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Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
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Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced by manipulation of pressure points on the head and neck. She can see, hear and feel, she is aware of everything going on around her, but she is unable to move or communicate. In leaving Alison alive, the police believe the killer's made his first mistake.
Style: scary, tense, gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police detective, crimes, crime, murder, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, hunt down, murder investigation, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe

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Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
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Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
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Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Whitechapel is a British television drama series produced by Carnival Films, in which detectives in London's Whitechapel district deal with murders which replicate historical crimes. The first series was first broadcast in the UK on 2 February ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, manhunt, police station, victim, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, forensics, team, murder, hunt down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
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Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
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Place: england, europe, spain
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Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
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Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, crime, crimes, partners, partners against crime, investigation, murder, uncover truth, troubled, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
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Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, deadly, partners, law enforcement, crime, missing person, crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, gloomy
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Country: Sweden
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Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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