Movies like Priest of Evil

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Priest of Evil (2010)
 5.9
 2K
Priest of Evil (2010)
Original name: Harjunpää & pahan pappi
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Sergeant Timo Harjunpää of the Helsinki Violent Crimes Unit is an honest and conscientious cop;one of the city's very best;who loses his daughter in tragic circumstances. Despite the support he receives;Timo is unable to recover from his loss.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, psychotronic
Plot: police, serial killer, police corruption, chase, marital problem, revenge, violence, corrupt cop, parent child relationship, bad cop, father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, murder, death of child, husband wife relationship, death of daughter, dysfunctional marriage, urban setting, daughter, rape, murderer, skinhead, religion, death, female nudity ...
Time: 2000s
Place: helsinki finland, finland

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Most similar movies to Priest of Evil

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense and surprise ending films with plots about murder, police, revenge, serial killer, crimes, violence and investigation mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Priest of Evil: Too Beautiful to Die (1988), Solace (2015), Revenge: A Love Story (2010), Blackout (2008), Mortal Thoughts (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Too Beautiful to Die (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The models of an agency are invited to a party by the owner of the agency, Alex. During the party, Alex is playing games in his computer and it looks like the girls have the house to themselves, but there's another guest…. and an accident ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: murder, revenge, rape, modeling, whodunit, jacuzzi, photographer, police, violence, pervert, gang rape, slasher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 56K
Solace (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A psychic doctor, John Clancy, works with an FBI special agent in search of a serial killer.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychic, psychology, police investigation, supernatural, fbi, murder, chase, investigation, crime, crimes, premonition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Revenge: A Love Story (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial murderer has brutally killed several policemen and their pregnant wives. After a quick investigation, the murderer is revealed to be Kit, whom the case's detective-in-charge knows from a previous case. Once upon a time, Kit was an ...
Style: rough, bleak, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, serial killer, murder, gang rape, murder of a pregnant woman, gory, law enforcement, crimes, sadism, murder investigation, violence, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.0
 576
Blackout (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Recovering from a nail gun shot to the head and 13 months of coma, doctor Pekka Valinta starts to unravel the mystery of his past, still suffering from total amnesia.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: conspiracy, amnesia, attempted murder, rehabilitation, recovery, coma, police detective, doctor, patient, investigation, uncover truth, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: psychological, clever, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, investigation, betrayal, mystery, crime, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, crumbling marriage, unlikely criminals, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman, a survivor of a failed murder attempt by a person dubbed "The Half-Moon Killer" by the police, and her husband must find the connecting thread between herself, six other women, and the killer before the killer strikes at her again.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, prostitute, police, murder of a prostitute, amateur detective, law enforcement, police investigation, woman in danger, danger, stalking, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 205
Blade (1973)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A homicide detective goes after a woman-hating serial killer, who uses knives to murder his victims.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: middle aged man, death, uncle niece relationship, drug use, african american, murder of daughter, police, police officer, slasher killer, slasher, congressman, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A famous fashion photographer develops a disturbing ability to see through the eyes of a killer.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder mystery, serial killer, photographer, stalking, mystery, police investigation, supernatural, police detective, nightmare comes true, danger, supernatural ability, foreknowledge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 226K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, mind bending, surprise ending, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, dissociative identity disorder, motel, psychiatrist, investigation, split personality, psychology, stranded, isolation, coincidence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, united states, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.1
 1K
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: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, police, stalking, supernatural ability, rivalry, amateur detective, deadly, witnessing a crime, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Deep in the Wood (2015)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When young Tommi goes missing during a festival in the Dolomites in 2010, his parents are devastated. Five years later, a boy is found with no name or records; DNA tests prove it is Tommi. But while Tommi's father Manuel welcomes him back with ...
Style: scary, surprise ending, psychotronic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: father son relationship, false accusation, family relations, prophecy, parents and children, danger, parent child relationship, supernatural, evil force, paranoia, husband wife relationship, loss of child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Death Walks on High Heels (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exotic dancer Nicole finds herself terrorized by a black-clad assailant determined on procuring her murdered father's stolen gems. Fleeing Paris in hopes of evading her knife-wielding pursuer, Nicole arrives in England only to discover that ...
Style: suspense, cult film
Plot: stripper, violence, death, murder, revenge, masked killer, serial killer, whodunit, female spy, heist, jewel thief, sex ...
Place: paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Presumed Innocent (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Life takes a nasty twist for D.A. Rusty Sabich when the woman he has been romantically involved with is murdered. He is assigned to investigate the case, but is soon charged with the murder.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, murder, mistress, lawyer, infidelity, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Plagues of Breslau (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Every day at 6 pm a serial killer kills another person. Police officer Helena Rus thinks the killings are done by one man only and decides to reveal the killer's identity by getting back in 18th century history of the city.
