Movies like Hän varasti elämän

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Hän varasti elämän (1962)
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Hän varasti elämän (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A government official decides to steal a $25-million payroll and then fake his own death. However, in the process he is forced to kill an innocent bystander. He moves to a small rural village to start a new life with a new name and his new money, but finds that it's harder to escape his past than he thought it would be.
Plot: murder, hidden identity, alias, village, murderer, money, power, theft, office, drifter, accountant, rainstorm, false identity, stolen identity, stolen money, construction company, countryside, sleeping pill, faked death, fake identity, police detective, benefactor, identity, drugged, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: finland

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Most similar movies to Hän varasti elämän

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about murder, crimes, crime, deadly, police, law enforcement and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Hän varasti elämän: 29 Palms (2002), Pendulum (1969), Vares: Tango of Darkness (2012), Lies My Mother Told Me (2005), Laser Moon (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Vares: The Path of the Righteous Men (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The body of a young woman whose heart has been ripped out of her chest is found in a remote are in Finland. The finder of the body, a dismissed pastor, hires private investigator Jussi Vares to investigate the crime. Vares uncovers a criminal ring ...
Style: enigmatic, suspense, captivating, rough
Plot: preacher, murder, private investigator, police, secret, psychiatrist, sect, village idiot, religious fundamentalism, private detective, violence against women, sexual abuse ...
Place: finland
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29 Palms (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a bag filled with money goes missing from a casino, the Hitman (Chris O'Donnell) must retrieve it. While he tracks the stash down, the bag changes hands numerous times, finding its way to the Drifter (Jeremy Davies) and the Waitress ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, desert, hitman, conspiracy, casino, criminal's revenge, deadly, gangsters, on the run, crime gone awry, bounty hunter, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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77%
The Stars Will Tell, Inspector Palmu (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ms. Alli Pelkonen's terrier finds a body from Tähtitorninmäki, that's thought to be a wino at first. But Inspector Palmu knows a little better. And yes, it was a murder. Tähdet kertovat, Komisario Palmu (1962) is directed by Matti ...
Plot: shooting, murder investigation, crime investigation, pregnancy, inspector, gang, hitler, reporter, police officer, police procedural, youth, telescope ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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73%
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Pendulum (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the evening of his decoration for bringing a murderer to justice, Washington DC Police Captain Frank Matthews' wife, and her lover are murdered in bed. Jailed as the prime suspect, with the aforementioned murderer released on a technicality ...
Plot: murder, death, on the run, police captain, falsely accused, murderer, police officer, murder of wife, false accusation
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Vares: Tango of Darkness (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The tango king Harry Koivikko was found dead six years ago in a sleazebag motel, with a knife is his back. The biggest manhunt in the county faded away without results. Jussi Vares gets a phone call from a down-and-out journalist; the informant ...
Style: tense, contemplative, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder investigation, prisoner, murder, prison escape, private investigator, disappearance, police, reporter, revenge, helicopter, beer ...
Place: finland
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59%
Lies My Mother Told Me (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Joely Richardson plays a con artist who changes identities faster than most women change hair color. Going on the lam with her daughter (Hayden Panettiere), she scams her way into a prosperous marriage and, when that union sours, pulls off a murder ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: murder, single parent, mother daughter relationship, cons and scams, hidden identity, femme fatale, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, parents and children, on the run, manhunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, north carolina
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Laser Moon (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A radio DJ helps two police detectives hunt down a serial killer who kills women using a surgical laser instrument during every full moon and whom makes taunting phone calls the radio station.
Style: surprise ending, slasher
Plot: murder, police detective, serial killer, stripper, laser, taunting, psycho killer, radio dj, full moon, stalker, shower scene, psycho ...
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Anatomy of a Psycho (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The crazed brother of a condemned killer sent to the gas chamber swears vengeance on those he holds responsible for his brother's execution.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: murder, vigilantism, lawyer, arson, killer, graphic violence, vengeance, obsession, urban, violence spree, psychopath, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Murder Unresolved (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is the prime suspect in the mysterious drowning death of her anchorwoman sister.
Plot: murder, mystery, aunt, newscaster, sister, brother in law, drugged, therapist, homicide detective, videotaping, gambling, video tape ...
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49%
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Sudden Fury (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fred is a psychotic entrepreneur who hopes to convince his wife Janet to invest in a shady land deal. The wife refuses, and the couple continue their heated argument while driving through the Ontario backwoods. When their car crashes, Janet is ...
Plot: murder, backwoods, gas station, car accident, countryside, infidelity, affair, murder by shooting, marital problem, accidental shooting, farm, car ...
Place: ontario canada
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The Fight with the Panther (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three nymphets struggle to have a beneficial youth: Ana is suicidal, Mercedes is attracted to her brother William, and Patricia desires to be sexually abused.
Plot: school, loss of virginity, coming of age, murderer, incestuous relationship, girl man relationship, murder, suicide, money, fear, shoes, girl
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44%
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Innuendo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, Finland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tuuli grows up in an oppressively religious and abusive family in Finland. To escape from the shadow of her angelic twin sister she travels to Melbourne, Australia. Curious of sexuality, she becomes a nude model for art classes. Her innocent surface ...
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: murder, identical twins, posing nude, nudity (full frontal - brief), chainsaw, religion, australian, nude model
Place: melbourne australia, finland, melbourne
