Movies like Heads or Tails 1980

If you like "Heads or Tails" you are looking for movies about / with sex, death, french, murder, false accusation, suspicion and police themes of Crime, Drama and Thriller genre shot in France.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Heads or Tails (1980)
 6.6
 349
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, death, french, murder, false accusation, suspicion, police, suspect, police inspector

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Heads or Tails

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about murder, police, death, investigation, sex, police inspector and female nudity mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Heads or Tails: Under Suspicion (1981), Pendulum (1969), Let Sleeping Cops Lie (1988), The Preppie Murder (1989), Mad Dog (1980). 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, gloomy ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, dishonesty, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, police inspector, questioning, mystery, child murder, suspect, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 291
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, on the run, police captain, murder of wife, murderer, false accusation
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: murder, partner, torture, suicide, criminal, corruption, death, massacre, violence, police, drug dealer, ambush ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: police, murder, sex, death, park, trial
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 53
Mad Dog (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: police, victim, psychopath, rifle, shot to death, police inspector, sniper, killing a dog, crime scene, handbag, killer, murder ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 43
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: male nudity, death of daughter, female nudity, sex, murder, female full frontal nudity, police, breasts, dictator
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Night Stalker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.
Plot: rape, death, police, murder, serial killer, rapist, serial murder, murderer
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: police, rape, death, murder, sex, hotel, homosexual, cockfight, sexual frustration, killing a cat, loneliness, suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 286
Praying Mantis (1993)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A single man thinks he has finally found a woman who loves him. The woman is charming and intelligent but holds a very dark secret which will truly test how strong their relationship can be.
Plot: murder, suspicion, marriage, rage, serial killer, investigation, femme fatale, slasher, female killer, sister in law, childhood, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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.
Plot: police corruption, confrontation, murder, death, police, warehouse, homicide detective, apartment, murder investigation, investigation, police detective
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, car accident, murder, prime suspect, desire, shower, erotica, female nudity, plot twist
⇓ 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, male female relationship, guilt, anguish, husband wife relationship, landlady, torment, catholic, religion, college student, old woman, priest ...
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 253
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, steam train, fez, bare breasts, train, hotel, murder, prostitute, hotel room, gramophone, ring, dinner ...
Time: 1930s
Place: belgium, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 555
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: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: retiring, hitman, deadly, danger, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, gangsters, swimming pool, police brutality, immaturity, explosion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: father in law daughter in law relationship, wheelchair, faking illness, father in law, daughter in law, death by electrocution, wheelchair bound, architect, broken leg, electrocution, housekeeper, greenhouse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Dominici Case (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 200 min.
Plot: provence, farm, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 2K
I'm a Killer (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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'.
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, death penalty, letter, prison, cigarette smoking, bare breasts, judge, police, female nudity, arm wrestling ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sweet Killing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Canada
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, police inspector, male female relationship, champagne, alibi, husband murders wife, perfect crime, hobby, sex, bank, burglar, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 363
Dragnet (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday is called back from vacation to work with his partner, Off. Bill Gannon, on a missing persons case. Two amateur female models and a young war widow have vanished, having been last seen with one J. Johnson. In the course of tracking ...
Plot: bound and gagged, murder, rape, police, death, neo noir, voyeurism, photographer, serial killer, sergeant, lapd, trailer park ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, lesbianism, lesbian sex, large breasts, hand job, cunnilingus, labia, suicide, female homosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: exciting, sentimental, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, escape, police, murder, prison, chase, judge, daring rescue, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, criminal, revenge, crime, crimes, rise and fall, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, murder, murder trial ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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
Plot: sex, sadism, sexual abuse, robbery, murder, evil, unconsciousness, cruelty, danger, supermarket, police inspector, delinquent ...
Place: milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
The Most Gentle Confessions (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Algeria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: hearing, murder, street market, hold up, police officer, city hall, sunglasses, circus, psychological torture, psychological manipulation, police violence, police arrest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.2
 144
Sweet Savior (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sandra Barlow is a 70's girl looking for kicks in the form of sex and drugs. One day, she decides to have an orgy drug party and invite some "freaks" led by Moon to entertain her and her rich friends. Moon has other things in mind as ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: murder, lesbianism, sex, female stockinged legs, exploitation, pantyhose, lesbian, female nudity, cult, psycho, nude dance, cult leader ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Sleeping Car Murder (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six people travel by train overnight from Marseilles to Paris. When the train arrives at its destination, one of the passengers, a girl, is found dead in a sleeping berth. The police led by Inspector Grazzi investigate the other five passengers, ...
Plot: train, murder, investigation, killer, murder investigation, mystery killer, suicide by gunshot, phone booth, corpse, sexuality, shot to death, neo noir ...
Time: 1960s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 793
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: memory, older woman younger man relationship, brainwashing, fascism, police interrogation, jazz score, hotel, murder, cell mate, police, unreliable flashback, ladies man ...
Time: 1960s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 199
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, bikini, seduction, investigation, femme fatale, socialite, love, sex, erotica
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: fear, insanity, sister, court, hospital, blood, craziness, police, rape, reporter, death, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Red Spider (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karol, an ordinary young man, runs into a much older man, whom he believes to be a Red Spider, the terrifying serial killer, prowling the streets of Cracow in 1960s. Karol becomes obsessed with the man and spies on him.
Plot: murderer, legend, murder, undressing, female nudity, death, communism, serial murder
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%