Movies and TV shows like Absolute Zero

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Absolute Zero (2010)
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Absolute Zero (2010)
Original name: 絶対零度
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Zettai Reido is a Japanese police procedural television drama. The first season, subtitled Mikaiketsu Jiken Tokumei Sōsa, was set in a fictional version of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department division that specializes in investigating cold cases, which is based on an actual division established in Japan in 2009. The first season aired from April 13 to June 22, 2010 on Fuji TV's Kakku time-slot. It premiered to a 18% rating. A special two-hour long episode which served as conclusion to the first series was aired on July 8, 2011.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic
Plot: cold case, police, investigation, organized crime, police officer, female detective, suspect, crime scene, police interrogation, crimes, police detective, crime solving, dna testing, undercover agent, crime investigation, forensic, police procedural, murder, police investigation, flashback, forensic evidence
Time: 2010s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, psychological and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about investigation, crimes, police, police investigation, police detective, murder and police officer mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Absolute Zero: Blue Murder (2001), Tommy (2020), Border (2014), Our Boys (2019), Disappeared (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blue Murder (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: tense, captivating
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Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Tommy (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
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Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, twists and turns, psychological
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Time: contemporary
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Border (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
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Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, murder, seeing dead people, murder investigation, supernatural ability, police investigation, twists & turns, psychology, uncover truth, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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70%
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Our Boys (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Three Jewish teenagers are kidnapped and murdered by Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, leading to the retaliatory killing of 16-year-old Palestinian Muhammad Abu Khdeir and a conflict that forever changes the lives of Jews and Arabs alike.
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, investigation, who done it, evidence, law enforcement, parents and children, crimes, interrogation, haunted by the past, multiple suspects, racism ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary
Place: jerusalem
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60%
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Disappeared (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: A group of six police officers solve disappearance cases that everyone else has already given up on.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, police officer, uncover truth, partners, partners against crime, crimes, family relations, investigation, track down, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
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The Cliff (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Iceland
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: The Cliff is a dramatic mystery about a Crime Detective who is sent to a small community in Iceland to help a local policewoman investigate a suspicious accident. Together they unravel a mystery that involves bizarre incidents and unexplained deaths.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: investigation, mystery, murder, police, secret, homicide detective, crime investigation, murder investigation, partners against crime, police investigation, police detective, partners ...
Place: iceland
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55%
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The Fourth Man (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1975, and the West German embassy in Stockholm is occupied by German terrorists. It's an attack not only on the embassy, but on Sweden's long-standing pride as a peaceful nation. In the aftermath of the violent occupation, the ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: cold case, investigation, occupation, murder, archive footage, politics, embassy, terrorism, evidence, danger, crimes, crime investigation ...
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51%
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King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, police detective, female detective, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, task force, who done it, fighting crime, crime, honest law enforcer, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Code 37 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Style: tense, realistic, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Break (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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Style: suspense, captivating, tense
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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Style: tense, psychological, captivating, enigmatic
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45%
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Beyond Evil (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A serial murder case takes place in the small, peaceful city. The case is the same serial murder case that took place 20 years ago and changed Lee Dong-Sik’s life. The two detectives work to catch the killer.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Protector (2011)
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
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Oh Mercy (2019)
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Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, tense
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42%
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New Tricks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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41%
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 2K
Shots Fired (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
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39%
Hotel Swan Helsinki (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland
TV show
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Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful
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Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Bridge (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bridge was a Canadian police drama commissioned by CTV and CBS starring Aaron Douglas. The name of the series is derived from the bridge which connects the wealthy Rosedale neighborhood of Toronto with one of its poorest, St. James Town. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
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 13K
Hinterland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Paris Police 1900 (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: France
TV show
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Style: tense, captivating
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Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Good Cop (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: feel good, twists and turns, captivating, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: father son relationship, nypd, odd couple, police officer, crimes, dishonesty, fighting crime, corruption, mentor, life philosophy, crime solving, investigator ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Perfume (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: While in boarding school, a group of six become friends through their intense passion for scent. When one is brutally murdered years later, disturbing secrets about the group are revealed when the police investigates each as a suspect.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, bloody, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: murder, boarding school, odor, friendship, crimes, crime, crime solving, smell, police, investigation, murder investigation, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dublin Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives are dispatched to investigate the murder of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, but as the case of the missing children intensifies, both are forced to confront the darkness that lies in their past.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, police investigation, police detective, hidden identity, psychological trauma, secret past, police, forest, corpse, adaptation, mass child killing ...
Place: dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.4
 993
Live (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The police officers at South Korea's busiest patrol division toil day and night as keepers of law and peace -- but the reality is far from orderly.
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, tense, dorama
Plot: police, friendship, social justice, police officer, betrayal, teamwork, family relations, partners against crime, workplace situations, crimes, forensics, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
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Harry (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Harry is a single story, six-part crime drama series set in Auckland which follows the intense psychological journey of Detective Harry Anglesea.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
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35%