Movies and TV shows like Gotham

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Gotham (2014)
 7.8
 225K
Gotham (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world's most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker?
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, twists and turns, neo noir, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: super villain, batman, corruption, police station, police corruption, police detective, crimes, mafia, gang war, organized crime, orphan, crime boss, friendship, superhero, justice, first love, couple relations, teenage love, rich kid, love, violence, police, fictional city, gangsters, good versus evil ...
Place: new jersey

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Most similar movies to Gotham

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, tense, suspenseful and captivating films and TV series with plots about crimes, organized crime, violence, murder, heroes, police and fighting crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Gotham: Pennyworth (2019), The Punisher (2017), The Dark Knight (2008), Marvel's Jessica Jones (2015), Sherlock (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 13K
Pennyworth (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The origin story of Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce's billionaire father, in 1960s London.
Style: exciting, tense, bleak
Plot: cia agent, secret society, ex special forces, murder, coup d'etat, good versus evil, loss of loved one, violence, crimes, chase, army, military officer ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, britain, east end london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 219K
The Punisher (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.
Style: brutal, exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilante, justice, violence, vengeance, one man army, vigilantism, fight scenes, gunfight, murder, revenge, superhero, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.0
 2.6M
The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, double life, good versus evil, batman, rivalry, organized crime, super villain, psychopath, moral dilemma, dark hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Marvel's Jessica Jones (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.
Style: exciting, semi serious, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, investigation, private detective, superhero, super powers, lawyer, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, superheroine, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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458
 9.1
 891K
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, serious, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, mind game, riddles and clues, prodigy, genius, sherlock holmes, mastermind, british, intelligence, murder mystery, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 6K
Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, heroes, superhero, supernatural, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, life is a bitch, youth, destiny, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.9
 544K
True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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: bleak, neo noir, clever, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, serial killer, investigation, partners, murderer, partners against crime, crimes, murder, graphic violence, uncover truth, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 425K
Arrow (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, double life, superhero, rivalry, vigilantism, fighting crime, millionaire, martial arts, undercover, crimes, righting the wronged, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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12466
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 6.7
 214K
Gangster Squad (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: exciting, rough, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mob boss, organized crime, police detective, crimes, corruption, mafia, tough law enforcer, police brutality, fighting crime, power struggle, partners against crime ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.3
 127K
Luke Cage (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, african american, good versus evil, superhuman powers, crimes, heroes, fighting crime, save the day, super powers, escapades, super strength, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: TV series centering on Marvel Cinematic Universe characters Falcon and The Winter Soldier.
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: superhuman, superhero, super powers, superhero team, warrior, tough guy, miraculous event, cyborgs, violence, super villain, heroes, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 179K
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: crimes, police investigation, investigation, outsmarting, partners against crime, fighting crime, partners, serial killer, murder, justice, special agents, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.6
 417K
Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, vigilantism, fighting crime, heroic mission, good versus evil, vigilante, superhuman powers, lawyer, corruption, blindness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Children of the Street (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: The Children of the Street tells the story of young people who have to achieve their own justice in a world where law is inadequate. "What is justice?", "How does a teenager survive on the street?" will answer questions like.
Style: twists and turns, neo noir, captivating, bleak, tense
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, organized crime, teenage love, police, crime boss, violence, teenage hero, partner, urban setting, police corruption, mafia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.0
 237K
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, serious, clever, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, unlikely partners, mind game, law enforcement, crimes, outsmarting, terrorism, partners, investigation, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 95K
Titans (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, supernatural ability, secret identity, superhero, friendship, superheroine, villain, fight scenes, murder, vengeance, crimes, teen superhero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 8.7
 38K
