Movies and TV shows like Research Unit

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Research Unit (2006)
 5.6
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Research Unit (2006)
Original name: Section de recherches
Genre: Crime
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The police work of a special Gendarmerie unit that operates in Bordeaux, their complicated cases and the interpersonal relationships established among the team members.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: gendarme, police, investigation, sleuth, fighting crime, police investigation, police detective, homicide detective, crime solving, partners against crime, crimes, agent, criminal, murder investigation, partners, crime investigation, disappearance, police partner, teamwork, unsolved crime, police station, detective inspector, police officer, cold case, uncover truth ...

Most similar movies to Research Unit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, suspense and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, investigation, crime investigation, murder investigation, police investigation, uncover truth and partners mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Research Unit: Slad (2018), The Break (2016), Stockholm Requiem (2018), Blue Murder (2001), Dogs of Berlin (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 20
Slad (2018)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: murder mystery, police partner, uncover truth, murder investigation, partners against crime, crime investigation, teamwork, unsolved crime, crime solving, fighting crime, partners, homicide detective ...
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95%
 7.6
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The Break (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story is set in a small village in the Ardennes, where a young African footballer is found dead. If all clues lead first to suicide, a police officer just arrived from Brussels does not take long to discover that this is a murder.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: police, murder investigation, partners against crime, investigation, crime solving, crime investigation, detective inspector, cold case, partners, murder mystery, small town life, unsolved crime ...
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89%
Stockholm Requiem (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A series of violent murders paralyze Stockholm. Private investigator Fredrika Bergman and her colleagues seek out to solve these crimes, but soon their existence is put under threat.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: female protagonist, police, partners against crime, forensics, fighting crime, crime investigation, investigation, crimes, criminal, cold case, homicide detective, police investigation ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 127
Blue Murder (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Blue Murder is a Canadian crime drama television series, featuring stories that reflected the turbulence of urban life and the crimes that make headlines. The Blue Murder squad members were an elite group of big-city investigators out to solve some ...
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, police, murder, female detective, police officer, partners against crime, investigation, crimes, partners, fighting crime, crime investigation ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 7.6
 11K
Dogs of Berlin (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 542 min.
TV show
Story: A politically sensitive murder forces two disparate detectives into a battle with the Berlin underworld and a confrontation with their own corruption.
Style: suspense, tense, bleak, captivating, brutal
Plot: partners, football player, police protagonist, murder, crime investigation, murder investigation, police partner, cheating, riot, racism, fighting crime, partners against crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.7
 604
Raven (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A police inspector is sent to his hometown to investigate a kidnap case, but apart from solving the mystery, he has to face the demons of his past.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: crime solving, fighting crime, uncover truth, investigation, crime investigation, police detective, child abduction, drugs, haunted by the past, drug abuse, kids in trouble, sleuth ...
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52%
 7.6
 13K
Hinterland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Tom Mathias comes to Aberystwyth having abandoned his life in London. He's a brilliant but troubled man. Despite his faults he is an excellent detective, who knows that the key to solving the crime lies not in where you look for truth, but how ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: buried truth, police investigation, hidden truth, forensics, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, police, small town, murder investigation, homicide detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wales, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.8
 6K
New Tricks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New Tricks is a British comedy-drama that follows the work of the fictional Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad of the Metropolitan Police Service. Originally led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, it is made up of retired police officers ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, crimes, superior, law enforcement, crime investigation, elderly, unsolved crime, unconventional method, fighting crime, old age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 8.8
 2K
Mouse (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: A psychopath’s ruthless serial murders have left the entire nation gripped with fear and chaos. A honest and justice-seeking rookie police officer and a veteran detective with tragic past, face against the killer. After the encounter with the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological thriller
Plot: investigation, psychopath, serial murder, crime scene, psycho killer, murder investigation, murder, serial killer, police officer, homicide detective, dna testing, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Paris Criminal Investigations (2007)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Paris enquêtes criminelles is a French television series broadcast since May 3, 2007 on TF1.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: fighting crime, police investigation, police detective, partners, deadly, workplace, law enforcement, partners against crime, mind game, crimes, who done it, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Blood of Wolves (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Set in 1988 in Hiroshima, Japan, prior to the enactment of the anti-organized crime law. A rumor exists that Detective Shogo Ogami has ties with the yakuza. He is partnered with Detective Shuichi Hioka and they investigate a missing person case ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: yakuza, police officer, gang warfare, police, japanese police, investigation, gang war, partners against crime, fighting crime, gang, outlaw gang, teamwork ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Crime Diaries: Night Out (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: Colombia, Mexico
TV show
Story: After going to a Halloween party, college student Luis Andrés Colmenares is found dead. Was it an accident or murder? Inspired by true events.
