Unconventional method movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant unconventional method movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, captivating and suspense films and TV shows about / with unconventional method, crimes, investigation, police investigation, murder mystery, mystery, partners, catastrophe, mentor and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
unconventional method
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unconventional method movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as unconventional method: Body of Proof (2011), Elementary (2012), Monk (2002), Leverage (2008), House (2004), Person of Interest (2011), The Freudian Method (2003), Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Da Vinci's Demons (2013), Hysteria (2011).

List of unconventional method movies

 7.1
 18K
Body of Proof (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Body of Proof is an American medical drama television series that ran on ABC from March 29, 2011 to May 28, 2013 and starred Dana Delany as medical examiner Dr. Megan Hunt. The series was created by Chris Murphey and produced by ABC Studios. The ...
Style: captivating, serious, witty, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: medical, forensics, who done it, investigation, law enforcement, murder investigation, bodies, unconventional method, talented, ambitious, medical examiner, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 7.9
 111K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: witty, talky, suspenseful, serious, sad ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, talented, female partner, unconventional method, prodigy, riddles and clues, mastermind, partners, private detective, intelligence, resourceful ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 8.0
 76K
Monk (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Adrian Monk was once a rising star with the San Francisco Police Department, legendary for using unconventional means to solve the department's most baffling cases. But after the tragic (and still unsolved) murder of his wife Trudy, he ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, odd ...
Plot: investigation, mental illness, private detective, talented, mastermind, murder, prodigy, police investigation, unconventional method, riddles and clues, intelligence, obsessive compulsive disorder ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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 7.9
 51K
Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Plot: team, thief, hacker, outsmarting, unconventional method, escapades, society, crimes, mastermind, surveillance, teamwork, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.7
 463K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: cynical, clever, witty, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doctor, hospital, talented, mastermind, prodigy, patient, loner, expert, surgery, human nature, intelligence, unconventional method ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, clever, heroic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, surveillance, computer system, hi-tech, partners against crime, crimes, mysterious character, privacy invasion, hacker, fighting crime, computer genius, secret ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Freudian Method (2003)
Genre: Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Special consultant Roman Freydin is introduced to the crime detection department under the Prosecutor's Office. A psychologist and professional poker player in his younger days, Roman traveled extensively throughout Russia and Europe dealing ...
Style: psychological, captivating, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: investigation, twists and turns, unconventional method, fighting crime, expert, coworker relationship, law enforcement, crimes, crime investigation, interrogation, private detective, psychologist ...
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St. Giuseppe Moscati: Doctor to the Poor (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Giuseppe Moscati, Doctor saint of Naples, was a doctor of the early twentieth century, from an aristocratic family devoted his career to serving the poor. The film focuses on the human side, partially leaving aside the spiritual part.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, inspirational, uplifting ...
Plot: belief in god, life & death, hopes, redemption, unconventional method, compassion, hospital, life philosophy, doctors and patients, doctor, meaning of life, clinic ...
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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
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, uncover truth, riddles and clues, police investigation, workplace, forensics, murder investigation, twists and turns, unconventional method, mind game, who done it ...
Time: edwardian era, victorian era, 19th century, future, 1890s
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of ...
Style: captivating, exciting, intellectual, witty, serious ...
Plot: leonardo da vinci, adventure, prodigy, renaissance, inventor, sex scene, talented, escapades, shrewd, unconventional method, lust, visionary ...
Time: 15th century, future
Place: italy, europe, florence, rome italy, ottoman empire ...
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 6.7
 32K
Hysteria (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hysteria is a romantic comedy with an accomplished cast led by Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones and Rupert Everett, that tells an untold tale of discovery - the surprising story of the birth of the electro-mechanical ...
Style: romantic, humorous, sexy, talky, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, hospital, hysteria, masturbation, court, doctor, unconventional method, ex prostitute, female sexuality, sexual dysfunction, inventions and discoveries, women ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, edwardian era, 1880s ...
Place: england, london, east end london, europe, san francisco
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 7.4
 6K
Motive (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A cat-and-mouse series with a twist on the everyday whodunit, "Motive" centers on Angie Flynn, a detective on a backwards chase for clues to a killer that has already been revealed to viewers. The series, filmed in Vancouver, is an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, female detective, police detective, unconventional method, murder mystery, honest law enforcer, fighting crime, police investigation, sergeant, law enforcement, crimes, cat and mouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
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 6.4
 86K
The Raven (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.
