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, serial killer, workaholic, chef, forensics, superior, loner, female partner, loss of spouse, drinking problem, policewoman, widow widower, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england

Most similar movies to A Touch of Cloth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about crimes, police investigation, crime, partners, law enforcement, disorder and partners against crime mostly in Crime, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Touch of Cloth: The Trixxer (2004), Without a Clue (1988), The Thin Blue Line (1995), Keen Eddie (2003), Sledge Hammer! (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, exciting
Plot: farce, serial killer, murder, mystery, palaces castles and temples, police investigation, crime, parody, crimes, law enforcement, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   82%
 
The Thin Blue Line
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, goofy hero, hidden identity, crime, partners against crime, officers and cadets, tough law enforcer, workplace romance, police, sitcom, farce, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   65%
 
 8.4
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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:   71%
    User:   85%
 
Sledge Hammer!
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 station, buddies, police detective, crime, goofy hero, police, master criminal, parody, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   82%
 
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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:   70%
    User:   82%
 
 6.9
 27K
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 ...
Plot: hostage, radio, british, goofy hero, redemption, male nudity, culture clash, confined, television, media, sarcasm, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   64%
 
 8.5
 13K
Police Squad!
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, farce, suburbs, police investigation, crime, goofy hero, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, private detective, mystery, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   53%
 
 6.7
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The Other Guys
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, cynical, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, police, parody, misfit partners, partners against crime, farce, reluctant partners, stupidity, verbal byplay, goofy hero, dumb, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   65%
 
 7.1
 88K
Super Troopers
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five bored, occasionally high and always ineffective Vermont state troopers must prove their worth to the governor or lose their jobs. After stumbling on a drug ring, they plan to make a bust, but a rival police force is out to steal the glory.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, farce, police corruption, police, male nudity, stupidity, drugs, buddies, small town, prank, drinking, beer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   67%
 
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: goofy hero, crime, misfit partners, farce, partners against crime, serial killer, police investigation, culture clash, crimes, law enforcement, partners, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, algeria, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   59%
 
 5.5
 56K
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, realistic, exciting, 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 ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   62%
 
 7.5
 9K
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, realistic, offbeat ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   58%
 
 7.0
 306K
22 Jump Street
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, parody, friendship, high school, police investigation, drugs, police, chase, verbal byplay, beer, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, new orleans, tokyo, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   65%
 
30 Minutes or Less
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and advise him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, heist, bank robbery, verbal byplay, buddies, race against time, unlikely criminals, foul language, crime, dialogue, weed, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   57%
 
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:   59%
    User:   65%
 
 6.5
 119K
Let's Be Cops
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, corruption, police investigation, gangsters, police corruption, investigation, comedy of errors, anti heroes, drugs/alcohol, undercover cop, surveillance, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   59%
 
 7.9
 408K
Hot Fuzz
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK, France
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
Plot: murder, parody, farce, gunfight, police, police investigation, village, death, small town, violence, chase, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   49%
 
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, realistic, suspenseful
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   65%
 
 6.1
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The Vexxer
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Scotland Yard investigators have to prevent the murder of Victoria Dickman when her name is found on a death list.
Style: humorous, gothic
Plot: goofy hero, farce, estate, master criminal, crime, crimes, parody, law enforcement, disorder, murder, police investigation, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   46%
 
Curse of the Pink Panther
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Inspector Clouseau disappears, and the Surete wants the world's second best detective to look for him. However, Clouseau's enemy, Dreyfus, rigs the Surete's computer to select, instead, the world's WORST detective, NYPD Sgt. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, master criminal, crime, reluctant partners, parody, missing person, nothing goes right, robbery, jewel thief, police investigation, law enforcement, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   54%
 
The Alphabet Murders
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: private detective, serial killer, crime, investigation, parody, murder, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, deadly, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
Hostile Makeover
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lacey Smithsonian is a stylish journalist who works as a television reporter. When interviewing a prestigious fashion designer Amanda Manville, it confesses that receives death threats from someone. Everything is complicated when the artist is shot ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, witty
Plot: crime, journalism, fashion, mystery, crimes, deadly, media, partners against crime, special agents, witnessing a crime, celebrity culture, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   49%
 
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 1K
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:   53%
    User:   51%
 
 7.9
 6K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bilingual
Plot: crime, partners against 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:   52%
    User:   61%
 
 4.8
 781
Payoff
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two very different cops are forced to work together...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: reluctant partners, hip hop, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, crime, buddies, gangsters, chase, misfit partners, partners against crime, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, seaport, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
 5.6
 80K
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, not serious, talky, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, police investigation, baseball, verbal byplay, buddies, chase, car chase, urban, partners against crime, violence, kidnapping, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
Women's Murder Club
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Women's Murder Club was an American police procedural and legal drama, which ran on ABC from October 12, 2007, to May 13, 2008. The series is set in San Francisco, California and is based on the 'Women's Murder Club' series of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, witty
Plot: crime, best friends, partners against crime, fighting crime, mystery, murder, investigation, crimes, murder investigation, deadly, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
Revenge of the Pink Panther
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau is dead. At least that is what the world (and Charles Dreyfus) believe when a dead body is discovered in Clouseau's car after being shot off the road. Naturally, Clouseau knows differently, and taking advantage ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Plot: farce, crime, investigation, goofy hero, comedy of errors, revenge, assassination, assassin, surveillance, mystery, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
 6.6
 5K
Crime Spree
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An out-of-town heist becomes a nightmare for a crew of French burglars when they mistakenly rob the head of the Chicago mafia. Unaccustomed to the ways of the American underworld, it is not long before they have the mafia, the FBI and a couple of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: crime, gangsters, heist, crime gone awry, mafia, french, buddies, comedy of errors, gangster, dialogue, chase, corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   42%
 
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