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Alex Hugo (2014)
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Alex Hugo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
TV show
Story: Fed-up with his violent daily life, former Marseilles police officer Alex Hugo leaves the city and the violence he can no longer bear.
Style: twists and turns, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: police officer, police investigation, crimes, investigation, mystery, murder, small town life, who done it, law enforcement, small town, law enforcer, uncover truth, under the surface, social relations, mountain
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about police investigation, crimes, mystery, murder, law enforcement, uncover truth and investigation mostly in Mystery, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Alex Hugo: The Bay (2019), Broadchurch (2013), Gracepoint (2014), Deadwater Fell (2020), Criminal: France (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Bay (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Family Liaison Officer Lisa Armstrong becomes a little too emotionally involved with a case (to the point where she might compromise it) concerning a pair of missing Morecambe twins to whose distraught parents she is assigned.
Style: twists and turns, clever, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: missing person, courtroom drama, policewoman, investigation, police investigation, social relations, uncover truth, family relations, parents and children, disappearance, mystery, law enforcer ...
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Broadchurch (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Style: twists and turns, emotional, tense, clever, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder investigation, multiple suspects, police detective, uncover truth, small town, murder, grief, courtroom drama, partners, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Gracepoint (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy is found dead on an idyllic beach, a major police investigation gets underway in the small California seaside town where the tragedy occurred. Soon deemed a homicide, the case sparks a media frenzy, which throws the boy's ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, murder investigation, murder, crime, mystery, police investigation, murder mystery, social relations, missing child, crimes, law enforcement, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Deadwater Fell (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: When a seemingly perfect and happy family is murdered by someone they knew and trusted, cracks appear on the surface of a supposedly idyllic community.
Style: clever, realistic, serious, bleak, emotional
Plot: murder investigation, control freak, arson, murder, small town life, police investigation, family relations, under the surface, fire, who done it, suspicion, unfaithful husband ...
Place: scotland
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Criminal: France (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 39 min.
TV show
Story: Secrets emerge and entire cases unravel inside a police interview room in Paris, where suspects and investigators face off in an intricate dance.
Style: contemplative, anthology, clever, serious, bleak ...
Plot: police, evidence, investigation, law enforcement, interrogation, uncover truth, coworker, crimes, testimony, murder, suspicion, haunted by the past ...
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54%
The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In a seemingly quiet country town the newest resident, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location.
Style: witty, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Plot: partners against crime, mystery, riddles and clues, law enforcement, under the surface, uncover truth, police investigation, whodunit, partners, crimes, social relations, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
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Criminal: Germany (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: In the interview room, detectives go head-to-head with suspects and try to get to the truth—even if it means breaking the rules and risking it all.
Style: serious, anthology, suspenseful, contemplative, atmospheric ...
Plot: crimes, testimony, violence, suspicion, interrogation, who done it, police, evidence, uncover truth, murder, police investigation, track down ...
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Glue (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When the body of a local teenage boy is found underneath the wheels of a tractor, the villagers in this remote community and his friends are forced to open up their world and watch their secrets spill out.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: teen drama
Plot: murder, village, uncover truth, mystery, police investigation, youth, teenage life, under the surface, murder mystery, deadly, countryside, village life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Father Brown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Father Brown is based on G. K. Chesterton's detective stories about a Catholic priest who doubles as an amateur detective in order to try and solve mysteries.
