Movies like The Investigator 2008

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The Investigator (2008)
 7.5
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The Investigator (2008)
Original name: A nyomozó
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hungary, Sweden, Ireland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This multi-award winning film tells the story of precise and silent, Tibor Malkáv – your average 37 year-old man, who though not rich, leads a comfortable and uncomplicated life. All this changes when he finds out his mother is dying of cancer and the cost of surgery is well beyond his means. A one-eyed man known as the Cyclops offers Tibor a solution to his financial woes, however, there is a catch and Tibor has to kill someone in return. What follows is a chain reaction that has long lasting and unexpected results.
Plot: pathologist, cat, investigation, cancer, hospital, morgue, murder mystery, murder, funeral, half brother, corpse, contract killing, autopsy, movie theatre, bald man, needing money, blind man, sick mother, murder for hire

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Most similar movies to The Investigator

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, suspense and serious films with plots about murder, investigation, crimes, murder mystery, mystery, deadly and crime mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like The Investigator: Strangled (2016), A Trap for Lonely Man (1990), Murder at the Savoy (1993), Extreme Measures (1996), Murder Most Foul (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Strangled (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Based on real-life events, this psycho-thriller is set in the provincial Hungary of the 1960s, when a series of atrocious murders shock the small town of Martfü. A psychotic killer is on the prowl, who continues to slaughter young women while an ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, woman strangled to death, investigation, murder, strangulation, crimes, hunting, death, danger, psychopath, group shower, cruelty ...
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Trap for Lonely Man (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Daniel Corban reports his wife Elizabeth missing to the police. A priest arrives and says he has found her. When he brings her in, Corban insists she is not his wife. When several other people arrive and verify she is Elizabeth, Daniel feel's ...
Plot: irony, murder, investigation, suspect, murder mystery
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 ⇓
83%
Extreme Measures (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. The trail leads Luthan to the door of the eminent ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, scary, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, investigation, medical research, doctor, doctors and patients, uncover truth, cure, deadly, morgue, homeless man, doctor patient relationship, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Murder Most Foul (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A murderer is brought to court and only Miss Marple is unconvinced of his innocence. Once again she begins her own investigation. The third Miss Marple film starring Margaret Rutherford as the quirky amateur detective.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, miss marple, agatha christie, courtroom drama, murder, strangulation, mystery, false accusation, murder mystery, legal investigation, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, year 1951, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Swallow, Cat, Rose, Death (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: What's in a name but murder? Münster comes across the strangled body of a young woman in her home and surprises the murderer who is still on the premises. Though the murderer escapes, a rare book is found at the scene with a dedication by the ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, serial killer, murder mystery, police detective, witnessing a crime, danger, escapades, evidence, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.0
 2K
Pulp (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A seedy writer of sleazy pulp novels is recruited by a quirky, reclusive ex-actor to help him write his biography at his house in Malta.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, funeral, crime, amateur detective, crimes, ghost, deadly, investigation, artists and showbiz, writer's life, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.9
 540K
Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his ...
Style: captivating, witty, exciting, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, eccentric family, mansion, whodunit, private detective, mystery killer, murder investigation, murder, suspect, crime, inheritance ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Tough Guys Don't Dance (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Writer, ex-con and 40-something bottle-baby Tim Madden, who is prone to black-outs, awakens from a two-week bender to discover a pool of blood in his car.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, alcohol abuse, chief of police, police chief, crimes, investigation, memory loss, manipulation, protagonist as suspect, terminal illness, drug abuse ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mord in Eberswalde (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Heinz Gödicke (Ronals Zehrfeld) is the chief commissioner of the People's Police in the small town of Eberswalde in Brandenburg. Gödicke is called when two bestial murdered children are found in the forest. The investigator tries to get ...
Plot: murder, police, knife, female nudity, unfaithful husband, sex game, cheating wife, ripping clothes, investigation, beating, child murderess, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 5K
Jar City (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A murder opens up a bleak trail of long buried secrets and small town corruption for a worn out police detective and his squad.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, loss of child, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, track down, police corruption, parents and children, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Carey Treatment (1972)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dr. Peter Carey is a pathologist at a Boston hospital. The daughter of the hospital's Chief of Staff dies after an illegal abortion goes wrong, and Carey's friend and colleague Dr. David Tao is accused of performing the abortion. Carey ...
Plot: doctor, police detective, investigation, blackmail, drug addict, cover up, murder, laboratory, nurse, roommate, photographer, police ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.1
 892
Jigsaw (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman is found murdered in a house along the coast from Brighton. Local detectives Fellows and Wilks lead an investigation methodically following up leads and clues mostly in Brighton and Hove but also further afield.
