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The Criminal Who Stole a Crime (1969)
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The Criminal Who Stole a Crime (1969)
Original name: Zbrodniarz, który ukradł zbrodnię
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Poland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Retired police captain tells a reporter about his latest action - carried on their own investigation into the mysterious death of the girl. Captain MO, Gray, conducts her own investigation into the death of Eve Salm, called Princess. She was a witness in a process in which the defendant pleaded guilty and was sentenced to nine years in prison. Gray has doubts and risked their lives seeking to apprehend the real killer.
Plot: police, investigation, trial, secret, courtroom, neo noir, alcohol, robbery, frame up, murder, witness, interrogation, mysterious death, heart attack, police officer, falling from height, fake
Time: 60s, 1960s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, investigation, police, crimes, deadly, crime and mystery mostly in Mystery, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Criminal Who Stole a Crime: Where Is the Third King? (1967), Naked Violence (1969), The Midnight Man (1974), Life is an Art (2010), Death Sentence (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Where Is the Third King? (1967)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Poland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A classic criminal story set between Poland and South America.
Plot: walkie talkie, night, crossbow, screaming, investigation, murder, police, museum, stolen painting, murderer, multiple suspects, bedroom ...
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Naked Violence (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Some youngsters rape and kill their teacher; but they won't tell their motivation. The police detective on the case feels some sinister influence behind the young murderers.
Plot: rape, interrogation, teacher, murder, jewel, secret, disciple, classroom, physical abuse, police, gang rape, police officer ...
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The Midnight Man (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An ex-convict, and ex-cop, finds himself in the midst of drama as a murder, of a female student, is commited at the university where he works as a night watchman. He is reluctantly drawn into the criminal investigation and eventually becomes a ...
Plot: murder, ex convict, investigation, police officer, murder mystery, tractor, ex cop, campus, three brothers, lesbian, redneck, barn
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Life is an Art (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: You need to suffer, to understand....
Plot: police, investigation, killer, murder, profanity, serial murder, murder investigation, schizophrenic, ritual murder, swat, crime scene
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Death Sentence (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A juror on a murder case begins to believe that the man on trial is innocent of the crime - and then discovers that the real killer is her own husband.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, trial, crimes, courtroom drama, who done it, couples, deadly, woman in danger, legal, false accusation, mystery ...
Time: 70s
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67%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, mind bending
Plot: murder, crimes, arms dealing, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, crime, shot in the head, hospital, police, businessman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Murder in Peyton Place (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former resident of the town of Peyton Place, now wealthy and powerful, secretly returns to the town and sets in motion a spate of killings designed as revenge for past wrongs.
Plot: courtroom, secret, murder, car accident, penthouse, pay phone, falling from height, flashback, dog
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson (1989)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ken Malansky, a law student of Perry Mason's, is accused of murdering a fellow student. Perry is reluctant to take on his case as the victim was the son of a close friend.
Style: suspenseful, witty, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, friendship, college, university, legal, false accusation, power relations, who done it, rivalry, legal investigation, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
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Jigsaw (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman is found murdered in a house along the coast from Brighton. Local detectives Fellows and Wilks lead an investigation methodically following up leads and clues mostly in Brighton and Hove but also further afield.
Style: british noir
Plot: police, murder, noir, police investigation, investigation, police procedural, police officer, corpse, small town, boarding house, seaside, dismembered body ...
Place: brighton
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49%
Six Sex Scenes and a Murder (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nick's made poor choices professionally and personally. A man feared and envied by many, he's lived a life seduced by crime, money, beautiful women, and burlesque. Now he wants out and he's got 24 hours to find an exit. He's ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, who done it, bar, dishonesty, law enforcement, gangsters, save the day, frame up, danger, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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47%
Chicken with Vinegar (1985)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Unorthodox detective Jean Lavardin is called to a provincial French town after a prank turns deadly.
Style: serious, clever, suspenseful, cynical, realistic
Plot: small town, murder, disability, small town life, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, investigation, amateur detective, eviction, mystery, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
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47%
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Flat 211 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Flat 211 is Latest Bollywood Crime Mystery Thriller Film directed By Sunil Sanjan,The star cast of the Film Jayesh Raj, Samonica Shrivastava, Digvijay Singh
Plot: interrogation, police, betrayal, murder, newspaper, bollywood, investigation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, swimming pool, photographer, flashback, party
Place: mumbai india
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The Third Murder (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Shigemori is a lawyer tasked with defending Misumi in a murder trial. Misumi has previous convictions for murder and has confessed to the crime, but evidence in the case leads to Shigemori having doubts about what really happened.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, puzzle, school, courtroom drama, secret, justice, witness, judge, prison, girl ...
Place: japan
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The Confidence Man (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Policeman Stevie Grimes never lost his trust in the police force but has been suspended a few months for accidentally shooting and killing a young boy. Because of lack of evidence in court and with some help from his former partner, Stevie soon ...
Plot: stripper, surveillance, loyalty, truth, extortion, bad luck, guilt, teacher, secret, money, strip club, apprentice ...
