Movies and TV shows like Pied Piper

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Pied Piper (2016)
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Pied Piper (2016)
Original name: 피리부는 사나이
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Drama series follows a police crisis negotiation team as they try to solve cases without using force. The police crisis negotiation team works on such cases like attempted suicides, hostage situations and terror situations.
Style: semi serious, intense, psychological, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: betrayal, police investigation, friendship, investigation, policewoman, investigative, loss of parent, guilt, revenge, death of parent, death of parents, loss of parents
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychological, tense and realistic films and TV series with plots about investigation, murder, crimes, betrayal, danger, revenge and police investigation mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Pied Piper: The Last Weekend (2012), Cheat (2019), I Know Who You Are (2017), Bad Guys (2014), When a Snail Falls in Love (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Weekend (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Ian (Shaun Evans) and Em (Claire Keelan) receive a surprise invitation from an old friend. Ollie (Rupert Penry-Jones) invites the couple to spend a weekend in the Suffolk countryside with him and Daisy (Genevieve O'Reilly). The couples expect ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, couples, friendship, death, revenge, murder, countryside, under the surface, golf, weekend, vacation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
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Cheat (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: University lecturer Dr Leah Dale has always prided herself on her academic integrity so when final year student Rose, submits a suspiciously top-grade essay, Leah is quick to call her out. But there’s more going on than meets the eye as Rose takes ...
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, intense, suspenseful
Plot: university, academy, theft, lecture, police investigation, lie, infidelity, manipulation, dishonesty, revenge, frame up, femme fatale ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
I Know Who You Are (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A man ends up in hospital after a car accident. He does not remember his name, but it is soon discovered he is a famous attorney. To make things worse, the police start to suspect him of having murdered his missing niece.
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: amnesia, disappearance, car accident, lawyer, niece, investigation, danger, family relations, memory, police, murder
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
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62%
 7.9
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Bad Guys (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: To combat rising violent crimes, the Police Chief asks Detective Oh Goo Tak to form a team consisting of criminals. He is currently suspended from the police force for using excessive force. He then gathers team members: Park Woong Chul who is a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, rough
Plot: redemption, investigation, revenge, violence, psychopath, murder, fighting crime, criminal underworld, mob boss, crime investigation, kidnapping, criminal ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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When a Snail Falls in Love (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 33 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Ji Bai and new criminal profiler Xu Xu may seem like an awkward teacher-student pair at first glance, yet they are actually the best partners in the police force, solving one crime after another. Ji Bai slowly falls in love with Xu Xu, yet ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, romantic, humorous, psychological
Plot: policewoman, crime investigation, murder, romance, kidnap, gang, teacher student relationship, betrayal, psychologist, friendship, chinese, warlord ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.5
 838
A Perfect Spy (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 374 min.
TV show
Story: This is the story of Magnus Pym, from his childhood to the end of his career in middle age. As a young man, there is little doubt that his father Rick was the most influential character in his life. Rick was a raconteur, con man, thief, black ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, state affairs, mystery, government agency, undercover, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, adventure, cons and scams, midlife crisis, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, usa, austria, prague, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Stranger Than Fiction (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lives spiral out of control when four friends cover up a murder.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, friendship, buddies, betrayal, who to trust, homeless, corpse, friends, small town, deadly, crimes, car ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 175
Sleepers (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: The film's plot unfolds in 2013 during a period of aggravation of the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, the complication of the foreign policy situation in Europe and covers the events of several weeks, during which the Russian ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, disturbing, surprise ending, rough ...
Plot: cia agent, spy, cia, agent, killer, law enforcement, politics, investigation, police officer, officer, terrorist attack, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia, middle east, north africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.7
 2K
Uncovered (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While restoring a fifteenth-century painting Julia reveals a hidden Latin phrase. A series of murders begin to rock her small world of art experts, patrons and restorers, and she finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: chess, murder, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, danger, prostitute, law enforcement, deadly, race against time, dishonesty, amateur detective ...
Time: middle ages
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.9
 839
Remember (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Diagnosed with hyperthymesia, Seo Jin Woo possesses an uncanny memory, which he uses to his advantage as a lawyer defending his wrongfully convicted father. But when Jin Woo is afflicted with Alzheimer’s, his only link to his father’s innocence ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: lawyer, murder, framed for murder, father son relationship, memory lapse, revenge, false accusation, investigation, court, murder mystery, trial, save the day ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 97
Chosen (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film follows Michael Todd, a lonely college student, with no direction in his life; he is assigned a research paper about a local New Orleans legend, the tale of Erica Fisc, a girl who disappeared some twenty years prior. As he looks into the ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, investigation, danger, on the run, cult
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 438
Deadbolt (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When medical student Marty places an ad for a roommate, her ad is answered by handsome, clean-cut Alec. At first Alec seems to be a wonderful roommate; supportive, considerate and a real friend. However, Alec's affection turns to obsession as ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary ...
Plot: woman in danger, obsessive love, betrayal, investigation, murder, obsession, mentally unstable, tragic love, couples, crime, crimes, captivity ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 1K
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 ⇓
42%
The Psycho She Met Online (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her husband is hospitalized after a car accident, EMT Karen decides to rent out their spare rooms online. All goes well until Miranda moves in. Miranda quickly infiltrates all areas of Karen’s life. When one of Karen’s renters is found ...
