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Police Python 357 (1976)
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Police Python 357 (1976)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A tough but honest cop must clear his name after a corrupt colleague implicates him in a murder in this French thriller. Ferrot is a hard-as-nails police detective who is attracted to a beautiful woman named Sylvia. Sylvia, however, is having an affair with Ganay, who happens to be Ferrot's superior on the force; Ganay happens to be married to Therese, who is handicapped. Sylvia is found murdered, and Ferrot is assigned to investigate; Ferrot is convinced that Ganay killed Sylvia because she wanted to end their relationship, but to his dismay, Ferrot discovers that the killer has placed a number of false clues that point the blame toward Ferrot.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: crimes, crime, frame up, police corruption, murder, chases and races, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, tough law enforcer, race against time, honest law enforcer, righting the wronged, love triangle, female nudity, photographer, gun, older man younger woman relationship, jewelry, pimp, pig, witness, disfigured face ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, law enforcement, dishonesty, crime and danger mostly in Thriller, Action and Mystery genres. Some movies like Police Python 357: Six-Pack (2000), Killing Blue (1988), Deathly Compulsion (1999), Dirty Work (2006), Uncovered (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Six-Pack (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer is on the loose in Paris and he seems to be an american citizen working in the US embassy and being in the middle of a french-american economical affair.
Style: scary, suspenseful, mind bending, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, politics, crimes, who done it, chases and races, crime, partners against crime, amateur detective, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
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95%
 4.3
 223
Killing Blue (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Police Commissioner Alex Glass has been twisted into a sarcastic cynic by the hard luck story that is his life and by his daily contact with the criminals of Berlin's underground. His new assistant, Shirly Mai, is an attractive and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police, mind game, track down, law enforcement, master criminal, deadly, dishonesty, who done it, working undercover, police corruption, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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80%
Deathly Compulsion (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A present-day thriller about a man with a needle in his brain. This needle poisons his mind and tortures him with morbid thoughts and an urge to kill. When he finally commits a murder there is a witness, who is drawn into a deadly game of cat and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, heroes, crime, protagonist as suspect, race against time, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, psychopath, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.3
 263
Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, prostitute, police investigation, police detective, gangsters, reluctant partners, danger, police corruption, gambling, dangerous attraction, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 2K
Uncovered (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While restoring a fifteenth-century painting Julia reveals a hidden Latin phrase. A series of murders begin to rock her small world of art experts, patrons and restorers, and she finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, chess, law enforcement, dishonesty, police investigation, investigation, danger, race against time, deadly, amateur detective, mind game, uncover truth ...
Time: middle ages
Place: barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.0
 338
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: riddles and clues, mystery, murder, danger, strong sexual content, law enforcement, deadly, psychopath, manhunt, crimes, crime, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.3
 823
The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: tense, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime and punishment, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes, chase, rivalry, coldhearted, chases and races, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.8
 157
Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, mind bending, rough ...
Plot: legal investigation, mystery, crime, rivalry, murder, deadly, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crimes, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Marked for Murder (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A snooty female production assistant and an eager gopher at a TV station are assigned by their boss to locate a mysterious cassette. They quickly find themselves framed for murder and pursued by government agents.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, frame up, video cassette, agent, mystery, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, government conspiracy, government ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
 341
Sunset Grill (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ryder Hart is a private investigator and former police officer who is down on his luck and drinks too much. His estranged wife Anita runs a bar and restaurant called the Sunset Grill and is romantically involved with a cop who worked with Hart.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, police investigation, murder, drug dealing, alcohol abuse, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, who done it, partners against crime, unsupportive spouse, dealing with death, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
No Rest for the Wicked (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Madrid, the beginning of the century. One day, the police inspector Santos Trinidad coming home very drunk, is involved in a triple murder. But there is a witness who managed to escape and that could incriminate him. Santos undertakes an ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, chases and races, crime, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, terrorism, danger, prostitute, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: prostitute, phone sex, murder, couples, track down, stalking, danger, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Three Men to Destroy (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man helps the victim of an auto accident, not realizing that the man has actually been shot. The men who shot him are now after the man who helped him, in order to eliminate him as a potential witness. Soon they are killing everyone he even comes ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hitman, manhunt, car chase, danger, on the run, false accusation, vengeance, heroes, gambling, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 142
