Movies and TV shows like Scene of the Crime

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Scene of the Crime (1970)
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Scene of the Crime (1970)
Original name: Tatort
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 November 29, 1970. The opening sequence for the series has remained the same throughout the decades, which remains highly unusual for any such long-running TV series up to date. Each of the regional TV channels which together form ARD, plus ORF and SF, produces its own episodes, starring its own police inspector, some of which, like the discontinued Schimanski, have become cultural icons. The show appears on DasErste and ORF 2 on Sundays at 8:15 p.m. and currently about 30 episodes are made per year. As of March 2013, 865 episodes in total have been produced. Tatort is currently being broadcast in the United States on the MHz Worldview channel under the name Scene of the Crime.
Style: exciting, serious, witty, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime investigation, police, fighting crime, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, police station, police investigation, murder, deadly, police detective, police protagonist, criminal, interrogation, suspicion, sidekick, police inspector, crimes, investigation, crime, urban, german, male female relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, austria

Most similar movies to Scene of the Crime

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, police detective, police investigation, police and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Scene of the Crime: The Old Fox (1977), A Touch of Frost (1992), Aspe (2004), Bosch (2014), Derrick (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, suspenseful, sincere, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, police detective, who done it, crimes, crime, riddles and clues, deadly, law enforcement, old age, police, police department ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: germany, europe, munich germany
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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: realistic, sincere, suspenseful, witty, serious ...
Plot: police detective, riddles and clues, workplace, superior, deadly, law enforcement, fighting crime, respect, police investigation, rivalry, tough law enforcer, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, northern england
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100%
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Aspe (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In each episode of this Flemish whodunit based on the books of Pieter Aspe, a serious crime - usually one or more murders in the author's home town Bruges - gets investigated by the grumpy but brilliant chief inspector Pieter Van In and his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, deadly, partners, fighting crime, partners against crime, crimes, who done it, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, bruges, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, loner, law enforcement, danger, crimes, riddles and clues, coworker, police investigation, determination, superior officer, evidence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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79%
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Derrick (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Derrick was a German TV series produced by Telenova Film und Fernsehproduktion in association with ZDF, ORF and SRG between 1974 and 1998 about Detective Chief Inspector Stephan Derrick and his loyal assistant Inspector Harry Klein, who solve murder ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, deadly, manners, partners, police investigation, crimes, crime, partners against crime, superior officer, urban, murder ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: germany, europe, munich germany
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65%
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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, suspenseful, stylized, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, female detective, criminal, crime investigation, mystery, police detective, murder mystery, british police, who done it, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police station, fighting crime, police detective, crime, law enforcement, partners, society, workplace situations, inspector, police, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, courtroom, missing person, who done it, crimes, crime, riddles and clues, honest law enforcer, child killer, kidnapping, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
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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, witty ...
Plot: police detective, murder, murder investigation, mind game, riddles and clues, homicide detective, unconventional method, uncover truth, crimes, crime investigation, crime solving, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, rough
Plot: police detective, murder, starting over, murder investigation, police station, danger, fighting crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, injury, blindness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, police detective, forensics, murder, who done it, uncover truth, fighting crime, danger, crime, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Code 37 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Female detective Hannah Maes leads a police squad, specialized in sexual offenses. A smaller, but important part of the story is about the private quest of Hannah. She investigates a past robbery at her home and the subsequent brutal rape of her ...
Style: tense, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, police investigation, urban, murder, law enforcement, deadly, police chief, crime, crimes, investigation, police, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, ghent, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Flikken Maastricht (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Former Amsterdam police detective Floris Wolfs has been transferred to the police department of the south-Dutch country town Maastricht. His metropolitan experience nicely complements the local expertise of his new country colleagues, who know the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, forensics, female detective, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
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Hamburg Dockland (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Shows the interaction between Hamburg police officers and paramedics.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: danger, crimes, workplace situations, doctors and patients, law enforcement, police, workplace, partners, power relations, rescue, policeman uniform, scolding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Paris Criminal Investigations (2007)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Paris enquêtes criminelles is a French television series broadcast since May 3, 2007 on TF1.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: crime, partners against crime, who done it, riddles and clues, law enforcement, deadly, partners, fighting crime, mind game, workplace situations, crimes, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jo (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: France, UK
Story: Jo is an English-language French police procedural television series created by Canadian/USA screenwriter René Balcer of Law & Order fame with French writing team Franck Ollivier & Malina Detcheva, known for the mini-series Lost Signs. It ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: riddles and clues, drugs/alcohol, crimes, crime, urban, police detective, police investigation, danger, murder, law enforcement, deadly, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Battle Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: In this mismatched buddy cop dramedy, an amazingly handsome, happy-go-lucky FBI agent is paired with a local, hard scrabble Michigan homicide detective. As they solve crimes together, their polar opposite methods only slightly outweigh their disdain ...
Style: cynical, witty, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, murder investigation, urban, police partner, fbi agent, female boss, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
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52%
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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: rough, realistic, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: police detective, murder, strangulation, police, deadly, law enforcement, police station, police investigation, society, crimes, riddles and clues, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
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Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, crimes, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crime, society, urban, caucasian, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, urban, chases and races, crimes, crime, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, track down, deadly, police ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england
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47%
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Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, crimes, suspicion, teamwork, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, relatives, fighting crime, organized crime, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Harry (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Harry is a single story, six-part crime drama series set in Auckland which follows the intense psychological journey of Detective Harry Anglesea.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, police investigation, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, murder, crimes, drugs/alcohol, crime, father daughter relationship, investigation, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
R.I.S. Police scientifique (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: R.I.S, police scientifique is a French television series, created by Stéphane Kaminka in 2005, broadcast by TF1 since 2006. The R.I.S. in the title is an acronym for Recherches et Investigations Scientifiques, referring to the fictional police ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, police detective, society, crime, crime investigation, investigation, police, female nudity, crime scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, female detective, policewoman, crime, crimes, honest law enforcer, who done it, police, task force, infertility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, danger, policewoman, murder, investigation, forensics, riddles and clues, mystery, workplace, workplace situations, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows the investigations of a team of NYPD forensic scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, danger, workplace, partners against crime, forensics, murder, investigation, crimes, crime investigation, mystery, interrogation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, suspenseful, clever, serious
Plot: sergeant, police detective, police investigation, murder, honest law enforcer, mystery, wisdom of life, law enforcement, multiple suspects, crimes, crime, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Eagle (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 58 min.
Story: The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey is a Danish police procedural television series produced by Danmarks Radio, created and written by Peter Thorsboe and Mai Brostrøm. The series debuted on 10 October 2004 in Denmark. It won an International Emmy Award from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: police detective, crimes, chases and races, international crisis, forensics, war crime, police investigation, crime, haunted by the past, fighting crime, chase, law enforcer killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, crime, murder investigation, murder, crimes, who done it, village, police chief ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Prime Suspect (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Prime Suspect is an American police procedural television drama series that premiered on NBC on September 22, 2011. It stars Maria Bello as Detective Jane Timoney. The series is a "re-imagining" of the original British series Prime ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: homicide detective, police detective, investigator, crime, policewoman, sexism, police station, law enforcement, police investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%