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Hornet's Nest (2012)
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Hornet's Nest (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in Charlotte, N.C., the story opens with everyone desperate to solve the latest crisis: a serial killer is specializing in out-of-town businessmen. Hammer and West make the murder investigation their top priority. But West is less than pleased when Hammer pairs her up with Brazil, a cub reporter assigned to cover the police department.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, journalism, partners, law enforcement, serial killer, reporter, uncover truth, mystery, murder, blogger, geek, newspaper, strip club, crime scene, mother son relationship, danger, urban, deadly, bare chested boy, suit and tie, female director, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina

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Most similar movies to Hornet's Nest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, murder, deadly, police investigation, mystery and danger mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Hornet's Nest: Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010), The Front (2010), Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007), Borkmann's Point (2005), Haven't We Met Before? (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, crimes, small town, murder investigation, serial killer, police officer, mystery, hit and run, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
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The Front (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective uncovers a sinister conspiracy when he is sent to research a disintegrating neighborhood for a public relations campaign.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: police investigation, mystery, uncover truth, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, partners, workplace, murder, lifetime, strong female presence, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: crimes, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, murder, law enforcement, life is a bitch, heist, coma, police officer, mystery, small town ...
Time: year 1994, year 1992, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Borkmann's Point (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Van Veeteren finds retiring from the police force is easier said than done when two decapitated bodies are found in quick succession. The matching MO in the two grisly murders brings the investigation teams of Maardam and Kaalbringen together - a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, realistic
Plot: serial killer, partners against crime, police investigation, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, private detective, partners, murder, nypd, police procedural, fictional country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Haven't We Met Before? (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Mary Higgins Clark. Under hypnosis, a mental patient admits to several recent murders. He also offers a strange defense when he claims that he is the reincarnation of a 19th century man who was wrongly executed.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: reincarnation, police detective, woman in danger, mystery, crimes, serial killer, law enforcement, college student, assault, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Homicide: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Retired police lieutenant Al Giardello is running for mayor when he is suddenly shot at a press conference. All of the detectives, past and present, clamor for an opportunity to help find the shooter.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, partners, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, police station, police detective, superior officer, realism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Circle of Deception (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on Ann Rule's true crime book Practice to Deceive. In this New York Times Best Seller, a small, island community is turned upside down when Russel Douglas, a local businessman, is found dead the day after Christmas.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: murder mystery, who done it, police investigation, murder, crimes, investigation, partners against crime, uncover truth, investigator, testimony, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Ministers (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his killers.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, unlikely couple, religious fanaticism, gangsters, brainwashing, murderous pair, romancing a criminal, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this prequel to 'Stone Cold,' Tom Selleck reprises his role as Jesse Stone, an L.A. cop who relocates to a small town only to find himself immersed in one mystery after the other.
Style: tense, captivating, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, who done it, law enforcement, mystery, gangsters, police station, small town, police officer, empire, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, serial killer, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, lifetime, strong female presence, deadly, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Jack Irish: Black Tide (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Life's gone pear-shaped for Jack Irish. He's back to takeaway Chinese for one after his girlfriend Linda abandoned him for a career in Sydney, a flashy Brisvegas type is muscling in on the racetrack action, and his cabinet-making still ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, private detective, investigation, missing person, intrigue, mystery, uncover truth, dishonesty, nypd, horse race, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Code 37 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A famous writer is violated in a sex-movie-theatre. He had a date with Roos, a young student who works also as a prostitute. Quickly it becomes clear that more students are active in the prostitution. Enough reason for Hannah and her team to go ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, gain trust, haunted by the past, parents and children, law enforcement, college, prostitution, rivalry, strong female presence, assault ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, ghent, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Skinwalkers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, mind bending
