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I was searching for the same movie! I remember when he kills the 2nd girl, you see the blood splattering on the flowers in the field... I have searched and searched and I think it is this movie: Carolina Skeletons based on David Stout's novel of the same name. Judging from the user review about the terrifying open scene, I think it's the same movie. The ...


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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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Lethal Weapon 2 [In Rudd's office, Hans meets Rudd & Vorstedt after losing the Krugerrands in the chase] Arjen Rudd: Hans, come in. [points in front of his desk] Arjen Rudd: Mind the plastic. I'm having some painting done. Well now, the important thing is, are you all right? Any broken bones? Hans: I'm fine, thank you, Mr. ...


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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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Brooklyn's Finest Here's the scene


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Sounds like TV movie Cabin by the Lake from 2000. A screenwriter does research for his new script by actually kidnapping and drowning young girls. He then places them in his "garden" of other dead girls coming back daily to check on them. One girl narrowly escapes and the other bodies are found leading to an ingenious plot to try and capture the killer. ...


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This sounds like Stephen King's serial thriller made to movie, The Green Mile with Tom Hanks and the late Michael Clarke Duncan. In it, the two girls are killed by a "man". Joe Coffey finds the girls and tries to heal them, but is too late. The cops (or someone) finds Coffey with the girls and assumes the "Big Black Man" killed the poor little white girls. ...


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Sounds like "The Darklings" from 1999 "The fact that Tippi Hedren is cast as the grandmother of the protagonist is hardly the only Hitchcock reference in the made-for-cable thriller The Darklings. While bedridden with a case of mono, teenager C.J. (Ryan DeBoer) glances out his window, and sees--or thinks he sees--next-door neighbor Clayton Shepherd (...


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Well, since you have Fringe on your list, which IMO is a hybrid of story of the week and searialization, which becomes more serialized as the series goes on, one that comes to mind is Longmire. Longmire is an American modern Western crime drama television series that premiered on June 3, 2012, on the A&E network. The series, developed by John Coveny ...


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I'm not sure if it fits entirely to your description, but there is a similar scene in 1989's Lethal Weapon 2. The crime boss that Riggs and Murtaugh are set against is a South African diplomat, enjoying diplomatic immunity. In one scene he bids one of his minions (or whatever kind of business partner) into his office in which a big tarpaulin lies. He ...


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


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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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This movie is "Highway Heartbreak" 1992 made-for-TV starring Heather Locklear and John Schneider. No keywords for it are on IMDB; I found it as its teleplay was written by the same author as "The Man with Three Wives" (1988, TV). Thanks to all who viewed this!


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Castle (with Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic) is a police procedural with comedic elements of the "lawperson and a non-lawperson: together they fight crime!" type (similar to "Bones" or "Numbers"). It's about a New York detective Kate Becket (Katic) and a crime novelist Richard Castle (Fillion) who join forces in solving murders. ...


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This is a legal gray area, and can vary from country to country, from state to state. Most states recognize that, if the activity is being recorded objectively and without interference/propagation from the 'director', the film-maker is protected under the first amendment: specifically relating to the freedom of the press. As long as the piece is a ...


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