Movies and TV shows like Profiler

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Profiler (1996)
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Profiler (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: tense, psychological, serious, stylized, rough, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, profiler, investigation, fbi, crimes, murder, good versus evil, forensics, fighting crime, female detective, haunted by the past, partners against crime, special agents, law enforcement, supernatural ability, psychology, violence, mind game, investigator, psychologist, swat team, stalker, legal, nypd, woman with a gun ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlanta

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Most similar movies to Profiler

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, murder, investigation, deadly, police investigation and mystery mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Profiler: Millennium (1996), The Blacklist (2013), Crossing Jordan (2001), Criminal Minds (2005), Perception (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, good versus evil, supernatural, fbi, investigation, conspiracy, prophecy, secret movement, police detective, crimes, government agency, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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 8.0
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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: tense, serious, captivating, exciting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, investigation, unlikely partners, master criminal, special agents, intrigue, partners, law enforcement, secret, mind game, crimes, killings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Crossing Jordan (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, tense, serious, clever, captivating ...
Plot: forensics, investigation, police, female detective, female protagonist, police detective, uncover truth, fighting crime, murder, who done it, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 197K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU ...
Style: psychological, serious, exciting, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fbi, investigation, special agents, serial killer, team, law enforcement, murder, crimes, forensics, profiler, investigator, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Former NYPD detective and forensic genius Lincoln Rhyme was at the top of his game until a serious accident at the hands of a notorious serial killer forced him out of the field. When Amelia Sachs, an intuitive young officer who has a gift for ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, forensics, police, investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, evidence, riddles and clues, crimes, mystery, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior was a short-lived American police procedural drama that aired on CBS. The show debuted in 2011 as a spin-off from the successful Criminal Minds, which had premiered in 2005. This edition's profiling team also ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: forensics, profiler, serial killer, multiple suspects, law enforcement, crimes, special agents, african american, ex military, mystery, computer genius, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
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100%
 7.5
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Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: exciting, mind bending, intellectual, serious, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: investigation, fbi, prodigy, college professor, riddles and clues, talented, genius, intelligence, schizophrenia, hallucination, law enforcement, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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100%
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The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The Inside is an American crime drama television series created by Tim Minear and Howard Gordon and produced by Imagine Television. The Inside follows the work of the FBI's Los Angeles Violent Crimes Unit, a division dedicated to investigating ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: special agents, investigation, fbi, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, haunted by the past, mystery, rookie, profiler, dark past, female agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
FBI: Most Wanted (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Fugitive Task Force relentlessly tracks and captures the notorious criminals on the Bureau’s Most Wanted list. Seasoned agent Jess LaCroix oversees the highly skilled team that functions as a mobile undercover unit that is always out in the ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense, psycho film
Plot: fbi, fbi agent, criminal, special agents, task force, partners against crime, criminal justice, murder, teamwork, fighting crime, police investigation, government agent ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
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The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: exciting, intellectual, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: partners against crime, serial killer, fighting crime, partners, murder, police investigation, investigation, crimes, justice, talented, outsmarting, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: profiler, special agents, investigation, crimes, fbi, intelligence, forensics, team, human nature, twists and turns, world spanning, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When a man is buried alive, Red Metcalf must delve into a serial killer's psyche.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, mystery, false accusation, riddles and clues, police investigation, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, race against time, track down, deaf ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Prodigal Son (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The son of a notorious serial killer becomes an acclaimed criminal psychologist who uses his unique insight into how killers think to help the NYPD.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: scary, rough, serious, psychological, tense ...
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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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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50%
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The Following (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Notorious serial killer Joe Carroll, after being found guilty of murdering 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature, escapes from death row. The FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy to consult on the case, as he was ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, cult, murderer, fbi, special agents, serial murder, violence, investigation, killings, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, tense, serious, talky, rough ...
Plot: police detective, police, murder, police station, homicide detective, police officer, police protagonist, justice, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The third installment of the “Law & Order” franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever
Audience: kids
Plot: law and order, lawyer, murder investigation, prosecutor, power relations, murder, workplace situations, partners, mind game, crimes, judiciary, judge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, partners, crime investigation, missing person, murder, homicide detective, murder mystery, police investigation, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, partners against crime ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows the investigations of a team of NYPD forensic scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, crime investigation, investigation, workplace, medical examiner, murder investigation, crimes, police detective, murder, mystery, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Chasing Ghosts (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A serial killer targeting the city's mobsters taunts police with clues and photos left behind at the crime scenes. A veteran cop takes on a rookie partner hoping to crack one last case before retiring. As the web of deception and lies unravels, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, manhunt, police investigation, psychopath, one last job, law enforcement, track down, rivalry, mystery, riddles and clues, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 58K
CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, contemplative
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: investigation, policewoman, forensics, murder, workplace situations, workplace, medical examiner, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, police, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Women's Murder Club (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Women's Murder Club was an American police procedural and legal drama, which ran on ABC from October 12, 2007, to May 13, 2008. The series is set in San Francisco, California and is based on the 'Women's Murder Club' series of ...
Style: realistic, serious, witty, suspenseful
Plot: female detective, policewoman, forensics, homicide detective, mystery, fighting crime, crimes, workplace situations, partners against crime, law enforcement, legal, legal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 870
Pavement (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samuel Browne is a tracker in Alaska. When his sister meets a grisly death in San Francisco, he goes there to hunt her killer. As more murders occur, police investigator Buckley Clarke reluctantly joins forces with Sam. The brass are convinced this ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, psychopath, haunted by the past, police investigation, vengeance, animal life, law enforcement, mystery, obsessive quest, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, usa, alaska, san francisco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 19K
The Bridge (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police detective, twists and turns, partners, policewoman, murder, drug cartel, police investigation, interrogation, u.s. mexico border, corruption, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 6K
Motive (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A cat-and-mouse series with a twist on the everyday whodunit, "Motive" centers on Angie Flynn, a detective on a backwards chase for clues to a killer that has already been revealed to viewers. The series, filmed in Vancouver, is an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, female detective, police detective, unconventional method, murder mystery, honest law enforcer, fighting crime, police investigation, sergeant, law enforcement, crimes, cat and mouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder investigation, murder, kidnapping, police, missing person, female detective, criminal, police detective, crime investigation, fbi, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Murder in Suburbia (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Murder in Suburbia was a British detective drama that ran for two series in 2004 and 2005.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, partners against crime, investigation, police detective, partners, mystery, fighting crime, murder investigation, homicide detective, forensics, police investigation ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Try to Remember (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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: psychological, realistic, serious, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, manhunt, haunted by the past, vengeance, woman in danger, rivalry, murder, friendship, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%