Movies like The Oath

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The Oath (2016)
 6.4
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The Oath (2016)
Original name: Eiðurinn
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, UK, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When his daughter's criminal boyfriend becomes an increasing threat to the family, a father must take action to protect them.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, young woman, drug addict, father daughter relationship, blackmail, family in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, police detective, father daughter conflict, drugs, murder, murder suspect, surgeon, dog, prison, police, island, hunting, winter, death, marijuana, murder investigation, family relations, snow ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iceland

Most similar movies to The Oath

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, investigation, crimes, police, police investigation, husband wife relationship and police officer mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Oath: Jar City (2006), Drishyam (2013), In the Fade (2017), Fallen Angels (2008), Psycho Raman (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jar City (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A murder opens up a bleak trail of long buried secrets and small town corruption for a worn out police detective and his squad.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, loss of child, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, track down, police corruption, parents and children, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: iceland
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95%
 8.3
 38K
Drishyam (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Georgekutty lives a happy life with his wife and daughters. Things take a turn when his daughter gets indecently filmed using a hidden camera, by the son of a police inspector.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: family in danger, police investigation, family relations, police, crimes, murder, law enforcement, family in crisis, obsession, parents and children, life turned upside down, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.1
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In the Fade (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Katja's life collapses after a senseless act impacts her life. After a time of mourning and injustice, she seeks revenge.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: suspect, revenge, racism, terrorist bombing, marijuana, investigation, father in law daughter in law relationship, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, lawyer, bomb, prison ...
Time: year 2013, year 2016, 2010s, 21st century
Place: germany, greece, turkey, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Fallen Angels (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jakob Aasen has hired his old friend, private investigator Varg Veum, to spy on his wife Rebecca, whom he suspects of infidelity. Against his better judgement Varg accepts the job, and in an ironic twist he and Rebecca rekindle their former love. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: whodunit, murder, danger, crimes, investigation, police detective, private detective, law enforcement, deadly, woman in danger, fallen angel, homicide detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 7.4
 14K
Psycho Raman (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in present day Mumbai the story follows the life of a serial killer Ramanna who is inspired by an infamous serial killer from the 1960s Raman Raghav. His strange obsession with Raghavan, a young Cop keeps growing as he closely follows him ...
Style: exciting, suspense, rough, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, drug addiction, investigation, chase, violence, drugs, psychopath, murder, police detective, psycho killer, psychopathic killer ...
Time: year 2015, year 2013, 2010s
Place: mumbai india, bombay india, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 72K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: blackmail, dangerous attraction, deception, infidelity, crimes, danger, extramarital affair, family in danger, disorder, rape, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 4K
Blood (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thriller charting the moral collapse of a police family. Two cop brothers, smothered by the shadow of their former police chief father, must investigate a crime they themselves have committed.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: island, investigation, murder, police, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, family relations, secret, suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 61K
The Snowman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman.
Style: surprise ending, serious, melancholic, suspense, neo noir
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, snow, snowman, missing woman, murder, police detective, clue, missing person, blood, drunkenness, doctors ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, year 1945, year 1989, 2010s ...
Place: norway, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 7.1
 40K
Narc (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly ...
Style: tense, bleak, twists and turns, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police corruption, child abuse, police brutality, police investigation, investigation, drug addiction, police detective, drug dealing, police shootout, drug overdose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Pride and Glory (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police, police corruption, murder, family relations, moral dilemma, cover up, dishonesty, crimes, crime, betrayal, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Before the Storm (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Leo, a guy in the seventh grade gets harassed by a two years older boy in school and seeks revenge. At the same time, Ali, the father of a girl in Leo's class (who Leo has a crush on) is contacted by a opposition group from his home country ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark past, investigation, first love, fight, love, teenage boy, friendship, husband wife relationship, chase, murder, manipulation, terrorism ...
Time: 2000s
Place: eastern europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 320
Cha cha cha (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An accident involving a 16-years old prompts private eye Corso to an investigation that will unearth a deep web of corruption in today's Rome.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, murder, uncover truth, investigation, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, nothing to lose, conspiracy, state affairs, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Anything for Her (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lisa and Julien are married and lead a happy uneventful life with their son Oscar. But their life radically changes one morning, when the police comes to arrest Lisa on murder charges. She's sentenced to 20 years of prison. Convinced of his ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, false accusation, prison, chase, police, murder, judge, daring rescue, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 4K
