Movies and TV shows like The Five

If you like "The Five" you are looking for enigmatic, suspenseful and tense movies or TV shows about / with childhood friend, murder, missing person, investigation, crimes, crime investigation and unsolved crime themes of Crime, Drama and Mystery genre shot in UK.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Five (2016)
 7.6
 11K
The Five (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When they were twelve years old, Mark, Pru, Danny and Slade were out together in the park. Mark’s five-year-old brother, Jesse, was annoying them. They were mean – told him to get lost. Jesse ran away. He was gone. Never seen again. Twenty years later, Danny – now a detective – learns some shocking news. Jesse’s DNA has been found at a murder scene. He is alive and out there. Somewhere.
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, suspense, colourful, captivating
Plot: childhood friend, murder, missing person, investigation, crimes, crime investigation, unsolved crime, police detective, crime solving, relationships, sleuth, mystery, forensics, secret, crime scene, mysterious villain, cold case, uncover truth, family problems, murder investigation, puzzle, disappearance, mysterious disappearance, brother, dna ...

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to The Five

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, suspense and disturbing films and TV series with plots about investigation, crime investigation, murder investigation, crime solving, uncover truth, cold case and mystery mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Five: Unforgotten (2015), Safe (2018), The Chestnut Man (2021), Grace (2021), My Life Is Murder (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 21K
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, suspenseful, tense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: murder, cold case, murder investigation, police investigation, murder mystery, uncover truth, who done it, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, life turned upside down, sleuth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 42K
Safe (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 356 min.
TV show
Story: After his daughter goes missing, a widower begins uncovering the dark secrets of the people closest to him.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, dark, suspense, witty ...
Plot: missing daughter, missing person, parents and children, neighbor, daughter, teenager, investigation, father, mysterious disappearance, suspect, father daughter relationship, mystery ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chestnut Man (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is found brutally murdered in a Copenhagen playground. Above her hangs a small doll made of chestnuts. Adapted from the acclaimed novel.
Style: psychological, captivating, enigmatic, tense, brutal ...
Plot: murder, missing person, forest, police, murderer, secret, serial killer, young woman, murder investigation, investigation, forensics, crime solving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 3K
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: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: detective inspector, police investigation, police detective, sleuth, police partner, police, unsolved crime, crime solving, partners against crime, investigation, cold case, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
My Life Is Murder (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Investigator Alexa Crowe, cannot help fighting the good fight – whether it is solving murders or combatting the small frustrations of everyday life. Fearless and unapologetic, Alexa's unique skills and insights into the darker quirks of human ...
Style: non-linear, light, confusing, colourful, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female detective, crime investigation, murder investigation, investigator, investigation, secrets, murder mystery, unsolved crime, private investigation, escapades, uncover truth, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 10K
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, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, police investigation, police detective, hidden identity, forest, psychological trauma, police, secret past, corpse, mass child killing, crime investigation ...
Place: dublin ireland, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vanished by the Lake (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Homicide Detective Lise returns to her hometown for the first time since a local tragedy shattered her teens. Tragedy strikes again when a teenage girl vanishes under circumstances that mirror the disappearance of Lise's two best friends, Ana ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: female police detective, investigation, confronting the past, mysterious disappearance, crime solving, secret, small town, forensics, riddles and clues, mystery, homicide detective, disappearance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Murder in Suburbia (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Murder in Suburbia was a British detective drama that ran for two series in 2004 and 2005.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, police detective, partners against crime, mystery, partners, fighting crime, murder investigation, crime investigation, police investigation, forensics, homicide detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
Medical Examiner Dr. Qin: The Survivor (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
TV show
Story: ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: forensics, investigation, crime investigation, murder investigation, teamwork, unsolved crime, secret revealed, uncover truth, fighting crime, partners against crime, cold case, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 14K
Shimmer Lake (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An inventive crime thriller told backwards -- reversing day by day through a week -- following a local sheriff's quest to unlock the mystery of three small town criminals and a bank heist gone wrong.
Style: suspense, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, sheriff, murder, lake, bank robber, police investigation, forensics, cold case, unsolved crime, crime investigation, crime solving, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 19K
Vigil (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The mysterious disappearance of a Scottish fishing trawler and a death on-board the submarine HMS Vigil bring the police into conflict with the Navy and British security services. DCI Amy Silva and DS Kirsten Longacre lead an investigation on land ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: submarine, intelligence agency, female police detective, investigation, murder investigation, murder, policewoman, conspiracy, mystery, murder mystery, nuclear threat, police investigation ...
Time: 2020s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 508
Marnow Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The city of Schwerin is melting – it is the hottest summer in years. Detectives Lona Mendt and Frank Elling are on the trail of a serial murderer, who seems to choose his victims randomly. But nothing is as it seems. The detectives have apparently ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: killing spree, murder investigation, serial killer, investigation, partners against crime, forensics, murder mystery, crime solving, sleuth, police investigation, fighting crime, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 3K
Dalgliesh (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A recent widower and acclaimed poet, enigmatic Inspector Adam Dalgliesh employs his exceptional empathy and insight to plumb the darker depths of the human psyche while investigating complex crimes in 1970s England.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: detective inspector, police detective, murder investigation, crime investigation, fighting crime, investigation, private detective, uncover truth, private investigator, homicide detective, sleuth, forensics ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 2K
