Movies like Five Moons Plaza

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Five Moons Plaza (2003)
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Five Moons Plaza (2003)
Original name: Piazza delle cinque lune
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just the night before his retirement District Attorney Saracini is given a film showing the kidnapping of Aldo Moro. As the District Attorney takes on the case he along with his team finds more compelling and secretive evidences. Too many secrets are found that should stayed as secrets.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, controversial
Plot: judge, kidnapping, terrorism, deception, politician, assassination, murder, political intrigue, political conspiracy, unsolved crime, political unrest, murderer, investigation, politics, murder investigation, crime investigation, intrigue, murder mystery, forensic evidence, political persecution, crime solving, political corruption, cold case, uncover truth, empire ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy

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Most similar movies to Five Moons Plaza

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, suspense and disturbing films with plots about murder, investigation, uncover truth, murder investigation, unsolved crime, murder mystery and crime investigation mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Five Moons Plaza: Dancing Trees (2009), The Secret Scandal (2013), Yara (2021), Dark Power (2013), Half a life (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dancing Trees (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Martha (Katie Boland), 18, sees the world as animated and fun. She has a form of autism that means she is a mathematical genuis whilst incapable of looking after herself. Living in a dull routinewith her cousin Nicole (Brooke Burns), and mother ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: murder of mother, death of mother, autism, investigation, prodigy, murder investigation, uncover truth, cold case, murder, loss of mother, teamwork, murderer ...
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The Secret Scandal (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reporter and a prosecutor investigate the death of an actress, and in the process come into conflict with a group of very powerful people. Based on the true story of actress Jang Ja-yeon's suicide.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: murder investigation, uncover truth, criminal, partners against crime, investigation, unsolved crime, crimes, homicide detective, murder, cold case, crime solving, partners ...
Place: korea
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Yara (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The murder of 13-year-old Yara Gambirasio shocks the little town of Brembate di Sopra, Italy. To bring the culprit to justice, prosecutor Letizia Ruggeri only has one tenuous lead: a bit of DNA that's not much help without a database to compare ...
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: murder, prosecutor, murder investigation, investigation, true crime, cold case, forensics, puzzle, murder mystery, mystery, uncover truth, crime investigation ...
Place: italy
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Dark Power (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the mayor of a crime-ridden city and his opponent are both assassinated while seeking election, two FBI agents, John Archer and Mila Driver, reluctantly join forces to investigate the murder only to discover that City Hall holds more secrets ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, political corruption, assassination plot, murder investigation, female fighter, investigation, female fbi agent, conspiracy, government corruption, sleuth, crime investigation, political conspiracy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.2
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Half a life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is found raped and bludgeoned to death. Her father can’t reconcile himself with her death, and even less with the fact that the murderer was never found. Half of his life he continues the search. Finally, after more than 20 years, as ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: unsolved crime, crime investigation, dead girl, loss of daughter, murder, police officer, rapist, father daughter relationship, private investigation, uncover truth, murder investigation, investigation ...
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Maisie Undercover: Shadow Boxer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The beautiful ex-cop/bar owner/private eye goes undercover as a boxer at an illegal underground fight club in order to find the killer of a female boxer.
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: underground fighting, investigation, murder mystery, murder investigation, female detective, private detective, crime solving, working undercover, unsolved crime, crime investigation, fighting crime, detective inspector ...
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62%
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Colosio (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico, Spain, France, Colombia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's 1994 in Mexico, the nation was witnessing a turbulent year since its beginnings. An indigenous rebellion shakes the country. Three months later, the ruling party's presidential candidate is brutally murdered during a rally in Tijuana. ...
Style: enigmatic, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: political candidate, politics, secret, political conspiracy, assassination, cold case, mystery, political intrigue, special agents, unsolved crime, political unrest, government conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Mord in Eberswalde (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Heinz Gödicke (Ronals Zehrfeld) is the chief commissioner of the People's Police in the small town of Eberswalde in Brandenburg. Gödicke is called when two bestial murdered children are found in the forest. The investigator tries to get ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police, serial killer, investigation, murder mystery, police investigation, cold case, murder investigation, crime investigation, forensics, uncover truth, unsolved crime ...
