Movies like The Sovereign

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The Sovereign (2008)
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The Sovereign (2008)
Original name: Тот, кто гасит свет
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For two months a serial killer has been terrorizing the city of St. Petersburg. Every Wednesday a girl between 9 and 12 years old is the victim. The brutality of the maniac plunges city residents into horror. Parents are afraid of leaving their children alone on the street. The press reinforces the atmosphere of fear and hysteria.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, investigation, obsession, whodunit, murder, death, homicide detective, murder investigation, murderer, crime investigation, serial murder, killing spree, killings, homicidal maniac, mass murder, psycho killer, sacrifice, suburbs, child murder, maniac

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Most similar movies to The Sovereign

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, captivating, tense and disturbing films with plots about murderer, murder, serial killer, investigation, murder investigation, killings and killing spree mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Sovereign: Chikatilo (2021), The Red Spider (2015), Method (2015), Run (2020), Happy Face Killer (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chikatilo (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The history of the hunt for the worst serial killer in the USSR
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: sadistic psychopath, serial killer, serial murder, maniac, sex maniac, murder of a woman, pedophile, homicidal maniac, murder investigation, cannibalism, cruelty, brutality ...
Place: ussr
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100%
The Red Spider (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karol, an ordinary young man, runs into a much older man, whom he believes to be a Red Spider, the terrifying serial killer, prowling the streets of Cracow in 1960s. Karol becomes obsessed with the man and spies on him.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: serial killer, murderer, legend, serial murder, murder, death, killing spree, love interest, homicidal maniac, urban legend, unfulfilled love, psycho killer ...
Place: poland
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100%
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Method (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is ...
Style: psychological, suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mental illness, haunted by the past, twists and turns, murder, psychosis, crimes, human nature, uncover truth, brutality, good versus evil ...
Time: year 2015
Place: russia
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88%
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Run (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sergey is a Russian athletics champion whose career is destroyed in a moment by a car accident. Then he discovers that while his injuries have diminished his athletic abilities, they have also given him paranormal abilities to see the past, when ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: murder investigation, investigation, runner, uncover truth, flash forward, crime solving, killings, homicidal maniac, supernatural power, serial murder, murderer, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Happy Face Killer (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Serial killer Keith Jesperson murders at least eight women over a five-year span and taunts authorities with disturbing letters and scribbled confessions signed with a happy face.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: serial killer, murder, lifetime, taunting, murderer, serial murder, homicidal maniac, police investigation, criminal, investigation, murder investigation, killing spree ...
Place: oregon
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82%
Awakening the Zodiac (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story follows a down-on-their-luck couple who discovers a serial killer's film reels. They decide to take the law into their own hands, risking everything for the chance at a $100,000 reward. It isn't long until they find themselves in ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, reward, uncover truth, killing spree, psycho killer, murder mystery, homicidal maniac, crimes, police, murder, mystery, murder investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Mantis (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Jeanne Deber, known as "La Mante", the famous serial murderer who terrorized France more than 20 years ago, is forced by the police to come out of isolation to track down her copycat. She agrees to collaborate on one condition: to have ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, dark, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, killings, investigation, haunted by the past, maniac, police, track down, strong female character, whodunit, murder mystery, tv show ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former cop looks back on the case which left him disabled and forced him to quit the force.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, intense
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, police, serial killer, murder investigation, constable, police officer, crime solving, murderer, unsolved crime, homicide detective, uncover truth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: FBI Agent Karl Helter and his partner Rebecca Lombardo are very close to busting a sex-trafficking ring. When they realize their investigation has crossed the path of a brutal serial killer, they team up with a Texas Ranger to put an end to the ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, maniac, human trafficking, murder, slave trade, saving a life, federal agent, investigation, unsolved crime, rescue mission, crimes, crime investigation ...
Time: year 2004
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ragdoll (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Detectives look to untangle the case of the Ragdoll Killer, who has killed six people and sewn their bodies into the shape of one grotesque body nicknamed the Ragdoll.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, killing spree, murder investigation, police detective, homicidal maniac, uncover truth, investigation, murder, sleuth, cold case, murderer, forensics ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Control (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The once unconditional friendship between police officers Vincke and Verstuyft hits a very rough patch when they come up against a series of gruesome murders. Complicating matters even further, a survivor of the killer drives a wedge between them ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, homicide detective, murder, crime investigation, murder investigation, serial murder, homicidal maniac, killings, investigation, uncover truth, forensics, partners against crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Chestnut Man (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is found brutally murdered in a Copenhagen playground. Above her hangs a small doll made of chestnuts. Adapted from the acclaimed novel.
Style: enigmatic, brutal, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, murderer, serial killer, murder investigation, forest, female detective, police, missing person, sleuth, serial murder, investigation, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Silent Hours (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Private detective John Duval, an ex-lieutenant commander in the Royal Navy and Naval Intelligence, finds himself the prime suspect in a police hunt for a sexual killer when three women are brutally murdered.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, homicidal maniac, private detective, murder investigation, protagonist as suspect, murder mystery, murderer, suspicion of murder, murder suspect, murder, investigation, crime solving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Missing You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A girl who lost her father to a serial killer, a detective and a killer are intertwined in a chaotic relationship and are met with an unprecedented series of events.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: serial killer, crimes, revenge, murderer, killings, vengeance, homicidal maniac, homicide detective, serial murder, killing spree, sleuth, criminal's revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 4K
