Movies and TV shows like Kojak 2005

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Kojak
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A bald police detective with a righteous attitude battles crime on his hometurf.
Style: rough, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: hotshot hero, crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, heroes, cop witness relations, police detective, fedora, black cop, bald, lollipop
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Wire
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
59 min.
 9.3
Southland
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
42 min.
 8.4
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Most similar movies to Kojak

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, crime, law enforcement, police detective, fighting crime, police investigation and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Kojak: Dragnet (2003), Law & Order (1990), NYC 22 (2012), Without a Trace (2002), 10-8: Officers on Duty (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dragnet
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, urban, law enforcement, society, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, police investigation, police detective, caucasian, latex gloves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 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, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, lawyer, fighting crime, courtroom, legal action, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crime investigation, law and order, police ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   87%
    User:   74%
 
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NYC 22
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crime, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, urban, partners against crime, partners, police officer, honest law enforcer, ex athlete, supportive coworker, rookie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
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System:   79%
    User:   67%
 
Without a Trace
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, crime, police investigation, partners against crime, urban, mystery, track down, riddles and clues, fbi, crimes, danger, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   78%
    User:   73%
 
10-8: Officers on Duty
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 10-8: Officers on Duty is an American police drama television series. The series aired on ABC from September 28, 2003 to January 11, 2004. The title is in reference to the ten-code for "officer in service and available for calls."
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, rough
Plot: fighting crime, workplace situations, crime, police station, crimes, law enforcement, urban, society, workplace, partners against crime, chase, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   69%
 
 6.9
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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, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, 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:   72%
    User:   84%
 
 7.5
 10K
NYPD Blue
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: partners against crime, crime, realism, police station, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, murder, police investigation, police, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   75%
 
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Baretta
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: partners against crime, crime, police detective, reluctant partners, police station, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, police investigation, working undercover, undercover, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   71%
 
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, corruption, fighting crime, urban, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, society, partners against crime, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   84%
 
 4.8
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True Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, tough law enforcer, crime, fighting crime, working undercover, tough heroes, urban, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   77%
 
 8.4
 23K
Southland
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Since premiering in 2009, Southland has redefined the police drama with its raw, authentic look at the lives and work of Los Angeles detectives and beat cops. The show centers on four main characters: Officer John Cooper (Cudlitz), a seasoned cop ...
Style: gloomy, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, realism, rookie, policewoman, fighting crime, urban, crimes, urban ghetto, law enforcement, partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   74%
 
 5.5
 1K
Ironside
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, police detective, mystery, fighting crime, police investigation, urban, crimes, law enforcement, disability, power relations, man in a wheelchair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   60%
 
Law & Order: Trial by Jury
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Law & Order: Trial by Jury is an American television drama about criminal trials set in New York City. It was the third spin-off from the long-running Law & Order. The show's almost exclusive focus was on the criminal trial of the ...
Style: serious, rough, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, jury, partners against crime, police station, fighting crime, legal action, legal investigation, workplace situations, law and order, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
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West 32nd
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When John Kim, an ambitious young lawyer, takes on a pro bono case to exonerate a fourteen-year-old boy from a first degree murder charge, he finds a world he never knew existed in the underbelly of Manhattan - the Korean underworld.
Style: serious, rough, tense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: crime, gangsters, tough heroes, fish out of water, crimes, hotshot lawyer, ambition, blind ambition, deadly, society, korean american, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   69%
 
 6.5
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Blind Justice
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crimes, crime, police detective, law enforcement, police station, criminal heroes, golden years, fighting crime, starting over, murder, curses spells and rituals, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
 9.3
 228K
The Wire
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between ...
Style: clever, serious, talky, rough, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, crime, realism, police detective, fighting crime, drugs/alcohol, police investigation, police station, urban ghetto, police, law enforcement, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
Prime Suspect
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: crime, police detective, tough law enforcer, police station, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, murder, homicide detective, female detective, relationship vs career, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   66%
 
 5.4
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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, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, nightclub, torture, infidelity, adultery, underwear ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   49%
 
Movie in collections
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 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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: crime, prodigy, police detective, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, haunted by the past, partners, photographic memory, homicide detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   43%
 
 7.0
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Kojak: Ariana
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One of Kojak's old enemies uses Ariana, a young Greek girl, as bait to trap the legendary New York detective. Meanwhile, Kojak finds himself a brash young associate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic, rough ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, urban, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, riddles and clues, who done it, city, criminal, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
 6.3
 332
Shattered
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Shattered is a Canadian police procedural series created by Rick Drew. The main character is a tough, smart homicide detective in Vancouver who suffers from dissociative identity disorder, also known as multiple personality disorder. His wife Ella ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, offbeat, realistic, rough
Plot: split personality, crime, police detective, police investigation, mental illness, crimes, law enforcement, dissociative identity disorder, homicide detective, partners against crime, fighting crime, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, vancouver, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
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, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crime, police detective, fighting crime, mystery, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, buddy cop, crime investigation, loss of lover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
 6.9
 8K
Boy Wonder
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides ...
Style: serious, gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, vigilantism, haunted by the past, crimes, youth, pimp, hidden identity, lone wolves, unlikely criminals, obsession, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   50%
 
Movie in collections
 7.5
 26K
Blue Bloods
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family life, crimes, crime, law enforcement, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, price of justice, police commissioner, police chief, family tradition, honest law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
 7.4
 58K
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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, partners against crime, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, chases and races, task force, police detective, honest law enforcer, rookie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   45%
 
Texas Killing Fields
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, murder, police investigation, crimes, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, partners, tough law enforcer, uncover truth, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
 7.6
 4K
Dark Blue
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, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, crime, working undercover, crimes, urban, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, partners, workplace, undercover agent, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
 8.7
 63K
The Shield
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, tough law enforcer, crime, drugs/alcohol, gang, police corruption, against the rules, police station, fighting crime, urban ghetto, crimes, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 

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The Closer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, investigation, police station, workplace intrigue, mind game, police investigation, lapd, police, crimes, law enforcement, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, 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:   43%
    User:   46%
 
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