Movies and TV shows like Cry Wolf 2020

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Cry Wolf (2020)
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Cry Wolf (2020)
Original name: Ulven kommer
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: The intense and emotional story of a teenage girl who has written a vivid school essay detailing her stepfather’s violent behavior. The parents deny the accusations, but who is lying – and who is telling the truth?
Style: suspense, disturbing
Plot: child, domestic violence, teenage girl, social worker, violence, family relations, parents and children, child abuse, social problems, father daughter relationship, family problems, social issues, violent, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, children, mother daughter relationship, foster home

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Most similar movies to Cry Wolf

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, captivating, disturbing and tense films and TV series with plots about family relations, crimes, parents and children, violence, family problems, mother daughter relationship and crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Cry Wolf: Kirgin Çiçekler (2015), Sex & Violence (2013), Happy End (2011), Bad Blood (2017), A Regular Woman (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kirgin Çiçekler (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Turkey
TV show
Story: "Eylül" is a 16 year old girl sexual harassment by her stepfather , and her mother did not believe her and she went with "Eylül" to the orphanage , and left her daughter there. Then Eylül become friends with the girls in the ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: life is a bitch, violence, girl, child abuse, parents and children, sexual abuse, girls' boarding school, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, friendship between girls, domestic violence, stepfather, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.3
 147
Sex & Violence (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: The series stars Jennie Raymond as a lesbian police constable, Olympia Dukakis as a victim advocate, Jackie Torrens as a social worker and Kerry Fox and Johnny Terris as therapists.
Style: suspense, psychological
Plot: multiple storylines, rape victim, crime victim, violence, society, assistant, social relations, violent, help, social worker, socially awkward, victim ...
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62%
The Execution of Julie Ann Mabry (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When her mother is murdered by her father, Julie Ann Mabry is confronted by a life of hardship and poverty. Taken in by her Evangelical relatives, she begins to adopt new convictions in an effort to reconnect with her mother. Slowly, the threads of ...
Style: disturbing, suspense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, prison, domestic violence, poverty, injustice, doomed romance, life is a bitch, family problems, social problems, teenage love, drugs, death penalty ...
Place: midwest, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 480
Happy End (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: They are people who have important significance for each other, but are not honest with each other. They live in a shadow world of lies and half truths and just waiting for the truth to come forward so they can continue their lives in a new ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, problem solving, danger, group of strangers, band, connection, social problems, cunnilingus, male nudity, coitus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.5
 8K
Bad Blood (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: A dramatization of the life and death of Montreal mob boss Vito Rizzuto.
Style: disturbing, suspense, based on true events, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crime boss, gangsters, gangster, criminal underworld, crimes, crime family, crime, family relations, jail, mafia
Place: montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Regular Woman (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hatun "Aynur" Sürücü, a vibrant young Turkish woman and mother is murdered at 23 by her youngest brother in an honor killing. Forced into an abusive arranged marriage with a cousin in Istanbul at 16 by her devout Muslim family, Anyur ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, disturbing, rough
Plot: brother sister relationship, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, hijab, life is a bitch, muslim, female protagonist, teenage pregnancy, murder, single mother, father daughter relationship, mosque ...
Time: year 2005
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Broken Pieces (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A story about difficult choices, tough decisions, entwined lives and parents torn between their children and their hearts. Gulseren comes from a poor background, while Cihans wife Dilara is wealthy. They both gave birth in the same hospital on the ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: relationships, mix up, family problems, switched at birth, rich and poor, switching bodies, male female relationship, parents and children, eccentric family, family, family relations, wealthy family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Blinded by the Lights (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An eight-episode story charting seven days from the life of a cocaine dealer whose perfectly organized life begins to sink into chaos while he is forced to make the most important choices in his life.
Style: captivating, entertaining, suspense, disturbing
Plot: crimes, crime, danger, murder, drug dealing, deadly, disorder, escapades, rivalry, ambition, life is a bitch, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 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 ⇓
44%
 6.5
 1K
Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A child being scolded rescued by her teacher after falsifying her death
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, sentimental
Plot: mother, school, police, husband wife relationship, child abuse, escape, domestic violence, new identity, physical abuse, secret, teacher, prison ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Good Morning, Verônica (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: While hunting for a dating-site predator, an underused cop discovers a husband and wife with a horrific secret — and a web of conspiracy hiding it.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: domestic violence, suicide, police, female protagonist, abuse, private investigation, female detective, murder mystery, family relations, witness, cold case, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 4K
Acquitted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After having success in Asia, businessman Aksel Borgen is asked back to his hometown in Norway to save an important local firm despite it being 20 years since he was sentenced and later acquitted for murdering his high school sweetheart.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime investigation, hometown, murder, uncover truth, getting home, frame up, family relations, false accusation of murder, private investigation, investigation, businessman, rivalry ...
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 5K
Greenleaf (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful. Born of the church, the Greenleaf family love and care for each other, but beneath the surface ...
Style: emotional, captivating, talky, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: family, church, family secret, bishop, estranged daughter, intrigue, family relations, getting home, family problems, love and romance, religion, mystery ...
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 788
Red Rock (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Starting on the day a long, dormant feud between two local families is brutally reignited, this continuing drama is based around a busy Dublin Garda station. On one side, the Hennessys, a local dynasty, whose name is above half the businesses in ...
