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The Octopus 5 - The Heart of the Problem (1990)
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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 unscrupulous businessman Espinosa, upon whom she lays the blame for the killing of Cattani, behind bars. Tano, who killed his wife, is already in prison; Silvia offers him mitigation if he testifies against the Mafia and Espinosa, but Tano remains silent. When Mimmo, the son of the influential Mafia-family Linori, is murdered in Sicily by an American, Masino, Silvia follows the killer all the way to the U.S., where his tracks disperse. Silvia has no idea that at the same time the former Italian policeman Davide Licata, who had to flee from the Mafia to New York for fear about the safety of his wife and son, is infil-trating the Linori family disguised as a domestic servant in order to prove their participation in international ...

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Most similar movies to The Octopus 5 - The Heart of the Problem

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, police, murder, investigation, police detective, law enforcement and deadly mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Octopus 5 - The Heart of the Problem: The Octopus (1984), The Octopus 4 (1989), Zen (2011), If Tomorrow Comes (1986), The Burden of Proof (1992). 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 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 ...
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Zen (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 270 min.
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Story: Zen is a British television mini series produced by Left Bank Pictures for the BBC, co-produced with WGBH Boston for its Masterpiece anthology series, Mediaset and ZDF. It stars Rufus Sewell and Caterina Murino and is based on the Aurelio Zen ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, corruption, suspicion, crimes, law enforcement, workplace, mystery, murder, chief of police, living with parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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17%
If Tomorrow Comes (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 304 min.
TV show
Story: This mini-series focuses on two people, Tracy Whitney and Jeff Stevens. In the beginning, Tracy was an innocent, who was in love and pregnant, with the son of an affluent family. Obviously her family did not approve of her. She would sent ot prison ...
Style: entertaining, thought provoking, suspenseful, feel good, tense ...
Plot: art thief, revenge, con artists, women's prison, couples, caper, romantic rivalry, escapades, professional rivalry, rivalry, friendship, betrayal ...
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The Burden of Proof (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: A lawyer who's still recuperating after the untimely death of his wife, must defend his probably dirty brother-in-law, a stockbroker under investigation. He discovers that everyone has dark secrets, including himself.
Plot: adultery, courtroom, lawyer, insider trading, suicide
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Dress Gray (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: When a cadet at a military academy is found dead, the assumption is it was an accident. But the autopsy reveals that's not the case and that he's a homosexual and the last person he was with someone before he died and that someone is an ...
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: gay, murder, false accusation, murder investigation, gays and lesbians, rape, military academy, military, politics, legal investigation, army investigation, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
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Matt Houston (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Story: Matt Houston is an American crime drama series that aired on ABC from 1982 to 1985. Created by Lawrence Gordon, the series was produced by Aaron Spelling.
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Place: los angeles, texas
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The Island of Thirty Coffins (1979)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: France
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Story: No overview found.
Plot: love, revenge, dog, nurse, prophecy, legend, shipwreck, insanity, bigamy, world war one, crucifix, island ...
Time: year 1917
Place: brittany
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Banacek (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Story: Banacek is an American detective TV series starring George Peppard that aired on the NBC network from 1972 to 1974. The series was part of the rotating NBC Wednesday Mystery Movie anthology. It alternated in its time slot with several other shows ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: private detective, investigation, theft, polish, crimes, insurance, police, murder, chauffeur, insurance investigator, insurance fraud, insurance company ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
The Atlanta Child Murders (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 245 min.
TV show
Story: The city of Atlanta, Georgia, is terrorized by a rash of child murders occurring in its black community. When a black photographer is arrested for the crimes, controversy erupts over whether he is the actual killer or a scapegoat offered up by the ...
Plot: serial killer, father daughter relationship, police, mother daughter relationship, death, father son relationship, interracial relations, family relations, police officer, child, court, serial child killer ...
Place: atlanta georgia
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Hailey Dean Mystery: Deadly Estate (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Story: When Hailey helps her friend Pam sell her recently deceased parent’s estate, she becomes suspicious when Pam suddenly leaves town without notice. To make matters worse, Pam's boyfriend is the sudden victim of an accident and the man ...
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Unforgettable (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The F.B.I. (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The F.B.I. is an American television series that was broadcast on ABC from 1965 to 1974. It was sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, and the characters almost always drove Ford vehicles in the series. Alcoa was co-sponsor of Season One only.
Style: factual
Plot: fbi, police detective, cemetery, special agents, criminal, crime solving, police officer, inspector, fbi agent, federal bureau of investigation, indian burial ground, tv show ...
Time: 70s, 60s
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Guilt (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: When Natalie’s sister Grace becomes the prime suspect in her roommate Molly’s murder and popular target for the press and in social media, Natalie leaves her life in Boston and heads to London to defend her. With the help of an ethically ...
