Movies like The Young Lieutenant

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The Young Lieutenant
Original name: Le petit Lieutenant
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A rookie policeman from provincial Le Havre volunteers for the high pressure Parisian homicide bureau and is assigned to a middle-aged woman detective.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, no music
Plot: neo noir, murder, crime, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, deadly, police academy, recovering alcoholic, law enforcement, life is a bitch, investigation, addiction, alcohol abuse, cliche, dead body in water, soup kitchen, dead cop, lizard, landlady, police protagonist, female boss, canal, crime investigation, autopsy ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK, USA
182 min.
 8.4
Traffik
Drama, Crime
UK
315 min.
 8.6
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Most similar movies to The Young Lieutenant

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, murder, deadly, police investigation and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Young Lieutenant: Paris by Night (2012), The Last Deadly Mission (2008), Armed Hands (2012), Ginostra (2002), SK1 (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Paris by Night
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Police commander Simon Weiss, head of the division that supervises Paris’s demi-monde, starts out on his nightly tour of bars, discos and strip clubs, making sure once again that the owners don’t bend the rules too far. Weiss knows he’s ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, crime, crimes, nightclub, dishonesty, law enforcement, anti heroes, urban, gangsters, fighting crime, intrigue, nightlife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   95%
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The Last Deadly Mission
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: redemption, crime, neo noir, haunted by the past, murder, urban, woman in danger, crimes, serial killer, deadly, law enforcement, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
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System:   85%
    User:   75%
 
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Armed Hands
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lucas and his team are after a gang of Serbian criminals using NATO-issued weapons. As the investigation leads him to Paris, Lucas attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter, a young narc officer.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: partners against crime, crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, parents and children, investigation, family relations, snitch, highway, nato ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   76%
 
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Ginostra
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An FBI Agent from America and his bride and young child travel to the Sicilian island of Ginostra to solve the murder of a key witness.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, crime, investigation, murder, island, crimes, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, life is a bitch, orphan, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sicily, italy
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System:   64%
    User:   63%
 
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SK1
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, crime, obsession, murder, police investigation, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, uncover truth, riddles and clues, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 2001, year 1995 ...
Place: france, paris france
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System:   64%
    User:   58%
 
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Code 37
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Female detective Hannah Maes leads a police squad, specialized in sexual offenses. A smaller, but important part of the story is about the private quest of Hannah. She investigates a past robbery at her home and the subsequent brutal rape of her ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, crimes, urban, law enforcement, murder, deadly, police chief, robbery, investigation, latex gloves, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
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    User:   60%
 
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Murderland
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Murderland poses the question of tragedy and curiosity - can one move on from horrible and unexplained events that one experiences as a child, and grow up to make a new life? Or will peace come only once the truth is known? Murderland tells of the ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, crime, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, police investigation, who done it, police detective, multiple perspectives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
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Jesse Stone: Sea Change
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, crimes, mystery, small town, law enforcement, investigation, uncover truth, heist, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1994
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   62%
 
The French Detective
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When political thugs murder an opponent's volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat's pursuit of the councilman, Lardatte, gets him a warning ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, police corruption, political corruption, crime, price of justice, fighting the system, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, society, legal action ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   56%
 
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Code 37
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A famous writer is violated in a sex-movie-theatre. He had a date with Roos, a young student who works also as a prostitute. Quickly it becomes clear that more students are active in the prostitution. Enough reason for Hannah and her team to go ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, urban, parents and children, haunted by the past, murder, deadly, gain trust, handgun, gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
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System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
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Screwed
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is a semi-biographical story based on the experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson who spent seven years working in some of the UK's most dangerous prisons. Based on Thompson's book of the same name, the project stars ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, violence spree, haunted by the past, prison life, prison, estrangement, confined, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, downfall, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   68%
 
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Trivial
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An inspector who just suffered a family tragedy is looking for a missing older man. Man's family is of no help, or are they hiding something? He is helped by a ghost of an actress who died 30 years ago, or is he slowly going insane?
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: crime, murder, crimes, law enforcement, mysterious character, police investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, danger, spirit, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   59%
 
Second Breath
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: With his customary restraint and ruthless attention to detail, director Jean-Pierre Melville follows the parallel tracks of French underworld criminal Gu (the inimitable Lino Ventura), escaped from prison and roped into one last robbery, and the ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, master criminal, heist, on the run, prison, robbery, tough heroes, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, marseille, paris france
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System:   59%
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Trial & Retribution
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Story: Trial & Retribution is a feature-length ITV police procedural television drama series that began in 1997. It was devised and written by Lynda La Plante as a follow-on from her successful television series Prime Suspect. Each episode of the Trial ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime, police investigation, police detective, murder, police station, who done it, crimes, danger, courtroom, deadly, law enforcement, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   59%
    User:   60%
 
