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 realistic, serious, suspense 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, suspect, child murder ...
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: criminal, death, violence, police, corruption, fascist, torture, suicide, ambush, bazooka, submachine gun, crossbow ...
Place: paris france
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82%
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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, murder of wife, false accusation, police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Most Gentle Confessions (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Algeria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: hearing, murder, police arrest, police officer, street market, ex convict, confession, police, prison, police raid, wrist slitting, city hall ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: prostitute, hotel, murder, train, bare breasts, hotel room, sewing machine, gramophone, ring, streetcar, reading a newspaper, steam train ...
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, bank, marriage, burglar, alibi, husband murders wife, husband wife relationship, death, sex, police, investigation, police officer ...
⇓ 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: incest overtones, cockfight, homosexual, strangulation, suicide, police, killing a cat, sexual frustration, insanity, secret police, hotel, death ...
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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, death, murder, park, sex, police, trial
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, guilt, suspicion, anguish, religion, landlady, prostitute, landlord, double murder, hate, confession, catholic ...
Place: peru
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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: daughter in law, broken leg, car accident, female nudity, electrocution, puzzle, greenhouse, wheelchair, massage, death by electrocution, father in law daughter in law relationship, housekeeper ...
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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: police officer, insanity, fear, investigation, police, court, tire iron, hospital, sister, craziness, death, reporter ...
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, hitman, graphic violence, deadly, crime, danger, criminal heroes, crimes, retiring, female director, immaturity, police brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france
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43%
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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: smuggling, undressing, female nudity, revenge, brutality, police, village, sadism, police corruption, police officer, nudity (full frontal - brief), secret agents ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, serial killer, burial, murder, mental illness, train station, insanity, rifle, death, shot to death ...
Place: poland
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42%
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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'.
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: suspect, serial killer, investigation, murder, police, husband wife relationship, false accusation, trial, lie, murder suspect, prison, letter ...
Time: 70s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: assassination attempt, female full frontal nudity, breasts, police, dictator, death of daughter, sex, female nudity, male nudity, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: suburbs, police officer, police, prostitution, drug, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, police officer, seaplane, arms smuggling, sailor, wound, sailboat, diving, murder, captain, police, underwater
Place: caribbean
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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: old man, strangulation, repression, guilt, death, prostitute, murder, police, balcony, accident, male bare butt
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, police, rape, death, murder, female director, serial murder, murderer, rapist
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Place: brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: sadism, murder, robbery, sexual abuse, shot in the chest, panties, dead man, highway, car driving, female nudity, police officer, running ...
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: garden, police detective, police procedural, organ transplant, police, prostitute, death, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Elizabeth, a sexually yielding policewoman is miserable in the narrow-minded town she is living, while Rita, a lonely eel-hatchery worker, is trying to escape from the sticky situations of her life.
Style: biblical
Plot: lesbian kiss, death, hanging, police, murder, female nudity, unsimulated sex, orgy, alcoholic, suicide, male nudity, feminist ...
⇓ 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: fascism, maid, unreliable flashback, ladies man, informant, police officer, courage, police inspector, police interrogation, brainwashing, suspicion, antique dealer ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
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
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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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, false accusation, murder, chase, prison, police, judge, life turned upside down, daring rescue, life is a bitch, danger, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, weapons, writers, fighting the system, crooked cop, death, apartment, murder, police, warehouse ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Ronde de nuit (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Saudi Arabia, Aruba
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: partner, death, police, fight, murder, bar, real estate, gunfight, police officer, deception
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, anti capitalism, crime, deadly, parents and children, small town life, small town, introspection, crimes, life is a bitch, kids in trouble, social relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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