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 serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about murder, crimes, police investigation, crime, police, law enforcement and deadly mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Octopus 4: Jack the Ripper (1988), Impostora (2017), The Practice (1997), 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, mafia, crime, murder, fighting crime, police investigation, law enforcement, society, family relations, family life, smuggling, father daughter relationship ...
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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93%
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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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: jack the ripper, serial killer, murder, mortician, megalomaniac, mystery, police investigation, police detective, forensics, danger, track down, multiple suspects ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era
Place: scotland yard, england, europe, london, east end london
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31%
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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: disfigurement, femme fatale, doppelganger, love, deception, evil
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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, serious, clever, realistic, stylized
Plot: law firm, courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, moral dilemma, social problems, dedicated lawyer, legal, lawyers and clients, dishonesty, workplace, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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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: emotional, serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, espionage, gender, undercover, love and romance, love affair, spy, surveillance, gay lead character, police, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ 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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: murder, investigation, policewoman, police detective, deadly, dishonesty, army investigation, protagonist as suspect, crimes, crime, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, london, england
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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: sexy, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, femme fatale, crimes, power relations, rivalry, danger, deadly, coping, escapades, dangerous attraction, vengeance, female killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, suspense ...
Plot: murder, journalist, journalism, politics, corruption, cover up, conspiracy, political thriller, political corruption, crimes, state affairs, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: emotional, stylized, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, love, justice, on the run, tunnel, helicopter, translator, coincidence, attic, explosion, police, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
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23%
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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 ...
Plot: murder investigation, serial killer, murder, conspiracy, symbol, frenchwoman, female protagonist, small town, shaman, police investigation, homicide detective
Place: sweden
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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, suspense, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: danger, murder, abduction, crimes, violence, death, runaway, chase, revenge, brutality, life philosophy, vengeance ...
Place: germany, austria, alps
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21%
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, bilingual
Plot: police investigation, marital problem, forensics, cat and mouse, casual sex, murder, deadly, partners, law enforcement, serial killer, police detective, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, england, europe, english channel
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Black Spot (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
Story: In the small bordertown of Villefranche, lost in the heart of a large forest, crime rate is six times higher than elsewhere in the area. Each new crime Major Laurène Weiss solves with the help of her unusual team makes her sink deeper and deeper ...
Plot: small town, forest, investigation, secret, murder, crime investigation, small town sheriff, police, missing child, mysterious event
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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, psychology, hostage, priest, suicide, rumor, teacher, suspicion, brother sister relationship, murder, bookstore, child abuse
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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, crimes, multiple suspects, coworker, law enforcement, lifestyle change, new job, british humour, unhappy, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
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21%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, police, save the day, chases and races, heroes, crimes, workplace, tough law enforcer, police investigation, danger, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: australia
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18%
I Am the Night (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Fauna Hodel, who was given away by her teenage birth mother, begins to investigate the secrets to her past, following a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to an infamous Hollywood gynecologist connected to the legendary Black Dahlia murder.
Style: disturbing, based on true events, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: journalist, riddles and clues, young girl, secret past, investigation, society, dishonesty, court case, conspiracy, painting, reporter, police corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s
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15%
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Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: mind bending, offbeat, exciting, intellectual, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: fbi, intelligence, prodigy, investigation, riddles and clues, professor, talented, genius, crime, investigator, hallucinations, schizophrenia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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15%
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Prodigal Son (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The son of a notorious serial killer becomes an acclaimed criminal psychologist who uses his unique insight into how killers think to help the NYPD.
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, repressed memory, haunted by the past, father son relationship, police
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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: realistic, suspenseful, witty, serious
Plot: policewoman, u.s. marshal, danger, testimony, law enforcement, chases and races, partners against crime, parents and children, crimes, track down, partners, cop witness relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
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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, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: fbi, fighting crime, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, rookie, dark past, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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15%
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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: tense, suspenseful, serious, ironic, talky
Plot: private detective, multiple suspects, investigation, riddles and clues, partners, female partner, disability, danger, mind game, private investigator, police investigation, expert ...
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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, tense, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: life is a bitch, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, village life, under the surface, village, haunted by the past, homecoming, funeral, suicide, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
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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: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crimes, crime, murder, deadly, law enforcement, partners, missing person
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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15%
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Killer Net (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Students get involved in a violent Internet-based game, around the same time as a series of murders - is there a connection?
Plot: murder, young adult, technology, computer game, internet, erotica, shower, female nudity, student, loner, peeping, computer ...
Place: england
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15%
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Thirteen (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This Five-part BBC psychological drama follows Ivy Moxam, a 26-year-old woman who was abducted when she was 13 and held captive for the next 13 years. The story begins as she escapes the cellar she was being held in and goes to the police station to ...
Plot: kidnapping, woman, police investigation
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15%
A Dark Adapted Eye (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: This psychological mystery/thriller, adapted from Barbara Vine aka Ruth Rendell's novel of the same name, depicts a family on the edge. Two sisters, the elder, obsessive Vera, and the younger, manipulative Eden, cut a path of secrecy and ...
Plot: murder, memory, nightmare, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, understanding, whodunit, family secret, aunt nephew relationship, psychopath, sister sister relationship, world war two ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s
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15%
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