Time: year 1969
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59%
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Grudge (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ahead of a promotion, a police chief becomes entangled in a deadly incident and uncovers an intrigue fueled by grudge that threatens his colleagues.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: female police detective, murderer, criminal, secret, police officer, murder, killings, murder investigation, murder mystery, investigation, mystery, homicide detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Night in Nude: Salvation (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A beautiful mother and her two daughters run a bar in a town. They have a dream of becoming rich, reforming the building, and living as celebrities. With no chance of their dream coming true with just their everyday earnings, they had another face - ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, neo noir
Plot: femme fatale, murder, deception, secret, lie, cold case, women, crime investigation, forensics, investigation, sleuth, secret revealed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
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911 Nightmare (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officer Chris McCullers was gravely injured in a shootout and now works on 911-dispatch. Resentful that her career has ended up here, Chris receives a call from a scared kid and dismisses it as a prank. The next day, she learns that the call was all ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: murder, lifetime, murder mystery, fighting crime, guilty conscience, murder investigation, 911, crime solving, uncover truth, crime investigation, unsolved crime, race against time ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Manuscripts Don't Burn (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Khosrow and Morteza set out on a mission to kill someone. The assassination ought to be arranged as a suicide. At the last minute however, they are obliged to change their initial plans…
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: assassination, murder, politics, kidnapping, political conspiracy, political corruption, moral dilemma, crimes, frame up, dishonesty, state affairs, mission gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Confessions (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A G8 meeting is being held at a luxury hotel on the German coast. The world's most powerful economists are gathered to enact important provisions that will deeply influence the world economy. One of the guests is a mysterious Italian monk, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, disturbing, tense
Plot: intrigue, murder mystery, investigation, murder, monk, confession, murder investigation, mystery, murderer, economics, religious, crimes ...
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52%
Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former cop looks back on the case which left him disabled and forced him to quit the force.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, intense
Plot: murder mystery, police, investigation, serial killer, constable, police officer, crime solving, crime investigation, uncover truth, homicide detective, murder, unsolved crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A reconstruction of the bankruptcy of the Banco Ambrosiano bank and its liaisons with the Vatican and the Masonry through its president Roberto Calvi, notoriously found dead under the Blackfriars Bridge in London in June 1982.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, freemason, fighting the system, political corruption, politics, mafia, bank, uncover truth, manipulation, gangsters, crimes, legal ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, london, palermo italy, rome italy, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Perfume (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: While in boarding school, a group of six become friends through their intense passion for scent. When one is brutally murdered years later, disturbing secrets about the group are revealed when the police investigates each as a suspect.
Style: bloody, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: murder, odor, boarding school, friendship, crimes, murder investigation, murder mystery, smell, crime solving, police, investigation, uncover truth ...
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50%
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Wicked Sins (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Detectives Sara Parson and Luke Gage have just broken off their romantic partnership when they are forced to collaborate on a double-murder case. The breakup appears to have been about Luke's indiscretions with a female witness in a previous ...
Style: erotic, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: sexploitation, woman with a gun, investigation, murder mystery, murder investigation, murder, partners, twin brother, mystery, relationships, murderer, partners against crime ...
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50%
The Black Widow Killer (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A single mother fears for her life and that of her daughter when they become targets of a serial killer.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, murder mystery, murderer, murder, uncover truth, evidence, criminal, crime investigation, teacher, school teacher, investigation, private investigation ...
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Veil (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The temptation to have a one night stand leads a man to a distant town and a woman with a dark agenda. When he doesn't return, it falls upon his black sheep sister to uncover the truth of what happened.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder, murder mystery, investigation, unsolved crime, murder investigation, criminal, mystery, secret, city life, crime solving, crime investigation, dark secret ...
