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People Mountain People Sea (2011)
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People Mountain People Sea (2011)
Original name: 人山人海
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A story of vengeance set in China’s wild Southwest, where brutality can be the norm rather than the exception.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, sincere, touching, road movie, contemplative
Plot: vengeance, obsession, track down, redemption, murder, poverty, crimes, journey, rivalry, mountain, life is a bitch, hopes, motorcycle, male nudity, mine, stabbed in the back, danger, chases and races, knife, explosion, quarry
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, tense, realistic and captivating films with plots about crimes, danger, murder, rivalry, deadly, graphic violence and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like People Mountain People Sea: One on One (2014), Viva Riva! (2010), Dossier K. (2009), The Ministers (2009), Absolute Killers (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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One on One (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On May 9th, a female high school student was brutally murdered. There are 7 suspects and 7 shadows that terrorize them. Who are they and which one of them is you?
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Plot: murder, crimes, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, high school student, terrorist group, investigation, suspect, group of friends, strong violent content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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Viva Riva! (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Riva is an operator, a man with charm and ambition in equal measure. Kinshasa is an inviting place. With petrol in short supply in DRC's capital, he and his sidekick pursue a plot to get hold of a secret cache - barrels of fuel they can sell ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are detectives of the Antwerp police department. This time they have to deal with the Albanian mob and some problems in their own police division.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, rivalry, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, murder, mafia, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, albania, antwerp
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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, unlikely couple, murder, murderous pair, strong violent content, graphic violence, romancing a criminal, revenge, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Absolute Killers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller - Johnny Graham, raised by the Torino crime family after the death of his parents, is repeatedly torn between loyalty to his adoptive family and his conscience. - Edward Furlong, Grace Johnston, Meat Loaf
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: on the run, gangsters, crimes, murder, redemption, witness protection, violence, graphic violence, woman in danger, u.s. marshal, new identity, district attorney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, breakup, crimes, infidelity, couples, rivalry, obsession, couple relations, jealousy, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
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Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, femme fatale, couples, psychopath, husband wife relationship, investigation, death, rivalry, true crime, domestic violence, woman in underwear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
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Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, track down, on the run, rivalry, law enforcement, special agents, vengeance, police corruption, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Perez. (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Demetrio Perez is a tough prosecutor torn between the corruption inherent in his job and the desire to do right by his family. But when opportunity presents itself and his daughter Thea falls in love with a Mafioso’s son, Perez has to cut through ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
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The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
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Transparency (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five years ago David's life came undone when his young daughter fell victim to a brutal attack. The subsequent emotional fallout cost him his marriage and his job. Handicapped by guilt and anguish David abandoned his past and alienated himself. ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: track down, crimes, chase, vigilantism, dishonesty, security guard, prostitution, murder, misled, dehumanization, righting the wronged, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Lila & Eve (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lila, a grief-stricken mother reeling from her son’s murder, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who urges her to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers.
Style: serious, tense, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, track down, hidden identity, dishonesty, graphic violence, female protagonist, organized crime, conspiracy, witness, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Mortician (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alienated and cold, The Mortician (Method Man) processes the corpses with steely disregard. He is lonely and isolated. He is introduced to his new employee, Noah, (EJ Bonilla) by the morgue boss (Edward Furlong). Noah is a volatile youth working as ...
Style: psychological, neo noir, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: mortician, haunted by the past, murder, redemption, crimes, social decay, emotionless, corpse, urban ghetto, gangsters, life is a bitch, hopes ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 168 min.
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Surveillance (2006)
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Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 93 min.
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Genre: Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 87 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
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Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense
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Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, tense, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Liège, a group of men gathers every day in a café situated near the steel factory which once reigned supreme. They play cards in a warm atmosphere but that hardly masks their quiet desperation. All unemployed, either because they can't ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
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Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Style: bleak, serious, realistic, tense, gloomy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Storage (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Working at an underground city storage facility, a young man discovers evidence of a murder and vows to bring the killer to justice.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, partners, dishonesty, murder, car accident, devil, mafia, danger, deadly
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man forced to abandon his wife and daughter years earlier must risk his life to settle an old score and reunite his family.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, rough ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Snow on tha Bluff (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When Curtis Snow steals a video camera from some college kids during a dope deal, he gives the camera to his best friend, Pancho, and they start documenting their lives. At first its business as usual for Curtis. He robs dope boys, he runs from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, tense ...
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