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The Murdered House (1988)
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The Murdered House (1988)
Original name: La Maison assassinée
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After World War I, a young ex-soldier, Sébastien Monge, returns to his home village. Ignorant of his past, he learns that, 24 years before, his entire family was slain in their home one stormy night. Only Sébastien, then a four-month old baby, was spared. Whilst Sébastien is being seduced by Charmaine, Dupin is killed by someone else. Sébastien’s next victim, the miller Didon Pujol, is also murdered before he has a chance to take his revenge. Sébastien realises that someone is watching his every move and is going to extraordinary lengths to protect him. But who, and why..?
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, bleak, gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, village, vengeance, world war one, mystery, obsessive quest, murder, haunted by the past, deadly, rivalry, blonde, female nudity, witchcraft, soldier, male female relationship, unrequited love, seduction, house, abandoned house, mask, knife, kiss, war veteran, murder of family, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1890s, post world war one
Place: south of france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and mind bending films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, crime, mystery, law enforcement and investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Murdered House: He Died with His Eyes Open (1985), The Bride Wore Black (1968), Frozen Silence (2011), Hukkle (2002), Case G (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, crime, investigation, mystery, crimes, who done it, neo noir, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
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The Bride Wore Black (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal ? What is her purpose?
Style: french noir, stylized, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, death in the family, crimes, deadly, dealing with death, crime, investigation, mystery, dishonesty, rivalry, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Frozen Silence (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1943, during the midst of World War II, a serial murderer appears in the Blue Division, volunteer body of Spanish soldiers who fought on the Russian front with German troops. After finding the body of a Spanish soldier who has been stuck in the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, army investigation, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, war, world war two, soldier, superior officer, deadly, rivalry, military ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, crimes, social relations, deadly, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, crime, small town life, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: private detective, manhunt, mystery, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races, murder, police procedural, crime, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Act of Aggression (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After his wife and daughter are raped and killed by a motorbike gang a man sets out to take revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: revenge, vengeance, track down, gang, life is a bitch, crimes, chases and races, deadly, rebellion, crime, injustice, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young bride moves into a country manor, long repressed childhood memories of witnessing a murder come to the surface.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: amateur detective, estate, murder, riddles and clues, investigation, crime, deadly, crimes, witnessing a crime, mystery, a vision, haunted by the past ...
Place: england, europe
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End of the Game (1975)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hans Baerlach is a Swiss police detective who has dedicated much of his career to pursuing powerful and allegedly murderous businessman Richard Gastmann. Though Baerlach's partner meets his demise while investigating Gastmann, his replacement, ...
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, contemplative, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, terminal illness, bridge, life is a bitch, crime, mind game, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, private detective, idealism ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: murder, crimes, danger, amateur detective, law enforcement, reluctant partners, obsessive quest, legal investigation, manipulations, police investigation, stalking, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, arms dealing, deadly, crime, law enforcement, investigation, mystery, crimes, police, arms deal, hospital, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Killing Affair (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Peter Weller (Robocop) stars as Baton Morris, a drifter suspected of murder, in this crime drama. A widow (Kathy Baker) living in West Virginia takes in the man (Weller) whom she believes murdered her husband. As she spends more time with him, she ...
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, psychological, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: confined, mind game, couples, haunted by the past, isolation, woman in danger, vengeance, fall in love, hostage, crimes, crime, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: child murder investigation, serial killer, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, murder, child murder, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, police procedural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, murder, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, animal life, amateur detective, mystery, danger, vengeance, serial killer, psychopath, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, san francisco, south africa, alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Lady Against the Odds (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A private detective becomes involved in a new cast when her partner's guardian is murdered.