So Long, Stooge
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lambert, a burned-out case, works the night shift at a gas station, rarely speaking, living alone, drinking. Bensoussan, raised in foster homes, now a small-time pusher for a bar owner named Rashid, comes to the station needing a spark plug for a ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: drug dealing, neo noir, haunted by the past, police investigation, gas station attendant, punk, revenge, motorcycle, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   56%
 
The Deathmaker
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fritz Haarmann, who has killed at least 27 boys, is questioned by a psychology professor in order to find out whether he is sane and can be held responsible for his crimes. During this interrogation Haarmann reveals his motives and his killing ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: mental institution, crime, serial killer, investigation, mind game, death row, obsession, murder, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   62%
 
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Cement
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's going to bury Sean in quick-drying cement. Guided ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, neo noir, drug dealing, police investigation, police corruption, addiction, drug abuse, vengeance, crimes, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
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System:   58%
    User:   60%
 
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L.627
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Lulu is a tough streetwise narcotics cop who, like a Frank Serpico or a Dirty Harry Callahan, doesn't play by the rules or kowtow to his weak and/or corrupt superiors. Lulu thrives in this violent world, where sheer guts can overcome his ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: partners against crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, crime, legal action, addiction, down on your luck, price of justice, drug abuse, police corruption, social decay, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
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Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Helen Mirren returns for the final time as Jane Tennison in the long-awaited Prime Suspect 7. Retirement looms for Detective Superintendent Tennison, but as her career draws to a close, the body of a missing schoolgirl is found, and the hunt for her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, detective series
Plot: amateur detective, crime, investigation, addiction, mystery, alcohol abuse, haunted by the past, murder, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
Counter Investigation
Genre: Crime, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cop investigates whether the man convicted of murdering his daughter is really guilty.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, suburbs, police investigation, crimes, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, life is a bitch, dealing with death, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   68%
 
Scene of the Crime
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tatort is a long-running German/Austrian/Swiss, crime television series set in various parts of these countries. The show is broadcast on the channels of ARD in Germany, ORF 2 in Austria and SF1 in Switzerland. The first episode was broadcast on ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, witty, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, crime, riddles and clues, police station, urban, crimes, law enforcement, police, crime investigation, fighting crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe, germany
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System:   57%
    User:   60%
 
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Dirty
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, gangsters, urban, master criminal, partners against crime, drug dealing, tough law enforcer, guilt, internal affairs, murder, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america, los angeles
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System:   57%
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Iowa
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A cautionary tale of love, crime, fantasy and addiction that follows two young Iowan lovers who decide to go into the "batch" business - cooking their own methamphetamine - only to watch it burn a searing hole in their lives.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, gory, social misfits, crime, downfall, drug dealing, small town, going straight, methamphetamine, police corruption, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa
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System:   55%
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Under Suspicion
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A police inspector, suspecting an attorney of two child sex murders, has him held for a questioning session that goes on for hours.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, neo noir, deadly, dishonesty, crime, law enforcement, legal, mystery, investigation, murder, life is a bitch, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
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Route 9
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a routine surveilance on desolate Route 9, two small town deputies come across over one million dollars in cash, a van full of drugs, several dead bodies and not a witness in sight.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: small town, witnessing a crime, crime, crime gone awry, police corruption, crimes, dishonesty, drug dealing, investigation, law enforcement, sheriff, cash ...
Time: 90s
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System:   55%
    User:   49%
 
Street Kings 2: Motor City
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose ...
Style: twists and turns, bleak, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, crime, police corruption, police investigation, urban, crimes, violence, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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System:   54%
    User:   50%
 
Report to the Commissioner
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Police officer Patty Butler, alias "Chicklet," is the live-in girlfriend of Thomas 'Stick' Henderson to gather evidence. Detective Bo Lockley is instructed to try to find her, not knowing she's also a cop.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting crime, working undercover, undercover, workplace situations, deadly, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
Choice of Arms
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Two men break out of prison; a rival gang ambushes them. One is mortally wounded and tells the other, Mickey, to take him to the estate of a retired robber, Noel, who lives in comfort with his lovely and beloved wife, Nicole. The man dies, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crime, criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, chase, master criminal, on the run, drug dealing, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, ireland, paris france
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System:   54%
    User:   60%
 

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The Virgin of Juarez
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a reporter travels to Juarez to cover the ongoing story of the mass murder of local working women, she uncovers the amazing story of "The Virgin Of Juarez," a survivor of an attack who has developed stigmata, a sign of holiness, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, talky, realistic, tense ...
Plot: investigation, crime, journalism, murder, who done it, woman in danger, religions or cults, serial killer, crimes, law enforcement, psychopath, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, mexico, latin america, usa
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System:   53%
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Jar City
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A murder opens up a bleak trail of long buried secrets and small town corruption for a worn out police detective and his squad.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, investigation, track down, uncover truth, crime, dangerous attraction, addiction, haunted by the past, police investigation, police corruption, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: iceland
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System:   53%
    User:   46%
 
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