Movies and TV shows like Quicksand

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Quicksand (2019)
 7.5
 18K
Quicksand (2019)
Original name: Störst av allt
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Maja, a student in Stockholm, finds herself on trial for murder after a tragedy at her school. More doubts and suspicions arise when new revelations are made.
Style: tense, scary, bleak, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: school shooting, investigation, death, youth, murder, court, vengeance, runaway, crimes, society, adaptation, disorder, friendship, life is a bitch, gunfight, hopes, storytelling, innocent person killed, puzzle, family, student
Time: contemporary
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe

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Most similar movies to Quicksand

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspenseful, suspense and captivating films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, investigation, society, murder investigation, police and death mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Quicksand: Elite (2018), Face to Face (2019), The Truth Will Out (2018), The Night Of (2016), High Seas (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Elite (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When three working class kids enroll in the most exclusive school in Spain, the clash between the wealthy and the poor students leads to tragedy.
Style: captivating, emotional, twists and turns, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: classmate, teenage sex, school, sex scene, new school, murder, friendship, female nudity, jealousy, youth, society, love and romance ...
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 7.0
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Face to Face (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bjørn investigates the killing of his daughter. People around him believe she might have committed suicide, but he doesn't accept that. Both the stakes and the suspense rise relentlessly as Bjørn inches closer to the truth.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, death of daughter, murder, police, obsession, vengeance, danger, life is a bitch, crimes, disorder, secret, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
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100%
The Truth Will Out (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Police detective Peter Wendel leads a cold case group. Based on an original idea by Leif GW Persson, one of Sweden’s most recognized criminologists.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: cold case, wrongful conviction, murder, father daughter relationship, corruption, mental illness, politician, ex husband ex wife relationship, police, childhood trauma, investigation, crimes ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 8.5
 130K
The Night Of (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 525 min.
TV show
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: tense, suspense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, lawyer, crimes, crime, investigation, courtroom, justice, secrets, murder trial, vengeance, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.8
 6K
High Seas (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Two sisters discover disturbing family secrets after a string of mysterious deaths occur on a luxury ship traveling from Spain to Brazil in the 1940s.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: ship, puzzle, playboy, disorder, forced sex, murder, investigation, love and romance, couples, ghost ship, sweetheart, domestic servant ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: brazil, spain, rio de janeiro
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100%
 6.4
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Murders in... (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Murders in... is a collection of French-Belgian police TV movies taking place each time in a different French city and region.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, murder, partners against crime, investigation, escapades, police detective, murderer, uncover truth, society, partners, evidence, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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54%
 7.7
 5K
The Victim (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: A grieving mother is accused of identifying online the man she believes killed her son. But is he really a notorious child murderer or a tragic victim of mistaken identity?
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: murder, revenge, assault, court, police, death of child, mother, death, social media, trial, murder investigation, investigator ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, edinburgh scotland
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La caza. Monteperdido (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The unsolved case of two girls who disappeared from the Pyrenee town of Monteperdido five years ago is reopened when one of them reappears.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, danger, child in peril, missing child, small town life, mysterious disappearance, fear, crime investigation, disorder, death, uncover truth, police ...
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47%
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Solomon's Perjury (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A male student's body is found at school. Authorities assume that the student killed himself in a fall. Other students at the school hold a trial to uncover the truth behind his death.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, school, death, legal, bullying, student, police investigation, teenager, friendship, suicide, society, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 1K
London Kills (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: With a documentary style delivery, this drama tells the story of a team of top murder detectives with each episode featuring a different murder while also following a serialized story involving the lead detective’s missing wife.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, exciting, tense
Plot: murder, disappearance, murder investigation, homicide detective, police, crimes, murder mystery, assistant, suicide, death, partners against crime, investigation ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 9K
Baby (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by a true story, this series follows a group of Roman teenagers as they defy society in their search for identity and independence.
Style: erotic, romantic, psychological, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: alcohol, sex with a minor, teenage prostitute, party, friendship, drug use, society, school, family crisis, independence, teenager, high school ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 3K
El marginal (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An ex-cop entered a prison as convicted under a false identity in order to infiltrate within a group of prisoners that has just kidnapped the teenage daughter of an important national judge.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, pastor, justice, investigation, escapades, friendship, vengeance, chase, murder, crimes, danger, prison life ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Crossword Mysteries: A Puzzle to Die For (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A brilliant crossword puzzle editor (Chabert) finds her life turned upside-down when she is pulled into a police investigation after several of the clues in her recent puzzles are linked to unsolved crimes. Proving her innocence means leaving the ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: puzzle, partners against crime, female nudity, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, friendship, danger, rivalry, police, murder, investigation ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.0
 315
