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: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: journalism, serial killer, murder, gory, protagonist as suspect, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, false accusation, frame up, political corruption, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, media, betrayal, infidelity, legal, couples, police detective, drug abuse, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, dishonesty, investigation, law enforcement and crime mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Complicity: The Innocent Sleep (1996), Hidden Agenda (1990), Resurrection Man (1998), Without Evidence (1995), Extramarital (1998). 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: reporter, police, witness, murder, chase, crime, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, homeless, witnessing a crime, legal investigation, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: politics, parade, terrorism, torture, investigation, folk, dedicated lawyer, assassination, cover-up, uncover truth, political corruption, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, england, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, journalist, protestant, crime, investigation, journalism, uncover truth, violence spree, false accusation, psychopath, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, courtroom, investigation, crime, legal investigation, prison, uncover truth, false accusation, political conspiracy, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual, tense
Plot: investigation, journalism, infidelity, murder, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, mystery, dangerous attraction, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexual, scary ...
Plot: nanny, investigation, obsession, infidelity, kidnapping, murder, psychopath, crimes, deadly, couples, journalism, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, clergy, school, serial killer, investigation, mystery, police investigation, moral dilemma, sexual abuse, courtroom drama, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: suspenseful, serious, sexual, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, theme park, obsession, love triangle, murder, crime, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, tense ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, investigation, crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, death row, false accusation, frame up, murder, who done it, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexual, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, small town life, dedicated lawyer, small town, femme fatale, discovery, extramarital affair, reporter, crime, crumbling marriage, dangerous attraction, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, fighting the system, crime, police investigation, girlfriend, disappearance, abuse, activist, amateur detective, fugitives, protagonist as suspect, death row ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, psychopath, crimes, deadly, crime, law enforcement, athlete's life, mystery, chase, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
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, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, crimes, estate, deadly, journalism, false accusation, who done it, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual, tense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, yacht, courtroom drama, twins, island, dedicated lawyer, mystery, resort, sex, protagonist as suspect, legal action ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, suspenseful, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, adultery, hotel room, divorce, murder, femme fatale, crime, protagonist as suspect, hotel, mystery, serial killer ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959
Place: brighton, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: suspenseful, serious, sexual, realistic, tense
Plot: bodyguard, photographer, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, crime, romance, killer, case, investigation, legal investigation, mystery, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Infiltrator (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Infiltrator is an American film about an Israeli freelance journalist who travels to Germany circa the early 1990's and uncovers a story about a dangerously pervasive underground Neo-Nazi faction, who are intent to bring Nazism back to the ...
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalism, racism, undercover, uncover truth, genocide, working undercover, campaign, against humanity, media, society, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: church, murder, priest, false accusation, courtroom drama, amateur detective, clergy, crime, sexual abuse, protagonist as suspect, investigation, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, serious, erotic, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, blackmail, sex, betrayal, crime, legal investigation, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, femme fatale, private detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, murder, prostitute, maniac, police investigation, psychopath, gory, crime, who done it, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: dead woman, car accident, investigation, murder, amateur detective, mystery, private detective, protagonist as suspect, crime gone awry, legal investigation, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: hospital, hidden identity, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, investigation, mind game, race against time, dangerous attraction, doctors and patients, murder, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, stalking, murder, transvestism, police investigation, amateur detective, crime, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, investigation, journalism, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, investigation, crime, crimes, deadly, prostitute, journalism, uncover truth, police investigation, law enforcement, media, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Baltic Storm (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A journalist from Berlin, Germany, and a Swedish lawyer discover the truth behind the sinking of the "MS Estonia" in 1994, where more than 850 people drowned.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, journalism, terrorism, ship, uncover truth, ocean or sea, deadly, dishonesty, state affairs, espionage, price of justice, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s
Place: estonia, europe, russia, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 282
Dark Obsession (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hugo Buckton seems to have it all: He is apparently rich and has a beautiful wife and a doting son. In actuality, though, Hugo is having money problems and is paranoid that his wife is cheating on him. After a boozy night at a party, Hugo hits and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: murder, police, hit and run, drugs/alcohol, obsession, strong sexual content, jealousy, british, investigation, life turned upside down, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Criminal Passion (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A homicide detective begins a torrid affair with a senator's son who is a suspect in a series of grisly murders.
Style: sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: investigation, murder, betrayal, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, dancer's life, serial killer, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, biting
Plot: murder, suburbs, crime, couples, battle of the sexes, betrayal, crumbling marriage, vengeance, infidelity, social decay, suburban life, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, emotional, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, legal investigation, crime, uncover truth, courtroom drama, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 340
The Criminal (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jasper Rawlins, a none-too-successful musician, finds himself chatting with a beautiful woman at his neighborhood bar. She goes home with him, direct and frank in answer to his nervousness. During the night, someone breaks into his flat and cuts her ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: false accusation, murder, investigation, faked death, protagonist as suspect, crime, uncover truth, mystery, frame up, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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