Movies and TV shows like Father Brown 1974

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Father Brown (1974)
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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: amateur detective, priest, crimes, riddles and clues, clergy, religions or cults, crime, mystery, good versus evil, danger, society, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, religion, murder investigation, whodunit, private detective, christian, murder, catholic, red herring
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: england, united kingdom

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and clever films and TV series with plots about crimes, mystery, murder, deadly, riddles and clues, investigation and crime mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Father Brown: Rosemary & Thyme (2003), Grantchester (2014), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004), Mystery!: Campion (1989), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: amateur detective, who done it, clergy, investigation, uncover truth, danger, priest, law enforcement, social relations, village life, riddles and clues, church ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom
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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, clever, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: countryside, who done it, female detective, riddles and clues, investigation, murder investigation, private detective, partners against crime, gardener, murder, amateur detective, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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: priest, investigation, police detective, murder mystery, murder, partners, haunted by the past, partners against crime, amateur detective, who done it, village life, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1953
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
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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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: who done it, riddles and clues, murder mystery, murder investigation, amateur detective, female detective, uncover truth, whodunit, murder, law enforcement, crimes, miss marple ...
Time: 1950s, post world war two, 50s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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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, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: investigation, murder, riddles and clues, multiple suspects, private detective, deadly, danger, law enforcement, partners, crime, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe
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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, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, crime, riddles and clues, murder mystery, investigation, whodunit, murder, murder investigation, who done it, uncover truth, multiple suspects, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
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The Bletchley Circle (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, investigation, danger, crimes, murder, code breaking, trial, intelligence, post war, innocence, mystery ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
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Death in Holy Orders (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, enigmatic, mind bending
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, mystery, amateur detective, riddles and clues, law enforcement, society, deadly, crimes, religions or cults, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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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: suspenseful, atmospheric, clever, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, newlyweds, crime, partners, crimes, mystery, odd couple, amateur detective, partners against crime, couples, riddles and clues ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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Mystery!: Cadfael (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, 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, suspenseful, atmospheric, contemplative
Plot: monk, monastery, investigation, mystery, clergy, priest, crimes, murder, amateur detective, christianity, danger, murder investigation ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
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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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, rivalry, deadly, police investigation, law enforcement, mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, danger, crimes, suspect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard
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34%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: murder, riddles and clues, who done it, mystery, law enforcement, danger, crimes, deadly, police investigation, crime, multiple suspects, laboratory ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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34%
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1972)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When one of the more venerable members of the Bellona Club passes away in the reading room, Lord Peter Wimsey is brought in to determine the time of death for testamentary purposes. But the more he investigates, the more complicated things seem.
Style: witty, suspenseful, realistic, clever, mind bending ...
Plot: amateur detective, murder, crime, deadly, crimes, golden years, who done it, manipulations, betrayal, dishonesty, investigation, manipulation ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, england
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34%
Father Dowling Mysteries (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Father Dowling Mysteries is an American television mystery series that aired from January 20, 1989 to May 2, 1991. Prior to the series, a TV movie aired on November 30, 1987. For its first season, the show was on NBC; it moved to ABC for its last ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: nun, priest, murder, crime, clergy, mystery, crimes, society, religions or cults, amateur detective, religion
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
Story: Holmes, his friend Watson (or his brother Mycroft) work to solve the mysteries of three gables, the dying detective, a golden pince-nez, the red circle, a mazarin stone, and a cardboard box.
Style: exciting, mind bending, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, adventurer, ego clash, crimes, deadly, rivalry, crime, danger, mystery, investigation, health situation, couple relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: murder, monastery, police detective, crimes, danger, crime, deadly, police investigation, mystery, law enforcement, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
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33%
Clouds of Witness (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver is accused of murdering their sister Mary's fiancé. It's up to Lord Peter and his faithful man Bunter to untangle all the clues and the contradicting testimony of a cloud of witnesses to save ...
Style: talky, serious, witty, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, who done it, crimes, deadly, investigation, crime, society, mystery, estate, whodunit, red herring ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe
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31%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, fight back, multiple suspects, foe turned friend, mystery, law enforcement, assassination attempt, crimes, deadly, police investigation, danger, crime ...
Place: england, scotland yard
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30%
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Inspector George Gently (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Crime drama set in the 1960s about an old-school detective trying to come to terms with a time when the lines between the police and criminals have become blurred.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever
Plot: murder investigation, police investigation, crimes, police detective, who done it, deadly, partners, police chief, law enforcement, chief of police, partners against crime, murder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe
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30%
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sherlock Holmes and his intrepid companion, Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, the Boscombe Valley, an illustrious client, and a creeping man.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, mystery, disappearance, multiple suspects, riddles and clues, missing person, who done it, investigation, rivalry, conspiracy, partners against crime ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england
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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: twists and turns, suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, miss marple, murder, who done it, uncover truth, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, hidden identity, attempted murder, clothesline ...
Place: england, europe
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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, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, riddles and clues, amateur detective, crime, prodigy, partners, investigation, partners against crime, unlikely partners, crimes, mystery, journalist ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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30%
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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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, unlikely partners, police detective, riddles and clues, law enforcement, partners against crime, partners, deadly, crimes, partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: united kingdom, london
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Jo (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, UK
TV show
Story: Jo is an English-language French police procedural television series created by Canadian/USA screenwriter René Balcer of Law & Order fame with French writing team Franck Ollivier & Malina Detcheva, known for the mini-series Lost Signs. It ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, fighting crime, deadly, murder, danger, crimes, crime, law enforcement, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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The Last Detective (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Last Detective is an ITV drama starring Peter Davison as Dangerous Davies. The first series aired in 2003 with three more seasons succeeding this. The first consisted of a pilot and three episodes, the second and the third series both consisted ...
Style: realistic, clever, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, police investigation, fighting crime, uncover truth, riddles and clues, amateur detective, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, danger, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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Aurora Teagarden Mystery: A Bone to Pick (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
TV show
Story: A librarian with a sharp mind for murder, Aurora Teagarden is known around her small town as a master sleuth. When her friend Jane unexpectedly dies and leaves Aurora everything in her will, she also leaves a troubling murder mystery haunting her ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, captivating
Plot: murder, amateur detective, mystery, uncover truth, danger, crimes, deadly, small town, riddles and clues, murder mystery, murder investigation, amateur sleuth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, mastermind, mind game, uncover truth, murder, who done it, riddles and clues, mystery, prodigy, crimes, partners ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england
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29%
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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 ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, serial killer, psychopath, weakness, life is a bitch, betrayal, mystery, murder, violence, flashback, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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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: realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, village, siblings relations, riddles and clues, who done it, village life, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, murder victim, coroner ...
Place: england, europe
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29%
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: sincere, suspenseful, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, mystery, police, partner, widower, urban setting, whodunit, riddles and clues, superior, workplace, police investigation, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, northern england
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