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The Scold's Bridle (1998)
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The Scold's Bridle (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Cooper investigates the bizarre circumstances surrounding the murder of Matilda who was found dead in her bath wearing the Scold's Bridle.
Plot: murder mystery, sex, painter, police, obsession, female nudity, sex scene, art, doctor, hate, perversion, murder

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, realistic, suspenseful and serious films and TV series with plots about murder, police, police investigation, investigation, crimes, police detective and murder mystery mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Scold's Bridle: Wisting (2019), A Fatal Inversion (1992), Rosa Roth (1994), Life of Crime (2013), Killer Net (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wisting (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Empathetic, meticulous and relentless - the only thing to escape Larvik detective William Wisting in his hunt for Norway's most notorious criminals is a happy family life. And when two mysterious deaths interrupt Wisting's Christmas, it is ...
Style: stylized, disturbing, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: murder mystery, private detective, police, murder, danger, parents and children, riddles and clues, eccentricity, prodigy, crime, family, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway
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A Fatal Inversion (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Barbara Vine (aka Ruth Rendell) novel. After Adam inherits a country house from his great uncle, he and his friend Rufus decide to spend the summer there instead of abroad. An odd assortment of 'house guests' turns up ...
Plot: corpse, inheritance, countryside, house, male objectification, country house, exhumation, friendship, male nudity, secret, dead child, forest
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Rosa Roth (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: Rosa Roth is a no-nonsense police commissioner stationed in Berlin, who has a small team of operatives she trusts with her life. Whatever happens on the field, takes a toll on them personally as well.
Plot: corpse, police, murder, female nudity, death, policewoman, police commissioner, female police officer
Place: berlin germany
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75%
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Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
TV show
Story: A female cop becomes obsessed with tracking down the killer of a 15-year-old girl, and hunts him over the course of her 28 year career in the force.
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, police detective, obsession, track down, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, crime, lie, murder investigation, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield who led the enquiry.
Style: realistic, exciting, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: police, serial killer, murder investigation, true crime, mass murder, murder, rape
Time: 70s
Place: yorkshire
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62%
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Killer Net (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 201 min.
TV show
Story: Students get involved in a violent Internet-based game, around the same time as a series of murders - is there a connection?
Plot: murder, technology, young adult, computer game, female nudity, peeping, shower, erotica, sex, drugs, loner, internet ...
Place: england
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A Certain Justice (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: The story is about the murder of Venetia Aldridge, a QC (Queen's Council) in a London "Chambers" and a very ambitious barrister who has a track record of winning her cases. She doesn't necessarily prove that her clients are ...
Plot: cleaning lady, attorney, violence, secretary, murder, lawyer, police, cottage, investigation
Place: scotland yard
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55%
Anglo Saxon Attitudes (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 229 min.
TV show
Story: Three part miniseries about Gerald Middleton, an aging historian, who reflects on his youth, relationships (especially the one with his best friend's girl), career (shadowed by a scandal), and current issues, like his marriage and kids.
Plot: historian, excavation, infidelity, introspection, female nudity, scandal, professor, husband wife relationship, topless
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The Vice (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The Vice is an ITV police drama about the Metropolitan Police Vice Unit. It ran for five short series between 1999 and 2003. It tells the story of the London Metropolitan police force's vice squad, where prostitution, underage sex, and other ...
Plot: sex trafficking, sex worker, crime investigation, police detective, sex trade, vice squad, police, sergeant, prostitution, murder, drugs, money
Place: london
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51%
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Gallowglass (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Joe is saved by Sandor from committing suicide in front of an oncoming tube train. Sandor now demands his absolute loyalty and teaches Joe that he is now a 'gallowglass', a servant of a chief.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: obsession, loner, london underground, confession, threat, brother sister relationship, heiress, subway station, threat to kill, scheme, loyalty, kidnapping ...
Place: england
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49%
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Red Cap (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Red Cap is a British television drama series produced by Stormy Pictures for the BBC and broadcast on BBC One. Two series of six episodes each were produced following a feature length pilot. It featured the investigations of an Special Investigation ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: military life, military, military base, army investigation, army, dishonesty, sergeant, strong female presence, crimes, partners, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
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46%
The Return of the Dancing Master (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Norway, Finland
Duration: 171 min.
TV show
Story: Former policeman is tortured and murdered and his friend and former colleauge investigates the case.
Style: suspense
Plot: torture, murder, small town, police, nazism
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44%
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Ettor & Nollor (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The FBI and Interpol are looking into a big case of credit card fraud and a local bum is brought in for interrogation. A complicated story from the dark side of Göteborg unfolds.
Style: surprise ending, contemplative, suspense, tense
Plot: hacker, brutality, suspect, police, sex scene, corruption, criminal gang, murder, cheating, interrogation, cybercrime, questioning ...
