Movies and TV shows like The Cliff

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The Cliff (2009)
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The Cliff (2009)
Original name: Hraunið
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Iceland
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: The Cliff is a dramatic mystery about a Crime Detective who is sent to a small community in Iceland to help a local policewoman investigate a suspicious accident. Together they unravel a mystery that involves bizarre incidents and unexplained deaths.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: investigation, mystery, police, secret, murder, murder investigation, crime investigation, homicide detective, partners against crime, partners, policewoman, police investigation, police officer, police detective, supernatural, cliff
Place: iceland

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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, murder, police investigation, murder investigation, police detective and mystery mostly in Mystery, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Cliff: Beyond Evil (2021), London Kills (2019), Murder in the First (2014), Blue Murder (2001), The Miracle (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
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95%
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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
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65%
Murder in the First (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Murder in the First follows homicide detectives Terry English and Hildy Mulligan as they investigate a multitude of tragedies in San Francisco.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: murder investigation, police, court, trial, murder trial, master criminal, crime investigation, murder, african american, police officer, legal, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco
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63%
 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
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61%
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The Miracle (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: During the incursion in a mob boss' hideout, Police finds a Virgin Mary plastic sculpture which weeps blood. There is no answer to the mystery, but the power of the enigma will make crazy the people who will get in touch with this event, ...
Style: psychotronic, unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative, suspenseful ...
Plot: catholicism, police, investigation, virgin mary, murder investigation, who done it, police detective, murder, revenge, escapades, heroes, evidence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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61%
 7.6
 6K
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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60%
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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
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57%
Hotel Swan Helsinki (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland
TV show
Story: A hotel manager of the brand-new Hotel Helsinki, is found dead one day before the opening festivities, leaving behind him a suicide note.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, police detective, police officer, murder investigation, hotel, luxury hotel, hotel manager, uncover truth, track down, who done it, evidence, law enforcement ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Life on Mars (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: While investigating a serial murder case, Han Tae Joo gets into an incident. When he wakes up, he finds himself back in 1987. To get back to his present world, he must solve the murder case.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: time travel, murder, police investigation, investigation, homicide detective, crime investigation, time jump, police detective, sent to the past, fighting crime, murder investigation, crimes ...
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53%
 6.4
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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 ⇓
53%
 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 ⇓
50%
Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, partners against crime, police investigation, female protagonist, forensics, homicide detective, policewoman, best friends, friends, police detective, coworker, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dublin Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives are dispatched to investigate the murder of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, but as the case of the missing children intensifies, both are forced to confront the darkness that lies in their past.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, police investigation, police detective, hidden identity, psychological trauma, secret past, police, forest, corpse, adaptation, mass child killing ...
Place: dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Typist (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Freya Becker is a typist with the homicide division of the Berlin police. Freya’s daughter, Marie, disappeared 11 years ago without a trace, and Freya is determined to uncover the truth, whatever the cost.
Style: unusual plot structure, contemplative, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder investigation, dark secret, german, love interest, police, burnout, missing friend, female protagonist, partners against crime, police officer, death, policewoman ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Hunt for a Killer (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Based on true stories about real homicide investigations in the south of Sweden between 1989-2004. The six-part series explores the murder of 10-year-old Helen Nilsson in Hörby, southern Sweden, a seemingly impossible case that remained unsolved ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: child rape, murder investigation, true crime, sex crime, child murder, murder, interrogation, rapist, police procedural, rape, investigation, partners ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: eastern europe, scandinavia, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Still Life: A Three Pines Mystery (2013)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team arrive in Three Pines to solve the unusual murder of a much-loved woman and find dark secrets shadowing this usually peaceful village.
Style: suspense, captivating, realistic, clever, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, murder mystery, homicide detective, murder investigation, investigation, under the surface, partners, police detective, social relations, police investigation, small town life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
40%
Maigrets Night at the Crossroads (2017)
Genre: Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A complex tale of murder, deceit and greed set in an isolated country community.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: village, police, murder, murderer, murder investigation, brother sister relationship, jewish, insanity, crossroads, diamond, murder mystery, graphic violence ...
Place: france, belgium, antwerp, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%
 8.0
 10K
Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A sharp detective with a messy life, DCI Vera Stanhope patrols her “patch” of northeast England, pursuing the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. Vera is obsessive about her work and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crime investigation, murder, female detective, who done it, criminal, law enforcement, crimes, murder mystery, british police, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 231
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 ⇓
37%
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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
Plot: crime investigation, police inspector, police investigation, murder, fictional city, legend, unsolved crime, murder investigation, murder mystery, investigation, crime solving, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 495
Cold Squad (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cold Squad is a Canadian police procedural television series first broadcast in 1998 that followed the investigations of a part of the Vancouver Police Department Homicide Division tasked with solving cold cases, the titular Cold Squad, as led by ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, partners, police investigation, mystery, law enforcement, fighting crime, deadly, crimes, crime, riddles and clues, strong female presence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mare of Easttown (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A detective in a small Pennsylvania town investigates a local murder while trying to keep her life from falling apart.
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: murder investigation, small town life, homicide detective, small town, murder, investigation, murder mystery, crime investigation, dysfunctional family, therapist, crimes, private investigation ...
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
36%
 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 ⇓
36%
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A British crime drama based on the "Dalziel and Pascoe" series of books by Reginald Hill, set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Wetherton. The unlikely duo of politically incorrect elephant-in-a-china-shop-copper Detective Superintendent ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, witty, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, murder, crime, police investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, partners against crime, mystery, partners, buddy cop, shrewd, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 9.0
 4K
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 ⇓
36%