Movies and TV shows like NCIS: Los Angeles

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NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
 6.7
 47K
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The exploits of the Los Angeles–based Office of Special Projects (OSP), an elite division of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that specializes in undercover assignments.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, crime investigation, undercover, crimes, navy, forensics, partners, military, partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, government agency, army investigation, murder investigation, psychologist, soldier, marines, investigator, secret service, ex military, officer, team, working undercover, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to NCIS: Los Angeles

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, crimes, crime, partners, fighting crime, undercover and police mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like NCIS: Los Angeles: NCIS (2003), Hawaii Five-0 (2010), Criminal Minds (2005), NCIS: New Orleans (2014), Graceland (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 114K
NCIS (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, a team of special agents investigates any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, crime investigation, computer genius, special agents, evidence, forensics, navy, crime, crimes, partners against crime, victim, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 64K
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
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: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police detective, crimes, policewoman, suspicion, teamwork, relatives, corruption, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.1
 148K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
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, rough, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, special agents, murder, crime, crimes, team, investigation, law enforcement, profiler, serial killer, intelligence, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
NCIS: New Orleans (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, danger, state affairs, crimes, special agents, partners, military, undercover, navy, investigation, army investigation, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 7.7
 16K
Graceland (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, working undercover, special agents, rookie, undercover, young man, coworker, crime, drug dealer, fighting crime, crimes, coworker relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 158K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: intellectual, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, fighting crime, serial killer, murder, investigation, partners, danger, crime, psychic, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 16K
JAG (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: JAG is an American legal drama television show with a distinct military theme, created by Donald P. Bellisario, and produced by Belisarius Productions in association with Paramount Network Television. The first season was co-produced with NBC ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: navy, military, marines, army investigation, insubordination, lawyers and clients, legal investigation, military life, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, price of justice, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 259
UC: Undercover (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: UC: Undercover is an action-thriller television series that focuses on the secret lives and private demons of an elite Justice Department crime-fighting unit that confronts the country’s deadliest, most untouchable lawbreakers by going undercover ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: law enforcement, fighting crime, undercover agent, partners, deadly, crimes, rivalry, undercover, police detective, murder, uninhibited rivalry, legal action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 43K
CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
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, realistic, rough, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, danger, workplace, riddles and clues, crime investigation, murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, interrogation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 5K
Cobra 11 (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei is a long-running, popular German television series about a two-man team of highway police, originally set in Berlin and later in North Rhine-Westphalia. The series has been broadcast in countries ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police investigation, car chase, working undercover, crimes, partners, buddies, tough law enforcer, crime, danger, police interrogation, car stunt ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 12K
Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division, Martin Odum can transform himself into a different person -- whether it's an assignment as a Serbian extremist, a corrupt Chicago police officer, a British special forces colonel, or a ...
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, government agency, undercover, working undercover, fbi, secret identity, espionage, state affairs, mysterious character, betrayal, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
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: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, police investigation, partners against crime, female protagonist, forensics, best friends, policewoman, homicide detective, murder investigation, police detective, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 2K
Sea Patrol (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Sea Patrol is an Australian television drama that ran from 2007 to 2011, set on board HMAS Hammersley, a fictional patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy. The series focuses on the ship and the lives of its crew members. Despite similarities in ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, colourful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, ship, ocean, friends, chases and races, danger, criminal, military, adventure, law and order, sea, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 12K
Crossing Lines (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Through globalization, many countries have been opened and barriers removed to ensure easy trade, travel and cultural diversity. However, this openness has given opportunities to criminals looking to exploit the system and ultimately threaten our ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, fighting crime, investigator, forensics, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, organized crime, police chief, suspicion, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 6K
