Movies and TV shows like Death of a Pilgrim

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Death of a Pilgrim (2013)
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Death of a Pilgrim (2013)
Original name: En pilgrims död
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 233 min.
TV show
Story: A Nordic crime mini-series on the murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme and the fall of the welfare state.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, secret police, police protagonist, murder mystery, uncover truth, minister, hitman, assassin, racist, sexist, homophobe, police procedural, swedish police, archive footage, multiple time frames, special unit, danger
Time: 80s, year 1985, 2010s, year 1986
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe

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Most similar movies to Death of a Pilgrim

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, captivating and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about investigation, murder, crimes, uncover truth, danger, murder mystery and murder investigation mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Death of a Pilgrim: The Fourth Man (2014), The Truth Will Out (2018), The Man Who Smiled (2003), Modus (2015), Remember (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Fourth Man (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1975, and the West German embassy in Stockholm is occupied by German terrorists. It's an attack not only on the embassy, but on Sweden's long-standing pride as a peaceful nation. In the aftermath of the violent occupation, the ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: cold case, investigation, murder, occupation, embassy, politics, terrorism, evidence, crimes, crime investigation, swedish police, police officer ...
Time: year 1989, year 1975, year 2011
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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The Truth Will Out (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Police detective Peter Wendel leads a cold case group. Based on an original idea by Leif GW Persson, one of Sweden’s most recognized criminologists.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: cold case, murder, wrongful conviction, corruption, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, mental illness, politician, childhood trauma, police, investigation, crimes ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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100%
The Man Who Smiled (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 127 min.
TV show
Story: An old friend of Kurt Wallander, solicitor Sten Torstensson, visits him one day to tell him that his father has passed away close to Brösarp under peculiar circumstances. Kurt does not take his friend's worry seriously. Shortly after, the ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: murder, murder investigation, investigation, forensics, sleuth, unsolved crime, uncover truth, cold case, crime solving, murder mystery, conspiracy, crime investigation ...
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43%
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Modus (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Belgium, UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: During a snowy Christmas season in Sweden, psychologist and profiler Inger Johanne Vik finds not only herself but also her autistic daughter drawn into the investigation of a number of disturbing deaths, through which she meets detective Ingvar ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological
Plot: religious fanaticism, murder, criminal psychologist, serial killer, winter, uncover truth, crimes, family relations, investigation, death, society, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Remember (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Diagnosed with hyperthymesia, Seo Jin Woo possesses an uncanny memory, which he uses to his advantage as a lawyer defending his wrongfully convicted father. But when Jin Woo is afflicted with Alzheimer’s, his only link to his father’s innocence ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: lawyer, murder, father son relationship, framed for murder, memory lapse, revenge, false accusation, investigation, save the day, uncover truth, court, murder mystery ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Sandhamn Murders (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Viveca Stens popular novels come to life in "The Sandhamn Murders", a perfect mix of Nordic crime & the beautiful surroundings of the outer Stockholm archipelago.
Style: disturbing, surprise ending, captivating, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder mystery, crime investigation, police detective, murder, island, uncover truth, serial killer, social relations, suspect, mystery, male female partnership, divorced man ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Stockholm Requiem (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A series of violent murders paralyze Stockholm. Private investigator Fredrika Bergman and her colleagues seek out to solve these crimes, but soon their existence is put under threat.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: female police detective, homicide detective, female protagonist, police, crime investigation, forensics, partners against crime, fighting crime, investigation, crimes, crime solving, murder investigation ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Perfume (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: While in boarding school, a group of six become friends through their intense passion for scent. When one is brutally murdered years later, disturbing secrets about the group are revealed when the police investigates each as a suspect.
Style: bloody, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: odor, murder, boarding school, friendship, crimes, murder investigation, murder mystery, smell, crime solving, police, investigation, uncover truth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Last One Standing (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Former Hong Kong Correctional Services personnel Cheung Sing-hei was sent to prison for murdering his stepfather. The key witness of the case turns out to be his cousin and best friend Tong Lap-yin. Ten years later, Sing-hei is released from prison. ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, falsely accused, family problems, accused of murder, criminal, crimes, relationship problems, murder, murder investigation, murder mystery, accusation, uncover truth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Wall (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Fermont: A remote mining colony in the endless frozen hell that is Canada's far North. The body of a young exotic dancer is found and the Quebec City police sends one of their toughest, most experienced detectives to investigate. Céline sure ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: murder investigation, small town, police detective, policewoman, female protagonist, police investigation, female detective, police protagonist, police, who done it, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Nobel's Last Will (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While covering the annual Nobel Banquet for tabloid Kvällspressen, crime reporter Annika Bengtzon witnesses a spectacular murder right in front of her. Two people are shot, one of them the controversial Laureate in Medicine, Aaron Wiesel. Annika is ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, journalist, investigation, uncover truth, intrigue, crimes, media, dishonesty, journalism, witnessing a crime, nobel prize, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bitter Daisies (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: While investigating the disappearance of a teen girl in a tight-knit Galician town, a Civil Guard officer uncovers secrets linked to a loss of her own.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, child abduction, investigation, parents and children, justice, crimes, rescue, hopes, race against time, danger
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The return of Lucas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Peru
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The return of Lucas tells the story of a well-off family who loses his eldest son, Lucas, 4 years old on the beach. Elena, his mother, is obsessed with finding him because he feels he is alive and never stops looking for him, neglecting his other ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family, mysterious disappearance, family, family relations, family problems, investigation, obsessive quest, uncover truth, mother daughter relationship, disappearance, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Dying Detective (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: After a mild stroke leaving his right side paralyzed, the doctor telling him a total change of lifestyle is required to escape a massive heart attack. Being Sweden's most successful detective, the doctor tells him her father, a priest, now ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: cold case, crime investigation, rape and murder, child murder, child murder investigation, retired cop, rape and revenge, unsolved crime, pedophile, rape, rapist, child rape ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: rivalry, loss of friend, crimes, police, vigilantism, life turned upside down, law enforcement, revenge, murder, investigation, friendship, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, liverpool
