Movies and TV shows like Death in Paradise

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Death in Paradise
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
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: stylized, semi serious, realistic
Plot: island, crime, police detective, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, fish out of water, deadly, misfit, british humour, murder investigation, multiple suspects, sexual tension, new job, unhappy, french, lifestyle change, hot and sexy, suspicion, coworker, english, murder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
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The Bridge
Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Sweden, Denmark, Germany
60 min.
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Bones
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
USA
40 min.
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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 police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, crime, police detective, deadly and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Death in Paradise: The Glades (2010), Castle (2009), Bones (2005), Zen (2011), The Bridge (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Glades
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Castle
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: suspenseful, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous
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Place: new york, usa
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Bones
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, witty, realistic, intellectual
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Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Zen
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Country: UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 270 min.
Story: Zen is a British television mini series produced by Left Bank Pictures for the BBC, co-produced with WGBH Boston for its Masterpiece anthology series, Mediaset and ZDF. It stars Rufus Sewell and Caterina Murino and is based on the Aurelio Zen ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, clever, realistic, stylized ...
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Place: europe, italy
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The Bridge
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Duration: 43 min.
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Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
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Duration: 60 min.
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    User:   60%
 
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Duration: 60 min.
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    User:   54%
 
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The Silence
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Drama about a deaf girl who witnesses the audacious murder of a policewoman.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, tense ...
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Place: england, europe
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The Killing
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Story: The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode ...
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The Crimson Rivers
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, stylized, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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    User:   37%
 
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
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Plot: mystery, murder, crime, police investigation, urban, police station, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, crime investigation, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
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    User:   34%
 
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Country: UK, Sweden, USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This drama follows Inspector Kurt Wallander – a middle-aged everyman – as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in the apparently sleepy backwaters in and around Ystad in Skane, southern Sweden. Based on the international best-selling ...
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crime, police investigation, police detective, mystery, small town, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, murder, murder investigation, police, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: sweden, scandinavia
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System:   43%
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Law & Order: LA
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Killer Instinct
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Killer Instinct is an American crime drama television series filmed in Vancouver that originally aired on the Fox Network. The pilot episode aired on September 23, 2005, and the final episode aired on December 2, 2005. Fox ordered 13 episodes, only ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crime, police detective, fighting crime, mystery, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, buddy cop, crime investigation, loss of lover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
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Rebus
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebus is the title of the detective drama TV series based on the Inspector Rebus novels by the Scottish author Ian Rankin set in and around Edinburgh. The series was produced by STV Productions for the ITV network. Four seasons have been aired; ...
Style: clever, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, uncover truth, murder, who done it, deadly, police inspector, failed attempt, multiple suspects ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
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System:   43%
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Prime Suspect
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Prime Suspect is an American police procedural television drama series that premiered on NBC on September 22, 2011. It stars Maria Bello as Detective Jane Timoney. The series is a "re-imagining" of the original British series Prime ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: crime, police detective, tough law enforcer, police station, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, murder, homicide detective, female detective, relationship vs career, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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: bleak, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   37%
 
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Life
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Complex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews returns to the force after serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Crews’ new lease on life has provided him with a Zen-like outlook, peace of mind and no need for vengeance, an attitude ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, witty, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   41%
    User:   36%
 

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