Movies like Paradise 2003

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Paradise
Original name: Paradiset
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Action, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tabloid journalist Annika Bengtzon is writing about a murder in the port of Stockholm and she suspects that the Yugoslav mafia is involved. However, she also finds links to a foundation that runs a shelter for battered women, Paradiset. Looking for a good story she also meets a welfare official, Thomas, who also thinks that the foundation should be looked into. Written by Mattias Thuresson
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: domestic disturbance, crime, investigation, murder, crimes, journalism, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, danger, deadly, family problems, tabloid, grandmother, female reporter, newspaper office, grandmother granddaughter relationship, journalist, funeral, newspaper, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, crime, murder, investigation, law enforcement and mystery mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Paradise: Nobel's Last Will (2012), Millennium (2010), A Place in the Sun (2012), Silent Witness (1996), Crossing Jordan (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter
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Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
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Nobel's Last Will
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While covering the annual Nobel Banquet for tabloid Kvällspressen, crime reporter Annika Bengtzon witnesses a spectacular murder right in front of her. Two people are shot, one of them the controversial Laureate in Medicine, Aaron Wiesel. Annika is ...
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Millennium
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 540 min.
Story: The paths of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and computer hacker Lisbeth Salander cross and they team up to reveal a dark and terrifying truth involving murder and sexual abuse, a story that has long been concealed in Swedish society.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, gloomy ...
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A Place in the Sun
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Swedish family found murdered in her home on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain - all except the 16-year-old daughter, who has disappeared. At first the police believe that there is a burglary gone wrong, but the more crime examined, the more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, morocco, spain
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Silent Witness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough
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Place: england, europe, london
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Crossing Jordan
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that stars Jill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever, captivating ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, investigation, who done it, mystery, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, mind game, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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The Wandering Soul Murders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, mind bending
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Arne Dahl: A Midsummer Night Dream
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A series of brutal murders of Polish women who secretly hiding in Sweden becomes the new A - team first case. The victims prove to be key witnesses in a major lawsuit against the Polish mafia . Three of them have been found murdered in the space of ...
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Malice Aforethought
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is married to a particularly overbearing woman who reminds him at every turn that he is living in her house. But the good doctor has outside interests to help him cope.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Studio Sex
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A stripper at the club Studio Six is murdered. A political scandal takes off when the Minister of Commerce appears to have been at the club. He resigns - but only to hide an even bigger secret.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
The Third Wave
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 115 min.
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Bad Country
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Freeze Frame
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Hukkle
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Code 11-14
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Duration: 85 min.
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Case G
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
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Try to Remember
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fifteen years after a murderer is convicted he is released and all the witnesses against him begin to be murdered.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa
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Skinwalkers
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   47%
 
Women's Murder Club
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Women's Murder Club was an American police procedural and legal drama, which ran on ABC from October 12, 2007, to May 13, 2008. The series is set in San Francisco, California and is based on the 'Women's Murder Club' series of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, witty
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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    User:   46%
 
I'll Be Seeing You
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman finds out she has a half sister when he father disappears and her half sister turns up dead.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Plot: crime, uncover truth, murder, mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, stalking, haunted by the past, missing person, mistaken identity, riddles and clues, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Carambole
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: crime, private detective, investigation, murder, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, life turned upside down, deadly, law enforcement, disorder, hit and run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bloodlines
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: crimes, deadly, dishonesty, crime, law enforcement, investigation, mystery, intrigue, murder, parents and children, righting the wronged, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jesse finds himself struggling to get his job back as the Paradise police chief, and he is forced to rely on his cop intuition to sort through a maze of misleading clues and hidden meanings as he attempts to solve a shocking and horrifying ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: crime, small town life, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, small town, investigation, deadly, fire extinguisher, flashlight, hundred dollar bill, fisherman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
And Never Let Her Go
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, army investigation, legal investigation, obsession, dangerous attraction, courtroom drama, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware
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System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
Jesse Stone: Night Passage
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this prequel to 'Stone Cold,' Tom Selleck reprises his role as Jesse Stone, an L.A. cop who relocates to a small town only to find himself immersed in one mystery after the other.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   42%
 
The Fifth Woman
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
Story: The 5th woman unfolds autumn 1994. An elderly man found in a gillrad pitfall impaled to death on the sharp sharpened bamboo poles, ecstatic praise of crows. Shortly afterwards disappears a florist without a trace and he also found executed in the ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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    User:   32%
 
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