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Varg Veum - Buried Dogs (2008)
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Varg Veum - Buried Dogs (2008)
Original name: Varg Veum - Begravde hunder
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 right-wing party, Marit Holm, approaches private investigator Varg Veum, insisting she is being stalked.
Style: twists and turns, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, political conspiracy, political intrigue, assassination attempt, woman in danger, dishonesty, state affairs, politics, crimes, mystery, rally, graphic violence, society, who done it, immigrants, private vs public, lesbian relationship, lesbian, journalist, private investigator, police brutality, assassination, gay, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, deadly, investigation, murder, mystery and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Varg Veum - Buried Dogs: Fallen Angels (2008), Varg Veum: Woman in the Fridge (2008), Bitter Flowers (2007), Jack Irish: Black Tide (2012), The Hour of the Lynx (2013). 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, serious
Plot: private investigator, murder, robbery, woman in danger, uncover truth, private detective, dishonesty, investigation, heist, who done it, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty (2008)
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, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: private investigator, woman in danger, life is a bitch, who done it, murder, law enforcement, gangsters, private detective, investigation, prostitute, crimes, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: whodunit, murder, crimes, investigation, private detective, law enforcement, police detective, woman in danger, fallen angel, homicide detective, murder mystery, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, murder, missing person, investigation, mystery, private detective, crimes, who done it, corporate crimes, corporate crime, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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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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, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, mystery, life is a bitch, child in peril, justice, abduction, stoners, injustice, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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The Hour of the Lynx (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Helen, a priest, is approached by scientist Lisbeth with a desperate plea for help. A young man, who has been sent to a high security psychiatric ward after having killed an old couple, has attempted suicide while rambling about God. Having been ...
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: mental institution, criminal psychologist, society, characters in danger, psychopath, clergy, race against time, woman in danger, haunted by the past, peril, strong female presence, criminally insane ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bloodlines (2005)
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Duration: 180 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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