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Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
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Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A Victorian-era Toronto detective uses then-cutting edge forensic techniques to solve crimes, with the assistance of a female coroner who is also struggling for recognition in the face of tradition, based on the books by Maureen Jennings.
Style: clever, atmospheric, serious, stylized, twists and turns, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, crime, uncover truth, forensics, mind game, workplace, partners against crime, unconventional method, partners, who done it, boss and employee, crimes, manipulations, law enforcement, deadly, mystery, confrontation with superior, murder investigation, morgue, police station, steampunk, whodunit, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1890s, edwardian era
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada

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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 crimes, law enforcement, crime, police detective, murder, police investigation and mystery mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Murdoch Mysteries: Crossing Jordan (2001), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004), Rosemary & Thyme (2003), Columbo (1971), Midsomer Murders (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Crossing Jordan (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that stars Jill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, police detective, forensics, murder, who done it, uncover truth, fighting crime, danger, crime, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which ...
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, uncover truth, law enforcement, murder mystery, who done it, crimes, murder investigation, female detective, mystery, whodunit ...
Time: 1950s
Place: england, europe
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Rosemary & Thyme (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Rosemary & Thyme is a British television mystery series starring Felicity Kendal and Pam Ferris as gardening detectives Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme. The show began on ITV in 2003. The third series ended in August 2007. The theme is murder ...
Style: feel good, clever, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: countryside, private detective, amateur detective, police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, investigation, murder, crime, who done it, fighting crime, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Columbo (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing appearance and apparent absentmindedness, he shrewdly solves all of his cases and secures all ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, cynical, captivating, witty ...
Plot: police detective, murder, murder investigation, mind game, riddles and clues, homicide detective, unconventional method, uncover truth, crimes, crime investigation, crime solving, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, law enforcement, human nature, crime, murder investigation, murder, crimes, who done it, village, police chief ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Ripper Street (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, killings, investigator, crimes, danger, victim, fist fighting, urban, corpse, responsibility, notoriety ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
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Grantchester (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, priest, village life, investigation, murder, village, partners against crime, partners, haunted by the past, police detective, who done it, murder investigation ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
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Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, witty
Plot: police investigation, police detective, uncover truth, investigation, frame up, murder, ex convict, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, workplace, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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A Touch of Frost (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Touch of Frost is a television detective series produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV from 1992 until 2010, initially based on the Frost novels by R.D. Wingfield. Writing credit for the three episodes in the first 1992 series went to Richard ...
Style: realistic, sincere, suspenseful, witty, serious ...
Plot: police detective, riddles and clues, workplace, superior, deadly, law enforcement, fighting crime, respect, police investigation, rivalry, tough law enforcer, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, northern england
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Shetland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Created from the novels by award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves, Shetland follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate crime within the close knit island community. In this isolated and sometimes inhospitable environment, the team have ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, crimes, bodies, murder, multiple suspects, law enforcement, deadly, police investigation, who done it, crime, social relations, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
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Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
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: realistic, tense, witty, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, law enforcement, unlikely partners, crimes, partners against crime, riddles and clues, crime, partners, forensics, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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, suspenseful, stylized, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, female detective, criminal, crime investigation, mystery, police detective, murder mystery, british police, who done it, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The third installment of the “Law & Order” franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes.
Style: tense, clever, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: law and order, murder investigation, mind game, murder, partners, deadly, crime, workplace situations, power relations, judiciary, prosecutor, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: police investigation, partners against crime, female detective, forensics, crimes, police detective, policewoman, family relations, female protagonist, partners, best friends, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, murder, kidnapping, fbi, police investigation, crime, crimes, partners against crime, track down, police detective, race against time, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Taggart (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Story: Taggart is a Scottish detective television programme, created by Glenn Chandler, who has written many of the episodes, and made by STV Productions for the ITV network. The series revolves around a group of detectives initially in the Maryhill CID of ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: police detective, murder, strangulation, police, deadly, law enforcement, police station, police investigation, society, crimes, riddles and clues, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s
Place: scotland, europe
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Hinterland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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: tense, realistic, gloomy, bleak, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, crime, crimes, buried truth, bodies, forensics, small town, partners, law enforcement, female partner, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Murder City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, partners, deadly, law enforcement, police detective, crimes, riddles and clues, partners against crime, unlikely partners, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Law & Order: UK (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Adapted from the hit US series, Law & Order: UK follows a team of police detectives and prosecutors representing the public interest in the criminal justice system.
Style: clever, suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, courtroom, lawyer, price of justice, mystery, dedicated lawyer, crimes, crime, cop witness relations, legal investigation, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Inspector Morse (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Morse is a detective drama based on Colin Dexter's series of Chief Inspector Morse novels. The series starred John Thaw as Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis, as well as a large cast of notable actors and ...
Style: sincere, realistic, talky, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: police detective, murder, crime, police investigation, rapist, who done it, crimes, partners, law enforcement, multiple suspects, crime investigation, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe, australia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Quincy M.E. (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Quincy, M.E. is an American television series from Universal Studios that aired from October 3, 1976, to September 5, 1983, on NBC. It stars Jack Klugman in the title role, a Los Angeles County medical examiner. Inspired by the book Where Death ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sincere, realistic
Plot: murder, coroner, crime, crimes, legal, law enforcement, police detective, partners against crime, uncover truth, anti heroes, life is a bitch, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Unforgettable (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: policewoman, police detective, police investigation, partners, prodigy, fighting crime, crimes, female detective, law enforcement, partners against crime, haunted by the past, photographic memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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River (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: captivating, tense, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, hallucination, police, murder investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, crime, crimes, murder, law enforcement, deadly, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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Inspector Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, clever, serious
Plot: sergeant, police detective, police investigation, murder, honest law enforcer, mystery, wisdom of life, law enforcement, multiple suspects, crimes, crime, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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Cold Case (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she is assigned cases that have never been solved. Detective Lilly Rush combines her natural instincts with the updated technology available today to bring about ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, female detective, victim, uncover truth, crime, murder investigation, evidence, rage, police, cold case, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s, 1940s, 1960s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
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DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A thrilling drama based on the novels by Peter Robinson. Stephen Tompkinson and Andrea Lowe star as the tenacious and stubborn Chief Inspector Alan Banks and the feisty and headstrong Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: police detective, coma, murder, serial killer, policewoman, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, crime, bodies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Life on Mars (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Life on Mars is a British television series broadcast on BBC One between January 2006 and April 2007. The series combines elements of science fiction and police procedural, featuring an officer from the Greater Manchester Police who travels back in ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, stylized, surreal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, police detective, police investigation, culture clash, disorder, fighting crime, mystery, rivalry, crimes, police, police brutality, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993) and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994), collectively known as Sherlock Holmes, are a series of ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, private detective, sherlock holmes, riddles and clues, mastermind, who done it, adventure, murder, ego clash, partners against crime, danger, misfit partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
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Cracker (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The wise-cracking Fitz is a brilliant but flawed criminal psychologist with a remarkable insight into the criminal mind.
Style: clever, witty, rough, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: criminal psychologist, psychologist, crime, profiler, police detective, policewoman, law enforcement, police chief, police investigation, mystery, drinking problem, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester, manchester england
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Major Crimes (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Major Crimes explores how the American justice system approaches the art of the deals as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction. Los Angeles Police Captain Sharon Raydor heads up a special squad within the LAPD ...
Style: captivating, serious, twists and turns, realistic, tense
Plot: homicide detective, police investigation, crimes, police detective, policewoman, lapd, fighting crime, police station, coworker, workplace, investigator, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
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