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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, mystery, law enforcement, police investigation, superior officer, 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 mind bending films with plots about murder, crimes, crime, mystery, deadly, law enforcement and police investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Mind to Murder: Original Sin (1997), Murder at the Savoy (1993), Unnatural Causes (1993), Death of an Expert Witness (1983), 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, danger, deadly, crime, mystery, crimes, police investigation, rivalry, law enforcement, who done it, riddles and clues, sabotage ...
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: serious, rough, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, arms dealing, investigation, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, shot in the head, medical, hospital, police ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: realistic, rough, serious, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: murder, private detective, danger, stalking, amateur detective, who done it, cons and scams, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, reluctant partners, crime, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland yard
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: murder, riddles and clues, multiple suspects, law enforcement, danger, police investigation, who done it, mystery, crime, deadly, crimes, laboratory ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: monastery, murder, deadly, mystery, crimes, crime, danger, riddles and clues, who done it, law enforcement, police detective, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: realistic, suspenseful, mind bending, rough, serious
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, custody, law enforcement, crime, mystery, crimes, deadly, private investigator, industrialist, guardian ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, danger, police investigation, crime, mystery, deadly, crimes, assassination attempt, fight back, foe turned friend, who done it, multiple suspects ...
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, who done it, riddles and clues, danger, murder, strong female presence, amateur detective, crimes, deadly, crime, mystery, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 189
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, mystery, crimes, deadly, uncover truth, police investigation, law enforcement, memory loss, police procedural, pet owner relationship, stabbing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic
Plot: murder, canal, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, who done it, riddles and clues, interpol, danger, crimes, mystery, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, child murder investigation, child murder, murder, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, dead children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crime, mystery, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, snow, police procedural, fictional country, abuse
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: deadly, romance, mystery, crimes, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, crime, amateur detective, supportive spouse, dishonesty, investigation, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mystery, crime, crimes, deadly, partners against crime, police investigation, private detective, serial killer, partners, law enforcement, murder, fictional country ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, police, crime, mystery, crimes, multiple suspects, law enforcement, police investigation, lapd, parent child relationship, murder, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: murder, small town, deadly, mystery, crime, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, investigation, scotch whiskey, hit and run, police chief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, law enforcement, partners, deadly, mystery, crime, crimes, kidnapping, society, religions or cults, private detective, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: life is a bitch, crimes, chases and races, crime, protagonist as suspect, manhunt, law enforcement, theme park, mystery, witnessing a crime, police, strangulation ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, mystery, crimes, murder, false accusation, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, legal, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, miss marple, murder mystery, crime, artists and showbiz, crimes, deadly, poisoning, amateur detective, riddles and clues, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 906
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, mind bending, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, americana, vengeance, supernatural ability, crimes, deadly, serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, law enforcement, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, fighting crime, police station, deadly, crimes, crime, partners against crime, workplace, partners, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 229
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, gloomy, serious, contemplative
Plot: police investigation, redemption, mysterious character, mystery, life is a bitch, crimes, misfit, alcohol abuse, introspection, law enforcement, small town life, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Frozen Silence (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1943, during the midst of World War II, a serial murderer appears in the Blue Division, volunteer body of Spanish soldiers who fought on the Russian front with German troops. After finding the body of a Spanish soldier who has been stuck in the ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, rivalry, military, soldier, crimes, war, deadly, army investigation, superior officer, riddles and clues, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: realistic, suspenseful, mind bending, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, amateur detective, actor's life, legal, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, crime, crimes, mystery, deadly, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, mind bending, clever, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, dishonesty, legal investigation, uncover truth, who done it, murder, legal, false accusation, deadly, crime, dedicated lawyer, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: investigation, identity theft, fighting crime, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, murder, partners against crime, crimes, cons and scams, mail, credit card ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious, mind bending, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, undercover agent, special agents, who done it, working undercover, manipulations, strong female presence, police investigation, crime, deadly, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, clever
Plot: amateur detective, train, murder, private detective, riddles and clues, crime, who done it, partners against crime, deadly, mystery, miss marple, murder investigation ...
Time: 1950s, year 1957
Place: europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, manhunt, haunted by the past, crimes, mystery, deadly, chases and races, crime, law enforcement, murder, fictional country, police procedural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%