Movies like Proof of the Man

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Proof of the Man (1977)
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Proof of the Man (1977)
Original name: 人間の証明
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When an American is murdered in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police detective Munesue follows the trail of the killer to New York. There he is joined by a New York City detective named Shuftan and together they sort out the crime.
Plot: killer, police detective, elevator, murder, witness, police investigation, fashion show, multiple murder, dying words, straw hat, killed in a car accident, serial killer
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Proof of the Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, police detective, police investigation, serial killer, crimes, deadly and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Proof of the Man: Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979), Flag in the Mist (1965), The Stranger Within a Woman (1966), Angel's Leap (1971), The Innocent (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, female bonding, sorority, friendship between women, female friendship, all female cast, women
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95%
Flag in the Mist (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When her only relative, her elder brother is accused of robbing and murdering an old woman loan-shark, pretty, young Kiriko (Chieko Baisho) travels from her home in Kyushu to Tokyo to get Japan's top lawyer to defend her brother. Unfortunately ...
Plot: court, trial, murder, revenge, baseball player, lawyer, retribution, evidence, french restaurant, cigarette lighter, flashback, class differences ...
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88%
The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tashiro (Keiju Kobayashi) coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto (Tatsuya Mihashi) in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto’s wayward wife is found dead. Although Tashiro is not a suspect in the police investigation, he is ...
Plot: confession, murder, strangulation, strangled to death
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88%
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Angel's Leap (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this French crime thriller, you can leave the mob, but the mob won't leave you. Louis (Jean Yanne) has retired to a Thailand plantation with an Asian wife and child. Back in Marseilles, however, because a no-holds-barred gang war has broken ...
Plot: killer, revenge, murder, politician, mafia don, brother brother relationship, police, italian american, widow, vigilantism, cheating wife, unfaithful wife ...
Place: marseille, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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The Innocent (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The owner of a drugstore is killed in a hold-up. The only witness who saw one of the murderers without his mask is Gregory, a nine year old autistic boy. Cop Barlow is sure they'll try to silence him. He tries to get him to draw a picture of ...
Plot: female director, serial killer, scientist, witness, autism, murder, multiple murder, police detective, mask
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Brass (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Chief of Detectives of the New York Police Department, is a tough cop who has worked his way up the ladder from being on a beat.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, deadly, law enforcement, partners against crime, mystery, crime, heist, police corruption, police station, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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78%
Homicide: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Retired police lieutenant Al Giardello is running for mayor when he is suddenly shot at a press conference. All of the detectives, past and present, clamor for an opportunity to help find the shooter.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, fighting crime, workplace, partners against crime, law enforcement, crime, crimes, deadly, partners, police station, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, serial rapist, murder, mind game, police detective, strangulation, split personality, double life, police investigation, crimes, crime, mystery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: boston, usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder
Time: 19th century
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Crosscurrent (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives investigating a murder committed on one of the city's famous cable cars discover that the victim was the son of a shipping tycoon. The trail leads to a drug dealer, a shady physician and a nervous police captain
Plot: murder, drug dealer, hitman, police detective, cable car, coroner, murder suspect, arrest, surveillance, dock, waterfront, doorman ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Furthest Witness (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kyle Braddock has spent the last decade moving witnesses over the border to Mexico and has always avoided confrontation or suspicion until now. Not only has he been framed for kidnapping but there's a malevolent and unrelenting figure on his ...
Plot: gunfight, garrote, running, gun fight, killer, psycho, motel, car chase, murder, witness
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61%
Dark Figure of Crime (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hyeong-min, a prominent police detective, and Tae-oh, a killer who has confessed to multiple murders, maintain a fierce psychological confrontation.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder, crimes, standoff, investigation, killing spree, murder confession, danger, violence, murder victim, showdown ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Serial Killer 1 (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The hunt, capture and trial of Guy Georges, one of France's most notorious serial killer.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, non-linear
Plot: police investigation, murder, crime, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, riddles and clues, obsession, uncover truth, deadly, danger, murder suspect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2001, year 1995, year 1991 ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Hit and Run (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When an only child is struck by a car and dies, the child's mother (Hideko Takamine) seeks vengeance against the driver in this thrilling drama. The car was driven by the wife of a company president who is having an affair. The woman's ...
Plot: chambermaid, death of son, revenge, cheating wife, witness, class differences, hit and run, car accident, double suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Swinging Barmaids (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cop goes after a psycho who is killing cocktail waitresses.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: waitress, psycho, cocktail, killer, will, bar, murder, serial killer, cleavage, serial murder, female nudity, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Woman to be Hanged (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Basar Sabuncu.
