Movies like Dead Cert 1974

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Dead Cert (1974)
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Dead Cert (1974)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: As a surprise, two horse owners decide to ride their animals themselves in a steeplechase. But Bill Davidson's horse "Admiral" behaves weirdly, and falls hard after an obstacle. Bill dies from his injuries. His friend Alan York suspects the animal was doped by unscrupulous bookies and starts to investigate. He doesn't know how serious his opponents are, and that he's in danger to suffer the exact same fate as his friend.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, horse, horse race, jockey, crimes, best friends, gang, investigation, gambling, destiny, crime, mystery, bookies, danger, animal life, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, female nudity, crooked cop, car accident, donkey
Time: 70s
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, danger and crime mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Dead Cert: Love Her Madly (2000), Tucked Away (2007), The River King (2005), A Show of Force (1990), Murder at the Savoy (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Love Her Madly (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three men are dangerously obsessed with the same woman.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, mind bending
Plot: murder, obsession, mystery, investigation, crimes, erotica, femme fatale, music band, performer's life, artists and showbiz, deadly, college ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
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95%
 5.6
 21
Tucked Away (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the surface, Ray Ryan has it all. He's a successful advertising executive with a new promotion. He has a nice home and a beautiful fiancée. Underneath it all is a dark secret he's finding harder to hide. Ray's nightmares are ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, life is a bitch, deadly, crimes, murder, secret, abusive father, aging
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: murder, journalism, danger, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, crimes, crime, family relations, husband wife relationship, strong female presence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The River King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after discovering from the boy's girlfriend, Carlin, that he was ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, disturbing, suspense
Plot: mystery, investigation, uncover truth, murder, school, deadly, teenager, dishonesty, danger, life is a bitch, student life, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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A Show of Force (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this thriller, television reporter Kate Ryan de Meléndez investigates the death of two radical Puerto Rican activists, whom she begins to believe may have been framed and murdered by undercover American agents.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, investigation, undercover, mystery, police corruption, crimes, amateur detective, media, law enforcement, legal, journalism, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, arms dealing, deadly, crime, law enforcement, investigation, mystery, crimes, police, arms deal, hospital, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Escape Clause (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man finds out that his wife has paid $10,000 to have him killed. Then both the would-be killer and the wife turn up dead ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: investigation, murder, insurance, crimes, mystery, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, deadly, police detective, hitman ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 119
The Passengers (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man and his stepson driving across Europe are terrorized by a man following them in a pickup truck.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, stalking, truck, investigation, school, deadly, psychopath, parents and children, on the run, terrorism, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, paris france, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.7
 93
Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, rivalry, deadly, danger, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, intrigue, righting the wronged, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 2K
Final Cut (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of friends gather for a wake, and are shown a video shot by Jude (Jude Law) and starring them before he dies. Things go rapidly downhill.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, dishonesty, infidelity, violence, investigation, greed, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, danger, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.1
 413
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, unlikely criminals, mystery, deadly, crimes, danger, crime, parents and children, dishonesty, manipulations, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 577
Paper Mask (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A lowly hospital orderly impersonates a recently deceased doctor and goes to work in the busy ER of a small hospital where he meets and befriends a nurse who slowly figures out his secret and helps him maintain his charade.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, deadly, mysterious character, danger, dishonesty, mind game, hidden identity, race against time, protagonist as suspect, crimes, investigation, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 645
The Knife (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: American photojournalist Peter Mandrake becomes embroiled in Brazil's dangerous underworld of pimps, drug gangs and arms smugglers when he sets out to find the killer of a local call girl.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prostitute, knife fight, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, rescue, dishonesty, gang, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 71
Betrayal (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A lonely widow hires a young woman as her companion. What she doesn't know is that the woman and her boyfriend are extortionists, who are planning on making her their next victim, then killing her when they get her money.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: woman in danger, betrayal, crimes, crime, danger, dishonesty, deadly, cons and scams, con artists, murderous pair, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 1K
The Client (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Elite attorney Kang Seong-Hee goes up against a top prosecutor over a case involving a man accused of killing his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Plot: who done it, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, deadly, crimes, legal, murder, rivalry, legal investigation, attorney
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Babysitter's Seduction (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The mother of the family for which Michelle baby-sits dies unexpectedly. Michelle is asked to take over looking after the children and is gradually "seduced" by the father.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, mystery, danger, love affair, dishonesty, crime, crimes, couples, woman in danger, seduction, violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 3K
Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, deadly, murder, uncover truth, manipulations, dishonesty, danger, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, graphic violence, abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Dangerous Summer (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Building is Howard's passion, and he is so absorbed in his plans to build an elaborate resort in the Blue Mountains of Australia that he ignores certain obvious signals that his business partner is not entirely on the up-and-up. After a brush ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: resort, mental illness, murder, investigation, mountain, danger, police investigation, crime, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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My Daughter's Keeper (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An American writer in England takes his children and a newly hired nanny on a trip to South Africa while his wife, a reporter, is on assignment. He has an affair with the nanny, but when he refuses to leave his wife for her, the nanny gets her ...