Style: tense, intense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ghost Hunters (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Paranormal investigators investigate places that are reported to be haunted. Engaging forensic experts, historical records and the most innovative technology available, the squad helps everyday people who are struggling with unexplained supernatural ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, investigation, uncover truth, reality, mysterious place, supernatural, haunted house, amateur detective, ordinary people, supernatural ability, paranormal activity, investigative ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, new england, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 931
Rig 45 (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When Andrea, a damage regulator from Benthos Oil, is sent out to Rig 45 two days before Christmas to investigate a fatal accident, the rig is hit by a hurricane and all communications lost. Soon, the crew realize that the accident is in fact a ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: oil rig, murder, danger, police investigation, adaptation, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, disorder, catastrophe, betrayal, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Double Jeopardy (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jack Hart lives with his lawyer wife and yound daughter and enjoys a wonderful life. Jack's old girlfriend, Lisa, comes into town and they have an affair. Lisa kills her current boyfriend in self-defense and Jack witnesses the whole thing. Lisa ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: femme fatale, murder, investigation, betrayal, manipulation, manipulations, love and romance, legal investigation, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Brotherhood of the Rose (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Romulus and Remus are two CIA agents, their direct instructor is John Elliott. They both were picked up at an orphanage by Elliott at the age of about eight, raised together as brothers and specially trained to supersede every other agent in the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, manhunt, on the run, orphan, betrayal, espionage, kgb, adoption, frame up, political conspiracy, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Galentine's Day Nightmare (2021)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman's life becomes a living nightmare when she becomes the prime suspect in her boss's murder.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: who done it, boss and employee, murder mystery, chases and races, track down, death, murder, police investigation, victim, murderer, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 2K
The Assets (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 1985 serves as the backdrop to the final showdown of the Cold War when Sandy and her partner Jeanne Vertefeuille vowed to find the mole that would turn out to be the most notorious traitor in US History, Aldrich Ames. Sandy is in a race against time ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, based on true events
Plot: cold war, cia, espionage, top secret, communism, secret agents, kgb, spy, double agent, investigation, political intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 1880s
Place: usa, soviet union, ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 2K
Door Lock (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kyung-min lives alone in a one-room apartment. One day, she found a trace of a stranger breaking into her room and soon a mysterious murder case begins to unravel
Style: psychological, suspense, slasher, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: secretly observing, murder, female victim, breaking and entering, attempted murder, paranoia, chase, pursuit, crimes, investigation, woman in danger, evisceration ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
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Duel (2017)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jang Deuk-Cheon is the chief of a crime squad. At home, he is kind and friendly father to his daughter. He meets a human clone and gets involved in a shocking case. A battle takes place between human clones.
Style: suspense, captivating, sincere, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: investigation, missing child, perseverance, riddles and clues, law enforcement, police investigation, rescue, crimes, determination, kidnapping, police detective, abduction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 230
Betrayed (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julie, six months pregnant, and her boyfriend Trent arrive at a tiny Cape Cod cabin for some time to relax. The town is quiet and deserted during the off season… except for Sully, the creepy guy who’s keeping an eye on the couple from a ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, couples, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, pregnancy, blackmail, kidnapping, abduction, ransom, danger, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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 ⇓
35%
 5.3
 308
Blowfly Park (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Blowfly Park is a psychological thriller which follows Christian Kretschmann, a day-nursery teacher, who may have committed a violent murder. This is the film debut of choreographer Jens Östberg.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, police investigation, friendship, best friend, revenge, delusion, vengeance, obsession, missing person, confession, death, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
High Heel Homicide (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As a string of brutal murders plague the city, two undercover detectives (Brent Harvey and Mia Li) race to solve the mystery and unmask the killer. Their only clues: each victim is a former cop and each has a blood-red letter painted on their body. ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, erotic
Plot: erotic thriller, revenge, murder, strip club, stripper, police investigation, text messaging, working undercover, ex cop, lesbian sex, deviant sex, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
22 Female Kottayam (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 22 Female Kottayam, also known as 22FK, is a 2012 Indian rape and revenge film directed by Aashiq Abu and starring Rima Kallingal and Fahad Fazil in the lead roles. The film deals with the travails of a nurse who was victimised for no fault of hers ...
Plot: rape, revenge, female protagonist, betrayal, jail, nurse, prison, rape and revenge, castration, rape victim, sexual assault, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 43K
Frenzy (1972)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, rape, truck, dark humor, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime, secretary, psychopath, strangulation, false accusation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Crimson Rivers (2018)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Old-school police detective Pierre Niemans and his former student Camille Delaunay tackle complex, brutal murder cases.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: serial killer, police detective, adaptation, murder investigation, discovering a dead body, murder, police, secret society, policewoman, partners, religious sect, relationships ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 477
Penance (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Maddie. Following the loss of their son, Rosalie and Luke find their marriage under immense strain. Maddie and Rosalie find themselves in the caring hands of Jed, a charming and charismatic young man that they encounter at bereavement counselling ...
Style: suspense, bleak, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: older woman younger man sex, pursuit, death of son, marital crisis, sexually frustrated woman, therapist, unhappy marriage, sexual obsession, teenage sexuality, psychological manipulation, chase, backfire ...
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