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Xian's Finest (2000)
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Xian's Finest (2000)
Original name: 睡不着
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wu, a veteran police officer in Xian, is demoted to work in a community policing center after he accidentally injures a hostage during a rescue mission. At first the new job appears to be simple and straightforward, but Wu and his family gradually get engulfed in a web of mistrust, jealousy, accusations, and even worse things...
Plot: rape, police, hostage, murder investigation, suicide attempt, taxi, murder, piano, false accusation, police station, cop killer, police chase, anonymous letter, urban setting

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out based on true events, disturbing, suspense and serious films with plots about murder, police, rape, racism, police officer, police station and false accusation mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Xian's Finest: Badge of the Assassin (1985), Criminal Desires (2013), My Son Is Innocent (1996), Life Is Beautiful (1979), 37 (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Badge of the Assassin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the killers that leads from New York to San Francisco and down to New Orleans.
Plot: racism, police investigation, police officer, assistant district attorney, murder investigation, cop killer, buddy cop, nypd, police, murder, black cop
Place: new orleans, san francisco, new york
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Criminal Desires (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A beautiful reporter gets caught up in the deadly and erotic world of an online 'murder club' in this red-hot thriller.
Plot: murder, police, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, simulated blow job, male full rear nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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My Son Is Innocent (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a brutal nighttime attack on a woman alone in her suburban home, police investigators zero in on teenager Eric Sutter. When the victim identifies Sutter as her attacker, the legal system closes in on the boy as friends, neighbors and the media ...
Plot: rape, falsely accused, false accusation, mistaken identity, police interrogation, courtroom, police investigation, police station, imprisonment
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Life Is Beautiful (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A politically neutral man is arrested and tortured in prerevolutionary Lisbon, and forced to make, and act on, a political commitment. …
Style: political
Plot: murder, police, killer, politics, crime, crimes
Place: italy, portugal
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37 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a March night in 1964, 37 neighbors in Queens, New York, witness the brutal murder of Kitty Genovese. None of them takes action or calls the police. 37 tells the story of a few of these people and what led up to the night when they unexplainably ...
Plot: rape, murder, indifference, loss of innocence, racism, female director, apathy, witness
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To You, From Me (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A failed writer given to plagiarism gets a buzz at the door from a bright young working girl with a highly original approach to life and sex and his life and work is totally thrown off balance.
Plot: bank, erotica, typewriter, writing, flashback, taxi driver, rape, urban setting, sex, riot, actress
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Recommendation for Mercy (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a 14 year-old boy is accused of raping and murdering a little girl
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man witnesses a murder in a secluded mansion. When he reports it, there's no evidence of the murder, or that anyone was there. Two years later he wakes up in a hospital room after a polo accident to find he's had amnesia, is now married, ...
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 101 min.
Story: A murder is committed in a small village of Andalusia.
Style: based on true events
Plot: murder, plantation, mafia, marijuana, drugs, drug
Place: andalusia
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The Chosen Ones (1983)
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Story: A man wants to flee wartime Germany and the detested Nazis to Columbia, where his brother lives. In order to achieve his goal he agrees to become an informer for the Reich.
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Love Me Strangely (1971)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 125 min.
Story: Alain Revent, a seductive and refined man, derives a peculiar satisfaction from debasing his wives. The first, driven to the brink of despair, throws herself out of a window. Enlisting the help of an equally perverse casual acquaintance, Dino, the ...
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The Letter (1982)
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Duration: 96 min.
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