Movies and TV shows like Sperling

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Sperling (1996)
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Sperling (1996)
Genre: Crime
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: Sperling is a crime film series of the channel ZDF.
Plot: crime investigation, police, team, overweight man, fat man

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tense, suspenseful and captivating films and TV series with plots about crime investigation, police, murder, police investigation, investigation, police detective and crimes mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sperling: Der Bulle von Tölz (1996), KDD - Kriminaldauerdienst (2007), Trautmann (2000), Leipzig Homicide (2001), Cherif (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Der Bulle von Tölz (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The Bull of Tölz is commissioned by Sat.1 German crime series.
Plot: police, police detective, crime investigation, fat man, police officer, overweight man, provincial life, bachelor, obese man, mother son relationship
Place: bavaria, southern germany
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95%
KDD - Kriminaldauerdienst (2007)
Genre: Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: KDD - Crime duration service is a German crime series, which was broadcast from 2007 to 2010.
Plot: crime investigation, police, police procedural, corruption, brutality, tough cop, drugs, big city life, police station, urban setting
Place: berlin germany
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87%
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Trautmann (2000)
Genre: Crime
Country: Austria
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Detective superintendent Trautmann solves crimes in an unconventional way.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: police, crime investigation, criminal underworld, murder, organized crime, politics, crooked cop, crime solving, tavern, prostitution, knife, dialect ...
Place: austria, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Leipzig Homicide (2001)
Genre: Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: SOKO Leipzig is a German police procedural television programme, a spin-off of the earlier German police programme SOKO 5113. It was first broadcast on 31 January 2001, on German television channel ZDF. On 12 November 2008, the first part of a ...
Style: suspense, intellectual, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: police, german, corpse, murder, crimes, investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, kill, anti social, police commissioner, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Cherif (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Police Captain Kader Cherif knows the city like the back of his hand, and, as someone could say, never leaves his duty, because his apartment located on the first floor of the building opposite to the police station. He is assigned to investigate ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: police, police investigation, crime, crimes, police detective, crime investigation, workplace situations, murder investigation, killings, heroes, serial murder, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
R.I.S. Police scientifique (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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: rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime investigation, police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, society, crime scene, forensic evidence, forensic, crime, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Fast Forward (2009)
Genre: Crime
Country: Austria
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Schnell ermittelt is an Austrian television series.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: murder investigation, police, murder, female detective, sleuth, police detective, partners against crime, homicide detective, crime investigation, investigation, uncover truth, female police detective ...
Place: vienna, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Investigation Held by ZnaToKi (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
TV show
Story: Soviet detective television series.
Style: detective series
Plot: police, police detective, soviet army, crime solving, crime investigation, police investigation, murder investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Chief (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: Russia
TV show
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: crime investigation, crimes, investigation, law enforcement, betrayal, dishonesty, uncover truth, murder, life philosophy, twists & turns, good versus evil, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Research Unit (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The police work of a special Gendarmerie unit that operates in Bordeaux, their complicated cases and the interpersonal relationships established among the team members.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: gendarme, crime solving, sleuth, police, homicide detective, investigation, police detective, police investigation, partners against crime, fighting crime, police partner, agent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Duo (2002)
Genre: Crime
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: Das Duo is a German television series.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, police investigation, female police detective, investigation, female detective, strong female lead, murder mystery, sleuth, police detective, murder investigation, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Vice (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The Vice is an ITV police drama about the Metropolitan Police Vice Unit. It ran for five short series between 1999 and 2003. It tells the story of the London Metropolitan police force's vice squad, where prostitution, underage sex, and other ...
Plot: sex trafficking, sex worker, crime investigation, police detective, sex trade, vice squad, police, sergeant, prostitution, murder, drugs, money
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Crime Diaries: Night Out (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: Colombia, Mexico
TV show
Story: After going to a Halloween party, college student Luis Andrés Colmenares is found dead. Was it an accident or murder? Inspired by true events.
Style: suspense, captivating, enigmatic, tense
Plot: investigation, mysterious disappearance, forensics, crime investigation, crime solving, crime boss, cold case, criminal, uncover truth, mystery, puzzle, disappearance ...
Place: colombia
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47%
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Manimal (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jonathan Chase was a British college professor at New York University who had the unusual ability to transform into any kind of animal. He used his powers to battle crime alongside pretty policewoman Brooke and Vietnam-war pal Ty.
