Movies and TV shows like Fatal Vision

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Fatal Vision (1984)
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Fatal Vision (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: A retiree spends nine years relentlessly seeking to prove that his son-in-law, a former Green Beret Army doctor, murdered his pregnant wife and two children
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, pregnancy, infidelity, courtroom drama, crimes, gang, investigation, fighting the system, crime, life is a bitch, legal investigation, mystery, journalism, legal, amateur detective, society, death row, who done it, dishonesty, false accusation, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, north carolina

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Most similar movies to Fatal Vision

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films and TV series with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, crime, dishonesty and investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Fatal Vision: The Murder of Mary Phagan (1988), Helter Skelter (1976), Murder in Greenwich (2002), The Deliberate Stranger (1986), Small Sacrifices (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Murder of Mary Phagan (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 251 min.
TV show
Story: The Murder of Mary Phagan, a 1987 two-part TV miniseries made by Orion Pictures Corporation and distributed by National Broadcasting Company (NBC), is a dramatization of the story of Leo Frank, a factory manager charged and convicted with murdering ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, factory, fighting the system, anti semitism, false accusation, courtroom drama, crime, media, law enforcement, confined, politics, journalism ...
Time: 1910s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Helter Skelter (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
TV show
Story: The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his "family".
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, hippie, death sentence, charles manson, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, rebellion, crime, dedicated lawyer, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Murder in Greenwich (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of Martha Moxley, 15 year old girl murdered in Greenwich in the 1970's, her murder going unsolved for 25 years.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, talky
Plot: amateur detective, murder, investigation, fighting the system, uncover truth, who done it, false accusation, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, deadly, law enforcement, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Deliberate Stranger (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, murder, true crime, chases and races, rapist, false accusation, obsession, uncover truth, courtroom drama, track down ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: utah, colorado, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Small Sacrifices (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 159 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the best-selling true crime book by Ann Rule, the film is about Diane Downs and the attempted murder of her three children.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, disturbing, talky, tense ...
Plot: murder, power relations, manipulation, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, manipulations, family problems, family relations, hospital, parents and children, who done it, courtroom drama ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: tense, psychological, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, frame up, investigation, false accusation, lovers reunited, police investigation, uncover truth, testimony, dishonesty, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Without Evidence (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It is based on the true story of Michael Francke, who was the Head of Corrections for the state of Oregon before being murdered. Just before his murder, Francke visits his brother and informs him of a drug ring involving his prison colleagues. When ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, deadly, police detective, crime, life is a bitch, false accusation, police investigation, dishonesty, prison, uncover truth, law enforcement, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Love, Lies and Murder (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: This movie, based on the true story, begins with the murder of a housewife. When troubled teenage daughter confesses the crime, it looks like a solved case. But, the investigators are suspicious because of the lack of motive and spend years trying ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: murder, older man younger woman relationship, infidelity, pregnancy, betrayal, investigation, mind game, family relations, manipulation, vengeance, who done it, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dean Cain portrays Scott Peterson, the California man accused of murdering his 8 month pregnant wife, Laci. Based on a true story.
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, uncover truth, missing person, false accusation, courtroom drama, investigation, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, husband murders wife, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: An account of early 1970s social activist Ira Einhorn, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend and then fled the country.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, chases and races, on the run, dishonesty, domestic disturbance, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, fugitives, law enforcement, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Quincy M.E. (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Quincy, M.E. is an American television series from Universal Studios that aired from October 3, 1976, to September 5, 1983, on NBC. It stars Jack Klugman in the title role, a Los Angeles County medical examiner. Inspired by the book Where Death ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: legal, crimes, crime, murder, coroner, law enforcement, police detective, deadly, partners against crime, mystery, anti heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Murder Room (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The lease on the Dupayne Museum is almost up and under the terms of their father's will, all three of the Dupayne children must agree to continue or the museum is to close. Neville Dupayne is dead set against continuing the museum when the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: museum, uncover truth, mystery, mind game, investigation, crimes, protagonist as suspect, police detective, who done it, murder, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police investigation, murder, protagonist as suspect, murder mystery, family problems, law enforcement, family in crisis, who done it, investigation, uncover truth, family relations, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason ventures to Paris to defend a U.S. Marine Corps Captain accused of murdering a man suspected of being a Nazi SS Officer.
