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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, neo noir, twists and turns
Plot: private investigator, life is a bitch, woman in danger, gangsters, prostitute, investigation, murder, crimes, private detective, who done it, law enforcement, missing child, mystery, graphic violence, sexual content, police investigation, drug abuse, missing girl, danger, deadly, crime
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, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, investigation, danger, law enforcement and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty: Bitter Flowers (2007), Varg Veum: Woman in the Fridge (2008), The Detective 2 (2011), Quiet Kill (2004), American Crime (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Varg Veum - Yours 'till 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, tense, realistic, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Plot: private investigator, robbery, murder, private detective, dishonesty, investigation, woman in danger, uncover truth, new love, crimes, law enforcement, heist ...
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, tense, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, private detective, law enforcement, mystery, investigation, murder, race against time, crimes, life is a bitch, who done it, youth, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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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, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, race against time, mystery, who done it, dishonesty, violence, graphic violence, private detective, life is a bitch, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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61%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, mystery, life is a bitch, child in peril, abduction, justice, private investigator, who done it, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Varg Veum - 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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: whodunit, fallen angel, murder, serial killer, crimes, investigation, private detective, law enforcement, police detective, woman in danger, homicide detective, murder mystery ...
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: tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: hit and run, police, investigation, murder, missing person, mystery, private detective, crimes, who done it, corporate crimes, corporate crime, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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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: twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: political conspiracy, private detective, political intrigue, state affairs, dishonesty, assassination attempt, woman in danger, politics, lesbian relationship, immigrants, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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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, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crimes, intrigue, dishonesty, mystery, vengeance, rivalry, militant, arms dealing, graphic violence, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, hungary, 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, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, investigation, police detective, private detective, murder, riddles and clues, graphic violence, danger, deadly, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
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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: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, stalker, prostitute, love affair, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, who done it, law enforcement, mind game, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, mind game, stalking, uncover truth, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: life is a bitch, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, haunted by the past, secret past, world war two, serial killer, intrigue, dishonesty, against humanity, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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The Cradle Will Fall (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The suicide of a pregnant woman begins to look like murder and a county prosecutor is called in to investigate.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, murder of a pregnant woman, pregnancy, who done it, power relations, femme fatale, law enforcement, serial killer, woman in danger, murder investigation, murder mystery, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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26%
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, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: crimes, private detective, uncover truth, investigation, mystery, haunted by the past, nypd, debt collector, horse race, gunfight, activist, police commissioner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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26%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is Midsummer's Eve and ten people are on a deserted castle for a TV recording. The next morning the program leader is shot dead. Kvällspressens Annika Bengtzon a mandate to monitor the murder, but she soon learns that her best friend Anne ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, journalism, estate, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, who done it, dishonesty, multiple suspects, mysticism, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Studio Sex (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A stripper at the club Studio Six is murdered. A political scandal takes off when the Minister of Commerce appears to have been at the club. He resigns - but only to hide an even bigger secret.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, erotic
Plot: murder, journalism, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, media, female nudity, minister, politics, uncover truth, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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Bad Bizness (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After three women get killed, policewoman gets involved in the underworld of drugs and pornographic movies, when she starts investigating the case.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia
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The Third Wave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Johan Falk hasn't been working for over a year since he resigned from the police. Most of all he wants to move out to the countryside, but fate has a different thought.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, organized crime, police detective, investigation, gangsters, dishonesty, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, gang, woman in danger, crimes, riot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Cry in the Woods (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, mental illness, crime gone awry, disorder, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, confined, murder, hostage, female nudity, archery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
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To Seduce an Enemy (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yuki (Theresa Mak) is a celebrity photographer who stumbles upon some unsettling information in this erotic suspense mystery. Two people wind up dead, and Yuki is convinced that a hypnotist is to blame. Now, it's up to Yuki to make the police ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: vigilantism, investigation, track down, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, assassination, femme fatale, samurai, private detective, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
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The Girls of April (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: private detective, missing person, private investigator, law enforcement, journalism, crimes, investigation, cold case, murder, mysticism, serial killer, dead woman ...
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Pimp (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A week in the life of Woody; a Soho pimp, as seen through the eyes of concealed documentary cameras: A week which spirals brutally out of control.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The River Murders (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sins of the past are not forgotten in this chilling suspense thriller. When the first body was discovered, it seemed a coincidence. But now homicide detective Jack Verdon has cause to worry: the victims of a series of brutal sex murders are all ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Focusing on the timeless themes of jealousy, murder and betrayal, 'I Against I' is set over one night and utilises different time lines to reveal a dark and unexpected conclusion to a simple mystery premise. The main protagonists, opposite ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
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Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological
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Time: contemporary
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Carambole (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This film is based upon the book with the same name, by Håkan Nesser, one of Swedens most appreciated "crime-authors".
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Cries in the Dark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Reckoning (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, twists and turns ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, investigation, haunted by the past, police detective, murder, manipulation, crimes, dishonesty, wizards and magicians, magic, mythical creature, mysticism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Fjällbacka Murders: In the Eye of the Beholder (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Erica's sister Anna is visiting at the same time as the TV program "Antiques cubed" is in town to record at the castle in Fjällbacka. When Anna runs into the TV host for the show, Claes Wager, sparks quickly evolve into a flirt ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
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Place: sweden
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