Movies and TV shows like Seeing Things

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Seeing Things (1981)
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Seeing Things (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Seeing Things is a Canadian comedy-drama mystery television series which originally aired on CBC Television from 1981 to 1987. It was also seen in Europe, South Africa, Singapore, Spain, Australia and the United States. In all, 43 episodes were produced. With the exception of "Seeing R.E.D." episodes were one hour long. The show starred Louis Del Grande as Louis Ciccone, a newspaper journalist who solves murders with the help of his ability to see postcognitive visions. Unfortunately, Louis cannot consciously control this sense except by investigating the clues the initial vision gives. In some episodes, however, such as "Seeing the Country", he is able to stop visions from entering his mind. Nevertheless, only when he discovers new information on the case will further visions occur, which provide increasingly more detail until they finally reveal the murderer. Del Grande was also the show's creator and writer. The show also starred Del Grande's real-life wife Martha Gibson as Ciccone's wife Marge, and Janet-Laine Green as crown attorney Heather Redfern. The supporting cast also included Frank Adamson, Lynne Gordon, Ivan Beaulieu, Murray Westgate, Louis Negin and Cec Linder.
Plot: murder, reporter, a vision, newspaper, sergeant, investigative reporter, amateur detective, psychic
Place: toronto ontario canada

Most similar movies to Seeing Things

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, suspenseful and semi serious films and TV series with plots about murder, mystery, amateur detective, investigation, crimes, murder investigation and murder mystery mostly in Mystery, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Seeing Things: Mr & Mrs Murder (2013), Jonathan Creek (1997), Central Russia's Vampires (2021), Mystic Pop-up Bar (2020), Zombie Detective (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mr & Mrs Murder (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie and Nicola Buchanan are crime scene cleaners whose unique quirks and talents solve the most baffling murder mysteries.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, enigmatic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: amateur detective, who done it, investigation, murder, crimes, mystery, couples, law enforcement, multiple suspects, couple relations, riddles and clues, family business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, britain
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Jonathan Creek (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: murder, riddles and clues, amateur detective, prodigy, investigation, partners against crime, partners, unlikely partners, crimes, mystery, journalist, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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62%
Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: In the small town of Shuckton, Ontario, which has just placed a bid to host the 2028 Summer Olympics, its mayor, Larry Bowman, is found murdered. As the authorities investigate, other townsfolk with a personal history to the deceased mayor conduct ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, clever, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mayor, small town, investigation, murder investigation, crumbling relationship, dark humor, social relations, incompetent police, crimes, amateur detective, small town life ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Central Russia's Vampires (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Grandpa Slava is the oldest of the Midland vampire family. They live quietly. They live by the law. They live the unremarkable life of an ordinary Russian family and they never kill humans - ever. Although, of course, everyone knows they drink ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, funny, humorous ...
Plot: vampire, mystery, immortality, family, child vampire, secret, humour, small town life, murder investigation, supernatural, family secret, supernatural ability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Mystic Pop-up Bar (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: At this mysterious late-night food cart run by an equally mysterious woman and her part-timer, customers are provided a space for respite and counseling through their dreams. But most importantly, everyone here is treated equally—living or dead.
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, captivating
Plot: past life, afterlife, dream, reincarnation, curse, mysterious woman, supernatural ability, ghost, business manager, romance, employer employee relationship, haunted by the past ...
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50%
The Wayward Guide for the Untrained Eye (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
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Story: Artemis, a tenacious podcast host, has grown tired of the fluff pieces she’s been assigned by APN, the American Podcasting Network. When she finds herself in the small mining town of Connor Creek with Paul (her producer and twin brother), the ...
Style: captivating, light
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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: disturbing, tense, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Adventures of Shirley Holmes (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: The Adventures of Shirley Holmes is a Canadian mystery TV series that originally aired from 1997 to 2000. The show was created by Ellis Iddon and Phil Meagher who had produced a successful series of books with Harper Collins, teaming up with Credo ...
Plot: amateur detective, private school, female protagonist, teenager
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In the Nick of Time (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Greece
