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Azazel (2002)
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Azazel (2002)
Original name: Азазель
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 208 min.
Story: Based on Boris Akunin's novel 'Azazel' (English title 'The Winter Queen') set in Moscow in 1876. The novel started a long series quite popular in Russia. In 'Azazel' a young police officer - Erast Fandorin - investigates an odd suicide of some rich young man and finds a complex conspiracy, trying to take over most European countries - from Britain to Ottoman Empire - with the best intentions, of course.
Style: humorous, tense, surprise ending, captivating, suspense
Plot: secret society, whodunit, power struggle, investigation, love and romance, betrayal by friend, amateur sleuth, police investigation, intern, terrorist plot, private detective, russian
Time: 1800s
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, captivating, suspenseful and tense films with plots about investigation, murder, crimes, whodunit, danger, deadly and murder mystery mostly in Mystery, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Azazel: The State Counsellor (2005), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), Death on the Nile (1978), The Turkish Gambit (2005), Partners in Crime (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The State Counsellor (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Third film based on Boris Akunin's "Priklucheniya Erasta Petrovicha Fandorina" series of novels. On a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow general Khrapov was killed and no one else but Erast Petrovich is under suspicion because the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, whodunit, terrorism, crime, crimes, russian empire, murder, train, danger, political intrigue, romancing a criminal, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, stylized, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder mystery, whodunit, train, private detective, multiple suspects, murder, train ride, stabbing, crimes, crime, who done it ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935, 70s
Place: new york, europe, former yugoslavia, asia, constantinople ...
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100%
Death on the Nile (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
Style: clever, twists and turns, captivating, enigmatic, talky ...
Plot: whodunit, murder mystery, multiple suspects, murder, cruise, private detective, investigation, mystery, deadly, heir heiress, love triangle, river ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: egypt, washington d.c., england
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The Turkish Gambit (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Bulgaria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the Russian-Turkish war. Erast Fandorin has just escaped from ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, whodunit, battles, spy, escapades, heroes, rivalry, woman in danger, wartime life, sniper, pow, military ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century
Place: ottoman empire, bulgaria, europe
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Partners in Crime (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prudence and Bélisaire Beresford have decided to take things easy. But when a rich Russian heiress disappears, Prudence can't resist and Bélisaire is forced onto the adventure. Their investigation will put them on the trail of a mysterious ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, partners, mystery, crime, crimes, investigation, couples, private detective, eternal youth, marriage, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, geneva switzerland
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100%
Ruby Herring Mysteries: Her Last Breath (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ruby and Detective Killian investigate a suspicious fatal car accident. With their yin and yang relationship, they solve the case, until Ruby finds new evidence that they may have it all wrong. Stars Taylor Cole and Stephen Huszar
Style: suspense, light, twists and turns, twist ending, captivating
Plot: partners, female detective, perseverance, female protagonist, romancing partners, whodunit, manipulation, adventure, private investigation, investigation, mystery, who done it ...
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Crossword Mysteries: A Puzzle to Die For (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brilliant crossword puzzle editor (Chabert) finds her life turned upside-down when she is pulled into a police investigation after several of the clues in her recent puzzles are linked to unsolved crimes. Proving her innocence means leaving the ...
Style: exciting, surprise ending, humorous, tense, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: puzzle, partners against crime, female nudity, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, danger, friendship, police, rivalry, murder, escapades ...
Place: usa
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29%
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The Sovereign (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For two months a serial killer has been terrorizing the city of St. Petersburg. Every Wednesday a girl between 9 and 12 years old is the victim. The brutality of the maniac plunges city residents into horror. Parents are afraid of leaving their ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: investigation, obsession, murder, whodunit, serial killer, death, maniac, suburbs, child murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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My Killer (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young detective in the Northern Russian region of Yakutia is dealing with a seemingly simple murder case. The investigation becomes a dangerous journey into the world of illegal mining and gold trafficking in which life has no value.
Style: serious, suspense, psychological, tense
Plot: murder, twin sisters, twin sister, murder investigation, police, corpse, boat, flashback, shot to death, stabbed with a knife, telephone call, twins ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Crossword Mysteries: Abracadaver (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: During her birthday celebration, Tess and Logan find themselves swept up in a world that isn't always what it seems when the headlining magician at the Magic Manor winds up dead.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: amateur detective, uncover truth, puzzle, murder mystery, investigation, crimes, escapades, private investigation, police, stubbornness, illusion, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Death on the Nile (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Story: Almost everyone on the S.S.Karnak, cruising the Nile, has a reason to want heiress Linnet Ridgeway dead. Her jewels are coveted by elderly Mrs. van Schuyler, her maid is upset because Linnet won't give her a promised dowry, writer Salome ...
Style: suspense, artsy, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, agatha christie, belgian, crimes, deduction, tragedy, alibi, arrest, murder investigation, lie ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Who Killed Mary Whats'ername? (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prostitute is murdered on the streets of a tough, low-income neighborhood. A diabetic retired boxer who knew her is appalled by the lack of interest shown in the case by the police or anybody else in the neighborhood, and decides to investigate ...
Style: suspense
Plot: dead prostitute, ex boxer, trap, apartment, murder, amateur detective, bar, whodunit, biker, brawl, strangulation, compassion ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Evidence (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detectives use clues from various recording devices to piece together events surrounding a massacre involving bus passengers at an abandoned gas station.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, survival, investigation, danger, track down, partners against crime, crimes, murder, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Satan's Stratagem (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Czech Republic
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Story: Ďáblova lest is a Czech crime movie. The movie was making in Benedict's abbeys of Saint Václav in Broumov, the Church of Saint Margaret in Podlažice and City Museum, Chrast by Chrudim.
