Movies and TV shows like Whirpool

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Whirpool (2020)
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Whirpool (2020)
Original name: Водоворот
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 care for. This evil destroys people with impunity, and each of the characters is forced to face it personally, look inside themselves to meet their own demons and fears.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: investigation, investigator, crime investigation, murder mystery, evil force, characters murdered one by one, maniac, serial killer, police, brutality, life is a bitch, evil, fear, dead teenager, weakness, uncover truth, character study

Most similar movies to Whirpool

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and captivating films and TV series with plots about investigation, murder, uncover truth, police, murder investigation, murder mystery and serial killer mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Whirpool: The Method (2015), Strangled (2020), La caza. Monteperdido (2019), Perfume (2018), Sparta (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Method (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is ...
Style: suspense, psychological, exciting, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, mental illness, serial killer, danger, psychosis, murder, haunted by the past, brutality, crimes, human nature, uncover truth, good versus evil ...
Time: year 2015
Place: russia
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100%
 7.6
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Strangled (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In 1960s socialist Hungary, a serial killer targeting young women torments a small town and the determined detective on his trail. Based on true events.
Style: enigmatic, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: maniac, serial killer, false accusation, murder mystery, mystery, police, brutality, who done it, character study, psychology, uncover truth, suspicion ...
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57%
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 ...
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48%
 7.1
 8K
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 ⇓
47%
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Sparta (2018)
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, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: game, school, brutality, virtual reality, teenager, deadly, youth, investigation, murder investigation, society, fantasy becomes reality, police investigation ...
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43%
 8.2
 1K
Beyond Evil (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A serial murder case takes place in the small, peaceful city. The case is the same serial murder case that took place 20 years ago and changed Lee Dong-Sik’s life. The two detectives work to catch the killer.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological thriller
Plot: serial killer, secret, police, murder, serial murder, investigation, murder case, cold case, murder investigation, murder mystery, crimes, fighting crime ...
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39%
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Southcliffe (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: Following a raft of shootings in an English market town, the crimes are retold in a nonlinear narrative structure through the eyes of a journalist and the tragedies' victims.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, life is a bitch, dealing with death, small town life, social relations, human nature, journalist, investigation, brutality, redemption, small town, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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39%
 7.4
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The Mantis (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Jeanne Deber, known as "La Mante", the famous serial murderer who terrorized France more than 20 years ago, is forced by the police to come out of isolation to track down her copycat. She agrees to collaborate on one condition: to have ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder investigation, serial killer, haunted by the past, investigation, killings, police, sociopath, prison, strong female character, psychopath, maniac, mind game ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Death of a Pilgrim (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 233 min.
TV show
Story: A Nordic crime mini-series on the murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme and the fall of the welfare state.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, investigation, archive footage, multiple time frames, secret police, police protagonist, special unit, murder mystery, uncover truth, minister, danger, swedish police ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1985, 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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39%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Secretos en el Jardín (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the summer of 1981 a series of crimes hit the city of Viña del Mar in Chile. Fourteen murders and violations frighten all citizens. Inspector Ramiro Opazo, from the Police Department is the responsible to catch the criminals. But what he ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, mysterious woman, investigation, mystery killer, psychopath, danger, corruption, husband wife relationship, murder, extramarital affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, adultery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
His Double Life (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman returns Home from college and become suspicious of her new stepdad, her late father's business partner, after she discovers him meeting with a mysterious woman who turns up dead the following day.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, violence, stepfather, adultery, new life, husband wife relationship, investigation, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, uncover truth, adulterous husband, murder, relationship problems ...
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35%
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Bloodlands (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
TV show
Story: Northern Irish police officer DCI Tom Brannick connects a suicide note with an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, deadly, police, terrorist, policewoman, female terrorist, police investigation, uncover truth, who done it, violence, murderer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, northern ireland
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35%
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Black Work (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Black Work' is the story of Jo Gillespie, a woman who's husband is shot dead in the line of action, in his job as a undercover cop. Jo, a police officer herself soon has to confront issues in her marriage and family life in order to ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, undercover, law enforcement, crime, crimes, murder, life is a bitch, policewoman, female police officer, husband wife relationship, police officer killed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
