Movies like The Preacher 2007

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The Preacher (2007)
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The Preacher (2007)
Original name: Camilla Läckberg 02: Predikanten
Genre: Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A boy finds a dead woman. When police move the corpse they find the skeletons of two women who disappeared in the seventies.
Style: bleak, serious, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, police, murder, murder investigation, blackmail, family feud, pastor, dead woman, danger

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about murder, crimes, police investigation, deadly, mystery, law enforcement and murder investigation mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Preacher: The Ice Princess (2007), 64: Part I (2016), False Trail (2011), Carnal Innocence (2011), Borkmann's Point (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Ice Princess (2007)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Errica returns to her hometown for her parents funeral and her childhood friend murdered.
Plot: police, murder, police investigation, murder investigation, female writer, crimes
Place: sweden
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64: Part I (2016)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 1989 is the 64 Shouwa year in the Japanese calendar, thus the unsolved girl kidnapping-murder case is called "64(rokuyon)" that got up in this year in Criminal Investigation Department in the Prefectural Police Department. And 14 years ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: unsolved crime, kidnapped girl, police officer, kidnapping, police department, police, japanese police, investigation, murder mystery, murder investigation, police investigation, crime solving ...
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39%
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False Trail (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The Interrogator Erik Backstrom (Rolf Lassgård) is forced to return to his former home village to solve a murder mystery, in which the local polices and some hunters and even Erik's family seems to be involved. Soon, the conflicts are in full ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, countryside, police investigation, hunter, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, graphic violence, police officer, husband wife relationship, haunted by the past, hunting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe, finland
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29%
Carnal Innocence (2011)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A famous violinist Caroline Waverly returns to her home town. A killer is on the streets, and Caroline may be a target for murder.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, womanizer, crimes, father son relationship, murder, brother brother relationship, female protagonist, dead woman, teenager, violinist, sex, trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, realistic
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, mystery, serial killer, law enforcement, crimes, private detective, partners, murder, fictional country, police procedural, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Treatment (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Inspector Nick Cafmeyer seems to have it all - looks, brains and a successful career. But a dark cloud hangs over his life: since the age of nine, he has been haunted by the unsolved disappearance of his younger brother, Bjorn. Plettinckx, a known ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Plot: pedophile, police investigation, kidnapping, life is a bitch, child killer, missing child, police, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, law enforcement, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Fear (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychic Ally Sheedy helps police solve murders by mentally linking with the murderer. Then she discovers a murderer with the same talent - who wants to share the fear of his victims with her!
Style: tense, scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police, who done it, police detective, police investigation, supernatural ability, stalking, witnessing a crime, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Murder of Quality (1991)
Genre: Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the request of his old war time colleague Ailsa Brimley, George Smiley agrees to look into the murder of Stella Rode. Brimley had only just received a letter from her saying she feared for her life at her husband's hand. The husband, Stanley ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: murder, boarding school, soldier, police investigation, legal, woman in danger, school, private detective, police detective, golden years, couple relations, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Solstorm (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While in a party promoted by her chief and friend Måns Wenngren, the fiscal attorney, Rebecka Martinsson, receives a call from her former sister-in-law, Sanna Strandgård, telling that her brother and preacher Viktor was murdered, stabbed and with ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: murder, murder investigation, haunted by the past, woman in danger, uncover truth, life is a bitch, legal investigation, investigation, false arrest, religions or cults, crimes, child abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
While My Pretty One Sleeps (1997)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the fashion world meets the underworld, it's murder.
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, rough, suspenseful
Plot: fashion, murder, crimes, media, dishonesty, investigation, criminal heroes, mystery, journalism, gangsters, woman in danger, illegal immigrant ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Still Life: A Three Pines Mystery (2013)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team arrive in Three Pines to solve the unusual murder of a much-loved woman and find dark secrets shadowing this usually peaceful village.
Style: suspense, clever, twists and turns, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder investigation, homicide detective, courtroom drama, partners, mystery, murder, under the surface, murder mystery, investigation, police detective, crime investigation, small town life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Robber Bride (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Journalist Zenia Arden has disappeared. When her finger turns up on the shores of Lake Ontario next to her blood-soaked car, the police believe they've uncovered a homicide.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
Plot: investigation, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, friendship, murder, obsession, police, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Mord in Eberswalde (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Heinz Gödicke (Ronals Zehrfeld) is the chief commissioner of the People's Police in the small town of Eberswalde in Brandenburg. Gödicke is called when two bestial murdered children are found in the forest. The investigator tries to get ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police, investigation, murder mystery, child murderess, police investigation, sleuth, killings, crime solving, small town, unsolved crime, forensics ...
