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Hightown (2020)
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Hightown (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Amid the drug trade on Cape Cod, a body washes ashore and is discovered by an irreverent National Marine Fisheries Service officer, Jackie Quinones, who is determined to help solve the murder even if the state cops want her nowhere near the case.
Style: bleak, captivating, suspense, scary, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian, stripper, murder investigation, female protagonist, therapy, drugs, murder, assassination plot, woman killed, gangsters, female agent, abstinence, strip club, female corpse, lesbian kiss, gangster

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, captivating, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about murder, murder investigation, crimes, investigation, mystery, police and police investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Hightown: The Night Of (2016), Midnight Sun (2016), Marcella (2016), Little Boy Blue (2017), Spring Tide (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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Story: A writer gets caught up in a murder investigation involving his mentor, an esteemed American author. Based on the book of the same name, by Joël Dicker.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, young girl, mentor, seaside town, writers, uncover truth, evidence, crime solving, murder mystery, framed for murder, investigation ...
Place: maine
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The Night Of (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 525 min.
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Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: tense, suspense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, lawyer, crimes, investigation, courtroom, justice, secrets, murder trial, vengeance, violent, jail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014
Place: usa, new york
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Midnight Sun (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 440 min.
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Story: Kahina Zadi, 32, a French police officer travels to Kiruna in Sweden to investigate the bestial murder of a French citizen. Together with Anders, a Swedish prosecutor of Sami origin, she begins an investigation. Soon new killings start to happen and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns, suspense
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Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Marcella (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Marcella is shocked to the core of her being when her husband Jason leaves her unexpectedly, confessing he no longer loves her. Heartbroken, Marcella returns to the Met’s Murder Squad. Ten years ago Marcella gave up her fast-tracked police career ...
Style: neo noir, tense, captivating, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: female detective, female protagonist, murder, british police, serial killer, murder investigation, police, ex husband ex wife relationship, police investigation, husband wife conflict, homicide detective, rivalry ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
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Little Boy Blue (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Based on a true story that shocked a nation, this powerful four-part factual drama, from BAFTA winning writer and executive producer Jeff Pope (Appropriate Adult, The Widower), centres on the devastating impact on a city of an innocent child’s ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
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Time: year 2007
Place: liverpool
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Spring Tide (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A late summer night in 1990 a young pregnant woman is brutally murdered by being buried in the sand, to slowly become submerged by the tide. 25 years later, the sadistic murder remains unsolved. Olivia Rönning receives the task of studying the case ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspense, bleak
Plot: cold case, murder, murder investigation, homeless, female protagonist, gay friend, crimes, mystery, internet, murder of a pregnant woman, murder witness, brutality ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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Deep Water (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 55 min.
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Story: Detectives Tori Lustigman and Nick Manning are assigned a brutal murder case in Bondi, where they begin to uncover mounting evidence to suggest the killing is connected to a spate of unexplained deaths, "suicides" and disappearances ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, murder investigation, police, murder mystery, policewoman, police partner, death, crimes, gay subtext, danger
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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Briarpatch (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Story: Dogged investigator Allegra Dill returns to her border-town Texas home after her sister is murdered. What begins as a search for a killer turns into an all-consuming fight to bring her corrupt hometown to its knees.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder investigation, police corruption, corruption, murder, police, car bomb, crimes, disorder, violence, youth, adaptation, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Alienist (2018)
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Crime reporter, John Moore, meets with psychologist, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lanester (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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Story: In the west of Paris, three strange murders are committed. Each time, the victim is eviscerated before being arranged in a macabre display. While discovering one of these, police commander Eric Lanester (Richard Berry) loses his sight. With the help ...
Style: suspense, captivating, unusual plot structure, exciting, contemplative
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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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: clever, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
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Time: post world war two, 50s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 421 min.
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Story: Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.
Style: psychological, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder investigation, mystery, self harm, mother daughter relationship, hometown, journalist, small town, murder, haunted by the past, family relations, reporter, alcoholic ...
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Crime Story (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crime Story is an American TV drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC. The executive producer was Michael Mann, who had left his other series Miami Vice to oversee Crime Story and ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, police detective, tough heroes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, police, organized crime, police protagonist, family, life is a bitch, escapades ...
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Mare of Easttown (2021)
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A detective in a small Pennsylvania town investigates a local murder while trying to keep her life from falling apart.
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Duration: 60 min.
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Story: With a documentary style delivery, this drama tells the story of a team of top murder detectives with each episode featuring a different murder while also following a serialized story involving the lead detective’s missing wife.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense, exciting
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Murders in... (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Story: Murders in... is a collection of French-Belgian police TV movies taking place each time in a different French city and region.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense
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Murder in the First (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Story: Murder in the First follows homicide detectives Terry English and Hildy Mulligan as they investigate a multitude of tragedies in San Francisco.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Arne Dahl: The Blinded Man (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 178 min.
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Story: Arne Dahl - Misterioso A failed robbery attempt at Sydbanken outside Avesta leaves one robber lying dead with a dart through his eye, but there are no witnesses to the incident and no perpetrator is ever identified. In Stockholm, three high-profile ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
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Story: After two horribly mutilated bodies are discovered, DCI Red Metcalfe is assigned the case.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Crossing Jordan (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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 ...
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Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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66%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: High-profile district attorney Maya Travis fled L.A. after devastating defeat when prosecuting an A-list actor for double murder. Eight years later, the same celebrity is under suspicion for another murder, and Maya is lured back to the DA’s ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
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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 ...
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Style: suspense, captivating
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The Sinner (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: A young mother kills in a fit of unexplainable rage a seemingly stranger. An inquisitive detective obsesses over the case, attempting to get to the bottom of the true motive behind the act.
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: When an insidious supernatural force edges its way into a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.
Style: scary, mysterious, exciting, sad, suspense ...
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Place: usa, georgia
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Quicksand (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Maja, a student in Stockholm, finds herself on trial for murder after a tragedy at her school. More doubts and suspicions arise when new revelations are made.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
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62%
Diagnosis Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Dr. Mark Sloan is a good-natured, offbeat physician who is called upon to solve murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: murder, hospital, doctor, police detective, who done it, police investigation, partners against crime, homicide detective, friendship, father son relationship, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Nobody Knows (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Choi Su Jung, a 16-year-old high school student, is brutally murdered by a serial killer. Her friend Young Jin gets to take a phone call from the killer and says that she’ll find and kill him. Over two decades later, Young Jin has become a police ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, surprise ending, tense, suspenseful ...
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Alexandra Ehle (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
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Story: Alexandra Ehle is a coroner at the Bordeaux forensic institute. Fanciful and free-thinking, she devotes herself completely to what she considers her mission: restoring to the dead their dignity and human appearance, and giving them justice.
Style: intellectual, realistic, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful
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