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Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)
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Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)
Original name: डिटेक्टिव ब्योमकेश बक्शी!
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In war torn Calcutta during the 1940's, Byomkesh Bakshy, fresh out of college, pits himself against an evil genius who is out to destroy the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: investigation, private detective, crimes, mystery, political intrigue, escapades, conspiracy, organized crime, femme fatale, world war two, murder, police, missing person, blackmail, disguise, master criminal, danger, state affairs, sherlock holmes, dog, genius, drug lord, violence, mistress, unrequited love ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943, 40s
Place: india, asia, shanghai, shanghai china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about crimes, murder, danger, investigation, deadly, mystery and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Action genres. Some movies like Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!: Vares: Private Eye (2004), The Naked Face (1984), The Big Bang (2010), The List of Adrian Messenger (1963), Grandmaster (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Vares: Private Eye (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vares, a film noir comedy from Finland, is yet another twist on PULP FICTION. And, just in case we miss the similarities of splattered blood mixed with outrageous incidents, the movie explicitly references PULP FICTION and has a comedic scene in ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Naked Face (1984)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chicago psychiatrist Judd Stevens (Roger Moore) is suspected of murdering one of his patients when the man turns up stabbed to death in the middle of the city. After repeated attempts to convince cops Rod Steiger and Elliott Gould of his innocence, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The scene of the crime is Whitechapel, the same London district notorious for the recent attacks of Jack the Ripper. Three monks are found dead, the apparent victims of a vampire - now, someone else is out for blood. Or is it something else? As ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic, realistic
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Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Big Bang (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A private detective is hired to find a missing stripper but the job turns complicated when everyone he questions ends up dead. From the mean streets of Los Angeles to the desolate desert of New Mexico, Cruz must contend with a brutal Russian Boxer, ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: missing person, private investigator, crime, mystery, crimes, private detective, murder, danger, track down, strip club, bad cop, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A writer named Adrian Messenger believes a series of apparently unrelated "accidental" deaths are actually linked murders. He asks his friend Anthony Gethryn, recently retired from MI5, to help clear up the mystery. However, ...
Style: serious, realistic, enigmatic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, serial killer, danger, mystery, crimes, crime, hidden identity, british intelligence, world war two veteran, airport, disguise ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, police detective, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, chess, police officer, danger, chases and races, urban ...
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Desh Prem the Real Hero (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A blind man with his 'Echolocation' power takes on a revenge mission.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hidden Agenda (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young medical student travels to Berlin to investigate the apparent death of his brother and discovers a secret life of espionage, betrayal and murder at the highest levels.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, intrigue, conspiracy, investigation, espionage, state affairs, secret agents, graphic violence, profanity, political conspiracy, dishonesty, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, eastern europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fade to Black (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Serbia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Still reeling from the painful breakup of his marriage to screen siren Rita Hayworth, iconic filmmaker Orson Welles (Danny Huston) makes his way to Rome, where he gets pulled into a tangled political plot involving murder and mysterious motives. A ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, captivating, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
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Style: intellectual, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, riddles and clues, vatican, religions or cults, symbolism, danger, investigation, secret society, illuminati, professor, ancient, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy and reserved, Claire Decker, 30ish, is a part-time investigator for Social Services. Typically, she solves cases where senior citizens have died alone, leaving no indication of who must handle their estate. This time however, Claire is ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Story (2012)
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Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Vidya Bagchi (Vidya Balan) arrives in Kolkata from London to find her missing husband Arnab Bagchi. Seven months pregnant and alone in a festive city, she begins a relentless search for her husband. With nothing to rely on except fragments from her ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, mind bending ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: At the height of the London blitz, Dr Lennox Collins, pioneer of the new forensic science, is enlisted by DI Wilkins after prostitute Mary Williams is strangled and a swastika carved on her tongue.
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, tense, exciting ...
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Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940, 40s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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McQ (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: serious, suspense, exciting, twists and turns, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Ghajini (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The film's story is around a rich business entrepreneur falling in love with an ad film actress. The entrepreneur and the actress fall in love, though she does not know that he is an entrepreneur. When she successfully saves a bunch of children ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, revenge, tragic event, injustice, fall in love, life is a bitch, uncover truth, danger, obsessive quest, crimes, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Singam (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The story, set in the backdrop of Nallore, a small town in Thoothukudi District, revolves around Sub-Inspector Durai Singam (Surya), a brave and just policeman who serves in his hometown primarily to fulfill his father’s (Radha Ravi) wish. Durai ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: chase, rivalry, police investigation, law enforcement, fall in love, crimes, danger, police officer, crime boss, hospital, kidnapping, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.6
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Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, clever, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night
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 6.5
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Jagga Jasoos (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Mystery
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A gifted teenage detective searches for his missing father with his ladylove assistant.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, missing person, mystery, investigation, youth, partners, danger, romance, crimes, love and romance, bollywood, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Power of Few (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Spies, cops and armed children cross paths on a day of danger, mystery and possible transformation. Five unusual characters are unknowingly connected to an extraordinary smuggling operation, as religious conspiracy collides with urban crime.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, escapades, mystery, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol, medicine, multiple storylines, collision, danger, crime, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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