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List of the best movies like Broken (2014): Memoir of a Murderer, Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage, Believer, Misconduct, Destroyer, Running Man, The Plagues of Breslau, Wazir, The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil, Wind River.

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Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:35
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Fathers
PlotFight, Death, Snow, Hatred, Confrontation
PlacePrison, Forest, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

A former serial killer Byung-su gets diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and when a series of murders occur near his town, he worries whether the killings are his doings. Then, he comes across Tae-ju and realizes that he’s the killer. He reports this to the police, only to learn that Tae-ju is one. Byung-su tries to find evidence against Tae-ju, only to raise the young killer’s interest on him and his dear daughter.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:10
CharactersDogs, Mafia, Police, Criminals
PlotInvestigation, Weapon, Cheating, Rivalry
PlaceKorea
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:42
CharactersDogs, Police, Criminals
PlotRevenge, Fight, Investigation, Death, Snow
PlaceMountains, Hospitals
TimeNight
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

After a traumatic event, a drug trafficker turns sides and conspires with a dangerously ambitious undercover police officer to bring down the mysterious kingpin of a major drug cartel. (Remake of the Chinese film “Drug War,” 2012.)

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:42
CharactersHired assassins, Blonde girls, Lawyers, Criminals, Girlfriends
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Weapon, Pads, False accusations
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

An ambitious lawyer finds himself caught in a power struggle between a corrupt pharmaceutical executive and his firm’s senior partner. When the case takes a deadly turn, he must race to uncover the truth before he loses everything.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersTeens, Strong women, Lawyers, Partners
PlotLove, Robbery, Bank robbery, Fight, Money
PlaceParty
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing, Womens in main roles

Erin Bell is an LAPD detective who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own history with them to finally reckon with the demons that destroyed her past.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:07
PlotCars, Investigation, Weapon, Chase, Conspiracies
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, For men, Disturbing

Jong-Woo (played by Sin Ha-gyoon) is a poor, beleagured taxi driver with a bad attitude, understandable given the kind of clients he has to deal with. So when one night, a polite, well-dressed man offers an outrageous sum of money to rent the taxi for an extended period, Jong Woo doesn't ask any questions, though he does make rather cheerful and inappropriate conversation with his uninterested charge. It's difficult to blame Jong-Woo for this, given that it takes him some time to realize that he is not the protagonist of a low-brow comedy, but of an action-packed thriller.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryPoland
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Police, Cows
PlotInvestigation, Weapon
PlacePoland
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

Every day at 6 pm a serial killer kills another person. Police officer Helena Rus thinks the killings are done by one man only and decides to reveal the killer's identity by getting back in 18th century history of the city.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryIndia
Duration02:08
PlotChess, Skirmishes, Motorcycles, Friendship, Chase
PlaceHospitals, India
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

'Wazir' is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest games of their lives. But there's a mysterious, dangerous opponent lurking in the shadows, who is all set to checkmate them.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:22
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Mafia, Serial killers, Gangsters
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Motorcycles, Chase, Funeral
PlaceHospitals, Korea
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Tense

In Cheonan, a serial murder case takes place, but the case becomes more and more of a mystery. Only Tae-suk, a cop, immediately senses that all the cases are by the same killer and starts investigation. One day, Dong-soo, a gang boss, got attacked by a suspicious man, and Tae-suk realizes that this man is the serial killer, K. Now, Dong-soo becomes the only witness and a survived victim from K.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
CharactersIndians, FBI
PlotInvestigation, Friendship, Death, Weapon, Snow
PlaceMountains
TimeWinter
StyleUnexpected ending, To cry, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration00:51
CharactersChildrens, Police, Lawyers, Single mothers, Mothers
PlotAbduction, Cars, Money, Pursuit, Weapon
PlaceSchool, Court, Forest, Spain
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Víctor is a child who is found casually roaming by a country road. His mother, Patricia, a well-known lawyer specialist in media trails, realizes about it and she goes to the hospital, where explains to the police that Víctor is deaf, and he's unable to talk, speaking using sign language. In the police headquarter Víctor explains that he was kidnapped by a strange man when we was entering to the school. The police identifies a possible suspect named Charlie, a man with money troubles and an 8-months pregnant wife who can't explain where he was when Víctor was kidnapped from the school. Seeing the inability of the police to arrest Charlie after some failed attempts to meet Víctor, Patricia contacts Raúl, Patricia's former love interest and Víctor's father, to ask him that he or a friends of him threat seriously Charlie. But when is discovered that Víctor made a false identification, Patricia tries to stop Raúl, starting a chain of events which consequences will be out of control...

