Movies and TV shows like Babylon Berlin

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Babylon Berlin (2017)
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Babylon Berlin (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Colognian commissioner Gereon Rath moves to Berlin, the epicenter of political and social changes in the Golden Twenties.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, captivating, tense, social realism
Plot: political intrigue, police investigation, social problems, national socialism, police detective, political scandal, conspiracy, investigation, murder investigation, crime investigation, fighting crime, adaptation, espionage, crimes, communism, society, unsolved crime, homicide detective, crime solving, cold case, secret revealed, uncover truth, social relations, communist party, police ...
Time: pre world war two, 1920s, year 1929
Place: berlin germany, germany

Most similar movies to Babylon Berlin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, suspense and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, police investigation, crime investigation, investigation, crime solving, fighting crime and uncover truth mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Babylon Berlin: Paris Police 1900 (2021), In the Shadow (2012), Fargo (2014), Salamander (2012), Arctic Circle (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Paris Police 1900 (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Paris, France, 1899. The corpse of an unknown woman is found in the river Seine. The investigation will push a young ambitious inspector to discover a heavy state secret.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: french police, investigation, intrigue, police detective, political intrigue, murder investigation, unsolved crime, crime investigation, organized crime, homicide detective, fighting crime, cold case ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france
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In the Shadow (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the former Czechoslovakia, 1950s, police captain Hakl investigates a jewelery robbery. An opened safe deposit leads to a known burglar. What seems an easy case soon starts to tangle. When he is called off the case, he continues on his own. The ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, police investigation, fighting the system, police detective, law enforcement, political unrest, dishonesty, political intrigue, political conspiracy, crimes, incompetent police, crime ...
Time: 50s, 20s, 1920s
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, central europe
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100%
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Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, neo noir, clever, cynical ...
Plot: dark humor, crimes, small town, police investigation, crime, policewoman, psychopath, small town life, killings, snow, law enforcement, female police officer ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, contemporary, year 2006, 2010s ...
Place: minnesota, north dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.6
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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, crime, crimes, police investigation, secret movement, police detective, honest law enforcer, dishonesty, secret agenda, robbery, boarding school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Arctic Circle (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland, Germany
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: During a routine search of an old cabin in the remote and wintery back country, Finnish policewoman, Nina Kautsalo, discovers two dead prostitutes, with a third still fighting for her life. The ensuing investigation takes a surprise twist when an ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, captivating, scenic
Plot: crime investigation, lapland, virus, murder, policewoman, teamwork, conspiracy, female protagonist, police investigation, snow, research, police ...
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100%
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The Fall (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must ...
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, female detective, police investigation, policewoman, forensics, crimes, coworker, law enforcement, victim, crime, evidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, united kingdom, northern ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fabio Montale (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Fabio Montale, a crime squad superintendent who knows Marseille like the back of his hand. The city crawls with gangs, corrupt policemen, shady politicians and the mafia – all standing in the way of justice.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: forensics, investigation, crimes, crime solving, secret revealed, cold case, homicide detective, police investigation, sleuth, crime investigation, uncover truth, murder investigation ...
Place: marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.6
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The Break (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story is set in a small village in the Ardennes, where a young African footballer is found dead. If all clues lead first to suicide, a police officer just arrived from Brussels does not take long to discover that this is a murder.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: police, homicide detective, investigation, murder investigation, partners against crime, crime solving, murderer, fighting crime, small town, partners, small town life, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 7.2
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Dublin Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives are dispatched to investigate the murder of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, but as the case of the missing children intensifies, both are forced to confront the darkness that lies in their past.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, police investigation, police detective, hidden identity, forest, psychological trauma, secret past, police, secret, corpse, mass child killing ...
Place: dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
In the Face of Crime (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 479 min.
TV show
Story: Im Angesicht des Verbrechens is a German television series about the Russian mafia in Berlin. It received high critical acclaim, but the viewer figures were disappointing. It was broadcast by ARTE and Das Erste.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police, dishonesty, prostitute, law enforcement, crime, crimes, deadly, society, mafia, organized crime, money, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Medical Examiner Dr. Qin (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 33 min.
