Movies like Complicity 2000

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Complicity (2000)
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Complicity (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Local journalist, Cameron Colley writes articles that are idealistic, from the viewpoint of the underdog. A twisted serial killer seems to have some motives. His brutal murders are also committed on behalf of the underdog. The stories begin to merge and Cameron find himself inextricably and inextricably implicated by the brutal killer. The arms dealer that Cameron plans to expose is found literally 'disarmed' before he can put pen to paper. The brewery chief, loathed by Cameron, who sold up at the expense of his workers, finds himself permanently unemployable. The police are convened of Cameron's guilt and so are half his friends and colleagues. Cameron is forced to employ all his investigative skills to find the real killer and his motive.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: journalism, serial killer, murder, crimes, investigation, betrayal, life is a bitch, infidelity, frame up, legal, political corruption, couples, who done it, dishonesty, media, false accusation, law enforcement, police investigation, gory, deadly, police detective, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, drug abuse, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, dishonesty, investigation, law enforcement and crime mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Complicity: The Innocent Sleep (1996), Resurrection Man (1998), Without Evidence (1995), Hidden Agenda (1990), Under Suspicion (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Innocent Sleep (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Inspired by the 1982 Roberto Calvi Affair in which an Italian banker was found hanging from a bridge across the River Thames, the story follows Alan, a man from Northern England who is homeless after the loss of his wife and job. One night while ...
Style: mind bending, rough, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, murder, witness, reporter, police, amateur detective, false accusation, down on your luck, crimes, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london
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95%
Resurrection Man (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and obtained prestige for himself, while Victor sinks deeper into ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, journalist, protestant, life is a bitch, uncover truth, violence spree, crimes, crime, media, false accusation, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Without Evidence (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It is based on the true story of Michael Francke, who was the Head of Corrections for the state of Oregon before being murdered. Just before his murder, Francke visits his brother and informs him of a drug ring involving his prison colleagues. When ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, police investigation, police detective, investigation, rivalry, obsessive quest, heroes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, political conspiracy, prison ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Hidden Agenda (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In Ireland, American lawyer Ingrid Jessner and her activist partner, Paul Sullivan, struggle to uncover atrocities committed by the British government against the Northern Irish during the "Troubles." But when Sullivan is assassinated in ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: politics, investigation, parade, terrorism, torture, folk, political intrigue, dishonesty, law enforcement, ira, political corruption, assassination ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Under Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the late 1950s, British police officer Tony Aaron resigns from the force after sleeping with Hazel, wife of the man whose house he was supposed to guard. In his new job as a fake private investigator, he helps couples get divorces by ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: private detective, adultery, murder, divorce, investigation, police investigation, vengeance, law enforcement, uncover truth, who done it, betrayal, false accusation ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959
Place: england, brighton, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Extramarital (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring writer gets involved in the investigation of her best friend after she is killed while having an affair.
Style: sexual, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: investigation, infidelity, journalism, murder, mystery, couples, love affair, dishonesty, deadly, love triangle, media, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Confession (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small Catholic boarding school an unspeakable act has been committed. When High School student, Luther Scott, confesses to Father Michael Kelly, Kelly is bound silent to the particulars of a grisly murder. Now, framed guilty by the desperate ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, catholic, investigation, frame up, crimes, who done it, life is a bitch, mystery, rivalry, school, religions or cults, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
My Daughter's Keeper (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An American writer in England takes his children and a newly hired nanny on a trip to South Africa while his wife, a reporter, is on assignment. He has an affair with the nanny, but when he refuses to leave his wife for her, the nanny gets her ...
Style: psychological, sexual, sexy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, obsession, investigation, kidnapping, infidelity, psychopath, nanny, couples, family problems, deadly, dishonesty, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: realistic, sexual, psychological, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, small town life, voyeurism, obsession, small town, femme fatale, crumbling marriage, who done it, journalism, love affair, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: An account of early 1970s social activist Ira Einhorn, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend and then fled the country.
Style: realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, fugitives, uncover truth, celebrity culture, crime, life is a bitch, manipulations, domestic disturbance, obsessive quest, crimes, destructive relationship, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: frame up, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, crime, confined, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, crimes, computers and web, bribery, mentally challenged, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: false accusation, estate, journalism, media, police investigation, deadly, dishonesty, multiple suspects, law enforcement, murder, investigation, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Woman of Desire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A yacht captain, Jack Lynch, is accused of murdering his boss and raping the victim's wife, Christina Ford. Nothing is how it first appears. Jack seeks the help of veteran attorney Walter J. Hill to help prove his innocence.