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24%
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Kill It (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a veterinarian killer who saves animals and a detective who saves people.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: uncover truth, murder investigation, homicide detective, police detective, crime solving, murder mystery, female detective, investigation, crimes, unsolved crime, crime investigation, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Secret Scandal (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reporter and a prosecutor investigate the death of an actress, and in the process come into conflict with a group of very powerful people. Based on the true story of actress Jang Ja-yeon's suicide.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, criminal, crime investigation, unsolved crime, crime solving, uncover truth, partners, murder, police investigation, cold case, murder mystery, crimes ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Dancing Trees (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Martha (Katie Boland), 18, sees the world as animated and fun. She has a form of autism that means she is a mathematical genuis whilst incapable of looking after herself. Living in a dull routinewith her cousin Nicole (Brooke Burns), and mother ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: autism, investigation, death of mother, murder of mother, prodigy, murder mystery, murder investigation, crime investigation, genius, uncover truth, forensics, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Undercover (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Undercover follows Maya, the first black Director Of Public Prosecutions. Just as she is about to take up the post and her life comes under intense public scrutiny, she learns that that her husband Nick has been lying to her for years. Twenty years ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological
Plot: conspiracy, undercover, cover-up, undercover cop, courtroom, uncover truth, suspicion, investigation, crimes, rivalry, criminal lawyer, getting home ...
Time: 21st century
Place: louisiana, cornwall, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Deceit (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of a controversial honeytrap at the heart of the 1992 police investigation into the murder of a young mother in London. Examining the complicated and toxic sexual politics of the early ‘90s and the police’s obsession with the ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, tense
Plot: investigation, murder, seduction, murder investigation, murder case, forensics, female detective, sleuth, uncover truth, murder mystery, working undercover, cold case ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Whirpool (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of investigators finds murdered teenagers in a city collector. Unraveling this case step by step, the police faces an unconditional evil - a whirlpool of a big city, which sucks and destroys the weak - those whom no one loves and does not ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: investigation, investigator, crime investigation, murder mystery, serial killer, evil force, characters murdered one by one, maniac, life is a bitch, fear, uncover truth, brutality ...
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22%
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The Widower (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
TV show
Story: Over a thirteen year period, a seemingly mild‐mannered male nurse, Malcolm Webster, set about poisoning and murdering his first wife, attempting to do the same to his second wife and moving on to a further scheme to deceive his third fiancée.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, couple relations, unlikely criminals, woman in danger, honeymoon, true crime, poisoning, insurance, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Field of Blood (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Denise Mina's thriller set in 1982. When the story of a murder has huge implications for her family, newspaper copy boy Paddy Meehan battles prejudices to get to the truth. As she inches closer to revealing the truth, her ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, uncover truth, murder, media, workplace, crimes, ambition, society, scoop, strong female presence, workplace situations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Perfect Patient (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A true and captivating story about the biggest legal scandal in Swedish history, the story about the reporter who questioned an entire legal system. Hannes Råstam was dedicated to proving the innocence of Thomas Quick and unmask the legal chaos ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: scandal, psychopath, murder, injustice, journalist, investigation, serial killer, false accusation, friendship, redemption, crimes, acquittal ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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What Remains (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: When the decomposed body of Melissa Young is found by a couple in their new flat, Detective Len Harper is determined to discover what happened to her and why nobody noticed she was missing.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, who done it, police investigation, multiple suspects, uncover truth, mystery, life is a bitch, one last case, loner, social relations, lesbian, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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I Am Handyman (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Daniel is a young and ambitious real estate agent with a view to becoming a partner in the company. Along with the boss' wife Marie, he dares to spend a secret and passionate weekend in a luxurious archipelago house which he is supposed to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, weekend, realtor, dishonesty, sexual content, contractor, pretending to be someone else, polish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
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Dublin Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives are dispatched to investigate the murder of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, but as the case of the missing children intensifies, both are forced to confront the darkness that lies in their past.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, police investigation, police detective, hidden identity, forest, psychological trauma, police, secret past, corpse, mass child killing, crime investigation ...
Place: dublin ireland, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Perfect Number (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the series by the popular Japanese novelist Keigo Higashino, this is a mystery drama that 'faithfully but freely' adapts the 3rd part in the series, . The story revolves around 3 characters: a woman who unwittingly killed her ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: hidden truth, murder, investigation, human nature, under the surface, moral dilemma, teacher, friendship, death, uncover truth, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Investigation (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 262 min.
TV show
Story: Copenhagen Police's Homicide unit, headed by Jens Møller, tries to solve the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, intellectual ...
Plot: journalist, female journalist, police, true crime, police investigation, brutal murder, murder of a woman, murder investigation, murder, investigation, uncover truth, psycho killer ...
Time: 21st century, year 2017
Place: copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Moscow Noir (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France, Poland, Lithuania, Finland
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In turn-of-the-21st-century Moscow, an innocent trade plunges Swedish investment banker, Tom Blixen, into a battle with millionaires, politicians, oligarchs and their private armies.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: business, propaganda, politician, murder, police, finance, intrigue, crimes, society, rivalry, false identity, russian mafia ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, year 1999
Place: moscow russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%