Movies like The Marco Effect

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The Marco Effect (2021)
The Marco Effect (2021)
Original name: Marco effekten
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany
Story: The thriller 'Marco effect' is a new film about the special unit of the police, Department Q, based on Jussi Adler-Olsen's fifth book in the crime series.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Plot: police detective, teenager, danger, uncle nephew relationship, crimes, police, youth, criminal, family relations, chase, organized crime, society, fighting crime, runaway, escapades, police commissioner
Time: contemporary
Place: europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspenseful, captivating and suspense films with plots about crimes, danger, murder, police, escapades, rivalry and deadly mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Marco Effect: The Corrupted (2019), Villain (2020), Nemesis (2021), Anjaam Pathiraa (2020), Locked In (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Corrupted (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, escapades, murder, danger, corruption, society, family, crimes, life is a bitch, parents and children, police, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, year 2012, year 2002
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Villain (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After 10 years, Eddie Franks is out of prison and trying to stay on the straight and narrow, but his drug-mule brother, Sean has other ideas. Rival gangster brothers demand Sean repay his debt to them, causing Eddie to get tangled in the crossfire, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, family, danger, rivalry, escapades, murder, violence, police, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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Nemesis (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An underworld kingpin's past catches up with him when he returns to London, igniting an explosive chain of events which ends in revenge and murder.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: revenge, danger, deadly, crimes, murderer, heroes, vengeance, death, violence, murder, track down, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Anjaam Pathiraa (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A psychologist with a keen interest in criminology gets entangled in a tough serial killer case which the police find hard to crack.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: police, danger, forensics, murder, rivalry, friends, psychology, life is a bitch, crimes, escapades, deadly
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Locked In (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A single mother must protect her daughter and herself during a heist gone wrong at a high-tech storage facility.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, psychological, tense
Plot: woman in danger, mother daughter relationship, single mother, mother, daughter, murder, criminal, diamond theft, heist, diamond, chase, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Kill Kane (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A teacher's world is torn apart when his wife and children are brutally murdered at the hands of a ruthless gang. Left for dead and with no one to turn to, he takes matters into his own hands and hits the streets in search of justice.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing
Plot: murder, investigation, revenge, teacher, investigator, gang, vengeance, who done it, uncover truth, murder investigation, violence, track down ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Wheelman (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A getaway driver for a bank robbery realizes he has been double crossed and races to find out who betrayed him.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, robbery, bag of money, driver, getaway driver, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch, police, adaptation, family relations, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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51%
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R.I.F. (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A policeman takes his family on a holiday, and after almost hitting a wild hog, the car won't start. They get hike with a guy scrutinizing his pretty wife. Shortly after, she disappears.
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, crimes, uncover truth, on the run, police investigation, mystery, police detective, chase, missing wife, life is a bitch, chases and races, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Crimes of Passion: Tragedy in a Country Churchyard (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A murder investigation takes detective Christer Wijk to a small village, where he needs to separate rumors and facts to trail the murderer.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, murder, police detective, priest, winter, village, church, crime, crimes, christmas, husband wife relationship, storytelling ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
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South Wind (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A story about Petar Maras, a Belgrade criminal in his late twenties, whose one reckless move causes an avalanche of events that will greatly affect the lives of those around him.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, psychological, tense
Plot: organized crime, corrupt police, police corruption, crimes, smuggling, police raid, chase, crime scene, police brutality, family relations, friendship, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, belgrade, serbia
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50%
Paris Countdown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to repay their debts, Milan and Victor, best friends and co-owners of a Paris nightclub, are lured into a drug deal that goes bad. Tortured by police, they negotiate their freedom against an overwhelming testimony that condemns their ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, survival, psychopath, race against time, betrayal, on the run, danger, friendship, murder, police, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, mexico, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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
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Coin Heist (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a crisis threatens to destroy their high school, four teens hatch a daring plan to raise $10 million. Step one? Breaking into the U.S. Mint.
