Movies like Ashes of Paradise

If you like "Ashes of Paradise" you are looking for suspenseful, psychological and rough movies about / with politics, murder, political corruption, intrigue, suicide, judge and suspicion themes of Crime, Drama and Mystery genre shot in Argentina.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Ashes of Paradise (1997)
 7.5
 2K
Ashes of Paradise (1997)
Original name: Cenizas del paraíso
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who is determined to discover the truth.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, murder, political corruption, intrigue, suicide, judge, suspicion, revenge, multiple perspectives, crimes, vengeance, family relations, parents and children, crime, legal investigation, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, siblings relations, state affairs, sibling relationship, investigation, death, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america

Movie in categories

politics movies
3373
murder movies
18445
intrigue movies
1213
argentina movies
359
suicide movies
4576
judge movies
1208
suspicion movies
1396

Most similar movies to Ashes of Paradise

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, mystery, dishonesty and crime mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Ashes of Paradise: Wild Horses (1995), What the Eye Doesn't See (2003), The General's Daughter (1999), The Widows of Thursdays (2009), The Man on the Balcony (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 2K
Wild Horses (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Still Breathing and theft in a financial, Joseph (Hector Alterio), an old anarchist, and a young employee, Pedro (Leonardo Sbaraglia) live for four days violent and compassionate alternatives in their desperate flight from the Patagonia Argentina. ...
Style: road movie, realistic, semi serious, humorous, wild
Plot: chase, on the road, bank, hostage, on the run, unlikely criminals, partners, crime, hostages, crime gone awry, chases and races, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
What the Eye Doesn't See (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Through out six different and yet parallel stories that take place during the corrupted goverment during the 90s in Peru, Lombardi tells the moral decomposition that ran through all classes and generations of the peruvian society.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: politics, crimes, state affairs, society, dishonesty, political corruption, murder, political unrest, deadly, government, manipulation, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The General's Daughter (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: army investigation, murder, conspiracy, betrayal, military life, fighting the system, father daughter relationship, politics, mystery, military, reluctant partners, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Widows of Thursdays (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The closed community of "Altos de la Cascada", a private neighborhood of high-priced houses, is moved by the discovery of three corpses that appear floating in a pool and rushes to frame it as an accident. It is the starting point so that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: murder, lifestyle, deadly, cunnilingus, widow, marriage, swimming pool, economic crisis, tennis, investigation, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
The Man on the Balcony (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial-killer attacks and murders young girls in the parks of Stockholm. The police have trouble finding any evidence to find the killer. But when a newsstand is robbed in one of the parks while the murderer strikes again, police inspector Martin ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: child murder investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, murder, child murder, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, vigilante ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Illustrious Corpses (1976)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian Communist Party. (IMDb)
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, murder, police investigation, politics, life is a bitch, state affairs, dishonesty, mystery, deadly, political conspiracy, uncover truth, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 3K
The Badge (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sheriff begins an investigation into the death of a local transsexual after hearing that high ranking politicians may have been involved. Although he is homophobic, his investigation causes him to be rejected by others, forcing him to seek help ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric, neo noir
Plot: transsexual, murder, uncover truth, political corruption, dishonesty, politics, investigation, fighting the system, mystery, small town, introspection, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 1K
Rollover (1981)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An Arab oil organization devises a plan to wreck the world economy in order to cause anarchy and chaos.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious, political thriller
Plot: conspiracy, murder, politics, arab, dishonesty, deadly, government agency, investigation, crimes, state affairs, stock broker, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, new york, manhattan new york city, spain, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
crimes movies
14253
vengeance movies
10601
rough movies
8233
90s movies
90s
6381
 4.0
 321
Posers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Four Hardcore party posers are suddenly facing an unknown killer when one of them disappears.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, friendship, femme fatale, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, female killer, suspicion, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
 214
Bird of Prey (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As a boy, Dominik watched an American crime boss murder his father, a police officer fighting corruption in Sofia, Bulgaria. Years later, he attempts to avenge his father's death but is imprisoned for 15 years for attempted murder. In prison, ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, prison, kidnapping, criminal heroes, clergy, politics, crimes, arms dealing, rivalry, deadly, intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 113
Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, crimes, deadly, intrigue, rivalry, righting the wronged, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, neo noir, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, political corruption, police, crimes, mystery, partners against crime, dishonesty, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, mind game, mysterious character, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, mystery, single parent, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 593
State Affairs (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A plane explodes above the Gulf of Guinea. An escort girl is murdered in a Parisian park. Thousands of miles separate these two events, and yet Nora Chahyd, believes there's a connection between them, much to his superiors chagrin. As Nora ...
