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.
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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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Most similar movies to The Octopus 4

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspenseful, suspense and serious films and TV series with plots about murder, crimes, police investigation, police, investigation, death and danger mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Octopus 4: Widow's Web (2022), Broken Angel (2013), The Practice (1997), Prime Suspect 2 (1992), London Spy (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Octopus (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, Austria, France, UK, Germany, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 402 min.
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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, realistic ...
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, society, crimes, fighting crime, family relations, family life, smuggling, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy, southern italy
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The Octopus 5 - The Heart of the Problem (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 522 min.
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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.
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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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Widow's Web (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
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Story: Four Women With Ulterior And Hidden Secrets Because Of A Businessman's Unexplainable Assasination.Their Lives Will Be Shattered And Trapped In A Maze Of Lies,Conflicts,Betrayals,Mysteries,Ambition,Murder,Wealth,And Power.
Style: gothic, disturbing, suspense, psychological thriller
Plot: assassination, whodunit, power struggle, intrigue, funeral, businessman, deception, serial killer, capitalist, secret, death of brother, murder mystery ...
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Broken Angel (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Santa Diabla is the story of Santa Martínez, a woman who seeks revenge for the murder of her husband Willy Delgado.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, intrigue, eccentric family, family relations, rivalry, vengeance, high priced lawyer, power relations, manipulation, suburbs, dishonesty, sex addict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In Beacon Heights, a seemingly perfect town, a group of three college friends struggle with the stress of being overachievers. In the aftermath of the town’s first murder, each Perfectionist hides behind a secret, a lie and an alibi.
Style: surprise ending, tense, disturbing, twists and turns, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, young adult, murder, friend, secret, mystery, murder mystery, teacher, death, dark secret, social problems, small town life ...
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23%
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The Practice (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious, clever, stylized
Plot: law firm, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, courtroom drama, legal, courtroom, social problems, moral dilemma, workplace, crimes, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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23%
Prime Suspect 2 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 203 min.
TV show
Story: DCI Jane Tennison's investigation of a murder is complicated with the unexpected participation of her secret lover in her detective unit.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: interracial sex, murder, policewoman, interracial relations, investigation, police detective, police brutality, army investigation, amateur detective, legal investigation, uncover truth, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
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23%
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London Spy (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, espionage, love affair, undercover, spy, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, murder, conspiracy, police, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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Impostora (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
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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: love, impersonation, split personality, doppelganger, disfigurement, femme fatale, evil, deception
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State of Play (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, journalist, journalism, politics, corruption, cover up, conspiracy, political corruption, manipulation, crimes, state affairs, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, manchester
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Femme Fatales (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, coping, female killer, power relations, survival, escapades, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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23%
Scene of the Crime (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Tatort is a long-running German/Austrian/Swiss, crime television series set in various parts of these countries. The show is broadcast on the channels of ARD in Germany, ORF 2 in Austria and SF1 in Switzerland. The first episode was broadcast on ...
Style: exciting, serious, witty, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime investigation, police, police detective, fighting crime, police investigation, law enforcement, police station, riddles and clues, murder, police protagonist, suspicion, police inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, austria
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Thou Shalt Not Kill (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
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Story: Stubborn and determined detective Valeria Ferro endeavors to solve the challenging puzzle behind crimes motivated by jealousy, vendettas and repressed anger to seek the truth and justice. All as she struggles with her own demons and the phantoms of ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: violence, undercover, justice, dishonesty, corruption, society, investigation, organized crime, hopes, police, murder, crimes ...
Place: italy
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They Were Ten (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Ten people, five women, five men, are invited to a luxury hotel on a deserted tropical island. They soon realize they are completely isolated, cut off from the rest of the word and all means of communication, which rapidly becomes their worst ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: payback, murder, serial killer, killing spree, serial murder, death, vengeance, crimes, violence, island, no survivors, whodunit ...
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Art of Crime (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 50 min.
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Story: Fired for insubordination, PJ Antoine Verlay, good cop but a blood strand and having difficulty working as a team, is attached to the OCBC (Central Office for the fight against Traffic in Cultural Goods) thanks to the intervention of the commander ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: crime solving, art theft, art critic, fighting crime, teamwork, partners against crime, sleuth, investigation, art, art thief, unsolved crime, crimes ...
