Movies like Bitter Flowers

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Bitter Flowers
Original name: Varg Veum - Bitre blomster
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karsten Aslaksen, chief engineer of a large chemical company, disappears without trace. His married lover, a successful politician named Vibeke Farang, approaches private investigator Varg Veum to track him down discreetly.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, crime, private detective, protagonist as suspect, mystery, who done it, crimes, investigation, murder, deadly, law enforcement, injustice, stoners, dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch, rivalry, rape of a minor, mysterious event, chloroform, sedation, unfaithful wife, desperation, dead child, murder victim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, kindergarten
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Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness
Crime, Drama, Thriller
UK
195 min.
 8.3
Under Suspicion
Crime, Drama, Thriller
France
86 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and mind bending films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, mystery, crime, law enforcement and who done it mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Bitter Flowers: Yours Until Death (2008), City Homicide (2007), Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty (2008), Fallen Angels (2008), The Wandering Soul Murders (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Yours Until Death
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Private eye Varg Veum is on a routine mission searching for his client Jonas Andresen's stolen car. The car is found having been used in a brutal robbery and not long after that the client himself turns up dead.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: crime, private detective, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, danger, private investigator, robbery, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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City Homicide
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: City Homicide was an Australian television drama series that aired on the Seven Network between 27 August 2007 and 30 March 2011. The series was set on the Homicide floor of a metropolitan police headquarters in Melbourne. The main characters were ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, protagonist as suspect, school, serial killer, witnessing a crime, mystery, murder, uncover truth, police corruption, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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System:   79%
    User:   89%
 
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Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: mystery, private detective, investigation, crimes, crime, danger, gangsters, prostitute, missing girl, private investigator, drug abuse, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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System:   70%
    User:   60%
 
Fallen Angels
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jakob Aasen has hired his old friend, private investigator Varg Veum, to spy on his wife Rebecca, whom he suspects of infidelity. Against his better judgement Varg accepts the job, and in an ironic twist he and Rebecca rekindle their former love. ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, private detective, investigation, crimes, crime, danger, deadly, murder, serial killer, riddles and clues, woman in danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   51%
 
The Wandering Soul Murders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Widowed Joanne Kilbourn is an ex-police officer turned criminology professor. Her husband Ian was the Ontario provincial Attorney General when he was murdered, the murder never solved. Her current home life is on the most part a happy one, except ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic, mind bending
Plot: crime, amateur detective, mystery, private detective, college, protagonist as suspect, store, serial killer, university, police investigation, village, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   60%
    User:   64%
 
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State of Mind
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Reeling from the discovery of her husband's adultery, Grace moves back to her family home with her son. Amidst all this emotional turmoil, forensic psychologist Grace is asked by police to determine the guilt or innocence a man who killed his ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, crime, investigation, mind game, murder, mystery, who done it, crimes, deadly, couples, infidelity, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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System:   54%
    User:   61%
 
The Man from Majorca
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Stockholm, on St. Lucy's feast day, a bandit daringly robs a crowded post office. Within a fortnight, two witnesses are dead. Two cops from vice squad, Johansson and Jarnebring, who were the first to the crime scene, pursue all leads and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, mind bending
Plot: car chase, police investigation, amateur detective, office, partners against crime, protagonist as suspect, crime, mystery, fighting crime, legal investigation, murder, post office ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   58%
 
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Demons from Her Past
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman returns to her hometown searching for answers after she's released from prison, having served a 25-year sentence for a crime she didn't commit.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, mind bending
Plot: crime, vengeance, frame up, murder, wrongfully committed, mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, blind ambition, homecoming, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
 4.8
 150
The Advocate
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A grieving defense attorney gets caught in a twisted game of who-done-it when he takes on the case of a beautiful socialite who is accused of murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, mystery, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, courtroom, lawyer, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   51%
 
We'll Meet Again
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, crime, amateur detective, false accusation, mystery, woman in danger, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   41%
 