Style: tense, sincere, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: robbery, heist, theft, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hacker, escapades, danger, hopes, crimes, ambition, nerd, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Fjällbacka Murders: In the Eye of the Beholder (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Erica's sister Anna is visiting at the same time as the TV program "Antiques cubed" is in town to record at the castle in Fjällbacka. When Anna runs into the TV host for the show, Claes Wager, sparks quickly evolve into a flirt ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
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Inherit the Viper (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Since the death of their father, the Riley siblings have kept their heads above water by illegally dealing in painkillers. Josie is managing the business with an iron fist, when her brother, War veteran Kip, is concerned that the risky business is ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful
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Place: ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Black & White (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Rajan Mathur (Anil Kapoor) is a Professor in Urdu literature in Dr. Zakir Hussain's College. He resides in Chandni Chowk with his activist wife, Roma Mathur (Shefali Shah). Professor Mathur comes across a young boy called Numair Qazi (Anurag ...
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Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, albania, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hard Boiled Sweets (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ex-con Johnny is forced into pulling a heist he wants nothing to do with. Mob boss ‘Shrewd’ Eddie has one million is dirty cash stashed at his home, just waiting to be stolen. But what Johnny doesn’t know is that seven other very dangerous ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Johan Falk: National Target (2009)
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Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
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Rustom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 148 min.
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Undercover (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Young female police officer Nurgül Özdemir lives her life in a rural environment. When she gets asked for an undercover mission in Amsterdam, she grabs the opportunity to get out of the problems this place is giving her. She leaves her homesick ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
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Domino (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Seeking justice for his partner’s murder by an ISIS member, a Copenhagen police officer finds himself caught in a cat and mouse game with a duplicitous CIA agent who is using the killer as a pawn to trap other ISIS members.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological
Plot: police, murder, investigation, terrorist, drone, terrorism, cia, vengeance, crimes, friendship, danger, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen, belgium, denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Eye in the Sky (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The head of an elite Hong Kong surveillance unit (Simon Yam) keeps one eye on his rookie apprentice (Kate Tsui) and the other on a notorious criminal (Tony Leung Ka Fai) he suspects of masterminding a recent jewel heist in this tense thriller from ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.1
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Street Thief (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kaspar Carr is a professional burglar who lives and works in Chicago. Carr loves his job and is good at it, and two documentary filmmakers are granted access to his private world when he agrees to let them make a film about him.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, crimes, thief, planning, hold up, safecracker, escapades, rivalry, danger, petty criminal, crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Goldstone (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: GOLDSTONE, the award-winning new feature from Australian auteur Ivan Sen (Mystery Road), is a complex and stylish crime thriller that explores themes of racism, human trafficking, police corruption, corporate malfeasance, and the trampling of ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
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Varg Veum: Woman in the Fridge (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An international oil drilling company hires private investigator Varg Veum to find their missing systems designer, Arne Samuelsen. Varg discovers the headless body of a woman jammed into the fridge in Arne's apartment - and is promptly knocked ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: hit and run, violence, police, investigation, missing person, murder, private detective, mystery, crimes, corporate crimes, who done it, extortion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ 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, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, teenager, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, crime, youth, family relations, deadly, crimes, rumor, investigation, murderous pair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 420
Turk's Head (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy, an ER doctor, a cop looking for revenge, a mother fighting for her children and a man distraught by the death of his wife see their destinies come together. As the doctor spends several days in a coma, events keep on happening and ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, crimes, police detective, life turned upside down, juvenile delinquency, immigrants, society, law enforcement, doctor, urban, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Standoff at Sparrow Creek (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a mass shooting at a police funeral, reclusive ex-cop Gannon finds himself unwittingly forced out of retirement when he realizes that the killer belongs to the same militia he joined after quitting the force. Understanding that the shooting ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: police funeral, interrogation, shooting, ex-cop, murder, danger, uncover truth, crimes, warehouse, radio, militia, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 1K
Street Flow (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Noumouké, from the suburb of Paris, is about to decide which brother's foot steps to follow - the lawyer student Soulaymaan or the gangster Demba.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, tense, disturbing
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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