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20 best movies like The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Hound of the Baskervilles (1981)

List of the best movies like The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Hound of the Baskervilles (1981): Acts of Vengeance, Case Histories, Hangman, Child 44, All the Money in the World, Dark Figure of Crime, The Purity of Vengeance, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The Five, Murder Mystery.

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Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, crime, detective
CountryBulgaria, USA, Spain
Duration01:27
CharactersDogs, Killers, Police, Family, Lawyers
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Fight, Investigation, Justice
PlaceKitchen, Hospitals, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotRelationship, Investigation, Missing people
PlaceScotland
StyleAction, By books, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

Case Histories is a British drama television series based on the Jackson Brodie detective novels by Kate Atkinson. It stars Jason Isaacs as Jackson Brodie.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Strong women, Killers, Blonde girls
PlotMotorcycles, Investigation, Death, Weapon, Internet
PlaceSchool, Trains, Cemetery, USA
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A homicide detective teams up with a criminal profiler to catch a serial killer whose crimes are inspired by the children's game, Hangman.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, Russia
Duration02:21
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Police, Military, Pregnant
PlotThe escape, Relationship, Investigation, Political, Justice
PlaceSchool, Trains, Russia, Forest, USSR
StyleAction, By books, Tense, Creepy, Serious

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA, Italy, United Kingdom, China
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Police, Rich, Old man, Billionaires
PlotLove, Abduction, On real events, Money, Investigation
PlaceItaly, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:37
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Criminals, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlacePrison, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Hyeong-min, a prominent police detective, and Tae-oh, a killer who has confessed to multiple murders, maintain a fierce psychological confrontation.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryDenmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway
Duration01:54
CharactersPolice, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
StyleExciting, Disturbing

Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018. A frightening discovery is made in an old apartment. The subsequent investigation of Department Q members leads them to an infamous institution for girls that was suddenly closed in the early sixties.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, Lawyers, Judge, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Test
PlaceCourt, New York
StyleAction, Smart, Serious, Disturbing

The third installment of the “Law & Order” franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
CharactersPolice, Friends, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceOffice
StyleTwisted plot, Disturbing

When they were twelve years old, Mark, Pru, Danny and Slade were out together in the park. Mark’s five-year-old brother, Jesse, was annoying them. They were mean – told him to get lost. Jesse ran away. He was gone. Never seen again. Twenty years later, Danny – now a detective – learns some shocking news. Jesse’s DNA has been found at a murder scene. He is alive and out there. Somewhere.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:43
CharactersBlonde girls, Family, Billionaires, Detectives
PlotAdventure, Cars, Motorcycles, Money, Investigation
PlaceAircraft, Yachts, New York
StyleFascinating, For relax

After attending a gathering on a billionaire's yacht during a European vacation, a New York cop and his wife become prime suspects when he's murdered.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada
Duration00:30
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Family, Artists
PlotSurvival, Fight, Investigation, Friendship, Pursuit
PlacePrison, Village, Forest, USA, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Thirty years ago, in the sleepy community of Waterbury, a killer known as “The Executioner” murdered Sarah Bennett's parents. Now Sarah and her husband Dylan have returned to town, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of horrifying murders centered around the seven deadly sins.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration02:02
CharactersSerial killers, Blonde girls, FBI, Tough guys, Partners
PlotCars, Investigation, Death, Weapon
StyleBlack humor

In a world where human beings and puppets live together, when the members of the cast of a children's television show aired during the 1990s begin to get murdered one by one, puppet Phil Philips, a former LAPD detective who fell in disgrace and turned into a private eye, takes on the case at the request of his old boss in order to assist detective Edwards, who was his partner in the past.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
PlotAdventure, Investigation
PlaceDeserts
StyleAtmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

Fiona Wagner, a journalism student, tracks a cold-blooded killer with the help of her detective father and a therapist.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:00
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Alcoholics, Fathers, Mothers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceForest, France

When a teenager suddenly disappears without a trace, the case is assigned to an alcoholic police officer who maintains a complicated relationship with his own troubled teenage son, suspected of drug trafficking.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:42
CharactersDogs, Police, Criminals
PlotRevenge, Fight, Investigation, Death, Snow
PlaceMountains, Hospitals
TimeNight
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

After a traumatic event, a drug trafficker turns sides and conspires with a dangerously ambitious undercover police officer to bring down the mysterious kingpin of a major drug cartel. (Remake of the Chinese film “Drug War,” 2012.)

