Movies and TV shows like The Ghost Detective

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The Ghost Detective (2018)
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The Ghost Detective (2018)
Original name: 오늘의 탐정
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: psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: job, crimes, murder investigation, private detective, vengeance, murderer, youth, friendship, violence, investigation, heroes, death, friends, partners, graphic violence, mystery, investigator, chase, murder mystery, korean, coworker, murder, society, who done it, victim ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea

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Most similar movies to The Ghost Detective

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and psychological films and TV series with plots about murder, who done it, crimes, investigation, evidence, uncover truth and mystery mostly in Mystery, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Ghost Detective: Ms Ma, Nemesis (2018), The Miracle (2018), Capitani (2019), The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (2018), The Killer Inside (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ms Ma, Nemesis (2018)
Genre: Mystery
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Ms. Ma is sent to jail after being accused of killing her daughter. She escapes in order to find the real murderer and starts solving other cases.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological
Plot: murder, female protagonist, false accusation, whodunit, murder mystery, murder investigation, police investigation, track down, revenge, suspicion, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
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95%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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 ⇓
82%
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 ⇓
82%
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The Killer Inside (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Psychological crime series following the investigations of interrogation experts Julie Beauchemin and Maxime Moreli.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, mystery, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, crime, crime investigation, police, murder investigation, team, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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 ⇓
72%
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 ⇓
70%
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 ⇓
69%
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Your Turn To Kill (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Nana and Shota are a newlywed couple and Nana is 15 years older than Shota. Nana works as a designer and Shota works as a gym trainer. They both enjoy mystery. The newlywed couple then move to an apartment and they attend a resident’s meeting ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, japanese woman, who done it, murder investigation, romance, murder mystery, partners against crime, partners, investigation, vengeance, testimony, private investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Deception of the Novelist (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Deception of the Novelist revolves around Justin’s character as a famous novelist who receives a large inheritance after his father’s passing. He rents out one of his inherited properties to a Japanese/Chinese woman named Elaine and they ...
Style: suspense, psychological, contemplative, unusual plot structure, tense
Plot: murder investigation, testimony, evidence, youth, revenge, death, victim, suspicion, partners against crime, murder mystery, police officer, track down ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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 ⇓
65%
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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 ⇓
65%
The Most Assassinated Woman in the World (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium, UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the infamous Theatre Grand Guignol the story revolves around iconic actress Paula Maxa - the most famous of the Grand Guignol's leading ladies and the titular Most Assassinated Woman, who was graphically slain on ...
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, contemplative, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, track down, vengeance, police officer, police investigation, partners against crime, who done it, violence, stage actress, partners, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Invincible Dragon (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The undercover agent with dragon tattoo Kowloon continually helped the police to solve mysterious cases, which made him known as a rising star. However, his impulsive personality dragged him into endless troubles. He got himself into fights with the ...
Style: exciting, contemplative, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: police officer, police shootout, police officer killed, murder investigation, serial killer, revenge, who done it, suspicion, law enforcer, vengeance, track down, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Ebar Shabor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A very much experienced police detective Mr. Shabor Dasgupta (Actor-Saswata Chatterjee) is assigned to do the task of solving the mystery of the murder of Mitali Ghosh (Actress-Swastika Mukherjee),who is a woman with a messy past life, who was ...
Style: contemplative, tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, psychological ...
Plot: murder, murder victim, murder mystery, blood, investigation, murder investigation, law enforcement, graphic violence, uncover truth, track down, death, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya is a brilliant, underrated detective from Nellore who runs an agency called FBI which sees no business. He gets more than what he asked for when a case happens to fall right into his lap out of nowhere.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: detective agency, murder, murder investigation, private detective, crimes, murderer, death, investigator, track down, interrogation, chase, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Strangers From Hell (2019)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Yoon Jong-Woo is a man in his 20's. He has lived in a small town for all of his life, but he gets a job at a small office in Seoul. Yoon Jong-Woo moves out to Seoul and stays at a cheap apartment which shares its kitchen and bathroom with other ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: murderer, psychopath, murder, suspicion, death, uncover truth, graphic violence, youth, mystery, vengeance, murder investigation, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Victim (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: A grieving mother is accused of identifying online the man she believes killed her son. But is he really a notorious child murderer or a tragic victim of mistaken identity?
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: murder, revenge, assault, court, police, death of child, mother, death, social media, trial, murder investigation, investigator ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Crimes That Bind (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michiko Oshitani, who lived in Shiga Prefecture, is found dead at an apartment in Tokyo. She was strangled to death. Mutsuo Koshikawa is the owner of the apartment and he goes missing. Detectives including Yuhei Matsumiya who is a cousin of ...
Style: captivating, tense, contemplative, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: police officer, japanese police, clue, japanese woman, police, dead, murder investigation, who done it, murder mystery, uncover truth, revenge, partners ...
Time: 21st century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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 ⇓
55%
Mr. Hiiragi's Homeroom (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: With graduation 10 days away, homeroom teacher Hiiragi gathered all 29 students of class 3-A and proclaims them his hostages. His last lesson regards the death of a student that passed away a few months before. Nobody will be able to graduate until ...
Style: unusual plot structure, contemplative, disturbing, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: school, teacher, murder, violence, mass suicide, human nature, crimes, vengeance, chase, death, society, hostage situation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Rojo (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A small town in an Argentinian province, 1975. The life of a successful lawyer gets complicated when he has a stupid quarrel with a stranger in a crowded restaurant.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: disappearance, lawyer, small town, missing person, abduction, private detective, desert, who done it, track down, partners against crime, murder, police officer ...
Time: 70s
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
I know who you are (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: After wrecking his car in a deserted road in the middle of the forest and being found with the blood and mobile phone of his niece, successful criminal lawyer Daniel Elias can no longer remember who he is but must find a way to prove his innocence, ...
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: amnesia, family relations, missing person, lawyer, murder, murder investigation, who done it, violence, death, victim, attorney, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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 ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
49%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
48%
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DNA (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 321 min.
TV show
Story: Five years after his daughter disappeared, a mistake in the National Police's DNA register makes it possible for the officer Rolf to finally find out what happened to her.
Style: contemplative, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: missing child, missing daughter, ex husband ex wife relationship, police detective, loss of daughter, missing person, child trafficking, law enforcement, police officer, revenge, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 2010s
Place: denmark, poland, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
You've Got Murder (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Istanbul Police Department homicide detectives encounter a murder nothing like they’ve seen before.Commissioners Emin, Salih, Asuman and deputy Alaattin begin investigating.But strange murders keep happening. They don’t have any evidence or any ...
Style: surprise ending, humorous, entertaining, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: police, fight, police department, death, chase, murder, swat team, crimes, silly humor, escapades, evidence, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Bodies at Rest (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Working in the morgue, a hardworking forensics expert and his assistant are suddenly accosted by masked intruders who demand access to a body involved in a recent crime.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, exciting, unusual plot structure
Plot: police shootout, security guard killed, police officer, murder, criminal, police detective, evidence, murder investigation, organized crime, revenge, graphic violence, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%