Manmadhan (2004)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Manmadhan movie revoles around Two brothers look a same (Silambarasan) who is the younger one is a play boy who enjoys his leisure time partying with girls, while the older Simbu is a calm type. But he has another face. A psychotic.Problems starts ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating, erotic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, crimes of passion, murder investigation, serial murder, murderer, secret revealed, male female relationship, homicidal maniac, killing spree, cold case ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Bundy and the Green River Killer (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A police detective consults with incarcerated serial killer Ted Bundy to help him catch The Green River Killer. Based on terrifying true life elements which inspired Silence of the Lambs. In 1984, police in Washington State are investigating a spate ...
Style: suspense, atmospheric, psychological, clever, captivating ...
Plot: maniac, serial killer, fbi, murderer, true crime, investigation, mind game, human monster, crimes, manipulation, murder mystery, murder investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Marnow Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The city of Schwerin is melting – it is the hottest summer in years. Detectives Lona Mendt and Frank Elling are on the trail of a serial murderer, who seems to choose his victims randomly. But nothing is as it seems. The detectives have apparently ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, enigmatic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, killing spree, murder mystery, investigation, partners against crime, forensics, killings, homicide detective, homicidal maniac, mysterious villain, teamwork ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jack the Ripper: The London Slasher (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A serial killer walks the streets of Whitechapel, London, attacking and killing women, which later came to be known as the 'Whitechapel murders' stretching from 3 April 1888 to 13 February 1891 included in the London Metropolitan Police ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, homicidal maniac, woman in danger, serial murder, police investigation, murder investigation, psycho killer, murderer, sleuth, homicide detective, killing spree, investigation ...
Time: victorian era
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Nobody Knows (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Choi Su Jung, a 16-year-old high school student, is brutally murdered by a serial killer. Her friend Young Jin gets to take a phone call from the killer and says that she’ll find and kill him. Over two decades later, Young Jin has become a police ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, surprise ending, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, revenge, investigation, police, murder investigation, murder mystery, cruelty, surveillance, homicide detective, serial murder, murderer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Night Stalker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.
Style: psychological, rough, slasher, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, rape, death, crimes, murderer, rapist, serial murder, lifetime, brutality, maniac ...
Time: year 1980
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bordertown: The Mural Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mural painted with blood is found on the wall of Pasila train station, which depicts Finland's best-known serial killer Lasse Maasalo. The text in the mural, “Making the world a better place”, is linked to a voting circulating in social ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, killer, investigation, murderer, murder investigation, lynching, mentally unstable, murder, killings, murder mystery, police detective, mysterious villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in a gritty and decadent 1970s America, American Boogeyman follows the elusive and charming killer and the manhunt that brought him to justice involving the detective and the FBI rookie who coined the phrase ‘serial killer’.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, investigation, murder, murderer, serial murder, uncover truth, fbi investigation, killings, crime solving, homicidal maniac, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Anjaam Pathiraa (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A psychologist with a keen interest in criminology gets entangled in a tough serial killer case which the police find hard to crack.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: investigation, police, police officer killed, murder mystery, partners against crime, serial murder, murder investigation, police detective, forensics, police station, teamwork, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Forensic (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A forensic analyst and an investigation officer are on a chase to hunt down a gruesome serial killer and crack one of the most famous cold cases in the history of their departments.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime investigation, cold case, serial killer, evidence, medical examiner, forensics, murder, killer child, medical examination, fighting crime, murder investigation, homicidal maniac ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Deal (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop catches a serial killer who murdered his sister but never finds her body. The lack of closure torments him and drives his brother-in-law insane, who makes a deal with the mafia for revenge.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing
Plot: serial killer, revenge, crimes, murderer, forensics, police detective, serial murder, criminal, killing spree, criminal's revenge, murder, partners in crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Crystal City (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Investigator Sergei Smirnov, must return to the city of his childhood to investigate some high-profile murders. In Crystal city, there is a maniacal pedophile on the loose. Not only does he torture and kill children, he does it in a devious, brutal ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: homicide detective, serial killer, forensics, unsolved crime, crime solving, serial murder, murder mystery, investigation, murder investigation, crime investigation, murderer, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Once a Los Angeles homicide detective, Police Chief Jesse Stone now presides over the quiet, seaside village of Paradise, Massachusetts. When the facts don't add up in a brutal Boston-area murder case, Jesse opens an investigation filled with ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, sleuth, forensics, investigation, murder investigation, crime solving, killings, family relations, murderer, police detective, killing spree ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
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The Pharmacist (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An ecological pharmacist uses ancient Celtic techniques to murder industrial magnates whose practices harm the planet.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense, suspenseful
Plot: killing spree, serial killer, environmentalist, unlikely friendships, enemy, criminal, murder investigation, investigation, murder, murderer, empire, conference ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, partners, crime investigation, missing person, murder, homicide detective, murder mystery, police investigation, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, partners against crime ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 4K
Grudge (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ahead of a promotion, a police chief becomes entangled in a deadly incident and uncovers an intrigue fueled by grudge that threatens his colleagues.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: female police detective, murderer, criminal, murder, secret, police officer, killings, murder mystery, murder investigation, homicide detective, investigation, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%