Movies and TV shows like The Fugitive

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The Fugitive (1963)
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The Fugitive (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The Fugitive is an American drama series created by Roy Huggins and produced by QM Productions and United Artists Television that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1967. David Janssen stars as Richard Kimble, a doctor who is falsely convicted of his wife's murder and given the death penalty. En route to death row, Kimble's train derails and crashes, allowing him to escape and begin a cross-country search for the real killer, a "one-armed man". At the same time, Dr. Kimble is hounded by the authorities, most notably dogged by Police Lieutenant Philip Gerard. The Fugitive aired for four seasons, and a total of 120 51-minute episodes were produced. The first three seasons were filmed in black and white; the final season was in color. As of October 2012, The Fugitive is broadcast weekly on Me-TV. In 2002, The Fugitive was ranked No. 36 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time. TV Guide named the one-armed man #5 in their 2013 list of The 60 Nastiest Villains of All Time.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting, realistic, neo noir, retro
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, crimes, chase, false accusation, on the run, escape, murder, uncover truth, injustice, dishonesty, twists and turns, death sentence, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, police, conspiracy, fugitives, prisoner, police corruption, police detective, superhero, prison, arizona desert, integrity, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, future, 60s, 1960s
Place: tucson arizona, indiana, arizona, phoenix arizona, california, new mexico

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Most similar movies to The Fugitive

