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Death in Buenos Aires (2014)
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Death in Buenos Aires (2014)
Original name: Muerte en Buenos Aires
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Buenos Aires in the 1980s. Detective Chavez, a family man and a tough cop, once again must solve a mysterious crime. To reveal the identity of the murderer, Chavez must clarify the enigma waiting in ambush to capture his own heart. Passion surprises even the most astute detective. What will triumph: law or desire?
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tragic ending, exciting, suspense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, police investigation, partners against crime, gays and lesbians, crimes, tough law enforcer, murder investigation, murder mystery, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, homicide detective, murder of brother, partners, crime, mystery, urban, gender, deadly, sexual content, graphic violence, female director, male homosexuality, sex, horse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, crime, law enforcement, police investigation and investigation mostly in Crime, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Death in Buenos Aires: Mulholland Falls (1996), Sea of Love (1989), The Mudboy (2007), Shock to the System (2006), Righteous Kill (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 107 min.
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Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Duration: 140 min.
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Sea of Love (1989)
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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a colleague. Joining up with an officer from another part of town to ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Mudboy (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shock to the System (2006)
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Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Righteous Kill (2008)
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crimes, crime, vigilantism, partners, law enforcement, mind game, fighting crime, deadly, partners against crime, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Vice (2008)
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Jesse Stone: Stone Cold (2005)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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