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McDonald & Dodds (2020)
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McDonald & Dodds (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives, DCI McDonald and DS Dodds, who seemingly have nothing in common, are thrown together and forge a rumbustious friendship and entertaining partnership in this two-part British detective drama miniseries set in modern-day Bath.
Style: tense, intellectual, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: female police detective, police, odd couple, detective sergeant, friendship, partners, who done it, police detective, partners against crime, crimes, investigation, friends, mystery, chase, track down, murder mystery, murder, danger, society, law enforcement, inspector, police investigation, deadly, crime scene, peril ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe

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Forensic Heroes IV (2020)
Genre: Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 50 min.
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Murder City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Duration: 90 min.
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Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
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Capitani (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg
Duration: 312 min.
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Story: The body of a teenage girl is found in the forest near the rural village of Manscheid, deep in the North of Luxembourg. Luc Capitani, a gruff detective from the South of the country, is put in charge of the case. Having trouble navigating the ...
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The Other Me (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A series of murders alarm the police authorities, as strange symbolisms are traced to every crime scene. The eccentric professor of criminology Dimitris Lainis is asked to shed some light on the mystery.
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Rules of the Game (2015)
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The Last Detective (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The Last Detective is an ITV drama starring Peter Davison as Dangerous Davies. The first series aired in 2003 with three more seasons succeeding this. The first consisted of a pilot and three episodes, the second and the third series both consisted ...
Style: realistic, clever, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
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Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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79%
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78%
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 7.2
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Story: A thrilling story revolving around a policeman who becomes embroiled in a conspiracy plaguing the high-ranking officials due to an incident that almost cost him his life.
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