Movies like The Knife 1967

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The Knife (1967)
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The Knife (1967)
Original name: Nož
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A popular singer is found murdered and two police detectives are investigating his past in order to catch the killer.
Plot: mysterious man, police investigation, mystery killer, pop singer, cheating wife, murder investigation, singer, forensic, knife, knife murder, unfaithful wife

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and realistic films with plots about murder, police investigation, police, crimes, murder investigation, police detective and law enforcement mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Knife: Dangerous Clue (1984), The First Deadly Sin (1980), Strawberry Night (2013), Hassel 04 - Säkra papper (1989), Hassel 06 - Offren (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dangerous Clue (1984)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A small group of extreme Albanian nationalists are hunted by Yugoslav security services.
Plot: albanian, extremist, nationalist, car accident, hunting, motorcycle, receptionist, innocent, tragic event, traitor, secret service, french ...
Place: kosovo, former yugoslavia
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95%
The First Deadly Sin (1980)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A serial killer is stalking New York. Inspector Edward X. Delaney is an NYPD detective, nearing retirement, who is trying to put together the pieces of the case. Are the victims somehow linked? What does the brutal method of death signify?
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terminal illness, serial killer, murder, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crimes, couple relations, police investigation, psychopath, murder investigation, mysterious villain, investigator ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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77%
Strawberry Night (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Reiko Himekawa (Yuko Takeuchi) is a female detective at the Metropolitan Police Department. Reiko doesn't come from an elite background, but she has risen fast through the ranks with hard work. Reiko than becomes involved in a murder case named ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: policewoman, police investigation, murder investigation, gang, gang war, yakuza, police, murder of parents, reading someone else's diary, coworker, ghost, hospitalization ...
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72%
Hassel 04 - Säkra papper (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small criminal who is reported missing is found murdered in the safe of a known bank manager. While working with the motive behind the murder it is discovered that a large amount of counterfeit shares and bonds are in circulation. Hassel and his ...
Plot: crime investigation, police investigation, hospital, bank, murder, police procedural, winter, snow, safecracking
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hassel 06 - Offren (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Criminal detective Roland Hassel and his colleague Bolinder is investigating a criminal gang involved in the meat packing business. Bolinder is murdered in front of Hassel and the criminals are out to kill Hassel, the only witness.
Plot: criminal gang, police investigation, police detective, murder, contamination, police procedural, police officer killed, crime investigation, kicked in the crotch
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Case Belgrade (1968)
Genre: Thriller, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Autumn of 1943 American plane carrying Soviet colonel is shot down near Nazi-occupied Belgrade. Germans capture the colonel and begin interrogations, because he knows everything about forecoming Allied summit in Tehran. Group of Yugoslav ...
Plot: world war two, secret mission, girl, commando, nazi, partisan, gestapo, torture, train, attack, villainess, brothel ...
Place: belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Killer on the Tracks (1970)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An escort composed of three people transports a huge amount of new one-hundred crown banknotes in a special railway car. At the 196th kilometer, a village girl is waiting at the railway crossing and spots two men removing some packages from the ...
Plot: amnesiac, coworker relationship, riding a bicycle, bank manager, police detective, police investigation, police station, diabetes, witness, hospital, widow, train station ...
Place: central europe
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61%
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Borderline (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Dr. Lila Colleti is divorcing her husband and is devastated when he wins custody of their two little girls, whom he gets largely because Lila's job, being a psychiatrist for the criminally insane at the local prison, is a ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, obsession, false accusation, murder, prison, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, ex husband ex wife relationship, police detective, family problems, mental illness, custody ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, police investigation, betrayal, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Frozen Ground (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, factual, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, kidnapping, psychopath, crimes, sexual predator, winter, drug overdose, rapist, rape and murder, manhunt, rape ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, 70s
Place: alaska, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 112
Moving Targets (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of cops are following a lawyer who has information on a mobster. He's killed and his wife has to help the cops catch the bad guy.
Plot: bandit, strong female lead, bus, car chase, police, murder, tough girl, violence, latex gloves, gun, explosion, knife
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Grain of Truth (2015)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A big shot prosecutor Teodor Szacki divorces his wife and leaves Warsaw to “start a new life” in picturesque town in south­east Poland ­ Sandomierz. After a short while he is called in to investigate a strange and mysterious murder case. ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: murder investigation, killings, investigation, ritual murder, urban legend, murderer, serial killer, killing spree, mystery, unsolved crime, crime investigation, crime solving ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hassel 10 - Utpressarna (1992)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The executive of Zting Air is blackmailed. He has to pay 3,000,000 SEK or else his wife will be killed and a plane will explode mid-air.
