Movies like Turbulence 2006

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Turbulence (2006)
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Turbulence (2006)
Original name: Ligalig
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Philippines
Story: A series of murders takes place in the Metropolis in a span of three weeks, the latest of which happens on the night Junior, a taxi driver, makes love to a prostitute...
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, spider, taxi driver, serial murder, domestic servant, murder, police investigation, shotgun, ex soldier
Place: the philippines

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about murder, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, deadly, crime and law enforcement mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Turbulence: Batas Ng Lansangan (2002), Asero (1995), Utol (1996), The Entity (2015), Lagalag (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Batas Ng Lansangan (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Army Major RUBEN MEDRANO was once a part of an elite anti-kidnapping task force. An unfortunate incident during an operation got him suspended and sent back to Manila. There he tries to renew ties with his daughter MARISSA who has been living with ...
Plot: assassin, gangsters, drug dealer, father daughter relationship, gangster, military officer, murder, revenge
Place: the philippines
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Asero (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Story: Childhood friends Victor and Narding built their friendship in the street. At a very young age, they were partners performing dangerous activities. However, Narding heeds his foster parents’ request for him to enter the seminary to become a ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: death of protagonist, child, gangster, death, shot to death, criminal, train, church, electric chair, priest, execution, store ...
Place: the philippines
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Utol (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A Filipino crime drama film directed by Toto Natividad.
Plot: prison, train, trial, brother brother relationship, ex convict, betrayal, marketplace, toy, judge, hoodlum, police, convicted felon ...
Place: the philippines
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The Entity (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nilalang tackles the underbelly of corrupt Philippine cops with the Japanese 'Yakuza' and its links to a centuries’ old curse that may be responsible for the spate of serial killings happening in Manila.
Style: gothic, suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: good versus evil, race against time, murder investigation, evil man, love interest, supernatural, evil spirit, police officer, murder, murder mystery, femme fatale, young woman ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Lagalag (1994)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Filipino action star Eddie "Lagalag" Fernandez is convicted and jailed for his role in a homicide.
Plot: murder, police, car chase, shot to death, actor, jail, imprisonment
Place: the philippines
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The Wandering Soul Murders (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Widowed Joanne Kilbourn is an ex-police officer turned criminology professor. Her husband Ian was the Ontario provincial Attorney General when he was murdered, the murder never solved. Her current home life is on the most part a happy one, except ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: prostitute, murder, riddles and clues, police detective, police investigation, amateur detective, mystery, journalism, false accusation, who done it, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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66%
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The Commander (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she arrested James Lampton for murder. He was subsequently sentenced ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, who done it, manipulation, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, crime, manipulations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Flagrant Désir (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Médoc, a young woman is found drowned. An accident, her influential family of winegrowers maintains. Or rather murder, as the American inspector Morrison suspects. If so, why? What secrets this family keeps?
Plot: mysterious death, vineyard, police investigation, family secret, murder, family secrets, wealthy family, american abroad, wine, police inspector, drowning
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Versace Murder (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This docu-drama focuses on the true story of the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace by alleged serial killer Andrew Cunanan.
Plot: gay interest, serial murder, murder, serial killer, fbi, male prostitute
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
In My Own Hands (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Joven dela Rosa is an NBI officer who investigates The Catleya Killer case perpetrated by a man who preys married women. The killer tortures his victim to death and disposes the body at the sidewalk during night time. However, as Joven gets busy ...
Style: suspense, slasher
Plot: serial killer, cheating wife, adulteress, adultery, mysterious man, pistol, agent, violence against women, flower, shot in the head, child abuse, shot to death ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Unnatural & Accidental (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Unnatural & Accidental is the feature length dramatic film adaptation of the stage play entitled, The Unnatural and Accidental Women by renowned Metis playwright Marie Clements and is based loosely around the "unnatural and ...
Plot: serial murder, murder, murder of a nude woman, slum, nudity (full frontal - brief), search for mother, dead woman in morgue, nude woman murdered, female nudity, female protagonist, binge drinking, drunken sex ...
