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Requiem for a Killer (2011)
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Requiem for a Killer (2011)
Original name: Requiem Pour Une Tueuse
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lucretia is a killer for hire. Specialised in poisoning and passionate about opera, she'll have to fulfill a difficult contract in the heart of the Swiss alps. Posing as a singer, Lucretia will have to appear on the scene of the higly exclusive Festival d'Ermeux and try to kill one of her partners: British bariton Alexander Child. Having recently acquired a Scottish distillery, he remains the only obstacle to a strategic pipeline project with considerable economic stakes; having recently won a tough legal battle against British Oil, their last resort is to eliminate him. Complicating everything is Rico, sent by the French contra-espionage, who tries to infiltrate the orchestra and stop the plot against Alexander Child.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, danger, secret identity, disorder, hidden identity, undercover, corporate crimes, espionage, crimes, working undercover, intrigue, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly, crime gone awry, mission gone awry, assassination attempt, professional killer, opera singer, assassination plot, mother child relationship, heroes, conspiracy, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, europe, paris france, alps, lyon, swiss alps

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Most similar movies to Requiem for a Killer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about deadly, danger, crimes, dishonesty, murder, rivalry and hitman mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Requiem for a Killer: The Grind (2009), Protection (2001), In the Shadows (2001), The Serpent (2006), Four Assassins (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 315
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, disorder, dishonesty, going straight, partners, criminal's revenge, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
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95%
 5.3
 387
Protection (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mobster moves to a new town as a protected witness and tries to start over, only to find he can't escape his old ways
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, starting over, hidden identity, criminal heroes, deadly, danger, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, vengeance, hitman, gangsters, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.0
 835
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, witnessing a crime, crime, crimes, introspection, working undercover, dishonesty, deadly, danger, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.5
 2K
The Serpent (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ruthless gang led by private detective Joseph Plender is extorting rich people and famous fashion photographer Vincent Mandel seems the next victim. He is married to Hélène, daughter of one of the richest people in Europe, but not quite happily. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: vengeance, murder, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, psychopath, obsession, deadly, blackmail, photographer, deaf, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 3.6
 607
Four Assassins (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four assassins meet in a hotel suite to resolve unfinished business. A tense drama set in the cosmopolitan world of Hong Kong.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, rivalry, hotel, deadly, danger, murder, criminal heroes, crimes, urban, graphic violence, indoor, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, dishonesty, danger, undercover, rivalry, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, danger, dishonesty, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, kidnapping, murderous pair, deadly, rivalry, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Secrets of State (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense
Plot: terrorist, espionage, secret agents, state affairs, race against time, good versus evil, political conspiracy, deadly, politics, working undercover, danger, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 1K
The Ghost (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A novelist struggling with writer's block enlists the aid of an assassin for some inspiration -- fully unaware that he is being set up to take the blame for a murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, captivating
Plot: hitman, frame up, intrigue, journalism, stalking, murder, crimes, assassination, danger, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.1
 413
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: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, mystery, unlikely criminals, hitman, danger, crime, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, manipulations, parents and children, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, disorder, crime gone awry, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, cop witness relations, deadly, workplace, crimes, danger, witnessing a crime, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.9
 5K
The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Dong-chul was the best special field agent in North Korea, but he’s abandoned by his government during a mission. While on the run, he looks for his wife and child, who were sold as slaves to China, only to discover their corpses. He soon finds ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, espionage, hitman, false accusation, track down, assassination, law enforcement, intrigue, betrayal, danger, crimes, frame up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.3
 869
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, deadly, dishonesty, life turned upside down, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, graphic violence, disorder, buddies
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Sicarivs: The Night and the Silence (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hit man receives the assignment to kill a woman. But what seems as another job complicates when he is about to execute her, but does not. He will have to go after those who gave him the contract, for, in his profession, those who do not comply ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder of a nude woman, hitman, race against time, danger, woman in danger, on the run, deadly, murder, chases and races, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), shot in the chest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.4
 624
