Movies like Painted Lady

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Painted Lady
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 204 min.
Story: From the Irish countryside to London to New York and back again, Maggie reenters the world as a countess and shady art dealer. With her panache and charisma, she finds more than an auction, a rekindled interracial love affair, helpful relatives and a painting of great price. She finds more than she bargained for in the labyrinth and milieu of stolen art.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, amateur detective, hidden identity, mystery, unlikely criminals, vengeance, murder, heist, crimes, dishonesty, social relations, social differences, cons and scams, haunted by the past, working undercover, artists and showbiz, society, undercover, dealer, blues music, art dealer, art collector, auction, art theft ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, ireland, usa, london, new york
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Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK, USA
182 min.
 8.4
Edge of Darkness
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK
317 min.
 8.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, crime, murder, law enforcement, dishonesty and police investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Painted Lady: Prime Suspect 2 (1992), Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act (2006), The Young Americans (1993), Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (2002), Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Prime Suspect 2
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 203 min.
Story: DCI Jane Tennison's investigation of a murder is complicated with the unexpected participation of her secret lover in her detective unit.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, tense
Plot: murder, amateur detective, crime, partners against crime, mystery, private detective, protagonist as suspect, army investigation, legal investigation, investigation, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   95%
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Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From IMDB: A series of brutal sex murders disturbingly similar to the pattern of Superintendent Jane Tennison's first major case leads to the awful suggestion that she may have caught the wrong man the first time.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, psychological
Plot: mystery, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, crime, serial killer, murder, missing person, who done it, police investigation, crimes, false accusation, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   85%
    User:   73%
 
Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Helen Mirren returns for the final time as Jane Tennison in the long-awaited Prime Suspect 7. Retirement looms for Detective Superintendent Tennison, but as her career draws to a close, the body of a missing schoolgirl is found, and the hunt for her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, detective series
Plot: amateur detective, crime, investigation, addiction, mystery, alcohol abuse, haunted by the past, murder, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   66%
 
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The Young Americans
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Experienced New York Police Detective John Harris is sent to London to help a local task force investigate a series of gangster killings organized by a new player in town, an American.With the help of a young teen wronged by gangsters, Harris ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, crime, master criminal, drug dealing, nightclub, tough law enforcer, police corruption, police, criminal heroes, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york
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    User:   86%
 
Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When a man is buried alive, Red Metcalf must delve into a serial killer's psyche.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, serial killer, track down, mystery, murder, false accusation, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   67%
    User:   57%
 
Prime Suspect: Inner Circles
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A seemingly straightforward sex murder investigation by Superintendent Jane Tennison leads to a hidden political scandal.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crime, who done it, police investigation, suburbs, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, uncover truth, politics, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   61%
 
Prime Suspect: The Lost Child
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Supt. Tennison orchestrates a search for an abducted baby, but events take a turn for the worst when personal emotions cause complications.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, uncover truth, missing person, who done it, life is a bitch, abortion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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Caught Up
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime, criminal's revenge, neo noir, unlikely criminals, bank, nightclub, crime gone awry, going straight, urban ghetto, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   56%
 
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Circus
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder ...
Style: clever, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, betrayal, violence, crime gone awry, vengeance, murder, heist, gangster, criminal heroes, neo noir, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   48%
 
Prime Suspect
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 207 min.
Story: A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, intense ...
Plot: murder, crime, serial killer, mystery, police investigation, obsession, investigation, police, guilt, partners against crime, sexism, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   55%
 
Edge of Darkness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 317 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of an environmental activist leads her straight-laced father, an Inspector of the local police force, through a haunting revelation of the murkiness of the British Nuclear Policy of the eighties.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, amateur detective, uncover truth, crime, political corruption, chases and races, dishonesty, conspiracy, fighting the system, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   50%
 
The Rosary Murders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: amateur detective, clergy, protagonist as suspect, crime, church, serial killer, mystery, investigation, mind game, moral dilemma, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: private detective, mystery, serial killer, crime, investigation, who done it, crimes, deadly, sherlock holmes, hotshot hero, murder, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   53%
    User:   60%
 
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain. Teaming up with a gang of other has-beenish crims, he commits one bank job too many. The gang dissolves in a murderous flurry of ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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    User:   55%
 