Style: sexual, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, nanny, kidnapping, psychopath, infidelity, investigation, obsession, dangerous attraction, journalism, crimes, danger, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.0
 134
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, drug abuse, crimes, danger, on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, frame up, cons and scams, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 296
Dark Obsession (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hugo Buckton seems to have it all: He is apparently rich and has a beautiful wife and a doting son. In actuality, though, Hugo is having money problems and is paranoid that his wife is cheating on him. After a boozy night at a party, Hugo hits and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: hit and run, murder, police, obsession, crimes, family problems, couple relations, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, drugs/alcohol, destructive relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bitter Flowers (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karsten Aslaksen, chief engineer of a large chemical company, disappears without trace. His married lover, a successful politician named Vibeke Farang, approaches private investigator Varg Veum to track him down discreetly.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, murder, life is a bitch, mystery, child in peril, abduction, justice, danger, injustice, stoners, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Criminal Passion (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A homicide detective begins a torrid affair with a senator's son who is a suspect in a series of grisly murders.
Style: rough, sexual, suspenseful, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dancer's life, tough law enforcer, mystery, serial killer, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, crimes, betrayal, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Confession (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small Catholic boarding school an unspeakable act has been committed. When High School student, Luther Scott, confesses to Father Michael Kelly, Kelly is bound silent to the particulars of a grisly murder. Now, framed guilty by the desperate ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, catholic, mystery, investigation, courtroom drama, false accusation, moral dilemma, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, clergy, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Lifetime (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When David Lindholm, Sweden's most famous police officer, found shot in bed identifies herself quickly with his young wife Julia. Julia is threatened with life imprisonment for murder, both her ​​husband and her missing four year old son ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: investigation, crime, crimes, murder, race against time, journalism, deadly, dishonesty, missing child, kidnapping, police, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 767
Complicity (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Local journalist, Cameron Colley writes articles that are idealistic, from the viewpoint of the underdog. A twisted serial killer seems to have some motives. His brutal murders are also committed on behalf of the underdog. The stories begin to merge ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: journalism, serial killer, murder, uncover truth, false accusation, police detective, investigation, protagonist as suspect, frame up, deadly, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 1K
06/05 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A fictional version of the events that led to the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn on May 6, 2002. The movie is based upon the book "The sixth of May" by Tomas Ross.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, political conspiracy, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, assassination, politics, life is a bitch, state affairs, deadly, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Insurance investigator Abraham Holt travels to a tiny town in rural Minnesota to look into a particularly unusual insurance claim stemming from a horrific car accident. As Holt examines the scene of the wreck, it all seems a bit too perfect. And ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense, clever ...
Plot: murder, investigation, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations, fake identity, burned alive, insurance investigator, car accident, cemetery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
3 Steps to Heaven (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bereaved woman adopts multiple disguises to track down the last three people to see her boyfriend before he died.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: crimes, gays and lesbians, investigation, deadly, crime, dishonesty, obsession, cons and scams, murder, celebrity culture, amateur detective, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The President's Mistress (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When Ben investigates the mysterious death of his sister, he is unaware that he is opening up a web of political intrigue. Ed Murphy, the White House Chief of Staff, becomes embroiled in a struggle to save the President from a humiliating scandal.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, espionage, deadly, heroes, undercover, crimes, special agents, infidelity, dishonesty, government agency, state affairs, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%