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The Drug Hunter (2018)
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The Drug Hunter (2018)
Original name: 猎毒人
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An educated chemical engineer becomes an undercover officer against drug dealers.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: undercover, investigation, criminal, secret, drug dealing, prodigy, life is a bitch, teamwork, professor, peril, lifestyle change, crimes, genius, murder mystery, against the rules, danger, unlikely partners, mind game, life turned upside down

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, captivating, realistic and psychological films and TV series with plots about crimes, investigation, danger, crime, murder, mind game and partners mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Drug Hunter: Professor T. (2017), Cain (2012), Sherlock (2010), Miss S (2020), Truth Be Told (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Professor T. (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: Jasper Teerlinck, an eccentric professor, is an adviser to the police.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: scientist, investigation, crimes, crime, mastermind, prodigy, eccentricity, mind game, forensics, murder, genius, evidence ...
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Cain (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A cynical experienced homicide detective based in Marseilles, France is crippled in the line of duty and depends on a wheelchair to get around. He is accompanied by a young ,vivacious female detective who's been forced on him to train as a ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, captivating
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 9.1
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Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, captivating, witty, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, crime, mind game, genius, prodigy, sherlock holmes, british, mastermind, partners, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
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Miss S (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Set in the Shanghai Bund in the 1940s, it revolves around a female detective who solve multiple cases.
Style: psychological, stylized, captivating, clever, witty
Plot: murder mystery, teamwork, friendship, peril, crime scene, investigation, prodigy, unlikely partners, verbal byplay, outside help, resourceful, romancing partners ...
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 9.4
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Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, serious, clever ...
Plot: drug dealing, drug lord, life is a bitch, master criminal, crimes, family problems, drugs/alcohol, life turned upside down, drug cartel, double life, success, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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70%
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Klem (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A man who works for the tax authorities ends up becoming friends with a dangerous criminal after their daughters become best friends and he accidentally saves his life
Style: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, clever, psychological
Plot: criminal, unlikely partners, life turned upside down, unlikely friendships, father daughter relationship, friendship between men, secret, hidden identity, character change, crimes, peril, ex convict ...
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Queens of Mystery (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Matilda Stone is a perennially single female detective whose three aunts are well-known crime writers that help her solve whodunit style murders as well as set her up on blind dates.
Style: stylized, captivating, clever, realistic, serious ...
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Five Days (2007)
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Duration: 300 min.
TV show
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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
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61%
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McCloud (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: McCloud is an American television police drama that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1977. The title role is played by Dennis Weaver as Marshal Sam McCloud, a law officer from Taos, New Mexico, on semi-permanent "special assignment" with the New ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: uncover truth, who done it, working undercover, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crimes, u.s. marshal, investigation, fish out of water, criminal, police officer, police ...
Time: 60s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.8
 3K
The Beast (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Charles Barker applies controversial techniques in his attempts to bring criminals to justice, which often border on illegal and unsettle his uninitiated partner, Ellis Dove. Over the course of the first season, Barker is investigated by ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rookie, investigation, undercover, fbi, double agent, working undercover, undercover cop, crimes, crime, partners, internal affairs, fbi agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.9
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Burn Notice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ...
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51%
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The Blacklist (2013)
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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 ...
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48%
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Jericho (2005)
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Bancroft (2017)
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Duration: 45 min.
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Style: twists and turns, psychological, captivating, exciting
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46%
 7.0
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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
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46%
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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
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46%
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Rubicon (2010)
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45%
Wild District (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After surrendering to Bogotá police, an ex-guerrilla avoids prison by working undercover to investigate a ruthless enforcer of government corruption.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful
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44%
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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 ...
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Real Murders: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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Those Who Kill (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Catherine Jensen, a recently promoted homicide detective who enlists the help of Thomas Schaeffer, a forensic psychologist, to track down serial killers and relentlessly seeks the truth behind the disappearance of her brother.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
FBI: Most Wanted (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Fugitive Task Force relentlessly tracks and captures the notorious criminals on the Bureau’s Most Wanted list. Seasoned agent Jess LaCroix oversees the highly skilled team that functions as a mobile undercover unit that is always out in the ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
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36%
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Millennium (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
Story: The paths of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and computer hacker Lisbeth Salander cross and they team up to reveal a dark and terrifying truth involving murder and sexual abuse, a story that has long been concealed in Swedish society.
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: crimes, lesbian, investigation, journalist, hacker, life is a bitch, uncover truth, mystery, amateur detective, danger, partners, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Dr Lucien Blake left Ballarat as a young man. But now he finds himself returning to take over not only his dead father's medical practice, but also his on-call role as the town's police surgeon, only to find change is afoot, nothing is ...
Style: clever, realistic, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, forensics, doctors and patients, crimes, social relations, riddles and clues, murder, homecoming, mystery, doctor, danger, murder mystery ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
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Scorpion (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, Scorpion is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits who comprise the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age. As Homeland Security’s new ...
Style: intellectual, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: genius, problem solving, computer genius, prodigy, science, computers and web, computer hacker, boy genius, hacker, save the world, society, national security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 4K
Wisting (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Empathetic, meticulous and relentless - the only thing to escape Larvik detective William Wisting in his hunt for Norway's most notorious criminals is a happy family life. And when two mysterious deaths interrupt Wisting's Christmas, it is ...
Style: stylized, disturbing, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: murder mystery, private detective, police, murder, danger, parents and children, riddles and clues, eccentricity, prodigy, crime, family, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.2
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The Cartel (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia
TV show
Story: The Cartel follows ten friends, all of them members of a dangerous drug cartel, whose ambition for power and money will cause them to eventually kill each other. For it is an undeniable truth that, in this business, you always lose.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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