Movies and TV shows like Lie to Me

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Lie to Me (2009)
 8.0
 107K
Lie to Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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
Plot: riddles and clues, uncover truth, deception, human nature, talented, investigation, team, crimes, dishonesty, workplace situations, psychology, crime investigation, interrogation, research, expert, sign language, boss and employee, fbi, doctor, law enforcement, outsmarting, partners, leader, lie, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.

Most similar movies to Lie to Me

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, crime, murder, investigation, police investigation and deadly mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Lie to Me: Criminal Minds (2005), The Mentalist (2008), Perception (2012), Elementary (2012), Sherlock (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
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, rough, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, special agents, murder, crime, crimes, team, investigation, law enforcement, profiler, serial killer, intelligence, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 158K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: intellectual, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, fighting crime, serial killer, murder, investigation, partners, danger, crime, psychic, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.5
 18K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: mind bending, offbeat, exciting, intellectual, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: fbi, riddles and clues, intelligence, investigation, prodigy, talented, genius, professor, crime, crimes, schizophrenia, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 98K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, sherlock holmes, partners, crimes, intelligence, prodigy, police investigation, law enforcement, friendship, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 9.1
 754K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, captivating, witty, psychological, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crime, mind game, sherlock holmes, mastermind, riddles and clues, prodigy, partners, british, friendship, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 136K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, police detective, murder, investigation, partners, female detective, law enforcement, unlikely partners, riddles and clues, homicide detective, romancing partners, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.1
 14K
Body of Proof (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forensics, murder investigation, bodies, relationship vs career, female protagonist, investigation, medical, ambitious, coworker, law enforcement, murder, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 114K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
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: exciting, light, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, unlikely partners, art thief, intelligence, fbi, partners, mastermind, crimes, expert, dishonesty, special agents, deal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 134K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
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, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: riddles and clues, forensics, partners against crime, fbi, police investigation, special agents, search, teamwork, expert, killings, partners, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 177K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: captivating, tense, exciting, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, intrigue, manipulations, unlikely partners, danger, investigation, mind game, partners, terrorism, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.7
 395K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: clever, cynical, dark humor, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: prodigy, doctor, talented, mastermind, loner, patient, antisocial behavior, doctors and patients, hospital, unconventional method, loneliness, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 6.9
 43K
CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
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, realistic, rough, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, danger, workplace, riddles and clues, crime investigation, murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, interrogation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, police investigation, partners against crime, female protagonist, forensics, best friends, policewoman, homicide detective, murder investigation, police detective, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 363
Angela's Eyes (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, exciting, realistic
Plot: fbi, partners, treason, investigation, mystery, partners against crime, undercover, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, police investigation, crime, crimes, danger, murder, mystery, police detective, teamwork, scientist, investigator, expert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
 6.9
 38K
Numb3rs (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, serious, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, crime, fbi, mathematics, murder investigation, police detective, workplace, crimes, profiler, partners against crime, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 13K
Bull (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Jason Bull is the brilliant, brash, and charming founder of a hugely successful trial consulting firm.
Style: captivating, light, entertaining, humorous
Plot: courtroom, workplace situations, lawyer, psychologist, investigation, jury, outsmarting, manipulation, leader, analysis, research, legal ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.9
 40K
Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: thief, hacker, outsmarting, team, escapades, crimes, unconventional method, mastermind, surveillance, actress, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.5
 23K
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: female detective, police detective, police investigation, crime, victim, uncover truth, murder investigation, evidence, rage, police, cold case, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s, 2000s, 1940s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 114K
NCIS (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, crime investigation, computer genius, special agents, evidence, forensics, navy, crime, crimes, partners against crime, victim, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.5
 113K
Luther (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, tense, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, murder, talented, law enforcement, crimes, partners, psychopath, multiple suspects, unlikely relationship, cruelty, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 619K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
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: clever, captivating, serious, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, double life, vigilantism, hidden identity, corpse, crimes, crime, right and wrong, loner, gory, police station, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, clever, serious
Plot: law and order, murder investigation, mind game, workplace situations, power relations, crimes, deadly, crime, partners, murder, judiciary, trial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, murder, police detective, kidnapping, fbi, police investigation, crime, crimes, partners against crime, track down, race against time, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 10K
CSI: Cyber (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, police investigation, profiler, crimes, crime, special agents, partners against crime, riddles and clues, computers and web, evidence, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, danger, special agents, fbi, profiler, forensics, intelligence, team, human nature, crime, world spanning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 27K
Damages (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by the writing and production trio of Daniel Zelman and brothers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler. The plot revolves around the brilliant, ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes and her protégée, ...
Style: clever, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: lawyer, legal investigation, powerful corporation, hotshot lawyer, trial, dishonesty, manipulations, power relations, corporate crimes, legal action, workplace, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, murder investigation, multiple suspects, law enforcement, village, murder, human nature, whodunit, police chief, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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