Movies and TV shows like Third Watch

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Third Watch (1999)
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Third Watch
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics, all working the same fictional 55th precinct during the 3pm to 11pm shift - the 'Third Watch'.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: partners against crime, tragic hero, crime, fighting crime, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, paramedic, danger, law enforcement, society, gang, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, firemen, dishonesty, heroes, life is a bitch, firefighter, heaven and hell, rookie, sickness, police officer, sick, latex gloves ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Homicide: Life on the Street
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.6
Blue Murder
Crime, Drama
Australia
198 min.
 8.6
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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, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, police corruption, dishonesty and partners against crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Third Watch: One Good Cop (1991), Hot Boyz (2000), The Corruptor (1999), The Exterminator (1980), Winner Takes All (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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One Good Cop
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When his loyal longtime partner, a widower, is killed in the line of duty and leaves behind three young children, Artie Lewis (Michael Keaton), a dedicated New York City cop and his wife, Rita (Rene Russo), decide to take the kids in. But the lives ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, realistic ...
Plot: crime, vengeance, kidnapping, police investigation, revenge, justice, violence, gang, conspiracy, corruption, hostages, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   87%
 
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Hot Boyz
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, gang, urban ghetto, gangsters, partners against crime, urban, drug dealing, courtroom drama, frame up, false accusation, racism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   85%
    User:   100%
 
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The Corruptor
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, police investigation, betrayal, chase, violence, culture clash, corruption, mafia, car chase, gunfight, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco
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System:   71%
    User:   81%
 
L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: LA's finest have crossed the line between Cop and Criminal...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, bank, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, police corruption, fighting crime, heist, working undercover, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   62%
 
The Exterminator
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, violence, revenge, vigilantism, gory, vengeance, prostitution, gangsters, chase, crime, murder, brutality ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, new jersey, usa ...
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System:   69%
    User:   78%
 
Winner Takes All
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two rapper childhood friends turn to the quick and easy life of crime to support their needy parents. But after a foiled robbery, one of them is jailed while the other flees, changes his name, joins the military, and grows up to become a narcotics ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, bank, criminal heroes, crime, urban, urban ghetto, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, partners against crime, drug dealing, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: kentucky, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   67%
 
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Brooklyn South
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, fighting crime, police station, tough heroes, law enforcement, partners, police, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, police investigation, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   77%
 
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One Tough Cop
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective tries to remain loyal to his partner, and his best friend - a mobster.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, crime, police corruption, vengeance, police investigation, undercover cop, revenge, criminal's revenge, mafia, convent, corruption, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   78%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   59%
 
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The Tracker
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, Spears doesn't want to get involved, especially ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, partners against crime, working undercover, tough heroes, chinese mafia, russian mafia, hand to hand combat, kung fu ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   49%
 
Year of the Dragon
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In New York, racist Capt. Stanley White becomes obsessed with destroying a Chinese-American drug ring run by Joey Tai, an up-and-coming young gangster as ambitious as he is ruthless. While pursuing an unauthorized investigation, White grows ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, violence, organized crime, mafia, gangster, police corruption, vigilantism, hitman, lone wolves, strong sexual content, violent ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, vietnam, asia, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   57%
 
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Pigs
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In good old days Franz Maurer and his partners from secret police used to live like kings. Now, they all must adapt to new post-communist environment where they are scorned and losing all the privileges. Some, like Franz, are like ordinary police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, fighting the system, police investigation, gang, criminal's revenge, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
Trial by Jury
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom, crime, gangsters, murder, courtroom drama, vengeance, kidnapping, good versus evil, revenge, dedicated lawyer, gangster, psychology ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   67%
 
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Report to the Commissioner
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Police officer Patty Butler, alias "Chicklet," is the live-in girlfriend of Thomas 'Stick' Henderson to gather evidence. Detective Bo Lockley is instructed to try to find her, not knowing she's also a cop.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting crime, working undercover, undercover, workplace situations, deadly, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   47%
 
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   65%
 
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Kiss of Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmy Kilmartin is an ex-con living in Astoria in the New York City borough of Queens, trying to stay clean and raising a family with his wife Bev. But when his cousin Ronnie causes him to take a fall for driving an illegal transport of stolen cars, ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, betrayal, vengeance, heist, murder, redemption, gangster, mafia, revenge, violence, organized crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
The Last of the Finest
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crime, witnessing a crime, against the rules, beretta, police shootout, drug dealer, drug dealing, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
Extreme Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jeff Powers is the newest member of a very elite and very secret LAPD division. Their mission is to target important criminals and to get them to stop. Police brutality is not a known term for the division and they will stop at nothing to get the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, partners against crime, police station, reluctant partners, crime, tough law enforcer, against the rules, fighting crime, murder, police corruption, vigilantism, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
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Rage and Honor
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Witnessing a drug deal involving local gang members and cops, an Australian police officer feels he can no longer be just an observer. He joins forces with a local teacher who just happens to be a karate expert and together they try to take back the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drugs/alcohol, gang, witnessing a crime, crime, strong sexual content, fighting crime, police corruption, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
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Back to Back
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop.
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, rock, bank, crime, police investigation, buddies, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
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Cop Land
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, corruption, crime, small town, police, murder, violence, mafia, fbi, justice, investigation, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
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Bad Lieutenant
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, rape, crime, corruption, violence, drug addiction, drinking, drug abuse, addiction, police, heroin, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
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Gang in Blue
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A black police officer discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: urban, gang, urban ghetto, crime, juvenile delinquency, interracial relations, police corruption, racism, urban ghetto life, investigation, corruption, police ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
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 6.4
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Detroit 9000
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a fundraiser for a black politician is robbed, Detroit police put two detectives, one white and one black, on the case, who try to work together under boiling political pressure.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, urban, drug dealing, interracial relations, crime, prostitution, hitman, violence, murder, police ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
 6.0
 71
Brass
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Chief of Detectives of the New York Police Department, is a tough cop who has worked his way up the ladder from being on a beat.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, police station, police investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, kidnapping, amateur detective, golden years ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
Out for Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crime, police investigation, chase, murder, vengeance, car chase, violence, mafia, organized crime, vigilante ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
The Chicago Code
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The series follows officers of the Chicago Police Department as they fight crime on the streets and try to expose political corruption within the city.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, corruption, fighting crime, urban, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, society, partners against crime, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
American Yakuza
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Nick Davis leaves prison after one year in solitaire, he is hired to operate forklift in a warehouse in the harbor owned by the Japanese Yakuza patriarch Isshin Tendo. The place is assaulted by the Italian Mafia leaded by Dino Campanela and ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, master criminal, one man army, partners against crime, secret agents, special agents, tough law enforcer, police corruption, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
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System:   41%
    User:   43%
 

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Brown's Requiem
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fritz Brown is an ex-LAPD, recovering alcoholic who now splits his time repossessing cars for a used car lot and staffing his one-man private detective agency. When a filthy caddie named Freddy "Fat Dog" Baker wanders into Fritz's ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: neo noir, partners against crime, crime, private detective, police station, police corruption, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, gangsters, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, tijuana mexico
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
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Point Blank
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a group of shoppers hostage (after killing many more of them) ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, fugitives, hostages, crime, one man army, partners against crime, special agents, dying man, escaped convict, fbi agent, sniper, siege ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
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