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1. Inspector George Gently (2007– )

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases.

Stars: Martin Shaw, Lee Ingleby, Simon Hubbard, Lisa McGrillis

Votes: 3,828

2. Waking the Dead (2000– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd is the leader of a police team which investigates unsolved murders using modern technology.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Tara Fitzgerald

Votes: 4,005

3. Cracker (1993–1996)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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An abrasively eccentric forensic psychologist aids in the solving of difficult police cases.

Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Barbara Flynn

Votes: 4,382

4. Sus (I) (2010)

91 min | Drama

6.1
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1979: Election Night - A police interview room. Delroy's pregnant wife has been found dead in a pool of blood and he is brought in as the chief suspect. He is interrogated by D.S. Karn, a ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Heath | Stars: Ralph Brown, Clint Dyer, Rafe Spall, Anjela Lauren Smith

Votes: 268

5. Les 3 font la paire (1957)

85 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Add a Plot

Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Michel Simon, Sophie Desmarets, Philippe Nicaud, Jean Rigaux

Votes: 68

6. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Black Run: Part 1 (2005)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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The team revisits the murder conviction for a dirty cop obtained eight years earlier by Boyd when he discovers the inmate is dying of cancer.

Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Esther Hall

Votes: 64

7. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Black Run: Part 2 (2005)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Despite his suspension for a hit-and-run charge, Boyd and the team continues to pursue the Vine case.

Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Esther Hall

Votes: 54

8. M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team (2003–2005)
Episode: Daddy's Little Girl (2003)

TV-PG | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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When a three year old building is demolished the perfectly preserved body of a nineteen tear old cancer survivor is found with a crushed skull.

Director: Michael Offer | Stars: Lindsey Coulson, Samantha Spiro, Richard Hope, Richard Huw

Votes: 11

9. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Duty and Honour: Part 1 (2008)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A mummified hand is discovered in the woods and linked to a military academy in the area that trains mercenaries to fight in Iraq.

Director: Robert Bierman | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 59

10. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Duty and Honour: Part 2 (2008)

59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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After a witness in Boyd's ongoing murder investigation is killed by a sniper, the team scrambles to work through the remaining suspects before anyone else suffers the same fate.

Director: Robert Bierman | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 48

11. Ripper Street (2012– )
Episode: Dynamite and a Woman (2013)

TV-MA | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A dangerous terrorist, purportedly a member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, escapes from police custody and attacks an MP. In order to apprehend him, Reid sends Flight on an undercover mission to befriend the man's daughter.

Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg, Clive Russell

Votes: 224

12. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: End Game: Part 1 (2009)

59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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An old adversary, serial Killer Linda Cummings, entices Boyd to solve 2 more murders. Is she for real or just playing games.

Director: Daniel Percival | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 65

13. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: End Game: Part 2 (2009)

59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Boyd and the team uncover many conspiracies and crimes at the institution, all of which are being utilized by Linda to get her to her endgame and checkmate of Boyd,

Director: Daniel Percival | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 69

14. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: End of the Night: Part 1 (2009)

57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Boyd reopens a 12 year-old former cold case when the victim, a 30 year old rape and trauma victim who has tried to commit suicide even though no new evidence has surfaced.

Director: Dan Reed | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 56

15. Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)
Episode: Entry Wounds: Part 1 (2014)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Hathaway has been promoted to inspector after an extended break, and Lewis is enjoying retired life until he's asked to team up with his old colleague again.

Director: Nicholas Renton | Stars: Francesca Zoutewelle, Jonny Phillips, Jack Helsby, Elizabeth Rider

Votes: 210

16. Inspector George Gently (2007– )
Episode: Gently Evil (2010)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A young woman's body is found in a coastal village, and the investigation leads Gently and Bacchus to suspect the victim's estranged husband is responsible for the killing.

Director: Daniel O'Hara | Stars: Dave Johns, Vin Welch, Lee Ingleby, Christopher Connel

Votes: 180

17. Inspector George Gently (2007– )
Episode: Gently in the Blood (2009)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Gently and Bacchus investigate a consignment of stolen passports, but the case takes an unexpected turn when a woman linked to the crime is found dead on the seashore with her mixed-race baby lying next to her.

Director: Ciaran Donnelly | Stars: Martin Shaw, Lee Ingleby, Andrew Lee Potts, Joe Simpson

Votes: 182

18. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Magdalene 26: Part 2 (2009)

59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The team connects Father Quinn to the 1967 club murder old case after he rescues Elizabeth at the hospital from from being murdered by the Turkish mafia and connects her questionable business practices with her kidnapping.

