Movies and TV shows like The Stranger

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The Stranger (2020)
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The Stranger (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A web of secrets sends family man Adam Price on a desperate quest to uncover the truth about the people closest to him.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, clever
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: mystery, riddles and clues, infidelity, family, betrayal, investigation, family relations, mysterious stranger, husband wife relationship, school, teacher, memory loss, secret, gun, dirty cop, cafe, murder, body, llama, bridge, drug use, intoxication, sexting
Time: 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and clever films and TV series with plots about crimes, mystery, murder, riddles and clues, investigation, crime and law enforcement mostly in Mystery, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Stranger: Death in Holy Orders (2003), Keeping Faith (2017), Secret City (2016), Murder City (2004), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Death in Holy Orders (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: New Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgleish is asked to have a second look at the death of Ronald Treeves, a student at St. Anselm's seminary.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic, mind bending
Plot: murder, mystery, riddles and clues, private detective, investigation, amateur detective, law enforcement, deadly, clergy, society, religions or cults, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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95%
Keeping  Faith (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Faith, a small-town Welsh lawyer, is forced to cut short her extended maternity leave when her husband and business partner, Evan, goes missing. As the truth of his actions surface, Faith must fight to protect her family and her sanity.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: lawyer, missing person, female lawyer, investigation, family, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, mystery, couples, dishonesty, family relations, crimes ...
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100%
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Secret City (2016)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Beneath the placid facade of Canberra, amidst rising tension between China and America, senior political journalist Harriet Dunkley uncovers a secret city of interlocked conspiracies, putting innocent lives in danger including her own.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, serious
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, journalist, politics, betrayal, murder, death, self immolation, spy, self sacrifice, political thriller, infidelity, traitor
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: murder, investigation, police detective, riddles and clues, unlikely partners, mystery, partners, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which ...
Style: twists and turns, clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: riddles and clues, who done it, amateur detective, murder mystery, female detective, murder investigation, uncover truth, whodunit, murder, crimes, law enforcement, female protagonist ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, crime, investigation, riddles and clues, whodunit, murder mystery, uncover truth, who done it, murder, multiple suspects, crimes, murder investigation ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Dr Lucien Blake left Ballarat as a young man. But now he finds himself returning to take over not only his dead father's medical practice, but also his on-call role as the town's police surgeon, only to find change is afoot, nothing is ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: investigation, crimes, social relations, doctors and patients, riddles and clues, murder, homecoming, mystery, doctor, danger, crime, forensics ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Amateur detective Miss Jane Marple investigates the murder of a young woman whose body is found in the library at Gossington Hall, home of Colonel and Mrs. Arthur Bantry.
Style: clever, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, who done it, law enforcement, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, missing child, investigation, murder investigation, murder mystery, police inspector ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Bletchley Circle (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Bletchley Circle follows the journey of four ordinary women with extraordinary skills that helped to end World War II. Set in 1952, Susan, Millie, Lucy and Jean have returned to their normal lives, modestly setting aside the part they played in ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, investigation, crimes, danger, code breaking, murder, mystery, innocence, intelligence, trial, deadly ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, witty, serious
Plot: who done it, female detective, murder, riddles and clues, crime, elderly, amateur detective, investigation, crimes, mystery, mystery writer, trap ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In swinging 60’s Melbourne, gorgeously reckless Peregrine Fisher inherits a windfall when the famous aunt she never knew goes missing over the highlands of New Guinea. Peregrine must prove herself brilliant enough to become a world class private ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, feminism, female protagonist, riddles and clues, heroine, private detective, mystery, escapades, evidence, amateur sleuth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: australia, melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 153 min.
Story: An unusual announcement in the newspaper leads the curious villagers to Miss Blacklock's home, where they become witnesses to a murder.
