Movies like The White Lioness

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The White Lioness (1996)
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The White Lioness (1996)
Original name: Den vita lejoninnan
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Cape Town, a police inspector named September color discovers that the dreaded Mabasha, hired murderer, is in talks with a right-wing organization. In Skåne, southwest of Sweden, is given to the real estate agent Louise Åkerblom by missing and the case is assigned to Inspector Wallander. Just start research supposedly empty building explodes. An unusual weapon, a transmitter Russian and index finger of a man of color are found in the wreckage of the building ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, mind bending, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, kgb, terrorism, conspiracy, graphic violence, mystery, political conspiracy, police corruption, intrigue, political corruption, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, rivalry, fish out of water, state affairs, assassin, gunfight, car chase, police officer killed, police procedural, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south africa, africa, russia, sweden, eastern europe

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Most similar movies to The White Lioness

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, police investigation and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The White Lioness: The Man on the Balcony (1993), Murder at the Savoy (1993), Roseanna (1993), False Trail (2011), Illustrious Corpses (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Man on the Balcony (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial-killer attacks and murders young girls in the parks of Stockholm. The police have trouble finding any evidence to find the killer. But when a newsstand is robbed in one of the parks while the murderer strikes again, police inspector Martin ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak, realistic
Plot: child murder investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, mystery, dishonesty, child murder, murder, criminal heroes, crimes, police procedural, vigilante, single father ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
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95%
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: realistic, serious, mind bending, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, arms dealing, police, arms deal, police procedural, hospital, murder investigation, medical ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.2
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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: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, interpol, police investigation, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, crime scene, crime investigation, police ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.5
 5K
False Trail (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The Interrogator Erik Backstrom (Rolf Lassgård) is forced to return to his former home village to solve a murder mystery, in which the local polices and some hunters and even Erik's family seems to be involved. Soon, the conflicts are in full ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, countryside, police investigation, hunter, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, graphic violence, police officer, haunted by the past, hunting, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Illustrious Corpses (1976)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian Communist Party. (IMDb)
Style: tense, realistic, serious, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: conspiracy, murder, police investigation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, politics, state affairs, uncover truth, law enforcement, political conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, bleak, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: poacher, murder, rape, countryside, police investigation, law enforcement, gang, crimes, police detective, incompetent police, family relations, village ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 20
Impunity (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Investigating the gruesome murder of a cabinet minister's daughter, a special investigator and a local police detective find themselves knee-deep in political corruption and conspiracy, in this sizzling noir thriller set in post-apartheid South ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, murder, political conspiracy, crimes, dishonesty, political corruption, graphic violence, state affairs, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 320
First Degree (1995)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When prominent businessman Andrew Pyne is found shot in a New York alley, one of the NYPD's best, Rick Mallory, suspects a Galeno Mob hit. When he and his partner, Amos Turzo try to question Pyne's widow, Hadley, they are quickly ushered ...
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, tense, rough ...
Plot: murder, power relations, righting the wronged, legal investigation, witnessing a crime, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, crimes, mystery, dedicated lawyer, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Hidden Agenda (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young medical student travels to Berlin to investigate the apparent death of his brother and discovers a secret life of espionage, betrayal and murder at the highest levels.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: murder, estrangement, graphic violence, conspiracy, betrayal, state affairs, government agency, amateur detective, undercover, espionage, intrigue, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, eastern europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Moreno and the Silence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a girl is murdered soon after leaving a closed religious community, Moreno faces a difficult investigation as the community closes ranks and refuses to cooperate. When another girl is abducted and her bloody fingernails mailed to the police, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, kidnapping, religions or cults, partners, private detective, law enforcement, society, crimes, cult, fictional country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 818
Pavement (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samuel Browne is a tracker in Alaska. When his sister meets a grisly death in San Francisco, he goes there to hunt her killer. As more murders occur, police investigator Buckley Clarke reluctantly joins forces with Sam. The brass are convinced this ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, police investigation, haunted by the past, psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, law enforcement, obsessive quest, amateur detective, animal life, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, usa, south africa, san francisco, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Fifth Woman (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
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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, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, murder, vigilantism, life is a bitch, revenge, hospital, police procedural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Borkmann's Point (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Van Veeteren finds retiring from the police force is easier said than done when two decapitated bodies are found in quick succession. The matching MO in the two grisly murders brings the investigation teams of Maardam and Kaalbringen together - a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, realistic
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, mystery, serial killer, law enforcement, crimes, private detective, partners, murder, police procedural, fictional country, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On Ne Meurt Que Deux Fois, a French murder mystery based upon a novel of the same name, is an unusual, involving film with excellent performances by its entire cast. Police Inspector Staniland (Michel Serrault) is investigating the death of a ...
