Movies like R.I.F.

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R.I.F. (2011)
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R.I.F. (2011)
Original name: R.I.F. (Recherches dans l'Intérêt des Familles)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A policeman takes his family on a holiday, and after almost hitting a wild hog, the car won't start. They get hike with a guy scrutinizing his pretty wife. Shortly after, she disappears.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, crimes, uncover truth, mystery, on the run, police investigation, chase, police detective, missing wife, crime, life is a bitch, graphic violence, chases and races, who done it, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, police, on the road, kidnapping, vacation, french, disappearance, father son relationship, little boy, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to R.I.F.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, murder, danger, life is a bitch and mystery mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like R.I.F.: Turk's Head (2010), Counter Investigation (2007), Armed Hands (2012), The Lookout (2012), Paris Countdown (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 416
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, thought provoking, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, crimes, police detective, life turned upside down, juvenile delinquency, immigrants, society, law enforcement, doctor, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Counter Investigation (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cop investigates whether the man convicted of murdering his daughter is really guilty.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, sexual abuse, serial killer, pedophile, police detective, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, death in the family, revenge, revenge plot, death of daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.4
 532
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, partners, snitch, law enforcement, partners against crime, informant, drug bust, police, chase, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.7
 3K
The Lookout (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A major police operation to take down a notorious gang of bank robbers goes horribly wrong when a rooftop sniper opens fire, killing several police officers and causing an explosive distraction in which the robbers make their getaway. Commissioner ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, manhunt, police detective, rivalry, track down, heist, crimes, deadly, chase, sniper, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Paris Countdown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to repay their debts, Milan and Victor, best friends and co-owners of a Paris nightclub, are lured into a drug deal that goes bad. Tortured by police, they negotiate their freedom against an overwhelming testimony that condemns their ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, psychopath, survival, race against time, friendship, betrayal, danger, on the run, murder, police, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, mexico, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
 560
Case Sensitive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Geraldine Bretherick and her 5-year-old daughter Lucy are found dead in the bathroom of their luxury home, the case divides new DS Charlie Zailer and her DC Simon Waterhouse. Is it a murder-suicide or something even more sinister, and how ...
Style: tense, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, murder, crimes, uncover truth, law enforcement, partners, assassination plot, danger, crime, strong female presence, mysterious death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 786
Cortex (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Trapped in an old folks home where people keep going missing, an ex-cop must overcome his Alzheimers to find out who is killing people in this jigsaw thriller.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, clinic, deadly, law enforcement, elderly, retirement home, death, alzheimer's disease, golden years, crime, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, working undercover, intrigue, drug dealing, undercover, informant, border patrol, danger, political intrigue, dishonesty, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Empire of the Wolves (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Turkey
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: memory loss, police investigation, police detective, uncover truth, murder, deadly, mystery, mind game, master criminal, life is a bitch, terrorism, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, turkey, paris france, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 3K
Mea Culpa (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Franck and Simon are both good cops. They work as partners. But their lives take a tailspin when Simon, driving drunk, causes a tragic car wreck. A few years later, out of the police, he is forced to take matters into his own hands when his family ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, partners, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, danger, law enforcement, graphic violence, life turned upside down, witnessing a crime, car accident, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 429
Surveillance (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an security guard whose spotless record at crime prevention marks the horrifying reality of deception, blackmail and murder.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, psychopath, murder, manipulation, dishonesty, rivalry, mystery, security guard, police, obsession, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 1K
Splinter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gang member, suffering from severe memory loss, searches for his brother's murderer. He secretly enlists the aid of the investigating Detective, while other members of his gang are mysteriously and sadistically murdered.
