Movies and TV shows like Paradox 2009

If you like "Paradox" you are looking for tense, captivating and suspense movies or TV shows about / with police detective, changing the past or future, race against time, police investigation, save the day, foreknowledge and twists and turns themes of Crime, Drama and Sci-Fi genre shot in UK.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Paradox (2009)
 6.9
 2K
Paradox (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Paradox is a 2009 British science fiction police drama, starring Tamzin Outhwaite as Detective Inspector Rebecca Flint. Written by Lizzie Mickery and produced by Clerkenwell Films for the BBC, it was filmed and set in Manchester, England. Flint heads a police team played by Mark Bonnar and Chiké Okonkwo, working with a scientist played by Emun Elliott, as they attempt to prevent disasters foretold by images being sent from the future. A first series aired on BBC One and BBC HD during November and December in five hour-long episodes. It received mostly negative reviews from critics, and it has been reported that there will be no second series.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, exciting, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, futuristic
Plot: police detective, changing the past or future, race against time, police investigation, save the day, foreknowledge, twists and turns, law enforcement, physicist, evidence, rescue, policewoman, time, changing the future, crimes, a vision, belief, hopes, criminal, mystery, justice, female detective, prediction, female boss, national security ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, europe

Most similar movies to Paradox

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, serious and realistic films and TV series with plots about crimes, police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, police, danger and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Paradox: Minority Report (2015), Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010), The Fall (2013), Case Sensitive (2011), Prey (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Minority Report (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Minority Report follows the unlikely partnership between a man haunted by the future and a cop haunted by her past, as they race to stop the worst crimes of the year 2065 before they happen. Set in Washington, D.C., it is 10 years after the demise ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: female detective, police detective, police investigation, murder investigation, changing the past or future, friendship, death, rivalry, crimes, love and romance, super powers, counselor ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, society, murder mystery, murder investigation, law enforcement, british, male protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.1
 106K
The Fall (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, female detective, coworker, police detective, policewoman, police investigation, law enforcement, victim, forensics, violence against women, misogyny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, united kingdom, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 923
Case Sensitive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Geraldine Bretherick and her 5-year-old daughter Lucy are found dead in the bathroom of their luxury home, the case divides new DS Charlie Zailer and her DC Simon Waterhouse. Is it a murder-suicide or something even more sinister, and how ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, murder, police investigation, uncover truth, crimes, law enforcement, murder mystery, partners, assassination plot, investigation, mysterious death, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 3K
Prey (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three-part crime thriller. When detective Marcus Farrow looks into a seemingly forgotten case, he has no idea of the chaos and heartache that will soon follow. He is found at the scene of a murder, and with all the evidence pointing towards him, he ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: murder mystery, false accusation, murder, chase, protagonist as suspect, race against time, crimes, uncover truth, wanted, life turned upside down, disorder, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Bitter Daisies (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: While investigating the disappearance of a teen girl in a tight-knit Galician town, a Civil Guard officer uncovers secrets linked to a loss of her own.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, police detective, child abduction, justice, rescue, crimes, parents and children, race against time, hopes, police officer, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When a man is buried alive, Red Metcalf must delve into a serial killer's psyche.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, mystery, false accusation, riddles and clues, police investigation, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, race against time, track down, deaf ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 788
The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Dr Eve Lockhart is one of Britain's leading forensic pathologists and runs a state-of-the-art forensic research facility called The Body Farm with her business partner Mike Phillips. Theirs is the only facility in the country using real human ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: forensics, murder investigation, crimes, workplace situations, workplace, police detective, law enforcement, nypd, corpse, strong female presence, right hand man, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
rescue movies
5459
captivating movies
23147
suspense movies
18666
 7.5
 17K
Stalker (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, stalker, crimes, obsession, psychopath, policewoman, police investigation, police, name calling, police detective, hopes, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Above Suspicion 2: The Red Dahlia (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: D.C.I. Langton takes charge when the body of would-be model Louise Pennell is found,sliced in half and with her mouth mutilated into a smile. D.C. Anna Travis discovers that newspaper journalist Richard Reynolds had received anonymous typed letters ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, police detective, murder, strong female presence, serial killer, media circus, detective sergeant, detective inspector, forensics, crime scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the career of La Plante's latest heroine DC ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, porno movie
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, murder, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, detective inspector, dirty cop, police procedural, murder mystery, legal, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 1K
King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: police detective, female detective, policewoman, law enforcement, crimes, female police detective, who done it, honest law enforcer, police investigation, task force, fighting crime, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 3K
Five Days (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Thriller series which tracks five 24-hour periods in a police investigation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, missing person, mind game, crimes, police detective, life is a bitch, amateur detective, law enforcement, missing child, murder mystery, bbc, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
 2K
Collision (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 201 min.
TV show