Style: mind bending, serious, neo noir, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, crimes, investigation, mystery, who done it, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, police detective, seduction, crime investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.0
 1K
Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, haunted by the past, police detective, murder, manipulation, crimes, serial killer, dishonesty, police investigation, woman in danger, law enforcement, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.0
 235
Murder Eleven (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial killer is loose on the streets of Atlantic City. His ten victims are prostitutes, his methods are ruthless and yet his motives are unknown. Two embattled homicide detectives, Mayfield and Jesse, are in a race against time to catch this ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, race against time, homicide detective, prostitute, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, amateur detective, who done it, murder, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 14K
Insomnia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detectives Jonas and Erik are called to the midnight sun country of northern Norway to investigate a recent homicide, but their plan to arrest the killer goes awry, and Jonas mistakenly shoots Erik. The suspect escapes, and a frightened Jonas pins ...
Style: tense, psychological, neo noir, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, insomnia, crimes, police detective, mystery, dishonesty, loss of partner, murder mystery, nudity (full frontal - brief), police officer killed, frame up ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Fire Engine That Disappeared (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A routine mission ends up in a flaming inferno when a house suddenly explodes. It looks like a spectacular suicide attempt but the technical investigation reveals unexpected evidence. Beck and his men are soon on the tracks of a narcotic syndicate...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: prostitute, dishonesty, manhunt, law enforcement, chase, crimes, ocean, murder, police procedural, fire, bomb, drug dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Reckoning (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a detective is called in to investigate the roadside execution of his partner, he discovers at the crime scene a data card from a video camera. The card contains footage shot by two runaway teenagers who are making a documentary about the drug ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, vengeance, partners against crime, uncover truth, life is a bitch, family problems, track down, injustice, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Unnatural Causes (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Roy Marsden returns as author P.D. James's indefatigable gumshoe, Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. This time, he's investigating the murder of a famous mystery writer whose body is found in the bottom of a dinghy on the Suffolk coast. To add a ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, mind bending, stylized ...
Plot: murder, police detective, army investigation, private detective, stalking, law enforcement, amateur detective, mystery, protagonist as suspect, obsessive quest, dishonesty, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 14K
Gorky Park (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow's Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on his own, Renko seeks out more information and stumbles across a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, murder, cold war, police detective, police investigation, political corruption, crimes, mystery, police corruption, undercover, fighting the system, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, moscow russia, europe, stockholm sweden, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
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Countdown (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Chris Murdoch falls obsessively in love with a Japanese girl attending University in Seattle (Kaori Ozaki) he murders Japanese men who have shown her kindness under the pretext of revenge for the attack on Pearl Harbor during WWII. However the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: graphic violence, psychopath, obsession, vengeance, race against time, reluctant partners, rivalry, terrorism, undercover, manhunt, law enforcement, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 38K
Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Single father and former cop Tom Cutler has an unusual occupation: he cleans up death scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Cutler is shocked to learn he may have unknowingly erased ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, police corruption, ex law enforcer, murder investigation, mystery, ex cop, hidden truth, corrupt law enforcer, graphic violence, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.3
 720
Rainbow Eyes (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Officers Kyung-yoon CHO and Eun-joo PARK are on the hunt a killer following duo of ghastly murders. The victims carry a common military past, and the secret of their past must be unraveled to find the killer.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, mind bending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, vengeance, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes, who done it, partners, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Swallow, Cat, Rose, Death (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: What's in a name but murder? Münster comes across the strangled body of a young woman in her home and surprises the murderer who is still on the premises. Though the murderer escapes, a rare book is found at the scene with a dedication by the ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: murder, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, investigation, murder mystery, police detective, escapades, evidence, witnessing a crime, mystery, snow ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 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: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, righting the wronged, uncover truth, woman in danger, false accusation, law enforcement, dishonesty, amateur detective, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 832
The Amateur (1981)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: espionage, politics, intrigue, hostage, murder, heroes, dishonesty, assassination, state affairs, undercover, against the rules, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: czech republic, italy, europe, central europe, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 3K
The Formula (1980)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in WW II to make gasoline from synthetic products, thereby eliminating the necessity for oil--and oil companies. A major oil company finds out about it and tries to destroy the formula and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, neo noir
Plot: murder, who done it, conspiracy, world war two, intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, state affairs, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, police detective ...
Place: west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.4
 311
Cause of Death (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A deputy-district attorney, assigned to investigate the murder of the mayor's cousin, finds himself falling for the victim's wife.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, political corruption, who done it, love affair, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, femme fatale, rivalry, law enforcement, murder investigation, district attorney, court ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 189
Birthmarked (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: After the death of her mother, a young woman embarks on a hunt for several men, who appear to be connected by a piece of music, which she plays to each of them over the phone, before killing them.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, vengeance, serial killer, female assassin, fictional country, diary, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%