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Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (2012)
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Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (2012)
Original name: तलाश
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A cop, investigating the mysterious death of a filmstar, meets a sex-worker, while he faces some personal problems psychologically. The mystery connects these people in a way, that ultimately changes their lives.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, mind bending, psychedelic, surreal, twist ending, neo noir ...
Plot: police investigation, husband wife relationship, murder, uncover truth, couple relations, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, haunted by the past, dishonesty, police officer, murder investigation, prostitute, brothel, car accident, train station, arrest, red light district, death of son, drowning, accident, housewife, surveillance, honest law enforcer, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, police investigation and uncover truth mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Talaash: The Answer Lies Within: 36 China Town (2006), Ghajini (2008), Hunting Season (2010), Fault (2001), Woodstock Villa (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
36 China Town (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Sonia [Isha Koppikar] is the owner of a casino in Goa. A successful entrepreneur, the only love in her life is her son. When the toddler suddenly goes missing, the lady is distraught and distressed. She offers a huge reward [Rs. 25 lacs] to anyone ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: goa india, india
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 7.3
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Ghajini (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Sanjay a rich tycoon suffering from short term memory loss due to being hit by a metal pole when trying to intervene on his girlfriend's murder. Because of this his memory can only last for 15 minutes and he doesn't remember events or ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
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Hunting Season (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Veteran homicide cop Ferman (Şener Şen) and his hot-headed partner İdris (Cem Yılmaz) team up with rookie cop and anthropology major Hasan (Okan Yalabık) to investigate the murder of a young woman. The suspects include her conservative family, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, art house ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, crimes, generation gap, who done it, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime, temperamental, rookie, conservative ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.0
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Fault (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The film starts with the murder of Priti (Divya Dutta), wife of Shekhar (Aftab Shivdasani), a well-known journalist. Inspector Lokhande (Ashutosh Rana) investigates the case and accuses Shekhar of the murder, saying he has enough evidences to arrest ...
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Woodstock Villa (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Story: After a heated public argument between Mumbai-based Jatin Kampani and his wife, Zara, he returns home, and finds her missing. A day later, he is contacted by a male to come up with a ransom of 50 Lakh Rupees, and not to contact the police under any ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: investigation, murder, kidnapping, uncover truth, dishonesty, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, life is a bitch, frame up, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Studio Sex (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A stripper at the club Studio Six is murdered. A political scandal takes off when the Minister of Commerce appears to have been at the club. He resigns - but only to hide an even bigger secret.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, erotic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective becomes obsessed with solving a child's 50-year-old murder, uncovering striking similarities between the case and his son's disappearance.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: missing child, loss of child, police investigation, dead child, life is a bitch, uncover truth, haunted by the past, law enforcement, dealing with death, crimes, interrogation, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Quo Vadis, Baby? (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A private detective investigates her sister's suicide 16 years earlier.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, neo noir
Plot: private detective, haunted by the past, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, murder, sister, suicide, private investigator, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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The Badge (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sheriff begins an investigation into the death of a local transsexual after hearing that high ranking politicians may have been involved. Although he is homophobic, his investigation causes him to be rejected by others, forcing him to seek help ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, neo noir
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Time: contemporary
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Trivial (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, law enforcement, haunted by the past, dishonesty, crimes, death of wife, chase, empire, sex crime, murder, spirit ...
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Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Missing Gun (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this tense thriller, Ma Shan (Wen Jiang) is a Chinese police detective who awakes one morning after a night of heavy drinking at his sister's wedding reception to discover that his gun has been stolen. Since only police officers are allowed ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, neo noir
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Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, talky
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fissure (2008)
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Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 568
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexy ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 12K
Johnny Gaddaar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
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Place: india, goa india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.2
 844
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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 355
Case G (2006)
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Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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