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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, eurospy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, undercover, hidden identity, secret identity, disorder, corporate crime, corporate crimes, crimes, espionage, intrigue, working undercover, crime gone awry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, mission gone awry, assassination attempt, professional killer, opera singer, assassination plot, mother child relationship, opera, heroes, conspiracy, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, europe, paris france, alps, swiss alps, lyon

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Most similar movies to Requiem for a Killer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about danger, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, murder 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), Assassins' Code (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 355
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: disorder, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, partners, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, hitman, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
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95%
 5.2
 427
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, going straight, criminal heroes, gangsters, special agents, rivalry, hitman, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, vengeance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.0
 941
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, witnessing a crime, undercover, crimes, working undercover, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, crime gone awry, introspection, rivalry, stuntman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, new york, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.5
 3K
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, vengeance, obsession, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, psychopath, blackmail, photographer, deaf, lawyer, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, hitman, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry, nurse, assassin ...
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: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, kidnapping, cons and scams, dishonesty, murderous pair, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), money, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, counter terrorism, secret agents, espionage, intelligence agency, political conspiracy, race against time, state affairs, good versus evil, working undercover, dishonesty, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.9
 1K
The Ghost (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 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, murder, stalking, crimes, assassination, dishonesty, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 4.0
 449
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: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, unlikely criminals, mystery, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, cons and scams, blackmail, hit and run, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, disorder, crime gone awry, crimes, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, cop witness relations, workplace, wrong place wrong time, witnessing a crime, manipulation, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.8
 6K
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, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, espionage, false accusation, hitman, betrayal, frame up, assassination, crimes, law enforcement, track down, intrigue, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.3
 933
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, dishonesty, life turned upside down, disposing of a dead body, death, disorder, buddies, graphic violence, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.3
 697
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, femme fatale, confined, criminal's revenge, crimes, hostage, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, computers and web, movie star, actress ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder of a nude woman, hitman, race against time, woman in danger, on the run, murder, graphic violence, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), corpse, stripper, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.1
 970
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, manhunt, frame up, crime gone awry, betrayal, hitman, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, femme fatale, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.6
 383
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, siblings relations, heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, blackmail, voyeurism, female nudity, sex, lesbian ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
 728
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: murder, assassination, rivalry, espionage, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, life turned upside down, disorder, frame up, car chase, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.9
 643
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, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female detective, woman in danger, partners, crimes, reluctant partners, murder, village, hitman, law enforcement, on the run, dancer's life, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, working undercover, intrigue, drug dealing, undercover, informant, border patrol, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rivalry, unlikely criminals, customs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.3
 3K
Wicked Blood (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hannah and Amber Baker are trapped in a dark Southern underworld of violence, drugs and bikers. Both live in fear of their "Uncle Frank" Stinson, the ruthless leader of a crime organization.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: betrayal, family in danger, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, teenage life, youth, gang, drug dealing, criminal's revenge, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.3
 7K
Billa (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The intertwined stories of an international Don in Malaysia, David Billa, chased by the cops, an Indian police officer, a woman who wants to avenge the death of her brother, and a lowly thief, Velu who shares with Billa, an unusual connection.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, working undercover, disorder, master criminal, hidden identity, criminal heroes, undercover, dishonesty, switching roles, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malaysia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.4
 779
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, tense, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, assassination, heir, bodyguard, save the princess, assassination attempt, crimes, female assassin, mission, showdown, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 597
White Snow (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, gangsters, vengeance, loss of partner, family relations, crimes, murder, disorder, family in danger, brother brother relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.6
 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, crimes, save the day, woman in danger, haunted by the past, sniper, secret service, race against time, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Berlin File (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Plot: espionage, double agent, hidden identity, on the run, manhunt, working undercover, undercover, betrayal, dishonesty, chase, intrigue, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, germany, south korea, north korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 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: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, disorder, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, secret movement, frame up, assassination, sexual content, graphic violence, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.1
 283
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, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, mysterious character, crimes, contract killing, brutality, violence, fight, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, working undercover, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, dark humor, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, politics, rivalry, track down, surveillance, voyeurism, mind game, state affairs, murder, police, computers and web, computer hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ 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, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, swat team, frame up, hitman, rivalry, starting over, secret agents, assassination, dishonesty, assassination attempt, government agency, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: langley virginia, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%