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Prime Suspect 3
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 207 min.
Story: Assigned to a Vice squad, Detective Jane Tennison investigates a child murder and discovers a sinister link to the police. Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison moves to a new district and is put in charge of a vice investigation instead of homicide. But soon a homicide case impinges on her new job when a very young male prostitute is murdered in the apartment of Vera Reynolds, a female impersonator. Soon Jane is on the trail of the boy's brutal young pimp (played by David Thewlis). But her investigation is complicated by the Old Boy's Network, which is spying on her and is more concerned with preventing scandal than bringing the villain to justice.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, detective series
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, who done it, life is a bitch, sexual murder, pimp, social worker, abortion, cross dressing, suicide attempt, child abuse, blackmail, cover up, child killer, police detective, street kid, psychologist, squad, confrontation with superior, police chief ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, manchester, wales
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Prime Suspect 2
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
UK, USA
203 min.
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Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness
Crime, Drama, Thriller
UK
195 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and bleak films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, crime, crimes, police investigation, murder, deadly and mystery mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Prime Suspect 3: Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995), Cracker (1993), Midsomer Murders (1997), A Touch of Frost (1992), Murderland (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, bleak, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, mystery, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, uncover truth, missing person, who done it, life is a bitch, abortion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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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: clever, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: anti heroes, crime, psychologist, fighting crime, who done it, mystery, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, workplace situations, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england, manchester england
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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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
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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: clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic, witty ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england
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Prime Suspect 2
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 203 min.
Story: DCI Jane Tennison's investigation of a murder is complicated with the unexpected participation of her secret lover in her detective unit.
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Murderland
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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 ...
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Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness
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Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison's investigation of the murder of a Bosnian refugee leads her to one, or possibly two, Serbian war criminals determined to silence the last witness to a massacre a decade before.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: dedicated lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, investigation, mystery, mind game, uncover truth, who done it, murder, police investigation, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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Taggart
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Country: UK
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Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, twists and turns, realistic ...
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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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: bleak, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
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Place: england, europe
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Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Detective Tennison investigates a seemingly straightforward drug murder that she believes is linked to a smugly smooth crime boss.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: crime, murder, mystery, police investigation, crimes, deadly, drug dealing, law enforcement, infidelity, danger, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Place: england, europe, manchester, manchester england
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System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
Silent Witness
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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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, 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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    User:   45%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic
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    User:   41%
 
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Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, psychological
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
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Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nine years on, another Morley child has gone missing on her way home from school. Detective Chief Superintendent Maurice Jobson is forced to remember the very similar disappearance of Clare Kemplay, who was found dead in 1974, and the subsequent ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, stylized, serious, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, police corruption, corruption, torture, brutality, violence, investigation, police investigation, organized crime, missing child ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
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Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Helen Mirren returns for the final time as Jane Tennison in the long-awaited Prime Suspect 7. Retirement looms for Detective Superintendent Tennison, but as her career draws to a close, the body of a missing schoolgirl is found, and the hunt for her ...
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The Innocent Sleep
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
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Waking the Dead
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: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, suspenseful
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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, stylized, realistic, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england
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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 ...
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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: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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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, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, intellectual
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england
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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, witty, realistic, tense
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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: clever, serious, gloomy, twists and turns, realistic ...
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Place: england
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A Taste for Death
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Sir Paul Berowne (Bosco Hogan) - a prominent Government Minister - turns to his old friend Adam Dalgleish following a series of threatening letters delivered to his London home. The minister's wife is in an adulterous affair with a prominent ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 207 min.
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