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Amazing Detective Di Renjie (2004)
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Amazing Detective Di Renjie (2004)
Original name: 神探狄仁杰
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Di Renjie is Tang dynasty magistrate and statesman, who investigates mysterious murders.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, cynical, suspenseful
Plot: research, friendship, mastermind, investigation, harem, betrayal, historical character, prodigy, partners, chinese emperor, teamwork, palace, intrigue, eccentricity, chinese history, inspector, heir to the throne, brother brother relationship, palace intrigue, resourceful, tang dynasty
Time: 7th century
Place: ancient china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, captivating, psychological and twists and turns films and TV series with plots about investigation, crimes, friendship, partners, mind game, danger and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Amazing Detective Di Renjie: Cain (2012), The Empress of China (2014), Bancroft (2017), Sherlock (2010), The Legend of Miyue (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cain (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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The Empress of China (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Based on events in 7th and 8th-century Tang dynasty and starring producer Fan Bingbing as the titular character Wu Zetian, The Empress of China is the story of the only woman in Chinese history to rule as an emperor.
Style: romantic, cynical, touching, captivating, sentimental
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Time: 7th century, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: ancient china
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Bancroft (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A dark and compelling thriller centering on Detective Superintendent Elizabeth Bancroft, a female detective with an explosive secret.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, captivating, exciting
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Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: northern england
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Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
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Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, crime, mind game, genius, prodigy, sherlock holmes, british, mastermind, partners, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
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The Legend of Miyue (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: The story of Mi Yue (Queen Dowager Xuan), the first stateswoman in the history of China. Mi Yue was a young princess who lived in the Kingdom of Chu during the Warring States period. She was sent to Qin as a concubine and part of her sister Mi ...
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, sincere, suspenseful
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Professor T. (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: Jasper Teerlinck, an eccentric professor, is an adviser to the police.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating
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Queens of Mystery (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Miss S (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: China
TV show
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The Glamorous Imperial Concubine (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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Story: The Glamorous Imperial Concubine, also known as Qing Shi Huangfei and Introduction of the Princess is a Chinese television series based on a novel of the same title by writer Murong Yinr. This television series is Lin's producer debut. Filming ...
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Time: 10th century
Place: ancient china
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Van der Valk (2020)
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Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, captivating, twists and turns
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Elementary (2012)
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Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 110 min.
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Duration: 52 min.
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Duration: 45 min.
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33%
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TV show
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32%
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 12K
Slasher (2016)
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Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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30%
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Duration: 40 min.
TV show
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