Judas Kiss (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The shooting of a U.S. senator's wife raises the stakes for kidnappers seeking a hefty ransom for a computer magnate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, blackmail, police investigation, state affairs, crime, cons and scams, manipulation, manipulations, crimes, dishonesty, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, usa, los angeles, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 3K
Sand Castles (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In rural Indiana, Noah and his impoverished family wrestle with the mysterious return of his now mute sister, Lauren, who was kidnapped and held captive for over a decade.
Style: captivating, sincere, exciting, suspenseful, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: mute, kidnapping, investigation, mental illness, husband wife relationship, missing person, farmhouse, alcohol, deception, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, witness ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Hypnotist (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a young woman and her parents are murdered by a killer determined to wipe out the entire family, Detective Inspector Joona Linna works with a psychiatrist to hypnotize the son who narrowly escaped death in order to find the one surviving ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hypnosis, hypnotist, witnessing a crime, murder, psychologist, cop witness relations, crimes, crime, law enforcement, danger, moral dilemma, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 2K
Quiz (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A famous game show host is being harassed in a restaurant by a strange man who claims to have kidnapped his wife and daughter. A morbid game ensues in which the game show host turns out to be the contestant.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, rivalry, mind game, mysterious character, family in danger, danger, crimes, police, father daughter relationship, game, manipulations, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 3K
I'm a Killer (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Inspired by true events from the 1970s, the story revolves around a young detective who becomes the head of a police unit focused on catching a rampant serial killer of women, nicknamed 'The Silesian Vampire'.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: suspect, serial killer, murder, investigation, false accusation, trial, husband wife relationship, police, court, murder suspect, lie, prison ...
Time: 70s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 4.4
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Played (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An examination of the malevolent London underworld with it's despicable criminal underground. Ray (Mick Rossi) just finished an eight year prison sentence after getting set up. Now he is back on the streets to settle the score.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, prison, criminal underworld, criminal, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, crime gone awry, gangsters, release from prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hide and Seek (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A desperate, childless couple kidnap a pregnant woman and lead her husband to believe that she is dead.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, missing person, psychopath, pregnancy, surrogate mother, captivity, family problems, mentally unstable, confined, deadly, obsession, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Perfect Sisters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tired of their mother's alcoholism and a string of her abusive boyfriends, two sisters plot to kill her.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, crime, crimes, deadly, youth, family relations, rumor, teenager, investigation, murderous pair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 3K
Hyena (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug dealer, gang, murder, crimes, drug dealing, gangsters, police investigation, dishonesty, danger, law enforcement, bad cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 86K
Harry Brown (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, gang, loneliness, investigation, widower, crimes, vengeance, loss of friend, incompetent police, deadly, vigilante ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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PTU (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Over the course of one night, a team of cops frantically search for their colleague's missing gun.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, neo noir, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, goofy hero, rivalry, investigation, partners against crime, gang, murder, track down, police detective, dishonesty, martial arts, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 6K
Victim (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prominent lawyer goes after a blackmailer who threatens gay men with exposure in a time when homosexual acts were still being illegal. But he's queer himself.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: legal, investigation, controversy, lawyer, blackmail, gay, lgbt, realism, power relations, injustice, righting the wronged, gender ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Detective 2 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mysteries keep revolving around Tam’s life.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, private detective, crimes, murder, riddles and clues, danger, graphic violence, crime, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sheep Without a Shepherd (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Li Weijie, his wife Ayu and their two daughters Pingping and An-an, are a Chinese family living in northern Thailand since last 17 years. Weijie run an internet service providing shop and is a film enthusiast who likes to watch detective films and ...
Style: brutal, psychological thriller, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: violence against a woman, rape revenge, chinese, teenage rape, rape and revenge, blackmail, investigation, family relations, police investigation, fighting the system, emotional blackmail, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 450
The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, haunted by the past, vengeance, police detective, serial killer, psychopath, track down, vigilantism, who done it, murder, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 3K
Noise (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The community reels after an incident on a suburban train. A young cop, beset with doubt and afflicted with tinnitus, is pitched into the chaos that follows this tragic event. He struggles to clear the noises in his head while all around him deal ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, law enforcement, policewoman, chaos and mayhem, chaos, suburban life, suburbs, crimes, secret, paranoia, record player ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Inspector Bellamy (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A well known Parisian inspector becomes involved in an investigation while on holiday.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: mysterious character, investigation, police detective, uncover truth, mystery, couples, family relations, couple relations, who done it, murder, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%