Movies like The Blood of Wolves

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The Blood of Wolves (2018)
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The Blood of Wolves (2018)
Original name: 孤狼の血
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Set in 1988 in Hiroshima, Japan, prior to the enactment of the anti-organized crime law. A rumor exists that Detective Shogo Ogami has ties with the yakuza. He is partnered with Detective Shuichi Hioka and they investigate a missing person case involving a financial company employee. Conflicts between opposing yakuza groups become more serious.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: yakuza, gang warfare, police officer, police, japanese police, investigation, fighting crime, gang war, partners against crime, crimes, bandit, gang, partners, crime investigation, disappearance, highwayman, police partner, organized crime, teamwork, power struggle, showdown, unsolved crime, mysterious disappearance, police investigation, criminal gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, hiroshima japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, suspense and disturbing films with plots about crimes, crime investigation, fighting crime, investigation, police investigation, partners against crime and crime solving mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Blood of Wolves: The Team (2015), The Mallorca Files (2019), Gamblers in Okinawa (1971), Research Unit (2006), Serve and Protect (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Team (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: tense, captivating, suspense
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Place: germany, eastern europe
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The Mallorca Files (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Amongst the vibrant international community of the eponymous Spanish island, a British and a German detective with very different approaches to policing have a clash of personalities. Despite - or perhaps because of - their very different ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
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Gamblers in Okinawa (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A yakuza gang gets driven out of Yokohama by a big gang from Tokyo. They relocate to Okinawa to violently start over.
Plot: gangsters, blood, release from prison, organized crime, one armed man, gang war, sunglasses, murder, gangster, yakuza, hitman
Place: okinawa, okinawa japan
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Research Unit (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The police work of a special Gendarmerie unit that operates in Bordeaux, their complicated cases and the interpersonal relationships established among the team members.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: gendarme, crime solving, sleuth, police, homicide detective, investigation, police detective, police investigation, partners against crime, fighting crime, police partner, agent ...
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Serve and Protect (2017)
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Duration: 90 min.
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Story: Brighton based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is a hard-working police officer who has given his life to the job, but his career is currently at rock bottom. He’s fixated by the disappearance of his beloved wife, Sandy, and running enquiries ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 33 min.
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Story: Medical examiner Qin Ming, together with his assistant and a police detective, solves crimes with his expertise.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, tense
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The Break (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story is set in a small village in the Ardennes, where a young African footballer is found dead. If all clues lead first to suicide, a police officer just arrived from Brussels does not take long to discover that this is a murder.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
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Blue Murder (2001)
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: captivating, tense
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Beyond Outrage (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
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The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Schnell ermittelt is an Austrian television series.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
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Place: vienna, austria
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Style: captivating, tense
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