Movies and TV shows like Agatha Christie's Poirot

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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
 8.6
 34K
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, crime, uncover truth, riddles and clues, murder mystery, whodunit, crimes, multiple suspects, danger, suicide, who done it, private investigator, murder investigation, deadly, belgian, cruise, race against time, hotshot, mystery, captain, united kingdom, french accent, red herring
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london

Most similar movies to Agatha Christie's Poirot

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and clever films and TV series with plots about crimes, mystery, murder, investigation, crime, deadly and riddles and clues mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like Agatha Christie's Poirot: Midsomer Murders (1997), Father Brown (2013), Columbo (1971), Death on the Nile (1978), Murder on the Orient Express (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, law enforcement, murder investigation, human nature, crime, police chief, murder, crimes, who done it, village ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Father Brown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Father Brown is based on G. K. Chesterton's detective stories about a Catholic priest who doubles as an amateur detective in order to try and solve mysteries.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, priest, uncover truth, who done it, clergy, riddles and clues, society, murder, church, police investigation, village life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Columbo (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing appearance and apparent absentmindedness, he shrewdly solves all of his cases and secures all ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, cynical, captivating, witty ...
Plot: police detective, murder, mind game, murder investigation, riddles and clues, homicide detective, unconventional method, crimes, uncover truth, crime solving, crime investigation, police investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993) and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994), collectively known as Sherlock Holmes, are a series of ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, sherlock holmes, mastermind, who done it, adventure, ego clash, murder, partners against crime, danger, misfit partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Death on the Nile (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
Style: clever, talky, atmospheric, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: murder, cruise, private detective, mystery, investigation, crime, murder mystery, multiple suspects, crimes, who done it, ship, lake or river ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: egypt, england, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which ...
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, who done it, murder, uncover truth, female detective, law enforcement, murder investigation, murder mystery, crimes, whodunit, mystery ...
Time: 1950s
Place: england, europe
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34%
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, thought provoking, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, train, private detective, murder, train ride, whodunit, stabbing, crime, multiple suspects, avalanche, who done it, mysterious character ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: istanbul turkey, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and his intrepid companion, Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, the Boscombe Valley, an illustrious client, and a creeping man.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, missing person, danger, investigation, disappearance, rivalry, crime, crimes, deadly, multiple suspects, who done it ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miss Marple receives a most interesting request from Mr. Jason Rafiel, with whom she'd struck an acquaintance some years before. He would like her to solve a crime but, does not tell her what it might be, who might have been involved or where ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, crime, murder, tour guide, police investigation, uncover truth, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, law enforcement ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Dr Lucien Blake left Ballarat as a young man. But now he finds himself returning to take over not only his dead father's medical practice, but also his on-call role as the town's police surgeon, only to find change is afoot, nothing is ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious, clever
Plot: investigation, doctors and patients, riddles and clues, crimes, social relations, murder, surgery, mystery, crime, danger, forensics, homecoming ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Inspector Morse (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Morse is a detective drama based on Colin Dexter's series of Chief Inspector Morse novels. The series starred John Thaw as Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis, as well as a large cast of notable actors and ...
Style: realistic, sincere, talky, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: police detective, murder, police investigation, crime, rapist, crimes, who done it, law enforcement, multiple suspects, partners, crime investigation, criminal ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, italy, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever, witty
Plot: female detective, amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, who done it, elderly, crime, mystery writer, mystery, writer's life, investigation, writing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Holmes, his friend Watson (or his brother Mycroft) work to solve the mysteries of three gables, the dying detective, a golden pince-nez, the red circle, a mazarin stone, and a cardboard box.
Style: serious, mind bending, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: private detective, riddles and clues, dying, doctor, rivalry, investigation, danger, intelligence, mystery, couple relations, crimes, adventurer ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: captivating, clever, witty, psychological, serious ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, mastermind, crime, sherlock holmes, prodigy, mind game, riddles and clues, partners, british, friendship, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Clouds of Witness (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver is accused of murdering their sister Mary's fiancé. It's up to Lord Peter and his faithful man Bunter to untangle all the clues and the contradicting testimony of a cloud of witnesses to save ...
