Movies like The Bone Man

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The Bone Man (2009)
 7.5
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The Bone Man (2009)
Original name: Der Knochenmann
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in a sleepy Austrian mountain village, ex-detective Simon Brenner has grown weary of his job repossessing cars and embarks on an extended getaway to the countryside. But before long he becomes embroiled in the convoluted world of the locals of a supposedly quiet town.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: investigation, restaurant, murder, private detective, law enforcement, cons and scams, snow, cannibalism, murder investigation, dialect, crimes, crime, deadly, marijuana, chicken farm, transsexual, car accident, masquerade, stabbed in the back, severed finger, butcher knife
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, alps

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, semi serious and humorous films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, crime, investigation, law enforcement and private detective mostly in Crime, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Bone Man: Come Sweet Death (2000), Silentium (2004), Lonely Street (2008), The Census Taker (1984), Tip Top (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Come Sweet Death (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Former detective Brenner has become an ambulance driver and finds himself, much to his dismay, caught up in a war between two rival first aid organizations.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, rescue, ex law enforcer, deadly, rivalry, law enforcement, mystery, childhood sweetheart, conflict, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, vienna, europe
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Silentium (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Silentium is a 2004 Austrian film based on a novel by Wolf Haas.
Style: suspenseful, cynical, realistic, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, catholic priest, investigation, crime, clergy, crimes, widow, pervert, society, convent, trap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.2
 522
Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bubba Mabry, a gullible private detective, becomes the prime suspect in a tabloid reporter's murder after being hired to snoop on him by a mysterious celebrity.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, murder, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, goofy hero, amateur detective, journalism, disorder, celebrity culture, media, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, law enforcement, crime, amateur detective, private detective, crimes, investigation, police detective, family relations, family business, family life, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 4.8
 566
Tip Top (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two policewomen from Internal Affairs arrive in a provincial precinct to investigate the death of an Algerian woman who was an informer. One punches, the other eyes, tip top.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, partners against crime, crimes, uncover truth, partners, danger, corrupt officer, police detective, workplace intrigue, police station, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Vares: Gambling Chip (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jussi Vares falls in love with a beautiful brunette - only to lose her in a horrible way. After dating Sole a few weeks, her body is found in a bird-watching tower. The investigations come to a standstill, until Vares promises to solve a mystery of ...
Style: semi serious, mind bending, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, hitman, fall in love, investigation, danger, love and romance, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, murder investigation, assassin, private investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 1K
R.S.V.P. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man invites a group of his closest friends to a party, where he proceeds to discreetly kill them all.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, mind game, deadly, death, party, student, violence, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Wish You Were Dead (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two bad women fight over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, witty, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: opposites attract, hitman, fish out of water, social relations, couples, fall in love, love affair, danger, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Breathless (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lorna is a strong-willed Texas woman who’s had enough of her untrustworthy husband, Dale’s, criminal acts and lack of husbandry. Fed up, she enlists the help of her old friend, Tiny, to help her figure out what to do with Dale after his latest ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, private detective, law enforcement, murderous pair, crimes, country, accidental killing, female protagonist, best friends, criminal heroes, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Girls of April (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tough Finnish detective Jussi Vares gets hired by a friend at a newspaper to investigate a 15 year old mystery regarding the disappearance of 3 girls.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: private detective, investigation, private investigator, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, journalism, missing person, cold case, murder, crime, thrown from a boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After extricating 17-year-old Lisa Halle from a life of prostitution in Copenhagen, private investigator Varg Veum becomes ensnared in a tangle of parental neglect and bad love when he is hired to locate Lisa's boyfriend, Peter Werner.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: private investigator, life is a bitch, woman in danger, gangsters, law enforcement, prostitute, deadly, crimes, private detective, danger, investigation, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 429
The Scent (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A detective Seon-woo, who moonlights as a private investigator, has a beautiful new client Soo-Jin. The woman asks the detective to take photos of her husband in the midst of having an affair with another woman. When the detective goes to take ...
