Movies like 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, suspenseful, realistic, 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, scotsman, vigilantism ...
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 crimes, murder, deadly, investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement and crime mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Complicity: Resurrection Man (1998), Hidden Agenda (1990), The Innocent Sleep (1996), Extramarital (1998), Without Evidence (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, 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
⇓ 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: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, 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 ⇓
90%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: police, witness, reporter, 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 ⇓
89%
 4.3
 365
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: serious, suspenseful, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, courtroom, investigation, crime, legal investigation, prison, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual, scary ...
Plot: nanny, investigation, obsession, infidelity, kidnapping, murder, psychopath, crimes, deadly, couples, journalism, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.8
 433
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 ⇓
59%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, psychopath, crimes, deadly, crime, law enforcement, athlete's life, mystery, chase, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, 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 ⇓
51%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, small town life, dedicated lawyer, femme fatale, small town, extramarital affair, reporter, discovery, crumbling marriage, crime, dangerous attraction, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Slap the Monster on Page One (1972)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 1972, Milano. We are just a few days before the general elections. The daughter of a well-known professor is found dead. Mr Bizanti editor in chief of newspaper "Il Giornale", in agreement with its owner Mr. Montelli, decides to charge of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: journalism, politics, murder, manipulations, college, mystery, false accusation, political unrest, media, rebellion, society, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, fighting the system, crime, police investigation, activist, disappearance, abuse, girlfriend, amateur detective, fugitives, protagonist as suspect, death row ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 581
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, realistic, sexual, mind bending ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, theme park, obsession, love triangle, crime, murder, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.9
 953
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: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, journalism, terrorism, uncover truth, ship, ocean or sea, deadly, dishonesty, state affairs, espionage, price of justice, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s
Place: estonia, europe, russia, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After 6 years of brutal murders the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of terror upon the citizens of Yorkshire, but things become more difficult for the ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, murder, crime, police investigation, uncover truth, neo noir, mystery, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: yorkshire, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 18K
Nightwatch (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
40%
Die, Beautiful Marianne (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their parents divorce, one daughter lives with her mother in England while the other lives with her father in Portugal. After the untimely death of her mother, the one daughter stands to inherit a large sum of money and also a number of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: murder, bikini, on the run, gory, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, crime, bank, legal investigation, nightclub, mind game, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s
Place: portugal, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, prostitute, jack the ripper, maniac, slasher, investigation, psychopath, police investigation, gory, crime, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, tense ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, investigation, crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, death row, courtroom drama, false accusation, frame up, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, courtroom drama, priest, false accusation, amateur detective, crime, clergy, sexual abuse, protagonist as suspect, investigation, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: investigation, murder, betrayal, crimes, crime, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, dancer's life, serial killer, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 280
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Plot: murder, police, hit and run, obsession, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, jealousy, british, investigation, life turned upside down, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.8
 520
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, 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 ⇓
37%
 5.1
 619
Water's Edge (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Robert wanted an escape from the big city. He thought a small town by the water's edge would give him a new start. He couldn't have been more wrong. This little town has dirty secrets, and Robert just found the worst of them...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, surprise ending
Plot: femme fatale, small town, protagonist as suspect, crime, urban, betrayal, investigation, uncover truth, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal action, race against time, murder, who done it, righting the wronged, chases and races, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.2
 554
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, realistic, scary, 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 ⇓
35%
 5.3
 2K
True Crime (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines (hence the title of the movie), which inspire her to do her own detective work. When she starts snooping ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, police corruption, amateur detective, female detective, child murder, mystery, psychopath, danger, crime, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, investigation, crimes, crime, deadly, prostitute, journalism, uncover truth, police investigation, law enforcement, media, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 7K
The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, drugs/alcohol, small town, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, murder, riddles and clues, religions or cults, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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