Movies like Paradise 2003

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Paradise (2003)
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Paradise (2003)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, domestic disturbance, investigation, crimes, journalism, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, danger, deadly, family problems, tabloid, journalist, female protagonist, grandmother, funeral, newspaper, mother daughter relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, newspaper office, female reporter
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, mystery, law enforcement and investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Paradise: Nobel's Last Will (2012), A Place in the Sun (2012), The Bomber (2001), The Devil's Teardrop (2010), Killer Hair (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nobel's Last Will (2012)
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches, and for get her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the very second-hand ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, crime, uncover truth, mystery, who done it, police investigation, crimes, danger, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
A Place in the Sun (2012)
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
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, journalism, on the run, chases and races, danger, media, hockey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, morocco, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Lifetime (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Story: When David Lindholm, Sweden's most famous police officer, found shot in bed identifies herself quickly with his young wife Julia. Julia is threatened with life imprisonment for murder, both her ​​husband and her missing four year old son ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, journalism, race against time, police investigation, law enforcement, media, tabloid ...
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Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Bomber (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Victoriastadium is totally destroyed in a bomb attack and Christina Furhage, head-responsible for the Olympic Games in Stockholm, dies with it. Why did someone destroy the stadium and why is Christina murdered? The police desperately seek for ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: deadly, media, contests and competitions, journalism, terrorism, crimes, danger, rivalry, female protagonist, tabloid, explosive, female reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Garage Sale Mystery: The Deadly Room (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Devil's Teardrop (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a man known only as "The Digger" opens fire in a train station many are left dead. The only clue the FBI has is a hand written letter with demands on it. Agent Margurete needs help analyzing it and the best is retired specialist ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, special agents, hitman, criminal heroes, danger, fbi agent, psychopath, murder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Story: It is Midsummer's Eve and ten people are on a deserted castle for a TV recording. The next morning the program leader is shot dead. Kvällspressens Annika Bengtzon a mandate to monitor the murder, but she soon learns that her best friend Anne ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
 198
Killer Hair (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A fashion reporter stumbles on a murder investigation in the Nation's Capitol, only to be thrown for a loop when her police detective former lover is assigned to the case.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, journalism, riddles and clues, fashion, media, rivalry, columnist, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.2
 3K
Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, offbeat, suspenseful ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Jack Irish: Bad Debts (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Irish is a man getting his life back together again. A former criminal lawyer whose world imploded, he now spends his days as a part-time investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, punter and sometime lover - the complete man ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crime, private detective, investigation, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, down on your luck, haunted by the past, who done it, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 305
Case G (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Van Veeteren's only unsolved case comes back to haunt him when the daughter of a murdered private detective comes to see him. A brutal wife killer, who went into hiding years before, has resurfaced under an assumed name; or so it seems, and Van ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: crime, private detective, manhunt, mystery, murder, chases and races, crimes, deadly, haunted by the past, law enforcement, snow, police procedural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Studio Sex (2012)
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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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.6
 93
Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.0
 563
Carambole (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
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Time: 19th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Moreno and the Silence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a girl is murdered soon after leaving a closed religious community, Moreno faces a difficult investigation as the community closes ranks and refuses to cooperate. When another girl is abducted and her bloody fingernails mailed to the police, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, crime, private detective, kidnapping, religions or cults, partners, society ...
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Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.9
 295
Fissures (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Charlotte, an alienated sound engineer, travels to the country home where her mother was just murdered. She is quickly frustrated by the lack of progress in the police investigation and so begins her own. While listening to a fresh sound recording ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, crime, countryside, crimes, mystery, deadly, supernatural ability, investigation, danger, water, hole ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Borkmann's Point (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Van Veeteren finds retiring from the police force is easier said than done when two decapitated bodies are found in quick succession. The matching MO in the two grisly murders brings the investigation teams of Maardam and Kaalbringen together - a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners against crime, private detective, partners, police procedural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Aurora Teagarden Mystery: A Bone to Pick (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A librarian with a sharp mind for murder, Aurora Teagarden is known around her small town as a master sleuth. When her friend Jane unexpectedly dies and leaves Aurora everything in her will, she also leaves a troubling murder mystery haunting her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 7K
Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, informant, investigation, swamp, police, crime, criminal's revenge, hitman, crimes, rivalry, police investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Haven't We Met Before? (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Mary Higgins Clark. Under hypnosis, a mental patient admits to several recent murders. He also offers a strange defense when he claims that he is the reincarnation of a 19th century man who was wrongly executed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: reincarnation, woman in danger, mystery, crimes, college student, crime, danger, deadly, serial killer, law enforcement, police detective
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, mystery, small town, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, hit and run, police chief, scotch whiskey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (2012)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: crime, small town life, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, small town, investigation, deadly, flashlight, fire extinguisher, fisherman, fishing boat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 866
Skinwalkers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: murder, crime, riddles and clues, mystery, beach, who done it, police investigation, americana, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 293
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, serial killer, crime, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, manipulations, ex convict, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, crime, false accusation, mystery, woman in danger, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lady Against the Odds (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A private detective becomes involved in a new cast when her partner's guardian is murdered.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, private detective, investigation, custody, law enforcement, industrialist, female detective, guardian ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Man on the Balcony (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial-killer attacks and murders young girls in the parks of Stockholm. The police have trouble finding any evidence to find the killer. But when a newsstand is robbed in one of the parks while the murderer strikes again, police inspector Martin ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: crimes, deadly, crime, law enforcement, mystery, serial killer, criminal heroes, dishonesty, single father, child murder investigation, police procedural, dead child ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%