Time: year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Pale Horse (1997)
Genre: Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Writer Mark Easterbrook has a vested interest in solving the murder of a priest. That's because Mark himself is under suspicion. But to save his reputation and put the real killer behind bars, he'll have to go through a mysterious list of ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, talky, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: murder, righting the wronged, who done it, riddles and clues, false accusation, supernatural, law enforcement, amateur detective, supernatural ability, mystery, investigation, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Arne Dahl: The Blinded Man (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: Arne Dahl - Misterioso A failed robbery attempt at Sydbanken outside Avesta leaves one robber lying dead with a dart through his eye, but there are no witnesses to the incident and no perpetrator is ever identified. In Stockholm, three high-profile ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, law enforcement, assassination, crimes, uncover truth, murder investigation, police, multiple suspects, computer genius, attempted rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Night's Tightrope (2016)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yuki is a 2nd year high school student. She volunteers at a paediatrics ward for her summer vacation, because she wants to witness the moment a person dies. She got that thought after feeling envious of a transfer student's story of seeing a ...
Style: suspense, serious, captivating, psychological
Plot: teenage girl, girls' school, blackmail, religious fanatic, sin, death, suicide, high school, girl, japanese schoolgirl, catholic schoolgirl, schoolgirl ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Hollow in the Land (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: With their father in prison for murder, siblings Alison and Brandon are instantly considered suspects when a string of killings plagues their town, and they must fight to clear their names.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: murder investigation, police, brother sister relationship, mysterious disappearance, disappearance, female protagonist, murder mystery, murder, framed for murder, accused of murder, police partner, isolated house ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Thief of Time (2003)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Officers Leaphorn and Chee search for a missing anthropologist suspected of stealing artifacts from a burial site.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, police detective, riddles and clues, police investigation, culture clash, society, mystery, protagonist as suspect, crimes, missing person, murder, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Unfair (2006)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A no-nonsense detective with a reputation for pushing limits investigates a rash of brutal murders connected by a series of cryptic short stories.
Style: serious, clever, stylized, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: riddles and clues, police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, mystery, murder, crimes, serial killer, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Masquerade Hotel (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Three murder cases take place in Tokyo. Numbers are left at the murder scenes, possibly hinting at where the next murder will take place. An investigation begins of the serial killer and Detective Kosuke Nitta (Takuya Kimura) works on the case. He ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, japanese woman, murder, evidence, riddles and clues, crimes, police detective, investigation, workplace situations, police investigation, law enforcement, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 590
Corridor (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Lonely medical student Frank is pleased with his flat, a quiet place to focus on his coming exams. But when he meets the girl upstairs, the intrusive Lotte, he realizes there is something wrong with the place. Each time he leaves his apartment, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: apartment building, mystery, crimes, murder, student, neighbor, uncover truth, suspicion, domestic disturbance, concierge, stalker, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Mysteria (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A once famous and now a washed-up Hollywood screenwriter fighting to finish his latest script with an unrealistic deadline. He finds himself in the center of a murder investigation involving a prominent politician's wife. The surrounding events ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, writer's life, protagonist as suspect, hollywood, life is a bitch, disorder, down on your luck, losing-it hero, mystery, artists and showbiz, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 8K
A Confession (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher intends on catching a killer of a missing woman, even if that may cost him his career and reputation.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: true crime, police, murder, murder investigation, police investigation, police detective, missing person, hopes, life philosophy, investigation, confession, british police ...
Time: year 2011, year 2012, year 2014, year 2016
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Mystery Woman: Sing Me a Murder (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Murder is something to sing about when Mystery Woman Samantha Kinsey-an expert in pulp fiction, and increasingly proficient when it comes to real-life crime-untangles a record-breaking murder. Mystery Woman bookshop owner, Samantha Kinsey, has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, mind bending
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, amateur detective, mystery, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, murder, private detective, music band, dishonesty, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Killjoy (1981)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Story of a young woman's murder and the people who become involved with it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, hospital, psychopath, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, lovers, cheating, police detective, homicide detective, whodunit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, kidnapping, partners, private detective, law enforcement, society, crimes, religions or cults, cult, fictional country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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At Risk (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "At Risk" introduces Win Garano (Sunjata), the rising star of the Massachusetts State Police, when D.A. Monique "Money" Lamont (MacDowell) sends him to Tennessee to investigate a cold case that took place more than 20 years ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: partners, police investigation, law enforcement, murder, election campaign, uncover truth, mystery, fighting crime, who done it, crimes, legal, legal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 983
Skinwalkers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: murder, native american, americana, vengeance, supernatural ability, police investigation, curses spells and rituals, crimes, serial killer, law enforcement, beach, healing power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Crimes That Bind (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michiko Oshitani, who lived in Shiga Prefecture, is found dead at an apartment in Tokyo. She was strangled to death. Mutsuo Koshikawa is the owner of the apartment and he goes missing. Detectives including Yuhei Matsumiya who is a cousin of ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: japanese police, clue, dead, police, japanese woman, police officer, murder investigation, who done it, partners, police detective, police investigation, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, arms dealing, police, arms deal, police procedural, hospital, murder investigation, medical ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%