Movies like The Night of the Generals

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The Night of the Generals (1967)
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The Night of the Generals (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, Kahlenberg and Seydlitz-Gabler – all three of whom, it seems, are also involved in a plot to kill Hitler
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, psychological, rough, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, murder, investigation, prostitute, nazi occupation, mystery, crimes, crime, who done it, uncover truth, serial killer, conspiracy, twists & turns, police investigation, ghetto, life is a bitch, polish, war crime, dishonesty, false accusation, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, unlikely criminals, hitler ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 60s, year 1942, year 1944, year 1965 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, poland, warsaw poland, hamburg germany, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, crime, investigation, law enforcement and police investigation mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like The Night of the Generals: Small Town Conspiracy (2002), In the Electric Mist (2009), Swallow, Cat, Rose, Death (2006), Mulholland Falls (1996), Empire of the Wolves (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After 6 years of brutal murders the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of terror upon the citizens of Yorkshire, but things become more difficult for the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, murder, police investigation, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, deadly, dishonesty, police detective, who done it, riddles and clues ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, 70s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, london
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Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's Yorkshire in 1974, and fear, mistrust and institutionalised police corruption are running riot. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit surrounding the police ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, investigation, strangulation, police brutality, crimes, murder, mystery, missing child, journalism, uncover truth, conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, 80s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Small Town Conspiracy (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Crime - Set in Florida at the close of 1941, this film noir follows small-town police chief John Haleran's (Zen Gesner) investigation of the murder of a young Japanese girl, a case that leads to a top secret government conspiracy. With the help ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, bleak
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, police detective, deadly, serial killer, frame up, wartime life, who done it, crimes, life is a bitch, political conspiracy, dishonesty ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: florida, usa, pearl harbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
In the Electric Mist (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lt. Dave Robicheaux, a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana, is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie (Baby Feet) Balboni, who is co-producer of a Civil War film. At the same time, after Elrod Sykes, the star of the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, lyrical ...
Plot: swamp, murder, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, serial killer, baseball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nine years on, another Morley child has gone missing on her way home from school. Detective Chief Superintendent Maurice Jobson is forced to remember the very similar disappearance of Clare Kemplay, who was found dead in 1974, and the subsequent ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, brutal, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, missing child, murder, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, clergy, dishonesty, deadly, life is a bitch, confined, mastermind ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Swallow, Cat, Rose, Death (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: What's in a name but murder? Münster comes across the strangled body of a young woman in her home and surprises the murderer who is still on the premises. Though the murderer escapes, a rare book is found at the scene with a dedication by the ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: murder, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, investigation, police detective, murder mystery, evidence, witnessing a crime, escapades, danger, crime ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, political corruption, police, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, partners against crime, neo noir, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Empire of the Wolves (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, police investigation, police detective, deadly, murder, mystery, mind game, life is a bitch, terrorism, master criminal, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, istanbul turkey, turkey, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Illustrious Corpses (1976)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian Communist Party. (IMDb)
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, law enforcement, dishonesty, political conspiracy, political corruption, deadly, police investigation, crime, life is a bitch, state affairs, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Archangel (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Set in contemporary Moscow and the frozen northern town of Archangel, the drama revisits the stark landscape of Communist Russia and takes place over four days in the life of academic Fluke Kelso. His fateful meeting with a former Stalinist ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: murder, prostitute, obsession, uncover truth, investigation, soldier, missing person, politics, intrigue, state affairs, mystery, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 1953
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
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True Crime (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines (hence the title of the movie), which inspire her to do her own detective work. When she starts snooping ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, brutal, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, amateur detective, murder, danger, psychopath, female detective, woman in danger, police investigation, mystery, uncover truth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, serious, mind bending, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, neo noir, investigation, who done it, mystery, crime, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, haunted by the past, investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, mind game, law enforcement, deadly, single parent, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Cutter's Way (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, alcohol abuse, veteran, dishonesty, crimes, murder mystery, investigation, revenge, neo noir, arson, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, california, asia, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Murder on the Home Front (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: At the height of the London blitz, Dr Lennox Collins, pioneer of the new forensic science, is enlisted by DI Wilkins after prostitute Mary Williams is strangled and a swastika carved on her tongue.
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, investigation, world war two, serial killer, forensics, partners, law enforcement, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, woman in danger, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940, 40s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, murder, crimes, mystery, false accusation, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, legal, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, murder, serial killer, murderous pair, law enforcement, deadly, fighting crime, police detective, strangulation, crime, psychopath
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Commander (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she arrested James Lampton for murder. He was subsequently sentenced ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, who done it, crimes, manipulation, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, manipulations, crime, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Resurrection Man (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and obtained prestige for himself, while Victor sinks deeper into ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, journalism, investigation, master criminal, uncover truth, brutality, protestant, journalist, violent, dark hero ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Inspector Lavardin (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Lavardin is called to a provincial village to investigate a murder – only to find that one of his ex-lovers is the victim’s widow.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, friendship, who done it, crimes, uncover truth, life is a bitch, crime, village life, legal, police corruption, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, stylized, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, private detective, multiple suspects, whodunit, train, murder, murder mystery, train ride, stabbing, crime, crimes, mysterious character ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, who done it, uncover truth, police investigation, danger, rise to the top, manipulations, manipulation, law enforcement, couples, obsession, mystery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: army investigation, murder, conspiracy, betrayal, father daughter relationship, military life, fighting the system, politics, u.s. army, mystery, military, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Murder in Greenwich (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of Martha Moxley, 15 year old girl murdered in Greenwich in the 1970's, her murder going unsolved for 25 years.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, talky
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, murder, fighting the system, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, tragic hero, society, mystery, teenage life, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, deadly, rivalry, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, police investigation, investigation, who done it, private detective, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Mikael Blomkvist, publisher of Millennium magazine, has made his living exposing the crooked and corrupt practices of establishment Swedish figures. So when a young journalist approaches him with a meticulously researched thesis about sex ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: hacker, investigation, crime, murder, dishonesty, police investigation, friendship, cover up, false accusation, journalism, journalist, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Pendulum (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The nature and lure of power: in Dallas, a councilman is on trial for corruption, the D.A. is running for the US Senate, a serial killer is slashing prostitutes, and a professor is murdered. Amanda Reeve is assigned to investigate the law-school ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, politician, investigation, police corruption, uncover truth, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, deadly, who done it, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
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Blood Work (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, crimes, police investigation, mystery, investigation, murder mystery, deadly, dishonesty, foot chase, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, investigation, frame up, false accusation, uncover truth, testimony, police investigation, lovers reunited, state affairs, life is a bitch, crimes, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Boston Strangler (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, rough, based on true events ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mind game, police detective, split personality, strangulation, double life, police investigation, crimes, crime, mystery, serial rapist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: boston, usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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