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, skeleton, political thriller ...
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 detective, police investigation, investigation, police, blood and death mostly in Thriller, Crime 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: morphine, european history, rabbi, war veteran, blood on hand, following someone, cell, community, war hero, head bandage, veteran, femme fatale ...
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: central europe, 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, investigation, murder, secret, police detective, crime, faked death, convent, ritual, corpse, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, medical school, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
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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: colleague colleague relationship, mentally unstable, camera shot of bare feet, true crime, social outcast, social awkwardness, alarm clock, killing spree, fox, church, crying woman, nightmare ...
⇓ 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, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: divorce, kidnapping, manipulation, strong female lead, police investigation, rivalry, secret, fight, female protagonist, false identity, father son relationship, boy ...
⇓ 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: frontier justice, loss of daughter, limp, underage sex, rapist, finding a dead body, sexual humiliation, male vomiting, bribe, barefoot male, shooting, flashback ...
⇓ 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, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, femme fatale, eating, nurse, restaurant, chase, medicine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2004, year 2001
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, little boy, prison, disguise, hiding place, prisoner, band, police, criminal, musician, gun ...
⇓ 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: realistic, sexual, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, politician, gay, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, manipulations, crime, mysterious character, crimes, police investigation ...
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, gothic, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, fatal attraction, dangerous attraction, undercover agent, witness, fake identity, mistaken identity, murder investigation, psychological thriller, investigation ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, year 1983
Place: usa, canada, pennsylvania, montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, police corruption, false accusation, amateur detective, mind game, college life, college, dishonesty, frame up, 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: colleague colleague relationship, finding a dead body, post office, hospital room, discovering a dead body, flashback, doctor, murder investigation, cheating wife, bank manager, riding a bicycle, pointing a gun at someone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: police detective, murder, prison, robbery, violence spree, criminal heroes, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, gangsters, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 1950s, year 1947
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Smrt stoparek (1979)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Plot: miniature golf, death by shooting, scar, train station, evidence, psychologist, violence against women, investigation, helicopter, pub, road, pathologist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, investigation, mystery, escapades, crime, crimes, riddles and clues, danger, rivalry, deadly, partners ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: train, murder, tinnitus, suburbs, mentally challenged, law enforcement, police investigation, chaos, suburban life, chaos and mayhem, crimes, fingerprint ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, tense, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rapist, legal, investigation, infidelity, false accusation, serial killer, police investigation, murder, femme fatale, mind game, danger, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, psychological, offbeat, surreal, serious ...
Plot: profiler, police detective, police investigation, crime, crimes, chases and races, a vision, mental illness, misfit, murder, deadly, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 49K
The Snowman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, China, 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: serial killer, police detective, clue, police investigation, murder, snowman, missing woman, snow, missing person, winter, based on a novel, decapitation ...
Time: year 1945, year 1989, year 2006, 2000s, 2010s
Place: norway, oslo norway
⇓ 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, investigation, surgery, older woman younger man relationship, cave, alcoholic, pigeon, ambulance, fishing, blood on face, surgeon, group of friends ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
One on Top of the Other (1969)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An insurance scam lands a man on death row for murdering his wife. What everyone doesn't know is she really isn't dead.
Style: tense, psychological, sexy, mind bending, sexual ...
Plot: investigation, death row, love triangle, infidelity, murder, spouse killer, righting the wronged, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, san francisco, 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, crimes, rivalry, police corruption, mystery, small town, loss of partner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 11K
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: school, death of wife, police chase, kidnapping, film projector, falling down stairs, cemetery, police station, video camera, bedroom, cell phone, morgue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, special agents, investigation, website, kidnapping, internet, fbi, torture, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 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, a vision, suicide, riddles and clues, uncover truth, nightmare, paranoia, mystery, imagination, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: twist ending, suspense
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, police, missing person, murder, swimming pool, suspect, motorboat, extramarital affair, adultery, secretary, police station, sunglasses ...
⇓ 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, deadly, track down, crimes, writer's life, murder, poet, murder mystery, buried alive ...
Time: 19th century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mind game, murder, high school, female detective, perfect crime, fbi, evidence, haunted by the past, psychopath, crime, police investigation, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, police investigation, investigation, disappearance, crime, torture, brutality, vigilantism, revenge, maze, vigilante ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 1K
Countdown (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A madman captures a young boy and rigs him with explosives. Ray Fitzpatrick, still haunted by the loss of his own son, will defy orders to stop the clock and save a life
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: race against time, police, countdown, child in peril, kidnapping, hostage, danger, mercilessness, violence, brutality, rescue, little boy ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, organized crime, gunfight, witness protection, police investigation, burglary, against the rules, chase, witnessing a crime, deadly, law enforcement, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%