Movies and TV shows like Life of Crime 2013

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Life of Crime (2013)
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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, serious
Plot: murder mystery, murder, police investigation, police detective, homicide detective, obsession, track down, law enforcement, lie, investigation, murder investigation, crime investigation, fighting crime, uncover truth, friendship, criminal, brutality, society, police inspector, disorder, nypd, police, strong female presence, van, marriage ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england

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Most similar movies to Life of Crime

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, murder, police investigation, investigation, police detective, deadly and murder mystery mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Life of Crime: The Bill (1984), Jo (2013), Vera (2011), DCI Banks (2010), Winter (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, society, workplace situations, police, police station, inspector, partners, investigation, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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 6.5
 2K
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, fighting crime, murder, law enforcement, investigation, nypd, murder mystery, criminal, murder investigation, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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100%
 8.1
 16K
Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A sharp detective with a messy life, DCI Vera Stanhope patrols her “patch” of northeast England, pursuing the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. Vera is obsessive about her work and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, murder, female detective, police investigation, crime investigation, law enforcement, police detective, british police, who done it, investigation, right hand man, british ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2020s, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england
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100%
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 8K
DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A thrilling drama based on the novels by Peter Robinson. Stephen Tompkinson and Andrea Lowe star as the tenacious and stubborn Chief Inspector Alan Banks and the feisty and headstrong Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot.
Style: realistic, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, murder mystery, law enforcement, serial killer, policewoman, police investigation, female partner, murder, coma, police, investigation ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire
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100%
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 7.3
 1K
Winter (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: Australia
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: After the success of 2014’s TV movie The Killing Field, Rebecca Gibney returns to the screen as Detective Sergeant Eve Winter in Seven’s new series Winter. Peter O’Brien will reprise his role as Detective Inspector Lachlan McKenzie. The series ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, murder mystery, riddles and clues, law enforcement, partners, fighting crime, murder, murder investigation, strong female presence, small town life, under the surface, social relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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100%
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Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: The early days of a young Endeavour Morse, whose experiences as a detective constable with the Oxford City Police will ultimately shape his future.
Style: serious, intellectual, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: police, police detective, talented, investigator, murderer, coworker, police investigation, intelligence, who done it, murder, british, oxford ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Identity (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Identity is a British police procedural drama television series starring Aidan Gillen and Keeley Hawes, airing in the UK during July–August 2010. Concerning identity theft, the series was created and written by Ed Whitmore, a writer most noted for ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, identity theft, fighting crime, police detective, law enforcement, track down, police, hidden identity, murder, murder mystery, investigation, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
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34%
 6.6
 803
The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Dr Eve Lockhart is one of Britain's leading forensic pathologists and runs a state-of-the-art forensic research facility called The Body Farm with her business partner Mike Phillips. Theirs is the only facility in the country using real human ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: forensics, murder investigation, workplace situations, workplace, police detective, law enforcement, nypd, corpse, police investigation, right hand man, strong female presence, forensic
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe
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30%
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 709
The Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A rookie Homicide detective's negligence in a fellow officer's death has her searching for redemption in her investigations.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: homicide detective, murder investigation, rookie, death, partners, investigation, partners against crime, police investigation, who done it, police detective, law enforcement, coworker ...
Place: vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Robbery Homicide Division (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Robbery Homicide Division was an American police procedural television series on CBS, created by Barry Schindel with executive producer Michael Mann. Schindel has been nominated for three Emmy Awards.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, police, fighting crime, police investigation, workplace situations, murder, law enforcement, workplace, society, partners, police station, nypd ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Moses Jones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Police investigate a mutilated body found in the Thames which appears to be the product of a witchcraft killing.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, law enforcement, police detective, murder, partners, murder mystery, investigation, police, partners against crime, black cast, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: serial killer, crime investigation, partners, missing person, murder, homicide detective, investigation, murder mystery, police investigation, law enforcement, serial murder, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Murder in Suburbia (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Murder in Suburbia was a British detective drama that ran for two series in 2004 and 2005.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, tense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder mystery, murder, police detective, partners against crime, partners, sleuth, fighting crime, murder investigation, crime investigation, homicide detective, police investigation ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.3
 24K
Unforgotten (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder investigation, murder, investigation, police, missing person, who done it, female police detective, cold case, police investigation, uncover truth, father daughter relationship ...
Time: future, 70s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 2K