Story: Collision is a five-part television drama miniseries, which debuted on ITV & UTV in November 2009. In the same month, it was also on PBS as a series in two parts. It tells the story of a group of strangers whose lives intertwine following a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, road accident, police investigation, police, car accident, life is a bitch, crimes, stranger, mystery, twists and turns, uncover truth, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 2K
Injustice (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: On the surface William Travers is a picture of success. An accomplished criminal barrister happily living with his wife in rural Suffolk. However, Travers is still recovering from a traumatic series of events that have shaken his belief in the legal ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: legal, courtroom drama, murder, police investigation, courtroom, lawsuit, legal system, haunted by the past, police detective, police brutality, injustice, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 702
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 ...
Plot: police investigation, identity theft, fighting crime, police detective, law enforcement, track down, police, hidden identity, murder, murder mystery, investigation, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Kidnap and Ransom (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Kidnap and Ransom is a British television three-part miniseries, originally shown on ITV in January 2011 with a second series following in February 2012. The series follows the work of a British hostage negotiator Dominic King, played by Trevor Eve, ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rescue, captivity, ransom, crimes, race against time, confined, kidnapping, hostage, abduction, police, negotiator, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 158
The Evidence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Inspectors Cayman Bishop and Sean Cole investigate crimes in San Francisco Police Department. How does all of the pieces to the puzzle all fit together?
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, law enforcement, forensic evidence, police detective, fighting crime, cold case, vengeance, mystery, murder of wife, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 635
Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
TV show
Story: A female cop becomes obsessed with tracking down the killer of a 15-year-old girl, and hunts him over the course of her 28 year career in the force.
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, police detective, police investigation, homicide detective, track down, obsession, law enforcement, crimes, lie, investigation, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.0
 24K
River (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: John River, a brilliant police officer whose genius and fault-line is the fragility of his mind - a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: twists and turns, police detective, police investigation, hallucination, haunted by the past, police, murder investigation, partners, loneliness, police procedural, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.6
 251
Duel (2017)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jang Deuk-Cheon is the chief of a crime squad. At home, he is kind and friendly father to his daughter. He meets a human clone and gets involved in a shocking case. A battle takes place between human clones.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, police detective, perseverance, police investigation, determination, missing child, abduction, crimes, law enforcement, rescue, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 2K
Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Ironside is an upcoming American drama television series that is scheduled to premiere in the 2013–14 television season on NBC. It will air on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central, after Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. It is a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, wheelchair bound, black cast, handicapped, tough law enforcer, power relations, disability, man in a wheelchair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 2K
Shots Fired (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A media storm sets off when an African-American cop kills a white teenager in a small North Carolina town.
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, justice, racism, small town, murder, crimes, law enforcement, murder investigation, evidence, police investigation, mystery, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
exciting movies
11722
crimes movies
15663
suspenseful movies
19706
a vision movies
601
 8.0
 2K
Messiah (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
TV show
Story: After two horribly mutilated bodies are discovered, DCI Red Metcalfe is assigned the case.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, police detective, race against time, therapy, police investigation, crimes, husband wife relationship, god, murder mystery, deaf, lgbt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Single-Handed (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 130 min.
TV show
Story: Single-Handed is an Irish television drama series, first broadcast on RTÉ Television in 2007. Set and filmed in the west of Ireland, it focuses on the life of a member of the Garda Síochána, Sergeant Jack Driscoll. Three two-episode, single-story ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, police officer, fighting crime, who done it, crimes, social relations, workplace, murder, uncover truth, countryside, mystery, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 5K
Bloodlands (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Northern Irish police officer DCI Tom Brannick connects a suicide note with an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, police, investigation, police detective, policewoman, who done it, investigator, female terrorist, terrorist, uncover truth, law enforcement, murderer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, northern ireland, united kingdom, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Scott & Bailey (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: D.C. Rachel Bailey and D.C. Janet Scott have a robust and engaging friendship which enables them to draw upon each other’s strengths and investigate murders for the Manchester Metropolitan Police.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: policewoman, police detective, female detective, partners against crime, police investigation, female partner, friends, relationship vs career, police, law enforcement, best friends, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: england, united kingdom, manchester, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.5
 2K
Salamander (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A police inspector investigates the robbery of 66 safe deposit boxes at a private bank in Brussels.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: police, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, police detective, secret movement, dishonesty, secret agenda, honest law enforcer, robbery, boarding school, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 465
Inspector Rex (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: A spin off from the Austrian series Kommissar (Inspector) Rex. Rex the Police Dog moves from Vienna to Rome to continue his career.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: police dog, german shepherd, police, fighting crime, partners, workplace, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, murder, dog, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 1K
The Silence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drama about a deaf girl who witnesses the audacious murder of a policewoman.
Style: serious, captivating, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, deaf, police detective, dishonesty, organized crime, corruption, murder mystery, police corruption, witnessing a crime, mute or deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%