Movies and TV shows like Quarry

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Quarry (2016)
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Quarry (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Mac Conway, a Marine who returns home to Memphis from Vietnam in 1972 and finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. As he struggles to cope with his experiences at war, Conway is drawn into a network of killing and corruption that spans the length of the Mississippi River.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, working undercover, assassination, vietnam veteran, haunted by the past, homecoming, corruption, hitman, money, murder, sex scene, blackmail, adaptation, deadly, undercover, soldier, cheating wife, assassin, military, female nudity, criminal, broker, infidelity, unfaithful wife, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, memphis

Most similar movies to Quarry

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, murder, deadly, police investigation and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Quarry: The Outfit (1973), Rogue (2013), Dark Blue (2009), Fatal Vision (1984), Legends (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Outfit (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A two-bit criminal takes on the Mafia to avenge his brother's death. Earl Macklin is a small time criminal who is released from prison after an unsuccessful bank robbery only to discover that a pair of gunmen killed his brother.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, revenge, danger, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, neo noir, bookies, murder, bank robbery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: st. louis missouri
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Rogue (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: "Rogue" revolves around Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, murder, police detective, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, law enforcement, loss of son, crime, crimes, who to trust, torment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
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49%
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Dark Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Blue was an action/drama television series which premiered on TNT on July 15, 2009, at 10 pm. It ended its run on September 15, 2010. The series is set in Los Angeles, California. It revolves around Carter Shaw, the leader of an undercover ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, crime, crimes, coworker, team, right and wrong, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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44%
 7.8
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Fatal Vision (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: A retiree spends nine years relentlessly seeking to prove that his son-in-law, a former Green Beret Army doctor, murdered his pregnant wife and two children
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, pregnancy, courtroom drama, infidelity, law enforcement, investigation, protagonist as suspect, crimes, dedicated lawyer, deadly, legal investigation, crime ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
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32%
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Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division, Martin Odum can transform himself into a different person -- whether it's an assignment as a Serbian extremist, a corrupt Chicago police officer, a British special forces colonel, or a ...
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, working undercover, government agency, undercover, fbi, secret identity, espionage, betrayal, state affairs, mysterious character, dishonesty, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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32%
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Black Work (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Black Work' is the story of Jo Gillespie, a woman who's husband is shot dead in the line of action, in his job as a undercover cop. Jo, a police officer herself soon has to confront issues in her marriage and family life in order to ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, undercover, murder, crime, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, policewoman, female police officer, husband wife relationship, police officer killed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Quirke (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue investigates sudden death victims in the 1950s.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, tense, suspense ...
Plot: pathologist, investigation, murder, mystery, intrigue, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, law enforcement, death, who done it ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: ireland
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31%
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The Preacher (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Different solution new movie ;-) The Preacher tells the story about the rise and fall off a dutch mafiaboss. The movie is based on the story of Klaas Bruinsma.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, controversial ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, betrayal, assassination, deadly, hitman, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gunfight, kickboxing, urban ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: amsterdam, holland
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31%
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The Confession (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
TV show
Story: The Confession is a 10-part web series created by Kiefer Sutherland, written and directed by Brad Mirman, and starring Kiefer Sutherland and John Hurt. It premiered on Hulu on March 28, 2011. Each episode is between five and seven minutes long. It ...
Style: tense, contemplative, twists and turns, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: hitman, confession, priest, church, haunted by the past, christmas, crimes, redemption, religions or cults, victim, regret, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Helter Skelter (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
TV show
Story: The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his "family".
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, hippie, death sentence, legal, deadly, crimes, leadership, crime, dishonesty, rebellion, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Gang Related (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. Detective Ryan Lopez is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. What the world doesn't know is that long before Ryan became a cop, he pledged allegiance to a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, working undercover, law enforcement, crimes, fighting crime, boss, power struggle, criminal, police detective, outlaw, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
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Injustice (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: On the surface William Travers is a picture of success. An accomplished criminal barrister happily living with his wife in rural Suffolk. However, Travers is still recovering from a traumatic series of events that have shaken his belief in the legal ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: courtroom drama, conspiracy, police investigation, lawsuit, murder, courtroom, legal, police brutality, vicious, law enforcement, haunted by the past, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 9.3
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The Wire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between ...
Style: tense, cynical, suspenseful, clever, rough ...
