Movies like Heads or Tails 1980

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Heads or Tails
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, sex, crimes, investigation and crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Heads or Tails: Under Suspicion (1981), Without Compassion (1994), Let Sleeping Cops Lie (1988), The Assassin (1961), In the Shadow of Evil (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
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Time: 80s
Place: france
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    User:   99%
 
Without Compassion
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Peru, Mexico, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lima, 1980s. Based upon Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment.
Plot: punishment, crime, priest, police, death, guilt, confession, murder, prostitute, husband wife relationship, anguish, landlord ...
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Let Sleeping Cops Lie
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: corruption, massacre, suicide, torture, death, police, violence, murder, criminal, ambush, police inspector, shot in the head ...
Place: paris france
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System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
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The Assassin
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A socialite is murdered and her playboy lover is brought in for questioning. During his stay in custody we get to see the real sneaky playboy in action via flashback. Is he guilty or just a sleaze.
Style: suspense
Plot: police, fascism, gazebo, anti fascism, suicide by jumping, police interrogation, jazz score, brainwashing, unreliable flashback, ladies man, accused of murder, murder investigation ...
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Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
In the Shadow of Evil
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack Brenner is a hot-shot cop on the trail of a serial killer known as The Roper. Just as he's getting close to catching the killer, he is injured and develops amnesia. Dr. Molly Nostrand works to help Brenner recover his memories and the two ...
Plot: reporter, bound and gagged, photograph, waitress, parking lot, kidnapping, bar, flashback, death, cigarette smoking, snow, doctor patient relationship ...
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Sweet Killing
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Young, Violent, Dangerous
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paul, Joe and Louie are three young men from good families who decide to go on a bloodthirsty and pointless crime spree, much to the dismay of paul’s girlfriend (Eleonora Giorgi) and the local police commissioner (Tomas Milian). the group starts ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: sexual abuse, robbery, sex, murder, sadism, death, cigarette smoking, police, criminal, bank, violence, betrayal ...
Place: milan italy, italy
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Hit Me
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sonny lives with his retarded older brother, and works as a bellhop at a second-rate hotel. This changes when Monique a beautiful, suicidal nut-case checks in.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, sexual ...
Plot: neo noir, crime, gangsters, hotel, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, femme fatale, crime gone awry, heist, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: montreal quebec, iceland, paris france
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System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
Battle in Heaven
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in Mexico City, Carlos Reygadas's sexually explicit drama centers on a man in turmoil over his past actions. Chauffer Marcos feels compelled to reveal a dark secret to his boss's daughter, Ana, a wealthy woman who works as a prostitute ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, drugs/alcohol, crime gone awry, introspection, haunted by the past, crimes, sex, hopes, disorder, female nudity, pubic hair, fondling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
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The Brave One
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, crime, vigilante, police investigation, radio, revenge, murder, death, brutality, unlikely criminals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   32%
    User:   26%
 
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Landscape No.2
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Slovenia, Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The burglars Sergej and Polde steal a valuable painting, Landscape No.2. By coincidence Sergej also takes a mysterious document dating back to the end of the World War II. Instructor is ordered to recover the stolen painting and the document, which ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   30%
 
Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: interracial relations, crimes, society, ghetto, fighting the system, politics, prostitute, black panthers, betrayal, fugitives, chase, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 70s, 1940s
Place: los angeles, mexico, latin america, usa, california ...
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System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
Motherland Hotel
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Story: The lonely proprietor of a small hotel in a provincial Turkish town develops a passion for a departed guest.
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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System:   29%
    User:   28%
 
Small Town Murder Songs
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Duration: 75 min.
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    User:   29%
 
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
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    User:   27%
 
Vares: Gambling Chip
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Story: Jussi Vares falls in love with a beautiful brunette - only to lose her in a horrible way. After dating Sole a few weeks, her body is found in a bird-watching tower. The investigations come to a standstill, until Vares promises to solve a mystery of ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   28%
 
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Mad Dog
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: police, victim, burial, handbag, mental illness, psychopath, rifle, murder, shot to death, death, telephone call, train station ...
Place: poland
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System:   28%
    User:   32%
 
Shoot on Sight
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer of Scotland Yard, is asked to hunt-down suspected suicide-bombers against the backdrop of July 7 bombings in London. Tariq's task gets complicated as an innocent Muslim is killed by the commando shooters of ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
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System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
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The Red Circle
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Master thief Corey is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line of law-abiding freedom, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime, crossing those of a notorious escapee and alcoholic ex-cop. As the unlikely trio plots a ...
Style: clever, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille provence
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System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
Body of My Enemy
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, cynical
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   27%
 
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Popeye Doyle
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While Popeye Doyle (Ed ONeill) is investigating what appears to be a very simple drug overdose, he becomes involved in international intrigue. The Mosad and various other foreign diplomatic figures turn up everywhere he goes. The drug overdose ...
Plot: murder, intrigue, trap, killer, fistfight, coffee, lingerie, fight, gunfight, nightclub, revolver, footsie under the table ...
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System:   27%
    User:   28%
 
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Place: poland
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System:   26%
    User:   25%
 
Who Killed Pasolini?
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the murder of a poet, a man, a great film director: Pier Paolo Pasolini. The story begin with the arrest of "Pelosi", a young man then accused of the murder of the poet. All the investigation about the crime is about the ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: italy, rome italy
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System:   26%
    User:   29%
 
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The Mudboy
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Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Police try to hunt down a serial killer in 1912 Buenos Aires.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, mystery, murder, who done it, police investigation, crimes, crime, deadly, protagonist as suspect, parents and children, family in crisis, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: argentina
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System:   25%
    User:   23%
 
The Unfaithful Wife
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, cynical, psychological, serious ...
Plot: private detective, infidelity, murder, investigation, crime, mystery, adultery, marriage, suburbs, protagonist as suspect, unsupportive spouse, police investigation ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   28%
 
Point of Impact
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack Davis is a tough, outspoken cop who finds himself wrongly accused for the death of a fellow agent by the depraved and power hungry chief of Miami Customs, Martin Cullen. Disgraced and dismissed, Jack swears revenge and goes to work for Roberto ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, vigilantism, crime, working undercover, righting the wronged, chases and races, cuban, bodyguard, death, revenge, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, cuba, florida
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System:   25%
    User:   22%
 

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