Movies and TV shows like Birthmarked

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Birthmarked (2001)
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Birthmarked (2001)
Original name: Kvinna med födelsemärke
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, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, rivalry, serial killer, female assassin, assassin, diary, fictional country, revenge, police procedural, deadly, crime, multiple murder, female murderer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe

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Most similar movies to Birthmarked

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, deadly, murder, police investigation, serial killer and mystery mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Birthmarked: False Accusation (2001), The Wide Net (2000), Borkmann's Point (2005), The Valhalla Murders (2019), Case G (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
False Accusation (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: A quiet spring morning a man leaves prison after spending most of his adult life there. The man is convicted of murder, not once but twice.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: murder, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, partners, released from prison, flashback, fictional country, police procedural, deadly, decapitated body
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
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95%
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The Wide Net (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Swedish miniseries based upon the novel of the same name by Håkan Nesser.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, uncover truth, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, courtroom, prison, drowning, wrongful conviction, fictional country, custody ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ⇓
62%
The Valhalla Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: An Oslo detective with a painful past returns to his native Iceland to help a dedicated cop hunt a serial killer with a link to a mysterious photo.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child abuse, serial killer, police investigation, murder investigation, murder, investigation, police corruption, police, law enforcement, partners against crime, police detective, evidence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: reykjavik iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Case G (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Van Veeteren's only unsolved case comes back to haunt him when the daughter of a murdered private detective comes to see him. A brutal wife killer, who went into hiding years before, has resurfaced under an assumed name; or so it seems, and Van ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: haunted by the past, manhunt, mystery, private detective, murder, law enforcement, crimes, police procedural, snow, fictional country, chases and races, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ 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, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, murder, vigilantism, life is a bitch, revenge, hospital, police procedural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
51%
Arne Dahl: The Blinded Man (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: Arne Dahl - Misterioso A failed robbery attempt at Sydbanken outside Avesta leaves one robber lying dead with a dart through his eye, but there are no witnesses to the incident and no perpetrator is ever identified. In Stockholm, three high-profile ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, law enforcement, assassination, crimes, uncover truth, murder investigation, police, multiple suspects, computer genius, attempted rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, estonia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Arne Dahl: Europa blues (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A man is found dead, hung from a tree. Another body is found in Skansen's wolverine enclosure. Five girls attempt to flee from Sweden.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crimes, police detective, police investigation, police, escapades, escape, revenge, rivalry, diary, law enforcement, swedish police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Carambole (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This film is based upon the book with the same name, by Håkan Nesser, one of Swedens most appreciated "crime-authors".
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hit and run, mystery, life turned upside down, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, private detective, uncover truth, blackmail, doctor, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, crimes, law enforcement, murder investigation, torture, terrorist, fbi agent, police, special agents, agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Detective Inspector Irene Huss: The Torso (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: On a beach in Gothenburg found parts of a dismembered man's body. The only thing that is going on, a tattoo on the torso. Irene Huss find a similar previous cases that will take her to Copenhagen, where she is forced to look for a friend's ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, victim, husband wife relationship, murder investigation, violence, body mutilation, strong female presence, drugged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
36%
Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the career of La Plante's latest heroine DC ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, porno movie
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, murder, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, police procedural, detective inspector, dirty cop, life is a bitch, strong female presence, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, spain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, hunt down, society, law enforcement, murder investigation, british, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, serial killer, murderous pair, strangulation, psychopath, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Former NYPD detective and forensic genius Lincoln Rhyme was at the top of his game until a serious accident at the hands of a notorious serial killer forced him out of the field. When Amelia Sachs, an intuitive young officer who has a gift for ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, murder, serial killer, crimes, riddles and clues, police investigation, police, law enforcement, investigation, evidence, partners against crime, police detective ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, partners, crime investigation, missing person, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, homicide detective, murder investigation, investigation, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When a man is buried alive, Red Metcalf must delve into a serial killer's psyche.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, mystery, false accusation, riddles and clues, police investigation, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, race against time, track down, child killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Above Suspicion 2: The Red Dahlia (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: D.C.I. Langton takes charge when the body of would-be model Louise Pennell is found,sliced in half and with her mouth mutilated into a smile. D.C. Anna Travis discovers that newspaper journalist Richard Reynolds had received anonymous typed letters ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, police detective, murder, serial killer, strong female presence, media circus, crime scene, forensics, detective sergeant, detective inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A thrilling drama based on the novels by Peter Robinson. Stephen Tompkinson and Andrea Lowe star as the tenacious and stubborn Chief Inspector Alan Banks and the feisty and headstrong Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, policewoman, police investigation, serial killer, mystery, law enforcement, female partner, crimes, murder, murder investigation, coma, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Moses Jones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Police investigate a mutilated body found in the Thames which appears to be the product of a witchcraft killing.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, murder, police detective, partners, partners against crime, police, police protagonist, black cast, undercover cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, strong female presence, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Death in Holy Orders (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: New Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgleish is asked to have a second look at the death of Ronald Treeves, a student at St. Anselm's seminary.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, mind bending
Plot: murder, mystery, private detective, amateur detective, investigation, riddles and clues, religions or cults, clergy, society, law enforcement, crimes, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 9K
The Tunnel (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The plot follows detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wasserman working together to find a serial killer who left the upper-half body of a French politician and the lower-half of a British prostitute in the Channel Tunnel, at the midpoint between ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bilingual
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, partners, forensics, police detective, cat and mouse, serial killer, crimes, law enforcement, social worker, murder, hunt down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, france, europe, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Killer Instinct (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Killer Instinct is an American crime drama television series filmed in Vancouver that originally aired on the Fox Network. The pilot episode aired on September 23, 2005, and the final episode aired on December 2, 2005. Fox ordered 13 episodes, only ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, partners, policewoman, crime investigation, buddy cop, loss of lover, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Commander (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she arrested James Lampton for murder. He was subsequently sentenced ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, who done it, law enforcement, crimes, manipulation, dishonesty, strong female presence, writers, investigation, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Accused at 17 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager is accused of murdering a classmate and claims that she was framed by her best friend. Her mother must try to find the truth.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, friendship, police investigation, vengeance, law enforcement, mystery, disorder, murder, friends, youth, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 1K
Blue Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
Story: Blue Murder is a British crime drama television series based in Manchester. Shown on ITV from 2003 until 2009 when it was cancelled by the network, it starred Caroline Quentin as DCI Janine Lewis.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: family relations, police investigation, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, police detective, whodunit, single mother, single parent, strong female presence, children, female detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Columbus Circle (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An heiress who's been shut inside her apartment building for nearly two decades is forced to confront her fears after one of her neighbors is killed and a detective arrives to begin the investigation.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police investigation, isolation, law enforcement, crimes, privacy invasion, concierge, domestic disturbance, nosy, heir, abusive relationship, wealthy family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%