Movies and TV shows like Cain

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Cain (2012)
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Cain (2012)
Original name: Caïn
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A cynical experienced homicide detective based in Marseilles, France is crippled in the line of duty and depends on a wheelchair to get around. He is accompanied by a young ,vivacious female detective who's been forced on him to train as a condition of his ability to continue to work as a field detective.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: mastermind, eccentricity, crimes, genius, dark humor, friendship, investigation, prodigy, drug addict, partners, intelligence, murder mystery, teamwork, weirdo, mind game, police detective, crime scene, antisocial behavior, resourceful, police, handicapped

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns and tense films and TV series with plots about investigation, crimes, murder, murder mystery, partners, police detective and riddles and clues mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Cain: Queens of Mystery (2019), Jericho (2005), Sherlock (2010), Bancroft (2017), Professor T. (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Queens of Mystery (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Matilda Stone is a perennially single female detective whose three aunts are well-known crime writers that help her solve whodunit style murders as well as set her up on blind dates.
Style: stylized, captivating, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, partners, talented, expert, deduction, friendship, murder mystery, mastermind, intelligence, mind game, teamwork ...
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100%
 7.3
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Jericho (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Jericho is an ITV British crime drama series which was transmitted in 2005. It was created and written by Stewart Harcourt and starred Robert Lindsay as Detective Inspector Michael Jericho, who is loved by the public but who is embarrassed by his ...
Style: psychological, captivating, exciting, odd, twists and turns
Plot: prodigy, intelligence, murder mystery, investigation, resourceful, talented, police detective, eccentricity, weirdo, crimes, crime scene, riddles and clues ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 9.1
 844K
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.
Style: clever, captivating, witty, mind bending, psychological ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.8
 3K
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
Plot: police detective, female protagonist, murder, investigation, scheme, mind game, danger, unconventional method, prodigy, teamwork, deadly, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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
Plot: scientist, investigation, crimes, crime, mastermind, prodigy, eccentricity, mind game, forensics, murder, genius, evidence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Agatha and the Truth of Murder (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1926, with her personal life in tatters and her writing in crisis, a young Agatha Christie decides to solve a real-life murder.
Style: psychological, realistic, twists and turns, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: agatha christie, murder mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, writer's life, private detective, loner, crimes, mystery, escapades, danger, murder ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 104K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, odd, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, private detective, crimes, partners, talented, prodigy, law enforcement, mastermind, intelligence, unconventional method, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 2K
Van der Valk (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of the city of Amsterdam, Piet Van der Valk and his team investigate a series of high-profile cases immersed in the worlds of art, politics, addiction, mysticism and the fashion industry.
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, captivating, twists and turns
Plot: murder mystery, police investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, police detective, murder investigation, prodigy, investigation, crime scene, mind game, mastermind, resourceful ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: amsterdam, netherlands, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Truth Be Told (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell to reopen the murder case that made her a media sensation.
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, exciting, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, mind game, crime, death, crime scene, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, murder, intelligence, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 15
Miss S (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Set in the Shanghai Bund in the 1940s, it revolves around a female detective who solve multiple cases.
Style: psychological, stylized, captivating, clever, witty
Plot: murder mystery, teamwork, friendship, peril, crime scene, investigation, prodigy, unlikely partners, verbal byplay, outside help, resourceful, romancing partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Amazing Detective Di Renjie (2004)
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, suspenseful, cynical, twists and turns
Plot: research, friendship, mastermind, historical character, tang dynasty, chinese emperor, investigation, heir to the throne, intrigue, harem, partners, chinese history ...
