Movies and TV shows like The Mysteries of Laura

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The Mysteries of Laura (2014)
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The Mysteries of Laura (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Laura Diamond, a brilliant NYPD homicide detective balances her “Columbo” day job with a crazy family life that includes two unruly twin boys and a soon-to-be ex-husband — also a cop — who just can't seem to sign the divorce papers. Between cleaning up after her boys and cleaning up the streets, she’d be the first to admit she has her “hot mess” moments in this hilariously authentic look at what it really means to be a “working mom” today. Somehow, she makes it all work with the help of her sexy and understanding partner, and things becomes even more complicated when her husband, ironically, becomes her boss at the precinct. For Laura, every day is a high-wire balancing act.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: police investigation, police station, female detective, crimes, single parent, ex husband, family relations, parents and children, partners, disorder, mischievous children, murder investigation, female protagonist, crime solving, ex husband ex wife relationship, redhead, twin, crime, single mother, homicide detective, mother son relationship, police detective, youth, crime investigation, policewoman ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york

Most similar movies to The Mysteries of Laura

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and humorous films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, crime, murder and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Mysteries of Laura: Castle (2009), Rizzoli & Isles (2010), Rosewood (2015), Battle Creek (2015), The Unusuals (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, investigation, murder, who done it, police detective, murder investigation, writer's life, partners, crimes, female detective, riddles and clues, resourceful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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48%
Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, forensics, family relations, crime, best friends, partners, police detective, policewoman, workplace, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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100%
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Rosewood (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. is a brilliant private pathologist who uses wildly sophisticated technology and his drive to live life to the fullest to help a tough-as-nails detective and the Miami PD uncover clues no one else can see.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, philosophical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, female detective, pathologist, police detective, african american protagonist, murder investigation, analysis, heart condition, partners, family relations, crimes, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 8K
Battle Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: In this mismatched buddy cop dramedy, an amazingly handsome, happy-go-lucky FBI agent is paired with a local, hard scrabble Michigan homicide detective. As they solve crimes together, their polar opposite methods only slightly outweigh their disdain ...
Style: cynical, witty, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, murder investigation, crimes, police investigation, urban, police partner, fbi agent, female boss, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Unusuals (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Unusuals is a comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC from April 8 to June 17, 2009 in the U.S. and Global in Canada. The pilot and first episode were written by Noah Hawley, a former writer and producer for Fox's Bones. An ABC ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, dishonesty, crime, police station, law enforcement, partners against crime, fighting crime, police investigation, uncover truth, police corruption, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 77K
Psych (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: intellectual, humorous, not serious, talky, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: private detective, intelligence, buddies, who done it, investigation, resourceful, crime, partners, best friends, police, unconventional method, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Angie Tribeca (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lone-wolf detective Angie Tribeca and a squad of committed LAPD detectives investigate the most serious cases, from the murder of a ventriloquist to a rash of baker suicides.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: parody, lapd, sitcom, workplace situations, misfit partners, police investigation, crimes, german shepherd, colleague colleague relationship, police partner, homicide detective, police dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.3
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The Job (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Job is a single-camera television comedy drama about a New York City police officer named Mike McNeil -- who indulges in adultery, alcohol, cigarettes and prescription drug abuse—and his fellow 'bumbling detective' pals. The show, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, partners against crime, crime, tough law enforcer, crime investigation, police detective, police station, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: working undercover, fbi, police detective, police corruption, dirty cop, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, undercover, moral dilemma, dishonesty, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 15K
Unforgettable (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: policewoman, police detective, police investigation, prodigy, partners, fighting crime, crimes, haunted by the past, female detective, partners against crime, photographic memory, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
 129K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, fbi, forensics, riddles and clues, crimes, teamwork, search, victim, policewoman, killings, expert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, serious, twists and turns, realistic, tense
Plot: policewoman, police investigation, police station, police, lapd, crimes, police detective, police chief, crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
 52K
iZombie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, semi serious, cynical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, zombie, female protagonist, law enforcement, partners against crime, hidden identity, fighting crime, supernatural, crime investigation, coroner, murder, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
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67%
 7.4
 2K
