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Murder by Proxy (1964)
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Murder by Proxy (1964)
Original name: Frühstück mit dem Tod
Genre: Thriller
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A district attorney is accused of wrongfully convicting an innocent man by the man's widow and is subsequently framed for her murder by the real culprits.
Plot: corruption, frame up, fire, smoking, stockings, legs, false accusation, lingerie, fire truck, marital problem, bra, dead woman, district attorney, semiautomatic pistol, woman shot, shooting a woman, dead woman on bed, carrying a dead body, prosecutor

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, female nudity, frame up, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes and deadly mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Murder by Proxy: Judicial Consent (1994), Improper Conduct (1994), Strike A Pose (1993), Threat of Exposure (2002), Nexus (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Judicial Consent (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Judge Gwen Warwick becomes involved in the murder trial she has been assigned. Her marriage is on the rocks and the murder victim is an old friend, who rumour has it, had an affair with her.
Plot: cheating wife, murder trial, cunnilingus, husband wife estrangement, dysfunctional marriage, older woman younger man relationship, husband wife relationship, marital problem, legal action, black pantyhose, district attorney, female judge ...
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95%
Improper Conduct (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman seeks her own brand of justice when her sister's sexual harassment case is smothered by acts of foul play.
Style: cult film
Plot: sexual harassment, towel, lingerie, bare breasts, blood, bra and panties, bare feet, pursuit, nudity (full frontal - brief), courtroom, legs, suit and tie ...
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68%
 4.7
 105
Strike A Pose (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A famous fashion photographer and her lover, ace detective Nick Carter, team up to bring the vengeful killer of prominent fashion models to justice.
Plot: bare breasts, policewoman killing, woman shot, female nudity, hero kills a woman, murder, woman kills woman, sex, dead policewoman, lesbian, cheesecake, lesbianism ...
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58%
Threat of Exposure (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man poses as a hypnotherapist's patient to find the truth about his missing brother.
Plot: red panties, caucasian, lingerie, latex gloves, panties, sex therapist, black bra, eyeglasses, trance, strip club, red bra, female nudity ...
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54%
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 79
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: conspiracy, neo noir, false accusation, on the run, uncover truth, frame up, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Candidate (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonas Bechmann, a defense attorney, is a man of the system. Until the day he himself is accused of murder. Taking matters into his own hands, he throws himself into the hunt for a group of blackmailers who threaten to expose him as the killer. But ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, frame up, track down, uncover truth, law firm, deadly, cons and scams, crimes, false accusation, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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52%
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Play Nice (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial killer is on the loose, and a cop must track him (or her) down.
Plot: child molestation, pistol, serial murder, woman in underwear, assassin, shooting a woman, woman shot, serial killer, female nudity, shooting, sex scene, blonde wig ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Baby Doll Murders (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Los Angeles cop tracks a serial killer who leaves a broken baby doll at the site of each grisly crime.
Plot: woman strangled to death, woman stabbed, bare breasts, abortion, nude woman murdered, murder, dead woman, serial killer, female nudity, stabbing, evil man, naked dead woman ...
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Two Shades of Blue (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Susan Price has written a #1 bestseller, a steamy novel about a woman's search for the ultimate sexual experience entitled, "The Dark Side of Judith." When Susan is framed for the murder of her fiance, billionare publisher Jack ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, undercover, danger, frame up, life turned upside down, woman in danger, dishonesty, deadly, protagonist as suspect, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), phone sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Marked for Murder (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A snooty female production assistant and an eager gopher at a TV station are assigned by their boss to locate a mysterious cassette. They quickly find themselves framed for murder and pursued by government agents.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, frame up, video cassette, agent, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, crime, deadly, dishonesty, government conspiracy, government ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Coffin from Hong Kong (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A private detective finds the limp body of a young Chinese beauty in his office, shot with his own gun.
Plot: neo noir, private detective, water torture, interracial marriage, woman shot, dead woman, prostitution, gang, dead woman on bed, drugs, high heels, gun
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Nightmare Come True (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eerie dreams that haunt a young nurse heighten the mystery surrounding her mother's sudden disappearance.
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40%
 5.3
 777
Hangman (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Death by noose. A nasty way to die if you're not dropped from a length, but instead just had the support kicked from beneath you. A series of murders like this is taking place, linked to a net-based game of 'Hangman', the words of ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Wrong Woman (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A temporary secretary is wrongly accused of killing her boss.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Man from Beijing (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, Austria
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A cold day in January 2006. The police make a horrible discovery in the Swedish town of Hudiksvall: In one night, 18 people have been brutally murdered in the small town. The police suspect a madman is behind the bestial act. But when judge Birgitta ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Violent Prosecutor (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a prosecution lawyer is framed and convicted for murder, he tries to catch the real murderer from jail with the help of a con artist.
Style: realistic, intense, confusing, captivating, talky
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 80
Vortex (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A film noirish atmosphere is created to show detective Lunch (a popular underground musician and poet) plow her way through the plans of a corporate businessman who seeks government defense contracts through real "corporate wars" and the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The widow of a murdered undercover NATO officer in Greece is the prime suspect in his killing. She finds herself embroiled in a bigger conspiracy about the sabotage of U.S. radar installations while trying to prove her innocence.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.2
 258
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Brick Dollhouse (1967)
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35%
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 7.0
 1K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 4.7
 419
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 41K
Frenzy (1972)
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Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bedroom Eyes II (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
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Story: This sequel to 1986's Bedroom Eyes is the mixture as before, with Wings Hauser replacing the first film's star Kenneth Gilman. Once again, stockbroker Hauser begins succumbing to his chronic voyeurism. And also once again, his obsession ...
Style: twists and turns, erotic, surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Death Laid An Egg (1968)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
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32%
The Dogs of Riga (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A lifeboat floats ashore at the coast of Skåne. Inside are two dead men who who've been murdered. Policeman Kurt Wallander is assigned to the case. The men are identified with the help of the police in Latvia. One of their officers travel to ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, corpse, corruption, police, police procedural
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Friend of the Family 3 (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, sexual, sexy, realistic ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%