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20 best movies like Sherlock (2010)

List of the best movies like Sherlock (2010): Spenser Confidential, Coffee & Kareem, Stillwater, The Silencing, The Quarry, Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears, Sweet Girl, Reminiscence, Death on the Nile, Major Grom: Plague Doctor.

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Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPartners, Bodyguards, FBI
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts, Boxing, Skirmishes, Fight
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, By books, Serious, Disturbing

Spenser, a former Boston patrolman who just got out from prison, teams up with Hawk, an aspiring fighter, to unravel the truth behind the death of two police officers.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, Gangsters, Partners
PlotInvestigation

A Detroit cop reluctantly teams with his girlfriend's 11-year-old son to clear his name and take down the city's most ruthless criminal.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersFathers
PlotInvestigation, False accusations
PlaceFrance
StyleAction

Bill Baker, an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma, travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, Allison, who is in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersSerial killers, Hermits, Introverts, Old men
PlotInvestigation
PlaceNature reserves
StyleFor men

A reformed hunter becomes involved in a deadly game of cat and mouse when he and the local sheriff set out to track a vicious killer who may have kidnapped his daughter years ago.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, Alcoholics, Lawyers, Judge, Priests
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, Chase, Funeral
PlaceTexas, USA, Small cities
StyleBy books

A man on the run from his own sins, finds himself in a small border town in Texas, impersonating a reverend. The town are quickly drawn to the man's unorthodox sermons, but so is a police chief who has his suspicions.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreadventure, crime, detective
CountryAustralia
CharactersHeroes, Friends, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceAustralia
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Soulful, Fascinating

After freeing a young Bedouin girl from her unjust imprisonment in Jerusalem, an Australian adventuress, together with her devoted police detective friend, begins to unravel a decade-old mystery concerning priceless emeralds, an ancient curse and the disappearance of the girl's mother and massacre of her tribe.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens, Fathers, Defenders
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Skirmishes, Fight, Death
StyleVital signs

A devastated husband vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife's death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, detective
CountryUSA
PlotInvestigation, Skirmishes, Fight, Flooding, Cheating
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Tense, Makes me think

Nicolas Bannister, a rugged and solitary veteran living in a near-future Miami flooded by rising seas, is an expert in a dangerous occupation: he offers clients the chance to relive any memory they desire. His life changes when he meets a mysterious young woman named Mae. What begins as a simple matter of lost and found becomes a passionate love affair. But when a different client's memories implicate Mae in a series of violent crimes, Bannister must delve through the dark world of the past to uncover the truth about the woman he fell for.

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Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Malta, United Kingdom
CharactersDetectives, Beautiful girls
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceShips, Egypt
StyleWomens in main roles

Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, comedy, short, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersPolice, Heroes, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Social Media, Difficult choice
PlaceRussia
StyleInteresting, Exciting, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Worth watching

Igor Grom is a skilled policeman from St. Petersburg, known for his daring nature and uncompromising attitude towards the criminals of all kinds. Incredible strength, analytical mind and integrity – these qualities make Major Grom the perfect policeman. Working tirelessly, he always pushes through, and meets the challenges standing in the way.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
CharactersActors
PlotInvestigation, Skirmishes, Mystery
PlaceParis, USA, Los Angeles

A normal New Yorker's life is upended when his girlfriend is murdered by the Bulgarian mob. He flees to Paris to hide from her killers. But three years later, he sees a similar looking woman on the silver screen. Obsession with past love takes Sam to Los Angeles to look for answers, only to put him back into the sights of the Bulgarians. An updated Hitchcockian thriller in the vein of Vertigo and Rear Window

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersWitch, Journalists
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Religious, Evil spirits
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Tense, Creepy, Depressive, Disturbing

Alice, a young hearing-impaired girl who, after a supposed visitation from the Virgin Mary, is inexplicably able to hear, speak and heal the sick. As word spreads and people from near and far flock to witness her miracles, a disgraced journalist hoping to revive his career visits the small New England town to investigate. When terrifying events begin to happen all around, he starts to question if these phenomena are the works of the Virgin Mary or something much more sinister.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Partners, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Friendship, Debts, Rivalry
StyleSerious, For men

A pair of debt collectors are thrust into an explosively dangerous situation, chasing down various lowlifes while also evading a vengeful kingpin.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersKillers, Thieves, Criminals, Guards, Collectors
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Investigation, Skirmishes, Justice
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleTense

A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate motive becomes clear as he takes dramatic and irrevocable steps to settle a score.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSpy, Autistic
PlotLove, Tracking, Obsession with love
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleTense, For men, Disturbing

Hotel night clerk Bart Bromley is a highly intelligent young man on the Autism spectrum. When a woman is murdered during his shift, Bart becomes the prime suspect. As the police investigation closes in, Bart makes a personal connection with a beautiful guest named Andrea, but soon realises he must stop the real murderer before she becomes the next victim.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters, Mafia, Gangsters, Scammers, Criminals
PlotMoney
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

A group of criminals are brought together under mysterious circumstances and have to work together to uncover what's really going on when their simple job goes completely sideways.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersCriminals
PlotOn real events, Money, Drug addict, Friendship
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Utah and his girlfriend Opal, are drug addicts living on the streets in rural Ohio. After getting recruited by body broker Wood, and offered treatment in Los Angeles, Wood takes Utah under his wing and introduces him to treatment center mogul Vin. Wood and Vin bring Utah in on their lucrative and illegal dealings, where saving lives comes second to the bottom line.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMiners, Military, Diggers
PlotWar, Fight
TimeWorld War I
StyleAction, Makes me think

During World War I, a group of British miners are recruited to tunnel underneath no man's land and set bombs from below the German front in hopes of breaking the deadly stalemate of the Battle of Messines.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters, Mafia, Tough guys, Old men, American Mafia
PlotOn real events, Money, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleFor men

When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious boss of Murder Inc. and the National Crime Syndicate.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersMafia, Thieves
PlotRobbery, Gambling, Friendship
PlaceCasino

Four young men who want to leave their dystopian world behind and go to a distant paradise execute a money robbery, a daring act that will have unexpected consequences.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountrySpain, France
CharactersThieves
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery
PlaceSpain

When an engineer learns of a mysterious, impenetrable fortress hidden under The Bank of Spain, he joins a crew of master thieves who plan to steal the legendary lost treasure locked inside while the whole country is distracted by Spain's World Cup Final. With thousands of soccer fans cheering in the streets, and security forces closing in, the crew have just minutes to pull off the score of a lifetime.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:07
CharactersWitch, Kings, Pirates, Wizards
PlotLove, Adventure, Magic, Superpowers, Chase
PlaceVillage, England
StyleFor children, Fascinating

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersManiacs, Clowns, The Joker, Losers, Psychopath
PlotLoneliness, Depression, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, DC, By comics, Atmospheric, Heavy

During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Truckers, FBI, Beautiful girls
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Investigation, Cheating, Human trafficking
StyleAction, Womens in main roles

FBI Agent Karl Helter and his partner Rebecca Lombardo are very close to busting a sex-trafficking ring. When they realize their investigation has crossed the path of a brutal serial killer, they team up with a Texas Ranger to put an end to the infamous 'Truck Stop Killer'.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Missing people, Death, Depression
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books, Tense, Womens in main roles, Depressive, Serious

When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.

CharactersDogs, Witch, Dragons, Knights, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Friendship, Mystery

An evil sorceress transports the gang back to the age of chivalrous knights, spell-casting wizards, and fire-breathing dragons.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeens, Disabled people, Mom and daughter, Single mothers, Guardian
PlotInvestigation, Mental disorders, Mystery, Tracking
StyleWomens in main roles, Disturbing

Chloe, a teenager who is confined to a wheelchair, is homeschooled by her mother, Diane. Chloe soon becomes suspicious of her mother and begins to suspect that she may be harboring a dark secret.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Sword Battles
PlaceEngland, Roman Empire
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersJournalists, Reporters
PlotInvestigation, Money, Conspiracies, Weapon, Cheating
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Womens in main roles

At the turning point of the Iran-Contra affair, Elena McMahon, a fearless investigative journalist covering the 1984 US presidential campaign, puts herself in danger when she abandons her assigned task in order to fulfill the last wish of her ailing father, a mysterious man whose past activities she barely knows.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryItaly, Brazil, Greece
CharactersKillers
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Pursuit, The escape, Conspiracies
PlaceGreece

Whilst vacationing in Greece, Beckett, becomes the target of a manhunt after a devastating car accident forces him to run for his life across the country to clear his name but tensions escalate as the authorities close in and political unrest mounts which makes Beckett fall even deeper into a dangerous web of conspiracy.





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