Movies and TV shows like The Octopus 4

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The Octopus 4 (1989)
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The Octopus 4 (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 600 min.
Story: A couple of years have passed since Corrado Cattani and Giulia Antinari broke up; during this time, Giulia died in an accident (that might or might not have been planned by Tano) and Corrado has lived alone in a place when he can be guarded 24/7. A new investigation brings him face to face with his old enemy Tano Carridi again: at a reception organized by the Antinari bank, a casino owner named Tindari,someone with close connections to the mafia, is brutally murdered.It turns out that the asassin, Salvatore Frolo,had personal reasons to commit the murder: back in Sicilia, many years ago,Tindari had killed his wife and daughter. While Corrado investigates the case with the help of judge Silvia Conti and journalist Davide Faeti,hoping to find more about the mafia's involvement in Tindari's casino business, Tano has three main points on his agenda: 1.Get Greta Antinari's custody in order to have total control over the Antinari bank; 2. Invest mafia money into a huge corporation called "...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, deadly and danger mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Octopus 4: Jack the Ripper (1988), The Practice (1997), Impostora (2017), London Spy (2015), Prime Suspect 2 (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Octopus (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK, West Germany
Duration: 402 min.
Story: Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia (known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus").
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: cosa nostra, police investigation, mafia, crime, murder, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, society, family relations, family life, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy, palermo italy
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95%
The Octopus 5 - The Heart of the Problem (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 522 min.
Story: Superintendent Corrado Cattani is dead. After his lover, the beautiful judge Silvia Conti, recovers somewhat from the shock over his death, she decides to take vengeance and carry on his long standing battle against the Mafia. She vows to put the ...
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The Octopus 3 (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 370 min.
Story: Part 1 - GOOD AND EVIL - After the mafia killed his family, and a number of people who trusted him, Cattani sees a couple of criminals condemned to light sentences only. A DEA team brings him back from the mountain retreat with good monks, to the ...
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75%
Jack the Ripper (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Jack the Ripper was a 1988 two-part television movie/mini-series portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack The Ripper, the killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888. The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, murder, megalomaniac, mortician, police detective, mystery, track down, crime, crimes, forensics, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s
Place: scotland yard, england, europe, london, east end london
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31%
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The Practice (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Practice is an American legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston law firm. Running for eight seasons on ABC from 1997 to 2004, the show won the Emmy in 1998 and 1999 for Best Drama Series, and ...
Style: tense, clever, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: law firm, courtroom drama, courtroom, lawyer, social problems, moral dilemma, crimes, workplace, legal, injustice, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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31%
Impostora (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Story: Nimfa (Kris Bernal) - an ugly street vender - meets jeremy (Ryan Eigenmann) - a talented plastice surgeon - in a car accident. To compensate for what happened, jeremy offers to help Nimfa by giving her new face through surgery. In her desire to ...
Style: suspense
Plot: evil, doppelganger, disfigurement, femme fatale, love, deception
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31%
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London Spy (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A romance between an MI6 code genius and an ordinary man promises happiness. But tragedy strikes when the spy dies in suspicious circumstances, forcing his lover to pursue the truth behind his death.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, espionage, love affair, undercover, spy, gays and lesbians, gender, murder, conspiracy, surveillance, police, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Prime Suspect 2 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 203 min.
Story: DCI Jane Tennison's investigation of a murder is complicated with the unexpected participation of her secret lover in her detective unit.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: murder, policewoman, investigation, police detective, partners against crime, crimes, interracial relations, mystery, life is a bitch, crime, protagonist as suspect, army investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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31%
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Femme Fatales (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Femme Fatales is an anthology TV series, inspired by the men's magazine of the same name, with each episode focusing on an antihero woman, intercut with softcore pornographic scenes and produced by Cinemax. Lilith, introduces each episode Rod ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, sexy, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, power relations, female killer, survival, coping, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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31%
State of Play (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.
Style: realistic, tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, journalist, journalism, politics, corruption, cover up, conspiracy, political thriller, political corruption, crimes, state affairs, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, manchester
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31%
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The Octopus 2 (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 384 min.
Story: Part 1 - PAOLA - Police Inspector Cattani fights a losing battle to save his loved daughter's sanity, after what she suffered (see "La Piovra", original mini-series). He loses her, and his only trusted magistrate in the fight against ...
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30%
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Heaven (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer.
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, meditative, atmospheric ...
Plot: terrorist, love, redemption, fall in love, on the run, justice, murder, police, translator, bomb, explosion, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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23%
Death in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Detective Inspector Richard Poole is transferred to Sainte Marie, an island in the Caribbean. Totally unsuited to the Caribbean way of life, Richard hates the sun, sea and sand and isn't used to the Sainte Marie style of policing. Working with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, captivating, touching
Plot: police detective, island, police investigation, multiple suspects, crimes, coworker, law enforcement, lifestyle change, new job, british humour, unhappy, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
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21%
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Pagan Peak (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 43 min.
Story: When a gruesomely staged body is found, propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austrian border, two detectives are sent to investigate. For German detective Ellie, this is the first real challenge of her career; her Austrian ...
