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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Original name: Sherlock Holmes
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 adaptations of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories which were produced by Granada Television and originally broadcast by ITV in the United Kingdom. The series starred Jeremy Brett as Holmes and David Burke (in the Adventures series) and Edward Hardwicke (Return, Case-Book, Memoirs) as Dr. Watson. The programme adapted 42 of the original stories in 41 episodes, with 36 running for 50 minutes (in a one-hour timeslot), and five being feature-length specials. Adventures ran for two series totalling 13 episodes, from April to June 1984 and August to September 1985. Return ran for two series from July to August 1986 and April to August 1988, as well as the specials "The Sign of Four" and "The Hound of the Baskervilles", which aired on 29 December 1987 and 31 August 1988 respectively. Case-Book ran for one series from February to March 1991 and three specials which aired on 2 January 1992 and 27 January and 3 February 1993. Memoirs ran for one series from March to April 1994. A short episode was also produced as part of "The Four Oaks Mystery" which aired during the ITV Telethon in 1992. Sherlock Holmes appeared in the first part, with the casts of Van der Valk, Taggart and Inspector Wexford appearing in the second, third and fourth parts respectively.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, gothic, vintage
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, investigation, partners against crime, riddles and clues, mastermind, who done it, adventure, murder, ego clash, rivalry, law enforcement, expert, talented, misfit partners, victorian england, friendship, brother brother relationship, police, murder mystery, christmas, gangsters, serial killer, tv show, buddy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and clever films and TV series with plots about crimes, mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, murder, deadly and private detective mostly in Mystery, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Elementary (2012), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Sherlock (2010), Murdoch Mysteries (2008), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Dr. Watson, finds a mystery in an empty house, while Holmes and he later solve the mysteries of an abbey grange, the Musgrave ritual, a second stain, a man with a twisted lip, the priory school, and a half-dozen plaster busts of Bonaparte.
Style: gothic, mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
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Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
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Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
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Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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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, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: edwardian era, victorian era, 19th century, future, 1890s
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sherlock Holmes and his intrepid companion, Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, the Boscombe Valley, an illustrious client, and a creeping man.
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sir Charles Baskerville dies on the moor under mysterious circumstances and rumors abound about a demonic hound. When the American heir arrives to take charge, a family friend calls in Holmes and Watson to get to the heart of the mystery.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychotronic ...
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Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
Story: Holmes, his friend Watson (or his brother Mycroft) work to solve the mysteries of three gables, the dying detective, a golden pince-nez, the red circle, a mazarin stone, and a cardboard box.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, stylized, rough, mind bending ...
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The Frankenstein Chronicles (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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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: realistic, feel good, captivating, clever, semi serious ...
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Mystery!: Cadfael (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Cadfael is the name given to the TV series of The Cadfael Chronicles adaptations produced by British television company ITV Central between 1994 and 1998. The series was broadcast on the ITV network in the UK, and starred Sir Derek Jacobi as the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, contemplative
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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: realistic, clever, serious, suspenseful
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The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes is a British television series that was produced by Thames Television and originally broadcast on the ITV Network. There were two series of 13 fifty-minute episodes; the first aired in 1971, the second in 1973. The ...
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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The Sign of Four (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mary Morstan has received a pearl in the post every year since her father's disappearance; this leads Holmes and Watson to the truth about a secret pact between four convicts during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Style: realistic, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, thought provoking, intellectual ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, chase, adventure, crimes, mystery, british empire, murder, river, doctor, assassination, mentor, technology ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville is blamed on a longstanding curse that has followed the Baskerville family for two hundred years. Enigmatic sleuth Sherlock Holmes is on the case to uncover the truth about a monstrous, supernatural ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, curse, beast, monster, private detective, investigation, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, murder, supernatural, track down ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
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Partners in Crime (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime is a 1983 British television series based on the short stories of the same name by Agatha Christie. It was directed by John A. Davis and Tony Wharmby, and starred James Warwick and Francesca Annis in the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, murder mystery, newlyweds, couples, riddles and clues, couple relations, who done it, partners against crime, odd couple, amateur detective, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, murder, nosy, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, private detective, deadly creature, mysterious character, partners against crime, winter, crime solving ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: clever, entertaining, suspense, intellectual, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, steampunk, investigation, intelligence, adventure, private detective, riddles and clues, talented, crimes, murder, clue, partners ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1890s
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, murder investigation, police detective, who done it, multiple suspects, investigation, human nature, crimes, detective inspector, law enforcement, village ...
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Simon & Simon (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Simon & Simon is an American detective television series that originally ran from November 24, 1981 to January 21, 1989. The series was broadcast on CBS and starred Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker as two brothers who run a private detective ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920’s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our thoroughly modern heroine makes sure ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, private investigator, female detective, private detective, murder, riddles and clues, heroine, murderer, evidence, crimes, aristocracy, australian ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Sherlock: Case of Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Early in his crime-solving career, Sherlock Holmes attempts to prevent Moriarty from cornering the heroin market.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, serial killer, murder, drug dealing, investigation, private detective, mind game, riddles and clues, crimes, rivalry, mystery, partners against crime ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london
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The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Dr Lucien Blake left Ballarat as a young man. But now he finds himself returning to take over not only his dead father's medical practice, but also his on-call role as the town's police surgeon, only to find change is afoot, nothing is ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, forensics, doctors and patients, crimes, social relations, murder, homecoming, mystery, doctor, murder mystery, crime investigation, homicide detective ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: australia
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Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (1984)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Holmes (Peter Cushing) and Dr. Watson (John Mills) ponder cases in which the victims seem to have been scared to death.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, rough, suspenseful
Plot: sherlock holmes, kidnapping, murder, private detective, investigation, who done it, rivalry, amateur detective, crimes, rescue, ego clash, golden years ...
Time: 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
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Miss Sherlock (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Sherlock has a peculiar character flaw. She does not open her heart to strangers. She is Japanese, but was born in Britain. She now works as an investigation consultant for the police department. Wato Tachibana is an excellent surgeon and is guided ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, intellectual
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, female protagonist, police, terrorist, adventure, murder, riddles and clues, partners, mastermind, uncover truth, talented ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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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, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, partner, female police detective, unlikely partners, investigation, mystery, police detective, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, united kingdom
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Mystery!: Campion (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Campion is a television show made by the BBC, adapting the Albert Campion mystery novels written by Margery Allingham. Two series were made, in 1989 and 1990, starring Peter Davison as Campion, Brian Glover as his manservant Magersfontein Lugg and ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: world war one, police, tv show, investigation, murder, multiple suspects, mystery, private detective, partners, crimes, law enforcement, riddles and clues ...
Time: 1930s, future, 20th century
Place: europe, england
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: murder, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, police investigation, who done it, riddles and clues, multiple suspects, laboratory, police, investigation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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