Movies like The Looming Storm

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The Looming Storm (2017)
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The Looming Storm (2017)
Original name: 暴雪将至
Genre: Crime
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yu, a self-assured factory guard, fancies himself a detective and begins poking his nose into a murder investigation.
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspense, disturbing
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, investigation, partners, ambition, danger, escapades, dancing, fishing, death, train, hospital, bicycle, chase, photograph, bus, shoes, factory, letter, rainstorm, corpse, cigarette smoking, breakdown, autopsy ...
Time: 90s, year 2008, year 1997
Place: china

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Most similar movies to The Looming Storm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, suspense and disturbing films with plots about murder, crimes, danger, deadly, investigation, serial killer and police detective mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Looming Storm: Zodiac Killer (2005), Dead Connection (1994), Oh Mercy (2019), The Long Night (2020), Tell Me Something (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Zodiac Killer (2005)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man who works at a nursing home uses the legendary Zodiac killer's M.O. to kill people who neglect their elderly relatives.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, slasher, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, wannabe, murder, secret society, mind game, police investigation, police detective, rivalry, obsession, woman in danger, gory, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dead Connection (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, sexual, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, police, danger, investigation, law enforcement, journalism, deadly, athlete's life, mystery, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Oh Mercy (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.
Style: tense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: murder, police, investigation, crime scene, corpse, police officer, police detective, violence, danger, brutality, disorder, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 8.2
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The Long Night (2020)
Genre: Crime
Country: China
TV show
Story: It was an open shut case with hundred of witnesses seeing the murder suspect trying to dispose of a body and a signed confession from the suspect himself. And yet when the case was ready for court, the prosecutor discovered that the case was not as ...
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Plot: who done it, deadly, murder investigation, youth, police officer, death, chases and races, danger, police detective, law enforcement, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Tell Me Something (1999)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Seoul, parts not matching of severed copses of three men are found in cars and bags left in public spaces...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, serial killer, murder, police detective, psychopath, police, mind game, crime, crimes, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, gory ...
Time: 90s
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.0
 45
Frustrated (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Constant humiliation from society and a long drift into solitude slowly turn murder fantasies of Fabrice Lombard into an irrepressible impulse and Fabrice Lombard into a serial killer.
Style: slasher, psychological, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, loneliness, paranoia, human monster, homicidal maniac, psycho, death, violence, perversity, sex crime, rape, model ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Pleasure Principle (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland, Czech Republic, Russia
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: Mysterious murders has been committed in four post-communist cities: Warsaw, Prague, Odesa, and Leipzig. The investigations are carried out by three absolutely different in many aspects criminal police officers. Independently of one another, they ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, rough
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, investigation, investigator, killer on the loose, police investigator, killing spree, murder, police detective, teamwork, police officer, crimes ...
Place: prague, poland, czech republic, ukraine, prague czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Domino (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Seeking justice for his partner’s murder by an ISIS member, a Copenhagen police officer finds himself caught in a cat and mouse game with a duplicitous CIA agent who is using the killer as a pawn to trap other ISIS members.
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense
Plot: police, murder, investigation, terrorist, drone, terrorism, cia, vengeance, escapades, danger, friendship, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen, denmark, belgium, brussels belgium, brussels ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Signal (2018)
Genre: Crime
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Two detectives communicate through a walkie-talkie to solve a cold case. One detective exists in the present day and the other detective exists 15 years in the past.
Style: tense, suspenseful, intellectual, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, serial killer, law enforcement, crimes, who done it, police investigation, murder investigation, uncover truth, police detective, track down, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Crimes of Passion: King Lily of the Valley (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spring is in the air and Puck and Einar, as well as Christer Wijk are invited to a wedding in Skoga. The day before the wedding, the bride-to-be enters a flower-shop in order to inspect her bridal bouquet of lily of the valley, but suddenly vanishes ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, captivating
Plot: multiple suspects, murder investigation, whodunit, police detective, affair, wedding, murder, small town, escapades, deadly, violence, danger ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beyond the Law (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a former detective learns of the murder of his estranged son, he ventures back to the darkened streets he once knew so well. Armed, dangerous and with nothing to lose, he must take on the ruthless local mob in his mission for revenge.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Plot: police, murder, escapades, deadly, redemption, crimes, friends, family, life is a bitch, rivalry, betrayal, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dark Figure of Crime (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hyeong-min, a prominent police detective, and Tae-oh, a killer who has confessed to multiple murders, maintain a fierce psychological confrontation.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder, standoff, crimes, killing spree, investigation, showdown, danger, murder confession, murder victim, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Entanglement (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A member of a therapy group is found dead. A prosecutor and a police officer try to solve the mystery of his death.