Stealing Candy (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three ex-cons kidnap a famous movie star and force her to film a sex tape live on the internet for a paying audience.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, hostages, femme fatale, criminal's revenge, confined, crimes, hostage, computers and web, criminal heroes, danger, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.3
 893
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, manhunt, frame up, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gangsters, law enforcement, femme fatale, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.7
 349
BlackMale (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Plot is actually pretty crafty and full of (surprisingly) unsuspecting twists. The special effects are actually quite realistic which is surprising for such a low budget movie. Bokeeem Woodbine plays his role with a serious emotion that only ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, siblings relations, heist, cons and scams, deadly, crime gone awry, dishonesty, disorder, blackmail, doctor, lesbian, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.5
 634
Crossplot (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful London ad-exec hires a beautiful Hungarian girl to pose for some modeling shots, little realising that she has overheard an assassination plot and is now being hunted by some dangerous killers.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, espionage, assassination, life turned upside down, disorder, deadly, rivalry, danger, chases and races, undercover, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 599
Natasha (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified after having witnessed the cold-blooded murder of her boss and her cousin by vicious gangsters, an exotic dancer from Russia flees to England and assumes the identity of her dead relative only to discover that no matter how far you run, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female detective, woman in danger, murder, village, hitman, deadly, crimes, partners, reluctant partners, law enforcement, on the run, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Informant (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A story centered on a man who works as an informant for the French border patrol.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, crimes, drug dealing, intrigue, undercover, informant, border patrol, danger, political intrigue, snitch, customs, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.0
 707
Royal Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fearsome warrior from the Kingdom of Samarza arrives in America to assassinate a high school girl. The girl does not know it, but she is the last living heir to the Kingdom. A noble guard arrives in America to protect the young princess.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, assassination, danger, bodyguard, heir, deadly, crimes, assassination attempt, save the princess, mission, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 561
White Snow (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Director Christophe Blanc delivers a fast-past thriller set to a background of Finland's stunning landscape. High-end car dealership owner Maxime is pursued by Finnish gangsters over unsatisfactory cars his dead partner sold them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: danger, gangsters, life turned upside down, vengeance, loss of partner, family relations, murder, crimes, family in danger, disorder, brother brother relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Berlin File (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: JUNG Jin-soo, a South Korean intelligence agent, comes across an unidentifiable operative, a 'ghost,' while surveilling a North Korean weapons deal in Berlin. The mystery figure is a North Korean secret agent, PYO Jong-seong, whose ...
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, hidden identity, double agent, manhunt, on the run, working undercover, undercover, betrayal, chase, dishonesty, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, germany, south korea, north korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.5
 2K
Suddenly (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four assassins led by Baron, pose as Secret Service agents to commandeer the house of war-widow ELLEN. Her home is a prime sniper position for their plan to assassinate the President on his visit to the small town of Suddenly. The men fool the local ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination of president, assassination attempt, small town, home invasion, deadly, danger, crimes, woman in danger, haunted by the past, save the day, chases and races, sniper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Paris Under Watch (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An anonymous hacker has hacked all of Paris' cameras and observes the city unbeknownst to its inhabitants. Petty crimes and moments of stolen intimacy, he sees everything. Until the day that an explosion lays wasted to the Gare ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, danger, politics, deadly, rivalry, track down, surveillance, mind game, state affairs, voyeurism, police, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 2K
Headshot (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, vengeance, disorder, frame up, secret movement, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, assassination, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.4
 223
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, danger, deadly, mysterious character, crimes, contract killing, violence, brutality, fight, profanity, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, working undercover, danger, criminal heroes, deadly, gangsters, dark humor, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Contract Killers (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A CIA assassin attempts to break out of the contract killing business to try to lead a normal life. But when "the system" tracks her down and frames her for the death of her husband, she embarks on a path of revenge that leads her back ...
Style: realistic, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, swat team, frame up, rivalry, starting over, hitman, secret agents, undercover, assassination attempt, dishonesty, deadly, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west indies, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Two Shades of Blue (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Susan Price has written a #1 bestseller, a steamy novel about a woman's search for the ultimate sexual experience entitled, "The Dark Side of Judith." When Susan is framed for the murder of her fiance, billionare publisher Jack ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, danger, undercover, frame up, woman in danger, life turned upside down, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, protagonist as suspect, phone sex, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%