Movies and TV shows like Starsky and Hutch

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Starsky and Hutch (1975)
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Starsky and Hutch (1975)
Original name: Starsky & Hutch
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, semi serious, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, police detective, undercover, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, buddies, working undercover, society, unlikely partners, police protagonist, best friend, police, danger, gunfight, dishonesty, friends, partners, crime, graphic violence, cult, urban, fighting crime, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, southern california

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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, police investigation, police detective and fighting crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Starsky and Hutch: Knight Rider (1982), The Streets of San Francisco (1972), The Chicago Code (2011), The Professionals (1977), S.W.A.T. (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Knight Rider (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Michael Long, an undercover police officer, is shot while investigating a case and left for dead by his assailants. He is rescued by Wilton Knight, a wealthy, dying millionaire and inventor who arranges life-saving surgery, including a new face and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, touching, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, adventure, talking car, a.i., car, fighting crime, chases and races, heroic mission, working undercover, heroes, partners, armored vehicle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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The Streets of San Francisco (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police detective, older man younger man relationship, police investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, undercover, verbal byplay, fighting crime, crime, partners, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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100%
The Chicago Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, corruption, tough law enforcer, female police officer, politician, policewoman, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, society, partners against crime, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Professionals (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley. The mandate of CI5 was to fight terrorism and similar high-profile crimes. Cowley, a hard ex-MI5 operative, hand-picked ...
Style: controversial, serious, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, undercover, crime, buddies, working undercover, friendship, friends, graphic violence, tough law enforcer, state affairs, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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100%
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S.W.A.T. (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: realistic, stylized, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, law enforcement, fighting crime, danger, police investigation, workplace situations, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, workplace, swat team, teamwork ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Cobra 11 (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police investigation, car chase, working undercover, crimes, partners, buddies, danger, tough law enforcer, crime, blackmail, explosion ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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100%
 6.4
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CHiPs (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, society, heroes, law enforcement, workplace, partners, chase, chases and races, crimes, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, friends ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
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56%
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Crime Story (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crime Story is an American TV drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC. The executive producer was Michael Mann, who had left his other series Miami Vice to oversee Crime Story and ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, police detective, crimes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, tough heroes, police, police protagonist, organized crime, danger, friends, murder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, las vegas
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100%
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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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, survival, blackmail, law enforcement, undercover, crime, heist, buddies, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, undercover, tough law enforcer, pets, partners against crime, fighting crime, reluctant partners, law enforcement, drug dealing, police investigation, police station, working undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
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53%
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Miami Vice (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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, stylized, exciting, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, partners, partners against crime, drug dealing, rivalry, crime, law enforcement, crimes, drugs/alcohol, deadly, two man army ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, stylized, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, fighting crime, multiple suspects, police investigation, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, honor ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Adam-12 (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Adam-12 is a television police drama that followed two police officers of the Los Angeles Police Department, Pete Malloy and Jim Reed, as they patrolled the streets of Los Angeles in their patrol unit, 1-Adam-12. Created by R. A. Cinader and Jack ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, sincere, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lapd, police, arms dealing, workplace intrigue, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crime, police investigation, crimes, price of justice, working undercover, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Fastlane (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, partners, drug dealing, hidden identity, police investigation, police detective, working undercover, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crime, car chase, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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 ...
Plot: police detective, police, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, crimes, who done it, honest law enforcer, rivalry, law enforcement, investigation, greek ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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49%
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Hunter (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, crimes, undercover, law enforcement, working undercover, track down, murder, deadly, partners against crime, crime, partners, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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48%
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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, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, police detective, crimes, police investigation, working undercover, fighting crime, heroes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, parents and children, partners, crimes, police investigation, family problems, single parent, rivalry, workplace, best friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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47%
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K-Ville (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, sincere, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: unlikely partners, police investigation, demolished city, partners, law enforcement, police chief, political corruption, fighting crime, against the rules, partners against crime, deadly, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
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46%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever, rough ...
Plot: police station, police, fighting crime, workplace, workplace situations, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, partners, partners against crime, police investigation, sergeant ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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46%
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21 Jump Street (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, serious, light, enigmatic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, crime, high school, teenage life, hidden identity, youth, police detective, undercover agent, working undercover, fighting crime, crimes, high school life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
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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, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, society, police, crime investigation, urban, tough law enforcer, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Seven-Ups (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, bail bondsman, ransom, chases and races, law enforcement, society, dishonesty, partners, tough law enforcer, gangsters, partners against crime, rebellion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Dark Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, crime, crimes, workplace, coworker, team, right and wrong ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Glades (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, hotshot hero, crimes, police investigation, multiple suspects, ex law enforcer, coworker, suspicion, outsmarting, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Gang Related (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. Detective Ryan Lopez is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. What the world doesn't know is that long before Ryan became a cop, he pledged allegiance to a ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, working undercover, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, boss, power struggle, criminal, outlaw, police detective, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Life on Mars (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Life on Mars is a science fiction crime drama television series which originally aired on ABC from October 9, 2008 to April 1, 2009. It is an adaptation of the BAFTA-winning original UK series of the same name produced by the BBC. The series was ...
Style: captivating, surreal, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, time travel, police, uncover truth, fish out of water, disorder, power relations, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
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Martial Law (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Martial Law is an American/Canadian crime drama that aired on CBS from 1998 to 2000, and was created by Carlton Cuse. The title character, Sammo Law, portrayed by Sammo Hung, was a Chinese law officer and martial arts expert who came to Los Angeles ...
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police detective, partners, interracial friendship, police, law enforcement, crimes, tough law enforcer, police investigation, fish out of water, partners against crime, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
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Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, policewoman, crime investigation, rookie, crimes, teamwork, police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, leader, suspicion, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: LA's finest have crossed the line between Cop and Criminal...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, fighting crime, crime, gang, undercover, crimes, heist, police investigation, dishonesty, partners, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%