Movies and TV shows like The Good Detective

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The Good Detective (2020)
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The Good Detective (2020)
Original name: 모범형사
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A drama about the race between people who want to get closer to the truth and those who want to cover it up. Jang Seung Jo will take on the role of Oh Ji Hyuk, an elite detective of nine years who does not share his feelings with others due to pain he experienced when he was young. He is not swayed by money and power, even with the huge wealth he inherited from his uncle.
Style: humorous, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: murder investigation, blackmail, police station, police investigation, friendship, friends, partners, crimes, serial killer, friendship between men, chase, gunfight, danger, society, law enforcement, buddies, escapades, deadly, police chase, two man army, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, death sentence, prosecutor, auction ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea

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Most similar movies to The Good Detective

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspenseful, suspense and captivating films and TV series with plots about crimes, police investigation, murder, police detective, law enforcement, investigation and murder investigation mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Good Detective: Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010), Murders in... (2013), The Wall (2019), The Game: Towards Zero (2020), Chasing Shadows (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, danger, society, law enforcement, deadly, crime, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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95%
 6.4
 153
Murders in... (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Murders in... is a collection of French-Belgian police TV movies taking place each time in a different French city and region.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, murder, partners against crime, investigation, escapades, police detective, murderer, uncover truth, society, partners, evidence, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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The Wall (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Fermont: A remote mining colony in the endless frozen hell that is Canada's far North. The body of a young exotic dancer is found and the Quebec City police sends one of their toughest, most experienced detectives to investigate. Céline sure ...
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, small town, policewoman, female protagonist, police investigation, police protagonist, female detective, police, uncover truth, who done it, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Game: Towards Zero (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Tae Pyeong is a prophet. When he looks into someone's eye, he can see the moment right before they die. Tae Pyeong is smart, rich and handsome. Despite his special ability, he is a bright person. A mysterious serial murder case draws Tae ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder investigation, psychic, serial killer, supernatural, homicide detective, supernatural ability, female detective, supernatural power, paranormal investigation, murder, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crime investigation, partners, murder, missing person, police investigation, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, murder investigation, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A detective thinks about quitting his job. He takes on a female university student murder case that was disguised as a suicide. The detective becomes obsessed with solving the case. He has a young sister and she meets a man. The man does not ...
Style: contemplative, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: true love, murder, murder investigation, brother sister relationship, police detective, mystery, serial murder, chase, police investigation, escapades, investigator, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Voice (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: It's 3 minutes for hearers, but a life for the callers. A crime thriller chasing even the slightest sounds to rescue people's lives calling for urgent help.
Style: psychological, exciting, disturbing, contemplative, suspenseful ...
Plot: korean, murder investigation, police, serial killer, murder, investigation, mental health, kidnapping, victim, serial murder, secret identity, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Those Who Kill (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Catherine Jensen, a recently promoted homicide detective who enlists the help of Thomas Schaeffer, a forensic psychologist, to track down serial killers and relentlessly seeks the truth behind the disappearance of her brother.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: profiler, criminal psychologist, serial killer, forensics, police investigation, policewoman, police detective, deadly, psychiatrist, crimes, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Capitani (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: schoolgirl, who done it, murder investigation, law enforcement, couples, partners against crime, mystery, crimes, track down, escapades, heroes, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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.
Style: tense, suspense, intellectual, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police, investigation, greek mythology, police investigation, murder investigation, police detective, brutality, violence, disguise, murder, chase ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Valhalla Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: An Oslo detective with a painful past returns to his native Iceland to help a dedicated cop hunt a serial killer with a link to a mysterious photo.
Style: disturbing, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, child abuse, police investigation, murder investigation, murder, investigation, police corruption, police, law enforcement, danger, partners against crime, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Ghost Detective (2018)
Genre: Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: In this horror thriller drama, a detective who catches ghosts and his passionate assistant run into a mysterious woman and get involved in a bizarre incident.
Style: suspenseful, tense, unusual plot structure, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: job, private detective, crimes, murder investigation, friends, chase, victim, graphic violence, evidence, rivalry, murder mystery, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Bloodlands (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 222 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, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, deadly, police, terrorist, policewoman, female terrorist, police investigation, uncover truth, who done it, violence, murderer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Solomon's Perjury (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A male student's body is found at school. Authorities assume that the student killed himself in a fall. Other students at the school hold a trial to uncover the truth behind his death.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, school, death, legal, bullying, student, police investigation, teenager, friendship, suicide, society, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Investigation (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 262 min.
TV show