Brighton Rock
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, small town, witnessing a crime, prayer, dangerous attraction, murder, woman in danger, waitress, revenge, gang war ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
The Innocent Sleep
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Inspired by the 1982 Roberto Calvi Affair in which an Italian banker was found hanging from a bridge across the River Thames, the story follows Alan, a man from Northern England who is homeless after the loss of his wife and job. One night while ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: amateur detective, crime, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, legal investigation, mystery, uncover truth, murder, false accusation, witness, reporter, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
Monument Ave.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, betrayal, murder, working class, vengeance, drugs, irish, criminal's revenge, life philosophy, gang, revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
Resurrection Man
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and obtained prestige for himself, while Victor sinks deeper into ...
Style: tense, serious, bloody, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, violence, serial killer, brutality, investigation, crime, splatter, blood, journalism, hip hop, visceral, storytelling ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe
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System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
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Murder in Greenwich
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of Martha Moxley, 15 year old girl murdered in Greenwich in the 1970's, her murder going unsolved for 25 years.
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: crime, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, high school, assassination, mystery, investigation, small town, legal investigation, murder, uncover truth, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
The Shadow in the North
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an elderly client loses a fortune on an investment, fearless Sally Lockhart will stop at nothing to rectify the situation — even if it means risking everything important to her in the process. As Sally sorts out the threads of the mystery — ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, talky, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, crime, crimes, partners against crime, murder, private detective, amateur sleuth, mind game, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1870s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's Yorkshire in 1974, and fear, mistrust and institutionalised police corruption are running riot. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit surrounding the police ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, police corruption, investigation, murder, mystery, torture, neo noir, corruption, police investigation, political corruption, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, europe, scotland, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
Beautiful Creatures
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.
Style: clever, serious, cynical, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, violence, crime, dog, obsession, crimes, sexualized violence, brutality, deadly, women, pornography ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
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Incognito
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed with in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are using to check the counterfeit picture he painted.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, art, artist, crime, forgery, twists & turns, kidnapping, world politics, cons and scams, first contact, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, usa, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
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The Murder Room
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The lease on the Dupayne Museum is almost up and under the terms of their father's will, all three of the Dupayne children must agree to continue or the museum is to close. Neville Dupayne is dead set against continuing the museum when the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: amateur detective, crime, museum, private detective, mystery, protagonist as suspect, investigation, legal investigation, manipulations, mind game, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
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Body Count
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of thieves attempt to rob an art gallery, but when plans backfire and one of the men winds up dead, the group head down south, running afoul of the law. Along the way, they meet up with a seductive con artist with ideas of her own.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, crime, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, on the run, cons and scams, crimes, murder, dishonesty, partners, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
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System:   37%
    User:   36%
 
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Ringer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Ringer is an American television series that initially aired on The CW from September 13, 2011 to April 17, 2012. The series stars Sarah Michelle Gellar, who plays twin sisters Bridget Kelly and Siobhan Martin. On May 13, 2011, it was reported that ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: hidden identity, twins, mystery, witnessing a crime, siblings relations, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, dishonesty, family relations, disorder, twin sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
Try to Remember
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fifteen years after a murderer is convicted he is released and all the witnesses against him begin to be murdered.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, mystery, partners against crime, vengeance, crime, murder, small town, small town life, who done it, woman in danger, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
The Return of Mr. Moto
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Mr. Moto goes undercover to find out who has been blowing up oil wells and trying to gain total control of all the oil leases from a petroleum-rich Middle Eastern country.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, suspense
Plot: crime, secret agents, espionage, mystery, intrigue, nightclub, terrorism, who done it, undercover, working undercover, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, middle east, london, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 

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The Lost Son
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Xavier Lombard is a world-weary private eye in London, in exile from his native Paris; his best friend is Nathalie, a high-class call girl. He gets a call from an old friend from the Paris police department, now a businessman whose brother-in-law is ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, private detective, vengeance, sexual abuse, love affair, haunted by the past, good versus evil, deadly, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, mexico, latin america, london
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System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
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Messiah
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After two horribly mutilated bodies are discovered, DCI Red Metcalfe is assigned the case.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, police investigation, police detective, murder, mystery, crimes, deadly, murder investigation, law enforcement, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
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