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Drishyam (2013)
 8.3
 40K
Drishyam (2013)
Original name: ദൃശ്യം
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Georgekutty lives a happy life with his wife and daughters. Things take a turn when his daughter gets indecently filmed using a hidden camera, by the son of a police inspector.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, clever, serious, realistic, neo noir
Plot: family in danger, police investigation, family relations, police, crimes, murder, obsession, parents and children, law enforcement, family in crisis, life turned upside down, blackmail, family problems, dishonesty, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, family, death, hidden camera, false evidence, investigation, murder investigation, policewoman, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, tense and serious films with plots about crimes, murder, law enforcement, police investigation, danger, dishonesty and police mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Drishyam: The Sight (2015), If You Knew Me (2015), Armed Hands (2012), Jilla (2014), Bloodlines (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.6
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Drishyam 2 (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: 7 years after the events of Drishyam, the family lives with the trauma from that fateful night. A gripping tale of an investigation and a family threatened by it. Will Georgekutty be able to protect his family this time?
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: investigation, family secret, neighbor, neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, family, fish out of water, money problems, social problems, criminal ...
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 8.2
 79K
The Sight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A simple, street-smart man tries to protect his family from a tough cop looking for his missing son.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: murder, police, family, blackmail, cover up, chase, accident, travel, crimes, investigation, family relations, false evidence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
If You Knew Me (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Sathyadev, who is on a career break, is forced to put on his cop shoes ones again to save Thenmozhi, a young woman who is the target of a criminal organ harvesting group, led by a ghost from his past.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, vengeance, fighting crime, rivalry, self discovery, uninhibited rivalry, law enforcement, police, murder, tough law enforcer, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 600
Armed Hands (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lucas and his team are after a gang of Serbian criminals using NATO-issued weapons. As the investigation leads him to Paris, Lucas attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter, a young narc officer.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, snitch, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, informant, police, drug bust, chase, investigation, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.3
 12K
Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A cop decides to take on his godfather, who raised him from childhood, and make him realize the error of his ways.
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, parents and children, rivalry, adopted son, dishonesty, escapades, law enforcement, fighting crime, murder, corrupt law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Train: Some Lines Should Never Be Crossed... (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Vishal Dixit leads an ordinary life with his wife and daughter but his once idyllic marriage is crumbling. When he meets a beautiful married woman en route to work on the train, it sparks a torrid adulterous affair. Vishal soon finds that an ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, family problems, couples, love and romance, couple relations, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, dangerous attraction, life turned upside down, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Lifetime (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When David Lindholm, Sweden's most famous police officer, found shot in bed identifies herself quickly with his young wife Julia. Julia is threatened with life imprisonment for murder, both her ​​husband and her missing four year old son ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, journalism, race against time, dishonesty, murder investigation, crime investigation, murder mystery, homicide detective, missing child, private investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 113
Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, righting the wronged, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, law enforcement, parents and children, police, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 3.0
 233
Red Swastik (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Bollywood version of Basic Instinct - has to be seen to be believed!!!
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, psychopath, police detective, murder, police investigation, serial killer, crimes, who done it, infidelity, mystery, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Perfect Sisters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tired of their mother's alcoholism and a string of her abusive boyfriends, two sisters plot to kill her.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, youth, crimes, family relations, rumor, teenager, investigation, murderous pair, teenage girl, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A cop, investigating the mysterious death of a filmstar, meets a sex-worker, while he faces some personal problems psychologically. The mystery connects these people in a way, that ultimately changes their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: police investigation, murder, uncover truth, couple relations, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship, drowning, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.7
 1K
The Cottage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romance novelist (David Arquette) moves into a "cottage" behind the home of a composer and his family. He seems sweet, but what do they really know about him?
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: tenant, psychopath, family in danger, crimes, couples, suburbs, parents and children, kidnapping, family relations, family problems, writers, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
As Seen by the Rest (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Malpe, a small fishing town on the Arabian Coast. Located 6 kms to the west of the temple town, Udupi. Malpe's beaches are washed clean everyday by the sea. The waves ensure that nothing gets left behind on the sands. But then, the waves cannot ...
