Movies like The Shadow in the North

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The Shadow in the North (2007)
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The Shadow in the North (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an elderly client loses a fortune on an investment, fearless Sally Lockhart will stop at nothing to rectify the situation — even if it means risking everything important to her in the process. As Sally sorts out the threads of the mystery — a magician being pursued by thugs, a clairvoyant who sees a brutal murder in the woods and a rich, heartless industrialist on a mad mission — nothing fits together. But as Sally closes in on the truth, it becomes devastatingly clear that her life will be forever altered.
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: amateur sleuth, murder, mystery, amateur detective, investigation, detective agency, uncover truth, crime, crimes, partners against crime, private detective, mind game, danger, deadly, dishonesty, partners, friends, gunned down, steamship, seeing dead people, murder witness, industrialist, gatling gun, psychic, disappearance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe, london

Most similar movies to The Shadow in the North

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and mind bending films with plots about crimes, mystery, murder, investigation, deadly, crime and private detective mostly in Mystery, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Shadow in the North: Sherlock (2002), A Study in Terror (1965), The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976), The Sign of Four (1987), The Riddle (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sherlock (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Early in his crime-solving career, Sherlock Holmes attempts to prevent Moriarty from cornering the heroin market.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: drug dealing, murder, partners against crime, crime, private detective, mystery, investigation, mind game, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, chase ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Study in Terror (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Watson reads from the newspaper there have been two similar murders near Whitechapel in a few days, Sherlock Holmes' sharp deductive is immediately stimulated to start its merciless method of elimination after observation of every ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, gothic
Plot: sherlock holmes, jack the ripper, private detective, serial killer, murder, prostitute, mystery, amateur detective, partners against crime, crime, slasher, investigation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (1984)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Holmes (Peter Cushing) and Dr. Watson (John Mills) ponder cases in which the victims seem to have been scared to death.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, investigation, kidnapping, murder, amateur detective, mystery, ego clash, who done it, crimes, crime, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Concerned about his friend's cocaine use, Dr. Watson tricks Sherlock Holmes into travelling to Vienna, where Holmes enters the care of Sigmund Freud. Freud attemts to solve the mysteries of Holmes' subconscious, while Holmes devotes ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, chase, investigation, friendship, obsession, redemption, kidnapping, hypnosis, crimes, mystery, crime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Sign of Four (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mary Morstan has received a pearl in the post every year since her father's disappearance; this leads Holmes and Watson to the truth about a secret pact between four convicts during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, mind bending ...
Plot: private detective, doctor, treasure chest, treasure, river, mystery, adventure, boat chase, chase, crime, investigation, missing person ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, journalism, mystery, riddles and clues, crimes, supernatural ability, deadly, law enforcement, flashback, amateur sleuth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, riddles and clues, train, murder, mystery, partners against crime, crime, murder investigation, investigation, missing person, who done it ...
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The scene of the crime is Whitechapel, the same London district notorious for the recent attacks of Jack the Ripper. Three monks are found dead, the apparent victims of a vampire - now, someone else is out for blood. Or is it something else? As ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: private detective, rivalry, mystery, partners against crime, investigation, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, danger, deadly, partners, uncover truth ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, stylized ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, murder, crime, partners against crime, private detective, mystery, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: private detective, serial killer, sherlock holmes, murder, strangulation, mystery, crime, investigation, who done it, crimes, deadly, hotshot hero ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes comes to the aid of his friend Henry Baskerville, who is under a family curse and menaced by a demonic dog that prowls the bogs near his estate and murders people.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, ghost, investigation, undercover, swamp, crime, uncover truth, mystery, estate, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson get involved with Balkan terrorists to save Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria from an assassination at the opera house and prevent World War I.
Style: clever, serious, talky, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, murder, crime, investigation, mystery, terrorism, love affair, riddles and clues, crimes, deadly, rivalry, who done it ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, mystery, miss marple, actor's life, beach, who done it, crime, murder mystery, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Seven Dials Mystery (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When two mysterious deaths mar an otherwise pleasant weekend in the English countryside, unflappable flapper Lady Eileen Brent (Cheryl Campbell) teams up with the dashing Jimmy Thesinger (James Warwick) to solve the dastardly deeds. Their sleuthing ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: amateur detective, crime, mystery, private detective, murder mystery, estate, investigation, countryside, murder, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, amateur detective, crime, crimes, friendship, hotel, murder, mystery, who done it, deadly, golden years ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder at Road Hill House (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1860 Scotland Yard's 'Prince of Sleuths' Jack Whicher is sent to rural Wiltshire to investigate the murder of three-year-old Saville Kent,snatched from his bed at night and killed.
