Movies like A Killing Affair 1977

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A Killing Affair (1977)
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A Killing Affair (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A white female detective is partnered with a black male detective to find the person who is committing a series of particularly vicious murders. During the course of the investigation the two begin to develop an attraction to each other, but the situation is complicated by the fact that he is married.
Plot: interracial relations, murder investigation, killing spree, police officer, police detective, homicide detective, criminal, adultery, racist, interracial romance, sexual attraction, extramarital affair

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, police detective, murder investigation, crimes, crime, police and law enforcement mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Killing Affair: One Police Plaza (1986), Free, White and 21 (1963), In Defense of a Married Man (1990), Stolen Miracle (2001), Jesse (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Police Plaza (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A veteran New York City Police Lieutenant's investigation of a woman's murder uncovers corruption in high places.
Style: suspense
Plot: murder investigation, police corruption, law enforcement, weapons, writers, fighting the system, crooked cop, death, apartment, murder, police, warehouse ...
Place: new york
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Free, White and 21 (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A motel owner in Texas is accused of raping a civil-rights worker from Sweden.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: courtroom, racist, jury, rape, interracial relations, clock, segregation, exploitation, criminal, false accusation, cross cultural relations, civil rights ...
Place: texas
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In Defense of a Married Man (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lawyer's husband is having an affair. When the woman he is having the affair with is found dead. He is the prime suspect. Though he adamantly proclaims his innocence. His wife takes charge of his defense, but can she place his betrayal behind ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: framed for murder, murder, adultery, love affair, love and romance, legal, crimes, dishonesty, legal action, couples, crime, murder case ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Stolen Miracle (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karen and Phil's first male child is stolen by a false nurse on Christmas' Eve. A determined policewoman follows all clues in order to find the baby before it's too late.
Plot: police officer, female director, tickling
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Jesse (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nassau County, New York Police detective Jesse turns vigilante as she investigates her brother's murder and enters into a world of crime, corruption, and shocking deception.
Plot: female vigilante, nypd, police officer, vigilantism, drug deal, corruption, police detective, murder investigation, female police detective
Time: 2010s
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Crosscurrent (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives investigating a murder committed on one of the city's famous cable cars discover that the victim was the son of a shipping tycoon. The trail leads to a drug dealer, a shady physician and a nervous police captain
Plot: murder, hitman, cable car, police detective, drug dealer, black cop, business tycoon
Place: san francisco
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Blue Murder (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Blue Murder is a Canadian crime drama television series, featuring stories that reflected the turbulence of urban life and the crimes that make headlines. The Blue Murder squad members were an elite group of big-city investigators out to solve some ...
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, murder, police, female detective, policewoman
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dark Figure of Crime (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hyeong-min, a prominent police detective, and Tae-oh, a killer who has confessed to multiple murders, maintain a fierce psychological confrontation.
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder, crimes, standoff, investigation, killing spree, showdown, violence, danger, murder victim, murder confession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, busan
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Immigrants from around the world enter Los Angeles every day, with hopeful visions of a better life, but little notion of what that life may cost. Their desperate scenarios test the humanity of immigration enforcement officers. In Crossing Over, ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, intense, touching ...
Plot: immigrants, deportation, culture clash, social differences, society, fighting the system, life is a bitch, state affairs, social problems, interracial relations, americana, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Golden Boy (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Golden Boy is an American crime drama series created by Nicholas Wootton, which is produced by Berlanti Television and Warner Bros. Television. CBS placed a series order on May 13, 2012. The series ran on CBS from February 26 to May 14, 2013 and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, touching ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Naked City: Justice with a Bullet (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A pair of taxi-driving NYC detectives take up the case of tourists who are robbed of their money and luggage by a shady limo driver. Things get dicey when the tourists accidentally get mixed up in a drug dealer's murder and money heist, while ...
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Carolina Skeletons (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a long time in the army, an Afro-American soldier returns to his hometown, where, years ago, his brother was executed for the rape and murder of two white girls. The commando believes his brother to have been innocent and seeks a proof for ...
