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Suspect X (2008)
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Suspect X (2008)
Original name: 容疑者Xの献身
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A male corpse is discovered with a smashed face and burned hands. Strangely, the cause of death is determined to be strangulation. When Detective Kaoru Utsumi attempts to corroborate the victim’s ex-wife’s alibi she discovers the mysterious neighbor and only a few small clues to help her disprove a seemingly "airtight" alibi...
Style: psychological thriller, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: justice, murder, fighting crime, mind game, police detective, suspicion, rivals, investigation, intelligence, moral dilemma, danger, manipulation, law enforcement, battle of wits, secret identity, hidden identity, revelation

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Most similar movies to Suspect X

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about crimes, murder, law enforcement, danger, deadly, crime and investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Suspect X: Masquerade Hotel (2019), Death Note (2015), Heartless City (2013), Death Note: New Generation (2016), The Rosary Murders (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Death Note: Light Up the New World (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 10 years has passed since the confrontation between Kira and L. Again, Shinigami sends death notes to the ground and due to this, the world soon falls into chaos. Tsukuru (Masahiro Higashide) is a member of the Death Note special task force team ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, neo noir, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: fighting crime, mind game, justice, supernatural ability, artifact, law and order, rivals, outsmarting, hidden identity, crimes, secret identity, arrogance ...
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95%
Masquerade Hotel (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Three murder cases take place in Tokyo. Numbers are left at the murder scenes, possibly hinting at where the next murder will take place. An investigation begins of the serial killer and Detective Kosuke Nitta (Takuya Kimura) works on the case. He ...
Style: realistic, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, japanese woman, riddles and clues, workplace situations, murder, police investigation, police detective, deadly, evidence, investigation, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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85%
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Death Note (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Light Yagami is an ordinary university student. One day, he receives a death note which changes his life. The death note awakens his warped sense of justice and genius. He becomes murderer Kira and punishes criminals. L is a well known private ...
Style: psychological thriller, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, justice, supernatural, arrogance, vigilante, fighting crime, moral dilemma, mind game, standoff, student, police detective, deity ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Heartless City (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nam Gyu Ri sizzles and sways in this noir thriller about getting in too deep. When her best friend suffers a brutal fate while undercover in the crime underworld, Han Soo Min is driven to pick up where her friend left off. But in the shadows, there ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, psychological thriller
Plot: drugs, secret identity, law and order, fighting crime, drug dealing, police, rivalry, justice, urban setting, conspiracy, moral dilemma, arrogance ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Death Note: New Generation (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: The miniseries focuses on the three new lead characters of the film Death Note: Light Up the NEW World: Tsukuru Mishima, Ryuzaki, and Yuki Shien. Each episode provides backstory for one of the characters and bridges the 10-year gap between the ...
Style: bleak, exciting, psychological thriller, disturbing, psychological
Plot: vigilante, fighting crime, mind game, moral dilemma, intelligence, justice, rivals, secret identity, law and order, outsmarting, heart attack, supernatural ability ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Rosary Murders (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, moral dilemma, psychopath, serial killer, haunted by the past, church, uncover truth, who done it, clergy, society, legal, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Unnatural Causes (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Roy Marsden returns as author P.D. James's indefatigable gumshoe, Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. This time, he's investigating the murder of a famous mystery writer whose body is found in the bottom of a dinghy on the Suffolk coast. To add a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, crime, legal investigation, danger, army investigation, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, stalking, law enforcement, police detective, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, investigation, private detective, danger, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, mind game, murder, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Inspector Lavardin (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Lavardin is called to a provincial village to investigate a murder – only to find that one of his ex-lovers is the victim’s widow.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, friendship, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, mind game, village life, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, mind game, mysterious character, uncover truth, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, crimes, mystery, single parent, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: murder, mind game, riddles and clues, mystery, serial killer, investigation, danger, chases and races, crimes, crime, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 121
Fissure (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still reeling from a personal tragedy, Detective Paul Grunning is sent on a routine call to a local professor's home. When things turn deadly, he must navigate a fractured reality to solve the mystery before it's too late.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, uncover truth, mind game, mystery, police investigation, who done it, deadly, danger, crimes, rivalry, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Truth Be Told (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell to reopen the murder case that made her a media sensation.