Plot: blackmail, blackmailer, assassination, police investigation, bomb, cell phone, jail cell, exploding airplane, suitcase of money, videotaping, mass murder, police procedural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Overheard (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story revolves around three members of a police surveillance squad conducting an investigation into a financial investment group involved in criminal fraud. The focus of the plot, however, is actually on the three officers themselves who stumble ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, corporate crimes, partners, corporate crime, undercover, dishonesty, secretly observing, rivalry, honest law enforcer, law enforcement, law enforcer criminal relations, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 2K
Relentless (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, maniac, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, partners against crime, mentally unstable, stalking, police detective, police officer, manipulation ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Splinter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gang member, suffering from severe memory loss, searches for his brother's murderer. He secretly enlists the aid of the investigating Detective, while other members of his gang are mysteriously and sadistically murdered.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, gang, vengeance, crimes, life is a bitch, uncover truth, serial killer, police corruption, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Castle of Sand (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Yoshitaro Nomura’s 1975 film of Seicho Matsumoto’s immensely popular detective story tells the tale of two detectives, Imanishi (Tetsuro Tamba) and Yoshimura (Kensaku Morita), tasked with tracking down the murderer of an old man, found ...
Plot: police investigation, class differences, murder investigation, post mortem, arrest, flashback, police, father son relationship, urban setting, writers, countryside, drifter ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Crimes of Passion: Tragedy in a Country Churchyard (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A murder investigation takes detective Christer Wijk to a small village, where he needs to separate rumors and facts to trail the murderer.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, murder, church, winter, priest, police detective, village, crimes, christmas, husband wife relationship, snow, countryside ...
Time: 50s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Diary of June (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two teenagers joining the same class in a high school die on the same day. The one to be top of the class is killed by a big knife on the street, the other - the second best of the class indeed - seems to be jumped from the top of the school ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, police detective, child in peril, murder, kidnapping, child murder, suicide, serial killer, chase, revenge, flashback, humiliation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 816
R.I.F. (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A policeman takes his family on a holiday, and after almost hitting a wild hog, the car won't start. They get hike with a guy scrutinizing his pretty wife. Shortly after, she disappears.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, crimes, police investigation, on the run, mystery, police detective, chase, missing wife, graphic violence, who done it, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Crimes of Passion: Dangerous Dreams (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Puck’s new boss turns out to be a control freak, who isolates everyone from the outside world. After a strange death, Puck calls on detective Wijk.
Style: suspense, captivating, contemplative
Plot: police detective, father son relationship, nobel prize winner, writers, family relations, murder investigation, revenge, snow, hotel, death, murder, patriarch ...
Time: 50s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 1.8
 462
Son of Sam (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This chilling tale recounts the late 70's in New York City, when a serial killer on the loose dubbed "Son of Sam" creates havoc. When arrested, "Son of Sam" tells police he was influenced by a satanic cult. New York would ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, psychopath, mind game, rivalry, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, murderer, satanism ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The First Power (1990)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man born out of an incestuous relationship, after enduring an emotionally scarring childhood, gives in to the dark side of Satanic forces and becomes a weapon of evil. He kills with such ferocity that he becomes the main target of the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, murder, deal with the devil, mystery, clergy, mind game, resurrection, occult, psychopath, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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24 Hours in London (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: London gangster Christian has a plan to kill off the opposition, but things get messy when a witness survives.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, gangsters, hitman, murder, police, witnessing a crime, police investigation, fighting crime, police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Chosen (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A couple of brutal and mysterious murders point to Uppsala University. Johan, a last year student at the police academy, gets involved in the investigation. He enrolls a course at the University in order to, under cover, track down the killer.
Plot: murder, university, murder investigation, serial killer, police, student
Place: eastern europe
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I'm Not a Killer (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One livid dawn, a cold and damp wind blows as a man walks alone through the darkness. Deputy Police Superintendent Francesco Prencipe is on his way to meet his best friend, Judge Giovanni Mastropaolo whom he hasn't seen for almost two years. ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: uncover truth, murder investigation, criminal, murderer, accused of murder, murder mystery, mystery, framed for murder, law and order, murder, crime investigation, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 5K
The Lodger (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in Los Angeles with two converging plot lines – The first involves an uneasy relationship between a psychologically unstable landlady and her enigmatic lodger – The second is about a troubled detective engaged in a cat-and-mouse game with ...
Style: serious, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, police detective, murder, mind game, mysterious character, mental patient, mystery, haunted by the past, psychopath, insanity, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Hot Target (1985)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wife of successful NZ businessman is seduced by fellow American after "chance" meeting in park. However, Greg has more than love-making with the beautiful Christine in mind.
Style: erotic, cult film
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, erotica, cricket the game, adultery, female masturbation, affair, bored housewife, cheating wife, cult, break in ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Witness (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: On the night of her police university graduation, Natsume Hamanaka’s (Riho Yoshioka) younger brother dies in accident caused by Natsume Hamanaka. In the accident, Natsume Hamanaka also loses her eyesight. She gives up on being a police officer. 3 ...
Style: tense, enigmatic, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: japanese police, police, uncover truth, blindness, blind woman, unsolved crime, mystery, loss of eyesight, ambitious woman, crime solving, fighting crime, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Goya Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Madrid, Spain. A mysterious serial killer murders art collectors and uses their bodies to reproduce scenes from “Los caprichos,” a famous series of drawings by Spanish painter Francisco de Goya…
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: policewoman, serial killer, police investigation, police detective, love affair, murder, mystery killer, murder investigation, prosecution, art collector, art dealer, murder of daughter ...
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%