Movies and TV shows like Killer Instinct

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Killer Instinct (2005)
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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 nine of which were broadcast in the United States; the remaining four premiered in the UK on Five. The series also been broadcast in France, New Zealand, Croatia, Italy, Netherlands, Australia, Japan, and Poland.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, partners, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, policewoman, crime, crime investigation, buddy cop, police, murder investigation, tattoo, black cop, loss of lover
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, crime, crimes, police detective, police investigation, fighting crime and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Killer Instinct: Cold Squad (1998), Cagney & Lacey (1981), Shattered (2010), The Division (2001), Crossing Jordan (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cold Squad (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cold Squad is a Canadian police procedural television series first broadcast in 1998 that followed the investigations of a part of the Vancouver Police Department Homicide Division tasked with solving cold cases, the titular Cold Squad, as led by ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, fighting crime, crime, strong female presence, partners, law enforcement, riddles and clues, police investigation, deadly, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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100%
Cagney & Lacey (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mary Beth Lacey and Chris Cagney are teamed up as NYPD police detectives. Their opposing personalities (one is tough and the other sensitive) mesh to make this one of the great crime-fighting duos of all time.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, female detective, partners, law enforcement, legal, mystery, crimes, reluctant partners, crime, gender, society, legal action ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 338
Shattered (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Shattered is a Canadian police procedural series created by Rick Drew. The main character is a tough, smart homicide detective in Vancouver who suffers from dissociative identity disorder, also known as multiple personality disorder. His wife Ella ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, mental illness, police investigation, partners against crime, deadly, fighting crime, dissociative identity disorder, split personality, crimes, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vancouver, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 412
The Division (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Division is an American crime drama television series created by Deborah Joy LeVine and starring Bonnie Bedelia. The series focused on a team of women police officers in the San Francisco Police Department. The series premiered on Lifetime on ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, rough
Plot: police, crime, crimes, policewoman, partners against crime, workplace intrigue, thirtysomething life, rivalry, workplace situations, justice, partnership, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Crossing Jordan (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that stars Jill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Style: realistic, tense, clever, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, fighting crime, murder, police detective, law enforcement, danger, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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100%
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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, serious, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: fbi, fighting crime, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, haunted by the past, special agents, mystery, deadly, rookie, female agent, dark past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Ironside is an upcoming American drama television series that is scheduled to premiere in the 2013–14 television season on NBC. It will air on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central, after Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. It is a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, wheelchair bound, disability, power relations, tough law enforcer, crime, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, mystery, social differences, murder, deadly, crimes, crime, law enforcement, partners, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Unforgettable (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, realistic
Plot: police detective, policewoman, female detective, police investigation, prodigy, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement, crimes, photographic memory, partners against crime, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, society, tough law enforcer, urban, crime, caucasian, latex gloves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A thrilling drama based on the novels by Peter Robinson. Stephen Tompkinson and Andrea Lowe star as the tenacious and stubborn Chief Inspector Alan Banks and the feisty and headstrong Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, serial killer, mystery, crimes, crime, deadly, murder, female partner, coma, bodies, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Blue Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Blue Murder is a British crime drama television series based in Manchester. Shown on ITV from 2003 until 2009 when it was cancelled by the network, it starred Caroline Quentin as DCI Janine Lewis.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, family relations, whodunit, single mother, strong female presence, crime, single parent, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.8
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New Tricks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: New Tricks is a British comedy-drama that follows the work of the fictional Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad of the Metropolitan Police Service. Originally led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, it is made up of retired police officers ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, crimes, law enforcement, unconventional method, fighting crime, strong female presence, superior, unsolved crime, crime investigation, elderly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.4
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Motive (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A cat-and-mouse series with a twist on the everyday whodunit, "Motive" centers on Angie Flynn, a detective on a backwards chase for clues to a killer that has already been revealed to viewers. The series, filmed in Vancouver, is an ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, unconventional method, riddles and clues, forensics, honest law enforcer, deadly, female detective, sergeant, danger, cat and mouse, rookie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Blind Justice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Blind Justice is an American television series created by Steven Bochco about a blind New York City police detective. It was introduced mid-season in March 8, 2005 to fill the time slot left by Bochco's highly successful NYPD Blue, which had ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder, starting over, blindness, murder investigation, police station, danger, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, injury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: law and order, legal, murder, police investigation, legal action, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, legal investigation, power relations, courtroom drama, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
