Movies and TV shows like Oliver's Travels

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Oliver's Travels
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 250 min.
Story: After his job is terminated, a humanities professor and puzzle addict joins forces with a woman PC to travel the country while solving a cold case murder.
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, partners against crime, unlikely partners, mystery, investigation, romance, manipulations, murder, mind game, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, mysterious character, obsessive quest, uncover truth, deadly, cold case, word game, dirty cop, baron, dialogue driven, bed and breakfast, constable, jazz music ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, wales, scotland
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Prime Suspect 2
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
UK, USA
203 min.
 8.2
Edge of Darkness
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK
317 min.
 8.5
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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, deadly, mystery, murder, investigation, crime and law enforcement mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Oliver's Travels: Seven Dials Mystery (1981), Fourth Story (1991), Prime Suspect 2 (1992), The Shadow in the North (2007), The Last Detective (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Seven Dials Mystery
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 132 min.
Story: When two mysterious deaths mar an otherwise pleasant weekend in the English countryside, unflappable flapper Lady Eileen Brent (Cheryl Campbell) teams up with the dashing Jimmy Thesinger (James Warwick) to solve the dastardly deeds. Their sleuthing ...
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Time: 20s, 1920s
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Fourth Story
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Valerie's husband Darryl leaves for work as usual, but never returns. She hires private eye Shepard to find him. Soon he discovers that David had a second identity and obviously doesn't want to be found. But since Shepard is strongly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized, surprise ending
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Time: 90s
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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.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, tense
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Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, talky, realistic
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The Ice House
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Jonathan Creek
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jonathan Creek follows the story of Madeline Magellan, an investigative journalist. Like most journalists, she sticks her nose in where it isn't wanted, but this is what makes her such a great journalist! While writing a piece about the death ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful
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    User:   81%
 
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Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
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    User:   68%
 
The Lady Vanishes
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Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe
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Rear Window
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Duration: 89 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, tense ...
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Arabesque
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The Riddle
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 116 min.
Story: A journalist investigates a series of murders that follows the discovery of an unpublished novel by Charles Dickens in the cellar of an old Thames-side-pub.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever, tense ...
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Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, realistic, biting ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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Five Days
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Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: Thriller series which tracks five 24-hour periods in a police investigation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating
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Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Separate Lives
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The e-cop Tom Beckwith has just quit his police job in order to study psychology. But his professor, Lauren Porter, is more interested in his criminology abilities than in his progress in psychology. Because of traumatic circumstances during her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, psychological
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Time: 90s
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Tropical Heat
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Under Suspicion
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the late 1950s, British police officer Tony Aaron resigns from the force after sleeping with Hazel, wife of the man whose house he was supposed to guard. In his new job as a fake private investigator, he helps couples get divorces by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, femme fatale, crime, hotel, protagonist as suspect, mystery, serial killer, betrayal, investigation, hotel room, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: england, europe, brighton
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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, yorkshire
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System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
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
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System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
The Bletchley Circle
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Bletchley Circle follows the journey of four ordinary women with extraordinary skills that helped to end World War II. Set in 1952, Susan, Millie, Lucy and Jean have returned to their normal lives, modestly setting aside the part they played in ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, murder, crimes, danger, deadly, crime investigation, code breaking, post war, incompetent police ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england
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System:   43%
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Tangled
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man is found bruised, beaten and stumbling down a secluded road. As the police try to piece together what happened, the convoluted relationship between a young woman and her two suitors gradually emerges.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, love triangle, mystery, amateur detective, hospital, mysterious character, manipulations, mind game, uncover truth, obsession, dangerous attraction, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   42%
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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 ...
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