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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, 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
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 crimes, law enforcement, crime, police detective, murder, police investigation and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Taggart: Trial & Retribution (1997), Shetland (2013), River (2015), Rebus (2000), Life of Crime (2013). 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: suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, tense, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, murder, courtroom, child killer, missing person, missing child, police investigation, danger, serial killer, rapist, kidnapping, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, dark ...
Plot: murder, police detective, island, crimes, mystery, murder investigation, archaeologist, multiple suspects, who done it, adaptation, world war two, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
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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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, able to see the dead, hallucination, police, murder investigation, murder mystery, partners, loneliness, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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100%
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, uncover truth, crimes, deadly, crime, multiple suspects, murder, who done it, failed attempt, police inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
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Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 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: tense, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, obsession, track down, deadly, crimes, crime, law enforcement, lie, friendship, society, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 80s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, deadly, police detective, police investigation, who done it, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, police commissioner, police department, crooked cop ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: germany, europe, munich germany
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, partners, law enforcement, unlikely partners, riddles and clues, investigation, police detective, deadly, partners against crime, crimes, crime, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, witty, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, riddles and clues, police investigation, crime, partners against crime, crimes, shrewd, unlikely partners, forensics, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, suspenseful, rough, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, serial killer, mystery, crimes, crime, deadly, murder, female partner, coma, bodies, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ 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: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, police detective, police investigation, false accusation, danger, race against time, law enforcement, riddles and clues, criminal's revenge, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, suspenseful, clever, realistic
Plot: police investigation, who done it, crimes, police detective, police chief, murder, deadly, partners against crime, law enforcement, partners, murder investigation, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, family relations, whodunit, single mother, strong female presence, crime, single parent, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: monastery, murder, deadly, mystery, crimes, crime, danger, riddles and clues, who done it, law enforcement, police detective, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, murder investigation, multiple suspects, law enforcement, village, murder, human nature, whodunit, police chief, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bill (1984)
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, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, police detective, crime, police station, workplace situations, society, law enforcement, partners, crimes, inspector, police ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Death of an Expert Witness (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic
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Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, gloomy
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, haunted by the past, uncover truth, 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 ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
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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: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, urban, law enforcement, partners, murder, uncover truth, partners against crime, crimes, deadly, crime, police investigation, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: captivating, emotional, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: police station, workplace intrigue, cop as target, mole, crime, crimes, workplace romance, gangsters, workplace situations, who to trust, workplace, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, mystery, social differences, murder, deadly, crimes, crime, law enforcement, partners, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, tense, clever, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, fighting crime, murder, police detective, law enforcement, danger, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, bloody ...
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, mystery, partners, law enforcement, danger, murder, crime investigation, medical profession, crimes, partners against crime, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: suspenseful, captivating, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: police detective, small town, police, fighting crime, crime, society, white trash, social relations, initially antagonists, interracial relations, partners against crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: realistic, clever, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, crime investigation, sergeant, police detective, multiple suspects, murder, crimes, law enforcement, investigator, suspicion, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, fighting crime, crime, strong female presence, partners, law enforcement, riddles and clues, police investigation, deadly, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: suspenseful, witty, clever, sincere, serious ...
Plot: mystery, police detective, widower, partner, police, urban setting, riddles and clues, tough law enforcer, rivalry, police investigation, law enforcement, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, unconventional method, riddles and clues, forensics, honest law enforcer, deadly, female detective, sergeant, danger, cat and mouse, rookie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Line of Duty (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Steve Arnott is a young officer who’s fallen foul of his superiors for refusing to help in the cover-up of an operation that ended in the shooting of an innocent father. He seems ideal to join AC-12, an anti-corruption police unit, just as it ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: police corruption, police detective, police, honest law enforcer, interrogation, police investigation, law enforcer, policewoman, crimes, dishonesty, evidence, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Blind Justice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Blind Justice is an American television series created by Steven Bochco about a blind New York City police detective. It was introduced mid-season in March 8, 2005 to fill the time slot left by Bochco's highly successful NYPD Blue, which had ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder, starting over, blindness, murder investigation, police station, danger, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, injury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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25%