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The Widower (2013)
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The Widower (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
TV show
Story: Over a thirteen year period, a seemingly mild‐mannered male nurse, Malcolm Webster, set about poisoning and murdering his first wife, attempting to do the same to his second wife and moving on to a further scheme to deceive his third fiancée.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, couple relations, danger, honeymoon, woman in danger, unlikely criminals, true crime, crime, dishonesty, insurance, deadly, poisoning, cons and scams, murderer, investigation, hospital, pyromaniac, widower
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england

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Most similar movies to The Widower

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, serious, realistic and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, danger, crime, law enforcement and police investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Widower: Chasing Shadows (2014), Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010), Undeniable (2014), Prey (2014), Five Daughters (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, partners, crime investigation, missing person, police investigation, deadly, crime, law enforcement, crimes, homicide detective, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, society, danger, law enforcement, deadly, crime, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Above Suspicion 2: The Red Dahlia (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: D.C.I. Langton takes charge when the body of would-be model Louise Pennell is found,sliced in half and with her mouth mutilated into a smile. D.C. Anna Travis discovers that newspaper journalist Richard Reynolds had received anonymous typed letters ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, media circus, serial killer, deadly, danger, strong female presence, detective inspector, detective sergeant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Undeniable (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 25 years ago, Jane saw a man killing her mother. Today, she's a well adjusted wife and mother herself. While having a physical, she notices a doctor who looks like the killer and reports him. No one believes her - except one cop.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, haunted by the past, couples, crimes, deadly, couple relations, witnessing a crime, murder witness, strong female presence, murderer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Prey (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three-part crime thriller. When detective Marcus Farrow looks into a seemingly forgotten case, he has no idea of the chaos and heartache that will soon follow. He is found at the scene of a murder, and with all the evidence pointing towards him, he ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: chase, murder, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, race against time, investigation, disorder, crimes, life turned upside down, uncover truth, wanted, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Five Daughters (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Factually-based drama telling the stories of five young women who were tragically murdered in Ipswich in 2006.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, police investigation, drug abuse, woman in danger, addiction, deadly, crimes, small town, prostitute, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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64%
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Dark Angel (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
TV show
Story: Drama about the real-life Victorian serial killer Mary Ann Cotton.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, victorian england, true crime, femme fatale, manipulation, violent, deadly, murder, crimes, insanity, violence, sadism ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the career of La Plante's latest heroine DC ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, porno movie
Plot: police investigation, murder, serial killer, police detective, danger, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, detective inspector, dirty cop, police procedural, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, spain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When a man is buried alive, Red Metcalf must delve into a serial killer's psyche.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, police detective, danger, criminal's revenge, false accusation, riddles and clues, deadly, police investigation, law enforcement, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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 ⇓
52%
The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
TV show
Story: This drama tells the real-life story of retired schoolteacher Christopher Jefferies who was initially questioned by police as a suspect in the murder of Jo Yeates who rented a flat from him. He was vilified by the press, partly on account of his ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, biting ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, murder suspect, media coverage, landlord, false accusation, murder, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crimes, police, deadly, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Partners for Justice (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Baek Beom has worked as a forensic doctor for 10 years. He has a bad personality, but he is excellent with his work. Baek Beom does not open his mind to other people. Eun Sol is a rookie prosecutor with a warm heart. She has a bright personality and ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: prosecutor, investigation, serial killer, forensic, crimes, medical examiner, murder, victim, danger, track down, legal
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, crimes, couples, danger, deadly, psychopath, husband wife relationship, crime, investigation, rivalry, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Mother's Son (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: A mother suspects that her son could be the killer of a recently found dead girl, and becomes caught in a torturous dilemma of whether to denounce him, or protect him and hide the act.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, parents and children, who done it, family problems, family relations, social relations, small town, moral dilemma, suspicion of murder, suspicion, danger, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: loss of friend, crimes, rivalry, police, life turned upside down, vigilantism, law enforcement, revenge, investigation, murder, danger, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Des (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The story of one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men, the series explores the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: true crime, serial killer, detective inspector, murder, police, murderer, danger, murder mystery, investigation, who done it, deadly, serial murder ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Modus (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Belgium, UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: During a snowy Christmas season in Sweden, psychologist and profiler Inger Johanne Vik finds not only herself but also her autistic daughter drawn into the investigation of a number of disturbing deaths, through which she meets detective Ingvar ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: religious fanaticism, murder, criminal psychologist, serial killer, winter, crimes, uncover truth, danger, family relations, investigation, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
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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 ⇓
47%
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Case Sensitive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Geraldine Bretherick and her 5-year-old daughter Lucy are found dead in the bathroom of their luxury home, the case divides new DS Charlie Zailer and her DC Simon Waterhouse. Is it a murder-suicide or something even more sinister, and how ...