Style: twists and turns, tense, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: country house, murder, private detective, investigation, who done it, crimes, deadly, child killer, multiple suspects, english, dead child, death of child ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1860s
Place: england, scotland yard, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Murder at the Gallop (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Miss Marple and Mr Stringer are witness to the death of the very old and rich Mr. Enderby by heart attack. Yet they have their doubts about what happened. The police don’t believe them thus leading Miss Marple to yet again investigate by herself. ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, heart attack, miss marple, eavesdropping, murder, investigation, charity, mystery, dedicated lawyer, barn, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 480
Painted Lady (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 204 min.
Story: From the Irish countryside to London to New York and back again, Maggie reenters the world as a countess and shady art dealer. With her panache and charisma, she finds more than an auction, a rekindled interracial love affair, helpful relatives and ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, murder, criminal heroes, crime, hidden identity, mystery, unlikely criminals, vengeance, heist, crimes, dishonesty, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, ireland, usa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, mind bending, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, tour guide, private detective, crime, riddles and clues, police investigation, crimes, uncover truth, uninhibited rivalry, missing person, law enforcement ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and his intrepid companion, Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, the Boscombe Valley, an illustrious client, and a creeping man.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, mystery, investigation, missing person, crimes, crime, deadly, partners against crime, riddles and clues, who done it, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Carambole (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This film is based upon the book with the same name, by Håkan Nesser, one of Swedens most appreciated "crime-authors".
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, hit and run, crime, private detective, investigation, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, life turned upside down, deadly, law enforcement, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Watson, finds a mystery in an empty house, while Holmes and he later solve the mysteries of an abbey grange, the Musgrave ritual, a second stain, a man with a twisted lip, the priory school, and a half-dozen plaster busts of Bonaparte.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: private detective, investigation, mind game, mastermind, mystery, crime, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, partners, partners against crime, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Big Sleep (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The classic Raymond Chandler tale retold with Mitchum taking over the Bogart role.
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, investigation, blackmail, neo noir, forbidden love, gambling, mystery, crime, gangsters, daughter, planned murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Hands of a Murderer (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Action, Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sherlock Holme must track down his nemesis Professor Moriarty after the villain kidnaps Holme's brother Mycroft. The evil doctor is forcing his captive to decode highly classified military documents.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: mystery, partners against crime, private detective, adventure, investigation, mind game, crime, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, crime, false accusation, mystery, woman in danger, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young bride moves into a country manor, long repressed childhood memories of witnessing a murder come to the surface.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, mystery, witnessing a crime, crime, estate, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, investigation, a vision ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson meet as boys in an English Boarding school. Holmes is known for his deductive ability even as a youth, amazing his classmates with his abilities. When they discover a plot to murder a series of British business men by ...
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, amateur detective, friendship, sherlock holmes, investigation, adventure, mystery, private detective, danger, religion and supernatural, crimes, crime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, future ...
Place: england, london, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mystery!: Campion (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Campion is a television show made by the BBC, adapting the Albert Campion mystery novels written by Margery Allingham. Two series were made, in 1989 and 1990, starring Peter Davison as Campion, Brian Glover as his manservant Magersfontein Lugg and ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: investigation, murder, private detective, crime, mystery, crimes, riddles and clues, danger, deadly, law enforcement, partners, multiple suspects ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Borkmann's Point (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Van Veeteren finds retiring from the police force is easier said than done when two decapitated bodies are found in quick succession. The matching MO in the two grisly murders brings the investigation teams of Maardam and Kaalbringen together - a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, police investigation, crimes, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, partners against crime, private detective, partners, police procedural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, serial killer, crime, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, manipulations, team, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%