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Deadly Circuit (1983)
 7.1
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Deadly Circuit (1983)
Original name: Mortelle randonnée
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Beauvoir, lonely, aging private detective, is put on the bloody track of beautiful Catherine Leiris who kills and robs her rich husband(s) on their wedding night. Although he never approaches her directly, he follows her and increasingly feels to be telepathically connected to her, because she reminds him of his daughter he never met. After he led a blind artist, Catherine's truly beloved spouse, into a bus accident, she makes a living by bank robbery with young Betty till Betty gets shot. Alone again, Catherine leads a sad, uneventful life as a waitress, when she meets her follower.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: investigation, obsession, private detective, on the run, murder, femme fatale, serial killer, crimes, neo noir, crime, mystery, obsessive quest, danger, haunted by the past, couples, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gays and lesbians, deadly, woman in danger, sex, maniac, lesbian ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, italy, germany, las vegas, miami, sicily, denmark ...

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Most similar movies to Deadly Circuit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and suspense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, investigation, dishonesty, mystery and crime mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like Deadly Circuit: He Died with His Eyes Open (1985), Dead Man's Memories (2003), Third Man Out (2005), Tell No One (2006), Under Suspicion (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On Ne Meurt Que Deux Fois, a French murder mystery based upon a novel of the same name, is an unusual, involving film with excellent performances by its entire cast. Police Inspector Staniland (Michel Serrault) is investigating the death of a ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, mystery, crime, crimes, investigation, neo noir, who done it, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dead Man's Memories (2003)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, Portugal
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policeman lunching with his daughter is present when a dead body washes up on shore. He investigates, leading him down a twisted and muddled path of nefarious connections reflecting, somewhat, his own life.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, murder, betrayal, mystery, psychopath, riddles and clues, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, amateur detective, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, austria, france, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Third Man Out (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chad Allen stars as gay detective Donald Strachey in this gritty series of crime stories based on the popular novels by author Richard Stevenson. "The Donald Strachey Mysteries" follow Strachey through upstate New York as he works on ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: murder, gay couple, private detective, investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, amateur detective, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.5
 51K
Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: frame up, investigation, murder, crimes, serial killer, corpse, crime, haunted by the past, disappearance, deadly, dishonesty, grief ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Two Faces of January (2014)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who try to flee a foreign country after one of them is caught up in the murder of a private detective.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Plot: murder, on the run, tour guide, private detective, cons and scams, crimes, crime, couples, criminal heroes, escapades, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: greece, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey, athens greece ...
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A Private Affair (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Divorced private detective Francois Maneri is assigned by his agency to investigate the disappearance of Rachel, a young student who has been missing for six months. After interviewing Rachel's family, friends and classmates, Francois is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: missing person, neo noir, investigation, dishonesty, obsession, deadly, crimes, mystery, murder, search, private detective, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Bedroom Window (1987)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Terry Lambert is sleeping with Sylvia, the wife of his boss. One night, while in Terry's apartment, Sylvia witnesses a man assault a young woman, Denise, on the road below. Not wanting to reveal her affair with Terry, she keeps quiet. Terry ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rapist, false accusation, investigation, legal, serial killer, infidelity, police investigation, murder, femme fatale, danger, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Bloodline (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When her father is murdered, a cosmetics heiress becomes the next target of an unknown killer amid the international jet set.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, uncover truth, who done it, danger, police investigation, obsession, love affair, law enforcement, manipulations, rise to the top, mystery, couples ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
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Red Lights (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cross-country trip turns out to be a nightmare for a troubled couple.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, keeps receiving weird phone calls and being followed by a mysterious man. One night he manages to catch up with his persecutor and tries to get him to talk but in the ensuing struggle he accidentally stabs him. He ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, haunted by the past, obsession, murder, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), stalking, private detective, laser, drummer, masked killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns, enigmatic ...
Plot: mystery, disappearance, murder, mentally unstable, missing person, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, crimes, high society, domestic violence, overbearing parent, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1971, year 1978 ...
Place: new york, usa, vermont, paris france, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
 6K
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Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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I, the Jury (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
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Story: Jack Williams was the best friend of Vietnam veteran and detective Mike Hammer. When Jack is murdered, Mike makes it his business to solve the crime. He is helped by his secretary Velda, and partly helped, partly hindered by the Chief of Police, Pat ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Crimson Rivers (2000)
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Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Fifth Cord (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hate Crime (2005)
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Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Immortality (1998)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.8
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Sea of Love (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a colleague. Joining up with an officer from another part of town to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 12K
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Harper (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Harper is a cynical private eye in the best tradition of Bogart. He even has Bogie's Baby hiring him to find her missing husband, getting involved along the way with an assortment of unsavory characters and an illegal-alien smuggling ring.
Style: cynical, suspenseful, enigmatic, psychological, twists and turns ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 1K
The Nark (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Paris police detective (Richard Berry) plays rough with a prostitute (Nathalie Baye) and her pimp/lover (Philippe Léotard), whom he wants as an informant.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 2K
Mercy (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Death in a French Garden (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 10K
Twilight (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspense, talky ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%