10 best movies like Bent (2018)

List of the best movies like Bent (2018): Intuition, Zoolander 2, Den of Thieves, Dark Figure of Crime, Hannibal, Gridlock'd, Sherlock Holmes, Triple 9, Missing You, Killing Fields.

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Intuition (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
CharactersDetectives, Police
PlotInvestigation
StyleNetflix, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

Police officer Pipa works on her first big case while simultaneously investigating her boss, who is suspected of murder. The prequel to "Perdida".

Zoolander 2 (2016)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersFriends, Serial killers, Snake, Photographers, DJs, Models, Criminals
PlotInvestigation, Ghosts
PlaceNew York, USA, Prison, Italy, Deserts

Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.

Den of Thieves (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersPolice, Criminals, Tough guys, Thieves, FBI
PlotBank robbery, Robbery, Investigation, Divorce, Death, Money, Chase, Cheating
PlaceHotels, Prison
StyleExciting, Tense, For men, Unexpected ending

A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.

Dark Figure of Crime (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:37
CharactersDetectives, Criminals, Police, Serial killers
PlotMystery, Investigation
PlaceKorea, Prison
StyleAction, Tense, Fascinating

Hyeong-min, a prominent police detective, and Tae-oh, a killer who has confessed to multiple murders, maintain a fierce psychological confrontation.

Hannibal (2001)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:11
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Police, Cannibals, Detectives, Serial killers, Special agents, FBI
PlotInvestigation, Confrontation, Revenge, Rivalry
PlacePrison, USA
StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive, Smart

After having successfully eluded the authorities for years, Hannibal peacefully lives in Italy in disguise as an art scholar. Trouble strikes again when he's discovered leaving a deserving few dead in the process. He returns to America to make contact with now disgraced Agent Clarice Starling, who is suffering the wrath of a malicious FBI rival as well as the media.

Gridlock'd (1997)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersPolice, Friends, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Special agents
PlotAdventure, Hip Hop, Revenge, Rivalry, Investigation
PlaceDeserts, Prison, Hotels, Small cities
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Disturbing

After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being chased by drug dealers and the police.

Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:08
CharactersDetectives, Police, Partners
PlotMystery, Investigation, Mystery, Adventure
PlaceLondon, England, Prison
Time19th century
StylePopular, Exciting, Fascinating, For men, Steampunk, Smart

Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.

Triple 9 (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersPolice, Gangsters
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Revenge, Investigation
PlacePrison, USA, Ghetto
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Disturbing

A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.

Missing You (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:26
CharactersManiacs, Detectives, Fathers, Serial killers
PlotRevenge, Death, Investigation, Freedom, Justice
PlacePrison, Korea
StyleDisturbing, Tense

A girl who lost her father to a serial killer, a detective and a killer are intertwined in a chaotic relationship and are met with an unprecedented series of events.

Killing Fields (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotMystery, Investigation

True-crime thriller that follows a team of homicide detectives as they open an 18-year-old cold case that occurred in one of America's notorious body-dumping grounds, the Louisiana swamplands.

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Legend (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:29
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Brothers, Twins, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Dancing, Soccer, Mental disorders, On real events
PlacePrison, London, England
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Action, Heavy, Disturbing

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and protection rackets. With police Detective Leonard "Nipper" Read hot on their heels, the brothers continue their rapid rise to power and achieve tabloid notoriety.

The Five (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
CharactersPolice, Friends, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceOffice
StyleDisturbing

When they were twelve years old, Mark, Pru, Danny and Slade were out together in the park. Mark’s five-year-old brother, Jesse, was annoying them. They were mean – told him to get lost. Jesse ran away. He was gone. Never seen again. Twenty years later, Danny – now a detective – learns some shocking news. Jesse’s DNA has been found at a murder scene. He is alive and out there. Somewhere.

The Murder at Road Hill House (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersKillers, Police, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, On real events
PlaceForest, Village, England, Country houses
StyleAction, Disturbing

In 1860, Inspector Jack Whicher of Scotland Yard is sent to rural Wiltshire to investigate the murder of the three-year-old boy Saville Kent, who was snatched from his bed at night and murdered.

