Movies and TV shows like The Hunt for a Killer

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The Hunt for a Killer (2020)
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The Hunt for a Killer (2020)
Original name: Jakten på en mördare
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 for 15 years. On the March 1989 night when Helen disappeared, there were around 20 suspected paedophiles living in Hörby.
Style: tense, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: child rape, murder investigation, true crime, sex crime, child murder, murder, rape, rapist, interrogation, police procedural, crimes, investigation, criminal, partners, who done it, police investigation, police officer, police detective, partners against crime, serial killer, vengeance, murderer, violence, death, cause and meaning ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: eastern europe, scandinavia, sweden

Most similar movies to The Hunt for a Killer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, suspense and captivating films and TV series with plots about investigation, crimes, uncover truth, murder, who done it, murder investigation and police detective mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Hunt for a Killer: Murders in... (2013), Capitani (2019), Des (2020), The Victim (2019), The Miracle (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Murders in... (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Murders in... is a collection of French-Belgian police TV movies taking place each time in a different French city and region.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, murder, partners against crime, investigation, escapades, police detective, murderer, uncover truth, society, partners, evidence, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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95%
 6.6
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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 ⇓
86%
Cold Case ~Shinjitsu no Tobira~ (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Yuri Ishikawa and her team try to crack unresolved cold cases in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative, captivating
Plot: police, murder investigation, police procedural, investigation, cold case, crimes, violence, law enforcement, track down, partners against crime, chase, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.7
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Des (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The story of one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men, the series explores the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative
Plot: true crime, serial killer, murder, detective inspector, police, murderer, crimes, police investigation, investigation, danger, death, murder investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Victim (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: A grieving mother is accused of identifying online the man she believes killed her son. But is he really a notorious child murderer or a tragic victim of mistaken identity?
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: murder, revenge, assault, court, police, death of child, mother, death, social media, trial, murder investigation, investigator ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, edinburgh scotland
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75%
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The Miracle (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: During the incursion in a mob boss' hideout, Police finds a Virgin Mary plastic sculpture which weeps blood. There is no answer to the mystery, but the power of the enigma will make crazy the people who will get in touch with this event, ...
Style: psychotronic, unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative, suspenseful ...
Plot: catholicism, police, investigation, virgin mary, murder investigation, who done it, police detective, murder, revenge, escapades, heroes, evidence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Murder in the First (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Murder in the First follows homicide detectives Terry English and Hildy Mulligan as they investigate a multitude of tragedies in San Francisco.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: murder investigation, police, court, trial, murder trial, master criminal, crime investigation, murder, african american, police officer, legal, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.2
 380
The Typist (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Freya Becker is a typist with the homicide division of the Berlin police. Freya’s daughter, Marie, disappeared 11 years ago without a trace, and Freya is determined to uncover the truth, whatever the cost.
Style: unusual plot structure, contemplative, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder investigation, dark secret, german, love interest, police, burnout, missing friend, female protagonist, partners against crime, police officer, death, policewoman ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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 ⇓
66%
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The Killing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: mystery, rape, policewoman, police detective, politician, murder, election, uncover truth, cold case, deadly, crimes, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, eastern europe, sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
65%
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
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63%
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Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A sharp detective with a messy life, DCI Vera Stanhope patrols her “patch” of northeast England, pursuing the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. Vera is obsessive about her work and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crime investigation, murder, female detective, who done it, criminal, law enforcement, crimes, murder mystery, british police, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
60%
The Killer Inside (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Psychological crime series following the investigations of interrogation experts Julie Beauchemin and Maxime Moreli.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, mystery, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, crime, crime investigation, police, murder investigation, team, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Detail (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three fiercely talented female homicide investigators work tirelessly to solve crimes while navigating the complicated demands of their personal lives.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, suspense, contemplative
Plot: female detective, murder investigation, canadian, who done it, uncover truth, danger, partners, crimes, murder mystery, law enforcement, police detective, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A detective thinks about quitting his job. He takes on a female university student murder case that was disguised as a suicide. The detective becomes obsessed with solving the case. He has a young sister and she meets a man. The man does not ...
Style: contemplative, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: true love, murder, murder investigation, brother sister relationship, police detective, mystery, serial murder, chase, police investigation, escapades, investigator, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Rules of the Game (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Discussing the limits between good and bad, the plot is set in Rio de Janeiro and tells the story of Romero Rômulo (Alexandre Nero), an ex-politician that has a life less obvious then it seems.
Style: tense, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: police, mystery killer, family relations, violence, love, crime boss, death, murder investigation, hostage, mysterious villain, murder, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Hotel Swan Helsinki (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland
TV show
Story: A hotel manager of the brand-new Hotel Helsinki, is found dead one day before the opening festivities, leaving behind him a suicide note.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, police detective, police officer, murder investigation, hotel, luxury hotel, hotel manager, uncover truth, track down, who done it, evidence, law enforcement ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
55%
The Sommerdahl Murders (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A love triangle between Dan Sommerdahl, his wife Marianne Sommerdahl and their best friend Flemming Torp occurs as they try to solves killings in Helsingør.
Style: captivating, psychological, touching, suspenseful, unusual plot structure
Plot: love, murder investigation, love triangle, husband wife relationship, coastal town, homicide detective, police protagonist, love and romance, uncover truth, vengeance, who done it, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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
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53%
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DNA (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 321 min.
TV show
Story: Five years after his daughter disappeared, a mistake in the National Police's DNA register makes it possible for the officer Rolf to finally find out what happened to her.
Style: contemplative, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: missing child, missing daughter, ex husband ex wife relationship, police detective, loss of daughter, missing person, child trafficking, law enforcement, police officer, revenge, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 2010s
Place: denmark, poland, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
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Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Complex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews returns to the force after serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Crews’ new lease on life has provided him with a Zen-like outlook, peace of mind and no need for vengeance, an attitude ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: police detective, frame up, ex convict, police investigation, uncover truth, investigation, murder, suspicion, homicide detective, partners against crime, workplace, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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51%
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Black Space (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A rogue detective with unorthodox means leads an investigation into a massacre committed by unicorn mask-wearing assassins at an Israeli high school.
Style: tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, psychological
Plot: high school, murder investigation, police investigation, chase, death, violence, vengeance, society, partners against crime, suspicion, interrogation, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel
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51%
 5.5
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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 ⇓
50%
The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: During the thrilling social change of the mid-1950s, four remarkable women who previously served secretly during WWII as code-breakers, turn their skills to solving murders overlooked by police. In the process they are plunged into fascinating ...
Style: tense, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: fighting crime, team, partners, police detective, murder, who done it, murder mystery, strong female presence, investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, female protagonist ...
Time: post world war two, 50s, 1950s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Criminal: Spain (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Psychological games abound between detectives and suspects in a tense interrogation room, where the search for answers sometimes comes at a moral cost.
Style: anthology, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: interrogation, who done it, partners against crime, police, testimony, investigation, murder, uncover truth, mystery, police detective, law enforcer, murderer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Maigrets Night at the Crossroads (2017)
Genre: Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A complex tale of murder, deceit and greed set in an isolated country community.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: village, police, murder, murderer, murder investigation, brother sister relationship, jewish, insanity, crossroads, diamond, murder mystery, graphic violence ...
Place: france, belgium, antwerp, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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 ⇓
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