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I'm not an expert on the topic, but regarding the two former (and one recent) German countries I can refer you to two famous TV shows, the West-German Tatort (Crime Scene) and the East-German Polizeiruf 110 (Police call 110), which are comparable quite well. The answer is mostly based on both Wikipedia sites, since I don't have too much experience with them ...


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I'm pretty sure it is Halle Berry. You're describing Perfect Stranger from 2007. Bruce Willis is the murder suspect and he's later convicted, but then it turns out she was the killer all along. In the end, a character played by Giovanni Ribisi confronts her about it and she stabs him, and this is witnessed by a neighbor looking out the window. Here's the ...


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Murder By Numbers Richard Haywood, a wealthy and popular high-schooler, secretly teams up with another rich kid in his class, brilliant nerd Justin "Bonaparte" Pendleton. His erudition, especially in forensic matters, allows them to plan elaborately perfect murders as a perverse form of entertainment. At the end of the film: Cassie pursues Richard, ...


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I believe you're referring to "The Passenger"(IMDB) from 1975 starring Jack Nicholson. Trailer End Scene


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Sounds like Tower of Terror from 1997 with Steve Guttenberg and Kirsten Dunst. From the recap: The film begins in Halloween 1939, revolving around the fate of five people - singer Carolyn Crosson, her boyfriend Gilbert London, child actress Sally Shine (who is modeled after child actress Shirley Temple), her nanny Emeline Partridge, and bellhop Dewey ...


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Answer in progress Police Procedural and Crime Drama in Soviet Union and Russia Contemporary Setting One of the most popular police procedurals of the Soviet era was Следствие ведут ЗнаТоКи or Investigation Held by ZnaToKi (ZnaToKi is a word play where it is an acronym consisting of first syllables of the last names of the heroes, and the word itself ...


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You might be interested to read the work of Jennifer Ryan Tishler, a professor of Russian at Dartmouth. Below is an excerpt from her article Menty and the Petersburg Myth: TV Cops in Russia’s ‘Crime Capital’ (menty is slang for cops; the show in Russian is called Ulitsy razbitykh fonarei which means Streets of Broken Streetlights). Her article also ...


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It's possible that your mother is misremembering the plot and conflating two different characters into one. The Hitchcock film, To Catch A Thief, does feature a bored rich woman and a female jewel thief—stealing from museums and the like—who cannot be caught. It stars Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, and Brigitte Auber.


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There's an Italian movie of the 60s or maybe even the late 50s (it's in b/w) where the story revolves around such a scheme. Except that the main character lives in Milano where he works as a middle manager in some big factory. The abduction, his shipping (in a wooden box aboard a cargo plane!) to NYC, his killing some mafia boss in a barber shop and his ...


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Most of the crimes on CSI are wrapped up neatly by the end of a single episode. They also have longer story arcs that take anywhere from two or three episodes to an entire season to solve. The Blue Paint Killer, Miniature Killer, Dick and Jane Killer, and Dr. Jekyll story arcs are all examples of cases that take several episodes for the CSI team to solve. ...


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Sounds like Xtra Credit from 2009 about a 19-year-old burglar who attends a college after he's caught, where he falls in love with an art student but also with a manipulative sociology professor who tricks him into breaking into her rich husband's house to frame the student for his murder (she also lures him to a strip club at some point). The plot seems to ...


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By now, I have watched the relevant parts again, and although I think Vedran's answer is correct for the book version of the story, in the TV series, something different was used. I listened to it closely again, and understood something like Jasmine. There is a variety of Jasmine, the Yellow Jasmine, which seems to be very poisonous, containing Gelsemine. ...


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It was Belladonna: Belladonna (also known as Deadly Nightshade, Devil’s Berries or Death Cherries) features in The Caribbean Mystery and The Big Four. Foliage and berries are toxic, containing a mixture of alkaloids including hyoscine (scopolamine) and atropine (both anti-cholinergic anti-muscurinic in action) and hyoscyamine (an isomer of atropine). ...


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The Long Firm maybe (http://www.bbc.co.uk/drama/longfirm/)? A while since I've seen it, but came to mind when I read the question


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Guys I just founds the movie name, its called Cold Around the Heart starring David Carusso and Kelly Lynch. Go check it out, and you will see my plot was exactly correct.


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The Sopranos have an episode like this. The abduction element doesn't fit though. Tony has two cousins flown over to do a hit on Rusty Millio. They kill Rusty in his driveway and fly straight back


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Its Die Motorrad-Cops: Hart am Limit. And below is the pic of the trio police team refereed in the question.


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I don't think it fits that well, but it may be a try (be it only to exclude it for other potential answerers): When talking about a woman thief, I incidentally thought about The Real McCoy from 1993, a movie where Kim Basinger plays a thief/safecracker. But she isn't rich or does it all the time for fun. She gets released from prison and wants to start a ...



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