Movies and TV shows like Mayo

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Mayo (2006)
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Mayo (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Charismatic detective Gil Mayo wise-cracks his way through a variety of murder mysteries alongside his sexy colleague, Alex Jones. Matters aren't simple between the old flames as flirtation could become something more - but who will make the first move? Life is further complicated by Gil's precocious teenage daughter Julie, who he's bringing up by himself after the disappearance of his wife. The detective does come up with a novel way to deal with the piles of bills he keeps receiving though - hiding them in the cupboard!
Plot: police detective, police, murder investigation, team, collector, father daughter relationship, teamwork, coworker, brawl, trailer home, rookie, colleague, police officer, figurine, crime scene, crime solving, missing wife, reenactment, scottish accent, sideburns
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about police detective, police, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, murder investigation and crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Mayo: Wycliffe (1993), New Tricks (2003), Lewis (2006), Investigation Held by ZnaToKi (1971), Dalziel and Pascoe (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wycliffe (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Wycliffe is a British television series, based on W. J. Burley's novels about Detective Superintendent Charles Wycliffe. It was produced by HTV and broadcast on the ITV Network, following a pilot episode on 7 August 1993, between 24 July 1994 ...
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, police
Place: england, cornwall
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95%
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 6K
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, crime investigation, superior, crimes, law enforcement, elderly, unsolved crime, unconventional method, fighting crime, old age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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: realistic, clever, 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 ⇓
70%
Investigation Held by ZnaToKi (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
TV show
Story: Soviet detective television series.
Style: detective series
Plot: police, police detective, soviet army, crime solving, crime investigation, police investigation, murder investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, realistic, tense, witty, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, murder, crime, police investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, partners against crime, mystery, partners, buddy cop, shrewd, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.0
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River (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: John River, a brilliant police officer whose genius and fault-line is the fragility of his mind - a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest
Style: twists and turns, enigmatic, serious, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, murder investigation, hallucination, haunted by the past, police, able to see the dead, partners, murder mystery, loneliness, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, who done it, murder investigation, police investigation, murder, multiple suspects, whodunit, village, crime, police chief, law enforcement, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.1
 13K
Shetland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Created from the novels by award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves, Shetland follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate crime within the close knit island community. In this isolated and sometimes inhospitable environment, the team have ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, murder investigation, multiple suspects, who done it, island, mystery, murder, crimes, social relations, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 21K
Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: The early days of a young Endeavour Morse, whose experiences as a detective constable with the Oxford City Police will ultimately shape his future.
Style: intellectual, serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, talented, british, crime, crimes, investigator, intelligence, murderer, police, uncover truth, coworker ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, realistic, clever, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, mystery, police, partner, widower, urban setting, whodunit, riddles and clues, superior, streetwise, workplace, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2010s, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Year of the Rabbit (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the dark heart of Victorian London, Detective Inspector Rabbit is a hardened booze-hound who's seen it all. Rabbit's been chasing bad guys for as long as he can remember, but these days his heart keeps stopping at inopportune ...
Style: parody, sitcom, captivating, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: police, victorian england, investigation, police officer, police investigation, absurdism, father daughter relationship, murder, stepfather, adopted daughter, police partner, rival ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 1800s
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51%
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 2K
Grace (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Brighton based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is a hard-working police officer who has given his life to the job, but his career is currently at rock bottom. He’s fixated by the disappearance of his beloved wife, Sandy, and running enquiries ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: police investigation, police detective, police, crime investigation, cold case, uncover truth, investigation, forensics, unsolved crime, detective inspector, fighting crime, partners against crime ...
