Movies and TV shows like Silent Witness

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Silent Witness (1996)
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Silent Witness (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, bloody, suspense, tense, brutal, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: forensics, murder, riddles and clues, mystery, rape, law enforcement, partners, investigation, medical profession, whodunit, bbc, doctor, murder mystery, nypd, crimes, workplace, female partner, partners against crime, workplace situations, rules and policies, police, female nudity, pills, caucasian, topless woman ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe

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Most similar movies to Silent Witness

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, investigation, mystery, law enforcement, deadly and police detective mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Silent Witness: Women's Murder Club (2007), Crossing Jordan (2001), Midsomer Murders (1997), Murder City (2004), Inspector George Gently (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Women's Murder Club (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Women's Murder Club was an American police procedural and legal drama, which ran on ABC from October 12, 2007, to May 13, 2008. The series is set in San Francisco, California and is based on the 'Women's Murder Club' series of ...
Style: realistic, serious, witty, suspenseful
Plot: female detective, policewoman, forensics, homicide detective, mystery, fighting crime, crimes, workplace situations, partners against crime, law enforcement, legal, legal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Crossing Jordan (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that stars Jill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, clever, captivating ...
Plot: forensics, investigation, police, female detective, female protagonist, police detective, uncover truth, fighting crime, murder, who done it, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, murder investigation, police detective, who done it, multiple suspects, investigation, human nature, crimes, detective inspector, law enforcement, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 90s, 2010s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Murder City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, partner, female police detective, unlikely partners, investigation, mystery, police detective, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Inspector George Gently (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Crime drama set in the 1960s about an old-school detective trying to come to terms with a time when the lines between the police and criminals have become blurred.
Style: suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic
Plot: murder investigation, whodunit, police investigation, crimes, who done it, police detective, chief of police, murder, law enforcement, partners against crime, partners, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: england, europe
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Murder in Suburbia (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Murder in Suburbia was a British detective drama that ran for two series in 2004 and 2005.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, partners against crime, investigation, police detective, partners, mystery, fighting crime, murder investigation, homicide detective, forensics, police investigation ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows the investigations of a team of NYPD forensic scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, crime investigation, investigation, workplace, medical examiner, murder investigation, crimes, police detective, murder, mystery, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, greece
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100%
Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Waking the Dead is a British television police procedural crime drama series produced by the BBC featuring a fictional Cold Case unit composed of CID police officers, a psychological profiler and a forensic scientist. A pilot episode aired in ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, gloomy
Plot: police detective, psychologist, mystery, murder, murder investigation, police investigation, workplace, forensic evidence, sergeant, temperamental, forensics, cold case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Rosemary & Thyme (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Rosemary & Thyme is a British television mystery series starring Felicity Kendal and Pam Ferris as gardening detectives Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme. The show began on ITV in 2003. The third series ended in August 2007. The theme is murder ...
Style: realistic, feel good, captivating, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: who done it, countryside, riddles and clues, murder, friendship, female detective, private detective, investigation, gardener, partners against crime, murder investigation, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Law & Order: UK (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Adapted from the hit US series, Law & Order: UK follows a team of police detectives and prosecutors representing the public interest in the criminal justice system.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: legal, forensics, lawyer, courtroom, police detective, workplace, crimes, fighting crime, cop witness relations, rivalry, judge, jury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Trial & Retribution (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Trial & Retribution is a feature-length ITV police procedural television drama series that began in 1997. It was devised and written by Lynda La Plante as a follow-on from her successful television series Prime Suspect. Each episode of the Trial ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, captivating, serious, rough ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, courtroom, crimes, murder mystery, legal, police procedural, crime investigation, murder, law enforcer killer, twists and turns, honest law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Cold Squad (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cold Squad is a Canadian police procedural television series first broadcast in 1998 that followed the investigations of a part of the Vancouver Police Department Homicide Division tasked with solving cold cases, the titular Cold Squad, as led by ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, nypd, murder investigation, coroner, strong female presence, riddles and clues, law enforcement, police investigation, fighting crime, partners, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Father Brown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Father Brown is based on G. K. Chesterton's detective stories about a Catholic priest who doubles as an amateur detective in order to try and solve mysteries.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic ...
