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Sledge Hammer! (1986)
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Sledge Hammer! (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sledge Hammer! is an American satirical police sitcom produced by New World Television that ran for two seasons on ABC from 1986 to 1988. The series was created by Alan Spencer and stars David Rasche as Inspector Sledge Hammer, a preposterous caricature of the standard "cop on the edge" character. Al Jean and Mike Reiss, best known for their work on The Simpsons, wrote for the show and worked as story editors.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, light, realistic, sitcom
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, police, crimes, fighting crime, goofy hero, satire, law enforcement, police corruption, partners, disorder, reluctant partners, police investigation, police station, police protagonist, serial killer, master criminal, working undercover, odd couple, buddies, tough law enforcer, against the rules, police officer, violence, camp ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and parody films and TV series with plots about crimes, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, disorder, police and police investigation mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Sledge Hammer!: Angie Tribeca (2016), Police Squad! (1982), The Good Guys (2010), Eagleheart (2011), The Thin Blue Line (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Angie Tribeca (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lone-wolf detective Angie Tribeca and a squad of committed LAPD detectives investigate the most serious cases, from the murder of a ventriloquist to a rash of baker suicides.
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: police dog, lapd, homicide detective, workplace situations, misfit partners, crimes, police partner, coworker relationship, police investigation, police station, coroner, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Police Squad! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Police Squad! is a television comedy series first broadcast in 1982, created by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker, and starring Leslie Nielsen. A spoof of police procedurals, the series featured Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker's usual ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police detective, farce, police, satire, private detective, partners against crime, silly humor, partners, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, media ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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60%
The Good Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Good Guys is an American action-comedy series about an old-school cop and a modern-day detective that premiered with a preview episode on Fox on May 19, 2010, and began airing regularly on June 7. The series stars Bradley Whitford as Dan Stark, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, forensics, police investigation, odd couple, partners, crimes, drinking problem, police station, gunfight, lawyer, boss, machismo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, dallas texas
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55%
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Eagleheart (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Eagleheart is an action-comedy television series that premiered on February 3, 2011, on Adult Swim. Eagleheart is produced by Conan O'Brien's production company, Conaco, and stars Chris Elliott as Chris Monsanto. Eagleheart has been ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: partners against crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, cowboy, crimes, partners, disorder, silly humor, graphic violence, rivalry, policewoman, u.s. marshal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Thin Blue Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Thin Blue Line is a British sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson set in a police station that ran for two series on the BBC from 1995 to 1996. It was written by Ben Elton.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police station, police, sergeant, partners against crime, goofy hero, incompetent police, working undercover, workplace, crimes, nothing goes right, police investigation, camp ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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42%
The Dukes of Hazzard (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cousins Bo and Luke Duke and their car "General Lee", assisted by Cousin Daisy and Uncle Jesse, have a running battle with the authorities of Hazzard County (Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane), plus a string of ne'er-do-wells often ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, countryside, police corruption, farm, cousin cousin relationship, mechanic, friends, disorder, silly humor, race against time, misfit, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, kentucky, southern usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, feel good, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police, cocaine, buddies, drug dealing, police investigation, law enforcement, gunfight, master criminal, murder, crimes, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Martial Law (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Martial Law is an American/Canadian crime drama that aired on CBS from 1998 to 2000, and was created by Carlton Cuse. The title character, Sammo Law, portrayed by Sammo Hung, was a Chinese law officer and martial arts expert who came to Los Angeles ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police detective, partners, police, interracial friendship, crimes, police investigation, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fish out of water, partners against crime, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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37%
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The Job (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Job is a single-camera television comedy drama about a New York City police officer named Mike McNeil -- who indulges in adultery, alcohol, cigarettes and prescription drug abuse—and his fellow 'bumbling detective' pals. The show, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
Plot: fighting crime, partners against crime, police investigation, partners, police station, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, crime investigation, mistress, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Tick (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Tick is an American sitcom based on the character Tick from the comic book of the same name. It aired on Fox in late 2001 and was produced by Columbia TriStar Television. With a pilot airing on November 8, the series ran nine episodes on ...
Style: humorous, parody, not serious, suspenseful, sitcom ...
Plot: superhero, goofy hero, disorder, rescue, odd couple, crimes, heroes, partners, accountant, partners against crime, superhero spoof, danger
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Aces Go Places IV: You Never Die Twice (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, New Zealand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Baldy and King Kong shuttle between New Zealand and Hong Kong to recover a hi-tech prism that can impart superhuman powers.
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, law enforcement, criminal heroes, disorder, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, odd couple, unlikely partners, babies and infants, goofy hero, partners, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
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35%
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NTSF:SD:SUV (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: NTSF:SD:SUV:: – meaning National Terrorism Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility Vehicle:: – is a quarter-hour format American television comedy that parodies the police procedural and action film genres.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, offbeat, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: terrorism, fighting crime, special agents, law enforcement, fellow agent, disorder, partners, partners against crime, terrorist plot, murder, silly humor, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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My Name Is Earl (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: When petty criminal Earl Hickey wins the lottery, he sets off on a quest to repair his questionable karma.
