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The Gentle Touch (1980)
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The Gentle Touch (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Gentle Touch is a British police drama television series made by London Weekend Television for ITV which ran from 1980-1984. Commencing transmission on 11 April 1980, the series is notable for being the first British series to feature a female police detective as its leading character, ahead of the similarly themed BBC series Juliet Bravo by four months.
Plot: police, investigation, single mother, policewoman, female protagonist, teenage boy, british, widow, death of husband, working mom, detective inspector, husband wife relationship, police detective, police protagonist, promotion, loss of husband, teenage son, shot to death, mother son relationship

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about police, police detective, policewoman, police investigation, crimes, murder and investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Gentle Touch: In the Dark (2017), Juliet Bravo (1980), Scott & Bailey (2011), The Protector (2011), Burden of Evil (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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In the Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: In The Dark sees Helen Weeks (MyAnna Buring) drawn into the two most testing and personal cases of her career - just as she begins her journey towards motherhood. Helen is never fazed by a challenge, but her tough exterior conceals a complex inner ...
Plot: adultery, abduction, investigation, female protagonist, police, high school friend, hometown, murder disguised as accident, childhood flashback, black british, policewoman, gangster ...
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95%
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Juliet Bravo (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Juliet Bravo was a drama that focused on two female police inspectors, neither of whom were called Juliet Bravo! These two inspectors worked in the small fictional town of Hartley, Lancashire. Jean Darblay was on the scene first and had trouble ...
Plot: police inspector, sergeant, police protagonist, chief of police, british, police station, policewoman, police, female protagonist, fictional city
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91%
Scott & Bailey (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: D.C. Rachel Bailey and D.C. Janet Scott have a robust and engaging friendship which enables them to draw upon each other’s strengths and investigate murders for the Manchester Metropolitan Police.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, policewoman, female police officer, partners against crime, female detective, police investigation, female partner, best friends, crimes, friends, law enforcement, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom, manchester, europe
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74%
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 559
The Protector (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Gloria Sheppard is an intuitive LAPD homicide detective who juggles her demanding personal and professional lives while raising two sons with the help of her troubled younger brother, Davey.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, single mother, lapd, relationship vs career, family relations, crimes, law enforcement, police, investigation, motherhood, homicide detective, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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70%
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Burden of Evil (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When the daughter of a powerful senator is kidnapped by a psychopath, the senator requests a particular homicide detective, Caitlyn Conner, to head up the case. She knows the kidnapper better than anyone else - he just killed her husband. Against ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, scary
Plot: female protagonist, serial killer, police detective, kidnapping, psychiatrist, investigation, police protagonist, policewoman, police officer killed, interrogation room, duct tape over mouth, husband wife relationship ...
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67%
 8.4
 35K
Happy Valley (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Valley is a dark, funny, multi-layered thriller revolving around the personal and professional life of Catherine, a dedicated, experienced, hard-working copper. She is also a bereaved mother who looks after her orphaned grandchild.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: policewoman, kidnapping, crimes, police investigation, investigator, ransom, drug lord, law enforcement, revenge, crime, rape, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire
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66%
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Blue Murder (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Blue Murder is a Canadian crime drama television series, featuring stories that reflected the turbulence of urban life and the crimes that make headlines. The Blue Murder squad members were an elite group of big-city investigators out to solve some ...
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, police, murder, female detective, policewoman, female police officer, police officer
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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66%
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Black Work (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Black Work' is the story of Jo Gillespie, a woman who's husband is shot dead in the line of action, in his job as a undercover cop. Jo, a police officer herself soon has to confront issues in her marriage and family life in order to ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, undercover, law enforcement, crime, crimes, murder, life is a bitch, policewoman, female police officer, husband wife relationship, police officer killed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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65%
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King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, police detective, female detective, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, task force, who done it, fighting crime, honest law enforcer, crime, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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64%
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 26K
Marcella (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Marcella is shocked to the core of her being when her husband Jason leaves her unexpectedly, confessing he no longer loves her. Heartbroken, Marcella returns to the Met’s Murder Squad. Ten years ago Marcella gave up her fast-tracked police career ...
Style: neo noir, enigmatic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: female detective, female protagonist, murder, murder investigation, serial killer, british police, police, ex husband ex wife relationship, police investigation, husband wife conflict, homicide detective, danger ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: london
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56%
30 Cases of Major Zeman (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
TV show
Story: Thirty Cases of Major Zeman is a Czechoslovak action-drama television show intended as a political propaganda to support the official attitude of the communist party. The series were filmed in the 1970s. Each episode encompasses one year, and ...
Plot: communist propaganda, investigation, police, police investigator, police detective, criminal, political propaganda
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Norskov (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Norskov is a police drama that takes place in an industrial city in northern Denmark. The city is raw and unsentimental, and the financial crisis has left its mark, but there is still a lot of community spirit and empowerment. In the series we ...
Plot: hockey player, homecoming, police detective, mayor, drugs, police, teenage boy, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 144 min.
TV show
Story: Detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve's team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder investigation, cold case, convicted felon, true crime, father son relationship, unsolved crime, double murder, police, who done it, society ...
Time: 2000s
Place: britain, wales, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Missing Persons (1993)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Missing Persons is a short-lived American crime drama television series, set in Chicago. It followed a fictitious missing persons unit; each episode usually following the investigation into three or more cases. It ran on ABC from August 30, 1993 to ...