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Sto Para Pente, is a popular Greek comedy-drama television series, which was broadcast on Mega Channel for two seasons, from September 27, 2005 until June 18, 2007. The script was written by Giorgos Kapoutzidis, who had also written the successful ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, humorous, realistic
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, murder, crime and punishment, mystery, stranger, crimes, escapades, trapped, adventure, government official, scapegoat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 70s, year 1975 ...
Place: greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Agatha Raisin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Burnt out on office politics, Agatha Raisin retires early to a picturesque village in the Cotswolds and soon finds a second career as an amateur detective investigating mischief, mayhem, and murder in her deceptively quaint town.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
She's the Mayor (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An aging police sheriff who has recently lost his position due to an angry outburst begrudgingly joins an alliance with new sheriff, Evie Barret to battle angry demons haunting their small New Hampshire town.
Style: entertaining, humorous, dark, suspense
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46%
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Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: She's an avid mystery lover and bookseller, for whom crime has been comfortably confined to the pages of her favorite novels-until a real-life murder turns a weekend of fun and games into a chilling whodunit...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, mind bending
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An actor returns home after a public meltdown. Partnering with his police detective friend, he tries to use his acting experience to solve real crimes.
Style: witty, feel good, captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing
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Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK
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Style: light, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Beth Burgess, a discredited journalist, is desperate to salvage her career by latching on to the story of a young mother sentenced to life in prison for maiming and murdering her husband, crimes she claims she didn't commit. In trying to ...
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Story: Librarian and real crime buff Aurora “Roe” Teagarden never liked Detective Sergeant Jack Burns, but she also never wanted to see him dead. When his body is found outside of Aurora’s home, she then becomes the main suspect. Determined to find ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Father Dowling Mysteries (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Father Dowling Mysteries is an American television mystery series that aired from January 20, 1989 to May 2, 1991. Prior to the series, a TV movie aired on November 30, 1987. For its first season, the show was on NBC; it moved to ABC for its last ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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Mystery Woman (2003)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Flying Nun is an American sitcom produced by Screen Gems for ABC based on the 1965 book The Fifteenth Pelican, by Tere Rios. It starred Sally Field as Sister Bertrille. The series originally ran on ABC from September 7, 1967, to April 3, 1970, ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous
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Mystery Woman: Sing Me a Murder (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, enigmatic, bleak, tense, non-linear ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
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Three Moons Over Milford (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three Moons Over Milford is an American science fiction dramedy set in a picturesque small town in southern Vermont. Shortly before the series begins, an asteroid hits the Moon, shattering it into three fragments, threatening to eventually fall to ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
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Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension is a spin-off of Eerie, Indiana. This series aired on the Fox Kids Network in 1998.
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: small town, teenage life, suburbs, parallel world, disorder, youth, investigation, amateur detective, family, surrealism, best friend, alternate dimension ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Psych 2: Lassie Come Home (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After Santa Barbara Police Chief Carlton Lassiter is ambushed and left for dead, Shawn and Gus return to help him and find themselves embroiled in a case involving the personal, the professional—and even the supernatural.
Style: captivating, suspense, twist ending, psychological
Plot: psychic, chief of police, flash forward, rivalry, murder, organized crime, a vision, old love, family business, scam, violence
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31%
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, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: impossible love, loneliness, back from the dead, unfulfilled love, death, murder, dog, supernatural ability, unlikely relationship, partners, supernatural, private detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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31%
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Betty Lou is a librarian in a very small town. Her husband is a police detective who takes her for granted. Betty Lou is the ultimate mouse. After a gangland figure is mysteriously murdered in town, Betty Lou finds the murder weapon, but can't ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, light ...
Plot: murder, librarian, small town, police investigation, crimes, witnessing a crime, mystery, investigation, amateur detective, law enforcement, dishonesty, switching roles ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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