Movies like The Kiss of Evil

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The Kiss of Evil
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, crime, investigation, crimes, murder, 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

Most similar movies to The Kiss of Evil

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, deadly, law enforcement, investigation and dishonesty 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), City Homicide (2007), Carambole (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Garter Snake
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: crime, crimes, prison, private detective, womanizer, drug dealing, vengeance, couples, male nudity, assassination attempt, pianist, private investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
The Girls of April
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: crimes, crime, private detective, investigation, journalism, deadly, law enforcement, flashback, bar, murder, revenge, fortune teller ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   81%
 
Vares: Gambling Chip
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: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: crime, crimes, deadly, private detective, hitman, investigation, fall in love, danger, law enforcement, love and romance, sniper, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   54%
 
 7.3
 653
City Homicide
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: City Homicide was an Australian television drama series that aired on the Seven Network between 27 August 2007 and 30 March 2011. The series was set on the Homicide floor of a metropolitan police headquarters in Melbourne. The main characters were ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, school, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, mystery, witnessing a crime, murder, uncover truth, police corruption, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
 6.0
 563
Carambole
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: crime, private detective, investigation, murder, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, life turned upside down, deadly, law enforcement, disorder, hit and run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
Bitter Flowers
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, crime, private detective, protagonist as suspect, mystery, who done it, crimes, investigation, murder, deadly, law enforcement, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   36%
 
Mystery Woman: Snapshot
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: estate, mystery, amateur detective, private detective, crime, investigation, manipulations, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, deadly, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
Death in Holy Orders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: New Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgleish is asked to have a second look at the death of Ronald Treeves, a student at St. Anselm's seminary.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: crime, amateur detective, private detective, school, college, mystery, investigation, murder, who done it, crimes, deadly, clergy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
 6.4
 515
Ice Blues
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: private detective, crime, mystery, investigation, race against time, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, private investigator, danger, gender, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
The Wandering Soul Murders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Widowed Joanne Kilbourn is an ex-police officer turned criminology professor. Her husband Ian was the Ontario provincial Attorney General when he was murdered, the murder never solved. Her current home life is on the most part a happy one, except ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, mind bending
Plot: crime, amateur detective, college, private detective, mystery, protagonist as suspect, store, serial killer, university, police investigation, village, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
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The Coverup
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Personal injury attorney Stuart Pepper faces the challenge of his young career when he takes on a controversial case of wrongful death in small town Iowa. Kevin Thacker's body was found in the alley outside the Marshalltown Police Department ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: mystery, crimes, small town, crime, deadly, law enforcement, legal, legal action, small town life, corruption, inventions and discoveries, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   31%
 
Yours Until Death
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: crime, private detective, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, danger, robbery, private investigator, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   32%
 
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The Caller
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: amateur detective, neo noir, mysterious character, private detective, investigation, crimes, deadly, telephone, murder, deadline, dishonesty, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   35%
 
I'll Be Seeing You
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman finds out she has a half sister when he father disappears and her half sister turns up dead.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Plot: crime, uncover truth, murder, mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, stalking, haunted by the past, missing person, mistaken identity, riddles and clues, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   32%
 
Demons from Her Past
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 ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   31%
 
Johnny Gaddaar
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Vikram decides to elope with his girlfriend Mini for a better life. For this purpose he decides to steal the money collected by his business partners for a drug deal. Everything goes horribly wrong when the partner carrying the money, Shiva, is ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, crime, gang, gangsters, betrayal, drug dealing, crimes, vengeance, murder, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
We'll Meet Again
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 ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   24%
 
Law & Order: LA
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and developed by Blake Masters, it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, courtroom, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
Varg Veum: Woman in the Fridge
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: mystery, private detective, missing person, crimes, crime, investigation, corporate crimes, murder, suicidal, extortion, police, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   23%
 
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Lila & Eve
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: crime, vengeance, violence spree, crimes, hidden identity, murder, track down, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, held at gunpoint, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   24%
 
 5.8
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Bad Country
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal's revenge, crime, hitman, crimes, rivalry, investigation, swamp, deep south, informant, police, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   30%
 
The Shield and the Sword
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: crime, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, working undercover, deadly, dishonesty, drug, duty, nightclub, politician, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   24%
 
 6.1
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Case G
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 ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   31%
 
Borkmann's Point
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, decapitated body ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   28%
 
 6.4
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Freeze Frame
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sean Veil is an ultra paranoid murder suspect who takes to filming himself round the clock to provide an alibi, just in case he's ever accused of another crime. Problems arise however when the police do come calling and the one tape that can ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crime, investigation, mind game, obsession, uncover truth, mystery, false accusation, dangerous attraction, alibi, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   28%
 
 3.9
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iMurders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mysterious love triangle leads to a tragic shooting. Months later, eight members of a MySpace-esque chat room are being gruesomely murdered in the privacy of their own homes.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: gory, slasher, crime, love triangle, murder, crimes, mystery, deadly, serial killer, investigation, computers and web, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   23%
 
The Third Wave
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Johan Falk hasn't been working for over a year since he resigned from the police. Most of all he wants to move out to the countryside, but fate has a different thought.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, tough law enforcer, crimes, danger, crime, law enforcement, gang, demonstration, hotel, organized crime, cell phone, bank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   25%
 
 7.3
 245
Murder City
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: crime, partners against crime, mystery, murder, unlikely partners, law enforcement, partners, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, deadly, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   21%
 
 6.9
 293
The Commander
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she arrested James Lampton for murder. He was subsequently sentenced ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, crime, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, serial killer, dishonesty, law enforcement, manipulations, investigation, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 7.0
 193
Moses Jones
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Police investigate a mutilated body found in the Thames which appears to be the product of a witchcraft killing.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, police investigation, crimes, urban, law enforcement, partners against crime, uncover truth, murder, deadly, partners, mutilated body, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   28%
 
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