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, exciting, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, mind game, crime, death, crime scene, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, murder, intelligence, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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True Crime (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines (hence the title of the movie), which inspire her to do her own detective work. When she starts snooping ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, brutal, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, murder, investigation, danger, psychopath, female detective, woman in danger, police investigation, mystery, uncover truth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Murder 1, Dancer 0 (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Private eye Joe Dancer finds himself framed for manslaughter while trying to uncover a Hollywood scandal that could ruin a studio and destroy a top star's career.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, murder, hollywood, dishonesty, crimes, on the run, crime, fighting crime, chase, law enforcement, manipulations, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 29K
Death Note (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Light Yagami finds the "Death Note," a notebook with the power to kill, and decides to create a Utopia by killing the world's criminals, and soon the world's greatest detective, "L," is hired to find the mysterious ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: investigation, supernatural, vigilantism, battle of wits, mind game, serial killer, supernatural ability, crimes, youth, rivalry, artifact, interpol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 251
Her Fatal Flaw (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you think your dating life is hard, check out what happens to poor Laney! Talk about a love hangover: The nice guy this prominent attorney spent last night with winds up being the main suspect in the brutal murder of a Chicago city councilman. If ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, mystery, manipulations, manipulation, police detective, woman in danger, legal investigation, danger, courtroom drama, murder, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 2.0
 992
Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, crimes, serial killer, manipulations, murder, manipulation, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Swallow, Cat, Rose, Death (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: What's in a name but murder? Münster comes across the strangled body of a young woman in her home and surprises the murderer who is still on the premises. Though the murderer escapes, a rare book is found at the scene with a dedication by the ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, serial killer, murder mystery, police detective, witnessing a crime, danger, escapades, evidence, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 441
The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: haunted by the past, vengeance, investigation, police detective, serial killer, psychopath, track down, vigilantism, who done it, murder, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Malice Aforethought (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is married to a particularly overbearing woman who reminds him at every turn that he is living in her house. But the good doctor has outside interests to help him cope.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mystery, investigation, mysterious character, mind game, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, serial killer, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 440
The Commander (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she arrested James Lampton for murder. He was subsequently sentenced ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, who done it, manipulation, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, crime, manipulations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Little Boy Blue (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story that shocked a nation, this powerful four-part factual drama, from BAFTA winning writer and executive producer Jeff Pope (Appropriate Adult, The Widower), centres on the devastating impact on a city of an innocent child’s ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: murder, police detective, murder investigation, true crime, justice, police investigation, danger, dishonesty, grieving mother, questioned by police, british police, 11 year old ...
Time: year 2007
Place: liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Pavement (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samuel Browne is a tracker in Alaska. When his sister meets a grisly death in San Francisco, he goes there to hunt her killer. As more murders occur, police investigator Buckley Clarke reluctantly joins forces with Sam. The brass are convinced this ...
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Jo (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, UK
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Story: Jo is an English-language French police procedural television series created by Canadian/USA screenwriter René Balcer of Law & Order fame with French writing team Franck Ollivier & Malina Detcheva, known for the mini-series Lost Signs. It ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, fighting crime, deadly, murder, danger, crimes, crime, law enforcement, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Shattered Soul (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 137 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: mystery, crimes, police detective, murder, serial killer, investigation, uncover truth, danger, memory lapse, suspicion, losing-it hero, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.4
 92
Interference (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A retiring detective tries to discover the identity of a half charred woman found in front of a District Attorney's boat who is pursuing a child serial killer.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, tense, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, heroes, police officer, who done it, murder mystery, investigation, murder, murderer, law enforcement, graphic violence, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 2K
Backyard (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An astonishing fictional account of the unending series of murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which began in 1996. Most of the victims are low-paid laborers who have been drawn to the town by the possibility of work at American-owned ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, fighting crime, police investigation, incompetent police, deadly, law enforcement, danger, dishonesty, police corruption, injustice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 7K
The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, psychopath, murder, investigation, obsession, crimes, mystery, mind game, gory, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 670
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 ...
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Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%