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Police, Adjective (2009)
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Police, Adjective (2009)
Original name: Polițist, adjectiv
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A cop named Cristi must go undercover to trail teen Victor who is suspected of selling pot in the north-eastern city of Vasliu.
Style: serious, sincere, suspenseful, tense, touching, gloomy, biting, suspense, realistic, contemplative
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, juvenile delinquency, police investigation, fighting the system, against the rules, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, workplace situations, power relations, marijuana, drug dealer, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, caught in the act, youth, crime, rebellion, hopes, moral dilemma, society, boss and employee, idealism, law enforcer criminal relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: romania, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, police, murder and police detective mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Police, Adjective: Homicide: The Movie (2000), Between the Canals (2011), The Body Farm (2011), Tough Enough (2006), Turk's Head (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Homicide: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Retired police lieutenant Al Giardello is running for mayor when he is suddenly shot at a press conference. All of the detectives, past and present, clamor for an opportunity to help find the shooter.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, workplace, deadly, partners, partners against crime, crime, crimes, police station, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
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Between the Canals (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three small time criminals from Dublin's North Inner City each aspire to be somebody in a fast changing society.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, juvenile delinquency, moral dilemma, urban ghetto life, working class, society, drug dealing, crime gone awry, unemployment, police detective, life is a bitch, downfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
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The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
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Story: Dr Eve Lockhart is one of Britain's leading forensic pathologists and runs a state-of-the-art forensic research facility called The Body Farm with her business partner Mike Phillips. Theirs is the only facility in the country using real human ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: forensics, crimes, murder investigation, workplace situations, police detective, workplace, law enforcement, crime, right hand man, police investigation, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tough Enough (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From the youth directed novel of the same name by Greogor Tressnow comes a film by Detlev Buck that is a realistic portrait of life in the section of Berlin called Neukölln. It’s about power and weakness, delinquents and victims, and the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, street gang, high school life, parents and children, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, crimes, coming of age, friendship, youth, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Turk's Head (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy, an ER doctor, a cop looking for revenge, a mother fighting for her children and a man distraught by the death of his wife see their destinies come together. As the doctor spends several days in a coma, events keep on happening and ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, crimes, police detective, life turned upside down, juvenile delinquency, immigrants, law enforcement, society, doctor, teenage life, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Badge (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The only difference between a cop and a criminal is The Badge. Detective Vince McKinley and his partner Martin Goulet have to solve the biggest case of their careers: a series of evidence have been stolen from their own precinct. Through out the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, police corruption, crimes, graphic violence, crime, police, corruption, badge
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In the rural area around the Anatolian town of Keskin, the local prosecutor, police commissar, and doctor lead a search for a victim of a murder to whom a suspect named Kenan and his mentally challenged brother confessed. However, the search is ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense, meditative ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, forensic, crimes, forensics, search, deadly, law enforcement, introspection, everyday life, crime, mayor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Burnt Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: François Durrieux, a man in his forties, married to Clémence and father of Benjamin, has been employed for years by the firm DSBO. In order not to lose his job, he always submits to his boss's demands whether it means working after office ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: fighting the system, workplace, parents and children, boss and employee, workplace situations, power relations, suffering, middle aged man, friendship, revolt, employee, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, deadly, murder investigation, small town, crime, mystery, police officer, scotch whiskey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the events surrounding the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.Hayden Panettiere (Heroes) and Marcia Gay Harden (Academy Award winner for Pollock) star in the Lifetime Original Movie Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy based on the ...
Style: tense, captivating, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, college, murder, crimes, legal investigation, unlikely criminals, police investigation, murderous pair, partners, prison, legal action, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Holby Blue (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The police force at Holby South is tasked with the toughest job yet. Not only are they fighting the usual crime with drug offenders and gang members, but today they are faced with the threat of terrorism on their own soil. A Spin off from Holby ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, psychological, emotional ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Golden Boy (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Golden Boy is an American crime drama series created by Nicholas Wootton, which is produced by Berlanti Television and Warner Bros. Television. CBS placed a series order on May 13, 2012. The series ran on CBS from February 26 to May 14, 2013 and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, touching ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A.L.F. (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 60 min.
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Place: new zealand
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.4
 9K
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom is a man with no filter. After a five-year exile to the traffic division for offensive behavior, he has returned from disgrace to lead Portland's newly minted S.C.U. Tasked with navigating the city's ...
Style: cynical, realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
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Bureaucracy (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Style: serious, rough, tense, suspense, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.7
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 315
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: serious, tense, rough, disturbing, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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44%
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