Movies and TV shows like Adam-12

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Adam-12 (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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 Webb, who is known for creating Dragnet, the series captured a typical day in the life of a police officer as realistically as possible. The show ran from September 21, 1968 through May 20, 1975, and helped introduce police procedures and jargon to the general public in the United States of America.
Style: sincere, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lapd, police, partners against crime, crime, tough law enforcer, arms dealing, drug dealing, fighting crime, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, price of justice, working undercover, workplace intrigue, police detective, police protagonist, police officer, squad, car, sergeant
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Adam-12

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, crimes, crime, police, fighting crime, police detective and police investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Adam-12: Burke's Law (1994), Dragnet 1967 (1967), Hawaii Five-O (1968), CHiPs (1977), Crime Story (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Burke's Law (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Burke's Law, a revival of the 1960s cop television series of the same name, aired on CBS from 1994 to 1995. The series centers on Amos Burke, a senior Los Angeles police officer and millionaire, and his son, Peter, who is a detective under his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, police, crime, crimes, lapd, parent child relationship, law enforcement, police investigation, multiple suspects, mystery, murder
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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95%
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Dragnet 1967 (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The classic police drama is updated for the 1960s. No-nonsense Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner, Officer Bill Gannon, tackle traditional police cases and face new challenges such as LSD, race riots, and public service TV shows.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, rebelliousness, drug abuse, police corruption, police protagonist ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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 ⇓
86%
 6.4
 6K
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 ⇓
83%
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Crime Story (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, organized crime, police protagonist, gangsters, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Quincy M.E. (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Quincy, M.E. is an American television series from Universal Studios that aired from October 3, 1976, to September 5, 1983, on NBC. It stars Jack Klugman in the title role, a Los Angeles County medical examiner. Inspired by the book Where Death ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere
Plot: crime, crimes, legal, law enforcement, police detective, coroner, murder, legal investigation, mystery, uncover truth, doctor, medical examination ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 10K
Major Crimes (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Major Crimes explores how the American justice system approaches the art of the deals as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction. Los Angeles Police Captain Sharon Raydor heads up a special squad within the LAPD ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, twists and turns, tense
Plot: policewoman, police station, police investigation, crimes, police chief, lapd, police, police detective, crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Public Morals (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the early 1960's in New York City's Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as the temptations that come from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, crime, crimes, law enforcement, temptation, partners against crime, moral dilemma, partners, united states of america
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Police Woman (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sergeant “Pepper"” Anderson, an undercover cop for the Criminal Conspiracy Unit of the Los Angeles Police Department, poses undercover from mob girl to prostitute.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: police, tough law enforcer, police station, fighting crime, crime, lapd, undercover agent, gender, law enforcement, partners, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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 ⇓
70%
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The Closer (2005)
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: sincere, serious, twists and turns, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: policewoman, police investigation, battle of the sexes, profiler, investigation, police, lapd, murder, interrogation, crime, fighting crime, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 ⇓
69%
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Mob City (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The true story of a decades-long conflict between the Los Angeles Police Department, under the determined leadership of Police Chief William Parker, and ruthless criminal elements led by Mickey Cohen, a one-time boxer who rose to the top of ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, lapd, neo noir, gangsters, crime, tough law enforcer, police, criminal, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Diagnosis Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Dr. Mark Sloan is a good-natured, offbeat physician who is called upon to solve murders.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: doctor, hospital, murder, crime, amateur detective, partners against crime, mystery, parent child relationship, police, homicide detective, doctors and patients, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Law & Order: LA (2010)
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, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: fighting crime, crime, murder investigation, lapd, law and order, lawyer, courtroom, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Ironside (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ironside is a Universal television series that ran on NBC from September 14, 1967 to January 16, 1975. The show starred Raymond Burr as a paraplegic Chief of Detectives, Robert T. Ironside. The character debuted on March 28, 1967 in a TV movie. When ...
Style: serious, clever, talky, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police detective, private detective, crime, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, danger, law enforcement, investigation, disability, hippie ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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 ⇓
61%
 6.8
 3K
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 ⇓
59%
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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 ⇓
59%
Cagney & Lacey (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mary Beth Lacey and Chris Cagney are teamed up as NYPD police detectives. Their opposing personalities (one is tough and the other sensitive) mesh to make this one of the great crime-fighting duos of all time.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, female detective, crime, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, mystery, drug dealing, fighting crime, legal action, police investigation, price of justice ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
10-8: Officers on Duty (2003)
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: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, rough
Plot: fighting crime, crime, workplace situations, deputy sheriff, police station, crimes, law enforcement, urban, society, workplace, partners against crime, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
McMillan & Wife (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: McMillan & Wife is a lighthearted American police procedural that aired on NBC from September 17, 1971 to April 24, 1977. Starring Rock Hudson and Susan Saint James in the title roles, the series premiered in 90-minute episodes as part of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police, tough law enforcer, crime, age difference, wife husband relationship, mystery, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, legal investigation, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Starsky and Hutch (1975)
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 ...
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 ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 519
The Protector (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Gloria Sheppard is an intuitive LAPD homicide detective who juggles her demanding personal and professional lives while raising two sons with the help of her troubled younger brother, Davey.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: single mother, homicide detective, lapd, police detective, single parent, family relations, relationship vs career, crimes, law enforcement, police, female protagonist, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The District (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The District is a television police drama which aired on CBS from October 7, 2000 to May 1, 2004. The show followed the work and personal life of the chief of Washington, D.C.'s Police Department.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: police, crime, fighting crime, office, police detective, police investigation, crimes, urban, leadership, boss and employee, price of justice, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.6
 649
Blue Murder (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 198 min.
Story: Detective Sergeant Roger "The Dodger" Rogerson got fame because he knew how to take care of most dangerous and violent criminals. His success was, however, also due to the sinister alliance with violent underworld figures like Neddy Smith ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, prostitute, police detective, master criminal, crime, partners against crime, organized crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, political corruption, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 2K
Martial Law (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, partners, police detective, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, lapd, chinese man, law enforcement, culture clash, police investigation, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.2
 2K
Boomtown (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Each episode of this series, set in contemporary Los Angeles, examines one crime from many different viewpoints - uniformed cops, detectives, witnesses, the media, the fire department and rescue squad, even the criminals themselves.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, urban, deadly, law enforcement, media, partners against crime, police investigation, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Choirboys (1977)
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: dark humor, semi serious, bleak, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, dominatrix, police station, police corruption, law enforcement, drugs/alcohol, buddies, crime, fighting crime, urban, prank, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 3K
T.J. Hooker (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: T. J. Hooker is an American police drama television program starring William Shatner in the title role as a 15-year veteran police sergeant. The series premiered as a mid-season replacement on March 13, 1982, on ABC and ran on the network until May ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, witty, exciting
Plot: police, partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, honest law enforcer, workaholic, sergeant, policewoman ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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