Movies like Dirty Hands

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Dirty Hands (1975)
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Dirty Hands (1975)
Original name: Les innocents aux mains sales
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Saint Tropez. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the murder of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves the rest of the task to Jeff. Julie finds herself alone the following day, and becomes therefore the prime suspect. Where is Louis' body? Where is Jeff? Is there any secret beyond a door? Nothing is what it seems in this highly acclaimed taut thriller.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, clever, serious, cynical, contemplative, surprise ending
Plot: murder, infidelity, betrayal, mystery, mind game, uncover truth, crimes, legal investigation, love and romance, alcohol abuse, manipulations, manipulation, couples, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, deadly, crime gone awry, neo noir, love triangle, older man younger woman relationship, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, crime, life is a bitch, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 70s
Place: saint tropez, riviera

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Most similar movies to Dirty Hands

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, dishonesty, deadly, couples, crime and manipulation mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Dirty Hands: The Unfaithful Wife (1969), Under Suspicion (1991), The Monkey's Mask (2000), Bound by Lies (2005), Pretty When You Cry (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, extramarital affair, investigation, cheating wife, dishonesty, family problems, mystery, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, suburban life ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, versailles, france
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Under Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the late 1950s, British police officer Tony Aaron resigns from the force after sleeping with Hazel, wife of the man whose house he was supposed to guard. In his new job as a fake private investigator, he helps couples get divorces by ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, clever, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, private detective, murder, divorce, vengeance, who done it, uncover truth, police investigation, law enforcement, betrayal, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: england, brighton, europe
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56%
The Monkey's Mask (2000)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada, France, Italy, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Monkey's Mask is a 2000 thriller film directed by Samantha Lang. It stars Susie Porter and Kelly McGillis. Porter plays a lesbian private detective who falls in love with a suspect (McGillis) in the disappearance of a young woman. The film ...
Style: sexy, realistic, erotic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: love affair, murder, uncover truth, femme fatale, investigation, manipulations, mystery, dangerous attraction, manipulation, dishonesty, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: photographer, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, reluctant partners, police investigation, mystery, life is a bitch, dishonesty, deadly, betrayal, manipulations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Pretty When You Cry (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife is caught in a web of sex and violence.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, investigation, woman in danger, deadly, mystery, betrayal, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
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44%
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3 Blind Mice (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Thomas is a talented computer programmer living in a vibrant, urban metropolis. Lonely and unsure about life, he finds solitude in the world of internet chat rooms, webcam sites and virtual communication. One evening, Thomas witnesses the brutal ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: false accusation, mystery, mind game, fighting the system, investigation, danger, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, deadly, protagonist as suspect, psychopath, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
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40%
Under Suspicion (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A police inspector, suspecting an attorney of two child sex murders, has him held for a questioning session that goes on for hours.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, dishonesty, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, police inspector, interrogation, questioning, mystery, serial child killer, suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
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Inspector Bellamy (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A well known Parisian inspector becomes involved in an investigation while on holiday.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, mysterious character, investigation, uncover truth, family relations, deadly, mystery, crimes, couple relations, who done it, murder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Night Moves (1975)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Private detective and former football player Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as a former Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants Moseby to find and return ...
Style: tense, psychological, cynical, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, investigation, infidelity, murder, missing person, femme fatale, espionage, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, florida, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Tempted (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy man married to a beautiful younger woman puts her fidelity to the test.
Style: tense, sexy, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, betrayal, manipulation, mind game, manipulations, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.3
 647
Out of Season (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, hitman, manipulation, crime gone awry, manipulations, femme fatale, hidden identity, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Blood Relatives (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Montreal police inspector (Donald Sutherland) cracks a murder case with clues from the victim's diary.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: murder, family relations, blood, diary, investigator, incest, relatives, teenager, pedophile, mind game, deadly, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Hot Spot (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A loner moves in to a small Texas town, finds himself a job, and sets about plotting to rob the local bank.
