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The Investigation (2020)
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The Investigation (2020)
Original name: Efterforskningen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 262 min.
TV show
Story: Copenhagen Police's Homicide unit, headed by Jens Møller, tries to solve the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, intellectual, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: journalist, female journalist, police, murder investigation, brutal murder, murder of a woman, police investigation, true crime, murder, investigation, uncover truth, psycho killer, crimes, serial killer, murderer, violence, mystery, chase, murder mystery, danger, who done it, victim, law enforcement, deadly, evidence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark

Most similar movies to The Investigation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, suspense and captivating films and TV series with plots about murder, police detective, crimes, police investigation, investigation, law enforcement and murder investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Investigation: Bloodlands (2021), The Other Me (2019), Des (2020), The Wall (2019), Murders in... (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bloodlands (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
TV show
Story: Northern Irish police officer DCI Tom Brannick connects a suicide note with an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, deadly, police, terrorist, policewoman, female terrorist, police investigation, uncover truth, who done it, violence, murderer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, northern ireland
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The Other Me (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A series of murders alarm the police authorities, as strange symbolisms are traced to every crime scene. The eccentric professor of criminology Dimitris Lainis is asked to shed some light on the mystery.
Style: tense, suspense, intellectual, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police, investigation, greek mythology, police investigation, murder investigation, police detective, brutality, violence, disguise, murder, chase ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: greece
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93%
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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, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative
Plot: true crime, serial killer, murder, detective inspector, police, murderer, crimes, police investigation, investigation, danger, death, murder investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: united kingdom, london
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77%
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The Wall (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Fermont: A remote mining colony in the endless frozen hell that is Canada's far North. The body of a young exotic dancer is found and the Quebec City police sends one of their toughest, most experienced detectives to investigate. Céline sure ...
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, small town, policewoman, female protagonist, police investigation, police protagonist, female detective, police, uncover truth, who done it, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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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The Mermaid's Song (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The mystery surrounding the murder of a seductive and ambitious axé performer during one of her concerts.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, intellectual, tense ...
Plot: bisexual woman, murder investigation, singer, nudity (full frontal - brief), mystery killer, lesbian romance, crimes, murder mystery, evidence, murderer, police detective, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil, northeast brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Capitani (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
Story: The body of a teenage girl is found in the forest near the rural village of Manscheid, deep in the North of Luxembourg. Luc Capitani, a gruff detective from the South of the country, is put in charge of the case. Having trouble navigating the ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: schoolgirl, who done it, murder investigation, law enforcement, couples, partners against crime, mystery, crimes, track down, escapades, heroes, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Detail (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three fiercely talented female homicide investigators work tirelessly to solve crimes while navigating the complicated demands of their personal lives.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, suspense, contemplative
Plot: female detective, murder investigation, canadian, who done it, uncover truth, danger, partners, crimes, murder mystery, law enforcement, police detective, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Rules of the Game (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Discussing the limits between good and bad, the plot is set in Rio de Janeiro and tells the story of Romero Rômulo (Alexandre Nero), an ex-politician that has a life less obvious then it seems.
Style: tense, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: police, mystery killer, family relations, violence, love, crime boss, death, murder investigation, hostage, mysterious villain, murder, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Killing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: mystery, rape, policewoman, police detective, politician, murder, election, uncover truth, cold case, deadly, crimes, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, eastern europe, sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
58%
I know who you are (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: After wrecking his car in a deserted road in the middle of the forest and being found with the blood and mobile phone of his niece, successful criminal lawyer Daniel Elias can no longer remember who he is but must find a way to prove his innocence, ...
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: amnesia, family relations, missing person, lawyer, murder, murder investigation, who done it, violence, death, victim, attorney, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Valhalla Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: An Oslo detective with a painful past returns to his native Iceland to help a dedicated cop hunt a serial killer with a link to a mysterious photo.
