Movies like The Art of Losing

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The Art of Losing (2004)
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The Art of Losing (2004)
Original name: Perder es cuestión de método
Genre: Thriller
Country: Colombia, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A body is discovered impaled on a stake near a scenic lake near Bogota. A journalist try to find what happened. With a friend, they set about to find the cause of the crime and uncover an intricate real estate fraud involving corrupt politicians, emerald hunters, nudists... Written by Lyse Lefebvre
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing
Plot: nudist, political corruption, investigation, life is a bitch, partners against crime, partners, journalism, murder, dishonesty, media, social decay, state affairs, prostitute, violence, police corruption, crimes, society, urban, lifestyle, horse, death, female nudity, journalist, church, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia

Most similar movies to The Art of Losing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about dishonesty, murder, crimes, deadly, investigation, uncover truth and danger mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Art of Losing: Impunity (2014), A Dark Reflection (2015), State Affairs (2009), The Clearstream Affair (2014), Son of Cain (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: murder, journalism, danger, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, crimes, crime, family relations, husband wife relationship, strong female presence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
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100%
 6.2
 16
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, deadly, murder, danger, political corruption, political conspiracy, dishonesty, crimes, partners, state affairs, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Studio Sex (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A stripper at the club Studio Six is murdered. A political scandal takes off when the Minister of Commerce appears to have been at the club. He resigns - but only to hide an even bigger secret.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, journalism, uncover truth, deadly, life is a bitch, law enforcement, crimes, crime, investigation, media, female nudity, minister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Dark Reflection (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A journalist digs deep into the world of aviation and discovers some uncomfortable truths. And a conspiracy trail dating back to 1954. But why is no one saying anything?
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: uncover truth, society, journalism, moral dilemma, investigation, dishonesty, media, conspiracy, journalist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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State Affairs (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A plane explodes above the Gulf of Guinea. An escort girl is murdered in a Parisian park. Thousands of miles separate these two events, and yet Nora Chahyd, believes there's a connection between them, much to his superiors chagrin. As Nora ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: political thriller, undercover, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, betrayal, dishonesty, politics, police detective, hitman, murder, political corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Mark of the Angels - Miserere (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Paris, December. A conductor of a choir is found mysteriously murdered, with burst eardrums. Lionel Kasdan, a police inspertor the verge of retirement, and Frank Salek, an official of Interpol, embark together on a hunt for the killer, and also to a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, riddles and clues, interpol, investigation, crimes, partners, danger, deadly, society, kidnapping, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Clearstream Affair (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Journalist Denis Robert sparked a storm in the world of European finance by denouncing the murky operations of banking firm Clearstream. His quest to reveal the truth behind a secret world of shadowy multinational banking puts him in contact with an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: investigation, corporate crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, legal, legal investigation, journalism, politics, state affairs, political intrigue, greed, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 751
Son of Cain (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nico Albert is a very peculiar character teenager, with exceptional intelligence and a single obsession: chess. His parents, concerned about the anomalous attitude of his son, child psychologist hired Julio Beltran. Through therapy and common hobby ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, parents and children, murder, family relations, psychologist, emotional manipulation, teenager, teenage life, manipulations, mind game, family in crisis, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
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 368
Crusader (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The World Of Mass Communication Is About To Become Unplugged.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, journalism, investigation, uncover truth, deadly, dishonesty, political corruption, frame up, political conspiracy, crimes, protagonist as suspect, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 265
Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, prostitute, police detective, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gambling, serial killer, deadly, crimes, reluctant partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 10
White Lie (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young writer has his book stolen by his mentor.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: uncover truth, injustice, betrayal, dishonesty, writer's life, life is a bitch, neo noir, murder, artists and showbiz, gun, hostage, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, murder, danger, car accident, deadly, devil, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Candidate (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonas Bechmann, a defense attorney, is a man of the system. Until the day he himself is accused of murder. Taking matters into his own hands, he throws himself into the hunt for a group of blackmailers who threaten to expose him as the killer. But ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, frame up, track down, uncover truth, law firm, deadly, cons and scams, crimes, false accusation, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The List (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being arrested for solicitation, a high-class prostitute threatens to make public a list of her best clients and someone resorts to murder to keep the list a secret. Meanwhile, the judge on the case struggles with his dilemma and one cop aims ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, political corruption, prostitute, bait, courtroom, uncover truth, courtroom drama, fighting the system, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crimes, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Taped (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan and Saar make a final attempt to save their marriage by going on vacation to Buenos Aires. In keeping a promise to their daughter they will make a video of their activities there. When they accidentally witness (and videotape) a brutal murder ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chases and races, danger, on the run, dishonesty, mystery, husband wife relationship, accidental death, police, death, inadvertently, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
29%
 5.7
 1K
The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two African American social scientists pose as bank robbers in an effort to understand the racial dynamics of small-town law enforcement. However, their experiment takes an unplanned turn.