Style: suspense, contemplative, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, police officer, sniper, uncover truth, murderer, crimes, police investigation, police detective, who done it, mystery, partners, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 53
The Defected (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
TV show
Story: A thrilling story revolving around a policeman who becomes embroiled in a conspiracy plaguing the high-ranking officials due to an incident that almost cost him his life.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful
Plot: police, police officer, who done it, police detective, investigation, society, murder mystery, law enforcement, murder investigation, youth, murderer, evidence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Varg Veum - The Dead Have It Easy (2012)
Genre: Crime
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Varg Veum tries to help a scared girl lost in the woods at night, but he fails to avoid her death. What was this young asylum seeker fleeing from?
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, investigation, race against time, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, danger, who done it, violence, conspiracy, graphic violence, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
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Roots of Evil (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer is after hookers and strippers. A male detective and his female partner are assigned to stop him.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, rough, erotic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, strong sexual content, police detective, hollywood, investigation, deadly, crimes, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Back in Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Inspector Richard Kemp never got around to putting the handcuffs around the Eardrum Slasher, a dangerous serial killer whose rampage began 20 years before. When Hélène, a psychologist, witnesses the Slasher’s latest crime and offers to testify, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, changing the past or future, time travel, murder, danger, cop witness relations, law enforcement, crime, crimes, deadly, money, police ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, 20th century, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Leipzig Homicide (2001)
Genre: Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: SOKO Leipzig is a German police procedural television programme, a spin-off of the earlier German police programme SOKO 5113. It was first broadcast on 31 January 2001, on German television channel ZDF. On 12 November 2008, the first part of a ...
Style: suspense, intellectual, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: police, german, corpse, murder, crimes, investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, kill, anti social, police commissioner, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Little Things (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, investigation, murder investigation, police, serial murder, missing person, pursuit, society, chase, murder, teamwork ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Crimes of Passion: No More Murders (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Puck and Einar decide to spend the last weeks of their vacation in Einar's idyllic childhood town Skoga. Pucks father Johannes Ekstedt, professor in Egyptology, has a household cat called Thotmes III that joins the couple. They get to borrow ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, tense
Plot: murder investigation, murder, police detective, whodunit, blackmail, vacation, funeral, flashback, small town, lie, danger, society ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Striking Distance (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted to water-way duty Tom, along with new partner Jo ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, frame up, police investigation, police corruption, chase, homicide detective, tough law enforcer, rescue, danger, car chase, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, year 1993, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia, san francisco, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Cold Front (1989)
Genre: Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An American cop teams up with a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman and together they uncover a plot to hide international terrorists in Vancouver.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: terrorism, police officer, kgb, mentally unstable, espionage, dishonesty, danger, chases and races, deadly, crime, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, korea, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Wedding Murders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Romance
Country: Canada
Story: Serial Killer Henry Sparks fall in love with his childhood sweetheart Detective Prospect Jenkins who is after him.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: homosexual, deception, murder, police, infidelity, gay, violence, family relations, love and romance, serial killer, love, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Plagues of Breslau (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Every day at 6 pm a serial killer kills another person. Police officer Helena Rus thinks the killings are done by one man only and decides to reveal the killer's identity by getting back in 18th century history of the city.
Style: captivating, tense, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, police, police detective, revenge, uncover truth, danger, crimes, violence, decapitation, art ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, riddles and clues, mystery, serial killer, investigation, danger, chases and races, crimes, crime, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Nightstalker (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A stylish horror film based on the life of Richard Ramirez, aka the Nightstalker, who terrorized people in Los Angeles during the 1980s.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, danger, police investigation, mind game, deadly, crimes, police detective, murderous pair, law enforcement, true crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Mute Witness (1995)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia, Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billy is mute, but it hasn't kept her from becoming a successful makeup artist. While in Russia, working on a film directed by her sister's boyfriend, Andy, Billy finds herself trapped in the studio one night and is horrified to see a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mute, police, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, gang, snuff, chase, filmmaking, russian, investigation, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 814
Born Killers (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: iggy Banks tells the story of two charming and brilliant brothers who finance their lifestyle by robbing and murdering pretty much anyone foolish enough to get in the car with them. They learn the business from their sociopath father (Tom Sizemore) ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, parents and children, introspection, gory, psychopath, criminal heroes, deadly, danger, brother brother relationship, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Fall of the Essex Boys (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The rise and fall of the Essex Boys gang - the drugs, the violence and, of course, the murders. The real story is the most shocking of all.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: murder, drug dealing, gangsters, gang, crimes, police investigation, rise and fall, fighting crime, law enforcement, who done it, police, informant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1995, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: england, united kingdom, amsterdam, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Forensic Heroes IV (2020)
Genre: Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The forensics team and the crime team on Hong Kong's police force are challenged once again as the squad is staffed with new personnel. This time, the crime-solving police force led by Go Sir, Dr. Man, and King Sir, who all work together with ...
Style: captivating, tense, unusual plot structure, disturbing, intellectual ...
Plot: forensics, police, murder investigation, police detective, police investigation, partners against crime, friendship, who done it, police officer, crimes, partners, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
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