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: 60 min.
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, riddles and clues, mystery, partners, murder, danger, law enforcement, crime investigation, medical profession, crimes, investigation, crime, deadly, workplace, female partner, partners against crime, workplace situations, rules and policies, caucasian, police, latex gloves
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 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 rough films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, murder, law enforcement, deadly, mystery and police investigation mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Silent Witness: Criminal Minds (2005), Women's Murder Club (2007), Midsomer Murders (1997), Trial & Retribution (1997), CSI: NY (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU ...
Style: serious, psychological, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, special agents, investigation, crime, murder, profiler, team, intelligence, law enforcement, serial killer, danger, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
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Women's Murder Club (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, witty, suspenseful, serious
Plot: policewoman, police investigation, forensics, riddles and clues, female detective, homicide detective, crime, mystery, workplace situations, fighting crime, murder investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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100%
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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, police investigation, multiple suspects, law enforcement, murder investigation, human nature, crime, police chief, murder, crimes, who done it, village ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Trial & Retribution (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, murder, courtroom, police investigation, danger, rapist, missing person, law enforcement, deadly, multiple suspects, kidnapping, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 42K
CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
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, realistic, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, danger, partners against crime, workplace, crime investigation, murder, investigation, crimes, interrogation, mystery, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Cold Squad (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, crime, crimes, deadly, partners, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, cold case ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, police investigation, crime, murder, danger, mystery, police detective, teamwork, expert, scientist, investigator, evidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
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, suspenseful, tense, witty, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, police investigation, riddles and clues, crime, crimes, partners, law enforcement, unlikely partners, partners against crime, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Murder City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, unlikely partners, riddles and clues, crime, crimes, police detective, investigation, mystery, partners against crime, law enforcement, partners, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Crossing Jordan (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, clever, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, fighting crime, murder, police detective, crime, mystery, danger, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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: clever, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, who done it, murder, uncover truth, female detective, law enforcement, murder investigation, murder mystery, crimes, whodunit, mystery ...
Time: 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
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Father Brown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
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: serious, captivating, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, priest, uncover truth, who done it, clergy, riddles and clues, society, murder, church, police investigation, village life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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, investigation, murder, crime, uncover truth, riddles and clues, murder mystery, whodunit, crimes, multiple suspects, danger, suicide ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Death of an Expert Witness (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: murder, who done it, crime, crimes, mystery, police investigation, riddles and clues, deadly, danger, law enforcement, multiple suspects, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Rosemary & Thyme (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: feel good, clever, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: countryside, investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, amateur detective, who done it, fighting crime, female detective, murder, gardener, murder investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jonathan Creek (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: riddles and clues, murder, amateur detective, investigation, prodigy, crime, partners, wizards and magicians, unlikely partners, crimes, partners against crime, shyness ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Partners in Crime (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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, stylized, semi serious, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, who done it, riddles and clues, partners against crime, mystery, crime, couple relations, newlyweds, amateur detective, crimes, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Moses Jones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Police investigate a mutilated body found in the Thames which appears to be the product of a witchcraft killing.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, deadly, partners, law enforcement, uncover truth, crime, crimes, partners against crime, police investigation, police detective, urban, river thames ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Original Sin (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, riddles and clues, danger, rivalry, police investigation, who done it, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, death threat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Law & Order: UK (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
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, bleak, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, courtroom, police detective, workplace, cop witness relations, crime, fighting crime, rivalry, punishment, power relations, courtroom drama, judge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Black Tower (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, monastery, police detective, police investigation, danger, law enforcement, deadly, who done it, crime, riddles and clues, village, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Luther (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, rough, atmospheric, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, uncover truth, psychopath, multiple suspects, law enforcement, crimes, talented, cruelty, partners, unlikely relationship, against the rules ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, female detective, criminal, police detective, murder mystery, british police, mystery, crime investigation, right hand man, law enforcement, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy
Plot: police detective, cold case, murder investigation, sergeant, police investigation, law enforcement, temperamental, squad, forensics, workplace, psychologist, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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: serious, rough, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, female partner, crime, serial killer, police investigation, policewoman, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, murder, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mystery!: Campion (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, multiple suspects, partners, law enforcement, deadly, riddles and clues, mystery, danger, private detective, crimes ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When a man is buried alive, Red Metcalf must delve into a serial killer's psyche.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, serial killer, race against time, chases and races, riddles and clues, mystery, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
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Taggart (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
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: suspenseful, captivating, tense, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, strangulation, murder, police, law enforcement, police investigation, child killer, police station, society, deadly, who done it, honest law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 80s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hinterland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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, bleak, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, crimes, female partner, partners against crime, forensics, bodies, buried truth, small town, law enforcement, partners, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Inspector Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: sergeant, police investigation, police detective, murder, crimes, suspicion, investigator, multiple suspects, law enforcement, crime investigation, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%