Style: serious, captivating, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, who done it, clergy, investigation, riddles and clues, uncover truth, danger, priest, social relations, murder, law enforcement, church ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom
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47%
The Murder Room (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The lease on the Dupayne Museum is almost up and under the terms of their father's will, all three of the Dupayne children must agree to continue or the museum is to close. Neville Dupayne is dead set against continuing the museum when the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: museum, uncover truth, mystery, mind game, investigation, crimes, protagonist as suspect, police detective, who done it, murder, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
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42%
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Wallander (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The 1st series of 13 films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crimes, forensics, murder, small town, mystery, law enforcement, crime, life is a bitch, police inspector, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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41%
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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
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39%
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Chiefs (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Three generations of police chiefs for a southern town go about their jobs while a serial murderer operates.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, racism, small town, chief of police, police chief, murder investigation, life is a bitch, mystery, law enforcement, police corruption, interracial relations, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: southern usa
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39%
Death of an Expert Witness (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: When Dr. Edwin Lorrimer, a forensic scientist working at a private laboratory is found killed, Detective Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate. Dalgliesh had been in the area a few months previously investigating the murder of a young ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, crime, crimes, who done it, riddles and clues, deadly, police investigation, multiple suspects, danger, law enforcement, investigation ...
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Place: england
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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37%
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Spiral (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Spiral is a French television police drama series created by the TV production company Son et Lumière. The first eight episodes series started on Canal+ in France on 13 December 2005. It returned for a second series, partly funded by the BBC, of ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wales, europe
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Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches, and for get her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the very second-hand ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, uncover truth, amateur detective, crimes, danger, who done it, mystery, suspicion, strong female presence, crime, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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36%
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The Wide Net (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Swedish miniseries based upon the novel of the same name by Håkan Nesser.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, uncover truth, police investigation, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, prison, courtroom, crime, pet owner relationship, police procedural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe
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36%
Inspector Lavardin (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Lavardin is called to a provincial village to investigate a murder – only to find that one of his ex-lovers is the victim’s widow.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, friendship, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, mind game, village life, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, brittany
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35%
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Original Sin (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Commander Adam Dalgliesh is consulted by one of his literary heroes when Peverell Press staff fall victim to a rash of hate mail. When the body of an editor is discovered and another member of the venerable firm is found dead soon after, Dalgliesh ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, crimes, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, rivalry, danger, death threat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard
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35%
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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
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Happy Town (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The residents of Haplin, Minnesota - also known as "Happy Town" - have enjoyed an uneasy peace while haunted by a number of unsolved kidnappings. Now facing a disturbing new crime that brings unresolved fears to the surface, Haplin's ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
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34%
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Unforgotten (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Unforgotten' follows modern police team DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan, who gradually unravel long-forgotten secrets which have a dramatic impact on their investigation and the four potential suspects. The slow revelation of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, clever
Plot: murder, police investigation, cold case, who done it, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, life turned upside down, murder mystery, missing person, father daughter relationship, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: england, london
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34%
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What Remains (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: When the decomposed body of Melissa Young is found by a couple in their new flat, Detective Len Harper is determined to discover what happened to her and why nobody noticed she was missing.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, who done it, police investigation, multiple suspects, uncover truth, mystery, one last case, danger, life is a bitch, crime, loner, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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34%
The Shadow Line (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain, whose amnesia leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass; to the drug-lord driven by a ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: drug lord, who to trust, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, hitman, forensics, death, obsession, evidence, one last job, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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34%
 7.3
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Witnesses (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A young female detective is put in charge of a case and must delve into her partner's mysterious past in order to solve it.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, crime, law enforcement, crimes, who done it, village, under the surface, grave robbing, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Black Tower (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Frustrated with his career, Commander Dalgliesh is invited to Toynton Grange, a home for the disabled, by his old teacher, Father Baddeley, who is resident there. But unbeknown to Dalgliesh, something happening at the Grange is making the Father ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: monastery, murder, deadly, crime, danger, crimes, police detective, police investigation, mystery, law enforcement, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Da Vinci's Inquest (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Da Vinci's Inquest is a Canadian dramatic television series that aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2005. While never a ratings blockbuster, seven seasons of thirteen episodes each were filmed for a total of ninety-one episodes. The show, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coroner, law enforcement, investigation, forensics, righting the wronged, crimes, fighting crime, mystery, murder, mysterious death, police investigation, crime investigation ...
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%