Movies and TV shows like Kojak 2005

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Kojak (2005)
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Kojak (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A bald police detective with a righteous attitude battles crime on his hometurf.
Style: rough, serious, stylized, suspense, captivating, realistic
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, hotshot hero, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, cop witness relations, gang, nypd, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder investigation, police procedural, police, police department, heroes, policewoman, tough cop, police lieutenant, police captain, black cop, police protagonist, african american protagonist, bald ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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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 law enforcement, crimes, police detective, police investigation, police, fighting crime and nypd mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Kojak: Ironside (2013), Killer Instinct (2005), Dragnet (2003), Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010), Baretta (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: forensics, profiler, serial killer, multiple suspects, law enforcement, crimes, special agents, african american, ex military, mystery, computer genius, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
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100%
 5.4
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Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Ironside is an upcoming American drama television series that is scheduled to premiere in the 2013–14 television season on NBC. It will air on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central, after Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. It is a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, wheelchair bound, black cast, handicapped, tough law enforcer, power relations, disability, man in a wheelchair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Killer Instinct (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, partners, policewoman, murder mystery, woman with a gun, crime investigation, buddy cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.1
 8K
Kojak (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kojak is an American television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, bald New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak. It aired from October 24, 1973, to March 18, 1978, on CBS. It took the time slot of the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: police, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, who done it, honest law enforcer, rivalry, law enforcement, police detective, investigation, murder investigation, police officer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, society, police, nypd, crime investigation, tough law enforcer, caucasian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, society, murder mystery, murder investigation, law enforcement, british, male protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 3K
Baretta (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Baretta is an American detective television series which ran on ABC from 1975 to 1978. The show was a milder version of a successful 1973–74 ABC series, Toma, starring Tony Musante as chameleon-like, real-life New Jersey police officer David Toma. ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police detective, crimes, police, police officer, undercover, police protagonist, police station, working undercover, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, police investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Prime Suspect (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Prime Suspect is an American police procedural television drama series that premiered on NBC on September 22, 2011. It stars Maria Bello as Detective Jane Timoney. The series is a "re-imagining" of the original British series Prime ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: policewoman, police detective, homicide detective, police investigation, investigator, law enforcement, sexism, police station, tough law enforcer, ambition, crimes, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.8
 20K
Unforgettable (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic
Plot: photographic memory, police detective, female detective, police, policewoman, prodigy, partners against crime, partners, murder investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.6
 8K
DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A thrilling drama based on the novels by Peter Robinson. Stephen Tompkinson and Andrea Lowe star as the tenacious and stubborn Chief Inspector Alan Banks and the feisty and headstrong Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, murder mystery, murder investigation, law enforcement, policewoman, police investigation, mystery, female partner, crimes, murder, coma ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.7
 14K
NYPD Blue (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, rough, serious ...
Plot: police, police detective, murder, partners against crime, police station, robbery, police protagonist, partners, swat team, human nature, friends, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Robbery Homicide Division (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Robbery Homicide Division was an American police procedural television series on CBS, created by Barry Schindel with executive producer Michael Mann. Schindel has been nominated for three Emmy Awards.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police, fighting crime, police investigation, murder, crimes, law enforcement, workplace, society, workplace situations, police station, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Jo (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, UK
TV show
Story: Jo is an English-language French police procedural television series created by Canadian/USA screenwriter René Balcer of Law & Order fame with French writing team Franck Ollivier & Malina Detcheva, known for the mini-series Lost Signs. It ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, murder, criminal, nypd, murder mystery, murder investigation, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit. It ran for seven seasons on NBC from 1993 to 1999, and was succeeded ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, talky, rough ...