Posers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Four Hardcore party posers are suddenly facing an unknown killer when one of them disappears.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, friendship, femme fatale, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, female killer, suspicion, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Come and Hug Me (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: A man and a woman who are emotionally scarred due to a murder case that took place in their past has their fates intertwined. Together, they try to overcome the inevitable challenges that life throws at them.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: romance, family, psychopath, investigation, first love, injury, serial killer, murder, love and romance, youth, love, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
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The Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A rookie Homicide detective's negligence in a fellow officer's death has her searching for redemption in her investigations.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: murder investigation, homicide detective, rookie, death, crimes, who done it, law enforcement, police investigation, partners against crime, investigation, police detective, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Hunt for a Killer (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Based on true stories about real homicide investigations in the south of Sweden between 1989-2004. The six-part series explores the murder of 10-year-old Helen Nilsson in Hörby, southern Sweden, a seemingly impossible case that remained unsolved ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: child rape, murder investigation, true crime, sex crime, child murder, murder, interrogation, rapist, police procedural, rape, investigation, partners ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: eastern europe, scandinavia, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
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Wallander (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The 1st series of 13 films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crimes, forensics, murder, small town, mystery, law enforcement, crime, life is a bitch, police inspector, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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42%
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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, danger, escapades, rivalry, revenge, escape, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
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The Typist (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Freya Becker is a typist with the homicide division of the Berlin police. Freya’s daughter, Marie, disappeared 11 years ago without a trace, and Freya is determined to uncover the truth, whatever the cost.
Style: unusual plot structure, contemplative, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder investigation, dark secret, german, love interest, police, burnout, missing friend, female protagonist, partners against crime, police officer, death, policewoman ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
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41%
Mr. Hiiragi's Homeroom (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: With graduation 10 days away, homeroom teacher Hiiragi gathered all 29 students of class 3-A and proclaims them his hostages. His last lesson regards the death of a student that passed away a few months before. Nobody will be able to graduate until ...
Style: unusual plot structure, contemplative, disturbing, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: school, teacher, murder, violence, mass suicide, human nature, crimes, vengeance, chase, death, society, hostage situation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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41%
Murder in the First (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Murder in the First follows homicide detectives Terry English and Hildy Mulligan as they investigate a multitude of tragedies in San Francisco.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: murder investigation, police, court, trial, murder trial, master criminal, crime investigation, murder, african american, police officer, legal, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Strangers From Hell (2019)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Yoon Jong-Woo is a man in his 20's. He has lived in a small town for all of his life, but he gets a job at a small office in Seoul. Yoon Jong-Woo moves out to Seoul and stays at a cheap apartment which shares its kitchen and bathroom with other ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: murderer, psychopath, murder, suspicion, death, uncover truth, graphic violence, youth, mystery, vengeance, murder investigation, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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King Of Duval County (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Black Family a once powerful respected family has lost power in the city of Jacksonville.11 years has past and now the city is controlled by 4 family's.Young Antonio must return to the city and reclaim the Black family's respect and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: rivalry, crimes, danger, vengeance, murder, organized crime, dishonesty, revenge, violence, betrayal, death, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Arne Dahl: The Blinded Man (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: Arne Dahl - Misterioso A failed robbery attempt at Sydbanken outside Avesta leaves one robber lying dead with a dart through his eye, but there are no witnesses to the incident and no perpetrator is ever identified. In Stockholm, three high-profile ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, serial killer, uncover truth, deadly, crimes, assassination, law enforcement, police, murder investigation, crime, multiple suspects ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, estonia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 18K
The Lying Game (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Emma, a kind-hearted foster kid who can't catch a break, finds out she has an identical twin sister, Sutton, who - unlike Emma - was adopted by wealthy parents and is seemingly living an ideal life. After their initial meeting, Sutton talks ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, twin sister, twins, youth, investigation, lifestyle, murder, foster child, female protagonist, amateur detective, crimes, impersonating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
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Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: suspenseful, biting, captivating, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, small town, friends, love triangle, youth, friendship, murder, teenage life, gang, school, murder investigation, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.1
 12K
Shetland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Created from the novels by award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves, Shetland follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate crime within the close knit island community. In this isolated and sometimes inhospitable environment, the team have ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, murder investigation, multiple suspects, who done it, island, mystery, murder, crimes, social relations, law enforcement, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 651
Vincent (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Vincent is an ITV drama series. An initial series was made and aired in 2005 and starred Ray Winstone, in the title role, and Suranne Jones as two members of a team of private eyes hired by people to spy on their partners or indeed anyone else they ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, private detective, workaholic, crimes, partners, ex cop, against the rules, rebellion, crime, private investigation, british, private investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 11K
Grantchester (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series set in 1953, against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester. The drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, clever, realistic
Plot: priest, investigation, murder, murder mystery, partners, police detective, who done it, partners against crime, haunted by the past, amateur detective, village life, murder investigation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1953
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
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