Movies and TV shows like Shroud for a Nightingale

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Shroud for a Nightingale (1984)
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Shroud for a Nightingale (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: British TV mini series.
Plot: investigation, murder

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Most similar movies to Shroud for a Nightingale

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, police, law enforcement and who done it mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Shroud for a Nightingale: Cover Her Face (1985), Devices and Desires (1991), A Certain Justice (1998), Death of an Expert Witness (1983), Original Sin (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cover Her Face (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 291 min.
TV show
Story: Chief Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh investigates the death of Alice Liddell who ran a home for unwed mothers. One of those residents is Sally Jupp who was a witness in a drugs smuggling and murder investigation in London. Sally works at the local ...
Plot: murder, investigation
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95%
Devices and Desires (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A particularly vicious serial killer is stalking the Norfolk coast in the vicinity of the Larksoken nuclear power station. The press have branded him 'The Whistler' because witnesses have heard a hymn being whistled in the vicinity of the ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, power plant, small town, murder, nuclear power plant, coast, remote
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Certain Justice (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: The story is about the murder of Venetia Aldridge, a QC (Queen's Council) in a London "Chambers" and a very ambitious barrister who has a track record of winning her cases. She doesn't necessarily prove that her clients are ...
Plot: cottage, investigation, attorney, murder, violence, police, secretary, lawyer, cleaning lady
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Death of an Expert Witness (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: murder, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, police investigation, who done it, riddles and clues, multiple suspects, laboratory, police, investigation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 266
Original Sin (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: murder, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, who done it, riddles and clues, suspect, violence, investigation, clue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Black Tower (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: monastery, murder, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, mystery, who done it, village, riddles and clues, monk, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Taste for Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Sir Paul Berowne (Bosco Hogan) - a prominent Government Minister - turns to his old friend Adam Dalgleish following a series of threatening letters delivered to his London home. The minister's wife is in an adulterous affair with a prominent ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: murder, multiple suspects, foe turned friend, police investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, assassination attempt, who done it, letter, blackmail, investigation ...
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes is a British television series that was produced by Thames Television and originally broadcast on the ITV Network. There were two series of 13 fifty-minute episodes; the first aired in 1971, the second in 1973. The ...
Style: anthology
Plot: sherlock holmes, police, murder, sidekick, investigation, gentleman, private detective, murder investigation
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Long Call (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Matthew Venn returns to the small North Devon community he grew up in with his husband and begins investigating a murder whilst coming to terms with his own traumatic past, having been excommunicated by his family and the church community ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: murder, gay, murder investigation, investigation, crime investigation, police detective, forensics, crime solving, murder mystery, sleuth, getting home, police investigation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 887
Maigret (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novels by Georges Simenon, Michael Gambon plays the eponymous detective from the Sûreté in this 1992 revival of the 1960s BBC drama series. Maigret is an intuitutive detective, who investigates his cases by watching and listening, ...
Style: captivating, confusing, serious, realistic, intellectual
Plot: commissioner, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, intelligence, deduction, whodunit, murder, red herring, french
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Agatha Christie Hour (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: This ten episode program was based on ten short stories written by Agatha Christie but with wide-ranging themes. Some were romances, some had supernatural themes and a couple were adventures. The common link was that all came from the talented pen ...
Style: anthology
Plot: criminal, supernatural, whodunit, murder, agatha christie
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Dalgliesh (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A recent widower and acclaimed poet, enigmatic Inspector Adam Dalgliesh employs his exceptional empathy and insight to plumb the darker depths of the human psyche while investigating complex crimes in 1970s England.
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: detective inspector, private investigator, police detective, murder investigation, investigation, crime investigation, fighting crime, uncover truth, private detective, crime solving, sleuth, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mystery!: Cadfael (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Cadfael is the name given to the TV series of The Cadfael Chronicles adaptations produced by British television company ITV Central between 1994 and 1998. The series was broadcast on the ITV network in the UK, and starred Sir Derek Jacobi as the ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: monastery, investigation, monk, priest, crimes, clergy, medieval, mystery, murder, riddles and clues, murder investigation, christianity ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 14K
Grantchester (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series set in 1953, against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester. The drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, clever, slasher ...
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, murder, priest, police detective, village, partners against crime, partners, who done it, amateur detective, haunted by the past, village life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Mind to Murder (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh has been on leave following the death on duty of a member of his team, DS Sarah Hillier. His superiors order him back to work to investigate the murder of the Director of the Steen Clinic, which specializes in ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: mysticism, superior officer, crimes, mystery, police investigation, law enforcement, investigation, murder, mental institution, stabbing
