Movies and TV shows like A Touch of Cloth

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A Touch of Cloth (2012)
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A Touch of Cloth (2012)
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: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, witty, clever, cynical
Plot: police detective, parody, murder, farce, partners against crime, verbal byplay, serial killer, sitcom, crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, disorder, workaholic, chef, forensics, superior, loner, female partner, drinking problem, loss of spouse, policewoman, widow widower, boss, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and humorous films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, crime, police and murder mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like A Touch of Cloth: Vexed (2010), Angie Tribeca (2016), Dalziel and Pascoe (1996), The Trixxer (2004), Scott & Bailey (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Vexed (2010)
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: murder, partners against crime, buddy cop, police detective, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, who done it, deadly, ransom, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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Angie Tribeca (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lone-wolf detective Angie Tribeca and a squad of committed LAPD detectives investigate the most serious cases, from the murder of a ventriloquist to a rash of baker suicides.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: parody, lapd, sitcom, workplace situations, misfit partners, police investigation, crimes, german shepherd, homicide detective, police partner, police dog, colleague colleague relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, witty, tense
Plot: murder, mystery, police detective, partners against crime, crime, unlikely partners, buddy cop, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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61%
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The Trixxer (2004)
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 ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, exciting
Plot: murder, police detective, farce, serial killer, palaces castles and temples, mystery, police investigation, crime, parody, crimes, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london
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58%
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Scott & Bailey (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: D.C. Rachel Bailey and D.C. Janet Scott have a robust and engaging friendship which enables them to draw upon each other’s strengths and investigate murders for the Manchester Metropolitan Police.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: police detective, policewoman, police, partners against crime, police investigation, crime, united kingdom, female detective, crimes, law enforcement, friends, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester, europe
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58%
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Keen Eddie (2003)
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, reluctant partners, fish out of water, roommate, crime, partners against crime, crime investigation, crimes, disorder, fighting crime, track down, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, britain, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Sledge Hammer! (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy
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, realistic, witty
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, police station, police, buddies, crime, goofy hero, sitcom, master criminal, parody, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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56%
The Good Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Good Guys is an American action-comedy series about an old-school cop and a modern-day detective that premiered with a preview episode on Fox on May 19, 2010, and began airing regularly on June 7. The series stars Bradley Whitford as Dan Stark, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, verbal byplay, crime investigation, buddy cop, parody, law enforcement, police station, partners, goofy hero, odd couple, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, dallas texas
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55%
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Police Squad! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Police Squad! is a television comedy series first broadcast in 1982, created by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker, and starring Leslie Nielsen. A spoof of police procedurals, the series featured Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker's usual ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, partners against crime, private detective, police detective, farce, suburbs, police investigation, goofy hero, crime, tough law enforcer, mystery, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, sergeant, murder, police investigation, crime, mystery, crime solving, crime investigation, criminal, crimes, law enforcement, wisdom of life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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53%
The Last Detective (2003)
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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, crime, amateur detective, mystery, partners against crime, private detective, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, investigation, police investigation, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Thin Blue Line (1995)
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, realistic, witty, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police station, police, sitcom, farce, camp, sergeant, goofy hero, hidden identity, crime, innuendo, police officer, monologue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, britain
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51%
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DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A thrilling drama based on the novels by Peter Robinson. Stephen Tompkinson and Andrea Lowe star as the tenacious and stubborn Chief Inspector Alan Banks and the feisty and headstrong Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: police detective, crime, police investigation, murder investigation, mystery, murder, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, deadly, coma, bodies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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50%
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Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sharp detective with a messy life, DCI Vera Stanhope patrols her “patch” of northeast England, pursuing the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. Vera is obsessive about her work and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, murder, police detective, crime, crime solving, crime investigation, female detective, kidnapping, criminal, crimes, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england
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44%
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, multiple suspects, police investigation, law enforcement, human nature, crime, murder investigation, murder, who done it, crimes, village, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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43%
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Eagleheart (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Eagleheart is an action-comedy television series that premiered on February 3, 2011, on Adult Swim. Eagleheart is produced by Conan O'Brien's production company, Conaco, and stars Chris Elliott as Chris Monsanto. Eagleheart has been ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: law enforcement, parody, rivalry, partners against crime, fighting crime, crimes, partners, disorder, cowboy, policewoman, u.s. marshal
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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42%
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The Tunnel (2013)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bilingual
Plot: partners against crime, crime, police investigation, dead, tunnel, murder, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, serial killer, social worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, france
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42%
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, crime, missing person, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, murder, partners
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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41%
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Rebus (2000)
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: serious, clever, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, police inspector, crimes, law enforcement, uncover truth, murder, who done it, deadly, failed attempt, multiple suspects ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
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40%
Trial & Retribution (1997)
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, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: police detective, murder, courtroom, police investigation, crime, crime investigation, police station, who done it, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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38%
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, crime, partners against crime, fighting crime, mystery, police investigation, who done it, crimes, law enforcement, partners, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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38%
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Reno 911! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Reno 911! is an American comedy television series on Comedy Central that ran from 2003 to 2009. It is a mockumentary-style parody of law enforcement documentary shows, specifically COPS, with comic actors playing the police officers. Most of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, police officer, police station, law enforcement, disorder, workplace, workplace situations, crimes, escapades, incompetent police, police brutality, squad ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa
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38%
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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: serious, intellectual, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, police detective, intelligence, crime, talented, police, crimes, uncover truth, superior, mystery, british, oxford ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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37%
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Operation Good Guys (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Operation Good Guys is a British mockumentary, a fly-on-the-wall documentary series about an elite police unit's bid to snare one of Britain's most powerful crime lords. It was first screened on BBC Two from 1997 - 2000. Blurring the line ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: working undercover, workplace situations, police station, law enforcement, disorder, police investigation, crimes, undercover, workplace, right hand man, accountant, incompetent police ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
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37%
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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, investigation, police detective, murder, who done it, writer's life, partners, murder investigation, crimes, resourceful, riddles and clues, female detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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37%
Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, forensics, workplace, suspicion, crime, partners, police detective, policewoman, best friends, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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37%
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, verbal byplay, boss and employee, police, workplace situations, sitcom, teamwork, investigation, arrest, crimes, sergeant, police chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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36%
Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Waking the Dead is a British television police procedural crime drama series produced by the BBC featuring a fictional Cold Case unit composed of CID police officers, a psychological profiler and a forensic scientist. A pilot episode aired in ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, cold case, police detective, crimes, crime, law enforcement, mystery, police investigation, workplace, psychologist, temperamental, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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36%
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River (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: John River, a brilliant police officer whose genius and fault-line is the fragility of his mind - a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest
Style: gloomy, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, hallucination, police, murder investigation, haunted by the past, crime, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, murder, deadly, imagination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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No Offence (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Keeping these streets clean is a Herculean task, enough to demoralize even the keenest rookie – but there’s a reason why this hotchpotch of committed cops are on this force, on this side of town. Drug labs, arsonists, neo-Nazis and notorious ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: police station, law enforcement, crimes, police, fighting crime, workplace situations, workplace, female detective, serial killer, murder investigation, police investigation, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
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