Movies and TV shows like Blood & Water

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Blood & Water (2020)
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Blood & Water (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: South Africa
Story: After crossing paths at a party, a Cape Town teen sets out to prove whether a private-school swimming star is her sister who was abducted at birth.
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, confusing
Audience: teen drama
Plot: secret, family secret, investigation, uncover truth, escapades, secrets
Place: south africa

Most similar movies to Blood & Water

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about investigation, crimes, murder, uncover truth, secret, mystery and danger mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like Blood & Water: Dig (2015), Little Dorrit (2008), The Miniaturist (2017), Master of the Game (1984), The Private School (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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Dig (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When FBI Agent Peter Connelly, recently stationed in Jerusalem, begins investigating the murder of a young American, he realizes that he’s uncovered an ancient international conspiracy that threatens to change the course of human history. Certain ...
Style: captivating, tense, enigmatic, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, archeological dig, investigation, conspiracy, murder, uncover truth, danger, adventure, escapades, christianity, special agents, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jerusalem, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Little Dorrit (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 420 min.
Story: The series tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father, who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors' prison in London. Amy and her family's world is transformed ...
Style: sincere, captivating, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: poverty, life is a bitch, debt, uncover truth, young woman, secret, society, family secret, struggle, down on your luck, dying, charles dickens ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Miniaturist (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A woman moves to live with her new husband in 17th Amsterdam, but soon discovers that not everything is what it seems.
Style: serious, enigmatic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: secret, husband wife relationship, dollhouse, prediction, destiny, supernatural, premonition, mysterious man, arrested, foreshadowing, gay, female protagonist ...
Time: 17th century
Place: amsterdam, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Master of the Game (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 413 min.
Story: Elderly Kate Blackwell looks back at her family's life beginning with her Scottish father Jamie McGregor's journey to South Africa to make his fortune in diamonds. The family history is littered with revenge, lust, betrayal, manipulation, ...
Style: family saga, serious, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: manipulations, intrigue, rivalry, rise to the top, dishonesty, betrayal, vengeance, family life, family relations, catastrophe, manipulation, twin sister
Time: 19th century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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The Private School (2011)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
Story: in this TV series there is a school and in that school have been many secrets, students from this school find out that a teacher has gone missing so they start to look for him this then leads into a long journey which gets into a difficult situation ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: private school, adventure, friendship, youth, danger, investigation, boarding school, school, fall in love, rivalry, escapades, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.5
 384
Without You (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ellie's beloved husband is killed in a car accident. A woman was in the car with him and killed too. Who was she? Was he having an affair? Was it an accident?
Style: tense, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, life is a bitch, dishonesty, dealing with death, death of husband, husband wife relationship, mistress, car accident, crimes, accountant, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.2
 1K
Glue (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: When the body of a local teenage boy is found underneath the wheels of a tractor, the villagers in this remote community and his friends are forced to open up their world and watch their secrets spill out.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: teen drama
Plot: murder, village, police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, youth, teenage life, under the surface, murder mystery, deadly, crimes, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.1
 777
Miss Sherlock (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Sherlock has a peculiar character flaw. She does not open her heart to strangers. She is Japanese, but was born in Britain. She now works as an investigation consultant for the police department. Wato Tachibana is an excellent surgeon and is guided ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, intellectual, captivating, suspense
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, female protagonist, master criminal, police, terrorist, adventure, mystery, murder, peril, mastermind, riddles and clues ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, female protagonist, riddles and clues, crimes, feminism, heroine, private detective, evidence, escapades, mystery, adventuress ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: australia, melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.4
 17
StartUp (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Fifteen young ambitious people are all working together in an empty building, some also live there. They try to achieve the same goal: having a selfmade business. Despite having the same goal, they're different people with different opinions ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: young people, intrigue, secret, workplace, work ethic, rivalry, secrets, lust, family relations, lie, chore, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.7
 8K
Father Brown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Father Brown is based on G. K. Chesterton's detective stories about a Catholic priest who doubles as an amateur detective in order to try and solve mysteries.
Style: serious, intellectual, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, who done it, investigation, clergy, uncover truth, danger, priest, riddles and clues, law enforcement, murder, church, friendship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 7K
Beyond (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Holden wakes up from a coma after 12 years and discovers new abilities that propel him into the middle of a dangerous conspiracy.
Style: captivating, exciting, bleak, tense, twists and turns
Audience: teen drama
Plot: superhuman, teenager, disorder, danger, heroes, adventure, love, twists & turns, deadly, mentor, betrayal, secrets ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Medical Investigation (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Medical Investigation was an American medical drama television series that began September 9, 2004, on NBC. It ran for 20 one-hour episodes before being cancelled in 2005. The series was co-produced by Paramount Network Television and NBC Universal ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, medical drama, captivating ...
Plot: disease, investigation, public health, medical, mystery, epidemic, teamwork, lifesaver, doctors and patients, workplace situations, unconventional method, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.5
 13K
Masum (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cevdet, a retired commissioner, and his wife spend their pensions in peace on a farm away from the city. Suddenly the life of the family is destroyed by the sudden arrival of a terrible news from the little son.
