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, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, investigation, crime, mystery, journalism, danger, family problems, haunted by the past, deadly, woman in danger, domestic disturbance, journalist, female protagonist, grandmother, funeral, mother daughter relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, newspaper, actor playing himself, newspaper office, female reporter, tabloid, actress playing herself
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 murder, deadly, crimes, crime, mystery, investigation and law enforcement mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Paradise: The Bomber (2001), A Place in the Sun (2012), Nobel's Last Will (2012), Case G (2006), The Devil's Teardrop (2010). 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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: murder, danger, journalism, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, crime, family relations, husband wife relationship, media, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.8
 2K
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: tense, rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, crimes, danger, journalism, media, female reporter, murder, bomb, deadly, contests and competitions, rivalry, bombing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, psychological
Plot: deadly, crimes, murder, journalism, danger, media, woman in danger, journalist, investigation, chases and races, hockey, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, journalist, investigation, danger, intrigue, crimes, uncover truth, media, journalism, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, nobel prize ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: uncover truth, who done it, riddles and clues, danger, murder, strong female presence, amateur detective, crimes, deadly, crime, mystery, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing
Plot: murder, amateur detective, mystery, uncover truth, danger, crimes, small town, riddles and clues, murder investigation, strong female presence, deadly, redheaded woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, manhunt, haunted by the past, crimes, mystery, deadly, chases and races, crime, law enforcement, murder, fictional country, police procedural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: investigation, crimes, crime, murder, race against time, dishonesty, deadly, journalism, missing child, police, kidnapping, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Garage Sale Mystery: The Deadly Room (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A sleuthing garage sale maven suspects foul play when her friend dies in an old house with a cursed reputation. Even though police evidence - and even webcam footage of the death – point to natural causes – this mysterious death in a cursed” ...
Style: serious, captivating, enigmatic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, amateur detective, riddles and clues, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, who done it, danger, couples, strong female presence, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: crime, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, hitman, fbi agent, psychopath, murder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 591
Carambole (2005)
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: murder, hit and run, uncover truth, mystery, disorder, deadly, crime, crimes, life turned upside down, private detective, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crime, mystery, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, snow, police procedural, fictional country, abuse
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 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: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, deadly, crimes, social relations, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, crime, small town life, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, law enforcement, partners, deadly, mystery, crime, crimes, kidnapping, society, religions or cults, private detective, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 587
Mystery Woman (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A famous writer is found hanged in his office. At first, all police investigations conclude that it was suicide, but when Samantha Kinsey, owner of Seller 'Mystery Woman' starts his own investigation, he discovers that there is chance that ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
I Have an Objection (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: There is a murder while at prayer. Selman Bulut, the imam of mosque, starts to investigate the murder and faces with people in the neighborhood.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: investigation, crimes, amateur detective, who done it, murder, deadly, mystery, parents and children, religions or cults, murder mystery, father daughter relationship, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: serious, rough, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, arms dealing, investigation, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, shot in the head, medical, hospital, police ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mystery, crime, crimes, deadly, partners against crime, police investigation, private detective, serial killer, partners, law enforcement, murder, fictional country ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, fashion, journalism, media, riddles and clues, rivalry, crime, deadly, crimes, columnist, mystery, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Garage Sale Mystery (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jennifer Shannon can always find a diamond in the rough, when it comes to garage sales, that is. Whether it's a new antique to sell at her consignment shop, an Atari game for her son or a piece of furniture for her handy husband Jason to ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, amateur detective, danger, woman in danger, law enforcement, rivalry, who done it, deadly, amateur sleuth, death of friend, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, journalism, uncover truth, deadly, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, investigation, law enforcement, media, minister, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, mind bending, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, deadly, mystery, amateur detective, woman in danger, uncover truth, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, protagonist as suspect, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, suspenseful, mind bending, rough, serious
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, custody, law enforcement, crime, mystery, crimes, deadly, private investigator, industrialist, guardian ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.0
 934
Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, murder, manipulations, serial killer, danger, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, manipulation, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 93
Bloodlines (2005)
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: realistic, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, investigation, intrigue, rivalry, crimes, deadly, mystery, crime, danger, parents and children, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Malice Aforethought (2005)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: poison, doctors and patients, intrigue, serial killer, danger, rivalry, obsession, manipulations, dangerous attraction, crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 643
1st to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A homicide inspector -- Lindsay Boxer -- who teams with three other professional women to catch an ingenious serial killer targeting newlyweds on their wedding nights.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mind game, mystery, deadly, who done it, murder, master criminal, track down, partners against crime, police investigation, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: murder, small town, deadly, mystery, crime, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, investigation, scotch whiskey, hit and run, police chief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, child murder investigation, child murder, murder, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, dead children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%