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.
TV show
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 suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, crime, police investigation, police, danger and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Octopus 4: Jack the Ripper (1988), Prime Suspect 2 (1992), The Practice (1997), Femme Fatales (2011), 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.
TV show
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, police investigation, murder, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, society, family relations, family life, smuggling ...
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.
TV show
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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56%
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The Octopus 3 (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 370 min.
TV show
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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46%
Jack the Ripper (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: jack the ripper, serial killer, murder, mystery, megalomaniac, murder of a prostitute, multiple suspects, crime, mortician, police detective, crimes, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s
Place: scotland yard, england, london, europe, east end london
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23%
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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: suspenseful, bleak, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, policewoman, interracial relations, investigation, police detective, who done it, uncover truth, private detective, society, deadly, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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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, serious, realistic, clever, stylized
Plot: law firm, lawyer, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, legal, courtroom, social problems, moral dilemma, dedicated lawyer, crimes, workplace, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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23%
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, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, power relations, female killer, coping, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, espionage, love affair, undercover, spy, gays and lesbians, gender, murder, conspiracy, police, surveillance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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23%
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Impostora (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
TV show
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: split personality, impersonation, deception, love, disfigurement, femme fatale, doppelganger, evil
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23%
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: political thriller, twists and turns, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, journalist, journalism, politics, corruption, cover up, conspiracy, political corruption, manipulation, crimes, state affairs, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: suspenseful, witty, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime investigation, police, fighting crime, police station, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, police investigation, murder, police detective, deadly, police protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, austria
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20%
Thou Shalt Not Kill (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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: rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: justice, corruption, dishonesty, violence, undercover, police, murder, crimes, society, investigation, disorder, brutality ...
Place: italy
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19%
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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, explosion, love, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, tuscany, turin italy
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19%
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Pagan Peak (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: police investigation, danger, murder, crimes, violence, society, death, murderer, abduction, snow, brutality, ritual ...
Place: alps, germany, austria
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Vienna Blood (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Max Liebermann, a student of Sigmund Freud, helps Detective Rheinhardt in the investigation of a series of disturbing murders around the grand cafes and opera houses of 1900s Vienna.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, enigmatic, disturbing, tense
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, police investigation, doctor, crimes, murder investigation, disorder, adventure, twists & turns, escapades, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: vienna, austria
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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, suspenseful, realistic, bilingual
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, police detective, forensics, partners, serial killer, social worker, crimes, cat and mouse, deadly, murder, hunt down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, france, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: child pornography, murder, suspicion, teacher, bookstore, priest, child abuse, psychology, hostage, suicide, rumor, brother sister relationship
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18%
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Midnight Sun (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 55 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, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, serial killer, murder, conspiracy, homicide detective, frenchwoman, symbol, danger, crimes, small town, assassination plot, police investigation ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
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18%
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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, danger, police officer, storm, crimes, neo-noir ...
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
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, teenager, wild ride, treasure map, treasure hunter, adventure, group of friends, search, search for father, escapades ...
Place: north carolina
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16%
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Search Party (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A dark comedy about four self-absorbed twenty-somethings who become entangled in an ominous mystery when a former college acquaintance suddenly disappears.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, semi serious
Plot: missing person, search party, disappearance, best friends, social relations, depressed woman, gossip and rumors, teenage life, youth, dark secret, popularity, leader ...
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16%
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Blue Heelers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: touching, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, police, danger, police investigation, tough law enforcer, heroes, workplace, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, save the day, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
McMillan & Wife (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: McMillan & Wife is a lighthearted American police procedural that aired on NBC from September 17, 1971 to April 24, 1977. Starring Rock Hudson and Susan Saint James in the title roles, the series premiered in 90-minute episodes as part of the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: police, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, legal investigation, crime, mystery, crimes, legal, couples, law enforcement, criminal heroes, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
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15%
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Wallander (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The 1st series of 13 films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crimes, forensics, murder, small town, mystery, law enforcement, crime, life is a bitch, seaside, medical examiner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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15%
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Collision (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 201 min.
TV show
Story: Collision is a five-part television drama miniseries, which debuted on ITV & UTV in November 2009. In the same month, it was also on PBS as a series in two parts. It tells the story of a group of strangers whose lives intertwine following a ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious
Plot: police detective, road accident, police investigation, smuggling, traffic accident, car accident, police, life is a bitch, crimes, uncover truth, stranger, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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15%
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Standoff (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series focused on an FBI Crisis Negotiation Unit whose members negotiated hostage situations and shared relationships.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, enigmatic, exciting ...
Plot: policewoman, fbi, partners against crime, spouse in danger, negotiation, hostage, coworker relationship, workplace romance, romancing partners, love and romance, lovers, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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The Silence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drama about a deaf girl who witnesses the audacious murder of a policewoman.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, danger, police investigation, police detective, dishonesty, organized crime, police corruption, corruption, crime, law enforcement, mute or deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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15%
The Haves and the Have Nots (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots is a new television drama from the prolific writer, director and producer Tyler Perry. The show follows the complicated dynamic between the rich and powerful Cryer family and the hired help who work in ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, family saga, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, master and servant, social differences, family life, society, maid, african american protagonist, boss and employee, power relations, family relations, extramarital affair, homosexual
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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15%
Killer Instinct (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Killer Instinct is an American crime drama television series filmed in Vancouver that originally aired on the Fox Network. The pilot episode aired on September 23, 2005, and the final episode aired on December 2, 2005. Fox ordered 13 episodes, only ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, partners, crimes, policewoman, crime, crime investigation, buddy cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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15%
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The Division (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Division is an American crime drama television series created by Deborah Joy LeVine and starring Bonnie Bedelia. The series focused on a team of women police officers in the San Francisco Police Department. The series premiered on Lifetime on ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, semi serious
Plot: police, crimes, crime, policewoman, partners against crime, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, rivalry, justice, team, partnership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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15%