Movies and TV shows like A Touch of Cloth

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A Touch of Cloth
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
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 police dramas, subplots include Cloth dealing with visions of his dead wife and the bisexual DC Oldman coming to grips with her feelings for both her female fiancee and Cloth.
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, clever, cynical
Plot: parody, farce, partners against crime, police detective, verbal byplay, police investigation, crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, murder, disorder, sitcom, british humour, serial killer, workaholic, chef, forensics, superior, loner, female partner, loss of spouse, drinking problem, policewoman, widow widower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious and clever films and TV series with plots about crimes, police investigation, partners, disorder, crime, law enforcement and police mostly in Crime, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Touch of Cloth: Hot Fuzz (2007), The Trixxer (2004), The Thin Blue Line (1995), Without a Clue (1988), Alan Partridge (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hot Fuzz
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, macabre, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, mine
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The Trixxer
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Auf dem Weg von Bitterfeld nach London verirrt sich ein sächsisches Pärchen im Wald. Ein hinterhältiges Subjekt hat den Wegweiser verdreht! So werden die beiden Zeuge, wie "der Mönch mit der Peitsche" vorsätzlich über den Haufen ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Thin Blue Line is a British sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson set in a police station that ran for two series on the BBC from 1995 to 1996. It was written by Ben Elton.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens
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Place: england, europe, britain
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System:   90%
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Without a Clue
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is as dashing as ever, but with a little secret: Dr. Watson is the brains behind the operation. When Reginald Kincaid, the actor he has hired to play Holmes becomes insufferable, Watson fires him and tries to go out on his own, but ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: farce, mystery, parody, investigation, private detective, comedy of errors, chase, switching roles, twists & turns, crime, adventure, plot twist ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
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Alan Partridge
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alan Partridge has had many ups and downs in life. National television broadcaster. Responsible for killing a guest on live TV. Local radio broadcaster. Nervous breakdown in Dundee. A self-published book, 'Bouncing Back', which was ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, clever, not serious ...
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Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
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    User:   63%
 
Sledge Hammer!
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sledge Hammer! is an American satirical police sitcom produced by New World Television that ran for two seasons on ABC from 1986 to 1988. The series was created by Alan Spencer and stars David Rasche as Inspector Sledge Hammer, a preposterous ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Style: humorous, not serious, funny, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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Gambit
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, suspense ...
Audience: date night
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Place: england, london
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Cop Out
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, police investigation, baseball, verbal byplay, buddies, chase, car chase, partners against crime, urban, violence, kidnapping, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   52%
 
A Shot in the Dark
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Shot in the Dark is the second and more successful film from the Pink Panther film series where both animated and real life sequences are mixed. A cult classic from Blake Edwards based on the play L’Idiot by Marcel Achard and Harry Kurnitz.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, dark, realistic ...
Plot: farce, investigation, murder, crime, mystery, goofy hero, murder mystery, police investigation, insanity, screwball, dialogue, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france
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    User:   64%
 
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The Wire
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between ...
Style: clever, serious, talky, rough, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, crime, realism, police detective, fighting crime, drugs/alcohol, police investigation, police station, urban ghetto, police, law enforcement, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   52%
 
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Showtime
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, crime, police, television, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, misfit partners, reality tv, car chase, parody, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   57%
 
 8.5
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The Office
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, office, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, unfulfillment, power relations, employment, job, employer employee relationship, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   61%
 
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The Tunnel
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The plot follows detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wasserman working together to find a serial killer who left the upper-half body of a French politician and the lower-half of a British prostitute in the Channel Tunnel, at the midpoint between ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, bilingual
Plot: partners against crime, crime, police investigation, murder, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, serial killer, dead, tunnel, social worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   47%
 
The Pink Panther Strikes Again
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic, funny ...
Plot: farce, chase, kidnapping, police, vengeance, palaces castles and temples, comedy of errors, goofy hero, hotel, insanity, assassin, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: munich germany, west germany, england
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System:   56%
    User:   48%
 
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Halal State Security
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Someone is killing Parisians of Arab ethnicity. When an Algerian diplomat is murdered by the same assailant, two Algerian detectives are sent to help the French with the investigation and they have their own ways of doing things.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: goofy hero, misfit partners, crime, partners against crime, farce, serial killer, police investigation, culture clash, crimes, law enforcement, partners, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, algeria, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   46%
 
 8.4
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Broadchurch
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Style: clever, serious, gloomy, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, uncover truth, mystery, courtroom, small town, small town life, who done it, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
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 ...
Style: clever, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, amateur detective, mystery, police detective, partners against crime, private detective, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, murder, investigation, police investigation, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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    User:   46%
 
 7.5
 8K
The Monster
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vicious serial sex killer is on the loose, and landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect, thanks to his unfortunate habit of getting caught in compromising situations (for which there is always a totally innocent ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, police investigation, comedy of errors, goofy hero, odd couple, surveillance, pornography, false accusation, sexuality, undercover cop, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
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System:   55%
    User:   64%
 
 5.8
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Taxi 3
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chase, police investigation, partners against crime, pregnancy, french, cars, espionage, chases and races, fight scenes, crime, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
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System:   55%
    User:   64%
 

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