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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Blue Murder
Crime, Drama
Australia
198 min.
 8.6
Pigs
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Poland
104 min.
 7.7
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Most similar movies to Third Watch

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, crime, partners against crime, police investigation, dishonesty and police corruption mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Third Watch: Hot Boyz (2000), The Tracker (2001), One Good Cop (1991), Winner Takes All (1998), Pigs (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, gang, urban ghetto, gangsters, urban, partners against crime, drug dealing, courtroom drama, frame up, false accusation, racism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   95%
    User:   78%
 
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, gang, 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:   89%
    User:   94%
 
 4.8
 221
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, partners against crime, working undercover, tough heroes, gunfight, hand to hand combat, kung fu, chinese mafia ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   97%
 
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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, serious, suspenseful, intense, realistic ...
Plot: crime, vengeance, kidnapping, police investigation, revenge, justice, violence, gang, conspiracy, corruption, hostages, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   87%
 
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, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, buddies, crime, criminal heroes, urban, urban ghetto, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, partners against crime, drug dealing, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, kentucky
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System:   81%
    User:   76%
 
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, 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:   77%
    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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, rough ...
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:   74%
    User:   68%
 
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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, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, 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:   74%
    User:   85%
 
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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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drugs/alcohol, gang, strong sexual content, crime, witnessing a crime, fighting crime, police corruption, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   69%
 
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, 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:   65%
    User:   63%
 
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, master criminal, partners against crime, crime, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, against the rules, beretta, police shootout, drug dealer, drug dealing, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
Revenge of the Green Dragons
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A true immigrant story set against the vibrant backdrop of Flushing, N.Y. in the 1980s and 1990s.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gang, urban, gangsters, crimes, immigrants, urban ghetto, siblings relations, murder, tragic love, social decay, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   66%
 
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Beast Cops
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ruthlessly realistic, and vivid and unremitting in its uncompromising brutality and honesty, Beast Cops is a visceral and hard-hitting exploration of the dichotomous existence of two cops charged with upholding the law, while balancing on a moral ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, verbal byplay, gang, screwball, gangsters, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, murder, police corruption, hitman ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   50%
 
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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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, corruption, urban, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, society, partners against crime, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   47%
 
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Stiletto Dance
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two undercover police officers must try to prevent a multi-million dollar nuclear arms deal among several mob factions.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, master criminal, crime, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, torture, infidelity, adultery, underwear, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
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, realistic, suspenseful, 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:   55%
    User:   61%
 
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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, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: urban, gang, crime, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, interracial relations, police corruption, racism, urban ghetto life, corruption, police, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, partners against crime, police station, fighting crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, kidnapping, amateur detective, golden years ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, urban, drug dealing, crime, interracial relations, hitman, prostitution, party, murder, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   63%
 
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Consignment
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, criminal heroes, urban, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, drug dealing, partners against crime, going straight, police investigation, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
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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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, fugitives, crime, hostages, one man army, partners against crime, special agents, fbi agent, siege, sniper, escaped convict, dying man ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
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New York Cop
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Allegedly based on a true story, this film follows the life of Toshi, a Japanese man living in America and working with the New York City police. After being recommended for undercover work, Toshi decides to go after a gang lead by Hawk. Hawk and ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gory, crime, martial arts, working undercover, police station, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, gangsters, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
Last Man Standing
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers, led by the ultra-violent Snake Underwood, pull off a daring mid-day heist that leaves dozens of burning police cars and scores of innocent victims in its wake. Heading the investigation into the gang is the equally violent ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, martial arts, criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, betrayal, chase ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
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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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, police investigation, betrayal, chase, violence, culture clash, corruption, mafia, car chase, gang war, organized crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
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Flashfire
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police detective Jack Flinder is already in trouble with the rest of his force for imprisoning a corrupt partner, but now he has a new problem to deal with. Another officer has been murdered in a hotel room, where he was with a prostitute named ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Plot: murder, police corruption, prostitute, partners against crime, crime, protagonist as suspect, reluctant partners, mystery, tough law enforcer, army investigation, fighting crime, arson ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    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: serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rock, bank, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, buddies, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
The New Centurions
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, police station, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, urban, partners, lapd, society, golden years, prostitute ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
Family of Cops III: Under Suspicion
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Police Inspector Paul Fein (Bronson) copes with family troubles while also dealing with the possibility of advancement to police chief. Meanwhile, his son (Joe Penny)) is investigating the murder of a banker.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, drugs/alcohol, crime, bank, partners against crime, protagonist as suspect, chase, mystery, tough law enforcer, murder, drug dealing, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   43%
    User:   41%
 

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The Wrecking Crew
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A high-level government hit squad is sent into the streets in order to complete a deadly mission.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, partners against crime, adventure, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, working undercover, hitman, crimes, danger, partners, rivalry, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: detroit, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
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, realistic, suspenseful, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, gang, crime, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
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