Movies and TV shows like Barney Miller

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Barney Miller (1975)
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Barney Miller (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Barney Miller is an American situation comedy television series set in a New York City police station in Greenwich Village. The series originally was broadcast from January 23, 1975 to May 20, 1982 on ABC. It was created by Danny Arnold and Theodore J. Flicker. Noam Pitlik directed the majority of the episodes.
Style: intellectual, sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: police station, police detective, crimes, gambling, partners, crime, polish, fish, squad, urban, fighting crime, social worker, law enforcement, creative block, police investigation, workplace, golden years, partners against crime, workplace situations, superior, police, racism, nypd, everyday life, sexism ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, police, crimes, police detective, fighting crime, police station and crime mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Barney Miller: The Unusuals (2009), The Job (2001), Battle Creek (2015), Hill Street Blues (1981), Keen Eddie (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Unusuals (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, dark humor ...
Plot: police detective, police station, partners, fighting crime, workplace, policewoman, uncover truth, rookie, workplace situations, crimes, friendship, streetwise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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95%
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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, sitcom, witty ...
Plot: police investigation, partners, fighting crime, partners against crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, police station, crime investigation, network ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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85%
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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, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, murder investigation, police partner, narcissist, police station, female boss, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Hill Street Blues (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. Chronicling the lives of the staff of a single police precinct in an unnamed American city, the show received ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever, rough ...
Plot: police station, police, workplace, fighting crime, workplace situations, police detective, partners, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, police investigation, sergeant ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: police detective, reluctant partners, fish out of water, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners, roommate, heaven and hell, reluctant, superior, cat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard, britain
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67%
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Backstrom (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom is a man with no filter. After a five-year exile to the traffic division for offensive behavior, he has returned from disgrace to lead Portland's newly minted S.C.U. Tasked with navigating the city's ...
Style: cynical, realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crimes, workplace situations, law enforcement, drugs/alcohol, workplace, crime, gay friend, self destruction, police procedural, french accent
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Sledge Hammer! (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sledge Hammer! is an American satirical police sitcom produced by New World Television that ran for two seasons on ABC from 1986 to 1988. The series was created by Alan Spencer and stars David Rasche as Inspector Sledge Hammer, a preposterous ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police detective, parody, police, goofy hero, crimes, fighting crime, satire, reluctant partners, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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67%
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Brooklyn South (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Brooklyn South is an American ensemble police drama series that aired on CBS for only one season during the 1997–98 television season. The series was co-created by Steven Bochco, Bill Clark, David Milch and William M. Finkelstein. Bochco is the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: police station, police, crimes, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, tough law enforcer, urban ghetto life, tough heroes, police detective, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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64%
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Babylon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: London's police force is in need of a public image revamp. And Chief Constable Richard Miller has found just the woman to do it...American visionary from the world of new media Liz Garvey, sets out to revolutionise the force's PR ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: police station, police, law enforcement, workplace, fighting crime, workplace situations, honest law enforcer, public relations, society, incompetent police, sniper, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom originally broadcast on the CBS network, conceived in 1979 as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bar, disorder, friends, family relations, satire, partners, workplace, society, misfit partners, friendship, working class, family life ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
10-8: Officers on Duty (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 10-8: Officers on Duty is an American police drama television series. The series aired on ABC from September 28, 2003 to January 11, 2004. The title is in reference to the ten-code for "officer in service and available for calls."