The Lookout (2012)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium, Italy
Duration01:29
CharactersPolice, Snipers
PlotWar, Robbery, Revenge, Investigation, The escape, Skirmishes, Rivalry, Money, Bank robbery, Pursuit, Chase
PlacePrison, France
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Disturbing, For men

When police is about to apprehend a famous gang of bank robbers, an elite sniper opens fire from a roof, thus facilitating the flee of his accomplices. However, one of them is seriously injured, which compromises the plans of the thieves.

Inside or Outside (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, crime
CountryChina
CharactersPolice, Family, Businessmen, Detectives
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Betrayal

Everyone has secrets they keep hidden, even from their loved ones. When Ouquan's wife gives birth to a child, Ouquan is certain the child is not his and suspects his wife of an affair. He discovers the other man is an unjustly imprisoned criminal, who is on the prowl for revenge and will stop at nothing to re-gain what he's lost.

I Can Quit Whenever I Want 2: Masterclass (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryItaly
Duration02:36
CharactersPolice, Scientists, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit
PlaceItaly

Pietro Zinni is asked by the police to revive the old gang to create a task force that will stop the spread of smart drugs.

Stan Lee's Lucky Man (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43
CharactersPolice, Losers, Criminals
PlotMystery, Investigation, Happiness, Gambling, Pads
PlaceEngland, London, Prison

London cop and compulsive gambler Harry Clayton is on the verge of losing everything. On the night when his huge debts are to be called in, he meets the enigmatic Eve, who gives him a mysterious bracelet said to endow the wearer with immense luck. Harry's fortunes suddenly begin to shift, but he also soon finds himself sucked into a sinister crime wave sweeping through the city.

Nox (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersPolice, Detectives, Partners, Mothers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceFrance, Paris

A mother, herself retired from the police, embarks on an underground exploration of Paris to find her daughter, a missing investigator on a mission.

The Purity of Vengeance (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryDenmark, Germany
Duration01:54
CharactersDetectives, Police
PlotInvestigation

Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018. A frightening discovery is made in an old apartment. The subsequent investigation of Department Q members leads them to an infamous institution for girls that was suddenly closed in the early sixties.

Listyev. Novyy vzglyad (2020)
Mark
CharactersCelebrities
PlotInvestigation
PlaceRussia

Investigation of the causes of death of Vladislav Listyev. 25 years passed, but the perpetrators of the highest-profile contract murder in Russia in the 1990s were not found. Or didn’t you want to? Or found, but silent? Rodion decided to conduct his investigation. He wants to know the name of the customer. Six months of work, dozens of interviews with colleagues, friends and relatives of Listyev, investigators who conducted the case. And everyone answers the main question: who killed Vlad Listyev?

City Hunter (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersDetectives, Partners, Tough guys, Psychologists, Surgeons
PlotSoccer, Investigation, Weapon, Adventure, Chase
PlacePrison, Aircraft, France, Hospitals, Moon
StyleLight

Nicky Larson is tasked to recover the perfume of Cupid, a perfume that would make anyone who uses it irresistible.

Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
Mark1 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersSuperhero
PlotSuperpowers, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleNetflix, Spectacular

Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

All the Money in the World (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA, Italy, United Kingdom
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Police, Detectives, Mothers, Billionaires, Old man, Rich
PlotLove, Abduction, Investigation, Blackmail, Death, Money, On real events
PlaceUSA, Italy
TimeNew Year
StyleAction, Heavy, Fascinating

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Hangman (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Police, Friends, Detectives, Journalists, Reporters, Serial killers, Strong women
PlotDeath, Investigation, Motorcycles, Weapon, Funeral, Internet
PlaceUSA, School, Trains

A homicide detective teams up with a criminal profiler to catch a serial killer whose crimes are inspired by the children's game, Hangman.

Acts of Vengeance (2017)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryBulgaria, USA
Duration01:27
CharactersKillers, Lawyers, Police, Family, Detectives, Dogs, Nurses
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts, Revenge, Funeral, Justice
PlaceUSA

A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.

Case Histories (2011)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Relationship, Missing people
PlaceScotland
StyleAction, Touching, Gloomy, Disturbing

Case Histories is a British drama television series based on the Jackson Brodie detective novels by Kate Atkinson. It stars Jason Isaacs as Jackson Brodie.

