Movies and TV shows like Criminal Minds

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Criminal Minds (2005)
 8.1
 141K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU who returns to help the team solve new cases.
Style: serious, psychological, exciting, rough, twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, investigation, crime, murder, intelligence, special agents, law enforcement, profiler, team, serial killer, danger, forensics, investigator, crimes, policewoman, computer genius, computer system, riddles and clues, victim, antisocial behavior, human nature, enemy, scheme, crime investigation, leader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona

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Most similar movies to Criminal Minds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, crime, murder, investigation, police investigation and partners mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Criminal Minds: Lie to Me (2009), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), The Mentalist (2008), NCIS (2003), Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lie to Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his ...
Style: clever, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, uncover truth, deception, talented, research, dishonesty, human nature, team, crime investigation, crimes, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, police investigation, crime, danger, murder, mystery, expert, teamwork, scientist, investigator, police detective, evidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 154K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: exciting, intellectual, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, investigation, danger, partners, murder, crimes, serial killer, psychic, crime, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 109K
NCIS (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, a team of special agents investigates any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, forensics, computer genius, navy, evidence, crime, victim, crime investigation, interrogation, special agents, government agency, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, fbi, crimes, danger, special agents, forensics, profiler, intelligence, team, human nature, police investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.5
 18K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: mind bending, offbeat, exciting, intellectual, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: fbi, intelligence, prodigy, investigation, riddles and clues, talented, professor, crime, genius, investigator, hallucinations, schizophrenia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior was a short-lived American police procedural drama that aired on CBS. The show debuted in 2011 as a spin-off from the successful Criminal Minds, which had premiered in 2005. This edition's profiling team also ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, realistic
Plot: forensics, police investigation, african american, serial killer, policewoman, ex military, law enforcement, computer genius, crimes, mystery, special agents, multiple suspects ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: police investigation, female detective, partners against crime, female protagonist, crimes, forensics, best friends, crime, murder investigation, homicide detective, police detective, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.9
 96K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, intelligence, private detective, prodigy, crimes, partners, mind game, law enforcement, sherlock holmes, friendship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 163K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, secret, master criminal, investigation, intrigue, special agents, mind game, danger, manipulations, crimes, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 131K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, fbi, partners against crime, police investigation, search, special agents, teamwork, expert, killings, victim, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.1
 725K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: captivating, clever, witty, psychological, serious ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, mastermind, crime, prodigy, sherlock holmes, mind game, riddles and clues, partners, british, friendship, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 37K
Numb3rs (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Inspired by actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime as an FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles from a ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, fbi, crime, police detective, mathematics, profiler, search, murder investigation, mathematician, workplace, research ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 42K
CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows the investigations of a team of NYPD forensic scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, danger, workplace, partners against crime, murder, investigation, crimes, interrogation, mystery, crime investigation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.4
 50K
CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, crime, police investigation, danger, policewoman, murder, investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, workplace situations, workplace, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 8.7
 606K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have ...
Style: clever, captivating, serious, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, hidden identity, double life, vigilantism, crime, crimes, forensics, right and wrong, corpse, police station, loner, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Silent Witness (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, mystery, danger, murder, partners, law enforcement, crime investigation, medical profession, female partner, crimes, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 10K
CSI: Cyber (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The FBI's team of Cyber Crime Investigators, headed by Special Agent Avery Ryan, works to solve cases involving the dark-net. Avery, a Special Agent in Charge and esteemed Cyber-Psychologist heads up a team, including Senior Special Agent ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, police investigation, partners against crime, riddles and clues, special agents, crime, computers and web, profiler, evidence, deadly, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are ...
Style: clever, tense, captivating, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: sex crime, law and order, police detective, lawyer, police, police investigation, sexual abuse, danger, crimes, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 8.2
 111K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unlikely partners, cons and scams, fbi, partners, crime, mastermind, intelligence, expert, dishonesty, chases and races, art thief, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 10K
Whitechapel (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Whitechapel is a British television drama series produced by Carnival Films, in which detectives in London's Whitechapel district deal with murders which replicate historical crimes. The first series was first broadcast in the UK on 2 February ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, manhunt, victim, police station, murder, hunt down, traditional versus modern, law enforcement, crime, crimes, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Law & Order: LA (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and developed by Blake Masters, it ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: law and order, legal, murder, legal action, police investigation, partners against crime, legal investigation, courtroom drama, police detective, district attorney, power relations, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 134K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, who done it, investigation, police detective, riddles and clues, murder, writer's life, murder investigation, female detective, partners, resourceful, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.2
 67K
The Fall (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, female detective, police investigation, forensics, policewoman, law enforcement, crimes, victim, coworker, evidence, psychological thriller ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 23K
Chicago P.D. (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who ...
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: policewoman, law enforcement, crime investigation, crimes, police, shooting, sergeant, victim, arrest, partners, rookie, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 3K
Profiler (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Profiler is an American crime drama that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series follows the exploits of a criminal profiler working with the FBI's fictional Violent Crimes Task Force based in Atlanta, Georgia. Ally Walker starred as ...
Style: tense, serious, stylized, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: profiler, investigation, good versus evil, mind game, crimes, murder, serial killer, danger, fbi, haunted by the past, partners against crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 81K
The Following (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Notorious serial killer Joe Carroll, after being found guilty of murdering 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature, escapes from death row. The FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy to consult on the case, as he was ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, fbi, mind game, killings, police investigation, crimes, special agents, crime, cult, violence, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The exploits of the Los Angeles–based Office of Special Projects (OSP), an elite division of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that specializes in undercover assignments.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, navy, forensics, partners against crime, crimes, crime, fighting crime, special agents, partners, law enforcement, government agency, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 17K
The Bridge (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A murdered body on a bridge between El Paso and Juarez bring together El Paso detective Sonya Cross and Chihuahua State Police detective Marco Ruiz.
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, policewoman, drug cartel, corruption, police investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, marital problem, partners, social problems, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 24K
Medium (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Allison Dubois works in the District Attorney’s office using her natural intuition about people and her ability to communicate with the dead to help to solve crimes. Her dreams often give her clues to the whereabouts of missing people.
Style: psychological, serious, stylized, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: psychic, supernatural ability, investigation, track down, who done it, a vision, fighting crime, crimes, parents and children, family relations, changing the past or future, crime ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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