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Small Town Murder Songs (2010)
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Small Town Murder Songs (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Walter is the chief of police in a small Ontario town that has its first murder victim, an attractive young woman who is found naked on the shores of the nearby lake. The woman isn't local and while the Ontario Provincial Police have taken the lead in the investigation, Walter assists where he can. The town is mostly a close-knit Mennonite community and Walter has recently returned to his church. He is also trying to deal with his own temper that led to a violent incident some months before. As the young woman is identified, it becomes apparent that Walter's former love interest may be lying.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, gothic, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, murder, redemption, small town, haunted by the past, crimes, social relations, police detective, sect, ex lover, introspection, suspect, devastation, rape and murder, law enforcement, small town life, religions or cults, missing child, mother daughter conflict, murderer, sex, dog, biker, police officer, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ontario canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, police investigation, law enforcement, investigation and police officer mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Small Town Murder Songs: Stolen (2009), Brother's Keeper (2002), The Merry Gentleman (2008), The Offence (1973), As Blood Runs Deep (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stolen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective becomes obsessed with solving a child's 50-year-old murder, uncovering striking similarities between the case and his son's disappearance.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, missing child, life is a bitch, loss of child, uncover truth, haunted by the past, dead child, law enforcement, dealing with death, crimes, interrogation, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 50s
Place: usa
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Brother's Keeper (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The FBI sought the help of Lucinda Pond (Jeanne Tripplehorn), a former agent of the body, to try to locate the author of a series of murders that allegedly may have committed his brother. Lucinda, who left the police years ago, decides to help ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portland oregon
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57%
The Merry Gentleman (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A woman who leaves an abusive relationship to begin a new life in a new city, where she forms an unlikely and ironic relationship with a suicidal hit man (unbeknownst to her). Enter a worn, alcoholic detective to form the third party in a very ...
Style: serious, disturbing, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, hopes, starting over, haunted by the past, police investigation, crimes, redemption, murder, suicidal thoughts, christmas, assassin, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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55%
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The Offence (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A burned-out British police detective finally snaps while interrogating a suspected child molester.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, manhunt, fighting the system, murder, police brutality, interrogation, mental breakdown, child molester, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, britain
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54%
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As Blood Runs Deep (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Small-town detective Noah Cordin is called to solve a juvenile homicide that occurred during a home burglary in his affluent town of Hilliard. The dead boy's mother, Allison Connor, is a member of the Meskada County Board of Commissioners, and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, working class, small town, social differences, investigation, friend, dead boy, burglar, crime scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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50%
 4.5
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The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, haunted by the past, vengeance, investigation, serial killer, psychopath, who done it, vigilantism, murder, law enforcement, track down, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
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50%
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One Way Out (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Harry Woltz is a homicide cop with a gambling problem; a problem that leaves him owing a great deal of money to the Russell brothers. To clear the debt they ask him to train John Farrow to murder his wife, Evans, without leaving the usual clues or ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, addiction, murder, gambling, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, gambling debt, sex, siblings relations, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
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50%
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Zulu (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, South Africa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As a child, Ali Neuman narrowly escaped being murdered by Inkhata, a militant political party at war with Nelson Mandela's African National Congress. Only he and his mother survived the carnage of those years. But as with many survivors, the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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A Single Shot (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, bleak ...
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The Detective 2 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
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The Silence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, emotional, bleak ...
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37%
 7.3
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Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, tense, twists and turns, macabre, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, split personality, crimes, businessman, police detective, murder, double life, secret, maniac, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
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37%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
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Style: tense, psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 103 min.
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Perfect Sisters (2014)
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Unlawful Entry (1992)
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34%
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The Riverman (2004)
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34%
The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, rough, bleak ...
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34%
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The Five of Us (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, disturbing, touching ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Killer Inside Me (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: disturbing, rough, neo noir, psychological, bleak ...
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32%
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The Captive (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, non-linear ...
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31%
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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 ...
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31%
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Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: tense, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious
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The Hours of the Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, murder, crimes, family life, social relations, family relations, small town, store, small town life, insanity, mental breakdown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
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30%
Terribly Happy (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Robert Hansen, 34, a young police officer from Copenhagen, is transferred against his will to the small town of Skarrild in Southern Jutland as a substitute Marshall. The transfer is Robert’s chance to start over. Whether he is allowed to return ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
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The Lookout (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: usa, kansas, kansas city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Winter of Frozen Dreams (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Barbara Hoffman is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling has to do is prove it.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
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Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7K
Jindabyne (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Stewart Kane, an Irishman living in the Australian town of Jindabyne, is on a fishing trip in isolated hill country with three other men when they discover the body of a murdered girl in the river. Rather than return to the town immediately, they ...
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
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