Movies like August 15

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August 15 (2011)
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August 15 (2011)
Original name: ആഗസ്റ്റ്‌ 15
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Story: The film is a sequel to the 1988 film August 1, which was directed by Sibi Malayil, and written by S. N. Swamy. Following from August 1, Mammootty plays the character of the Crime Branch officer Perumal who investigates into an attempt of assassination on the chief minister of Kerala on the 15th of August, the Independence Day of India.
Plot: police, assassin, hitman, priest, independence day, fake identity, telephone call, malayalam

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about police, murder, assassin, hitman, investigation, serial killer and crimes mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like August 15: The Assassin (2007), Angels (2014), The Last Contract (1998), Indraprastham (1996), Oru CBI Diary Kurippu (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Assassin (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Assassin John Brown, a heroin-addicted, recent war veteran, is hired to take out a local nightclub owner. When Brown slips, he finds himself on the run from both police and the shadowy corporation that hired him.
Plot: gun, assassin, police, hitman, murder, junkie, mercenary, police officer, neo noir, drug addict, criminal, police captain ...
Place: new york
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Angels (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hameem Haider (Indrajith) is a police officer who meets with an accident while investigating a series of murders and is forced to take a break from his duties. Years later the unsolved murders are picked up by a reality TV show.
Audience: kids
Plot: police, serial killer, medical research, priest, investigation, angel, book, tv show, malayalam
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The Last Contract (1998)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway, Finland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Young police officer Roger is on the trail of the international master assassin, while the assassin follows his plan to murder Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, assassination, murder, investigation, deadly, politics, crimes, state affairs, dishonesty, law enforcement, graphic violence, head of state ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1985
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe, eastern europe
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Indraprastham (1996)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Chitra Narayan, a political journalist with Observer Daily in Delhi, is in love with Kiran Verma, a budding actor. She intrudes into the illegal affairs of Paul B. Issac, a Delhi-based politician. Paul B. Issac commits a murder and gets actor ...
Plot: caress, caressing, rain, murder, journalist, reporter, lust, sensuality, framed for murder, love, navel
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Oru CBI Diary Kurippu (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The films depicts a team of CBI officers led by Sethurama Iyer investigating into a murder case. The lead character, Sethurama Iyer is said to have been inspired by a police officer named Radhavinod Raju, who in 2009 was appointed as the first chief ...
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Plot: corruption, police, attempted rape, cover up, suspect, corpse, blood stain, murder investigation, corrupt cop, interrogation, theft, domestic violence ...
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The Bloody Hands of the Law (1973)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a crime boss is murdered while in hospital, a young woman sees the killers, but her room mate convinces her not to tell the police, fearing the consequences. Unfortunately the murderers realize that they have been seen, and kill both women. ...
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Deliver Us from Evil (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In-nam (HWANG Jung-min) is a Korean hitman living in Japan who completes what he has decided will be his final job. But soon after, he learns that the daughter of a woman from his past (CHOI Hee-seo), who now lives in Thailand, has been kidnapped. ...
Plot: hitman, revenge, yakuza, hard boiled, kidnapping, chase, fight, rival, rivals, assassin
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, japan, korea
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24 Hours in London (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: London gangster Christian has a plan to kill off the opposition, but things get messy when a witness survives.
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, hitman, gangsters, murder, police, witnessing a crime, fighting crime, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, danger ...
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Little White Lies (1996)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The public facade and private life of an aspiring politician and his wife. This film reveals the little white lies that lead to revenge, blackmail and a fight for life.
Plot: police, blackmail, marriage, accusation, stranger, female director, family relations, cheating, wealth, money
Place: australia
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43%
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Time of Fear (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Time of Fear is a taut psychological thriller thrusting an FBI agent and a grieving father into the dark world of a demented killer. FBI Agent Cheryl Hammer, arrives in a small California town to catch an elusive killer. Seeing no help forthcoming ...
Plot: priest, fbi, attempted murder, suicide, fbi agent, shower, serial killer, police, bare breasts, female nudity, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Vares: Gambling Chip (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 97 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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40%
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Red Chillies (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
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The Human Hyena (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The dead body of a young man who was kidnapped is found, the police looks for the kidnappers as a web of corruption its uncovered in the police department.
Plot: police, murder, kidnapping, corruption, corrupt, crime, crimes
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Mad Dog (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: No overview found.
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Place: poland
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In the Name of the Law (1986)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of four policemen is known for cruising the streets of Stockholm in their van, looking for drunks or criminals they can beat up with their batons. Lately witnesses saw them pick up a drunk who later was found dead. The four policemen deny ...
Plot: police brutality, police procedural, police
Place: stockholm sweden
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Cohen and Tate (1988)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A boy kidnapped by two mismatched hitmen puts them at each other's throats while being driven to their employers, possibly to be killed. Cohen, an older professional becomes increasingly irritated with his partner Tate, a brutish killer, when ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Catharsis (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 74 min.
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The Watchman (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: CCTV operator Carl becomes frustrated when the police refuse to tackle a gang of drug dealers. He takes the law into his own hands with devastating repercussions.
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The Hook (1976)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Greece
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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Naked City: A Killer Christmas (1998)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter gets in their way of two cops assigned to investigate a serial killer who became active around Christmas time..
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Gambler (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
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Anon (2018)
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Country: UK, Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
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Moving Targets (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of cops are following a lawyer who has information on a mobster. He's killed and his wife has to help the cops catch the bad guy.
Plot: explosion, gun, handgun, knife, bus, tough girl, car chase, violence, strong female lead, pistol, bandit, murder ...
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Murder Story (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aspiring young novelist Tony Zonis (Alexis Denisof) wants to write the next great suspense thriller, so he decides to study the work of master crime writer, Willard Hope (Christopher Lee). Together, they pick through random newspaper stories, ...
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30%
 5.5
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Mortal Sins (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A thriller directed by Bradford May focusing on a catholic priest dealing with a serial killer's confession and a murder investigation.
Plot: serial killer, confession, murder, police, priest, police detective, catholic priest, crucifix, catholic school, last rites, bell tower, nun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Happy Birthday, Türke! (1992)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
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Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Big B (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Big B is a 2007 Malayalam action-thriller film co-written and directed by Amal Neerad, starring Mammootty in the title role.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, exciting
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