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: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, police, tough law enforcer, chases and races, workplace, partners, car chase, multiple suspects, honest law enforcer, irish, police detective, squad, shoulder holster, police protagonist, tidal wave, honor, police procedural, police officer, investigation, suit ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: hawaii, usa
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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 rough films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, crime, police, police detective, police investigation and fighting crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Hawaii Five-O: CHiPs (1977), Adam-12 (1968), Vegas (2012), Without a Trace (2002), The Streets of San Francisco (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, 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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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: sincere, serious, stylized, realistic
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
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System:   91%
    User:   98%
 
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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: serious, rough, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, fighting 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
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System:   75%
    User:   81%
 
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, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, crime, police investigation, partners against crime, urban, mystery, track down, riddles and clues, fbi, crimes, danger, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   69%
    User:   77%
 
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: verbal byplay, partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, urban, police investigation, law enforcement, partners, older man younger man relationship, police detective, police, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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System:   67%
    User:   69%
 
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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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, fighting crime, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, police, single parent, parents and children, police investigation, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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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: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: partners against crime, crime, realism, police station, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, murder, police investigation, police, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   66%
    User:   77%
 
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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: semi serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crime, police investigation, buddies, urban, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, cult, unlikely partners, working undercover, police, friends, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, southern california, california
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System:   65%
    User:   66%
 
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, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, crime, hidden identity, fighting crime, high school, working undercover, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, youth, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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System:   62%
    User:   66%
 
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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: clever, serious, surreal, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, crime, fighting crime, rock, police station, mystery, uncover truth, urban, crimes, law enforcement, misfit, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s
Place: usa
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System:   62%
    User:   52%
 
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Law & Order
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, lawyer, fighting crime, courtroom, legal action, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crime investigation, law and order, police ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
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: captivating, serious, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: partners against crime, 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
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    User:   51%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, partners against crime, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, chases and races, task force, police detective, honest law enforcer, rookie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   50%
 
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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: talky, clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, private detective, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, danger, law enforcement, investigation, police detective, police, disability, hippie ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   59%
    User:   67%
 
The Seven-Ups
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police investigation, crime, gangsters, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, partners, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   58%
    User:   50%
 
Homicide: The Movie
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Retired police lieutenant Al Giardello is running for mayor when he is suddenly shot at a press conference. All of the detectives, past and present, clamor for an opportunity to help find the shooter.
Style: serious, gloomy, clever, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: partners against crime, crime, realism, tough law enforcer, murder, police station, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   57%
 
The Untouchables
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most ...
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, prohibition, organized crime, mafia, gangsters, gunfight, mentor, police investigation, gangster, corruption, violence, police corruption ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   56%
    User:   64%
 
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, talky, rough, realistic ...
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
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System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: crime, partners against crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, partners, homicide detective, female detective, police, murder, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   51%
 
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Mob City
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, mafia, organized crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, lapd, criminal, police ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
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
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System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: crime, gangsters, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, police protagonist, police detective, organized crime, working undercover, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: partners against crime, crime, police detective, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, mystery, drug dealing, fighting crime, legal action, female detective, police investigation, price of justice ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
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They Call Me Mister Tibbs!
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A police detective's investigation of a prostitute's murder points to his best friend.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crime, clergy, prostitute, mystery, domestic disturbance, false accusation, murder, family in crisis, political corruption, who done it, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
The French Connection
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, surveillance, gangsters, organized crime, chase, car chase, undercover cop, police, drugs, gunfight, gangster ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, california, marseille ...
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System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
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S.W.A.T.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: S.W.A.T. is an American action/crime drama series about the adventures of a Special Weapons And Tactics team operating in an unidentified California city. A spin-off of The Rookies, the series aired on ABC from February 1975 to April 1976. Like The ...
Style: serious, rough, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, fighting crime, workplace, crimes, danger, law enforcement, police investigation, workplace situations, chases and races, swat, weapon system ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
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System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
The Organization
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a group of young revolutionaries break into a company's corporate headquarters and steal $5,000,000 worth of heroin to keep it off the street, they call on San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs for assistance.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, fighting the system, police investigation, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, murder, army investigation, drug dealing, fighting crime, police corruption ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
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Madigan
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro and Madigan follow up on various leads, Police Commissioner Russell goes ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, partners against crime, crime, police station, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, investigation, manhunt, race against time, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   44%
    User:   50%
 

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Unforgettable
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
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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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Southland
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: gloomy, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california
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System:   43%
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