Movies and TV shows like Burning Ice

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Burning Ice (2017)
 7.5
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Burning Ice (2017)
Original name: 无证之罪
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
TV show
Story: To protect the woman he loves, a white collar worker unintentionally becomes involved in a murder case and is from then on a suspect. In the blink of an eye, his quiet and boring life gets completely shaken up as he suddenly is both being chased by the police as well as gangsters.
Style: psychological, enigmatic, twists and turns, suspense, disturbing
Plot: police officer, maniac, crimes, murder investigation, police investigation, snowman, mysterious character, reluctant partners, initially antagonists, male female partnership

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Most similar movies to Burning Ice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, suspenseful and psychological films and TV series with plots about murder investigation, murder, police investigation, crimes, police detective, police and police officer mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Burning Ice: Vienna Blood (2019), Young Wallander (2020), Briarpatch (2019), Hidden (2018), The Other Me (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 3K
Vienna Blood (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Austria
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Max Liebermann, a student of Sigmund Freud, helps Detective Rheinhardt in the investigation of a series of disturbing murders around the grand cafes and opera houses of 1900s Vienna.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, enigmatic, disturbing, tense
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, police investigation, doctor, crimes, murder investigation, disorder, buddies, adventure, private detective, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: vienna, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Young Wallander (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
TV show
Story: An incendiary hate crime stirs civil unrest, fast-tracking rookie cop Kurt Wallander to detective in this origin story for the popular character.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, unusual plot structure, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police protagonist, police investigation, police officer, murder, police, murder investigation, crimes, good versus evil, heroes, society, danger, chase
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.5
 2K
Briarpatch (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Dogged investigator Allegra Dill returns to her border-town Texas home after her sister is murdered. What begins as a search for a killer turns into an all-consuming fight to bring her corrupt hometown to its knees.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder investigation, murder, corrupt police, corruption, police corruption, police, gun, car bomb, policewoman, danger, violence, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 4K
Hidden (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: DI Cadi John and DC Owen Vaughan try to solve a case involving Mali Pryce, a young woman whose body was discovered in a stream in the woods.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, twists and turns, macabre, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, father daughter relationship, police, manipulations, investigation, crimes, mysterious death, small town, family secret, agent, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 9.0
 4K
The Other Me (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A series of murders alarm the police authorities, as strange symbolisms are traced to every crime scene. The eccentric professor of criminology Dimitris Lainis is asked to shed some light on the mystery.
Style: tense, suspense, intellectual, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police, investigation, greek mythology, police investigation, murder investigation, police detective, brutality, violence, disguise, murder, chase ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 5K
The Woods (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
Story: Paul Copeland is looking to solve the murder of his sister back in 1994.
Style: enigmatic, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: murder mystery, murder investigation, uncover truth, past coming back to haunt, police detective, child murder, police investigation, brutal murder, psycho killer, serial killer, female victim, homicide detective ...
Place: warsaw poland, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.0
 21K
River (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: John River, a brilliant police officer whose genius and fault-line is the fragility of his mind - a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest
Style: twists and turns, enigmatic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, murder investigation, hallucination, haunted by the past, police, able to see the dead, partners, murder mystery, loneliness, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 7K
Instinct (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Dylan Reinhart, a gifted author, university professor and former CIA operative is lured back to his old life by tenacious top NYPD Detective Lizzie Needham. Though Dylan and Lizzie initially clash, when it comes to catching killers, they make an ...
Style: suspenseful, intellectual, captivating, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: murder investigation, female police detective, college professor, police investigation, male female partnership, serial killer, gay lead character, ex cia agent, gay protagonist, secret identity, nypd, puzzle ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.1
 80K
Sharp Objects (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 421 min.
TV show
Story: Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.
Style: psychological, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, self harm, mother daughter relationship, mystery, hometown, journalist, small town, murder, haunted by the past, family relations, reporter, alcoholic ...
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.7
 8K
Cardinal (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Detective John Cardinal attempts to uncover the mystery of what happened to the missing 13-year-old girl whose body is discovered in the shaft-head of an abandoned mine. At the same time, he comes under investigation by his new partner, Lise ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, enigmatic, tense
Plot: homicide detective, murder investigation, serial killer, psychopath, police corruption, police investigation, murder mystery, partners in crime, police detective, depression, psycho killer, sadist ...
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 1K
Face to Face (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bjørn investigates the killing of his daughter. People around him believe she might have committed suicide, but he doesn't accept that. Both the stakes and the suspense rise relentlessly as Bjørn inches closer to the truth.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, death of daughter, murder, police, obsession, vengeance, danger, life is a bitch, crimes, disorder, secret, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
American Gothic (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A prominent Boston family attempts to redefine itself in the wake of a chilling discovery that links their recently deceased patriarch to a string of murders spanning decades — amid the mounting suspicion that one of them may have been his ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: murder, murder investigation, family secret, dysfunctional family, suspicion, serial killer, cover up, betrayal, secret, family secrets, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 221
Strangled (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In 1960s socialist Hungary, a serial killer targeting young women torments a small town and the determined detective on his trail. Based on true events.
