Movies and TV shows like Fallen Angel

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Fallen Angel (2007)
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Fallen Angel (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 205 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Roth Trilogy of novels by Andrew Taylor, Fallen Angel tells the story of Rosie Byfield, a clergyman's daughter, who grows up to be a psychopathic killer. It has an unusual narrative that moves backwards in time as it uncovers the layers of Rosie's past.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, serial killer, psychopath, betrayal, life is a bitch, mystery, weakness, murder, violence, flashback, teenage life, clergy, religions or cults, sexual abuse, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), wedding, pedophile, suicide, evil, pigeon, father daughter relationship, family secret, false identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery and police detective mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Fallen Angel: Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010), The Fifth Woman (2002), DCI Banks (2010), Criminal Justice (2008), Chasing Shadows (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, hunt down, society, law enforcement, murder investigation, british, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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The Fifth Woman (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
TV show
Story: The 5th woman unfolds autumn 1994. An elderly man found in a gillrad pitfall impaled to death on the sharp sharpened bamboo poles, ecstatic praise of crows. Shortly afterwards disappears a florist without a trace and he also found executed in the ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, murder, vigilantism, life is a bitch, revenge, hospital, police procedural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A thrilling drama based on the novels by Peter Robinson. Stephen Tompkinson and Andrea Lowe star as the tenacious and stubborn Chief Inspector Alan Banks and the feisty and headstrong Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, policewoman, police investigation, serial killer, mystery, law enforcement, female partner, crimes, murder, murder investigation, coma, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Criminal Justice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 584 min.
TV show
Story: The worst thing Ben has ever done is, tonight, he takes his Dad's black cab out without his permission. But that's not why Ben ends the evening in a police cell. What looked to be a spontaneous evening of fun with a sexy stranger, Melanie, ...
Style: captivating, bleak, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, legal investigation, confined, prison life, accused of murder, legal, crimes, courtroom, murder, mystery, lawyers and clients, judge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, partners, crime investigation, missing person, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, homicide detective, murder investigation, investigation, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Trial & Retribution (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
TV show
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: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, murder, crime investigation, courtroom, child killer, society, honest law enforcer, riddles and clues, law enforcer killer, who done it, multiple suspects, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Death in Holy Orders (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: New Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgleish is asked to have a second look at the death of Ronald Treeves, a student at St. Anselm's seminary.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, mind bending
Plot: murder, mystery, private detective, amateur detective, investigation, riddles and clues, religions or cults, clergy, society, law enforcement, crimes, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Arne Dahl: Europa blues (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A man is found dead, hung from a tree. Another body is found in Skansen's wolverine enclosure. Five girls attempt to flee from Sweden.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crimes, police detective, police investigation, police, escapades, escape, revenge, rivalry, diary, law enforcement, swedish police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Five Daughters (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Factually-based drama telling the stories of five young women who were tragically murdered in Ipswich in 2006.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, police investigation, crimes, drug abuse, addiction, woman in danger, prostitute, small town, life is a bitch, true crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Arne Dahl: The Blinded Man (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: Arne Dahl - Misterioso A failed robbery attempt at Sydbanken outside Avesta leaves one robber lying dead with a dart through his eye, but there are no witnesses to the incident and no perpetrator is ever identified. In Stockholm, three high-profile ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, law enforcement, assassination, crimes, uncover truth, murder investigation, police, multiple suspects, computer genius, attempted rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, estonia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Messiah (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
TV show
Story: After two horribly mutilated bodies are discovered, DCI Red Metcalfe is assigned the case.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, police detective, therapist, race against time, police investigation, crimes, therapy, husband wife relationship, law enforcement, mystery, forensics ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime investigation, sergeant, murder investigation, multiple suspects, murder, crimes, law enforcement, suspicion, investigator, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Identity (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Identity is a British police procedural drama television series starring Aidan Gillen and Keeley Hawes, airing in the UK during July–August 2010. Concerning identity theft, the series was created and written by Ed Whitmore, a writer most noted for ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, identity theft, fighting crime, police detective, track down, law enforcement, hidden identity, police, murder, strong female presence, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the career of La Plante's latest heroine DC ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, porno movie