Style: suspense, captivating, contemplative, exciting
Plot: ritual murder, investigation, police detective, murder investigation, police officer, police investigator, religion, serial killer, police investigation, occult, archaeologist, conspiracy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former cop looks back on the case which left him disabled and forced him to quit the force.
Style: tense, suspense, intense, captivating
Plot: police, investigation, serial killer, murder mystery, constable, suspect, double murder, paperboy, car accident, police officer, student, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Odds (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A murder mystery set in the world of illegal teenage gambling. A 17-year old must find his best friends' killer before the game is exposed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, investigation, murder, uncover truth, youth, crimes, mystery, deadly, dishonesty, amateur detective, suburbs, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Subho Mahurat (2003)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Shubho Mahurat (2003) is an award-winning Indian Bengali feature film directed by Rituparno Ghosh. An actress mysteriously dies after the "Shubho Mahurat," a celebration of the first shot of the film. A journalist and her perceptive aunt ...
Plot: movie star, murder mystery, actress, whodunit, aunt niece relationship, film producer, filmmaking, journalist, film set, amateur sleuth
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Six Sex Scenes and a Murder (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nick's made poor choices professionally and personally. A man feared and envied by many, he's lived a life seduced by crime, money, beautiful women, and burlesque. Now he wants out and he's got 24 hours to find an exit. He's ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, gangsters, bar, save the day, frame up, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Man Who Was Thursday (2016)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy, Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY is inspired by the existentialist novel of the same name by G.K. Chesterton (1908). The novel is considered a metaphysical thriller, and our film could be considered the same, though it also can be thought of in more ...
Style: serious, tense, suspense, captivating, psychotronic ...
Plot: investigation, mysterious woman, seductress, secret society, danger, crucifix, supernatural power, suicide attempt, vomiting, villain, male masturbation, woman initiating sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Masquerade Hotel (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Three murder cases take place in Tokyo. Numbers are left at the murder scenes, possibly hinting at where the next murder will take place. An investigation begins of the serial killer and Detective Kosuke Nitta (Takuya Kimura) works on the case. He ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, japanese woman, evidence, workplace situations, riddles and clues, police investigation, deadly, crimes, investigation, danger, police detective, murder ...
Time: contemporary
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22%
Murder on the Home Front (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: At the height of the London blitz, Dr Lennox Collins, pioneer of the new forensic science, is enlisted by DI Wilkins after prostitute Mary Williams is strangled and a swastika carved on her tongue.
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, investigation, serial killer, forensics, world war two, danger, law enforcement, partners, life is a bitch, deadly, police investigation, secretary ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940, 40s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Ruby Herring Mysteries: Silent Witness (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When consumer news reporter, Ruby Herring stumbles onto a murder, the intrepid redhead inadvertently discovers a knack for crime solving. With the reluctant help of a handsome detective, Ruby finds a new career covering crime.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, suspense, exciting, twist ending
Plot: riddles and clues, female detective, murder investigation, puzzle, female reporter, partners, romancing partners, female protagonist, uncover truth, investigation, plot twist, adventure
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Evil Under the Sun (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, clever, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder mystery, murder, investigation, island, crime, mystery, crimes, intrigue, multiple suspects, amateur detective, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: greece, albania, south of france, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Apparition of Evil (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Chilling paranormal portmanteau following a researcher who stumbles across a collection of disturbing video evidence she has obtained from a mysterious source including a location recce made by two young filmmakers, Cain and Dion, who venture to the ...
Style: anthology, tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: curse, investigation, ghost, paranormal phenomena, possession, found footage, sacrifice, evidence, witchcraft, evil spirit, evil force, danger ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Mirror Crack'd (1980)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, murder mystery, investigation, murder, amateur detective, serial killer, movie star, crimes, unlikely criminals, haunted by the past, crime, actor's life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953, 1950s, 1930s
Place: england, scotland, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Murder with Mirrors (1985)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marple has been summoned to the lavish country estate of her old friend Carrie Louise Serrocold (Bette Davis). Carrie's stepson has been killed, and she fears that his won't be the last corpse to befoul the estate. She's right, and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, who done it, adult virgin, palaces castles and temples, uncover truth, riddles and clues, mystery, law enforcement, serial killer, private detective, mysterious character, partners against crime ...
Place: london
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21%
Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: surprise ending, artsy, suspense, non-linear, road movie
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, whodunit, murder, train, snow, vengeance, justice, suspect, doctor, steam train, agatha christie ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, post world war one, year 1934, 1920s
Place: europe, venice, alps, turkey, former yugoslavia ...
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21%
The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, investigation, track down, deadly, haunted by the past, mystery, murder, danger, death, strong female presence, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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21%
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Francesca (2015)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two detectives must catch a serial killer, but their only chance to find him, is to solve the case of missing girl who disappeared 15 years ago.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: whodunit, female serial killer, family secret, investigation, serial killer, mystery killer, serial murder, missing girl, kidnapping, danger, society, violence ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
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20%
A Beautiful Place to Die: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being forced into early retirement, former detective Jeff Jackson returns to a quiet life on Martha's Vineyard. Quiet, at least, until a body washes up and he's drawn back into crime solving.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, stylized
Plot: puzzle, investigation, romancing partners, murder, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, murder mystery, crime investigation, mystery, social relations, whodunit ...
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