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:19
CharactersCriminals
PlotDancing, Soccer, Skirmishes, Revenge, Weapon
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Tense, Touching

A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:37
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Criminals, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlacePrison, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

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

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, comedy, crime, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:35
CharactersSerial killers, Criminals, Old man
PlotFight, Death
StyleAction, Disturbing

A one-time (and now one-handed) master film editor toiling in the cinematic sweatshops of 1970s Italy becomes the prime suspect in a series of brutal murders.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:06
CharactersPartners
PlotOn real events, Investigation
PlaceKorea, Small cities
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

The film is based on a true yet unsolved murder case from the early 1990s that is known among Koreans as the "disappearance of the frog children." In 1991, five elementary school students told their parents that they were going to hang out on a nearby mountain to catch frogs, and then they go missing.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Killers, Lawyers, Judge, Fathers
PlotInvestigation, Computers, Mystery, Snow, Mystery
PlacePrison, School, Trains, Japan, Kitchen
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

Shigemori is a lawyer tasked with defending Misumi in a murder trial. Misumi has previous convictions for murder and has confessed to the crime, but evidence in the case leads to Shigemori having doubts about what really happened.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:25
PlotRevenge, Mental disorders, Weapon, Mystery, Blackmail
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Serious

When Cassie's father finds himself vulnerable and bedridden, she believes she has the perfect revenge for her mother's death.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:36
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotWeapon, Cheating
PlaceEngland, London, Hotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

An elite hitman returns to erase his past only to find that somebody has messed with his future.

Markimdb: 4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:01
CharactersFamily, Friends, Brothers, Fathers, Businessmen
PlotSkirmishes, Fight, Money, Death, Weapon
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Tense

After the deadbeat brother of a businessman is assumed to be in on his own kidnapping, his sibling must take action to rescue him.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:09
CharactersLawyers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceAsia
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Smart, Tense, Fancy

A mother lives quietly with her son. One day, a girl is brutally killed, and the boy is charged with the murder. Now, it's his mother's mission to prove him innocent.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:11
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlotOn real events, Investigation
PlaceKorea
StyleAction, Fascinating, Smart, Tense, Depressive

1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about a serial murderer grow louder. A special task force is set up in the area, with two local detectives Park Doo-Man and Jo Young-Goo joined by a detective from Seoul who requested to be assigned to the case.

Markimdb: 4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersHired assassins
PlotDancing, Skirmishes, Abduction, Weapon
PlaceNight Clubs

Sonny "Sundown" Garcia is the top cocaine distributor in the United States, which has made him a very rich and powerful man. It has also made him plenty of enemies. John Doe is just such a man. A nameless man of mystery, John lives to see Sundown not just dead, but to suffer six meaningful losses before his death—his fortune, his freedom, his love, his reputation, his most valuable possession and, finally, his life. John hires six hit-men, each one assigned to inflict one of the six meaningful losses upon Sundown.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gangsters, Angels, Soldier
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Religious, Birthday
PlaceIraq, Metro, USA, New York
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

After witnessing a miracle, a young Latina woman experiences strange things as a police detective searches for the truth behind his partner's death.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:51
CharactersDogs
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Money, Weapon, Blackmail
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

On the way to his mother’s funeral, a detective accidentally hits a person with his car. He takes the body with him and puts it into his mother’s coffin. The moment he feels relieved, he receives a call. This caller insists that he saw the detective’s hit-and-run, but instead of asking for money, he wants to know about the body’s whereabouts, leading to a do-or-die showdown of the witness and detective.

Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersBlonde girls, Fathers, Lovers
PlotFriendship, Death, Mental disorders, Art, Chase
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing, Slashers

Inspired by actual events, a group of 12 year old girls face a night of horror when the compulsive addiction of an online social media game turns a moment of cyber bullying into a night of insanity.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndia
CharactersSnake, Panther
PlotLove, Dancing, Skirmishes, Fight, Motorcycles
PlaceAircraft, Deserts
TimeNight
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

A battle for power ensues as warring gangters thrive to gain possession of a "black box" that can make them richer than they already are, and an undercover cop intervenes with the help of his sharp intellect and an instinct to kill.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryJapan
CharactersGay, Killers, Single mothers
PlaceIslands, Uninhabited island, Japan, Hotels
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Disturbing

A man brutally murders a married couple and leaves the word “ikari” (“rage”) written with their blood. The killer undergoes plastic surgery and flees. At three different locations in Japan, a male stranger appears. People suspect that the stranger might be the murderer.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryIndia
CharactersSerial killers
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Fight, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Action, Serious, Disturbing

ADGP Mathew Manjooran, returns to work after a seven-month sabbatical, only to take voluntary retirement. His last day has him investigating a case involving triple murder, including a police officer. Soon a pattern emerges and each clue also links Mathew. How is the veteran police officer tied to the murders and who is the real villain?

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Lawyers, Photographers, Sisters
PlotOn real events, Money, Investigation, Friendship, Death
PlacePrison, Trains, Court
Time19th century
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

Massachusetts, 1892. An unmarried woman of 32 and a social outcast, Lizzie lives a claustrophobic life under her father's cold and domineering control. When Bridget Sullivan, a young maid, comes to work for the family, Lizzie finds a sympathetic, kindred spirit, and a secret intimacy soon blossoms into a wicked plan.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSerial killers, Hired assassins
PlotInvestigation
PlaceKorea
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive, Disturbing

Chief of the ‘Special Crime Unit’, OH Gu-tak, looks for the former gangster, PARK Woong-chul, whom he had worked with before, and recruits a con artist, KWAK No-soon, and a convicted cop, KO Yoo-sung in the new team. With new blood, the ‘Bad Guys’ have become stronger and tougher. As they dig deeper into the case, they sense that a much bigger crime organization is behind it all and they begin the hunt for bad guys…





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