Style: captivating, tense, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, police detective, revenge, investigation, danger, uncover truth, crimes, violence, male nudity, cell phone ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Lust for Vengeance (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five women obsessed with sex & drugs pay for their sins.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, mysterious man, friendship, female victim, murder, obsession, revenge, danger, voyeurism, sadist, fear, black gloves ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Striking Distance (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted to water-way duty Tom, along with new partner Jo ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, frame up, police investigation, police corruption, chase, homicide detective, tough law enforcer, danger, rescue, car chase, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1993, year 1991
Place: pittsburgh, usa, san francisco, los angeles, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 47K
Untraceable (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, webcam, website, kidnapping, investigation, special agents, internet, torture, violence, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Sinister Monk (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hooded serial killer finds a novel way to murder his victims--he lashes them to death with a whip. The police try to track him down before any more murders occur.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: serial killer, pigeon, police, helicopter, inheritance, wrongful imprisonment, boarding school, windmill, acid, carrier pigeon, murder, cousin cousin relationship ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 12K
In Darkness (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A blind musician hears a murder committed in the apartment upstairs from hers that sends her down a dark path into London's gritty criminal underworld.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: blindness, criminal underworld, murder, police, childhood trauma, musician, secret identity, revenge, murder investigation, war criminal, blind woman, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bosnia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 81K
Taking Lives (2004)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is ...
Style: twist ending, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, murder investigation, fatal attraction, profiler, police investigation, dangerous attraction, fake identity, female agent, psychopath, strong female lead, twists & turns ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1983, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, canada, montreal, montreal quebec, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 1K
Murder 101 (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charles Lattimore, an author of a book about a famous murder trial, arranges to meet with one of his students one night. When the student is found murdered and Lattimore has no alibi, he suspects he is being framed by the subject of his book.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, dishonesty, frame up, police corruption, who done it, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, deadly, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 16K
Tightrope (1984)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, intense, tricky ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder, kidnapping, woman in danger, single parent, crimes, crime, manipulation, mind game, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.4
 1.1M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: neo noir, plot twist, mystery, memory loss, twists & turns, uncover truth, paranoia, suprisingly clever, murder, manipulation, haunted by the past, amnesia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 5K
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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, countryside, police investigation, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, graphic violence, police officer, husband wife relationship, police, weapons ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, finland, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Night Stalker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: police, rape, death, murder, serial killer, female director, serial murder, murderer, rapist
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 17K
Forgotten (2017)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jin-seok, 21-year-old, moves into a new house with his family. He suffers from a slight schizophrenia but he carries an ordinary life under the warm care of the family. His older brother Yu-seok is a decent college student, a mentor, and role model ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, captivating, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: delusion, memory loss, revenge, uncover truth, brother brother relationship, deception, chase, home invasion, plot twist, crime scene, torture, police ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 4K
Cop (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, police corruption, burglary, police officer killed, high school, neo noir, dysfunctional family, mercilessness, shotgun, coffee ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 37K
Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Single father and former cop Tom Cutler has an unusual occupation: he cleans up death scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Cutler is shocked to learn he may have unknowingly erased ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, police corruption, crime, ex law enforcer, murder investigation, mystery, ex cop, graphic violence, corrupt law enforcer, buried truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 17K
64 Squares (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Wazir' is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest games of their lives. But ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: chess, friendship, murder, race against time, police, father daughter relationship, revenge, gunfight, husband wife relationship, pistol, shot to death, blood ...
Place: kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 3K
See No Evil (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the English countryside, Sarah Rexton (Mia Farrow), recently blinded in a horse riding accident, moves in with her uncle's family and gallantly adjusts to her new condition, unaware that a killer stalks them.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, disability, investigation, on the run, serial killer, mystery, slasher, deadly, witnessing a crime, amateur detective, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%