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The Murri Affair (1974)
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The Murri Affair (1974)
Original name: Fatti di gente perbene
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true incident, this tells the story of a troubled young man who kills his sister's reactionary, violent and abusive husband and is eventually arrested for the murder. However, the dead husband happened to be a member of the Italian nobility, and the trial starts to turn into more of a prosecution of the defendant's socialist politics and the activities of his father, a well known liberal social reformer, than the actual crime itself.
Plot: lawyer, murder investigation, investigator, aristocracy, murder, countess, brother sister relationship, widow, scandal, wealthy family, socialist, law and order, college professor, murder trial, marital separation, ex prostitute, assassination plot, demonstration, unhappy marriage, religion versus science, brother in law brother in law relationship, women in society, nude photo shoot, plan gone wrong, falsely accused ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, crime, deadly, dishonesty, family relations and suicide mostly in Drama, Crime and History genres. Some movies like The Murri Affair: Tristana (1970), Act of Aggression (1975), The Conspiracy of Torture (1969), Let Him Have It (1991), Place Vendome (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Dominici Affair (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In August 1952, a family of British tourists is found by the roadside in Haute Provence, brutally murdered. In the ensuing, very public, investigation a local landowner, 75 year old Gaston Dominici, is arrested for the murders, having been denounced ...
Style: sincere, tense, serious, realistic, factual
Plot: police detective, murder, false witness, murder witness, injustice, family problems, crime and punishment, family life, family in crisis, family relations, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, post world war two, year 1954 ...
Place: france, south of france
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95%
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Tristana (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tristana is a young Spanish woman left to the care of Don Lope, a protective but impoverished aristocrat. Don sells his possessions to avoid manual labor and champions the causes of the dispossessed and downtrodden of society. He takes advantage of ...
Style: atmospheric, sexual, offbeat, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, stroke, orphan, wedding night, tumor, death of husband, unrequited love, maid, crutches, sexual content, family problems, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Act of Aggression (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After his wife and daughter are raped and killed by a motorbike gang a man sets out to take revenge.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: revenge, crime, rebellion, gang, crimes, rivalry, deadly, injustice, chases and races, life is a bitch, track down, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Conspiracy of Torture (1969)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1599 Italy, Beatrice Cenci is the teenage daughter of the crazed landowner and nobleman Francesco Cenci whom he keeps his daughter locked up in the dungeon of his castle and sexually abuses her as well. Beatrice then plots with her stepmother, ...
Plot: murder, castle, vomiting, bandit, stabbed in the eye, pain, sentenced to death, male nudity, teenager, brutality, revenge, hung by wrists ...
Time: 16th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Let Him Have It (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship leads to their involvement in the true case which ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, emotional, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, vandalism, jury, injustice, hanging, juvenile delinquency, murder, friendship, capital punishment, death sentence, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A reconstruction of the bankruptcy of the Banco Ambrosiano bank and its liaisons with the Vatican and the Masonry through its president Roberto Calvi, notoriously found dead under the Blackfriars Bridge in London in June 1982.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, political corruption, conspiracy, politics, bank, mafia, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, gangsters, manipulations, clergy ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, switzerland, palermo italy, new york, vatican ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Place Vendome (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of a woman that remained distracted for a long time from her life, from the passions that made her feel alive. The importance of true love is compared with the material value of diamonds. Only one truly lasts forever. She's got to ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, neo noir, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, dishonesty, crimes, crime, mystery, haunted by the past, cons and scams, female director, talking to oneself in a mirror, jewel theft, diamond, widow ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Genealogies of a Crime (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At her son's funeral, Solange, a lawyer famous for losing hopeless cases, agrees to defend René, her son's age, accused of murdering his wealthy aunt, Jeanne, who's part of the Franco-Belgian Psychoanalytic Society, known for odd ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, legal action, rivalry, mind game, crime, crimes, law enforcement, legal investigation, mystery, dedicated lawyer, deadly, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Who Killed Pasolini? (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the murder of a poet, a man, a great film director: Pier Paolo Pasolini. The story begin with the arrest of "Pelosi", a young man then accused of the murder of the poet. All the investigation about the crime is about the ...
Style: thought provoking, controversial, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: self defense, street kid, politics, murder, male prostitute, filmmaking, emotionless, under the surface, cause and meaning, sexual relations, courtroom drama, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Girl with a Bracelet (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lise (16 years old) is accused of murdering her best friend. As the trial starts, her parents stand right by her side. But once her secret life is revealed in court, the truth becomes indistinguishable.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: murder, teenage girl, parent child relationship, murder trial, trial, teenager, courtroom, judge, lawyer, court, female protagonist, murderer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Life Is Beautiful (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A politically neutral man is arrested and tortured in prerevolutionary Lisbon, and forced to make, and act on, a political commitment. …
Style: political
Plot: murder, killer, police, politics, crime, crimes
Place: italy, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Choice of Arms (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two men break out of prison; a rival gang ambushes them. One is mortally wounded and tells the other, Mickey, to take him to the estate of a retired robber, Noel, who lives in comfort with his lovely and beloved wife, Nicole. The man dies, and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, on the run, chase, prison escape, hitman, chases and races, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, going straight, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Face of an Angel (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Both a journalist and a documentary filmmaker chase the story of a murder and its prime suspect.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, based on true events ...