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And Then There Were None (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Ten strangers, drawn away from their normal lives to an isolated rock off the Devon coast. But as the mismatched group waits for the arrival of the hosts – the improbably named Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen – the weather sours and they find themselves ...
Style: psychological, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder mystery, island, murder, mysterious death, isolation, retribution, suspicion, plot twist, death, survival, investigation, whodunit ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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Prime Suspect 1973 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Prime Suspect 1973 tells the story of 22-year-old Jane Tennison's first days in the police force, in which she endured flagrant sexism before being thrown in at the deep end with a murder enquiry.
Style: disturbing, suspense, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: policewoman, police, murder, sexism, bank robbery, female police officer, black pantyhose, choked to death, uniform, blonde, female objectification
Time: 70s
Place: london
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42%
Shroud for a Nightingale (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: British TV mini series.
Plot: murder, investigation
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Cover Her Face (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 291 min.
TV show
Story: Chief Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh investigates the death of Alice Liddell who ran a home for unwed mothers. One of those residents is Sally Jupp who was a witness in a drugs smuggling and murder investigation in London. Sally works at the local ...
Plot: investigation, murder
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The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
TV show
Story: This drama tells the real-life story of retired schoolteacher Christopher Jefferies who was initially questioned by police as a suspect in the murder of Jo Yeates who rented a flat from him. He was vilified by the press, partly on account of his ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, tense, biting ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Unforgotten (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, clever
Plot: murder, police investigation, cold case, who done it, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, life turned upside down, murder mystery, missing person, father daughter relationship, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: england, london
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39%
The Man Who Smiled (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 127 min.
TV show
Story: An old friend of Kurt Wallander, solicitor Sten Torstensson, visits him one day to tell him that his father has passed away close to Brösarp under peculiar circumstances. Kurt does not take his friend's worry seriously. Shortly after, the ...
Plot: garden, organ transplant, police detective, police procedural, police, death, murder, prostitute
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39%
The Sandhamn Murders (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Viveca Stens popular novels come to life in "The Sandhamn Murders", a perfect mix of Nordic crime & the beautiful surroundings of the outer Stockholm archipelago.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, police detective, island, uncover truth, crime investigation, serial killer, suspect, social relations, mystery, family relations, police investigation ...
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
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38%
A Season in Purgatory (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: True story about a kid from rich family with political ties who covers up a suspicious death of a young woman. This comes back to haunt him later.
Plot: father son relationship, large family, writers, catholic, blow job, boarding school, court, shower, murder, trial
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37%
Massacre for an Orgy (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Luxembourg, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A police officer attempts to shut down an illegal girls-for-drugs operation (American version).
Plot: white slavery, prostitute, lesbian, gang, drugs, murder, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), police, playing footsie, female nudity, lesbianism
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The Coroner (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: High-flying solicitor Jane Kennedy returns to the seaside town she left as a teenager to take up the post of coroner, becoming an advocate for the dead as she investigates sudden, violent or unexplained deaths.
Style: tense, captivating, intellectual, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: coroner, female detective, crimes, fighting crime, police, murder, talented, police investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, serial killer, outsmarting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
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36%
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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, drug abuse, deadly, crimes, addiction, woman in danger, prostitute, life is a bitch, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police investigation, murder, protagonist as suspect, murder mystery, family problems, law enforcement, family in crisis, who done it, investigation, uncover truth, family relations, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Aspe (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: In each episode of this Flemish whodunit based on the books of Pieter Aspe, a serious crime - usually one or more murders in the author's home town Bruges - gets investigated by the grumpy but brilliant chief inspector Pieter Van In and his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, partners, law enforcement, who done it, deadly, whodunit, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, bruges, europe
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35%
The Blackheath Poisonings (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The investigation of Paul Vandervent into the mysterious death of his father brings further discord among two feuding families tied together in business and marriage, living under the same roof.
Plot: murder, death, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, mother in law son in law relationship, father son relationship, businessman, brother in law sister in law relationship, poison, brother sister relationship, family business, toy maker ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, england
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35%
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Guilt (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Natalie’s sister Grace becomes the prime suspect in her roommate Molly’s murder and popular target for the press and in social media, Natalie leaves her life in Boston and heads to London to defend her. With the help of an ethically ...
Style: surprise ending, enigmatic, tense, suspense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, murder suspect, murder mystery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, courtroom, sex scene, sister sister relationship, jealousy, drugs/alcohol, investigator, marital argument, rich and poor ...
Place: london, britain
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Night Heat (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Night Heat is a Canadian police drama series, which aired on CTV from 1985 to 1991. The show also aired on CBS in the United States from 1987 to 1993 and was the first Canadian-produced drama series to air on an American network. CBS aired the ...
Plot: police detective, informant, buddy cop, police investigation, police partner, tough cop, irish american, night, police station, reporter, murder, police
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35%