Style: tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, racism, false arrest, law enforcement, police investigation, small town, dishonesty, society, murder, death, who done it, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 2K
Uncovered (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While restoring a fifteenth-century painting Julia reveals a hidden Latin phrase. A series of murders begin to rock her small world of art experts, patrons and restorers, and she finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, chess, uncover truth, danger, mind game, investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, prostitute, deadly, amateur detective, race against time ...
Time: middle ages
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Defense of the Realm (1985)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A reporter Mullen 'stumbles' on a story linking a prominent Member of Parliament to a KGB agent. In fact it is also linked to a near Nuclear disaster involving a teenage runaway and an Americal USAF base. Has there been a Government ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kgb, mole, political corruption, journalism, member of parliament, reporter, workplace situations, uncover truth, workplace intrigue, conspiracy, media, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 4K
King's Game (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Starting a new job as a political journalist at a leading newspaper, Ulrik Torp witnesses a brutal struggle for power in the Midparty's ranks -- a struggle that coincides with the charismatic party leader's involvement in a near fatal car ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, political
Plot: politics, political thriller, journalist, politician, conspiracy, parliament, dishonesty, state affairs, campaign, political scandal, death, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 594
The Key (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Depuis peu Eric Vincent, trentenaire sans histoire, a un fort sentiment de malaise. Est-ce la peur d'avoir un enfant ou celle de voir brutalement resurgir le fantôme d'un père qu'il n'a jamais connu ? Un matin, un inconnu ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, estrangement, neo noir, investigation, murder, dead father ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, danger, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, cons and scams, kidnapping, murderous pair, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Fourth State (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A journalist gets caught up in a terrorist plot in Moscow while investigating the Russian secret service.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, race against time, fish out of water, photojournalist, uncover truth, dishonesty, state affairs, protagonist as suspect, heroes, journalism, political conspiracy, false accusation ...
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 845
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, life turned upside down, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, disorder, graphic violence, buddies
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Formosa Betrayed (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, an FBI Agent is assigned to investigate the murder of a respected professor. Through his investigation, he unearths a spider web of international secrets that has been thriving within college campuses across America for decades. ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, clever, realistic ...
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, police detective, politics, who to trust, fighting the system, rebellion, political unrest, crimes, society, law enforcement, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 1K
06/05 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A fictional version of the events that led to the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn on May 6, 2002. The movie is based upon the book "The sixth of May" by Tomas Ross.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, political conspiracy, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, assassination, politics, life is a bitch, state affairs, deadly, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 2K
The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, deadly, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, barbershop, undercover, car wash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Nobel's Last Will (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While covering the annual Nobel Banquet for tabloid Kvällspressen, crime reporter Annika Bengtzon witnesses a spectacular murder right in front of her. Two people are shot, one of them the controversial Laureate in Medicine, Aaron Wiesel. Annika is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, journalist, investigation, uncover truth, danger, crimes, intrigue, journalism, dishonesty, media, witnessing a crime, nobel prize ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 161
Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, rivalry, couples, who done it, infidelity, hidden identity, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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