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The Kiss of Evil (2011)
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The Kiss of Evil (2011)
Original name: Vares – Pahan suudelma
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young college student is found stabbed to death,and private detective Vares life takes an interesting turn when the girls family asks him to investigate the case.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: private detective, murder, crime, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, cold case, hidden corpse, decapitated body, shipyard, junkie, locket, harbor, sting operation, autopsy, sniper, private investigator, murder investigation, swat team, strip club, stripper, shot in the back, assassin, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland

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Most similar movies to The Kiss of Evil

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, crime, private detective, investigation and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Kiss of Evil: Garter Snake (2011), The Girls of April (2011), Vares: Gambling Chip (2012), Carambole (2005), Case G (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Garter Snake (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the heat of the night, a man from faraway plays the piano. In the local hillside prison, a bitter double-crossed convict stares at the city life over the roofs. A revenge is brewing in his mind; the blood-thirsty killer prepares his escape. Vares ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: prison, private detective, drug dealing, crime, crimes, womanizer, vengeance, couples, male nudity, pianist, assassination attempt, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Girls of April (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tough Finnish detective Jussi Vares gets hired by a friend at a newspaper to investigate a 15 year old mystery regarding the disappearance of 3 girls.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: private detective, investigation, crime, crimes, journalism, deadly, law enforcement, cold case, payback, gay bar, businessman, mercenary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Vares: Gambling Chip (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jussi Vares falls in love with a beautiful brunette - only to lose her in a horrible way. After dating Sole a few weeks, her body is found in a bird-watching tower. The investigations come to a standstill, until Vares promises to solve a mystery of ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: private detective, hitman, crimes, crime, deadly, investigation, fall in love, danger, law enforcement, love and romance, murder investigation, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 563
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, hit and run, crime, private detective, investigation, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, life turned upside down, deadly, law enforcement, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.1
 305
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, serious, realistic
Plot: crime, private detective, manhunt, mystery, murder, chases and races, crimes, deadly, haunted by the past, law enforcement, snow, police procedural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Confession of Pain (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: murder, best friends, private detective, perfect crime, investigation, crime, haunted by the past, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bitter Flowers (2007)
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, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: investigation, murder, amateur detective, crime, private detective, protagonist as suspect, mystery, who done it, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Moreno and the Silence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a girl is murdered soon after leaving a closed religious community, Moreno faces a difficult investigation as the community closes ranks and refuses to cooperate. When another girl is abducted and her bloody fingernails mailed to the police, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, crime, private detective, kidnapping, religions or cults, partners, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Borkmann's Point (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Van Veeteren finds retiring from the police force is easier said than done when two decapitated bodies are found in quick succession. The matching MO in the two grisly murders brings the investigation teams of Maardam and Kaalbringen together - a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, police investigation, crimes, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, partners against crime, private detective, partners, police procedural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Marlowe (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Los Angeles private-eye Philip Marlowe is trying to locate the brother of his new client, a woman named Orfamay Quest. The trail leads to two men who deny any knowledge of the brother's existence. Both are soon killed by an ice pick, so Marlowe ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, blackmail, betrayal, murder, martial arts, femme fatale, crime, gangsters, planned murder, bruce lee, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Appointment with Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Emily Boynton, stepmother to the three Boynton children -- Lennox, Raymond and Carol -- and mother to Ginevra, blackmails the family lawyer, Jefferson Cope, into destroying a second will of her late husband that would have freed the children from ...
Style: talky, serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, ship, mystery, murder mystery, crime, cruise, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1937
Place: israel, middle east, holy land, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mystery, amateur detective, estate, private detective, crime, investigation, manipulations, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 515
Ice Blues (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This new installment in the popular and critically-acclaimed Donald Strachey Mystery series finds America’s favorite gay private investigator, Donald Strachey (Chad Allen), taking on the most complicated case of his career. After his long-time ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: private investigator, murder, law firm, crime, private detective, investigation, mystery, lgbt, senator, gay relationship, race against time, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Emmett's Mark (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the Philadelphia police department, Emmett Young is a hotshot, a workaholic newly promoted to homicide. He learns he has a disease that will soon kill him painfully, so he hires a stranger to arrange his own death. With one eye on the calendar ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Plot: murder, private detective, terminal illness, serial killer, chase, hitman, police investigation, crime, crimes, deadly, special agents, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Lady Against the Odds (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A private detective becomes involved in a new cast when her partner's guardian is murdered.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, private detective, investigation, custody, law enforcement, industrialist, guardian, female detective ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson get involved with Balkan terrorists to save Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria from an assassination at the opera house and prevent World War I.
Style: clever, serious, talky, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, murder, crime, investigation, mystery, terrorism, love affair, riddles and clues, crimes, deadly, rivalry, who done it ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, 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 ⇓
25%
 5.6
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The Caller (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jimmy Stevens, a senior VP at an international energy firm, blows the whistle on his company's deadly and corrupt practices in Latin America. Knowing he will be assassinated for his betrayal, he places an anonymous call securing the services of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: deadline, murder, telephone, amateur detective, neo noir, mysterious character, private detective, investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.8
 45K
Veronica Mars (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Years after walking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown - just in time for her high school reunion - in order to help her old flame Logan Echolls, who's embroiled in a murder mystery.
Style: witty, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, murder, who done it, mystery, neo noir, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, investigation, crime, high school reunion, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Jack Irish: Black Tide (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Life's gone pear-shaped for Jack Irish. He's back to takeaway Chinese for one after his girlfriend Linda abandoned him for a career in Sydney, a flashy Brisvegas type is muscling in on the racetrack action, and his cabinet-making still ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, crime, investigation, mystery, missing person, crimes, intrigue, uncover truth, who done it, danger, dishonesty
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 7K
Lila & Eve (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lila, a grief-stricken mother reeling from her son’s murder, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who urges her to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, crime, vengeance, violence spree, crimes, hidden identity, track down, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, dark heroine, death threat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Private Affair (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Divorced private detective Francois Maneri is assigned by his agency to investigate the disappearance of Rachel, a young student who has been missing for six months. After interviewing Rachel's family, friends and classmates, Francois is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: neo noir, missing person, investigation, mystery, private detective, crimes, obsession, murder, deadly, dishonesty, pubic hair, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Murder Farm (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The young Kathrin returns to the small village where she was born to bury her mother, whom she barely knew. Piece by piece she learns the details behind the gruesome murder of an entire family on a farm near the village. It has been two years since ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric, rough
Plot: village, murder, farm, countryside, village life, crime, deadly, crimes, murder of family, forest, farmhouse, maid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, private detective, mystery, investigation, crimes, crime, danger, deadly, serial killer, riddles and clues, woman in danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 255
Cha cha cha (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An accident involving a 16-years old prompts private eye Corso to an investigation that will unearth a deep web of corruption in today's Rome.
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, private detective, intrigue, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, state affairs, nothing to lose, male nudity, pubic hair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: robbery, private investigator, murder, private detective, crime, mystery, investigation, sexuality, cover-up, new love, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: crime, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, working undercover, deadly, dishonesty, drug, nightclub, network, duty, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: crime, vengeance, frame up, murder, wrongfully committed, mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, blind ambition, homecoming, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, crime, deadly, journalism, woman in danger, danger, dishonesty, media, state affairs, nobel prize ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Johnny Skidmarks (1998)
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, realistic, rough
Plot: car accident, dead woman, murder, mystery, amateur detective, private detective, protagonist as suspect, crime gone awry, investigation, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%