Movies and TV shows like The Fourth Man

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The Fourth Man (2014)
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The Fourth Man (2014)
Original name: Den fjärde mannen
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 Swedish Security Police suspects the six terrorists had help from the outside, possibly from a group of Swedish sympathizers. But no leads can be found until fourteen years later.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: cold case, investigation, murder, occupation, politics, embassy, archive footage, terrorism, evidence, crimes, danger, terrorist, murder investigation, crime investigation, homophobe, secret police, police officer, sexist, police protagonist, police procedural, multiple time frames, special unit, swedish police
Time: year 1989, year 2011, year 1975
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, captivating and psychological films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, danger, investigation, crime, rivalry and uncover truth mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Fourth Man: The Truth Will Out (2018), Death of a Pilgrim (2013), Modus (2015), Greyzone (2018), Remember (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, captivating, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: cold case, wrongful conviction, murder, corruption, father daughter relationship, police, ex husband ex wife relationship, mental illness, politician, childhood trauma, investigation, crimes ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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Death of a Pilgrim (2013)
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, archive footage, multiple time frames, secret police, police protagonist, special unit, murder mystery, uncover truth, minister, danger, homophobe ...
Time: 2010s, year 1985, year 1986, 80s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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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, psychological, tense, captivating
Plot: religious fanaticism, murder, criminal psychologist, serial killer, winter, uncover truth, crimes, investigation, family relations, danger, death, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
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53%
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Greyzone (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When a brilliant drone engineer, Victoria, is taken hostage in her own home, a series of dangerous events are set into motion in this high octane thriller.
Style: serious, suspense, disturbing, exciting, brutal
Plot: terrorism, hostage, anxiety, investigation, deal, danger, criminal, blackmail, extortion, hi-tech, weapons, truck
Place: scandinavia, eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: lawyer, murder, framed for murder, father son relationship, memory lapse, revenge, false accusation, investigation, murder mystery, trial, save the day, uncover truth ...
Place: south korea, korea
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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: loss of friend, crimes, rivalry, police, life turned upside down, vigilantism, law enforcement, revenge, investigation, murder, danger, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: politician, propaganda, business, police, false identity, murder, finance, intrigue, crimes, danger, society, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 1990s, year 1999
Place: moscow russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Springfloden (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A late summer night in 1990 a young pregnant woman is brutally murdered by being buried in the sand, to slowly become submerged by the tide. 25 years later, the sadistic murder remains unsolved. Olivia Rönning receives the task of studying the case ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspense, bleak
Plot: cold case, murder, crime, homeless, female protagonist, murder of a pregnant woman, gay friend, murder investigation, mystery, crimes, internet, brutality ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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A Mother's Son (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: A mother suspects that her son could be the killer of a recently found dead girl, and becomes caught in a torturous dilemma of whether to denounce him, or protect him and hide the act.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, parents and children, who done it, social relations, small town, suspicion, moral dilemma, danger, crimes, youth, small town life, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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The Widower (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 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, captivating, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, woman in danger, danger, honeymoon, unlikely criminals, couple relations, true crime, cons and scams, crime, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Face to Face (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bjørn investigates the killing of his daughter. People around him believe she might have committed suicide, but he doesn't accept that. Both the stakes and the suspense rise relentlessly as Bjørn inches closer to the truth.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death of daughter, investigation, murder, police, obsession, vengeance, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, disorder, intrigue, police officer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Blue Eyes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: High adrenaline Swedish political thriller from the creative talent behind Humans – An extreme right-wing party is heading towards its best election result when the chief of staff at the Justice Department disappears without a trace. Racism, ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, politics, intrigue, political conspiracy, crimes, danger, mystery, state affairs, election, murder, corruption, power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Days of Terror (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, political conspiracy, politics, danger, crimes, undercover, terrorism, dishonesty, rivalry, state affairs, murder, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Undercover (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
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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, danger, suspicion, investigation, crimes, rivalry, death sentence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: louisiana, london, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Our Boys (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Three Jewish teenagers are kidnapped and murdered by Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, leading to the retaliatory killing of 16-year-old Palestinian Muhammad Abu Khdeir and a conflict that forever changes the lives of Jews and Arabs alike.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, terrorism, who done it, parents and children, evidence, interrogation, law enforcement, crimes, multiple suspects, haunted by the past
Time: 2010s, contemporary
Place: jerusalem
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Single-Handed (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 130 min.
