Top 10 awesome movies like The Absent One that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Absent One and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Mikkel Nørgaard, Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Fares Fares . Here goes the list -

  1. Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes
  2. Red Road
  3. The Outsider
  4. The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  5. The Quarry
  6. Evidence
  7. Mystery Road
  8. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  9. Mad Detective
  10. You Were Never Really Here
  1. Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes

    Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes

    Police inspector Carl Mørck is put in charge of a department of cold cases, joined only by his assistant, Assad. They dig into a case about a disappeared woman.

    This movie, created by Mikkel Nørgaard, Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Per Scheel Krüger, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime | Mystery

    You can watch this on Directv.

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  2. Red Road

    Red Road

    Jackie works as a CCTV operator. Each day she watches over a small part of the world, protecting the people living their lives under her gaze. One day a man appears on her monitor, a man she thought she would never see again, a man she never wanted to see again. Now she has no choice, she is compelled to confront him.

    This movie, created by Andrea Arnold, Kate Dickie and Tony Curran, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Mystery | Drama

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  3. The Outsider

    The Outsider

    An epic set in post-WWII Japan and centered on an American former G.I. who joins the yakuza.

    This movie, created by Martin Zandvliet, Jared Leto and Tadanobu Asano, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Mystery | Drama

    You can watch this on Netflix.

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  4. The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

    This movie, created by Yorgos Lanthimos, Barry G. Bernson and Herb Caillouet, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Mystery | Drama

    You can watch this on Netflix and Hoopla.

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  5. The Quarry

    The Quarry

    A drifter (Shea Whigham) kills a traveling preacher and takes his place at a small-town church, but the police chief (Michael Shannon) suspects foul play.

    This movie, created by Scott Teems, Bruno Bichir and Shea Whigham, scores 5.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Thriller

    You can watch this on Directv.

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  6. Evidence

    Evidence

    A detective hunts down a killer using video footage shot by the victims of a massacre at an abandoned gas station.

    This movie, created by Olatunde Osunsanmi, Torrey DeVitto and Caitlin Stasey, scores 5.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime | Mystery

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video, Hoopla and Tubi Tv.

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  7. Mystery Road

    Mystery Road

    An indigenous detective returns to the Outback to investigate the murder of a young girl.

    This movie, created by Ivan Sen, Aaron Pedersen and Hugo Weaving, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Mystery

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video and Hoopla.

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  8. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.

    This movie, created by Niels Arden Oplev, Michael Nyqvist and Noomi Rapace, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Mystery | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video, Tubi Tv and Hoopla.

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  9. Mad Detective

    Mad Detective

    A rookie cop teams up with a former detective with a supernatural gift to hunt down a serial killer.

    This movie, created by Johnnie To, Ching Wan Lau and Andy On, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime | Mystery

    You can watch this on Directv.

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  10. You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here

    A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

    This movie, created by Lynne Ramsay, Joaquin Phoenix and Dante Pereira-Olson, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Mystery | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

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