Movies and TV shows like Maigret

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Maigret (1992)
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Maigret (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novels by Georges Simenon, Michael Gambon plays the eponymous detective from the Sûreté in this 1992 revival of the 1960s BBC drama series. Maigret is an intuitutive detective, who investigates his cases by watching and listening, getting to know everyone on his list of suspects until someone makes a slip or breaks down and confesses.
Plot: whodunit, red herring, french

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Most similar movies to Maigret

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and clever films and TV series with plots about murder, whodunit, investigation, crimes, crime, murder investigation and mystery mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Maigret: Sherlock Holmes (1964), Grantchester (2014), The Agatha Christie Hour (1982), Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Murder on the Orient Express (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sherlock Holmes (1964)
Genre: Horror, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Sherlock Holmes is a series of Sherlock Holmes adaptations produced by British television company BBC between 1965 and 1968. This was the second screen adaption of Sherlock Holmes for BBC Television.
Plot: magnifying glass, whodunit, clue, murder investigation, red herring, murder, deduction, sherlock holmes, crime scene
Time: 1880s, victorian era
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95%
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Grantchester (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series set in 1953, against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester. The drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, clever, realistic
Plot: priest, investigation, murder, murder mystery, partners, police detective, partners against crime, haunted by the past, amateur detective, who done it, village life, village ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1953
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
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100%
The Agatha Christie Hour (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: This ten episode program was based on ten short stories written by Agatha Christie but with wide-ranging themes. Some were romances, some had supernatural themes and a couple were adventures. The common link was that all came from the talented pen ...
Style: anthology
Plot: criminal, supernatural, whodunit, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: A Victorian-era Toronto detective uses then-cutting edge forensic techniques to solve crimes, with the assistance of a female coroner who is also struggling for recognition in the face of tradition, based on the books by Maureen Jennings.
Style: atmospheric, clever, stylized, twists and turns, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, riddles and clues, police investigation, crime, uncover truth, forensics, mind game, partners against crime, workplace, unconventional method, murder investigation, crimes ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, edwardian era
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Murder on the Orient Express (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: The Japanese adaption of Agatha Christie's famous whodunit "Murder on the Orient Express".
Plot: murder, clue, interrogation, train station, butler, kidnapping, revenge plot, train, handkerchief, whodunit, red herring, revenge ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Secret Adversary (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
TV show
Story: Childhood friends Tommy and Tuppence (Prudence) meet in London after having served in World War I. Recently "demobed", short of money, and with no job prospects, they decide to become adventurers for hire. Soon, they are employed by the ...
Style: detective series
Plot: agatha christie, childhood friend, childhood friends, english countryside, secret organization, maid, british, amateur detective, megalomaniac, unemployment, whodunit, bound and gagged ...
Time: 1920s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Cover Her Face (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 291 min.
TV show
Story: Chief Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh investigates the death of Alice Liddell who ran a home for unwed mothers. One of those residents is Sally Jupp who was a witness in a drugs smuggling and murder investigation in London. Sally works at the local ...
Plot: murder, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Shroud for a Nightingale (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: British TV mini series.
Plot: murder, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Father Brown (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Father Brown was a Catholic priest who doubled as an amateur detective in order to solve mysteries.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, priest, rivalry, crimes, deadly, good versus evil, clergy, society, mystery, danger, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Partners in Crime (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime is a 1983 British television series based on the short stories of the same name by Agatha Christie. It was directed by John A. Davis and Tony Wharmby, and starred James Warwick and Francesca Annis in the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, clever, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, crime, partners, crimes, mystery, odd couple, amateur detective, partners against crime, couple relations, who done it ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Ordeal by Innocence (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Christmas 1954. Wealthy philanthropist Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate Sunny Point. Her adopted son Jack Argyll is arrested for her murder. He vehemently protests his innocence.
Style: tense, enigmatic, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, alibi, secret, adopted son, suspect, country house, adoptive mother, husband wife relationship, prison, secretary ...
Time: 1950s, year 1954, 50s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
A Dark Adapted Eye (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
TV show
Story: This psychological mystery/thriller, adapted from Barbara Vine aka Ruth Rendell's novel of the same name, depicts a family on the edge. Two sisters, the elder, obsessive Vera, and the younger, manipulative Eden, cut a path of secrecy and ...
Plot: whodunit, flashback, nightmare, sister sister relationship, murder, psychopath, haunted by the past, aunt niece relationship, understanding, dysfunctional family, crimes of passion, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, police investigation, who done it, multiple suspects, murder, whodunit, village, crime, police chief, law enforcement, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Touch of Frost (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
TV show
Story: A Touch of Frost is a television detective series produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV from 1992 until 2010, initially based on the Frost novels by R.D. Wingfield. Writing credit for the three episodes in the first 1992 series went to Richard ...
Style: clever, witty, suspenseful, sincere, serious ...
