Movies and TV shows like Murdoch Mysteries

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Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
 8.2
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Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, clever, stylized, twists and turns, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, detective series
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, riddles and clues, police investigation, uncover truth, forensics, partners against crime, workplace, unconventional method, mind game, murder investigation, crimes, who done it, boss and employee, manipulation, mystery, morgue, police station, victorian england, law enforcement, partners, whodunit, police officer, police, murder, crime investigation ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, victorian era, 1890s, victorian
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada

Most similar movies to Murdoch Mysteries

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, law enforcement, police detective, mystery, murder investigation and investigation mostly in Mystery, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Murdoch Mysteries: Midsomer Murders (1997), Ripper Street (2012), A Touch of Frost (1992), The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014), A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, who done it, murder investigation, murder, police investigation, multiple suspects, whodunit, village, detective inspector, law enforcement, human nature, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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89%
 8.1
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Ripper Street (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
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: tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, who done it, police detective, killings, victorian england, crimes, investigator, multiple suspects, victim, responsibility, murderer, detective inspector ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Touch of Frost (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, sincere, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, mystery, police, widower, partner, urban setting, whodunit, riddles and clues, superior, respect, goodhearted, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: mystery, partners against crime, whodunit, riddles and clues, unlikely partners, law enforcement, under the surface, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, partners, detective inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever
Plot: private detective, who done it, investigation, police detective, mysterious character, partners against crime, riddles and clues, murder, whodunit, mystery, crimes, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.3
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Columbo (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
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, captivating, cynical, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, mind game, murder, crime investigation, murder investigation, riddles and clues, crime solving, uncover truth, basset hound, unconventional method, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
TV show
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, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: who done it, murder mystery, female detective, riddles and clues, murder investigation, amateur detective, uncover truth, whodunit, murder, female protagonist, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: post world war two, 50s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Inspector Morse (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
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: realistic, sincere, serious, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder, detective inspector, police investigation, rapist, murderer, shrewd, crimes, law enforcement, partners, multiple suspects ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, australia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: private detective, sherlock holmes, investigation, riddles and clues, mastermind, partners against crime, who done it, murder, adventure, ego clash, talented, expert ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rosemary & Thyme (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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, realistic, captivating, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: countryside, who done it, riddles and clues, female detective, investigation, private detective, murder, partners against crime, murder investigation, friendship, gardener, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Crossing Jordan (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: forensics, investigation, female detective, police detective, uncover truth, fighting crime, murder, who done it, riddles and clues, mystery, mind game, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 13K
Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: clever, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, sergeant, police investigation, murder investigation, multiple suspects, murder, detective inspector, crimes, suspicion, investigator, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: murder mystery, investigation, priest, murder, police detective, village, who done it, partners, partners against crime, haunted by the past, amateur detective, village life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, female detective, murder, who done it, murder mystery, british police, criminal, crimes, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.6
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Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: The early days of a young Endeavour Morse, whose experiences as a detective constable with the Oxford City Police will ultimately shape his future.
Style: intellectual, serious, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: police detective, talented, british, police investigation, crimes, investigator, intelligence, murderer, coworker, police, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, murder, who done it, murder mystery, riddles and clues, whodunit, investigation, murder investigation, uncover truth, multiple suspects, private investigator, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, police detective, crime investigation, kidnapping, murder, murder investigation, female detective, fbi, fbi investigation, partners, law enforcement, federal bureau of investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, policewoman, police investigation, serial killer, mystery, law enforcement, female partner, crimes, murder, murder investigation, coma, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Murdoch Mysteries (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In 1890s Canada, a police inspector applies the latest scientific methods of deduction, much to the chagrin of his superiors.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder investigation, forensics, private detective, private investigation, uncover truth, crimes, fighting crime, homicide detective, crime solving, investigation ...
Time: victorian era, 1890s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, policewoman, homicide detective, forensics, best friends, friends, police detective, coworker, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: captivating, twists and turns, sincere, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, female detective, crime investigation, homicide detective, investigation, police detective, policewoman, interrogation, crimes, murder, workplace romance, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 153 min.
TV show
Story: An unusual announcement in the newspaper leads the curious villagers to Miss Blacklock's home, where they become witnesses to a murder.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, crimes, law enforcement, hidden identity, mystery, who done it, uncover truth, attempted murder, maid, pig ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 156 min.
TV show
Story: Amateur detective Miss Jane Marple investigates the murder of a young woman whose body is found in the library at Gossington Hall, home of Colonel and Mrs. Arthur Bantry.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, father in law, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, uncover truth, who done it, missing child, murder investigation, murder mystery ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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 15K
Wallander (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: This drama follows Inspector Kurt Wallander – a middle-aged everyman – as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in the apparently sleepy backwaters in and around Ystad in Skane, southern Sweden. Based on the international best-selling ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, murder investigation, forensics, loneliness, crimes, depression, drinking problem, life is a bitch, mystery, small town, suffering ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
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Shetland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, murder investigation, island, murder, who done it, multiple suspects, crimes, mystery, investigation, social relations, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.8
 12K
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: captivating, serious, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: who done it, amateur detective, clergy, uncover truth, priest, riddles and clues, investigation, murder, law enforcement, church, social relations, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Diagnosis Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Mark Sloan is a good-natured, offbeat physician who is called upon to solve murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: murder, hospital, doctor, police detective, police investigation, partners against crime, who done it, homicide detective, friendship, father son relationship, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.3
 34K
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, tense, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, ex convict, police investigation, frame up, investigation, uncover truth, homicide detective, murder, suspicion, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 573
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: female police detective, murder, police detective, unlikely partners, investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hill Street Blues (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. Chronicling the lives of the staff of a single police precinct in an unnamed American city, the show received ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: police station, police, fighting crime, workplace, partners against crime, partners, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, workplace situations, swat team, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%