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.
Style: serious, suspense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: nazi, spy, war, manhunt, false identity, abduction, journalist, murder, war crime, torture, threat, investigation, kidnapping, coup d'etat, deportation, interview, runaway, package, extradition, war criminal, nazis
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: france, south america, bolivia, peru, lyon

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, investigation, deadly, mystery, danger and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Mystery and Biography genres. Some movies like Manhunt: Natalee Holloway (2009), Stunts (1977), The Pastor's Wife (2011), Reversal of Fortune (1990), Nobel's Last Will (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Natalee Holloway (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On May 30, 2005, on a high school graduation trip to Aruba, she disappeared without a trace.
Style: serious, suspenseful, emotional, realistic
Plot: missing person, investigation, family relations, crimes, mystery, parents and children, teenage girl, disappearance, strong female presence, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: usa
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95%
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Stunts (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a stunt man dies while he is involved in the making of a motion picture, his brother takes his place in order to find out what really happened.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: filmmaking, murder, danger, investigation, mystery, crimes, who done it, amateur detective, stuntman, best friends, race against time, journalism ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Pastor's Wife (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Matthew Winkler, a beloved minister who, in 2006, was found shot and killed in his Selmer, Tennessee home, his wife and young daughters missing. Authorities soon zeroed in on Matthew's wife, Mary, as the prime suspect ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, investigation, marital rape, deadly, social relations, crimes, small town, domestic violence, trial, preacher, under the surface, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, crimes, uncover truth, murder, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer, legal action, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Nobel's Last Will (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While covering the annual Nobel Banquet for tabloid Kvällspressen, crime reporter Annika Bengtzon witnesses a spectacular murder right in front of her. Two people are shot, one of them the controversial Laureate in Medicine, Aaron Wiesel. Annika is ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, journalist, investigation, crimes, uncover truth, danger, intrigue, media, journalism, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, nobel prize ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe
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74%
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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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: artists and showbiz, murder, filmmaker, gay, society, death, interview, gay slur, prostitute, juvenile delinquent, blow job, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From 1979 to 1981, 29 African-American males, mostly children, were either missing or found murdered in metro Atlanta. The cases plagued the city until 1982, when Wayne Wiiliams was convicted of the murders of two adult men. Authorities then ...
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, journalism, serial killer, uncover truth, law enforcement, deadly, who done it, legal, psychopath, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.6
 2K
As You Are (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in the early 1990s, "As You Are" is the telling and retelling of a relationship between three teenagers as it traces the course of their friendship through a construction of disparate memories prompted by a police investigation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: gay teenager, murder, investigation, loner, abuse, coming of age, lgbt teen, mother son relationship, child abuse, gun violence, gay kiss, gay interest ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Drama. TV Movie.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: espionage, secret agents, undercover, rise and fall, government agency, politics, betrayal, dishonesty, fbi, mentally unstable, kgb, fbi agent ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 ...
Style: suspense, rough, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: war criminal, nazi, death threat, murder, justice, courtroom, human rights, crimes, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: buenos aires argentina, israel, west germany, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Flirting with Danger (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lawyer begins a sordid fling with an attractive young woman whom he slowly begins to suspect to be a serial killer of men.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, femme fatale, investigation, dangerous attraction, fall in love, crimes, deadly, psychopath, bra, split personality, police, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Boys from Brazil (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Plot: nazi, cloning, investigation, jungle, genetic engineering, chase, obsession, conspiracy, manhunt, against humanity, pursuit, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paraguay, latin america, pennsylvania, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Last Family (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Beksiński is a gentle man with arachnophobia, despite his hardcore sexual fantasies and his fondness for painting disturbing dystopian works. Beksiński is a family man who wants only the best for his loving wife Zofia, neurotic son Tomasz and the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional family, family feud, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, painter, camera, suicidal tendency, murder, cigarette smoking, funeral, stabbed in the chest, christmas ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s, 2000s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 330
Case G (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Van Veeteren's only unsolved case comes back to haunt him when the daughter of a murdered private detective comes to see him. A brutal wife killer, who went into hiding years before, has resurfaced under an assumed name; or so it seems, and Van ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: manhunt, mystery, private detective, haunted by the past, law enforcement, deadly, chases and races, crimes, murder, police procedural, crime, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.1
 10K
Hannah Arendt (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, France, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Hannah Arendt is a portrait of the genius that shook the world with her discovery of “the banality of evil.” After she attends the Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial in Jerusalem, Arendt dares to write about the Holocaust in terms no one has ever ...
Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, feminist film, contemplative ...
Plot: holocaust, trial, war crime, journalism, society, legal action, legal, post war, strong female lead, strong female character, nazi, against humanity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s
Place: israel, new york, usa, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Bond of Silence (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A widow's forgiveness. A killer's remorse. Bond of Silence is the true life story of a shocking murder and the amazing bond that came from it. Katy and Bob live a perfect life in a small close knit town. He's a respected lawyer, a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: investigation, teenage life, crimes, manhunt, deadly, accidental killing, house party, cover up, death of husband, underage drinking, death of father, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Rosewater (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 2009, Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari was covering Iran's volatile elections for Newsweek. One of the few reporters living in the country with access to US media, he made an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, in a taped ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, journalism, interrogation, captivity, life is a bitch, solitary, danger, false accusation, reporter, torture, anguish, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Engaged to Kill (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Abby Lord (Maria del Mar) is kidnapped and her husband Robert Lord (Joe Lando) has to pay off a million dollar ransom. Based on a True Life story.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: false identity, woman in danger, danger, confined, family relations, rivalry, crimes, kidnapping, wedding ring, revenge, abduction, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: captivating, bleak, thought provoking, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: murder, death row, legal, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, confined, rise and fall, society, deadly, thief, execution ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Balibo Conspiracy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: As Indonesia prepares to invade the tiny nation of East Timor, five Australian based journalists go missing. Four weeks later, veteran foreign correspondent Roger East is lured to East Timor by the young and charismatic José Ramos-Horta to tell the ...
Style: serious, rough, thought provoking, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, politics, media, journalism, life is a bitch, uncover truth, society, mystery, state affairs, crimes, political unrest, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Murder of Princess Diana (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Rachel, an American journalist in Paris, is present the night of the fateful accident of Princess Diana and witness to the crime scene. As she starts to investigate, Rachel uncovers information that leads her to believe this was no accident, and she ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: investigation, conspiracy, intrigue, riddles and clues, royal family, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, state affairs, price of justice, journalism, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Jack Strong (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A spy thriller telling a historically based story of a man who alone dares to challenge Soviets being in the middle of the communistic system himself. Planning the maneuvers of Warsaw Pact forces he discovers that the American plans of nuclear ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: spy, chase, martial law, undercover, politics, political unrest, government agency, state affairs, dishonesty, communism, border crossing, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Pirates of Somalia (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Somalia, Kenya, Sudan, South Africa, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an inspiring chance encounter with his idol, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer, he attempts to get embedded with the local Somali pirates, ...
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, exciting, factual, suspense
Plot: journalist, pirate, drugs, danger, news report, journey, adventure, point of view, escapades, culture clash, village, weapons ...
Time: year 2008
Place: somalia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Mattei Affair (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Enrico Mattei helped change Italy's future, first as freedom-fighter against the Nazis, then as an investor in methane gas through a public company, A.G.I.P., and ultimately as the head of ENI, a state body formed for the development of oil ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, politics, state affairs, crime, dishonesty, rise and fall, investigation, unfulfillment, crimes, journalism, media, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s, 1960s ...
Place: italy, sicily, europe, algeria, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, mind bending
Plot: murder, crimes, arms dealing, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, crime, shot in the head, hospital, police, businessman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, suspense
Plot: murder, hit and run, life turned upside down, mystery, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, private detective, crimes, uncover truth, blackmail, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Vysotsky: Thank God I'm Alive (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Russian poet, singer and actor Vladimir Vysotsky was an idol of the 1970s and '80s. In 1980, at the age of 42, he passed away during the Moscow Olympic Games. This is the story of his last great love as handed down to his son from a family ...
Style: realistic, serious, based on true events, dramatic, emotional ...
Plot: musician's life, artists and showbiz, society, addiction, life is a bitch, drug abuse, concert, kgb, near death experience, wiretap, rebellion, on the road ...
Time: year 1979, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.
Style: tense, bleak, twists and turns, non-linear, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, double agent, government agency, british intelligence, investigation, mole, betrayal, kgb, secret service, torture ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, budapest hungary, istanbul turkey, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Robber Bride (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Journalist Zenia Arden has disappeared. When her finger turns up on the shores of Lake Ontario next to her blood-soaked car, the police believe they've uncovered a homicide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, danger, friendship, police, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, crimes, deadly, social relations, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, small town life, crime, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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