Plot: police detective, mystery, urban setting, police, partner, widower, whodunit, riddles and clues, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Devices and Desires (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A particularly vicious serial killer is stalking the Norfolk coast in the vicinity of the Larksoken nuclear power station. The press have branded him 'The Whistler' because witnesses have heard a hymn being whistled in the vicinity of the ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, power plant, nuclear power plant, coast, remote, murder, small town
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Certain Justice (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: The story is about the murder of Venetia Aldridge, a QC (Queen's Council) in a London "Chambers" and a very ambitious barrister who has a track record of winning her cases. She doesn't necessarily prove that her clients are ...
Plot: attorney, violence, secretary, murder, lawyer, police, investigation, cottage, cleaning lady
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes is a British television series that was produced by Thames Television and originally broadcast on the ITV Network. There were two series of 13 fifty-minute episodes; the first aired in 1971, the second in 1973. The ...
Style: anthology
Plot: murder, sidekick, murder investigation, gentleman, investigation, private detective
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Dandelion Dead (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This is a dramatisation of the true story of Major Herbert Rowse Armstrong, a solicitor and magistrate's clerk who lived in the small Welsh town of Hay-on-Wye. In 1921 he was arrested and charged with poisoning his domineering wife, Catherine, ...
Plot: poison, court, gardener, deliberate cruelty, arsenic, accusation, judge, murder investigation, trial, hanging, pharmacist, murder ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Ruth Rendell mysteries is a British television series made by TVS and Meridian Television for ITV between 2 August 1987 and 11 October 2000.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: police investigation, chase, deadly, gory, law enforcement, couples, crime, danger, crimes, mystery, dangerous attraction, police detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, crime, riddles and clues, murder mystery, investigation, murder, whodunit, murder investigation, who done it, uncover truth, multiple suspects, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Inspector Morse (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Morse is a detective drama based on Colin Dexter's series of Chief Inspector Morse novels. The series starred John Thaw as Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis, as well as a large cast of notable actors and ...
Style: realistic, sincere, clever, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder, police investigation, crime, rapist, shrewd, crimes, law enforcement, partners, who done it, multiple suspects ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, australia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Murdoch Mysteries (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In 1890s Canada, a police inspector applies the latest scientific methods of deduction, much to the chagrin of his superiors.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder investigation, private investigation, crime solving, forensics, homicide detective, private detective, investigation, fighting crime, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: victorian era, 1890s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mystery!: Campion (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Campion is a television show made by the BBC, adapting the Albert Campion mystery novels written by Margery Allingham. Two series were made, in 1989 and 1990, starring Peter Davison as Campion, Brian Glover as his manservant Magersfontein Lugg and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: investigation, murder, riddles and clues, multiple suspects, private detective, deadly, danger, law enforcement, partners, crime, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Death of an Expert Witness (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: When Dr. Edwin Lorrimer, a forensic scientist working at a private laboratory is found killed, Detective Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate. Dalgliesh had been in the area a few months previously investigating the murder of a young ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, multiple suspects, who done it, riddles and clues, mystery, deadly, danger, law enforcement, police investigation, laboratory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Original Sin (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Commander Adam Dalgliesh is consulted by one of his literary heroes when Peverell Press staff fall victim to a rash of hate mail. When the body of an editor is discovered and another member of the venerable firm is found dead soon after, Dalgliesh ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: murder, deadly, crimes, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, rivalry, danger, death threat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Black Tower (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Frustrated with his career, Commander Dalgliesh is invited to Toynton Grange, a home for the disabled, by his old teacher, Father Baddeley, who is resident there. But unbeknown to Dalgliesh, something happening at the Grange is making the Father ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: murder, monastery, police detective, crimes, danger, crime, deadly, police investigation, mystery, law enforcement, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Taste for Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Sir Paul Berowne (Bosco Hogan) - a prominent Government Minister - turns to his old friend Adam Dalgleish following a series of threatening letters delivered to his London home. The minister's wife is in an adulterous affair with a prominent ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, mystery, law enforcement, assassination attempt, crimes, deadly, police investigation, danger, crime, fight back, multiple suspects, foe turned friend ...
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Island of Thirty Coffins (1979)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: France
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Plot: druid, insanity, love, revenge, dog, bigamy, prophecy, shipwreck, nurse, legend, world war one, crucifix ...
Time: year 1917
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Rebus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Rebus is the title of the detective drama TV series based on the Inspector Rebus novels by the Scottish author Ian Rankin set in and around Edinburgh. The series was produced by STV Productions for the ITV network. Four seasons have been aired; ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, uncover truth, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, multiple suspects, who done it, murder, crime, failed attempt, police inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.0
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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
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime investigation, sergeant, murder investigation, multiple suspects, murder, crimes, law enforcement, suspicion, investigator, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%