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Baretta (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Baretta is an American detective television series which ran on ABC from 1975 to 1978. The show was a milder version of a successful 1973–74 ABC series, Toma, starring Tony Musante as chameleon-like, real-life New Jersey police officer David Toma. ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, undercover, crime, fighting crime, crimes, reluctant partners, police station, drug dealing, partners against crime, pets, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.8
 6K
Nash Bridges (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nash Bridges is an American television police drama created by Carlton Cuse. The show starred Don Johnson and Cheech Marin as two Inspectors with the San Francisco Police Department's Special Investigations Unit. The show ran for six seasons on ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, police investigation, parents and children, crimes, rivalry, single parent, workplace, family problems, photographic memory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.5
 304
Aspe (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In each episode of this Flemish whodunit based on the books of Pieter Aspe, a serious crime - usually one or more murders in the author's home town Bruges - gets investigated by the grumpy but brilliant chief inspector Pieter Van In and his ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, fighting crime, police investigation, police detective, who done it, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime, deadly, whodunit, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, bruges, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Fifth Woman (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
Story: The 5th woman unfolds autumn 1994. An elderly man found in a gillrad pitfall impaled to death on the sharp sharpened bamboo poles, ecstatic praise of crows. Shortly afterwards disappears a florist without a trace and he also found executed in the ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, vigilantism, law enforcement, murder, mystery, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, crime, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Flikken Maastricht (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Former Amsterdam police detective Floris Wolfs has been transferred to the police department of the south-Dutch country town Maastricht. His metropolitan experience nicely complements the local expertise of his new country colleagues, who know the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, police detective, forensics, fighting crime, female detective, police investigation, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
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Jo (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: France, UK
Story: Jo is an English-language French police procedural television series created by Canadian/USA screenwriter René Balcer of Law & Order fame with French writing team Franck Ollivier & Malina Detcheva, known for the mini-series Lost Signs. It ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, riddles and clues, police detective, crime, crimes, deadly, danger, law enforcement, murder, drugs/alcohol, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, murder, deadly, crimes, crime, missing person
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior was a short-lived American police procedural drama that aired on CBS. The show debuted in 2011 as a spin-off from the successful Criminal Minds, which had premiered in 2005. This edition's profiling team also ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, realistic
Plot: profiler, forensics, policewoman, african american, ex military, serial killer, police investigation, multiple suspects, mystery, crimes, special agents, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
 5K
Wallander (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The 1st series of 13 films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, police detective, forensics, mystery, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, law enforcement, small town, police, police inspector ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 51K
CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, policewoman, crime, danger, murder, police investigation, investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, mystery, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 1K
K-Ville (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: K-Ville is an American television drama created and executive produced by Jonathan Lisco, centering on policing New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Deran Sarafian directed the pilot. On May 15, 2008, the series was officially canceled.
Style: serious, rough, sincere, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: partners, law enforcement, demolished city, unlikely partners, police investigation, fighting crime, deadly, police chief, police detective, political corruption, partners against crime, against the rules ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Hill Street Blues (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. Chronicling the lives of the staff of a single police precinct in an unnamed American city, the show received ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, clever, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: police station, police, fighting crime, workplace, police detective, workplace situations, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, crimes, police investigation, sergeant ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 6K
Kojak (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kojak is an American television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, bald New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak. It aired from October 24, 1973, to March 18, 1978, on CBS. It took the time slot of the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, crimes, who done it, law enforcement, honest law enforcer, rivalry, investigation, greek ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Silk Stalkings (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Silk Stalkings is a crime drama television series. The series premiered on CBS on November 7, 1991 as part of the network's late-night Crimetime After Primetime programming package. It originally aired on CBS for two seasons until June 1993 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, reluctant partners, deadly, partners against crime, beach, police investigation, crimes, crimes of passion, crime, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%