Movies and TV shows like The Lucifer

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The Lucifer (2007)
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The Lucifer (2007)
Original name: 마왕
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A string of murders brings together a conflicted detective, a psychic librarian, and a mysterious prosecutor with dubious motives in this action thriller starring Uhm Tae Woong, Joo Ji Hoon, and Shin Min Ah. Detective Kang Oh Soo is assigned to two seemingly unrelated murder cases, where the only clues left behind are tarot cards. He is lead to Seo Hae In, a quiet librarian who has the ability to make a psychic connection to an object to discover its history. She reveals to him that the victims were connected to the death of a high school boy years ago. The one common link between the suspects is their defense attorney, Oh Seung Ha, a young lawyer with questionable motives. Find out how everything is more connected than you think in this suspenseful thriller. The series is the second installment of the revenge trilogy by director Park Chan-hong and writer Kim Ji-woo, after Resurrection in 2005 and followed by Shark in 2013.
Style: sincere, twists and turns, romantic, complex, intense
Plot: friendship, investigation, love triangle, master criminal, lawyer, police, supernatural, romance, justice, danger, society, law enforcement, selflessness, unfulfilled love, secret past, secret identity, mind game, deadly, tragic hero, undercover, master villain, revenge
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, suspense and captivating films and TV series with plots about investigation, crimes, danger, murder, law enforcement, police and mystery mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Lucifer: While You Were Sleeping (2017), 365: Repeat the Year (2020), Keeping Faith (2017), The Best Partner (2019), Truth Be Told (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
While You Were Sleeping (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A supernatural romance about a woman who can see the future in her dreams, and a prosecutor who fights to stop these future events from happening. The heroine has dreams about unfortunate events that will happen to other people, and the hero is a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, tense, sincere
Plot: seeing the future, romance, supernatural, friendship, precognition, love triangle, danger, legal, prosecutor, lawyer, justice, police ...
Place: korea
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95%
365: Repeat the Year (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A story where ten people get the chance to go back in time by one year, but unexpectedly mysterious situations start to arise when their fates are changed and twisted in the process. Ji Hyung Joo is a detective in the violent crimes division. He ...
Style: intense, tense, sincere, dorama
Plot: mystery, investigation, supernatural, mysterious event, fish out of water, hidden identity, justice, technology, changing the past or future, scientific experiment, time travel, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Keeping Faith (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Faith, a small-town Welsh lawyer, is forced to cut short her extended maternity leave when her husband and business partner, Evan, goes missing. As the truth of his actions surface, Faith must fight to protect her family and her sanity.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, missing person, female lawyer, investigation, family, mystery, pregnancy, husband wife relationship, couples, crimes, dishonesty, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Best Partner (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Luo Bing is a senior partner at Panorama Law Firm. He is a lawyer who cares only about winning cases. Dai Xi goes to his law firm to argue with him about her best friend's lawsuit and by chance becomes his assistant. At first, they don't ...
Style: twists and turns, sweet, humorous, romantic, dorama
Plot: love, unlikely partners, society, mind game, partner, couple relations, battle of wits, crimes, disorder, romance, life turned upside down, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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
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Bancroft (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A dark and compelling thriller centering on Detective Superintendent Elizabeth Bancroft, a female detective with an explosive secret.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, captivating, exciting
Plot: police detective, female protagonist, murder, investigation, scheme, mind game, danger, unconventional method, prodigy, teamwork, deadly, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Thou Shalt Not Kill (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Stubborn and determined detective Valeria Ferro endeavors to solve the challenging puzzle behind crimes motivated by jealousy, vendettas and repressed anger to seek the truth and justice. All as she struggles with her own demons and the phantoms of ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: violence, corruption, dishonesty, undercover, justice, crimes, brutality, disorder, danger, society, murder, investigation ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, tense, clever, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, unlikely partners, investigation, manipulations, mind game, law enforcement, partners, danger, terrorism, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Capture (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When soldier Shaun Emery's conviction for a murder in Afghanistan is overturned due to flawed video evidence, he returns to life as a free man with his young daughter. But when damning CCTV footage from a night out in London comes to light, ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, suspense, intense
Plot: ex soldier, investigation, lawyer, murder, security camera, stalking, police, capture, court, suspicion of murder, mentally unstable, evidence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
41%
 8.3
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Vagabond (2019)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Stuntman Cha Dal-geon gets involved in a tragic airplane crash and ends up discovering a national corruption scandal in the process. Go Hae-ri, the oldest daughter of a deceased marine, decides to work for the National Intelligence Service as a ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, sincere
Plot: agent, corruption, revenge, stuntman, plane crash, dishonesty, government, airplane accident, danger, murder, friendship, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Class of Lies (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Ki Moo-Hyeok, a lawyer with a high winning rate, only cares about money. Due to a murder case at a high school which he deals with, his reputation as a lawyer hits rock bottom. To regain his good name as a lawyer, he sneaks into the high school and ...
