Movies and TV shows like Terriers

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Terriers (2010)
 8.4
 10K
Terriers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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 distinct town, with Dolworth having once been a member of the fictional Ocean Beach Police Department.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, lawyer, investigation, private detective, private investigator, dog, crimes, friends, girlfriend, crime, investigator, team, teamwork, coworker, buddies, engaged, divorced divorcee, scheme, suspicion, peril, bonding, law enforcer, ex spouse, irresponsible, outside help ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california

Most similar movies to Terriers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, partners, investigation, law enforcement, mystery and coworker mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Terriers: Life (2007), Elementary (2012), King & Maxwell (2013), Leverage (2008), The Mentalist (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 31K
Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Complex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews returns to the force after serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Crews’ new lease on life has provided him with a Zen-like outlook, peace of mind and no need for vengeance, an attitude ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, witty
Plot: police investigation, police detective, uncover truth, investigation, frame up, ex convict, murder, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, workplace, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 92K
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, crimes, prodigy, partners, mind game, sherlock holmes, law enforcement, friendship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
King & Maxwell (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, secret service, fbi, investigation, sexual tension, suspicion, intrigue, guilt, dishonesty, government official, partners, female partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 39K
Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Plot: hacker, thief, escapades, crimes, unconventional method, team, mastermind, crime, surveillance, dishonesty, hidden identity, investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.1
 151K
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: intellectual, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, investigation, crimes, danger, partners, serial killer, murder, psychic, crime, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.4
 23K
Southland (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Since premiering in 2009, Southland has redefined the police drama with its raw, authentic look at the lives and work of Los Angeles detectives and beat cops. The show centers on four main characters: Officer John Cooper (Cudlitz), a seasoned cop ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: policewoman, rookie, police detective, lapd, police protagonist, fighting crime, peril, crimes, morality, partners against crime, swat, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Case Histories (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Case Histories is a British drama television series based on the Jackson Brodie detective novels by Kate Atkinson. It stars Jason Isaacs as Jackson Brodie.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: riddles and clues, search, suspicion, ex military, crimes, ex spouse, uncover truth, crime, fist fighting, running, private detective, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 77K
Psych (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Thanks to his police officer father's efforts, Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail (and a lasting dislike of his dad). Years later, Shawn's frequent tips to the police lead to him being falsely accused of a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: intelligence, buddies, private detective, who done it, partners, resourceful, investigation, best friends, unconventional method, friendship, crime, police chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 109K
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, realistic, light, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, unlikely partners, partners, crime, mastermind, intelligence, cons and scams, expert, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 30K
Bored to Death (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Jonathan Ames, a young Brooklyn writer, is feeling lost. He's just gone through a painful break-up, thanks in part to his drinking, can't write his second novel, and carouses too much with his magazine editor. Rather than face reality, ...
Style: realistic, intellectual, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: private detective, friendship, career change, responsibility, career, amateur detective, assistant, outside help, lifestyle change, uptight character, pretense, odd ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 9.2
 689K
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, serious, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mastermind, prodigy, sherlock holmes, mind game, partners, crime, riddles and clues, friendship, british, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: law and order, police investigation, legal action, legal, murder, fighting crime, courtroom drama, courtroom, district attorney, workplace, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 9.0
 431K
True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: clever, realistic, bleak, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, crime, crimes, partners, partners against crime, investigation, murder, uncover truth, who done it, troubled ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.0
 58K
Monk (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Adrian Monk was once a rising star with the San Francisco Police Department, legendary for using unconventional means to solve the department's most baffling cases. But after the tragic (and still unsolved) murder of his wife Trudy, he ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, odd, investigation, ex law enforcer, intelligence, mastermind, prodigy, crimes, crime, unconventional method, murder, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Rockford Files (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: private detective, crimes, crime, mystery, dishonesty, investigation, private investigator, police detective, ex convict, trailer home, answering machine, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
 14K
The Finder (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Walter Sherman, an Iraq War veteran, has the extraordinary ability to help people find the unfindable.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty
Plot: investigation, peril, teamwork, expert, crime, talented, riddles and clues, partners against crime, lawyer, partners, track down, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Killer Instinct (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Killer Instinct is an American crime drama television series filmed in Vancouver that originally aired on the Fox Network. The pilot episode aired on September 23, 2005, and the final episode aired on December 2, 2005. Fox ordered 13 episodes, only ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: police detective, police investigation, partners, deadly, fighting crime, law enforcement, mystery, crime, crimes, crime investigation, buddy cop, loss of lover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 29K
Law & Order (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: crime investigation, lawyer, law and order, evidence, police, legal, courtroom, homicide detective, murder, police investigation, punishment, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Mike Hammer, Private Eye (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: private detective, crimes, crime, partners against crime, riddles and clues, mystery, neo noir, partners, law enforcement, pulp fiction, private investigator, hard boiled
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Detroit 1-8-7 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Detroit 1-8-7 is an American police procedural series about Detroit's leading homicide unit, created by Jason Richman for ABC. It features an ensemble cast of actors including Michael Imperioli and James McDaniel. The series originally ran on ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, police detective, workplace, crimes, coworker, female police officer, suspicion, victim, sergeant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.7
 65K
The Shield (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, police brutality, gang, peril, fighting crime, machismo, cruelty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 19K
Magnum, P.I. (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Magnum, P.I. is an American television series starring Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series ran from 1980 to 1988 in first-run broadcast on the American CBS television network. According to the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, adventure, crime, private detective, investigation, partners, buddies, lifestyle, navy, mystery, rivalry, mysterious man ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.1
 154K
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, exciting, tense, 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
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 1K
The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The Inside is an American crime drama television series created by Tim Minear and Howard Gordon and produced by Imagine Television. The Inside follows the work of the FBI's Los Angeles Violent Crimes Unit, a division dedicated to investigating ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: fbi, fighting crime, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, haunted by the past, mystery, rookie, deadly, dark past, profiler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The third installment of the “Law & Order” franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes.
Style: clever, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: law and order, murder investigation, power relations, deadly, partners, mind game, crime, workplace situations, murder, judiciary, judge, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.0
 64K
Burn Notice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.
Style: semi serious, exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret service, starting over, adventure, uncover truth, gadget, crimes, secret agents, chases and races, lifestyle change, ex law enforcer, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 553
Vincent (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vincent is an ITV drama series. An initial series was made and aired in 2005 and starred Ray Winstone, in the title role, and Suranne Jones as two members of a team of private eyes hired by people to spy on their partners or indeed anyone else they ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, private detective, crime, against the rules, crimes, partners, rebellion, workaholic, ex cop, private investigation, british, private investigator
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.8
 17K
Human Target (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Human Target is an American action drama television series that was broadcast by Fox in the United States. Based loosely on the Human Target comic book character created by Len Wein and Carmine Infantino for DC Comics, it is the second series based ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, private detective, peril, hidden identity, teamwork, life risking, mission, crimes, characters in danger, coworker, assassination attempt, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, police investigation, crime, murder, danger, teamwork, expert, scientist, investigator, mystery, police detective, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 3K
The Beast (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: FBI agent Charles Barker applies controversial techniques in his attempts to bring criminals to justice, which often border on illegal and unsettle his uninitiated partner, Ellis Dove. Over the course of the first season, Barker is investigated by ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, undercover, rookie, fbi, double agent, working undercover, undercover cop, crime, partners, internal affairs, fbi agent, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%