Style: tense, rough, suspense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: danger, crimes, murder, police investigation, violence, death, society, runaway, revenge, brutality, life philosophy, abduction ...
Place: germany, austria, alps
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The Tunnel (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The plot follows detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wasserman working together to find a serial killer who left the upper-half body of a French politician and the lower-half of a British prostitute in the Channel Tunnel, at the midpoint between ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bilingual
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, partners, forensics, police detective, serial killer, cat and mouse, law enforcement, deadly, marital problem, social worker, hunt down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, england, english channel
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Spuren des Bösen - Racheengel (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The police psychologist and brilliant interrogator Richard Brock gets into a hostage situation. It's not about money, but a desperate act.
Plot: child pornography, brother sister relationship, suspicion, teacher, psychology, suicide, hostage, priest, bookstore, murder, child abuse, rumor
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Midnight Sun (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Kahina Zadi, 32, a French police officer travels to Kiruna in Sweden to investigate the bestial murder of a French citizen. Together with Anders, a Swedish prosecutor of Sami origin, she begins an investigation. Soon new killings start to happen and ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
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Place: sweden
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Blue Heelers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Blue Heelers is an Australian police drama series which depicted the lives of police officers stationed at the fictional Mount Thomas police station in a small town in Victoria.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, police, crimes, tough law enforcer, save the day, heroes, workplace, chases and races, danger, police investigation, partners, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: australia
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18%
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Strike (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A war veteran turned private detective operates out of a tiny office in London’s Denmark Street. Although wounded both physically and psychologically, his unique insight and background as a military police investigator prove crucial in solving ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, ironic, talky
Plot: private detective, investigation, partners, multiple suspects, mind game, private investigator, disability, female partner, riddles and clues, danger, antisocial behavior, police investigation ...
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15%
I know who you are (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
Story: After wrecking his car in a deserted road in the middle of the forest and being found with the blood and mobile phone of his niece, successful criminal lawyer Daniel Elias can no longer remember who he is but must find a way to prove his innocence, ...
Plot: amnesia, psychological thriller, missing person, judge, lawyer, law firm
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15%
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Stonemouth (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Iain Banks's best-selling novel, this romantic mystery follows Stewart as he returns to his childhood home and tries to discover the truth behind his best friend's death.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: village, crimes, life is a bitch, uncover truth, mystery, haunted by the past, village life, under the surface, homecoming, hometown, funeral, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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15%
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In Plain Sight (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In Plain Sight is an American dramatic television series on USA Network. The series revolves around Mary Shannon, a Deputy United States Marshal attached to the Albuquerque, NM, office of the Federal Witness Security Program, more commonly known as ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, witty
Plot: policewoman, u.s. marshal, testimony, law enforcement, danger, baseball, workplace, dysfunctional family, cop witness relations, crimes, track down, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
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15%
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Motive (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A cat-and-mouse series with a twist on the everyday whodunit, "Motive" centers on Angie Flynn, a detective on a backwards chase for clues to a killer that has already been revealed to viewers. The series, filmed in Vancouver, is an ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, forensics, unconventional method, riddles and clues, deadly, honest law enforcer, female detective, sergeant, danger, cat and mouse, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
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15%
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YOU (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, he uses the internet and social media to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her. A charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession as he quietly and ...
Style: realistic, psychological, talky, entertaining, disturbing ...
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Time: 21st century
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15%
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The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The Inside is an American crime drama television series created by Tim Minear and Howard Gordon and produced by Imagine Television. The Inside follows the work of the FBI's Los Angeles Violent Crimes Unit, a division dedicated to investigating ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: fbi, fighting crime, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, haunted by the past, mystery, rookie, deadly, female agent, dark past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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15%
Picnic at Hanging Rock (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Valentine's Day, 1900. Three schoolgirls and their governess mysteriously disappear in Hanging Rock, Australia, without a trace.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, melancholic
Plot: woman undressing, valentine's day, investigation, disappearance, power relations, unsolved mystery, supernatural, teachers and students, friendship between girls, suicide, tragedy, wilderness ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: australia
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15%
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Manhunt (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The true story of London Metropolitan police detective Colin Sutton's manhunt for serial killer Levi Bellfield.
Style: exciting, suspense, rough, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, murder, serial killer, true crime, investigation, crimes, brutality, victim, who done it, deadly, disorder, blood ...
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15%
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Eye Candy (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tech genius Lindy, convinced by her roommate to begin online dating, begins to suspect that one of her mysterious suitors may be a deadly cyber stalker. When her friends at the elusive cyber-police uncover a potential serial killer in Manhattan, all ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, investigation, woman in danger, missing person, deadly, murder, looking for love, love and romance, computers and web, crimes, hacker, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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15%
 6.8
 11K
Collateral (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: When a pizza delivery driver is shot dead in south London, a tenacious detective goes after the people traffickers behind his murder and unravels a conspiracy that goes to the top.
Style: futuristic, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, murder investigation, intelligence agency, law enforcement, female detective, danger, crimes, murder, scientific experiment, lookalikes, rescue, border ...
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15%
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, partners, missing person
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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15%