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Cry in the Woods (2004)
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Cry in the Woods (2004)
Original name: Den som frykter ulven
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An unfortunate bank robber takes an escaped mental patient, wanted for murder, as hostage.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense
Plot: investigation, mental illness, crime gone awry, crimes, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement, disorder, hostage, murder, hostages, crime, chases and races, sex, bank robbery, police, female nudity, archery, therapist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, murder and investigation mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Cry in the Woods: The Wild Card (2004), At Point Blank (2003), Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012), A Killer Among Us (2012), Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wild Card (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young, beautiful wife cheating on her rich, older husband amidst the neon lights of Las Vegas. Four men hired to do a job, but there is a traitor in their midst. Adultery, betrayal, kidnapping and murder lead to the ultimate double cross and no ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gambling, woman in danger, tough heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, gangsters, confined, betrayal, danger, crimes, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
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95%
At Point Blank (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gang of highly efficient and cold hearted robbers strike against a number of banks in Stockholm. The investigation ends up with the criminal detective Klara and the SWAT commander Greger Krona, who together lead the hunt for the robbers. Their ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: bank robbery, investigation, mistaken identity, workplace situations, dishonesty, crime gone awry, hostages, swat, law enforcement, moral dilemma, deadly, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young robbers, specializing in robbing shopping center security guards, are raging through out Gothenburg. A robbery goes awry when an innocent passerby is killed. Ricky, the gang's young leader, tries to quickly find an expert who ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, law enforcement, crimes, danger, police detective, hunt down, investigation, rivalry, graphic violence, urban, gangsters, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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88%
A Killer Among Us (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the shocking murder of her mother, a girl helps a police detective by searching her home for clues that they hope will lead to the perpetrator.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, teenage life, dishonesty, murder suspect, death of mother, crime, father, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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 ⇓
72%
Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After extricating 17-year-old Lisa Halle from a life of prostitution in Copenhagen, private investigator Varg Veum becomes ensnared in a tangle of parental neglect and bad love when he is hired to locate Lisa's boyfriend, Peter Werner.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: private investigator, woman in danger, life is a bitch, prostitute, deadly, crimes, private detective, murder, who done it, law enforcement, gangsters, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is Midsummer's Eve and ten people are on a deserted castle for a TV recording. The next morning the program leader is shot dead. Kvällspressens Annika Bengtzon a mandate to monitor the murder, but she soon learns that her best friend Anne ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: journalism, investigation, murder, crime, multiple suspects, who done it, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, estate, dishonesty, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Shield and the Sword (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a patrol, Julie and Simon, two police constables, injure a wealthy man who pointlessly killed their partner. This wealthy man in question turns out to be the son of a politician. This is why the two police constables are accused of brutality ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: investigation, crime, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, working undercover, deadly, duty, politician, criminal, chase, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Surveillance (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an security guard whose spotless record at crime prevention marks the horrifying reality of deception, blackmail and murder.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, psychopath, murder, manipulation, dishonesty, rivalry, mystery, security guard, police, obsession, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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63%
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2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, disorder, confined, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, suspect, crime boss, hotel, crime, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Puzzle (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five strangers, each with his own special talents, are recruited by the mysterious 'X'. They do not know why they are brought together, but nonetheless agree to a series of potentially lucrative schemes. A planned bank robbery goes awry ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crime gone awry, heist, master criminal, suspicion, undercover, confined, deadly, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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61%
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Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, heist, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, deadly, crime gone awry, danger, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Varg Veum - The Consorts of Death (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Varg Veum investigates the murder of a married couple; prime suspect is the stepson, but Veum does not think he is guilty. Not even when he confesses.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: investigation, murder, law enforcement, mystery, uncover truth, private detective, life is a bitch, race against time, crimes, deadly, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Cortex (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Trapped in an old folks home where people keep going missing, an ex-cop must overcome his Alzheimers to find out who is killing people in this jigsaw thriller.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, clinic, deadly, law enforcement, elderly, retirement home, alzheimer's disease, death, golden years, crime, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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56%
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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, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, serial killer, manipulations, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, manipulation, dishonesty, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Third Wave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Johan Falk hasn't been working for over a year since he resigned from the police. Most of all he wants to move out to the countryside, but fate has a different thought.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, organized crime, police detective, investigation, danger, crimes, gangsters, deadly, dishonesty, woman in danger, law enforcement, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, sweden, europe
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52%
Confession of Pain (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, law enforcement, haunted by the past, deadly, corrupt law enforcer, partners, dishonesty, partners against crime, private detective, police detective, investigation, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Varg Veum - At Night All Wolves Are Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Varg Veum investigates a case where his good friend Even, a highly decorated ex-army officer, is falsely accused of bombing Armakon, a weapons storage facility.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, dishonesty, vengeance, crimes, deadly, mystery, intrigue, rivalry, militant, arms dealing, graphic violence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Acid Factory (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five people trapped in a factory where two hostages and three are kidnappers but they them self do not know who are kidnappers and hostages.As they all are suffering from temporary memory loss.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: environmentalism, disorder, kidnapping, confined, factory, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, memory loss, undercover, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Nothing to Lose (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Johan has been locked up - wrongly in his opinion - for the murder of his father and little sister. His mother is the only one who can prove his innocence, but he hasn't been able to contact her for years. When he is transferred within the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, teenage life, serial killer, hostages, obsessive quest, confined, crimes, deadly, hostage, delinquent, criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: netherlands, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Entitled (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Without the security of the job he wants or the future he dreamed of, Paul Dynan plans the perfect crime to help his struggling family – abduct the socialite children of three wealthy men and collect a ransom of $3-million dollars. Over the course ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, crime gone awry, confined, confinement indoors, breaking point, crimes, danger, unlikely criminals, partners, disorder, rich ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, police investigation, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, betrayal, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, deadly, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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 ⇓
47%
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Days of Grace (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mexico City. 2002, 2006, 2010. A cop. A hostage. A wife. Corruption, violence, vengeance. Three destinies, during 30 days, during three Soccer World Cups. Three ways to fight in order to survive.
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: gang, rivalry, police detective, couples, police corruption, couple relations, vengeance, hostage, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: hit and run, murder, mystery, life turned upside down, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, private detective, deadly, uncover truth, blackmail, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
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46%
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Diamond 13 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop goes up against his lifelong friend, who has become one of the city's biggest drug traffickers.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, buddies, tough law enforcer, partners, law enforcement, crime, police corruption, friends, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Storage (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Working at an underground city storage facility, a young man discovers evidence of a murder and vows to bring the killer to justice.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, obsession, frame up, vigilantism, injustice, deadly, storage unit, investigation, danger, death of father, evidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Hidden Child (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Erica's parents are killed in a traffic accident. She moves to Fjällbacka and discovers she has a brother.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: life is a bitch, investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, secret past, world war two, against humanity, dishonesty, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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44%
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American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, crimes, investigation, stalking, deadly, mind game, crime, serial killer, psychopath, who done it, uncover truth, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
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