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersFriends, Smugglers
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Abduction, Investigation, Friendship
TimeNight
StyleExciting, Fascinating

Max and Annie's weekly game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party -- complete with fake thugs and federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all supposed to be part of the game. As the competitors set out to solve the case, they start to learn that neither the game nor Brooks are what they seem to be. The friends soon find themselves in over their heads as each twist leads to another unexpected turn over the course of one chaotic night.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain, Canada, USA
Duration02:16
CharactersPriests, Psychiatrists, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, False accusations, Lost memory
PlaceHospitals

Minnesota, 1990. Detective Bruce Kenner investigates the case of young Angela, who accuses her father, John Gray, of an unspeakable crime. When John unexpectedly and without recollection admits guilt, renowned psychologist Dr. Raines is brought in to help him relive his memories and what they discover unmasks a horrifying nationwide mystery.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersTeens, Police, Friends, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Investigation, Friendship, Funeral
PlaceSchool, Beach, Hospitals, USA
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Disturbing

When Addison investigates the murder of his friend Kevin with the help of Phoebe, they discover that the truth is darker than they had ever imagined.

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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: 5.2
Genrefantastic, crime, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:32
CharactersPolice, Family, Pupils
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Experiments
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

An environmental analyst is asked by the police to determine if two deaths by hydrogen sulfide poisoning are an accident - or a murder. But when he meets a young woman at both sites, a scientific mystery begins.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Doctors, Detectives
PlotInvestigation

Major Crimes explores how the American justice system approaches the art of the deals as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction. Los Angeles Police Captain Sharon Raydor heads up a special squad within the LAPD that deals with high-profile or particularly sensitive crimes.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
CharactersPolice, Fathers, Detectives
PlotRelationship, Investigation, Religious
PlaceSweden

Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The 1st series of 13 films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and the remainder with new storylines suggested by Mankell. The 2nd series of 13 films was shown between 2009 and 2010. The stories are set in Ystad near the southern tip of Sweden.The three films Before the Frost, Mastermind, and The Secret were premiered in cinemas, with the rest first released as direct-to-DVD movies. The first episode of the second series, Hämnden, was released in Swedish cinemas in January 2009; the rest of the series was made for television.The BBC aired all 26 episodes of the Swedish television versions on BBC Four.A third and final season, containing six 90 minute episodes, will air in 2013 with Charlotta Jonsson as Linda Wallander. The first episode, adapted from the novel The Troubled Man, was released in cinemas in January 2013.

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: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:10
CharactersDogs, Mafia, Police, Criminals
PlotInvestigation, Weapon, Cheating, Rivalry
PlaceKorea
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

On the run from a dogged internal affairs agent, a corrupt cop reluctantly teams up with a defiant teen to unravel a conspiracy -- before it's too late.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryPoland, Germany, Czech Republic, Sweden, Slovakia, France
Duration01:45
CharactersStrong women, Doctors, Police, Friends
PlotHunting
PlaceForest

A story about Janina Duszejko, an elderly woman, who lives alone in the Klodzko Valley where a series of mysterious crimes are committed. Duszejko is convinced that she knows who (or what) is the murderer, but nobody believes her.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:15
CharactersPolice, FBI, Single mothers, Detectives
PlotFriendship, Weapon, Betrayal, Power
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleTwisted plot, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the FBI and forced to inform on her own "brothers," she'll have to walk the fine line between love, loyalty, honor and betrayal, and try to keep it together for her daughter's future.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:01
CharactersDetectives
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Death, Mystery, Rivalry
PlaceKorea
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

HONG Gildong is an infallible private detective with an exceptional memory and quirky personality. While chasing the only target he failed to find, he gets entangled in a much bigger conspiracy than he bargained for.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryPoland
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Police, Cows
PlotInvestigation, Weapon
PlacePoland
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

Every day at 6 pm a serial killer kills another person. Police officer Helena Rus thinks the killings are done by one man only and decides to reveal the killer's identity by getting back in 18th century history of the city.

Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryTurkey
CharactersBlonde girls, Police, Friends, Brothers, Cats
PlotLove, Investigation, Pursuit
PlaceTurkey

Even though two brothers are completely separated from each other after the imprisoning of their father and the kidnapping of their twin brother, they meet by coincidence years after when both choose to enter the police academy.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gangsters, Angels, Soldier
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Religious, Birthday
PlaceIraq, Metro, USA, New York
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

After witnessing a miracle, a young Latina woman experiences strange things as a police detective searches for the truth behind his partner's death.





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