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The Grim Reaper (1962)
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The Grim Reaper (1962)
Original name: La commare secca
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Near the Tiber river, in a Roman park, a prostitute was killed. The police tracks down people that were inside the park during that night. They are questioned and have to explain why they were there. One of them is the killer.
Style: psychological, tense, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, neorealism, contemplative
Plot: prostitute, investigation, murder, soldier, police investigation, serial killer, crimes, rich and poor, mystery, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, society, who done it, manipulation, law enforcement, false accusation, amateur detective, dishonesty, mysterious character, uncover truth, dog, whodunit, teenager, gay, dancing ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe

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Most similar movies to The Grim Reaper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, investigation, law enforcement, mystery and police investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Grim Reaper: The Scrounger (1961), The Last Fashion Show (2011), The Commander (2003), The Wandering Soul Murders (2001), The Missing Gun (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: neorealism, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, unemployment, poverty, pimp, robbery, family relations, life is a bitch, couple relations, criminal heroes, downfall, dishonesty, prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two, 50s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, tokyo, japan
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100%
The Last Fashion Show (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, death, testimony, murder mystery, heroes, interrogation, uncover truth, investigation, chase, law enforcement, evidence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, who done it, manipulation, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, strong female presence, sex, jealousy, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, mind bending
Plot: prostitute, murder, police detective, police investigation, journalism, mystery, amateur detective, riddles and clues, serial killer, dishonesty, crimes, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Missing Gun (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this tense thriller, Ma Shan (Wen Jiang) is a Chinese police detective who awakes one morning after a night of heavy drinking at his sister's wedding reception to discover that his gun has been stolen. Since only police officers are allowed ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: mind game, mystery, uncover truth, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, law enforcement, serial killer, rivalry, track down, haunted by the past, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Inspector Lavardin (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Lavardin is called to a provincial village to investigate a murder – only to find that one of his ex-lovers is the victim’s widow.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, who done it, uncover truth, friendship, police detective, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
We Still Kill the Old Way (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A leftist professor wants the truth about two men killed during a hunting party; but the mafia, the Church and corrupt politicians don't want him to learn it.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, graphic violence, conspiracy, village, political corruption, assassination, uncover truth, dishonesty, society, fighting the system, gangsters, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Murder on the Orient Express (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Agatha Christie's classic whodunit speeds into the twenty-first century. World-famous sleuth Hercule Poirot has just finished a case in Istanbul and is returning home to London onboard the luxurious Orient Express. But, the train comes to a ...
Style: clever, tense, suspenseful, mind bending, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, train, private detective, revenge, conspiracy, investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, mysterious character, law enforcement, on the road, who done it ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgrade, former yugoslavia, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mind game, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, law enforcement, life is a bitch, mystery, single parent, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Murder in Greenwich (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of Martha Moxley, 15 year old girl murdered in Greenwich in the 1970's, her murder going unsolved for 25 years.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, talky
Plot: amateur detective, murder, investigation, fighting the system, uncover truth, murder suspect, false accusation, who done it, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, police detective, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Murder She Said (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Miss Marple believes she’s seen a murder in a passing by train yet when the police find no evidence she decides to investigate it on her own. Her inquisitions lead her to a mountain top. The first of four films starring Margaret Rutherford as Miss ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, cult film
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, murder, police investigation, strangulation, investigation, dishonesty, crimes, uncover truth, train, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chief of detectives, homicide section, commits a murder and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, politics, police investigation, courtroom drama, crimes, legal, legal investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
At the Gate of the Ghost (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Adapted from Japanese film called Rashomon, U Mong Pa Meung (The Outrage) takes place in a wood during Thai’s Lanna period where a mysterious murder happens. The story is told through three witnesses: a young monk, woodcutter and undertaker.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, society, who done it, injustice, dishonesty, under the surface, tunnel ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: serial killer, private detective, investigation, amateur detective, rivalry, murder, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, police detective, mysterious character, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Walker (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, investigation, politics, lobbyist, hypocrisy, state affairs, false accusation, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, bartender ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, washington d.c., virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: private detective, murder, sherlock holmes, investigation, mastermind, mystery, who done it, prodigy, crimes, life is a bitch, hotshot hero, lookalikes ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From IMDB: A series of brutal sex murders disturbingly similar to the pattern of Superintendent Jane Tennison's first major case leads to the awful suggestion that she may have caught the wrong man the first time.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, rough
Plot: murder, false accusation, kidnapping, serial killer, retirement home, wannabe, missing person, dangerous attraction, who done it, mystery, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Bloodline (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When her father is murdered, a cosmetics heiress becomes the next target of an unknown killer amid the international jet set.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, who done it, uncover truth, police investigation, love affair, obsession, couples, manipulation, rise to the top, law enforcement, mystery, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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True Crime (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines (hence the title of the movie), which inspire her to do her own detective work. When she starts snooping ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, brutal, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, female detective, murder, investigation, psychopath, woman in danger, police investigation, mystery, uncover truth, teenage life, schoolgirl ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Night of the Generals (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, Kahlenberg and Seydlitz-Gabler – all three of whom, it seems, are also ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: world war two, investigation, murder, conspiracy, nazi occupation, prostitute, mystery, crimes, who done it, uncover truth, serial killer, general ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1944 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, poland, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A cop, investigating the mysterious death of a filmstar, meets a sex-worker, while he faces some personal problems psychologically. The mystery connects these people in a way, that ultimately changes their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: police investigation, murder, uncover truth, couple relations, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship, drowning, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A police detective's investigation of a prostitute's murder points to his best friend.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: prostitute, police investigation, self defense, murder, political corruption, fighting the system, partners against crime, crimes, mystery, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, legal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, police investigation, crimes, justice, prostitute, law enforcement, investigation, rivalry, dishonesty, secret, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Stolen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective becomes obsessed with solving a child's 50-year-old murder, uncovering striking similarities between the case and his son's disappearance.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, missing child, life is a bitch, loss of child, uncover truth, haunted by the past, dead child, law enforcement, dealing with death, crimes, interrogation, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dead Man's Folly (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During a murder hunt game at a country house, to which Hercule Poirot is invited as an "expert", a real murder occurs.
Style: serious, realistic, talky, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: private detective, murder mystery, murder, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, multiple suspects, conspiracy, secretly observing, estate ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Winter of Frozen Dreams (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Barbara Hoffman is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling has to do is prove it.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, serial killer, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, prostitute, deception, legal investigation, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, university ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Third Man Out (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chad Allen stars as gay detective Donald Strachey in this gritty series of crime stories based on the popular novels by author Richard Stevenson. "The Donald Strachey Mysteries" follow Strachey through upstate New York as he works on ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: murder, gay couple, private detective, investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, manipulation, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, track down, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york state, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miss Marple receives a most interesting request from Mr. Jason Rafiel, with whom she'd struck an acquaintance some years before. He would like her to solve a crime but, does not tell her what it might be, who might have been involved or where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, private detective, riddles and clues, police investigation, murder, tour guide, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, law enforcement, uncover truth, crimes ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Unnatural Causes (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Roy Marsden returns as author P.D. James's indefatigable gumshoe, Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. This time, he's investigating the murder of a famous mystery writer whose body is found in the bottom of a dinghy on the Suffolk coast. To add a ...
Style: tense, mind bending, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: murder, ocean, police detective, army investigation, private detective, stalking, law enforcement, amateur detective, mystery, protagonist as suspect, obsessive quest, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, false accusation, mystery, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, female star appears nude, legal, life is a bitch, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%