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Bitter Flowers (2007)
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Bitter Flowers (2007)
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, mind bending
Plot: investigation, murder, amateur detective, crime, private detective, protagonist as suspect, mystery, who done it, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, injustice, stoners, dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch, rivalry, rape, vengeance, musician, suicide, abduction, justice, tattoo, unfaithful wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, kindergarten

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, crime, law enforcement, murder, dishonesty and investigation mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Bitter Flowers: Yours Until Death (2008), Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty (2008), Fallen Angels (2008), Varg Veum: Woman in the Fridge (2008), Varg Veum - Buried Dogs (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Yours Until Death (2008)
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: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, realistic
Plot: private investigator, robbery, murder, private detective, crime, mystery, investigation, sexuality, new love, cover-up, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: private investigator, mystery, private detective, investigation, missing child, crime, crimes, danger, gangsters, prostitute, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Fallen Angels (2008)
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: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, private detective, investigation, crimes, crime, danger, deadly, serial killer, riddles and clues, woman in danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: extortion, police, violence, suicidal, hit and run, mystery, private detective, missing person, transvestism, crimes, crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Varg Veum - Buried Dogs (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Racial tension is running high in Bergen after a young black asylum seeker dies at the hands of the Police. Shortly afterwards, a right-wing politician is targeted by a gunman at a public rally and his wife is fatally wounded. Another member of the ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: private detective, mystery, danger, dishonesty, crime, immigrants, assassination attempt, political conspiracy, political intrigue, who done it, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, twists and turns, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: crime, murder, crimes, mystery, danger, deadly, private detective, investigation, race against time, uncover truth, who done it, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Varg Veum - At Night All Wolves Are Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Varg Veum investigates a case where his good friend Even, a highly decorated ex-army officer, is falsely accused of bombing Armakon, a weapons storage facility.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting
Plot: private detective, arms dealing, crimes, mystery, intrigue, investigation, vengeance, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, militant
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, hungary, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Demons from Her Past (2007)
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 ⇓
38%
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We'll Meet Again (2002)
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, amateur detective, crime, false accusation, mystery, woman in danger, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Story: It is Midsummer's Eve and ten people are on a deserted castle for a TV recording. The next morning the program leader is shot dead. Kvällspressens Annika Bengtzon a mandate to monitor the murder, but she soon learns that her best friend Anne ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, crimes, estate, deadly, journalism, false accusation, who done it, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990)
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: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, hotshot lawyer, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, crime, law enforcement, mystery, intrigue, parents and children, righting the wronged, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Lifetime (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, crime, deadly, dishonesty, journalism, race against time, police investigation, law enforcement, media, tabloid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 108
State of Mind (2003)
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: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, investigation, crime, mind game, mystery, who done it, crimes, deadly, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.0
 570
Carambole (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This film is based upon the book with the same name, by Håkan Nesser, one of Swedens most appreciated "crime-authors".
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Under Suspicion (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 570
Tick Tock (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mystery Woman: Snapshot (2005)
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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, mind bending ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Pavement (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samuel Browne is a tracker in Alaska. When his sister meets a grisly death in San Francisco, he goes there to hunt her killer. As more murders occur, police investigator Buckley Clarke reluctantly joins forces with Sam. The brass are convinced this ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: africa, alaska, south africa, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Confession of Pain (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Pride & Loyalty (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Advocate (2013)
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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, realistic, mind bending
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.9
 206
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Girls of April (2011)
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Shield and the Sword (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a patrol, Julie and Simon, two police constables, injure a wealthy man who pointlessly killed their partner. This wealthy man in question turns out to be the son of a politician. This is why the two police constables are accused of brutality ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Johnny Skidmarks (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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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, realistic, rough
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dead in the Water (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, love triangle, dedicated lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, mystery, crime gone awry, legal investigation, courtroom drama, false accusation, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 669
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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 270
The Coverup (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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