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City of Vice (2008)
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City of Vice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: City of Vice is a British historical crime drama television series set in Georgian London and was first screened on 14 January 2008 on Channel 4. It is produced by Touchpaper Television part of the RDF Media Group. The series mixes fiction with fact following the fortunes of the famous novelist Henry Fielding and his brother John. Henry and John Fielding were magistrates of Westminster and the men who created the modern police force in Britain through the Bow Street Runners. The series was written by Clive Bradley and Peter Harness, whose scripts were nominated for a Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award for Best Series, 2008. It was directed by Justin Hardy and Dan Reed. The historical consultant was Hallie Rubenhold. The show uses authentic historical research to tell the story of the two men battling to create a police force, 75 years before Robert Peel founded the Metropolitan Police. Henry Fielding’s memoirs and contemporary sources such as the Old Bailey Sessions Papers have been used to provide historical accuracy to the series. The series uses innovative mapping sequences to follow the narrative and characters' progress, wherein John Rocque's map of 1746 is seen from above, becomes firstly 3D and ultimately merges with film sequences of the next scene to pick up the narrative tale.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspense, rough, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: blind character, murder, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, prostitution, gang, police, novelist, brothel, partners against crime, blind man, brother brother relationship, legal, prostitute, british history, legal action, law enforcement, police investigation, dishonesty, criminal heroes, judge, jamaican
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: london, england

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The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Female detective Hannah Maes leads a police squad, specialized in sexual offenses. A smaller, but important part of the story is about the private quest of Hannah. She investigates a past robbery at her home and the subsequent brutal rape of her ...
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The Interceptor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gripping eight-part series about a state-of-the-art law enforcement team whose unswerving mission is to hunt down some of Britain’s most dangerous criminals. The Interceptor delves into the adventures of a dedicated surveillance team known as ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, britain
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Five Daughters (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Identity (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Identity is a British police procedural drama television series starring Aidan Gillen and Keeley Hawes, airing in the UK during July–August 2010. Concerning identity theft, the series was created and written by Ed Whitmore, a writer most noted for ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, captivating ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 132 min.
TV show
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Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Between the Lines was a television police drama series created by J. C. Wilsher and produced by World Productions for the BBC. It was first shown on BBC1 between 1992 and 1994, running for three series. The show centred on the eventful life of ...
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Moses Jones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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Duration: 60 min.
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Duration: 60 min.
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Duration: 22 min.
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Law & Order: UK (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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In Face of the Crime (2010)
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Duration: 479 min.
TV show
Story: Im Angesicht des Verbrechens is a German television series about the Russian mafia in Berlin. It received high critical acclaim, but the viewer figures were disappointing. It was broadcast by ARTE and Das Erste.
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
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TV show
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Duration: 195 min.
TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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The Driver (2014)
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TV show
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Bleak House (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 510 min.
TV show
Story: A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.
Style: captivating, serious, bleak, mysterious, suspense ...
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Terry (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the summer of 2009, Charlie Ruez made a documentary. 6 months later the footage was seized for evidence by the Metropolitan Police Department. In 2010, the footage was released.
Style: serious, tense, disturbing, rough, realistic
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Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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42%
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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TV show
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Audience: boys' night
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42%