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NCIS: Los Angeles
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crimes, crime, undercover, special agents, partners, fighting crime, crime investigation, forensics, government agency, murder investigation, law enforcement, psychologist, military, navy, army investigation, working undercover, soldier, military life, danger, state affairs, superior officer, marines, ex military, secret service ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Mentalist
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
43 min.
 8.1
Criminal Minds
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA, Canada
42 min.
 8.1
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Most similar movies to NCIS: Los Angeles

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, crime, police investigation, partners, police detective and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like NCIS: Los Angeles: NCIS (2003), Hawaii Five-0 (2010), The Mentalist (2008), Criminal Minds (2005), Rizzoli & Isles (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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NCIS
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crime investigation, law enforcement, victim, navy, murder, interrogation, evidence, computer genius, government agency, special agents, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.4
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Hawaii Five-0
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: realistic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police protagonist, law enforcement, teamwork, partners against crime, fighting crime, crimes, police detective, relatives, corruption, chases and races, task force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
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System:   68%
    User:   100%
 
 8.1
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The Mentalist
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: suspense, twists and turns, intellectual, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, murder, partners against crime, police, vengeance, serial killer, fighting crime, police investigation, danger, blood, partners, psychic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   83%
 
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 8.1
 130K
Criminal Minds
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: twists and turns, suspense, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: crime, investigation, murder, special agents, fbi, law enforcement, danger, deadly, intelligence, team, policewoman, investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   83%
 
Rizzoli & Isles
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, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, partners against crime, female protagonist, police investigation, crimes, homicide detective, best friends, murder investigation, suspicion, search, career, friendship between women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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System:   56%
    User:   100%
 
NCIS: New Orleans
Genre: Crime, Drama
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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, danger, investigation, special agents, crimes, partners, soldier, state affairs, navy, undercover, friendship, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
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System:   54%
    User:   100%
 
 7.0
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CSI: NY
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, serious, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, partners against crime, investigation, crime investigation, murder, mystery, danger, riddles and clues, workplace, forensics, interrogation, medical examiner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, greece
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System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
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Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, tense
Plot: law and order, murder investigation, crime, judiciary, murder, workplace situations, mind game, deadly, partners, power relations, lawyer, prosecutor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
 9.0
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True Detective
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: serious, clever, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, police detective, murder, crimes, partners, who done it, law enforcement, uncover truth, investigation, crime, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, ex military, policewoman, special agents, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, multiple suspects, computer genius, murder, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
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System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
 6.9
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Nash Bridges
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nash Bridges is an American television police drama created by Carlton Cuse. The show starred Don Johnson and Cheech Marin as two Inspectors with the San Francisco Police Department's Special Investigations Unit. The show ran for six seasons on ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, partners, parents and children, police investigation, best friend, city, single parent, rivalry, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
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System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
 6.8
 14K
Unforgettable
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: prodigy, police investigation, female detective, policewoman, police detective, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, haunted by the past, partners, photographic memory, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
 7.6
 16K
The Bridge
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: serious, tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, corruption, mystery, mind game, murder, deadly, partners, riddles and clues, drug cartel, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are ...
Style: clever, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, law and order, fighting crime, police, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, sexual abuse, crime, lawyer, legal action, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
 8.1
 20K
Chicago P.D.
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police, law enforcement, crime investigation, sergeant, arrest, victim, shooting, partners, murder, violence, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
 6.4
 48K
CSI: Miami
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, police investigation, murder, forensics, crime, mystery, danger, policewoman, medical examiner, forensic evidence, evidence, crime scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
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System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
 7.5
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Legends
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, working undercover, espionage, fbi, government agency, mysterious character, betrayal, secret identity, state affairs, undercover, danger, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
 8.2
 23K
Columbo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing appearance and apparent absentmindedness, he shrewdly solves all of his cases and secures all ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, cynical, captivating, serious ...
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, murder, unconventional method, crimes, mind game, uncover truth, crime solving, crime investigation, murder investigation, crime, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
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Law & Order: LA
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and developed by Blake Masters, it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, courtroom, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
 8.5
 93K
Luther
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.
Style: serious, rough, tense, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, murder, crimes, law enforcement, against the rules, multiple suspects, talented, tough law enforcer, family relations, partners, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
 8.3
 85K
The Killing
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, police detective, crime, female protagonist, female detective, who done it, police investigation, law enforcement, parents and children, haunted by the past, loss of child, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
 7.3
 653
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, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, school, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, mystery, witnessing a crime, murder, uncover truth, police corruption, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
 7.7
 28K
Law & Order
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, lawyer, fighting crime, courtroom, legal action, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, police, law and order, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
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 7.4
 7K
Battle Creek
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: In this mismatched buddy cop dramedy, an amazingly handsome, happy-go-lucky FBI agent is paired with a local, hard scrabble Michigan homicide detective. As they solve crimes together, their polar opposite methods only slightly outweigh their disdain ...
Style: witty, cynical, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, fighting crime, police detective, fbi agent, police partner, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, murder investigation, urban, initially antagonists, narcissist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
 8.1
 145K
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, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, master criminal, crime, special agents, unlikely partners, mystery, manipulations, mind game, crimes, investigation, profiler, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
Killer Instinct
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Killer Instinct is an American crime drama television series filmed in Vancouver that originally aired on the Fox Network. The pilot episode aired on September 23, 2005, and the final episode aired on December 2, 2005. Fox ordered 13 episodes, only ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crime, police detective, fighting crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, crime investigation, buddy cop, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
 8.0
 100K
Lie to Me
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his ...
Style: clever, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, human nature, lie, crime investigation, investigation, psychology, talented, team, hidden truth, riddles and clues, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
 8.7
 44K
The Bridge
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.
Style: serious, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: crime, murder, female protagonist, police investigation, female detective, police detective, serial killer, mind game, mystery, riddles and clues, forensics, bridge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, sweden, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   39%
 

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 7.6
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Stalker
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological
Plot: danger, crime investigation, stalking, stalker, police investigation, obsession, psychopath, lapd, hopes, crimes, deadly, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
 7.7
 15K
Graceland
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, rookie, undercover, special agents, crimes, fighting crime, coworker relationship, verbal byplay, working undercover, danger, drug dealer, temperamental ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
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