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A Mind to Murder (1995)
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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 psychiatric cases.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: mysticism, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, police investigation, superior officer, investigation, murder, mental institution, stabbing, crime
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to A Mind to Murder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, investigation and police investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Mind to Murder: Original Sin (1997), Death of an Expert Witness (1983), Unnatural Causes (1993), The Black Tower (1985), Murder at the Savoy (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: legal, murder, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, who done it, riddles and clues, suspect, violence, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard
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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
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56%
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: tense, mind bending, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: mysticism, murder, graphic violence, manipulation, ocean, police detective, army investigation, private detective, stalking, law enforcement, amateur detective, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, riddles and clues, village, who done it, monk, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, police, investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, arms dealing, murder investigation, arms deal, police procedural, hospital, medical ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lady Against the Odds (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A private detective becomes involved in a new cast when her partner's guardian is murdered.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: private investigator, murder, mystery, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, private detective, custody, industrialist, female detective, guardian, deadly
Time: 1940s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Burke's Law (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Burke's Law, a revival of the 1960s cop television series of the same name, aired on CBS from 1994 to 1995. The series centers on Amos Burke, a senior Los Angeles police officer and millionaire, and his son, Peter, who is a detective under his ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police, lapd, parent child relationship, multiple suspects, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, police investigation, murder, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, church, blackmail ...
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Hart to Hart: Harts in High Season (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: One of the final entries in the series of romantic suspense adventures takes Jennifer and Jonathan Hart off to Sydney, Australia, where they plan to purchase a wildlife reserve from Jennifer’s old flame, the handsome and mysterious Elliott ...
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: righting the wronged, investigation, protagonist as suspect, amateur detective, romance, mystery, supportive spouse, dishonesty, crimes, missing person, false accusation, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, crimes, small town, murder investigation, serial killer, police officer, mystery, hit and run, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Homicide: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Retired police lieutenant Al Giardello is running for mayor when he is suddenly shot at a press conference. All of the detectives, past and present, clamor for an opportunity to help find the shooter.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, partners, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, police station, police detective, superior officer, realism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young bride moves into a country manor, long repressed childhood memories of witnessing a murder come to the surface.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, riddles and clues, mysticism, estate, murder, mystery, witnessing a crime, crimes, haunted by the past, a vision, twists and turns ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Wide Net (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Swedish miniseries based upon the novel of the same name by Håkan Nesser.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, uncover truth, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, courtroom, prison, nypd, drowning, fictional country, wrongful conviction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: clever, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, mysticism, murder, law enforcement, mystery, who done it, uncover truth, poison, riddles and clues, miss marple, agatha christie
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Moreno and the Silence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a girl is murdered soon after leaving a closed religious community, Moreno faces a difficult investigation as the community closes ranks and refuses to cooperate. When another girl is abducted and her bloody fingernails mailed to the police, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, kidnapping, religions or cults, partners, private detective, law enforcement, society, crimes, cult, nypd ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Borkmann's Point (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Van Veeteren finds retiring from the police force is easier said than done when two decapitated bodies are found in quick succession. The matching MO in the two grisly murders brings the investigation teams of Maardam and Kaalbringen together - a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, realistic
Plot: serial killer, partners against crime, police investigation, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, private detective, partners, murder, nypd, police procedural, fictional country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Fire Engine That Disappeared (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A routine mission ends up in a flaming inferno when a house suddenly explodes. It looks like a spectacular suicide attempt but the technical investigation reveals unexpected evidence. Beck and his men are soon on the tracks of a narcotic syndicate...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: prostitute, mysticism, police, dishonesty, manhunt, law enforcement, chase, crimes, ocean, police procedural, murder, fire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Roseanna (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young American girl is found dead in Gota Kanal, Swedens largest channel. Since there are hardly any clues or evidence at all it seems as if the murder cant be solved. Martin Beck and his men are assigned to the case. Soon they find a likely ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: police, murder, crime investigation, crime scene, police investigation, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, interpol, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, falklands war, nypd, investigation ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, hotel, amateur detective, riddles and clues, crimes, friendship, mysticism, murder, golden years, mystery, who done it, twists and turns ...
Place: england, london, europe
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27%
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Carambole (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This film is based upon the book with the same name, by Håkan Nesser, one of Swedens most appreciated "crime-authors".
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hit and run, life turned upside down, mystery, uncover truth, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, private detective, blackmail, doctor, nypd ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe
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26%
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Mexico City (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her brother disappears during a brief travel layover in Mexico, Mitch begins a desperate search that will eventually lead the young divorcee into the capital city's most notorious neighborhood. But even with the aid of the American ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, talky
Plot: mystery, crimes, missing person, mysticism, hotel, murder witness, chase, kidnapping, police corruption, murder, assassination, photograph ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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26%
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The Commander (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she arrested James Lampton for murder. He was subsequently sentenced ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, who done it, manipulation, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, nypd, strong female presence, writers, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Interstate 84 (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a body is found floating in an upstate New York river, hard-drinking cop Joe Weldon is left with few clues. After uncovering the man's identity - an enigmatic simpleton named Hap - Weldon is led to the crooked hustler who took advantage of ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: police investigation, life is a bitch, murder, uncover truth, introspection, law enforcement, crimes, misfit, small town life, mystery, mysterious character, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: crimes, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, murder, law enforcement, life is a bitch, heist, coma, police officer, mystery, small town ...
Time: year 1994, year 1992, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
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26%
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Case G (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Van Veeteren's only unsolved case comes back to haunt him when the daughter of a murdered private detective comes to see him. A brutal wife killer, who went into hiding years before, has resurfaced under an assumed name; or so it seems, and Van ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: manhunt, mystery, private detective, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes, murder, police procedural, nypd, snow, fictional country, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Skinwalkers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, mind bending
Plot: native american, murder, supernatural ability, police investigation, vengeance, americana, crimes, serial killer, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, indigenous people, navajo indian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, utah, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jesse Stone and Captain Healy are shot during an unauthorized stake-out in Boston. Meanwhile, a cryptic letter sent from Paradise leads the mother of a kidnapped child to Stone. Though her son was declared dead, she hopes he will reopen the case.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: memory loss, small town, investigation, crimes, murder, kidnapping, police detective, law enforcement, missing person, missing child, chief of police, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Man on the Balcony (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial-killer attacks and murders young girls in the parks of Stockholm. The police have trouble finding any evidence to find the killer. But when a newsstand is robbed in one of the parks while the murderer strikes again, police inspector Martin ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, realistic
Plot: serial killer, child murder investigation, law enforcement, mystery, dishonesty, child murder, murder, police, criminal heroes, crimes, sex maniac, serial child killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On Ne Meurt Que Deux Fois, a French murder mystery based upon a novel of the same name, is an unusual, involving film with excellent performances by its entire cast. Police Inspector Staniland (Michel Serrault) is investigating the death of a ...
Style: neo noir, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, police detective, seduction, crimes, investigation, mystery, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples, crime investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%