Movies and TV shows like The Confession 2011

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The Confession (2011)
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The Confession (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
TV show
Story: The Confession is a 10-part web series created by Kiefer Sutherland, written and directed by Brad Mirman, and starring Kiefer Sutherland and John Hurt. It premiered on Hulu on March 28, 2011. Each episode is between five and seven minutes long. It co-stars Daniel London, Max Casella, and Michael Badalucco.
Style: tense, contemplative, twists and turns, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: hitman, confession, priest, church, haunted by the past, christmas, crimes, redemption, religions or cults, good versus evil, sin, victim, regret, doubts and hesitations, snow, clergy, crime, hopes, deadly, guilt, christianity, assassin, christmas eve
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, danger, deadly, crime, murder, haunted by the past and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Confession: The Merry Gentleman (2008), Sr. Ávila (2013), Queen of the South (2016), American Odyssey (2015), The Killer (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Merry Gentleman (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A woman who leaves an abusive relationship to begin a new life in a new city, where she forms an unlikely and ironic relationship with a suicidal hit man (unbeknownst to her). Enter a worn, alcoholic detective to form the third party in a very ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: hitman, starting over, hopes, haunted by the past, redemption, police investigation, crimes, murder, christmas, suicidal thoughts, assassin, jacket ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Sr. Ávila (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A family man experiences the tremendous burden of leading a double life as a professional hitman.
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, hitman, danger, organized crime, crime boss, intrigue, couple relations, teenage life, deadly, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
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Queen of the South (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain, Malta
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Teresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Settling in Dallas, she looks to become the country's reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover's murder.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: drug cartel, cartel, drugs/alcohol, crimes, shooting, murder, danger, adventure, destiny, vengeance, chase, captivity ...
Place: mexico, usa
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American Odyssey (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In this "Traffic"-like action drama, an international conspiracy explodes when three strangers' lives unexpectedly collide - a female soldier, a corporate lawyer and a political activist.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, uncover truth, graphic violence, family relations, state affairs, society, danger, dishonesty, corporate crimes, left to die, military
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Killer (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A cold-blooded contract killer hires the services of a cab driver for a full night. He forces the driver to go around Dubai as he keeps finishing off witnesses scheduled to testify against a gangster.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, hostage, crimes, danger, deadly, taxi driver, chase, killings, criminal, murder, victim, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, dubai
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Assassins Tale (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three assassins deal with life, love, addiction and trust as each tries to find the answers to a better life. Together, they prove to be the most trustworthy in this tangled web of murder, greed, friendship and betrayal.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, deadly, destiny, dishonesty, betrayal, assassin, murder, danger, violence, crime, low lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hidden (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: When a mysterious lawyer Gina Hawkes turns up asking Harry to find a missing alibi witness for her client he agrees to take on the job but is unwittingly drawn into investigating the death of his brother 20 years ago. Harry quickly finds himself ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, conspiracy, lawyer, who to trust, lawyers and clients, legal, investigation, political conspiracy, politics, murder, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Complications (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: John Ellis, a disillusioned suburban ER doctor, who finds his existence transformed when he intervenes in a drive-by shooting, saving a young boy's life and killing one of his attackers. When he learns the boy is still marked for death he finds ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: emergency, doctor, danger, assassination attempt, life turned upside down, self discovery, doctors and patients, suburbs, workplace situations, gang, saving a life, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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Broken Horses (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The bonds of brotherhood, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, going straight, crimes, siblings relations, small town, deadly, family relations, gangsters, profanity, graphic violence, hopes, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Evidence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Inspectors Cayman Bishop and Sean Cole investigate crimes in San Francisco Police Department. How does all of the pieces to the puzzle all fit together?
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, law enforcement, forensic evidence, police detective, cold case, fighting crime, murder of wife, mystery, vengeance, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rogue (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: "Rogue" revolves around Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, rivalry, undercover, danger, dishonesty, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Last Hit Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ageing hit man, Harry, has just botched a job and is now the target. His daughter is also in the assassin trade and is now a target too. A young hit man called Billy is sent to take Harry out but they form an uneasy alliance...