Style: surprise ending, enigmatic, tense, suspense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, murder suspect, murder mystery, courtroom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sister sister relationship, jealousy, sex scene, sex scandal, rich and poor, lgbt, university ...
Place: london, britain
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The Beat (2000)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The Beat delves into the personal and professional lives of two young police recruits who patrol New York's streets. The city's daily machinations are seen through the often bloodshot eyes of Officers Mike Dorigan and Zane Marinelli, two ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police, crimes, buddy cop, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, arson, nypd, medical student, alcohol abuse, friendship, engagement, deadly ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Crime reporter, John Moore, meets with psychologist, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, murder investigation, police, crime investigation, psychologist, ritual, crimes, private detective, violence, homicide detective, reporter ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
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Booker (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Booker is an American crime drama series starring Richard Grieco that aired on the Fox Network from September 24, 1989 to May 6, 1990. The series is a spin-off of 21 Jump Street and the second installment of the 21 Jump Street series. The character ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Complex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews returns to the force after serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Crews’ new lease on life has provided him with a Zen-like outlook, peace of mind and no need for vengeance, an attitude ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
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Lanester (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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Story: In the west of Paris, three strange murders are committed. Each time, the victim is eviscerated before being arranged in a macabre display. While discovering one of these, police commander Eric Lanester (Richard Berry) loses his sight. With the help ...
Style: suspense, captivating, unusual plot structure, exciting, contemplative
Plot: police investigation, investigation, brother brother relationship, murder, police, murder investigation, doctor, psychoanalysis, blind man, blindness, eye, taxi ...
Place: paris france
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Rosewood (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. is a brilliant private pathologist who uses wildly sophisticated technology and his drive to live life to the fullest to help a tough-as-nails detective and the Miami PD uncover clues no one else can see.
Style: captivating, tense, twists and turns, serious, philosophical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female detective, pathologist, police detective, murder investigation, laboratory, analysis, heart condition, crimes, female police detective, family relations, partners, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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17%
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Crime Story (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crime Story is an American TV drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC. The executive producer was Michael Mann, who had left his other series Miami Vice to oversee Crime Story and ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, police detective, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, tough heroes, police, organized crime, police protagonist, family, life is a bitch, escapades ...
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Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, las vegas
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CHiPs (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: CHiPs is an American television drama series produced by MGM Studios that originally aired on NBC from September 15, 1977, to July 17, 1983. CHiPs followed the lives of two motorcycle police officers of the California Highway Patrol. The series ran ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, buddy cop, highway patrol, motorcycle cop, motorcycle, car chase, friends, tough heroes, motorcycle chase, society, tough law enforcer, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california
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17%
Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, witty, serious
Plot: who done it, mystery, female detective, murder, riddles and clues, amateur detective, investigation, elderly, writers, crimes, trap, writer's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: maine, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
Style: disturbing, surprise ending, twists and turns, enigmatic
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, housewife, family life, murder mystery, murder, crumbling marriage, marriage, intrigue, rape, adultery, gossip and rumors ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Hill Street Blues (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. Chronicling the lives of the staff of a single police precinct in an unnamed American city, the show received ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: police station, police, fighting crime, workplace, swat team, partners against crime, partners, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, workplace situations, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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17%
Diagnosis Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Mark Sloan is a good-natured, offbeat physician who is called upon to solve murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: murder, hospital, doctor, police detective, who done it, police investigation, partners against crime, homicide detective, friendship, father son relationship, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Masterpiece Mystery (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A weekly public television program presenting British produced mystery dramas to American audiences. Each program was a dramatization of a well-known mystery novel, with many programs continuing over several weeks. Agatha Christie's Miss Marple ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, anthology
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, filmmaking, investigation, crimes, supernatural, artists and showbiz, mind game, mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, crime investigation ...
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17%
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The Missing (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gripping anthological relationship thriller series exploring the emotional fallout of a child's abduction not only on the family but on the wider community, told over two time frames.
Style: twists and turns, realistic, serious, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, missing person, abduction, police detective, child abuse, crimes, child abduction, family relations, journalist, police, life is a bitch ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2014 ...
Place: france
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17%
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Shark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Notorious Los Angeles defense attorney Sebastian Stark becomes disillusioned with his career after his successful defense of a wife-abuser results in the wife's death. After more than a month trying to come to grips with his situation, he is ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: hotshot lawyer, murder, lawyer, false accusation, prosecutor, evidence, crimes, uncover truth, testimony, court, legal, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and Leonard Freeman. Set in Hawaii, the show originally aired for 12 seasons from 1968 to 1980, and continues in reruns. Jack Lord portrayed Detective Lieutenant ...
Style: captivating, stylized, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, multiple suspects, partners against crime, fighting crime, police investigation, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, suspect ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa
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