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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, talky
Plot: murder, amateur sleuth, crimes, investigation, friends, partners, crime, private detective, danger, amateur detective, dishonesty, mind game, deadly, partners against crime, uncover truth, mystery, detective agency, pregnancy, magician, female protagonist, disappearance, psychic, marriage proposal, arson, ruse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, london, europe

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, deadly, crime, murder, investigation and private detective mostly in Mystery, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Shadow in the North: Sherlock (2002), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986), The Riddle (2007), A Study in Terror (1965), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1983). 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: realistic, mind bending, clever, serious, suspenseful
Plot: sherlock holmes, drug dealing, murder, obsessive quest, private detective, rivalry, chase, criminal heroes, deadly, law enforcement, ego clash, investigation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: scary, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, kidnapping, sherlock holmes, danger, law enforcement, deadly, amateur detective, rescue, crime, mystery ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: rivalry, private detective, sherlock holmes, deadly, partners, friends, friendship, uncover truth, escapades, mystery, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: mind bending, realistic, suspenseful, clever, serious
Plot: amateur detective, train, murder, riddles and clues, private detective, crime, deadly, mystery, partners against crime, who done it, murder investigation, police investigation ...
Time: year 1957, 1950s
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, mind game, mastermind, prodigy, crimes, riddles and clues, mystery, crime, partners, law enforcement, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.3
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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, clever, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, riddles and clues, crimes, mystery, supernatural ability, law enforcement, deadly, journalism, amateur detective, amateur sleuth, manuscript ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, serial killer, private detective, prostitute, murder, jack the ripper, deadly, law enforcement, track down, police detective, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, undercover, ghost, swamp, investigation, sherlock holmes, partners against crime, curses spells and rituals, crimes, crime, who done it, working undercover ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: tense, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, murder, investigation, curses spells and rituals, nosy, mystery, riddles and clues, who done it, deadly creature, private detective, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: tense, mind bending, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: secret identity, espionage, private detective, crime, who done it, crimes, investigation, estate, murder, danger, intrigue, countryside ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, suspenseful, clever, realistic ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, hypnosis, redemption, private detective, kidnapping, chase, friendship, obsession, investigation, crime, heroic mission, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, boat chase, river, treasure, treasure chest, doctor, chase, mystery, adventure, crime, crimes, riddles and clues ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: mystery, partners against crime, murder, police investigation, private detective, serial killer, crime, crimes, partners, law enforcement, deadly, decapitated body ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, danger, partners, deadly, law enforcement, multiple suspects, crimes, crime, private detective, mystery, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: captivating, clever, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, hotel, murder, crimes, crime, friendship, adult virgin, who done it, golden years, mystery ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, hit and run, mystery, crime, life turned upside down, crimes, uncover truth, investigation, law enforcement, disorder, private detective, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: stylized, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, partners against crime, crime, riddles and clues, danger, who done it, mystery, crimes, multiple suspects, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: sherlock holmes, strangulation, serial killer, murder, private detective, lookalikes, crime, who done it, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, stalking ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, price of justice, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, mystery, uncover truth, chases and races, false accusation, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, miss marple, crimes, crime, artists and showbiz, destiny, actor's life, deadly, poisoning, amateur detective, beach ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: mind bending, clever, serious, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, murder, riddles and clues, crimes, undercover, terrorism, crime, mystery, investigation, love affair, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, talky
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, murder, charity, investigation, miss marple, eavesdropping, heart attack, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, false accusation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, crime, uncover truth, multiple suspects, crimes, murder mystery, danger, private investigator, suicide ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, amateur detective, dishonesty, social differences, society, cons and scams, mystery, artists and showbiz, dealer, hidden identity, vengeance, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, england, ireland, new york, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: adventure, chaos and mayhem, who done it, siblings relations, mystery, crimes, criminal heroes, riddles and clues, private detective, espionage, danger, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 316
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: serial killer, murder, manipulations, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, police investigation, crimes, crime, who done it, sex, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Moreno and the Silence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a girl is murdered soon after leaving a closed religious community, Moreno faces a difficult investigation as the community closes ranks and refuses to cooperate. When another girl is abducted and her bloody fingernails mailed to the police, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, crimes, crime, mystery, society, law enforcement, partners, kidnapping, religions or cults, police investigation, private detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Jonathan Creek (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jonathan Creek follows the story of Madeline Magellan, an investigative journalist. Like most journalists, she sticks her nose in where it isn't wanted, but this is what makes her such a great journalist! While writing a piece about the death ...
Style: clever, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, murder, riddles and clues, prodigy, partners, investigation, crime, crimes, unlikely partners, partners against crime, wizards and magicians, imaginary ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville is blamed on a longstanding curse that has followed the Baskerville family for two hundred years. Enigmatic sleuth Sherlock Holmes is on the case to uncover the truth about a monstrous, supernatural ...
Style: tense, scary, mind bending, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, swamp, curse, curses spells and rituals, partners against crime, mystery, deadly creature, riddles and clues, law enforcement, track down, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, tour guide, murder, crime, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, riddles and clues, uncover truth, rivalry, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%