Story: Copenhagen Police's Homicide unit, headed by Jens Møller, tries to solve the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, intellectual, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalist, female journalist, murder investigation, police investigation, police, murder of a woman, brutal murder, true crime, murder, investigation, uncover truth, psycho killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Chorabali (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sumon is compelled to grow up in the city's underworld as mafia lord Osman Ali's killer machine. After killing a pregnant woman carrying Osman Ali's illegitimate child, Sumon's conscience leads him to defy Ali's order.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, captivating
Plot: murder mystery, murder investigation, overdose, whodunit, blackmail, vengeance, serial killer, track down, uncover truth, murderer, mystery, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Young Wallander (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
TV show
Story: An incendiary hate crime stirs civil unrest, fast-tracking rookie cop Kurt Wallander to detective in this origin story for the popular character.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, unusual plot structure, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police protagonist, police investigation, police officer, murder, police, murder investigation, crimes, good versus evil, heroes, society, danger, chase
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: During the thrilling social change of the mid-1950s, four remarkable women who previously served secretly during WWII as code-breakers, turn their skills to solving murders overlooked by police. In the process they are plunged into fascinating ...
Style: tense, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: fighting crime, team, partners, police detective, murder, who done it, murder mystery, strong female presence, investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, female protagonist ...
Time: post world war two, 50s, 1950s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Rules of the Game (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Discussing the limits between good and bad, the plot is set in Rio de Janeiro and tells the story of Romero Rômulo (Alexandre Nero), an ex-politician that has a life less obvious then it seems.
Style: tense, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: police, mystery killer, family relations, violence, love, crime boss, death, murder investigation, hostage, mysterious villain, murder, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
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54%
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The Detail (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three fiercely talented female homicide investigators work tirelessly to solve crimes while navigating the complicated demands of their personal lives.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, suspense, contemplative
Plot: female detective, murder investigation, canadian, who done it, uncover truth, danger, partners, crimes, murder mystery, law enforcement, police detective, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Beyond Evil (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A serial murder case takes place in the small, peaceful city. The case is the same serial murder case that took place 20 years ago and changed Lee Dong-Sik’s life. The two detectives work to catch the killer.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological thriller
Plot: serial killer, secret, police, murder, serial murder, investigation, murder case, cold case, murder investigation, murder mystery, crimes, fighting crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Riot Police (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
Story: A fictionalised look into the human tragedy of riot police and police brutality in Spain.
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: police, conflict, murder, urban setting, investigation, female protagonist, corruption, riot, police investigation, crimes, violence, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Lawless Lawyer (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Driven by the desire to avenge his mother, a former gangster turned lawyer uses both his fists and the loopholes in law to fight against those with absolute power.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: lawyer, corruption, investigation, murder, danger, vigilantism, crimes, society, money, legal, law firm, corrupt judge
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Starsky and Hutch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Starsky & Hutch is a 1970s American cop thriller television series, which consisted of a 70-minute pilot movie and 92 episodes of 50 minutes each. The show was created by William Blinn, produced by Spelling-Goldberg Productions, and broadcast ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, police detective, undercover, police investigation, partners against crime, law enforcement, buddies, crimes, working undercover, unlikely partners, society, police protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Alice (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: It’s the year 2050 and time travel exists thanks to Alice, the mechanism through which the intriguing practice is made possible. But a rumor based on a prophecy beings to spread about time travel coming to an end. When You Min Hyuk and Yoon Tae Yi ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, intellectual, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: time travel, murder investigation, murder, time machine, kidnapping, dual identity, time traveler, society, partners against crime, youth, police investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows the investigations of a team of NYPD forensic scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, crime investigation, danger, workplace, riddles and clues, investigation, murder, crimes, mystery, interrogation, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
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Midnight Sun (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 440 min.
TV show
Story: Kahina Zadi, 32, a French police officer travels to Kiruna in Sweden to investigate the bestial murder of a French citizen. Together with Anders, a Swedish prosecutor of Sami origin, she begins an investigation. Soon new killings start to happen and ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, serial killer, murder, conspiracy, homicide detective, frenchwoman, symbol, danger, crimes, small town, assassination plot, police investigation ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Moses Jones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Police investigate a mutilated body found in the Thames which appears to be the product of a witchcraft killing.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, police detective, murder, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, partners, mutilated body, partners against crime, crime, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Disappeared (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: A group of six police officers solve disappearance cases that everyone else has already given up on.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, police officer, uncover truth, partners, partners against crime, crimes, family relations, investigation, track down, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Tunnel (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The plot follows detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wasserman working together to find a serial killer who left the upper-half body of a French politician and the lower-half of a British prostitute in the Channel Tunnel, at the midpoint between ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bilingual
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, police detective, partners, forensics, deadly, cat and mouse, crimes, social worker, hunt down, law enforcement, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%