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Iskariot (2008)
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Iskariot (2008)
Original name: Iscariot
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A doctor is pulled into Stockholm's underbelly after his brother gets caught up in a botched drug deal.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, race against time, dishonesty, doctor, drug dealer, brother brother relationship, drug dealing, hospital, family relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations, drugs, drug addict, cat, drug lord, clubbing, death, male nudity, bowling, heroin, father daughter relationship, kitten, mother daughter relationship, drug addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, murder, dishonesty, family relations, rivalry and life is a bitch mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Iskariot: Everybody Has a Plan (2012), Shifty (2008), Tommy (2014), The Man Inside (2012), Happy End (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Everybody Has a Plan (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Following the death of his identical twin brother Pedro, Agustín sets out to begin his life anew by assuming Pedro’s identity and returning to the mysterious Tigre Delta region where the brothers had spent their childhood. Soon after his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, homecoming, twin brother, haunted by the past, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, stolen identity, siblings relations, disorder, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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 6.5
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Shifty (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Shifty, a young crack cocaine dealer in London, sees his life quickly spiral out of control when his best friend returns home. Stalked by a customer desperate to score at all costs, and with his family about to turn their back on him for good, ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealer, police, betrayal, crimes, haunted by the past, dealer, cocaine, heroin, rivalry, save the day, murder, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.0
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Tommy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Sri Lanka
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a year abroad Estelle returns home to collect her husband's share of the loot from a major robbery.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, heist, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, couples, rivalry, criminal heroes, strong female presence, graphic violence, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
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The Man Inside (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, crimes, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, parents and children, gangsters, family problems, escape from reality, starting over, rivalry, sport, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Happy End (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: They are people who have important significance for each other, but are not honest with each other. They live in a shadow world of lies and half truths and just waiting for the truth to come forward so they can continue their lives in a new ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: family relations, dishonesty, parents and children, problem solving, connection, group of strangers, social problems, female nudity, coitus, sex, male nudity, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, dishonesty, crimes, investigation, family relations, husband wife relationship, woman in danger, media, state affairs, strong female presence, car bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 733
Perez. (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Demetrio Perez is a tough prosecutor torn between the corruption inherent in his job and the desire to do right by his family. But when opportunity presents itself and his daughter Thea falls in love with a Mafioso’s son, Perez has to cut through ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, dishonesty, blackmail, protection, family, legal, manipulation, child in peril, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.9
 387
I Am Handyman (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Daniel is a young and ambitious real estate agent with a view to becoming a partner in the company. Along with the boss' wife Marie, he dares to spend a secret and passionate weekend in a luxurious archipelago house which he is supposed to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, weekend, realtor, dishonesty, sexual content, contractor, pretending to be someone else, polish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, journalism, race against time, dishonesty, murder investigation, crime investigation, murder mystery, homicide detective, missing child, private investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Informant (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A story centered on a man who works as an informant for the French border patrol.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, working undercover, intrigue, drug dealing, undercover, informant, border patrol, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rivalry, unlikely criminals, customs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 3K
Hyena (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug dealer, gang, murder, drug dealing, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, bad cop, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Fjällbacka Murders: In the Eye of the Beholder (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Erica's sister Anna is visiting at the same time as the TV program "Antiques cubed" is in town to record at the castle in Fjällbacka. When Anna runs into the TV host for the show, Claes Wager, sparks quickly evolve into a flirt ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, amateur detective, love affair, crimes, family relations, couples, strong female presence, siblings relations, love and romance, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 2K
Traceless (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Étienne Meunier (Benoît Magimel) is a young executive who has everything going for him. His career is skyrocketing and he is about to become #1 at work, he is married to a picture-perfect wife, has a dream home and money. To top it off, he's ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, crimes, promotion, breaking point, dishonesty, life turned upside down, under the surface, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), suffering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 509
Beyond the Sky (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Malboro and Cucu, the starring characters, are two brothers who split after the older one, Malboro, went to prison five years. One day he is set free, willing to return to his life. Cucu is the younger brother, who has become a boxer with possible ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: disorder, family relations, siblings relations, crimes, estrangement, brother brother relationship, male objectification, orphan, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), mirror, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Easy Money III: Life Deluxe (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 127 min.