Vexed (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Comedy drama following a mismatched pair of police officers who disagree on everything with their partner, from policing to their personal life.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, partners against crime, police detective, buddy cop, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, who done it, deadly, ransom, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mr & Mrs Murder (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Charlie and Nicola Buchanan are crime scene cleaners whose unique quirks and talents solve the most baffling murder mysteries.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, murder investigation, who done it, murder, multiple suspects, mystery, couple relations, riddles and clues, crimes, danger, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 1K
King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, crime, female detective, policewoman, crimes, honest law enforcer, task force, police, who done it, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 3K
No Offence (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Keeping these streets clean is a Herculean task, enough to demoralize even the keenest rookie – but there’s a reason why this hotchpotch of committed cops are on this force, on this side of town. Drug labs, arsonists, neo-Nazis and notorious ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: police station, law enforcement, crimes, police, fighting crime, workplace situations, workplace, female detective, murder investigation, police investigation, serial killer, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 4K
Deception (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A detective goes undercover to investigate the murder of her best friend.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: undercover, female detective, police detective, murder investigation, estate, law enforcement, police investigation, uncover truth, who done it, working undercover, heir heiress, maid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.4
 2K
Keen Eddie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Keen Eddie is an American action, comedy-drama television series that aired in 2003 on the Fox Network. The series follows a brash NYPD detective who goes to London when one of his cases goes sour and remains to work with New Scotland Yard. The ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: police detective, reluctant partners, fish out of water, roommate, crime, partners against crime, crime investigation, crimes, disorder, fighting crime, track down, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Women's Murder Club (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Women's Murder Club was an American police procedural and legal drama, which ran on ABC from October 12, 2007, to May 13, 2008. The series is set in San Francisco, California and is based on the 'Women's Murder Club' series of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, witty, realistic
Plot: murder investigation, policewoman, police investigation, riddles and clues, best friends, crime, partners against crime, female detective, female friendship, mystery, fighting crime, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.2
 88K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, crime, police investigation, who done it, murder, riddles and clues, multiple suspects, female detective, female protagonist, parents and children, haunted by the past, loss of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: sincere, twists and turns, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: policewoman, investigation, police investigation, murder, interrogation, crime, fighting crime, lapd, police, police station, workplace intrigue, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, boss and employee, verbal byplay, workplace situations, investigation, teamwork, police, sitcom, crimes, policewoman, workplace, arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, fbi, police investigation, crime, kidnapping, murder, partners against crime, track down, crimes, race against time, police detective, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.2
 23K
Columbo (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing appearance and apparent absentmindedness, he shrewdly solves all of his cases and secures all ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, cynical, captivating, serious ...
Plot: police detective, murder, mind game, murder investigation, homicide detective, riddles and clues, crimes, unconventional method, uncover truth, crime investigation, crime solving, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 389
Blind Justice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Blind Justice is an American television series created by Steven Bochco about a blind New York City police detective. It was introduced mid-season in March 8, 2005 to fill the time slot left by Bochco's highly successful NYPD Blue, which had ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, murder, crimes, crime, law enforcement, murder investigation, injury, police station, criminal heroes, golden years, fighting crime, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 858
Blue Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Blue Murder is a British crime drama television series based in Manchester. Shown on ITV from 2003 until 2009 when it was cancelled by the network, it starred Caroline Quentin as DCI Janine Lewis.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, single parent, family relations, police detective, child, police, single mother, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, manchester england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.9
 6K
Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sharp detective with a messy life, DCI Vera Stanhope patrols her “patch” of northeast England, pursuing the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. Vera is obsessive about her work and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, female detective, criminal, crime investigation, mystery, murder mystery, british police, police detective, crime, kidnapping, crime solving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Father Dowling Mysteries (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Father Dowling Mysteries is an American television mystery series that aired from January 20, 1989 to May 2, 1991. Prior to the series, a TV movie aired on November 30, 1987. For its first season, the show was on NBC; it moved to ABC for its last ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, rough
Plot: priest, nun, crimes, crime, clergy, murder, mystery, religions or cults, society, religion, amateur detective
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, police detective, serial killer, crimes, murder, partners, investigation, partners against crime, who done it, law enforcement, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%