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, murder, police, deadly, dishonesty and police detective mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Fugitive: Prey (2014), Renegade (1992), The Deliberate Stranger (1986), To Serve and Protect (1999), Helter Skelter (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Fugitive (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest until ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, neo noir, cerebral, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: betrayal, on the run, conspiracy, escape, twists and turns, framed for murder, fugitives, manhunt, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, frame up, hospital ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 7.2
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Prey (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three-part crime thriller. When detective Marcus Farrow looks into a seemingly forgotten case, he has no idea of the chaos and heartache that will soon follow. He is found at the scene of a murder, and with all the evidence pointing towards him, he ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: murder mystery, false accusation, murder, chase, protagonist as suspect, race against time, crimes, uncover truth, wanted, life turned upside down, disorder, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 5K
Renegade (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Renegade is an American television series that ran for 110 episodes spanning 5 seasons, first broadcast between September 19, 1992 and April 4, 1997. The series was created by Stephen J. Cannell. Executive Producers included Cannell, Stu Segall, ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: frame up, on the run, police detective, police corruption, crimes, heroes, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, chase, reluctant partners, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Deliberate Stranger (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, manhunt, true crime, mental illness, woman in danger, psychopath, police investigation, serial rape, rapist, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: seattle, colorado, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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To Serve and Protect (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, nypd, kidnapping, murder, hostage, who done it, riddles and clues, parents and children, woman in danger, family life, track down, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Helter Skelter (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
TV show
Story: The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his "family".
Style: disturbing, talky, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, hippie, courtroom drama, crimes, lawyer, murder, cult, counterculture, true crime, mental disorder, criminal, religion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
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Breakout Kings (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Driven by the fact that there are few things more dangerous than a prisoner who has just escaped, and tired of following protocol and resorting to outdated methods of law enforcement, veteran U.S. Marshals Charlie Duchamp and Ray Zancanelli are ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: convict, wanted, expert, team, partners, fugitives, chase, escape, law enforcement, going straight, crimes, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Equalizer (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The Equalizer is an American television series that ran for four seasons, initially on CBS, between 1985 and 1989. It stars Edward Woodward as a middle aged retired intelligence officer with a mysterious past who helps people in trouble. The show ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, crimes, private detective, injustice, vengeance, tough heroes, rivalry, one man army, machismo, superhero, police, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.5
 4K
Madigan (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro and Madigan follow up on various leads, Police Commissioner Russell goes ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, police, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, colleague, police detective, law enforcer killer, partners, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.7
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The Shield (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
Style: tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police detective, law enforcement, police brutality, corrupt cop, murder, crimes, partners, dishonesty, cruelty, drugs, racism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Eddie Macon's Run (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Macon is running from a nightmare... running to a dream... running for his life and his time is running out. He's escaped a Texas prison for the second time (risking life imprisonment if caught) to make it back to his wife and son. ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, wrongful conviction, chase, manhunt, injustice, family relations, faithfulness, rodeo, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, u.s. mexico border, sick child ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Carlita's Secret (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Carlita's Secret begins with a young girl who unwittingly participates in a drug deal rip off. She goes into hiding from the police and the boyfriend she helped commit the rip off with. After years in hiding she becomes a successful nightclub ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, nightclub, crimes, on the run, frame up, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, manhunt, law enforcement, murder, false accusation, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Letter from Death Row (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychological thriller that takes you through the mind of convicted killer, Michael Raine, and his experiences on death row. Was he guilty of killing his girlfriend or was he a victim of a conspiracy to frame him for a crime he didn't commit? ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: death row, murder, injustice, false accusation, riddles and clues, prison, wrongfully committed, prison life, destiny, who done it, frame up, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Robbery Homicide Division (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Robbery Homicide Division was an American police procedural television series on CBS, created by Barry Schindel with executive producer Michael Mann. Schindel has been nominated for three Emmy Awards.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police, fighting crime, police investigation, murder, crimes, law enforcement, workplace, society, workplace situations, police station, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Fugitive (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
TV show
Story: Falsely accused of bombing a Los Angeles subway train by “tweet-now, confirm-later” journalism, blue collar worker Mike Ferro must prove his innocence by uncovering the real perpetrator, before the legendary cop heading the investigation can ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: fbi agent, terrorist bombing, ex convict, framed for a crime, false accusation, runaway, chase, uncover truth, family relations, investigation, peril, resourceful ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, wilderness, adventure, chase, fbi, mountain, on the run, survival, kidnapping, hostage ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 2K
Injustice (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: On the surface William Travers is a picture of success. An accomplished criminal barrister happily living with his wife in rural Suffolk. However, Travers is still recovering from a traumatic series of events that have shaken his belief in the legal ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: legal, courtroom drama, murder, police investigation, courtroom, lawsuit, legal system, haunted by the past, police detective, police brutality, injustice, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 107K
U.S. Marshals (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: U.S. Marshal Sam Gerard is accompanying a plane load of convicts from Chicago to New York. The plane crashes spectacularly, and Mark Sheridan escapes. But when Diplomatic Security Agent John Royce is assigned to help Gerard recapture Sheridan, it ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, cia, conspiracy, frame up, agent, twists and turns, tough cop, on the run, mole, corruption, law enforcement, escape ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, chicago illinois, san francisco, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.2
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True Blue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rembrandt Macy (Tom Berenger) is a maverick cop assigned to a case where the primary evidence is a woman's hand found in a pond. Investigators identify the dead, and Macy is lead into a young woman's past. Macy's primary path to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, intense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blackmail, murder, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, tough law enforcer, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, police corruption, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Fugitive: The Chase Continues (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Fugitive is a remake of the 1963 TV series of the same name that aired for one season on CBS between October 6, 2000 and May 25, 2001. It stars Tim Daly as Dr. Richard Kimble, Mykelti Williamson as lieutenant Philip Gerard, and Stephen Lang as ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, frame up, on the run, chase, murder, murder suspect, escaped prisoner, bounty hunter, nypd, black cop, uncover truth, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
Low Winter Sun (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Low Winter Sun is an American television drama series developed by Chris Mundy, starring Mark Strong and Lennie James. The series premiered on August 11, 2013, on AMC, with the first season consisting of ten episodes. It is based upon the 2006 ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder, vengeance, police corruption, rivalry, right and wrong, law enforcement, perfect crime, dishonesty, nypd, dirty cop, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.5
 2K
Collision (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 201 min.
TV show
Story: Collision is a five-part television drama miniseries, which debuted on ITV & UTV in November 2009. In the same month, it was also on PBS as a series in two parts. It tells the story of a group of strangers whose lives intertwine following a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, road accident, police investigation, police, car accident, life is a bitch, crimes, stranger, mystery, twists and turns, uncover truth, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 17K
Stalker (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, stalker, crimes, obsession, psychopath, policewoman, police investigation, police, name calling, police detective, hopes, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Murder 1, Dancer 0 (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Private eye Joe Dancer finds himself framed for manslaughter while trying to uncover a Hollywood scandal that could ruin a studio and destroy a top star's career.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: private investigator, private detective, murder, hollywood, manipulation, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, chase, on the run, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
City Homicide (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: City Homicide was an Australian television drama series that aired on the Seven Network between 27 August 2007 and 30 March 2011. The series was set on the Homicide floor of a metropolitan police headquarters in Melbourne. The main characters were ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder investigation, murder, police investigation, uncover truth, who done it, fighting crime, dishonesty, police corruption, partners against crime, law enforcement, mystery, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 12K
Aquarius (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.
Style: tense, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, police detective, hippie, crimes, missing person, police investigation, murder, interrogation, police, policewoman, teenage girl, lawyer ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, 20th century, year 1968, year 1969
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When a man is buried alive, Red Metcalf must delve into a serial killer's psyche.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, mystery, false accusation, riddles and clues, police investigation, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, race against time, track down, deaf ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Shadow Line (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain, whose amnesia leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass; to the drug-lord driven by a ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, who to trust, police corruption, uncover truth, investigation, conspiracy, mysterious character, hitman, forensics, life is a bitch, one last job, obsession ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.1
 2K
Chiefs (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Three generations of police chiefs for a southern town go about their jobs while a serial murderer operates.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, racism, serial killer, murder investigation, chief of police, small town, police corruption, small town life, teenage life, interracial relations, chief, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%