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Zero Focus (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One week into newlywed Teiko Uhara's marriage, her husband, Kenichi, leaves on a short business trip and never returns. Teiko travels across Japan to search for him, and along the way discovers some surprising facts about her husband's ...
Plot: cliff, flashback, secret, death of husband, prostitute, confession, vice squad, train ride, poisoning, cyanide, arranged marriage, newlyweds ...
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42%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr Sheila Carlin is good friends with Della who calls Perry in when she is being pestered by someone. On the theory that it could be somebody that she works with at a radio stations she arranges Perry to be interviewed by Winslow Keene who is also ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, tape over mouth
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My Killer (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young detective in the Northern Russian region of Yakutia is dealing with a seemingly simple murder case. The investigation becomes a dangerous journey into the world of illegal mining and gold trafficking in which life has no value.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: murder, twin sisters, murder investigation, police, telephone call, flashback, boat, twin, stabbed with a knife, twin sister, corpse, actress playing multiple roles ...
Place: russia
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Made in U.S.A (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paula Nelson (Anna Karina), a female version of Humphrey Bogart's hard boiled detectives, goes to Atlantic City to meet her lover, Richard Politzer, at an unknown point in the future (maybe 1969). Once there, she learns that Richard is dead and ...
Style: stylized, serious, psychological, realistic, avant garde
Plot: politics, murder, investigation, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, life is a bitch, gangsters, mystery, destructive relationship, manipulations, uncover truth, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france
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The Sleeping Car Murder (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six people travel by train overnight from Marseilles to Paris. When the train arrives at its destination, one of the passengers, a girl, is found dead in a sleeping berth. The police led by Inspector Grazzi investigate the other five passengers, ...
Plot: murder, train, murder witness, investigation, killer, chase, telephone call, telephone, car chase, dog, love at first sight, red herring ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: paris france
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason defends the husband of a famous rock singer who was found being killed after having had a tremendous discussion with her husband and her manager.
Style: realistic, mind bending, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples, deadly, investigation, false accusation, amateur detective, courtroom drama, private detective, legal ...
Time: 80s
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37%
The Alphabet Murders (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious
Plot: private detective, parody, murder, investigation, serial killer, silly humor, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard, london
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Thesis on a Homicide (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Roberto is a specialist in Criminal Law whose life is thrown into chaos when he becomes convinced that Gonzalo, one of his best students, has committed a brutal murder right in front of the Faculty of Law. Determined to uncover the truth he begins a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, murder, investigation, mystery, crime, crimes, teachers and students, professor, suspicion of murder, police, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a spat, film critic Terry Thorpe (William H. Macy) accidentally kills his lover. Though Thorpe covers his tracks, he raises the suspicions of a private investigator (James Cromwell), who then tries to blackmail him. Thorpe also falls ...
Style: suspense, cynical, suspenseful, humorous, clever ...
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, neo noir, film critic, blackmail, hollywood, manipulations, mystery, uncover truth, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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We Still Kill the Old Way (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A leftist professor wants the truth about two men killed during a hunting party; but the mafia, the Church and corrupt politicians don't want him to learn it.
Style: tense, twists and turns, bleak, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, dishonesty, deadly, fighting the system, life is a bitch, crimes, political corruption, society, amateur detective, danger, graphic violence, assassination ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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The Switch (1982)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Taiwanese crime drama.
Plot: kidnapping, frame up, tv news, murder, ex boyfriend, newscaster, conspiracy
Place: taipei
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Passing Fancy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "Passing Fancy" is a film about the devastating effects that emotional and sexual abuse reap on the human mind. In this story the abuse leads to drugs, deception, insanity and eventually murder. With few clues to go on, Detective Rodriguez ...
Plot: sexual abuse, mental institution, nudity (full frontal - brief), emotional abuse, revenge, police, murder, insanity
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The Perfect Student (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminology professor becomes a target herself when she tries to establish the innocence of her star student in a murder.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: college life, crimes, murder, deception, seduction, courtroom, police, investigation, danger, amateur detective, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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34%
Lady Against the Odds (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A private detective becomes involved in a new cast when her partner's guardian is murdered.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, mind bending, realistic
Plot: murder, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, crime, deadly, investigation, custody, private detective, private investigator, guardian, industrialist ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Hammett (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "This is an entirely imaginary story about the writer Dashiell Hammett, who... in the words of one of his most gifted contemporaries... helped get murder out of the vicar's rose garden and back to the people who are really good at it. The ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, dark humor
Plot: neo noir, femme fatale, murder, prostitute, investigation, private detective, chinatown, mystery, dangerous attraction, crimes, crime, uncover truth ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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34%
Youth of the Beast (1963)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: To infiltrate a criminal organization responsible for the death of one of his colleagues, the Detective Tajima adopts the behavior of of a brutal thug and plays opposing yakuza bosses against each other.
Style: realistic, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police detective, yakuza, rivalry, partners against crime, reluctant partners, crime, criminal's revenge, gays and lesbians, prostitute, gang, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan
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33%