Movies and TV shows like Justified

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Justified (2010)
 8.6
 87K
Justified (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A character drama based on the 2001 Elmore Leonard short story "Fire in the Hole." Leonard's tale centers around U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of Kentucky, a quiet but strong-willed official of the law. The tale covers his high-stakes job, as well as his strained relationships with his ex-wife and father.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, drug lord, tough law enforcer, cowboy, lone wolves, fighting crime, gunslinger, justice, crimes, crime, officer, ex military, u.s. marshal, ex convict, family feud, crime family, rivals, unconventional method, shooting, conflict, machismo, deadly, white trash, afghanistan veteran, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa

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Most similar movies to Justified

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, graphic violence, fighting crime, murder and police detective mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Justified: Longmire (2012), Banshee (2013), Deadwood (2004), Southland (2009), Vegas (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Longmire (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Wyoming sheriff rebuilds his life and career following the death of his wife. Based on the “Walt Longmire” series of mystery novels written by best-selling author Craig Johnson.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: sheriff, cowboy, native americans, small town, small town sheriff, police investigation, small town life, policewoman, machismo, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, usa
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96%
 8.4
 87K
Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, sexy, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, female nudity, ex convict, organized crime, crimes, shooting, tough heroes, thief, cons and scams, crime, sexual activity, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.6
 95K
Deadwood (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the early days of Deadwood, South Dakota; woven around actual historic events with most of the main characters based on real people. Deadwood starts as a gold mining camp and gradually turns from a lawless wild-west community into an ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: old west, crimes, sheriff, prostitute, power struggle, gold rush, brothel, shooting, rivalry, small town life, cowboy, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: usa, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 8.4
 25K
Southland (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Since premiering in 2009, Southland has redefined the police drama with its raw, authentic look at the lives and work of Los Angeles detectives and beat cops. The show centers on four main characters: Officer John Cooper (Cudlitz), a seasoned cop ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, lapd, policewoman, rookie, police protagonist, fighting crime, crimes, peril, partners against crime, swat, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, southern california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.3
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Vegas (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Ralph Lamb wants to be left in peace to run his ranch, but Las Vegas is now swelling with outsiders and corruption which are intruding on his simple life. Recalling Lamb's command as a military police officer during World War II, the Mayor ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, power struggle, organized crime, corruption, greed, crimes, rivalry, police investigation, father son relationship, cowboy, lawyer, mafia ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1960
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 261K
Sons of Anarchy (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. ...
Style: tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, motorcycle gang, gang, crime, crimes, family relations, motorcycle, friends, power struggle, group of criminals, arms dealing, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 7K
Mob City (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, organized crime, mafia, power struggle, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, actress, police chief, chief of police, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
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Gang Related (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. Detective Ryan Lopez is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. What the world doesn't know is that long before Ryan became a cop, he pledged allegiance to a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, working undercover, law enforcement, crimes, fighting crime, boss, power struggle, criminal, police detective, outlaw, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.9
 3K
McCloud (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: McCloud is an American television police drama that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1977. The title role is played by Dennis Weaver as Marshal Sam McCloud, a law officer from Taos, New Mexico, on semi-permanent "special assignment" with the New ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: uncover truth, working undercover, who done it, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crimes, u.s. marshal, investigation, fish out of water, criminal, police officer, police ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york, new mexico, usa, san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Kill Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A small group of military veterans sets out to rob a major bank in Pittsburgh. When things go awry, they're forced to take more than a dozen hostages from all walks of life, including a wealthy and powerful businessman's daughter.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, veteran, society, rivalry, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, robbery, law enforcement, negotiation, deal, bank, threat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 198K
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, tense, exciting, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, unlikely partners, investigation, manipulations, mind game, partners, terrorism, danger, law enforcement, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.7
 1K
Murphy's Law (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Murphy's Law is a BBC television drama starring James Nesbitt as an undercover police officer, Tommy Murphy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, clever, rough ...
Plot: undercover, fighting crime, crimes, crime, lone wolves, police detective, working undercover, irish, haunted by the past, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 2K
