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The Plague (2018)
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The Plague (2018)
Original name: La peste
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Seville, 16th century. During a terrible plague epidemic, the corpses of several murdered people are found, as an omen of the end of the world. Seville was one of the main cities of the Western world. Known as the Great Babylon, it was home to people of all races, where fifty different languages were spoken, and all the gold from America arrived into its port. It was one of the smelliest, most beautiful cities in the world, and the setting for this unique, character- driven thriller.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, suspense, tense
Plot: plague, politics, disease, murder investigation, friendship, religion, death, promise, revenge, poverty, danger, society, machismo, fight, violence, art, feminist, loyalty, woman, blood, period piece
Time: 16th century
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, captivating and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about murder, crimes, danger, murder investigation, death, society and friendship mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Plague: La Zona (2017), Sea of Plastic (2015), Minority Report (2015), Pagan Peak (2018), The Border (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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La Zona (2017)
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Duration: 60 min.
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Place: spain
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
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Story: Mar de plástico (Spanish: Sea of Plastic) is a Spanish crime drama television series produced by Boomerang TV for Atresmedia. It airs on Atresmedia's main channel Antena 3. The series focuses on the investigation of a murder in the fictional ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 42 min.
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Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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Duration: 55 min.
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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3% (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 49 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Voice (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: It's 3 minutes for hearers, but a life for the callers. A crime thriller chasing even the slightest sounds to rescue people's lives calling for urgent help.
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