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The Stone Council (2006)
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The Stone Council (2006)
Original name: Le Concile de pierre
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In France, the single translator Diane Siprien adopts an Asian baby named Liu-San in a foundation directed by Sybille Weber. Years later, a weird mark appears on the boy's chest and Diane and Liu share their dreadful nightmares. Diane is assigned for a three-day job in Germany and she leaves Liu with her friend Sybille. However, while going to the airport, Diane finds Liu hidden in the backseat and startles with an eagle flying toward the windshield, crashing her car. Liu falls into a coma and his digital recorder records the boy speaking in an unknown dialect. When Diane searches the translation and the origins of Liu, she is surrounded by mysterious murders. She discovers that the dialect is from the mystic Mongolian Tseven tribe and that Liu is a powerful Observer; further, he is in danger, threatened by sorcerers that need the boy for their Council of the Stone..
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, entertaining, demonic
Plot: child in peril, translator, adoption, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals, police, scientist, murder, adopted son, empire, bear, forest, female nudity, hospital, boy, car accident, deadly, danger, blood, knife
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, mongolia, france, europe, siberia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about deadly, murder, crimes, danger, law enforcement, investigation and mystery mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Stone Council: Hanging Offense (2003), The Second Wind (2007), A Private Affair (2002), Carambole (2005), Meeting Evil (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hanging Offense (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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The Second Wind (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a ...
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A Private Affair (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Divorced private detective Francois Maneri is assigned by his agency to investigate the disappearance of Rachel, a young student who has been missing for six months. After interviewing Rachel's family, friends and classmates, Francois is ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, obsession, murder, private investigator, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, female nudity, femme fatale, male objectification ...
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Place: france
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Carambole (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This film is based upon the book with the same name, by Håkan Nesser, one of Swedens most appreciated "crime-authors".
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Meeting Evil (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, suspense, neo noir ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Case G (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Van Veeteren's only unsolved case comes back to haunt him when the daughter of a murdered private detective comes to see him. A brutal wife killer, who went into hiding years before, has resurfaced under an assumed name; or so it seems, and Van ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
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Empire of the Wolves (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Turkey
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they ...
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Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
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The Caller (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Moreno and the Silence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
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Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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6th Commandment Cross (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
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Duration: 90 min.
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Cyberstalker (2012)
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Last Screening (2011)
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