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Ripper Street (2012)
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Ripper Street (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic streets of Whitechapel. Ripper Street explores the lives of characters trying to recover from the Ripper's legacy, from crimes that have not only irretrievably altered their lives, but the very fabric of their city. At the drama's heart our detectives try to bring a little light into the dark world they inhabit.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, tense, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: police detective, serial killer, killings, investigator, crimes, danger, fist fighting, victim, urban, corpse, responsibility, notoriety, multiple suspects, crime, police investigation, who done it, mystery, law enforcement, law enforcer, evidence, murder, deadly, jack the ripper, murder investigation, police sergeant ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, murder and police detective mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Ripper Street: The Frankenstein Chronicles (2015), Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Whitechapel (2009), Grantchester (2014), Jack the Ripper (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Frankenstein Chronicles (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Inspector John Marlott investigates a series of crimes in 19th Century London, which may have been committed by a scientist intent on re-animating the dead.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Plot: investigation, danger, urban, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, riddles and clues, crime, deadly, police investigation, who done it, frankenstein ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A Victorian-era Toronto detective uses then-cutting edge forensic techniques to solve crimes, with the assistance of a female coroner who is also struggling for recognition in the face of tradition, based on the books by Maureen Jennings.
Style: clever, atmospheric, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, crime, uncover truth, forensics, mind game, workplace, partners against crime, unconventional method, boss and employee, who done it ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, edwardian era ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 8.0
 10K
Whitechapel (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Whitechapel is a British television drama series produced by Carnival Films, in which detectives in London's Whitechapel district deal with murders which replicate historical crimes. The first series was first broadcast in the UK on 2 February ...
Style: rough, tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, manhunt, victim, police station, murder, crime, crimes, traditional versus modern, hunt down, police detective, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 8K
Grantchester (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Drama series set in 1953, against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester. The drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, clever, suspenseful
Plot: priest, amateur detective, village life, investigation, murder, village, partners against crime, partners, haunted by the past, police detective, who done it, murder investigation ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jack the Ripper (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Jack the Ripper was a 1988 two-part television movie/mini-series portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack The Ripper, the killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888. The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, murder, jack the ripper, megalomaniac, mortician, multiple suspects, track down, law enforcement, crime, mystery, terrorizing, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s
Place: scotland yard, england, europe, london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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, multiple suspects, law enforcement, human nature, murder investigation, crime, murder, crimes, who done it, village, police chief ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 27K
The Alienist (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crime reporter, John Moore, meets with psychologist, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, bleak, suspense
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, psychologist, crime, murder investigation, reporter, ritual, tragic love, teenagers, police, blood, prostitution ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 88K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, who done it, multiple suspects, murder, riddles and clues, female detective, female protagonist, haunted by the past, loss of child, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, murder, uncover truth, crime, multiple suspects, crimes, murder mystery, danger, private investigator, suicide ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 8.6
 14K
Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: police investigation, police detective, intelligence, talented, crime, crimes, uncover truth, police, boss, law enforcement, suspicion, victim ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 103K
Luther (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, uncover truth, psychopath, multiple suspects, crimes, talented, law enforcement, unlikely relationship, cruelty, partners, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, police investigation, crime, scientist, murder, danger, teamwork, expert, mystery, police detective, evidence, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.4
 11K
Foyle's War (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic, captivating
Plot: police detective, espionage, undercover, spy, investigation, crimes, mystery, crime, war crime, police investigation, nazism, crimes of passion ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 6K
Shetland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Created from the novels by award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves, Shetland follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate crime within the close knit island community. In this isolated and sometimes inhospitable environment, the team have ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, crimes, social relations, murder, law enforcement, deadly, multiple suspects, police investigation, crime, who done it, mystery, bodies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.9
 6K
Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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, stylized, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, female detective, criminal, crime investigation, mystery, police detective, murder mystery, british police, right hand man, law enforcement, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Trial & Retribution (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
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: captivating, tense, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, murder, courtroom, law enforcement, society, child killer, missing person, rapist, danger, law enforcer killer, kidnapping, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 49K
CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, policewoman, danger, crime, investigation, forensics, mystery, riddles and clues, deadly, medical examiner, forensic evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 4K
DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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, gloomy, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, female partner, deadly, serial killer, policewoman, police investigation, crime, bodies, law enforcement, coma, murder, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Inspector Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever
Plot: sergeant, police detective, murder, police investigation, honest law enforcer, mystery, crime, crimes, wisdom of life, multiple suspects, law enforcement, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, deadly, multiple suspects, police investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, crime, crimes, who done it, law enforcement, danger, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Bridge (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, murder, crime, mind game, serial killer, partners against crime, riddles and clues, buried truth, multiple suspects, forensics, police investigation, videotaping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Black Tower (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Frustrated with his career, Commander Dalgliesh is invited to Toynton Grange, a home for the disabled, by his old teacher, Father Baddeley, who is resident there. But unbeknown to Dalgliesh, something happening at the Grange is making the Father ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: monastery, murder, mystery, who done it, crimes, crime, riddles and clues, police investigation, police detective, danger, village, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.8
 181K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, society, gangsters, family relations, rivalry, organized crime, rise to the top, crimes, determination, fighting crime, crime, gang war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: scary, tense, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, crimes, hunt down, crime, deadly, murder investigation, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 17K
The Bridge (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A murdered body on a bridge between El Paso and Juarez bring together El Paso detective Sonya Cross and Chihuahua State Police detective Marco Ruiz.
Style: tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, policewoman, police investigation, corruption, riddles and clues, characters in danger, social problems, murder, secret, deadly, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, law enforcement, deadly, multiple suspects, crime, mystery, foe turned friend, fight back, crimes, who done it, assassination attempt, police investigation ...
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 1K
Rebus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebus is the title of the detective drama TV series based on the Inspector Rebus novels by the Scottish author Ian Rankin set in and around Edinburgh. The series was produced by STV Productions for the ITV network. Four seasons have been aired; ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, clever, rough, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, who done it, failed attempt, law enforcement, deadly, multiple suspects, murder, crime, crimes, uncover truth, police inspector ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A British crime drama based on the "Dalziel and Pascoe" series of books by Reginald Hill, set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Wetherton. The unlikely duo of politically incorrect elephant-in-a-china-shop-copper Detective Superintendent ...
Style: serious, witty, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, unlikely partners, riddles and clues, forensics, law enforcement, partners, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.2
 63K
The Fall (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, female detective, forensics, law enforcement, victim, crimes, policewoman, violence against women, coworker, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.3
 72K
Broadchurch (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Style: tense, serious, emotional, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: police investigation, courtroom drama, crime, multiple suspects, uncover truth, small town, loss of son, parents and children, police detective, social relations, under the surface, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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