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.
TV show
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, coworker, black cop, loss of lover
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california

Most similar movies to Killer Instinct

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films and TV series with plots about crime, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, police investigation, police and fighting crime 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.
TV show
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: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, mystery, crime, law enforcement, partners, deadly, riddles and clues, strong female presence ...
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.
TV show
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, female detective, fighting crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, life is a bitch, mystery, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, reluctant partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Shattered (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, deadly, mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, split personality, crimes, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vancouver, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 419
The Division (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, rivalry, justice, team, partnership ...
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.
TV show
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, serious, tense, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, investigation, police detective, uncover truth, who done it, murder, fighting crime, crimes, crime, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, haunted by the past, special agents, mystery, rookie, deadly, dark past, female agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
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, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, wheelchair bound, crime, tough law enforcer, disability, power relations, 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.
TV show
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere, mind bending ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, mystery, fighting crime, partners, deadly, law enforcement, crime, murder, crimes, workplace, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Moses Jones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Police investigate a mutilated body found in the Thames which appears to be the product of a witchcraft killing.
Style: bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, murder, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, police detective, partners, mutilated body, urban, crime, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, mystery, serial killer, crimes, deadly, crime, female partner, murder, coma, policewoman, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6K
Nash Bridges (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, law enforcement, fighting crime, parents and children, police investigation, partners, crimes, rivalry, single parent, workplace, family problems, photographic memory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, police investigation, partners against crime, society, law enforcement, crimes, tough law enforcer, crime, urban, police, caucasian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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New Tricks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, law enforcement, crimes, unconventional method, fighting crime, strong female presence, superior, crime investigation, unsolved crime, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 16K
Unforgettable (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: female detective, police detective, policewoman, photographic memory, police investigation, fighting crime, prodigy, partners, crimes, law enforcement, haunted by the past, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
False Accusation (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: A quiet spring morning a man leaves prison after spending most of his adult life there. The man is convicted of murder, not once but twice.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: murder, police investigation, law enforcement, mystery, deadly, crimes, partners, release from prison, crime, police procedural, flashback, decapitated body ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Motive (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, riddles and clues, unconventional method, forensics, deadly, honest law enforcer, female detective, sergeant, crime, crimes, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 350
Kojak (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A bald police detective with a righteous attitude battles crime on his hometurf.
Style: rough, stylized, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, hotshot hero, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, cop witness relations, serial killer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gang, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 376
Murder City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, mystery, unlikely partners, investigation, police detective, riddles and clues, deadly, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, partners, female police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
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 1K
Blue Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, police investigation, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, whodunit, single mother, strong female presence, single parent, crime, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 403
Blind Justice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, murder, starting over, blindness, murder investigation, fighting crime, danger, police station, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 2K
Baretta (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, reluctant partners, fighting crime, crime, pets, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, police station, working undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, serial killer, fighting crime, murderous pair, crime, strangulation, psychopath
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Wallander (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, police detective, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crime, mystery, crimes, forensics, small town, father daughter relationship, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
The Fifth Woman (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, vigilantism, murder, deadly, crime, life is a bitch, battered wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 315
Aspe (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, partners, who done it, law enforcement, partners against crime, deadly, whodunit, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, bruges, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Law & Order: LA (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, bleak ...
Plot: law and order, legal action, murder, legal, police investigation, workplace, law enforcement, courtroom, partners against crime, fighting crime, police detective, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Detroit 1-8-7 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: policewoman, police detective, tough law enforcer, crime, partners against crime, fighting crime, coworker, workplace, crimes, female police officer, urban, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, crime, deadly, partners, crimes, law enforcement, missing person, crime investigation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 52K
CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, policewoman, crime, danger, murder, police investigation, investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, mystery, workplace, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Streets of San Francisco (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Streets of San Francisco is a 1970s television police drama filmed on location in San Francisco, California, and produced by Quinn Martin Productions, with the first season produced in association with Warner Bros. Television. It starred Karl ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police detective, older man younger man relationship, police investigation, partners, crimes, crime, verbal byplay, law enforcement, partners against crime, undercover, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%