Taggart (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Taggart is a Scottish detective television programme, created by Glenn Chandler, who has written many of the episodes, and made by STV Productions for the ITV network. The series revolves around a group of detectives initially in the Maryhill CID of ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: police, murder, police detective, investigation, murder mystery, strangulation, law enforcement, police investigation, society, riddles and clues, twists and turns, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 1K
Suspects (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Set in London, each episode is a self-contained story, starting with a news report, then following the team of three detectives as they investigate the circumstances the crime. The cases themselves are hard-hitting with contemporary themes, such as ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: investigation, police, murder mystery, crime investigation, investigator, partners, murder investigation, who done it, chase, track down, interrogation, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Between the Lines (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Between the Lines was a television police drama series created by J. C. Wilsher and produced by World Productions for the BBC. It was first shown on BBC1 between 1992 and 1994, running for three series. The show centred on the eventful life of ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police, police corruption, bbc, dirty cop, police investigation, workplace, law enforcement, dishonesty, corrupt law enforcer, workplace situations, honest law enforcer, police station ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Godfather of Harlem (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Loosely based on infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy attempts to regain his piece of ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: mafia, gang leader, gangsters, crime boss, gang war, gang, violence, organized crime, power struggle, gang of outlaws, criminal gang, street gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: harlem, new york, harlem, new york city
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100%
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 8.6
 16K
Foyle's War (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Foyle's War opens in southern England in the year 1940. Later series sees the retired detective working as an ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, police detective, investigation, whodunit, spy, war crime, police investigation, undercover, crimes of passion, murder, murder investigation, espionage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, new mexico, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 9K
Mad Dogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comedic events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lies, deception and murder.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, light, humorous ...
Plot: murder, group of friends, friendship, disorder, dark humor, dishonesty, celebration, investigation, drug lord, friendship between men, conspiracy, buddies ...
Time: 21st century
Place: central america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Code of a Killer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1984, Code of a Killer is a true story which tells of the discovery of DNA fingerprinting. Detective David Baker leads an investigation of the vicious murders of the two Leicestershire schoolgirls, Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth. Alec Jeffreys ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, exciting, thought provoking ...
Plot: homicide detective, investigation, police, serial killer, manhunt, police investigation, murder, murderer, law enforcement, inventions and discoveries, biology, forensics ...
Time: year 1984, future, 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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25%
 7.0
 1K
Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, partners against crime, fighting crime, society, law enforcement, police, crime investigation, car chase, investigation, nypd, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Trial & Retribution (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Trial & Retribution is a feature-length ITV police procedural television drama series that began in 1997. It was devised and written by Lynda La Plante as a follow-on from her successful television series Prime Suspect. Each episode of the Trial ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, courtroom, investigation, legal, murder mystery, police procedural, crime investigation, murder, police investigation, missing person, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 1K
Code 37 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Female detective Hannah Maes leads a police squad, specialized in sexual offenses. A smaller, but important part of the story is about the private quest of Hannah. She investigates a past robbery at her home and the subsequent brutal rape of her ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex crime, police, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, robbery, fighting crime, suspense, rivalry, chief of police, strong female presence, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 3K
Prey (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three-part crime thriller. When detective Marcus Farrow looks into a seemingly forgotten case, he has no idea of the chaos and heartache that will soon follow. He is found at the scene of a murder, and with all the evidence pointing towards him, he ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, twist ending, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder mystery, false accusation, chase, murder, protagonist as suspect, race against time, life turned upside down, wanted, disorder, uncover truth, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When a man is buried alive, Red Metcalf must delve into a serial killer's psyche.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, riddles and clues, false accusation, criminal's revenge, police investigation, law enforcement, race against time, track down, deaf, child killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.9
 8K
New Tricks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New Tricks is a British comedy-drama that follows the work of the fictional Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad of the Metropolitan Police Service. Originally led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, it is made up of retired police officers ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police, homicide detective, police investigation, investigation, murder mystery, elderly, unsolved crime, law enforcement, superior, unconventional method, crime investigation ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Archivist (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The main hero of "Archivist" is Henryk Mikos (Henryk Talar), an employee of the police archives who is above average memory and intelligence, who is trying to solve unexplained criminal cases from years ago. He is partnering with a young, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: police investigation, murder investigation, police detective, who done it, partners against crime, partners, murder mystery, suspense, death, evidence, murder, mysterious man ...
Time: 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 1K
Quirke (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue investigates sudden death victims in the 1950s.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, tense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, haunted by the past, uncover truth, intrigue, law enforcement, death, suspense, pathologist, murder mystery, morgue, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, family in crisis, law enforcement, family problems, uncover truth, family relations, police investigation, murder mystery, child killer, protagonist as suspect, child murder ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%