Style: clever, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, legal, deadly, investigation, crime, confined, private detective, dishonesty, obsessive quest, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Des (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The story of one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men, the series explores the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative
Plot: true crime, serial killer, murder, detective inspector, police, murderer, crimes, police investigation, investigation, danger, death, murder investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Excellent Cadavers (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fact based story about the political battle that was waged against the Mafia in Sicily during the late 1980's and early 1990's. Chazz Palminteri plays Giovanni Falcone, a crusading prosecutor who tried to use money trails as a way to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: cosa nostra, politics, legal investigation, state affairs, society, crimes, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, investigation, murder, courtroom drama, police corruption ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: sicily, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: About the infamous murder of six year old child beauty pageant contestant JonBenét Ramsey and the hysterical media coverage that made the investigation even more difficult.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, who done it, small town life, parents and children, family relations, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, media, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Wide Net (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Swedish miniseries based upon the novel of the same name by Håkan Nesser.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, uncover truth, police investigation, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, prison, courtroom, crime, pet owner relationship, police procedural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: True crime story of a Wisconsin teacher's aide who hired teenaged students to murder her estranged husband.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, sexual, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, mind game, life is a bitch, investigation, crime, protagonist as suspect, youth, manipulations, power relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dead in the Water (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie Deegan has almost everything he has ever wanted. He has an important law practice, a beautiful secretary as his lover, and the chance to be appointed to the high court. The only thing wrong with this is that his shrewish wife Olivia, whose ...
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, murder, heroes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, mystery, rivalry, love and romance, legal investigation, betrayal, couples, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.
Style: clever, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, mind game, law enforcement, parents and children, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, life is a bitch, false accusation, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman suddenly disappears after an early morning walk, and her husband is accused of murder.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, dishonesty, law enforcement, righting the wronged, wrong place wrong time, private detective, who done it, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Mighty Quinn (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, mystery, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, false accusation, frame up, dishonesty, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: jamaica, caribbean, west indies, latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Bound by Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detecive Max Garrett is assigned to protect the sultry photographer Laura Cross from a ruthless killer, he has no idea what he's in for. The more involved Garrett gets in the case, the more attracted he is to Cross, but as they get closer, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, photographer, dangerous attraction, reluctant partners, uncover truth, police investigation, dishonesty, betrayal, serial killer, deadly, manipulation, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Chiefs (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Three generations of police chiefs for a southern town go about their jobs while a serial murderer operates.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, racism, small town, chief of police, police chief, murder investigation, life is a bitch, mystery, law enforcement, police corruption, interracial relations, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 886
In Cold Blood (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: At the end of the 1950s, in a more innocent America, the brutal, meaningless slaying of a Midwestern family horrified the nation. This film is based on Truman Capote's hauntingly detailed, psychologically penetrating nonfiction novel. While in ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: murder, countryside, death sentence, obsessive quest, investigation, journalism, crimes, deadly, cons and scams, false accusation, track down, fugitives ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Quirke (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue investigates sudden death victims in the 1950s.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: pathologist, investigation, murder, intrigue, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, law enforcement, deadly, death, who done it ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison's investigation of the murder of a Bosnian refugee leads her to one, or possibly two, Serbian war criminals determined to silence the last witness to a massacre a decade before.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, uncover truth, who done it, murder, police detective, suspicion, deadly, protagonist as suspect, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From 1979 to 1981, 29 African-American males, mostly children, were either missing or found murdered in metro Atlanta. The cases plagued the city until 1982, when Wayne Wiiliams was convicted of the murders of two adult men. Authorities then ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: investigation, journalism, murder, uncover truth, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, who done it, law enforcement, manhunt, deadly, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is Midsummer's Eve and ten people are on a deserted castle for a TV recording. The next morning the program leader is shot dead. Kvällspressens Annika Bengtzon a mandate to monitor the murder, but she soon learns that her best friend Anne ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, journalism, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, multiple suspects, crime, false accusation, who done it, estate, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%