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, 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, death, french, murder, false accusation, suspect, police officer, suspicion, police inspector

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, serious, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about murder, police, death, police officer, police inspector, investigation and female nudity mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Heads or Tails: Under Suspicion (1981), Let Sleeping Cops Lie (1988), Pendulum (1969), The Most Gentle Confessions (1971), The North Star (1982). 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, disturbing, tense, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, dishonesty, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, police inspector, interrogation, questioning, mystery, serial child killer, suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
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95%
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: ambush, submachine gun, suicide, bazooka, torture, massacre, death squad, police corruption, police officer, flamethrower, partner, drug dealer ...
Place: paris france
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83%
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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, police captain, on the run, falsely accused, murderer, police officer, murder of wife, false accusation
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76%
The Most Gentle Confessions (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Algeria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: murder, hearing, wedding ceremony, police violence, sunglasses, police interrogation, burglary, stolen car, marriage of convenience, burglar, ex convict, police officer ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: ring, gramophone, dinner, pyramid, streetcar, sewing machine, reading a newspaper, steam train, fez, prostitute, hotel, murder ...
Time: 1930s
Place: egypt, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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
Plot: crime scene, sex, alibi, husband wife relationship, police, husband murders wife, death, police inspector, marriage, murder, bank, bank clerk ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Motherland Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The lonely proprietor of a small hotel in a provincial Turkish town develops a passion for a departed guest.
Plot: sleeping, maid, rape, loneliness, inheritance, sexual frustration, murder, psychopath, death, police, killing a cat, photograph ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: crimes of passion, trial, death, park, police, murder, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: suspect, serial killer, murder, investigation, husband wife relationship, police, false accusation, trial, lie, murder suspect, prison, letter ...
Time: 70s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Without Compassion (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Peru, Mexico, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lima, 1980s. Based upon Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment.
Plot: punishment, police, confession, husband wife relationship, anguish, landlady, hate, death, landlord, suspicion, religion, double murder ...
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: female nudity, father in law daughter in law relationship, bathroom, death by electrocution, murder, massage, crutch, father in law, wheelchair bound, attempted murder, electrocution, housekeeper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Intrusive Behavior (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Years after the institutionalizing and abandoning of their mentally unstable daughter, the Kilpatrick family becomes victim to mental instabilities of their own as their past comes back to haunt them.
Plot: insanity, fear, police officer, hospital, rape, sister, investigation, murder, evil, court, death, police ...
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45%
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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 ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, hitman, retiring, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, deadly, danger, graphic violence, female director, explosion, swimming pool ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Black Sun (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Yugoslavia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A German artist in Spain decides to revenge the death of two Nordic tourists and to defend the strikers in a bloody conflict.
Plot: police, undressing, police corruption, smuggling, murder, death, revenge, arms smuggling, painter, police officer, nudity (full frontal - brief), secret agents ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, sex, police, male nudity, death of daughter, female nudity, murder, female full frontal nudity, dictator, assassination attempt
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Mad Dog (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: police, killing spree, victim, crime scene, insanity, murder, death, train station, serial killer, killing a dog, mental illness, rifle ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Appearances (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ève and Henri are among the happy few of the French community in Vienna. They are “la crème de la crème”. The perfect picture crumbles when Ève discovers that Henri is cheating on her. On an impulse, she finds revenge with Jonas, a perfect ...
Plot: library, crime investigation, cigarette smoking, vinyl record, gift, hotel, birthday, murder investigation, expatriate, police, ringing telephone, barbershop ...
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
City Under Siege (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A string of violent jewel robberies force Police Inspector Parrino to get rough with the city’s criminal scum. Things take a turn for the worse when he’s confronted with the murder of an prostitute.
Plot: prostitution, police, police officer, suburbs, drugs, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dictator's Guns (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jacques Cournot, a freelance skipper, is hired by Mr Hendrix in Santo Domingo, first of all to advise him regarding the acquisition of a sailing boat. After a thorough inspection of a prospective vessel, the "Dragoon", Cournot reports his ...
Plot: ex husband, underwater scene, police officer, diving, captain, sailor, sailboat, wound, police, arms smuggling, murder, underwater ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Domingo Salvaje (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Repressed middle-aged Catholic gets into a troublesome relationship with the prostitute next door and her little boy.
Plot: accident, prostitute, police, strangulation, repression, murder, death, guilt, old man, balcony, male bare butt
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Jigsaw (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 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: british noir
Plot: murder, police, noir, real estate agent, dismembered body, ladies man, police officer, loose woman, body in a trunk, police procedural, investigation, salesman ...
Place: brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Young, Violent, Dangerous (1976)
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, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: murder, robbery, sadism, sexual abuse, black panties, dead man, stolen car, panties, anger, delinquent, gas station, death ...
Place: milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Man Who Smiled (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 130 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 ...
Plot: police detective, police procedural, organ transplant, garden, police, death, murder, prostitute
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Assassin (1961)
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: murder investigation, womanizer, false accusation, courage, arrest, older woman younger man relationship, suicide, memory, irony, dog, police, cell mate ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, gangsters, criminal, revenge, crime, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, rise and fall, dishonesty, murder, murder trial ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Anything for Her (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lisa and Julien are married and lead a happy uneventful life with their son Oscar. But their life radically changes one morning, when the police comes to arrest Lisa on murder charges. She's sentenced to 20 years of prison. Convinced of his ...
Style: sentimental, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, false accusation, prison, murder, chase, police, judge, daring rescue, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
One Police Plaza (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A veteran New York City Police Lieutenant's investigation of a woman's murder uncovers corruption in high places.
Style: suspense
Plot: murder investigation, police corruption, law enforcement, fighting the system, weapons, writers, death, apartment, investigation, crooked cop, murder, police ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Vares: Tango of Darkness (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The tango king Harry Koivikko was found dead six years ago in a sleazebag motel, with a knife is his back. The biggest manhunt in the county faded away without results. Jussi Vares gets a phone call from a down-and-out journalist; the informant ...
Style: suspense, contemplative, suspenseful, tense
Plot: prisoner, murder investigation, private investigator, private detective, prison escape, police, murder, disappearance, explosion, beer, car bomb, flashback ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Ronde de nuit (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Saudi Arabia, Aruba, Brazil
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the help of journalist Diane Castelain, Parisian police inspectors Leo Gorce and Gu Arenas are trying to solve the murder of a member of the French Parliament, but some dangerous powerful people try to make sure that doesn't happen.
Plot: real estate, fight, partner, bar, murder, police, death, police officer, gunfight, deception
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Clockmaker of St. Paul (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lyons, France. Michel Descombes is a watchmaker who lives alone with his teenage son Bernard. When the police visits and informs him that Bernard killed a man and is on the run with a girl, Michel realizes that he knew far less about his son than he ...
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, anti capitalism, crime, deadly, small town life, introspection, small town, parents and children, crimes, life is a bitch, kids in trouble, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%