Movies like Serena 1962

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Serena (1962)
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Serena (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Scotland Yard investigate when a woman, apparently the estranged wife of a London painter, is murdered with a shotgun in rural Surrey at the same time as the artist's striking model with her long black hair disappears.
Plot: murder investigation, crime investigation, murder mystery, murder, british, alibi, murder of a woman, police investigation, husband wife relationship, shotgun, police inspector, marital separation, british police, birthmark, woman killed, portrait painting, sign of the cross, murder by gunshot, shot in the face, questioned by police
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, scotland yard

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and clever films with plots about murder, crimes, police investigation, crime, deadly, law enforcement and murder investigation mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Serena: Vera (2011), Love Is a Woman (1966), Inspector Lewis (2006), Little Boy Blue (2017), Maigret in Montmartre (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, stylized, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, female detective, crime investigation, murder, police detective, criminal, murder mystery, mystery, british police, right hand man, who done it, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: rough, serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: murder, undercover agent, deadly, dishonesty, police investigation, undercover, protagonist as suspect, crime, law enforcement, manipulations, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Inspector Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, police detective, sergeant, crime investigation, multiple suspects, murder, crimes, suspicion, investigator, law enforcement, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Little Boy Blue (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story that shocked a nation, this powerful four-part factual drama, from BAFTA winning writer and executive producer Jeff Pope (Appropriate Adult, The Widower), centres on the devastating impact on a city of an innocent child’s ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder, justice, police investigation, murder investigation, police detective, true crime, danger, dishonesty, british police, questioned by police, grieving mother, 11 year old ...
Time: year 2007
Place: liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Maigret in Montmartre (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maigret investigates the random murders of a Countess and a showgirl and discovers a dark secret that links their past lives at the Grand Hotel in Nice.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, clever
Plot: murder, murder investigation, publicity, husband wife relationship, tiara, drug withdrawal, police interrogation, countess, seamstress, concierge, loft, aunt niece relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Flagrant Désir (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Médoc, a young woman is found drowned. An accident, her influential family of winegrowers maintains. Or rather murder, as the American inspector Morrison suspects. If so, why? What secrets this family keeps?
Plot: mysterious death, family secret, vineyard, police investigation, murder, family secrets, drowning, wealthy family, police inspector, american abroad, wine
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, mystery, miss marple, murder mystery, artists and showbiz, investigation, deadly, amateur detective, beach, poisoning, who done it, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Death on the Nile (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Story: Almost everyone on the S.S.Karnak, cruising the Nile, has a reason to want heiress Linnet Ridgeway dead. Her jewels are coveted by elderly Mrs. van Schuyler, her maid is upset because Linnet won't give her a promised dowry, writer Salome ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, boat, belgian, crime, crimes
Time: 1930s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: suspenseful, clever, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, train, murder, private detective, riddles and clues, crime, who done it, mystery, partners against crime, deadly, miss marple, murder investigation ...
Time: 50s, year 1957, 1950s
Place: europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.0
 20K
River (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: John River, a brilliant police officer whose genius and fault-line is the fragility of his mind - a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, able to see the dead, hallucination, murder investigation, police, murder mystery, partners, loneliness, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, who done it, manipulation, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, crime, manipulations, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, murder investigation, multiple suspects, who done it, law enforcement, village, whodunit, murder, police chief, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Masquerade Hotel (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Three murder cases take place in Tokyo. Numbers are left at the murder scenes, possibly hinting at where the next murder will take place. An investigation begins of the serial killer and Detective Kosuke Nitta (Takuya Kimura) works on the case. He ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, japanese woman, investigation, riddles and clues, police investigation, workplace situations, evidence, murder, deadly, danger, police detective, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Evil Under the Sun (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, clever, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder mystery, murder, investigation, island, crime, mystery, crimes, intrigue, multiple suspects, amateur detective, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: greece, england, south of france, albania, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miss Marple receives a most interesting request from Mr. Jason Rafiel, with whom she'd struck an acquaintance some years before. He would like her to solve a crime but, does not tell her what it might be, who might have been involved or where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, police investigation, crime, murder, tour guide, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Death on the Nile (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
Style: clever, twists and turns, captivating, enigmatic, talky ...