Style: political thriller, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: undercover, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, betrayal, politics, dishonesty, hitman, police detective, murder, political corruption, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 5K
Archangel (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in contemporary Moscow and the frozen northern town of Archangel, the drama revisits the stark landscape of Communist Russia and takes place over four days in the life of academic Fluke Kelso. His fateful meeting with a former Stalinist ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: murder, prostitute, investigation, uncover truth, obsession, missing person, soldier, mystery, intrigue, state affairs, politics, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 1953
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 30K
Murder at 1600 (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A secretary is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from the Secret Service, Regis partners with agent Nina Chance. As political ...
Style: political thriller, suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: secret service, politics, conspiracy, white house, investigation, murder, crimes, crime, love affair, deadly, state affairs, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Star Chamber (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Disgusted with criminals escaping the judicial system via technicalities, an idealistic young judge investigates an alternative method for punishing the guilty.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, vigilantism, judge, crimes, crime, murder, idealism, vengeance, political corruption, conspiracy, secret society, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 4K
Rear Window (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, who done it, uncover truth, psychopath, mind game, crimes, manipulation, amateur detective, manipulations, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
Shadows in the Palace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film is set amongst a group of gungnyeo, or palace women in Korea during the time of the Joseon dynasty, and is primarily about the hidden dynamics that unfold between them. Sworn into secrecy, submission, and celibacy, the women of the palace ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: uncover truth, amateur detective, mystery, investigation, crimes, deadly, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, who done it, murder, politics ...
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The White Lioness (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Cape Town, a police inspector named September color discovers that the dreaded Mabasha, hired murderer, is in talks with a right-wing organization. In Skåne, southwest of Sweden, is given to the real estate agent Louise Åkerblom by missing and ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, graphic violence, dishonesty, crime, intrigue, political conspiracy, political corruption, who done it, terrorism, fish out of water, police corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south africa, africa, russia, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, sketch artist, mystery, crimes, false accusation, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, female star appears nude, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, deadly, investigation, crime, arms dealing, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, medical, police, shot in the head, police procedural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.9
 1K
Epitafios (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Epitafios is a 2004 13-episode, Argentinian crime fiction TV mini-series with the tagline: El Final Está Escrito ... The End Is Written. The series, which takes place in an unnamed South American city, was shot in Buenos Aires. The series was ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, slasher, realistic ...
Plot: psychologist, serial killer, murder, police, mystery, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, deadly, crimes, vengeance, danger, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 6K
Burnt Money (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Argentina in 1965, the story follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of crime history. After a large-scale hold-up that turns ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, intense, touching ...
Plot: gay, betrayal, heist, couples, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, gays and lesbians, deadly, gay erotica, chase, couple relations ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 90s, year 1965, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, uruguay, buenos aires argentina, brazil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.3
 308
Cause of Death (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A deputy-district attorney, assigned to investigate the murder of the mayor's cousin, finds himself falling for the victim's wife.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, political corruption, dangerous attraction, love affair, who done it, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, danger, femme fatale, murder investigation, trial ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, riddles and clues, mystery, serial killer, investigation, danger, chases and races, crimes, crime, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 810
Pavement (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samuel Browne is a tracker in Alaska. When his sister meets a grisly death in San Francisco, he goes there to hunt her killer. As more murders occur, police investigator Buckley Clarke reluctantly joins forces with Sam. The brass are convinced this ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, serial killer, police investigation, obsessive quest, deadly, vengeance, law enforcement, animal life, amateur detective, mystery, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, san francisco, alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Manuscripts Don't Burn (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Khosrow and Morteza set out on a mission to kill someone. The assassination ought to be arranged as a suicide. At the last minute however, they are obliged to change their initial plans…
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: assassination, murder, politics, moral dilemma, political conspiracy, kidnapping, political corruption, crimes, mission gone awry, dishonesty, frame up, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A House in the Hills (1993)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An aspiring actress gets a housesitting job and finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with a deadly ex-con.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, revenge, cons and scams, heist, rivalry, investigation, crimes, stalking, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, crime, murder, political corruption, politics, crimes, fighting the system, supreme court, woman in danger, professor, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%