Movies and TV shows like Inspector Morse

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Inspector Morse
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Morse is a detective drama based on Colin Dexter's series of Chief Inspector Morse novels. The series starred John Thaw as Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis, as well as a large cast of notable actors and actresses.
Style: talky, clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere
Plot: murder, crime, police detective, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, who done it, pub, classical music, deadly, partners, crime solving, crime investigation, criminal, beer, rapist, cop witness relations, multiple suspects, superior, bodies, car, detective inspector, detective sergeant, red herring ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe, italy, australia
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Endeavour
Crime, Drama, Mystery
UK
89 min.
 8.6
Grantchester
Crime, Drama, Mystery
UK
45 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to Inspector Morse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and clever films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, deadly, murder, police investigation and mystery mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Inspector Morse: Inspector Lewis (2006), Midsomer Murders (1997), Grantchester (2014), Endeavour (2012), Vera (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Inspector Lewis
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: serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crime, police detective, mystery, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, murder, crime investigation, crime solving, criminal, sergeant, wisdom of life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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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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System:   83%
    User:   92%
 
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Grantchester
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Drama series set in 1953, against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester. The drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: village, amateur detective, mystery, clergy, partners against crime, murder, investigation, crimes, police detective, priest, partners, unlikely partners ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   100%
 
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 8.6
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Endeavour
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, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful, intellectual
Plot: crime, police investigation, mystery, police detective, crimes, police, law enforcement, uncover truth, who done it, deadly, oxford, british ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england
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System:   75%
    User:   88%
 
 7.8
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Vera
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: tense, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, who done it, deadly, female detective, crime investigation, crime solving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england
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System:   72%
    User:   100%
 
A Touch of Frost
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Touch of Frost is a television detective series produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV from 1992 until 2010, initially based on the Frost novels by R.D. Wingfield. Writing credit for the three episodes in the first 1992 series went to Richard ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, riddles and clues, who done it, deadly, rivalry, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england
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Foyle's War
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Foyle's War opens in southern England in the year 1940. Later series sees the retired detective working as an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, clever
Plot: crime, police detective, mystery, police investigation, village, crimes, espionage, law enforcement, investigation, undercover, war, spy ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   100%
 
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 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: 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:   46%
    User:   75%
 
 8.1
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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:   45%
    User:   100%
 
 8.5
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Cracker
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The wise-cracking Fitz is a brilliant but flawed criminal psychologist with a remarkable insight into the criminal mind.
Style: serious, clever, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: anti heroes, crime, psychologist, fighting crime, mystery, who done it, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, workplace situations, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
The Black Tower
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Frustrated with his career, Commander Dalgliesh is invited to Toynton Grange, a home for the disabled, by his old teacher, Father Baddeley, who is resident there. But unbeknown to Dalgliesh, something happening at the Grange is making the Father ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: crime, police investigation, murder, monastery, mystery, village, who done it, police detective, crimes, danger, law enforcement, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
Prime Suspect: The Lost Child
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Supt. Tennison orchestrates a search for an abducted baby, but events take a turn for the worst when personal emotions cause complications.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, uncover truth, missing person, who done it, life is a bitch, abortion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
Prime Suspect: Inner Circles
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A seemingly straightforward sex murder investigation by Superintendent Jane Tennison leads to a hidden political scandal.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crime, who done it, police investigation, suburbs, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, uncover truth, politics, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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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:   40%
    User:   34%
 
