Movies and TV shows like Remington Steele

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Remington Steele (1982)
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Remington Steele (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Remington Steele is an American television series co-created by Robert Butler and Michael Gleason. The series, starring Stephanie Zimbalist and Pierce Brosnan, was produced by MTM Enterprises and first broadcast on the NBC network from 1982 to 1987. The series blended the genres of romantic comedy, drama, and detective procedural. Remington Steele is best known for launching the career of Pierce Brosnan and for serving as a forerunner of the similar series Moonlighting. Remington Steele's premise is that Laura Holt, a licensed private detective played by Stephanie Zimbalist, opened a detective agency under her own name but found that potential clients refused to hire a woman, however qualified. To solve the problem, Laura invents a fictitious male superior whom she names Remington Steele. Through a series of events that unfold in the first episode, "License to Steele", Pierce Brosnan's character, a former thief and con man whose real name is never revealed, assumes the identity of Remington Steele. Behind the scenes, Laura remains firmly in charge.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious
Plot: private detective, investigation, private investigator, adventure, crimes, partners, mystery, unlikely partners, dishonesty, secretary, grudge, hidden identity, sexual tension, workplace, female partner, reluctant partners, cons and scams, workplace situations, verbal byplay, initially antagonists, con artists, sexism, detective agency, murder investigation, male female relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Remington Steele

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and semi serious films and TV series with plots about crimes, private detective, investigation, partners, crime, mystery and private investigator mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Remington Steele: Castle (2009), Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983), Moonlighting (1985), Simon & Simon (1981), Charlie's Angels (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, police detective, female detective, romancing partners, investigation, partners, homicide detective, murder, writers, law enforcement, who done it, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, united states
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100%
Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Scarecrow and Mrs. King is an American television series that aired from October 3, 1983, to May 28, 1987 on CBS. The show stars Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner as divorced housewife Amanda King and top-level "Agency" operative Lee ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: spy, fall in love, undercover, crimes, secret agents, odd couple, adventure, couples, love affair, government agency, chases and races, unlikely partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Moonlighting (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Moonlighting is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 3, 1985, to May 14, 1989. The network aired a total of 66 episodes. Starring Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd as private detectives, the show was a mixture of drama, comedy, ...
Style: talky, feel good, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private detective, workplace romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, romance, screwball, detective agency, partners, crimes, snobbism, workplace situations, verbal byplay ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Simon & Simon (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Simon & Simon is an American detective television series that originally ran from November 24, 1981 to January 21, 1989. The series was broadcast on CBS and starred Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker as two brothers who run a private detective ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: private detective, family relations, workplace, partners, rivalry, partners against crime, mystery, sibling relationship, crime, reluctant partners, crimes, riddles and clues ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Charlie's Angels (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie's Angels is an American crime drama television series that aired on ABC from September 1976 to June 1981, producing five seasons and 110 episodes. The series was created by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts and was produced by Aaron ...
Style: realistic, sexy, exciting, stylized, semi serious
Plot: investigation, undercover, private detective, private investigator, working undercover, adventure, partners, career change, fighting crime, crimes, female friendship, friendship between women ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Rockford Files (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Rockford Files is an American television drama series starring James Garner that aired on the NBC network between September 13, 1974 and January 10, 1980, and has remained in syndication to the present day. Garner portrays Los Angeles-based ...
Style: witty, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, ex convict, investigation, crime, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, private investigator, customer, father son relationship, trailer home, answering machine ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, crime, murder mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, whodunit, murder, uncover truth, murder investigation, multiple suspects, who done it, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hart to Hart (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hart to Hart is an American television series, starring Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers as Jonathan and Jennifer Hart, a wealthy couple who moonlight as amateur detectives. The series was created by writer Sidney Sheldon and produced by Aaron ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, partners, crimes, mystery, cons and scams, romance, love and romance, partners against crime, danger, couple relations, millionaire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Michael Richards Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Michael Richards Show is a sitcom that debuted on NBC in 2000. The show starred Michael Richards as reality-challenged but successful private detective Vic Nardozza who gets the job done despite his unconventional methods.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, investigation, crimes, goofy hero, workplace, nothing goes right, workplace situations, disorder, partners, private investigator, television flop, short lived
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mike Hammer, Private Eye (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mike Hammer, Private Eye is an American syndicated television program based on the adventures of the fictitious private detective Mike Hammer, created by novelist Mickey Spillane. The show starred Stacy Keach and was seen as an attempt to revive the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: private detective, law enforcement, partners, crime, crimes, partners against crime, mystery, neo noir, riddles and clues, pulp fiction, hard boiled, private investigator
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever
Plot: private detective, investigation, who done it, police detective, mysterious character, partners against crime, riddles and clues, murder, mystery, whodunit, crimes, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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V.I.P. (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: V.I.P. is an American action/comedy-drama series starring Pamela Anderson. Created by J. F. Lawton, the series aired in syndication for four seasons from 1998 to 2002.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, investigation, workplace, partners against crime, fighting crime, working undercover, partners, undercover, amateur detective, save the day, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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26%
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Serangoon Road (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Singapore, Australia
TV show
Story: 1964-65. Singapore is a city at a crossroads. Political and racial tensions are at fever pitch as the British pull out, and a new nation is about to be born. The lights of Bugis Street have never burned so bright: bootleg copies of Motown songs boom ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, murder, crimes, workplace, partners, track down, political unrest, mystery, investigation, noir, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1964
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
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Buddy Faro (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Buddy Faro was the best private detective in the business, until he disappeared in 1978 after a case went bad. Twenty years later, he's brought back to Los Angeles by private detective Bob Jones and they reopen Buddy Faro Investigations.