Plot: voyeurism, murder, planned murder, young woman, old man, dysfunctional marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Prodigy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "The Prodigy" tells the story of small-time enforcer Truman Fisher's vicious conflict with a sadistic assassin who has chosen the unwilling Truman to be his successor. The assassin, who goes by the alias Rains and whose exploits have ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, riddles and clues, police detective, psychopath, danger, law enforcement, gang, police investigation, deadly, rivalry, gangsters, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, obsession, crime, law enforcement, legal, deadly, crimes, rape, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Duke (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Duke is a modern day telling of a classic western film. Dare and Roost are brothers who have been raised in a reformatory, taught to survive and conditioned to trust no one. They have moved to West Los Angeles, where Dare moonlights himself as a ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, vigilantism, vigilante, family relations, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, siblings relations, urban, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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48%
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Laser Moon (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A radio DJ helps two police detectives hunt down a serial killer who kills women using a surgical laser instrument during every full moon and whom makes taunting phone calls the radio station.
Style: surprise ending, slasher
Plot: murder, police detective, serial killer, stripper, laser, taunting, psycho killer, radio dj, full moon, dj, stalker, psycho ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hassel 06 - Offren (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Criminal detective Roland Hassel and his colleague Bolinder is investigating a criminal gang involved in the meat packing business. Bolinder is murdered in front of Hassel and the criminals are out to kill Hassel, the only witness.
Plot: police investigation, police detective, murder, criminal gang, police procedural, kicked in the crotch, contamination, crime investigation, police officer killed
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Deadly Vows (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pastry chef Helena poisons men who don't meet her high standards. Her fiancé Charlie has nothing to worry about, at least until his sister Becca becomes suspicious of Helena's culinary killing past. It's up to Becca to save Charlie ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: female serial killer, murder, brother sister relationship, engagement, jealousy, schizophrenia, wedding ceremony, mental health, plot twist, female killer, drugged food, mental institution ...
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44%
Witness to the Mob (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul Castellano, saw him rise to under-boss in the Gambino ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gang, courtroom drama, criminal heroes, legal action, deadly, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, working undercover, rivalry, society ...
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41%
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The Sign of the Cancer (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A murder in a hospital run by incompetents.
Style: psychotronic, neo noir
Plot: female doctor, doctor patient relationship, murder, cancer patient, strong female character, hospital visit, jumping from a window, secretary, hospital, topless woman, police investigator, murderer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: central europe
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40%
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Keys (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A one-time investigator gets back in the game when a family suffers a trauma similar to her own.
Plot: florida keys, police detective, black american, african american, disappearance, investigation, helicopter pilot, female protagonist, missing person, police, child abduction, interracial relations ...
Place: florida
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40%
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Jack (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Delving deep into the soul of one of Austria’s most infamous real-life convicts, Jack is a fascinating, unprejudiced look at the path to redemption and the obstacles that bar the way.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: murderer, serial killer, murder, killer, serial murder, going straight, society, dishonesty, deadly, danger, prisoner, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century
Place: austria
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40%
The Long Island Serial Killer: A Mother's Hunt for Justice (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: The Long Island Serial Killer: A Mother’s Hunt for Justice tells the story of Mari Gilbert’s search for the truth behind what happened to her daughter Shannan, a sometime escort who disappeared after a ‘date’ on Long Island. After Shannan ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: mystery, evidence, missing person, murder investigation, murder mystery, mysterious disappearance, serial murder, crime investigation, unsolved crime, missing girl, missing child, detective inspector ...
Place: usa
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39%
The Todd Killings (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the true story of '60s thrill-killer Charles Schmidt ("The Pied Piper of Tucson"), Skipper Todd (Robert F. Lyons) is a charismatic 23-year old who charms his way into the lives of high school kids in a small California town. ...
Style: splatter
Plot: murder, serial killer, teenage girl, drugs, repressed homosexual, death, burial, homosexual, sex, police, high school, teenager ...
Place: california, tucson arizona, arizona
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39%
Murder 1, Dancer 0 (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Private eye Joe Dancer finds himself framed for manslaughter while trying to uncover a Hollywood scandal that could ruin a studio and destroy a top star's career.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, murder, hollywood, dishonesty, crimes, on the run, crime, fighting crime, chase, law enforcement, manipulations, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Naked City: Justice with a Bullet (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A pair of taxi-driving NYC detectives take up the case of tourists who are robbed of their money and luggage by a shady limo driver. Things get dicey when the tourists accidentally get mixed up in a drug dealer's murder and money heist, while ...
Plot: undercover cop, police detective, spiked drink, female nudity, robbery, lesbian sex, naive woman, tape over mouth, rape
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38%