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Taggart (1983)
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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 Strathclyde Police, though various storylines have happened in other parts of the Greater Glasgow area, and as of the most recent series the team have operated out of the fictional John Street police station across the street from the City Chambers. It is one of the UK's longest-running dramas and is the longest-running police drama after the cancellation of The Bill. The show's 100th story aired on Christmas Eve 2009 on the ITV network. In May 2011, it was reported that the ITV network had decided to axe Taggart from the network after 28 years. The series may continue to be screened in Scotland on the STV network and on overseas broadcasters.
Style: tense, twists and turns, rough, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, murder, strangulation, police, crimes, riddles and clues, crime, child killer, society, who done it, law enforcement, police station, police investigation, deadly, honest law enforcer, investigation, scot, sergeant, evidence, detective sergeant
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, europe

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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 crime, law enforcement, crimes, murder, police detective, police investigation and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Taggart: Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Trial & Retribution (1997), Shetland (2013), River (2015), Rebus (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, stylized, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, crime, forensics, uncover truth, partners against crime, workplace, boss and employee, mind game, unconventional method, partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, edwardian era, 1890s ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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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: realistic, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, courtroom, society, missing person, missing child, police investigation, serial killer, rapist, danger, police station, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Shetland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Created from the novels by award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves, Shetland follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate crime within the close knit island community. In this isolated and sometimes inhospitable environment, the team have ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, social relations, bodies, mystery, crimes, crime, who done it, police investigation, murder, multiple suspects, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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River (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: John River, a brilliant police officer whose genius and fault-line is the fragility of his mind - a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, police, hallucination, murder investigation, police detective, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, haunted by the past, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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Rebus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebus is the title of the detective drama TV series based on the Inspector Rebus novels by the Scottish author Ian Rankin set in and around Edinburgh. The series was produced by STV Productions for the ITV network. Four seasons have been aired; ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, clever, serious ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, deadly, crime, who done it, crimes, uncover truth, law enforcement, murder, failed attempt, police inspector ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
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Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A female cop becomes obsessed with tracking down the killer of a 15-year-old girl, and hunts him over the course of her 28 year career in the force.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, track down, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races, crime, crimes, urban, police investigation, police detective, police ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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The Old Fox (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A police department, lead by an older, experienced detective solve crimes together.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, who done it, crimes, riddles and clues, crime, deadly, law enforcement, police detective, police investigation, crime investigation, police, police department ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: germany, europe, munich germany
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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, witty, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, partners, partners against crime, crime, crimes, riddles and clues, unlikely partners, law enforcement, police investigation, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, riddles and clues, mystery, partners against crime, unlikely partners, partners, deadly, investigation, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, murder investigation, law enforcement, human nature, crime, police chief, murder, crimes, who done it, village ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: realistic, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, serial killer, crime, chases and races, riddles and clues, race against time, danger, police investigation, police detective, track down, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, gloomy, serious, rough ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ 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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, crime, police station, society, workplace situations, police detective, partners, law enforcement, inspector, police, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
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Style: realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
In the Heat of the Night (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the Heat of the Night is an American television series based on the motion picture and novel of the same name starring Carroll O'Connor as the white police chief William Gillespie, and Howard Rollins as the African-American police detective ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: police detective, small town, police, initially antagonists, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, interracial relations, reluctant partners, crime, social relations, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crime, mystery, family relations, law enforcement, single parent, police detective, police investigation, crimes, murder, police, single mother, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, manchester england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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 ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, serious, sincere, clever ...
Plot: mystery, police detective, widower, partner, police, riddles and clues, workplace, police investigation, respect, superior, goodhearted, overbearing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, northern england
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28%
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: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: sergeant, police investigation, police detective, murder, crimes, investigator, suspicion, multiple suspects, law enforcement, crime investigation, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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28%
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Holby Blue (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The police force at Holby South is tasked with the toughest job yet. Not only are they fighting the usual crime with drug offenders and gang members, but today they are faced with the threat of terrorism on their own soil. A Spin off from Holby ...
Style: serious, emotional, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: police station, workplace situations, crimes, workplace intrigue, crime, gangsters, workplace romance, law enforcement, mole, who to trust, cop as target, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Moses Jones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Police investigate a mutilated body found in the Thames which appears to be the product of a witchcraft killing.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, murder, uncover truth, crime, partners against crime, crimes, urban, partners, river thames ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, england
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28%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy
Plot: police detective, cold case, murder investigation, squad, crime, mystery, crimes, psychologist, workplace, sergeant, temperamental, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, female detective, criminal, mystery, police detective, murder mystery, british police, crime investigation, law enforcement, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: sergeant, countryside, police chief, hippie, one last case, bodies, generation gap, multiple suspects, deadly, partners, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, mystery, crime, crimes, riddles and clues, police investigation, partners, deadly, cold case ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Silent Witness (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, mystery, danger, murder, partners, law enforcement, crime investigation, medical profession, female partner, crimes, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, clever, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, murder, police detective, uncover truth, who done it, forensics, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, mystery, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: murder, who done it, riddles and clues, crime, crimes, mystery, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, death threat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Motive (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A cat-and-mouse series with a twist on the everyday whodunit, "Motive" centers on Angie Flynn, a detective on a backwards chase for clues to a killer that has already been revealed to viewers. The series, filmed in Vancouver, is an ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, forensics, riddles and clues, unconventional method, honest law enforcer, deadly, female detective, sergeant, workplace, cat and mouse, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
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