Movies and TV shows like Leverage

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Leverage (2008)
 7.9
 51K
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, investigator, partners, partners in crime, cheating, gadget, dishonesty, actress, impersonating, expert, con artists, insurance investigator, strong female lead, female thief ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
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, investigation, partners, police officer, law enforcement, murder and team mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Leverage: Hustle (2004), White Collar (2009), Burn Notice (2007), Person of Interest (2011), Now You See Me (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
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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, heist, criminal heroes, leader, group of criminals, crimes, exploitation, blackmail, con artists, fake identity, coworker relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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 ⇓
93%
 8.0
 75K
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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, adventure, uncover truth, starting over, private investigator, lifestyle change, new job, peril, ex law enforcer, gadget, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: exciting, captivating, serious, clever, heroic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, surveillance, computer system, hi-tech, partners against crime, crimes, mysterious character, privacy invasion, hacker, fighting crime, computer genius, secret ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 7.2
 660K
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, intellectual, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, twists and turns, con artists, teamwork, perfect crime, scheme, outsmarting, bank robbery, fbi, cons and scams, mind game, card trick ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, las vegas, paris france, new york, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 8.1
 185K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.7
 575K
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, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, crimes, casino, thief, cons and scams, outsmarting, deception, con artists, group of criminals, perfect crime, scheme, planning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, atlantic city, usa, los angeles, atlantic city new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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 ⇓
100%
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Leverage: Redemption (2021)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Hitter, the Hacker, the Grifter and the Thief are together again, this time with help from a new tech genius and corporate fixer, to take on a new kind of villain. From the man who created an opioid crisis from the comfort of his boardroom to ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, entertaining, psychological ...
Plot: robbery, heist, genius, secret revealed, con artists, redemption, con men, deception, crime solving, con trick, career criminal, fight for justice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Style: clever, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, talented, expert, deception, psychology, crime investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, outsmarting, human nature, lie, sign language ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.4
 98K
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, talky, witty, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: best friends, partners, friends, investigation, private detective, intelligence, buddies, who done it, talented, prodigy, friendship, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, entertaining, exciting, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, casino, mentor, revenge, perfect crime, robbery, gambling, criminal's revenge, con artists, thief, vengeance, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, north america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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 ⇓
64%
 7.2
 16K
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, fugitives, chase, escape, law enforcement, going straight, crimes, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
67%
 7.9
 111K
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 ⇓
63%
 7.6
 130
Leverage (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: There are countless incidents happening in one day. The corruption of the upper class discourages the common people who are living their lives diligently. From immorality to financial fraud, and they even commit a highly developed type of expedient. ...
Style: intellectual, exciting, entertaining, light
Plot: cons and scams, con artists, heist, friendship, team, mastermind, insurance investigator, greed, crimes, twists and turns, leadership, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: neo noir, suspenseful, captivating, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, investigation, private investigator, crimes, private detective, team, suspicion, buddies, teamwork, investigator, murder, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.8
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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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: thief, heist, manhunt, double life, hidden identity, criminal, one last job, master criminal, criminal heroes, group of criminals, law enforcement, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: serious, stylized, clever, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, talented, intelligence, expert, resourceful, mind game, teamwork, partners, mastermind, crimes, friendship, murder mystery ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
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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 ⇓
40%
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%
 7.4
 14K
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, multiple suspects, crimes, murder, ex law enforcer, suspicion, coworker, dishonesty, team, ex husband ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, everglades, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, mind game, talented, resourceful, crime scene, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 8.0
 11K
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: partners in crime, chase, killer, female protagonist, male female relationship, murderer, escapades, organized crime, ex convict, crimes, con artists, cheating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.4
 105K
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: exciting, sexy, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex convict, sheriff, tough heroes, female nudity, organized crime, thief, crimes, sexual activity, small town, social relations, double life, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.1
 37K
Sneaky Pete (2015)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
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: captivating, ironic, melancholic, suspenseful, psycho film
Plot: gambling, escapades, family relations, dishonesty, investigation, family problems, crimes, con artists, thief, greed, adaptation, twists and turns ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, racism, partners against crime, bounty hunter, interracial relations, fighting crime, society, against the rules, crimes, escapades, justice, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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 ⇓
50%