Movies and TV shows like Seesaw

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Seesaw (1999)
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Seesaw (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: British series starring David Suchet.
Plot: kidnapping, teenage girl, held captive, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, ransom, ransom demand, english, fax machine
Place: england

Most similar movies to Seesaw

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, murder, investigation, husband wife relationship, police and law enforcement mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Seesaw: The Blackheath Poisonings (1992), Happy Valley (2014), Jack Taylor: Nemesis (2010), Band of Gold (1995), Kidnapped (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Blackheath Poisonings (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: father son relationship, poison, toy maker, company, family business, aunt nephew relationship, businessman, husband wife relationship, murder, mother daughter relationship, family relations, suburbs ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, england
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95%
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Happy Valley (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Happy Valley is a dark, funny, multi-layered thriller revolving around the personal and professional life of Catherine, a dedicated, experienced, hard-working copper. She is also a bereaved mother who looks after her orphaned grandchild.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: policewoman, crimes, kidnapping, police investigation, investigator, ransom, drug lord, law enforcement, revenge, crime, rape, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire
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81%
Jack Taylor: Nemesis (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This episode is actually called Nemesis. Jack Taylor: Nemesis Iain Glen returns in the second of three new crime dramas, based on the novels by Ken Bruen, about a former Garda officer now working as a private investigator after being fired from the ...
Plot: private investigator, ransom, kidnapping
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72%
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Band of Gold (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 290 min.
Story: Band of Gold is a British drama series written by Kay Mellor and produced by Granada Television. It was originally shown on ITV between 1995 and 1997. Starring Geraldine James, Cathy Tyson, Barbara Dickson and Samantha Morton, the series revolves ...
Plot: single mother, female friendship, sex worker, dominatrix, prostitution, serial killer, sex
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Kidnapped (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Kidnapped is an American television drama series from Sony Pictures Television which aired on NBC from September 20, 2006, to August 11, 2007. The series returned on Universal HD in 2008.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, private detective, crime, crimes, law enforcement, hopes, special agents, confined, search, danger, negotiation ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Cuffs (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cuffs is a fresh, authentic and visceral drama that will take the audience on an exhilarating ride through the challenges of front-line policing. Adrenalized and vibrant, the show is packed full of dramatic incidents and colourful characters. From a ...
Plot: rookie, police, police officer, gay, police procedural
Place: england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
All Passion Spent (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: his three-part miniseries begins with elderly Lady Slane (Wendy Hiller) sitting watchfully by the deathbed of her husband. Tended by her equally aged French maid Genoux (Eileen Way), who has served her faithfully for a lifetime, Lady Slane deals ...
Plot: wallpaper, elderly woman, moving, mother daughter relationship, jewelry, loss of husband, mother son relationship
Time: 1930s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (1985)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 391 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Dickens novel.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating, bleak
Plot: murder, family relations, lawsuit, orphan, charles dickens, legal, estate, legal action, couple relations, life is a bitch, hotshot lawyer, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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G@me (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young ad executive's life has been turned upside down when a vicious client ruins his three billion yen project. Through his chance meeting with the disgruntled daughter of his enemy, he plans a vengeance scheme. The young woman agrees to ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, ransom demand, kidnapper
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Bill Savage is struggling to maintain his marriage to his increasingly unbalanced wife, Myra, who believes she is a medium. She plans a scheme that will make her famous, involving kidnapping then "psychically" locating a little girl.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, seance, family in danger, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, missing child, child in peril, cons and scams, mind game, amateur detective ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.4
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Traffik (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 315 min.
Story: Traffik is a 1989 British television serial about the illegal drugs trade. Its three stories are interwoven, with arcs told from the perspectives of Afghan and Pakistani growers and manufacturers, German dealers, and British users. It was nominated ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: heroin, smuggling, politics, price of justice, rules and policies, crimes, crime, drug abuse, drug dealer, fighting the system, down on your luck, police corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, london, england, germany, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
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The Squeeze (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An alcoholic London ex-cop becomes involved into a kidnapping drama and tries to free the daughter of a friend from a brutal gangster mob.
Plot: kidnapping, girl, panties, forced to strip, undressing, ransom, nurse, drinking, car chase, dog, ex husband, gangster ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Fallen Angel (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 205 min.
Story: Based on the Roth Trilogy of novels by Andrew Taylor, Fallen Angel tells the story of Rosie Byfield, a clergyman's daughter, who grows up to be a psychopathic killer. It has an unusual narrative that moves backwards in time as it uncovers the ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, serial killer, psychopath, betrayal, weakness, life is a bitch, mystery, murder, flashback, danger, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Devices and Desires (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A particularly vicious serial killer is stalking the Norfolk coast in the vicinity of the Larksoken nuclear power station. The press have branded him 'The Whistler' because witnesses have heard a hymn being whistled in the vicinity of the ...
