Movies like Manhunt 2008

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Manhunt (2008)
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Manhunt (2008)
Original name: La traque
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the Klarsfelds, a Franco-German couple who devoted themselves to bringing Nazi war criminals to justice. Their pursuit of Klaus Barbie, the "Butcher of Lyon," takes them to South America, where he has found refuge. After 12 years of investigations, undercover work and battles with authorities, they succeed in having him captured and brought to justice.
Plot: war, spy, nazi, abduction, torture, journalist, kidnapping, threat, manhunt, murder, war criminal, false identity, war crime, coup d'etat, deportation, interview, package, extradition, nazis
Place: france, south america, bolivia, peru

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric and bleak films with plots about murder, death, flashback, crimes, deadly, mother daughter relationship and rape mostly in Drama, Mystery and Biography genres. Some movies like Manhunt: Cold Side of the Pillow (2017), The Customer of the Off Season (1970), One Night (2012), Monsieur N. (2003), The Elegant Criminal (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cold Side of the Pillow (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, France, Hungary
Story: The true life events of four friends come to screen with a story of self-discovery, pain of friendship, love of loss.
Plot: life, suicide, gay, lgbt, murder, love, death, drag, birth
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95%
The Customer of the Off Season (1970)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Directed by Moshé Mizrahi
Style: suspense
Plot: loneliness, traveler, nazi germany, burying a dead body, scar, shooting, thirty something, death, motel, gun, murder, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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One Night (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the harbor city of Le Havre, France, a woman is stabbed during the night, just below the windows of her neighborhood. Pierre (Yvan Attal) has witnessed the murder, and heard the wails of the women crying for help. So have the neighbors, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, urban, introspection, moral dilemma, deadly, dishonesty, couples, uncover truth, couple relations, life is a bitch, crimes, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Monsieur N. (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film covers the last years of the Emperor's life, imprisoned by the British on St Helena, a remote island off the west coast of Africa. Napoleon retains a loyal entourage of officers who help him plot his escape and evade the attentions of ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, epic, mind bending
Plot: prison, state affairs, hotshot hero, mystery, confined, island, dishonesty, heroes, downfall, napoleon, love, prisoner ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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The Elegant Criminal (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On 9 January 1836, Pierre Lacenaire goes to the guillotine, a murderer and a thief. He gives Allard, a police inspector, his life story, written while awaiting execution. He also asks Allard to care for Hermine, a lass to whom he has been guardian ...
Style: serious, stylized, bleak, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, death row, rise and fall, society, legal, confined, deadly, capital punishment, writing ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Execution (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The members of a San Diego Wednesday night womens' mah jongg club are five survivors of a Nazi concentration camp. They recognize the owner of a local restaurant, Walter Grossman, as a doctor from the camp who performed experiments on them as ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: revenge, lawyer, murder, rape, torture, holocaust, concentration camp, nazi, execution, survivor, doctor, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a woman dies in a supposed accident, her parents suspect their son-in-law of foul play. When the police begin to agree, the murder suspect vanishes.
Plot: murder, husband wife relationship, horse, horse riding, drug, liar
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Conspiracy of Torture (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1599 Italy, Beatrice Cenci is the teenage daughter of the crazed landowner and nobleman Francesco Cenci whom he keeps his daughter locked up in the dungeon of his castle and sexually abuses her as well. Beatrice then plots with her stepmother, ...
Plot: castle, murder, pope, female nudity, rape, branding iron, flashback, torture, incest
Time: 16th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the late 1950s. Flourishing under the economic miracle, Germany grows increasingly apathetic about confronting the horrors of its recent past. Nevertheless, Fritz Bauer doggedly devotes his energies to bringing the Third Reich to justice. One ...
Plot: holocaust, war criminal, world war two, courtroom, justice, attorney, nightclub, murder, lawyer, homosexuality, blackmail, anti semitism ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s
Place: israel, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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150 Milligrams (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the hospital where she works in Brest, France, a lung specialist discovers a direct link between suspicious deaths and state-approved medicine. She fights single-handedly for the truth to come out.
Plot: autopsy, health, television, scientist, radio, taking a photograph, blood, book, doctor, journalist, swimming, sea ...
Time: year 2011, year 2009, year 2010
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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UV (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the absence of Philipp, in his house appears the stranger, who calls himself Boris. He says that he was the school comrade of Philipp and it arrived to visit old friend. Boris charms all households and remains to await Philipp. Only one ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, disorder, deadly, dishonesty, mystery, cons and scams, danger, estate, hidden identity, crimes, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Takhti (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ali Hatami's film on the life of Iranian wrestling champion Takhti remains unfinished. Another director is assigned by the I.R. Intelligence Ministry to finish the project. The new director wants to carry out research on the life of the ...
Plot: suicide, cemetery, mafia, extramarital affair, dead husband, persian, conspiracy theory, iranian, championship, jealousy, loss of father, murder ...
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Romulus, My Father (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: axe, isolation, love and romance, youth, impossible love, teenage life, couples, family problems, society, babies and infants, family relations, immigrants ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
An Interview with God (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An up-and-coming journalist finds his world and faith increasingly challenged when he's granted the interview of a lifetime – with someone who claims to be God.
