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Mulholland Falls (1996)
 6.3
 18K
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: neo noir, suspense, tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, murder, crimes, police investigation, investigation, police, mystery, gangsters, conspiracy, betrayal, dishonesty, partners against crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, military, corruption, revenge, mafia, crime gone awry, tough law enforcer, violence, murder investigation, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, neo noir and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, murder, police investigation, dialogue, runaway, corruption and gangsters mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mulholland Falls: L.A. Confidential (1997), Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), Chinatown (1974), Twilight (1998), Rising Sun (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
L.A. Confidential (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.
Style: neo noir, tense, captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, police detective, crimes, organized crime, gunfight, murder mystery, dangerous attraction, police corruption, corruption, fighting the system, police brutality, police investigation ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, arizona
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Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In late 1940s Los Angeles, Easy Rawlins is an unemployed black World War II veteran with few job prospects. At a bar, Easy meets DeWitt Albright, a mysterious white man looking for someone to investigate the disappearance of a missing white woman ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, atmospheric, stylized, clever ...
Plot: private detective, crimes, missing person, african american, racism, murder, jazz club, political corruption, mystery, private investigator, violence, gunfight ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1948
Place: los angeles, texas, usa, california, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, investigation, corruption, rape, domestic violence, police, incest, murder, surveillance, crimes, conspiracy ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pacific ocean, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Twilight (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A retired ex-cop and private detective gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money and walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious disappearance of an actress' former husband.
Style: clever, neo noir, suspense, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, crimes, murder, mystery, terminal illness, female nudity, nude swimming, missing person, betrayal, corruption, police investigation, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Rising Sun (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Conner and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Conner has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences ...
Style: suspense, intense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, police investigation, surveillance, police, corruption, mystery, murder mystery, partners, playboy, society, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, los angeles, usa, tokyo, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, revenge, secret service, murder, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, gangsters, hitman, organized crime, loss of friend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir, sexy ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, childhood friend, mystery, police investigation, snake, partners against crime, investigation, justice, crime gone awry, crimes, cia agent ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s
Place: jamaica, caribbean, nicaragua, west indies, latin america ...
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100%
The Long Goodbye (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, sexy, cynical, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, cat, gangsters, betrayal, whodunit, beach, alcoholic, disfigurement, bribery, private investigator, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: malibu california, los angeles, california, usa, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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True Confessions (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A cop clashes with his priest brother while investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute
Style: neo noir, psychological, suspenseful, talky, clever ...
Plot: catholic priest, priest, murder, serial killer, crimes, redemption, police corruption, political corruption, desert, brother brother relationship, betrayal, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Black Dahlia (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, stylized, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: femme fatale, police investigation, dangerous attraction, love triangle, obsession, police corruption, murder, mystery, crimes, lesbian, greed, lesbian sex ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1947, post world war two, year 1946
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Internal Affairs (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, neo noir, intense ...
Plot: internal affairs, police corruption, crimes, police investigation, manipulation, corrupt cop, psychopath, vengeance, corruption, police, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 215K
Gangster Squad (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: exciting, tense, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mob boss, organized crime, police detective, crimes, partners against crime, corruption, tough law enforcer, police brutality, fighting crime, squad ...
Time: 1940s, year 1949, 1930s, 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
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Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Single father and former cop Tom Cutler has an unusual occupation: he cleans up death scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Cutler is shocked to learn he may have unknowingly erased ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, murder, police investigation, mystery, ex law enforcer, father daughter relationship, ex cop, loss of mother, car chase, betrayal, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, justice, police investigation, crimes, investigation, guilt, mind game, law enforcement, brutality, prostitute, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sharky's Machine (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Accompanied by an all-star jazz soundtrack, Sharky's new "machine" gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, scam, police investigation, crimes, murder, police, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners, corruption, prostitution ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, atlanta georgia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
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Night Moves (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: neo noir, cynical, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, missing person, investigation, murder, infidelity, mystery, crimes, manipulation, loneliness, crime gone awry, complex characters, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, florida, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 8K
The Killers (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hit man and his partner try to find out why their latest victim, a former race-car driver, did not try to get away.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, sexy, clever, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, heist, betrayal, corruption, femme fatale, murder, crimes, crime gone awry, death, investigation, violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
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City Hall (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.
Style: tense, political, suspense, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, police, political corruption, corruption, conspiracy, murder, mafia, idealism, mayor, society, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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A Stranger Among Us (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder. Her search for the truth takes her into a secret world of unwritten law and unspoken power, a world where the only way out is deeper in!
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, undercover, police, unlikely friendships, conspiracy theory, brutality, jewish, who done it, mystery, orthodox jew ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, israel, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Q & A (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A young district attorney seeking to prove a case against a corrupt police detective encounters a former lover and her new protector, a crime boss who refuse to help him.
Style: talky, intense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, corruption, murder, investigation, district attorney, crimes, police brutality, lawyer, gangsters, fighting the system, life is a bitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico, new jersey
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Palmetto (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con gets involved in a fake kidnapping scheme that turns very real.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, intense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, crimes, police investigation, kidnapping, scam, mystery, frame up, murder, secrets, ex convict, adultery, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: neo noir, sexy, suspenseful, twists and turns, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crimes, gangsters, heist, revenge, gang, murder, kidnapping, violence, money, caper, cheating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, florida, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 906
Vice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael Madsen stars as Max Walker, a down-and-out cop who becomes the target of a bloodthirsty drug cartel after he leads a narcotics bust to intercept a large shipment of heroin. When someone starts picking off his team members -- and the drugs ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, police investigation, police corruption, crime gone awry, partners against crime, undercover, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug dealing, working undercover, drug abuse, tough law enforcer ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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One False Move (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following a series of drug deals and murders, three criminals -- Fantasia, Ray Malcolm and Pluto -- travel from Los Angeles to Houston, finally arriving in a small Arkansas town to go into hiding. Two detectives from the LAPD, who are already on the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, texas, arkansas, california, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cop (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.
Style: neo noir, sexy, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, murder, psychopath, investigation, crimes, mystery, police officer, vigilantism, vigilante, violence, hitman ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The General's Daughter (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: army investigation, murder, military, rape, conspiracy, betrayal, army, gang rape, mystery, cover up, rape victim, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
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Slam Dance (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An artist, framed for the murder of a woman, is drawn into a web of corruption, blackmail and deceit.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: false accusation, murder, uncover truth, frame up, injustice, mystery, dishonesty, betrayal, law enforcement, manipulation, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: psychological, clever, tense, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, crime gone awry, murder, police investigation, mystery, crimes, investigation, character study, obsession, redemption, unlikely criminals, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 61K
Out of Time (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Matt Lee Whitlock, respected chief of police in small Banyan Key, Florida, must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a few steps ahead of his own police force and everyone he's trusted in ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, murder, murder mystery, faked death, betrayal, conspiracy, frame up, investigation, double murder, law enforcement, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, miami, america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
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Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, chase, crimes, vengeance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, femme fatale, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%