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Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
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Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Style: political
Plot: murder, female friendship, female bonding, sorority, all female cast, women, friendship between women

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out political, neo noir, psychological and suspense films with plots about murder, revenge, court, serial killer, death, lawyer and robbery mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Friendships, Secrets and Lies: The Woman to be Hanged (1986), The Stranger Within a Woman (1966), Left Right Left (2013), The Axe (1969), Murder in Mississippi (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Woman to be Hanged (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Basar Sabuncu.
Plot: women's issues, women, voyeurism, murder, young woman, old man, dysfunctional marriage, planned murder
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The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tashiro (Keiju Kobayashi) coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto (Tatsuya Mihashi) in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto’s wayward wife is found dead. Although Tashiro is not a suspect in the police investigation, he is ...
Plot: murder, confession, strangulation, strangled to death
Place: japan
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Left Right Left (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The basic story of the movie revolves around P.K. Jayan aka 'Vattu' Jayan (played by Indrajith) and Roy Joseph aka Che Guevera Roy (played by Murali Gopy). Vattu Jayan is a corrupt cop who manages his daily necessities through bribed money ...
Style: political
Plot: communism, politics, revolution, revenge, leader, communist, political party, heroes, murder, malayalam
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60%
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The Axe (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A breathtaking story in which a woman goes in search of her husband.
Plot: murder, dog, widow, winter, peasant, village, forest, axe, search
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Murder in Mississippi (1990)
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.
Style: political
Plot: civil rights, murder, husband wife relationship, racial tension, racial violence, racial discrimination, racial prejudice, racism, interracial friendship, civil rights movement, hate crime, interracial relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: mississippi, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Glass Cell (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Portugal
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man is wrongfully imprisoned for five years. Once out, he hears about his wife's supposed adventures outside of their marriage and becomes increasingly jealous.
Plot: released from prison, job seeking, bankruptcy, jealousy, murder, bookstore, lawyer, architect, birthday party, cheating
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Kill-Off (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is set in a small coastal community in New Jersey where the only action in town is a nightclub called The Pavilion. The owner, Pete (played by Jackson Sims), can barely make the payroll so in an effort to bring in more business, he hires a ...
Style: neo noir, cult film
Plot: bartender, gossip, stripper, janitor, murder, female director
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing, psychotronic
Plot: murder, crime and punishment, murderer, criminal
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Proof of the Man (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 100 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.
Style: neo noir
Plot: police detective, killer, fashion show, police investigation, witness, elevator, murder, dying words, serial killer, straw hat, killed in a car accident
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Don't Tempt the Devil (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lovely young nurse finds herself framed for the murder of a hospital patient who died after she administered an injection.
Plot: courtroom, court, nurse, adultery, lawyer, murder, cynicism, femme fatale, injection, interrogation, french giallo, will
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Flag in the Mist (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When her only relative, her elder brother is accused of robbing and murdering an old woman loan-shark, pretty, young Kiriko (Chieko Baisho) travels from her home in Kyushu to Tokyo to get Japan's top lawyer to defend her brother. Unfortunately ...
Plot: court, revenge, murder, courtroom, evidence, class differences, retribution, baseball player, witness, flashback, lawyer, french restaurant ...
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42%
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The Father (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Baba" is a bitter melodrama set in Istambul. A father is not able to earn enough money to feed his family. He is waiting to emigrate to Germany. When his landlord's son kills a man while drunk, the father is prepared to answer for ...
Plot: poverty, emigration, father, breast feeding, family relations, murder, prostitution, rape, prison, revenge
Place: istanbul turkey
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41%
One Way or Another (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set during a retreat of Christian Democrat politicians who practice spiritual exercises together, it is an allegory of corrupted power. Disturbing, claustrophobic settings are the background to a series of mysterious crimes.
Style: political, surreal, allegory, controversial
Plot: religion, sexual repression, suicide, sin, confession, blackmail, priest, controversy, epidemic, minister, political satire, surrealism ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Inn on the River (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer named The Shark is terrorizing London by killing his victims with a speargun and then, dressed in a scruba-diver's wetsuit, using the city's sewer tunnels to make his getaway.
Plot: serial killer, smuggler, scuba diver, river, smuggling, murder, scuba, harpoon, underwater scene
Place: scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Letter (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.