Plot: whodunit, murder mystery, multiple suspects, murder, cruise, private detective, investigation, mystery, deadly, heir heiress, love triangle, sphinx ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: egypt, washington d.c., england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, police investigation, supernatural ability, americana, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, serial killer, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crimes, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.6
 18K
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: intellectual, serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, talented, crime, british, crimes, intelligence, investigator, police, uncover truth, coworker, murderer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 7.4
 22K
Marcella (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Marcella is shocked to the core of her being when her husband Jason leaves her unexpectedly, confessing he no longer loves her. Heartbroken, Marcella returns to the Met’s Murder Squad. Ten years ago Marcella gave up her fast-tracked police career ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: female detective, female protagonist, murder, serial killer, murder investigation, police, ex husband ex wife relationship, british police, police investigation, husband wife conflict, neo noir, homicide detective ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, murder, investigation, mastermind, strangulation, serial killer, life is a bitch, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, drug abuse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A police detective's investigation of a prostitute's murder points to his best friend.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: self defense, police investigation, prostitute, murder, political corruption, clergy, legal, crime, domestic disturbance, society, crimes, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A seemingly straightforward sex murder investigation by Superintendent Jane Tennison leads to a hidden political scandal.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, conspiracy, who done it, uncover truth, suburbs, police detective, dishonesty, police investigation, crime, politics, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ordeal by Innocence (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Christmas 1954. Wealthy philanthropist Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate Sunny Point. Her adopted son Jack Argyll is arrested for her murder. He vehemently protests his innocence.
Style: enigmatic, tense, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, alibi, adopted son, suspect, secret, country house, adoptive mother, husband wife relationship, prison, secretary ...
Time: 1950s, year 1954, 50s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Prescription: Murder (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.
Style: clever, suspenseful, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, police investigation, alibi, swimming pool, investigation, psychiatrist, police detective, mistress, uncover truth, couples, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Inspector George Gently (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Crime drama set in the 1960s about an old-school detective trying to come to terms with a time when the lines between the police and criminals have become blurred.
Style: suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic
Plot: police investigation, crimes, who done it, police detective, chief of police, law enforcement, deadly, partners against crime, murder, police chief, partners, murder investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From IMDB: A series of brutal sex murders disturbingly similar to the pattern of Superintendent Jane Tennison's first major case leads to the awful suggestion that she may have caught the wrong man the first time.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: retirement home, serial killer, murder, false accusation, kidnapping, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, deadly, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 2K
The Riddle (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A journalist investigates a series of murders that follows the discovery of an unpublished novel by Charles Dickens in the cellar of an old Thames-side-pub.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, journalism, deadly, supernatural ability, law enforcement, amateur detective, murder investigation, policewoman, serial murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Mysterious Magician (1964)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The sister of a famous, but as yet uncaught, criminal named The Hexer is murdered. Inspector Higgins of Scotland Yard believes that The Hexer will surface to take his revenge on his sister's killers, and plans to set a trap to finally capture ...
Plot: inspector, mask, clerk, united kingdom, british police, vengeance, human trafficking, police detective, vigilante, murder investigation, submarine, criminal gang ...
Place: australia, england, scotland yard, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.2
 11K
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, police investigation, cold case, who done it, uncover truth, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, crimes, murder mystery, father daughter relationship, missing person, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 17K
Crooked House (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, enigmatic, captivating
Plot: servant, mansion, private detective, murder, lady, family secret, investigation, secret, husband wife relationship, wealth, money, last will and testament ...
Time: quarry, year 1957
Place: cairo egypt, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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