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Those Who Kill (2011)
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Those Who Kill (2011)
Original name: Den som dræber
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Those Who Kill is a Danish crime TV series from 2011, which follows a fictitious unit within Copenhagen Police which specialises in investigating serial murders. The series was aired as five two-part stories in Denmark, but has aired as five feature film length episodes in most other countries. A separate 92 minutes feature film, Fortidens skygge, which forms a continuation and ending of the series, premiered in Danish cinemas on 15 March 2012, and is being aired as a final, sixth episode of the series in many other countries, such as the UK and Germany. The series is created and written by Elsebeth Egholm and Stefan Jaworski, with various other screenwriters helping out as episode writers, among them Siv Rajendram, Rikke De Fine Licht and Morten Dragsted. Directors have been Birger Larsen, Niels Nørløv and Kasper Barfoed. The series is a Danish-German-Swedish-Norwegian co-production. Although originally planned to run for several seasons, Danish TV2 announced in October 2011 that there would be no further seasons made, due to falling viewer shares after the first few episodes. TV2 programming manager Keld Reinicke stated that, "We have no plans to continue the series as it never gave us the audience share we expected in Denmark."
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, tense, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: serial killer, police detective, forensics, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, profiler, crime, deadly, female protagonist, short lived, bodies, strong female presence, police, blonde, psychologist, policewoman, police partner, buried alive, danish, police protagonist, bound and gagged, blonde woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about police investigation, crime, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, murder and serial killer mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Those Who Kill: The Bridge (2011), 100 Code (2015), The Fall (2013), Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010), Chasing Shadows (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Bridge (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
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Those Who Kill (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Follows Catherine Jensen, a recently promoted homicide detective who enlists the help of Thomas Schaeffer, a forensic psychologist, to track down serial killers and relentlessly seeks the truth behind the disappearance of her brother.
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100 Code (2015)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: New York, USA. Stockholm, Sweden. Over the past twelve months young, blonde, blue-eyed women have been found dead in a meadow where Asphodel flowers grow. New York Detective Tommy Conley gets a special dispensation from the NYPD to go observe and ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
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The Killing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
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Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
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TV show
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TV show
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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The Eagle (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey is a Danish police procedural television series produced by Danmarks Radio, created and written by Peter Thorsboe and Mai Brostrøm. The series debuted on 10 October 2004 in Denmark. It won an International Emmy Award from ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior was a short-lived American police procedural drama that aired on CBS. The show debuted in 2011 as a spin-off from the successful Criminal Minds, which had premiered in 2005. This edition's profiling team also ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, rough, realistic
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