Detective Conan: The Lost Ship in the Sky (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genreadventure, cartoon, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, CIA, Police, Friends, Detectives, Pupils
PlotLove, Investigation, Mystery, Mystery
PlaceJapan
StyleExciting, Light, Disturbing, Fascinating

A terrorist group invades a laboratory containing a deadly bacteria and destroys the lab with an explosion. They later announce via the internet they have gained possession of the bacteria and declare themselves to be the Red Siamese Cats, a terrorist group that was eradicated a decade ago.

Beneath The Leaves (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.6)
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

Four small-town boys are kidnapped by James Whitley, a warm-eyed psychopath. His grotesque pursuit to reunite orphaned children with their deceased birth parents is halted when the boys escape and he is arrested. Fifteen years later Whitley flees during a prison fire and decides to see his mission through. Detective Larson, once Whitley's prior victim, is removed from the case due to impartiality leaving his partner, and lover, Detective Shotwell to solve the case. Fueled by rage and a chance of redemption, Detective Larson chases the steadfast psychopath on his own only to fall back into the same trap he once escaped as a child.

Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage (2019)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:10
CharactersPolice, Dogs
PlotInvestigation, Weapon
PlaceKorea
StyleExciting, Heavy

On the run from a dogged internal affairs agent, a corrupt cop reluctantly teams up with a defiant teen to unravel a conspiracy -- before it's too late.

Burn (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice
PlotAdventure, Robbery, Investigation, Loneliness
StyleDisturbing

Lonely, unstable gas station attendant Melinda is tired of being overshadowed by her more confident, outgoing co-worker Sheila. When the gas station is held up at gunpoint by Billy, a desperate man in need of quick cash, Melinda finds an opportunity to make a connection with the robber, regardless of who gets hurt.

Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City (2019)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountrySpain
CharactersJournalists, Serial killers, Bees, Widows
PlotInvestigation, Religious, Love triangle
PlacePrison, Country houses

Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain, 2016. Two corpses appear in the crypt of the Old Cathedral. Police officer Unai López de Ayala, an expert in criminal profiling, must hunt down the ritual murderer who has been terrorizing the city for two decades…

Just Mercy (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers, Singers, Photographers, Sheriffs, Judge
PlotWeapon, Investigation, Justice, Computers, On real events
PlacePrison

The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights tirelessly for Walter with the system stacked against them.

Mary (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersPolice, Family
PlotMystery, Obsession, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric

A struggling family buys an old ship at auction with high hopes of starting a charter business, only to discover her horrifying secrets on the isolated open waters.

In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPolice, Serial killers, Pianists, Babies
PlotInvestigation, Time travel, Motorcycles, Abduction
PlaceUSA, Beach
StyleAction

In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas "Locke" Lockhart, hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer whose crimes defy scientific explanation. When the killer mysteriously resurfaces nine years later, Locke's obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity.

Secret Obsession (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersManiacs, Detectives
PlotObsession, Lost memory, Mystery, Investigation, Cheating
StyleNetflix, Tense, Disturbing, Action, Worth watching

Newlywed Jennifer is brutally attacked at a dark rest stop. While healing from her injuries, she can’t recall anything from her past, including the ordeal. Her husband, Russell , is just thankful she’s alive and eager to get her home. As he reintroduces her to their secluded mountain estate, Detective Page pursues Jennifer’s assailant — his own daughter went missing and was never found. The same fate now awaits Jennifer, unless someone realizes that her loving caretaker is actually her captor.

Knives Out (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Writers, Detectives, Maids, Dogs, Lawyers, Old man
PlotInvestigation, Cheating, Intrigue, Chase
PlaceEstate, Mansions
StyleFascinating, Exciting, Atmospheric, For men

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

Murder Mystery (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:43
CharactersDetectives, Billionaires, Family
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Death, Money, Chase
PlaceYachts
StyleFor relax, Netflix, Fascinating

After attending a gathering on a billionaire's yacht during a European vacation, a New York cop and his wife become prime suspects when he's murdered.

The Poison Rose (2019)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration02:06
CharactersDetectives, Heroes
PlotInvestigation, Chase
StyleAction, Depressive, Fascinating, For men, Tense, Disturbing

A down-on-his-luck PI is hired by his old flame to investigate a murder. But while the case at first appears routine, it slowly reveals itself to be a complex interwoven web of crimes, suspects and dead bodies.

