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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016)
 8.2
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric “holistic” detective Dirk Gently and his reluctant assistant Todd. An adaptation of Douglas Adams’ wildly successful comic novels.
Style: ironic, psychological, intellectual, captivating, surreal, tense, funny, inspirational, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: time travel, clue, murder investigation, private detective, partners, unstoppable, hallucination, government agent, strange person, investigation, crime investigation, detective agency, absurd humor, absurdism, superhero, magic, psychopath, police, supernatural, beast, occult, supernatural ability, satire, pop culture, woman with a gun ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, suspenseful and suspense films and TV series with plots about investigation, murder investigation, mystery, partners, crimes, supernatural and murder mystery mostly in Mystery, Fantasy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency: The Umbrella Academy (2019), Miracle Workers (2019), Doctor Who (1996), Future Man (2017), Pushing Daisies (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.
Style: exciting, tense, bleak, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, time travel, heroes, time traveler, adventure, fight, team, family, fantasy world, life is a bitch, death, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, future, year 1989, 80s
Place: usa
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82%
Miracle Workers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.
Style: ironic, humorous, feel good, satirical, captivating ...
Plot: god, friendship, fantasy world, angel, satire, job, end of the world, partners, outside help, topical humor, social satire, love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Doctor Who (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, doctor who, heroic mission, rescue, escapades, save the world, good versus evil, obsessive quest, regeneration, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, future, contemporary, year 1999, year 2000 ...
Place: usa, san francisco, north america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 25K
Future Man (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Josh Futturman, a janitor by day/world-ranked gamer by night, is tasked with preventing the extinction of humanity after mysterious visitors from the future proclaim him the key to defeating the imminent super-race invasion.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, captivating ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, chosen one, dystopic future, murder, gamer, warrior, distopia, genetic engineering, superhero, save the world, future dystopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Pushing Daisies (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, surreal, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: impossible love, supernatural, loneliness, supernatural ability, unfulfilled love, death, murder, dog, partners, private detective, unlikely relationship, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
People of Earth (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Skeptical journalist Ozzie Graham investigates a support group for alien abductees to write about the members' supposed encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, the more he realizes there is truth in their stories and possibly ...
Style: semi serious, funny, ironic, captivating, satirical
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, support group, alien contact, journalist, skeptic, society, screwball, small town, interracial couple, tv show, satire, alien invasion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dirk Gently (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Dirk Gently is a British comedy detective drama TV series based on characters from the Dirk Gently novels by Douglas Adams. The series was created by Howard Overman and stars Stephen Mangan as holistic detective Dirk Gently and Darren Boyd as his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, touching ...
Plot: private detective, time travel, investigation, mystery, unconventional method, investigator, crimes, murder mystery, friendship, sherlock holmes, superhero, occult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.8
 51K
Doom Patrol (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Doom Patrol’s members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities — but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, superhero, outcast, tragedy, androids and robots, talking robot, tragic event, villain, split personality, cyborgs, misfit, superheroine ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.1
 31K
The Lost Room (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, riddles and clues, alternate dimension, escapades, characters in danger, obsessive quest, lost, peril, alternate reality, investigator, crimes, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The League of S.T.E.A.M. (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The League of S.T.E.A.M. (Supernatural and Troublesome Ectoplasmic Apparition Management) is an organization comprised of Inventors, Scientists, Adventurers, Craftsmen, Monster and Creature Hunters, and Paranormal Researchers.
Style: suspenseful, unusual plot structure, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: hunter, troll, steampunk, vampire, inventor, time travel, adventurer, monster, zombie, creature, supernatural power, werewolf ...
Time: victorian era
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 293K
Loki (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The mercurial villain Loki resumes his role as the God of Mischief following the events of "Avengers: Endgame".
