Movies and TV shows like Cover Her Face

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Cover Her Face (1985)
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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 manor house for the Maxies and it is apparent that eldest son Stephen has more than just a passing interest in her. The night after they announce their engagement, Sally is found strangled in her bed. The question is whether her death is related to the London investigation or a completely different reason altogether. Her engagement created a good deal of ill feeling among the Maxies and several guests in the house with any one of them having a motive to kill her.
Plot: investigation, murder

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Most similar movies to Cover Her Face

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, who done it and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Cover Her Face: Shroud for a Nightingale (1984), Devices and Desires (1991), A Certain Justice (1998), Death of an Expert Witness (1983), Original Sin (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shroud for a Nightingale (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: British TV mini series.
Plot: murder, investigation
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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, small town, murder, nuclear power plant, power plant, remote, coast
Place: england
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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: investigation, cottage, cleaning lady, attorney, murder, violence, police, secretary, lawyer
Place: scotland yard
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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, multiple suspects, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, police investigation, who done it, riddles and clues, laboratory, police, investigation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, investigation, clue, death threat, sabotage ...
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, who done it, village, riddles and clues, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, mystery, 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, assassination attempt, multiple suspects, foe turned friend, who done it, mistress, member of parliament, diary ...
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: murder, sidekick, investigation, gentleman, private detective, murder investigation
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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
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31%
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.
Plot: murder, racism, interracial relations, bigotry, sexual assault, intolerance, constable, justice, brutality, teenage boy, kidnapping, violence ...
Place: canada
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28%
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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: serious, tense, suspenseful, clever, realistic
Plot: murder mystery, priest, investigation, murder, police detective, partners, who done it, partners against crime, haunted by the past, village, amateur detective, 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: superior officer, crimes, mystery, police investigation, law enforcement, investigation, mental institution, murder, stabbing
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, private detective, partners, crimes, law enforcement, riddles and clues, multiple suspects, sleuth, amateur detective, detective inspector ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, unlikely partners, investigation, mystery, police detective, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, partner, female police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: united kingdom, london
⇓ 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: police, small town, lawyer, female protagonist, homecoming, murder, manhunt, prosecutor, investigation, crimes, moral dilemma, workplace situations ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful
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The Murder Room (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
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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, realistic, tense ...
Plot: museum, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, police detective, who done it, murder ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, investigation, riddles and clues, mastermind, partners against crime, who done it, victorian england, murder, adventure, ego clash, talented ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, murder, urban legend, serial killer, mystery, investigation, gossip, police, small town, tourism, monster, nature ...
Place: scotland
⇓ 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: murder, technology, computer game, young adult, sex, erotica, computer, drugs, internet, female nudity, peeping, student ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, realistic, tense, witty, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, murder, police investigation, riddles and clues, partners, partners against crime, mystery, crimes, buddy cop, shrewd, unlikely partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, ...
Plot: whodunit, red herring, french
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, murder, police investigation, police detective, hidden identity, forest, psychological trauma, police, secret past, secret, corpse, mass child killing ...
Place: dublin ireland
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23%
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In the Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: In The Dark sees Helen Weeks (MyAnna Buring) drawn into the two most testing and personal cases of her career - just as she begins her journey towards motherhood. Helen is never fazed by a challenge, but her tough exterior conceals a complex inner ...
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23%
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Taggart (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, police detective, strangulation, police, child killer, honest law enforcer, society, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, who done it, police station ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
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23%
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder at Road Hill House (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: In 1860 Scotland Yard's 'Prince of Sleuths' Jack Whicher is sent to rural Wiltshire to investigate the murder of three-year-old Saville Kent,snatched from his bed at night and killed.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, child killer, murder, country house, investigation, who done it, crimes, multiple suspects, acquittal, murder confession, child abduction, dead child ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: scotland yard, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Unnatural Causes (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Roy Marsden returns as author P.D. James's indefatigable gumshoe, Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. This time, he's investigating the murder of a famous mystery writer whose body is found in the bottom of a dinghy on the Suffolk coast. To add a ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, mind bending, stylized ...
Plot: murder, police detective, army investigation, private detective, stalking, law enforcement, amateur detective, mystery, protagonist as suspect, obsessive quest, dishonesty, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Shetland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, island, murder investigation, murder, who done it, multiple suspects, crimes, mystery, investigation, social relations, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Quicksand (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Maja, a student in Stockholm, finds herself on trial for murder after a tragedy at her school. More doubts and suspicions arise when new revelations are made.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, school shooting, death, youth, murder, court, vengeance, runaway, crimes, society, disorder, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
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22%