Movies and TV shows like Lie to Me

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Lie to Me (2009)
 8.0
 120K
Lie to Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his skills also make it easier for him to deceive others.
Style: clever, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, philosophical, intellectual
Plot: investigation, talented, expert, deception, psychology, crime investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, outsmarting, human nature, lie, sign language, uncover truth, team, research, fbi, interrogation, law enforcement, truth, partners, dishonesty, leader, workplace situations, doctor, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to Lie to Me

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and captivating films and TV series with plots about investigation, crimes, law enforcement, police officer, crime investigation, police investigation and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Lie to Me: The Mentalist (2008), Elementary (2012), Deception (2018), Perception (2012), Sherlock (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: exciting, intellectual, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: partners against crime, serial killer, fighting crime, partners, murder, police investigation, investigation, crimes, justice, talented, outsmarting, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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93%
 7.9
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Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, talky, suspenseful, serious, sad ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, talented, female partner, unconventional method, prodigy, riddles and clues, mastermind, partners, private detective, intelligence, resourceful ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.4
 9K
Deception (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Cameron Black is the world's greatest illusionist. At least, that's what people used to call him—before his greatest secret was exposed and his career destroyed. Even worse, Cameron has good reason to believe this was no accident.
Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: illusionist, who done it, outsmarting, fbi, team, deception, magic, research, investigation, secret, riddles and clues, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.5
 21K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: exciting, mind bending, intellectual, serious, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: investigation, fbi, prodigy, college professor, riddles and clues, talented, genius, intelligence, schizophrenia, hallucination, law enforcement, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 9.1
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Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, mastermind, murder mystery, private detective, friendship, partners, british, riddles and clues, mind game, intelligence, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, scotland yard, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.1
 197K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU ...
Style: psychological, serious, exciting, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fbi, investigation, special agents, serial killer, team, law enforcement, murder, crimes, forensics, profiler, investigator, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.0
 20K
Bull (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Jason Bull is the brilliant, brash, and charming founder of a hugely successful trial consulting firm.
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, humorous
Plot: psychologist, lawyer, investigation, courtroom, workplace situations, human nature, research, jury, leader, legal, outsmarting, manipulation ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.9
 43K
Numb3rs (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime as an FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles from a ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: prodigy, genius, murder investigation, fbi, police detective, mathematics, law enforcement, workplace, partners against crime, brother brother relationship, profiler, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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 8.3
 132K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: captivating, exciting, light, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fbi, investigation, art thief, mastermind, partners, unlikely partners, con artists, friendship, talented, cons and scams, law enforcement, expert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 8.1
 163K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: writers, investigation, female detective, crime investigation, romancing partners, partners, homicide detective, police investigation, police detective, riddles and clues, resourceful, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 160K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: partners against crime, investigation, forensics, fbi, partners, expert, teamwork, crime investigation, scientist, killings, police investigation, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 249K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, exciting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, investigation, unlikely partners, master criminal, special agents, intrigue, partners, law enforcement, secret, mind game, crimes, killings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 18K
Body of Proof (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Body of Proof is an American medical drama television series that ran on ABC from March 29, 2011 to May 28, 2013 and starred Dana Delany as medical examiner Dr. Megan Hunt. The series was created by Chris Murphey and produced by ABC Studios. The ...
Style: captivating, serious, witty, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: medical, forensics, who done it, investigation, law enforcement, murder investigation, bodies, unconventional method, talented, ambitious, medical examiner, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.7
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House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: cynical, clever, witty, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doctor, hospital, talented, mastermind, prodigy, patient, loner, expert, surgery, human nature, intelligence, unconventional method ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.4
 58K
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, realistic, rough, contemplative
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: investigation, policewoman, forensics, murder, workplace situations, workplace, medical examiner, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, police, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.6
 8K
Harrow (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a dark secret from this past threatens to be exposed, unorthodox and brilliant medical examiner, Doctor Daniel Harrow, must use all his forensic skills to keep it buried forever.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, tense, exciting, witty ...
Plot: medical examiner, doctor, forensics, murder, expert, complex characters, bodies, murderer, criminal, corpse, family relations, secret life ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.3
 36K
Columbo (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
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, captivating, cynical, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, murder, crime solving, murder investigation, crime investigation, mind game, police protagonist, riddles and clues, basset hound, crimes, police ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 147K
NCIS (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, a team of special agents investigates any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.
Style: captivating, serious, exciting, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: law enforcement, special agents, teamwork, partners against crime, crime investigation, victim, evidence, military, forensics, computer genius, government agency, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: profiler, special agents, investigation, crimes, fbi, intelligence, forensics, team, human nature, twists and turns, world spanning, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 47K
CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows the investigations of a team of NYPD forensic scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, crime investigation, investigation, workplace, medical examiner, murder investigation, crimes, police detective, murder, mystery, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, partners against crime, police investigation, murder investigation, forensics, friends, homicide detective, coworker, female protagonist, investigation, best friends, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder investigation, police, teamwork, forensics, investigator, scientist, workplace, police procedural, expert, partners, murder, police detective ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Freudian Method (2003)
Genre: Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Special consultant Roman Freydin is introduced to the crime detection department under the Prosecutor's Office. A psychologist and professional poker player in his younger days, Roman traveled extensively throughout Russia and Europe dealing ...
Style: psychological, captivating, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: investigation, twists and turns, unconventional method, fighting crime, expert, coworker relationship, law enforcement, crimes, crime investigation, interrogation, private detective, psychologist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.9
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Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Plot: team, thief, hacker, outsmarting, unconventional method, escapades, society, crimes, mastermind, surveillance, teamwork, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.4
 137K
Luther (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.
Style: atmospheric, tense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, murder, crimes, talented, police investigation, partners, police detective, law enforcement, cruelty, forensics, psychopath, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 391
Angela's Eyes (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Angela Clinton has the exceptional gift of knowing when someone is lying. She discovered this skill at age 14, when she learned her "average" American parents were actually spies. Attempting to right her parents' wrong, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: female agent, fbi, female detective, treason, partners against crime, undercover, investigation, mystery, partners, law enforcement, espionage, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.7
 724K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, stylized, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, right and wrong, hidden identity, double life, crime investigation, loner, killings, police station, dark secret, dark humor, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 28K
Cold Case (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, tense, suspense ...
Plot: female detective, police detective, policewoman, police officer, who done it, murder investigation, uncover truth, mentor, police, victim, homicide detective, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder investigation, murder, kidnapping, police, missing person, female detective, criminal, police detective, crime investigation, fbi, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 11K
CSI: Cyber (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The FBI's team of Cyber Crime Investigators, headed by Special Agent Avery Ryan, works to solve cases involving the dark-net. Avery, a Special Agent in Charge and esteemed Cyber-Psychologist heads up a team, including Senior Special Agent ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: profiler, forensics, federal agent, cybercrime, crimes, crime investigation, fbi, crime scene, police investigation, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%