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Conspiracy of Silence (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Helen Betty Osborne, a 19 year old Indian girl who was brutually murdered and slain on November 12, 1971 in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada and nearly taking 20 years for the police to find the four men who murdered her.
Style: sad
Plot: racism, murder, serial killer, justice, brutality, teenage boy, kidnapping, violence, teenage girl, cover up, police, bigotry ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mystery!: Campion (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Campion is a television show made by the BBC, adapting the Albert Campion mystery novels written by Margery Allingham. Two series were made, in 1989 and 1990, starring Peter Davison as Campion, Brian Glover as his manservant Magersfontein Lugg and ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: world war one, police, tv show, investigation, murder, multiple suspects, mystery, private detective, partners, crimes, law enforcement, riddles and clues ...
Time: future, 1930s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Maigrets Night at the Crossroads (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A complex tale of murder, deceit and greed set in an isolated country community.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: murderer, police officer, police, village, murder, murder investigation, jewish, brother sister relationship, insanity, murder mystery, serial killer, chase ...
Place: france, belgium, antwerp, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Maigret's Dead Man (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: Maigret plunges into the murky Parisian underworld. A series of vicious, murderous attacks on three wealthy farms in Picardy hit the national headlines and the elite Brigade Criminelle at the Quay Des Orfevres is called upon to lend its expertise ...
Style: enigmatic, psychological, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, mystery, gang, investigation, police detective, who done it, farm, compulsive gambler, serial killer, police officer, post war, undercover police officer ...
Place: europe, france, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Rebecka Martinsson (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rebecka Martinsson from Kiruna has not really found herself despite her big successes at a law firm in Stockholm. When a friend from her childhood passes away, Rebecka returns to Kiruna where she's drawn into a thrilling hunt for a killer.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: small town, lawyer, female protagonist, police, homecoming, murder, manhunt, prosecutor, investigation, crimes, moral dilemma, workplace situations ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Agatha Christie's Hjerson (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Germany, Finland, UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Swedish murder investigator Sven Hjerson forms an unexpected detective duo with stubborn TV producer Klara after several years of isolation. Will she also manage to recruit him for her new TV show?
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: private detective, sleuth, private investigator, whodunit, investigator, private investigation, reality, crime investigation, homicide detective, investigation, forensics, murder investigation ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 573
Murder City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, partner, female police detective, police detective, unlikely partners, investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 10K
Dublin Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives are dispatched to investigate the murder of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, but as the case of the missing children intensifies, both are forced to confront the darkness that lies in their past.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, police investigation, murder, police detective, hidden identity, forest, psychological trauma, corpse, police, secret past, mass child killing, crime investigation ...
Place: dublin ireland, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Partners in Crime (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime is a 1983 British television series based on the short stories of the same name by Agatha Christie. It was directed by John A. Davis and Tony Wharmby, and starred James Warwick and Francesca Annis in the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, atmospheric, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, murder mystery, couples, newlyweds, who done it, couple relations, riddles and clues, partners against crime, odd couple, amateur detective, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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, tense, realistic, witty, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, buddy cop, partners, partners against crime, mystery, crimes, investigation, police, investigator ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Watson, finds a mystery in an empty house, while Holmes and he later solve the mysteries of an abbey grange, the Musgrave ritual, a second stain, a man with a twisted lip, the priory school, and a half-dozen plaster busts of Bonaparte.
Style: gothic, mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, sherlock holmes, mind game, mastermind, serial killer, police, tv show, gangsters, murder mystery, law enforcement, prodigy ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993) and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994), collectively known as Sherlock Holmes, are a series of ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, mastermind, partners against crime, victorian england, who done it, murder, adventure, ego clash, talented ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Killer Net (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 201 min.
TV show
Story: Students get involved in a violent Internet-based game, around the same time as a series of murders - is there a connection?
Plot: computer, murder, murder mystery, technology, computer game, young adult, sex, erotica, drugs, internet, student, loner ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Murder Room (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The lease on the Dupayne Museum is almost up and under the terms of their father's will, all three of the Dupayne children must agree to continue or the museum is to close. Neville Dupayne is dead set against continuing the museum when the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: museum, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, mind game, police detective, who done it, murder, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 5K
The Loch (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The search for a serial killer becomes a matter of life and death for detective Annie Redford, who is trying to cope with her first murder case.
Style: scenic, enigmatic, captivating, colourful
Plot: murder investigation, serial killer, murder, policewoman, urban legend, mystery, investigation, gossip, police, small town, tourism, monster ...
Time: future
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%