Gomorrah (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Robert Saviano's bestselling book, this gritty Italian crime drama paints a portrait of the brutal Neapolitan crime organisation the Camorra, as seen through the eyes of Ciro Di Marzo, the obedient and self- confident right-hand man of ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: drug lord, mafia, mob boss, rivalry, gangsters, gang war, crimes, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, social decay, society, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Ms. Marvel (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A great student, avid gamer, and voracious fan-fic scribe, Kamala Khan has a special affinity for Super Heroes, particularly Captain Marvel. However, she struggles to fit in at home and at school — that is, until she gets super powers like the ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, heroes, martial arts, tough girl, super strength, superheroine, chase, fight, teenager, good versus evil, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 18K
Inside (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Even though two brothers are completely separated from each other after the imprisoning of their father and the kidnapping of their twin brother, they meet by coincidence years after when both choose to enter the police academy.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, captivating, surprise ending, tense ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, chase, interrogation, money, hostage, death, police officer, sting operation, family relations, crimes, drugs, mafia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 2K
True Justice (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Elijah Kane leads a hardcore undercover team of Seattle based cops who take on the local criminal element with a high-octane style of enforcement.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police detective, martial arts, tough cop, working undercover, crimes, police investigation, tough heroes, heroes, gang, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Valley of the Wolves (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kurtlar Vadisi was a Turkish television drama which broadcast mainly on Show TV and then transferred to Kanal D, then atv for its last season. It was mostly about an agent named Polat Alemdar who leaked into the mafia after his plastic surgery. The ...
Style: tense, suspense, brutal, captivating
Plot: mafia, crime boss, crime family, brutality, death, honor, mercilessness, killings, mob hit, corruption, gang war, mob boss ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 513
Black Scorpion (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Black Scorpion is an action-crime TV series that aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2001 and in Canada on Space in 2002. The series is based on two Roger Corman movies, Black Scorpion, and the sequel Black Scorpion II: Aftershock. The show focuses on a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superheroine, secret identity, female protagonist, fighting crime, good versus evil, superhuman powers, vigilantism, rivalry, undercover, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 132
Big Apple (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Big Apple is an American television drama series that was originally broadcast in the United States on CBS in 2001. The story centers on two New York City Police Department detectives Mooney and Trout working with the FBI to solve a murder with ties ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, serious
Plot: organized crime, police detective, police, fbi, law enforcement, legal, justice, criminal, nypd, police officer, law and order, order ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 1K
Pickings (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a short-tempered mobster and his gang of thugs try to shake down a neighborhood bar, they're soon confronted with the wrath of its owner - a mysterious southern mother with a dangerous past.
Style: neo noir, noir, suspense, unusual plot structure, exciting ...
Plot: redneck, bandit, mafia, revenge, psychotic, gangsters, brutality, crime boss, murder, rivalry, death, mercilessness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
 241
Brothers (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines, Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
TV show
Story: Ador is a well known and respected CIDG Police Official, with a loving family as his support. Cardo, on the other hand, loves the solitude of the mountains in the province as a SAF Trooper. Their lives take a sudden turn when Ador gets himself ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: police, drugs, criminal syndicate, drug lord, organized crime, police officer, police investigation, drug smuggling, workplace situations, police station, forensics, workplace ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 336K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: superhero, heroes, superhuman powers, supernatural power, speed, secret identity, time travel, good versus evil, adventure, save the day, save the world, multiverse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 6.9
 16K
FBI (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The New York office of the FBI brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep their city and the country safe.
Style: tense, twists and turns, disturbing, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: fbi, federal bureau of investigation, fbi agent, police investigation, investigation, female detective, police detective, partners against crime, fighting crime, special agents, homicide detective, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Shadow Line (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain, whose amnesia leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass; to the drug-lord driven by a ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: drug lord, who to trust, police corruption, investigation, uncover truth, hitman, forensics, mysterious character, murder, death, secret, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Asura: The City of Madness (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A shady cop finds himself in over his head when he gets caught between Internal Affairs and the city’s corrupt mayor, in this scintillating crime drama from Korean maestro Kim Sung-soo (The Warrior).
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: mayor, prosecutor, police corruption, corruption, gangsters, criminal, crime boss, bandit, organized crime, corrupt official, political corruption, government corruption ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Maltese: The Mafia Detective (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 439 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Dario Maltese travels from Rome to the city of his birth, Trapani in Sicily, to attend his best friend's wedding. But tragedy strikes and he finds himself pulled into a murder investigation.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: organized crime, crime solving, mafia, corruption, fighting crime, crime investigation, investigation, political corruption, police investigation, police commissioner, uncover truth, crime boss ...
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%