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

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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 investigation, police detective, crime, murder and partners against crime mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like A Touch of Cloth: Vexed (2010), Angie Tribeca (2016), Dalziel and Pascoe (1996), Sledge Hammer! (1986), 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: captivating, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, deadly, partners, therapist, partners against crime, crimes, who done it, ransom, sexual tension, police investigation, buddy cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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Angie Tribeca (2016)
Genre: Action, 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, realistic, humorous, tense, captivating
Plot: parody, workplace situations, police dog, lapd, sitcom, police investigation, misfit partners, crimes, german shepherd, colleague colleague relationship, homicide detective, police partner ...
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: tense, serious, witty, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, partners, partners against crime, riddles and clues, unlikely partners, crimes, crime, law enforcement, forensics, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: not serious, humorous, witty, feel good, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, police, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, goofy hero, parody, disorder, law enforcement, police corruption, reluctant partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, tense, realistic
Plot: police detective, policewoman, female detective, partners against crime, female police officer, police, crime, relationship vs career, crimes, best friends, police investigation, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester, europe
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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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, bilingual
Plot: forensics, serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder, deadly, partners, law enforcement, female partner, marital problem, social worker, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, france, europe, english channel
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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: exciting, humorous, witty, not serious
Plot: police detective, murder, deadly, parody, danger, partners against crime, misfit partners, partners, disorder, law enforcement, farce, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london
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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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: police detective, fish out of water, roommate, reluctant partners, mate swapping, superior, crimes, partners against crime, crime, disgraced, heaven and hell, cat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england, britain, scotland yard
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60%
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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: exciting, stylized, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, worn out, disorder, generation gap, partners, ambitious, law enforcement, police station, lawyer, mishap, middle aged, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, dallas texas
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60%
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: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, partners, missing person
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police station, police, sergeant, partners against crime, goofy hero, workplace, police investigation, incompetent police, working undercover, nothing goes right, crime, british humour ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, hunt down, murder, murder investigation, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, witty, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, police detective, private detective, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, suburban life, crime, farce, race against time, danger, incompetent police, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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57%
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: suspenseful, semi serious, clever, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, working undercover, mystery, partners against crime, crime, riddles and clues, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: police detective, coma, murder, police investigation, policewoman, serial killer, deadly, female partner, mystery, bodies, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Whitechapel (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Whitechapel is a British television drama series produced by Carnival Films, in which detectives in London's Whitechapel district deal with murders which replicate historical crimes. The first series was first broadcast in the UK on 2 February ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, manhunt, victim, police station, murder, hunt down, police detective, crimes, crime, traditional versus modern, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
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Moses Jones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Police investigate a mutilated body found in the Thames which appears to be the product of a witchcraft killing.
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, crime, uncover truth, partners against crime, crimes, deadly, partners, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, urban, mutilated body ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Case Sensitive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Geraldine Bretherick and her 5-year-old daughter Lucy are found dead in the bathroom of their luxury home, the case divides new DS Charlie Zailer and her DC Simon Waterhouse. Is it a murder-suicide or something even more sinister, and how ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, crimes, crime, murder, law enforcement, crime investigation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: clever, realistic, bleak, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, crime, crimes, partners, partners against crime, investigation, murder, uncover truth, who done it, troubled ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
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52%
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: sergeant, police investigation, police detective, murder, crimes, law enforcement, suspicion, multiple suspects, investigator, crime investigation, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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52%
Prime Suspect (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 207 min.
Story: A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, intense ...
Plot: murder, sexism, serial killer, police detective, policewoman, innocence, police procedural, police station, crime, police investigation, obsession, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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Tequila and Bonetti (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tequila and Bonetti is an American comedy-drama series starring Jack Scalia. The series originally aired on CBS from January 17, 1992 to April 17, 1992. It was later adapted into another series for Italian television.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, police, odd couple, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, dog, haunted by the past, talking dog, love interest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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49%
Detroit 1-8-7 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Detroit 1-8-7 is an American police procedural series about Detroit's leading homicide unit, created by Jason Richman for ABC. It features an ensemble cast of actors including Michael Imperioli and James McDaniel. The series originally ran on ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, police detective, workplace, crimes, coworker, female police officer, suspicion, victim, sergeant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, crime, police investigation, danger, policewoman, murder, investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, workplace, workplace situations, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the career of La Plante's latest heroine DC ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, porno movie
Plot: murder, police investigation, serial killer, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, danger, dirty cop, detective inspector, police procedural, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit. It ran for seven seasons on NBC from 1993 to 1999, and was succeeded ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, talky, rough ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police, police station, police protagonist, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, african american, fbi, workplace, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, multiple suspects, murder investigation, law enforcement, human nature, crime, police chief, murder, crimes, who done it, village ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows the investigations of a team of NYPD forensic scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, danger, workplace, partners against crime, murder, investigation, crimes, crime investigation, interrogation, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, greece
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47%
Death in Paradise (2011)
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 ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, captivating, touching
Plot: police detective, island, police investigation, crimes, multiple suspects, coworker, law enforcement, lifestyle change, new job, british humour, unhappy, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, murder, mind game, murder investigation, riddles and clues, homicide detective, unconventional method, crimes, uncover truth, crime investigation, crime solving, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%