Movies like The Red Captain

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The Red Captain (2016)
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The Red Captain (2016)
Original name: Červený kapitán
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Three years after the fall of the Berlin Wall; six months before the split of Czechoslovakia. Despite all warnings, a young homicide detective sets on investigating a convoluted case that involves Catholic clerical elite and high-ranked agents of the former secret service.
Plot: dog, violence, investigation, hotel, torture, train, secret, political, gun, alcoholic, holiday, vacation, old man, cemetery, rat, investigator, doctor, elevator, communism, boy, chase, murder mystery, worm, airport, car chase ...
Time: 1990s, year 1992
Place: central europe

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Most similar movies to The Red Captain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and realistic films with plots about murder, police investigation, police detective, investigation, blood, police and death mostly in Crime, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Red Captain: A Soul to Redeem (2017), The Crimson Rivers (2000), Unknown Hour (2009), Don't Talk to Strangers (1994), Vendeta (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Soul to Redeem (2017)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The detective story set in the early 20th century is full of suspense, twists and emotions. Love, hate and desire for revenge are the strongest motivation for the trio of its protagonists. Military trenches are still full of war victims when ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, cigar smoking, punched in the face, dog, mother daughter relationship, flashback, goose, blood, crying, russian, strong female character, sheep ...
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Crimson Rivers (2000)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, investigation, secret, police detective, crime, faked death, convent, corpse, ritual, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, medical school, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.4
 80
Unknown Hour (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hynek Michánek wants to study medicine but fails his entrance exams five times. He starts a job as an orderly in a district hospital where one of the doctors on the examining board works as well. He feels no-one takes him seriously and he loathes ...
Plot: barefoot male, cousin cousin relationship, gramophone, diabetes, flash forward, hospital, vomiting, priest, old man, injection, death of protagonist, psychologist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Don't Talk to Strangers (1994)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Unhappy marriage causes divorce. Brosnan (new husband) and wife attempt to build a new life, and move to a new state. However, the ex-husband follows and the story unfolds from there.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: divorce, kidnapping, strong female lead, manipulation, secret, rivalry, female protagonist, false identity, police investigation, fight, violence, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 75
Vendeta (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vendetta is an uncompromising thriller, an exciting story about revenge and the clash between two characters. Over the course of a few hours in a single day revenge intertwines the fates of a number of people. Which of them is the murderer, and who ...
Plot: suffocation, death of daughter, real estate agent, vomiting, neo noir, flash forward, male nudity, teenage boy, jeep, murder by shooting, clothed female naked male, humiliation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Black Coal, Thin Ice (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two former cops start investigating the series of murders that tanked their careers when the killings begin again.
Style: gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, femme fatale, deadly, crime, crimes, law enforcement, taxi, police car, photograph, extramarital affair, handcuffs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, year 2001, 2000s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Signpost To Murder (1964)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An escaped mental patient, reported to be homicidal, hides out in a woman's rural home. Director George Englund's 1965 thriller stars Joanne Woodward, Stuart Whitman, Edward Mulhare and Alan Napier.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending
Plot: crime wave, escaped prisoner, taking off pants, criminal as protagonist, elderly woman, amnesiac, pointing a gun at someone, man undressing, electric fence, pretending to be someone else, murder investigation, trumpet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 939
Third Man Out (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chad Allen stars as gay detective Donald Strachey in this gritty series of crime stories based on the popular novels by author Richard Stevenson. "The Donald Strachey Mysteries" follow Strachey through upstate New York as he works on ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, sexual ...
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, politician, gay, crime, mystery, manipulations, crimes, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york state, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 74K
Taking Lives (2004)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, dangerous attraction, fatal attraction, undercover agent, murder investigation, witness, mistaken identity, fake identity, psychological thriller, investigation ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1983, year 2004
Place: usa, canada, pennsylvania, montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 1K
Murder 101 (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charles Lattimore, an author of a book about a famous murder trial, arranges to meet with one of his students one night. When the student is found murdered and Lattimore has no alibi, he suspects he is being framed by the subject of his book.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, dishonesty, amateur detective, college life, mind game, college, deadly, police corruption, mystery, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Killer on the Tracks (1970)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An escort composed of three people transports a huge amount of new one-hundred crown banknotes in a special railway car. At the 196th kilometer, a village girl is waiting at the railway crossing and spots two men removing some packages from the ...