Plot: blackmail, murder, infidelity, deception, marriage, court
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Dictator's Guns (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jacques Cournot, a freelance skipper, is hired by Mr Hendrix in Santo Domingo, first of all to advise him regarding the acquisition of a sailing boat. After a thorough inspection of a prospective vessel, the "Dragoon", Cournot reports his ...
Plot: ex husband, police, police officer, wound, sailboat, sailor, murder, arms smuggling, captain, diving, underwater scene, seaplane
Place: caribbean
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38%
Bad to the Bone (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bad girl uses her brother to kill her lover.
Plot: lifetime, brother sister relationship, murder, femme fatale
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37%
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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 ...
Plot: murder, burglar, police officer, hiding place, good samaritan, multiple storylines, banker, bloodbath, redemption, torture, flashback, doctor ...
Place: new orleans, central america
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The Seventies (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A middle-class Filipino family struggles to survive in the era of dictatorship.
Style: political
Plot: martial law, mother, torture
Place: the philippines
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The Kansas City Massacre (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gangsters free one of their colleagues being escorted to prison and kill several FBI agents and local police officers in the attempt. FBI agent Melvin Purvis puts together a special squad to track down and capture the men responsible.
Plot: bandit, gunfight, fbi, criminal gang, murder, gangsters
Place: kansas city
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A Death of Innocence (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A mother travels to New York to see her daughter who is awaiting trial for murder. The mother is totally convinced of her daughter's innocence and does all she can to help her. As the trial progresses however, the mother begins to have doubts.
Plot: daughter, mother, mother daughter relationship, court, murder, footprint
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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 ...
Style: political
Plot: murder, spy, private investigator, murder mystery, night watchman, janitor, police corruption, blackmail, investigation, police officer, ex convict, three brothers ...
Place: south carolina
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32%
The Collaborators (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tale of two art students who, after a horrific event, are forced to take off across country in a stolen taxi to evade the law.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, student, strong female character, female protagonist, sexual harassment, friend, female chauvinism, university, drugs, violence, chase, strong female lead ...
Place: england
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31%
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The Lost Man (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A gang of black militants plots to rob a factory to finance their "revolutionary struggle."
Style: political, neo noir
Plot: robbery, interracial relations, police brutality, heist, gangsters, class society, racism, brothel, racial slur, death of lover, rat, african american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Indian Scarf (1963)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a wealthy man dies, his avaricious relatives look forward to inheriting all his money. However, he leaves a provision in his will that they all must spend a week together in his castle before they will be able to inherit anything. At the castle ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, twists and turns, lawyer, isolated place, last will and testament, strangled to death, death, pianist, murder, castle, whodunit, scarf ...
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29%
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One Way Out (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a man gets out of prison, he decides to go straight and leave his life of crime behind him. However, when he gets home he finds that his brother is in danger and the family farm is in foreclosure. He plans to take revenge on those responsible, ...
Plot: heist gone wrong, ex convict, heist, murder, one last job, released from prison, gangsters, revenge, caper, garage
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Preppie Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of a young woman who was found dead. Now the police investigate, and evidence points to a man she was seen leaving a party with. Now when questioned, he claims that her death was accidental, as a result of rough sex. Now her family ...
Plot: serial killer, court, crimes of passion, murder, death, sex, police, legal, park
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Slayground (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Stone (Peter Coyote) hits an armored truck without his usual driver. The ensuing getaway leads to the death of an innocent. The payback is swift and brutal. The wronged father hires a twisted, sociopathic assassin to avenge his loss. One by one the ...
Plot: robbery, murder, manslaughter, car accident, revenge, dead child, thief, cat, assassination, hitman, death of child, assassin ...
Time: future
Place: england
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28%
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Pan (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Edvarda arrives at the little Norwegian village, to stay with some family, she find the Lt., Thomas Glahn, very interesting. Soon they fall in love. It's a very passionate relationship, but this leads to problems. Both of them are very ...
Plot: love, murder, infidelity, forest
Place: norway, arabia
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A Crime of Passion (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a physician is murdered, his eldest daughter is accused of the crime, but the man's seductive new wife may not be all that she appears.
Style: suspense
Plot: murder, mystery, doctor, stepmother, false accusation, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, father daughter relationship, death, husband wife relationship, false accusation of murder, physician, bound and gagged ...
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