Movies and TV shows like Gracepoint

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Gracepoint (2014)
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Gracepoint (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy is found dead on an idyllic beach, a major police investigation gets underway in the small California seaside town where the tragedy occurred. Soon deemed a homicide, the case sparks a media frenzy, which throws the boy's family into further turmoil and upends the lives of all of the town's residents.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, small town, murder, missing child, mystery, police investigation, murder mystery, small town life, social relations, homicide detective, crime investigation, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, child murder, crime solving, murderer, society, social problems, unsolved crime, fighting crime, secret, cold case, uncover truth, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Gracepoint

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about murder, crimes, police investigation, investigation, murder investigation, mystery and uncover truth mostly in Mystery, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Gracepoint: Broadchurch (2013), Hinterland (2013), Secrets and Lies (2015), Deadwater Fell (2020), Vera (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Broadchurch (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Style: twists and turns, tense, emotional, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: murder investigation, police investigation, murder, multiple suspects, police detective, small town, uncover truth, partners, grief, courtroom drama, whodunit, murderer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 7.6
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Hinterland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Tom Mathias comes to Aberystwyth having abandoned his life in London. He's a brilliant but troubled man. Despite his faults he is an excellent detective, who knows that the key to solving the crime lies not in where you look for truth, but how ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, tense, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: murder mystery, police investigation, crime investigation, homicide detective, forensics, partners against crime, hidden truth, investigation, police, law enforcement, crimes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wales, europe
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100%
Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: family in crisis, police investigation, investigation, murder, murder mystery, child killer, family problems, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, family relations, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deadwater Fell (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: When a seemingly perfect and happy family is murdered by someone they knew and trusted, cracks appear on the surface of a supposedly idyllic community.
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, serious, clever
Plot: control freak, murder, arson, murder investigation, small town life, fire, family relations, under the surface, who done it, dealing with death, police investigation, unfaithful husband ...
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.1
 14K
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, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime investigation, female detective, murder, murder mystery, british police, who done it, criminal, crimes, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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100%
 8.2
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Shetland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, police investigation, island, who done it, multiple suspects, murder, crimes, mystery, crime scene, investigation, police ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 8.3
 110K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, gloomy, serious, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, murder mystery, murder investigation, female detective, murder, who done it, crime investigation, crimes, strong female character, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 6K
Wallander (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The 1st series of 13 films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crimes, forensics, crime investigation, murder, sleuth, mystery, law enforcement, life is a bitch, small town, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A writer gets caught up in a murder investigation involving his mentor, an esteemed American author. Based on the book of the same name, by Joël Dicker.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder investigation, murder, young girl, writers, uncover truth, evidence, seaside town, mentor, crime investigation, crime solving, murder mystery, framed for murder ...
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mare of Easttown (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A detective in a small Pennsylvania town investigates a local murder while trying to keep her life from falling apart.
Style: suspense, captivating, atmospheric, anthology
Plot: murder investigation, murder mystery, homicide detective, female detective, drug abuse, small town life, murder, small town, ex husband ex wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, lesbian daughter, crime investigation ...
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.9
 554K
True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic, clever ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, investigation, murderer, crimes, partners, partners against crime, murder, drinking problem, murder investigation, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
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Mayday (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: It's Mayday in a small town steeped in pagan traditions where the crowning of the May Queen is the highlight of the day until suddenly she goes missing.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, missing child, paganism, who done it, law enforcement, crimes, small town, parents and children, family relations, mysterious disappearance, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jesse Stone and Captain Healy are shot during an unauthorized stake-out in Boston. Meanwhile, a cryptic letter sent from Paradise leads the mother of a kidnapped child to Stone. Though her son was declared dead, she hopes he will reopen the case.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: memory loss, investigation, crimes, kidnapping, murder, police detective, law enforcement, small town, missing person, missing child, chief of police, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 1K
Winter (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: Australia
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: After the success of 2014’s TV movie The Killing Field, Rebecca Gibney returns to the screen as Detective Sergeant Eve Winter in Seven’s new series Winter. Peter O’Brien will reprise his role as Detective Inspector Lachlan McKenzie. The series ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, murder mystery, riddles and clues, murder, partners, law enforcement, fighting crime, murder investigation, strong female presence, under the surface, social relations, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 28K
The Killing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, whodunit, cold case, murder, policewoman, police investigation, who done it, murderer, intelligence agency, rape, serial killer, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, eastern europe, sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 8K
The Bay (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Family Liaison Officer Lisa Armstrong becomes a little too emotionally involved with a case (to the point where she might compromise it) concerning a pair of missing Morecambe twins to whose distraught parents she is assigned.