Style: enigmatic, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: maniac, serial killer, false accusation, murder mystery, mystery, police, brutality, who done it, character study, psychology, uncover truth, suspicion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
13 Commandments (2017)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: A serial killer reverts to the 10 commandments in order to kick society a conscience with his crimes.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: ten commandments, killer, crime scene, police investigation, father daughter relationship, brutality, intrigue, greed, psychology, mystery, showdown, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Mermaid's Song (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The mystery surrounding the murder of a seductive and ambitious axé performer during one of her concerts.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, intellectual, tense ...
Plot: bisexual woman, murder investigation, singer, nudity (full frontal - brief), mystery killer, lesbian romance, crimes, murder mystery, evidence, murderer, police detective, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil, northeast brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 5K
Midnight Sun (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 440 min.
TV show
Story: Kahina Zadi, 32, a French police officer travels to Kiruna in Sweden to investigate the bestial murder of a French citizen. Together with Anders, a Swedish prosecutor of Sami origin, she begins an investigation. Soon new killings start to happen and ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, serial killer, murder, conspiracy, homicide detective, frenchwoman, symbol, danger, crimes, small town, assassination plot, police investigation ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 7K
Paranoid (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The murder of a female GP in a rural playground in front of numerous witnesses draws a group of detectives into an ever-darkening mystery that takes them across Europe, aided by mysterious notes sent by the "Ghost Detective".
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, exciting, contemplative
Plot: police, murder investigation, conspiracy, police detective, german, obsessive compulsive disorder, murder, police investigation, partner, schizophrenia, hoodie, kiss ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.1
 17K
Trapped (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a ferry carrying 300 passengers from Denmark pulls into an Icelandic town’s small port, heavy snow begins to fall. The ferry can’t leave until the storm passes and the main road into town is impassable. A mutilated and dismembered body washes ...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, scenic, bleak, enigmatic
Plot: murder investigation, small town, winter, murder, police, ex wife, coastal town, danger, police officer, storm, crimes, neo-noir ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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From Darkness (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 233 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Claire Church, a former police officer who moves away to the remote Western Isles in an attempt to escape the past and violence that still haunts her. Soon, Claire is pulled back into an investigation she thought she long left behind, ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, disturbing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: british police, murder investigation, serial killer, policewoman, british, countryside, police investigation, police officer, murder, chase, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 17K
Prodigal Son (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The son of a notorious serial killer becomes an acclaimed criminal psychologist who uses his unique insight into how killers think to help the NYPD.
Style: psychological, brutal, psychological thriller, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: murder investigation, psychological trauma, profiler, serial killer, expert, repressed memory, haunted by the past, father son relationship, childhood trauma, crimes, serial murder, sociopath ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 5K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 3K
Capitani (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
Story: The body of a teenage girl is found in the forest near the rural village of Manscheid, deep in the North of Luxembourg. Luc Capitani, a gruff detective from the South of the country, is put in charge of the case. Having trouble navigating the ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: schoolgirl, who done it, murder investigation, law enforcement, couples, partners against crime, mystery, crimes, track down, escapades, heroes, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, danger, society, law enforcement, deadly, crime, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.4
 2K
Bellevue (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When a transgender teen goes missing, Annie Ryder—a cop at odds with her hometown—dives in to unravel the disappearance that suggests foul play, despite finding herself in a difficult position as she must cast suspicion on people she has known ...
Style: mysterious, tense, intense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: missing person, small town, mystery, female protagonist, police detective, danger, psychopath, death, crimes, police officer
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 13K
Wallander (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: This drama follows Inspector Kurt Wallander – a middle-aged everyman – as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in the apparently sleepy backwaters in and around Ystad in Skane, southern Sweden. Based on the international best-selling ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, murder investigation, forensics, loneliness, crime, crimes, small town, depression, drinking problem, life is a bitch, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.2
 102K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: gloomy, psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, who done it, multiple suspects, female detective, riddles and clues, murder, crimes, street kid, dealing with death, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 2K
Van der Valk (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of the city of Amsterdam, Piet Van der Valk and his team investigate a series of high-profile cases immersed in the worlds of art, politics, addiction, mysticism and the fashion industry.
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, captivating, twists and turns
Plot: murder mystery, police investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, police detective, murder investigation, prodigy, investigation, crime scene, mind game, mastermind, resourceful ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: amsterdam, netherlands, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Listener (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ming Chuan is a famed forensics doctor who is known for cracking countless cases. However, no one understands his past, including himself. A mysterious serial murder case allows him to meet Luo Bixin, a beautiful and capable police captain. Luo ...
Style: rough, tense, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: crimes, society, deadly, police investigation, murder investigation, colleague colleague relationship, adventure, violence, coworker relationship, mystery, escapades, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Defending Jacob (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 402 min.
TV show
Story: A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.
Style: suspense, serious, social, captivating
Plot: police investigation, murder investigation, death, husband wife relationship, assistant district attorney, false accusation of murder, investigation, parents and children, father son relationship, murder, suspect, family relations ...
Time: 2020s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Investigation (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 262 min.
TV show
Story: Copenhagen Police's Homicide unit, headed by Jens Møller, tries to solve the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, intellectual, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalist, female journalist, murder investigation, police investigation, police, murder of a woman, brutal murder, true crime, murder, investigation, uncover truth, psycho killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%