Style: humorous, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, false accusation, murder, disorder, chase, police detective, crimes, protagonist as suspect, nothing goes right, frame up, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 257
Dead in France (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A socially-challenged hitman's French retirement is ruined by the dodgy Brits on the Cote d'Azur.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, disorder, graphic violence, hitman, cons and scams, neo noir, female assassin, con artists, female nudity, drunkenness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 600
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
Plot: murder, hit and run, life turned upside down, mystery, crimes, investigation, law enforcement, uncover truth, deadly, private detective, blackmail, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Blind Detective (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A blind detective, former cop, teams up with a policewoman who admires him to solve the disappearance of a girl friend of hers, years ago. Besides, he helps her to improve her skills as an investigator.
Style: twists and turns, serious, dark humor, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crimes, partners, disability, blind character, danger, law enforcement, graphic violence, chases and races, investigation, private detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Home Sweet Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mona and Don’s seemingly perfect suburban bliss is disrupted by a sexy extortionist and Mona will stop at nothing, including killing the competition, to keep her little slice of heaven.
Style: realistic, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: woman kills woman, murder, couple relations, couples, crimes, suburbs, disorder, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cry in the Woods (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An unfortunate bank robber takes an escaped mental patient, wanted for murder, as hostage.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: mental illness, investigation, crime gone awry, disorder, law enforcement, confined, dishonesty, crimes, hostage, murder, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 465
The Scenesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Someone is killing beautiful young Hipsters in East L.A. Charlie is a crime scene cleaner working for Aftershocks Inc. with a penchant for Sherlock Holmes type deduction. Wallace is an out-of-luck filmmaker working as a crime scene videographer. The ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, fish out of water, film within a film, serial killer, deadly, crimes, disorder, who done it, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: journalism, investigation, murder, law enforcement, who done it, crimes, multiple suspects, false accusation, crime, dishonesty, estate, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Crime Is Our Business (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Prudence Beresford is investigating another murder. Her aunt had witnessed it, but no body was found, and nobody trusted her word. Nobody, except Prudence, of course!
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, family relations, private detective, crimes, odd couple, investigation, uncover truth, master and servant, deadly, amateur detective, partners, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: investigation, crime, murder, crimes, journalism, dishonesty, deadly, race against time, missing child, kidnapping, police, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Kiss Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, teaching the ways of the world, unlikely partners, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, power relations, club, gunfight, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Kiss of Evil (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young college student is found stabbed to death,and private detective Vares life takes an interesting turn when the girls family asks him to investigate the case.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder, deadly, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, drinking alcohol, university, private investigator, murder investigation, drinking, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 334
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: haunted by the past, manhunt, mystery, private detective, murder, chases and races, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, police procedural, crime, fictional country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Varg Veum - The Consorts of Death (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Varg Veum investigates the murder of a married couple; prime suspect is the stepson, but Veum does not think he is guilty. Not even when he confesses.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, tense
Plot: mystery, investigation, murder, private detective, uncover truth, law enforcement, race against time, crimes, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Detective 2 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mysteries keep revolving around Tam’s life.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Plot: law enforcement, investigation, police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, murder, private detective, danger, crimes, crime, deadly, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Third Wave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Johan Falk hasn't been working for over a year since he resigned from the police. Most of all he wants to move out to the countryside, but fate has a different thought.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, organized crime, police detective, gangsters, deadly, danger, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, woman in danger, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a spat, film critic Terry Thorpe (William H. Macy) accidentally kills his lover. Though Thorpe covers his tracks, he raises the suspicions of a private investigator (James Cromwell), who then tries to blackmail him. Thorpe also falls ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, neo noir, blackmail, film critic, crimes, manipulation, disorder, filmmaking, couples, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 889
Jerry Cotton (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Cotton is the best agent of the FBI and suspected of murder. So he has to find the real killers from gangster boss Serrano.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, law enforcement, crimes, murder, fbi agent, stripper, danger, justice, escapades, comics, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Killer Among Us (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the shocking murder of her mother, a girl helps a police detective by searching her home for clues that they hope will lead to the perpetrator.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, teenage life, dishonesty, death of mother, murder suspect, crime, father son relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%