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Death Note: New Generation (2016)
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Death Note: New Generation (2016)
Original name: デスノート NEW GENERATION
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 previous films, which canonically took place in 2005-2006, and the new film taking place in 2016.
Style: bleak, exciting, psychological thriller, disturbing, psychological
Plot: vigilante, fighting crime, mind game, intelligence, moral dilemma, supernatural ability, justice, secret identity, law and order, heart attack, rivals, outsmarting, supernatural
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, disturbing and serious films and TV series with plots about danger, crimes, justice, murder, law enforcement, fighting crime and investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Death Note: New Generation: Death Note (2015), Suspect X (2008), Heartless City (2013), Death Note (2006), Death Note (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Death Note (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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Place: japan
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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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Suspect X (2008)
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological thriller, disturbing, bleak
Plot: justice, murder, fighting crime, suspicion, rivals, mind game, police detective, battle of wits, law enforcement, manipulation, investigation, intelligence ...
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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
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Death Note (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Place: japan
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Death Note (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
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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 ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
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TV show
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Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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TV show
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29%
 7.6
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TV show
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TV show
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 7.3
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TV show
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TV show
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24%
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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TV show
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23%
 7.9
 5K
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Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, disturbing, captivating, serious, rough
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Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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TV show
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22%
 9.1
 844K
Sherlock (2010)
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Country: UK, USA
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TV show
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22%