Movies and TV shows like Scorpion

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Scorpion (2014)
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Scorpion (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, Scorpion is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits who comprise the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age. As Homeland Security’s new think tank, O’Brien’s “Scorpion” team includes Toby Curtis, an expert behaviorist who can read anyone; Happy Quinn, a mechanical prodigy; and Sylvester Dodd, a statistics guru.
Style: intellectual, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, light, based on true events
Plot: genius, problem solving, computer genius, prodigy, computers and web, computer hacker, boy genius, science, hacker, society, national security, save the world, partners against crime, friendship, nerd, crimes, heroes, state affairs, misfit, social misfits, social outcast, autism, superhero, outcast, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Scorpion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, captivating and realistic films and TV series with plots about crimes, danger, law enforcement, investigation, partners, murder and police mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Scorpion: Numb3rs (2005), Sherlock (2010), Intelligence (2014), The Mentalist (2008), Person of Interest (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Numb3rs (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime as an FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles from a ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: prodigy, genius, police detective, mathematician, fbi, murder investigation, mathematics, brother brother relationship, profiler, law enforcement, workplace, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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81%
 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, 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 ⇓
87%
 6.8
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Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hi-tech, government agency, computers and web, heroes, life risking, fellow agent, secret agents, computer system, resourceful, working undercover, intelligence, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 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 ⇓
76%
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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 ⇓
81%
 5.3
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MacGyver (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: 20-something Angus MacGyver creates a clandestine organization where he uses his knack for solving problems in unconventional ways to help prevent disasters from happening.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, reboot
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: problem solving, secret government organization, agent, technology, heroes, adventure, investigation, mentor protege relationship, partners, chase, coworker relationship, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: riddles and clues, schizophrenia, fbi, intelligence, genius, investigation, law enforcement, hallucination, talented, prodigy, college professor, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.5
 58K
The Last Ship (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, battleship, apocalypse, chaos, military, save the world, deadly virus, heroes, pandemic, plague, survival, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.3
 57K
Forever (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: immortality, law enforcement, supernatural, investigation, female detective, immortal, supernatural ability, friendship, murder investigation, laboratory, morgue, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.4
 72K
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: partners against crime, crime investigation, crimes, policewoman, police detective, teamwork, police investigation, fighting crime, suspicion, leader, law enforcement, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 29K
Alphas (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Five ordinary people with superhuman physical and mental abilities are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas. Operating within the U.S. Department of Defense, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, mind control, experiment, superhuman powers, psychic, government agency, investigation, crimes, enemy, scientist, government official, fellow agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.9
 109K
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, suspenseful, serious, talky, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, private detective, crimes, partners, talented, intelligence, prodigy, law enforcement, mastermind, unconventional method, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 8.6
 373K
Mr. Robot (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computers and web, secret society, split personality, fighting the system, hacking, schizophrenia, rebellion, conspiracy theory, psychotherapy, computer hacker, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
45%
 7.9
 53K
Eureka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The sleep Pacific Northwest town of Eureka is hiding a mysterious secret. The government has been relocating the world's geniuses and their families to this rustic town for years where innovation and chaos have lived hand in hand. U.S. Marshal ...
Style: clever, futuristic, twists and turns, humorous, light ...
Plot: scientist, hi-tech, save the day, secret place, small town, sheriff, experiment, small town life, technology, social relations, problem solving, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.8
 140K
NCIS (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, a team of special agents investigates any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.
Style: captivating, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, law enforcement, crime investigation, evidence, partners against crime, forensics, teamwork, navy, victim, computer genius, army investigation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of the Los Angeles–based Office of Special Projects (OSP), an elite division of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that specializes in undercover assignments.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, crime investigation, military, navy, army investigation, crimes, partners, forensics, undercover, fighting crime, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: profiler, special agents, investigation, crimes, fbi, intelligence, forensics, team, human nature, world spanning, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
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CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, policewoman, murder, investigation, workplace situations, workplace, riddles and clues, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, medical examiner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
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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 ⇓
50%
 6.9
 280
Stalk (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: Lux, an exceptionally-gifted geek, suffers a severe humiliation from the other students as soon as he enters his prestigious engineering school. To take revenge, he will use one of his best skills, “stalking”. He hacks their cell phones and ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: teen drama
Plot: computer hacker, computer genius, computer cracker, hacker, mockery, student life, cybercrime, revenge, infatuation, criminal, genius, teenage love ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: convict, expert, wanted, team, partners, manhunt, ex convict, crimes, going straight, law enforcement, chase, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: profiler, federal agent, crime investigation, forensics, crimes, fbi, police investigation, law enforcement, partners, computers and web, riddles and clues, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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 7.6
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Graceland (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, fbi, special agents, rookie, coworker, crimes, fighting crime, young man, undercover, drug dealer, temperamental, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 1K
Delete (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Delete imagines a disaster in our all-too-fragile digital world where all computers could become dangerously self-aware with one systematic purpose–to destroy mankind. Faced with possible extinction, there is only one way out–create a second ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: human versus computer, artificial intelligence, disaster, save the world, a.i., uncover truth, technology gone awry, cyberspace, chaos, escapades, heroes, hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 916
Sr. Ávila (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A family man experiences the tremendous burden of leading a double life as a professional hitman.
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, hitman, crime boss, organized crime, intrigue, couple relations, teenage life, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two detectives investigating a gang-related find themselves targeted by both gang members and crooked cops.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, gang, partners against crime, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, police corruption, investigation, rivalry, friendship, graphic violence, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
In Face of the Crime (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 479 min.
TV show
Story: Im Angesicht des Verbrechens is a German television series about the Russian mafia in Berlin. It received high critical acclaim, but the viewer figures were disappointing. It was broadcast by ARTE and Das Erste.
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police, society, law enforcement, prostitute, crimes, dishonesty, organized crime, money, prostitution, mafia, police investigation, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 2K
NYC 22 (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: NYC 22 is an American police procedural drama which ran on CBS from April 15 to August 11, 2012. The series was a mid-season replacement for CSI: Miami. On May 13, 2012, both series were canceled by CBS.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: rookie, fighting crime, state trooper, crimes, law enforcement, partners, streetwise, partners against crime, ex athlete, honest law enforcer, supportive coworker, nypd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
American Odyssey (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In this "Traffic"-like action drama, an international conspiracy explodes when three strangers' lives unexpectedly collide - a female soldier, a corporate lawyer and a political activist.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, uncover truth, graphic violence, family relations, society, state affairs, corporate crime, left to die, corporate crimes, dishonesty, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%