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20 best shows like Unforgotten (2015)

List of the best shows and series like Unforgotten (2015): Chasing Shadows, The Victim, DCI Banks, Hidden, A Confession, The Bay, Rellik, Innocent, In Plain Sight, River.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlotMissing people
PlaceEngland
StyleAction

Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersNurses
PlotSupernatural, Mystery, Death, Inheritance, Social networks
PlaceEngland

A grieving mother is accused of identifying online the man she believes killed her son. But is he really a notorious child murderer or a tragic victim of mistaken identity?

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, Dark

A thrilling drama based on the novels by Peter Robinson. Stephen Tompkinson and Andrea Lowe star as the tenacious and stubborn Chief Inspector Alan Banks and the feisty and headstrong Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:41
CharactersSerial killers, Killers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSmall towns
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

DI Cadi John and DC Owen Vaughan try to solve a case involving Mali Pryce, a young woman whose body was discovered in a stream in the woods.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, By books, Based on real events

The story of how Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher deliberately breached police procedure and protocol to catch a killer, a decision that ultimately cost him his career and reputation.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersCriminals
PlotInvestigation, Missing people, Mystery
PlaceEngland, Small towns
StyleAction, Twisted plot

Family Liaison Officer Lisa Armstrong becomes a little too emotionally involved with a case (to the point where she might compromise it) concerning a pair of missing Morecambe twins to whose distraught parents she is assigned.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:29
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Weapons
PlaceEngland
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Makes me think

A serial killer thriller told in reverse, unravelling the truth behind a series of murders as DCI Gabriel Markham hunts down a brutal killer.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:20
CharactersFamily
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlacePrison

After seven years in prison, David Collins is acquitted of the murder of his wife. Now, he must fight to rebuild his shattered life while police search for the real murderer.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs
PlotInvestigation
StyleAction, Fascinating, Based on real events

Based on the true story of Lanarkshire detective William Muncie’s quest to bring to justice notorious Scottish killer Peter Manuel.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Dark, Fascinating

Respected police officer John River, a gifted cop with a troubled mind, struggles to come to terms with the recent loss of a close colleague, and chases a potential suspect across London - with tragic consequences. Now at odds with authorities both within and outside of the police service, River finds himself in a precarious position as he seeks to bring closure to the mother of murdered teenager Erin Fielding, who blames him for failing to keep his promise to bring her daughter back alive.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
CharactersPartners
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, By books

Set in a 1950s Britain rising from the ashes of the Blitz into the grip of a new Cold War, our beekeeping duo stumble into a world of murder, undercover agents and cold war conspiracy. Tuppence is a woman who sees adventure round every corner, throwing herself head first into every mystery with passion and fervour, determined to get to the truth no matter what it takes, much to the dismay of her more cautious husband Tommy.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFinland, Germany
Duration01:29
CharactersTeenagers, Widows, Detectives
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Missing people
StyleWorth watching, Action, Fascinating

When Sofia Karppi, a detective in her 30's who is trying to get over her husband's death, discovers the body of a young woman on a construction site, she triggers a chain of events that threatens to destroy her life again.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySweden
CharactersPolice
PlotOn real events, Relationship, Investigation, Political
PlaceSweden
StyleAction, Fascinating, Based on real events

Police detective Peter Wendel leads a cold case group. Based on an original idea by Leif GW Persson, one of Sweden’s most recognized criminologists.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotSecond world war, Mystery
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Action, By books

Created from the novels by award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves, Shetland follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate crime within the close knit island community. In this isolated and sometimes inhospitable environment, the team have to rely on a uniquely resourceful style of policing.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersInvestigators, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Weapons
PlaceEngland, Forest
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

Two detectives are dispatched to investigate the murder of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, but as the case of the missing children intensifies, both are forced to confront the darkness that lies in their past.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins
PlotInvestigation, Death, Mystery, Lost memory
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain, whose amnesia leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass; to the drug-lord driven by a profound personal tragedy, risking it all on one last deal; to the brilliantly lethal puppet-master who gradually emerges from the shadows to bring the story to its shocking climax The Shadow Line explores the morality of these characters as they negotiate the repercussions of Wratten's death and attempt to navigate the fine line between right and wrong. As the thread around Wratten's operation begins to unravel, the web of intrigue becomes more complex and the question of which side of the line they stand on becomes increasingly blurred. An intelligent and gripping conspiracy thriller that delves to the heart of human morality, The Shadow Line will have audiences enthralled over six taut and thrilling episodes. Faced with similar dilemmas, on which side of the line would you stand?

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountrySpain
PlotInvestigation, Death
PlaceVillage
StyleAction, Fascinating

In a town in southern Spain where racial tensions run high among the workers in its many greenhouses, a cop investigates the murder of a young woman.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
PlotInvestigation
PlaceEngland
StyleAction

'Black Work' is the story of Jo Gillespie, a woman who's husband is shot dead in the line of action, in his job as a undercover cop. Jo, a police officer herself soon has to confront issues in her marriage and family life in order to discover who really killed her husband.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:30
CharactersRich
PlotInvestigation, Death, Mystery, Wedding
PlacePrison, England
TimeNew Year
StyleAction, By books, Makes me think

The black sheep of the Argyll family, Jack Argyll, was accused of murdering their matriarch a year ago, but now a man shows up on their doorstep claiming Jack’s innocence. The family must come to terms with this news and the fact that the real killer might still be among them.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:59
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation, Death, Border, Mystery
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating

When a pizza delivery driver is shot dead in south London, a tenacious detective goes after the people traffickers behind his murder and unravels a conspiracy that goes to the top.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Killers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceUSSR, Russia
StyleDark

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Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
PlotSurvival, Investigation
PlaceEngland
StyleAction

Three-part crime thriller. When detective Marcus Farrow looks into a seemingly forgotten case, he has no idea of the chaos and heartache that will soon follow. He is found at the scene of a murder, and with all the evidence pointing towards him, he is arrested and charged.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryCanada
CharactersDogs, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Abduction
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Detective Charlie Hudson teams up with what he calls his "highly trained law enforcement animal" German Shepherd dog named Rex who he prefers to team up with because he doesn't talk his ear off.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43
CharactersPartners
PlotInvestigation
PlaceEngland
StyleAction

Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Partners
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Action

A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric

The early days of a young Endeavour Morse, whose experiences as a detective constable with the Oxford City Police will ultimately shape his future.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration07:20
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Action

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 streets of Whitechapel. Ripper Street explores the lives of characters trying to recover from the Ripper's legacy, from crimes that have not only irretrievably altered their lives, but the very fabric of their city. At the drama's heart our detectives try to bring a little light into the dark world they inhabit.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, drama, crime, detective, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:30
CharactersScientists
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceEngland
Time19th century
StyleAction

Inspector John Marlott investigates a series of crimes in 19th Century London, which may have been committed by a scientist intent on re-animating the dead.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives, Cyclists
PlotInvestigation, Travel, Cars
PlaceForest
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Based on real events

The true story of London Metropolitan police detective Colin Sutton's manhunt for serial killer Levi Bellfield.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:52
CharactersPriests
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceVillage, England
StyleFascinating

Father Brown is based on G. K. Chesterton's detective stories about a Catholic priest who doubles as an amateur detective in order to try and solve mysteries.





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