Style: captivating, realistic, suspense, atmospheric, serious
Plot: crimes, police, family relations, rivalry, parents and children, law enforcement, feud, murder, danger, family life, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Underworld Trilogy: The Prisoner (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 292 min.
TV show
Story: Computer whizz-kid VESA LEVOLA is a decent young man with a promising career who unexpectedly ends up in prison after becoming involved in a street fight. In prison Vesa ends up working for the kingpin of the criminal world, who runs a ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: prisoner, prison, police station, police officer, drug dealer, drug bust, husband wife relationship, police, criminal gang, drug dealing, police corruption, family relations ...
Place: finland, helsinki finland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Client List (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Riley Parks delicately balances two starkly different lives -- one as a single mom in a conservative town struggling to provide for her family and the other as a savvy and ambitious businesswoman working with a rowdy, sexy and unpredictable group of ...
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, serious, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, single mother, double life, family relations, family problems, workplace, society, lifestyle, single parent, parent child relationship, massage parlor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.4
 206K
Ozark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: money laundering, drug cartel, family relations, danger, crimes, rivalry, murder, violence, survival, law enforcement, teenage boy, teenage girl ...
Place: mexico, missouri, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 18K
Dirty John (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Anthology series in which each season is based on a true crime story featuring an epic tale of love gone wrong.
Style: based on true events, meditative, bleak, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: single woman, con artists, businessman, male female relationship, deception, dishonesty, lie, relationship problems, manipulation, tragic love, mystery, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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 ⇓
37%
American Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology drama focusing on all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system dealing with crimes committed in America.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: family relations, courtroom, crimes, interracial relations, society, murder, parents and children, racism, legal, tragedy, courtroom drama, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 8K
Bordertown (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Peculiar detective Kari Sorjonen escapes the hustle and bustle of big city to a small border town.
Style: gloomy, tense, captivating, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: border, small town, crime investigation, police detective, family relations, police, eccentricity, corruption, teenage girl, danger, crimes, friendship ...
Place: finland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: 7-year old Steven Stayner is kidnapped a few days before Christmas by Kenneth Parnell. Under the belief that Parnell has been given legal custody of him, and that his family has moved away, he stays with Parnell for seven years, enduring repetitive ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, emotional, based on true events ...
Plot: missing child, pedophile, kidnapping, sexual abuse, child molestation, starting over, haunted by the past, captivity, parents and children, life is a bitch, danger, perversion ...
Time: 80s, year 1974, year 1980, 70s, year 1972
Place: northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 842
Mythomaniac (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
TV show
Story: Burned out and taken for granted, a working mom suspects her partner is cheating, so to win back his attentions, she feigns a medical diagnosis.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, psychological
Plot: lie, family relations, family bonds, mother, family drama, family problems, parenthood, family in crisis, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, life philosophy, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Girl in the Box (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hitchhiking woman is abducted by a young couple and held captive for seven years, during which time she's tortured and forced to live as a slave to her captors.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological thriller
Plot: domestic violence, husband wife relationship, violence, runaway, rape, crimes, murderous pair, abduction, teenage girl, missing person, couples, sneaking out ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 840
Amber (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The disappearance of 14 year old Amber Bailey sets off a two-year search during which her family will go through unimaginable pressures. As the days, months and years progress the mystery deepens, and strange and terrifying clues come to light, ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: missing person, family relations, parents and children, missing daughter, family problems, missing child, suburbs, teenage girl, reporter, investigation, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 105
Seesaw (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: British series starring David Suchet.
Plot: fax machine, teenage girl, husband wife relationship, ransom, held captive, father daughter relationship, kidnapping, ransom demand, mother daughter relationship, english
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Little Fires Everywhere (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 463 min.
TV show
Story: The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Explore the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in ...
Style: suspense, social, psychological, captivating, pink cinema
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, female protagonist, conflict, strong female character, teenage sexuality, social differences, wealthy family, racial tension, female artist, lgbt teen, single parent ...
Time: year 1997, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.3
 80K
Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players, and makes their problems disappear. His father's unexpected release from prison sets off a chain of events that shakes the ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, tense, stylized ...
Plot: power relations, crimes, family relations, hollywood, identity crisis, intrigue, family secret, family problems, blackmail, teamwork, businessman, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Blue-Eyed Butcher (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lifetime biopic based on the story of Susan Wright. Susan appeared to be the model wife and mother, living the fairytale life, literally married to Mr. Wright. In a shocking turn of events, the media dubs Susan Wright the "Blue-Eyed ...
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: murder of husband, violence, scantily clad female, blood, trial, marital abuse, court, domestic violence, family relations, family problems, family conflict, suspicion of murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Name is Legend (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Turkey
Duration: 130 min.
TV show
Story: Tarik Aksoy who once was a legend in basketball tries to make life work after his wife passing away. His daughters Melis and Zeynep
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: father daughter relationship, family relations, family problems, confronting the past, sport, social problems, athlete's life, tragic past, basketball player, family life, parents and children, basketball ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%