Plot: who done it, clergy, amateur detective, uncover truth, law enforcement, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, priest, social relations, friendship, church ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: tense, serious, slasher, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder mystery, murder, partners against crime, priest, village, partners, police detective, who done it, clergy, haunted by the past, amateur detective ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A British crime drama based on the "Dalziel and Pascoe" series of books by Reginald Hill, set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Wetherton. The unlikely duo of politically incorrect elephant-in-a-china-shop-copper Detective Superintendent ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, witty, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, buddy cop, partners, partners against crime, mystery, crimes, falklands war, nypd, investigation ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, riddles and clues, prodigy, amateur detective, partners against crime, partners, unlikely partners, investigation, mystery, illusion, journalist, police ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Former NYPD detective and forensic genius Lincoln Rhyme was at the top of his game until a serious accident at the hands of a notorious serial killer forced him out of the field. When Amelia Sachs, an intuitive young officer who has a gift for ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, forensics, police, investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, evidence, riddles and clues, crimes, mystery, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Serangoon Road (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Singapore, Australia
TV show
Story: 1964-65. Singapore is a city at a crossroads. Political and racial tensions are at fever pitch as the British pull out, and a new nation is about to be born. The lights of Bugis Street have never burned so bright: bootleg copies of Motown songs boom ...
Style: tense, noir, atmospheric, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, crimes, murder, partners, workplace, investigation, mystery, track down, political unrest, twists and turns, dishonesty, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1964
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Last Detective (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The Last Detective is an ITV drama starring Peter Davison as Dangerous Davies. The first series aired in 2003 with three more seasons succeeding this. The first consisted of a pilot and three episodes, the second and the third series both consisted ...
Style: realistic, clever, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, fighting crime, police investigation, uncover truth, amateur detective, law enforcement, partners against crime, mystery, crimes, riddles and clues, investigation ...
Time: future, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
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The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In a seemingly quiet country town the newest resident, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location.
Style: witty, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: mystery, whodunit, partners against crime, unlikely partners, sleuth, police detective, small town life, riddles and clues, under the surface, police investigation, uncover truth, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
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50%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: whodunit, private detective, investigation, murder mystery, murder, who done it, murder investigation, riddles and clues, private investigator, multiple suspects, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A thrilling drama based on the novels by Peter Robinson. Stephen Tompkinson and Andrea Lowe star as the tenacious and stubborn Chief Inspector Alan Banks and the feisty and headstrong Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, murder mystery, murder investigation, law enforcement, policewoman, police investigation, mystery, female partner, crimes, murder, coma ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire
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Hinterland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Tom Mathias comes to Aberystwyth having abandoned his life in London. He's a brilliant but troubled man. Despite his faults he is an excellent detective, who knows that the key to solving the crime lies not in where you look for truth, but how ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, tense, bleak, dark ...
Plot: police, murder mystery, law enforcement, police investigation, hidden truth, partners against crime, forensics, investigation, crimes, partners, crime investigation, homicide detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wales, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Taggart (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Taggart is a Scottish detective television programme, created by Glenn Chandler, who has written many of the episodes, and made by STV Productions for the ITV network. The series revolves around a group of detectives initially in the Maryhill CID of ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: police, murder, police detective, murder mystery, strangulation, society, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, honest law enforcer, child killer, police station ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, europe
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28%
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Moses Jones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Police investigate a mutilated body found in the Thames which appears to be the product of a witchcraft killing.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense ...
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, murder, police detective, partners, murder mystery, police, partners against crime, black cast, police protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: murder, murder mystery, female detective, police investigation, crime investigation, police detective, who done it, british police, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, right hand man ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, murder mystery, newlyweds, couples, riddles and clues, couple relations, who done it, partners against crime, odd couple, amateur detective, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: police detective, detective inspector, murder, murder investigation, law enforcement, police investigation, fighting crime, mystery, homicide detective, partners, social differences, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Luther (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.
Style: atmospheric, tense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, murder, crimes, talented, police investigation, partners, police detective, law enforcement, cruelty, forensics, psychopath, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Blue Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
Story: Blue Murder is a British crime drama television series based in Manchester. Shown on ITV from 2003 until 2009 when it was cancelled by the network, it starred Caroline Quentin as DCI Janine Lewis.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: family relations, police investigation, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, police detective, whodunit, single mother, nypd, single parent, strong female presence, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, manchester
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26%