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Heartless City (2013)
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Heartless City (2013)
Original name: 무정도시
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 are no rules and no reason: Soo Min falls for the organization’s king pin, who also happens to be the prime suspect of her friend’s murder. With a betrayal at every corner, can Soo Min afford to trust the unjust? As with all things noir, expect seduction, femme fatales and mystery!
Style: psychological thriller, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: drugs, police, drug dealing, fighting crime, secret identity, law and order, crimes, conspiracy, intelligence, justice, moral dilemma, danger, chases and races, law enforcement, rivalry, police detective, arrogance, rivals, urban setting
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, police, crime, fighting crime, police detective and danger mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Heartless City: Death Note (2015), Suspect X (2008), Death Note: New Generation (2016), Shades of Blue (2016), Kojak (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Death Note (2015)
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Duration: 46 min.
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Suspect X (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
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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 ...
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Death Note: New Generation (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
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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 ...
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Place: japan
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Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Kojak (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kojak is an American television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, bald New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak. It aired from October 24, 1973, to March 18, 1978, on CBS. It took the time slot of the ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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Story: The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey is a Danish police procedural television series produced by Danmarks Radio, created and written by Peter Thorsboe and Mai Brostrøm. The series debuted on 10 October 2004 in Denmark. It won an International Emmy Award from ...
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Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
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Duration: 60 min.
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Duration: 60 min.
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: realistic, stylized, rough, serious
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Duration: 60 min.
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TV show
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Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei is a long-running, popular German television series about a two-man team of highway police, originally set in Berlin and later in North Rhine-Westphalia. The series has been broadcast in countries ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
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The Rape of Richard Beck (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 100 min.
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TV show
Story: Through globalization, many countries have been opened and barriers removed to ensure easy trade, travel and cultural diversity. However, this openness has given opportunities to criminals looking to exploit the system and ultimately threaten our ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
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