Style: enigmatic, confusing, stylized, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Plot: super villain, supernatural power, norse mythology, multiverse, sorcerer, time travel, good versus evil, alien, fantasy world, god, time traveler, outer space ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
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Journeyman (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: This mystery-drama revolves around a newspaper reporter named Dan Vasser who suddenly begins to travel through time to change the lives of those around him. When his travels reunite him with his long-lost fiancée Livia, life with his present-day ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, changing the past or future, reporter, journalist, couple relations, save the day, righting the wronged, escapades, hopes, romance, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 14K
Frequency (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Raimy Sullivan is stunned when a voice suddenly crackles through her father’s old, long-broken ham radio – it’s Frank Sullivan, somehow transmitting over the airwaves and through the decades from 1996. Separated by twenty years, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, investigation, police detective, destiny, redemption, father daughter relationship, murder, serial killer, multiple storylines, flashback, race against time ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Comic creator Rohan Kishibe, along with his partner-cum-editor, Kyōka Izumi, challenge various incidents beyond human knowledge.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: investigation, private detective, crime investigation, sleuth, murder investigation, secret revealed, uncover truth, mystery, cold case, private investigation, unsolved crime, crime solving
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Zombie Detective (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kim Moo-Young has been a zombie for the past 2 years. To survive, he has mimicked the mannerisms of humans in a village. He then leaves for the city. There, Kim Moo-Young opens an office to work as a private detective. He does not remember anything ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: zombie, walking dead, private detective, investigation, supernatural, private investigation, uncover truth, memory loss, amnesia, sleuth, memory lapse, murder investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever
Plot: private detective, investigation, who done it, police detective, mysterious character, partners against crime, riddles and clues, murder, whodunit, mystery, partners, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) is a British Comedy Drama series, produced by Working Title Films for BBC One. It is a remake of the 1960s television series Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) and stars Vic Reeves as Hopkirk and Bob Mortimer as Randall, ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, humorous, suspense
Plot: ghost, supernatural power, private investigator, supernatural, crime investigation, partner, private detective, paranormal investigation, partners against crime, detective agency, private investigation, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.3
 542K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, exciting, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, stranded on an island, island, human nature, air disaster, adventure, lost, mysterious place, desert island, destiny, plane crash, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Grid (2022)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In 1997, a mysterious ghost saved humankind and then disappeared. The mysterious ghost appears again 24 years later and helps a serial killer escape. Kim Sae Ha, Jung Sae Byeok and Song Eo Jin pursue the ghost for different reasons.
Style: captivating, disturbing, enigmatic, tense, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
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Dark Hole (2021)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A creature action thriller series about the desperate survival of the survivors among the mutant humans who drank a mysterious black smoke from the sinkhole and soon turned into monsters and quickly became a pandemonium.
Style: apocalyptic, disturbing, psychological, captivating, tense ...
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25%
The Ghost Detective (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: In this horror thriller drama, a detective who catches ghosts and his passionate assistant run into a mysterious woman and get involved in a bizarre incident.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 822
Train (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Several skeletons are discovered on the tracks of a closed train station. However, one of the dead victims walks into the police station. Where did all these dead bodies come from, and who is committing all of these murders? The world split into two ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Life on Mars (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: While investigating a serial murder case, Han Tae Joo gets into an incident. When he wakes up, he finds himself back in 1987. To get back to his present world, he must solve the murder case.
Style: captivating, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Dog (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Maksimov, an alcoholic ex-cop, teams up with a police dog to solve crimes while coming to terms with his ex-wife's new marriage to his ex-partner. The dog refuses to let him drink his life away and forces him back to work... If only Gnezdilov ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, semi serious, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Murder, They Hope (2021)
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After their trip to Middlesbrough turned a little more explosive than they thought, Gemma and Terry finally decide to pack up the smouldering remains of their coach tour business and set out on a new adventure as fully-fledged private detectives.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, captivating
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24%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: On a return flight to Japan, cabin attendant Isaka Rei arrests a thief at Narita Airport’s International Terminal, and receives a reward of 1 million yen. However, she is half-forced to resign from her job as a cabin attendant because of this ...
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: investigation, crime investigation, murder investigation, private detective, money problems, murder mystery, private investigation, female detective, homicide detective, whodunit, social problems, family problems ...
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24%
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Sketch (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Kang Dong-Soo's fiance is killed mysteriously. He works with a female detective who can see 3 days into the future. She sketches what she sees. They set out to capture the murderer. Kim Do-Jin is a former special forces member. His ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
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Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The InBetween (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Cassie Bedford has visions... whether she likes it or not. Sometimes she encounters unsettled spirits who need her help. When her father, Detective Tom Hackett, and his new partner, former FBI agent Damien Asante, need assistance, Cassie reluctantly ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, bleak
Plot: psychic power, able to see the dead, clairvoyant, amateur detective, supernatural, seeing dead people, mysticism, murder investigation, investigation, mystery, partners, partners against crime ...
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.7
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Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Story: A psychopath’s ruthless serial murders have left the entire nation gripped with fear and chaos. A honest and justice-seeking rookie police officer and a veteran detective with tragic past, face against the killer. After the encounter with the ...
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23%
Those Who Kill (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Catherine Jensen, a recently promoted homicide detective who enlists the help of Thomas Schaeffer, a forensic psychologist, to track down serial killers and relentlessly seeks the truth behind the disappearance of her brother.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%