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Out of Season (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hitman, manipulation, manipulations, hidden identity, crime gone awry, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, couples, missing person, reunion, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
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43%
The Night of the Sunflowers (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Portugal
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The body a teenage girl is discovered in a field of sunflowers. At the same time a travelling salesman watches the events unfold on television, whilst in the small village of Angosto the discovery of a prehistoric cave brings excitement and the ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, isolation, vengeance, countryside, village, cave, social relations, police investigation, salesman, neighbor neighbor relationship, murder mystery, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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41%
The Girls of April (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tough Finnish detective Jussi Vares gets hired by a friend at a newspaper to investigate a 15 year old mystery regarding the disappearance of 3 girls.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: private detective, missing person, investigation, private investigator, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, journalism, cold case, murder, crime, dead woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
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Garter Snake (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the heat of the night, a man from faraway plays the piano. In the local hillside prison, a bitter double-crossed convict stares at the city life over the roofs. A revenge is brewing in his mind; the blood-thirsty killer prepares his escape. Vares ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, prison, drug dealing, crimes, vengeance, couples, prisoner, womanizer, prison escape, private investigator, murder, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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The Columnist (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Columnist and author Femke is flooded with anonymous nasty messages and death threats on social media. One day she is completely done and decides to take revenge.
Style: humorous, suspense, captivating, psychological
Audience: teens
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Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A murder investigation takes detective Christer Wijk to a small village, where he needs to separate rumors and facts to trail the murderer.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: murder investigation, murder, church, village, winter, police detective, priest, crime, crimes, christmas, danger, storytelling ...
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Place: sweden
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Dead Bullet (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to turn his life around, a hard-luck gambler risks everything to sell stolen casino chips to a ruthless gunslinger. It's the worst bet of his life.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, exciting
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The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, obsession, crime, law enforcement, legal, deadly, crimes, psycho, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
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38%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, rape and murder, deadly, who done it, psychopath, stalking, crimes, life is a bitch, police detective, strong violent content, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rikos ja Rakkaus (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Plot: priest, police officer, murder, police, funeral, cat, petty criminal, tragedy, pet, stolen money, love, corrupt police ...
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37%
The Tiger's Tail (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After a chance encounter, a Dubliner (Gleeson) is stalked by a murderous facsimile of himself.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, cons and scams, murder, social decay, working class, psychopath, family relations, deadly, dishonesty, hidden identity, crimes, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
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37%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The destinies of hard-luck lowlifes slowly converge and come crashing down: Jung-man barely gets by working at a sauna and taking care of his sick mother until he finds a bag full of cash in the locker room; Tae-young is in trouble after his ...
Style: disturbing, exciting, twists and turns, captivating, serious ...
Plot: money, money problems, dishonesty, stolen money, multiple storylines, poverty, crime gone awry, illness, financial problem, interlinked stories, wealth, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hush (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 103 min.
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Plot: murder, anger, police, amusement park, marriage proposal, siblings, prisoner, sexual behavior, parent child relationship, secret, scheme, roller coaster ...
Place: finland
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36%
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Bureaucracy (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Crime Thriller starring Jack Robinson, David Simon, Kaitlyn Black
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, slasher
Plot: murder, unlikely criminals, crimes, deadly, workplace, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, police detective, bureaucracy, crime, office party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Vares: Gambling Chip (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jussi Vares falls in love with a beautiful brunette - only to lose her in a horrible way. After dating Sole a few weeks, her body is found in a bird-watching tower. The investigations come to a standstill, until Vares promises to solve a mystery of ...
Style: semi serious, mind bending, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: hitman, private detective, love and romance, danger, investigation, fall in love, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, murder investigation, assassin, private investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Actor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joseph Kehr, a mentally disturbed aspiring actor returns to New York City to become the 'greatest actor of his generation'. In his pursuit of rising to the top, he enlists in an infamous acting class led by Professor Payton, a cunningly ...
Plot: sociopath, murder, fame, social media, loner, theater, desperation
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Miami Blues (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Fred gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student Susie. Opposing Fred is Sgt Hoke Moseley, a cop who is getting a bit old for the job, ...
Style: neo noir, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, psychopath, police detective, thief, crimes, crime, strong sexual content, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: miami, usa, florida, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
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Novocaine (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him into prescribing her drugs
Style: suspenseful, captivating, humorous, twists and turns, tricky ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, dark humor, false accusation, frame up, dentist, betrayal, crime, crimes, life turned upside down, drug use, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%