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47%
 6.0
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Die Hebamme II (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Romance and murder are intertwined in this 19th-century tale. At the turn of the century, fearless midwife Gesa finds her investigation into mysterious murders leading her deeper into darkness. Meanwhile, her affair with the prestigious Dr. Heuser ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: midwife, medieval, physician, unsolved crime, murder mystery, crime solving, investigation, murderer, mystery, private investigation, cold case, uncover truth ...
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45%
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Run (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sergey is a Russian athletics champion whose career is destroyed in a moment by a car accident. Then he discovers that while his injuries have diminished his athletic abilities, they have also given him paranormal abilities to see the past, when ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: uncover truth, crime solving, murder investigation, homicidal maniac, investigation, killings, runner, flash forward, supernatural, homicide detective, mysterious past, supernatural ability ...
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Hidden Agenda (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In Ireland, American lawyer Ingrid Jessner and her activist partner, Paul Sullivan, struggle to uncover atrocities committed by the British government against the Northern Irish during the "Troubles." But when Sullivan is assassinated in ...
Style: political, realistic, serious, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy, lawyer, blackmail, cia, terrorism, torture, killer, investigation, cover-up, folk, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, northern ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On the afternoon of August 3, 2013, 16-year-old Hannah Anderson was abducted after finishing cheerleading practice in a San Diego suburb. When the bodies of her mother and brother were found in the burned home of family friend James DiMaggio later ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, father daughter relationship, kidnapped, true crime, 16 year old, abduction, lifetime, child abduction, kidnapped child, teenage girl, unsolved crime, cold case ...
Place: california, san diego california, idaho
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44%
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06/05 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A fictional version of the events that led to the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn on May 6, 2002. The movie is based upon the book "The sixth of May" by Tomas Ross.
Style: tense, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, political conspiracy, life is a bitch, crimes, fighting the system, politics, assassination, state affairs, dishonesty, investigation, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
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43%
A Good Woman Is Hard to Find (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The recently widowed mother of two, Sarah, is desperate to know who murdered her husband in front of her young son, rendering him mute. Coerced into helping a low-life drug dealer stash narcotics stolen from the local Mr. Big, she's forced into ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: female masturbation, murder, crimes, mother, home invasion, vengeance, single mother, widow, drugs, crime solving, murder investigation, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Man Who Smiled (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 127 min.
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Story: An old friend of Kurt Wallander, solicitor Sten Torstensson, visits him one day to tell him that his father has passed away close to Brösarp under peculiar circumstances. Kurt does not take his friend's worry seriously. Shortly after, the ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: murder, investigation, murder investigation, murder mystery, crime solving, forensics, conspiracy, crime investigation, sleuth, uncover truth, unsolved crime, cold case ...
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41%
Boyfriend Killer (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Grieving mother suspects that her son's ex-girlfriend may have been involved in his death.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder disguised as accident, male objectification, woman, murder suspect, lifetime, murder mystery, murder, assassination plot, murder investigation, relationship problems, crime investigation, evil plot ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Fatal Intuition (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jang-woo had only his sister to live for until she is brutally murdered. During a ritual to send her spirit to heaven, he comes across a suspicious man, who manages to escape from the scene. He begins to suspect a local pharmacist and keeps an eye ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological ...
Plot: killer, murderer, murder investigation, medium, investigation, revenge, loss of sister, unsolved crime, psychic, cold case, murder mystery, mystery ...
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41%
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Time of Fear (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Time of Fear is a taut psychological thriller thrusting an FBI agent and a grieving father into the dark world of a demented killer. FBI Agent Cheryl Hammer, arrives in a small California town to catch an elusive killer. Seeing no help forthcoming ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: murder, fbi agent, homicidal maniac, murder investigation, murder mystery, crime solving, uncover truth, forensics, police detective, investigation, serial murder, sleuth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.8
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Fatwa (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, political conspiracy, undercover, politics, crimes, terrorism, rivalry, dishonesty, state affairs, murder, empire, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%