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Deathly Compulsion (1999)
 5.2
 348
Deathly Compulsion (1999)
Original name: Dödlig drift
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A present-day thriller about a man with a needle in his brain. This needle poisons his mind and tortures him with morbid thoughts and an urge to kill. When he finally commits a murder there is a witness, who is drawn into a deadly game of cat and mouse...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, serial killer, heroes, psychopath, crime, graphic violence, chases and races, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, race against time, protagonist as suspect, murderer, police, torture, nightclub, sexual perversion, video camera, impersonating a police officer, abandoned factory, sexual murder
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, law enforcement, crime, serial killer and police investigation mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Deathly Compulsion: Six-Pack (2000), Freeway (1988), Postmortem (1998), The Collector (2002), Blowback (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 634
Six-Pack (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer is on the loose in Paris and he seems to be an american citizen working in the US embassy and being in the middle of a french-american economical affair.
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, murder, who done it, race against time, law enforcement, deadly, politics, bait, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.0
 364
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, chases and races, chase, amateur detective, crimes, manhunt, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.0
 2K
Postmortem (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, deadly, profiler, manhunt, mind game, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, writer's life, psychopath, american abroad ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 583
The Collector (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, kidnapping, mind game, police detective, who done it, riddles and clues, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, pedophilia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 4.6
 662
Blowback (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, he was rescued by a secret government group ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, religions or cults, psychopath, violence spree, danger, undercover, law enforcement, special agents, race against time, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: phone sex, prostitute, murder, psychopath, mind game, danger, stalking, chases and races, rivalry, police investigation, couples, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Absence of the Good (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Salt Lake City homicide detective Caleb Barnes is under increasing pressure from all sides to crack a string of serial killings that have been terrorizing the city. At the same time, Barnes' home life is beginning to crumble in the wake of his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: serial killer, deadly, law enforcement, mind game, psychopath, family problems, riddles and clues, addiction, crimes, investigation, golden years, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 347
Perfect Prey (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A former Texas Ranger is recruited by a Houston police captain to assist a homicide detective in the search for an elusive serial killer who collects antique dolls.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, crime, chases and races, rivalry, danger, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, crimes, woman in danger, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Requiem for Murder (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thriller starring Molly Ringwald
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, amateur detective, law enforcement, media, unsupportive spouse, mystery, psychopath, radio show, who done it, fall in love, media satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Relentless IV: Ashes to Ashes (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Dietz is back and must find and stop another serial killer before he kills again. Detective work for Dietz is tough having to juggle two gorgeous women - one his partner, and the other his shrink, who holds the key to the case.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, crimes, danger, police investigation, psychopath, police detective, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, who done it, track down, teenage life, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
White Water Fury (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Story: Four young men – Luke, Simon, Anders and John – are on the gang’s annual outing. During the trip down the river the four meet sisters Marie and Susanne, who recently moved up to northern Sweden from Stockholm. They decide to camp and party ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, buddies, crimes, deadly, murder, who done it, camp, sister sister relationship, wilderness, brother brother relationship, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Last Contract (1998)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway, Finland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Young police officer Roger is on the trail of the international master assassin, while the assassin follows his plan to murder Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: assassination, hitman, murder, investigation, assassination plot, head of state, deadly, state affairs, dishonesty, crimes, graphic violence, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1986
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 987
Roseanna (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young American girl is found dead in Gota Kanal, Swedens largest channel. Since there are hardly any clues or evidence at all it seems as if the murder cant be solved. Martin Beck and his men are assigned to the case. Soon they find a likely ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, canal, police investigation, investigation, mystery, danger, crimes, law enforcement, riddles and clues, who done it, interpol, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Lifetime (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When David Lindholm, Sweden's most famous police officer, found shot in bed identifies herself quickly with his young wife Julia. Julia is threatened with life imprisonment for murder, both her ​​husband and her missing four year old son ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: investigation, crime, crimes, murder, race against time, journalism, deadly, dishonesty, missing child, kidnapping, police, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 196
Water Damage (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: One year after the drowning death of his young son, Paul Preedy (Daniel Baldwin) receives an invitation to a reunion at his prep school. Paul decides to go, taking his remaining son with him. When they arrive, they find that only two other people ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, mind bending, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 2K
The Serpent (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ruthless gang led by private detective Joseph Plender is extorting rich people and famous fashion photographer Vincent Mandel seems the next victim. He is married to Hélène, daughter of one of the richest people in Europe, but not quite happily. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 40K
Frenzy (1972)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.
Style: dark humor, tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, crime, secretary, false accusation, strangulation, psychopath, necktie, police ...
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Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 8K
The Hunters (1996)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A policeman from Stockholm come to Norrbotten in Sweden, to join his brother, now when their father is dead. While there he starts to work on a long-running case where reindeers have been poached and soon discovers that his brother is involved...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, poacher, countryside, rape, village, family relations, police detective, incompetent police, graphic violence, siblings relations, deadly, gang ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 3.1
 222
Fashion Victim (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Andrew Cunanan started his murderous spree in Minnesota, continued through Chicago, and despite being the subject of an intense manhunt, was able to kill fashion great Gianni Versace, in Miami, before killing himself.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, fbi, fashion designer, manhunt, crimes, on the run, violence spree, deadly, murder, gay interest, killing spree, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Agent Hamilton: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, rescue, kidnapping, track down, danger, deadly, crimes, assassination attempt, special agents, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
In the Deep Woods (1992)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A friend of Joanna has been killed by a serial killers who leaves the bodies in the woods. A strange guy who says is a private detective: Joanna begins to fear he might be the killer.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, private detective, psychopath, crimes, mystery, crime, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, funeral, death of friend, forest ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, arms dealing, deadly, crime, law enforcement, investigation, mystery, crimes, police, arms deal, hospital, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.7
 424
Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, serial killer, who done it, psychopath, dishonesty, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 867
Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, woman in danger, police investigation, partners, race against time, reluctant partners, confined, deadly, danger, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 754
The Salamander (1981)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, politics, police investigation, political conspiracy, political intrigue, crime, crimes, mystery, danger, political corruption, state affairs, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Eyes of Crystal (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While hunting a cultured, intelligent and vicious psychopath, Inspector Amaldi comes face to face with the physical and moral decay of his city as well as the ghosts of his own past.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, murder, deadly, law enforcement, danger, whodunit, crimes, stalking, gory, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Donato and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Though emotionally estranged, a father and daughter team of Los Angeles police detectives must work together to stop a serial killer. Along the way, the two find themselves forced to deal with a number of painful secrets from their past.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: serial killer, family life, parents and children, psychopath, crimes, fighting crime, amateur detective, partners, law enforcement, estrangement, deadly, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
At Point Blank (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gang of highly efficient and cold hearted robbers strike against a number of banks in Stockholm. The investigation ends up with the criminal detective Klara and the SWAT commander Greger Krona, who together lead the hunt for the robbers. Their ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: bank robbery, investigation, mistaken identity, workplace situations, dishonesty, crime gone awry, hostages, swat, law enforcement, moral dilemma, deadly, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 228
Killing Blue (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Police Commissioner Alex Glass has been twisted into a sarcastic cynic by the hard luck story that is his life and by his daily contact with the criminals of Berlin's underground. His new assistant, Shirly Mai, is an attractive and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police, life is a bitch, mind game, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, redemption, haunted by the past, drug abuse, working undercover, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 248
Party Line (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich brother and sister are crazed killers. She lures men into her bed, and he attacks them and murders them. A detective is assigned to find the killers and bring them in.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, telephone, dishonesty, crime, police investigation, deadly, protagonist as suspect, graphic violence, who done it ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%