TV show
Story: Single-Handed is an Irish television drama series, first broadcast on RTÉ Television in 2007. Set and filmed in the west of Ireland, it focuses on the life of a member of the Garda Síochána, Sergeant Jack Driscoll. Three two-episode, single-story ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, police officer, fighting crime, crimes, who done it, countryside, social relations, workplace, murder, uncover truth, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Death Note (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Light Yagami is an ordinary university student. One day, he receives a death note which changes his life. The death note awakens his warped sense of justice and genius. He becomes murderer Kira and punishes criminals. L is a well known private ...
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: vigilante, fighting crime, mind game, standoff, moral dilemma, showdown, police detective, investigation, crimes, deity, notebook, murder ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.8
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The K2 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A patriotic bodyguard who was abandoned by his country and colleagues, a hidden daughter of leading Presidential candidate who regards love as a tool for revenge, and the First Lady contender who hides her ambition and charisma behind a kind and ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological
Plot: bodyguard, corruption, politician, protector, political intrigue, danger, first lady, crimes, rivalry, investigation, government corruption
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Fifth Woman (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
TV show
Story: The 5th woman unfolds autumn 1994. An elderly man found in a gillrad pitfall impaled to death on the sharp sharpened bamboo poles, ecstatic praise of crows. Shortly afterwards disappears a florist without a trace and he also found executed in the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, vigilantism, murder, deadly, crime, life is a bitch, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Bodyguard (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A troubled war veteran is assigned to protect a controversial politician who may be the target of a terror plot.
Style: exciting, political, disturbing, suspense, romantic
Plot: terrorism, family, terrorist, security, bodyguard, army, police, politician, veteran, politics, stalking, investigation ...
Place: middle east, london
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23%
Young Wallander (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
TV show
Story: An incendiary hate crime stirs civil unrest, fast-tracking rookie cop Kurt Wallander to detective in this origin story for the popular character.
Style: captivating, tense, unusual plot structure, psychological, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, police protagonist, police investigation, police, murder investigation, crimes, murder, heroes, danger, society, chase, good versus evil
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Chance (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: San Francisco-based forensic neuropsychiatrist Eldon Chance reluctantly gets sucked into a violent and dangerous world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: mistaken identity, mental illness, police corruption, professional killer, neo noir, divorce, love interest, vengeance, father daughter relationship, stalking, danger, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Swallow, Cat, Rose, Death (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: What's in a name but murder? Münster comes across the strangled body of a young woman in her home and surprises the murderer who is still on the premises. Though the murderer escapes, a rare book is found at the scene with a dedication by the ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, serial killer, police detective, murder mystery, escapades, danger, evidence, witnessing a crime, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Midnight Sun (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Kahina Zadi, 32, a French police officer travels to Kiruna in Sweden to investigate the bestial murder of a French citizen. Together with Anders, a Swedish prosecutor of Sami origin, she begins an investigation. Soon new killings start to happen and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, serial killer, murder, conspiracy, homicide detective, symbol, frenchwoman, danger, crimes, small town, assassination plot, female protagonist ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Inmate (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A former U.S. Marine, Lázaro Mendoza, enters a maximum security prison in Mexico (La Rotunda), under a false identity and accused of an alleged triple murder. Now as Dante Pardo, his mission is to infiltrate a dangerous band of inmates and guards ...
Style: tense, captivating, humorous, suspense
Plot: prison gang, penetration, attorney general, border crossing, blackmail, hidden money, hidden camera, psychologist, investigation, prison, kidnapped woman, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, journalist, investigation, uncover truth, danger, crimes, intrigue, journalism, dishonesty, media, witnessing a crime, nobel prize ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Someone Like You (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A common man tries to fight terrorism by making anonymous calls to cops. Will he succeed ?
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, patriotism, bomb threat, mysterious man, police officer, terrorist, muslim, bomb, crimes, danger, investigation, cell phone ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Truth Be Told (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell to reopen the murder case that made her a media sensation.
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, captivating, exciting, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime, investigation, crimes, mind game, murder mystery, death, intelligence, riddles and clues, murder, danger, crime scene, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Hidden (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: When a mysterious lawyer Gina Hawkes turns up asking Harry to find a missing alibi witness for her client he agrees to take on the job but is unwittingly drawn into investigating the death of his brother 20 years ago. Harry quickly finds himself ...
Style: tense, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, conspiracy, lawyer, who to trust, legal, lawyers and clients, investigation, political conspiracy, politics, murder, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wolf Creek (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology series which centers on different characters being targeted by crazed serial killer Mick Taylor in the Australian outback.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, anthology, captivating
Plot: outback, serial killer, maniac, murder, survival, fear, australian outback, slasher, pursuit, death, danger, violence ...
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