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, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK
317 min.
 8.6
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Most similar movies to Painted Lady

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crime, crimes, murder, dishonesty, deadly, police investigation and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Painted Lady: Circus (2000), Prime Suspect 2 (1992), Caught Up (1998), Incognito (1997), Monument Ave. (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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System:   95%
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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, bleak, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, crime, amateur detective, 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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    User:   69%
 
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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, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime, criminal's revenge, neo noir, unlikely criminals, bank, nightclub, crime gone awry, urban ghetto, going straight, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   73%
    User:   78%
 
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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, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
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:   73%
    User:   72%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, 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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    User:   74%
 
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, bleak, realistic, 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
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System:   66%
    User:   68%
 
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, gangsters, master criminal, drug dealing, tough law enforcer, nightclub, police corruption, police, criminal heroes, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york
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System:   64%
    User:   72%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, tense
Plot: crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, serial killer, mystery, track down, murder, false accusation, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   58%
 
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Face
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, crime gone awry, heist, vengeance, violence, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   63%
 
 6.9
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Trance
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting which somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.
Style: surreal, stylized, clever, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, amnesia, memory loss, crime, betrayal, greed, robbery, manipulation, plot twist, obsession, gang, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: crime, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, mystery, murder, false accusation, witness, reporter, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
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, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, violence, serial killer, brutality, crime, investigation, splatter, blood, journalism, hip hop, visceral, storytelling ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
Truth or Consequences, N.M.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, gangsters, violence, hostage, heist, crime gone awry, on the road, robbery, hitman, gangster, drugs ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   44%
 
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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, tense, realistic, 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:   47%
 
A Stranger Among Us
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder. Her search for the truth takes her into a secret world of unwritten law and unspoken power, a world where the only way out is deeper in!
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, jewish, police investigation, investigation, culture clash, judaism, undercover, master criminal, jews, partners against crime, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, 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:   51%
    User:   57%
 
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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, bleak, realistic, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   60%
 
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Flawless
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A female executive (Demi Moore) and a night janitor (Michael Caine) conspire to commit a daring diamond heist from their mutual employer, The London Diamond Corporation.
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: heist, crime, crime gone awry, robbery, vengeance, criminal's revenge, revenge, surveillance, twists & turns, theft, secrets, period piece ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1960
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
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Eastern Promises
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: crime, gangsters, russian, murder, organized crime, hitman, mafia, rape, violence, brutality, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, st. petersburg russia, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
 6.5
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Hickey & Boggs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two veteran private eyes trigger a criminal reign of terror with their search for a missing girl.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, criminal heroes, crime, bank, gangsters, partners against crime, mystery, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, kidnapping, on the run, murder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
 7.6
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Following
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A struggling, unemployed young writer takes to following strangers around the streets of London, ostensibly to find inspiration for his new novel.
Style: stylized, psychological, clever, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: mystery, neo-noir, obsession, gangsters, plot twist, loneliness, manipulation, neo noir, dangerous attraction, stranger, storytelling, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
Merci pour le Chocolat
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A mystery set in the environs of Lausanne concerning several plots which wind their way through the elegant homesteads of a couple of well-heeled French-Swiss denizens. Mika is the couture-attired, oh-so-perfect head of Muller Chocolates--a company ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, sexy, clever ...
Plot: hospital, mystery, investigation, murder, chocolate, secrets, couple relations, parents and children, twists & turns, french, crime, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, switzerland, france, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
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The Killers
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hit man and his partner try to find out why their latest victim, a former race-car driver, did not try to get away.
Style: clever, suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, hitman, gangsters, betrayal, corruption, heist, murder, crime gone awry, violence, investigation, neo noir, death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: crime, amateur detective, museum, mystery, private detective, protagonist as suspect, investigation, legal investigation, manipulations, mind game, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
 7.0
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Suicide Kings
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christopher Walken shines in this cult-favorite dark comedy as Charlie, a former mobster who is abducted by five privileged young men (Sean Patrick Flanery, Johnny Galecki, Jay Mohr, Jeremy Sisto, Henry Thomas) desperate to raise a $2 million ransom ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, tense, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime, gangsters, crime gone awry, betrayal, mafia, violence, manipulation, neo noir, murder, ransom, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, atlantic city new jersey, new york
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
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, bleak, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, mystery, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, uncover truth, missing person, who done it, life is a bitch, abortion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
The File of the Golden Goose
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: U.S. Secret Service agent Peter Novak goes undercover with Scotland Yard officer Thompson to halt a murderous gang of counterfeiters known as the Golden Goose. Although Peter is unsure about John's loyalties, the two infiltrate the gang and win ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gang, crime, amateur detective, partners against crime, manipulations, riddles and clues, working undercover, crimes, sauna, undercover cop, party ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, scotland yard, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
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: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, who done it, suburbs, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, uncover truth, politics, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 

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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, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, investigation, police corruption, murder, mystery, torture, neo noir, corruption, police investigation, political corruption, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, europe, scotland
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System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, psychological, stylized, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, obsession, homosexuality, gay, identity, rejection, neo noir, friendship, guilt, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: italy, venice, europe, new york, atlantic ocean ...
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System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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