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: karma, white trash, buddies, going straight, ex couple relations, goofy hero, good deed, redemption, slacker, partners, irony of fate, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fastlane (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fastlane is an American action/crime drama series that was broadcast on Fox from September 18, 2002 to April 25, 2003. On August 14, 2005 G4 began rebroadcasting the complete series. After finishing its initial run on the network, Fastlane stopped ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, undercover, partners, police investigation, hidden identity, police detective, working undercover, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, fighting crime, master criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mad Mission 3: Our Man from Bond Street (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A master thief is duped by lookalikes for James Bond and the Queen of England into stealing a valuable gem from a heavily guarded location then must help the police recover it.
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, disorder, friends, heist, martial arts, silly humor, farce, goofy hero, chase, criminal heroes, master criminal, secret agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bullit & Ripper (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: French filmmaker Eric Lartigau directs the anarchic buddy comedy Bullit and Riper, originally released as Mais qui a tue Pamela Rose? French comedic television stars Kad Merad and Olivier Barroux are both the protagonists and the screenwriters. As a ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: investigation, save the day, partners against crime, assassination attempt, reluctant partners, crimes, law enforcement, odd couple, buddies, partners, heroes, misfit partners ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Loose Cannons (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: track down, disorder, police investigation, murder, crimes, investigation, gang, odd couple, partners, law enforcement, friendship, subway ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, usa, washington d.c., europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Reno 911! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Reno 911! is an American comedy television series on Comedy Central that ran from 2003 to 2009. It is a mockumentary-style parody of law enforcement documentary shows, specifically COPS, with comic actors playing the police officers. Most of the ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: policewoman, improv, police station, incompetent police, escapades, police officer, disorder, silly humor, farce, workplace situations, crimes, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Professionals (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Slovakia
TV show
Style: feel good, satirical, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: workplace, satire, police station, police officer, coworker, co worker co worker relationship, police partner, police investigation, organized crime, silly humor, sleuth, fighting crime ...
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30%
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, investigation, crimes, police investigation, dishonesty, master criminal, tough law enforcer, partners, buddies, partners against crime, law enforcement, black man ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Unusuals (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Unusuals is a comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC from April 8 to June 17, 2009 in the U.S. and Global in Canada. The pilot and first episode were written by Noah Hawley, a former writer and producer for Fox's Bones. An ABC ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: police detective, police station, policewoman, partners, workplace, fighting crime, friendship, workplace situations, crimes, rookie, police, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two friends who own an investment firm turn to a policeman friend for help when they are framed for robbery by a gang of antiquities smugglers.
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, car chase, disorder, silly humor, farce, master criminal, buddies, chase, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, goofy hero, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: corruption, friendship, on the run, heist, crimes, nothing goes right, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, disorder, master criminal, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, norway, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Barney Miller (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Barney Miller is an American situation comedy television series set in a New York City police station in Greenwich Village. The series originally was broadcast from January 23, 1975 to May 20, 1982 on ABC. It was created by Danny Arnold and Theodore ...
Style: intellectual, sitcom, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: police detective, police station, creative block, squad, polish, fish, social worker, superior, partners against crime, fighting crime, workplace, golden years ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Taxi Brooklyn (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Caitlin "Cat" Sullivan is an NYPD detective working in Brooklyn. After her driving privileges are suspended, she relies on Leo Romba, a highly skilled Brooklyn cab driver from France. Leo becomes Cat's driver and a consultant on her ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: female detective, law enforcement, chase, partners against crime, fighting crime, partners, odd couple, car chase, crimes, murder investigation, silly humor, taxi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Car 54, Where Are You? (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Car 54, Where Are You? is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from 1961 to 1963, and was about two New York police officers based at the fictional 53rd precinct in The Bronx. Car 54 was their patrol car. The show was filmed only in black-and-white. ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, buddy comedy
Plot: police, superior officer, incompetent police, disorder, friends, partners, odd couple, nothing goes right, partners against crime, goofy hero, unlikely partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, new york state, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Mystery Girls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Mystery Girls follows two former detective TV show starlets brought back together by a real-life mystery. Charlie Contour is a suburban housewife and mother, while Holly Hamilton longs for her glory days in the 90's when she was on television. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: partners against crime, reluctant partners, investigation, disorder, partners, amateur detective, friends, crimes, private investigator, actress, female detective, private detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Tequila and Bonetti (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tequila and Bonetti is an American comedy-drama series starring Jack Scalia. The series originally aired on CBS from January 17, 1992 to April 17, 1992. It was later adapted into another series for Italian television.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police, dog, partners, partners against crime, odd couple, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, macho man, gangsters, boxer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Battle Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: In this mismatched buddy cop dramedy, an amazingly handsome, happy-go-lucky FBI agent is paired with a local, hard scrabble Michigan homicide detective. As they solve crimes together, their polar opposite methods only slightly outweigh their disdain ...
Style: witty, cynical, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, law enforcement, police investigation, fighting crime, police station, crimes, murder investigation, police partner, narcissist, female boss, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, parody, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, misfit partners, police investigation, reluctant partners, partners against crime, farce, crimes, disorder, fighting crime, goofy hero, odd couple, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, las vegas, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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25%