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, mother daughter relationship, rape and deadly mostly in Drama, Mystery and Biography genres. Some movies like Manhunt: An Interview with God (2018), Cold Side of the Pillow (2017), The Customer of the Off Season (1970), One Night (2012), Monsieur N. (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: interview, god, troubled marriage, journalist, wife husband relationship, intervention, depression, marital separation, husband wife relationship, war veteran
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95%
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, birth, drag, gay, lgbt, death, love, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Customer of the Off Season (1970)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Directed by Moshé Mizrahi
Style: suspense
Plot: refugee, knife, vengeance, infidelity, adultery, blood, paranoia, husband wife relationship, guilt, traveler, burying a dead body, nazi germany ...
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73%
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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, serious, atmospheric, bleak, tense ...
Plot: murder, deadly, dishonesty, couples, witnessing a crime, crimes, uncover truth, life is a bitch, couple relations, urban, introspection, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, epic, mind bending, serious
Plot: prison, dishonesty, heroes, downfall, confined, state affairs, hotshot hero, mystery, island, napoleon, exile, memoir ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: bleak, serious, stylized, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, crime, confined, criminal heroes, society, rise and fall, death row, legal, crimes, deadly, writing, capital punishment ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: rape, war criminal, terror, post world war two, war crime, concentration camp, holocaust, revenge, murder, lawyer, world war two, doctor ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: liar, husband wife relationship, horse, horse riding, drug, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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A Time To Die (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A World War II vet sets out in 1948 to avenge the death of his wife at the hands of Nazis. His targets are four Germans, a Sicilian, and a Hungarian who committed the atrocities. He is aided by a CIA operative, who has another agenda. One of the ...
Plot: female nudity, murder, war criminal, post world war two, terror, war crime, revenge, world war two, past, torture, nazi, manhunt ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: murder, castle, incest, pope, branding iron, flashback, female nudity, rape, torture
Time: 16th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, kidnapping, false identity, single mother, interracial marriage, kidnap
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, shoah, nightclub singer, unhappy marriage, human rights, murder, lawyer, blackmail, world war two, nightclub, nazi ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s
Place: west germany, israel
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56%
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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: female protagonist, death, journalist, doctor, book, taking a photograph, blood, scientist, radio, whistleblower, pharmaceutical company, autopsy ...
Time: year 2009, year 2010, year 2011
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 340
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: tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mysterious character, mystery, siblings relations, cons and scams, crimes, danger, estate, hidden identity, deadly, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: jealousy, cemetery, extramarital affair, mafia, persian, conspiracy theory, dead husband, championship, communist party, iranian, suicide, hijab ...
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: axe, isolation, couple relations, crumbling marriage, babies and infants, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, society, immigrants, coming of age, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, kidnapped daughter, rape, female protagonist, airport, shot in the chest, police, serial killer, police investigation, serial rapist, tampon, shopping mall ...
Place: cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, mystery, family, journalism, solitary, investigative reporter, incest, planting evidence, murder of family, japanese woman, university student, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, coma, lawyer, legal investigation, law student, uncover truth, murder, protagonist as suspect, crimes, dedicated lawyer, legal action, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, gloomy, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: estranged mother, separation from family, nun, elderly, artists and showbiz, wrongfully committed, family relations, isolation, mental institution, mental illness, siblings relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1915
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: loss of father, bracelet, car accident, jealousy, extramarital affair, hospital, drowning, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rape, drunkenness, birthday party, director ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: vengeance, small town, murder, small town life, rivalry, family relations, social relations, obsession, haunted by the past, village, couples, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: gloomy, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: injustice, fascism, murder, investigation, writer's life, crimes, life is a bitch, uncover truth, artists and showbiz, against humanity, idealism, journalism ...
Time: 30s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: gloomy, psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, teenage life, family relations, friends, ghost, mystery, crimes, parents and children, babies and infants, danger, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, gloomy, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, murder, sexual abuse, love and romance, life is a bitch, deadly, law enforcement, small town life, police investigation, society, introspection, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: murder, police investigation, vineyard, american abroad, family secret, wine, drowning, police inspector
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: murder, artists and showbiz, beating, male nudity, sexuality, female full frontal nudity, man with glasses, prostitute, death, gay slur, sex, filmmaker ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: clever, witty, bleak, semi serious, disturbing ...
Plot: filmmaking, life is a bitch, state affairs, artists and showbiz, against humanity, wartime life, politics, showbiz, moral dilemma, actor's life, society, holocaust ...
Time: 40s
Place: france, vichy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, kidnapping, world series
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: train station, love, journalist, murder, beach, robbery, police station, actress, mistaken identity, bus stop, telephone number, psychiatrist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%