Movies and TV shows like Szadz

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Szadz (2020)
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Szadz (2020)
Original name: Szadź
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A young girl is murdered near Opole. Terrifying body mutilations and marks left in place indicate ritual murder. The matter is being dealt with by Commissioner Agnieszka Polkowska. Due to the extraordinary cruelty of the crime and the suspicion that the perpetrator may be a serial killer, the case is interested in the Provincial Headquarters. Polkowska, to her dissatisfaction, is assigned to the investigation of Commissioner Tomasz Mrówiec. At that time, Piotr Wolnicki, lectures on religious studies at the Opole university. He permanently works and lives with his family in a beautiful home. Already at the beginning of the academic year, the man chooses his humble and intelligent student Ewa Banach as his favorite. The girl does not know that her lecturer hides a dark secret.
Style: tense, disturbing, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, serial killer, investigation, religions or cults, murder mystery, religious fanatic, murder, homicide detective, uncover truth, murderer, killings, secret, crime investigation, mystery, policewoman, female protagonist, serial murder, psycho killer, teacher student relationship, danger, society, unsolved crime, ritual murder, killing spree, ritual sacrifice ...

Most similar movies to Szadz

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, captivating and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about investigation, murder investigation, murder, uncover truth, crimes, crime investigation and murder mystery mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Szadz: The King (2020), Slad (2018), Darkness: Those Who Kill (2019), The Defected (2019), Signal (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 339
The King (2020)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The King is a gangster story set in Warsaw in 1937.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: criminal underworld, gangsters, power relations, betrayal, gang war, gang, rivalry, vengeance, friendship, chase, battles, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: poland
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100%
 5.6
 20
Slad (2018)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: murder mystery, police partner, uncover truth, murder investigation, partners against crime, crime investigation, teamwork, unsolved crime, crime solving, fighting crime, partners, homicide detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Darkness: Those Who Kill (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Investigator Jan and profiler Louise constantly move around in the thrilling periphery of a murderer's view as they link a series of killings.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: profiler, serial killer, twists & turns, police, violence, murder, abduction, murder mystery, serial murder, murder investigation, danger, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.2
 49
The Defected (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
TV show
Story: A thrilling story revolving around a policeman who becomes embroiled in a conspiracy plaguing the high-ranking officials due to an incident that almost cost him his life.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure
Plot: police, who done it, police officer, law enforcement, crimes, escapades, society, youth, murder, vengeance, friends, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.6
 175
Signal (2018)
Genre: Crime
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Two detectives communicate through a walkie-talkie to solve a cold case. One detective exists in the present day and the other detective exists 15 years in the past.
Style: tense, suspenseful, intellectual, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, serial killer, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, track down, murder investigation, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 8.8
 2K
Mouse (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: A psychopath’s ruthless serial murders have left the entire nation gripped with fear and chaos. A honest and justice-seeking rookie police officer and a veteran detective with tragic past, face against the killer. After the encounter with the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological thriller
Plot: investigation, psychopath, serial murder, crime scene, psycho killer, murder investigation, murder, serial killer, police officer, homicide detective, dna testing, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crime investigation, partners, murder, missing person, police investigation, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, murder investigation, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.6
 6K
The Break (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story is set in a small village in the Ardennes, where a young African footballer is found dead. If all clues lead first to suicide, a police officer just arrived from Brussels does not take long to discover that this is a murder.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: police, murder investigation, partners against crime, investigation, crime solving, crime investigation, detective inspector, cold case, partners, murder mystery, small town life, unsolved crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 7.8
 2K
Jack Irish (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Jack Irish is a man getting his life back together again. A former criminal lawyer whose world imploded, he now spends his days as a part-time investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, punter and sometime lover – the complete man ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, private investigation, investigation, cold case, crimes, crime investigation, uncover truth, murder investigation, life is a bitch, mystery, unsolved crime, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Frankenstein Chronicles (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector John Marlott investigates a series of crimes in 19th Century London, which may have been committed by a scientist intent on re-animating the dead.
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, who done it, law enforcement, deadly, danger, riddles and clues, homicidal maniac, murderer, maniac, frankenstein, serial killer, killings ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.1
 6K
Gracepoint (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy is found dead on an idyllic beach, a major police investigation gets underway in the small California seaside town where the tragedy occurred. Soon deemed a homicide, the case sparks a media frenzy, which throws the boy's ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, murder investigation, murder, crime, mystery, police investigation, murder mystery, social relations, missing child, crimes, law enforcement, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Long Island Serial Killer: A Mother's Hunt for Justice (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: The Long Island Serial Killer: A Mother’s Hunt for Justice tells the story of Mari Gilbert’s search for the truth behind what happened to her daughter Shannan, a sometime escort who disappeared after a ‘date’ on Long Island. After Shannan ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: mystery, evidence, missing person, murder investigation, murder mystery, mysterious disappearance, serial murder, crime investigation, unsolved crime, missing girl, missing child, detective inspector ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 601
The Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A rookie Homicide detective's negligence in a fellow officer's death has her searching for redemption in her investigations.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: murder investigation, homicide detective, rookie, death, crimes, who done it, law enforcement, police investigation, partners against crime, investigation, police detective, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Your Turn To Kill (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Nana and Shota are a newlywed couple and Nana is 15 years older than Shota. Nana works as a designer and Shota works as a gym trainer. They both enjoy mystery. The newlywed couple then move to an apartment and they attend a resident’s meeting ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, japanese woman, who done it, murder investigation, romance, murder mystery, partners against crime, partners, investigation, vengeance, testimony, private investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Pleasure Principle (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: Mysterious murders has been committed in four post-communist cities: Warsaw, Prague, Odesa, and Leipzig. The investigations are carried out by three absolutely different in many aspects criminal police officers. Independently of one another, they ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, investigation, teamwork, investigator, killer on the loose, police investigator, killing spree, murder, police detective, crimes, murder investigation ...
Place: prague, czech republic, poland, ukraine, prague czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A writer gets caught up in a murder investigation involving his mentor, an esteemed American author. Based on the book of the same name, by Joël Dicker.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, young girl, seaside town, writers, uncover truth, evidence, mentor, framed for murder, mystery, murder mystery, investigation ...
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 1K
London Kills (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: With a documentary style delivery, this drama tells the story of a team of top murder detectives with each episode featuring a different murder while also following a serialized story involving the lead detective’s missing wife.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, exciting, tense
Plot: murder, disappearance, murder investigation, homicide detective, police, crimes, murder mystery, assistant, suicide, death, partners against crime, investigation ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 33
The Chief (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: Russia
TV show
Style: captivating, thought provoking, tense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: crime investigation, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, betrayal, dishonesty, uncover truth, life philosophy, murder, good versus evil, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Hunt for a Killer (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Based on true stories about real homicide investigations in the south of Sweden between 1989-2004. The six-part series explores the murder of 10-year-old Helen Nilsson in Hörby, southern Sweden, a seemingly impossible case that remained unsolved ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: child rape, murder investigation, true crime, sex crime, child murder, murder, interrogation, rapist, police procedural, rape, investigation, partners ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: eastern europe, scandinavia, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 179
Research Unit (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The police work of a special Gendarmerie unit that operates in Bordeaux, their complicated cases and the interpersonal relationships established among the team members.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: gendarme, partners against crime, sleuth, police detective, homicide detective, crime solving, fighting crime, police investigation, investigation, police, cold case, uncover truth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 144 min.
TV show
Story: Detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve's team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison.
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder investigation, cold case, convicted felon, true crime, investigation, police, unsolved crime, father son relationship, double murder, who done it ...
Time: 2000s
Place: britain, wales, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Forensic Heroes IV (2020)
Genre: Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The forensics team and the crime team on Hong Kong's police force are challenged once again as the squad is staffed with new personnel. This time, the crime-solving police force led by Go Sir, Dr. Man, and King Sir, who all work together with ...
Style: captivating, tense, intellectual, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: forensics, police, crimes, partners, murder investigation, police detective, friendship, partners against crime, police officer, police investigation, who done it, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.2
 1K
Law School (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Following the case of the murder of a professor at South Korea's top prestigious law school, professors and students become suspects in the murder.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: law school, law student, murder investigation, murder, lawyer, teachers and students, crime investigation, murder mystery, mystery, uncover truth, justice, private investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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 ⇓
46%
The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
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 ⇓
44%
Concrete Evidence: A Fixer Upper Mystery (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mac—Shannon’s new beau—first moved to Lighthouse Cove, he bought the historic lighthouse mansion that the town is named after. During renovation demolition, the bones of a teenage girl who went missing fifteen years ago were discovered. ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, murder, false accusation of murder, death of sister, skeleton, investigation, crime solving, murder mystery, crime investigation, unsolved crime, child murder investigation, murderer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former cop looks back on the case which left him disabled and forced him to quit the force.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, intense
Plot: police, investigation, serial killer, murder mystery, police officer, constable, crime solving, suspect, murderer, murder, crime investigation, murder investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 614
Entanglement (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A member of a therapy group is found dead. A prosecutor and a police officer try to solve the mystery of his death.
Style: suspense, tense, contemplative, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, police officer, sniper, escapades, police investigation, track down, evidence, murder mystery, murderer, crimes, police detective, partners ...
Time: 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Crime Diaries: Night Out (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: Colombia, Mexico
TV show
Story: After going to a Halloween party, college student Luis Andrés Colmenares is found dead. Was it an accident or murder? Inspired by true events.
Style: enigmatic, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: mysterious disappearance, investigation, crime investigation, crime solving, forensics, puzzle, criminal, crime boss, cold case, disappearance, mystery, uncover truth ...
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 256
The Sovereign (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For two months a serial killer has been terrorizing the city of St. Petersburg. Every Wednesday a girl between 9 and 12 years old is the victim. The brutality of the maniac plunges city residents into horror. Parents are afraid of leaving their ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, investigation, obsession, whodunit, murder, death, maniac, murder investigation, serial murder, murderer, crime investigation, killing spree ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%