Style: sexual, erotic, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, twins, femme fatale, yacht, courtroom drama, resort, rivalry, island, danger, dangerous attraction, mystery, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Bound by Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detecive Max Garrett is assigned to protect the sultry photographer Laura Cross from a ruthless killer, he has no idea what he's in for. The more involved Garrett gets in the case, the more attracted he is to Cross, but as they get closer, ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, sexual
Plot: photographer, bodyguard, dangerous attraction, murder, betrayal, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, police investigation, serial killer, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 587
Iron Maze (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Corinth, a dying town 15 miles from Pittsburg: One evening, a Japanese businessman, who wanted to tear down the closed iron mills to build an amusement park, is found half dead in his mill. Bellboy Barry admits to have done it - in self defense. ...
Style: psychological, sexual, mind bending, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crime, protagonist as suspect, crimes, workplace situations, love and romance, life is a bitch, couples, track down, dishonesty, blind ambition, police investigation, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 570
Tick Tock (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stunning trophy wife Rachel Avery is stuck in a cold, loveless marriage with her millionaire husband, Holden. So when Holden goes away on a trip, Rachel hooks up with her close friend Carla, and the two hatch a plan to murder Holden and collect on ...
Style: rough, mind bending, sexual, sexy, tense ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, blackmail, sex, dishonesty, deadly, femme fatale, infidelity, legal, law enforcement, power relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Johnny Skidmarks (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Johnny Scardino is working for blackmailers, photographing wealthy guys in seedy motels. One such assignment turns the wrong way and blackmailers die one by one. Is Johnny the next on the list?
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, investigation, dead woman, car accident, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, legal investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty, journalism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Good Shepherd (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: CHRISTIAN SLATER plays a worldly and urbane priest who is forced to challenge his comfortable existence as an ecclesiastical spin-doctor when he comes to believe in the innocence of a young priest accused of murder. His only ally, a journalist, is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: church, murder, false accusation, priest, courtroom drama, uncover truth, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, clergy, rebellion, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Illegal in Blue (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A cop taking personal leave after he witnesses money stolen from the police property room becomes involved with a beautiful singer who may have killed her husband.
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fall in love, police corruption, who done it, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, femme fatale, police investigation, dishonesty, crimes, workplace situations, witnessing a crime, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, uncover truth, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, prostitute, journalism, media, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dean Cain portrays Scott Peterson, the California man accused of murdering his 8 month pregnant wife, Laci. Based on a true story.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense ...
Plot: pregnancy, murder, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation, crime, crimes, mysterious character, uncover truth, couple relations, who done it, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Dead Connection (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just ...
Style: mind bending, sexual, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, police, danger, woman in danger, phone sex, crimes, life is a bitch, mystery, alcohol abuse, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Show of Force (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this thriller, television reporter Kate Ryan de Meléndez investigates the death of two radical Puerto Rican activists, whom she begins to believe may have been framed and murdered by undercover American agents.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: political conspiracy, deadly, dishonesty, danger, state affairs, uncover truth, law enforcement, investigation, murder, journalism, media, assassination ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From 1979 to 1981, 29 African-American males, mostly children, were either missing or found murdered in metro Atlanta. The cases plagued the city until 1982, when Wayne Wiiliams was convicted of the murders of two adult men. Authorities then ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, sincere, serious ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, murder, partners, psychopath, legal, life is a bitch, uncover truth, crime, crimes, deadly, manhunt ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Murder in Greenwich (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of Martha Moxley, 15 year old girl murdered in Greenwich in the 1970's, her murder going unsolved for 25 years.
Style: talky, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, investigation, tragic hero, amateur detective, siblings relations, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, life is a bitch, crimes, who done it, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, self defense, investigation, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, dangerous attraction, crimes, who done it, life is a bitch, crime, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Paper Mask (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A lowly hospital orderly impersonates a recently deceased doctor and goes to work in the busy ER of a small hospital where he meets and befriends a nurse who slowly figures out his secret and helps him maintain his charade.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: hospital, danger, doctors and patients, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, crimes, who done it, woman in danger, investigation, mind game ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal ...
Style: realistic, biting, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, infidelity, vengeance, rivalry, crime, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, crimes, suburban life, betrayal, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.2
 563
Rough Draft (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the killer's motives and handiwork as a possessed detective ...
Style: psychological, rough, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: transvestism, stalking, serial killer, murder, criminal's revenge, mind game, amateur detective, crimes, who done it, dishonesty, deadly, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Portraits of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An attorney takes the lawyer/client relationship too seriously. She ends up falling for her client, a very charming photographer who has been charged with a multiple murder. She wants to believe he is innocent but she cannot deny her suspicions.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, dangerous attraction, who done it, law enforcement, strong sexual content, deadly, dishonesty, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%