21 Bridges (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryChina, USA
CharactersHackers, Tough guys, FBI, Criminals, Police
PlotMoney, Investigation, Death, Skirmishes, Chase, Cheating, Fear
PlaceHotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

A disgraced NYPD detective after being thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, is given a shot at redemption.

Code 46 (2003)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:33
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotLove, Travel, Pursuit, Investigation
PlaceChina, Asia
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Smart, Gloomy

A futuristic 'Brief Encounter', a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.

Wallander (2005)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySweden
CharactersPolice, Detectives, Fathers
PlotReligious, Investigation, Relationship

Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The 1st series of 13 films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and the remainder with new storylines suggested by Mankell. The 2nd series of 13 films was shown between 2009 and 2010. The stories are set in Ystad near the southern tip of Sweden.The three films Before the Frost, Mastermind, and The Secret were premiered in cinemas, with the rest first released as direct-to-DVD movies. The first episode of the second series, Hämnden, was released in Swedish cinemas in January 2009; the rest of the series was made for television.The BBC aired all 26 episodes of the Swedish television versions on BBC Four.A third and final season, containing six 90 minute episodes, will air in 2013 with Charlotta Jonsson as Linda Wallander. The first episode, adapted from the novel The Troubled Man, was released in cinemas in January 2013.

The Departed (2006)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.5)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:31
CharactersMafia, Police, Friends, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotInvestigation, Undercover, Rivalry, Love, Chase, Betrayal, Intrigue, Skirmishes
PlacePrison
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing, For men, Unexpected ending, Smart, Interesting

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

Pride and Glory (2008)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:10
CharactersPolice, Family, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Conspiracies
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Heavy, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing, For men, Gloomy

A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. For Ray, the truth is revelatory, a Pandora's Box that threatens to upend not only the Tierney legacy but the entire NYPD.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers, Police, Detectives, Partners, Judge
PlotInvestigation, Test
PlaceNew York, Court
StyleAction, Disturbing, Smart

The third installment of the “Law & Order” franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes.

In the Time of the Butterflies (2001)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Mexico
CharactersPolice, Students, Indians
PlotDeath, Investigation, Revolution, Revenge, Political, Dancing, Uprising, On real events
PlaceSchool, Prison

Based on the book by Julia Alvarez. Three sisters become activists during the Dominican Republic's Trujillo regime when members of their family are killed by the government's troops.

Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:25
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation
StyleFor children, For winter evenings, For a group of friends, By games

In a world where people collect pocket-size monsters (Pokémon) to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent monster who seeks to be a detective.

Rising High (2020)
Markimdb: 5.7
CharactersCriminals, Businessmen, Brides, Old man, Scammers
PlotInvestigation, Death, Money, Gambling, Wedding, Fight
PlaceParty, Prison, Berlin, Mountains

Charting the rise and fall of three corrupt real estate agents who accumulate absurd wealth in no time but fall into a vortex of fraud, greed and drugs.

The Mauritanian (2021)
Markimdb: 7.3
CharactersPrisoner, Lawyers, Terrorists, Gods
PlotOn real events, Investigation, False accusations
PlaceUSA, Prison, Germany, Beach, Deserts, Aircraft
TimeNew Year
StyleBy books

A detainee at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.

Se7en (1995)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersManiacs, Detectives, Serial killers, Partners, Police
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Chase
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive, Disturbing, Unexpected ending, Smart, Interesting

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Hound of the Baskervilles (1981)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 8.7)
Genrecrime, detective
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:34
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotAdventure, Investigation
PlaceForest, Estate
TimeMiddle Ages

The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1981 Soviet film adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. It was the third installment in the TV series about adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. A potent streak of humour ran through the film as concerns references to traditional British customs and stereotypes, ensuring the film's popularity with several generations of Russophone viewers. Other features of this best entry in the series include excellent exterior shots which closely match the novel's setting in the Dartmoor marshland, as well as an all-star cast: in addition to the famous Livanov -Solomin duo as Holmes and Watson, the film stars the internationally acclaimed actor/director Nikita Mikhalkov as Sir Henry Baskerville and the Russian movie legend Oleg Yankovsky as the villain Stapleton.

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