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The Missing
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Belgium, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gripping anthological relationship thriller series exploring the emotional fallout of a child's abduction not only on the family but on the wider community, told over two time frames.
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, gloomy, captivating, tense
Plot: missing child, abduction, investigation, crimes, police detective, life turned upside down, dialogue, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, grief, twists & turns, chase, flashback, haunted by the past, missing person, cold case, police, husband wife relationship, pedophile, child abuse, limp, missing son, hotel, journalist ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2009
Place: france
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True Detective
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
55 min.
 9.0
Sherlock
Crime, Drama, Mystery
UK, USA
88 min.
 9.2
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Most similar movies to The Missing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, police investigation, investigation, law enforcement, police detective, murder and crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Missing: The Americans (2013), Shades of Blue (2016), Rizzoli & Isles (2010), Midsomer Murders (1997), True Detective (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 8.4
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The Americans
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret agents, undercover, kgb, espionage, fbi, working undercover, double life, cold war, russian spy, couple relations, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, soviet union, washington d.c.
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    User:   100%
 
Shades of Blue
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: law enforcement, police corruption, police detective, police investigation, dirty cop, police, friendship, crimes, undercover, moral dilemma, dishonesty, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
Rizzoli & Isles
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, partners against crime, female protagonist, police investigation, crimes, homicide detective, best friends, murder investigation, suspicion, search, career, friendship between women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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System:   94%
    User:   86%
 
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Midsomer Murders
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: twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, who done it, crimes, murder investigation, mystery, law enforcement, family feud, multiple suspects, murder, village, whodunit, human nature ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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    User:   90%
 
 9.0
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True Detective
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: serious, clever, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, police detective, murder, crimes, partners, who done it, law enforcement, uncover truth, investigation, crime, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, california
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    User:   69%
 
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Blue Bloods
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police chief, law enforcement, family life, crimes, family relations, investigation, police brutality, police detective, police protagonist, price of justice, family tradition, district attorney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 6.8
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Unforgettable
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: prodigy, police investigation, female detective, policewoman, police detective, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, haunted by the past, partners, photographic memory, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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    User:   81%
 
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Prisoners
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: vigilantism, kidnapping, investigation, police investigation, crime, brutality, revenge, maze, vigilante, torture, vengeance, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   76%
 
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: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime, police investigation, police detective, murder, police station, who done it, crimes, danger, courtroom, deadly, law enforcement, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   68%
 
 7.7
 225K
Gone Baby Gone
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, private detective, conspiracy, crime, murder, mystery, police, violence, corruption, morality, moral ambiguity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   66%
 
Secret in Their Eyes
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Spain, South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, serious, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Plot: investigation, crime, murder, mystery, justice, death, obsession, vengeance, kidnapping, murder mystery, twists & turns, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, los angeles, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   100%
 
 5.6
 20K
Horsemen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, revenge, torture, death, single father, plot twist, murder mystery, gory, crime, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   55%
 
 8.1
 14K
River
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: twists and turns, gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted by the past, crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, murder, police detective, murder investigation, police, hallucination, deadly, police procedural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
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Hawaii Five-O
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and Leonard Freeman. Set in Hawaii, the show originally aired for 12 seasons from 1968 to 1980, and continues in reruns. Jack Lord portrayed Detective Lieutenant ...
Style: captivating, stylized, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, police detective, partners against crime, investigation, fighting crime, police investigation, multiple suspects, police protagonist, workplace, irish, suspect ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: hawaii, usa
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System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
 9.2
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Sherlock
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, investigation, friendship, partners, crime, eccentricity, mastermind, murder mystery, resourceful, verbal byplay, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
 6.5
 350
Murderland
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Murderland poses the question of tragedy and curiosity - can one move on from horrible and unexplained events that one experiences as a child, and grow up to make a new life? Or will peace come only once the truth is known? Murderland tells of the ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, crime, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, police investigation, who done it, police detective, multiple perspectives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
 8.0
 376K
Mystic River
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, mystery, child abuse, vengeance, sexual abuse, guilt, vigilantism, investigation, childhood, innocence lost, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
The Night Manager
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 358 min.
Story: Former British soldier Jonathan Pine navigates the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer ...
Style: serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, hotel, moral ambiguity, murder, secret service, undercover agent, manager, corruption, british, crimes, violent, violence ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london, egypt
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System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
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Secrets and Lies
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police investigation, protagonist as suspect, murder, mystery, who done it, law enforcement, disorder, dishonesty, danger, life turned upside down, family relations, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
 6.6
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Rosewood
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. is a brilliant private pathologist who uses wildly sophisticated technology and his drive to live life to the fullest to help a tough-as-nails detective and the Miami PD uncover clues no one else can see.
Style: captivating, tense, philosophical, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pathologist, female detective, african american protagonist, murder investigation, police detective, laboratory, analysis, crimes, family relations, partners, heart condition, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
 8.4
 66K
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: serious, clever, gloomy, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, crime, uncover truth, courtroom, mystery, small town, small town life, who done it, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
Dolores Claiborne
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, mystery, child abuse, investigation, dysfunctional family, small town, island, sexual abuse, maid, parents and children, domestic violence, secrets ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
 8.6
 90K
The Night Of
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: serious, tense, suspense, dark, bleak ...
Plot: crime, murder, investigation, justice, secrets, vengeance, violent, plot twist, lawyer, corruption, drugs, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
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 6.7
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The Deep End
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With her husband Jack perpetually away at work, Margaret Hall raises her children virtually alone. Her teenage son is testing the waters of the adult world, and early one morning she wakes to find the dead body of his gay lover on the beach of their ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: murder, gay, crime, neo noir, death, violence, parents and children, redemption, police investigation, twists & turns, family drama, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
Traitorous Prince
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Guan Jian wants to report the murder of his father who died 10 years ago. The alleged murderer whom Guan Jian accuses of the crime is his own mother.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, police investigation, parents and children, betrayal, guilt, life philosophy, death, solitude, haunted by the past, mystery, crimes, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: china, asia, tokyo, japan, new jersey ...
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System:   45%
    User:   44%
 
 7.6
 16K
The Bridge
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A murdered body on a bridge between El Paso and Juarez bring together El Paso detective Sonya Cross and Chihuahua State Police detective Marco Ruiz.
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, corruption, mystery, mind game, murder, deadly, partners, riddles and clues, drug cartel, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
 8.3
 61K
The Leftovers
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't ...
Style: serious, captivating, mind bending, twists and turns, surreal ...
Plot: small town sheriff, disappearance, missing person, haunted by the past, police chief, mystery, miraculous event, investigation, depression, religions or cults, life turned upside down, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
 8.1
 15K
Ugly
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A team of the best cops in Mumbai is dispatched to find a girl who has gone missing from her father's car. As the hunt for the kidnapper begins, fingers suspiciously point to closer home.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: kidnapping, drugs/alcohol, missing child, crimes, danger, track down, parents and children, missing girl, police, chases and races, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   100%
 

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 7.2
 36K
Narc
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, police investigation, murder, investigation, undercover cop, police, brutality, violence, chase, drug addiction, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
 7.6
 64K
Riverdale
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, dramatic, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenager, small town, crimes, friends, friendship, mysterious death, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school, family relations, teenage life, parents and children ...
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System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
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