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Complications (2015)
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Complications (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: John Ellis, a disillusioned suburban ER doctor, who finds his existence transformed when he intervenes in a drive-by shooting, saving a young boy's life and killing one of his attackers. When he learns the boy is still marked for death he finds himself compelled to save him at any cost and discovers that his life and his outlook on medicine may never be the same.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: emergency, doctor, self discovery, assassination attempt, danger, doctors and patients, life turned upside down, suburbs, workplace situations, gang, crimes, saving a life, friendship, little boy, deadly, child in peril, power relations, medical, lesbian, gun, latex gloves
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, danger, deadly, law enforcement, graphic violence and family relations mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Complications: The Mob Doctor (2012), Red Widow (2013), Stalker (2014), Beautiful & Twisted (2015), 3 lbs (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Mob Doctor (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: For most physicians, the Hippocratic oath is sacred. But for one Chicago doctor, who is indebted to the mafia, saving lives isn’t her only concern. The Mob Doctor is a fast-paced medical drama focusing on a young female surgeon caught between ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: hospital, medical, surgery, gangsters, doctor, moral dilemma, doctors and patients, family relations, power relations, crime, workplace, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Red Widow (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: When Marta Walraven's mob husband is brutally murdered, she takes on gangsters and the FBI to unveil the truth about his death. As she digs into this dark underworld, she'll test her own strength, relying on her resourcefulness, ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: intrigue, family relations, unlikely criminals, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, parents and children, death of husband, suburbs, drug lord, rivalry, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Stalker (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, stalker, lapd, police investigation, crimes, danger, psychopath, obsession, deadly, crime investigation, police detective, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, crimes, couples, danger, deadly, psychopath, husband wife relationship, crime, investigation, rivalry, death ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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3 lbs (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Story: 3 lbs is a drama that aired on CBS from November 14 to 28, 2006, replacing the cancelled series Smith. The show itself was then canceled three weeks later due to poor ratings. The title refers to the fact that the average human brain weighs ...
Style: medical drama, realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: hospital, partners, reluctant partners, doctors and patients, workplace, power relations, doctor, neurosurgeon, friendship, rivalry, workplace situations, surgeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Driver (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Taxi driver, Vince McKee, finds his life taking an unexpected turn after he accepts an offer to drive for a criminal gang.
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, gang, crimes, organized crime, life turned upside down, family relations, driver, chase, graphic violence, crime, chases and races, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester
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Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Hamburg Dockland (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Shows the interaction between Hamburg police officers and paramedics.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: police, danger, crimes, workplace situations, doctors and patients, law enforcement, rescue, workplace, partners, power relations, policeman uniform, scolding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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CSI: Cyber (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The FBI's team of Cyber Crime Investigators, headed by Special Agent Avery Ryan, works to solve cases involving the dark-net. Avery, a Special Agent in Charge and esteemed Cyber-Psychologist heads up a team, including Senior Special Agent ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: profiler, federal agent, crime investigation, forensics, crimes, fbi, police investigation, law enforcement, danger, deadly, partners, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Black Widow (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Carmen, the daughter of a notorious Amsterdam drug lord, reluctantly takes charge of the family's smuggling business in order to clear her husband's debts.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: mafia, organized crime, life turned upside down, unlikely criminals, danger, crimes, parents and children, single parent, fear, widow widower, the underworld, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: loss of friend, crimes, rivalry, police, life turned upside down, vigilantism, law enforcement, revenge, investigation, murder, danger, friendship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, society, danger, law enforcement, deadly, crime, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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Story: Ironside is an upcoming American drama television series that is scheduled to premiere in the 2013–14 television season on NBC. It will air on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central, after Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. It is a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
American Odyssey (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Backstrom (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom is a man with no filter. After a five-year exile to the traffic division for offensive behavior, he has returned from disgrace to lead Portland's newly minted S.C.U. Tasked with navigating the city's ...
Style: cynical, realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sr. Ávila (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A family man experiences the tremendous burden of leading a double life as a professional hitman.
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The third installment of the “Law & Order” franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes.
Style: suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious, tense
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Evidence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Inspectors Cayman Bishop and Sean Cole investigate crimes in San Francisco Police Department. How does all of the pieces to the puzzle all fit together?
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
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Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Haunted with nightmares of his wife's recent suicide and struggling to mend the relationship with his only daughter, Richard is caught as a witness to the violence of Abner Solvie. He finds himself at the mercy of a charismatic killer and ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Returning from a year-long psychological leave of absence after surviving an almost-fatal gunshot wound to the head, Detective David Creegan is assigned to the FBI's Organized and Serial Crime Unit – a rapid-response, elite crime ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Contractor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elizabeth Chase is busy remodeling her new home with her lawyer husband, Paul and daughter, McKenzie. To make sure it's finished before a charity event they're hosting, the couple hire a contractor, Javier, to help. However Elizabeth ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Ministers (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his killers.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, danger, rivalry, profanity, law enforcement, deadly, unlikely couple, murder, graphic violence, romancing a criminal, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Broken Angel (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
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Prey (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three-part crime thriller. When detective Marcus Farrow looks into a seemingly forgotten case, he has no idea of the chaos and heartache that will soon follow. He is found at the scene of a murder, and with all the evidence pointing towards him, he ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: chase, murder, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, race against time, investigation, disorder, crimes, life turned upside down, uncover truth, wanted, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Hostages (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The night before a high profile operation on the PM, the surgeon due to perform the procedure is surprised at her family home by four masked men. The gang quickly take control of her and her family and order her to kill the PM.
Style: tense, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
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The Widower (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
TV show
Story: Over a thirteen year period, a seemingly mild‐mannered male nurse, Malcolm Webster, set about poisoning and murdering his first wife, attempting to do the same to his second wife and moving on to a further scheme to deceive his third fiancée.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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One Eyed King (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Residents of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen attempt to balance family and friendship against the harsh street life that unfolds around them
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, crime, gangster, irish american, irish mob
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Three Rivers (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three Rivers is an American television medical drama that debuted on CBS on October 4, 2009, starring Alex O'Loughlin in the role of an infamous transplant surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. On November 30, 2009, after just eight episodes of ...
Style: emotional, sincere, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hospital, transplant, doctor, doctors and patients, human nature, workplace situations, moral dilemma, power relations, dealing with death, race against time, change of heart, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Coma (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
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Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Cult (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a rash of disappearances and a likely murder, an inquisitive, young female production assistant on a wildly popular television show called Cult joins a journalist blogger in investigating the rabid fans of the series who might be re-creating ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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