Movies and TV shows like The Forest

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The Forest (2017)
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The Forest (2017)
Original name: La Forêt
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 313 min.
TV show
Story: In a small quiet village in the Ardennes, a sixteen-year-old girl disappears into the forest after calling her teacher in the middle of the night. Captain Gaspard Deker, a former soldier and newly arrived single father is conducting the investigation with Virginie Musso, the local cop. Also helping is the teacher, Eve Mendel, a solitary young woman with a mysterious past: she was found as a child by the villiage doctor wandering silently in the same forest.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, twist ending, suspense
Plot: forest, missing child, lost child, police, police investigation, secrets, twists & turns, teenage life, vengeance, family relations, partners, deception, family problems, law enforcement, rescue, police detective, sex scene, danger, false accusation, school teacher, village, teacher, investigation, disappearance, traumatic experience ...

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Most similar movies to The Forest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films and TV series with plots about police, crimes, murder, police detective, law enforcement, police investigation and danger mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Forest: Bordertown (2016), Black Spot (2017), Dublin Murders (2019), The Disappearance (2015), River (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bordertown (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Peculiar detective Kari Sorjonen escapes the hustle and bustle of big city to a small border town.
Style: gloomy, tense, captivating, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: border, small town, police detective, crime investigation, family relations, police, eccentricity, corruption, teenage girl, danger, crimes, friendship ...
Place: finland, russia
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100%
 7.5
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Black Spot (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: In the small bordertown of Villefranche, lost in the heart of a large forest, crime rate is six times higher than elsewhere in the area. Each new crime Major Laurène Weiss solves with the help of her unusual team makes her sink deeper and deeper ...
Style: atmospheric, dark, scenic, suspense, bleak
Plot: murder, small town, forest, investigation, police, supernatural, small town sheriff, crime investigation, village, missing child, isolation, mysterious event ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dublin Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives are dispatched to investigate the murder of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, but as the case of the missing children intensifies, both are forced to confront the darkness that lies in their past.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, police detective, police investigation, hidden identity, psychological trauma, police, secret past, forest, corpse, dublin ireland, adaptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Disappearance (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Lyon, the show traces the increasing trauma of the Morel family who fall apart when their 17-year-old daughter fails to return home from a night out. As the hours pass and the police investigation builds, The Disappearance explores every ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: disappearance, investigation, crimes, partners, abduction, danger, mystery, intrigue, confined, betrayal, jealousy, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 20K
River (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: John River, a brilliant police officer whose genius and fault-line is the fragility of his mind - a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, murder investigation, hallucination, police, partners, murder mystery, loneliness, able to see the dead, murder, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
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Jordskott (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland, UK, Norway
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Inspector Eva Thörnblad returns to Silver Height seven years after her daughter Josefine disappeared by a lake in the woods. The body was never found and the girl was believed to have drowned. Now a boy has vanished without a trace and ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Plot: missing child, small town, uncover truth, police investigation, crimes, murder, danger, family problems, missing person, law enforcement, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
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The Missing (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gripping anthological relationship thriller series exploring the emotional fallout of a child's abduction not only on the family but on the wider community, told over two time frames.
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: missing child, missing person, investigation, abduction, child abduction, police detective, crimes, family relations, police, child abuse, journalist, parents and children ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2014, year 2009 ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, murder mystery, who done it, family in crisis, law enforcement, family problems, uncover truth, investigation, family relations, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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 7.5
 1K
Code 37 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Female detective Hannah Maes leads a police squad, specialized in sexual offenses. A smaller, but important part of the story is about the private quest of Hannah. She investigates a past robbery at her home and the subsequent brutal rape of her ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, law enforcement, robbery, police, fighting crime, sex crime, rivalry, danger, strong female presence, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, ghent, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 2K
Shots Fired (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A media storm sets off when an African-American cop kills a white teenager in a small North Carolina town.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, racism, justice, small town, workplace situations, police detective, deadly, murder, investigation, crimes, partners against crime, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Trial & Retribution (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Trial & Retribution is a feature-length ITV police procedural television drama series that began in 1997. It was devised and written by Lynda La Plante as a follow-on from her successful television series Prime Suspect. Each episode of the Trial ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, murder, crime investigation, courtroom, law enforcement, multiple suspects, crimes, honest law enforcer, society, rapist, missing child, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.4
 47K
Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, coworker, police investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, determination, danger, murder, suspicion, superior officer, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dicte - Crime Reporter (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Norway
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Newly divorced journalist returns to her hometown to restart her life and work through her past.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: investigation, journalism, family relations, media, crimes, single parent, police investigation, danger, dishonesty, disorder, strong female presence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 501
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, obsession, track down, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, crime, lie, friendship, danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 80s, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 1K
Cuffs (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cuffs is a fresh, authentic and visceral drama that will take the audience on an exhilarating ride through the challenges of front-line policing. Adrenalized and vibrant, the show is packed full of dramatic incidents and colourful characters. From a ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: police, rookie, police officer, police investigation, friendship, society, violence, danger, police procedural, gangsters, friends, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, britain, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 5K
A Confession (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher intends on catching a killer of a missing woman, even if that may cost him his career and reputation.
