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Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder (2000)
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Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: About the infamous murder of six year old child beauty pageant contestant JonBenét Ramsey and the hysterical media coverage that made the investigation even more difficult.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, talky, sad, mind bending, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: murder, true crime, who done it, police investigation, family relations, parents and children, media, law enforcement, small town, small town life, dishonesty, serial killer, child murder, missing person, abuse, violent, legal action, life is a bitch, legal, manipulation, child in peril, riddles and clues, power relations, child killer, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: colorado

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films and TV series with plots about murder, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, serial killer, investigation and who done it mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder: And Never Let Her Go (2001), Small Sacrifices (1989), Five Daughters (2010), Helter Skelter (1976), The Deliberate Stranger (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
And Never Let Her Go (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic
Plot: obsession, missing person, murder, dangerous attraction, love affair, mysterious man, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, rivalry, dishonesty, couples, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: delaware
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Small Sacrifices (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 159 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the best-selling true crime book by Ann Rule, the film is about Diane Downs and the attempted murder of her three children.
Style: serious, realistic, talky, tense, sincere ...
Plot: serial killer, courtroom drama, murder, mother daughter relationship, child murder, mental illness, attempted murder, ex husband ex wife relationship, crime investigation, murder investigation, cheating wife, abusive father ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon
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77%
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Five Daughters (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Factually-based drama telling the stories of five young women who were tragically murdered in Ipswich in 2006.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, police detective, addiction, woman in danger, drug abuse, small town, life is a bitch, prostitute, murderer, killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe
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63%
Helter Skelter (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
TV show
Story: The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his "family".
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: serial killer, hippie, cult, courtroom drama, psychopath, killer, true crime, lawyer, murder, counterculture, criminal, terrorism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Deliberate Stranger (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
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: psychotronic, tense, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, killer, psychopath, murder, manhunt, true crime, mental illness, criminal, murderer, woman in danger, warrior, politics ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: utah, colorado, seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
To Serve and Protect (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, mind bending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, nypd, murder, kidnapping, hostage, law enforcement, confined, crime gone awry, police investigation, track down, parents and children, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Morrison Murders: Based on a True Story (1996)
Genre: Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A husband and wife and their youngest son are murdered in this true story. Their two other sons are left to cope with their loss, but the local sherrif begins to suspect that one of the brothers committed the crime, and must convince the other to ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, true crime, murder, law enforcement, dishonesty, police investigation, family relations, small town life, siblings relations, small town, matricide, fratricide ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Original Sin (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Commander Adam Dalgliesh is consulted by one of his literary heroes when Peverell Press staff fall victim to a rash of hate mail. When the body of an editor is discovered and another member of the venerable firm is found dead soon after, Dalgliesh ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: legal, murder, police investigation, rivalry, law enforcement, riddles and clues, who done it, investigation, sabotage, death threat, clue, suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Shots Fired (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A media storm sets off when an African-American cop kills a white teenager in a small North Carolina town.
Style: captivating, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, racism, justice, small town, police investigation, evidence, investigation, murder, murder investigation, police detective, riddles and clues, partners against crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Virgin of Juarez (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a reporter travels to Juarez to cover the ongoing story of the mass murder of local working women, she uncovers the amazing story of "The Virgin Of Juarez," a survivor of an attack who has developed stigmata, a sign of holiness, and ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, woman in danger, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, law enforcement, religions or cults, life is a bitch, immigrants, religion ...
Place: los angeles, usa, latin america, mexico, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Serial Killer 1 (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The hunt, capture and trial of Guy Georges, one of France's most notorious serial killer.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, non-linear
Plot: police investigation, murder, law enforcement, serial killer, obsession, uncover truth, riddles and clues, murder trial, murder suspect, true crime, nude, court ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 2001, year 1995
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Crime of the Century (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1932, the nation was shocked when the 14-month-old son of Charles Lindberg was kidnapped, held for ransom, and murdered. Two years later, Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested, convicted, and executed. This film dramatizes the investigation ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, serial killer, kidnapping, confined, legal, life is a bitch, legal action, legal investigation, rebellion, fighting the system, law enforcement ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, family in crisis, law enforcement, family problems, uncover truth, family relations, police investigation, murder mystery, child killer, protagonist as suspect, child murder ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Aspe (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: In each episode of this Flemish whodunit based on the books of Pieter Aspe, a serious crime - usually one or more murders in the author's home town Bruges - gets investigated by the grumpy but brilliant chief inspector Pieter Van In and his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, partners against crime, who done it, law enforcement, partners, whodunit, crime investigation, sex, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium, bruges, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Fatal Vision (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: A retiree spends nine years relentlessly seeking to prove that his son-in-law, a former Green Beret Army doctor, murdered his pregnant wife and two children
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, serial killer, courtroom drama, infidelity, true crime, warrior, vietnam war, woman killed, child abuse, pregnancy, legal investigation, society ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Jury (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in New York City, the series brings the viewer into the jury room to watch the deliberators try to answer the many questions posed during a trial. As facts are exposed through flashbacks of testimony and crime footage, viewers will form their ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: legal, courtroom, lawyer, jury, courtroom drama, legal investigation, mind game, law enforcement, legal action, murder, verdict, nypd ...