Dangerous Love (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A psychopath kills members of a video dating club and records their deaths.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: chases and races, life is a bitch, mystery, crimes, false accusation, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, righting the wronged, frame up, murder, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 862
Tough Luck (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tense and intricate web of deceit and betrayal entangles Archie, a wandering grifter who is hired by a traveling carnival owner to murder his beautiful wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, frame up, manhunt, crime gone awry, betrayal, criminal heroes, cons and scams, femme fatale, dishonesty, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 191
Party Line (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich brother and sister are crazed killers. She lures men into her bed, and he attacks them and murders them. A detective is assigned to find the killers and bring them in.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, rough, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Student Connection (1974)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The director of a school is surprised when a student commits a murder, so there are no alternative but to also eliminate the only eyewitness
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Troubled Waters (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Intrepid FBI agent Beck, assigned to solve the case of a multimillionaire couple's missing daughter. As clues begin to reveal themselves, Beck draws an explosive line connecting the kidnapper and the girl's mother -- and brings to light ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, supernatural ability, who done it, chases and races, special agents, crimes, riddles and clues, confined, investigation, supernatural, missing child, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 998
Games (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mysterious woman (Simone Signoret) in black moves in with married Manhattan thrill-seekers (James Caan, Katharine Ross) and helps one trick the other.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: mind game, mystery, manipulations, cons and scams, crimes, infidelity, rivalry, couples, dishonesty, deadly, danger, murder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 584
The Key (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Depuis peu Eric Vincent, trentenaire sans histoire, a un fort sentiment de malaise. Est-ce la peur d'avoir un enfant ou celle de voir brutalement resurgir le fantôme d'un père qu'il n'a jamais connu ? Un matin, un inconnu ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, neo noir, drugs/alcohol, life turned upside down, dishonesty, estrangement, crimes, uncover truth, dog, restaurant ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 269
The Pass (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman with a compulsive gambling problem which has led to his wife leaving him, travels to Reno, Nevada for some gambling therapy which takes a turn when he picks up a psychotic serial killer posing as a hitchhiker.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: gambling, hitchhiking, deadly, addiction, neo noir, police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, down on your luck, life is a bitch, crimes, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
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Hear No Evil (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the coin and hides it in Jillian's apartment, then his car ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, mystery, deaf, corruption, chase, mute or deaf, disability, rivalry, stalking, danger, woman in danger, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 575
The Collector (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, murder, kidnapping, pedophilia, police detective, mind game, riddles and clues, crimes, who done it, police investigation, life is a bitch, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Midnight Witness (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the witnesses are in danger of being their next victims.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: danger, on the run, police corruption, police detective, crime, chases and races, witnessing a crime, crimes, life is a bitch, chase, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 758
Hangman (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Death by noose. A nasty way to die if you're not dropped from a length, but instead just had the support kicked from beneath you. A series of murders like this is taking place, linked to a net-based game of 'Hangman', the words of ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, rough, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: crimes, frame up, police detective, serial killer, police investigation, slasher, danger, false accusation, life is a bitch, chases and races, mystery, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last Innocent Man (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A retired criminal lawyer is persuaded to take on one more case and becomes involved with his client's wife.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, cynical, tense, clever ...
Plot: murder, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, estrangement, love triangle, legal, infidelity, law enforcement, couples, crimes, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 652
Blowback (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, he was rescued by a secret government group ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police detective, serial killer, psychopath, legal, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, undercover, danger, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Angels Don't Sleep Here (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man is accused of murder and manipulated into a web of deceit as his thought-to-be dead twin brother plots revenge on those who tried to kill him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, twins, mayor, revenge, righting the wronged, who done it, crime, crimes, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, manipulations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.1
 401
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, hit and run, unlikely criminals, mystery, crimes, parents and children, manipulations, crime, cons and scams, danger, hitman, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 14
Impunity (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Investigating the gruesome murder of a cabinet minister's daughter, a special investigator and a local police detective find themselves knee-deep in political corruption and conspiracy, in this sizzling noir thriller set in post-apartheid South ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: danger, deadly, political corruption, political conspiracy, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners, partners against crime, police investigation, murder, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%