A TV or film genre that fictionalises crimes, their detection, criminals and their motives. Also crime film, crime fiction.

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New movie about man who can feel things nobody else can

So, it's newer, crime movie about old man (ex detective) who worked for police. He can feel some things that nobody does(he has the visions). Two detectives (man and woman) are asking for his help ...
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Movie about a timeloop and a crime to be prevented therewith

It's a crime/thriller movie (probably with a time loop theme but not perfectly sure about that). A key scene (I think the movie starts here) is where the main character wakes up in bed in his/her ...
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Movie about a school massacre and hostage situation

First: This is not Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine". The movie starts with a blond boy who wrote a letter to his mother that explains his insane thing and asks her to forgive him. He exits the ...
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What is this movie about a crime author's murder?

Two men are alone together in a house. At least one is a fiction author (perhaps they both are, but I do not remember). One man, the older man, lives in this house, and he owns many strange artifacts, ...
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Identify this asian police/detective movie

Okay, so.. I watched this movie about 5-6 years ago. The story was about a cop who was dedicated on catching some very powerful criminal boss. The cop had an unprofessional shaggy looking partner. ...
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Movie about a professor accused of a crime?

This movie is at least 14-15 years old. A professor in a college is teaching his students about a recent incident when a man was accused of a crime and then killed during the shootout by the police. ...
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90's American movie with capital punishment theme

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD In 1999 I saw on Italian TV (Italia1-Mediaset) an "old" American movie about capital punishment theme. A psycho-killer is captured by police, he killed the girl of a policeman ...
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looking for the name of a movie I think in 90s, about a detective using a playing card, guarding a model [duplicate]

the detective has a sensitivity for white color, the model has attacked by her ex-boyfriend who shot her by a sniper but I didn't reach her, the ex-boyfriend spilled a milk on the detective in the ...
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Evolution/existence of television police proceduals in non-English speaking countries?

I'm interested in the evolution and/or existence of the police procedural genre on television. Wikipedia outlines the time-line and summarizes representative shows through history for a few ...
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Movie with intro where man kills two girls in a field

This has been driving me crazy for 10 years, maybe more. I saw it on TV and only watched the intro and got kinda scared (yeah I was very young) so I didn't watch past the intro, thus I can't describe ...
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A murder hidden amidst serial killing

I'm trying to recall a crime story made (and probably set) in the 20th century, where there's a serial killer with several victims. Our perceptive protagonist figures out that one of the crimes is ...
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Legalities of shows recording crime?

I'm not quite sure how to form this question, but basically I've watched a lot of shows that record crimes happening. These are usually the series about narcotics, violence, etc. The shows film crimes ...
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Movie in which a crime lord executes hencemen in his office

I've had these particular scenes in my head for years but I'm curious as to what movie they came from, I must have seen it at least 15 years ago. If a henchman messed up in someway he would be ...
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A movie about a female thief who can't be caught

I recently watched Catch Me If You Can (2002) and my mother told me she have also watched a movie a bit like that, but she doesn't remember the name. Some points that she does remember: The convict ...
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90's cop/detective movie

I saw the end of this movie movie (last 10-15 mins) in the early 90s. I don't remember the name of the lead/hero/cop/detective but it seemed like a good movie. The hero/cop/detective is dejected as ...
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Old Film from the late 60's or 70's. Maybe Chinese or french. Femme Fatale

I have just seen one 5 minutes or so long scene from this film like 5 years ago, I can't remember the language or if it was dubbed. The movie was in color, it looked old, like "1000 eyes of sumuru" ...
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Help what's the name of a Three Kings-ish WW2 movie (Not Kellys Heroes)?

I'm looking for a movie from the early to late 00s, set during WW2. So end of the war, France after D-Day, our "heroes" are german deserters who want to clean out one of the SS goldstashes and then ...
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Serial killer who is a photographer

I'm looking for either a movie or a tv show involving a pair of detectives who investigated a series of murders. I want to say that the victims were mostly females. After a while, the detectives ...
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1980's ish movie, man kills wife and police send in substitute

A movie set in rural US. This is kind of the plot - the police chief in small town figures out a women has been murdered but husband tells him she is away. To catch him out they send in a "pretend" ...
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Double agent wearing a wire gets caught in a car

In a car, some man in a suit gets his cover blown because 1 or 2 other people tear off his shirt and expose that the man is wearing a microphone attached with scotchtape to his chest under a white ...
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South American crime tv series with a cannibal named Bruno, 90s or early 2000

I remember seeing some of this series which was subtitled but they spoke spanish, in the early part of 2000. It was a female (blonde I think) detective that was being held hostage by a (I think ...
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TV programme or movie where people die in an elevator

OK so this is something I watched on television about 7 years ago, I really want to say it's a movie but this is all I remember: Its a crime investigation of a suspected murder of people in a hotel ...
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A movie about a female cop going after two bored young lads that killed a woman

I watched an excellent movie before and now want to re-watch it, but can't remember its name. Here's the plot: Setting: California, or somewhere in the wild West, a ranch or something like that, ...
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Help identify this movie about college student robber?

I've seen this movie a couple years ago. The main character is a student, as well as a robber, and gets caught... Following some events he joins a college. On one of his courses (psychology?) he has ...
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identify this movie about that there is no perfect crime

The movie shows us that no matter what nobody can make a perfect crime. It starts with a murder. The main actress is black and the killer. There are no suspicions about her in the whole movie. All ...
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Struggling to remember the name of a Brit gangster drama series

A British drama series - late 90s / early 2000s - about a gangland family. I think it was set in the 60s. As I recall, when the boss dies, the son and daughter take over the family and disown ...
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Mafiosi abduct man from Italian village for job in America. What's the film?

They pick up a man in the "old country", fly him to America (NY?), and use him as executioner in a gangland murder. Then they fly him back to his Italian vilage.
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Man searching for his girlfriend and partner in crime with the help of another girl

The movie starts of in an open road where a cop car (or maybe more than one, but I think one cop car because it's like those old heist movies with not much cops in the area, country, western like) is ...
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An “older” movie about a man stealing a dead man's identity

All I remember about the movie is that a man in a hotel in Africa (I think) takes the identity of a man that he finds dead next door. The man doesn't realize that people are looking for the man whose ...
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Searching for TV series consisting of Police trio team

I am looking for a police drama series starring a trio team consisting of two men and one woman. They deal with normal day to day police work and encounter thugs, drug dealers, murderers and other ...