The Level (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A police detective finds herself at the centre of the most dangerous case of her life when she is seconded on to the investigation into the murder of a drugs trafficker. What nobody around her knows is that she is the missing witness that the police ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: female police detective, murder investigation, investigation, forensics, secret revealed, homicide detective, crime investigation, fighting crime, female detective, criminal, sleuth, cold case ...
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 3K
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: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: genius, professor, mystery, detective inspector, police detective, unsolved crime, forensics, crime investigation, cold case, investigation, murder investigation, uncover truth ...
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, forensics, crimes, murder, small town, mystery, law enforcement, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, investigation, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 234
Besy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a novel by a world-famous writer Feodor Dostoevsky.
Style: suspense, captivating, enigmatic, tense
Plot: murderer, murder investigation, investigation, killing spree, serial murder, murder, unsolved crime, killings, sleuth, secret revealed, mystery, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Long Call (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Matthew Venn returns to the small North Devon community he grew up in with his husband and begins investigating a murder whilst coming to terms with his own traumatic past, having been excommunicated by his family and the church community ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: murder, investigation, murder investigation, crime investigation, sleuth, forensics, murder mystery, police investigation, getting home, crime solving, uncover truth, police detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
mystery movies
4424
forensics movies
371
secret movies
2911
The Lava Field (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Iceland
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: When Reykjavik crime detective Helgi Marvin Runarsson is called in to investigate a suicide case on Snaefellsnes Peninsula, the case turns out to be far from simple. Pulled into a sinister trail of evidence, Helgi's own deeply hidden secrets ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, murder investigation, uncover truth, mystery, secret, suicide, confronting the past, suicide attempt, murderer, private investigator, crime solving ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, partners, crime investigation, missing person, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, homicide detective, murder investigation, investigation, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: police detective, detective inspector, murder investigation, police investigation, mystery, fighting crime, partners, workplace, social differences, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: captivating, tense
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder investigation, forensics, private detective, private investigation, uncover truth, crimes, fighting crime, homicide detective, crime solving, investigation ...
Time: victorian era, 1890s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.1
 840
Hammarvik (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: When police officer Johanna Strand returns to her hometown Hammarvik to attend her mother's funeral, she expects to stay only for a few nights but the body of a young woman is found and she decides to stay and investigate what happened.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: cold case, sleuth, secret revealed, murder investigation, murder, crime investigation, uncover truth, investigation, police investigation, murderer, forensics, murder mystery ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Once a Los Angeles homicide detective, Police Chief Jesse Stone now presides over the quiet, seaside village of Paradise, Massachusetts. When the facts don't add up in a brutal Boston-area murder case, Jesse opens an investigation filled with ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: serial murder, cold case, murder investigation, forensics, serial killer, crime solving, killings, investigation, unsolved crime, family relations, homicide detective, police detective ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 5K
The Loch (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The search for a serial killer becomes a matter of life and death for detective Annie Redford, who is trying to cope with her first murder case.
Style: scenic, enigmatic, captivating, colourful
Plot: murder investigation, murder, urban legend, serial killer, policewoman, mystery, investigation, gossip, police, small town, tourism, monster ...
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 1K
Ragdoll (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Detectives look to untangle the case of the Ragdoll Killer, who has killed six people and sewn their bodies into the shape of one grotesque body nicknamed the Ragdoll.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, uncover truth, killing spree, homicidal maniac, murder, investigation, police investigation, killings, homicide detective, unsolved crime, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The City and The City (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the body of a foreign student is discovered in the streets of the down-at-heel city of Besźel, it’s just another day’s work for Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad. But he uncovers evidence that the murdered girl came from ...
Style: mind bending, suspense, captivating, tense, neo noir
Plot: police investigation, police inspector, crime investigation, legend, murder, fictional city, murder investigation, murder mystery, unsolved crime, crimes, crime solving, uncover truth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 3K
New Blood (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two junior investigators come together against a new breed of criminal, the uber rich and powerful corporations, individuals and governments who hide behind legitimate facades.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: investigation, investigator, police detective, homicide detective, crime solving, partners against crime, police investigator, detective inspector, uncover truth, teamwork, sleuth, police partner ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 5K
Motive (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A cat-and-mouse series with a twist on the everyday whodunit, "Motive" centers on Angie Flynn, a detective on a backwards chase for clues to a killer that has already been revealed to viewers. The series, filmed in Vancouver, is an ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, female detective, unconventional method, riddles and clues, forensics, honest law enforcer, fighting crime, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, cat and mouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In a seemingly quiet country town the newest resident, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location.
Style: witty, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: mystery, partners against crime, whodunit, riddles and clues, unlikely partners, law enforcement, under the surface, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, partners, detective inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%