Movies and TV shows like House

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 8.8
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House
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, realistic, serious, talky, cynical, psychological, biting, dark humor, witty, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, medicine, treatment, doctor, doctors and patients, cure, prodigy, medical profession, health, surgery, misdiagnosed, snobbism, mastermind, teamwork, medical examination, workplace situations, riddles and clues, patient, loner, unconventional method, antisocial behavior, talented, intensive care, doctor patient relationship, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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The Knick
Drama
USA
58 min.
 8.5
Elementary
Crime, Drama, Mystery
USA
60 min.
 7.9
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Most similar movies to House

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, talky and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about doctor, crimes, mystery, investigation, friendship, mentor and hospital mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like House: Lie to Me (2009), Sherlock (2010), The Knick (2014), Elementary (2012), The Mentalist (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 8.0
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Lie to Me
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: uncover truth, human nature, lie, crime investigation, investigation, psychology, talented, team, hidden truth, riddles and clues, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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System:   95%
    User:   86%
 
 9.2
 658K
Sherlock
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: clever, witty, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, investigation, friendship, partners, crime, eccentricity, mastermind, murder mystery, resourceful, verbal byplay, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
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System:   88%
    User:   72%
 
 8.5
 37K
The Knick
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, gory, realism, drugs/alcohol, doctors and patients, addiction, workplace situations, life is a bitch, workplace, power relations, surgeon, doctor ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   84%
    User:   90%
 
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 7.9
 89K
Elementary
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: talky, serious, suspenseful, realistic, witty
Plot: crime, investigation, private detective, verbal byplay, prodigy, mystery, mind game, riddles and clues, sherlock holmes, crimes, partners, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   76%
 
 8.1
 147K
The Mentalist
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: suspense, twists and turns, intellectual, exciting, serious ...
Plot: crimes, murder, partners against crime, police, vengeance, serial killer, fighting crime, police investigation, danger, blood, partners, psychic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   77%
 
The Freudian Method
Genre: Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
Plot: private detective, investigation
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System:   53%
    User:   77%
 
 7.9
 126K
Bones
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: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, witty, intellectual
Plot: fbi, partners against crime, crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, partners, murder, crime investigation, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   64%
 
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 7.7
 45K
ER
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Explores the inner workings of an urban teaching hospital and the critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of its overburdened emergency room.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, doctor, workplace situations, power relations, emergency room, workplace, boss and employee, workplace romance, love and romance, surgical operation, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   56%
 
The Night Shift
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The stories of the men and women who work the overnight shift at San Antonio Memorial Hospital. They are an irreverent and special breed, particularly adrenaline junkie T.C. Callahan.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense
Plot: hospital, boss and employee, doctors and patients, workplace intrigue, doctor, emergency room, workplace situations, power relations, workplace, obnoxious boss, against the rules, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   83%
 
Rizzoli & Isles
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, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, partners against crime, female protagonist, police investigation, crimes, homicide detective, best friends, murder investigation, suspicion, search, career, friendship between women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   67%
 
 8.2
 130K
Castle
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: suspenseful, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous
Plot: investigation, police investigation, murder, who done it, murder investigation, mother son relationship, reluctant partners, whodunit, writer's life, female detective, verbal byplay, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   56%
 
Medical Investigation
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Medical Investigation was an American medical drama television series that began September 9, 2004, on NBC. It ran for 20 one-hour episodes before being cancelled in 2005. The series was co-produced by Paramount Network Television and NBC Universal ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: public health, investigation, mystery, doctors and patients, plague, epidemic, workplace situations, danger, power relations, disease, workplace, deadly virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   33%
 
 6.8
 40K
Proof
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. As Robert descends into madness, Catherine begins to wonder if she may ...
Style: talky, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: mental illness, mathematics, science, paranoia, father daughter relationship, obsession, schizophrenia, death, mentally unstable, genius, teacher, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, london, wisconsin, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   27%
 
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The Good Doctor
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: A young surgeon with Savant syndrome is recruited into the surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. The question will arise: can a person who doesn't have the ability to relate to people actually save their lives?
Style: clever, psychological, serious, talky, emotional
Plot: doctor, prodigy, autism, talented, hospital, medicine, flashback sequence, surgeon, flashbacks, childhood flashback
Time: 2010s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   22%
 
 7.3
 17K
Tape
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A three-character ensemble piece set within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan. After 10 years apart, three disparate people come together to play out the unresolved drama of their final days in high school. Intrigued, we ...
Style: talky, realistic, tense, clever, serious ...
Plot: hotel, obsession, high school, friendship, drinking, drugs, friends, rape, haunted by the past, guilt, relationships, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   22%
 
 7.6
 532K
Sherlock Holmes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, intellectual, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, mystery, adventure, sherlock holmes, murder, hotshot hero, verbal byplay, investigation, riddles and clues, plot twist, fight scenes, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   50%
 