Plot: police detective, police, murder, police station, homicide detective, police officer, police protagonist, justice, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
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Major Crimes (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Major Crimes explores how the American justice system approaches the art of the deals as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction. Los Angeles Police Captain Sharon Raydor heads up a special squad within the LAPD ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense
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Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
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Murphy's Law (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Murphy's Law is a BBC television drama starring James Nesbitt as an undercover police officer, Tommy Murphy.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, working undercover, crimes, haunted by the past, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, nypd, murder mystery, undercover cop, police officer, irish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Former NYPD detective and forensic genius Lincoln Rhyme was at the top of his game until a serious accident at the hands of a notorious serial killer forced him out of the field. When Amelia Sachs, an intuitive young officer who has a gift for ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, forensics, police, investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, evidence, riddles and clues, crimes, mystery, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Those Who Kill (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Catherine Jensen, a recently promoted homicide detective who enlists the help of Thomas Schaeffer, a forensic psychologist, to track down serial killers and relentlessly seeks the truth behind the disappearance of her brother.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, policewoman, profiler, criminal psychologist, homicide detective, female detective, forensics, police investigation, criminal, police detective, missing person, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Touching Evil (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, partners against crime, track down, lifesaver, police investigation, police detective, special agents, hunt down, law enforcement, crimes, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 449
Blind Justice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Blind Justice is an American television series created by Steven Bochco about a blind New York City police detective. It was introduced mid-season in March 8, 2005 to fill the time slot left by Bochco's highly successful NYPD Blue, which had ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: blindness, police detective, starting over, murder investigation, murder, fighting crime, police station, crimes, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, blind character, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.2
 4K
Golden Boy (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, touching ...
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, partners against crime, talented, murder investigation, rise to the top, law enforcement, ambition, crimes, police, success, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Detroit 1-8-7 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Detroit 1-8-7 is an American police procedural series about Detroit's leading homicide unit, created by Jason Richman for ABC. It features an ensemble cast of actors including Michael Imperioli and James McDaniel. The series originally ran on ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, heroic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: policewoman, police detective, partners against crime, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, coworker, workplace, crimes, woman with a gun, nypd, chief of police, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Cagney & Lacey (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mary Beth Lacey and Chris Cagney are teamed up as NYPD police detectives. Their opposing personalities (one is tough and the other sensitive) mesh to make this one of the great crime-fighting duos of all time.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police, crimes, legal, police detective, women, police officer, parents, woman with a gun, nypd, partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Identity (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Identity is a British police procedural drama television series starring Aidan Gillen and Keeley Hawes, airing in the UK during July–August 2010. Concerning identity theft, the series was created and written by Ed Whitmore, a writer most noted for ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, identity theft, fighting crime, police detective, law enforcement, track down, police, hidden identity, murder, murder mystery, investigation, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.4
 137K
Luther (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, tense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, murder, crimes, talented, police investigation, partners, police detective, law enforcement, cruelty, forensics, psychopath, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.5
 2K
True Justice (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Elijah Kane leads a hardcore undercover team of Seattle based cops who take on the local criminal element with a high-octane style of enforcement.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police detective, martial arts, working undercover, crimes, police investigation, tough heroes, heroes, gang, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 7K
Nash Bridges (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners, crimes, police investigation, parents and children, rivalry, workplace, single parent, family problems, best friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Hill Street Blues (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. Chronicling the lives of the staff of a single police precinct in an unnamed American city, the show received ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: police, crimes, swat team, police station, fighting crime, workplace, partners against crime, partners, law enforcement, police detective, workplace situations, police officer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.2
 9K
Thirteen (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This Five-part BBC psychological drama follows Ivy Moxam, a 26-year-old woman who was abducted when she was 13 and held captive for the next 13 years. The story begins as she escapes the cellar she was being held in and goes to the police station to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, psychological thriller
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, family relations, woman, police, child, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, mystery, nypd, tv show ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and Leonard Freeman. Set in Hawaii, the show originally aired for 12 seasons from 1968 to 1980, and continues in reruns. Jack Lord portrayed Detective Lieutenant ...
Style: captivating, tense, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police, police detective, law enforcement, multiple suspects, partners against crime, fighting crime, irish, workplace, investigation, police officer, police protagonist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%