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Heads or Tails (1980)
Original name: Pile ou face
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: police inspector, suspicion, french, false accusation, suspect, sex, murder, police, death

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, police, death, female nudity, sex, violence and police officer mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Heads or Tails: Under Suspicion (1981), Let Sleeping Cops Lie (1988), The North Star (1982), No Harm Intended (1988), Pendulum (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, suspenseful, gloomy, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: crime, dishonesty, life is a bitch, investigation, mind game, injustice, rivalry, couples, battles, murder, crimes, neo noir ...
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: massacre, corruption, torture, death, police, violence, murder, criminal, drug dealer, partner, crossbow, ambush ...
Place: paris france
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89%
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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 ...
Plot: sewing machine, dinner, train, murder, prostitute, hotel room, bare breasts, hotel, gramophone, ring, fez, steam train ...
Time: 1930s
Place: belgium, egypt
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73%
No Harm Intended (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paul kills his daughter in law Catherine to protect family honor.
Plot: daughter in law, crutch, death by electrocution, father in law, greenhouse, female in shower, puzzle, housekeeper, father in law daughter in law relationship, faking illness, attempted murder, architect ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: murder, death, falsely accused, police captain, on the run, murder of wife, false accusation
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Max & Jeremie (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Even among bombers and murderers, there is a social ladder, a hierarchy to climb. Jeremie is a mere bomber who blows up people and places for mobsters in Paris. He may not look it, scruffy lad that he is, but he is a sensitive fellow, and he feels ...
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Plot: hitman, crimes, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, danger, deadly, retiring, police brutality, explosion, immaturity, swimming pool ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
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Mad Dog (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: police, victim, burial, handbag, murder, mental illness, psychopath, rifle, shot to death, telephone call, death, train station ...
Place: poland
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The Dominici Case (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 200 min.
Plot: farm, murder, provence
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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, sunglasses, police violence, street market, police arrest, police officer, hold up, city hall, stolen car, burglary, police raid ...
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The Sniper (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Story: Lucas is a widower who works as a clockmaker. He has a daughter who lives in a village in northern Spain. One day his daughter go to school as each morning and he opens his shop. Aafter, a neighbor comes running to tell him that his daughter just ...
Plot: breasts, dictator, male nudity, sex, murder, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, police, death of daughter
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52%
Victim of Desire (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An SEC agent investigating $70M in missing funds and a murdered businessman gets involved with the man's wife.
Plot: sex, prime suspect, desire, car accident, murder, shower, erotica, female nudity
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Motherland Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 101 min.
Story: The lonely proprietor of a small hotel in a provincial Turkish town develops a passion for a departed guest.
Plot: sexual frustration, killing a cat, cockfight, sleeping, loneliness, maid, suicide, inheritance, homosexual, photograph, psychopath, strangulation ...
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The Sight (2015)
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Duration: 163 min.
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Tender and Perverse Emmanuelle (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After his wife, a concert pianist, is found murdered a wealthy man is suspected of her murder. But as more suspects begin to pile up this mystery might take it's toll on more than one participant.
Plot: sex, murder, large breasts, suicide, labia, cunnilingus, hand job, lesbian sex, lesbianism, female nudity, female full frontal nudity
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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 ...
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Death of a Corrupt Man (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Style: suspense
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Praying Mantis (1993)
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Country: USA
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Plot: murder, suspicion, femme fatale, slasher, sister in law, serial killer, investigation, childhood, death, marriage, female killer, rage
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One Police Plaza (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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