Movies like Dancing Trees

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Dancing Trees (2009)
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Dancing Trees (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Martha (Katie Boland), 18, sees the world as animated and fun. She has a form of autism that means she is a mathematical genuis whilst incapable of looking after herself. Living in a dull routinewith her cousin Nicole (Brooke Burns), and mother Josephine (Amanda Tapping), she sees the good in everything and everyone. But suddenly, her mother is the casualty of a brutal crime before her eyes and Martha is sent to a foster home. Nicole is distraught and battle for custody of her cousin, but the police constantly block her requests. Finally, Detective Velez relents, on one condition: Martha must help solve the crime and find justice for her fallen mother.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: autism, investigation, prodigy, death of mother, murder of mother, genius, murderer, murder, murder investigation, crime investigation, teamwork, murder mystery, forensics, unsolved crime, loss of mother, crime solving, cold case, uncover truth, scientist, girl stripped down to bra, female director

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, captivating, tense and disturbing films with plots about murder investigation, investigation, murder, murder mystery, uncover truth, crime investigation and crime solving mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Dancing Trees: Yara (2021), The Secret Scandal (2013), Mord in Eberswalde (2013), Five Moons Plaza (2003), 911 Nightmare (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Yara (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The murder of 13-year-old Yara Gambirasio shocks the little town of Brembate di Sopra, Italy. To bring the culprit to justice, prosecutor Letizia Ruggeri only has one tenuous lead: a bit of DNA that's not much help without a database to compare ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: murder, prosecutor, true crime, murder investigation, investigation, forensics, cold case, unsolved crime, uncover truth, murderer, crime investigation, puzzle ...
Place: italy
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95%
The Secret Scandal (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reporter and a prosecutor investigate the death of an actress, and in the process come into conflict with a group of very powerful people. Based on the true story of actress Jang Ja-yeon's suicide.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, criminal, crime investigation, unsolved crime, crime solving, uncover truth, partners, murder, police investigation, cold case, murder mystery, crimes ...
Place: korea
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88%
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 ⇓
84%
Five Moons Plaza (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just the night before his retirement District Attorney Saracini is given a film showing the kidnapping of Aldo Moro. As the District Attorney takes on the case he along with his team finds more compelling and secretive evidences. Too many secrets ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, controversial
Plot: judge, deception, politician, kidnapping, terrorism, assassination, political unrest, political intrigue, unsolved crime, political conspiracy, murder, forensic evidence ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 5.1
 466
911 Nightmare (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officer Chris McCullers was gravely injured in a shootout and now works on 911-dispatch. Resentful that her career has ended up here, Chris receives a call from a scared kid and dismisses it as a prank. The next day, she learns that the call was all ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, crime solving, 911, guilty conscience, uncover truth, murder mystery, fighting crime, self discovery, cold case, sleuth, unsolved crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.1
 21
Veil (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The temptation to have a one night stand leads a man to a distant town and a woman with a dark agenda. When he doesn't return, it falls upon his black sheep sister to uncover the truth of what happened.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, wedding, marriage, one night stand, investigation, murder mystery, criminal, city life, dark secret, uncover truth, forensics, unsolved crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Man Who Smiled (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 127 min.
TV show
Story: An old friend of Kurt Wallander, solicitor Sten Torstensson, visits him one day to tell him that his father has passed away close to Brösarp under peculiar circumstances. Kurt does not take his friend's worry seriously. Shortly after, the ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: murder, murder investigation, investigation, forensics, sleuth, unsolved crime, uncover truth, cold case, crime solving, murder mystery, conspiracy, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Maisie Undercover: Shadow Boxer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The beautiful ex-cop/bar owner/private eye goes undercover as a boxer at an illegal underground fight club in order to find the killer of a female boxer.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: underground fighting, working undercover, murder mystery, unsolved crime, private detective, crime solving, female detective, investigation, murder investigation, underground tournament, crime investigation, private investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Grudge (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ahead of a promotion, a police chief becomes entangled in a deadly incident and uncovers an intrigue fueled by grudge that threatens his colleagues.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, confusing ...
Plot: female police detective, criminal, murderer, police officer, secret, murder, killings, mystery, murder investigation, homicide detective, investigation, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.2
 301
Half a life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is found raped and bludgeoned to death. Her father can’t reconcile himself with her death, and even less with the fact that the murderer was never found. Half of his life he continues the search. Finally, after more than 20 years, as ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: crime investigation, unsolved crime, dead girl, loss of daughter, murder, police officer, rapist, father daughter relationship, private investigation, uncover truth, murder investigation, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Black Widow Killer (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A single mother fears for her life and that of her daughter when they become targets of a serial killer.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: murder mystery, murder investigation, murderer, crime investigation, crimes, evidence, uncover truth, murder, teacher, private investigation, school teacher, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
A Night in Nude: Salvation (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A beautiful mother and her two daughters run a bar in a town. They have a dream of becoming rich, reforming the building, and living as celebrities. With no chance of their dream coming true with just their everyday earnings, they had another face - ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Plot: femme fatale, murder, deception, secret, lie, hidden truth, private investigation, secret revealed, cold case, crime solving, murder investigation, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 103
Wicked Sins (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Detectives Sara Parson and Luke Gage have just broken off their romantic partnership when they are forced to collaborate on a double-murder case. The breakup appears to have been about Luke's indiscretions with a female witness in a previous ...
