Movies and TV shows like Starsky and Hutch

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Starsky and Hutch
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: police detective, police investigation, partners against crime, police protagonist, buddies, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, car chase, best friend, urban, unlikely partners, danger, working undercover, society, dishonesty, gunfight, crime, cult, tough law enforcer, police, friends, partners, fighting crime, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, southern california, california
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True Detective
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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55 min.
 9.0
Luther
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK
60 min.
 8.5
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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 crimes, law enforcement, crime, police investigation, police, partners and partners against crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Starsky and Hutch: Hawaii Five-O (1968), Nash Bridges (1996), Bad Boys (1995), The Streets of San Francisco (1972), Cobra 11 (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hawaii Five-O
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: crimes, law enforcement, police detective, partners against crime, investigation, fighting crime, police investigation, multiple suspects, police protagonist, workplace, irish, suspect ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: hawaii, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   79%
 
 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:   77%
    User:   80%
 
 6.8
 198K
Bad Boys
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, gunfight, police corruption, police investigation, chase, police, violence, verbal byplay, murder, buddies, drug lord, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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System:   75%
    User:   100%
 
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The Streets of San Francisco
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: crime, partners against crime, verbal byplay, fighting crime, police investigation, urban, law enforcement, partners, older man younger man relationship, police detective, police, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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System:   68%
    User:   72%
 
 6.4
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Cobra 11
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, crimes, police investigation, partners, car chase, crime, danger, buddies, tough law enforcer, police interrogation, working undercover, explosion ...
Time: 1990s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   71%
 
 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: realistic, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   72%
 
 5.5
 1K
Fuzz
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police corruption, urban, crime, working undercover, police investigation, crimes, blackmail, deadly, law enforcement, partners, undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   52%
 
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Detroit 9000
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a fundraiser for a black politician is robbed, Detroit police put two detectives, one white and one black, on the case, who try to work together under boiling political pressure.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, urban, drug dealing, crime, interracial relations, hitman, prostitution, party, murder, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
 6.4
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CHiPs
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: crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, tough heroes, chases and races, workplace, police, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
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System:   54%
    User:   55%
 
 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:   53%
    User:   51%
 
 7.5
 20K
Miami Vice
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: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, partners against crime, drugs/alcohol, police detective, drug dealing, working undercover, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, partners, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
 6.0
 16K
The Corruptor
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, police investigation, betrayal, chase, violence, culture clash, corruption, mafia, car chase, gang war, organized crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
 7.0
 40K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
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 6.8
 3K
Hunter
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: crime, criminal heroes, police detective, partners against crime, fighting crime, murder, working undercover, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
The Organization
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a group of young revolutionaries break into a company's corporate headquarters and steal $5,000,000 worth of heroin to keep it off the street, they call on San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs for assistance.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, fighting the system, police investigation, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, murder, army investigation, drug dealing, fighting crime, police corruption ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
 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:   43%
    User:   40%
 
The Seven-Ups
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police investigation, crime, gangsters, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, partners, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
The Last of the Finest
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, master criminal, partners against crime, crime, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, against the rules, beretta, police shootout, drug dealer, drug dealing, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
 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, crime, forensics, mystery, danger, policewoman, medical examiner, forensic evidence, evidence, crime scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
 6.9
 2K
Rogue
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: "Rogue" revolves around Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, law enforcement, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, loss of son, crime, working undercover, murder, parents and children, cheating, who to trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
The French Connection
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, surveillance, gangsters, organized crime, chase, car chase, undercover cop, police, drugs, gunfight, gangster ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, california, marseille ...
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System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
 7.1
 5K
Kojak
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: fighting crime, crime, police detective, urban, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, police, riddles and clues, who done it, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
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 6.8
 5K
Crime Story
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special agent assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police investigation, police corruption, kung fu, police, corruption, crime, fight scenes, violent, master criminal, drinking ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
 7.3
 10K
21 Jump Street
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, hidden identity, crime, high school, fighting crime, working undercover, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, youth, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, corruption, urban, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, society, partners against crime, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
 6.0
 25K
Above the Law
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, police investigation, torture, cia, vengeance, conspiracy, gunfight, violence, tough law enforcer, hitman, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, japan, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
Underclassman
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young detective goes undercover at an elite private school to destroy an international stolen car ring.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, master criminal, partners against crime, urban, crime, reluctant partners, drug dealing, track down, high school life, police, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 

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Gone in 60 Seconds
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: chase, car chase, police investigation, heist, police, betrayal, cars, criminal heroes, crime, fight scenes, buddies, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
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System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
The Six Million Dollar Man
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Six Million Dollar Man is an American television series about a former astronaut with bionic implants working for a fictional government office known as OSI. The series is based on the Martin Caidin novel Cyborg, which was the series's ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, androids and robots, superhuman powers, chases and races, escapades, investigation, crimes, superior, government agency, espionage, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
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