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The Young Lieutenant (2005)
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: police academy, recovering alcoholic, neo noir, murder, crime, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, deadly, 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: france, europe, paris france

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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, deadly, murder, police and police investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Young Lieutenant: Paris by Night (2012), SK1 (2014), Armed Hands (2012), The Last Deadly Mission (2008), Trivial (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Paris by Night (2012)
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, nightclub, crime, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, anti heroes, urban, gangsters, fighting crime, intrigue, nightlife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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95%
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SK1 (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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, crime, obsession, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, uncover truth, riddles and clues, eiffel tower paris ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1991, year 2001 ...
Place: france, paris france
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83%
 5.4
 471
Armed Hands (2012)
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: police investigation, investigation, crime, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, parents and children, family relations, snitch, crime investigation, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
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, murder, serial killer, neo noir, crime, haunted by the past, urban, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 4.9
 588
Trivial (2007)
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, crime, spirit, crimes, law enforcement, mysterious character, police investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: normandy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The French Detective (1975)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, police corruption, crime, political corruption, price of justice, fighting the system, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, society, legal action ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 567
Code 37 (2011)
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, urban, law enforcement, parents and children, haunted by the past, murder, deadly, gain trust, handgun, gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 362
The Over-Eater (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Séléna is chief of the Marseille police. Respected and feared by his men, his sole enemy seems to be himself, along with his 300 pounds. Strangled by the bursting straight-jacket of his body, tortured by his past, he leads a solitary life in a ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, bleak, psychological
Plot: murder, crime, obsession, haunted by the past, physical appearance, crimes, law enforcement, cooking and food, fall in love, deadly, love and romance, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.8
 993
Pasha (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six months before his retirement from the criminal police, inspector Joss finds his colleague Gouvion dead, in a poorly faked suicide attempt. Joss loses his temper, and investigates on his own, which leads him through the bas-fond of Paris...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, microfilm
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, tough law enforcer, crime, vengeance, crimes, urban, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, investigation, cons and scams, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 388
Turk's Head (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy, an ER doctor, a cop looking for revenge, a mother fighting for her children and a man distraught by the death of his wife see their destinies come together. As the doctor spends several days in a coma, events keep on happening and ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, thought provoking
Plot: society, disorder, urban, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, police investigation, vengeance, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage life, life turned upside down, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.5
 666
Ginostra (2002)
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: murder, island, special agents, crime, investigation, crimes, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, life is a bitch, orphan, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Crime and Punishment (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel, updated to present-day Helsinki. Slaughterhouse worker Rahikainen murders a man, and is forced to live with the consequences of his actions...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crime and punishment, crimes, deadly, crime, down on your luck, law enforcement, life is a bitch, factory worker, prisoner, gun, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gang, working undercover, marijuana, police, revenge, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: coma, murder, crime, police investigation, crimes, mystery, small town, law enforcement, investigation, uncover truth, heist, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1994
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 201
Marseille (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alex, the son of a gang boss from Marseilles, joins the French Foreign Legion to avoid a hit put out on him by the Corsican Mafia. Four years later, Alex deserts and returns to Marseilles to get back together with Katia, his former girlfriend. But ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gang, gangsters, crimes, crime, family relations, parents and children, family in danger, danger, funeral, gun, hotel, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, crime, intrigue, mystery, parents and children, righting the wronged, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Place Vendome (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of a woman that remained distracted for a long time from her life, from the passions that made her feel alive. The importance of true love is compared with the material value of diamonds. Only one truly lasts forever. She's got to ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: cons and scams, crime, neo noir, haunted by the past, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, alcohol abuse, talking to oneself in a mirror, nosebleed, widow, suicide ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Deathmaker (1995)
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, crime, serial killer, investigation, court, mind game, death row, obsession, psychopath, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Inspector Bellamy (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A well known Parisian inspector becomes involved in an investigation while on holiday.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crime, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, mysterious character, couple relations, siblings relations, murder, who done it, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 373
Cement (2000)
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, police corruption, vengeance, infidelity, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, police investigation, addiction, drug abuse, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Glass Shield (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. His only real friend is the other new trooper, the ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: police corruption, racism, murder, police station, courtroom drama, false accusation, crime, police investigation, tough law enforcer, legal action, fighting the system, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 146
Fabienne (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fabienne is a police officer. She does her job well but is gradually growing tired of the dehumanized nature of her work : arresting undocumented aliens day after day does not fit in with her ideals. That's why when, one night, Olga, the Kazakh ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: working class, police investigation, track down, crime, urban, law enforcement, society, immigrants, missing child, misfit, illegal immigrant, female police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.8
 1K
Nattbuss 807 (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Kalle, en kille i 18-års åldern har hamnat lite snett i livet. Han umgås mest med främlingsfientliga personer. Carlos är en kille i 16-års åldern, han har bott i Sverige större delen av sitt liv med sin mor och hennes äldre bror. Hans pappa ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, rough ...
Plot: murder, racism, crimes, crime, deadly, urban, society, immigrants, investigation, city life, law enforcement, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 7.0
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Three (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The final installment in director Lucas Belvaux's trilogy follows Pascal, a cop who sees a return to credibility in the capture of escaped convict Bruno--who in turn is harbored by Pascal's morphine-addicted wife Agnes. Pascal's ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: drug dealing, police corruption, downfall, crime, prison, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, crimes, life is a bitch, fugitives, on the run, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Have Mercy on Us All (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Paris, many citizens go to the precinct after the doors of their apartments have been sprayed with a 4 and the letters "clt". When a dweller is found mysteriously dead in his apartment, Detective Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg and his partner ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, realistic
Plot: crime, apocalypse, plague, beach, police corruption, danger, deadly, law enforcement, chase, dealing with death, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Two Men in Town (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former bank robber is released after 10 years in prison. He gets help from a social-worker, but gets harassed by an old cop from his past.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: guillotine, police, social worker, neo noir, going straight, crime, haunted by the past, rehabilitation, law enforcement, rivalry, friendship, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 479
The Gang (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1945, as World War Two comes to a close, five small time crooks unite to form a gang. After several bold robberies they become notorious as "the front-wheel drive gang". The police attempt to stop their crime spree with little success, ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, gang, heist, chases and races, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, chase, dishonesty, law enforcement, police ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Virgin of Juarez (2006)
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: suspenseful, talky, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, investigation, journalism, murder, who done it, woman in danger, religions or cults, crimes, law enforcement, psychopath, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Assignment to Kill (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A private eye is hired by an insurance company to investigate a shipping magnate suspected of deliberately sinking his own ships for the insurance money. He finds himself involved in a web of deception, double-crossing and murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: murder, private investigator, crime, investigation, cons and scams, insurance fraud, mystery, ship, missing person, dishonesty, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: 60s
Place: switzerland, europe, swiss alps, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, crime, deadly, prostitute, journalism, uncover truth, police investigation, law enforcement, media, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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