Story: JW now lives in exile and is more than ever determined to find out what happened to his missing sister Camilla. Every trace leads him to the world of organized crime in Stockholm. Jorge is about to do his last score - the largest robbery in Swedish ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, robbery, murder, revenge, criminal, crimes, working undercover, criminal heroes, missing person, mafia, bandit, criminal gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After taking a bullet to the head, Salander is under close supervision in a hospital and is set to face trial for attempted murder on her eventual release. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and his researchers at Millennium magazine, ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hacker, corruption, court, hospital, journalist, investigation, mystery, crimes, murder, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 503
Dirty Hands (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Towing a submerged torpedo in the wake of their battered fishing boat, a desperate fisherman and a naive kid embark on a journey trafficking millions of dollars worth of cocaine. Shot entirely on location along the Pacific coast of Colombia—in ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, race against time, crime gone awry, escapades, crimes, family relations, disorder, ocean, murder, siblings relations, fisherman, railway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Hypnotist (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a young woman and her parents are murdered by a killer determined to wipe out the entire family, Detective Inspector Joona Linna works with a psychiatrist to hypnotize the son who narrowly escaped death in order to find the one surviving ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hypnosis, hypnotist, witnessing a crime, murder, psychologist, cop witness relations, moral dilemma, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, dishonesty, drug dealing, on the run, crimes, drug abuse, chemistry, farm, forced into action, graphic violence, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, secret, maniac, uncover truth, murder, best friends, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, media, uncover truth, female nudity, minister, investigation, politics, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Playing God (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stripped of his medical license after performing an operation while high on amphetamines, famed LA surgeon Dr Eugene Sands abandons his former life only to find himself crossing paths with Raymond Blossom, an infamous counterfeiter. Employed as a ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, haunted by the past, fbi, mind game, crimes, dishonesty, drug dealing, working undercover, love triangle, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.2
 16K
Pusher III (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In this third installment of the 'Pusher' trilogy, we follow Milo ('Zlatko Buric'), the drug lord from the two first films. He is aging, he is planning his daughter's 25th birthday and his shipment of heroin turns out to be ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, splatter, cult film
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, dark humor, crimes, master criminal, parents and children, family relations, aging, drugs, organized crime, heroin, drug smuggling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen, denmark
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Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, rescue, chase, wilderness, siblings relations, witnessing a crime, crimes, murder, prison, child in peril, family relations, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Marseille (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alex, the son of a gang boss from Marseilles, joins the French Foreign Legion to avoid a hit put out on him by the Corsican Mafia. Four years later, Alex deserts and returns to Marseilles to get back together with Katia, his former girlfriend. But ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: gang, crimes, family relations, parents and children, murder, mafia, father son relationship, lawyer, reprisal, rivalry, gangsters, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 279
Final Sale (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman undergoes an illegal organ transplant only to discover that the young girl who donated the kidney died during the operation. Determined to stop this heinous activity, but torn by the moral dilemma of being saved by it, she fights against her ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: transplant, hospital, police investigation, moral dilemma, black market, couples, crimes, law enforcement, terminal illness, police, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 3K
Stratos (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece, Germany, Cyprus
Duration: 137 min.
Story: At age 19, Stratos committed a crime of passion. He spent half his life in prison, where underground boss Leonidas took him under his wing. One day during a rival gang attack, Leonidas saved his life. Stratos never forgot this. A free man now, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, tunnel, forced into action, save the day, redemption, curse, master criminal, criminal heroes, bakery, weapons, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: life is a bitch, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, haunted by the past, secret past, intrigue, dishonesty, against humanity, crimes, murder, world war two ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Protégé (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Undercover officer Nick had spent the last seven years penetrating into the core of a drug ring working his way up from a street dealer post to the managerial position handling cargo deliveries for Kwan - the biggest player in the local heroin ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: mole, undercover, drug dealing, working undercover, life is a bitch, drug abuse, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, tragic hero, moral dilemma, overdose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
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One on One (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On May 9th, a female high school student was brutally murdered. There are 7 suspects and 7 shadows that terrorize them. Who are they and which one of them is you?
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crimes, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, high school student, terrorist group, investigation, suspect, group of friends, strong violent content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%