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Border (2014)
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Border (2014)
Original name: ボーダー
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Ishikawa Ango is a very capable detective that lives only for his job. One day, while investigating a crime scene, he gets shot in the head by the criminal that was still lurking about. Ango gets thrown over that line that divides life and death but, though he dies, doctor's are able to reanimate him and he pulls through. Yet, the bullet remains stuck in his head as the operation to remove it is very dangerous. Shortly after, he goes back to work and soon realizes that he's now able to see and talk with the recently departed.
Style: tense, atmospheric, serious, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, psychological
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, murder investigation, murder, seeing dead people, supernatural ability, psychology, police investigation, uncover truth, twists & turns, crimes, police, violence, afterlife, crime, mystery, human nature, visceral, mysterious character, death, paranormal phenomena, spirit, supernatural power, resurrection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, tense, suspenseful and captivating films and TV series with plots about murder, crimes, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, police investigation and law enforcement mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like Border: Ghost Whisperer (2005), Tribal (2020), Haunted (2002), Tommy (2020), Bedlam (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 60 min.
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Tribal (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Tommy (2020)
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TV show
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Duration: 45 min.
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Country: Japan
TV show
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Duration: 107 min.
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TV show
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42%
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TV show
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