Time: 7th century
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Disappearance (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Lyon, the show traces the increasing trauma of the Morel family who fall apart when their 17-year-old daughter fails to return home from a night out. As the hours pass and the police investigation builds, The Disappearance explores every ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, disappearance, partners, crimes, danger, mystery, abduction, intrigue, confined, betrayal, jealousy, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Drug Hunter (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An educated chemical engineer becomes an undercover officer against drug dealers.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, stylized
Plot: undercover, secret, professor, criminal, drug dealing, life is a bitch, lifestyle change, teamwork, investigation, prodigy, peril, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
38%
Real Murders: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Aurora finds a member of her crime buff group, the Real Murders Club, killed in a manner that eerily resembles the crime the club was about to discuss. As other brutal "copycat" killings follow, Aurora will have to uncover the person ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, clever
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, murder mystery, escapades, crimes, library, murder, danger, crime, deadly, mind game, talented ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 21K
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: twists and turns, enigmatic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, murder investigation, hallucination, haunted by the past, police, able to see the dead, partners, murder mystery, loneliness, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 2K
Tommy (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: When a former high-ranking NYPD officer becomes the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles, she uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to navigate the social, political and national security issues that converge with enforcing the ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, twists and turns, psychological
Plot: police investigation, police, police officer, chief of police, police chief, murder, female protagonist, adaptation, talented, society, crime scene, mastermind ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 1K
London Kills (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
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.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, exciting, tense
Plot: murder, disappearance, murder investigation, homicide detective, police, crimes, murder mystery, assistant, suicide, death, partners against crime, investigation ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.6
 8K
Bordertown (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Peculiar detective Kari Sorjonen escapes the hustle and bustle of big city to a small border town.
Style: gloomy, tense, captivating, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: border, small town, crime investigation, police detective, family relations, police, eccentricity, corruption, teenage girl, danger, crimes, friendship ...
Place: finland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Watson, finds a mystery in an empty house, while Holmes and he later solve the mysteries of an abbey grange, the Musgrave ritual, a second stain, a man with a twisted lip, the priory school, and a half-dozen plaster busts of Bonaparte.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, mastermind, mind game, uncover truth, murder, who done it, riddles and clues, mystery, prodigy, crimes, partners ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.2
 23K
The Missing (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gripping anthological relationship thriller series exploring the emotional fallout of a child's abduction not only on the family but on the wider community, told over two time frames.
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: missing child, missing person, investigation, abduction, police detective, child abduction, crimes, family relations, journalist, child abuse, police, life turned upside down ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, year 2014, year 2009 ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Miss Sherlock (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Sherlock has a peculiar character flaw. She does not open her heart to strangers. She is Japanese, but was born in Britain. She now works as an investigation consultant for the police department. Wato Tachibana is an excellent surgeon and is guided ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, intellectual, captivating, suspense
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, female protagonist, master criminal, police, terrorist, adventure, riddles and clues, peril, mystery, murder, partners ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Filinta: An Ottoman Policeman (2014)
Genre: History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
TV show
Story: "Carbine" The first Ottoman crime show of television history, -Filinta- is a show that presents notions of rights, justice, camaraderie, fellowship and love. Mustafa is a very smart, skillful, handsome young man. He serves as a policeman ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, good versus evil, danger, friendship, talented, crimes, resourceful, characters in danger, murder mystery, crime scene, prodigy ...
Place: ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 11K
Grantchester (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series set in 1953, against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester. The drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, clever, realistic
Plot: priest, investigation, murder, murder mystery, partners, police detective, who done it, partners against crime, haunted by the past, amateur detective, village life, murder investigation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1953
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 2K
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, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, missing child, mind game, crimes, police detective, life is a bitch, law enforcement, amateur detective, deadly, ex husband ex wife relationship, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 4K
Wisting (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Empathetic, meticulous and relentless - the only thing to escape Larvik detective William Wisting in his hunt for Norway's most notorious criminals is a happy family life. And when two mysterious deaths interrupt Wisting's Christmas, it is ...
Style: stylized, disturbing, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: murder mystery, private detective, police, murder, danger, parents and children, riddles and clues, eccentricity, prodigy, crime, family, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 24K
The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, female detective, police detective, crimes, policewoman, murder, crime investigation, fighting crime, workplace romance, interrogation, investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and Leonard Freeman. Set in Hawaii, the show originally aired for 12 seasons from 1968 to 1980, and continues in reruns. Jack Lord portrayed Detective Lieutenant ...
Style: captivating, stylized, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, fighting crime, multiple suspects, police investigation, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, honor ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 463
Murder City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, unlikely partners, mystery, police detective, riddles and clues, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, partners, partners against crime, female police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 4K
Private Eyes (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Ex-pro hockey player Matt Shade irrevocably changes his life when he teams up with fierce P.I. Angie Everett to form an unlikely investigative powerhouse.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, semi serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, partners, male female relationship, private investigator, couple relations, fighting crime, partners against crime, crime investigation, murder investigation, teamwork, police partner ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%