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: true crime, police, murder, murder investigation, police investigation, police detective, missing person, hopes, deadly, danger, dialogue, life philosophy ...
Time: year 2016, year 2014, year 2011, year 2012
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 329
Aspe (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In each episode of this Flemish whodunit based on the books of Pieter Aspe, a serious crime - usually one or more murders in the author's home town Bruges - gets investigated by the grumpy but brilliant chief inspector Pieter Van In and his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime, who done it, deadly, whodunit, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, bruges, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 2K
Five Days (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Thriller series which tracks five 24-hour periods in a police investigation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, police detective, crimes, mind game, law enforcement, deadly, life is a bitch, amateur detective, missing child, ex husband ex wife relationship, sergeant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 557
The Protector (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Gloria Sheppard is an intuitive LAPD homicide detective who juggles her demanding personal and professional lives while raising two sons with the help of her troubled younger brother, Davey.
Style: sincere, captivating, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: police detective, single mother, lapd, relationship vs career, family relations, crimes, law enforcement, police, investigation, motherhood, homicide detective, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 642
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, track down, law enforcement, police detective, hidden identity, police, danger, murder, strong female presence, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 3K
Black Tide (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dany, the Arnault family’s teenage son has disappeared. The case is assigned to François Visconti, a world-weary and disillusioned detective whose wife has just left him. The policeman investigates to find the missing teenager while he is ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: father son relationship, police officer, alcoholic, forest, disappearance, mother daughter relationship, missing child, investigation, kidnapping, search, danger, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Public Morals (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the early 1960's in New York City's Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as the temptations that come from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, moral dilemma, law enforcement, partners, crimes, partners against crime, temptation, gangsters, crime, united states of america, human, gangster
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york
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29%
 7.3
 3K
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: murder, false accusation, chase, wanted, protagonist as suspect, disorder, crimes, race against time, life turned upside down, investigation, uncover truth, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Hamburg Dockland (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Shows the interaction between Hamburg police officers and paramedics.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: doctors and patients, law enforcement, danger, workplace situations, crimes, police, workplace, power relations, partners, rescue, policeman uniform, scolding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 96
Justice (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
TV show
Story: Richard is a police investigator who hasn't seen his daughter Lily for very long time. The series starts when Lily shows up at his door and asks for help. She tells him that she fell in love with judge Kowalský but he attacked her and she ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, organized crime, police, husband wife relationship, female killer, father daughter relationship, secret, estranged daughter, murder investigation, murder, female assassin ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 879
Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, police investigation, law enforcement, society, crimes, partners against crime, police, crime investigation, urban, tough law enforcer, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Arne Dahl: Europa blues (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A man is found dead, hung from a tree. Another body is found in Skansen's wolverine enclosure. Five girls attempt to flee from Sweden.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, crimes, police detective, police investigation, police, revenge, escape, danger, rivalry, escapades, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.2
 2K
2-19 (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The day-to-day life of two unwilling partners of the Montreal Police Department, Officers Nick Barron and Ben Chartier. These two beat cops patrol the urban sprawl of downtown's 19th district, in cruiser No. 2. 19-2 is about the tensions and ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: workplace, law enforcement, partners, workplace situations, mistrust, partners against crime, misfit partners, crimes, realism, police, police detective, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Low Winter Sun (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Low Winter Sun is an American television drama series developed by Chris Mundy, starring Mark Strong and Lennie James. The series premiered on August 11, 2013, on AMC, with the first season consisting of ten episodes. It is based upon the 2006 ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder, vengeance, perfect crime, rivalry, deadly, police corruption, law enforcement, right and wrong, dishonesty, graphic violence, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 187
Harry (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Harry is a single story, six-part crime drama series set in Auckland which follows the intense psychological journey of Detective Harry Anglesea.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, drug dealing, murder, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, police procedural, criminal gang, teenage daughter, widower, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%