Plot: native american, murder, supernatural ability, police investigation, vengeance, americana, crimes, serial killer, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, indigenous people, navajo indian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, utah, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jesse finds himself struggling to get his job back as the Paradise police chief, and he is forced to rely on his cop intuition to sort through a maze of misleading clues and hidden meanings as he attempts to solve a shocking and horrifying ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: small town, investigation, crimes, mystery, small town life, police officer killed, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, tailing a suspect, fisherman, fishing boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Innocent (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bill Pullman (Independence Day, Torchwood) stars as Rusty Sabich, a judge charged with the murder of his wife, a situation that comes 20 years after he was cleared in the death of his mistress. During this latest trial, a secret affair from ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, legal, murder, mystery, crimes, courtroom drama, dishonesty, legal investigation, father son relationship, uncover truth, couple relations, affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gang, family relations, parents and children, society, love and romance, graphic violence, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Serial Killer 1 (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The hunt, capture and trial of Guy Georges, one of France's most notorious serial killer.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, non-linear
Plot: crimes, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, serial killer, riddles and clues, uncover truth, obsession, murder suspect, murder trial, true crime, court ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 2001, year 1995
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 19
The Badge (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The only difference between a cop and a criminal is The Badge. Detective Vince McKinley and his partner Martin Goulet have to solve the biggest case of their careers: a series of evidence have been stolen from their own precinct. Through out the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, police corruption, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, graphic violence, corruption, police, badge
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Virgin of Juarez (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a reporter travels to Juarez to cover the ongoing story of the mass murder of local working women, she uncovers the amazing story of "The Virgin Of Juarez," a survivor of an attack who has developed stigmata, a sign of holiness, and ...
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, woman in danger, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, law enforcement, crimes, religions or cults, life is a bitch, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, latin america, mexico, usa, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, private detective, investigation, mind game, psychopath, murder, rivalry, who done it, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Fatal Honeymoon (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Fatal Honeymoon tells the shocking story and controversy surrounding a newlywed who tragically dies on her dream honeymoon and the subsequent investigation as to whether or not her husband was guilty of killing her.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, uncover truth, couple relations, law enforcement, crimes, woman in danger, couples, serial killer, mental illness, lifetime, scuba diving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, police detective, fighting crime, murderous pair, law enforcement, murder mystery, strangulation, psychopath, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, righting the wronged, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, law enforcement, parents and children, police, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the events surrounding the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.Hayden Panettiere (Heroes) and Marcia Gay Harden (Academy Award winner for Pollock) star in the Lifetime Original Movie Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy based on the ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: legal investigation, unlikely criminals, crimes, courtroom drama, college, murder, legal action, law enforcement, murderous pair, police investigation, partners, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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After the Fall (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Scanlin loses his job and embarks on a life of crime. As Bill stays ahead of the law, he discovers that sometimes the only thing worse than getting caught is getting away with it.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, human nature, protecting from truth, downfall, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, society, family relations, rivalry, murder, uncontrollable, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Grim Sleeper (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Journalist Christine Pelisek helps law enforcement investigate the alleged serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, journalism, crimes, stalking, law enforcement, riddles and clues, lifetime, genocide, partners against crime, twins ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jesse investigates the suspicious death of a young friend while the police force deals with the arrogant new police chief who is the son-in-law of a town councilman.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: investigation, mystery, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, murder, small town, quitting job, funeral, police officer, tattoo, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Robbery Homicide Division (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Robbery Homicide Division was an American police procedural television series on CBS, created by Barry Schindel with executive producer Michael Mann. Schindel has been nominated for three Emmy Awards.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police, fighting crime, police investigation, murder, crimes, law enforcement, workplace, society, workplace situations, police station, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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1st to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A homicide inspector -- Lindsay Boxer -- who teams with three other professional women to catch an ingenious serial killer targeting newlyweds on their wedding nights.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, dark
Plot: serial killer, mystery, mind game, who done it, murder, track down, partners against crime, master criminal, wedding, psychopath, terminal illness, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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At Risk (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "At Risk" introduces Win Garano (Sunjata), the rising star of the Massachusetts State Police, when D.A. Monique "Money" Lamont (MacDowell) sends him to Tennessee to investigate a cold case that took place more than 20 years ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: partners, police investigation, law enforcement, election campaign, murder, mystery, fighting crime, uncover truth, crimes, legal, legal investigation, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%