Style: rough, gloomy, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric ...
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Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, southern usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Bad City Blues (1999)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a violent robbery, a New Orleans doctor, Eugene Grimes, wakes to find a wounded woman and $2 million in cash on his doorstep. In pursuit of the thieves, police captain Clarence Jefferson discovers that Grimes is the key not only ...
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The Over-Eater (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Séléna is chief of the Marseille police. Respected and feared by his men, his sole enemy seems to be himself, along with his 300 pounds. Strangled by the bursting straight-jacket of his body, tortured by his past, he leads a solitary life in a ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: murder, police detective, haunted by the past, fall in love, love and romance, law enforcement, crimes, physical appearance, obsession, deadly, murder investigation, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
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The Defiant Ones (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Monroe and 'Joker' Johnson are two prisoners who despise each other. But after their prison transport crashes, they manage to escapechained to each other.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jakob Aasen has hired his old friend, private investigator Varg Veum, to spy on his wife Rebecca, whom he suspects of infidelity. Against his better judgement Varg accepts the job, and in an ironic twist he and Rebecca rekindle their former love. ...
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The Border (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 108 min.
Story: A corrupted border agent decides to clean up his act when an impoverished woman's baby is put up for sale on the black market.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In order to avenge the murder of an old friend, a recently suspended female police officer goes undercover at an illegal gambling den where the winning prize is a night with one of the female staff.
Style: sexploitation film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Incident in an Alley (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A policeman is accused of manslaughtering a 14 year old boy, but is acquitted of all charges. Still, he feels a lot of guilt and begins to doubt if he really is innocent after all. A stolen clarinet gives him a lead in his desperate hunt for the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: captivating, melancholic, enigmatic, bleak
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47%
Proof of the Man (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When an American is murdered in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police detective Munesue follows the trail of the killer to New York. There he is joined by a New York City detective named Shuftan and together they sort out the crime.
Plot: killer, police detective, killed in a car accident, elevator, witness, murder, multiple murder, police investigation, dying words, straw hat, fashion show, serial killer
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Heavens Fall (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Successful New York attorney Sam Leibowitz travels to the South in 1933 to defend nine young black men accused of raping two women on an Alabama freight train.
Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: false accusation, interracial relations, discrimination, dishonesty, racism, injustice, courtroom drama, jury, journalism, life is a bitch, legal action, fighting the system ...
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The Killer Hides His Face (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the forest near the village of Drahovice, a nurse from the local health center is found murdered. Three months ago, another young woman died nearby and a sexual motive was proved in the case of her murder. In the case of the nurse, the motives ...
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Sucker Free City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows three young men as they are drawn into lives of crime. Nick (Crowley) uses his entry-level corporate job to commit credit card fraud and deals drugs on the side. K-Luv (Mackie) is a member of the "V-Dubs", an ...
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13 West Street (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Walt Sherill (Alan Ladd) is attacked and beat down by a group of juvenile delinquents on his way home from work one night. The boys who attacked him are not previously known by the police and are therefore hard to track down. As Sherill starts ...
Style: slang
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Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gloomy vision of the possibility of decent relations between whites and blacks anywhere, including the South. Undertaker L.B. Jones, the richest black man in his county of Tennessee, is divorcing his wife for infidelity with a white policeman. ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: A film group is making a movie in a small village. The story is based on true events that has happened in the the same village a few decades ago. A dis-liked writer Pentti Töysä arrives in the middle of a press conference and claims that he is the ...
Style: romantic
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1964, members of the Ku Klux Klan murdered three Civil Rights workers who had traveled to the South to encourage African-American voter registration. Examines the last three weeks in the lives of the slain activists.
Plot: murder, civil rights, deep south, civil rights movement, racial prejudice, racism, racial violence, racial tension, husband wife relationship, domestic terrorism, interracial relations, hate crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
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Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
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