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The Chief (2011)
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The Chief (2011)
Original name: ШЕФ
Genre: Crime
Country: Russia
TV show
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, exciting, suspense, twists and turns, rough, serious ...
Plot: crimes, crime investigation, investigation, law enforcement, betrayal, dishonesty, uncover truth, life philosophy, murder, life is a bitch, good versus evil, danger, fight scenes, twists & turns, violence, forensics, human nature, chases and races, evidence
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, realistic and serious films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, investigation, danger, law enforcement, police investigation and crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Chief: The Freudian Method (2012), The Method (2015), Cop Wars (2005), Downtown Precinct (2011), The Mind of a Murderer (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Freudian Method (2012)
Genre: Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Special consultant Roman Freydin is introduced to the crime detection department under the Prosecutor's Office. A psychologist and professional poker player in his younger days, Roman traveled extensively throughout Russia and Europe dealing ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, captivating, clever, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, unconventional method, private detective, psychologist, expert, fighting crime, coworker relationship, colleague colleague relationship, warning, psychology, truth, intern ...
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The Method (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is ...
Style: suspense, psychological, exciting, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, mental illness, serial killer, danger, psychosis, murder, haunted by the past, brutality, crimes, human nature, uncover truth, good versus evil ...
Time: year 2015
Place: russia
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Cop Wars (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 286 min.
TV show
Style: tense, suspense, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: feud, rivalry, colleague colleague relationship, crimes, good versus evil, injustice, friendship, partners, heroes, crime investigation, investigation, lieutenant colonel ...
Time: 2000s
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Downtown Precinct (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An Israeli Detective investigating a Russian mob in Israel, falls into trouble
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, society, investigation, co worker co worker relationship, police, danger, murder, rivalry, russian mafia, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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The Mind of a Murderer (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Michelle Ward goes behind bars to interview violent murderers and offer insight into what drives people to kill. From her early doctorate research on psychopathy, to her ongoing study of criminal behavior, she possesses a unique ability to push ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: uncover truth, crimes, criminal heroes, murder, deadly, prison, crime, interview
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Forensic Heroes IV (2020)
Genre: Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The forensics team and the crime team on Hong Kong's police force are challenged once again as the squad is staffed with new personnel. This time, the crime-solving police force led by Go Sir, Dr. Man, and King Sir, who all work together with ...
Style: captivating, tense, intellectual, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: forensics, police, crimes, partners, murder investigation, police detective, friendship, partners against crime, police officer, police investigation, who done it, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
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50%
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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, police detective, obsession, track down, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, crime, lie, murder investigation, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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
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R.I.S. Police scientifique (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: R.I.S, police scientifique is a French television series, created by Stéphane Kaminka in 2005, broadcast by TF1 since 2006. The R.I.S. in the title is an acronym for Recherches et Investigations Scientifiques, referring to the fictional police ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime investigation, police investigation, fighting crime, police detective, law enforcement, society, forensic, crime scene, forensic evidence, crime, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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42%
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The Search (2020)
Genre: Crime
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: When a girl vanishes from a suburb near Mexico City, the personal goals of some involved in the case muddy the search. Based on a true story.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, partners, kidnapped girl, who done it, police officer, evidence, danger, crimes, police detective, police investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
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42%
Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches, and for get her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the very second-hand ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, uncover truth, amateur detective, crimes, danger, who done it, mystery, suspicion, strong female presence, crime, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Case Sensitive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Geraldine Bretherick and her 5-year-old daughter Lucy are found dead in the bathroom of their luxury home, the case divides new DS Charlie Zailer and her DC Simon Waterhouse. Is it a murder-suicide or something even more sinister, and how ...
