Movies and TV shows like Profiler

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Profiler
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Profiler is an American crime drama that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series follows the exploits of a criminal profiler working with the FBI's fictional Violent Crimes Task Force based in Atlanta, Georgia. Ally Walker starred as profiler Dr. Samantha Waters during the first three seasons, and was later replaced by Jamie Luner as profiler Dr. Rachel Burke during the show's final season. Robert Davi, Roma Maffia, Peter Frechette, Erica Gimpel and Julian McMahon co-starred throughout the show's run. Caitlin Wachs played Dr. Waters daughter for the first two seasons, a role taken over by Evan Rachel Wood in 1998. Profiler shares a similar lead character and premise with the Fox Network series Millennium, created by Chris Carter. Both shows premiered at the beginning of the 1996–97 television season.
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic, tense, rough, stylized, psychological
Plot: special agents, crime, supernatural ability, fighting crime, investigation, mystery, manhunt, murder, haunted by the past, fbi, chases and races, good versus evil, crimes, serial killer, law enforcement, crime investigation, partners against crime, mind game, who done it, danger, deadly, rivalry, profiler, psychologist, allies ...
Time: 90s
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Millennium
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Horror, Thriller
USA
45 min.
 8.1
Homicide: Life on the Street
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and realistic films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, murder, crimes, crime, deadly, danger and mystery mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Profiler: Try to Remember (2004), Chasing Ghosts (2005), Millennium (1996), Kiss the Girls (1997), Freeze Frame (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Try to Remember
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fifteen years after a murderer is convicted he is released and all the witnesses against him begin to be murdered.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
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Chasing Ghosts
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 109 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Millennium
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 45 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
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    User:   100%
 
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Style: captivating, twists and turns, serious, tense, realistic ...
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic, captivating ...
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    User:   100%
 
The Rosary Murders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, atmospheric ...
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    User:   62%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
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System:   52%
    User:   43%
 
Dead Connection
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, sexual ...
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Time: 90s
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System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
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System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
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Time: 90s
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    User:   45%
 
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Duration: 169 min.
Story: Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
Experiment in Terror
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Kelly Sherwood is terrorized by a man with an asthmatic voice who plans to use her to steal $100,000 from the bank where she works. He threatens to kill her teenage sister Toby, if she tells the police. However she manages to contact F.B.I. agent ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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System:   45%
    User:   44%
 
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Calendar Girl Murders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Millionaire Richard Trainor is celebrating the fact that his new calendar featuring twelve nude woman is a huge success. However the party is ruined when Miss January is pushed off a building and later on that night Miss February is knifed to death. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: crime, amateur detective, murderous pair, serial killer, witnessing a crime, mystery, mind game, murder, stalking, calendar, photographer, who done it ...
Time: 80s
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System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
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The Blacklist
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, master criminal, special agents, crime, unlikely partners, mystery, manipulations, mind game, crimes, investigation, profiler, law enforcement ...
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Place: usa
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    User:   39%
 
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The Watcher
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, psychiatrist, chase, fbi, obsession, crime, death, murder mystery, special agents, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, chicago illinois
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    User:   36%
 
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After Alice
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A washed-up detective discovers his own psychic ability when assigned to investigate a serial murder case. The killer has a deranged obsession with the novel "Alice in Wonderland." As the psychopath's bloody reign of terror continues, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, surprise ending
Plot: amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, crime, serial killer, mystery, investigation, special agents, mind game, murder, riddles and clues, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
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    User:   32%
 
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Rear Window
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, crime, amateur detective, witnessing a crime, mystery, investigation, stalking, obsession, isolation, architect, voyeur, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
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System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
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The General's Daughter
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: murder, military, investigation, betrayal, crime, conspiracy, mystery, rape, corruption, violence, reluctant partners, sexualized violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: georgia
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
 5.9
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Fissure
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still reeling from a personal tragedy, Detective Paul Grunning is sent on a routine call to a local professor's home. When things turn deadly, he must navigate a fractured reality to solve the mystery before it's too late.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic, scary ...
Plot: amateur detective, college, protagonist as suspect, crime, laboratory, legal investigation, mystery, mind game, police investigation, murder, uncover truth, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
Murder by Numbers
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tenacious homicide detective Cassie Mayweather and her still-green partner are working a murder case, attempting to profile two malevolently brilliant young men: cold, calculating killers whose dark secrets might explain their crimes.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, intellectual, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, crime, high school, police investigation, fbi, investigation, mind game, lawyer, murder mystery, twists & turns, serial killer, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   100%
 
 6.2
 17K
Nightwatch
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, investigation, crime, paranoia, drugs/alcohol, protagonist as suspect, prostitution, twists & turns, witnessing a crime, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
 7.4
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City Homicide
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: City Homicide was an Australian television drama series that aired on the Seven Network between 27 August 2007 and 30 March 2011. The series was set on the Homicide floor of a metropolitan police headquarters in Melbourne. The main characters were ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, protagonist as suspect, school, serial killer, witnessing a crime, mystery, murder, uncover truth, police corruption, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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System:   34%
    User:   30%
 

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The Deliberate Stranger
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, realistic ...
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Time: 80s
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System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
Too Scared to Scream
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A killer of young women is loose in an exclusive apartment complex and a detective is out to stop him. The chief suspect is a Shakespeare-spouting doorman who lives with his invalid mother. Meanwhile, an undercover cop moves into the apartment ...
Style: serious, sexual, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Plot: slasher, crime, gory, amateur detective, serial killer, mystery, witnessing a crime, domestic disturbance, murder, manipulations, voyeurism, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
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System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
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