13 Movies Like Zodiac

The police in the San Francisco Bay Area is being taunted by a serial killer who writes letters and leaves them cryptic messages. In this slightly fictionalized account of a true crime that occurred in the 1970s, we follow the investigators and reporters as they become obsessed with the case while they search for the murderer.

The movie, which is based on the book by Robert Graysmith, primarily focuses on the lives and careers of the people who work at the newspaper.

Similar Movies To Zodiac

    2007

1. Gone Girl


When he and Amy Dunne celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne shares the news that Amy has vanished. Nick's picture of a happy union starts to fall apart as the authorities begin to pressure him and the media becomes increasingly hysterical. Soon, everyone will be asking the same troubling question due to his lies, deceits, and strange behavior: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife? Similar Movies To Gone Girl

2. Dark Places


Libby Day was only eight years old when her family members were murdered in their Kansas farmhouse. Since then, she has supported herself through donations and public speaking engagements to survive. Her mother and two sisters were found dead thirty years ago, and the police suspected that a satanic cult was responsible for their deaths. As a result of her testimony in court, her brother Ben was found guilty of the crimes. However, Libby discovers that the members of "The…

3. To Die For (1995)


The character Suzanne Stone, played by Kidman, is very clear on her goals. She has her sights set on becoming a television newscaster, and she is prepared to sacrifice anything in order to achieve her goal. She may not have a lot of intelligence, but she more than makes up for it with her steely determination and cunning. As she works toward her objective with single-minded determination, she is compelled to eliminate anything and anyone who might stand in her…

4. Tell No One


Dr. Alexandre Beck (Francois Cluzet), a pediatrician, sadly misses his beloved wife, Margot Beck (Marie-Josée Croze), brutally murdered eight years ago when he was the prime suspect. Margot was killed when Dr. Alexandre Beck was the primary suspect. The investigation into the death of Margot is reopened by the police when two bodies are discovered close to the location where Margot's body was dumped, and Alex is once again considered a suspect. The mystery deepens even further when Alex receives…

5. Thoroughbreds


Amanda, a student at an elite high school in a Connecticut suburb, played by Olivia Cooke, is arrested for animal cruelty after using a knife to end the suffering of her crippled horse. After some time has passed, Amanda shows up at her house Lily, who is more well-liked and has a greater interest in academics (Anya Taylor-Joy). After Lily's father passed away, the girls, who had once been the best of friends, drifted further apart. They get together to…

6. Gone Baby Gone


After the disappearance of 4-year-old Amanda McCready from her home and the failure of the authorities to make significant progress in the investigation, the girl's aunt Beatrice McCready decides to hire two private investigators: Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The private investigators readily acknowledge that they have limited prior experience working on cases of this nature; however, the family is interested in hiring them for two reasons: first, they are not police officers, and second, they are familiar with the…

7. Side Effects


Emily Taylor suffers from severe depression, complete with emotional outbursts and multiple attempts to end her life, despite being reunited with her husband after being released from prison. Emily can kill her husband while in a "sleepwalking" state because of the side effects of an experimental new medication called Ablixa, which her psychiatrist, Jonathan Banks, eventually prescribes for her after consulting with her former physician. However, the drug's name is an anagram for "Alexa." The case appears to be finished…

8. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


A wealthy industrialist approaches a disgraced journalist named Mikael Blomkvist with the request that he write a family biography for his family. However, what he really wants Blomkvist to do is investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of his niece four decades ago. Blomkvist isn't interested at first, but after the other man offers to clear his name, he changes his mind. Blomkvist starts his investigation by speaking to the man's relatives, who were present at the time the girl…

9. Fight Club


An unnamed first-person narrator, played by Edward Norton, goes to support groups to bring his emotional state under control and relieve the insomnia that he suffers from. His life appears to become a little more bearable after meeting Marla (Helena Bonham Carter), another fake attendee of support groups. On the other hand, when he starts hanging out with Tyler (Brad Pitt), he finds himself dragged into an underground fight club and a scheme involving soap making. Together, the two men's…

10. The Talented Mr. Ripley


The 1950s. Tom Ripley, a lavatory attendant in Manhattan, borrows a jacket from Princeton so that he can play the piano at a garden party. When Tom is approached by the wealthy father of a recent Princeton graduate, he pretends to know the son in order to receive an offer of $1,000 to travel to Italy and persuade Dickie Greenleaf to come back to the United States. Tom ingratiates himself with Dickie and Marge, Dickie's cultured fiancée, in Italy, pretending…

11. The Staircase


Documentary filmmaker Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, the winner of an Academy Award for Best Documentary, presents a riveting courtroom thriller that provides a unique and illuminating look at the inner workings of a high-profile murder trial. In 2001, author Michael Peterson was charged with the murder of his wife Kathleen, whose body was found lying in a pool of blood on the staircase of their home. At the time of his arraignment, Peterson was facing charges for the murder of his…

12. Basic Instinct


Nick Curran, a detective with the San Francisco Police Department, is given the task of investigating the brutal sex-related murder of Johnny Boz, a former rock star. During the course of the investigation, Nick comes into contact with Catherine Tramell, a crime novelist who was dating Boz at the time of his passing. Catherine reveals herself to be an extremely cunning and manipulative woman, and despite the fact that Nick is more or less confident that she is responsible for…