Movies and TV shows like Death in Paradise

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Death in Paradise (2011)
 7.8
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Death in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Detective Inspector Richard Poole is transferred to Sainte Marie, an island in the Caribbean. Totally unsuited to the Caribbean way of life, Richard hates the sun, sea and sand and isn't used to the Sainte Marie style of policing. Working with the exotic Camille each week Richard investigates intricate and intriguing murders.
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, touching, captivating
Plot: police detective, island, police investigation, multiple suspects, crimes, lifestyle change, coworker, law enforcement, new job, british humour, misfit, deadly, unhappy, murder investigation, crime, french, fish out of water, sexual tension, murder, suspicion, whodunit, hot and sexy, investigation, investigator, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean

Most similar movies to Death in Paradise

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, police detective, police investigation, crime, murder and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Death in Paradise: Midsomer Murders (1997), The Glades (2010), Columbo (1971), Inspector Lewis (2006), Castle (2009). 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, murder investigation, multiple suspects, law enforcement, village, murder, human nature, whodunit, police chief, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 7.5
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The Glades (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This Crime series follows Matt Passmore as Jim, a Chicago cop who gets kicked off the force after being shot and wrongfully accused by his ex-captain of having an affair with his wife. After receiving his payout, Jim decides to moves to a small ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, hotshot hero, crimes, police investigation, multiple suspects, ex law enforcer, murder, dishonesty, suspicion, coworker, outsmarting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ 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, witty, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, murder, mind game, murder investigation, crime investigation, riddles and clues, homicide detective, uncover truth, crime solving, unconventional method, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Inspector Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: realistic, clever, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, crime investigation, sergeant, police detective, multiple suspects, murder, crimes, law enforcement, investigator, suspicion, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.1
 136K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, police detective, murder, investigation, partners, female detective, law enforcement, unlikely partners, riddles and clues, homicide detective, romancing partners, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
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: clever, stylized, atmospheric, twists and turns, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, riddles and clues, uncover truth, partners against crime, forensics, mind game, workplace, unconventional method, crimes, boss and employee ...
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The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: intellectual, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, fighting crime, serial killer, murder, investigation, partners, danger, crime, psychic, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 9K
Shetland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Created from the novels by award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves, Shetland follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate crime within the close knit island community. In this isolated and sometimes inhospitable environment, the team have ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, dark ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Major Crimes (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Major Crimes explores how the American justice system approaches the art of the deals as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction. Los Angeles Police Captain Sharon Raydor heads up a special squad within the LAPD ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rebus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, uncover truth, crimes, deadly, crime, multiple suspects, murder, who done it, failed attempt, police inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.3
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Keen Eddie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 597
Candice Renoir (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, porno movie
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.3
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Fifth Woman (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
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Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
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Blue Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Blue Murder is a British crime drama television series based in Manchester. Shown on ITV from 2003 until 2009 when it was cancelled by the network, it starred Caroline Quentin as DCI Janine Lewis.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, who done it, uncover truth, mystery, multiple suspects, one last case, danger, life is a bitch, crime, loner, deadly ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Law & Order: LA (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and developed by Blake Masters, it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.3
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The Silence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: bleak, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
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The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: female detective, police investigation, police detective, crimes, policewoman, fighting crime, murder, investigation, couples, workplace romance, interrogation, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Inspector George Gently (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Crime drama set in the 1960s about an old-school detective trying to come to terms with a time when the lines between the police and criminals have become blurred.
Style: serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic
Plot: police investigation, who done it, crimes, police detective, police chief, murder, deadly, partners against crime, law enforcement, partners, murder investigation, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Touch of Cloth (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hannah plays DI Jack Cloth, who is called in to investigate an apparent series of serial killings alongside his new partner, DC Anne Oldman, described as a "plucky, no-nonsense sidekick". Playing with the cliches and conventions of British ...
Style: humorous, clever, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: police detective, parody, partners, murder, partners against crime, law enforcement, forensics, serial killer, farce, crimes, british humour, devious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.6
 16K
Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The early days of a young Endeavour Morse, whose experiences as a detective constable with the Oxford City Police will ultimately shape his future.
Style: intellectual, serious, realistic, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, talented, crimes, crime, british, investigator, intelligence, police, uncover truth, police protagonist, police chief ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
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Body of Proof (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Body of Proof is an American medical drama television series that ran on ABC from March 29, 2011 to May 28, 2013 and starred Dana Delany as medical examiner Dr. Megan Hunt. The series was created by Chris Murphey and produced by ABC Studios. The ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forensics, murder investigation, bodies, relationship vs career, female protagonist, investigation, medical, ambitious, coworker, law enforcement, murder, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 398
Blind Justice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Blind Justice is an American television series created by Steven Bochco about a blind New York City police detective. It was introduced mid-season in March 8, 2005 to fill the time slot left by Bochco's highly successful NYPD Blue, which had ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder, starting over, blindness, murder investigation, police station, danger, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, injury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%