Time: 21st century
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Chiefs (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Three generations of police chiefs for a southern town go about their jobs while a serial murderer operates.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, racism, serial killer, murder investigation, politics, chief of police, small town, small town life, interracial relations, teenage life, chief, police corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield who led the enquiry.
Style: exciting, psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police, murder investigation, mass murder, murder, rape, killer, true crime
Time: 70s
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Arne Dahl: Bad Blood (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: An American serial killer is on board a plane from New York to Stockholm. Without a proper identification and with great urgency A-group try to locate this passenger before Sweden inadvertently imports it's first American serial killer. The ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, murder investigation, police, torture, terrorist, fbi agent, special agents, swedish police, torture victim ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, small town, murder investigation, serial killer, undercover, police officer, chief of police, hit and run, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: True crime story of a Wisconsin teacher's aide who hired teenaged students to murder her estranged husband.
Style: sexy, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, murder, power relations, couples, family problems, dangerous attraction, infidelity, teachers and students, suburban life, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A writer gets caught up in a murder investigation involving his mentor, an esteemed American author. Based on the book of the same name, by Joël Dicker.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, young girl, writers, seaside town, uncover truth, evidence, crime investigation, crime solving, framed for murder, investigation, murder mystery ...
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The film is the first known dramatisation of one of the most notorious killing sprees in British history and was made to mark the fortieth anniversary of Hindley and Brady's trial. It was made with the full backing of the victims' ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, murder, investigation, mind game, death of child, life is a bitch, rivalry, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, killer ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, year 1965, year 1964, year 1966
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Death of an Expert Witness (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: When Dr. Edwin Lorrimer, a forensic scientist working at a private laboratory is found killed, Detective Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate. Dalgliesh had been in the area a few months previously investigating the murder of a young ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: murder, multiple suspects, who done it, riddles and clues, law enforcement, police investigation, laboratory, investigation, police, danger, deadly
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Murder Room (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: museum, investigation, mind game, uncover truth, police detective, murder, who done it, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, law enforcement, detective inspector, mission of murder ...
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From 1979 to 1981, 29 African-American males, mostly children, were either missing or found murdered in metro Atlanta. The cases plagued the city until 1982, when Wayne Wiiliams was convicted of the murders of two adult men. Authorities then ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, journalism, investigation, murder, uncover truth, psychopath, who done it, legal, manhunt, law enforcement, child murder investigation, child murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, usa, georgia
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52%
The Hours of the Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Abel lives with his mother in a small town on the outskirts of Barcelona. His life, grey and boring, is based on the small family business, his mother's house, his girlfriend's bed, and the town bars. However under an appearance of quiet ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, family life, family relations, social relations, mental illness, murder, small town, store, small town life, insanity, mental breakdown, empire ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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In Cold Blood (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: At the end of the 1950s, in a more innocent America, the brutal, meaningless slaying of a Midwestern family horrified the nation. This film is based on Truman Capote's hauntingly detailed, psychologically penetrating nonfiction novel. While in ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, killer, true crime, death sentence, countryside, psychopath, track down, dishonesty, investigation, rivalry, police investigation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Fifth Woman (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
TV show
Story: The 5th woman unfolds autumn 1994. An elderly man found in a gillrad pitfall impaled to death on the sharp sharpened bamboo poles, ecstatic praise of crows. Shortly afterwards disappears a florist without a trace and he also found executed in the ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder, vigilantism, law enforcement, vengeance, life is a bitch, police procedural, vigilante, revenge, hospital ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Small Town Conspiracy (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Crime - Set in Florida at the close of 1941, this film noir follows small-town police chief John Haleran's (Zen Gesner) investigation of the murder of a young Japanese girl, a case that leads to a top secret government conspiracy. With the help ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, police detective, who done it, wartime life, frame up, political conspiracy, law enforcement, society, life is a bitch, serial killer, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s
Place: florida, usa, pearl harbor
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51%