Movies and TV shows like The Agatha Christie Hour

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The Agatha Christie Hour (1982)
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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 of Agatha Christie, all were entertaining and each drama was carefully crafted and well cast with many of Britain's best known actors of the time represented.
Style: anthology
Plot: supernatural, criminal, whodunit, murder

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, who done it, whodunit and law enforcement mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Agatha Christie Hour: Canterbury Tales (2003), Maigret (1992), Shroud for a Nightingale (1984), Cover Her Face (1985), Sherlock Holmes (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Canterbury Tales (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
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Story: Adaptations of Chaucer's Tales to a modern setting.
Style: anthology
Plot: love, society, satire
Place: england
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Maigret (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
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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, ...
Plot: whodunit, red herring, french
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Shroud for a Nightingale (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: British TV mini series.
Plot: murder, investigation
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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
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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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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
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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
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73%
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Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A sharp detective with a messy life, DCI Vera Stanhope patrols her “patch” of northeast England, pursuing the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. Vera is obsessive about her work and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crime investigation, murder, female detective, criminal, who done it, crimes, law enforcement, murder mystery, british police, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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63%
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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
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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
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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
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Inspector Morse (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
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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
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61%
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
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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
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61%
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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
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Murder on the Orient Express (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 280 min.
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Story: The Japanese adaption of Agatha Christie's famous whodunit "Murder on the Orient Express".
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Original Sin (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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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
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Killer Net (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 201 min.
TV show
Story: Students get involved in a violent Internet-based game, around the same time as a series of murders - is there a connection?
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Duration: 39 min.
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Story: Secrets emerge and entire cases unravel inside a police interview room in Paris, where suspects and investigators face off in an intricate dance.
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Plot: evidence, police, investigation, law enforcement, police investigation, law enforcer, murder, suspicion, uncover truth, who done it, interrogation, testimony ...
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Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
TV show
Story: The show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which ...
Style: twists and turns, clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: who done it, riddles and clues, murder mystery, murder investigation, amateur detective, female detective, uncover truth, whodunit, murder, village, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 1950s, post world war two, 50s
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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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
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
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The Fix (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: High-profile district attorney Maya Travis fled L.A. after devastating defeat when prosecuting an A-list actor for double murder. Eight years later, the same celebrity is under suspicion for another murder, and Maya is lured back to the DA’s ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: district attorney, lawyer, murder, celebrity, evidence, criminal, revenge, wife abuse, career, murder investigation, family relations, stalker ...
Place: los angeles
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The Moonstone (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Charismatic adventurer Franklin Blake is on the most important quest of his life - to solve the disappearance of the priceless Moonstone and win back Rachel Verinder, his one true love.
Plot: diamond theft, diamond, country estate, whodunit, jewel theft
Time: 19th century
Place: england, india, yorkshire
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A Taste for Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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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
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Criminal: Spain (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Psychological games abound between detectives and suspects in a tense interrogation room, where the search for answers sometimes comes at a moral cost.
Style: contemplative, serious, tense, suspenseful, anthology ...
Plot: interrogation, testimony, who done it, police, partners against crime, uncover truth, law enforcer, track down, murder, police detective, violence, law enforcement ...
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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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Criminal: Germany (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: In the interview room, detectives go head-to-head with suspects and try to get to the truth—even if it means breaking the rules and risking it all.
Style: serious, contemplative, anthology, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: interrogation, testimony, suspicion, who done it, police, violence, crimes, evidence, uncover truth, investigation, coworker, track down ...
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Masterpiece Mystery (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A weekly public television program presenting British produced mystery dramas to American audiences. Each program was a dramatization of a well-known mystery novel, with many programs continuing over several weeks. Agatha Christie's Miss Marple ...
Style: serious, mind bending, suspenseful, anthology
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, artists and showbiz, deadly, mind game, mystery, crimes, investigation, supernatural, archive footage, filmmaking, riddles and clues ...
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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
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56%
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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
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