Detective inspector movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant detective inspector movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing and realistic films and TV shows about / with detective inspector, crimes, investigation, police detective, police investigation, crime investigation, murder investigation, murder, uncover truth and crime solving plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres shot in UK, USA, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as detective inspector: Midsomer Murders (1997), Ripper Street (2012), The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001), Des (2020), No Offence (2015), The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014), Lupin the 3rd (2014), Tell Me Something (1999), Inspector Morse (1987), Lewis (2006).

List of detective inspector movies

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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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, witty, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, steampunk, mind game, intelligence, sherlock holmes, talented, private detective, murderer, hotshot hero, detective inspector, partners against crime, investigation ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, germany ...
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 8.1
 21K
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: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, who done it, police detective, killings, victorian england, crimes, investigator, multiple suspects, victim, responsibility, notoriety, corpse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: police detective, detective inspector, murder investigation, police investigation, mystery, fighting crime, partners, workplace, social differences, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
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 7.6
 16K
Des (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The story of one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men, the series explores the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative
Plot: true crime, serial killer, detective inspector, murder, police, murderer, who done it, death, murder investigation, police investigation, police detective, serial murder ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: united kingdom, london
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 8.0
 5K
No Offence (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping these streets clean is a Herculean task, enough to demoralize even the keenest rookie – but there’s a reason why this hotchpotch of committed cops are on this force, on this side of town. Drug labs, arsonists, neo-Nazis and notorious ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: police station, policewoman, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, workplace situations, workplace, crimes, police, murder investigation, british police, detective inspector ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, manchester
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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
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Lupin the 3rd (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Interpol Inspector Zenigata begins a world-wide hunt for the infamous thief Lupin The 3rd. But together, they face a powerful enemy and form the Lupin team in response. The Lupin team then faces the challenge of retrieving the "Crimson Heart of ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing, humorous
Plot: detective inspector, assassin, master thief, tough guy, yakuza, robbery, grandfather, cons and scams, criminal heroes, master criminal, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 2010s
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Tell Me Something (1999)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Seoul, parts not matching of severed copses of three men are found in cars and bags left in public spaces...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, serial killer, murder, police detective, psychopath, police, mind game, crimes, dangerous attraction, reluctant partners, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: korea
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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, talky, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder, police investigation, detective inspector, rapist, murderer, multiple suspects, shrewd, crimes, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, australia, italy
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 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: realistic, clever, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime investigation, sergeant, murder investigation, multiple suspects, murder, crimes, law enforcement, suspicion, investigator, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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 7.5
 3K
Dalgliesh (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A recent widower and acclaimed poet, enigmatic Inspector Adam Dalgliesh employs his exceptional empathy and insight to plumb the darker depths of the human psyche while investigating complex crimes in 1970s England.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: detective inspector, police detective, murder investigation, crime investigation, fighting crime, investigation, private detective, uncover truth, private investigator, homicide detective, sleuth, forensics ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, britain, united kingdom
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 7.2
 3K
Grace (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Brighton based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is a hard-working police officer who has given his life to the job, but his career is currently at rock bottom. He’s fixated by the disappearance of his beloved wife, Sandy, and running enquiries ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: detective inspector, police investigation, police detective, sleuth, police partner, police, unsolved crime, crime solving, partners against crime, investigation, cold case, crime investigation ...
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 5.4
 417
Parot (2021)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A police inspector tries to find out who has murdered numerous inmates who could have been released from prison thanks to the cancellation of the controversial Parot doctrine.
Style: suspense, disturbing, enigmatic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: detective inspector, serial murder, serial killer, police, ex convict, murder, murder investigation, killing spree, unsolved crime, police inspector, cold case, crime spree ...
Time: year 2013
Place: spain
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Above Suspicion 2: The Red Dahlia (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: D.C.I. Langton takes charge when the body of would-be model Louise Pennell is found,sliced in half and with her mouth mutilated into a smile. D.C. Anna Travis discovers that newspaper journalist Richard Reynolds had received anonymous typed letters ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, police detective, serial killer, media circus, strong female presence, detective sergeant, detective inspector, crime scene, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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 7.5
 12K
Dogs of Berlin (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 542 min.
TV show
Story: A politically sensitive murder forces two disparate detectives into a battle with the Berlin underworld and a confrontation with their own corruption.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, bleak, brutal
Plot: football player, murder, partners, racism, police protagonist, investigation, crime investigation, murder investigation, detective inspector, riot, police partner, cheating ...
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 6.7
 2K
Annika (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The sharp, witty and enigmatic DI Annika Strandhed, as she heads up a new specialist Marine Homicide Unit (MHU) that is tasked with investigating the unexplained, brutal, and seemingly unfathomable murders.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, breaking the fourth wall, detective inspector, police, police investigation, murder investigation, crimes, investigation, teamwork, relationship vs career, family relations, crime investigation ...