Plot: suspect, murder, murder investigation, journalism, crimes, filmmaking, innocence, delusion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, justice, forensics, interview ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 120
Zig-Zag (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Marie and Pauline are two cabaret singers who dream of buying a cabin in the mountains. To achieve this, the two women become prostitutes.
Plot: nylons, female nudity, female stockinged legs, legs, lingerie, stockings
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 403
Il caso Moro (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On March 16 1978, the Red Brigade kidnap the Chief of the Christian Democraty, the party in power in Italy since the end of the war. Fifty-five days later, his corpse was found in the trunk of a red Renault.
Plot: terrorism, politics, terrorist, murder, politician, italian history, prime minister, kidnapping, years of lead, italian politics
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.2
 119
Blood Ties (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An innocent American engineer is blackmailed by gangsters into a plot to assassinate his cousin, who is a judge in Sicily fighting the Mafia.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, murder, gangsters, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, danger, rescue, crime, crimes, gangster, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Adapted from a story by William Irish, it's a noirish tale of a man who orders a mail-order bride but receives instead a con woman.
Style: serious, realistic, neo noir, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, island, murder, reunion, on the run, mail order bride, plantation, marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, lyon, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Serial Killer 1 (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The hunt, capture and trial of Guy Georges, one of France's most notorious serial killer.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, non-linear
Plot: police investigation, murder, crime, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, riddles and clues, obsession, uncover truth, deadly, danger, murder suspect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2001, year 1995, year 1991 ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Sicilian Girl (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Inspired to a true story, on November 5th 1991, Rita Atria a young 17-year-old Sicilian girl, goes to see an anti-Mafia judge Paolo Borsellino to denounce the Mafia system that was responsible for the murder of her father and her brother. It is the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, crimes, village, murder, testimony, danger, family life, deadly, vengeance, teenage life, woman in danger, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1985, 80s, year 1991 ...
Place: sicily, europe, rome italy, palermo italy, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 1K
Mayerling (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria (Omar Sharif) clashes with his father, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria (James Mason), over implementing progressive policies for their country. Ava Gardner plays his mother Empress Elisabeth. Rudolf soon feels he is ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: tragic love, infidelity, forbidden love, revolution, politics, romance, royal family, hopes, society, state affairs, fall in love, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: austria, england, italy, venice, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.8
 264
Metello (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Metello struggles to escape from the poverty that led to the premature death of his parents, and that is the lot of the working class in northern Italy during the second half of the 19th century. Metello fights his way out from his condition through ...
Plot: class struggle, prison, death of wife, funeral, repression, neighbor, first person narration, broken promise, job seeking, cheating wife, working class, gardening ...
Time: 20th century, 1890s, 1900s
Place: florence, florence italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Seven Beauties (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini (Swept Away) as Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as "Pasqualino Seven Beauties." A petty thief who lives off of the profits of his seven ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, humorous, biting, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, survival, pimp, honor, dark humor, cons and scams, siblings relations, wartime life, captivity, eccentric family, fish out of water ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: italy, naples italy, europe, southern italy, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Fact-based story of the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh Jr., son and namesake of the famed pilot, and ensuing trial of accused and convicted killer, Bruno Hauptmann.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, missing child, crimes, death in the family, courtroom drama, legal, life is a bitch, injustice, folk hero, crime, deadly ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Judge and the Assassin (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: France, 1893. Joseph Bouvier attempts to shoot his love who refused to marry him and to commit suicide. Upon release from the filthy asylum where he was placed, with bullets still remaining in his head, he wanders the country roads and rapes and ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, politics, psychopath, anti semitism, murder, mental illness, courtroom drama, crimes, master and servant, dishonesty, legal action, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.0
 659
11 Flowers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: China, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story set during China's Cultural Revolution. 11 year old Wang Han finds himself entangled with a fugative and struggles to understand the adult world.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: family relations, disorder, elementary school, danger, mischievous children, parents and children, kids in trouble, youth, law enforcement, father son relationship, friendship, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Conspirator (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, factual, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, conspiracy, historical character, civil war, assassination, lawyer, court, trial, boarding house, death sentence, legal, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s, 18th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Gangs of OSS (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Johanna wants to change her life and quit the criminal gangs of the town of Oss in the 30ties of the 20th century. The harder she tries, the more she is involved.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: gang, crimes, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, crime, starting over, down on your luck, redemption, hopes, small town, criminal, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1938
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.9
 198
Guardian Angel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A journalist investigates the smuggling of gypsy children on the black market and tries to save a young boy.
Plot: gypsy, child prostitute, white slavery, scandal, death, investigative reporter, investigation, fear, kidnapping, torture, beggar, child abuse ...
Place: yugoslavia, italy, former yugoslavia, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 2K
Thieves (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother Alex, a cop with a cleanliness fetish; siblings ...
Style: erotic, neo noir, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, obsession, bathtub, crimes, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: lyon, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A sinister tale of genius gone wrong, The Young Poisoner's Handbook chronicles a young man's descent into madness against the absurd backdrop of suburban English life. Hugh O'Conor plays Graham Young, a schoolboy from the London ...
Style: humorous, witty, suspense, cynical, biting ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, poison, psychiatrist, mental institution, crime, deadly, love and romance, crimes, youth, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%