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: rough, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crime, police investigation, urban, buddies, partners against crime, cult, tough law enforcer, unlikely partners, working undercover, police, friends, crimes, law enforcement, partners, undercover, fighting crime, car chase, chases and races, society, police detective, detective sergeant, buddy cop, police protagonist, black cop, fictional city ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, southern california, california
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The Streets of San Francisco
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
USA
60 min.
 7.3
Fastlane
Action, Crime, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 7.5
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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, rough and exciting films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, crimes, crime, partners, police investigation, police and partners against crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Starsky and Hutch: Bad Boys (1995), CHiPs (1977), Detroit 9000 (1973), The Streets of San Francisco (1972), Fuzz (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.8
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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, humorous, realistic ...
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:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.4
 6K
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: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.4
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, urban, drug dealing, interracial relations, crime, prostitution, hitman, violence, murder, police ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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System:   87%
    User:   76%
 
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: verbal byplay, partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, urban, police investigation, 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:   80%
    User:   72%
 
 5.5
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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, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police corruption, working undercover, crime, urban, police investigation, crimes, blackmail, deadly, law enforcement, partners, undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston, usa
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System:   76%
    User:   65%
 
 7.5
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Fastlane
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: stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: criminal heroes, misfit partners, crime, partners against crime, reluctant partners, chases and races, partners, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, police investigation, forgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   70%
 
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, crime, urban, drug dealing, track down, high school life, police, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   71%
 
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Freebie and the Bean
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, partners against crime, chases and races, crime, crimes, urban, law enforcement, police investigation, partners, police, car chase, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   64%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, 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:   65%
    User:   65%
 
 6.3
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Busting
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: LA cops Gould and Blake get in over their heads when they don't heed orders from above and go after a big crime boss.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, police investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   67%
 
Disco Godfather
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A retired cop becomes a DJ/celebrity at the Blueberry Hill disco-- he's the "Disco Godfather!" All is well until his nephew flips out on a strange new drug that's sweeping the streets, called "angel dust," or PCP. Disco ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disco, martial arts, nightclub, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, track down, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   60%
 
Another 48 Hrs.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For the past four years, San Francisco cop Jack Cates has been after an unidentified drug kingpin who calls himself the "Ice Man". Jack finds a picture that proves that the Ice Man has put a price on the head of Reggie Hammond, who is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, police investigation, motorcycle, police, gunfight, chase, revenge, verbal byplay, violence, car chase, master criminal, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   55%
 
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
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:   60%
    User:   64%
 
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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, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, 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:   59%
    User:   53%
 
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: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, police, tough law enforcer, chases and races, workplace, partners, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   58%
 
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:   53%
    User:   52%
 
 7.5
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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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, partners against crime, crime, police detective, drug dealing, working undercover, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, partners, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crime, witnessing a crime, against the rules, beretta, police shootout, drug dealer, drug dealing, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
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French Connection II
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: "Popeye" Doyle travels to Marsailles to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler that eluded him in New York.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, police investigation, crime, drug dealing, track down, heroin, addiction, drug abuse, working undercover, drug addiction, chases and races, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, seaport, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
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48 Hrs.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspense, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, prison, police, chase, gunfight, violence, revenge, car chase, verbal byplay, murder, prison escape, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
 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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, police investigation, betrayal, chase, violence, culture clash, corruption, mafia, car chase, gunfight, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
 4.1
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Top Dog
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: With his cop companion shot and killed by terrorists, Reno The Dog pairs up with tough cop Jake in thwarting the criminal organization.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, buddy comedy, one man show
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, martial arts, anti heroes, buddies, gang, odd couple, partners against crime, police dog, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
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 6.8
 2K
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:   44%
    User:   48%
 
The Choirboys
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery.
Style: bleak, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drugs/alcohol, law enforcement, police station, buddies, crime, fighting crime, urban, prank, moral dilemma, dominatrix, police ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
 6.3
 7K
Rapid Fire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, police corruption, crime, betrayal, vengeance, murder, kung fu, police investigation, chase, violence, car chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, hong kong, tokyo, beijing china, bangkok thailand ...
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System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
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, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, crime, hidden identity, fighting crime, high school, working undercover, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, youth, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
 6.5
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Running Scared
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, undercover cop, car chase, police investigation, violence, police, undercover, verbal byplay, buddies, gunfight, partners against crime, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, illinois, new jersey, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   40%
    User:   48%
 

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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, melancholic ...
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Duration: 99 min.
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