Plot: coast, murder, small town, serial killer, power plant, investigation, remote, nuclear power plant
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Harry and Cosh (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Harry and Cosh was a British children's television series directed by Daniel Peacock shown on Saturday afternoons on Shake! on Channel 5 It starred Harry Capehorn, Coshti Dowden, Lucinda Rhodes-Flaherty and Gemma Baker. It told the story of ...
Plot: female teacher, schoolboy, child protagonist, teacher, school, best friend, british, interracial friendship, child's point of view, teenage boy, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
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: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: forensics, crimes, murder investigation, police detective, workplace, workplace situations, law enforcement, police investigation, strong female presence, crime, right hand man
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Fatal Inversion (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: inheritance, corpse, forest, house, secret, friendship, male nudity, exhumation, dead child, country house, countryside
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Scold's Bridle (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
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: art, obsession, murder, sex, police, sex scene, hate, female nudity, perversion, doctor, painter
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Justice (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Richard is a police investigator who hasn't seen his daughter Lily for very long time. The series starts when Lily shows up at his door and asks for help. She tells him that she fell in love with judge Kowalsk├Ż but he attacked her and she ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, suspense
Plot: police detective, police, father daughter relationship, female assassin, secret, husband wife relationship, estranged daughter, female killer, organized crime, police investigation, murder investigation, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Unconditional Love (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young criminal kidnaps a couple's young son and then blackmails them into committing his crime instead of asking for a ransom.
Plot: psychological abuse, kidnapping, blackmail, adoption, ransom, revenge, strength, couples
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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By Any Means (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: By Any Means follows a clandestine unit living on the edge and playing the criminal elite at their own game, existing in the grey area between the letter of the law and true justice.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, right and wrong, partners, vigilante, criminal, clandestine, graphic violence, society, secret movement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, crime, investigation, riddles and clues, whodunit, murder mystery, uncover truth, who done it, murder, multiple suspects, crimes, murder investigation ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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, realistic, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police station, police detective, fighting crime, crime, society, workplace situations, crimes, law enforcement, partners, inspector, police ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Partners in Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set in a 1950s Britain rising from the ashes of the Blitz into the grip of a new Cold War, our beekeeping duo stumble into a world of murder, undercover agents and cold war conspiracy. Tuppence is a woman who sees adventure round every corner, ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: amateur detective, partners, private detective, crime, couple relations, post war, mystery, crimes, odd couple, investigation, conspiracy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Spotless (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in London, SPOTLESS is the story of a troubled crime scene cleaner, Jean, whose tidy life is turned upside down when his outlaw brother Martin crash lands into his world, entangling them in the deadly dynamics of organized crime.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, family problems, disorder, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence, brother brother relationship, murder, crime scene, crime boss, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Gentle Touch (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Gentle Touch is a British police drama television series made by London Weekend Television for ITV which ran from 1980-1984. Commencing transmission on 11 April 1980, the series is notable for being the first British series to feature a female ...
Plot: teenage son, death of husband, british, detective inspector, widow, female protagonist, single mother, police, police detective, policewoman, teenage boy, shot to death ...
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37%
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The Driver (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Taxi driver, Vince McKee, finds his life taking an unexpected turn after he accepts an offer to drive for a criminal gang.
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: crimes, heist, gang, organized crime, family relations, life turned upside down, driver, chase, car chase, graphic violence, urban, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Murderland (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Murderland poses the question of tragedy and curiosity - can one move on from horrible and unexplained events that one experiences as a child, and grow up to make a new life? Or will peace come only once the truth is known? Murderland tells of the ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, haunted by the past, uncover truth, who done it, life is a bitch, death of mother, murder suspect, mother daughter relationship, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: murder, deadly, police investigation, crimes, crime, mystery, law enforcement, multiple suspects, danger, assassination attempt, foe turned friend, who done it ...
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
This Is England '88 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Set during Christmas 1988, Lol is haunted by the devastating events that took place two and a half years before. She and Woody both find themselves struggling to cope with their lives without each other after he leaves the gang. Lol is carrying the ...
Style: touching, serious, rough, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: christmas, love and romance, coping, life is a bitch, holiday, friendship, gang, misfit, christianity, realism, responsibility, abuse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%