Movies and TV shows like Simon & Simon

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Simon & Simon (1981)
 7.1
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Simon & Simon (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Simon & Simon is an American detective television series that originally ran from November 24, 1981 to January 21, 1989. The series was broadcast on CBS and starred Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker as two brothers who run a private detective agency together.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: private detective, family relations, partners, rivalry, workplace, partners against crime, mystery, sibling relationship, riddles and clues, crime, ex military, reluctant partners, detective agency, brother brother relationship, crimes, marines, missing person, siblings relations, college graduate, ego clash, private investigator, domineering mother
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, san diego california

Most similar movies to Simon & Simon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, partners, partners against crime, private detective, investigation and law enforcement mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Simon & Simon: A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001), Mike Hammer, Private Eye (1997), Nash Bridges (1996), King & Maxwell (2013), Remington Steele (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever
Plot: private detective, investigation, mysterious character, partners against crime, riddles and clues, police detective, murder, partners, who done it, mystery, criminal, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mike Hammer, Private Eye (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mike Hammer, Private Eye is an American syndicated television program based on the adventures of the fictitious private detective Mike Hammer, created by novelist Mickey Spillane. The show starred Stacy Keach and was seen as an attempt to revive the ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: private detective, crimes, crime, partners against crime, riddles and clues, mystery, neo noir, partners, law enforcement, pulp fiction, private investigator, hard boiled
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.9
 6K
Nash Bridges (1996)
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, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, parents and children, partners, rivalry, single parent, workplace, family problems, photographic memory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
King & Maxwell (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sean King and Michelle Maxwell aren't your typical pair of private investigators. As discredited Secret Service agents, their unique skills often give them a leg up on suspects and conventional law enforcement. He's charming and always one ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, secret service, fbi, investigation, sexual tension, suspicion, intrigue, guilt, dishonesty, government official, partners, female partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Remington Steele (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Remington Steele is an American television series co-created by Robert Butler and Michael Gleason. The series, starring Stephanie Zimbalist and Pierce Brosnan, was produced by MTM Enterprises and first broadcast on the NBC network from 1982 to 1987. ...
Style: stylized, witty, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, private investigator, sexual tension, grudge, workplace, initially antagonists, verbal byplay, hidden identity, secretary, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.1
 563
Serangoon Road (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Singapore, Australia
Story: 1964-65. Singapore is a city at a crossroads. Political and racial tensions are at fever pitch as the British pull out, and a new nation is about to be born. The lights of Bugis Street have never burned so bright: bootleg copies of Motown songs boom ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense
Plot: private detective, crime, crimes, state affairs, investigation, political unrest, deadly, dishonesty, partners, track down, murder, workplace situations ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.6
 198
Players (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Three young ex-cons track down criminals as a part of a new FBI program.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, cons and scams, chases and races, crime, partners against crime, special agents, crimes, partners, track down, dishonesty, law enforcement, sting operation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 41K
CSI: NY (2004)
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, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, danger, workplace, partners against crime, murder, investigation, crimes, crime investigation, interrogation, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 19K
Magnum, P.I. (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Magnum, P.I. is an American television series starring Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series ran from 1980 to 1988 in first-run broadcast on the American CBS television network. According to the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, adventure, crime, private detective, investigation, partners, buddies, lifestyle, navy, mystery, rivalry, mysterious man ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Equalizer (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
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: rough, serious, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, spy, crime, injustice, vengeance, tough heroes, rivalry, anti heroes, tough guy, neo noir, anti hero, machismo ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.6
 469
Harry O (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Harry O, sometimes spelled Harry-O, is an American crime drama series that aired for two seasons on ABC from 1974 to 1976. The series starred David Janssen and was executive produced by Jerry Thorpe. Harry O followed the broadcast of two pilot ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: private detective, disability, misfit, urban, law enforcement, crime, crimes, investigation, police, police department, beach
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Sweating Bullets (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tropical Heat is a Canadian action series produced in cooperation with Mexico and Israel that aired between 1991 and 1993. The plot revolves around private investigator, ex-DEA agent Nick Slaughter who after arriving in the fictional resort town of ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: private detective, detective agency, private investigator, crime, crimes, partners against crime, fighting crime, partners, owner, outsmarting, outside help, ex law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.5
 87