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Ekis:  Walang Tatakas (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A reluctant kidnapper tries to leave his life of crime behind in this sexy thriller. Gene works for the local underworld syndicate but always treats his abductees with kindness. He begins a dangerous affair with ex-bar girl Dolor, who's ...
Style: erotic
Plot: erotica, screaming, fish, underwater scene, swimming pool, flask, kidnapping, ransom, adultery, sex, bald man, kidnapper ...
Place: the philippines
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51%
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Divergence (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A cop, a lawyer, and an assassin cross paths after the murder of a federal witness and the kidnapping of a famous pop star.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, undercover, police investigation, police corruption, hitman, police detective, partners against crime, heroes, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Marshland (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Spanish deep South, 1980. A series of brutal murders of adolescent girls in a remote and forgotten town bring together two disparate characters - both detectives in the homicide division - to investigate the cases. With deep divisions in their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, investigation, crime, partners, kidnapping, crimes, disappearance, sadism, partners against crime, woman in danger, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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New Moon (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ahmad belongs to the Bangsamoro people. While many of his kind are bent on fighting, thinking that Mindanao is only for the Muslims, Ahmad prefers to live a simple and peaceful life. He works as a doctor in Manila while his wife, Fatima, and his ...
Plot: female director, doctors, military officer, lieutenant, rebel, muslim, soldier, mutiny, conflict, rebellion
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Deathrow (2000)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A neglected and unloved orphan raised by poor relatives in the slums of Manila is wrongfully convicted of murder that resulted from a heist he was compelled to join. Unable to prove his innocence and his minor age, he is thrown into the cruel, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: jail, prisoner, juvenile delinquent, murder, death sentence, lawyer, danger, teenage boy, prison life, alcohol abuse, sodomy, drugs ...
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Awakening the Zodiac (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story follows a down-on-their-luck couple who discovers a serial killer's film reels. They decide to take the law into their own hands, risking everything for the chance at a $100,000 reward. It isn't long until they find themselves in ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, death, police, danger, police investigation, life is a bitch, obsession, reward
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In Just the Wink of an Eye (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 99 min.
Story: About the incestuous obsession of a retired policeman Dadong Carandang (Silayan) for his daughter Mila (Santos). When she tells her father that she wishes to marry her boyfriend Noel (Ilagan) because she is pregnant, the news unleashes a series of ...
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The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
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Princess Aurora (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman gets killed in a department store. No one imagines this could lead to serial murders, but two days after the first murder, another homicide occurs. A woman is suffocated to death and the only evidence left at the crime scene is a sticker of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, emotional, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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1st to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 128 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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mystery, mind game, deadly, murder, who done it, track down, master criminal, partners against crime, fall in love, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: police investigation, murder, crime, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, riddles and clues, obsession, uncover truth, deadly, danger, murder suspect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 2001, year 1995 ...
Place: france, paris france
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Beast Cops (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ruthlessly realistic, and vivid and unremitting in its uncompromising brutality and honesty, Beast Cops is a visceral and hard-hitting exploration of the dichotomous existence of two cops charged with upholding the law, while balancing on a moral ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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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, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, realistic
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A Is For Acid (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
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Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, based on true events
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Dead Aim (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ed Marinaro is Malcolm "Mace" Douglas, a street-tough detective who's out for justice-no matter what the cost. While investigating the mysterious suicidal heroin overdoses of four beautiful exotic dancers, Mace puts together the ...
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Serena (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Scotland Yard investigate when a woman, apparently the estranged wife of a London painter, is murdered with a shotgun in rural Surrey at the same time as the artist's striking model with her long black hair disappears.
Plot: birthmark, marital separation, portrait painting, murder by gunshot, murder mystery, crime investigation, police investigation, alibi, husband wife relationship, murder investigation, murder, woman killed ...
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Empire of the Wolves (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Turkey
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, rough, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Berenice is a dedicated female taxi driver in Rio de Janeiro. She is consumed by her job and the little free time she has needs to be divided between raising her son Thiago, a teenager exploring his sexuality, and her troubled relationship with her ...
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