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51%
 8.0
 5K
No Offence (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping these streets clean is a Herculean task, enough to demoralize even the keenest rookie – but there’s a reason why this hotchpotch of committed cops are on this force, on this side of town. Drug labs, arsonists, neo-Nazis and notorious ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: police station, fighting crime, policewoman, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, workplace, workplace situations, police, murder investigation, serial killer, british police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7K
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, policewoman, police investigation, mystery, serial killer, deadly, female partner, murder, crimes, law enforcement, crime, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.0
 11K
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, female detective, murder, who done it, criminal, law enforcement, crimes, murder mystery, british police, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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46%
 8.3
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Unforgotten (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Unforgotten' follows modern police team DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan, who gradually unravel long-forgotten secrets which have a dramatic impact on their investigation and the four potential suspects. The slow revelation of the ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, clever, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, cold case, uncover truth, who done it, haunted by the past, investigation, murder investigation, crimes, life turned upside down, murder mystery, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 2010s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Pie in the Sky (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Pie in the Sky is a British offbeat police comedy drama programme starring Richard Griffiths and Maggie Steed, created by Andrew Payne and first broadcast in five series on BBC1 between 13 March 1994 and 17 August 1997 as well as being syndicated on ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, police detective, cooking, police, retirement, police officer, british humour
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.4
 104K
Broadchurch (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Style: twists and turns, emotional, tense, clever, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder investigation, multiple suspects, police detective, uncover truth, small town, murder, grief, courtroom drama, partners, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Holby Blue (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The police force at Holby South is tasked with the toughest job yet. Not only are they fighting the usual crime with drug offenders and gang members, but today they are faced with the threat of terrorism on their own soil. A Spin off from Holby ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: police station, crimes, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, drug dealing, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, who to trust, workplace, police, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, riddles and clues, mystery, partners against crime, amateur detective, law enforcement, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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44%
HPI Haut Potentiel Intellectuel (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
TV show
Story: Morgane is 38 years old. She raises her 3 children alone. She manages (or not) her 2 exes and her various credits. Her 160 IQ scores spoil her life a bit until the day when Morgane sees her destiny as a cleaning lady turned upside down. Her ...
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining, tense
Plot: crime investigation, police detective, single mother, police, uncover truth, crime solving, fighting crime, forensics, investigation, intelligence, single parent, crimes ...
⇓ 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, forensics, mystery, psychologist, murder investigation, murder, cold case, riddles and clues, workplace, forensic evidence, sergeant, squad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Death in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Inspector Richard Poole is transferred to Sainte Marie, an island in the Caribbean. Totally unsuited to the Caribbean way of life, Richard hates the sun, sea and sand and isn't used to the Sainte Marie style of policing. Working with ...
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, semi serious, light ...
Plot: island, police investigation, police detective, crimes, lifestyle change, whodunit, murder investigation, law enforcement, coworker, multiple suspects, suspicion, new job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Blue Murder (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Blue Murder is a Canadian crime drama television series, featuring stories that reflected the turbulence of urban life and the crimes that make headlines. The Blue Murder squad members were an elite group of big-city investigators out to solve some ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, police, murder, female detective, police officer, investigation, partners against crime, partners, fighting crime, crime investigation, crimes ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Scott & Bailey (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: D.C. Rachel Bailey and D.C. Janet Scott have a robust and engaging friendship which enables them to draw upon each other’s strengths and investigate murders for the Manchester Metropolitan Police.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, policewoman, female police officer, partners against crime, female detective, police investigation, female partner, best friends, crimes, friends, law enforcement, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: united kingdom, england, manchester, europe
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41%
 7.5
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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, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense
Plot: police detective, road accident, police investigation, smuggling, traffic accident, police, car accident, life is a bitch, crimes, uncover truth, stranger, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.3
 2K
Keen Eddie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Keen Eddie is an American action, comedy-drama television series that aired in 2003 on the Fox Network. The series follows a brash NYPD detective who goes to London when one of his cases goes sour and remains to work with New Scotland Yard. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: police detective, reluctant partners, fish out of water, partners, law enforcement, police investigation, roommate, fighting crime, crimes, crime, partners against crime, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 2K
Professor T (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Germany, Belgium
TV show
Story: Professor Jasper Tempest, a genius Cambridge University criminologist with OCD and an overbearing mother, advises the police. British version of the Belgian crime drama of the same name.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: genius, professor, mystery, police detective, detective inspector, cold case, secret revealed, crime investigation, murder investigation, unsolved crime, investigation, crimes ...
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 2K
Rush (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rush was an Australian television police drama that first screened on Network Ten in September 2008. Set in Melbourne, Victoria, it focuses on the members of a Police Tactical Response team. It is produced by John Edwards and Southern Star. On 10 ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: partners, fighting crime, workplace situations, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, sergeant, police, partners against crime, intelligence agency, police officer, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 13K
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, tense, atmospheric, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: buried truth, police investigation, hidden truth, forensics, partners against crime, crimes, partners, law enforcement, police, small town, homicide detective, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wales, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%