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The Great Train Robbery (2013)
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The Great Train Robbery (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Two-part BBC drama portraying The Great Train Robbery of 8 August 1963. The first part shows it from the point of view of the robbers, and the second part from the point of view of the police who set out to identify and catch the robbers.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: train robbery, crimes, criminal heroes, group of criminals, law enforcement, partners, train, robbery, heist, friends, gang, train travel, notoriety, police, criminal, investigator, male nudity, train station, true crime, danger, profanity, cigarette smoking, train tracks, crime, train ride
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: england, scotland, europe, britain, scotland yard

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, murder, police, police detective and deadly mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Great Train Robbery: Peaky Blinders (2013), The Kill Point (2007), Public Morals (2015), Inside Men (2012), Aquarius (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: captivating, tense, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, gang, crimes, crime boss, gang war, mob boss, mafia, determination, power struggle, rise to the top, cruelty ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, ireland, london
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The Kill Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A small group of military veterans sets out to rob a major bank in Pittsburgh. When things go awry, they're forced to take more than a dozen hostages from all walks of life, including a wealthy and powerful businessman's daughter.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, veteran, criminal heroes, society, crime gone awry, rivalry, robbery, deal, law enforcement, threat, siege, bank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
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Public Morals (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the early 1960's in New York City's Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as the temptations that come from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, moral dilemma, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, temptation, gangsters, human
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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Inside Men (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The story of three employees of a security depot who plan and execute a multi-million pound cash heist.
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: heist, crimes, partners in crime, workplace situations, workplace, temptation, perfect crime, group of criminals, theft, robbery, graphic violence, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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Aquarius (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.
Style: tense, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, police detective, missing person, police investigation, crimes, murder, hippie, policewoman, police, interrogation, drugs, party ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1969, year 1968
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Gangland Undercover (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: This drama series is a fictionalized retelling of the story of meth dealer-turned-ATF informant Charles Falco, who spent three years inside one of America's most dangerous motorcycle gangs, the Vagos. Although Falco originally took on the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: motorcycle gang, working undercover, undercover, crimes, organized crime, undercover agent, gang, criminal, informant, drug dealer, rivalry, biker gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, virginia, california
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The Interceptor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gripping eight-part series about a state-of-the-art law enforcement team whose unswerving mission is to hunt down some of Britain’s most dangerous criminals. The Interceptor delves into the adventures of a dedicated surveillance team known as ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense, serious
Plot: fighting crime, undercover, partners against crime, police investigation, master criminal, partners, crimes, law enforcement, surveillance, criminal, wiretap
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, britain
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Crime Story (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crime Story is an American TV drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC. The executive producer was Michael Mann, who had left his other series Miami Vice to oversee Crime Story and ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, police detective, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, tough heroes, police, organized crime, police protagonist, family, life is a bitch, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, las vegas
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Hold Up (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the morning of April 5, 2004, the greatest bank robbery in Norwegian history was carried out in Stavanger. The robbery itself is the main character of the story, and it is illuminated from several angles in the course of the film, from the ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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The Last Panthers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The six-part series opens with a daring diamond heist before quickly delving into the dark heart of Europe where a shadowy alliance of gangsters and 'banksters' now rules. Naomi is the British loss adjustor charged with recovering the ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
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The Widower (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
TV show
Story: Over a thirteen year period, a seemingly mild‐mannered male nurse, Malcolm Webster, set about poisoning and murdering his first wife, attempting to do the same to his second wife and moving on to a further scheme to deceive his third fiancée.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
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Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england
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49%
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Salamander (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A police inspector investigates the robbery of 66 safe deposit boxes at a private bank in Brussels.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: police, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, police detective, secret movement, dishonesty, honest law enforcer, secret agenda, robbery, boarding school, bank robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia
TV show
Story: Based on the 1994 robbery of US$33 million from Colombia's central bank, which turned the country upside down.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 96 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the career of La Plante's latest heroine DC ...
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City of Vice (2008)
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Duration: 50 min.
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Style: captivating, serious, suspense, tense, realistic ...
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Above Suspicion 2: The Red Dahlia (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
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Story: D.C.I. Langton takes charge when the body of would-be model Louise Pennell is found,sliced in half and with her mouth mutilated into a smile. D.C. Anna Travis discovers that newspaper journalist Richard Reynolds had received anonymous typed letters ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
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Duration: 58 min.
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Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
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Code of a Killer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1984, Code of a Killer is a true story which tells of the discovery of DNA fingerprinting. Detective David Baker leads an investigation of the vicious murders of the two Leicestershire schoolgirls, Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth. Alec Jeffreys ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, exciting, disturbing ...
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Hidden (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: When a mysterious lawyer Gina Hawkes turns up asking Harry to find a missing alibi witness for her client he agrees to take on the job but is unwittingly drawn into investigating the death of his brother 20 years ago. Harry quickly finds himself ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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TV show
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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TV show
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic
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TV show
Story: Dr Eve Lockhart is one of Britain's leading forensic pathologists and runs a state-of-the-art forensic research facility called The Body Farm with her business partner Mike Phillips. Theirs is the only facility in the country using real human ...
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See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The film is the first known dramatisation of one of the most notorious killing sprees in British history and was made to mark the fortieth anniversary of Hindley and Brady's trial. It was made with the full backing of the victims' ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, rough
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Time: 60s, year 1966, year 1963, year 1964, year 1965
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Moses Jones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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Place: england, europe, london
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Black Work (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Black Work' is the story of Jo Gillespie, a woman who's husband is shot dead in the line of action, in his job as a undercover cop. Jo, a police officer herself soon has to confront issues in her marriage and family life in order to ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
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