Style: tense, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, murder, crimes, uncover truth, law enforcement, partners, assassination plot, danger, strong female presence, crime, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duress (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Haunted with nightmares of his wife's recent suicide and struggling to mend the relationship with his only daughter, Richard is caught as a witness to the violence of Abner Solvie. He finds himself at the mercy of a charismatic killer and ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, parents and children, danger, family relations, blackmail, widower, father daughter relationship, murder, salvation, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Messiah (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
TV show
Story: After two horribly mutilated bodies are discovered, DCI Red Metcalfe is assigned the case.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, police detective, therapist, deadly, race against time, therapy, crimes, chases and races, police investigation, crime, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Silence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drama about a deaf girl who witnesses the audacious murder of a policewoman.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, danger, police detective, dishonesty, organized crime, police corruption, corruption, witnessing a crime, crimes, mute or deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
TV show
Story: A female cop becomes obsessed with tracking down the killer of a 15-year-old girl, and hunts him over the course of her 28 year career in the force.
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, police detective, obsession, track down, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, crime, homicide detective, lie, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The film is the first known dramatisation of one of the most notorious killing sprees in British history and was made to mark the fortieth anniversary of Hindley and Brady's trial. It was made with the full backing of the victims' ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police investigation, mind game, life is a bitch, rivalry, mystery, investigation, violence spree, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1964, year 1965, year 1963 ...
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, manchester england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Fifth Woman (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
TV show
Story: The 5th woman unfolds autumn 1994. An elderly man found in a gillrad pitfall impaled to death on the sharp sharpened bamboo poles, ecstatic praise of crows. Shortly afterwards disappears a florist without a trace and he also found executed in the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, vigilantism, murder, deadly, life is a bitch, crime, battered wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Detective Inspector Irene Huss: The Torso (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: On a beach in Gothenburg found parts of a dismembered man's body. The only thing that is going on, a tattoo on the torso. Irene Huss find a similar previous cases that will take her to Copenhagen, where she is forced to look for a friend's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, victim, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, tattoo parlor, violence, body mutilation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Quirke (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue investigates sudden death victims in the 1950s.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: pathologist, investigation, murder, intrigue, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, law enforcement, deadly, death, who done it ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Bletchley Circle (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Bletchley Circle follows the journey of four ordinary women with extraordinary skills that helped to end World War II. Set in 1952, Susan, Millie, Lucy and Jean have returned to their normal lives, modestly setting aside the part they played in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, investigation, danger, crimes, murder, code breaking, crime investigation, mystery, trial, innocence, intelligence ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Identity (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Identity is a British police procedural drama television series starring Aidan Gillen and Keeley Hawes, airing in the UK during July–August 2010. Concerning identity theft, the series was created and written by Ed Whitmore, a writer most noted for ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, identity theft, fighting crime, police detective, track down, law enforcement, hidden identity, police, danger, murder, strong female presence, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
To Serve and Protect (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, tense, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, murder, kidnapping, track down, crimes, confined, serial killer, law enforcement, police investigation, riddles and clues, parents and children, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%