Movies and TV shows like The Last Detective

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The Last Detective
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Last Detective is an ITV drama starring Peter Davison as Dangerous Davies. The first series aired in 2003 with three more seasons succeeding this. The first consisted of a pilot and three episodes, the second and the third series both consisted of four normal episodes and the fourth series increased the run to five episodes and the duration of each individual episode to 90 minutes as opposed to the previous 70-minute format. As of 2007 this series had 17 episodes in total.
Style: clever, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amateur detective, crime, mystery, police detective, partners against crime, private detective, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, murder, investigation, police investigation, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, law enforcement, uncover truth, working undercover, danger, deadly, partners, couples, whodunit, mistrust, ex husband ex wife relationship, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london

Most similar movies to The Last Detective

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, crime, murder, law enforcement, deadly, mystery and investigation mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like The Last Detective: Rosemary & Thyme (2003), The Murder Room (2004), Mystery!: Campion (1989), Partners in Crime (1983), Gumshoe (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rosemary & Thyme
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Rosemary & Thyme is a British television mystery series starring Felicity Kendal and Pam Ferris as gardening detectives Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme. The show began on ITV in 2003. The third series ended in August 2007. The theme is murder ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, clever, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, partners against crime, countryside, murder, private detective, crime, fighting crime, investigation, police investigation, who done it, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Miss Marple's visiting friend sees a woman being strangled on a passing train, they immediately report it to the police. Inspector Slack sees Miss Marple as a bit of a busy body and drops the investigation after only a few days. Miss ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, partners against crime, crime, train, private detective, investigation, murder, missing person, riddles and clues, who done it, police investigation ...
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
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System:   66%
    User:   71%
 
The Murder Room
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The lease on the Dupayne Museum is almost up and under the terms of their father's will, all three of the Dupayne children must agree to continue or the museum is to close. Neville Dupayne is dead set against continuing the museum when the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: crime, amateur detective, museum, private detective, mystery, protagonist as suspect, investigation, legal investigation, manipulations, mind game, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   78%
 
Mystery!: Campion
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Campion is a television show made by the BBC, adapting the Albert Campion mystery novels written by Margery Allingham. Two series were made, in 1989 and 1990, starring Peter Davison as Campion, Brian Glover as his manservant Magersfontein Lugg and ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: crime, private detective, investigation, mystery, crimes, murder, riddles and clues, danger, deadly, law enforcement, partners, multiple suspects ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   60%
 
Partners in Crime
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime is a 1983 British television series based on the short stories of the same name by Agatha Christie. It was directed by John A. Davis and Tony Wharmby, and starred James Warwick and Francesca Annis in the ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: crime, amateur detective, partners against crime, mystery, private detective, crimes, partners, investigation, odd couple, couple relations, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   54%
 
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Gumshoe
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A would be private eye gets mixed up in a smuggling case.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, femme fatale, partners against crime, crime, private detective, investigation, murder, cons and scams, who done it, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, northern england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   72%
 
A Touch of Frost
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: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, riddles and clues, who done it, deadly, rivalry, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
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City Homicide
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: City Homicide was an Australian television drama series that aired on the Seven Network between 27 August 2007 and 30 March 2011. The series was set on the Homicide floor of a metropolitan police headquarters in Melbourne. The main characters were ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, school, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, mystery, witnessing a crime, murder, uncover truth, police corruption, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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System:   52%
    User:   45%
 
