Movies and TV shows like Leverage

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Leverage (2008)
 7.9
 48K
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: hacker, team, outsmarting, thief, escapades, crimes, unconventional method, mastermind, surveillance, society, crime, teamwork, partners in crime, investigator, actress, dishonesty, hidden identity, partners, expert, gadget, corruption, scheme, greed, female thief, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Leverage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, exciting and serious films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, partners, law enforcement, investigation, team and murder mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Leverage: Hustle (2004), White Collar (2009), Burn Notice (2007), Now You See Me (2013), Person of Interest (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
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Hustle (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A motley group of London con artists pull of a series of daring and intricate stings.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: cons and scams, thief, ex convict, greed, leader, group of criminals, criminal heroes, heist, crimes, exploit, blackmail, exploitation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 8.2
 124K
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: exciting, captivating, light, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, mastermind, fbi, unlikely partners, art thief, law enforcement, genius, partners, special agents, con artists, criminal, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.9
 71K
Burn Notice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, adventure, starting over, uncover truth, lifestyle change, gadget, peril, ex law enforcer, new job, danger, crimes, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.2
 623K
Now You See Me (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Style: surprise ending, clever, entertaining, breathtaking, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, perfect crime, outsmarting, mind game, teamwork, scheme, mastermind, illusionist, manipulations, fbi, magic trick ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: las vegas, new orleans, new york, paris france, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, artificial intelligence, hi-tech, partners against crime, hacker, computer system, computer genius, mysterious character, computers and web, crimes, privacy invasion, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.7
 541K
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to ...
Style: clever, witty, exciting, twists and turns, humorous ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, cons and scams, perfect crime, thief, outsmarting, crimes, scheme, casino, group of criminals, con artists, crime, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, atlantic city, los angeles, atlantic city new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.1
 172K
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: intellectual, exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, investigation, partners against crime, partners, outsmarting, serial killer, crime, fighting crime, murder, special agents, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 8.0
 115K
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 ...
Style: clever, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: riddles and clues, deception, investigation, crime investigation, uncover truth, outsmarting, human nature, crimes, fbi, talented, expert, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 89K
Psych (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thanks to his police officer father's efforts, Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail (and a lasting dislike of his dad). Years later, Shawn's frequent tips to the police lead to him being falsely accused of a ...
Style: exciting, not serious, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, buddies, private detective, best friends, investigation, intelligence, friends, who done it, friendship, talented, crime, photographic memory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Danny Ocean's team of criminals are back and composing a plan more personal than ever. When ruthless casino owner Willy Bank doublecrosses Reuben Tishkoff, causing a heart attack, Danny Ocean vows that he and his team will do anything to bring ...
Style: clever, humorous, exciting, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, perfect crime, mentor, casino, revenge, businessman, millionaire, criminal's revenge, vengeance, group of criminals, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, north america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.0
 218K
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: captivating, clever, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, manipulations, unlikely partners, investigation, mind game, partners, law enforcement, danger, terrorism, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.5
 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, fbi, deception, outsmarting, magic, who done it, team, danger, investigation, mystery, secret, research ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 105K
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, odd, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, crimes, partners, talented, prodigy, law enforcement, mastermind, unconventional method, intelligence, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.4
 11K
Terriers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ex-cop and recovering alcoholic Hank Dolworth partners with his best friend, former criminal Britt Pollack, in an unlicensed private investigation business. The series is set in Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, although it is portrayed as a ...
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, investigation, private detective, private investigator, crimes, suspicion, team, teamwork, investigator, buddies, murder, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.1
 855K
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, captivating, witty, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, crime, mind game, genius, prodigy, mastermind, sherlock holmes, british, intelligence, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 12K
The Glades (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This Crime series follows Matt Passmore as Jim, a Chicago cop who gets kicked off the force after being shot and wrongfully accused by his ex-captain of having an affair with his wife. After receiving his payout, Jim decides to moves to a small ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, hotshot hero, crimes, police investigation, multiple suspects, ex law enforcer, coworker, suspicion, outsmarting, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 15K
Breakout Kings (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Driven by the fact that there are few things more dangerous than a prisoner who has just escaped, and tired of following protocol and resorting to outdated methods of law enforcement, veteran U.S. Marshals Charlie Duchamp and Ray Zancanelli are ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: convict, wanted, expert, team, partners, crime, manhunt, ex convict, law enforcement, chase, crimes, going straight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Queens of Mystery (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Matilda Stone is a perennially single female detective whose three aunts are well-known crime writers that help her solve whodunit style murders as well as set her up on blind dates.
Style: captivating, clever, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, teamwork, friendship, murder mystery, mind game, deduction, mastermind, intelligence, resourceful, partners, expert ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.4
 93K
Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, female nudity, ex convict, organized crime, tough heroes, crimes, sexual activity, crime, shooting, thief, cons and scams, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
 2K
Smith (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Though Bobby Stevens appears to be a regular family man with a nine-to-five job, he's actually an expert thief who is seeking a few last big jobs so he can finally leave the business for a comfortable, lawful lifestyle with his wife, Hope, and ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: thief, heist, manhunt, hidden identity, double life, criminal heroes, group of criminals, one last job, master criminal, law enforcement, outlaw, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, police investigation, police detective, crime, teamwork, murder investigation, investigator, crimes, expert, scientist, workplace, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Real Murders: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Aurora finds a member of her crime buff group, the Real Murders Club, killed in a manner that eerily resembles the crime the club was about to discuss. As other brutal "copycat" killings follow, Aurora will have to uncover the person ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, exciting, captivating
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, murder mystery, library, escapades, crimes, murder, danger, deadly, crime scene, mysterious character, crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 33K
Sneaky Pete (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, “reuniting” with Pete’s estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group that threatens to drag him into a world ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, ironic, melancholic, suspenseful
Plot: gambling, escapades, family relations, dishonesty, investigation, family problems, crimes, danger, thief, con artists, greed, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 20K
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: mind bending, offbeat, exciting, odd, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: riddles and clues, schizophrenia, fbi, investigation, law enforcement, genius, intelligence, hallucination, prodigy, talented, crime, college professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 176K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: serious, psychological, exciting, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: special agents, murder, fbi, crimes, crime, profiler, law enforcement, team, investigation, serial killer, forensics, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.1
 10K
Good Behavior (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Letty Dobesh is a thief and con artist fresh out of prison whose life is always one wrong turn and bad decision from implosions — just how she likes it. But when she overhears a hitman being hired to kill a man’s wife, she sets out to derail the ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: female protagonist, partners in crime, chase, cheating, male female relationship, escapades, ex convict, crimes, femme fatale, killer, murderer, con artists ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Killer Inside (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Psychological crime series following the investigations of interrogation experts Julie Beauchemin and Maxime Moreli.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, mystery, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, crimes, crime, crime investigation, murder investigation, police, team, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.7
 76K
The Shield (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, police brutality, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, partners, crimes, dishonesty, murder, mayor, gang, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Hap and Leonard (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A darkly comic swamp noir story of two best friends set in the late 1980s. Based on the novels by Joe R. Lansdale, the series follows Hap Collins, an East Texas white boy with a weakness for Southern women, and Leonard Pine, a gay, black Vietnam vet ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, racism, partners against crime, bounty hunter, interracial relations, fighting crime, crime, against the rules, crimes, society, gays and lesbians, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 520
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, semi serious
Plot: police, crimes, crime, policewoman, partners against crime, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, rivalry, justice, team, partnership ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%