Style: disturbing, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, child abuse, police investigation, murder investigation, murder, investigation, police corruption, police, law enforcement, danger, partners against crime, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Signal (2018)
Genre: Crime
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Two detectives communicate through a walkie-talkie to solve a cold case. One detective exists in the present day and the other detective exists 15 years in the past.
Style: tense, suspenseful, intellectual, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, serial killer, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, track down, murder investigation, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A detective thinks about quitting his job. He takes on a female university student murder case that was disguised as a suicide. The detective becomes obsessed with solving the case. He has a young sister and she meets a man. The man does not ...
Style: contemplative, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: true love, murder, murder investigation, brother sister relationship, police detective, mystery, serial murder, chase, police investigation, escapades, investigator, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crime investigation, partners, murder, missing person, police investigation, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, murder investigation, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, danger, society, law enforcement, deadly, crime, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Former NYPD detective and forensic genius Lincoln Rhyme was at the top of his game until a serious accident at the hands of a notorious serial killer forced him out of the field. When Amelia Sachs, an intuitive young officer who has a gift for ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, crime, serial killer, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, investigation, murder, deadly, evidence, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 7.4
 4K
Manhunt (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of London Metropolitan police detective Colin Sutton's manhunt for serial killer Levi Bellfield.
Style: exciting, suspense, rough, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, murder, serial killer, investigation, true crime, who done it, police, crimes, brutality, victim, blood, deadly ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Miracle (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: During the incursion in a mob boss' hideout, Police finds a Virgin Mary plastic sculpture which weeps blood. There is no answer to the mystery, but the power of the enigma will make crazy the people who will get in touch with this event, ...
Style: psychotronic, unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative, suspenseful ...
Plot: catholicism, police, investigation, virgin mary, murder investigation, who done it, police detective, murder, revenge, escapades, heroes, evidence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Cold Case ~Shinjitsu no Tobira~ (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Yuri Ishikawa and her team try to crack unresolved cold cases in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative, captivating
Plot: police, murder investigation, police procedural, investigation, cold case, crimes, violence, law enforcement, track down, partners against crime, chase, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Criminal: Spain (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Psychological games abound between detectives and suspects in a tense interrogation room, where the search for answers sometimes comes at a moral cost.
Style: anthology, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: interrogation, who done it, partners against crime, police, testimony, investigation, murder, uncover truth, mystery, police detective, law enforcer, murderer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, suspense, tense
Plot: true crime, police, murder, murder investigation, police investigation, police detective, missing person, hopes, danger, deadly, life philosophy, dialogue ...
Time: year 2014, year 2016, year 2012, year 2011
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Game: Towards Zero (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Tae Pyeong is a prophet. When he looks into someone's eye, he can see the moment right before they die. Tae Pyeong is smart, rich and handsome. Despite his special ability, he is a bright person. A mysterious serial murder case draws Tae ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder investigation, psychic, serial killer, supernatural, homicide detective, supernatural ability, female detective, supernatural power, paranormal investigation, murder, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 144 min.
TV show
Story: Detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve's team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison.
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder investigation, cold case, convicted felon, true crime, investigation, police, unsolved crime, father son relationship, double murder, who done it ...
Time: 2000s
Place: britain, wales, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: During the thrilling social change of the mid-1950s, four remarkable women who previously served secretly during WWII as code-breakers, turn their skills to solving murders overlooked by police. In the process they are plunged into fascinating ...
Style: tense, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: fighting crime, team, partners, police detective, murder, who done it, murder mystery, strong female presence, investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, female protagonist ...
Time: post world war two, 50s, 1950s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.9
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True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: neo noir, captivating, bleak, clever, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, serial killer, police detective, investigation, murderer, partners, partners against crime, crimes, murder, uncover truth, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 49
The Defected (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
TV show
Story: A thrilling story revolving around a policeman who becomes embroiled in a conspiracy plaguing the high-ranking officials due to an incident that almost cost him his life.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure
Plot: police, who done it, police officer, law enforcement, crimes, escapades, society, youth, murder, vengeance, friends, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%