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, bleak, tense, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: mafia, corruption, gang war, police station, super villain, police corruption, crime, crime boss, crimes, orphan, organized crime, police detective, friendship, batman, partner, violence, anti hero, rich kid, teenage hero, bloody violence, first love, love, police, tough cop, fictional city ...

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, rivalry and police detective mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Gotham: Daredevil (2015), Sherlock (2010), Luke Cage (2016), The Dark Knight (2008), Powers (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.7
 315K
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, good versus evil, fighting crime, secret identity, lawyer, danger, heroes, superhuman powers, crimes, undercover, daredevil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: witty, clever, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, prodigy, mind game, mastermind, partners, sherlock holmes, crime, friendship, british, riddles and clues, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.4
 102K
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, master villain, good versus evil, fighting crime, danger, save the day, crimes, escapades, african american, death, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, secret identity, organized crime, good versus evil, double life, heroes, rivalry, master villain, moral dilemma, psychopath, loss of loved one, batman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, serious, tense, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, fighting crime, law enforcement, supernatural, superhuman powers, heroes, police detective, youth, danger, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 165K
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, stylized, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, female protagonist, superhero, imaginary, investigation, danger, violence, lawyer, good versus evil, master villain, mind control, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: captivating, atmospheric, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: immortality, investigation, crimes, friendship, buddies, supernatural ability, supernatural, law enforcement, laboratory, secret, female detective, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: superhero, heroes, fighting crime, undercover, double life, vigilantism, righting the wronged, millionaire, martial arts, rivalry, young man, masked vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 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, bleak, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, 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 ⇓
50%
 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: tense, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, neo noir, lapd, bring down, crime, crimes, power struggle, veteran, police chief, mob boss, law enforcement ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, crimes, fighting crime, friendship, rivalry, heroes, crime fighter, justice, organized crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, police brutality, gang, peril, cruelty, victim, machismo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superheroine, imaginary, undercover, law enforcement, rivalry, good versus evil, police corruption, heroes, fighting crime, police detective, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, special agents, crimes, intrigue, investigation, master criminal, danger, mind game, manipulations, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, fighting crime, crimes, police investigation, investigation, serial killer, partners, danger, murder, psychic, talented, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, tense, captivating, serious, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, time travel, fish out of water, tough law enforcer, uncover truth, law enforcement, disorder, fighting crime, power relations, police station, police brutality, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: tough law enforcer, mob boss, organized crime, corruption, mafia, police brutality, crimes, fighting crime, partners, squad, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: twists and turns, captivating, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: policewoman, police investigation, murder, crimes, fighting crime, workplace romance, couples, police, police detective, mind game, investigation, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 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, drug lord, wiretap, lesbian, crime, working undercover, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, organized crime, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, seaport, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, twists and turns, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: police investigation, crimes, police detective, policewoman, lapd, fighting crime, police station, workplace, coworker, investigator, murder investigation, homicide detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: police detective, crimes, undercover, law enforcement, criminal heroes, crime, serial killer, police investigation, deadly, partners, track down, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 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, exciting, tense, psychological
Plot: dirty cop, police, lapd, dishonesty, corruption, mentor, love, betrayal, violence, murder, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, captivating, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police detective, police, police station, robbery, murder, police investigation, partners, partners against crime, deadly, workplace, human nature, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 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, partners, crimes, parents and children, rivalry, family problems, workplace, single parent, photographic memory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, tense, talky, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police, police station, police protagonist, fighting crime, crimes, police investigation, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, african american, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Equalizer (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The Equalizer is an American television series that ran for four seasons, initially on CBS, between 1985 and 1989. It stars Edward Woodward as a middle aged retired intelligence officer with a mysterious past who helps people in trouble. The show ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, spy, injustice, crime, vengeance, anti heroes, rivalry, tough heroes, tough guy, neo noir, dark hero, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, crimes, suspicion, teamwork, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, fighting crime, relatives, organized crime, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.4
 75K
Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, exciting, suspenseful, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, organized crime, female nudity, tough heroes, cons and scams, small town, ex convict, crime, shooting, crimes, mob boss, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, semi serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, car chase, partners against crime, police investigation, law enforcement, buddies, undercover, crimes, working undercover, unlikely partners, urban, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: mafia, drug lord, crime, crimes, mob boss, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, urban, law enforcement, society, gang war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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