Style: enigmatic, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: mysterious disappearance, investigation, crime investigation, crime solving, forensics, puzzle, criminal, crime boss, cold case, disappearance, mystery, uncover truth ...
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Murdoch Mysteries (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In 1890s Canada, a police inspector applies the latest scientific methods of deduction, much to the chagrin of his superiors.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder investigation, crime solving, private investigation, fighting crime, homicide detective, private detective, investigation, uncover truth, forensics, crimes ...
Time: victorian era, 1890s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
 307
Cherif (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Police Captain Kader Cherif knows the city like the back of his hand, and, as someone could say, never leaves his duty, because his apartment located on the first floor of the building opposite to the police station. He is assigned to investigate ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, realistic, stylized
Plot: police, crime, police detective, crimes, police investigation, murder investigation, workplace situations, crime investigation, murder, criminal, crime scene, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 12K
FBI (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The New York office of the FBI brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep their city and the country safe.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, exciting, twists and turns ...
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42%
 6.7
 1K
London Kills (2019)
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: With a documentary style delivery, this drama tells the story of a team of top murder detectives with each episode featuring a different murder while also following a serialized story involving the lead detective’s missing wife.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Forensic Heroes IV (2020)
Genre: Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The forensics team and the crime team on Hong Kong's police force are challenged once again as the squad is staffed with new personnel. This time, the crime-solving police force led by Go Sir, Dr. Man, and King Sir, who all work together with ...
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41%
Paris Police 1900 (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
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TV show
Story: Paris, France, 1899. The corpse of an unknown woman is found in the river Seine. The investigation will push a young ambitious inspector to discover a heavy state secret.
Style: tense, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.0
 4K
Braquo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A group of police officers in Paris use violence and intimidation to solve crimes.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 49
The Defected (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
TV show
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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Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.8
 2K
Jack Irish (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Jack Irish is a man getting his life back together again. A former criminal lawyer whose world imploded, he now spends his days as a part-time investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, punter and sometime lover – the complete man ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, private investigation, investigation, cold case, crimes, crime investigation, uncover truth, murder investigation, life is a bitch, mystery, unsolved crime, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 102
C.I.D. (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Style: captivating, twists and turns, suspense, contemplative, visually appealing
Plot: police detective, police officer, policewoman, crime investigation, police, police station, crimes, chase, female detective, police investigation, chief of police, homicide detective ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Cold Case ~Shinjitsu no Tobira~ (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Yuri Ishikawa and her team try to crack unresolved cold cases in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative, captivating
Plot: police, murder investigation, police procedural, investigation, cold case, crimes, violence, law enforcement, track down, partners against crime, chase, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The City and The City (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the body of a foreign student is discovered in the streets of the down-at-heel city of Besźel, it’s just another day’s work for Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad. But he uncovers evidence that the murdered girl came from ...
Style: mind bending, tense, captivating, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Those Who Kill (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Those Who Kill is a Danish crime TV series from 2011, which follows a fictitious unit within Copenhagen Police which specialises in investigating serial murders. The series was aired as five two-part stories in Denmark, but has aired as five feature ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, forensics, law enforcement, profiler, police investigation, crimes, deadly, crime, policewoman, police partner, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Darkness: Those Who Kill (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Investigator Jan and profiler Louise constantly move around in the thrilling periphery of a murderer's view as they link a series of killings.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: profiler, serial killer, twists & turns, police, violence, murder, abduction, murder mystery, serial murder, murder investigation, danger, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Life is an Art (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: You need to suffer, to understand....
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: investigation, police, killer, murder, crime scene, murder investigation, serial murder, teamwork, partners against crime, police partner, crimes, team ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Vienna Crime Squad (2005)
Genre: Crime
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: SOKO Donau is an Austrian television series.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, fighting crime, investigation, workplace, partners, deadly, workplace situations, riddles and clues, police detective, murder, police station, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.3
 33K
Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Complex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews returns to the force after serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Crews’ new lease on life has provided him with a Zen-like outlook, peace of mind and no need for vengeance, an attitude ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: police detective, frame up, ex convict, police investigation, uncover truth, investigation, murder, suspicion, homicide detective, partners against crime, workplace, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%