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, friendship, domestic violence, police, husband wife relationship, betrayal, murder, love, infidelity, psychological drama, family relations ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Shadow Line (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain, whose amnesia leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass; to the drug-lord driven by a ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, stylized, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: drug lord, who to trust, uncover truth, investigation, hitman, forensics, mysterious character, death, life is a bitch, one last job, evidence, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.8
 1K
Reunion (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Reunion is an American television series that aired on FOX in late 2005. The series was intended to chronicle 20 years in the lives of a group of six high school friends from Bedford, New York, with each episode following one year in the lives of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, reunion, investigation, police detective, law enforcement, mystery, deadly, crimes, murder mystery, high school reunion, mysterious character, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 708
Stonemouth (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Iain Banks's best-selling novel, this romantic mystery follows Stewart as he returns to his childhood home and tries to discover the truth behind his best friend's death.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, homecoming, life is a bitch, crimes, under the surface, secret, organized crime, village life, suicide, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 110K
Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: tense, biting, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, youth, small town, friendship, love triangle, friends, school, murder, gang, murder investigation, family secret, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.3
 3K
The Cry (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 57 min.
Story: The disappearance of a baby from a small coastal town in Australia is the catalyst for a journey into the disintegrating psychology of a young couple as they deal with an unthinkable tragedy under both the white light of public scrutiny and behind ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, compassionate
Plot: missing child, wife husband relationship, desperation, saving a life, uncover truth, investigation, husband wife relationship, accusation, teenage daughter, wife, ex husband ex wife relationship, young wife
Place: scotland, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An exploration of Charles Dickens's unfinished work in which the mystery of the murder of Edwin Drood is examined.
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, obsession, stalking, mystery, crimes, orphan, human nature, small town, uncover truth, danger, hate, addiction ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 4K
Nancy Drew (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Young Nancy Drew makes plans to leave her hometown for college after high school graduation, but finds herself drawn into a supernatural murder mystery.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, bleak, non-linear
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, teenager, danger, friendship, love and romance, murder, paranormal, based on a novel, secrets, interracial, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.8
 21K
Devious Maids (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series centers on four Latina maids working in the homes of Beverly Hills’ wealthiest and most powerful families, and a newcomer who made it personal after a maid was murdered and determined to uncover the truth behind her demise, and in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, entertaining, humorous
Plot: maid, secrets, female friendship, couple relations, murder, female protagonist, secret, deception, latinx lead, love, betrayal, adultery ...
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 5K
The Family (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This thriller follows the return of a politician’s young son who was presumed dead after disappearing over a decade earlier. As the mysterious young man is welcomed back into his family, suspicions emerge — is he really who he says he is?
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: family drama, missing child, secret, lie, politics, kidnapping, teenager, suspicion, political campaign, twists & turns, neighbor, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.0
 950
Granite Flats (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: It's the 1960s. The height of the Cold War. The rural town of Granite Flats, Colorado, suddenly becomes a hotbed for mystery and intrigue. Almost a year after Hershel Jenkins was released from jail, mystery is still a permanent resident in ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, amateur detective, mysterious place, crimes, family relations, youth, dishonesty, cold war, society, small town, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Arthur & George (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Arthur & George is a three-part adaptation of Julian Barnes' novel about Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle as played by actor Martin Clunes. Set in 1906 in Staffordshire, Hampshire and London the drama follows Sir Arthur and his ...
Style: clever, captivating, disturbing, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, false accusation, who done it, private detective, uncover truth, injustice, writer's life, mystery, crimes, writers, prejudice, loss of wife ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Finding Carter (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A teenager finds out she was abducted as a toddler and returns to her biological family.
Style: touching, emotional, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: parents and children, life turned upside down, kidnapping, missing child, teenage life, introspection, starting over, family secret, self discovery, uncover truth, crimes, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 2K
Vanished (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Vanished is an American serial drama television series produced by 20th Century Fox. The series premiered on August 21, 2006 on Fox and its last episode aired on November 10, 2006. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the series begins with the sudden ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, disappearance, search, haunted by the past, mystery, mission, conspiracy, victim, journalist, politics, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 835
Bonekickers (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bonekickers was a BBC drama about a team of archaeologists, set at the fictional Wessex University. It made its début on 8 July 2008 and ran for one series. It was written by Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes creators Matthew Graham and Ashley ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: archaeologist, investigation, escapades, archaeology, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, mysterious place, obsession, adventurer, society, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 691
Savannah (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Savannah is an American prime time television drama that ran from January 21, 1996 to February 24, 1997 on The WB. It was created by Constance M. Burge and produced by Aaron Spelling.
Style: captivating, serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: best friends, thirtysomething life, couples, investigation, single parent, city life, dull life, rich and poor, crimes, friends, urban, feminism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 9.1
 27K
Personality (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After being diagnosed with Alzheimer's, a retired judicial officer decides to commit a murder that he had been planning for years.
Style: enigmatic, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: investigation, secret, rape, death, police, serial killer, anti heroes, anti hero, journalist, mother daughter relationship, alzheimer's disease, retirement home ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%