Style: realistic, humorous, stylized, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Plot: love and romance, journalism, criminal heroes, artifact, parents and children, crimes, uncover truth, disorder, family relations, life turned upside down, fall in love, journalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 4K
Blood (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thriller charting the moral collapse of a police family. Two cop brothers, smothered by the shadow of their former police chief father, must investigate a crime they themselves have committed.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: island, investigation, murder, police, moral dilemma, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, haunted by the past, family relations, secret, suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Pride and Glory (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police, police corruption, murder, family relations, moral dilemma, cover up, dishonesty, crimes, betrayal, uncover truth, family values ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 299
Waste Land (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Brussels homicide cop (Jérémie Renier) begins to lose control of his life as he tries to solve a bizarre murder.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: life turned upside down, police investigation, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, murder, pregnancy, mental illness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brussels, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Reasonable Doubt (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When up-and-coming District Attorney Mitch Brockden commits a fatal hit-and-run, he feels compelled to throw the case against the accused criminal who was found with the body and blamed for the crime. Following the trial, Mitch's worst fears ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: life turned upside down, district attorney, dishonesty, legal, false accusation, murder, hotshot lawyer, crimes, serial killer, hit and run, legal investigation, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 279
Final Sale (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman undergoes an illegal organ transplant only to discover that the young girl who donated the kidney died during the operation. Determined to stop this heinous activity, but torn by the moral dilemma of being saved by it, she fights against her ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: transplant, hospital, police investigation, moral dilemma, black market, couples, crimes, law enforcement, terminal illness, police, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.5
 1K
Duress (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Haunted with nightmares of his wife's recent suicide and struggling to mend the relationship with his only daughter, Richard is caught as a witness to the violence of Abner Solvie. He finds himself at the mercy of a charismatic killer and ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, parents and children, family relations, blackmail, father daughter relationship, widower, salvation, murder, unlikely criminals, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 298
Marseille (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alex, the son of a gang boss from Marseilles, joins the French Foreign Legion to avoid a hit put out on him by the Corsican Mafia. Four years later, Alex deserts and returns to Marseilles to get back together with Katia, his former girlfriend. But ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: gang, crimes, family relations, parents and children, murder, mafia, father son relationship, lawyer, reprisal, rivalry, gangsters, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 454
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, thought provoking, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: police investigation, vengeance, crimes, police detective, immigrants, society, law enforcement, juvenile delinquency, life turned upside down, doctor, graphic violence, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 711
Storage (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Working at an underground city storage facility, a young man discovers evidence of a murder and vows to bring the killer to justice.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, obsession, crimes, injustice, vigilantism, frame up, storage unit, investigation, death of father, evidence, police detective, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: uncover truth, parents and children, murder, kidnapping, crimes, moral dilemma, family relations, hidden identity, investigation, single parent, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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As Blood Runs Deep (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Small-town detective Noah Cordin is called to solve a juvenile homicide that occurred during a home burglary in his affluent town of Hilliard. The dead boy's mother, Allison Connor, is a member of the Meskada County Board of Commissioners, and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, working class, small town, social differences, investigation, friend, dead boy, burglar, crime scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Detective 2 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mysteries keep revolving around Tam’s life.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: police investigation, law enforcement, investigation, police detective, private detective, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, graphic violence, danger, deadly, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Man Inside (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, crimes, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, parents and children, gangsters, family problems, escape from reality, starting over, rivalry, sport, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 9K
56 So Far (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Sadhu Agashe, a police officer in Mumbai, makes a name for himself by killing criminals in sting operations instead of locking them up in prison. The film follows his method of working, gives an insight into the Mumbai Police Crime Branch, and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, police corruption, dirty cop, gangsters, criminal heroes, treatment, cons and scams, police department, husband wife relationship, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 321
Cha cha cha (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An accident involving a 16-years old prompts private eye Corso to an investigation that will unearth a deep web of corruption in today's Rome.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, rivalry, nothing to lose, state affairs, conspiracy, nude fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
 835
True Blue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rembrandt Macy (Tom Berenger) is a maverick cop assigned to a case where the primary evidence is a woman's hand found in a pond. Investigators identify the dead, and Macy is lead into a young woman's past. Macy's primary path to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, tough law enforcer, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, police corruption, dishonesty, gang, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 168
Fabienne (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fabienne is a police officer. She does her job well but is gradually growing tired of the dehumanized nature of her work : arresting undocumented aliens day after day does not fit in with her ideals. That's why when, one night, Olga, the Kazakh ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: police investigation, working class, violence against women, track down, law enforcement, crimes, missing child, immigrants, police station, policewoman, murder, forced prostitution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%