Shock Corridor
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Determined to pull in the Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett will go to any length necessary to win the coveted award. When he learns of an unsolved murder committed at a mental institution, Barrett devises a scheme to solve it and earn himself ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, mental illness, insanity, mental institution, incest, psychiatrist, obsession, journalism, serial killer, greed, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, africa, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 7.2
 123K
Winter's Bone
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Plot: small town, poverty, mental illness, death, violence, neo noir, drinking, track down, drugs/alcohol, down on your luck, realism, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   21%
 
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Man Facing Southeast
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A new patient mysteriously appears in a psychiatric ward. He claims to come from another planet to study humans and their behavior. The alien is gentle but criticizes humans for their harsh treatment of each other. The assigned psychiatrist is ...
Style: talky, clever, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: psychiatry, hospital, insanity, psychiatrist, alien, solitude, doctors, metaphysics, mysterious character, catholicism, storytelling, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   26%
 
 7.6
 197K
Grey's Anatomy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Follows the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors at Seattle’s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, couple relations, doctors and patients, workplace romance, love and romance, colleague colleague relationship, coworker relationship, relationships, workplace intrigue, doctor patient relationship, workplace, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle, medical school, seattle washington
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System:   23%
    User:   25%
 
 7.2
 5K
The Hospital
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A suicidal doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.
Style: dark humor, talky, clever, semi serious, dramatic ...
Plot: hospital, murder, stalking, doctors, introspection, insanity, dialogue, corruption, suicide, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   25%
 
 7.5
 25K
Lone Star
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
Style: clever, surprise ending, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, small town, mystery, murder, crime, police investigation, corruption, desert, sheriff, murder mystery, secrets, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   26%
 
 7.1
 20K
Get Low
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, Poland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, small town, solitude, storytelling, death, golden years, mentor, life & death, guilt, loneliness, haunted by the past, character study ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1938
Place: tennessee, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   21%
 
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Monday Mornings
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Monday Mornings was an American medical drama television series that ran on TNT from February 4 to April 8, 2013 and aired Mondays after Dallas. It is based on a novel of the same name by Sanjay Gupta. In May 2012, TNT placed a ten-episode order for ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, doctor, nurse, surgery, chief of staff, workaholic, supportive coworker, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   20%
 
 6.6
 6K
Agnes of God
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a dead newborn is found, wrapped in bloody sheets, in the bedroom wastebasket of a young novice, psychiatrist Martha Livingston is called in to determine if the seemingly innocent novice, who knows nothing of sex or birth, is competent enough ...
Style: talky, psychological, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, psychiatrist, murder, investigation, court, religion, hypnosis, clergy, catholicism, nun, psychiatry, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: israel, canada, montreal quebec, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   26%
 
The Moustache
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One day, on a whim, Marc decides to shave off the moustache he's worn all of his adult life. He waits patiently for his wife's reaction, but neither she nor his friends seem to notice. Stranger still, when he finally tells them, they all ...
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, dark humor, serious ...
Plot: hotel, insanity, couple relations, french, existentialism, dreams, psychology, pornography, violent, mystery, relationships, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   19%
 
 6.9
 56K
Mr. Holmes
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story is set in 1947, following a long-retired Holmes living in a Sussex village with his housekeeper and rising detective son. But then he finds himself haunted by an unsolved 50-year old case. Holmes' memory isn't what it used to be, ...
Style: clever, serious, melancholic, realistic, tense ...
Plot: memory, mystery, aging, memory loss, storytelling, private detective, death, mentor, loneliness, life & death, sherlock holmes, crime ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   21%
 
Dancing at the Blue Iguana
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A non-glamorous portrayal of the lives of people who make their living at a strip club.
Style: erotic, sexy, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: dancing, hitman, dancer's life, relationships, pornography, women, parents and children, multiple storylines, nudity (topless - notable), strip club, brutality, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   23%
 

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 7.8
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The Past
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Iran
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After four years apart, Ahmad returns to his wife Marie in Paris in order to progress their divorce. During his brief stay, he cannot help noticing the strained relationship between Marie and her daughter Lucie. As he attempts to improve matters ...
Style: emotional, realistic, gloomy, serious, reflective ...
Plot: divorce, french, depression, dysfunctional family, guilt, suicide, infidelity, marriage, parenthood, coma, adultery, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: france, iran, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   22%
 
Murder Without Conviction
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Recently released from her vows as a nun, Christine Bennett is discovering "life on the outside." After a visit to her mentally-handicapped cousin Gene, Christine becomes embroiled in the investigation of the murder mystery surrounding ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, police investigation, uncover truth, suburbs, crime, who done it, deadly, law enforcement, murder, twins, siblings relations, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1960, year 1973
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   18%
 
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