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, murder, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, police procedural, detective inspector, dirty cop, life is a bitch, strong female presence, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, spain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, partners, law enforcement, crime investigation, medical profession, workplace, rules and policies, crimes, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Rebus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Rebus is the title of the detective drama TV series based on the Inspector Rebus novels by the Scottish author Ian Rankin set in and around Edinburgh. The series was produced by STV Productions for the ITV network. Four seasons have been aired; ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, uncover truth, crimes, multiple suspects, who done it, murder, failed attempt, police inspector, british, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Murderland (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
Story: Murderland poses the question of tragedy and curiosity - can one move on from horrible and unexplained events that one experiences as a child, and grow up to make a new life? Or will peace come only once the truth is known? Murderland tells of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, tense ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, who done it, life is a bitch, death of mother, murder suspect, mother daughter relationship, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 189
Birthmarked (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: After the death of her mother, a young woman embarks on a hunt for several men, who appear to be connected by a piece of music, which she plays to each of them over the phone, before killing them.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, vengeance, serial killer, female assassin, fictional country, diary, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: serious, captivating, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: who done it, amateur detective, clergy, priest, uncover truth, riddles and clues, investigation, murder, law enforcement, church, police investigation, social relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
48%
Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When a man is buried alive, Red Metcalf must delve into a serial killer's psyche.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, mystery, false accusation, riddles and clues, police investigation, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, race against time, track down, child killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches, and for get her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the very second-hand ...
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, uncover truth, amateur detective, who done it, mystery, suspicion, riddles and clues, strong female presence, police investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: An exploration of Charles Dickens's unfinished work in which the mystery of the murder of Edwin Drood is examined.
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, obsession, stalking, mystery, orphan, small town, human nature, crimes, uncover truth, perversion, addiction, hate ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
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Epitafios (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Epitafios is a 2004 13-episode, Argentinian crime fiction TV mini-series with the tagline: El Final Está Escrito ... The End Is Written. The series, which takes place in an unnamed South American city, was shot in Buenos Aires. The series was ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, slasher, realistic ...
Plot: psychologist, serial killer, murder, police, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, mystery, vengeance, crimes, psychiatrist, psychopath, bodies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
False Accusation (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: A quiet spring morning a man leaves prison after spending most of his adult life there. The man is convicted of murder, not once but twice.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: murder, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, partners, released from prison, flashback, fictional country, police procedural, deadly, decapitated body
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Stonemouth (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Iain Banks's best-selling novel, this romantic mystery follows Stewart as he returns to his childhood home and tries to discover the truth behind his best friend's death.
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, uncover truth, life is a bitch, under the surface, homecoming, mystery, crimes, secret, organized crime, village life, suicide, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.3
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Unforgotten (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Unforgotten' follows modern police team DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan, who gradually unravel long-forgotten secrets which have a dramatic impact on their investigation and the four potential suspects. The slow revelation of the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, cold case, uncover truth, who done it, haunted by the past, murder investigation, investigation, life turned upside down, crimes, murder mystery, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 2010s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.0
 12K
Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crime investigation, female detective, murder, who done it, criminal, crimes, law enforcement, murder mystery, british police, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 2K
The Widower (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
TV show
Story: Over a thirteen year period, a seemingly mild‐mannered male nurse, Malcolm Webster, set about poisoning and murdering his first wife, attempting to do the same to his second wife and moving on to a further scheme to deceive his third fiancée.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, couple relations, unlikely criminals, woman in danger, honeymoon, true crime, poisoning, insurance, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 2K
Collision (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 201 min.
TV show
Story: Collision is a five-part television drama miniseries, which debuted on ITV & UTV in November 2009. In the same month, it was also on PBS as a series in two parts. It tells the story of a group of strangers whose lives intertwine following a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: police detective, road accident, police investigation, smuggling, police, car accident, life is a bitch, crimes, stranger, mystery, uncover truth, whistleblower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%