Style: tense, psychological, dorama, twists and turns
Plot: teacher, justice, dual identity, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, dark secret, society, hidden identity, chase, baby, pretty girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
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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 ⇓
37%
The Good Detective (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A drama about the race between people who want to get closer to the truth and those who want to cover it up. Jang Seung Jo will take on the role of Oh Ji Hyuk, an elite detective of nine years who does not share his feelings with others due to pain ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, humorous, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: blackmail, police station, murder investigation, police investigation, friendship, friends, partners, law enforcement, escapades, deadly, gunfight, buddies ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Age of Legends (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Liu Zi Guang has no memories of the past eight years of his life. When he returns to his hometown, Jiangbei, all he knows is that he wants to live life as an upstanding citizen. But those mysterious eight years are bound to catch up to him as he ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: memory, crime investigation, dark secret, investigation, crimes, female detective, strong female lead, society, romance, law enforcement, fall in love, friendship ...
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Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: loss of friend, crimes, rivalry, police, life turned upside down, vigilantism, law enforcement, revenge, investigation, murder, danger, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Stranger (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hwang Shi-Mok had brain surgery when he was a child, which caused him to lack emotion. Now, Hwang Shi-Mok works as a prosecutor. He is rational, but cold and lonely. He is also one of the only prosecutors not involved in corruption. One day, a dead ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: prosecutor, murder investigation, coworker relationship, colleague colleague relationship, police corruption, lawyer, politics, corruption, investigation, police, crimes, friendship ...
Place: korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Scarlet Letter (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Policeman Ki-Hoon's life is duplicitous, oscillating between the amenable, newly pregnant wife and a very appealing mistress- the singer Ga-yee. His world gets shaken up when he gets news during a murder investigation that Ga-yee is pregnant ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, love affair, introspection, police detective, mystery, deadly, family problems, law enforcement, forbidden love, infidelity, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Five Days (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Thriller series which tracks five 24-hour periods in a police investigation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, missing child, mind game, crimes, police detective, life is a bitch, law enforcement, amateur detective, deadly, ex husband ex wife relationship, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Behind Her Eyes (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 298 min.
TV show
Story: A single mother enters a world of twisted mind games when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while secretly befriending his mysterious wife.
Style: twists and turns, twist ending, psychological thriller, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: employer employee relationship, single mother, friendship, mental illness, secret, supernatural, love affair, lucid dream, mysticism, mental disorder, solitude, blackmail ...
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31%
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
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31%
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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 ⇓
30%
If Tomorrow Comes (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 304 min.
TV show
Story: This mini-series focuses on two people, Tracy Whitney and Jeff Stevens. In the beginning, Tracy was an innocent, who was in love and pregnant, with the son of an affluent family. Obviously her family did not approve of her. She would sent ot prison ...
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, sincere, suspense
Plot: revenge, male female relationship, violence, dishonesty, justice, romance, deadly, love, crimes, danger, prison, con artists ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Blinded (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An ambitious financial reporter Bea receives an anonymous tip about irregularities at a Swedish major bank. Bea weathered a scoop, but the review is made more difficult by her love affair with the bank's married CEO, Peder. Based on Carolina ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, romantic, suspense
Plot: journalist, bank, extramarital affair, banker, suspicion, relationship vs career, couple relations, secret identity, crimes, dishonesty, danger, top secret ...
Time: 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe, sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: intellectual, twists and turns, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, investigation, partners against crime, partners, crime, outsmarting, murder, serial killer, danger, fighting crime, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Death in Holy Orders (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: New Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgleish is asked to have a second look at the death of Ronald Treeves, a student at St. Anselm's seminary.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, enigmatic, mind bending
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, mystery, amateur detective, riddles and clues, law enforcement, society, deadly, crimes, religions or cults, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Profiler (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Profiler is an American crime drama that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series follows the exploits of a criminal profiler working with the FBI's fictional Violent Crimes Task Force based in Atlanta, Georgia. Ally Walker starred as ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, stylized, rough ...
Plot: profiler, serial killer, good versus evil, investigation, crimes, mind game, murder, danger, fbi, forensics, haunted by the past, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Threat Matrix (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Threat Matrix is a 2003 American drama television series. It lasted 16 episodes. The plot consisted of the events in a United States Homeland Security anti-terrorism unit, led by Special agent John Kilmer. The title of the show refers to a report ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: special agents, terrorism, prodigy, undercover, political conspiracy, danger, law enforcement, chases and races, rivalry, mute or deaf, government agency, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Happy Town (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The residents of Haplin, Minnesota - also known as "Happy Town" - have enjoyed an uneasy peace while haunted by a number of unsolved kidnappings. Now facing a disturbing new crime that brings unresolved fears to the surface, Haplin's ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, small town, crime, multiple suspects, who done it, missing person, crimes, mystery, paranormal activity, uncover truth, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Solomon's Perjury (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A male student's body is found at school. Authorities assume that the student killed himself in a fall. Other students at the school hold a trial to uncover the truth behind his death.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, school, death, legal, bullying, student, police investigation, teenager, friendship, suicide, society, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%