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Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995)
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: psychologist, murder, abortion, police brutality, media circus, crimes, mystery, missing person, life is a bitch, who done it, criminal psychologist, law enforcement, strong female presence, police investigation, police detective, child killer, promotion, uncover truth, swat team, police, motorcycle, hostage, kidnapping, pedophilia, child murderess ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe

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Most similar movies to Prime Suspect: The Lost Child

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, law enforcement, deadly, police investigation, who done it and mystery mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Prime Suspect: The Lost Child: Trial & Retribution (1997), Midsomer Murders (1997), Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995), Prime Suspect 3 (1993), The Commander (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Trial & Retribution (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
TV show
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: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, murder, crime investigation, courtroom, child killer, society, honest law enforcer, riddles and clues, law enforcer killer, who done it, multiple suspects, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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100%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, rough
Plot: murder, false accusation, kidnapping, serial killer, retirement home, wannabe, missing person, dangerous attraction, who done it, mystery, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, who done it, murder investigation, murder, police investigation, multiple suspects, whodunit, village, detective inspector, law enforcement, human nature, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: conspiracy, murder, suburbs, who done it, law enforcement, police investigation, politics, crimes, dishonesty, uncover truth, police detective, abused woman ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Prime Suspect 3 (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 207 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: pimp, policewoman, street kid, police detective, cover up, child abuse, blackmail, social worker, suicide attempt, abortion, murder, child rape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, wales, london, manchester
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62%
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The Commander (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she arrested James Lampton for murder. He was subsequently sentenced ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, who done it, manipulation, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, strong female presence, sex, jealousy, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Prime Suspect 2 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 203 min.
TV show
Story: DCI Jane Tennison's investigation of a murder is complicated with the unexpected participation of her secret lover in her detective unit.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: interracial sex, murder, policewoman, interracial relations, investigation, police detective, army investigation, amateur detective, legal investigation, uncover truth, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: policewoman, police investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, suspicion, career, murder, haunted by the past, alcohol abuse, chief of police, hunting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Prime Suspect (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 207 min.
TV show
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, murder, police investigation, police detective, policewoman, police station, female detective, crimes, mystery, obsession, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
TV show
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, investigation, law enforcement, uncover truth, crimes, who done it, protagonist as suspect, suspicion, police detective, murder, police investigation, massacre ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: private detective, murder, sherlock holmes, investigation, mastermind, mystery, who done it, prodigy, crimes, life is a bitch, hotshot hero, lookalikes ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Love Is a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Narcotics agent Dennis goes undercover in the Mediterranean Islands to investigate a smuggling operation, and gains the confidence of a woman who works for the ringleader. But Dennis ends up arrested for murder when the crime boss turns up dead.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, mind bending
Plot: murder, undercover agent, mystery, protagonist as suspect, special agents, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, working undercover, who done it, strong female presence, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
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36%
Moreno and the Silence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a girl is murdered soon after leaving a closed religious community, Moreno faces a difficult investigation as the community closes ranks and refuses to cooperate. When another girl is abducted and her bloody fingernails mailed to the police, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, kidnapping, partners, private detective, law enforcement, society, crimes, religions or cults, cult, fictional country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Blue Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: family relations, police investigation, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, police detective, whodunit, single mother, single parent, strong female presence, children, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Murder Room (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: museum, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, mind game, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, who done it, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Inspector George Gently (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
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: serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic
Plot: murder investigation, police investigation, crimes, who done it, police detective, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, chief of police, murder, whodunit, riddles and clues ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crime investigation, female detective, murder, who done it, murder mystery, criminal, crimes, law enforcement, british police, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Wandering Soul Murders (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Widowed Joanne Kilbourn is an ex-police officer turned criminology professor. Her husband Ian was the Ontario provincial Attorney General when he was murdered, the murder never solved. Her current home life is on the most part a happy one, except ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, mind bending
Plot: prostitute, murder, police detective, police investigation, journalism, mystery, amateur detective, riddles and clues, serial killer, dishonesty, crimes, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Moses Jones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Police investigate a mutilated body found in the Thames which appears to be the product of a witchcraft killing.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, murder, police detective, partners, partners against crime, police, police protagonist, black cast, undercover cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Fissure (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still reeling from a personal tragedy, Detective Paul Grunning is sent on a routine call to a local professor's home. When things turn deadly, he must navigate a fractured reality to solve the mystery before it's too late.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, mind game, police investigation, mystery, uncover truth, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, rivalry, college, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, serial killer, murderous pair, strangulation, psychopath, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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30%
Appropriate Adult (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
TV show
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, psychopath, law enforcement, bodies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: england, europe
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30%
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Murderland (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, who done it, life is a bitch, death of mother, murder suspect, mother daughter relationship, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, false accusation, mystery, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, female star appears nude, legal, life is a bitch, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington (1987)
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: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever
Plot: amateur detective, murder, train, private detective, riddles and clues, mystery, partners against crime, who done it, murder investigation, investigation, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 50s, year 1957
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The owner of a cosmetics company is unveiling a new cream which she claims she's been using. She's been keeping her age a secret and now reveals that she's 60 and owes her appearance to the cream. She's later killed and the ...
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, uncover truth, murder, who done it, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, dedicated lawyer, legal, legal investigation, cosmetics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Touch of Frost (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
TV show
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, sincere, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, mystery, police, widower, partner, urban setting, whodunit, riddles and clues, rivalry, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Small Town Conspiracy (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Crime - Set in Florida at the close of 1941, this film noir follows small-town police chief John Haleran's (Zen Gesner) investigation of the murder of a young Japanese girl, a case that leads to a top secret government conspiracy. With the help ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Plot: police detective, uncover truth, police investigation, who done it, frame up, political conspiracy, wartime life, injustice, law enforcement, serial killer, society, crimes ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, florida, pearl harbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mind game, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, law enforcement, life is a bitch, mystery, single parent, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, crimes, legal, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, dishonesty, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%