Movies and TV shows like Thirteen 2016

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Thirteen (2016)
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Thirteen (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This Five-part BBC psychological drama follows Ivy Moxam, a 26-year-old woman who was abducted when she was 13 and held captive for the next 13 years. The story begins as she escapes the cellar she was being held in and goes to the police station to report her ordeal to D.S. Lisa Merchant and D.I. Elliott Carne. But as she narrates and relives her experiences with the police, cracks begin to appear in Ivy's version of events leading the officers and her family to question her story. Will she ever reveal the truth about what she experienced in her captor's house?
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, psychological thriller
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, family relations, woman, police, crimes, child, law enforcement, police detective, mystery, nypd, tv show, female director
Time: 21st century

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Most similar movies to Thirteen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, police detective, murder, police and murder mystery mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Thirteen: Blue Murder (2003), Killer Instinct (2005), Moses Jones (2009), DCI Banks (2010), Ironside (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Killer Instinct (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Killer Instinct is an American crime drama television series filmed in Vancouver that originally aired on the Fox Network. The pilot episode aired on September 23, 2005, and the final episode aired on December 2, 2005. Fox ordered 13 episodes, only ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, partners, policewoman, woman with a gun, murder mystery, crime investigation, buddy cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, murder, police detective, partners, murder mystery, voodoo, police, partners against crime, police protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 8K
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, murder mystery, policewoman, police investigation, mystery, murder investigation, law enforcement, female partner, crimes, murder, coma ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 2K
Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Ironside is an upcoming American drama television series that is scheduled to premiere in the 2013–14 television season on NBC. It will air on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central, after Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. It is a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, police investigation, wheelchair bound, black cast, handicapped, tough law enforcer, disability, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Distortion (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When his girlfriend is kidnapped, a drug-addicted ex-cop must overcome his demons and face the sobering task of tracking her down before it's too late. His story dismissed by the police, he's left with no choice but to rely on his own ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, law enforcement, missing person, obsessive quest, crimes, drugs, murder, drug abuse, addiction, life is a bitch, mystery, diner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Jo (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, UK
TV show
Story: Jo is an English-language French police procedural television series created by Canadian/USA screenwriter René Balcer of Law & Order fame with French writing team Franck Ollivier & Malina Detcheva, known for the mini-series Lost Signs. It ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, riddles and clues, law enforcement, crimes, murder, nypd, murder mystery, criminal, murder investigation, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 2K
Collision (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 201 min.
TV show
Story: Collision is a five-part television drama miniseries, which debuted on ITV & UTV in November 2009. In the same month, it was also on PBS as a series in two parts. It tells the story of a group of strangers whose lives intertwine following a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: police detective, road accident, police investigation, smuggling, police, car accident, life is a bitch, crimes, stranger, mystery, uncover truth, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Arne Dahl: Requiem (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Early one morning, a bank office in the middle of Stockholm is hit with a violent robbery. When the police storm the premises, the robbers have vanished without a trace. The event mystifies the A Unit who, under the supervision of US Intelligence, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, gloomy
Plot: police investigation, heist, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, bank robbery, police, swedish police, special unit
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
False Accusation (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: A quiet spring morning a man leaves prison after spending most of his adult life there. The man is convicted of murder, not once but twice.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: murder, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, partners, released from prison, nypd, flashback, fictional country, police procedural, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 2K
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, tense, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, law enforcement, uncover truth, police detective, crimes, multiple suspects, who done it, murder, nypd, murder mystery, police inspector, failed attempt ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 573
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, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, partner, female police detective, police detective, unlikely partners, investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Fifth Woman (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
TV show
Story: The 5th woman unfolds autumn 1994. An elderly man found in a gillrad pitfall impaled to death on the sharp sharpened bamboo poles, ecstatic praise of crows. Shortly afterwards disappears a florist without a trace and he also found executed in the ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, murder, vigilantism, life is a bitch, hospital, police procedural, vigilante ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, murderous pair, murder mystery, strangulation, psychopath, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, uncover truth, crimes, talented, partners, murder, law enforcement, cruelty, tough law enforcer, forensics, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, courtroom, serial killer, crimes, police procedural, murder mystery, crime investigation, murder, child killer, society, honest law enforcer, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
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Birthmarked (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: After the death of her mother, a young woman embarks on a hunt for several men, who appear to be connected by a piece of music, which she plays to each of them over the phone, before killing them.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, police investigation, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, female assassin, musician, nypd, mysticism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.9
 7K
New Tricks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New Tricks is a British comedy-drama that follows the work of the fictional Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad of the Metropolitan Police Service. Originally led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, it is made up of retired police officers ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, police investigation, police, murder mystery, elderly, unsolved crime, homicide detective, law enforcement, crimes, superior, unconventional method ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.1
 988
Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, society, police, crime investigation, nypd, tough law enforcer, lapd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.1
 14K
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 detective, police investigation, crime investigation, female detective, murder, murder mystery, british police, who done it, criminal, crimes, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 2K
The Eagle (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey is a Danish police procedural television series produced by Danmarks Radio, created and written by Peter Thorsboe and Mai Brostrøm. The series debuted on 10 October 2004 in Denmark. It won an International Emmy Award from ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, forensics, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, haunted by the past, murder mystery, war crime, law enforcer killer, kgb, international crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Flikken Maastricht (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Former Amsterdam police detective Floris Wolfs has been transferred to the police department of the south-Dutch country town Maastricht. His metropolitan experience nicely complements the local expertise of his new country colleagues, who know the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, police detective, forensics, fighting crime, female detective, police investigation, police officer, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 2K
Salamander (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A police inspector investigates the robbery of 66 safe deposit boxes at a private bank in Brussels.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: police, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, police detective, secret movement, dishonesty, honest law enforcer, secret agenda, robbery, boarding school, bank robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 383
Burke's Law (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Burke's Law, a revival of the 1960s cop television series of the same name, aired on CBS from 1994 to 1995. The series centers on Amos Burke, a senior Los Angeles police officer and millionaire, and his son, Peter, who is a detective under his ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police, lapd, parent child relationship, multiple suspects, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, police investigation, murder, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, society, murder mystery, murder investigation, law enforcement, british, male protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 700
Identity (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Identity is a British police procedural drama television series starring Aidan Gillen and Keeley Hawes, airing in the UK during July–August 2010. Concerning identity theft, the series was created and written by Ed Whitmore, a writer most noted for ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, identity theft, fighting crime, police detective, track down, law enforcement, police, hidden identity, murder, murder mystery, strong female presence, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, mind bending
Plot: police investigation, police detective, chase, crimes, dangerous attraction, couples, mystery, law enforcement, whodunit, police sergeant, murder investigation, police inspector ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Moreno and the Silence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a girl is murdered soon after leaving a closed religious community, Moreno faces a difficult investigation as the community closes ranks and refuses to cooperate. When another girl is abducted and her bloody fingernails mailed to the police, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, kidnapping, religions or cults, partners, private detective, law enforcement, society, crimes, cult, nypd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 6K
Wallander (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The 1st series of 13 films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crimes, forensics, crime investigation, murder, sleuth, mystery, law enforcement, life is a bitch, small town, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, forensics, murder, cold case, murder investigation, riddles and clues, police investigation, forensic evidence, workplace, sergeant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%