Movies and TV shows like Sparta

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Sparta (2018)
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Sparta (2018)
Original name: Sпарта
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: While investigating the mysterious death of a teacher, a grizzled detective gets caught up in the world of a high-stakes virtual reality game.
Style: captivating, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: game, school, brutality, virtual reality, teenager, deadly, youth, investigation, murder investigation, society, fantasy becomes reality, alternate reality, life is a bitch, crime investigation, fictional reality, social problems, relationship problems, police investigation, homicide detective, crime solving, uncover truth, escape from reality, social relations, death

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Most similar movies to Sparta

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, suspenseful and disturbing films and TV series with plots about society, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, life is a bitch, murder and friendship mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sparta: Trigger (2018), Early Swallows (2019), Solomon's Perjury (2016), Tommy (2020), Whirpool (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 325
Trigger (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Fashionable uptown Moscow: psychologist Artem practices "provocative therapy", convinced that the fastest and most effective cure is to brutally confront his patients with their fears. Yet his own life is in chaos after he was sentenced to ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: psychological manipulation, psychotherapy, psychologist, psychotherapist, entrapment, uncover truth, investigation, self discovery, false accusation, shock treatment, father son relationship, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
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47%
 8.1
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Early Swallows (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
TV show
Story: The series revolves around the lives of Ukrainian teenagers in a secondary school class. The teenagers struggle with bullying, including the Blue Whale Challenge, lack of parental support, suicidal behavior, LGBT identity crises-a subject that is ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: teen suicide, teenage life, secret, social media, family relations, depression, investigation, teenager, high school life, mystery, social problems, uncover truth ...
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85%
Solomon's Perjury (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A male student's body is found at school. Authorities assume that the student killed himself in a fall. Other students at the school hold a trial to uncover the truth behind his death.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, school, death, legal, bullying, student, police investigation, teenager, friendship, suicide, society, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
 2K
Tommy (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: When a former high-ranking NYPD officer becomes the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles, she uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to navigate the social, political and national security issues that converge with enforcing the ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, twists and turns, psychological
Plot: police investigation, police, police officer, chief of police, police chief, murder, female protagonist, adaptation, talented, society, crime scene, mastermind ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.0
 180
Whirpool (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of investigators finds murdered teenagers in a city collector. Unraveling this case step by step, the police faces an unconditional evil - a whirlpool of a big city, which sucks and destroys the weak - those whom no one loves and does not ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: investigator, investigation, crime investigation, characters murdered one by one, evil force, murder mystery, fear, life is a bitch, serial killer, uncover truth, maniac, evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
King Of Duval County (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Black Family a once powerful respected family has lost power in the city of Jacksonville.11 years has past and now the city is controlled by 4 family's.Young Antonio must return to the city and reclaim the Black family's respect and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: rivalry, crimes, danger, vengeance, murder, organized crime, dishonesty, revenge, violence, betrayal, death, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
La caza. Monteperdido (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The unsolved case of two girls who disappeared from the Pyrenee town of Monteperdido five years ago is reopened when one of them reappears.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, danger, child in peril, missing child, small town life, mysterious disappearance, fear, crime investigation, disorder, death, uncover truth, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Perfume (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: While in boarding school, a group of six become friends through their intense passion for scent. When one is brutally murdered years later, disturbing secrets about the group are revealed when the police investigates each as a suspect.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, bloody, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: murder, boarding school, odor, friendship, crimes, crime, crime solving, smell, police, investigation, murder investigation, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 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 ⇓
62%
 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 ⇓
62%
The Secret Life of Couples (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Sexologist and therapist Sofia Prado, director of an institute of alternative therapies, has to deal with her own emotional disorders, which she hides from everyone. From the revelation of one of her patients, the specialist becomes involved in a ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, entertaining
Plot: couples, sex therapist, doctor patient relationship, psychiatrist patient relationship, mystery, research, murder investigation, investigation, couple relations, murder mystery, doctors and patients, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.7
 315
Border (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Ishikawa Ango is a very capable detective that lives only for his job. One day, while investigating a crime scene, he gets shot in the head by the criminal that was still lurking about. Ango gets thrown over that line that divides life and death ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, murder, seeing dead people, murder investigation, supernatural ability, police investigation, twists & turns, psychology, uncover truth, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 8K
Stateless (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 316 min.
TV show
Story: Four strangers — a flight attendant escaping a suburban cult, an Afghan refugee fleeing persecution, a young Australian father escaping a dead-end job, and a bureaucrat caught up in a national scandal — are stuck in an immigration detention ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: deadly, family, life is a bitch, crimes, disorder, society, escapades, danger, dishonesty, culture clash, adaptation, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 544
Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
TV show
Story: A female cop becomes obsessed with tracking down the killer of a 15-year-old girl, and hunts him over the course of her 28 year career in the force.