The Innocent Sleep
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Inspired by the 1982 Roberto Calvi Affair in which an Italian banker was found hanging from a bridge across the River Thames, the story follows Alan, a man from Northern England who is homeless after the loss of his wife and job. One night while ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: crime, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, mystery, murder, false accusation, witness, reporter, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
Mystery Woman: Snapshot
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amateur sleuth Samantha Kinsey's latest case has her trying to figure out who killed her best friend Barbara after she was left out of her family's will and every one of the family members become suspects.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: mystery, amateur detective, estate, private detective, crime, investigation, manipulations, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, deadly, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   41%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason ventures to Paris to defend a U.S. Marine Corps Captain accused of murdering a man suspected of being a Nazi SS Officer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, hotshot lawyer, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
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The Rosary Murders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: amateur detective, clergy, protagonist as suspect, crime, church, serial killer, mystery, investigation, mind game, moral dilemma, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
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Fissure
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: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic, scary ...
Plot: amateur detective, college, protagonist as suspect, crime, laboratory, legal investigation, mystery, mind game, police investigation, murder, uncover truth, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
Murder Most Foul
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A murderer is brought to court and only Miss Marple is unconvinced of his innocence. Once again she begins her own investigation. The third Miss Marple film starring Margaret Rutherford as the quirky amateur detective.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, dedicated lawyer, mysterious character, crime, private detective, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation, murder, miss marple, courtroom drama, false accusation ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   43%
 
 2.8
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Red Swastik
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Bollywood version of Basic Instinct - has to be seen to be believed!!!
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, protagonist as suspect, crime, serial killer, mystery, mind game, police investigation, murder, erotic thriller, who done it, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
And Never Let Her Go
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, mind bending
Plot: dedicated lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, army investigation, mystery, legal investigation, obsession, dangerous attraction, courtroom drama, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
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Under Suspicion
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A police inspector, suspecting an attorney of two child sex murders, has him held for a questioning session that goes on for hours.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, neo noir, deadly, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, mystery, legal, investigation, murder, life is a bitch, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   54%
 
Murder in Greenwich
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of Martha Moxley, 15 year old girl murdered in Greenwich in the 1970's, her murder going unsolved for 25 years.
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: crime, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, mystery, assassination, high school, investigation, small town, legal investigation, murder, uncover truth, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
Varg Veum: Woman in the Fridge
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, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: mystery, private detective, missing person, crimes, crime, investigation, corporate crimes, murder, suicidal, extortion, violence, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
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The Victim
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ting, an actress for murder illustration is hired to simulate a real-life murder case of Min, a former Miss Thailand who was brutally killed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, crime, serial killer, witnessing a crime, mystery, mind game, murder, police investigation, false accusation, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
Johnny Skidmarks
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Johnny Scardino is working for blackmailers, photographing wealthy guys in seedy motels. One such assignment turns the wrong way and blackmailers die one by one. Is Johnny the next on the list?
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: mystery, amateur detective, private detective, protagonist as suspect, crime gone awry, investigation, legal investigation, murder, dead woman, car accident, uncover truth, courtroom drama ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
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Love, Lies and Murder
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This movie, based on the true story, begins with the murder of a housewife. When troubled teenage daughter confesses the crime, it looks like a solved case. But, the investigators are suspicious because of the lack of motive and spend years trying ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, betrayal, courtroom drama, mystery, false accusation, who done it, older man younger woman relationship, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   40%
 
Dead Man's Memories
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, Portugal
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policeman lunching with his daughter is present when a dead body washes up on shore. He investigates, leading him down a twisted and muddled path of nefarious connections reflecting, somewhat, his own life.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: crime, amateur detective, mystery, private detective, investigation, beach, manipulations, uncover truth, murder, haunted by the past, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe, france, portugal, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
Death in Holy Orders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: New Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgleish is asked to have a second look at the death of Ronald Treeves, a student at St. Anselm's seminary.
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic
Plot: crime, amateur detective, private detective, school, mystery, investigation, college, murder, who done it, crimes, deadly, clergy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dean Cain portrays Scott Peterson, the California man accused of murdering his 8 month pregnant wife, Laci. Based on a true story.
Style: emotional, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: legal investigation, uncover truth, crime, courtroom drama, murder, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
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Telling Lies
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: legal investigation, who done it, crimes, crime, mystery, dishonesty, hidden identity, infidelity, murder, chases and races, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 

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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
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