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, rough, realistic
Plot: fighting crime, police detective, workplace situations, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, workplace, police station, deputy sheriff, chase, crime, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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63%
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Whoopi (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whoopi was an American situation comedy, starring Whoopi Goldberg. The series revolved around the events and people at her hotel, the Lamont Hotel, in New York City. The show aired on Tuesdays from September 9, 2003, on NBC to April 20, 2004.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hotel, starting over, workplace, culture clash, boss and employee, workplace situations, society, racial stereotype, interracial relations, siblings relations, racism, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Due South (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Due South is a Canadian crime drama series with elements of comedy. The series was created by Paul Haggis, produced by Alliance Communications, and stars Paul Gross, David Marciano, Gordon Pinsent, Beau Starr, Camilla Scott, Ramona Milano, and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: police officer, crime, law enforcement, odd couple, partners, crimes, partners against crime, culture clash, fighting crime, police detective, crush, canadian stereotype ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Tequila and Bonetti (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tequila and Bonetti is an American comedy-drama series starring Jack Scalia. The series originally aired on CBS from January 17, 1992 to April 17, 1992. It was later adapted into another series for Italian television.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police detective, police, dog, crimes, fighting crime, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, odd couple, police dog, police station, human animal relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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62%
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Baretta (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Baretta is an American detective television series which ran on ABC from 1975 to 1978. The show was a milder version of a successful 1973–74 ABC series, Toma, starring Tony Musante as chameleon-like, real-life New Jersey police officer David Toma. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: police detective, undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, reluctant partners, fighting crime, crime, pets, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
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61%
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Adam-12 (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Adam-12 is a television police drama that followed two police officers of the Los Angeles Police Department, Pete Malloy and Jim Reed, as they patrolled the streets of Los Angeles in their patrol unit, 1-Adam-12. Created by R. A. Cinader and Jack ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, sincere, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lapd, police, arms dealing, workplace intrigue, police investigation, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, price of justice, working undercover, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
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60%
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The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police station, police detective, fighting crime, crime, workplace situations, society, partners, crimes, law enforcement, inspector, police ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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59%
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, sitcom, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, workplace situations, verbal byplay, teamwork, investigation, crimes, boss and employee, policewoman, arrest, workplace, sergeant, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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59%
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Cop Rock (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cop Rock is an Emmy Award-winning American musical police drama series that aired on ABC in 1990. The show, a police drama presented as a musical, was co-created by Steven Bochco, who also served as executive producer. TV Guide ranked it #8 on TV ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: police station, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, criminal heroes, law enforcement, urban, rock, police, lapd, arrest, racism ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
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57%
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The District (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The District is a television police drama which aired on CBS from October 7, 2000 to May 1, 2004. The show followed the work and personal life of the chief of Washington, D.C.'s Police Department.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, factual
Plot: fighting crime, workplace situations, price of justice, honest law enforcer, mayor, leadership, crimes, boss and employee, police investigation, police, power relations, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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57%
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Wings (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, touching, talky ...
Plot: airport, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, workplace, staff, workplace situations, sibling relationship, aviation, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and Leonard Freeman. Set in Hawaii, the show originally aired for 12 seasons from 1968 to 1980, and continues in reruns. Jack Lord portrayed Detective Lieutenant ...
Style: captivating, stylized, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, fighting crime, multiple suspects, police investigation, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, honor ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa
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57%
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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, serious, captivating, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police station, police detective, police, murder, robbery, partners, partners against crime, human nature, friends, against the rules, deadly, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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56%
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Taxi (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his “cage,” they form ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, talky ...
Plot: taxi driver, workplace, immigrants, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, friendship, boss and employee, city life, mechanic, stereotype, group of friends, driver ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Car 54, Where Are You? (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Car 54, Where Are You? is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from 1961 to 1963, and was about two New York police officers based at the fictional 53rd precinct in The Bronx. Car 54 was their patrol car. The show was filmed only in black-and-white. ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: police, friends, incompetent police, disorder, superior officer, unlikely partners, law enforcement, nothing goes right, odd couple, goofy hero, partners against crime, partners ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Choirboys (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery.
Style: humorous, bleak, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dominatrix, police station, police, prank, partners, crime, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, friends, retiring ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Cheers (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Cheers is an American sitcom television series that ran for 11 seasons from 1982 to 1993. It was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for NBC and created by the team of James Burrows, Glen ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, feel good, witty ...
Plot: bar, psychiatrist, ex athlete, accountant, coach, womanizer, couple relations, singleness, looking for love, indoor, divorced divorcee, boyfriend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Jeffersons (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, through July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes. The show was produced by the T.A.T. Communications Company from 1975–1982 and by Embassy ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: family relations, maid, interracial relations, lifestyle, family life, city life, couple relations, urban, society, couples, living with parents, temperamental ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Golden Girls (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty, the show centers on four older women sharing a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: elderly, female friendship, family relations, best friends, lifestyle, singleness, parents and children, friendship, old woman, infidelity, storytelling, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia, georgia ...
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53%
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Memphis Beat (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Memphis Beat is an American drama series that debuted on TNT on June 22, 2010 and ended on August 16, 2011. Memphis Beat was officially canceled on October 14, 2011.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: police detective, police investigation, policewoman, police station, blues, parents and children, law enforcement, workplace, family relations, living with parents, victim, officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, southern usa
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53%