Style: erotic, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: sexploitation, murder, murder investigation, investigation, murder mystery, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, secret revealed, ex couple relations, forensics, partners against crime, couple relations, sleuth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Ragdoll (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Detectives look to untangle the case of the Ragdoll Killer, who has killed six people and sewn their bodies into the shape of one grotesque body nicknamed the Ragdoll.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, uncover truth, killing spree, homicidal maniac, murder, investigation, police investigation, killings, homicide detective, unsolved crime, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Concrete Evidence: A Fixer Upper Mystery (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mac—Shannon’s new beau—first moved to Lighthouse Cove, he bought the historic lighthouse mansion that the town is named after. During renovation demolition, the bones of a teenage girl who went missing fifteen years ago were discovered. ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder, false accusation of murder, murder investigation, death of sister, skeleton, investigation, crime solving, child murder investigation, murder mystery, unsolved crime, crime investigation, murderer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Marnow Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The city of Schwerin is melting – it is the hottest summer in years. Detectives Lona Mendt and Frank Elling are on the trail of a serial murderer, who seems to choose his victims randomly. But nothing is as it seems. The detectives have apparently ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: killing spree, murder investigation, serial killer, investigation, partners against crime, forensics, murder mystery, crime solving, sleuth, police investigation, fighting crime, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Sex express coffee (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police detective Escobar attempts to capture an HIV+ internet predator who lures unsuspecting young men into sexual encounters while investigating the case of a man who was chopped into pieces and stuffed in his own refrigerator.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense
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Shimmer Lake (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An inventive crime thriller told backwards -- reversing day by day through a week -- following a local sheriff's quest to unlock the mystery of three small town criminals and a bank heist gone wrong.
Style: suspense, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, sheriff, murder, lake, bank robber, police investigation, forensics, cold case, unsolved crime, crime investigation, crime solving, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Forensic (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A forensic analyst and an investigation officer are on a chase to hunt down a gruesome serial killer and crack one of the most famous cold cases in the history of their departments.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime investigation, cold case, evidence, medical examination, medical examiner, serial killer, forensics, murder, murder investigation, killer child, fighting crime, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Fatal Intuition (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jang-woo had only his sister to live for until she is brutally murdered. During a ritual to send her spirit to heaven, he comes across a suspicious man, who manages to escape from the scene. He begins to suspect a local pharmacist and keeps an eye ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: killer, murder investigation, murderer, investigation, psychic, unsolved crime, murder mystery, revenge, criminal, loss of sister, mystery, cold case ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Run (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sergey is a Russian athletics champion whose career is destroyed in a moment by a car accident. Then he discovers that while his injuries have diminished his athletic abilities, they have also given him paranormal abilities to see the past, when ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: investigation, flash forward, killings, uncover truth, murder investigation, runner, crime solving, homicidal maniac, murder mystery, running, police investigation, mysterious past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Murder Unresolved (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is the prime suspect in the mysterious drowning death of her anchorwoman sister.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, sister, homicide detective, murder investigation, murder mystery, investigation, accused of murder, loss of sister, sisters, crime investigation, murderer ...
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59%
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Control (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The once unconditional friendship between police officers Vincke and Verstuyft hits a very rough patch when they come up against a series of gruesome murders. Complicating matters even further, a survivor of the killer drives a wedge between them ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: killings, murder investigation, serial killer, homicide detective, homicidal maniac, serial murder, investigation, partners against crime, police partner, police investigation, murder mystery, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Zero Tolerance (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny and Peter, former paramilitary operatives, search Bangkok - leaving carnage in their wake - to find the men who killed Johnny's daughter, Angel.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, murder investigation, murderer, forensics, police investigation, fighting crime, revenge, cold case, crime solving, uncover truth, teamwork ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Once a Los Angeles homicide detective, Police Chief Jesse Stone now presides over the quiet, seaside village of Paradise, Massachusetts. When the facts don't add up in a brutal Boston-area murder case, Jesse opens an investigation filled with ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: serial murder, cold case, murder investigation, forensics, serial killer, crime solving, killings, investigation, unsolved crime, family relations, homicide detective, police detective ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Detective Chinatown (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
TV show
Story: Strange crimes occur in Thailand as the ranking for the world's best detective sees a shift. New detectives come into the picture to tackle three difficult cases.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, crime investigation, investigation, widow, murder, mystery, sleuth, police investigation, unsolved crime, uncover truth, crime solving, murderer ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former cop looks back on the case which left him disabled and forced him to quit the force.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, intense
Plot: police, murder mystery, investigation, serial killer, police officer, constable, crime solving, suspect, crime investigation, uncover truth, homicide detective, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The American Side (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following a mysterious suicide at Niagara Falls, a low-rent detective unravels a conspiracy to build a revolutionary invention by enigmatic scientist, Nikola Tesla.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: private detective, private investigator, murder mystery, murder investigation, investigation, assassination plot, sleuth, police investigation, historical figure, crime solving, puzzle, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 712
Thread of Lies (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A seemingly happy family gets rocked by the suicide of the 14-year-old daughter.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: loss of sister, murderer, secret revealed, mystery, puzzle, uncover truth, suicide, child suicide, cold case, investigation, private investigation, death of sister ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.6
 491
Night and Day (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Working on a series of harrowing cases, forensic pathologist, Sara Grau, finds the key to a case in which she has unwittingly become a prime target. Sophisticated Spanish crime thriller.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: forensics, investigation, murder investigation, crimes, murderer, cold case, fighting crime, secret revealed, unsolved crime, crime solving, murder, criminal ...
Place: barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%