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, hitman, danger, family relations, partners, crimes, terminal illness, parents and children, save the day, track down, murder, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: surprise ending, tense, rough, suspense, serious ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
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Suskunlar (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
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Mrs. Worthington's Party (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: feel good, serious, realistic, contemplative, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Quarry (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Mac Conway, a Marine who returns home to Memphis from Vietnam in 1972 and finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. As he struggles to cope with his experiences at war, Conway is drawn into a network of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, vietnam veteran, working undercover, assassination, haunted by the past, homecoming, corruption, money, murder, sex scene, blackmail, hitman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Power of Few (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Spies, cops and armed children cross paths on a day of danger, mystery and possible transformation. Five unusual characters are unknowingly connected to an extraordinary smuggling operation, as religious conspiracy collides with urban crime.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, religions or cults, escapades, mystery, drugs/alcohol, medicine, multiple storylines, danger, collision, graphic violence, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Stalker (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, stalker, lapd, police investigation, crimes, danger, psychopath, obsession, deadly, crime investigation, police detective, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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One Bad Choice (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: How one bad decision can change where your life goes.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, redemption, haunted by the past, hopes, crimes, unlikely criminals, juvenile delinquent, reenactment, bug, life, teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nor'easter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young and inexperienced priest encourages a family to declare their long-missing son dead, but once they do, the boy mysteriously returns, testing the priest's commitment to church doctrine over the laws of the natural world.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: missing child, moral dilemma, clergy, religions or cults, church, small town, social relations, brainwashing, priest, danger, society, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Firm (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a young associate, Mitchell McDeere brought down the prestigious Memphis law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, which operated as a front for the Chicago mob -- and his life was never the same. After a difficult decade, which included a stay ...
Style: serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: law firm, lawyer, moral dilemma, workplace, dishonesty, legal investigation, haunted by the past, crimes, legal, witness protection, family man, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Enemies Among Us (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's not politics as usual, or is it? The governor of Louisiana is about to become the vice-presidential candidate for his party but a murder and an international web spanning from South Africa to Pakistan and North Korea might just get in the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, campaign, danger, crimes, dishonesty, politics, political corruption, haunted by the past, rivalry, graphic violence, state affairs, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Montana (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the mean streets of London's East End, a former Serbian commando and a fourteen-year old boy plot revenge against a powerful crime lord and his ruthless lieutenants. As our heroes prepare to take on their enemies, the boy is mentored in the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, teaching the ways of the world, crimes, coming of age, haunted by the past, assassin, deadly, drugs/alcohol, gangsters, master criminal, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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West 32nd (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When John Kim, an ambitious young lawyer, takes on a pro bono case to exonerate a fourteen-year-old boy from a first degree murder charge, he finds a world he never knew existed in the underbelly of Manhattan - the Korean underworld.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, lawyer, ambition, crimes, mafia, fish out of water, murder, korean american, danger, rivalry, tough heroes, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
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The Bad Son (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The women in a Seattle serial killer's life often had an unpleasant way of turning up dead - from his girlfriend to his mother-in-law to his second wife. The police and FBI knew who the killer was, but were never prepared to face a bizarre ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, injustice, parents and children, life is a bitch, danger, murder, mother son relationship, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: twists and turns, stylized, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist plot, special agents, terrorism, government agency, terrorist, secret service, race against time, revenge, heroes, president, treason, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Injustice (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: On the surface William Travers is a picture of success. An accomplished criminal barrister happily living with his wife in rural Suffolk. However, Travers is still recovering from a traumatic series of events that have shaken his belief in the legal ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: courtroom drama, conspiracy, police investigation, lawsuit, courtroom, murder, legal, vicious, injustice, deadly, police detective, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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