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, crimes, partners, crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, mystery, crime investigation, buddy cop, murder investigation, policewoman, tattoo, loss of lover, police, black cop
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa

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Most similar movies to Killer Instinct

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, crime, crimes, police detective, police investigation, police and fighting crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Killer Instinct: Cold Squad (1998), Ironside (2013), The Division (2001), DCI Banks (2010), Motive (2013). 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, mystery, crime, crimes, riddles and clues, police investigation, partners, deadly, cold case ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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 5.5
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, power relations, tough law enforcer, crimes, mystery, crime, disability, urban, fighting crime, law enforcement, man in a wheelchair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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64%
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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, partners against crime, thirtysomething life, rivalry, workplace situations, crime, workplace intrigue, partners, justice, policewoman, team, partnership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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55%
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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, gloomy, serious, rough ...
Plot: police detective, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, serial killer, policewoman, crimes, mystery, murder, bodies, coma, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, forensics, riddles and clues, unconventional method, honest law enforcer, deadly, female detective, sergeant, workplace, cat and mouse, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: police detective, undercover, police station, drug dealing, law enforcement, fighting crime, pets, partners, crime, crimes, police investigation, reluctant partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Kojak (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A bald police detective with a righteous attitude battles crime on his hometurf.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: police detective, crimes, hotshot hero, tough law enforcer, heroes, crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, cop witness relations, police investigation, female police officer, police protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, offbeat
Plot: police detective, dissociative identity disorder, homicide detective, deadly, partners, fighting crime, law enforcement, mental illness, police investigation, crimes, split personality, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 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, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, parents and children, partners, rivalry, family problems, single parent, workplace, photographic memory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, murder investigation, fighting crime, police station, danger, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, injury, blindness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, tense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: policewoman, police detective, police investigation, partners, prodigy, fighting crime, female detective, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, haunted by the past, photographic memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Streets of San Francisco (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, older man younger man relationship, police detective, fighting crime, urban, verbal byplay, undercover, police investigation, crime, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, urban, society, police investigation, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fighting crime, caucasian, latex gloves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Beck (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beck follows the Swedish police officer Martin Beck and his partner Gunvald Larson investigating various crimes.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: police detective, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, crime, serial killer, crime investigation, police protagonist, father daughter relationship, police procedural ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Moses Jones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Police investigate a mutilated body found in the Thames which appears to be the product of a witchcraft killing.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, murder, uncover truth, crime, partners against crime, crimes, urban, partners, river thames ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, tense, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: law and order, legal, murder, legal action, police investigation, partners against crime, legal investigation, courtroom drama, police detective, district attorney, power relations, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
In the Heat of the Night (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the Heat of the Night is an American television series based on the motion picture and novel of the same name starring Carroll O'Connor as the white police chief William Gillespie, and Howard Rollins as the African-American police detective ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: police detective, small town, police, initially antagonists, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, interracial relations, reluctant partners, crime, social relations, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 257
Murder City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, riddles and clues, mystery, partners against crime, unlikely partners, partners, deadly, investigation, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, crimes, crime, law enforcement, deadly, hunt down, murder, murder investigation, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, beach, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, crimes of passion, law enforcement, deadly, fighting crime, partners, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Touching Evil (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Returning from a year-long psychological leave of absence after surviving an almost-fatal gunshot wound to the head, Detective David Creegan is assigned to the FBI's Organized and Serial Crime Unit – a rapid-response, elite crime ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: lifesaver, track down, partners against crime, police investigation, murder investigation, crimes, hunt down, law enforcement, danger, special agents, crime, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Ironside (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ironside is a Universal television series that ran on NBC from September 14, 1967 to January 16, 1975. The show starred Raymond Burr as a paraplegic Chief of Detectives, Robert T. Ironside. The character debuted on March 28, 1967 in a TV movie. When ...
Style: realistic, talky, tense, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police detective, private detective, sniper, fighting crime, law enforcement, civil rights, hippie, danger, mystery, crime, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, female detective, partners, crime, reluctant partners, life is a bitch, legal action, price of justice, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, forensics, female detective, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
False Accusation (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 172 min.
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, partners, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, mystery, crime, police procedural, decapitated body, fictional country, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
McMillan & Wife (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: McMillan & Wife is a lighthearted American police procedural that aired on NBC from September 17, 1971 to April 24, 1977. Starring Rock Hudson and Susan Saint James in the title roles, the series premiered in 90-minute episodes as part of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police, legal, law enforcement, couples, fighting crime, police investigation, mystery, who done it, legal investigation, couple relations, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 2K
Dragnet 1967 (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The classic police drama is updated for the 1960s. No-nonsense Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner, Officer Bill Gannon, tackle traditional police cases and face new challenges such as LSD, race riots, and public service TV shows.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, drug abuse, rebelliousness, police corruption, law enforcement, fighting crime, criminal heroes, partners against crime, crimes, crime, detective sergeant ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: forensics, police investigation, african american, serial killer, policewoman, ex military, law enforcement, computer genius, crimes, mystery, special agents, multiple suspects ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, clever, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, murder, police detective, uncover truth, who done it, forensics, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, mystery, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, deadly, law enforcement, partners, multiple suspects, fighting crime, workplace, police investigation, murder, social differences, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%