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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, partners, police corruption, law enforcement, disorder, reluctant partners, police investigation, police station, police protagonist, serial killer, crime, against the rules, working undercover, master criminal, buddies, deadly, odd couple, tough law enforcer, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco

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Most similar movies to Sledge Hammer!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about partners, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, disorder, crime and police investigation mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Sledge Hammer!: Police Squad! (1982), Eagleheart (2011), The Good Guys (2010), The Thin Blue Line (1995), The Dukes of Hazzard (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: farce, police detective, satire, police, partners against crime, private detective, goofy hero, fighting crime, chases and races, tough law enforcer, race against time, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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95%
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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: humorous, not serious, parody, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cowboy, law enforcement, partners against crime, fighting crime, disorder, policewoman, rivalry, graphic violence, silly humor, partners, crimes, u.s. marshal
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, parody, not serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, forensics, police investigation, partners, odd couple, crimes, gunfight, drinking problem, police station, incompetent police, machismo, veteran ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Thin Blue Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Ireland
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police station, police, sergeant, goofy hero, partners against crime, working undercover, incompetent police, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, workplace, british humour ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: not serious, semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, countryside, car chase, farm, cousin cousin relationship, car, partners against crime, rivalry, adventure, misfit, odd couple, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, southern usa, georgia, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, witty, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: partners against crime, police, cocaine, buddies, drug dealing, police investigation, law enforcement, gunfight, master criminal, murder, crimes, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
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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, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police detective, partners, interracial friendship, police, law enforcement, crimes, tough law enforcer, police investigation, fish out of water, partners against crime, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, witty ...
Plot: police investigation, partners, partners against crime, fighting crime, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, crime, law enforcement, crimes, police station, crime investigation, network ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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A Touch of Cloth (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hannah plays DI Jack Cloth, who is called in to investigate an apparent series of serial killings alongside his new partner, DC Anne Oldman, described as a "plucky, no-nonsense sidekick". Playing with the cliches and conventions of British ...
Style: parody, humorous, clever, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, farce, partners, murder, partners against crime, forensics, law enforcement, serial killer, crimes, crime investigation, british humour, chef ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, partners against crime, law enforcement, disorder, fellow agent, danger, partners, terrorist plot, murder, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: parody, humorous, not serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: superhero, goofy hero, rescue, disorder, danger, odd couple, crimes, crime, heroes, partners, partners against crime, accountant ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, partners, drug dealing, hidden identity, police investigation, police detective, working undercover, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crime, car chase, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, workplace situations, misfit partners, crimes, police partner, coworker relationship, colleague colleague relationship, homicide detective, german shepherd, police investigation, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mad Mission 3: Our Man from Bond Street (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 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: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, criminal heroes, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, secret agents, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, master criminal, crime, martial arts, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, partners, goofy hero, tough law enforcer, crimes, car chase, reluctant partners, law enforcement, unlikely partners, martial arts, friends, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, realistic, not serious, exciting
Plot: investigation, deadly, save the day, partners, odd couple, reluctant partners, assassination attempt, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, reunion, buddies ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: police station, police detective, fighting crime, workplace, crime, partners, golden years, police investigation, partners against crime, urban, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: disorder, track down, police investigation, murder, gang, crime, investigation, odd couple, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, germany, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, odd couple, investigation, buddies, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, partners, dishonesty, black cop ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, light, captivating, realistic
Plot: police detective, police station, workplace, partners, policewoman, fighting crime, friendship, crimes, workplace situations, rookie, police, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
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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: police officer, policewoman, improv, police station, incompetent police, escapades, silly humor, farce, workplace, law enforcement, crimes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, witty, exciting, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: corruption, friendship, heist, on the run, crime, crimes, partners against crime, nothing goes right, witnessing a crime, master criminal, disorder, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway, europe, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: female detective, law enforcement, odd couple, partners, chase, partners against crime, fighting crime, crimes, car chase, murder investigation, chases and races, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: reluctant partners, partners against crime, crimes, friends, partners, amateur detective, disorder, investigation, private investigator, actress, reunion, private detective
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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
Plot: police, nothing goes right, partners, odd couple, unlikely partners, law enforcement, goofy hero, partners against crime, incompetent police, friends, superior officer, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police detective, police, dog, partners against crime, odd couple, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, italian stereotype, beach, gangster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: unlikely partners, criminal heroes, crimes, odd couple, tough law enforcer, master criminal, car chase, friends, disorder, farce, silly humor, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 8K
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, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, police station, crimes, murder investigation, police partner, narcissist, female boss, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.3
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Keen Eddie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Keen Eddie is an American action, comedy-drama television series that aired in 2003 on the Fox Network. The series follows a brash NYPD detective who goes to London when one of his cases goes sour and remains to work with New Scotland Yard. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: police detective, reluctant partners, fish out of water, partners, law enforcement, police investigation, roommate, fighting crime, crime, crimes, partners against crime, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 1K
Quick Draw (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Quick Draw is a comedy television series created by Nancy Hower and John Lehr for Hulu. Lehr stars and Hower directs this entirely improvised half hour comedy. The show follows Harvard graduate John Henry Hoyle who becomes the sheriff of Great Bend, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: disorder, goofy hero, partners, small town life, old west, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, cowboy, college graduate, forensics ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%