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Charters and Caldicott (1985)
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Charters and Caldicott (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Charters and Caldicott is a 1985 BBC mystery series featuring the characters Charters and Caldicott from the film The Lady Vanishes. It featured six 50 minute episodes broadcast on BBC1 at 9.25pm on Thursdays from 10 January to 14 February 1985.
Plot: murderer, pursuit, chase, murder, amateur detective, corpse, passport, cricket the game, clue, telephone call

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Funland (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Funland is a comedy / thriller serial, produced by the BBC that was first screened from 23 October 2005 to 7 November 2005, on the digital channel BBC Three. Created by Jeremy Dyson and Simon Ashdown, the series consists of a fifty-minute opening ...
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Place: northern england
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Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Undeniable (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
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Murder in the Heartland (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
TV show
Story: A wanna-be tough guy and his 14-year-old girlfriend go on a murder spree.
Style: based on true events
Plot: murderer, murder, violence, psychopath, lawyer, love, execution, electric chair, serial killer
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Place: nebraska
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Duration: 172 min.
TV show
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Place: london
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
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Duration: 46 min.
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TV show
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41%
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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