Movies and TV shows like NCIS: Los Angeles

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NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
 6.7
 45K
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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, navy, forensics, crime investigation, crimes, partners against crime, crime, special agents, partners, fighting crime, law enforcement, government agency, military, murder investigation, psychologist, army investigation, soldier, marines, investigator, secret service, ex military, officer, team, working undercover, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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, crime, crimes, partners, partners against crime, fighting crime and police investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like NCIS: Los Angeles: NCIS (2003), Hawaii Five-0 (2010), Criminal Minds (2005), NCIS: New Orleans (2014), JAG (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 109K
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, forensics, crime investigation, computer genius, navy, evidence, crime, special agents, victim, interrogation, government agency, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 62K
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: police detective, partners against crime, crimes, policewoman, suspicion, teamwork, police investigation, law enforcement, relatives, corruption, fighting crime, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 141K
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: serious, psychological, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, special agents, investigation, crime, murder, profiler, team, intelligence, law enforcement, serial killer, danger, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
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, realistic, exciting, 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: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 15K
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: navy, military, marines, army investigation, insubordination, military life, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, legal, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: california, battleship, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 260
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: undercover, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, crime, legal action, rivalry, partners, law enforcement, deadly, fighting crime, undercover agent, beretta ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 154K
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, crimes, fighting crime, murder, investigation, partners, serial killer, danger, psychic, talented, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police investigation, car chase, working undercover, crimes, partners, buddies, danger, crime, tough law enforcer, police interrogation, blackmail ...
Time: 1990s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 15K
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: working undercover, fbi, 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 ⇓
28%
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: police investigation, female detective, partners against crime, female protagonist, best friends, forensics, murder investigation, crime, homicide detective, police detective, partners, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, working undercover, law enforcement, crimes, boss, double life, fighting crime, power struggle, police detective, outlaw, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, police detective, right and wrong, team, workplace, coworker, undercover agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, undercover, working undercover, fbi, government agency, secret identity, espionage, betrayal, state affairs, mysterious character, dishonesty, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, police detective, politician, crimes, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, police chief, partners, gang war, tough law enforcer, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: serious, witty, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: police, honest law enforcer, workaholic, crimes, partners against crime, crime, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners, policewoman, police partner ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 42K
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, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, danger, partners against crime, workplace, crime investigation, murder, investigation, crimes, interrogation, mystery, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 1K
Police Woman (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sergeant “Pepper"” Anderson, an undercover cop for the Criminal Conspiracy Unit of the Los Angeles Police Department, poses undercover from mob girl to prostitute.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: police, undercover, gender, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners, chases and races, crime, tough law enforcer, superior officer, stewardess, police station ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 148
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, undercover agent, officers and cadets, special agents, law enforcement, crime, working undercover, undercover, basic training, government agency, crime solving, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, police corruption, special agents, working undercover, lapd, corrupt cop, strip club, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, fbi, crimes, danger, special agents, forensics, intelligence, profiler, team, human nature, police investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, german, organized crime, veteran, forensics, commander, police chief, investigator, policewoman, suspicion, law enforcement, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, undercover, rookie, fbi, working undercover, double agent, undercover cop, crime, partners, internal affairs, fbi agent, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.6
 201
Players (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Three young ex-cons track down criminals as a part of a new FBI program.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, cons and scams, crime, special agents, chases and races, partners against crime, crimes, track down, partners, law enforcement, dishonesty, parole ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 4K
Golden Boy (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Golden Boy is an American crime drama series created by Nicholas Wootton, which is produced by Berlanti Television and Warner Bros. Television. CBS placed a series order on May 13, 2012. The series ran on CBS from February 26 to May 14, 2013 and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, touching ...
Plot: police detective, crime, ambition, murder investigation, crimes, partners against crime, rise to the top, talented, law enforcement, homicide detective, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.1
 23K
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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, policewoman, crime investigation, crimes, police, police detective, shooting, arrest, victim, sergeant, partners, rookie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, 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: realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, undercover, drug dealing, hidden identity, crime, reluctant partners, crimes, criminal heroes, partners against crime, working undercover, forgery, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.0
 981
Touching Evil (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Returning from a year-long psychological leave of absence after surviving an almost-fatal gunshot wound to the head, Detective David Creegan is assigned to the FBI's Organized and Serial Crime Unit – a rapid-response, elite crime ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, track down, lifesaver, murder investigation, chases and races, danger, law enforcement, hunt down, crimes, special agents, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.0
 1K
The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: fbi, fighting crime, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, rookie, dark past, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Taxi Brooklyn (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Caitlin "Cat" Sullivan is an NYPD detective working in Brooklyn. After her driving privileges are suspended, she relies on Leo Romba, a highly skilled Brooklyn cab driver from France. Leo becomes Cat's driver and a consultant on her ...
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: female detective, law enforcement, chase, odd couple, partners against crime, fighting crime, partners, car chase, crimes, murder investigation, taxi, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Flikken Maastricht (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Former Amsterdam police detective Floris Wolfs has been transferred to the police department of the south-Dutch country town Maastricht. His metropolitan experience nicely complements the local expertise of his new country colleagues, who know the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, forensics, female detective, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%