Crossing Jordan
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that stars Jill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever, captivating ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, investigation, who done it, mystery, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, mind game, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
Silent Witness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough
Plot: crime, partners against crime, investigation, mystery, murder, crimes, deadly, partners, riddles and clues, workplace situations, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
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Vexed
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Comedy drama following a mismatched pair of police officers who disagree on everything with their partner, from policing to their personal life.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, murder, partners, who done it, deadly, buddy cop, police detective, ransom, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
Lady in Cement
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While diving for sunken treasure, street-smart gumshoe Tony Rome finds the body of a gorgeous blonde, her feet stuck in a block of cement. Soon after, tough guy Waldo Gronski hires him to find a missing woman named Sandra Lomax, and Rome wonders if ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, amateur detective, femme fatale, partners against crime, crime, private detective, mystery, investigation, frame up, dangerous attraction, ocean, poker ...
Time: 60s
Place: miami, europe, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: crime, partners against crime, police detective, fighting crime, mystery, police investigation, who done it, crimes, murder investigation, law enforcement, partners, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
Murdoch Mysteries
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A Victorian-era Toronto detective uses then-cutting edge forensic techniques to solve crimes, with the assistance of a female coroner who is also struggling for recognition in the face of tradition, based on the books by Maureen Jennings.
Style: serious, twists and turns, clever, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, crime, partners against crime, police investigation, mystery, uncover truth, riddles and clues, law enforcement, partners, manipulations, mind game, boss and employee ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, edwardian era ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
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Keen Eddie
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Keen Eddie is an American action, comedy-drama television series that aired in 2003 on the Fox Network. The series follows a brash NYPD detective who goes to London when one of his cases goes sour and remains to work with New Scotland Yard. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: crime, partners against crime, reluctant partners, police detective, fish out of water, crimes, disorder, fighting crime, track down, police investigation, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, britain, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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Grantchester
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: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: village, amateur detective, mystery, clergy, partners against crime, murder, investigation, crimes, police detective, priest, partners, unlikely partners ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
Jonathan Creek
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, murder, crime, investigation, journalism, riddles and clues, wizards and magicians, crimes, partners, partners against crime, prodigy ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From IMDB: A series of brutal sex murders disturbingly similar to the pattern of Superintendent Jane Tennison's first major case leads to the awful suggestion that she may have caught the wrong man the first time.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, psychological
Plot: mystery, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, crime, serial killer, murder, missing person, who done it, police investigation, crimes, false accusation, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
Trial & Retribution
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Story: Trial & Retribution is a feature-length ITV police procedural television drama series that began in 1997. It was devised and written by Lynda La Plante as a follow-on from her successful television series Prime Suspect. Each episode of the Trial ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, police investigation, police detective, murder, police station, who done it, crimes, danger, courtroom, deadly, law enforcement, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
Prime Suspect 2
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 203 min.
Story: DCI Jane Tennison's investigation of a murder is complicated with the unexpected participation of her secret lover in her detective unit.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, tense
Plot: murder, amateur detective, crime, partners against crime, mystery, private detective, protagonist as suspect, army investigation, legal investigation, investigation, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
Murder at the Gallop
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Miss Marple and Mr Stringer are witness to the death of the very old and rich Mr. Enderby by heart attack. Yet they have their doubts about what happened. The police don’t believe them thus leading Miss Marple to yet again investigate by herself. ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, dedicated lawyer, crime, mysterious character, murder, heart attack, miss marple, partners against crime, private detective, investigation, serial killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   32%
 
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Hetty Wainthropp Investigates is a genteel British crime/comedy drama television programme that aired from 1996 to 1998 on BBC One. Patricia Routledge starred as the titular character, Derek Benfield as her patient husband Robert, Dominic Monaghan ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, crime, partners against crime, village, private detective, investigation, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, village life, law enforcement, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
Law & Order: UK
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Adapted from the hit US series, Law & Order: UK follows a team of police detectives and prosecutors representing the public interest in the criminal justice system.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: price of justice, crime, crimes, courtroom, law enforcement, mystery, legal, workplace, power relations, lawyer, police investigation, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
Partners in Crime
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set in a 1950s Britain rising from the ashes of the Blitz into the grip of a new Cold War, our beekeeping duo stumble into a world of murder, undercover agents and cold war conspiracy. Tuppence is a woman who sees adventure round every corner, ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: mystery, amateur detective, partners against crime, private detective, crime, investigation, couple relations, partners, crimes, cold war, couples, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, private detective, crime, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, uncover truth ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
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Moses Jones
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Police investigate a mutilated body found in the Thames which appears to be the product of a witchcraft killing.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, police investigation, crimes, urban, law enforcement, partners against crime, uncover truth, murder, deadly, partners, mutilated body, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
Dalziel and Pascoe
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A British crime drama based on the "Dalziel and Pascoe" series of books by Reginald Hill, set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Wetherton. The unlikely duo of politically incorrect elephant-in-a-china-shop-copper Detective Superintendent ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, witty, tense
Plot: mystery, murder, partners against crime, crime, police detective, unlikely partners, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, riddles and clues, buddy cop ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
The Wandering Soul Murders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Widowed Joanne Kilbourn is an ex-police officer turned criminology professor. Her husband Ian was the Ontario provincial Attorney General when he was murdered, the murder never solved. Her current home life is on the most part a happy one, except ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, mind bending
Plot: crime, amateur detective, college, private detective, mystery, protagonist as suspect, store, serial killer, university, police investigation, village, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
Murder She Said
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Miss Marple believes she’s seen a murder in a passing by train yet when the police find no evidence she decides to investigate it on her own. Her inquisitions lead her to a mountain top. The first of four films starring Margaret Rutherford as Miss ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever
Plot: amateur detective, train, mystery, private detective, crime, serial killer, investigation, murder, police investigation, who done it, poison, golf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
Passion for Danger
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: New York private eye Shamus McCoy likes girls, drink and gambling, but by the look of his flat business can't be too hot. So an offer of $10,000 to finds some diamonds stolen in a daring raid with a flame-thrower is too good to miss. His ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: criminal's revenge, partners against crime, crime, private detective, mystery, investigation, cons and scams, murder, police corruption, working undercover, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
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