Death of an Expert Witness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When Dr. Edwin Lorrimer, a forensic scientist working at a private laboratory is found killed, Detective Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate. Dalgliesh had been in the area a few months previously investigating the murder of a young ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: murder, crime, who done it, mystery, police investigation, crimes, danger, law enforcement, riddles and clues, deadly, multiple suspects, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
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Taggart
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Story: Taggart is a Scottish detective television programme, created by Glenn Chandler, who has written many of the episodes, and made by STV Productions for the ITV network. The series revolves around a group of detectives initially in the Maryhill CID of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime, police detective, police investigation, murder, police station, who done it, crimes, deadly, police, law enforcement, riddles and clues, society ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: scotland, europe
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System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
Prime Suspect
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, serious, realistic, bleak, intense ...
Plot: murder, crime, serial killer, mystery, police investigation, obsession, investigation, police, guilt, partners against crime, sexism, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From IMDB: A series of brutal sex murders disturbingly similar to the pattern of Superintendent Jane Tennison's first major case leads to the awful suggestion that she may have caught the wrong man the first time.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, psychological
Plot: mystery, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, crime, serial killer, murder, missing person, who done it, police investigation, crimes, false accusation, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
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Silent Witness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough
Plot: partners against crime, crime, investigation, mystery, murder, crimes, deadly, partners, riddles and clues, workplace situations, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
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Ripper Street
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: crime, serial killer, murder, mystery, police detective, police investigation, urban, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, who done it, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
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Original Sin
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Commander Adam Dalgliesh is consulted by one of his literary heroes when Peverell Press staff fall victim to a rash of hate mail. When the body of an editor is discovered and another member of the venerable firm is found dead soon after, Dalgliesh ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: murder, crime, who done it, mystery, police investigation, crimes, danger, law enforcement, riddles and clues, deadly, rivalry, sabotage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, scotland yard
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System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
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Law & Order
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, lawyer, fighting crime, courtroom, legal action, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, police, law and order, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   37%
    User:   37%
 
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Miss Marple's visiting friend sees a woman being strangled on a passing train, they immediately report it to the police. Inspector Slack sees Miss Marple as a bit of a busy body and drops the investigation after only a few days. Miss ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, partners against crime, crime, train, private detective, investigation, murder, missing person, riddles and clues, who done it, police investigation ...
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
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System:   36%
    User:   29%
 
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Dead Man's Folly
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a murder hunt game at a country house, to which Hercule Poirot is invited as an "expert", a real murder occurs.
Style: clever, talky, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, mystery, investigation, crime, murder, who done it, estate, crimes, deadly, riddles and clues, dishonesty, murder mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: belgium, england, europe
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System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
Law & Order: UK
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Adapted from the hit US series, Law & Order: UK follows a team of police detectives and prosecutors representing the public interest in the criminal justice system.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: price of justice, crime, crimes, courtroom, law enforcement, mystery, legal, workplace, power relations, lawyer, police investigation, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
Rosemary & Thyme
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Rosemary & Thyme is a British television mystery series starring Felicity Kendal and Pam Ferris as gardening detectives Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme. The show began on ITV in 2003. The third series ended in August 2007. The theme is murder ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, clever, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, partners against crime, countryside, murder, crime, private detective, fighting crime, investigation, police investigation, who done it, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
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Rebus
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: clever, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, uncover truth, murder, who done it, deadly, police inspector, failed attempt, multiple suspects ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
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System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
The Murder Room
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The lease on the Dupayne Museum is almost up and under the terms of their father's will, all three of the Dupayne children must agree to continue or the museum is to close. Neville Dupayne is dead set against continuing the museum when the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: amateur detective, crime, museum, private detective, mystery, protagonist as suspect, investigation, legal investigation, manipulations, mind game, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 

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Diagnosis Murder
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Dr. Mark Sloan is a good-natured, offbeat physician who is called upon to solve murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, crime, hospital, partners against crime, mystery, doctors and patients, who done it, workplace situations, police investigation, murder, doctor, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
A Caribbean Mystery
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aging Major Palgrave, an idiosyncratic but charming mystery writer, reveals to Miss Marple that one of the guests at a luxurious Caribbean resort they're staying at is a Bluebeard-type wife murderer. Unfortunately, the Major succumbs to an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: hotel, amateur detective, mystery, crime, resort, private detective, haunted by the past, murder, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: bahamas, caribbean
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System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
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