Style: talky, witty, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, crimes, crime, who done it, mystery, deadly, society, estate, investigation, whodunit, aristocrat ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
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Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, intelligence, private detective, prodigy, crimes, partners, mind game, law enforcement, sherlock holmes, friendship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Watson, finds a mystery in an empty house, while Holmes and he later solve the mysteries of an abbey grange, the Musgrave ritual, a second stain, a man with a twisted lip, the priory school, and a half-dozen plaster busts of Bonaparte.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, mastermind, mind game, murder, partners, law enforcement, prodigy, uncover truth, riddles and clues, partners against crime, mystery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, hotel, crime, crimes, friendship, mystery, adult virgin, who done it, golden years ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920’s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our thoroughly modern heroine makes sure ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, female detective, investigation, riddles and clues, crime, murder, crimes, aristocracy, heroine, private investigator, maid, evidence ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Foyle's War (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Foyle's War opens in southern England in the year 1940. Later series sees the retired detective working as an ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: police detective, espionage, undercover, war crime, spy, crime, mystery, crimes, investigation, crimes of passion, nazism, police investigation ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Touch of Frost (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Touch of Frost is a television detective series produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV from 1992 until 2010, initially based on the Frost novels by R.D. Wingfield. Writing credit for the three episodes in the first 1992 series went to Richard ...
Style: sincere, witty, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Plot: mystery, police detective, partner, widower, police, riddles and clues, superior, overbearing, police investigation, respect, workplace, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Appointment with Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Emily Boynton, stepmother to the three Boynton children -- Lennox, Raymond and Carol -- and mother to Ginevra, blackmails the family lawyer, Jefferson Cope, into destroying a second will of her late husband that would have freed the children from ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, ship, mystery, murder mystery, uncover truth, crime, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, year 1937
Place: israel, middle east, holy land, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Bletchley Circle (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Bletchley Circle follows the journey of four ordinary women with extraordinary skills that helped to end World War II. Set in 1952, Susan, Millie, Lucy and Jean have returned to their normal lives, modestly setting aside the part they played in ...
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, riddles and clues, code breaking, murder, danger, crimes, suspicion, trial, post war, code, housewife ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever
Plot: private detective, investigation, mysterious character, who done it, partners against crime, riddles and clues, partners, police detective, murder, mystery, criminal, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Jonathan Creek (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jonathan Creek follows the story of Madeline Magellan, an investigative journalist. Like most journalists, she sticks her nose in where it isn't wanted, but this is what makes her such a great journalist! While writing a piece about the death ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: riddles and clues, murder, amateur detective, investigation, prodigy, crime, partners, wizards and magicians, unlikely partners, crimes, partners against crime, shyness ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 8K
Grantchester (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Drama series set in 1953, against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester. The drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, clever
Plot: priest, amateur detective, investigation, partners, who done it, murder, police detective, partners against crime, village life, village, haunted by the past, murder mystery ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 8.1
 18K
Ripper Street (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, killings, investigator, urban, danger, crimes, fist fighting, victim, corpse, responsibility, notoriety ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Dead Man's Folly (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a murder hunt game at a country house, to which Hercule Poirot is invited as an "expert", a real murder occurs.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, talky, clever ...
Plot: private detective, riddles and clues, murder, investigation, crime, mystery, murder mystery, multiple suspects, deadly, dishonesty, estate, secretly observing ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 3K
What Remains (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: When the decomposed body of Melissa Young is found by a couple in their new flat, Detective Len Harper is determined to discover what happened to her and why nobody noticed she was missing.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, who done it, police investigation, crime, crimes, uncover truth, life is a bitch, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, multiple suspects, newcomer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Oxford Murders (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try and stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: mathematics, riddles and clues, teachers and students, investigation, murder, uncover truth, amateur detective, life is a bitch, university, serial killer, oxford, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: england, europe, oxford university, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%