Killer Women (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Of all the notorious lawmen that ever patrolled the violent frontier, none are more storied than ballsy and badass Molly Parker, one of the first women to join the Texas Rangers.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, sexy, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, heroes, crime investigation, crimes, chases and races, female killer, price of justice, track down, supportive coworker, honest law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
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Kojak (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A bald police detective with a righteous attitude battles crime on his hometurf.
Style: stylized, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, hotshot hero, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, cop witness relations, serial killer, gang, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police procedural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.8
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The Beast (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Charles Barker applies controversial techniques in his attempts to bring criminals to justice, which often border on illegal and unsettle his uninitiated partner, Ellis Dove. Over the course of the first season, Barker is investigated by ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rookie, investigation, undercover, fbi, working undercover, double agent, undercover cop, crimes, partners, crime, internal affairs, fbi agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 4K
Hunter (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, murder, track down, working undercover, serial killer, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, chases and races, undercover, deadly, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.7
 30K
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, rivalry, crimes, crime, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, gang war, mob boss, social decay, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are ...
Style: captivating, tense, clever, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: sex crime, police detective, law and order, lawyer, police, danger, sexual abuse, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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In the Heat of the Night (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the Heat of the Night is an American television series based on the motion picture and novel of the same name starring Carroll O'Connor as the white police chief William Gillespie, and Howard Rollins as the African-American police detective ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: police detective, small town, interracial relations, police, partners against crime, reluctant partners, odd couple, crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, white trash, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.7
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Nikita (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female spy, female assassin, female killer, spy, hitman, tough girl, mole, danger, chases and races, heroine, taekwondo, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.5
 122K
Luther (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, uncover truth, crimes, talented, murder, law enforcement, forensics, cruelty, partners, psychopath, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 117K
Contraband (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, drug lord, gunfight, dishonesty, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, robbery, rivalry, danger, betrayal, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.1
 1K
Fugitives (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Four men become fugitives after a failed drug deal, running from north to south of Chile.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, organized crime, corruption, fighting crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, henchman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, bolivia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Chicago P.D. (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who ...
Style: realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, policewoman, law enforcement, crime investigation, crimes, police detective, sergeant, shooting, arrest, victim, partners, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.7
 32K
Law & Order (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: realistic, tense, clever, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: law and order, crime investigation, legal, lawyer, evidence, police, homicide detective, courtroom, police investigation, murder, coworker, punishment ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.7
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Drive (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drive is an American action drama television series set against the backdrop of an illegal cross-country automobile road race, focusing on the willing and unwilling competitors and, as the plot develops, the unseen puppet masters who sponsor the ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: car race, ex convict, car chase, blind ambition, mystery, contests and competitions, ambitious, ambition, partners, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Those Who Kill (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Catherine Jensen, a recently promoted homicide detective who enlists the help of Thomas Schaeffer, a forensic psychologist, to track down serial killers and relentlessly seeks the truth behind the disappearance of her brother.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: profiler, criminal psychologist, serial killer, forensics, police investigation, policewoman, police detective, psychiatrist, law enforcement, crimes, crime, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 3K
Red Widow (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Marta Walraven's mob husband is brutally murdered, she takes on gangsters and the FBI to unveil the truth about his death. As she digs into this dark underworld, she'll test her own strength, relying on her resourcefulness, ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: intrigue, family relations, unlikely criminals, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, parents and children, death of husband, suburbs, drug lord, rivalry, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 9.0
 500K
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, tense, captivating, clever, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crime, serial killer, neo noir, investigation, partners, crimes, partners against crime, murder, uncover truth, murderer ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
24: Live Another Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Jack Bauer comes out of hiding in London to head off a massive terrorist attack while being hunted down by American forces dispatched by President James Heller.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, hacker, terrorism, president, terrorist, treason, international relations, save the day, characters in danger, life risking, shooting, killings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%