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35%
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Kept (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dead bodies are piling up, and the leads the two LA homicide cops have point to Barbara, business manager for a successful architectural firm she runs with her husband Lance. The dead men were interns at the firm, and each of them was Barbara's ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: erotica, investigation, murder, architect, police, serial killer, murder suspect, undressing, lust, corpse, sex scene, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Memorist (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Dong Baek was a high school student, he suddenly gained a supernatural power. Whenever he touches somebody, he can read that person's memory. Dong Baek reveals his memory reading ability to people and he becomes a detective. He is gung-ho ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural power, mind reading, mystery, police, investigation, supernatural, mysterious character, inside the mind, police investigation, murder investigation, police detective, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Sandhamn Murders (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Viveca Stens popular novels come to life in "The Sandhamn Murders", a perfect mix of Nordic crime & the beautiful surroundings of the outer Stockholm archipelago.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, police detective, island, uncover truth, crime investigation, serial killer, suspect, social relations, mystery, family relations, police investigation ...
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
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Rabbies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: Although Czech republic is country free of rabbies, some cases of infected animals appear near one of villages in Sumava region. Virologist Pavel Rogl, that is in his thirties, has task to inspect the situation, supervise the vaccination and find ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, serious
Plot: crime investigation, police detective, murder, scientist, murder investigation, serial killer, investigation, village, infection, czech village, investigator, police investigation ...
Place: central europe
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34%
 7.6
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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 ...
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34%
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Clarice (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In 1993, six months after the events of The Silence of the Lambs, FBI Agent Clarice Starling returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, mystical, captivating
Plot: crime investigation, fbi, paranormal investigation, agent, investigation, fbi agent, murder investigation, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, private investigation, troubled past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The ABC Murders (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1933, and an older and greyer Hercule Poirot has fallen out of the public eye. When he receives anonymous letters threatening murder, he must take matters into his own hands.
Style: stylized, suspense, enigmatic, bleak, atmospheric
Plot: serial killer, agatha christie, investigation, adaptation, mysterious villain, danger, ritual, train station, priest, train, male protagonist, manners ...
Time: 1930s
Place: belgium
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33%
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Criminal: UK (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Within the walls of an interrogation room and with time running out, London investigators go after three suspects, each accused of a grievous crime.
Style: atmospheric, anthology, contemplative, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: who done it, police, interrogation, investigation, investigator, track down, coworker, suspicion, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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 ⇓
33%
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The Mire (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The town is shocked with a brutal double murder. The "Courier" hands the case to an experienced journalist - Witold Wanycz. At the same time, he learns about the mysterious suicide of two teenagers. Together with Piotr, a young journalist, ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, thought provoking, dark ...
Plot: murder, life is a bitch, brutality, organized crime, police, small town, violence, danger, crimes, dishonesty, hopes, society ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
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The Cry (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 231 min.
TV show
Story: The disappearance of a baby from a small coastal town in Australia is the catalyst for a journey into the disintegrating psychology of a young couple as they deal with an unthinkable tragedy under both the white light of public scrutiny and behind ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, compassionate
Plot: missing child, wife husband relationship, desperation, saving a life, uncover truth, investigation, husband wife relationship, accusation, teenage daughter, wife, ex husband ex wife relationship, young wife
Place: australia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Prime Suspect (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 207 min.
TV show
Story: A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexism, policewoman, serial killer, murder, police investigation, police detective, police station, female detective, crimes, mystery, obsession, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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 ⇓
32%
The Boarding School (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: El Internado Laguna Negra was a Spanish television drama-thriller focusing on the students of a fictional boarding school in a forest, where teenagers are sent by their parents to study. The boarding school is situated in a forest far from the city, ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: experiment, boarding school, murder mystery, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, mystery, dealing with death, siblings relations, death of friend, unspoken love, alzheimer's disease ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Stockholm Requiem (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A series of violent murders paralyze Stockholm. Private investigator Fredrika Bergman and her colleagues seek out to solve these crimes, but soon their existence is put under threat.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: female protagonist, police, partners against crime, forensics, fighting crime, crime investigation, investigation, crimes, criminal, cold case, homicide detective, police investigation ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%