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The Suspect: Muroi Shinji (2005)
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The Suspect: Muroi Shinji (2005)
Original name: 容疑者 室井慎次
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: One day in February, 2005, Metropolitan Police Department Superintendent Muroi (Toshiro Yanagiba) is arrested to take responsibility for a botched murder case he headed. His faithful colleagues, including Arashiro (Toshio Kakei) and Okita (Miki Maya), only exacerbate the situation when they try to help clear his name. Is Muroi guilty as charged or merely taking the fall? What is the truth behind the murder? Two lawyers, one determined to get Muroi, the other resolved to save him, a feud between two police departments, political power plays and legal trappings, all combine to orchestrate Muroi’s downfall.
Plot: lawyer, politics, love triangle, video game, chase, police corruption, airport, murder, false accusation, frustration, bureaucracy, dumb police, staircase

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Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
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Harikrishnans (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Bayside Shakedown 2 (2003)
Genre: Crime, Action, Comedy
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Duration: 138 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.2
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 95K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 10K
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