Style: realistic, clever, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: partners, investigation, private detective, fish out of water, crimes, mystery, buddies, crime, friends, disorder, misfit, detective agency ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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26%
Partners in Crime (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime is a 1983 British television series based on the short stories of the same name by Agatha Christie. It was directed by John A. Davis and Tony Wharmby, and starred James Warwick and Francesca Annis in the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, clever, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, newlyweds, odd couple, amateur detective, crimes, partners, mystery, crime, partners against crime, couples, riddles and clues ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Charlie's Angels (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie's Angels is a remake developed by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar for ABC, based upon the 1976 series of the same name created by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts. The series ran on ABC from September 22 to November 10, 2011. A remake of the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, sexy, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, heroes, investigation, private detective, best friends, working undercover, undercover, friends, friendship, crimes, adventure, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, miami
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25%
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Terriers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ex-cop and recovering alcoholic Hank Dolworth partners with his best friend, former criminal Britt Pollack, in an unlicensed private investigation business. The series is set in Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, although it is portrayed as a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, investigation, private detective, private investigator, crimes, team, suspicion, teamwork, investigator, buddies, murder, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
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24%
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Vega$ (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Vega$ is an American detective television drama series that aired on ABC between 1978 and 1981. It was produced by Aaron Spelling. The series was filmed in its entirety in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is believed to be the first television series produced ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: private detective, crimes, investigation, crime, sleazy, urban, convertible, private investigator, classic car
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Sweating Bullets (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tropical Heat is a Canadian action series produced in cooperation with Mexico and Israel that aired between 1991 and 1993. The plot revolves around private investigator, ex-DEA agent Nick Slaughter who after arriving in the fictional resort town of ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: private detective, resort, private investigator, detective agency, bar, travel agent, crimes, crime, investigation, partners, partners against crime, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mystery!: Campion (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Campion is a television show made by the BBC, adapting the Albert Campion mystery novels written by Margery Allingham. Two series were made, in 1989 and 1990, starring Peter Davison as Campion, Brian Glover as his manservant Magersfontein Lugg and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: investigation, murder, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, crimes, private detective, mystery, crime, deadly, multiple suspects, partners ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe
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24%
Partners in Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: 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, ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: amateur detective, partners, private detective, crime, couple relations, post war, crimes, mystery, odd couple, investigation, conspiracy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Harry O (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Harry O, sometimes spelled Harry-O, is an American crime drama series that aired for two seasons on ABC from 1974 to 1976. The series starred David Janssen and was executive produced by Jerry Thorpe. Harry O followed the broadcast of two pilot ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, misfit, crime, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, disability, urban, police, police department, beach
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
King & Maxwell (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sean King and Michelle Maxwell aren't your typical pair of private investigators. As discredited Secret Service agents, their unique skills often give them a leg up on suspects and conventional law enforcement. He's charming and always one ...
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, secret service, fbi, crimes, partners against crime, investigation, intrigue, investigator, lawyer, suspicion, resourceful, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Republic of Doyle (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Republic of Doyle is a Canadian comedy-drama television series set in St. John's, Newfoundland which debuted 6 January 2010 on CBC Television. The show stars Seán McGinley and Allan Hawco as Malachy and Jake Doyle, a father and son who ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: private detective, investigation, small town, crimes, policewoman, family relations, ex couple relations, couples, family business, parents and children, ex husband ex wife relationship, detective agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Passion for Danger (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: New York private eye Shamus McCoy likes girls, drink and gambling, but by the look of his flat business can't be too hot. So an offer of $10,000 to finds some diamonds stolen in a daring raid with a flame-thrower is too good to miss. His ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, arms dealing, mystery, crimes, chase, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gang, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Watson, finds a mystery in an empty house, while Holmes and he later solve the mysteries of an abbey grange, the Musgrave ritual, a second stain, a man with a twisted lip, the priory school, and a half-dozen plaster busts of Bonaparte.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, sherlock holmes, mastermind, mind game, mystery, partners against crime, law enforcement, crime, uncover truth, murder, riddles and clues ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Drowning Pool (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harper is brought to Louisiana to investigate an attempted blackmail scheme. He soon finds out that it involves an old flame of his and her daughter. He eventually finds himself caught in a power struggle between the matriarch of the family and a ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: private detective, neo noir, police corruption, murder, investigation, sexual content, cons and scams, who done it, uncover truth, graphic violence, mystery, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Mannix (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mannix is an American television detective series that ran from 1967 through 1975 on CBS. Created by Richard Levinson and William Link and developed by executive producer Bruce Geller, the title character, Joe Mannix, is a private investigator. He ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: private detective, who done it, law enforcement, deadly, crime, crimes, mystery, kidnapping, uncover truth, private investigator, detective agency, beating ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920’s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our thoroughly modern heroine makes sure ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, clever, suspenseful
Plot: female detective, private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, crime, murder, crimes, private investigator, heroine, aristocracy, murderer, evidence ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.9
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Strike (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A war veteran turned private detective operates out of a tiny office in London’s Denmark Street. Although wounded both physically and psychologically, his unique insight and background as a military police investigator prove crucial in solving ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, ironic, talky
Plot: private detective, investigation, partners, multiple suspects, female partner, mind game, private investigator, riddles and clues, danger, antisocial behavior, expert, police investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%