Movies and TV shows like Gotham

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Gotham (2014)
 7.9
 190K
Gotham (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: mafia, super villain, orphan, gang war, police station, corruption, police detective, organized crime, crimes, police corruption, love, crime, batman, friendship, first love, crime boss, couple relations, justice, teenage love, partner, violence, anti hero, rich kid, teenage hero, bloody violence ...

Most similar movies to Gotham

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, police, police detective and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Gotham: True Detective (2014), Luke Cage (2016), Jessica Jones (2015), Sherlock (2010), Daredevil (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 9.0
 431K
True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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: clever, realistic, bleak, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, crime, crimes, partners, partners against crime, investigation, murder, uncover truth, who done it, troubled ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 105K
Luke Cage (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, fighting crime, danger, save the day, crimes, escapades, master villain, african american, violence, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 176K
Jessica Jones (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
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, serious, realistic, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, private detective, superhero, investigation, danger, imaginary, violence, lawyer, good versus evil, mind control, sister sister relationship, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 9.2
 689K
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: captivating, clever, witty, serious, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mastermind, prodigy, sherlock holmes, mind game, partners, crime, riddles and clues, friendship, british, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 8.7
 331K
Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
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, realistic, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, fighting crime, good versus evil, secret identity, lawyer, heroes, danger, superhuman powers, crimes, undercover, daredevil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 9.0
 2.0M
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, suspense, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, double life, organized crime, good versus evil, rivalry, moral dilemma, master villain, psychopath, loss of loved one, batman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 6K
Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: superhero, supernatural ability, heroes, law enforcement, fighting crime, police detective, superhuman powers, supernatural, life is a bitch, youth, danger, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 375K
Arrow (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, double life, fighting crime, undercover, vigilantism, martial arts, righting the wronged, rivalry, millionaire, young man, masked vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 49K
Forever (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: immortality, investigation, crimes, supernatural, law enforcement, murder investigation, friendship, secret, laboratory, buddies, crime, female detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit. It ran for seven seasons on NBC from 1993 to 1999, and was succeeded ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, talky, rough ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police, police station, police protagonist, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, african american, fbi, workplace, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 154K
The Punisher (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.
Style: brutal, bloody, exciting, intense, harsh ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vigilante, violence, revenge, vigilantism, blood, superhero, vengeance, violent, murder, comics, gory, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 7K
Mob City (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The true story of a decades-long conflict between the Los Angeles Police Department, under the determined leadership of Police Chief William Parker, and ruthless criminal elements led by Mickey Cohen, a one-time boxer who rose to the top of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, neo noir, lapd, police chief, mob boss, hot and sexy, tough law enforcer, conflict, bring down, crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Green Hornet (1966)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A newspaper publisher and his Asian valet/martial arts expert battle crime as the feared Green Hornet and Kato. After Bruce Lee's untimely death in 1973, and the global success of 'Enter The Dragon', two 90-minute feature films were ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, secret identity, undercover, friendship, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, heroes, crime fighter, good versus evil, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 21K
The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: female detective, policewoman, police investigation, murder, police detective, crimes, fighting crime, couples, workplace romance, investigation, interrogation, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.7
 65K
The Shield (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, police brutality, gang, peril, fighting crime, machismo, cruelty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.1
 154K
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, exciting, tense, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, secret, master criminal, investigation, intrigue, special agents, mind game, danger, manipulations, crimes, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 326
Black Scorpion (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, stylized, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superheroine, superhuman powers, workplace situations, imaginary, vigilantism, police detective, secret identity, rivalry, heroes, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.1
 151K
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, investigation, crimes, danger, partners, serial killer, murder, psychic, crime, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 9K
Life on Mars (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Life on Mars is a science fiction crime drama television series which originally aired on ABC from October 9, 2008 to April 1, 2009. It is an adaptation of the BAFTA-winning original UK series of the same name produced by the BBC. The series was ...
Style: rough, surreal, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, time travel, tough law enforcer, uncover truth, fish out of water, power relations, disorder, law enforcement, fighting crime, mystery, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 11K
Major Crimes (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Major Crimes explores how the American justice system approaches the art of the deals as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction. Los Angeles Police Captain Sharon Raydor heads up a special squad within the LAPD ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, twists and turns, tense
Plot: homicide detective, police investigation, crimes, police detective, policewoman, lapd, fighting crime, police station, workplace, coworker, investigator, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 194K
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mob boss, tough law enforcer, organized crime, corruption, mafia, crimes, police brutality, fighting crime, squad, partners, law enforcement, power struggle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, year 1949 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 9.3
 240K
The Wire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between ...
Style: tense, clever, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: police detective, drug dealing, police investigation, urban ghetto life, drug lord, lesbian, wiretap, life is a bitch, crime, working undercover, surveillance, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, seaport, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 3K
Hunter (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Hunter is an American police drama television series created by Frank Lupo, and starring Fred Dryer as Sgt. Rick Hunter and Stepfanie Kramer as Sgt. Dee Dee McCall, which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1991. However, Kramer left after the sixth season to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, undercover, crimes, chases and races, working undercover, serial killer, police investigation, murder, track down, deadly, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 3K
Training Day (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Fifteen years after the events of the feature film, Kyle Craig is assigned to go undercover in an elite squad of the LAPD as Detective Frank Rourke’s trainee to spy on him and report on his off-book methods. As Frank starts teaching his principled ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, psychological
Plot: dirty cop, police, lapd, dishonesty, corruption, betrayal, murder, violence, love, mentor, adaptation, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.7
 21K
Gomorrah (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 55 min.
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, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: mafia, drug lord, crimes, crime, mob boss, urban, rivalry, realism, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, gang war, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 10K
NYPD Blue (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: NYPD Blue is an American television police drama set in New York City, exploring the internal and external struggles of the fictional 15th precinct of Manhattan. Each episode typically intertwined several plots involving an ensemble cast. The show ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police, police station, robbery, murder, police investigation, partners against crime, partners, tough law enforcer, against the rules, workplace, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Starsky and Hutch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Starsky & Hutch is a 1970s American cop thriller television series, which consisted of a 70-minute pilot movie and 92 episodes of 50 minutes each. The show was created by William Blinn, produced by Spelling-Goldberg Productions, and broadcast ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, semi serious, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, car chase, police investigation, partners against crime, law enforcement, buddies, undercover, crimes, working undercover, unlikely partners, society, urban ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.7
 590K
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: captivating, clever, serious, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, double life, hidden identity, crime, crimes, vigilantism, forensics, corpse, right and wrong, police station, gory, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 6K
Nash Bridges (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nash Bridges is an American television police drama created by Carlton Cuse. The show starred Don Johnson and Cheech Marin as two Inspectors with the San Francisco Police Department's Special Investigations Unit. The show ran for six seasons on ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, parents and children, partners, rivalry, single parent, workplace, family problems, photographic memory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 61K
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, crimes, suspicion, teamwork, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, relatives, fighting crime, policewoman, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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