Style: atmospheric, sexy, suspenseful, suspense, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: neo noir, femme fatale, infidelity, accountant, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation, love triangle, love and romance, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, bank robbery ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, virginia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, murder, investigation, heroes, prostitute, crimes, mystery, love and romance, crime, legal investigation, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Tangled (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man is found bruised, beaten and stumbling down a secluded road. As the police try to piece together what happened, the convoluted relationship between a young woman and her two suitors gradually emerges.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, dangerous attraction, investigation, obsession, missing person, uncover truth, police investigation, teenage life, psychopath, mysterious character, mind game, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Purgatory Flats (2003)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Driving drunk, Thomas Reed causes a car crash, fatal for his wife, and gets jailed for 5 years. Yet he feels like punishing himself afterward by moving to Californian small town Purgatory Flats, where he works as a humble barman. Suddenly he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: infidelity, investigation, betrayal, life is a bitch, murder, deadly, dishonesty, drug dealing, couples, cons and scams, uncover truth, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary
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Spider's Web (2002)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A wily businessman plots with a sultry executive to swindle $40 million from his father. But who is conning who?
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, fall in love, infidelity, disorder, couples, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, dangerous attraction, embezzlement, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Guilty Conscience (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Amid acrimonious divorce proceedings, Louise (Blythe Danner) unwittingly puts her life in danger when she contests the prenuptial agreement she signed before marrying attorney Arthur Jamison (Anthony Hopkins). He plans to kill her to resolve the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, woman in danger, infidelity, mind game, betrayal, crime, love and romance, protagonist as suspect, legal, dishonesty, manipulations, legal action ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Deepwater (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drifter comes to the town of Deepwater and is seduced into a twisted game of deceit and murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: disorder, mystery, haunted by the past, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, dishonesty, danger, investigation, murder, deadly, dangerous attraction, farm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Breach (1970)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An innocent woman falls prey to the machinations of her abusive husband, his wealthy father, and a shady family friend.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: intrigue, custody, mentally unstable, danger, stalking, legal, life is a bitch, legal action, mind game, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Underneath (1995)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael Chambers has come home to Austin, Texas. To the mother who's starting a new life and the brother driven by old jealousies. To the places he remembers and the memories he can't forget. And to Rachel, the woman he married and then ...
Style: twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: neo noir, armored car, murder, heist, betrayal, crime, crimes, neo-noir, femme fatale, couples, wedding, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Hidden Child (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Erica's parents are killed in a traffic accident. She moves to Fjällbacka and discovers she has a brother.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, deadly, mystery, secret past, world war two, intrigue, dishonesty, against humanity, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Double Jeopardy (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jack Hart lives with his lawyer wife and yound daughter and enjoys a wonderful life. Jack's old girlfriend, Lisa, comes into town and they have an affair. Lisa kills her current boyfriend in self-defense and Jack witnesses the whole thing. Lisa ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: femme fatale, murder, investigation, betrayal, manipulation, love and romance, legal investigation, manipulations, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, legal, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, mind game, police investigation, law enforcement, confined, master criminal, betrayal, crimes, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 422
Layover (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An airport affair of a business man turns into a nightmare when it turns out that the woman is married to a dangerous jewelry dealer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, suspense, tense
Plot: manipulation, infidelity, dangerous attraction, manipulations, danger, dishonesty, femme fatale, love affair, frame up, murder, airport, airplane ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Just Before Nightfall (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A married man (Michel Bouquet) who killed the wife of his best friend during a tryst feels compelled to turn himself in.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, witty, tense, cynical ...
Plot: murder, crime, advertising, solace, couples, coping, overdose, deadly, dishonesty, nanny, human nature, love triangle ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
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House of Games (1987)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, clever, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: neo noir, gambling, cheating, psychiatrist, crimes, crime, betrayal, cons and scams, cards, love affair, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, seattle, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
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Bad Company (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: black man white woman relationship, murder, cons and scams, blackmail, judge, crimes, crime, uncover truth, undercover, femme fatale, police corruption, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 298
Linda (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two couples, friends for a long time, decide to go away together. Things soon take a turn for the worse when Linda and Jeff spend far too much time together instead of with their respective spouses, Paul and Stella. - From IMDB
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, cynical, serious, realistic
Plot: conspiracy, murder, false accusation, neo noir, infidelity, crimes, deadly, crime, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Shadow of Fear (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a young man accidentally kills someone, he is plunged into a rich man's world of blackmail, betrayal, adultery and ...murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime gone awry, investigation, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, leadership, danger, femme fatale, mystery, private detective, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%