Style: british noir, noir
Plot: police, murder, salesman, boarding house, investigation, police procedural, traveling salesman, seaside, police investigation, corpse, police car, police officer ...
Place: brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 59K
Solace (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A psychic doctor, John Clancy, works with an FBI special agent in search of a serial killer.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychic, psychology, investigation, police investigation, supernatural, fbi, murder, chase, crime, crimes, premonition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A town busybody is poisoned at a busy reception in the home of famous film star Marina Gregg. The poisoned drink seemed intended for Marina, but Miss Marple is not so sure. She sets out to discover the true identity of the killer before he or she ...
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, murder mystery, miss marple, mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, uncover truth, investigation, actor's life, crime, amateur detective, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Murder at the Gallop (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Miss Marple and Mr Stringer are witness to the death of the very old and rich Mr. Enderby by heart attack. Yet they have their doubts about what happened. The police don’t believe them thus leading Miss Marple to yet again investigate by herself. ...
Style: talky, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, miss marple, private detective, murder, charity, investigation, horse riding, heart attack, eavesdropping, last will and testament, agatha christie, uncover truth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Long Goodbye (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.
Style: neo noir, cynical, stylized, atmospheric, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, betrayal, friendship, profanity, disfigurement, bribery, investigation, crime, crimes, mystery, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On Vacation, Miss Marple discovers that death of a British Officer is actully a murder and must solve the the case before the murderer strikes again
Style: clever, suspenseful, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: miss marple, murder, investigation, murder mystery, private detective, amateur detective, resort, hotel, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, riddles and clues ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 2.9
 1K
Legacy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a geeky, overweight rushee is found dead at the hottest sorority on the campus, the three most popular girls of the house are prime suspects.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, murder, sorority, serial killer, mystery, riddles and clues, dark humor, college life, deadly, protagonist as suspect, college, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Rikos ja Rakkaus (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Plot: priest, police officer, murder, police, funeral, cat, petty criminal, tragedy, pet, stolen money, love, corrupt police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.2
 83K
Andhadhun (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A series of mysterious events changes the life of a blind pianist who now must report a crime that was actually never witnessed by him.
Style: funny, feel good, light, captivating, neo noir
Plot: blind man, pianist, musician, murder, evidence, piano, love and romance, murder witness, blindness and impaired vision, witnessing a crime, dark humor, characters in danger ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful young detective goes to the rescue of a teacher kidnapped by a former student.
Plot: obsession, teacher, murder, class reunion, high school reunion, tape over mouth, kidnapping, hostage, investigation, danger
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
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Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya is a brilliant, underrated detective from Nellore who runs an agency called FBI which sees no business. He gets more than what he asked for when a case happens to fall right into his lap out of nowhere.
Style: psychological, tense, humorous, exciting, contemplative ...
Plot: detective agency, private detective, murder investigation, crimes, murder, evidence, homicide detective, violence, who done it, suspicion, investigator, murderer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
NO:20 Madras Mail (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The film deals with a murder of a young woman on a train to Madras. Almost half of the film is shot inside the train.
Plot: bar, friend, train conductor, dead woman, train, murder, flirting, murder mystery, writers, actor playing himself, drunkenness, sadness ...
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41%
 7.1
 4K
Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, social relations, crimes, deadly, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, small town life, crime, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 17K
The Dry (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, haunted by the past, murder investigation, elderly man, australian, violence, police, death, male female relationship, family relations, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Melbourne, 1886. Two gentlemen climb into a hansom cab late one murky night. One man climbs out, the other travels on to St Kilda. On arrival, the driver finds the second man dead; murdered. The ‘high-society’ killing sends shockwaves through ...
Plot: murder, secret, doctor, investigation, interview, flashback, lawyer, piano, desire, singing, maid, poverty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: melbourne australia, australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
May God Save Us (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Madrid, summer 2011. Economic crisis. 15-M movement and 1.5 million pilgrims waiting for the Pope’s arrival live side by side in a Madrid that’s hotter and more chaotic than ever. In this context, detectives Velarde and Alfaro must find what ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: police inspector, murder, serial killer, police officer, track down, partners, partners against crime, police investigation, who done it, law enforcement, investigation, murder mystery ...
Time: 2010s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 14K
Gorky Park (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow's Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on his own, Renko seeks out more information and stumbles across a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, murder, cold war, police detective, police investigation, political corruption, crime, crimes, mystery, police corruption, political conspiracy, political intrigue ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, sweden, stockholm sweden, ussr, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%