Movies like Painted Lady

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Painted Lady (1997)
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: amateur detective, murder, criminal heroes, crime, hidden identity, mystery, unlikely criminals, vengeance, 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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, deadly, mystery, amateur detective and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Painted Lady: Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995), Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995), Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act (2006), Prime Suspect 2 (1992), The Young Americans (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness (1995)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, psychological
Plot: serial killer, murder, false accusation, kidnapping, retirement home, amateur detective, mystery, protagonist as suspect, crime, missing person, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995)
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: sincere, serious, 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 ⇓
87%
Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995)
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, abortion, psychologist, media circus, police brutality, crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young bride moves into a country manor, long repressed childhood memories of witnessing a murder come to the surface.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, mystery, witnessing a crime, crime, estate, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, investigation, a vision ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act (2006)
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 ⇓
56%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A town busybody is poisoned at a busy reception in the home of famous film star Marina Gregg. The poisoned drink seemed intended for Marina, but Miss Marple is not so sure. She sets out to discover the true identity of the killer before he or she ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, mystery, miss marple, actor's life, beach, who done it, crime, murder mystery, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Prime Suspect 2 (1992)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, tense
Plot: murder, police detective, investigation, amateur detective, crime, partners against crime, mystery, lover, private detective, protagonist as suspect, army investigation, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
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, serial killer, sherlock holmes, murder, strangulation, mystery, crime, investigation, who done it, crimes, deadly, hotshot hero ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman, Miss Marple seeks a murderer with a penchant for nursery rhymes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, mystery, uncover truth, who done it, law enforcement, poison, miss marple
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Young Americans (1993)
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: police, drug dealing, gang, crime, gangsters, master criminal, tough law enforcer, nightclub, police corruption, criminal heroes, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason is invited to the marriage of the daughter of an old friend of his. But after the ceremony the uncle of the bride is dead. Certainly this is a case for Perry Mason.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, crime, dedicated lawyer, investigation, mystery, false accusation, murder, who done it, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Body Count (1998)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, murder, crime, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, neo-noir, on the run, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 2K
The Riddle (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A journalist investigates a series of murders that follows the discovery of an unpublished novel by Charles Dickens in the cellar of an old Thames-side-pub.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, journalism, mystery, riddles and clues, crimes, supernatural ability, deadly, law enforcement, flashback, amateur sleuth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Shadow in the North (2007)
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: talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: amateur sleuth, murder, mystery, amateur detective, investigation, detective agency, crime, uncover truth, crimes, partners against crime, private detective, mind game ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Miss Marple's visiting friend sees a woman being strangled on a passing train, they immediately report it to the police. Inspector Slack sees Miss Marple as a bit of a busy body and drops the investigation after only a few days. Miss ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, riddles and clues, train, murder, mystery, partners against crime, crime, murder investigation, investigation, missing person, who done it ...
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, amateur detective, crime, crimes, friendship, hotel, murder, mystery, who done it, deadly, golden years ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Long Good Friday (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future ...
Style: bleak, stylized, clever, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, crime, gangsters, danger, gang war, irish, criminal's revenge, bombing, neo-noir, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the set of a popular daytime soap opera 'Mile High', actress Kris Buckner is being forced off by co-star Mark Stratton. When she says that she'll 'kill him before she leaves the show', she makes herself the prime suspect ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, who done it, mystery, crimes, deadly, legal, actor's life, amateur detective, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Adversary (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Based on the 2000 book of the same name by Emmanuel Carrère, it is inspired by the real-life story of Jean-Claude Romand. L'Adversaire's protagonist Jean-Marc Faure (Auteuil) pursues an imaginary career as a doctor of medicine in a plot ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hidden identity, cons and scams, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, mysterious character, serial killer, police investigation, buried truth, unemployment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: switzerland, europe, france, geneva switzerland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, crime, false accusation, mystery, woman in danger, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Rosary Murders (1987)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, moral dilemma, murder, psychopath, amateur detective, clergy, church, crime, protagonist as suspect, mystery, investigation, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Murder in Greenwich (2002)
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, assassination, high school, mystery, small town, legal investigation, uncover truth, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 7K
Lila & Eve (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lila, a grief-stricken mother reeling from her son’s murder, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who urges her to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, crime, vengeance, violence spree, crimes, hidden identity, track down, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, dark heroine, death threat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Man from Reno (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stranger in the increasingly strange city of San Francisco, Japanese crime novelist Aki is unsure of precisely what role she has to play in a real-life murder mystery involving ambiguous MacGuffins and amorphous identities. Unfolding in lonely ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crime, amateur detective, mystery, mysterious character, extramarital affair, neo-noir, investigation, small town, writer's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Shock Treatment (1964)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A private investigator endures the rigors of an insane asylum in order to locate $1 million in stolen loot.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: shock treatment, murder, amateur detective, mental institution, hidden identity, mystery, investigation, cons and scams, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Letter from Death Row (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychological thriller that takes you through the mind of convicted killer, Michael Raine, and his experiences on death row. Was he guilty of killing his girlfriend or was he a victim of a conspiracy to frame him for a crime he didn't commit? ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: death row, murder, amateur detective, crime, protagonist as suspect, prison, false accusation, mystery, frame up, prison life, who done it, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Caller (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jimmy Stevens, a senior VP at an international energy firm, blows the whistle on his company's deadly and corrupt practices in Latin America. Knowing he will be assassinated for his betrayal, he places an anonymous call securing the services of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: deadline, murder, telephone, amateur detective, neo noir, mysterious character, private detective, investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 2K
Shiner (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: athlete's life, crime, gang, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, down on your luck, ambition, dishonesty, limousine, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 4K
Sushi Girl (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fish has spent six years in jail. Six years alone. Six years keeping his mouth shut about the robbery, about the other men involved. The night he is released, the four men he protected with silence celebrate his freedom with a congratulatory dinner. ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: heist, retribution, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, torture, dishonesty, gangsters, vengeance, cons and scams, rivalry, fruit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Resurrection Man (1998)
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, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, journalist, protestant, crime, investigation, journalism, uncover truth, violence spree, false accusation, psychopath, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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