Movies and TV shows like The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries

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The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977)
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The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977)
Original name: The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries
Genre: Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries is a television series which aired for three seasons on ABC. The series starred Parker Stevenson and Shaun Cassidy as amateur sleuth brothers Frank and Joe Hardy, respectively, and Pamela Sue Martin as girl detective Nancy Drew. The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries was unusual in that it often dealt with the characters individually, in an almost anthological style. That is, some episodes featured only the Hardy Boys and others only Nancy Drew.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, crimes, angel, riddles and clues, investigation, crime, mystery, who done it, mysterious character, young heroes, righting the wronged, teenager, friendship, female friendship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, cousin cousin relationship, friendship between women, male protagonist, siblings living together
Time: 70s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and mind bending films and TV series with plots about mystery, amateur detective, crimes, murder, who done it, deadly and investigation mostly in Mystery, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries: Hart to Hart (1979), Murder, She Wrote (1984), Diagnosis Murder (1993), Quincy M.E. (1976), Masterpiece Mystery (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hart to Hart (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hart to Hart is an American television series, starring Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers as Jonathan and Jennifer Hart, a wealthy couple who moonlight as amateur detectives. The series was created by writer Sidney Sheldon and produced by Aaron ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, partners, crimes, mystery, cons and scams, romance, danger, love and romance, partners against crime, couple relations, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
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Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, mystery, riddles and clues, crime, investigation, amateur detective, elderly, mystery writer, writers, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, maine
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100%
Diagnosis Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Mark Sloan is a good-natured, offbeat physician who is called upon to solve murders.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: murder, hospital, doctor, father son relationship, who done it, police detective, partners against crime, police investigation, crime, homicide detective, friendship, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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100%
Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Harts find themselves in the middle of a dangerous murder plot, but it isn't clear if the plot it a famous author's fictional murder-mystery, or an actual murder plot, until Jonathan finds himself the unsuspecting target of a killer. ...
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, island, amateur detective, crime, intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, mystery, who done it, resort, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Miss Marple's visiting friend sees a woman being strangled on a passing train, they immediately report it to the police. Inspector Slack sees Miss Marple as a bit of a busy body and drops the investigation after only a few days. Miss ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, train, murder, private detective, riddles and clues, who done it, crime, mystery, partners against crime, deadly, miss marple, murder investigation ...
Time: 1950s, year 1957, 50s
Place: europe, england, scotland yard
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100%
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Quincy M.E. (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Quincy, M.E. is an American television series from Universal Studios that aired from October 3, 1976, to September 5, 1983, on NBC. It stars Jack Klugman in the title role, a Los Angeles County medical examiner. Inspired by the book Where Death ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: legal, crime, crimes, murder, coroner, law enforcement, police detective, mystery, deadly, partners against crime, anti heroes, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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100%
Hart to Hart: Harts in High Season (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: One of the final entries in the series of romantic suspense adventures takes Jennifer and Jonathan Hart off to Sydney, Australia, where they plan to purchase a wildlife reserve from Jennifer’s old flame, the handsome and mysterious Elliott ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: dishonesty, deadly, amateur detective, mystery, false accusation, missing person, protagonist as suspect, romance, supportive spouse, righting the wronged, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
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100%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young bride moves into a country manor, long repressed childhood memories of witnessing a murder come to the surface.
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, estate, murder, riddles and clues, investigation, crime, mystery, deadly, witnessing a crime, crimes, a vision, haunted by the past ...
Place: europe, england
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100%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the set of a popular daytime soap opera 'Mile High', actress Kris Buckner is being forced off by co-star Mark Stratton. When she says that she'll 'kill him before she leaves the show', she makes herself the prime suspect ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, dedicated lawyer, riddles and clues, who done it, deadly, actor's life, amateur detective, legal, artists and showbiz, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman, Miss Marple seeks a murderer with a penchant for nursery rhymes.
Style: mind bending, clever, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: amateur detective, miss marple, murder, riddles and clues, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, mystery, poison
Place: england, europe
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100%
Masterpiece Mystery (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A weekly public television program presenting British produced mystery dramas to American audiences. Each program was a dramatization of a well-known mystery novel, with many programs continuing over several weeks. Agatha Christie's Miss Marple ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, anthology
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, artists and showbiz, mystery, mind game, deadly, supernatural, crimes, investigation, archive footage, filmmaking, who done it ...