Style: clever, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, miss marple, murder, who done it, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, hidden identity, strangulation, pearl necklace ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: family relations, police investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, police detective, whodunit, single mother, crime, strong female presence, single parent, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, manchester england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Jonathan Creek (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jonathan Creek follows the story of Madeline Magellan, an investigative journalist. Like most journalists, she sticks her nose in where it isn't wanted, but this is what makes her such a great journalist! While writing a piece about the death ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: riddles and clues, amateur detective, murder, prodigy, partners, crimes, crime, investigation, wizards and magicians, unlikely partners, partners against crime, shyness ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Former NYPD detective and forensic genius Lincoln Rhyme was at the top of his game until a serious accident at the hands of a notorious serial killer forced him out of the field. When Amelia Sachs, an intuitive young officer who has a gift for ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, forensics, crimes, riddles and clues, investigation, crime, law enforcement, murder, deadly, police investigation, partners against crime, police ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Silence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Drama about a deaf girl who witnesses the audacious murder of a policewoman.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, danger, police investigation, police detective, dishonesty, organized crime, corruption, mute or deaf, crime, crimes, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Black Work (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: 'Black Work' is the story of Jo Gillespie, a woman who's husband is shot dead in the line of action, in his job as a undercover cop. Jo, a police officer herself soon has to confront issues in her marriage and family life in order to ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, undercover, law enforcement, murder, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, female police officer, policewoman, husband wife relationship, murder of husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When a man is buried alive, Red Metcalf must delve into a serial killer's psyche.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, mystery, danger, law enforcement, deadly, criminal's revenge, false accusation, race against time, riddles and clues, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The Inside is an American crime drama television series created by Tim Minear and Howard Gordon and produced by Imagine Television. The Inside follows the work of the FBI's Los Angeles Violent Crimes Unit, a division dedicated to investigating ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: fbi, investigation, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, haunted by the past, special agents, mystery, rookie, deadly, dark past, female agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
False Accusation (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A quiet spring morning a man leaves prison after spending most of his adult life there. The man is convicted of murder, not once but twice.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: murder, police investigation, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, partners, release from prison, crime, fictional country, decapitated body, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Watson, finds a mystery in an empty house, while Holmes and he later solve the mysteries of an abbey grange, the Musgrave ritual, a second stain, a man with a twisted lip, the priory school, and a half-dozen plaster busts of Bonaparte.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, sherlock holmes, mastermind, mind game, mystery, prodigy, crimes, uncover truth, partners against crime, crime, murder ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993) and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994), collectively known as Sherlock Holmes, are a series of ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, investigation, sherlock holmes, riddles and clues, mastermind, who done it, partners against crime, ego clash, murder, adventure, danger, talented ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Crossing Jordan (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that stars Jill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, investigation, fighting crime, who done it, uncover truth, murder, police detective, danger, mind game, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: mind bending, offbeat, exciting, intellectual, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: riddles and clues, fbi, intelligence, investigation, prodigy, talented, genius, professor, hallucination, crime, crimes, schizophrenia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and his intrepid companion, Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, the Boscombe Valley, an illustrious client, and a creeping man.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, mind bending, realistic, scary ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, mystery, rivalry, conspiracy, disappearance, investigation, crimes, crime, who done it, riddles and clues, danger ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Original Sin (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Commander Adam Dalgliesh is consulted by one of his literary heroes when Peverell Press staff fall victim to a rash of hate mail. When the body of an editor is discovered and another member of the venerable firm is found dead soon after, Dalgliesh ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: murder, who done it, riddles and clues, rivalry, danger, police investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, sabotage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, gloomy
Plot: police detective, forensics, psychologist, mystery, cold case, murder investigation, murder, workplace, riddles and clues, sergeant, squad, temperamental ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Silent Witness (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, bloody ...
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, mystery, murder, law enforcement, partners, danger, crime investigation, medical profession, investigation, workplace, female partner ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Collision (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 201 min.
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, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, police detective, smuggling, road accident, crimes, life is a bitch, stranger, uncover truth, mystery, traffic accident, whistleblower, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, hotel, murder, friendship, crime, crimes, who done it, deadly, adult virgin, mystery ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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