Plot: kidnapping, police, missing person, black cop, sergeant, police investigation, investigation, police detective, coworker
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Mod Squad (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Mod Squad was the enormously successful groundbreaking "hippie" undercover cop show that ran on ABC from September 24, 1968, until August 23, 1973. It starred Michael Cole as Pete Cochren, Peggy Lipton as Julie Barnes, Clarence ...
Plot: hippie, police, policewoman, blonde, black cop, undercover cop, african american man, undercover, police officer, police protagonist, afro, urban setting ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Bronk (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Bronk is an American television series starring Jack Palance as Detective Lieutenant Alex Bronkov. The series is set in the fictional Ocean City, California. 24 episodes were aired from September 21, 1975 to March 28, 1976 on CBS. The series lasted ...
Plot: police, police detective, single father, bureaucracy, father daughter relationship, drugs, dead wife, police department, police lieutenant, car accident, mayor, police corruption ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 395
The Vice (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: The Vice is an ITV police drama about the Metropolitan Police Vice Unit. It ran for five short series between 1999 and 2003. It tells the story of the London Metropolitan police force's vice squad, where prostitution, underage sex, and other ...
Plot: sex trafficking, sex worker, crime investigation, police detective, sex trade, vice squad, police, sergeant, prostitution, murder, drugs, money
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
From Darkness (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 233 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Claire Church, a former police officer who moves away to the remote Western Isles in an attempt to escape the past and violence that still haunts her. Soon, Claire is pulled back into an investigation she thought she long left behind, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: murder investigation, serial killer, british police, policewoman, british, police officer, police investigation, murder, countryside, family relations, escapades, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 440
The Bridge (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bridge was a Canadian police drama commissioned by CTV and CBS starring Aaron Douglas. The name of the series is derived from the bridge which connects the wealthy Rosedale neighborhood of Toronto with one of its poorest, St. James Town. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: police, crimes, law enforcement, workplace situations, partners, workplace, fighting crime, police officer, dirty cop, investigation, police chief, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
MacGruder and Loud (1985)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: MacGruder and Loud is an American crime drama from Aaron Spelling Productions that aired on ABC in 1985. The series stars John Getz and Kathryn Harrold as married police officers Malcolm MacGruder and Jenny Loud in a Los Angeles Police ...
Style: detective series
Plot: police officer, tv show, apartment, husband wife relationship, police, secret marriage, wedding, police station, police partner, female police officer, secret door, secret passageway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 103
Young Lions (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Young Lions was an Australian TV police drama broadcast on the Nine Network in 2002 and in Ireland on RTÉ Two.The series was based around the professional and private lives of four rookie detectives, the Young Lions, of South West 101, an inner ...
Plot: police detective, rookie, police station, crime investigation, criminal, police, police investigation, police partner, female police detective
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 144
The Cops (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in and around Stanton, a faceless and grim Northern enclave, The Cops depicts the daily grind for a group of policemen and women out on the beat as they interact, and sometimes clash, with the local community.
Plot: interracial relations, police station, violence, community, police, death, police officer, policewoman, asian, homosexuality
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45%
 6.5
 2K
Shots Fired (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A media storm sets off when an African-American cop kills a white teenager in a small North Carolina town.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, police, racism, small town, evidence, law enforcement, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, workplace situations, murder, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.3
 699
WPC 56 (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Drama following WPC Gina Dawson, the first Woman Police Constable to join Brinford Constabulary, a fictional police force in the West Midlands, in 1956. The show focuses on WPC Gina Dawson's struggle to gain acceptance in the male-dominated ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: police investigation, female police officer, policewoman, police station, police detective, gender, law enforcement, workplace, crimes, workplace situations, murder, female friendship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1956
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.6
 20K
Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: The early days of a young Endeavour Morse, whose experiences as a detective constable with the Oxford City Police will ultimately shape his future.
Style: intellectual, serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, british, talented, crime, crimes, investigator, intelligence, murderer, police, coworker, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 102
Justice (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
TV show
Story: Richard is a police investigator who hasn't seen his daughter Lily for very long time. The series starts when Lily shows up at his door and asks for help. She tells him that she fell in love with judge Kowalský but he attacked her and she ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, secret, estranged daughter, police investigation, organized crime, murder investigation, female killer, police, female assassin ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 3K
The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, crime, police station, society, workplace situations, partners, law enforcement, crimes, inspector, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Sommerdahl Murders (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A love triangle between Dan Sommerdahl, his wife Marianne Sommerdahl and their best friend Flemming Torp occurs as they try to solves killings in Helsingør.
Style: captivating, touching, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, love triangle, love, police protagonist, coastal town, homicide detective, husband wife relationship, love and romance, investigation, friendship, uncover truth, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Prime Suspect 1973 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Prime Suspect 1973 tells the story of 22-year-old Jane Tennison's first days in the police force, in which she endured flagrant sexism before being thrown in at the deep end with a murder enquiry.
Style: disturbing, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: policewoman, police, murder, sexism, bank robbery, female police officer, choked to death, uniform, black pantyhose, blonde, female objectification
Time: 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.0
 5K
No Offence (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping these streets clean is a Herculean task, enough to demoralize even the keenest rookie – but there’s a reason why this hotchpotch of committed cops are on this force, on this side of town. Drug labs, arsonists, neo-Nazis and notorious ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: police station, fighting crime, policewoman, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, workplace, workplace situations, police, murder investigation, british police, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%