Plot: human becoming an animal, police, animal, animals, super strength, crime investigation, supernatural power, superhero
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Slad (2018)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: uncover truth, unsolved crime, crimes, partners, criminal, teamwork, crime solving, police partner, partners against crime, murder, murder investigation, homicide detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Neben der Spur - Amnesie (2016)
Genre: Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A commissar seeks the help of a psychiatrist when he suffers from amnesia amidst a case.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, suspense, realistic, tense
Plot: police, kidnapping, amnesia, false accusation, danger, master criminal, serial killer, crime scene, investigation, mystery, incompetent police, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Freudian Method (2012)
Genre: Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Special consultant Roman Freydin is introduced to the crime detection department under the Prosecutor's Office. A psychologist and professional poker player in his younger days, Roman traveled extensively throughout Russia and Europe dealing ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, captivating, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, unconventional method, private detective, psychologist, expert, fighting crime, coworker relationship, colleague colleague relationship, warning, psychology, crimes, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Young Lions (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Young Lions was an Australian TV police drama broadcast on the Nine Network in 2002 and in Ireland on RTÉ Two.The series was based around the professional and private lives of four rookie detectives, the Young Lions, of South West 101, an inner ...
Plot: police detective, rookie, police, crime investigation, police station, criminal, police investigation, police partner, female police detective
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Teacher (2016)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The death of a young girl shakes the local community. At the same time Dobrowicach appears Paul Zawadzki. Who is? Why a teacher from a reputable school in Warsaw and takes a job in the country? Paul begins his own investigation. In the face of crime ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating, twists and turns
Plot: investigation, school, murder investigation, crime solving, secret, school teacher, police corruption, unsolved crime, government corruption, crimes, forensics, murderer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Killer Women (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Mujeres Asesinas is a series that shows the dark side of women who have been mistreated or abused and become cruel murderers. The series shows how violence and death can overcome the feminine mind.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, suspense, anthology
Plot: murder, crime investigation, policewoman, mysterious death, dead girl, police, missing person, sex crime, homicide detective, murder victim, jealousy, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Szadz (2020)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A young girl is murdered near Opole. Terrifying body mutilations and marks left in place indicate ritual murder. The matter is being dealt with by Commissioner Agnieszka Polkowska. Due to the extraordinary cruelty of the crime and the suspicion that ...
Style: tense, disturbing, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, murder, religious fanatic, homicide detective, investigation, murder mystery, serial killer, religions or cults, uncover truth, unsolved crime, psycho killer, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Arne Dahl - Himmelsöga (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Through a christmas decorated Stockholm staggers a half naked and beaten woman. The tracks lead police to a warehouse with illegal medical preparations that can be linked to international smuggling organization Maximus. According to Interpol is the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: police, crime investigation, police detective, drug traffic, revenge, police investigation, murder, illegal drugs, crimes, swedish police, drug trafficking, winter ...
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Killer Inside (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Psychological crime series following the investigations of interrogation experts Julie Beauchemin and Maxime Moreli.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, mystery, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, crimes, crime, crime investigation, murder investigation, police, team, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
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C.I.D. (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Style: captivating, twists and turns, suspense, visually appealing, contemplative
Plot: police detective, police officer, policewoman, crime investigation, police, police station, crimes, chase, police investigation, female detective, witnessing a crime, chief of police ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Defected (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
TV show
Story: A thrilling story revolving around a policeman who becomes embroiled in a conspiracy plaguing the high-ranking officials due to an incident that almost cost him his life.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful
Plot: police, police officer, who done it, police detective, investigation, society, murder mystery, law enforcement, murder investigation, youth, murderer, evidence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Blacke's Magic (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Blacke's Magic is an American crime drama series that aired on NBC from January to May 1986. The series stars Hal Linden as magician Alexander Blacke who, with some help from his con-man father Leonard, solves mysteries that get in the way of ...
Plot: magic, crime investigation, father son relationship, shipwreck, magician, theft, investigation, swindle, con artists, stage magician, murder, magic act ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Gulf (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A detective recovering from amnesia caused by a shocking car accident begins to suspect not everything is as it seems, following the reappearance of a young boy.
Style: twists and turns, tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: who done it, outsmarting, suspicion, mind game, law enforcer, murder, female protagonist, secret, murderer, victim, danger, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Arctic Circle (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland, Germany
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: During a routine search of an old cabin in the remote and wintery back country, Finnish policewoman, Nina Kautsalo, discovers two dead prostitutes, with a third still fighting for her life. The ensuing investigation takes a surprise twist when an ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, captivating, scenic
Plot: crime investigation, lapland, virus, murder, policewoman, teamwork, conspiracy, female protagonist, police investigation, snow, research, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Rabbies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: Although Czech republic is country free of rabbies, some cases of infected animals appear near one of villages in Sumava region. Virologist Pavel Rogl, that is in his thirties, has task to inspect the situation, supervise the vaccination and find ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, serious
Plot: crime investigation, police detective, murder investigation, investigation, murder, serial killer, scientist, rabies, infection, czech village, police investigator, village ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Bergerac (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Bergerac is a British television show set on Jersey. Produced by the BBC in association with the Seven Network, and first screened on BBC1, it stars John Nettles as the title character Detective Sergeant Jim Bergerac, a detective in Le Bureau des ...
Plot: police, father in law son in law relationship, recovering alcoholic, detective sergeant, ex husband ex wife relationship, crime investigation, love interest, alcohol, british, murder
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%