Movies and TV shows like Starsky and Hutch

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Starsky and Hutch (1975)
Original name: Starsky & Hutch
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Starsky & Hutch is a 1970s American cop thriller television series, which consisted of a 70-minute pilot movie and 92 episodes of 50 minutes each. The show was created by William Blinn, produced by Spelling-Goldberg Productions, and broadcast between April 30, 1975 and May 15, 1979 on the ABC network. It was distributed by Columbia Pictures Television in the United States and, originally, Metromedia Producers Corporation in Canada and some other parts of the world. Sony Pictures Television is now the worldwide distributor for the series. The series also inspired a theatrical film and a video game.
Style: exciting, rough, semi serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, police detective, police investigation, partners against crime, buddies, urban, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, unlikely partners, working undercover, society, police protagonist, best friend, danger, police, dishonesty, gunfight, crime, cult, tough law enforcer, friends, partners, fighting crime, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, southern california, california

Most similar movies to Starsky and Hutch

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, crimes, crime, police investigation, police, police detective and partners mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Starsky and Hutch: The Streets of San Francisco (1972), Hawaii Five-O (1968), Cobra 11 (1996), The Glades (2010), Nash Bridges (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Streets of San Francisco (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Streets of San Francisco is a 1970s television police drama filmed on location in San Francisco, California, and produced by Quinn Martin Productions, with the first season produced in association with Warner Bros. Television. It starred Karl ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police detective, older man younger man relationship, partners against crime, crime, verbal byplay, fighting crime, homicide detective, police inspector, police lieutenant, urban, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, stylized, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, police detective, multiple suspects, workplace, investigation, irish, police protagonist, suspect ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.4
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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, car chase, police investigation, crimes, partners, crime, danger, buddies, tough law enforcer, working undercover, police interrogation, explosion ...
Time: 1990s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.5
 11K
The Glades (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This Crime series follows Matt Passmore as Jim, a Chicago cop who gets kicked off the force after being shot and wrongfully accused by his ex-captain of having an affair with his wife. After receiving his payout, Jim decides to moves to a small ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, hotshot hero, multiple suspects, murder investigation, starting over, ex law enforcer, murder, dishonesty, outsmarting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Nash Bridges (1996)
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: police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, partners, photographic memory, parents and children, police investigation, single parent, rivalry, family problems, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
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CHiPs (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: CHiPs is an American television drama series produced by MGM Studios that originally aired on NBC from September 15, 1977, to July 17, 1983. CHiPs followed the lives of two motorcycle police officers of the California Highway Patrol. The series ran ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, tough heroes, chases and races, workplace, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 2K
Baretta (1975)
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: police detective, undercover, crime, partners against crime, reluctant partners, police station, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, police investigation, working undercover, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.5
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Miami Vice (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The story of the Miami Police Department's vice squad and its efforts to end drug trafficking and prostitution, centered on the unlikely partnership of Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs - who first meet when Tubbs is undercover in a drug cartel.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, crime, partners against crime, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, undercover agent, working undercover, crimes, law enforcement, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: realistic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crimes, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, task force, police protagonist, relatives, corruption, chases and races, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 1K
Fuzz (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police in Boston search for a mad bomber trying to extort money from the city.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, crimes, survival, heist, blackmail, rapist, criminal heroes, police corruption, urban, working undercover, crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
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Hunter (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Hunter is an American police drama television series created by Frank Lupo, and starring Fred Dryer as Sgt. Rick Hunter and Stepfanie Kramer as Sgt. Dee Dee McCall, which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1991. However, Kramer left after the sixth season to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: police detective, crime, criminal heroes, partners against crime, lapd, homicide detective, fighting crime, murder, working undercover, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.1
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Kojak (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: clever, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police, greek, crime, fighting crime, urban, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 14K
Unforgettable (2011)
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: policewoman, police investigation, prodigy, police detective, fighting crime, crimes, partners, law enforcement, female detective, squad, partners against crime, photographic memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 48K
CSI: Miami (2002)
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, danger, policewoman, investigation, murder, forensics, deadly, mystery, riddles and clues, partners against crime, crime scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, politician, police detective, tough law enforcer, crime, urban, fighting crime, police, political corruption, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: working undercover, police detective, fbi, police corruption, dirty cop, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, undercover, moral dilemma, dishonesty, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 8K
Battle Creek (2015)
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: cynical, witty, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police detective, fighting crime, murder investigation, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, urban, fbi agent, police partner, female boss, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.3
 10K
21 Jump Street (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 21 Jump Street is an American police procedural crime drama television series that aired on the Fox Network and in first run syndication from April 12, 1987, to April 27, 1991, with a total of 103 episodes. The series focuses on a squad of ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, crime, hidden identity, high school, youth, teenage life, society, fighting crime, undercover agent, working undercover, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Seven-Ups (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, bail bondsman, ransom, police investigation, crime, gangsters, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
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True Justice (2010)
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, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, police detective, tough law enforcer, crime, fighting crime, police, working undercover, urban, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 811
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, crime, urban, crimes, law enforcement, society, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, police investigation, caucasian, latex gloves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
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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: rough, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: partners against crime, fighting crime, crime, murder investigation, police, police investigation, murder, urban, crimes, law enforcement, partners, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, best friends, workplace, forensics, suspicion, crime, partners, policewoman, family relations, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Insurance investigator Maindrian Pace and his team lead double-lives as unstoppable car thieves. When a South American drug lord pays Pace to steal 48 cars for him, all but one, a 1973 Ford Mustang, are in the bag. As Pace prepares to rip-off the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, police, helicopter, car thief, police investigation, criminal heroes, heist, crime, mustang, buddies, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
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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, serious, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, riddles and clues, workplace, partners against crime, investigation, forensics, crimes, murder, crime investigation, deadly, mystery, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 1K
S.W.A.T. (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: S.W.A.T. is an American action/crime drama series about the adventures of a Special Weapons And Tactics team operating in an unidentified California city. A spin-off of The Rookies, the series aired on ABC from February 1975 to April 1976. Like The ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, crime, workplace, crimes, danger, law enforcement, police investigation, workplace situations, chases and races, weapon system ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 197
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, crime, special agents, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, track down, cons and scams, chases and races, dishonesty, partners, parole ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
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: undercover, partners against crime, crime, crimes, crime investigation, navy, special agents, government agency, partners, fighting crime, forensics, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, policewoman, crime, working undercover, undercover agent, crimes, urban, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, partners, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
In the Heat of the Night (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the Heat of the Night is an American television series based on the motion picture and novel of the same name starring Carroll O'Connor as the white police chief William Gillespie, and Howard Rollins as the African-American police detective ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: police detective, police, small town, crime, partners against crime, police chief, racism, reluctant partners, fighting crime, police investigation, interracial relations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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