Style: twists and turns, clever, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: policewoman, missing person, courtroom drama, police, police investigation, investigation, family relations, uncover truth, social relations, who done it, under the surface, parents and children ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sea of Plastic (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Mar de plástico (Spanish: Sea of Plastic) is a Spanish crime drama television series produced by Boomerang TV for Atresmedia. It airs on Atresmedia's main channel Antena 3. The series focuses on the investigation of a murder in the fictional ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, enigmatic, captivating
Plot: murder, police, small village, murder investigation, investigation, racial tension, homicide detective, murder mystery, crimes, police detective, death, cold case ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 13K
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder investigation, police investigation, sergeant, murder, multiple suspects, investigator, crimes, suspicion, law enforcement, detective inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In a seemingly quiet country town the newest resident, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location.
Style: witty, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: mystery, whodunit, partners against crime, sleuth, unlikely partners, riddles and clues, police detective, law enforcement, under the surface, small town life, police investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Murder in Suburbia (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Murder in Suburbia was a British detective drama that ran for two series in 2004 and 2005.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, murder mystery, investigation, partners against crime, police detective, mystery, partners, murder investigation, fighting crime, crime investigation, forensics, homicide detective ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Stolen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective becomes obsessed with solving a child's 50-year-old murder, uncovering striking similarities between the case and his son's disappearance.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: missing child, loss of child, police investigation, dead child, life is a bitch, uncover truth, haunted by the past, law enforcement, dealing with death, crimes, interrogation, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 6K
Motive (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A cat-and-mouse series with a twist on the everyday whodunit, "Motive" centers on Angie Flynn, a detective on a backwards chase for clues to a killer that has already been revealed to viewers. The series, filmed in Vancouver, is an ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder investigation, female detective, police detective, unconventional method, murder mystery, riddles and clues, forensics, honest law enforcer, fighting crime, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches, and for get her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the very second-hand ...
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, uncover truth, amateur detective, who done it, mystery, suspicion, riddles and clues, strong female presence, police investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Killer Inside (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Psychological crime series following the investigations of interrogation experts Julie Beauchemin and Maxime Moreli.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: police investigation, mystery, crime investigation, partners against crime, partners, crimes, law enforcement, murder investigation, police, team, who done it, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Still Life: A Three Pines Mystery (2013)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team arrive in Three Pines to solve the unusual murder of a much-loved woman and find dark secrets shadowing this usually peaceful village.
Style: suspense, clever, twists and turns, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder investigation, homicide detective, courtroom drama, partners, mystery, murder, under the surface, murder mystery, investigation, police detective, crime investigation, small town life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Dr Lucien Blake left Ballarat as a young man. But now he finds himself returning to take over not only his dead father's medical practice, but also his on-call role as the town's police surgeon, only to find change is afoot, nothing is ...
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, forensics, doctors and patients, social relations, crimes, murder, homecoming, doctor, crime investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, homicide detective ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 2K
Brigham City (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Clayton is a lawman and a bishop in a Mormon community called Brigham. The town is shaken when a woman from California is found murdered. Clayton and his young deputy work with an FBI agent sent to investigate. As a civil and spiritual leader in ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, enigmatic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, mystery, crimes, murder investigation, investigation, sheriff, murder mystery, mormon, law enforcement, human nature ...
Time: future, contemporary
Place: utah, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 26K
The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, sincere, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crime investigation, homicide detective, police investigation, female detective, policewoman, investigation, police detective, interrogation, crimes, workplace romance, murder, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.3
 34K
Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Complex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews returns to the force after serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Crews’ new lease on life has provided him with a Zen-like outlook, peace of mind and no need for vengeance, an attitude ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, police detective, ex convict, frame up, police investigation, uncover truth, homicide detective, murder, partners against crime, suspicion, hotshot, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Mountain Detective (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
TV show
Story: Fed-up with his violent daily life, former Marseilles police officer Alex Hugo leaves the city and the violence he can no longer bear.
Style: realistic, bleak, twists and turns, serious
Plot: police officer, police investigation, crimes, who done it, murder, uncover truth, law enforcer, investigation, law enforcement, under the surface, small town, mystery ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%