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The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
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The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: sincere, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, crimes, partners, crime, murder, social differences, fighting crime, who done it, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, workplace, multiple suspects, partners against crime, mystery, inspector, detective sergeant, detective inspector, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe

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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, crime, police detective, murder and deadly mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Inspector Lynley Mysteries: Vera (2011), Midsomer Murders (1997), Inspector Lewis (2006), Castle (2009), Foyle's War (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, crime investigation, mystery, police detective, murder mystery, british police, right hand man, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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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, human nature, murder investigation, crime, murder, crimes, who done it, village, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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47%
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: suspenseful, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: sergeant, police detective, murder, police investigation, crime, wisdom of life, mystery, honest law enforcer, crimes, suspicion, multiple suspects, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.2
 132K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, investigation, police detective, who done it, murder, murder investigation, partners, writer's life, resourceful, female detective, riddles and clues, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Foyle's War (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Foyle's War opens in southern England in the year 1940. Later series sees the retired detective working as an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic, captivating
Plot: police detective, espionage, undercover, spy, investigation, crime, mystery, crimes, crimes of passion, war crime, police investigation, nazism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, new mexico
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100%
Inspector Morse (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Morse is a detective drama based on Colin Dexter's series of Chief Inspector Morse novels. The series starred John Thaw as Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis, as well as a large cast of notable actors and ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, serious, sincere ...
Plot: police detective, murder, police investigation, rapist, crime, bodies, cop witness relations, superior, mystery, who done it, crimes, multiple suspects ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, australia, italy
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100%
Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, forensics, crimes, police detective, policewoman, family relations, female detective, partners, best friends, crime, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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100%
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The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police station, fighting crime, law enforcement, crime, police detective, partners, workplace situations, society, inspector, police, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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100%
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Inspector George Gently (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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: serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, partners, generation gap, multiple suspects, deadly, sergeant, police chief, countryside, hippie, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe
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45%
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: gloomy, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: police detective, cold case, murder investigation, crimes, mystery, sergeant, workplace, squad, temperamental, law enforcement, crime, psychologist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Touch of Frost (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
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: realistic, sincere, witty, clever, serious ...
Plot: police detective, riddles and clues, deadly, respect, police investigation, rivalry, who done it, mystery, overbearing, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Shetland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: police detective, mystery, crimes, bodies, who done it, crime, murder, police investigation, deadly, multiple suspects, law enforcement, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
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41%
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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: rough, gloomy, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: police detective, female partner, law enforcement, police investigation, serial killer, policewoman, deadly, coma, murder, crime, mystery, bodies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, witty
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Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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Aspe (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Rebus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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: tense, realistic, rough, clever, serious ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, failed attempt, uncover truth, who done it, murder, multiple suspects, deadly, crime, crimes, law enforcement, police inspector ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
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36%
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, unlikely partners, riddles and clues, partners against crime, crime, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, partners, investigation, police detective, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 193
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: tense, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: law enforcement, urban, uncover truth, crime, partners against crime, crimes, deadly, partners, police detective, police investigation, murder, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.1
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Blue Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: police investigation, law enforcement, family relations, crimes, crime, mystery, single parent, police detective, child, single mother, police, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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River (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, captivating, tense, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, hallucination, police, murder investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, murder, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, crime, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: forensics, workplace, law enforcement, right hand man, police detective, police investigation, crime, workplace situations, crimes, murder investigation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
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: tense, scary, gloomy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder, hunt down, crime, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, murder investigation, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Detective (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: clever, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, couples, deadly, fighting crime, working undercover, crime, partners, amateur detective, private detective, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: captivating, tense, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: police detective, murder, courtroom, law enforcement, law enforcer killer, missing person, missing child, police investigation, serial killer, child killer, police station, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: countryside, private detective, amateur detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, investigation, police detective, murder, fighting crime, crime, who done it, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: rough, bleak, clever, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom, police detective, police investigation, lawyer, deadly, power relations, dedicated lawyer, crime, mystery, partners, fighting crime, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Murder Room (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The lease on the Dupayne Museum is almost up and under the terms of their father's will, all three of the Dupayne children must agree to continue or the museum is to close. Neville Dupayne is dead set against continuing the museum when the ...
Style: realistic, mind bending, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: museum, amateur detective, mind game, private detective, police detective, police investigation, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, murder, battles ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, crimes, danger, deadly, multiple suspects, crime, riddles and clues, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric
Plot: murder, monastery, police detective, police investigation, danger, riddles and clues, who done it, mystery, crime, crimes, law enforcement, village ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A Victorian-era Toronto detective uses then-cutting edge forensic techniques to solve crimes, with the assistance of a female coroner who is also struggling for recognition in the face of tradition, based on the books by Maureen Jennings.
Style: clever, atmospheric, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, crime, uncover truth, workplace, mind game, forensics, partners against crime, unconventional method, boss and employee, who done it ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, edwardian era, 1890s ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%