Movies and TV shows like Hawaii Five-O

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Hawaii Five-O
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 Steve McGarrett, the head of a special state police task force which was based on an actual unit that existed under martial law in the 1940s. The theme music composed by Morton Stevens became especially popular. Many episodes would end with McGarrett instructing his subordinate to "Book 'em, Danno!", sometimes specifying a charge such as "murder one".
Style: captivating, stylized, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, police detective, partners against crime, investigation, fighting crime, police investigation, multiple suspects, police protagonist, workplace, irish, honor, suspect, handgun, crime, police, tough law enforcer, chases and races, partners, car chase, honest law enforcer, squad, shoulder holster, tidal wave, police procedural ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: hawaii, usa
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True Detective
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
55 min.
 9.0
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to Hawaii Five-O

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crime, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, police investigation, police and partners mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Hawaii Five-O: Rizzoli & Isles (2010), Starsky and Hutch (1975), Nash Bridges (1996), Unforgettable (2011), Hawaii Five-0 (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rizzoli & Isles
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, partners against crime, female protagonist, police investigation, crimes, homicide detective, best friends, murder investigation, suspicion, search, career, friendship between women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Starsky and Hutch
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, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, police investigation, partners against crime, police protagonist, buddies, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, car chase, best friend, urban, unlikely partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   80%
 
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Nash Bridges
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, partners, parents and children, police investigation, best friend, city, single parent, rivalry, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   91%
 
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Unforgettable
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: prodigy, police investigation, female detective, policewoman, police detective, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, haunted by the past, partners, photographic memory, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   85%
 
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: clever, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, law and order, fighting crime, police, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, sexual abuse, crime, lawyer, legal action, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, new york
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System:   75%
    User:   76%
 
 7.4
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Hawaii Five-0
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: realistic, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police protagonist, law enforcement, teamwork, partners against crime, fighting crime, crimes, police detective, relatives, corruption, chases and races, task force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
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System:   68%
    User:   50%
 
 9.0
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True Detective
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: serious, clever, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, police detective, murder, crimes, partners, who done it, law enforcement, uncover truth, investigation, crime, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   72%
 
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CHiPs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: CHiPs is an American television drama series produced by MGM Studios that originally aired on NBC from September 15, 1977, to July 17, 1983. CHiPs followed the lives of two motorcycle police officers of the California Highway Patrol. The series ran ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, tough heroes, chases and races, workplace, police, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
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System:   64%
    User:   71%
 
 7.5
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Blue Bloods
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police chief, law enforcement, family life, crimes, family relations, investigation, police brutality, police detective, police protagonist, price of justice, family tradition, district attorney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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System:   63%
    User:   52%
 
 7.0
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Ironside
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ironside is a Universal television series that ran on NBC from September 14, 1967 to January 16, 1975. The show starred Raymond Burr as a paraplegic Chief of Detectives, Robert T. Ironside. The character debuted on March 28, 1967 in a TV movie. When ...
Style: serious, talky, clever, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, crime, fighting crime, mystery, crimes, danger, law enforcement, investigation, police, police detective, disability, hippie ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   65%
 
 8.2
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Columbo
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, homicide detective, murder, unconventional method, crimes, mind game, uncover truth, crime solving, crime investigation, murder investigation, crime, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   65%
 
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Adam-12
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: serious, sincere, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, tough law enforcer, arms dealing, lapd, police, drug dealing, fighting crime, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   51%
 
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The Bridge
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A murdered body on a bridge between El Paso and Juarez bring together El Paso detective Sonya Cross and Chihuahua State Police detective Marco Ruiz.
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, corruption, mystery, mind game, murder, deadly, partners, riddles and clues, drug cartel, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
Movie in collections
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21 Jump Street
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 21 Jump Street is an American police procedural crime drama television series that aired on the Fox Network and in first run syndication from April 12, 1987, to April 27, 1991, with a total of 103 episodes. The series focuses on a squad of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, hidden identity, crime, high school, fighting crime, working undercover, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, youth, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   41%
 
Midsomer Murders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, who done it, crimes, murder investigation, mystery, law enforcement, family feud, multiple suspects, murder, village, whodunit, human nature ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
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Crime Story
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crime Story is an American TV drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC. The executive producer was Michael Mann, who had left his other series Miami Vice to oversee Crime Story and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crime, gangsters, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, organized crime, police protagonist, working undercover, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
Without a Trace
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: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, crime, police investigation, urban, partners against crime, mystery, track down, riddles and clues, fbi, crimes, danger, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
In the Heat of the Night
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: small town, crime, racism, culture clash, mystery, police investigation, prejudice, police, investigation, murder, chase, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: mississippi, usa, california, southern usa, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
Movie in collections
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Vegas
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, crime, sheriff, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, tough law enforcer, who done it, police investigation, honest law enforcer, district attorney ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961, year 1960
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
 8.5
 93K
Luther
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, rough, tense, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, murder, crimes, law enforcement, against the rules, multiple suspects, talented, tough law enforcer, family relations, partners, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
The Streets of San Francisco
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Streets of San Francisco is a 1970s television police drama filmed on location in San Francisco, California, and produced by Quinn Martin Productions, with the first season produced in association with Warner Bros. Television. It starred Karl ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, partners against crime, verbal byplay, fighting crime, police investigation, urban, law enforcement, partners, older man younger man relationship, police detective, police, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
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Dragnet 1967
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The classic police drama is updated for the 1960s. No-nonsense Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner, Officer Bill Gannon, tackle traditional police cases and face new challenges such as LSD, race riots, and public service TV shows.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, rebelliousness, drug abuse, police corruption, police detective, police station ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
In the Heat of the Night
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: crime, partners against crime, police detective, small town, reluctant partners, fighting crime, police investigation, interracial relations, police, crimes, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
Movie in collections
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 10K
NYPD Blue
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: realism, crime, partners against crime, police station, tough law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, fighting crime, murder, police investigation, police, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
Homicide: Life on the Street
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, talky, rough ...
Plot: murder, partners against crime, realism, crime, police detective, tough law enforcer, police station, fighting crime, police investigation, police protagonist, police, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
Cagney & Lacey
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mary Beth Lacey and Chris Cagney are teamed up as NYPD police detectives. Their opposing personalities (one is tough and the other sensitive) mesh to make this one of the great crime-fighting duos of all time.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crime, partners against crime, police detective, reluctant partners, mystery, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, legal action, female detective, police investigation, price of justice ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
Crossing Jordan
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that stars Jill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever, captivating ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, investigation, who done it, mystery, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, mind game, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
 7.6
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The Closer
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: captivating, twists and turns, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, investigation, police station, workplace intrigue, mind game, police investigation, police, lapd, crimes, law enforcement, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 

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Life on Mars
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: surreal, serious, clever, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, rock, fighting crime, crime, police station, mystery, uncover truth, urban, crimes, law enforcement, misfit, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   37%
 
Mulholland Falls
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, police investigation, political corruption, mystery, police, corruption, neo noir, gangster, tough law enforcer, neo-noir ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   36%
 
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