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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: crimes, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, superior officer, mystery, mental institution, investigation, murder, stabbing
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 realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, mystery, law enforcement, deadly and investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Mind to Murder: Original Sin (1997), Murder at the Savoy (1993), Death of an Expert Witness (1983), Unnatural Causes (1993), The Black Tower (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Original Sin (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: murder, who done it, riddles and clues, crime, crimes, mystery, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, death threat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, investigation, arms dealing, hospital, medical, police, businessman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Death of an Expert Witness (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, mystery, crime, riddles and clues, who done it, multiple suspects, law enforcement, police investigation, danger, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: rough, psychological, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crimes, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, army investigation, who done it, reluctant partners, crime, mystery, riddles and clues, cons and scams, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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The Black Tower (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, monastery, police detective, police investigation, village, mystery, crime, crimes, who done it, riddles and clues, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: serious, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: mystery, crime, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, deadly, amateur detective, supportive spouse, romance, crimes, investigation, righting the wronged, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Lady Against the Odds (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A private detective becomes involved in a new cast when her partner's guardian is murdered.
Style: serious, mind bending, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, mystery, private detective, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, custody, private investigator, industrialist, female detective ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, amateur detective, crimes, uncover truth, who done it, crime, riddles and clues, mystery, deadly, police investigation, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Man on the Balcony (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: crime, mystery, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, serial killer, dead child, single father, dead children, police procedural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Police Murderer (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman is found murdered in a closed amusement park. A young couple who happen to be there at the same time become, without their knowledge, suspects for the murder. They are chased by a large number of police but only Martin Beck believes them to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: crime, crimes, witnessing a crime, mystery, chases and races, life is a bitch, manhunt, theme park, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, brother, strangulation ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Burke's Law (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, police, mystery, crime, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, multiple suspects, parent child relationship, lapd, murder, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Taste for Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: murder, multiple suspects, mystery, crimes, crime, who done it, police investigation, assassination attempt, danger, fight back, foe turned friend, deadly ...
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, false accusation, murder, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, dishonesty, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, clever, suspenseful, serious, sincere ...
Plot: murder, partners, realism, superior officer, crimes, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, law enforcement, hanging, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the set of a popular daytime soap opera 'Mile High', actress Kris Buckner is being forced off by co-star Mark Stratton. When she says that she'll 'kill him before she leaves the show', she makes herself the prime suspect ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, deadly, dishonesty, legal, amateur detective, actor's life, riddles and clues, crimes, crime, artists and showbiz, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The owner of a cosmetics company is unveiling a new cream which she claims she's been using. She's been keeping her age a secret and now reveals that she's 60 and owes her appearance to the cream. She's later killed and the ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, serious, mind bending, realistic
Plot: courtroom, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, murder, legal, false accusation, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, mystery, legal investigation, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Wide Net (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Swedish miniseries based upon the novel of the same name by Håkan Nesser.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, mystery, uncover truth, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, flashback, custody, wrongful conviction, fictional country ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence (2000)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Postal inspectors investigate a con man who uses the identities of others to falsify credit card purchases. Stealing credit card offers from mail boxes, he obtains cards in others' names, makes many purchases until the card is maxed out, but is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, identity theft, crime, crimes, partners against crime, cons and scams, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting crime, credit card, mail ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, police investigation, crimes, mystery, crime, deadly, law enforcement, shot point blank, murder investigation, gun held to head ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Thief & the Stripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jack just lost his P.I. license and his life is on a downward spiral. He decides to steal a cash briefcase from the local gangsters. He hides in a strip joint owned by a local mob legend Jimmie D and pays a stripper to help him escape. The gangsters ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: law enforcement, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, stripper, corvette, sex, female nudity, gangster, murder
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Love Is a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Narcotics agent Dennis goes undercover in the Mediterranean Islands to investigate a smuggling operation, and gains the confidence of a woman who works for the ringleader. But Dennis ends up arrested for murder when the crime boss turns up dead.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, undercover agent, undercover, special agents, who done it, manipulations, working undercover, crimes, crime, mystery, protagonist as suspect, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, canal, mystery, riddles and clues, crime, who done it, police investigation, interpol, crimes, investigation, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Supt. Tennison orchestrates a search for an abducted baby, but events take a turn for the worst when personal emotions cause complications.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Plot: murder, media circus, abortion, psychologist, police brutality, who done it, missing person, deadly, law enforcement, criminal psychologist, promotion, child killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Swallow, Cat, Rose, Death (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: What's in a name but murder? Münster comes across the strangled body of a young woman in her home and surprises the murderer who is still on the premises. Though the murderer escapes, a rare book is found at the scene with a dedication by the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, crime, mystery, police procedural, snow, fictional country, abuse
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 893
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: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, crime, who done it, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, riddles and clues, mystery, crimes, healing power, americana, police investigation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 467
The Inspectors (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: U.S Postal Inspectors are called in when a suburban couple are killed by a mail bomb. Suspicion immediately falls on the couple's estranged and heavily in debt son, who also just happens to be a Navy munitions expert. But investigations reveal ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: crimes, crime, deadly, suburbs, law enforcement, danger, on the run, mystery, who done it, parents and children, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 226
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: realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: mystery, mysterious character, uncover truth, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, small town life, small town, murder, addiction, police investigation, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 341
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, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: murder, serial killer, manipulations, who done it, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, crime, police investigation, sex, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A painter, believed to be dead, returns to make allegations that a gallery owner is selling counterfeits of his work. Later, the artist is murdered.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, clever, rough, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, murder, false accusation, forgery, legal, uncover truth, crime, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, realistic
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, mystery, crime, partners, law enforcement, deadly, private detective, murder, fictional country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%