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Death of an Expert Witness (1983)
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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 woman found in an abandoned car. There are several suspects: Lorrimer's subordinate, Clifford Bradley, who despises him; the new head of the laboratory, Maxim Howarth, who is jealous of his sister's relationship with him; a colleague, Paul Middlemass, who had a fight with Lorrimer. There is also a gruff and likely unethical policeman who was on the grounds of the laboratory at the time of the killing and a local pathologist who is raising his two young children after his wife leaves him for another man. When one of the suspects is also murdered, Dalgliesh learns a key piece of information.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, riddles and clues, crime, danger, who done it, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, multiple suspects, mystery, investigation, laboratory, police
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, murder, crime, deadly, police investigation and mystery mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Death of an Expert Witness: The Black Tower (1985), Original Sin (1997), A Taste for Death (1988), The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014), Mystery!: Campion (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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Original Sin (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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A Taste for Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful
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The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 50 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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54%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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