Movies and TV shows like Band of Gold

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Band of Gold (1995)
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Band of Gold (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
Story: Band of Gold is a British drama series written by Kay Mellor and produced by Granada Television. It was originally shown on ITV between 1995 and 1997. Starring Geraldine James, Cathy Tyson, Barbara Dickson and Samantha Morton, the series revolves around the lives of a group of women who live and work in Bradford's red-light district.
Plot: female friendship, single mother, sex worker, serial killer, prostitution, dominatrix, sex
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england

Most similar movies to Band of Gold

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, crime, police, law enforcement, police investigation and serial killer mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Band of Gold: From Darkness (2015), The Vice (1999), Seesaw (1999), See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006), The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
From Darkness (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 233 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Claire Church, a former police officer who moves away to the remote Western Isles in an attempt to escape the past and violence that still haunts her. Soon, Claire is pulled back into an investigation she thought she long left behind, ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: british police, serial killer, murder investigation, policewoman, murder, british, police officer, countryside, police investigation, danger, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: scotland
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The Vice (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The Vice is an ITV police drama about the Metropolitan Police Vice Unit. It ran for five short series between 1999 and 2003. It tells the story of the London Metropolitan police force's vice squad, where prostitution, underage sex, and other ...
Plot: sex trafficking, sex worker, crime investigation, police detective, sex trade, vice squad, police, sergeant, prostitution, murder, drugs, money
Place: london
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52%
This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield who led the enquiry.
Style: realistic, exciting, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police, murder investigation, true crime, mass murder, murder, rape
Time: 70s
Place: yorkshire
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50%
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Seesaw (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: British series starring David Suchet.
Plot: fax machine, teenage girl, husband wife relationship, ransom, held captive, father daughter relationship, kidnapping, ransom demand, mother daughter relationship, english
Place: england
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45%
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See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The film is the first known dramatisation of one of the most notorious killing sprees in British history and was made to mark the fortieth anniversary of Hindley and Brady's trial. It was made with the full backing of the victims' ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police investigation, mind game, life is a bitch, rivalry, mystery, investigation, violence spree, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1964, year 1965, year 1963 ...
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, manchester england ...
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38%
The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 144 min.
TV show
Story: Detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve's team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison.
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder investigation, cold case, convicted felon, investigation, true crime, father son relationship, double murder, police, unsolved crime, who done it ...
Time: 2000s
Place: wales, britain, united kingdom
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37%
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Five Daughters (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Factually-based drama telling the stories of five young women who were tragically murdered in Ipswich in 2006.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, police investigation, drug abuse, woman in danger, addiction, deadly, crimes, small town, prostitute, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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34%
The Gentle Touch (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Gentle Touch is a British police drama television series made by London Weekend Television for ITV which ran from 1980-1984. Commencing transmission on 11 April 1980, the series is notable for being the first British series to feature a female ...
Plot: detective inspector, teenage boy, death of husband, female protagonist, loss of husband, police, policewoman, british, investigation, promotion, single mother, working mom ...
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34%
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Heartbeat (1992)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the 1960s in the fictional North Yorkshire village of Aidensfield, this enduringly popular series interweaves crime and medical storylines.
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: village, police, countryside, social relations, honest law enforcer, cop witness relations, cop as target, juvenile delinquency, workplace, motorcycle chase, bar, village life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire, united kingdom
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33%
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Cleaning Up (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This characterful drama focuses on an ordinary working class woman, Sam, who is caught between two worlds - the everyday life of a devoted and loving Mum and the darker, dangerous world of insider trading. While struggling with an online gambling ...
Plot: insider trading, gambling, compulsive liar, debt collector, eviction, british, working class, marital separation, addiction, cleaner, female protagonist, female friendship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
32%
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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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31%
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Wicked City (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: “Wicked City” follows a unique case set in a noteworthy era of L.A. history, starting with a murder case from 1982 centered on the rock ’n’ roll, cocaine-infused revelry of the Sunset Strip. Alliances are formed to solve a serial murder case.
Style: suspense, captivating, realistic, tense, erotic
Plot: serial killer, police, murder investigation, police detective, murder, crimes, danger, couples, uncover truth, friendship, violence, killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: los angeles, usa
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28%
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The Protector (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Gloria Sheppard is an intuitive LAPD homicide detective who juggles her demanding personal and professional lives while raising two sons with the help of her troubled younger brother, Davey.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, single mother, lapd, relationship vs career, family relations, crimes, law enforcement, police, motherhood, investigation, homicide detective, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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27%