Plot: police detective, drug dealing, police investigation, urban ghetto life, fighting crime, working undercover, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, wiretap, drug lord, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, femme fatale, couples, danger, deadly, husband wife relationship, psychopath, crime, investigation, rivalry, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Night Manager (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 358 min.
TV show
Story: Former British soldier Jonathan Pine navigates the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, arms dealer, undercover, hotel, secret service, crimes, working undercover, spy, stylish, arms dealing, mind game, murder ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, cairo egypt, spain, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Red Widow (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Marta Walraven's mob husband is brutally murdered, she takes on gangsters and the FBI to unveil the truth about his death. As she digs into this dark underworld, she'll test her own strength, relying on her resourcefulness, ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: intrigue, family relations, unlikely criminals, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, parents and children, death of husband, suburbs, drug lord, rivalry, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Starsky and Hutch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Starsky & Hutch is a 1970s American cop thriller television series, which consisted of a 70-minute pilot movie and 92 episodes of 50 minutes each. The show was created by William Blinn, produced by Spelling-Goldberg Productions, and broadcast ...
Style: exciting, rough, semi serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, police detective, undercover, police investigation, partners against crime, buddies, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover, society, unlikely partners, police protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Aquarius (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.
Style: stylized, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, police detective, missing person, police investigation, crimes, murder, hippie, policewoman, nickname, interrogation, police, drugs ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1968 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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25%
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In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, undercover, witnessing a crime, crimes, rivalry, crime gone awry, gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, working undercover, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
To Serve and Protect (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, murder, deadly, crime gone awry, law enforcement, confined, who done it, woman in danger, parents and children, family life, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
In the Heat of the Night (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the Heat of the Night is an American television series based on the motion picture and novel of the same name starring Carroll O'Connor as the white police chief William Gillespie, and Howard Rollins as the African-American police detective ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: police detective, small town, interracial relations, police, partners against crime, reluctant partners, odd couple, crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, white trash, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Bad Banks (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Luxembourg
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Ambitious Jana is confronted with the unscrupulous machinations of the world of finance. Her working life is determined by egotism, the pressure to succeed and machismo. She soon has to decide how far she is prepared to go for her career.
Style: disturbing, exciting, captivating, serious, rough
Plot: job, bank manager, corruption, quitting a job, money, blackmail, fired from the job, coping, scandal, morality, finance, family ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Baretta (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Baretta is an American detective television series which ran on ABC from 1975 to 1978. The show was a milder version of a successful 1973–74 ABC series, Toma, starring Tony Musante as chameleon-like, real-life New Jersey police officer David Toma. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, undercover, tough law enforcer, pets, partners against crime, fighting crime, reluctant partners, law enforcement, drug dealing, police investigation, police station, working undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: bleak, tense, captivating, clever, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crime, serial killer, neo noir, investigation, partners, crimes, partners against crime, murder, uncover truth, murderer ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
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24%
Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, murder mystery, who done it, family in crisis, law enforcement, family problems, uncover truth, investigation, family relations, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Complications (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: John Ellis, a disillusioned suburban ER doctor, who finds his existence transformed when he intervenes in a drive-by shooting, saving a young boy's life and killing one of his attackers. When he learns the boy is still marked for death he finds ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: doctor, emergency, life turned upside down, self discovery, doctors and patients, danger, assassination attempt, suburbs, workplace situations, gang, saving a life, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Exile (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Exile is a British psychological thriller television series dealing with the topic of Alzheimer's disease against a background of corruption. It stars John Simm and Jim Broadbent and was broadcast on BBC One. The series received varyingly ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, homecoming, mental illness, family relations, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, corruption, alzheimer's disease
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Angela's Eyes (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Angela Clinton has the exceptional gift of knowing when someone is lying. She discovered this skill at age 14, when she learned her "average" American parents were actually spies. Attempting to right her parents' wrong, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: female agent, fbi, investigation, undercover, partners, partners against crime, mystery, treason, haunted by the past, crimes, espionage, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Vinyl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1970s New York, Vinyl is a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop. The show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, who is trying to save his company and his ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: music, music business, showbiz, historical character, ambition, blackmail, mafia, disco, drugs/alcohol, rock band, racism, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: new york, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
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Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Ironside is an upcoming American drama television series that is scheduled to premiere in the 2013–14 television season on NBC. It will air on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central, after Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. It is a ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, wheelchair bound, power relations, disability, tough law enforcer, crime, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%