Style: gothic, suspense, psychological, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crimes, investigation, murder mystery, murder investigation, police investigation, riddles and clues, writer's life, who done it, murder, mystery, unconventional method ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, edwardian era, 1840s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, paris france
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 6.3
 62K
Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Finland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, scary, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, twists and turns, investigation, mind game, survival, island, profiler, fbi, trap, psycho killer, fbi agent, killing spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Anger Management (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell. But when Buddy steps up his aggressive ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, psychology, rage, therapist, unconventional method, doctors and patients, bullying, family, life philosophy, psychiatrist, misfit partners, treatment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, brooklyn new york city, boston ...
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Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Hathaway, a hardboiled private investigator, and his rookie sidekick Lu Shakespeare form the unlikeliest of partnerships as they investigate the secrets of rural Warwickshire's residents.
Style: feel good, captivating, witty, ironic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private investigator, investigation, partners, eccentricity, female detective, adventure, mystery, female police detective, unconventional method, murder mystery, crime investigation, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: britain
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 8.4
 105K
Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own ...
Style: exciting, sexy, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex convict, sheriff, tough heroes, female nudity, organized crime, thief, crimes, sexual activity, small town, social relations, double life, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 7.2
 97K
Dogtooth (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, sexy, art house ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, isolated house, siblings relations, brother sister incest, child abuse, family problems, overprotective father, sex, cat, greek, sadism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
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 6.8
 115K
Patch Adams (1998)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh - even if it means risking his own ...
Style: inspirational, touching, emotional, uplifting, compassionate ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: human spirit, medical school, medical profession, hospital, doctors and patients, friendship, compassion, dealing with death, stereotypes, mad scientist, clinic, unconventional method ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1971
Place: usa, virginia
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The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: inspirational, sincere, uplifting, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: british royal family, world war two, british history, stuttering, royal family, disability, unlikely friendships, historical character, king of england, politics, husband wife relationship, british monarchy ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, 50s, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, london, europe, buckingham palace ...
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 7.6
 3K
Dirk Gently (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Dirk Gently is a British comedy detective drama TV series based on characters from the Dirk Gently novels by Douglas Adams. The series was created by Howard Overman and stars Stephen Mangan as holistic detective Dirk Gently and Darren Boyd as his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, touching ...
Plot: private detective, time travel, investigation, mystery, unconventional method, investigator, crimes, murder mystery, friendship, time loop, superhero, sherlock holmes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 7.6
 635K
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
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, tower bridge london ...
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 6.7
 5K
Web Therapy (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Fiona Wallice is a therapist with little patience for her patients. Tired of hearing about people's problems for fifty long minutes, she devises a new treatment, the three-minute video chat. And still, the sessions end up being largely about ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, sitcom, realistic
Plot: therapy, therapist, doctors and patients, marital problem, patient, unconventional method, family problems, self involved, psychologist, dark humor, alienation, treatment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.4
 1K
Missing (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Missing is a Canadian-American crime drama television series based on the 1-800-WHERE-R-YOU book series by Meg Cabot. The series aired on the A network and W Network in Canada, and on Lifetime in the United States from August 2003 to February 2006.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: psychic power, missing person, fbi, supernatural ability, paranormal activity, unconventional method, mystery, crimes, government agency, partners, workplace, a vision ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c.
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Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During a harsh Montréal winter, an elementary-school class is left reeling after its teacher commits suicide. Bachir Lazhar, a charismatic Algerian immigrant, steps in as the substitute teacher for the classroom of traumatized children. All the ...
Style: touching, sincere, inspirational, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teacher, elementary school, suicide, immigrants, teachers and students, youth, coming of age, tragedy, precocious child, culture clash, character study, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, ontario canada
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 7.4
 25K
House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: sexy, cynical, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: greed, single parent, power relations, workplace situations, african american, father son relationship, flirting, satire, workplace problem, boss, ethics, corporate world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sad, sentimental, touching, heartbreaking, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: cancer, terminal illness, parenthood, lawyer, mother daughter relationship, sisters, sick child, life is a bitch, family life, relationships, leukemia, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa, los angeles, montana
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 6.4
 134K
Accepted (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Style: funny, feel good, entertaining, humorous, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: college, high school, teenager, slacker, youth, party, college life, cheerleading, education, college student, stereotypes, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio, yale university, harvard university
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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
Style: clever, intellectual, suspense, atmospheric, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, steampunk, riddles and clues, intelligence, talented, detective inspector, battle of wits, murderer, mind game, hotshot hero, conspiracy, adventure ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1890s
Place: england, paris france, europe, london, germany ...
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 8.6
 101K
Justified (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A character drama based on the 2001 Elmore Leonard short story "Fire in the Hole." Leonard's tale centers around U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of Kentucky, a quiet but strong-willed official of the law. The tale covers his high-stakes ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, epic, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, u.s. marshal, justice, fighting crime, crimes, officer, gunfight, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, ex military, ex convict, family feud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
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