Style: psychological, rough, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, police investigation, police corruption, crimes, uncover truth, life is a bitch, serial killer, deadly, witnessing a crime, gory, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the first book in Jussi Adler-Olsen's bestselling thriller series about Department Q THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES tells the story of the two policemen Carl Mørck and Assad who become involved in a five-year-old case concerning a missing ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: missing person, police detective, police investigation, cold case, uncover truth, partners against crime, partners, crime, disappearance, false identity, brother sister relationship, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, sweden, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After extricating 17-year-old Lisa Halle from a life of prostitution in Copenhagen, private investigator Varg Veum becomes ensnared in a tangle of parental neglect and bad love when he is hired to locate Lisa's boyfriend, Peter Werner.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: private investigator, woman in danger, life is a bitch, prostitute, deadly, crimes, private detective, murder, who done it, law enforcement, gangsters, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Varg Veum: Woman in the Fridge (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An international oil drilling company hires private investigator Varg Veum to find their missing systems designer, Arne Samuelsen. Varg discovers the headless body of a woman jammed into the fridge in Arne's apartment - and is promptly knocked ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: hit and run, violence, police, investigation, missing person, murder, private detective, mystery, crimes, corporate crimes, who done it, refrigerator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Martin is a screenwriter, who finds himself in one of his own plays: A young woman is found dead in the Thames and no one really knows, what has happened to her.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: mystery, murder, artists and showbiz, crimes, writer's life, danger, uncover truth, missing person, sex scene, disappearance, writers, police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 3K
Switch (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Montreal, the unemployed fashion designer Sophie Malaterre is shown a website, switch.com, where it is possible to switch houses with a stranger for vacation. Sophie seeks an apartment in Paris nearby the Eiffel Tower that belongs to Bénédicte ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: mistaken identity, murder, chase, investigation, on the run, crimes, police investigation, woman in danger, false accusation, cons and scams, life is a bitch, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 746
Cold Blooded (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A female police officer has to keep a prisoner from escaping a nearly abandoned hospital unit at the same time his violent partners come looking for him.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, chase, danger, crimes, confined, partners, reluctant partners, criminal heroes, isolation, strong female presence, strong violent content, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.1
 101
Fissure (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still reeling from a personal tragedy, Detective Paul Grunning is sent on a routine call to a local professor's home. When things turn deadly, he must navigate a fractured reality to solve the mystery before it's too late.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, uncover truth, mind game, mystery, police investigation, who done it, danger, crimes, deadly, rivalry, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 2K
Witnesses (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A young female detective is put in charge of a case and must delve into her partner's mysterious past in order to solve it.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, crime, crimes, law enforcement, who done it, village, under the surface, grave robbing, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Inspector Bellamy (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A well known Parisian inspector becomes involved in an investigation while on holiday.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, mysterious character, investigation, uncover truth, family relations, deadly, mystery, crimes, couple relations, who done it, murder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Hidden Child (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Erica's parents are killed in a traffic accident. She moves to Fjällbacka and discovers she has a brother.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: life is a bitch, investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, deadly, mystery, secret past, world war two, murder, intrigue, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 5K
Wallander (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The 1st series of 13 films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, murder, life is a bitch, crime, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, forensics, small town, father daughter relationship, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 3K
Overheard (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story revolves around three members of a police surveillance squad conducting an investigation into a financial investment group involved in criminal fraud. The focus of the plot, however, is actually on the three officers themselves who stumble ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, undercover, corporate crimes, partners, dishonesty, secretly observing, rivalry, danger, perfect crime, voyeurism, partners against crime, law enforcer criminal relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 570
Tip Top (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two policewomen from Internal Affairs arrive in a provincial precinct to investigate the death of an Algerian woman who was an informer. One punches, the other eyes, tip top.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, partners against crime, danger, partners, corrupt officer, workplace intrigue, police detective, police station, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Varg Veum - The Consorts of Death (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Varg Veum investigates the murder of a married couple; prime suspect is the stepson, but Veum does not think he is guilty. Not even when he confesses.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: law enforcement, uncover truth, private detective, murder, investigation, mystery, race against time, crimes, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Have Mercy on Us All (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Paris, many citizens go to the precinct after the doors of their apartments have been sprayed with a 4 and the letters "clt". When a dweller is found mysteriously dead in his apartment, Detective Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg and his partner ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, plague, danger, crimes, chase, law enforcement, deadly, warning, riddles and clues, murder, investigation, panic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 86
Chosen (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film follows Michael Todd, a lonely college student, with no direction in his life; he is assigned a research paper about a local New Orleans legend, the tale of Erica Fisc, a girl who disappeared some twenty years prior. As he looks into the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, investigation, danger, on the run, cult
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 299
Never Forget (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man (Phillips) who wakes up with amnesia also finds his supposed friend has accused him of murder.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, tense, exciting ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, rock, memory loss, puzzle, danger, mystery, law enforcement, chases and races, best friends, life is a bitch, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jack Irish: Bad Debts (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Irish is a man getting his life back together again. A former criminal lawyer whose world imploded, he now spends his days as a part-time investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, punter and sometime lover - the complete man ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, private detective, mystery, haunted by the past, danger, crimes, down on your luck, crime, who done it, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%