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, police detective, obsession, track down, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, crime, lie, murder investigation, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 154
Disappeared (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: A group of six police officers solve disappearance cases that everyone else has already given up on.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, police officer, uncover truth, partners, partners against crime, crimes, family relations, investigation, track down, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 11
1Life (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: The struggles and political back stabbing among four friends vying for control over the app they created, '1Life'.
Style: thought provoking, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: technology, security, social media, betrayal, hacker, relationship problems, society, friends, life is a bitch, social problems, social relations, science ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Games People Play (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three ambitious women navigate the highly competitive world of professional sports.
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, disturbing
Plot: basketball, gambling, marriage, game, police, college, investigation, money, murder, infidelity, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Ice Cream Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Ice Creams is based on the bestselling book by Dorothy Koomson about two girls who, one brief summer, find themselves involved with an abusive, controlling man. The situation spirals out of control and they are trial for his murder; ultimately ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, serious
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, youth, murder, deadly, strong female presence, rape, journalist, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.6
 5K
Grand Army (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Five students at the largest public high school in Brooklyn take on a chaotic world as they fight to succeed, survive, break free and seize the future.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, emotional, entertaining
Plot: high school, fight, teenager, teenage life, righting the wronged, schoolgirl, racism, relationship problems, schoolboy, human rights, racist, social relations ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 436
Mountain Medic (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A medic lives with his small and strange family between the mountains and every episode he comes across a situation with not only his patients but also his family and friends.
Style: tense, disturbing, enigmatic, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: doctor, mountain, hospital, family relations, heroes, twists & turns, husband wife relationship, rescue, danger, disorder, small town, culture clash ...
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 248
Tribal (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The department of Federal Justice attempts to save political face under the mask of inclusion and collaboration as they take control of the Tribal Police Force that governs the four Indian Reserves that surround the city. Interim Tribal Chief ...
Style: stylized, serious, bleak, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, mystery, law enforcement, police corruption, suspicion, partners, investigator, crimes, law enforcer, police investigation, corrupt cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Sunny Again Tomorrow (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After being fired from her job at a TV home shopping channel, Ha-Nee decides to start her own fashion company and soon becomes involved with Han-Kyul, a merchandiser for the shopping channel.
Style: light, sincere, exciting, disturbing, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, society, friend, school, friendship, life philosophy, youth, failed attempt, life changing experience, dishonesty, friendship between teens, high school
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Kuch Pyar Ka Pagalpan Bhi Tha (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan
TV show
Story: Mujtabha used to live in Pakistan and goes abroad to his uncle, who owns a big company in the hope of getting a job. Mujtabh has been attracted to his cousin since his childhood , he had a lot of dreams and expectations while going there but his ...
Style: captivating
Plot: friendship, jealousy, social relations, dream, social problems, life is a bitch, society, family problems, financial problem, family life, money, cousin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 1K
The Jury (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: The Jury is a British television serial broadcast in 2002. The series was the first ever to be allowed to film inside the historic Old Bailey courthouse.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, jury, murder, uncover truth, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, price of justice, society, support group ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
We Children from Bahnhof Zoo (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Czech Republic, Italy
TV show
Story: Six teenagers fight for their dream of happiness and freedom, leaving behind all the problems with parents, teachers and others. Christiane, Stella, Babsi, Benno, Axel and Michi throw themselves into the heady nights of Berlin, without limits or ...
Style: captivating, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: drug abuse, friendship, drug addict, youth, adolescence, society, social issues, friends, escapades, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drugs, social outcast ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
We Are the Wave (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious classmate leads four idealistic teens in a revolt against a rising tide of nationalistic fervor, but their movement takes a dark turn.
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: propaganda, teenager, social outcast, outcast, social problems, rebelliousness, fighting the system, teenage life, social relations, white trash, social misfits, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
49%
A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Andrew Luster, the heir to the Max factor fortune, is convicted of rape on 86 counts. This Lifetime original movie recounts the rapes committed by the infamous Andrew Luster and the women who brought him to justice.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, legal, dishonesty, crimes, society, injustice, sexual abuse, nightclub, rape, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.1
 975
Granite Flats (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: It's the 1960s. The height of the Cold War. The rural town of Granite Flats, Colorado, suddenly becomes a hotbed for mystery and intrigue. Almost a year after Hershel Jenkins was released from jail, mystery is still a permanent resident in ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, amateur detective, mysterious place, dishonesty, crimes, youth, family relations, cold war, society, small town, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Of Kings and Prophets (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic biblical saga of faith, ambition and betrayal as told through the eyes of the battle-weary King Saul, the resentful prophet Samuel and the resourceful young shepherd David—all on a collision course with destiny that will change the world. ...
Style: biblical, suspenseful, disturbing, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bible, society, greed, obsession, brutality, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, ambition, violence, betrayal, danger ...
Time: ancient world
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%