Movies and TV shows like Aquarius

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Aquarius (2015)
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Aquarius (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.
Style: tense, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, missing person, police detective, police investigation, crimes, murder, hippie, policewoman, interrogation, nickname, police, party, lawyer, teenage girl, police station, name calling, drugs, working undercover, vietnam war, crime, law enforcement, deadly, harem, psychopath, bisexual ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1969, year 1967
Place: usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, police detective, crime, police investigation, police and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Aquarius: Prime Suspect (2011), Stalker (2014), Public Morals (2015), Chicago P.D. (2014), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Prime Suspect (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Prime Suspect is an American police procedural television drama series that premiered on NBC on September 22, 2011. It stars Maria Bello as Detective Jane Timoney. The series is a "re-imagining" of the original British series Prime ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: homicide detective, police detective, investigator, crime, policewoman, sexism, police station, law enforcement, police investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.6
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Stalker (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological
Plot: stalking, crimes, lapd, danger, crime investigation, obsession, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, stalker, policewoman, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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85%
Public Morals (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the early 1960's in New York City's Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as the temptations that come from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, partners, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, crime, moral dilemma, temptation, united states of america, gangster
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.1
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Chicago P.D. (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, police, policewoman, crimes, crime investigation, arrest, victim, sergeant, shooting, partners, rookie, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit. It ran for seven seasons on NBC from 1993 to 1999, and was succeeded ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, talky ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police, police station, police protagonist, crimes, fighting crime, police investigation, african american, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.6
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Dark Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dark Blue was an action/drama television series which premiered on TNT on July 15, 2009, at 10 pm. It ended its run on September 15, 2010. The series is set in Los Angeles, California. It revolves around Carter Shaw, the leader of an undercover ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police investigation, crime, working undercover, law enforcement, fighting crime, police detective, workplace, team, right and wrong, coworker, undercover agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, parents and children, crimes, partners, single parent, workplace, family problems, rivalry, photographic memory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: clever, bleak, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, police detective, crime, crimes, partners, partners against crime, investigation, murder, uncover truth, who done it, troubled ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, loner, law enforcement, danger, crimes, riddles and clues, coworker, police investigation, determination, superior officer, evidence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, murder, kidnapping, fbi, police investigation, crime, crimes, partners against crime, track down, police detective, race against time, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and Leonard Freeman. Set in Hawaii, the show originally aired for 12 seasons from 1968 to 1980, and continues in reruns. Jack Lord portrayed Detective Lieutenant ...
Style: captivating, stylized, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, multiple suspects, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, honor ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Major Crimes (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Major Crimes explores how the American justice system approaches the art of the deals as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction. Los Angeles Police Captain Sharon Raydor heads up a special squad within the LAPD ...
Style: captivating, serious, twists and turns, realistic, tense
Plot: homicide detective, police investigation, crimes, police detective, policewoman, lapd, fighting crime, police station, coworker, workplace, investigator, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The third installment of the “Law & Order” franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes.
Style: tense, clever, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: law and order, murder investigation, mind game, murder, partners, deadly, crime, workplace situations, power relations, judiciary, prosecutor, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Wire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between ...
Style: tense, clever, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: police detective, drug dealing, police investigation, drug lord, lesbian, wiretap, working undercover, crime, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, surveillance, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, seaport, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, danger, policewoman, murder, investigation, forensics, riddles and clues, mystery, workplace, workplace situations, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, who done it, multiple suspects, murder, riddles and clues, female detective, female protagonist, coworker, parents and children, loss of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.7
 65K
The Shield (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
Style: tense, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, police brutality, gang, peril, cruelty, victim, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: law and order, legal, police investigation, legal action, murder, district attorney, courtroom drama, legal investigation, partners against crime, law enforcement, workplace, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: policewoman, police investigation, murder, crimes, fighting crime, workplace romance, couples, female detective, police, police detective, mind game, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, tense, talky, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police detective, crimes, crime, mystery, danger, civil rights, sniper, private detective, disability, law enforcement, hippie ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa
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39%
Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: working undercover, fbi, police corruption, police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, dirty cop, crimes, undercover, moral dilemma, dishonesty, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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NYPD Blue (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: NYPD Blue is an American television police drama set in New York City, exploring the internal and external struggles of the fictional 15th precinct of Manhattan. Each episode typically intertwined several plots involving an ensemble cast. The show ...
Style: realistic, rough, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police, police station, robbery, murder, partners, police investigation, partners against crime, friends, human nature, deadly, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 22K
Cold Case (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she is assigned cases that have never been solved. Detective Lilly Rush combines her natural instincts with the updated technology available today to bring about ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, female detective, victim, uncover truth, crime, murder investigation, evidence, rage, police, cold case, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s, 1940s, 1960s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Helter Skelter (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his "family".
Style: tense, talky, disturbing, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, hippie, legal investigation, crime, life is a bitch, police detective, police investigation, rivalry, society, death row, rise and fall, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Complex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews returns to the force after serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Crews’ new lease on life has provided him with a Zen-like outlook, peace of mind and no need for vengeance, an attitude ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, witty
Plot: police investigation, police detective, uncover truth, investigation, frame up, murder, ex convict, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, workplace, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, small town, police, social relations, reluctant partners, partners against crime, crime, initially antagonists, interracial relations, crimes, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison's investigation of the murder of a Bosnian refugee leads her to one, or possibly two, Serbian war criminals determined to silence the last witness to a massacre a decade before.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: policewoman, investigation, who done it, uncover truth, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, murder, protagonist as suspect, suspicion, police detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.2
 23K
Columbo (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing appearance and apparent absentmindedness, he shrewdly solves all of his cases and secures all ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, cynical, captivating, witty ...
Plot: police detective, murder, murder investigation, mind game, riddles and clues, homicide detective, unconventional method, uncover truth, crimes, crime investigation, crime solving, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, forensics, female detective, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Scene of the Crime (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tatort is a long-running German/Austrian/Swiss, crime television series set in various parts of these countries. The show is broadcast on the channels of ARD in Germany, ORF 2 in Austria and SF1 in Switzerland. The first episode was broadcast on ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, witty, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime investigation, police, fighting crime, danger, police investigation, riddles and clues, police station, law enforcement, deadly, murder, police detective, police protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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