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Movie about a man murdering his wife and almost getting away with it

Possibly Fracture with Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Gosling from 2007. It matches your description perfectly. Wikipedia. Hopkins plays the husband (Ted Crawford) who tries to kill his wife. He then ...
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Why is there a fake knife on the rack at the end of Knives Out?

Because this choice is a follow-up to something said much earlier in the movie: Harlan Thrombey loves his family, but he also isn't blind to their flaws and faults. Actually, he seems to blame ...
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Modern Sci-fi movie about device that kills people who look at it

Sounds like the TV movie Fatal Error (AKA Reaper) from 1999. From Rotten Tomatoes: A technological nightmare becomes a terrifying reality in this sci-fi-thriller. When a group of computer experts ...
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Mystery/thriller Hong Kong/Japanese Movie with students disappearing

This is the plot of the manga Boogiepop, so this must be Boogiepop and Others (since it's the only live-action adaptation I know of) from 2000. The killings a month after a pillar of light had ...
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Movie where a woman tries to find the murderer of her brother? Dark setting, sort of redneck characters

You're describing the powerful Winter's Bone from 2010 with Jennifer Lawrence, although it's not her brother missing but rather her dad. With an absent father and a withdrawn and depressed mother, ...
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Miniseries where a man and woman investigate supernatural happenings in a small town

Though I barely remembered this, you're looking for the BBC show Strange that ran for 7 episodes back in 2003 and starred Richard Coyle and Samantha Womack. The series follows former priest John ...
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Students find a book with rituals and drawn to another world

It's an episode from Constantine. Episode 11 A Whole World Out There Four college students recklessly invoke the magic of a mad occultist named Jacob Shaw. When Shaw sucks their consciousnesses ...
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A white priest and a black ex-cop work together to solve a big heist

Three Tough Guys, a.k.a Tough Guys IMDb: Isaac Hayes plays as Lee in his feature film debut, as Father Charlie and himself solve a bank robbery mystery that stretches across the city. After ...
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90s TV show about paranormal cases with host with a ponytail

This sounds very much like Night Visions, with a couple of exceptions. Similarities: Short lived (13 episode) early '00s show where each episode contained 2 paranormal stories; The host was Henry ...
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