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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.
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 serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, police, crime, murder, police detective, law enforcement and investigation 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), Conviction (2006), The Island of Thirty Coffins (1979). 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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 8.7
 921
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 ...
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59%
 7.8
 3K
Zen (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 270 min.
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, corruption, murder, suspicion, mystery, crime, workplace, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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21%
 6.9
 852
Conviction (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A fast-paced character-oriented story, focuses on the lives and loves of the young assistant district attorneys in New York, following their career paths as these passionate but naive ADAs are confronted with tough, emotional cases that challenge ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, rough
Plot: lawyer, law enforcement, police detective, courtroom drama, legal investigation, fighting the system, legal, society, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, fighting crime, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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20%
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The Island of Thirty Coffins (1979)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Story: No overview found.
Plot: legend, shipwreck, love, revenge, druid, bigamy, prophecy, insanity, nurse, dog, island, murder ...
Time: year 1917
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20%
 7.4
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The F.B.I. (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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.
Plot: fbi, police detective, widower, indian burial ground, burial ground, special agent, inspector, fbi agent, federal bureau of investigation, tv show, police
Time: 1960s
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20%
 6.3
 54
The Beat (2000)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police, crimes, deadly, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, buddy cop, arson, irish american, friendship, medical student, engagement
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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20%
The Atlanta Child Murders (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 245 min.
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: child murder, serial killer, crime investigation, dead children, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, testimony, investigation, murder investigation, trial, serial child killer ...
Place: atlanta georgia
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20%
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 7.5
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Banacek (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, investigation, theft, insurance, urban, polish, crime, crimes, insurance fraud, insurance company, insurance investigator, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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20%
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Unforgettable (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, exciting, realistic
Plot: police detective, policewoman, female detective, prodigy, fighting crime, police investigation, partners, crimes, law enforcement, photographic memory, partners against crime, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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20%
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Matt Houston (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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.
Plot: private investigator, millionaire, cowboy, cowboy boots, private detective
Place: texas, los angeles
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20%
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 318
Dress Gray (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
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: disturbing, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: gay, false accusation, murder, murder investigation, gays and lesbians, military academy, politics, betrayal, legal, state affairs, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
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20%
If Tomorrow Comes (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 304 min.
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: thought provoking, suspenseful, sincere, suspense
Plot: revenge, male female relationship, justice, romance, crimes, love, violence, prison, danger, deadly, dishonesty, chess ...
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20%
Murder in the First (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Murder in the First follows homicide detectives Terry English and Hildy Mulligan as they investigate a multitude of tragedies in San Francisco.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: murder investigation, police, trial, murder trial, guilt, team, latex gloves, caucasian, murder, african american, lawyer, crime
Place: san francisco
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20%
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Shark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, crimes, false accusation, uncover truth, prosecutor, evidence, testimony, trial, team, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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Lanester (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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 ...
Plot: police, flashback, doctor, suicide of father, dream, taxi driver, brother brother relationship, murder, psychoanalysis, childhood flashback, taxi, blindness ...
Place: paris france
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20%
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Rosewood (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: laboratory, female detective, murder investigation, pathologist, police detective, african american protagonist, crimes, analysis, heart condition, partners, family relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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Diagnosis Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Dr. Mark Sloan is a good-natured, offbeat physician who is called upon to solve murders.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: murder, hospital, doctor, police investigation, police detective, who done it, partners against crime, amateur detective, crime, crimes, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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20%
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Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, suspenseful, serious, witty
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, frame up, investigation, police detective, murder, ex convict, hotshot, workplace, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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20%
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Crime Story (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: police detective, tough heroes, law enforcement, crimes, gangsters, tough law enforcer, police, organized crime, police protagonist, danger, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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20%
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The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: female detective, police investigation, police detective, crimes, policewoman, fighting crime, murder, investigation, couples, workplace romance, interrogation, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
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20%
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, tense, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, multiple suspects, fighting crime, police investigation, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, suspect ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: hawaii, usa
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20%
Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, serious, witty
Plot: amateur detective, female detective, riddles and clues, murder, who done it, crime, elderly, writer's life, mystery writer, investigation, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: maine, usa
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20%
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CHiPs (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, heroes, chases and races, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, partners against crime, chase, car chase, friends, tough heroes, workplace ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
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20%
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 133K
Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, secret, murder mystery, family life, marriage, housewife, intrigue, parent child relationship, crumbling marriage, adultery, mother ...
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20%
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Matlock (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Matlock is an American television legal drama, starring Andy Griffith in the title role of criminal defense attorney Ben Matlock. The show, produced by The Fred Silverman Company, Dean Hargrove Productions, Viacom Productions and Paramount ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, legal, legal action, mystery, elderly, crimes, murder, jury ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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20%
 6.2
 609
Booker (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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 ...
Plot: ex-cop, insurance, ex cop, insurance scam, private detective
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20%
Masterpiece Mystery (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
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
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, mind game, deadly, investigation, supernatural, who done it, filmmaking, riddles and clues, crimes, artists and showbiz, mystery ...
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20%
Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: partners against crime, female detective, police investigation, female protagonist, forensics, best friends, homicide detective, crime, murder investigation, police detective, crimes, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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20%
 8.2
 19K
The Missing (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: missing child, crimes, life turned upside down, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, investigation, abduction, police detective, grief, twists & turns, missing person ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2006
Place: france
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20%