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Father Brown (2013)
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Father Brown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Father Brown is based on G. K. Chesterton's detective stories about a Catholic priest who doubles as an amateur detective in order to try and solve mysteries.
Style: captivating, serious, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: who done it, murder, clergy, amateur detective, investigation, uncover truth, riddles and clues, priest, law enforcement, friendship, church, social relations, crimes, village life, police investigation, mystery, society, religions or cults, lifestyle, dishonesty, preacher, secret, village, paranormal investigation, mysticism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, united kingdom

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and clever films and TV series with plots about mystery, crimes, murder, investigation, riddles and clues, law enforcement and deadly mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Father Brown: Agatha Christie's Marple (2004), Midsomer Murders (1997), Rosemary & Thyme (2003), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Grantchester (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
TV show
Story: The show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which ...
Style: twists and turns, clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, female detective, uncover truth, murder investigation, whodunit, murder, amateur detective, female protagonist, sleuth, crimes ...
Time: post world war two, 50s
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
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90%
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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: murder, police detective, murder investigation, who done it, multiple suspects, whodunit, police investigation, village, law enforcement, human nature, crimes, detective inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Rosemary & Thyme (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Rosemary & Thyme is a British television mystery series starring Felicity Kendal and Pam Ferris as gardening detectives Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme. The show began on ITV in 2003. The third series ended in August 2007. The theme is murder ...
Style: feel good, realistic, captivating, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: countryside, who done it, female detective, riddles and clues, murder, investigation, private detective, gardener, friendship, murder investigation, partners against crime, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: whodunit, private detective, investigation, murder mystery, murder, who done it, murder investigation, riddles and clues, uncover truth, multiple suspects, private investigator, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: 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 ⇓
83%
The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Dr Lucien Blake left Ballarat as a young man. But now he finds himself returning to take over not only his dead father's medical practice, but also his on-call role as the town's police surgeon, only to find change is afoot, nothing is ...
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, forensics, doctors and patients, social relations, crimes, murder, homecoming, doctor, crime investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, homicide detective ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 156 min.
TV show
Story: Amateur detective Miss Jane Marple investigates the murder of a young woman whose body is found in the library at Gossington Hall, home of Colonel and Mrs. Arthur Bantry.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: riddles and clues, amateur detective, murder mystery, library, father in law, mysticism, murder investigation, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, uncover truth ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miss Marple receives a most interesting request from Mr. Jason Rafiel, with whom she'd struck an acquaintance some years before. He would like her to solve a crime but, does not tell her what it might be, who might have been involved or where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: investigation, private detective, amateur detective, riddles and clues, police investigation, rivalry, law enforcement, uncover truth, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, undercover, letter ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.
Style: clever, suspenseful, witty, realistic, serious
Plot: who done it, female detective, investigation, murder, writers, mystery, riddles and clues, elderly, amateur detective, crimes, trap, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa, maine, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: The early days of a young Endeavour Morse, whose experiences as a detective constable with the Oxford City Police will ultimately shape his future.
Style: intellectual, serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, talented, police investigation, intelligence, police, murderer, crimes, investigator, british, coworker, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 153 min.
TV show
Story: An unusual announcement in the newspaper leads the curious villagers to Miss Blacklock's home, where they become witnesses to a murder.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, inheritance, strangulation, birthday, sister, impersonation, mysticism, murder mystery, murder, crimes, law enforcement ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Father Brown (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Father Brown was a Catholic priest who doubled as an amateur detective in order to solve mysteries.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: priest, interwar period, police, religion, amateur detective, society, rivalry, good versus evil, mystery, clergy, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1920s
Place: united kingdom, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bletchley Circle (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Bletchley Circle follows the journey of four ordinary women with extraordinary skills that helped to end World War II. Set in 1952, Susan, Millie, Lucy and Jean have returned to their normal lives, modestly setting aside the part they played in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Plot: crime investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, investigation, world war two, post war, crimes, serial killer, murder, code breaking, mystery, intelligence ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A town busybody is poisoned at a busy reception in the home of famous film star Marina Gregg. The poisoned drink seemed intended for Marina, but Miss Marple is not so sure. She sets out to discover the true identity of the killer before he or she ...
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder mystery, murder, whodunit, mystery, hollywood, poisoning, beach, uncover truth, actor's life, amateur detective, crimes, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In a seemingly quiet country town the newest resident, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location.
Style: witty, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: mystery, whodunit, partners against crime, sleuth, unlikely partners, riddles and clues, police detective, law enforcement, under the surface, small town life, police investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, hotel, crimes, friendship, amateur detective, mysticism, murder, golden years, mystery, who done it, adult virgin ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Miss Marple's visiting friend sees a woman being strangled on a passing train, they immediately report it to the police. Inspector Slack sees Miss Marple as a bit of a busy body and drops the investigation after only a few days. Miss ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, mind bending
Plot: private detective, riddles and clues, amateur detective, sarcophagus, mysticism, murder, train, murder investigation, mystery, partners against crime, who done it, inheritance ...
Time: year 1957, 50s
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman, Miss Marple seeks a murderer with a penchant for nursery rhymes.
Style: suspenseful, clever, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, mysticism, murder, law enforcement, mystery, uncover truth, who done it, riddles and clues, poison, miss marple, agatha christie
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
33%
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Hetty Wainthropp Investigates is a genteel British crime/comedy drama television programme that aired from 1996 to 1998 on BBC One. Patricia Routledge starred as the titular character, Derek Benfield as her patient husband Robert, Dominic Monaghan ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, female detective, village, aging, investigation, private detective, retirement, mystery, homeless, police detective, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, northern england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jonathan Creek (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jonathan Creek follows the story of Madeline Magellan, an investigative journalist. Like most journalists, she sticks her nose in where it isn't wanted, but this is what makes her such a great journalist! While writing a piece about the death ...
Style: clever, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, riddles and clues, prodigy, amateur detective, investigation, partners against crime, unlikely partners, partners, mystery, illusion, journalist, crimes ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: england, europe
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Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: clever, realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder investigation, police investigation, sergeant, murder, multiple suspects, investigator, crimes, suspicion, law enforcement, detective inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
50%
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Inspector Morse (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Morse is a detective drama based on Colin Dexter's series of Chief Inspector Morse novels. The series starred John Thaw as Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis, as well as a large cast of notable actors and ...
Style: realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious, talky ...
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder, detective inspector, murderer, police investigation, criminal, shrewd, crimes, law enforcement, partners, multiple suspects ...
Time: 80s, future, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, australia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
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19%
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920’s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our thoroughly modern heroine makes sure ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: female detective, investigation, murder, private detective, private investigator, riddles and clues, heroine, aristocracy, crimes, murderer, evidence, maid ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
50%
A Touch of Frost (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, sincere, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, whodunit, riddles and clues, mystery, murder mystery, police, intelligence agency, bbc, widower, partner, urban setting, maverick ...
Time: 2000s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, europe
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100%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Moving Finger (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: The residents of a quiet English village begin to receive nasty, threatening letters. The wife of the local vicar calls in her friend Miss Marple to investigate.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever
Plot: amateur detective, mysticism, village, who done it, siblings relations, riddles and clues, village life, uncover truth, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, sister ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Silent Witness (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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, suspense ...
Plot: forensics, murder, riddles and clues, mystery, rape, partners, law enforcement, investigation, crime investigation, medical profession, doctor, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%