Place: glasgow scotland
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The Beast Must Die (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Following the death of her son in a hit and run, all Frances Cairnes wants is to hunt down and kill the man she believes is responsible. When she finally tracks him down, she tricks her way into his house and plots his murder from within.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: brother sister relationship, police department, murder, dead boy, uncle niece relationship, detective inspector, widow, family relations, grieving mother, poisoned drink, poisoned, partner ...
Place: london, australia
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 6.9
 3K
Professor T (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Germany, Belgium
TV show
Story: Professor Jasper Tempest, a genius Cambridge University criminologist with OCD and an overbearing mother, advises the police. British version of the Belgian crime drama of the same name.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: genius, professor, mystery, detective inspector, police detective, unsolved crime, forensics, crime investigation, cold case, investigation, murder investigation, uncover truth ...
Place: belgium
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 6.8
 3K
In the Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: In The Dark sees Helen Weeks (MyAnna Buring) drawn into the two most testing and personal cases of her career - just as she begins her journey towards motherhood. Helen is never fazed by a challenge, but her tough exterior conceals a complex inner ...
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: female protagonist, policewoman, abduction, investigation, police detective, detective inspector, pregnant woman, childhood friend, hometown, child abduction, crime investigation, sleuth ...
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Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the career of La Plante's latest heroine DC ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, porno movie
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, murder, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, police procedural, dirty cop, detective inspector, strong female presence, rookie, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, spain
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 8.4
 10K
Grand Hotel (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Grand Hotel is a Spanish drama television series directed by Carlos Sedes and starring Yon Gonzalez and Amaia Salamanca. It first aired on Antena 3 in Spain on 11 October 2011 and on Sky Arts 1 in the UK on 18 November 2012. The series, filmed at ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, heartbreaking
Plot: love and romance, hotel, investigation, intrigue, crimes, master and servant, high society, love affair, maid, society, heir, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era
Place: spain
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 3.6
 4K
Back Streets (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Arka Sokaklar, a long-running television crime series on Turkish Kanal D, was first broadcast in July 2006. The characters are described, below, using in-universe tone.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: police, fighting crime, police investigation, detective inspector, partners against crime, teamwork, organized crime, crime investigation, special agents, investigation, uncover truth, unsolved crime ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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 7.2
 412
Two Cops (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Cha Dong-Tak is a detective in pursuit of justice. A swindler's spirit takes possession of his body. The detective and swindler's spirit cooperate to solve cases. The detective falls in love with a reporter.
Style: semi serious, captivating, entertaining, disturbing
Plot: fighting crime, spirit, uncover truth, investigation, collaboration, crime solving, police investigation, body swapping, crime investigation, teamwork, journalism, female journalist ...
Place: korea
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 7.5
 275
Policewoman (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Die Polizistin is a documentary by Andreas Dresen about the life of a young police woman who is faced with the difficulties between her responsibilities at work and her personal responsibilities.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: police, police station, police officer, police academy, policewoman, tragic romance, female detective, female police detective, officer, fighting crime, crimes, female protagonist ...
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My Husband My Killer (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the true story of an Australian woman that was murdered in bed next to her husband.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: gang, crime investigation, bandit, criminal, mystery, murderer, detective inspector, crimes, murder, uncover truth, murder mystery, forensics ...
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 7.6
 1K
ID: INVADED (2020)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sakaido is a genius detective who can track down any criminal. But when his daughter is murdered, revenge lands him on the other side of the law. Now in prison, he helps the police solve mysteries using a system that invades a person’s identity. ...
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, captivating, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dark hero, virtual world, surrealism, serial killer, murder mystery, police detective, murder investigation, forensics, virtuality, killings ...
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 7.5
 896
Galileo (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Galileo is a Japanese television drama based on Detective Galileo, a novel by mystery writer Keigo Higashino. It narrates the events and cases encountered by Kaoru Utsumi, a rookie detective, and Manabu Yukawa, a university associate professor, ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: female police detective, police, crime solving, police officer, physicist, secret revealed, investigation, fighting crime, murder mystery, police investigation, unsolved crime, teamwork ...
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The Darwin Awards (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After botching the capture of a notorious serial killer, idiosyncratic detective Michael Burrows loses his job with the San Francisco Police. He becomes an investigator for an insurance company and joins forces with a cynical field agent to probe ...
Style: realistic, humorous, intellectual, semi serious, neurotic ...
Plot: police investigation, law enforcement, insurance, skyscraper, on the road, stupidity, white trash, crimes, murder mystery, teamwork, investigation, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, chicago illinois
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The Long Island Serial Killer: A Mother's Hunt for Justice (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: The Long Island Serial Killer: A Mother’s Hunt for Justice tells the story of Mari Gilbert’s search for the truth behind what happened to her daughter Shannan, a sometime escort who disappeared after a ‘date’ on Long Island. After Shannan ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: missing child, mystery, evidence, missing daughter, missing person, who done it, crime investigation, mysterious disappearance, unsolved crime, murder investigation, serial murder, murder mystery ...
Place: usa
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