mostly to himself. When his estranged brother Conrad (Sean Penn) returns on his birthday with an odd gift -- participation in a personalized, real-life game -- Nicholas reluctantly accepts. Initially harmless, the game grows increasingly personal, and Orton begins to fear for his life as he eludes agents from the mysterious game's organizers. With no one left to trust and his money gone, Orton must find answers for himself.
GenreThriller, Drama, detective
CountryFrance, USA
CastMichael Douglas, George Dzundza
DirectorPaul Verhoeven
The mysterious Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone), a beautiful crime novelist, becomes a suspect when she is linked to the brutal death of a rock star. Investigated by homicide detective Nick Curran (Michael Douglas), Catherine seduces him into an intense relationship. Meanwhile, the murder case becomes increasingly complicated when more seemingly connected deaths occur and Nick's psychologist and lover, Beth Garner (Jeanne Tripplehorn), appears to be another suspect.
GenreThriller, Drama, crime
CastJulia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson
DirectorJoseph Ruben
A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
GenreHorror, Thriller, Drama, melodrama
CastMichael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer
DirectorAdrian Lyne
The main character of the movie Dan Gallagher has a wonderful family, he loves his wife and daughter, they never quarrel and Dan believes that he is lucky to have such a wife. However, like any man, Dan doesn’t deny himself the pleasure of having a little affair to relax. Recently the man is relentlessly drawn to a woman named Alex Forrest. One day his wife decides to visit her friends, takes their daughter and leaves for two days.