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, mystery, private detective, crime, custody, deadly, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, private investigator, female detective, industrialist ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Murder Farm (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The young Kathrin returns to the small village where she was born to bury her mother, whom she barely knew. Piece by piece she learns the details behind the gruesome murder of an entire family on a farm near the village. It has been two years since ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, farm, countryside, village, crimes, deadly, farmhouse, funeral, murder of family, crime, village life, multiple murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: bavaria, southern germany
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Ten Days Wonder (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anthony Perkins, a young sculptor with a weird penchant for waking up in strange hotels with his memory wiped clean and bloodied hands, invites a former professor (Michel Piccoli) to the Gatsby-like provincial manor presided over by his powerful ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crimes, unlikely criminals, deadly, crime, amateur detective, love and romance, parents and children, love triangle, adoption, family in crisis, forbidden love ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Skinwalkers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, mind bending
Plot: murder, police investigation, supernatural ability, americana, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, serial killer, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crimes, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Zift (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Moth is freed on parole after spending time in prison on wrongful conviction of murder. Jailed shortly before the Bulgarian communist coup of 1944, he now finds himself in a new and alien world - the totalitarian Sofia of the 60s. His first night of ...
Style: dark humor, bleak, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: neo noir, crimes, dictatorship, jail, sex, one night, mystery, confined, crime, society, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 60s
Place: bulgaria, europe
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48%
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Malice Aforethought (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is married to a particularly overbearing woman who reminds him at every turn that he is living in her house. But the good doctor has outside interests to help him cope.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mystery, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, rivalry, danger, intrigue, obsession, infidelity, dangerous attraction, murder, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hanging Offense (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: obsession, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, murder, anniversary, insomnia, death of son, in the woods, gays and lesbians, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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One Deadly Summer (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: wedding, small town, murder, small town life, gang rape, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, village, village life, obsession, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, law enforcement, deadly, private detective, society, partners, crimes, kidnapping, religions or cults, cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, realistic
Plot: obsession, missing person, murder, mystery, love affair, dangerous attraction, couples, deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A town busybody is poisoned at a busy reception in the home of famous film star Marina Gregg. The poisoned drink seemed intended for Marina, but Miss Marple is not so sure. She sets out to discover the true identity of the killer before he or she ...
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, mystery, miss marple, murder mystery, artists and showbiz, investigation, deadly, amateur detective, beach, poisoning, who done it, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Faced with two false confessions and numerous suspects after a despised civil magistrate is found shot in the local vicarage, Detective Inspector Slack reluctantly accepts help from Miss Marple.
Style: mind bending, sexual, clever, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, village, amateur detective, church, performer's life, law enforcement, village life, uncover truth, who done it, riddles and clues, crime, dishonesty ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Body of My Enemy (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Francois always despised the textile barons who ruled his local town. But he fell in love with the family heiress Gilberte. Ten years ago, he would have married her. Now only hatred holds them together. Francois is accused of murder. A hooker and a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, gangsters, criminal, revenge, crime, crimes, rivalry, rise and fall, dishonesty, criminal heroes, murder trial, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the set of a popular daytime soap opera 'Mile High', actress Kris Buckner is being forced off by co-star Mark Stratton. When she says that she'll 'kill him before she leaves the show', she makes herself the prime suspect ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, crimes, riddles and clues, who done it, dishonesty, amateur detective, artists and showbiz, legal, actor's life, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Paradise (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Action, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tabloid journalist Annika Bengtzon is writing about a murder in the port of Stockholm and she suspects that the Yugoslav mafia is involved. However, she also finds links to a foundation that runs a shelter for battered women, Paradiset. Looking for ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, journalism, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, danger, family problems, scoop, female reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Genealogies of a Crime (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At her son's funeral, Solange, a lawyer famous for losing hopeless cases, agrees to defend René, her son's age, accused of murdering his wealthy aunt, Jeanne, who's part of the Franco-Belgian Psychoanalytic Society, known for odd ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, mind game, rivalry, legal action, law enforcement, legal investigation, mystery, dedicated lawyer, deadly, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, suspense, bleak, realistic
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, serial killer, mystery, law enforcement, partners, crimes, private detective, murder, deadly, decapitated body, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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