Movies and TV shows like Beartown

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Beartown (2020)
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Beartown (2020)
Original name: Björnstad
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hockey is the last beacon of hope for the citizens of Björnstad, so when its junior hockey team makes the national semifinal, the burden of the entire town’s dreams weigh heavily on the shoulders of its teenage superstars. However, the day of the semi-final is also the catalyst for a violent act that will leave a young girl traumatised and the town in turmoil.
Style: psychological, clever, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: small town life, athlete and trainer, teenager, fictional city, sexual abuse, riddles and clues, family relations, hockey player, suspect, social relations, crimes, sport, violence, partners, love of one's life, sport team, rivalry, tragic event, uncover truth, ice hockey, rape, violence against women, teenage girl, female protagonist, girl ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe

Most similar movies to Beartown

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense and psychological films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, violence, police investigation, family relations, investigation and uncover truth mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Beartown: Ozark (2017), Maria Wern (2008), The Mire (2018), Black Space (2020), Modus (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
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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
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95%
 6.7
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Maria Wern (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Crime Inspector Maria Wern returns to duty at the Police Department on the island of Gotland, and is immediately thrown into a murder investigation.
Style: tense, atmospheric, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: island, police investigation, crimes, single parent, family relations, law enforcement, rivalry, murder, danger, strong female presence, crime, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.0
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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 ⇓
65%
 6.8
 1K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.7
 4K
Modus (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Belgium, UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: During a snowy Christmas season in Sweden, psychologist and profiler Inger Johanne Vik finds not only herself but also her autistic daughter drawn into the investigation of a number of disturbing deaths, through which she meets detective Ingvar ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: religious fanaticism, murder, criminal psychologist, serial killer, winter, crimes, uncover truth, danger, family relations, investigation, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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 ⇓
53%
 6.9
 986
Box 21 (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: Romanian Lidia is lured to Sweden, where she is locked up and prostituted. In her search for revenge, her fate is intertwined with the police officer Ewert Gren, who chases a dangerous criminal.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tragic
Plot: sex slavery, forced prostitution, vengeance, woman in danger, sexual abuse, confined, human trafficking, prostitution, one man army, forced into action, peril, crimes ...
Place: eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Mother's Son (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: A mother suspects that her son could be the killer of a recently found dead girl, and becomes caught in a torturous dilemma of whether to denounce him, or protect him and hide the act.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, parents and children, who done it, family problems, family relations, social relations, small town, moral dilemma, suspicion of murder, suspicion, danger, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Riot Police (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
Story: A fictionalised look into the human tragedy of riot police and police brutality in Spain.
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: police, conflict, murder, urban setting, investigation, female protagonist, corruption, riot, police investigation, crimes, violence, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.3
 1K
Top Dog (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious disappearance makes two completely separate worlds collide, creating an extremely odd couple – the lawyer Emily and recently released convict Teddy. They have two opposing desires. She wants up. He wants out. She wants to secure her ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: lawyer, criminal underworld, investigation, family tragedy, ex convict, career, crime boss, brother brother relationship, attorney, conspiracy, law firm, prison ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In a seemingly quiet country town the newest resident, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location.
Style: witty, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Plot: partners against crime, mystery, riddles and clues, law enforcement, under the surface, uncover truth, police investigation, whodunit, partners, crimes, social relations, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.9
 341K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, captivating, clever, cynical ...
Plot: dark humor, crimes, small town, police investigation, crime, policewoman, psychopath, small town life, killings, snow, law enforcement, female police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1979, year 2006, 70s ...
Place: minnesota, north dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Detective Inspector Irene Huss: The Torso (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: On a beach in Gothenburg found parts of a dismembered man's body. The only thing that is going on, a tattoo on the torso. Irene Huss find a similar previous cases that will take her to Copenhagen, where she is forced to look for a friend's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, victim, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, tattoo parlor, violence, body mutilation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
44%
 7.5
 2K
Mother Goose (2015)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Sonja (Alexandra Rapaport) lives a rather carefree life with her beloved family. The husband Frederick's marijuana business providing family finances a silver lining. But life is shattered and Sonja forced to play a dangerous game with both ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Audience: chick flick
Plot: organized crime, family relations, female protagonist, deadly, intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, parents and children, escapades, rivalry, scheming, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 3K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
42%
 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 ⇓
42%
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 8.8
 182K
Twin Peaks (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The body of Laura Palmer is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, neo noir, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, who done it, investigation, murder, small town life, crime, hallucination, death, paranormal investigation, rape, demonic possession, special agents ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 16K
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 ⇓
40%
 7.3
 13K
Tin Star (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Jim Worth, an expat British police officer starting a new life with his family as police chief in Little Big Bear, an idyllic town near the Rocky Mountains. When his small town is overrun by migrant workers from a massive new oil ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Plot: revenge motive, family relations, rocky mountains, justice, danger, crimes, death, threat, life is a bitch, murder, small town sheriff, abduction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.3
 2K
Metástasis (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Colombian remake of the U.S. TV show Breaking Bad. After he is diagnosed with cancer, Walter Blanco teams up with José Miguel Rosas in order to sell crystal meth.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: terminal illness, couple relations, drug dealing, master criminal, hidden identity, partners, stash, family relations, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, unlikely partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 37K
Your Honor (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: The son of a respected judge is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices. A legal thriller that rips through all strata of New Orleans society.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, emotional, serious
Plot: courtroom drama, judge, courtroom, parent child relationship, car accident, crime boss, family relations, manslaughter, crimes, father son relationship, court, legal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 8.4
 82K
Unbelievable (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 385 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Marie, a teenager who was charged with lying about having been raped, and the two female detectives who followed a twisting path to arrive at the truth.
Style: serious, compassionate, suspense, social, based on true events ...
Plot: rape victim, rape, investigation, teenage rape, female detective, violence, female protagonist, sexual abuse, nobody believes, police investigation, crimes, netflix ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 3K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.4
 25K
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 ⇓
36%
 8.0
 114K
Lie to Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his ...
Style: clever, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: deception, riddles and clues, investigation, crime investigation, uncover truth, human nature, fbi, outsmarting, crimes, talented, expert, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I know who you are (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: After wrecking his car in a deserted road in the middle of the forest and being found with the blood and mobile phone of his niece, successful criminal lawyer Daniel Elias can no longer remember who he is but must find a way to prove his innocence, ...
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: amnesia, family relations, missing person, lawyer, murder, murder investigation, who done it, violence, death, victim, attorney, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 58K
The Lookout (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, heist, young man, robbery, memory loss, murder, loss of friend, crimes, crime, tragic event, mentally challenged, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas, kansas city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Arne Dahl: Requiem (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Early one morning, a bank office in the middle of Stockholm is hit with a violent robbery. When the police storm the premises, the robbers have vanished without a trace. The event mystifies the A Unit who, under the supervision of US Intelligence, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, gloomy
Plot: police investigation, heist, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, bank robbery, police, crime, special unit, swedish police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%