Buddy Faro (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Buddy Faro was the best private detective in the business, until he disappeared in 1978 after a case went bad. Twenty years later, he's brought back to Los Angeles by private detective Bob Jones and they reopen Buddy Faro Investigations.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, stylized, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: partners, investigation, private detective, mystery, crimes, buddies, disorder, crime, fish out of water, misfit, friends, private investigator ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993) and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994), collectively known as Sherlock Holmes, are a series of ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, private detective, sherlock holmes, riddles and clues, mastermind, who done it, adventure, murder, ego clash, partners against crime, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 2K
Mannix (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mannix is an American television detective series that ran from 1967 through 1975 on CBS. Created by Richard Levinson and William Link and developed by executive producer Bruce Geller, the title character, Joe Mannix, is a private investigator. He ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, deadly, kidnapping, uncover truth, crime, crimes, who done it, mystery, law enforcement, private investigator, detective agency, hitman ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 1K
Vega$ (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Vega$ is an American detective television drama series that aired on ABC between 1978 and 1981. It was produced by Aaron Spelling. The series was filmed in its entirety in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is believed to be the first television series produced ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, sleazy, crimes, crime, urban, investigation, classic car, private investigator, convertible
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: older man younger man relationship, police, police detective, partners, police investigation, undercover, crimes, verbal byplay, crime, partners against crime, urban, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The exploits of the Los Angeles–based Office of Special Projects (OSP), an elite division of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that specializes in undercover assignments.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, navy, forensics, crimes, partners against crime, crime, partners, special agents, fighting crime, crime investigation, law enforcement, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, witty
Plot: police, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, honest law enforcer, crime, workaholic, crimes, police partner, policewoman ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and his intrepid companion, Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, the Boscombe Valley, an illustrious client, and a creeping man.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, disappearance, multiple suspects, deadly, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, partners against crime, danger, missing person, rivalry ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 20K
Miami Vice (1984)
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, stylized, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, partners, partners against crime, undercover agent, crime, drugs/alcohol, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, deadly, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Partners in Crime (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime is a 1983 British television series based on the short stories of the same name by Agatha Christie. It was directed by John A. Davis and Tony Wharmby, and starred James Warwick and Francesca Annis in the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, clever, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, couples, partners against crime, couple relations, crime, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, mystery, partners, newlyweds ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 49K
CSI: Miami (2002)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, crime, police investigation, danger, policewoman, murder, investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, workplace, workplace situations, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920’s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our thoroughly modern heroine makes sure ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, female detective, investigation, riddles and clues, murder, crimes, crime, maid, aristocracy, assistant, jazz, heroine ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Watson, finds a mystery in an empty house, while Holmes and he later solve the mysteries of an abbey grange, the Musgrave ritual, a second stain, a man with a twisted lip, the priory school, and a half-dozen plaster busts of Bonaparte.
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, mind game, mastermind, prodigy, law enforcement, partners, murder, crime, uncover truth, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 16K
Moonlighting (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Moonlighting is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 3, 1985, to May 14, 1989. The network aired a total of 66 episodes. Starring Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd as private detectives, the show was a mixture of drama, comedy, ...
Style: semi serious, witty, feel good, realistic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private detective, workplace romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, screwball, detective agency, partners, mystery, crimes, model, workplace situations, unlikely partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
1-800-Missing (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Missing is a Canadian-American crime drama television series based on the 1-800-WHERE-R-YOU book series by Meg Cabot. The series aired on the A network and W Network in Canada, and on Lifetime in the United States from August 2003 to February 2006.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: missing person, fbi, mystery, reluctant partners, unconventional method, paranormal activity, workplace, crimes, special agents, government agency, partners, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 10K
CSI: Cyber (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The FBI's team of Cyber Crime Investigators, headed by Special Agent Avery Ryan, works to solve cases involving the dark-net. Avery, a Special Agent in Charge and esteemed Cyber-Psychologist heads up a team, including Senior Special Agent ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, police investigation, profiler, partners against crime, crime, computers and web, riddles and clues, special agents, evidence, deadly, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 7K
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: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, heroes, law enforcement, friends, tough heroes, crimes, chases and races, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crime, motorcycle chase, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Detroit 1-8-7 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Detroit 1-8-7 is an American police procedural series about Detroit's leading homicide unit, created by Jason Richman for ABC. It features an ensemble cast of actors including Michael Imperioli and James McDaniel. The series originally ran on ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, police detective, workplace, crimes, coworker, female police officer, suspicion, victim, sergeant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%