Director: Andy Hay | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 58

19. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Missing Persons: Part 2 (2008)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Reoorrists from Ireland, Algiria, and Basque country help Boyd and his team solve a case.

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 60

20. Ripper Street (2012– )
Episode: Our Betrayal: Part 1 (2013)

TV-MA | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Rose's search for Drake leads her to a frightening place, Jackson receives an unexpected visit from his wayward brother, Long Susan is under pressure from Duggan, while Detective Inspector Shine exerts his influence over Flight.

Director: Andy Wilson | Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg, MyAnna Buring

Votes: 225

21. Ripper Street (2012– )
Episode: Our Betrayal: Part 2 (2013)

TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Reid faces scandal due to Best's deviousness, Drake readjusts to life back home, Rose faces the prospect of a new future, while a grim discovery in a Whitechapel slum may lead to the downfall of many.

Director: Andy Wilson | Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg, Leanne Best

Votes: 234

22. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Sins: Part 2 (2008)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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When Sociopathic-sadistic serial killer convict Kelleher, who is dying of cancer, escapes from prison, he takes prison psychiatrist Dr. Hooper with him for unclear reasons.

Director: Daniel Percival | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 60

23. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Special Relationship: Part 2 (2002)

56 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Feminist Katherine Reed's private life and her desire to have a child hold the keys for the cold case team in solving her murder.

Director: David Thacker | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Holly Aird, Claire Goose

Votes: 54

24. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Straw Dog: Part 1 (2005)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Thirty years after Grace Foley helped send Tony Green to prison for the murder of young men, a copycat tries to force her to recant her stand on the case.

Director: Jim O'Hanlon | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Esther Hall

Votes: 79

25. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Straw Dog: Part 2 (2005)

57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The interrogation sessions of the desperate drug addict who snatched Grace's purse and a lovesick ex-con help lead Boyd and his team to the kidnapper/torturer of a young man.

Director: Jim O'Hanlon | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Esther Hall

Votes: 56

26. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Substitute: Part 1 (2009)

57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Eve is attracted to an Eastren European she meets at a club and soon becomes intimate with him. She inexplicably compares his DNA with semen found at a brutal cold case murder and it matches.

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 61

27. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Substitute: Part 2 (2009)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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The team finally discovers what the principles have been smuggling -- human body parts, which are harvested from smuggled illegal aliens and sold for great profit on the black market.

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 58

28. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Subterraneans: Part 1 (2005)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Boyd and the team discover that two decomposed bodies -- one a suicide and the other a murder victim -- are linked to the same man, a medical researcher.

Director: Michael Offer | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Esther Hall

Votes: 79

29. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Subterraneans: Part 2 (2005)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Boyd and his team are convinced that Dr. Nick Henderson has committed the two cement factory murders but proving it will be difficult.

Director: Michael Offer | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Esther Hall

Votes: 57

30. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: The Placer (1975)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Regan adopts a new identity as an ex-con and goes undercover as a truck driver to expose a hijacking ring.

Director: Ted Childs | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Stanley Meadows

Votes: 46

31. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Wench Is Dead (1998)

TV-14 | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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While Morse is in hospital for a bleeding ulcer, he takes an interest in an 1859 murder and becomes convinced its resolution was a miscarriage of justice.

Director: Robert Knights | Stars: John Thaw, Lisa Eichhorn, James Grout, Louisa Lawrenson

Votes: 298

32. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Towers of Silence: Part 1 (2005)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A mummified body discovered in a derelict airplane in an Arizona scrapyard after seven years has mutilations that match those from another body found in a water tower.

Director: Philippa Langdale | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Esther Hall

Votes: 75

33. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Towers of Silence: Part 2 (2005)

55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The cold case mutilation murders of two Indians, a recent prison suicide, Zorarosterism, and a seven year old robbery at Heathrow Airport is linked to the manufacture of counterfeit drugs ... See full summary »

Director: Philippa Langdale | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Esther Hall

Votes: 56

34. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Undertow: Part 1 (2005)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The team's convinced that a non-violent criminal about to be released from prison is responsible for a series of attacks/murders of women, but can they prove it?

Director: David Thacker | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Esther Hall

Votes: 71

35. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Undertow: Part 2 (2005)

57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Prime suspect Steven Hunt drowns two more girls despite being kept under surveillance by the Team.

Director: David Thacker | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Esther Hall

Votes: 53

36. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Yahrzeit: Part 1 (2007)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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When a London flat is being rehabbed a bloody Nazi dagger is discovered in the fireplace and the team joins with a Massad agent in a hunt to solve the case.

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 90