Movies like The Kiss of Evil

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The Kiss of Evil (2011)
 6.0
 1K
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder, crimes, investigation, crime, dishonesty, deadly, sniper, sting operation, friendship, sex scene, murder investigation, suicide, stripper, drug addict, jealousy, university, taxi driver, adultery, private investigator, blackmail, reporter, bar, extortion, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 rough films with plots about murder, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, investigation and private detective mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Kiss of Evil: Garter Snake (2011), The Girls of April (2011), Vares: Gambling Chip (2012), Carambole (2005), Borkmann's Point (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 735
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, exciting, rough
Plot: drug dealing, private detective, prison, couples, womanizer, crimes, crime, vengeance, attorney, bar, beer, pianist ...
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: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, private detective, journalism, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, mercenary, private investigator, sauna, wedding reception, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, mind bending
Plot: private detective, hitman, law enforcement, deadly, fall in love, danger, crimes, crime, love and romance, investigation, summer, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.0
 570
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, uncover truth, deadly, disorder, investigation, law enforcement, private detective, crime, mystery, crimes, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: crime, murder, serial killer, private detective, police investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, mystery, crimes, partners, deadly, decapitated body ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, mystery, crime, religions or cults, private detective, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, society, partners, deadly, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 309
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: deadly, law enforcement, murder, private detective, crimes, mystery, crime, chases and races, manhunt, haunted by the past, snow, police procedural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, one last case, supportive coworker, corrupt law enforcer, haunted by the past, investigation, alcohol abuse, law enforcement, police detective, private detective, best friends, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Vares: Tango of Darkness (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The tango king Harry Koivikko was found dead six years ago in a sleazebag motel, with a knife is his back. The biggest manhunt in the county faded away without results. Jussi Vares gets a phone call from a down-and-out journalist; the informant ...
Plot: explosion, murder, reporter, revenge, prisoner, police, singer, flashback, beer, bar, disappearance, car bomb ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: rough, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, crime, crimes, deadly, custody, law enforcement, private detective, investigation, private investigator, guardian, industrialist ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: realistic, tense, mind bending, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, crime, uncover truth, deadly, couples, dishonesty, legal, estate, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 7K
Bad Country (2014)
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: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, swamp, investigation, informant, police, rivalry, law enforcement, police investigation, hitman, danger, deadly, snitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, dead woman, car accident, journalism, private detective, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, crimes, legal investigation, who done it, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 316
The Commander (2003)
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: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, who done it, manipulations, crime, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, sex, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 1K
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: deadline, murder, telephone, workplace, dishonesty, whistleblower, deadly, amateur detective, danger, investigation, journalism, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 3K
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, tense, realistic, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, murder, betrayal, blackmail, siblings relations, uncover truth, crimes, crime, mystery, who done it, missing person, investigation ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, atmospheric, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: village, farm, murder, village life, crime, crimes, deadly, countryside, exploitation, massacre, pickaxe, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, crime, mystery, who done it, protagonist as suspect, crimes, life is a bitch, legal, stoners, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: investigation, working undercover, crimes, crime, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug, duty, network, nightclub, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 526
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: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, law firm, private investigator, gender, missing person, investigation, partners, dishonesty, danger, law enforcement, mystery, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, danger, woman in danger, investigation, state affairs, crime, crimes, media, journalism, deadly, dishonesty, car bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, rough ...
Plot: murder, mystery, uncover truth, riddles and clues, manipulations, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, partners, righting the wronged, memory loss, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 92
Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: investigation, murder, parents and children, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, danger, intrigue, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 7.5
 27K
Hunting Season (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Veteran homicide cop Ferman (Şener Şen) and his hot-headed partner İdris (Cem Yılmaz) team up with rookie cop and anthropology major Hasan (Okan Yalabık) to investigate the murder of a young woman. The suspects include her conservative family, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: police detective, murder, family tradition, partners, temperamental, deadly, generation gap, oldtimer, law enforcement, rookie, conservative, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, middle east, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Varg Veum: Woman in the Fridge (2008)
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
Plot: hit and run, suicidal, police, violence, extortion, computer system, dishonesty, computer genius, missing person, murder, programmer, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Wandering Soul Murders (2001)
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: realistic, mind bending, disturbing, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, prostitute, amateur detective, private detective, serial killer, police investigation, journalism, dishonesty, deadly, university, college, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Lifetime (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Story: When David Lindholm, Sweden's most famous police officer, found shot in bed identifies herself quickly with his young wife Julia. Julia is threatened with life imprisonment for murder, both her ​​husband and her missing four year old son ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, crime, race against time, media, law enforcement, journalism, police investigation, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Vares: The Path of the Righteous Men (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The body of a young woman whose heart has been ripped out of her chest is found in a remote are in Finland. The finder of the body, a dismissed pastor, hires private investigator Jussi Vares to investigate the crime. Vares uncovers a criminal ring ...
Plot: insanity, private investigator, private detective, ball gag, librarian, taxi driver, village, preacher, church, drugged, hostel, religious fundamentalism ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 494
Escape Clause (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man finds out that his wife has paid $10,000 to have him killed. Then both the would-be killer and the wife turn up dead ...
Style: rough, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, insurance, police detective, hitman, mystery, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
I'll Be Seeing You (2004)
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: crime, life is a bitch, riddles and clues, crimes, mystery, deadly, dishonesty, haunted by the past, mistaken identity, stalking, danger, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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