Plot: marital separation, god, husband wife relationship, interview, war veteran, troubled marriage, journalist, depression
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Easy Prey (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a serial killer abducts his latest victim from a mall and assaults her. Confused by her atypical reaction, he doesn't kill her, but instead takes her along as he continues on his killing spree. Meanwhile, the authorities ...
Plot: killer, psychopath, teenage girl, held at gunpoint, kidnapping, gas station, on the road, serial killer, serial rapist, police investigation, tampon, shopping mall ...
Place: cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 698
Traces of Sin (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tanaka is going through a tough time trying to support his younger sister Mitsuko, recently arrested and hold up in jail. As an investigative reporter, he immerses himself into a story about a shocking murder case gone cold; a family was brutally ...
Plot: murder, journalism, mystery, family, cigarette smoking, manipulation, woman smoking cigarette, university student, family secret, planting evidence, incest, murder of family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
One Deadly Summer (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder ...
Style: psychological, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: small town, vengeance, murder, small town life, life is a bitch, family relations, rivalry, obsession, haunted by the past, village, couples, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Camille Claudel 1915 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel.
Style: captivating, realistic, gloomy, sincere, serious ...
Plot: nun, separation from family, estranged mother, elderly, confined, unfulfillment, isolation, mental institution, mental illness, mentally unstable, artists and showbiz, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Uses accounts from family, friends, and acquaintances to tell the story of Natalie Wood and how she started young, acting in the spotlight, making the transition from a childhood actress to serious actress, dating the top names in Hollywood, her ...
Plot: hollywood, rape, bracelet, drunkenness, car accident, loss of father, suicide attempt, loss of daughter, haircut, rape of a minor, glamour, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Death in Granada (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A journalist starts an investigation into the disappearance of famed poet and political agitator, Garcia Lorca, who disappeared in the early days of the Spanish Civil War in the the 1930's.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, tense
Plot: murder, fascism, injustice, investigation, crimes, against humanity, journalism, deadly, dishonesty, haunted by the past, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 30s, 50s, 1960s, 1930s, 1950s
Place: spain, europe, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
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Humanity (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When an 11-year-old girl is brutally raped and murdered in a quiet French village, a police detective who has forgotten how to feel emotions--because of the death of his own family in some kind of accident--investigates the crime, which turns out to ...
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: small town, murder, sexual abuse, deadly, law enforcement, society, introspection, crimes, social relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Class Trip (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A schoolboy Nicholas always worries about something. When he goes on a school skiing trip, all his visions and nightmares take him over.
Style: psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, ghost, teenage life, deadly, family relations, babies and infants, crimes, friends, parents and children, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: coma, courtroom drama, lawyer, attempted murder, law student, diabetes, crime, murder, crimes, power relations, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Flagrant Désir (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Médoc, a young woman is found drowned. An accident, her influential family of winegrowers maintains. Or rather murder, as the American inspector Morrison suspects. If so, why? What secrets this family keeps?
Plot: police investigation, murder, vineyard, wine, family secret, police inspector, drowning, american abroad
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Missing Woman (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A struggling divorcee discovers that her little daughter and her Chinese nanny have disappeared.
Plot: disappearance, false identity, single mother, kidnapping, kidnap, interracial marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Charades (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Barry is a down-and-out-guy who takes a job at the shipping department of Technoworks, a high-tech Yuppie company. He gets invited to the house of his boss Quinn, for a weekend afternoon barbecue with some of his boss's friends. The party gets ...
Plot: racial slur, barbecue, sergeant, neighbor, murder, violence, flashback, blood, latex gloves, yuppie, charades, blood on clothes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Happiest Place on Earth (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Robert Hughes-Lambert, who was captured by Nazis when his active homosexuality was discovered during the filming of Mermoz (1943).
Style: bleak, semi serious, witty, clever, disturbing ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, moral dilemma, politics, holocaust, society, actor's life, wartime life, life is a bitch, state affairs, artists and showbiz, against humanity ...
Time: 40s
Place: france, paris france, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Murder at the World Series (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disturbed young man threatens violence at the World Series after failing to make the Houston Astros.
Plot: baseball, murder, bomb, world series, kidnapping
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 3K
Pasolini (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: We are with Pasolini during the last hours of his life, as he talks with his beloved family and friends, writes, gives a brutally honest interview, shares a meal with Ninetto Davoli, and cruises for the roughest rough trade in his gun-metal gray ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, murder, unsimulated sex, homosexual, gay, stealing a car, fireworks, society, blow job, prostitution, juvenile delinquent, run over by a car ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Who Am I? (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Investigator Sergey Shumov has a mystery on his hands. On a platform near a Moscow-Sevastopol train station the police have found a young man without documents and no memory. In near perfect detail, he can recall historical dates, songs of his ...
Plot: love, bus stop, telephone number, amnesia, actress, train station, mistaken identity, murder, journalist, photographer, psychiatrist, casino ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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