Gang Related (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. Detective Ryan Lopez is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. What the world doesn't know is that long before Ryan became a cop, he pledged allegiance to a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, working undercover, crimes, law enforcement, boss, power struggle, fighting crime, police detective, outlaw, double life, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Chicago Code (2011)
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, tough law enforcer, female police officer, police detective, politician, law enforcement, crimes, fighting crime, partners against crime, police chief, gang war, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 251
Line of Fire (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Line of Fire is a crime drama television series that was broadcast on ABC for 11 episodes in the winter of 2003-2004. It starred Leslie Bibb and Jeffrey D. Sams as two rookie FBI agents assigned to the bureau's Richmond, Virginia branch, where ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: fbi, fighting crime, undercover, working undercover, haunted by the past, workplace, law enforcement, special agents, gangsters, crimes, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 4K
Dark Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dark Blue was an action/drama television series which premiered on TNT on July 15, 2009, at 10 pm. It ended its run on September 15, 2010. The series is set in Los Angeles, California. It revolves around Carter Shaw, the leader of an undercover ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, crime, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, team, coworker, right and wrong ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.3
 167K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, revenge, race against time, double agent, terrorist plot, government agency, against the rules, secret service, treason, undercover, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 3K
T.J. Hooker (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: T. J. Hooker is an American police drama television program starring William Shatner in the title role as a 15-year veteran police sergeant. The series premiered as a mid-season replacement on March 13, 1982, on ABC and ran on the network until May ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: police, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, crimes, crime, fighting crime, workaholic, police investigation, honest law enforcer, police protagonist, police partner ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
18 Wheels of Justice (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Justice Department undercover agent Michael Cates’s family was killed after he testified against crime boss Jacob Calder. Now Cates is working out of an 18 Wheeler under another undercover identity, that of Chance Bowman. As Cates wanders America ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: truck, undercover, law enforcement, working undercover, crime, danger, on the run, gangsters, special agents, fighting crime, vigilante, witness protection ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 149
The Handler (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Handler is a crime series created by Canadian writer-producer Chris Haddock, airing in the United States on CBS in the 2003-04 season. The show starred Joe Pantoliano as Joe Renato, an FBI agent assigned to train and handle young undercover ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: fbi, officers and cadets, special agents, law enforcement, crime, working undercover, undercover, basic training, government agency, undercover agent, crime solving, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, danger, special agents, fbi, profiler, forensics, intelligence, team, human nature, crime, world spanning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 1K
K-Ville (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: K-Ville is an American television drama created and executive produced by Jonathan Lisco, centering on policing New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Deran Sarafian directed the pilot. On May 15, 2008, the series was officially canceled.
Style: serious, rough, sincere, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: partners, law enforcement, demolished city, unlikely partners, police investigation, fighting crime, deadly, police chief, police detective, political corruption, partners against crime, against the rules ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 843
Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, society, tough law enforcer, urban, crime, caucasian, latex gloves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 1K
NYC 22 (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: NYC 22 is an American police procedural drama which ran on CBS from April 15 to August 11, 2012. The series was a mid-season replacement for CSI: Miami. On May 13, 2012, both series were canceled by CBS.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: rookie, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, crimes, police, state trooper, danger, society, streetwise, supportive coworker, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.1
 25K
Chicago P.D. (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who ...
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, policewoman, crime investigation, crimes, police, police detective, shooting, arrest, sergeant, victim, partners, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.9
 1K
Ambushed (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the frenetic underbelly of Los Angeles, Agent Maxwell closes in on an international cocaine smuggling operation run by criminal mastermind Vincent Camastra. When Agent Beverly Royce goes undercover with the drug dealers and finds herself deeper ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, special agents, police corruption, working undercover, lapd, corrupt cop, strip club, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
 3K
Fastlane (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Fastlane is an American action/crime drama series that was broadcast on Fox from September 18, 2002 to April 25, 2003. On August 14, 2005 G4 began rebroadcasting the complete series. After finishing its initial run on the network, Fastlane stopped ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, undercover, drug dealing, working undercover, police detective, police investigation, hidden identity, fighting crime, criminal heroes, master criminal, law enforcement, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.8
 3K
The Beast (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: FBI agent Charles Barker applies controversial techniques in his attempts to bring criminals to justice, which often border on illegal and unsettle his uninitiated partner, Ellis Dove. Over the course of the first season, Barker is investigated by ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, rookie, undercover, fbi, double agent, working undercover, undercover cop, crime, partners, crimes, internal affairs, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%