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The Katsuragi Murder Case (2016)
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The Katsuragi Murder Case (2016)
Original name: 葛城事件
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Katsuragi Household that runs a small store may appear serene. But as the younger son Minoru commits a murder on the street, the family is exposed to the public. Is there anybody that is behind this murder case?
Plot: murderer, depression, inheritance, father, family business, japanese woman, killing spree

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, japanese woman, female nudity, serial killer, murderer, father and death mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like The Katsuragi Murder Case: Ken and Kazu (2015), The Youth Killer (1976), Love & Loathing & Lulu & Ayano (2010), River's Edge (2018), The Father (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Japanese Summer: Double Suicide (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sex-obsessed young woman, a suicidal young man she meets on the street, a gun-crazy wannabe gangster—these are just three of the irrational, oddball anarchists trapped in an underground hideaway in Oshima’s devilish, absurdist portrait of what ...
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Plot: killing spree, gangsters, crime, crimes, sexual content, death wish, obsession, violence spree, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sex addict ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Ken and Kazu (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ken was making his life by smuggling methamphetamine with long time buddy, Kazu. Ken has decided to start a new life when he learned that his girlfriend, Saki, became pregnant. At the same time, Ken finds out that Kazu started selling on the side ...
Plot: pregnant woman, drug dealer, japanese girl, japanese woman, partner, pregnant, drug deal, amphetamine, girlfriend, mechanic
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The Youth Killer (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Though his parents help him run the family business, Jun still feels persecuted by their love; when they bar him from meeting with his girlfriend, tensions increase.
Plot: running from police, rape, young love, fire, rain, watermelon, guilt, snail, family business, wrestling, undressing, confession ...
Place: japan
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Love & Loathing & Lulu & Ayano (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A timid young woman who lives with her domineering mother accepts an Adult Video scout's offer to "become somebody else" by performing in porn videos. As she rises in popularity, the boundaries between her two lives begin to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: porn industry, alienation, suicide, loneliness, stalking, japanese woman, porn actress, popularity, employer employee relationship, jealousy, interview, self discovery ...
Place: tokyo
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River's Edge (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Haruna Wakagusa is a high school student who lives with her mother. Ichiro Yamada is gay and Haruna’s classmate. He is bullied at school, but Haruna sticks up for Ichiro. They become intimate and Ichiro tells Haruna his secret. He found a dead ...
Plot: classmate, secret, river, corpse, bullying, eating disorder, mature, closeted homosexual, japanese girl, japanese schoolgirl, japanese woman, classroom ...
Place: tokyo
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The Father (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Baba" is a bitter melodrama set in Istambul. A father is not able to earn enough money to feed his family. He is waiting to emigrate to Germany. When his landlord's son kills a man while drunk, the father is prepared to answer for ...
Plot: poverty, father, emigration, revenge, prostitution, prison, murder, rape, family relations
Place: istanbul turkey
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To the Bitter End (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 15 years ago Paul Jordan was a star in Hollywood musicals. But then he retired from show-biz, married the rich Joan. Now, after being dependent on his wife's money for many years, he's sick of it and wants to work again. A romantic affair ...
Plot: stepfather stepdaughter relationship, depression, loveless marriage, affair, comeback, alcohol abuse, unfaithful husband, theater
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Dead Man Out (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychiatrist is sent to evaluate if a convicted multiple murderer who's awaiting execution on Death Row for eighth year now and whose behavior during that time got more and more erratic is still mentally fit to be executed.
Plot: convict, serial killer, multiple murder, prison guard, death row, death penalty, murder, death sentence, murderer, prison, psychiatrist, mental illness
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Overkill: The Aileen Wuornos Story (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This film is based on the true story of Aileen Wuornos a prostitute-turned-serial killer who preyed mostly on truck drivers.
Plot: prostitute, murderer, female killer, serial killer, killer, prostitution
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A Killing Affair (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A white female detective is partnered with a black male detective to find the person who is committing a series of particularly vicious murders. During the course of the investigation the two begin to develop an attraction to each other, but the ...
Plot: interracial relations, police detective, homicide detective, murder investigation, killing spree, police officer, criminal, sexual attraction, adultery, interracial romance, racist, extramarital affair
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Jack (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Delving deep into the soul of one of Austria’s most infamous real-life convicts, Jack is a fascinating, unprejudiced look at the path to redemption and the obstacles that bar the way.
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Chronicle of My Mother (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Best-selling novelist Kosaku Igami has made a career out of using his family as fodder for his novels, much to their dismay. When his mother, the spirited family matriarch, is diagnosed with dementia, Igami must come to terms with the toll his own ...
Style: sincere, captivating, entertaining
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Beyond Outrage (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as an internal strife in Outrage has now become a nationwide war in Outrage ...
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Duration: 129 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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