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Gone for Good (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 247 min.
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Story: Ten years ago, he lost two loved ones. When his fiancée disappears, he must uncover buried secrets — or lose everything. Based on Harlan Coben's novel.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, captivating
Plot: tragedy, secret, murder, love, past, investigation, family secret, loss of sibling, tragic past, bereavement, mystery, uncover truth ...
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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, redemption, fall in love, on the run, justice, bomb, murder, police, translator, love, criminal heroes, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, tuscany, turin italy
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Pagan Peak (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 43 min.
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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, suspense, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: murder, police investigation, violence, crimes, society, abduction, death, murderer, snow, brutality, life philosophy, ritual ...
Place: alps, germany, austria
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DNA (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 321 min.
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Story: Five years after his daughter disappeared, a mistake in the National Police's DNA register makes it possible for the officer Rolf to finally find out what happened to her.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: missing child, ex husband ex wife relationship, missing daughter, police detective, missing person, loss of daughter, child trafficking, partners, partners against crime, uncover truth, police officer, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, poland
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Possessions (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A young French woman living in Israel is accused of the murder of her husband on the day of their wedding. As the bride struggles to prove her innocence, mysterious happenings surround her. Is she guilty or could she be the victim?
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, contemplative
Plot: murder investigation, mystery, who done it, murder, youth, investigation, police detective, chase, victim, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel
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18%
Spuren des Bösen - Racheengel (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: The police psychologist and brilliant interrogator Richard Brock gets into a hostage situation. It's not about money, but a desperate act.
Plot: suspicion, murder, teacher, suicide, child abuse, brother sister relationship, psychology, hostage, rumor, priest, bookstore, child pornography
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18%
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The Tunnel (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: partners against crime, police investigation, partners, forensics, police detective, cat and mouse, serial killer, crimes, law enforcement, social worker, murder, hunt down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, france, europe, english channel
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Midnight Sun (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 440 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, murder, frenchwoman, conspiracy, homicide detective, crimes, small town, symbol, female protagonist, police investigation, shaman ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Deadwind (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When Sofia Karppi, a detective in her 30's who is trying to get over her husband's death, discovers the body of a young woman on a construction site, she triggers a chain of events that threatens to destroy her life again.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: homicide detective, murder, female detective, police dog, missing person, revenge, childhood trauma, secret past, widow, police, family relations, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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18%
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Criminal: UK (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Within the walls of an interrogation room and with time running out, London investigators go after three suspects, each accused of a grievous crime.
Style: atmospheric, tense, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: interrogation, police, investigator, who done it, investigation, partners against crime, crimes, coworker, law enforcer, law enforcement, mystery, track down ...
Time: contemporary
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17%
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Trapped (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a ferry carrying 300 passengers from Denmark pulls into an Icelandic town’s small port, heavy snow begins to fall. The ferry can’t leave until the storm passes and the main road into town is impassable. A mutilated and dismembered body washes ...
Style: neo noir, scenic, atmospheric, bleak, enigmatic
Plot: murder investigation, small town, winter, murder, police, ex wife, coastal town, police officer, storm, crimes, cheating wife, horny woman ...
Place: iceland
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17%
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Outer Banks (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A tight-knit group of teens unearths a long-buried secret, setting off a chain of illicit events that takes them on an adventure they'll never forget.
Style: exciting, entertaining, feel good
Audience: teen drama
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, group of friends, teenager, wild ride, adventurer, treasure hunter, illegal drugs, search for father, drugs, best friend, friendship ...
Place: north carolina
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16%
Age of Legends (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Liu Zi Guang has no memories of the past eight years of his life. When he returns to his hometown, Jiangbei, all he knows is that he wants to live life as an upstanding citizen. But those mysterious eight years are bound to catch up to him as he ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, disturbing, tense
Plot: memory, dark secret, investigation, crime investigation, crimes, strong female lead, law enforcement, romance, society, destiny, female detective, friendship ...
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Wildflower (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Wildflower is a Philippine revenge drama television series starring Maja Salvador, together with an ensemble cast. The show originally aired on ABS-CBN, and worldwide on The Filipino Channel, from February 13, 2017 to February 9, 2018.
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: paranoia, murder, friendship, organized crime, revenge, death, secret, mysterious woman, death of father, lie, money, millionaire ...
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