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Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty (2008)
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Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty (2008)
Original name: Varg Veum - Tornerose
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After extricating 17-year-old Lisa Halle from a life of prostitution in Copenhagen, private investigator Varg Veum becomes ensnared in a tangle of parental neglect and bad love when he is hired to locate Lisa's boyfriend, Peter Werner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: private investigator, life is a bitch, woman in danger, gangsters, crimes, prostitute, investigation, private detective, murder, danger, who done it, law enforcement, deadly, crime, graphic violence, mystery, police investigation, sexual content, missing child, drug abuse, missing girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, crime, deadly, murder, danger, investigation and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty: Yours Until Death (2008), Varg Veum: Woman in the Fridge (2008), Bitter Flowers (2007), Fallen Angels (2008), The Detective 2 (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Yours Until Death (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Private eye Varg Veum is on a routine mission searching for his client Jonas Andresen's stolen car. The car is found having been used in a brutal robbery and not long after that the client himself turns up dead.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, tense, serious
Plot: private investigator, murder, robbery, dishonesty, private detective, investigation, woman in danger, uncover truth, deadly, danger, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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Varg Veum - The Consorts of Death (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Varg Veum investigates the murder of a married couple; prime suspect is the stepson, but Veum does not think he is guilty. Not even when he confesses.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, tense
Plot: mystery, investigation, murder, private detective, uncover truth, law enforcement, race against time, crimes, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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Varg Veum: Woman in the Fridge (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An international oil drilling company hires private investigator Varg Veum to find their missing systems designer, Arne Samuelsen. Varg discovers the headless body of a woman jammed into the fridge in Arne's apartment - and is promptly knocked ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: hit and run, police, missing person, murder, investigation, private detective, mystery, crimes, corporate crimes, who done it, violence, suicidal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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64%
Varg Veum - The Dead Have It Easy (2012)
Genre: Crime
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Varg Veum tries to help a scared girl lost in the woods at night, but he fails to avoid her death. What was this young asylum seeker fleeing from?
Style: tense, twists and turns, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, race against time, dishonesty, who done it, danger, violence, conspiracy, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Bitter Flowers (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karsten Aslaksen, chief engineer of a large chemical company, disappears without trace. His married lover, a successful politician named Vibeke Farang, approaches private investigator Varg Veum to track him down discreetly.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, mystery, life is a bitch, child in peril, abduction, justice, danger, who done it, amateur detective, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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Fallen Angels (2008)
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. ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: whodunit, murder, danger, crimes, investigation, police detective, private detective, law enforcement, deadly, woman in danger, fallen angel, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Varg Veum - Buried Dogs (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Racial tension is running high in Bergen after a young black asylum seeker dies at the hands of the Police. Shortly afterwards, a right-wing politician is targeted by a gunman at a public rally and his wife is fatally wounded. Another member of the ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: private detective, political conspiracy, deadly, dishonesty, state affairs, danger, assassination attempt, political intrigue, woman in danger, politics, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Varg Veum - At Night All Wolves Are Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Varg Veum investigates a case where his good friend Even, a highly decorated ex-army officer, is falsely accused of bombing Armakon, a weapons storage facility.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, intrigue, mystery, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, arms dealing, militant, graphic violence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Detective 2 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mysteries keep revolving around Tam’s life.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, danger, murder, riddles and clues, private detective, crimes, deadly, urban, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Quiet Kill (2004)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An attractive married woman and a member of the 'Country Club Tennis Set', is being neglected by her workaholic doctor husband, Jerry (Corbin Bernsen). Lonely and insecure, Amy foolishly falls for the seductive charms of a much younger ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitute, stalker, serial killer, love affair, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, rivalry, danger, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, deadly, investigation, crimes, stalking, crime, mind game, serial killer, psychopath, uncover truth, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
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The Hidden Child (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Erica's parents are killed in a traffic accident. She moves to Fjällbacka and discovers she has a brother.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: life is a bitch, investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, deadly, mystery, secret past, intrigue, dishonesty, against humanity, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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Jack Irish: Bad Debts (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Irish is a man getting his life back together again. A former criminal lawyer whose world imploded, he now spends his days as a part-time investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, punter and sometime lover - the complete man ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, private detective, mystery, haunted by the past, danger, crimes, down on your luck, crime, who done it, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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26%
The Girls of April (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tough Finnish detective Jussi Vares gets hired by a friend at a newspaper to investigate a 15 year old mystery regarding the disappearance of 3 girls.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
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Duration: 93 min.
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Bad Bizness (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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The Third Wave (2003)
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Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
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Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Country: Norway
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
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Duration: 84 min.
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Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
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The Fjällbacka Murders: In the Eye of the Beholder (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
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