Plot: operation, discovering a dead body, bank manager, colleague colleague relationship, post office, murder, witness, bank, train, hospital room, finding a dead body, pointing a gun at someone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Smrt stoparek (1979)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Plot: school trip, taking off shoes, kidnapped, criminal as protagonist, police operation, tenant, hitchhiker, old man, pointing a gun on someone, witness, bus, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Bedroom Window (1987)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Terry Lambert is sleeping with Sylvia, the wife of his boss. One night, while in Terry's apartment, Sylvia witnesses a man assault a young woman, Denise, on the road below. Not wanting to reveal her affair with Terry, she keeps quiet. Terry ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: rapist, false accusation, police investigation, murder, voyeurism, investigation, psychopath, infidelity, rivalry, police detective, serial killer, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 2K
Flic Story (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film story depicts Emile Buisson, following the death of his wife and child, escaping from a psychiatric institution in 1947 and returning to Paris. Buisson, who three years later would become France's public enemy number one, begins a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, police detective, robbery, partners against crime, heist, police investigation, serial killer, track down, dishonesty, deadly, gangsters ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 1950s, year 1947
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Watson do battle with their nemesis, Professor Moriarity, over an ancient necklace attributed to Cleopatra.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: private detective, investigation, sherlock holmes, rivalry, deadly, disorder, partners, mystery, uninhibited rivalry, riddles and clues, escapades, crime ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 46K
The Snowman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman.
Style: serious, surprise ending, melancholic, suspense
Plot: police investigation, police detective, serial killer, murder, snowman, missing person, clue, missing woman, based on a novel, snow, winter, decapitation ...
Time: year 1945, year 1989, year 2006, 2000s, 2010s
Place: norway, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 2K
Noise (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The community reels after an incident on a suburban train. A young cop, beset with doubt and afflicted with tinnitus, is pitched into the chaos that follows this tragic event. He struggles to clear the noises in his head while all around him deal ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: train, murder, tinnitus, chaos, police investigation, mentally challenged, suburbs, suburban life, chaos and mayhem, law enforcement, crimes, cell phone ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mad Detective (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A rookie cop teams up with a former detective with a supernatural gift to hunt down a serial killer.
Style: psychological, offbeat, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, profiler, murder, mental illness, crime, crimes, a vision, chases and races, missing person, misfit, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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A Quiet Place to Kill (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A race-car driver who's down on her luck is invited by her ex-husband's wife to stay at their plush villa. The two women form a bond, and it's not long before their mutual dislike for the husband culminates into a plan to kill him. As ...
Style: twist ending
Plot: whodunit, cabriolet, first aid, fantasizing, mysterious event, secretly observing, outburst, murder disguised as accident, female objectification, female chauvinism, female voyeur, murder by stabbing ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 45K
Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, frame up, murder, corpse, crimes, serial killer, crime, running, doctor, haunted by the past, suspicion, grief ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 12K
Insomnia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detectives Jonas and Erik are called to the midnight sun country of northern Norway to investigate a recent homicide, but their plan to arrest the killer goes awry, and Jonas mistakenly shoots Erik. The suspect escapes, and a frightened Jonas pins ...
Style: tense, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: insomnia, police investigation, murder, crime, police detective, neo noir, rivalry, crimes, police corruption, mystery, small town, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 183K
The Number 23 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Walter Sparrow is an animal control officer that becomes obsessed with a mysterious book that seems to be based on his own life. As soon as he opens the book, he notices strange parallels between what he reads and what he's experienced. But now ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, losing-it hero, insanity, suicide, uncover truth, riddles and clues, nightmare, mystery, investigation, danger, escape from reality, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 45K
Untraceable (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, investigation, special agents, kidnapping, internet, fbi, torture, deadly, danger, website ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 10K
Hangman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A homicide detective teams up with a criminal profiler to catch a serial killer whose crimes are inspired by the children's game, Hangman.
Style: twist ending
Plot: internet, car in water, writing on a wall, game, ceiling fan, car motorcycle chase, visiting a grave, interrupted hanging, game of death, writing in blood, basement, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Murder by Numbers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tenacious homicide detective Cassie Mayweather and her still-green partner are working a murder case, attempting to profile two malevolently brilliant young men: cold, calculating killers whose dark secrets might explain their crimes.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, mind game, perfect crime, fbi, evidence, haunted by the past, psychopath, crime, police investigation, secret, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Diagnosis: Murder (1975)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A psychiatrist plots to murder his wife so he can be with his mistress, but his wife mysteriously disappears before he can carry out his plan.
Style: suspense, twist ending
Plot: police officer, dysfunctional marriage, lake, telephone, doctor, typewriter, husband wife relationship, restaurant, psychiatrist, wheelchair, suspicion, attic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 79K
The Raven (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary, Serbia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, riddles and clues, who done it, track down, writer's life, deadly, crimes, murder, poet, murder mystery, buried alive ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 55K
Bullitt (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a ...
Style: suspense, cynical, suspenseful, exciting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, organized crime, gunfight, hotel, witness protection, burglary, coroner, hospital, mob hit, politician, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.1
 517K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, police investigation, investigation, disappearance, crime, torture, brutality, revenge, vigilantism, maze, vigilante ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 153
Wilson City (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Comedy inspired by paperback crime novels tells the story of an adventurous search for a mysterious murderer who just after the end of the First World War has begun a rampage in Wilson City, a jerkwater town somewhere in Eastern Europe. The ...
Style: dark humor, necrophiliac
Plot: surrealism, concert, police car, hostage, explosion, possession, fireworks, eavesdropping, old man, government, sexual abuse, bourbon ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918, year 1919
Place: central europe, slovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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