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: nuclear power plant, coast, remote, investigation, power plant, serial killer, murder, small town
Place: england
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25%
Where the Heart Is (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Where the Heart Is is a British television family drama series set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Skelthwaite. First shown in 1997, it was created by Ashley Pharoah and Vicky Featherstone, and focuses on the professional and personal lives of ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: small town, family relations, nurse, strong female presence, love and romance, workplace, small town life, workplace situations, countryside, fictional city, husband wife relationship, factory ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
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25%
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The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Dr Eve Lockhart is one of Britain's leading forensic pathologists and runs a state-of-the-art forensic research facility called The Body Farm with her business partner Mike Phillips. Theirs is the only facility in the country using real human ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: forensics, crimes, murder investigation, workplace situations, workplace, police detective, law enforcement, strong female presence, police investigation, right hand man, crime, corpse
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Client List (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Riley Parks delicately balances two starkly different lives -- one as a single mom in a conservative town struggling to provide for her family and the other as a savvy and ambitious businesswoman working with a rowdy, sexy and unpredictable group of ...
Style: sexy, serious, touching, sentimental, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, single mother, double life, family relations, family problems, workplace, society, lifestyle, single parent, parent child relationship, massage parlor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Rillington Place (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: In 1950, Timothy Evans was hanged for the murder of his baby daughter Geraldine. The police also believed that he had killed his wife Beryl. But to his final moments Evans protested his innocence. Three years later, a gruesome discovery at 10 ...
Style: bleak, dark, melancholic, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, alter ego, british, criminal, mentally unstable, male female relationship, hidden identity, murderer, accused of murder, true crime
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Scold's Bridle (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Cooper investigates the bizarre circumstances surrounding the murder of Matilda who was found dead in her bath wearing the Scold's Bridle.
Plot: murder mystery, police, hate, art, murder, obsession, painter, doctor, perversion, sex, female nudity, sex scene
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24%
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By Any Means (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: By Any Means follows a clandestine unit living on the edge and playing the criminal elite at their own game, existing in the grey area between the letter of the law and true justice.
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, right and wrong, partners, vigilante, criminal, clandestine, graphic violence, society, secret movement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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The Driver (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Taxi driver, Vince McKee, finds his life taking an unexpected turn after he accepts an offer to drive for a criminal gang.
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, gang, crimes, organized crime, life turned upside down, family relations, driver, chase, graphic violence, crime, chases and races, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 720 min.
TV show
Story: A dramatization of the missions and adventures of the greatest spy in British history.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, double agent, secret agents, spy, race against time, heroes, heroic mission, working undercover, betrayal, chases and races, master villain, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: england, russia, europe
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24%
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The Interceptor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gripping eight-part series about a state-of-the-art law enforcement team whose unswerving mission is to hunt down some of Britain’s most dangerous criminals. The Interceptor delves into the adventures of a dedicated surveillance team known as ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, tense
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, undercover, fighting crime, partners, master criminal, crimes, law enforcement, surveillance, criminal, wiretap, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Arne Dahl: Bad Blood (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: An American serial killer is on board a plane from New York to Stockholm. Without a proper identification and with great urgency A-group try to locate this passenger before Sweden inadvertently imports it's first American serial killer. The ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, murder investigation, terrorist, torture, fbi agent, police, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Safe House (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Former police officer Robert and his wife Katy left city life behind them after Robert was injured, whilst trying to protect a witness in his care. The witness, Susan Reynolds was fatally shot. Robert has been struggling with the guilt he feels over ...
Plot: ex-cop, husband wife relationship, interracial couple, ex cop, witness protection, woman shot, black british, attempted kidnapping, interracial marriage, british, boy, guest house ...
Place: england, northern england
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23%
Between the Lines (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Between the Lines was a television police drama series created by J. C. Wilsher and produced by World Productions for the BBC. It was first shown on BBC1 between 1992 and 1994, running for three series. The show centred on the eventful life of ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police corruption, police, dishonesty, workplace, crime, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, police station, workplace situations, corrupt law enforcer, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, tense, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, gang, crime boss, gang war, crimes, mob boss, determination, power struggle, cruelty, mafia, rise to the top ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Bad Girls (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Bad Girls is a British television drama series that was broadcast on ITV from 1 June 1999 to 20 December 2006 and starred Simone Lahbib, Mandana Jones, Debra Stephenson, Linda Henry, Jack Ellis and many more throughout the eight-year run. The series ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, prison sex, women's prison, gay slur, poisoning, escape attempt, domestic violence, prison life, exploitation, prison, gays and lesbians, strip search ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, 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
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23%