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Unabomber: The True Story (1996)
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Unabomber: The True Story (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The real story behind the hunt for Theodore J. Kaczynski, later known as the Unabomber, a terrorist who sent several bombs through the mail, alarming authorities and society. The movie follows a postal inspector who tracks down the suspect; a obstinate detective; and Kaczynski's brother, who suspected of Ted after the publishing of his manifesto explaining the reasons for the bombings.
Plot: university, bombing, true crime, environmental issue, cabin

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, true crime, crimes, crime, deadly, death and danger mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Unabomber: The True Story: Joe Cinque's Consolation (2016), Night Crossing (1982), Sametoví vrazi (2005), No God, No Master (2013), Deadly Intentions (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Joe Cinque's Consolation (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In late 1997, Anu Singh, an attractive law student in Canberra, made plans to kill her boyfriend Joe Cinque after throwing a series of macabre farewell dinner parties. The dinner guests, most of them university students, had heard various rumours ...
Plot: true crime, delusion, heroin, mental illness, murder
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Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Richard "The Night Stalker" Ramirez who terrorized California in 1985 and the two Los Angeles police detectives who try to track him down.
Plot: true crime, police, serial killer, murder investigation, stalker, thief, pentagram, police investigation, breaking and entering, woman shot, homicide detective, murder ...
Time: year 1985, 80s
Place: los angeles
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Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On the afternoon of August 3, 2013, 16-year-old Hannah Anderson was abducted after finishing cheerleading practice in a San Diego suburb. When the bodies of her mother and brother were found in the burned home of family friend James DiMaggio later ...
Plot: true crime, kidnapping, cheerleader, fbi agent, survivor, murder, tied feet, death, father daughter relationship, abduction, 16 year old, instagram
Place: san diego california, california, idaho
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Night Crossing (1982)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two men want to escape from East Germany (under Communist rule) but they will only go if they can take their families with them. Based on a true story.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: escapades, heroes, hopes, ambition, politics, danger, fugitives, adventure, chases and races, espionage, friends, political unrest ...
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Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In December, 1986, 3 black men ran into car trouble in Howard Beach, a middle-class neighborhood in New York City. Unable to start their car, they sought refuge in a nearby restaurant. What happened later that night shocked the entire city.
Style: disturbing, controversial, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: racism, legal, society, crimes, courtroom, social decay, americana, murder, courtroom drama, working class, criminal, african american ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Sametoví vrazi (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A thriller loosely based on one of the most violent Czech criminal cases of the nineties, popularly known as the Orlík murders. The film delves into the motivation behind the killings, exposing their exceptional cruelty and an absolute absence of ...
Plot: true crime, bridge, black bra, black bra and panties, black panties, no panties, sex, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene
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No God, No Master (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A plot to overthrow the United States government is uncovered in New York City in the summer of 1919 when William Flynn, a field agent for the Bureau of Investigation, is sent to investigate a bomb threat that has targeted some of America's ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, political drama
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Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, year 1919
Place: usa
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Deadly Intentions (1985)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Katherine married Dr. Charles Raynor. She later discovers that Raynor is a sadist who torments her physically and mentally. She divorces him and take their child away. He then decides to kill her but when his plot is discovered he is charged with ...
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A Promise to Carolyn (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When two sisters can no longer go on living with the painful memory of their baby sister being murdered 37 years ago by their stepmother, together they try to uncover the truth.
Plot: true crime, family relations, exhumation, sister, stepmother, repressed memory, forensic evidence, hypnosis, post traumatic stress, flashback, child abuse, murder ...
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Night Rain (2021)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: An actress is unwittingly hired by her stalker to make an independent movie about a famous unsolved Hollywood murder, but she and her group of young indie filmmakers soon find themselves the subject of their own terror.
Style: based on true events
Plot: hollywood, murder, stalker, filmmaking, true crime
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Stolen Innocence (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: Stacy, a rebellious teenager, leaves home for the freedom and adventure of life on the road away from her parents. Afraid and alone, she is befriended by Richard, a handsome ex-con traveling across the country on a crime spree. Her short lived joy ...
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The Deliberate Stranger (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, murder, true crime, law enforcement, rapist, false accusation, obsession, uncover truth, courtroom drama, track down ...
Time: 80s, 70s
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21 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: hostage, pursuit, obsession, psychopath, violence, dangerous attraction, hostages, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, crime, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: virginia, california, usa
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Cardinal X (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an Asian American girl from the wrong side of the tracks is accepted by a prestigious university, she finds that her academic prowess can be put to lucrative use.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Norway, Iceland, USA
Duration: 143 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
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Rites of Passage (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Love and Crime (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Discover 4 famous japanese murderers: Takahashi Oden, the last woman beheaded in Japan, Sada Abe, a crazy lover, Kunihiko Kodaira, a rapist-killer and finally, the Toyokaku case, a woman who did everything to own a hotel!
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Story: In April 1985, two expatriate students Kenneth McBride, age 17, and 18 year-old Nicola Myers were beaten, raped, and murdered by a teenage gang. Based on the true story of Hong Kong's Braemar Hill murders.
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The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
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Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: clever, cynical, serious, realistic
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Style: psychological thriller, atmospheric, clever, suspense, psychological
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Detroit (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, based on true events, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, racism, police violence, police brutality, chaos, tragic event, injustice, rebellion, justice, death, friendship, racial tension ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
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