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A Touch of Frost (1992)
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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 Harris, with screenplays credited to Wingfield. The series stars David Jason as Detective Inspector William Edward "Jack" Frost, an experienced and dedicated detective who frequently clashes with his superiors. In his cases, Frost is assisted by a variety of different detective sergeants, with each bringing a different slant to the particular case. Comic relief is provided by Frost's interactions with the bureaucratically minded Superintendent Norman Mullett, played by Bruce Alexander. A number of young actors had their major debut as supporting cast in the show, including Matt Bardock, Ben Daniels, Neil Stuke, Nathaniel Parker, Mark Letheren, Colin Buchanan, Jason Maza, Damian Lewis and Marc Warren.
Style: sincere, clever, serious, realistic, witty, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, riddles and clues, crimes, crime, goodhearted, fighting crime, who done it, respect, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, rivalry, workplace, tough law enforcer, overbearing, superior, mystery, maverick, investigation, death, murder investigation, murder, interrogation, police, suspect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and clever films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, murder, police detective and mystery mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Touch of Frost: Midsomer Murders (1997), Inspector Morse (1987), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004), Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Rosemary & Thyme (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Midsomer Murders (1997)
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: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, law enforcement, human nature, murder investigation, crime, murder, crimes, who done it, village, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Inspector Morse (1987)
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 ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, serious, sincere ...
Plot: police detective, murder, police investigation, rapist, crime, bodies, cop witness relations, superior, mystery, who done it, crimes, multiple suspects ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, australia, italy
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Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which ...
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, uncover truth, law enforcement, murder mystery, who done it, crimes, female detective, mystery, whodunit, murder investigation ...
Time: 1950s
Place: england, europe
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100%
Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A Victorian-era Toronto detective uses then-cutting edge forensic techniques to solve crimes, with the assistance of a female coroner who is also struggling for recognition in the face of tradition, based on the books by Maureen Jennings.
Style: clever, atmospheric, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, crime, uncover truth, workplace, mind game, forensics, partners against crime, unconventional method, boss and employee, who done it ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, edwardian era, 1890s ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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100%
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Rosemary & Thyme (2003)
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: feel good, clever, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: countryside, private detective, amateur detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, investigation, police detective, murder, fighting crime, crime, who done it, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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, witty, rough, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: criminal psychologist, psychologist, police detective, crime, profiler, police chief, law enforcement, policewoman, police investigation, drinking problem, self destructing, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester, manchester england
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Kojak (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kojak is an American television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, bald New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak. It aired from October 24, 1973, to March 18, 1978, on CBS. It took the time slot of the ...
Style: rough, clever, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police, who done it, crimes, danger, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, rivalry, honest law enforcer, investigation, greek ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, witty
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, forensics, crime, riddles and clues, unlikely partners, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, police investigation, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: murder, crime, who done it, crimes, danger, deadly, police investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, rivalry, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: suspenseful, sincere, serious, mind bending, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, who done it, crimes, mystery, crime, partners against crime, workplace, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, partners, generation gap, multiple suspects, deadly, sergeant, police chief, countryside, hippie, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe
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34%
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Columbo (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing appearance and apparent absentmindedness, he shrewdly solves all of his cases and secures all ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, cynical, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, murder, mind game, murder investigation, riddles and clues, homicide detective, unconventional method, crimes, uncover truth, crime investigation, crime solving, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric
Plot: murder, monastery, police detective, police investigation, danger, riddles and clues, who done it, mystery, crime, crimes, law enforcement, village ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, murder, uncover truth, crime, multiple suspects, crimes, murder mystery, danger, private investigator, suicide ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, london
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Scene of the Crime (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tatort is a long-running German/Austrian/Swiss, crime television series set in various parts of these countries. The show is broadcast on the channels of ARD in Germany, ORF 2 in Austria and SF1 in Switzerland. The first episode was broadcast on ...
Style: exciting, witty, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime investigation, police, fighting crime, police station, riddles and clues, law enforcement, police investigation, danger, police detective, deadly, murder, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, austria
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Inspector Lewis (2006)
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: suspenseful, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: sergeant, police detective, murder, police investigation, crime, wisdom of life, mystery, honest law enforcer, crimes, suspicion, multiple suspects, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: murder, who done it, crimes, danger, deadly, multiple suspects, crime, riddles and clues, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Last Detective (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Last Detective is an ITV drama starring Peter Davison as Dangerous Davies. The first series aired in 2003 with three more seasons succeeding this. The first consisted of a pilot and three episodes, the second and the third series both consisted ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, couples, deadly, fighting crime, working undercover, crime, partners, amateur detective, private detective, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: clever, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, train, murder, private detective, riddles and clues, deadly, crime, partners against crime, mystery, who done it, murder investigation, law enforcement ...
Place: europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Taggart (1983)
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: realistic, rough, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, strangulation, murder, police, society, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, child killer, crimes, riddles and clues, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe
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29%
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: gloomy, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: police detective, cold case, murder investigation, crimes, mystery, sergeant, workplace, squad, temperamental, law enforcement, crime, psychologist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Murphy's Law (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Murphy's Law is a BBC television drama starring James Nesbitt as an undercover police officer, Tommy Murphy.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough, clever ...
Plot: lone wolves, working undercover, crime, police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, haunted by the past, undercover, the underworld, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cold Squad (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cold Squad is a Canadian police procedural television series first broadcast in 1998 that followed the investigations of a part of the Vancouver Police Department Homicide Division tasked with solving cold cases, the titular Cold Squad, as led by ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, crime, riddles and clues, mystery, police investigation, fighting crime, partners, cold case ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: police investigation, police detective, intelligence, talented, crime, uncover truth, crimes, police, boss, investigator, police chief, superior ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, murder, female detective, criminal, crime investigation, mystery, police detective, murder mystery, british police, right hand man, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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27%
Law & Order: UK (2009)
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: rough, bleak, clever, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom, police detective, police investigation, lawyer, deadly, power relations, dedicated lawyer, crime, mystery, partners, fighting crime, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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27%
Jonathan Creek (1997)
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: clever, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, amateur detective, riddles and clues, partners, prodigy, investigation, wizards and magicians, crime, partners against crime, unlikely partners, deadly, shyness ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Crossing Jordan (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that stars Jill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, forensics, murder, police detective, who done it, uncover truth, fighting crime, mind game, danger, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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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, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: murder, serial killer, chases and races, crimes, riddles and clues, killing off one by one, mystery, false accusation, track down, criminal's revenge, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
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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: captivating, tense, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: police detective, murder, courtroom, law enforcement, law enforcer killer, missing person, missing child, police investigation, serial killer, child killer, police station, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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