Movies like Broken Vows 1987

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Broken Vows
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Father Joseph Hennessey visits the home of one of his parishioners to offer last rights,he becomes embroiled in a plot which ultimately shakes his faith to its very foundation. Intrigued by the dying man's mention of "Nim," and fascinated by the man's saintly demeanor, Father Joseph's curiosity is redoubled when a beautiful young woman enters his church to question the young priest about the deceased man. Father Joseph and the woman, whom he discovers to be the "Nim" in question, embark upon an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man's death.
Plot: murder, mass, catholic mass, self doubt, career change, art gallery, suicide attempt, murder investigation, gay
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Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK, USA
182 min.
 8.4
Boomtown
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
45 min.
 8.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, investigation, mystery, dishonesty and murder investigation mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Broken Vows: Death in Buenos Aires (2014), The Intruder (1999), No One Sleeps (2000), Shanghai (2010), Rage (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Death in Buenos Aires
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Buenos Aires in the 1980s. Detective Chavez, a family man and a tough cop, once again must solve a mysterious crime. To reveal the identity of the murderer, Chavez must clarify the enigma waiting in ambush to capture his own heart. Passion surprises ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
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The Intruder
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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No One Sleeps
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco is preparing for the premiere of a new staging of the Puccini opera, Turandot. The passionate story of the Chinese princess Turandot, and the mysterious three riddles which are the key to her heart, are on the lips of opera buffs ...
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    User:   70%
 
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Duration: 105 min.
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Rage
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Duration: 142 min.
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Plot: island, murder, murder suspect, gay relationship, male nudity, trust, father daughter relationship, rape, hotel, plastic surgery, forced sex, bathhouse ...
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Hanging Offense
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, mind bending
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A German ornithologist casually discovers some old tapes on which a psychologist has recorded the mysterious doings happened into those isolated walls. So he learns about a gloomy story of incestuous loves and trivial betrayals that will lead to a ...
Style: psychological
Plot: murder, incest, psychologist, whodunit, flashback, secret, love, betrayal, fireplace, gun in mouth, suicide attempt, villa ...
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System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
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Agatha
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In real life, mystery writer Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days in December 1926. To this day, no one knows the details of what she did during that time. The film gives a fictional account of Christie's time away, showing her as a woman ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, clever, mind bending ...
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Place: england, europe
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    User:   58%
 
They Only Kill Their Masters
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An enigmatic young woman has been murdered in a small California coast town. The investigation by the local sheriff uncovers a complex web of relationships centering on the victim; the scattered trail of evidence ranges from a mysterious photograph ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, mystery, protagonist as suspect, small town, reluctant partners, crime, witnessing a crime, investigation, fighting crime, murder, legal investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
Evidence of Blood
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
 5.2
 2K
Memory
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dr. Taylor Biggs is haunted by a past that's not his own. A hallucinatory drug gives him the power to see visions of vicious crimes, visions made all that more disturbing when he discovers that the murderous memories may belong to the father he ...
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System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
 5.1
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Keillers park
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This is a film about the sexual awakening of Peter to feelings of homosexual desire.
Style: realistic, sexual, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cause of Death
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
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Style: suspenseful, serious, sexual, realistic, scary ...
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System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
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Surveillance 24/7
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: Our hero Adam gets drawn into a web of intrigue as evidence is planted on him of a gay royal affair.
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    User:   47%
 
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Cold Heaven
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 5.1
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Solstorm
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Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
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Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   43%
 
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Fourth Story
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance, Mystery
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized, surprise ending
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Time: 90s
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    User:   34%
 
 7.4
 79K
The Following
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Notorious serial killer Joe Carroll, after being found guilty of murdering 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature, escapes from death row. The FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy to consult on the case, as he was ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, fbi, special agents, crime, mind game, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, cult, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.7
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Love Massacre
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in a surprisingly minimalist San Francisco, Patrick Tam’s stylish slasher movie manages to evoke both Antonioni and Mario Bava in this tale of a ravishing young co-ed (Brigitte Lin) whose studly boyfriend (Chang Kuo-chu) turns into a demented ...
Plot: dinner, murder of a nude woman, boat, diary, stalking, lake, brother sister relationship, chapel, threatened with a knife, red dress, covered in blood, letter ...
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 6.1
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Stand
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After taking a wrong turn in their car, a young gay Russian couple witnesses what they believe is a vicious gay bashing; their quandary over what to do about it propels them into ever more dangerous territory. For Anton, the burden of what they may ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, thought provoking, bleak
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   35%
 
 5.6
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Past Midnight
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man gets out of prison after 15 years for stabbing his wife to death, and his social worker becomes convinced he was innocent. As she researches his case, and interviews other people who were involved, she begins to fall in love with him, as her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, atmospheric
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    User:   33%
 
American Gothic
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Place: boston
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Midnight Sun
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 55 min.
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Place: sweden
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    User:   33%
 
 5.5
 371
Victim of Love
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, mystery, investigation, couples, psychiatrist, paranoia, power relations, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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    User:   31%
 
I'll Be Seeing You
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman finds out she has a half sister when he father disappears and her half sister turns up dead.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: crime, uncover truth, murder, mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, stalking, haunted by the past, missing person, mistaken identity, riddles and clues, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
 4.5
 405
Papertrail
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A burnt out detective follows the trail of a serial killer who sends him messages about the murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, special agents, crime, stalking, psychopath, mystery, who done it, murder, sex, fbi agent, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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System:   33%
    User:   34%
 

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 105 min.
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Country: Japan
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