Style: tense, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, murder, crimes, uncover truth, law enforcement, partners, assassination plot, danger, strong female presence, crime, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Cherif (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Police Captain Kader Cherif knows the city like the back of his hand, and, as someone could say, never leaves his duty, because his apartment located on the first floor of the building opposite to the police station. He is assigned to investigate ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, realistic, stylized
Plot: police, crime, police detective, crimes, police investigation, murder investigation, workplace situations, crime investigation, murder, criminal, crime scene, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Vienna Crime Squad (2005)
Genre: Crime
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: SOKO Donau is an Austrian television series.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, fighting crime, investigation, workplace, partners, deadly, workplace situations, riddles and clues, police detective, murder, police station, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria
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39%
Varg Veum - The Dead Have It Easy (2012)
Genre: Crime
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Varg Veum tries to help a scared girl lost in the woods at night, but he fails to avoid her death. What was this young asylum seeker fleeing from?
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, race against time, crimes, dishonesty, who done it, danger, violence, conspiracy, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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Garage Sale Mystery: The Deadly Room (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
TV show
Story: A sleuthing garage sale maven suspects foul play when her friend dies in an old house with a cursed reputation. Even though police evidence - and even webcam footage of the death – point to natural causes – this mysterious death in a cursed” ...
Style: serious, enigmatic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: who done it, investigation, murder, amateur detective, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, riddles and clues, couples, danger, strong female presence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Silent Witness (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.
Style: bleak, rough, realistic, serious, bloody ...
Plot: forensics, murder, riddles and clues, mystery, danger, law enforcement, partners, crime investigation, medical profession, workplace situations, rules and policies, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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100 Code (2015)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: New York, USA. Stockholm, Sweden. Over the past twelve months young, blonde, blue-eyed women have been found dead in a meadow where Asphodel flowers grow. New York Detective Tommy Conley gets a special dispensation from the NYPD to go observe and ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, partners against crime, murder, crime, crimes, law enforcement, forensics, father daughter relationship, partners, psychopath, victim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Slad (2018)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: murder mystery, police partner, uncover truth, murder investigation, partners against crime, crime investigation, teamwork, unsolved crime, crime solving, fighting crime, partners, homicide detective ...
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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
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Balthazar (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Facing a series of complex murder cases, new police commander Hélène Bach must learn to work with the brilliant yet exasperating Raphaël, who can make the dead speak like no-one else.
Style: captivating, realistic, disturbing, psychological, serious
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police, murder, police detective, crimes, murder investigation, investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, crime scene, danger, policewoman, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, 2010s
Place: france
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35%
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Sneaky Pete (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, “reuniting” with Pete’s estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group that threatens to drag him into a world ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, ironic, melancholic, suspenseful
Plot: gambling, escapades, family relations, dishonesty, investigation, family problems, crimes, danger, thief, con artists, greed, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Winter (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: Australia
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: After the success of 2014’s TV movie The Killing Field, Rebecca Gibney returns to the screen as Detective Sergeant Eve Winter in Seven’s new series Winter. Peter O’Brien will reprise his role as Detective Inspector Lachlan McKenzie. The series ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: police investigation, murder mystery, riddles and clues, danger, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, murder, small town life, social relations, woman, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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Dicte (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 ⇓
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The Runaway (2010)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Cathy Connor and Eamonn Docherty are brought up together in the East End. As the daughter of a prostitute, Madge, Cathy's life is difficult, especially when everyone assumes that she will be following in her mother's footsteps. But when ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, on the run, gangsters, murder, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, gender, danger, society, betrayal, suffering ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Hidden (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: When a mysterious lawyer Gina Hawkes turns up asking Harry to find a missing alibi witness for her client he agrees to take on the job but is unwittingly drawn into investigating the death of his brother 20 years ago. Harry quickly finds himself ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, conspiracy, lawyer, lawyers and clients, legal, who to trust, investigation, political conspiracy, murder, politics, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
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Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, crimes, deadly, intrigue, rivalry, righting the wronged, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 172K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU ...
Style: serious, psychological, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: special agents, fbi, murder, crimes, crime, law enforcement, team, profiler, investigation, serial killer, intelligence, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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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