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Prime Suspect 3 (1993)
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Prime Suspect 3 (1993)
Original name: Prime Suspect 3: The Keeper of Souls
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: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, detective series
Plot: pimp, policewoman, street kid, suicide attempt, child abuse, abortion, blackmail, murder, social worker, cover up, police detective, cross dressing, crimes, psychologist, crime, life is a bitch, mystery, child killer, manager, squad, who done it, law enforcement, police investigation, staff, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, wales, manchester

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, murder, police detective and deadly mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Prime Suspect 3: Trial & Retribution (1997), Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995), Inspector George Gently (2007), Murderland (2009), Vera (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Trial & Retribution (1997)
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: tense, rough, bleak, captivating, serious ...
Plot: police detective, murder, crime investigation, courtroom, missing child, deadly, danger, police station, multiple suspects, riddles and clues, police investigation, rapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995)
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, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: psychologist, media circus, abortion, police brutality, murder, child killer, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, crime, mystery, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, london, england
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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, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexism, serial killer, policewoman, murder, police investigation, police detective, police station, female detective, crimes, mystery, obsession, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, realistic, serious, bleak, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, uncover truth, who done it, murder, suspicion, police detective, deadly, protagonist as suspect, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act (2006)
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, detective series
Plot: policewoman, police investigation, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, career, suspicion, haunted by the past, murder, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Prime Suspect 2 (1992)
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.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, policewoman, interracial relations, investigation, police detective, protagonist as suspect, army investigation, legal, mystery, amateur detective, crime, private detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Inspector George Gently (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Crime drama set in the 1960s about an old-school detective trying to come to terms with a time when the lines between the police and criminals have become blurred.
Style: suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic
Plot: police investigation, crimes, who done it, police detective, chief of police, law enforcement, deadly, partners against crime, murder, police chief, partners, murder investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (1996)
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: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: policewoman, forensics, social worker, drug dealing, murder, infidelity, chief of police, juvenile delinquency, criminal psychologist, psychologist, police chief, police detective ...
Place: europe, england, manchester england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Murderland (2009)
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: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, haunted by the past, uncover truth, who done it, life is a bitch, murder suspect, death of mother, mother daughter relationship, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Vera (2011)
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: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, female detective, murder, police detective, crime investigation, criminal, murder mystery, mystery, british police, who done it, right hand man, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Waking the Dead (2000)
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, gloomy
Plot: police detective, forensics, mystery, psychologist, cold case, murder investigation, murder, riddles and clues, workplace, forensic evidence, squad, sergeant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Touch of Frost (1992)
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, realistic, clever, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, mystery, police, partner, widower, urban setting, riddles and clues, workplace, law enforcement, crimes, fighting crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Appropriate Adult (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Dramatisation of the case of serial killers Fred and Rose West, focusing on the way in which they were brought to justice.
Style: serious, disturbing, thought provoking, realistic, controversial
Plot: serial killer, murder, confession, police interrogation, crime scene, social worker, prostitute, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Cracker (1993)
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, rough, witty, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: criminal psychologist, crime, psychologist, police detective, policewoman, police investigation, profiler, law enforcement, police chief, crimes, fighting crime, tough law enforcer ...
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Place: manchester, england, europe, northern england, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Taggart (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
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 ...
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Plot: police detective, murder, strangulation, police, crimes, deadly, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, society, police station, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: scotland, europe
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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: serious, realistic, tense, witty, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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Blue Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Blue Murder is a British crime drama television series based in Manchester. Shown on ITV from 2003 until 2009 when it was cancelled by the network, it starred Caroline Quentin as DCI Janine Lewis.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, whodunit, single mother, strong female presence, crime, single parent, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, gloomy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Black Tower (1985)
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
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The Murder Room (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
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Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995)
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: suspenseful, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, conspiracy, who done it, uncover truth, suburbs, dishonesty, law enforcement, police detective, police investigation, crime, politics, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, london, england
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Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness (1995)
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: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: retirement home, serial killer, murder, false accusation, kidnapping, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, deadly, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
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49%
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Endeavour (2012)
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: intellectual, serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, talented, crime, british, crimes, investigator, intelligence, police, who done it, murderer, coworker ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
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Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: policewoman, female police officer, police detective, partners against crime, police investigation, female partner, crimes, law enforcement, best friends, relationship vs career, female detective, female friendship ...
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Place: england, manchester, europe
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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, realistic, clever, suspenseful
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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Original Sin (1997)
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, crimes, danger, crime, mystery, police investigation, deadly, riddles and clues, who done it, law enforcement, rivalry, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere, mind bending ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, mystery, fighting crime, partners, deadly, law enforcement, crime, murder, crimes, workplace, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Death of an Expert Witness (1983)
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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When a man is buried alive, Red Metcalf must delve into a serial killer's psyche.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, police detective, danger, deadly, false accusation, riddles and clues, law enforcement, police investigation, race against time, criminal's revenge ...
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Place: london, england, europe
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Murder City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
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