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Jane Doe: Ties That Bind (2007)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: DNA evidence and camera footage places a corrupt CEO as the prime suspect in the murder of a company whistle-blower, but Jane Doe believes the real killer may be a twin sibling.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: whistleblower, twins, siblings relations, deadly, amateur detective, investigation, who done it, boss and employee, murder, power relations, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Father Brown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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: intellectual, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, who done it, investigation, clergy, uncover truth, danger, priest, law enforcement, riddles and clues, social relations, church, murder ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
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100%
Mystery Woman: Mystery Weekend (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: She's an avid mystery lover and bookseller, for whom crime has been comfortably confined to the pages of her favorite novels-until a real-life murder turns a weekend of fun and games into a chilling whodunit...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, uncover truth, mystery, law enforcement, writer's life, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, who done it, frame up, murder, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mystery Woman (2003)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A famous writer is found hanged in his office. At first, all police investigations conclude that it was suicide, but when Samantha Kinsey, owner of Seller 'Mystery Woman' starts his own investigation, he discovers that there is chance that ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, investigation, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, deadly, danger, murder, store, sabotage, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Mystery Woman: Sing Me a Murder (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Murder is something to sing about when Mystery Woman Samantha Kinsey-an expert in pulp fiction, and increasingly proficient when it comes to real-life crime-untangles a record-breaking murder. Mystery Woman bookshop owner, Samantha Kinsey, has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, police investigation, murder, music band, who done it, deadly, riddles and clues, private detective, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches, and for get her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the very second-hand ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, uncover truth, amateur detective, crimes, danger, who done it, mystery, suspicion, crime, riddles and clues, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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32%
Mystery Woman: Snapshot (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Amateur sleuth Samantha Kinsey's latest case has her trying to figure out who killed her best friend Barbara after she was left out of her family's will and every one of the family members become suspects.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, private detective, dishonesty, legal, estate, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Garage Sale Mystery: The Deadly Room (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
TV show
Story: A sleuthing garage sale maven suspects foul play when her friend dies in an old house with a cursed reputation. Even though police evidence - and even webcam footage of the death – point to natural causes – this mysterious death in a cursed” ...
Style: serious, enigmatic, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: who done it, investigation, amateur detective, murder, crimes, uncover truth, riddles and clues, mystery, danger, couples, strong female presence, supportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Ellery Queen (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Ellery Queen is an American television detective mystery series based on the fictional character Ellery Queen. It aired on NBC during the 1975-76 television season and stars Jim Hutton as Ellery Queen, David Wayne as his father, Inspector Richard ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, murder investigation, investigation, crimes, police investigation, mystery, law enforcement, riddles and clues, who done it, multiple suspects, private detective, partners against crime ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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The Adventures of Shirley Holmes (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of Shirley Holmes is a Canadian mystery TV series that originally aired from 1997 to 2000. The show was created by Ellis Iddon and Phil Meagher who had produced a successful series of books with Harper Collins, teaming up with Credo ...
Plot: teenager, amateur detective, private school, female protagonist
Time: 1990s, 90s
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
TV show
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: mind bending, serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, missing child, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, murder mystery, murder investigation, attempted murder ...
Place: europe, england
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A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever
Plot: private detective, investigation, who done it, police detective, mysterious character, partners against crime, riddles and clues, murder, whodunit, mystery, legal, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Moving Finger (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: The residents of a quiet English village begin to receive nasty, threatening letters. The wife of the local vicar calls in her friend Miss Marple to investigate.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, village, siblings relations, riddles and clues, who done it, village life, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, stepdaughter, cyanide ...
Place: europe, england
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Mr & Mrs Murder (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie and Nicola Buchanan are crime scene cleaners whose unique quirks and talents solve the most baffling murder mysteries.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, enigmatic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, who done it, murder, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, danger, couples, multiple suspects, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, britain
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Death in Holy Orders (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
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, realistic, suspenseful, enigmatic, mind bending
Plot: murder, amateur detective, investigation, private detective, mystery, riddles and clues, who done it, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, clergy, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1972)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When one of the more venerable members of the Bellona Club passes away in the reading room, Lord Peter Wimsey is brought in to determine the time of death for testamentary purposes. But the more he investigates, the more complicated things seem.
Style: clever, stylized, talky, witty, serious ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, estate, crimes, dishonesty, manipulations, investigation, mystery, golden years, who done it, crime, manipulation ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe
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24%
Lies Between Friends (2010)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fourteen years after graduation, a group of college friends convenes one weekend for a bridal shower for one of their own. The principal character, Joss (Gabrielle Anwar), and her freshman year roommate and best friend in college, Cait (Thea Gill), ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, reunion, amateur detective, uncover truth, investigation, deadly, mystery, crimes, group of friends, friendship, reunited friends, death of friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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24%
Aurora Teagarden Mystery: A Bone to Pick (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
TV show
Story: A librarian with a sharp mind for murder, Aurora Teagarden is known around her small town as a master sleuth. When her friend Jane unexpectedly dies and leaves Aurora everything in her will, she also leaves a troubling murder mystery haunting her ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating
Plot: murder, amateur detective, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, deadly, danger, small town, riddles and clues, murder mystery, murder investigation, amateur sleuth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Finding Kelly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The surprisingly intricate, nimble plot is about a couple of kids who play amateur detectives one summer in the hopes of collecting a $5,000 reward offered to anyone able to find a missing 17 year old girl. The girl and boy are best friends who have ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: amateur detective, young heroes, uncover truth, missing child, heroes, youth, mystery, buddies, crimes, danger, investigation, child's point of view ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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