Movies like Heads or Tails 1980

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Heads or Tails (1980)
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Heads or Tails (1980)
Original name: Pile ou face
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Since his wife died, Inspector Louis Baroni (Philippe Noiret) has become a virtual recluse, preferring the solitude of his quiet house to the company of others. His period of mournful contemplation is broken when he is called out to look into the suspicious death of Madame Morlaix who, according to her husband Edouard (Michel Serrault), fell from an upstairs window. Curious to find out more, Baroni begins his inquiry.
Plot: sex, police officer, police, death, murder, false accusation, french, police inspector, suspect, suspicion

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, police, death, police officer, investigation, crimes and serial killer mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Heads or Tails: Under Suspicion (1981), Let Sleeping Cops Lie (1988), I'm a Killer (2016), Pendulum (1969), He Died with His Eyes Open (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Under Suspicion (1981)
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: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, dishonesty, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, police inspector, interrogation, mystery, serial child killer, child murder, suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
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Let Sleeping Cops Lie (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of a group of right-wing cops have begun carrying out vigilante justice on drug dealers and other crime figures who might otherwise avoid punishment for their misdeeds. Police inspector Grindel (Delon) understands the ...
Plot: drug dealer, partner, death squad, police corruption, bazooka, ambush, massacre, torture, suicide, undercover, police inspector, vigilantism ...
Place: paris france
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I'm a Killer (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Inspired by true events from the 1970s, the story revolves around a young detective who becomes the head of a police unit focused on catching a rampant serial killer of women, nicknamed 'The Silesian Vampire'.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: suspect, serial killer, murder, investigation, husband wife relationship, police, false accusation, court, murder suspect, lie, prison, letter ...
Time: 70s
Place: poland
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Pendulum (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the evening of his decoration for bringing a murderer to justice, Washington DC Police Captain Frank Matthews' wife, and her lover are murdered in bed. Jailed as the prime suspect, with the aforementioned murderer released on a technicality ...
Plot: death, murder, falsely accused, police captain, on the run, murder of wife, false accusation, murderer, police officer
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He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On Ne Meurt Que Deux Fois, a French murder mystery based upon a novel of the same name, is an unusual, involving film with excellent performances by its entire cast. Police Inspector Staniland (Michel Serrault) is investigating the death of a ...
Style: serious, mind bending, neo noir, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, crimes, investigation, mystery, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples, crime investigation, police detective, seduction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
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Jigsaw (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman is found murdered in a house along the coast from Brighton. Local detectives Fellows and Wilks lead an investigation methodically following up leads and clues mostly in Brighton and Hove but also further afield.
Style: noir, british noir
Plot: police, murder, car, police officer, real estate agent, traveling salesman, corpse, police investigation, salesman, investigation, seaside, small town ...
Place: brighton
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The Hatter's Ghost (1982)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A hatter in a provincial town (Michel Serrault) leads the life of a respectable citizen but is in fact a serial murderer. The only person to suspect this is his neighbour the tailor (Charles Asnavour).
Plot: serial killer, police detective, card playing, death, small town, cafe, strangulation, neighbor, psychopath, murder, doctor, husband wife relationship ...
Place: brittany
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Deceptions (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a wealthy socialite kills her husband, she claims self-defense. The cop assigned to the case is suspicious but becomes obsessed with the sensual young woman.
Plot: police, murder, duplicity, socialite, femme fatale, erotica, love, seduction, sex, investigation, bikini
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Body of My Enemy (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Francois always despised the textile barons who ruled his local town. But he fell in love with the family heiress Gilberte. Ten years ago, he would have married her. Now only hatred holds them together. Francois is accused of murder. A hooker and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, gangsters, criminal, revenge, crimes, rivalry, rise and fall, criminal heroes, dishonesty, murder trial, murder, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mike Stone's back and his old partner, Steve Keller, is missing. So Mike heads up an investigation. At the same time, he is investigating another brutal murder. And he is trying to decide which of two inspectors shall he recommend for the ...
Plot: murder, mystery, disappearance, revenge, father daughter relationship, judge, warden, rookie, gunfight, partner, evidence, priest ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
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Naked Violence (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Some youngsters rape and kill their teacher; but they won't tell their motivation. The police detective on the case feels some sinister influence behind the young murderers.
Plot: rape, interrogation, teacher, murder, investigation, disciple, secret, jewelry, school teacher, police, gang rape, female nudity ...
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The Most Gentle Confessions (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Algeria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: hearing, murder, stealing a car, prison, police, police raid, confession, psychological manipulation, ex convict, psychological torture, burglary, circus ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Sweet Killing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A business man decides to kill his wife but the plan sets off a chain of weird events that cause his life to become a living hell.
Style: suspense
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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: tense, suspense, captivating, intense
Plot: police, murder mystery, investigation, serial killer, police officer, constable, crime solving, suspect, crime investigation, uncover truth, homicide detective, murder ...
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The Secret (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: mysterious, eurospy
Plot: escape, patient, refugee, french military, sea, isolated house, strangulation, intelligence, prison escape, roadblock, helicopter, manslaughter ...
Time: 70s
Place: south of france, france
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The Preppie Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of a young woman who was found dead. Now the police investigate, and evidence points to a man she was seen leaving a party with. Now when questioned, he claims that her death was accidental, as a result of rough sex. Now her family ...
Plot: sex, police, death, murder, court, crimes of passion, park
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The North Star (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Edouard Binet, an aimless Frenchman, has been travelling in North Africa for many years, and is sailing to Belgium. En route, he meets Sylvie Baron. He introduces her to Nemrod Lobetoum, a rich Egyptian carrying valuable jewelry, and Sylvie and ...
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Time: 1930s
Place: belgium, egypt
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Motherland Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
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Duration: 80 min.
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Plot: insanity, fear, police officer, reporter, hospital, police, sister, murder, investigation, craziness, death, court ...
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Without Compassion (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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