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Death of a Philatelist (1969)
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Death of a Philatelist (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: sea, ship, dead man, money, investigation, gun, investigator, banker, threat, manager, murder, safe, son, room, stolen money, anonymity, collection, arrest, telephone call, police, cruise ship, revolver, set up, hidden money, cashier

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about murder, police, investigation, violence, crimes, money and deadly mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Death of a Philatelist: The Return of Charlie Chan (1973), The Great Father (2017), Jigsaw (1962), Permanent (2014), The Entreaty (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Return of Charlie Chan (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Charlie Chan comes out of retirement to investigate a murder case aboard the yacht of a wealthy Greek shipping tycoon.
Plot: private detective, yacht, murder, boat, investigation, son, victim, retirement, clue, ship, amateur detective, investigator ...
Place: greece
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The Great Father (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A businessman who is trying hard to be a good father to his daughter has a run-in with malevolent policeman.
Plot: serial killer, police, victim, stylish, gun, parent child relationship, investigation, rape, murder, psycho, psychopath, abuse ...
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79%
The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 4: Police Tactics (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Japan gears up for the 1964 Olympic games, the cops start to crack down under pressure from the public and the press, adding a new dimension in the war for power among the yakuza families of Hiroshima. Akira Kobayashi's Takeda tries to keep ...
Plot: murder, police, gang war, yakuza, mafia, mob boss, shot to death, arrest, violence
Place: hiroshima japan
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70%
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Jigsaw (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 107 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.
Plot: police, murder, seaside, ladies man, dismembered body, small town, police car, corpse, investigation, police procedural, police investigation, traveling salesman ...
Place: brighton
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69%
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Permanent (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Six unrelated people must push through their past and the mob underworld to discover what has controlled each of them all these years. Sex, Drugs, Guns and God have created a series of events which will leave each of them changed forever.
Plot: drugs, murder, fire, money, drug addict, sex scene, death, police, gangster, gunshot, redemption, mob ...
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65%
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The Entreaty (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Based on the poems “Aluda Ketelauri” and “The Guest and the Host” by the classic of Georgian literature Vazha Pshavela This film opens Tengiz Abuladze’s trilogy (“The Plea”, “The Wishing Tree”, “Repentance”), which discusses ...
Plot: community, respect, crying woman, grave, mountain, fight, cut, enemy, small community, meeting, host, crying ...
Place: caucasus, russia, chechnya
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Stone (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In this classic Aussie counterculture flick, an undercover narc named Stone (Ken Shorter) is dispatched to infiltrate a satanic biker gang after one of its members witnesses a political assassination -- and the killer decides to take out the whole ...
Style: realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, exploitation, law enforcement, master criminal, danger, drug dealing, drug abuse, crimes, tough law enforcer, crime, criminal's revenge, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
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To the Last Limit (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An ex-convict Viktor Dremov, who is also an ex-boxer, tries to mend his ways and start a new life but his former girlfriend is marrying another man (some old antiquarian), while local thugs rob him of his car and press him constantly trying to make ...
Plot: criminal, murder, blackmail, case, car driving, bathhouse, ex girlfriend, playing guitar, train, bare breasts, boxer, pantyhose ...
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Avenge Every Second (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Einar and Davy find themselves in a frightening position, when they realize that their employer, Miami Crime boss Ricky want them dead. They both escape hoping nobody will find them. But in four years time a lot can happen!
Plot: gun, mafia, revenge, police, violence, murder, car chase
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48%
Farewell, Friend (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After serving together in the French Foreign Legion, a mercenary and a doctor leave the service and go their separate ways. Later, they are reunited and become involved with a caper involving millions in a high-security safe. The two men become ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, french noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, heist, rivalry, friendship, soldier, chase, male friendship, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, chases and races, master criminal ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, congo, marseille, paris france
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47%
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Fast Money (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three buddies after 'Fast Money' try flying drugs into the U.S. from Mexico. When they meet with unexpected dangers, the trip turns turbulent.
Plot: friendship, money, airplane, police, murder, drug smuggling, marijuana, pot smoking
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Dangerous Men (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Dangerous Men has many characters like Mina whose life is shattered when two bikers with rape on their minds attack and kill Daniel, her fiancé. Driven by grief, she embarks on a killing rampage, wreaking vengeance upon all the men that she ...
Plot: revenge, police officer, motorcycle gang, rape, killing spree, police investigation, punched in the face, death of brother, blood, tied up, loss of brother, foot chase ...
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Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police, informant, hitman, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, danger, deadly, snitch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Crooked Mind (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Kyle Carson is diagnosed with multiple personality disorder, also known as DID. He despises his community after doing a background search on everyone who he believes has committed a crime without punishment. When one of his multiple personalities, ...
Plot: violence, murder, death, police, blood, red eyes, killer, gun, knife
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Waikiki (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two detectives are called on to investigate the bizarre serial murders of young women.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: disco, investigation, serial killer, video, murder, police, rape
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The Man from London (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: One night Maloin, a switchman at a seaside railway station situated by a ferry harbour, witnesses a terrible event...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, ship, neo noir, cafe, boat, dock, seaside, train, suitcase, money, fog, night ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ex-con trying to find work in a new Depression is lured back to a life of crime, but his gang passes the point of no return once they become fugitives.
Plot: filmmaking, heist, bank robbery, prison, escape, fire, violence, police, knife, gun, cigarette smoking, fight ...
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Judge Fayard Called the Sheriff (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The young judge Fayard is not afraid of anybody as he does his work honestly.
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Place: switzerland
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I'm a Detective (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seriously injured young man was found on a Georgian military road. Investigator Georgy Mikeladze finds out that the victim - the navigator of the Tallinn Shipping Company - was rolling in his new Volga on vacation days. The investigator goes to ...
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Chicago Overcoat (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
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40%
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Paradise (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Action, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: There is a murder while at prayer. Selman Bulut, the imam of mosque, starts to investigate the murder and faces with people in the neighborhood.
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The Slams (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rival prison factions surround a Los Angeles convict (Jim Brown) who has $1.5 million stashed on the outside.
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The Legend of the Mask (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
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Duration: 84 min.
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When Eight Bells Toll (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: ship, undercover, espionage, pirate, betrayal, secret agent, adventure, crimes, ocean or sea, battles, deadly, dishonesty ...
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35%
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The Walker (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Isle Of Man
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns, tense ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 168 min.
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Style: suspense
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Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious
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Mission Kill (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ex-Green Beret visits one of his army buddies, and finds himself involved in his friend's scheme to smuggle arms into a turbulent South American country.
Plot: mercenary, ambush, gun, dictator, smuggler, helicopter, jungle, prison, murder, reporter, explosion, exploding helicopter
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