TV show
Story: Medical examiner Qin Ming, together with his assistant and a police detective, solves crimes with his expertise.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: medical examiner, police, teamwork, partners against crime, crime solving, murder investigation, crime investigation, forensics, police investigation, uncover truth, police partner, fighting crime ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Medical Examiner Dr. Qin: The Surivor (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
TV show
Story: ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: investigation, forensics, murder investigation, homicide detective, crime investigation, fighting crime, cold case, partners against crime, sleuth, unsolved crime, secret revealed, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Stockholm Requiem (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A series of violent murders paralyze Stockholm. Private investigator Fredrika Bergman and her colleagues seek out to solve these crimes, but soon their existence is put under threat.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: homicide detective, police, female protagonist, partners against crime, crime investigation, fighting crime, investigation, forensics, crimes, criminal, uncover truth, unsolved crime ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Mallorca Files (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Amongst the vibrant international community of the eponymous Spanish island, a British and a German detective with very different approaches to policing have a clash of personalities. Despite - or perhaps because of - their very different ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: police investigation, murder mystery, investigation, female protagonist, policewoman, partners against crime, teamwork, crime solving, police partner, fighting crime, homicide detective, police ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Team (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a number of murders of prostitutes at a motorway stop near Berlin, in a rear courtyard in Antwerp, and in a brothel in Copenhagen, Europol decides to form a taskforce to tackle the case. Harald, a Dane, Jackie, a German, and Alice from Belgium ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: german, crime investigation, investigator, crimes, fighting crime, organized crime, sleuth, unsolved crime, investigation, teamwork, detective inspector, police partner ...
Place: germany, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Serve and Protect (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: Fresh off the Academy, talented rookie officer Alicia joins the police station in Distrito Sur. While she learns the ropes from veteran detective Miralles and streetwise agent Batista, she will try to find out the truth about her mother's death.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: police, fighting crime, police detective, murder investigation, partners against crime, cold case, homicide detective, crime investigation, murder mystery, partners, police partner, teamwork ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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 ⇓
55%
Law & Order: Organized Crime (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Detective Elliot Stabler returns to the NYPD to battle organized crime after a devastating personal loss. Stabler journeys to find absolution and rebuild his life, while leading a new elite task force that is taking apart the city’s most powerful ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, tense
Plot: crime investigation, police detective, police, suspect, organized crime, law and order, police investigation, police procedural, fighting crime, workplace situations, forensics, partners against crime ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crimes, forensics, murder, small town, life is a bitch, mystery, law enforcement, crime, father daughter relationship, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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53%
The Murdoch Mysteries (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In 1890s Canada, a police inspector applies the latest scientific methods of deduction, much to the chagrin of his superiors.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder investigation, uncover truth, private investigation, homicide detective, investigation, crimes, crime solving, private detective, fighting crime, forensics ...
Time: victorian era, 1890s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Perfume (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: While in boarding school, a group of six become friends through their intense passion for scent. When one is brutally murdered years later, disturbing secrets about the group are revealed when the police investigates each as a suspect.
Style: bloody, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: murder, boarding school, odor, friendship, crimes, crime, crime solving, smell, police, investigation, murder mystery, murder investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.6
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Dogs of Berlin (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 542 min.
TV show
Story: A politically sensitive murder forces two disparate detectives into a battle with the Berlin underworld and a confrontation with their own corruption.
Style: suspense, tense, bleak, captivating, brutal
Plot: partners, football player, police protagonist, murder, crime investigation, murder investigation, detective inspector, racism, riot, cheating, police partner, fighting crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 53
The Duo (2002)
Genre: Crime
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: Das Duo is a German television series.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, police investigation, female police detective, investigation, female detective, strong female lead, murder mystery, sleuth, police detective, murder investigation, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Back Streets (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Arka Sokaklar, a long-running television crime series on Turkish Kanal D, was first broadcast in July 2006. The characters are described, below, using in-universe tone.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: police, fighting crime, detective inspector, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, police detective, secret revealed, special agents, police partner, uncover truth, crime investigation ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
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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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.2
 3K
Unit 1 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Rejseholdet is a Danish television crime series starring Charlotte Fich, Mads Mikkelsen and Lars Brygmann. Produced by Danmarks Radio, the program aired 32 episodes spanning four seasons from 2000 to 2004. Each episode revolved around an elite ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, police, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, murder investigation, investigation, criminal underworld, crime solving, forensics, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Raven (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A police inspector is sent to his hometown to investigate a kidnap case, but apart from solving the mystery, he has to face the demons of his past.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: crime investigation, investigation, child abduction, uncover truth, crime solving, fighting crime, police detective, haunted by the past, criminal, sleuth, getting home, unsolved crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 12K
FBI (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The New York office of the FBI brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep their city and the country safe.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspense, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: fbi, fbi agent, federal bureau of investigation, police investigation, investigation, agent, partners against crime, special agents, homicide detective, female detective, fighting crime, police detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Forensic Heroes III (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Senior Forensic Chemist Jack 'Pro Sir' Po is the head of the Forensic Department and is skilled at analysing criminal psychology. He has a unique view on human nature and is familiar with the structure of various firearms. Pro Sir works ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: forensics, crime investigation, fighting crime, investigation, crime solving, police investigation, police, police detective, murder investigation, detective agency, criminal, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.4
 36K
Happy Valley (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Valley is a dark, funny, multi-layered thriller revolving around the personal and professional life of Catherine, a dedicated, experienced, hard-working copper. She is also a bereaved mother who looks after her orphaned grandchild.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: policewoman, kidnapping, crimes, police investigation, investigator, police, law enforcement, ransom, drug lord, revenge, crime investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%