Movies and TV shows like Simon & Simon

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Simon & Simon (1981)
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Simon & Simon (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, mystery, family relations, rivalry, partners, workplace, partners against crime, sibling relationship, crimes, ex military, reluctant partners, riddles and clues, detective agency, brother brother relationship, marines, missing person, siblings relations, college graduate, ego clash, private investigator, domineering mother, crime
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california

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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, partners, partners against crime, private detective, law enforcement, mystery and investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Simon & Simon: Remington Steele (1982), King & Maxwell (2013), Moonlighting (1985), Banacek (1972), The Equalizer (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: private detective, sherlock holmes, investigation, riddles and clues, mastermind, partners against crime, who done it, adventure, ego clash, murder, talented, expert ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
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100%
Remington Steele (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, private investigator, grudge, sexual tension, initially antagonists, female partner, secretary, unlikely partners, dishonesty, adventure, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King & Maxwell (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, secret service, investigation, partners against crime, crimes, intrigue, lawyer, investigator, suspicion, corruption, guilt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Moonlighting (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: talky, feel good, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private detective, opposites attract, unlikely couple, workplace romance, romance, screwball, partners, crimes, unlikely partners, snobbism, verbal byplay, workplace situations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 2K
Banacek (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Banacek is an American detective TV series starring George Peppard that aired on the NBC network from 1972 to 1974. The series was part of the rotating NBC Wednesday Mystery Movie anthology. It alternated in its time slot with several other shows ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: private detective, investigation, theft, polish, crimes, insurance, police, murder, chauffeur, insurance investigator, insurance fraud, insurance company ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, spy, tough guy, crimes, vengeance, injustice, rivalry, tough heroes, heroes, machismo, one man army, dark hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Magnum, P.I. (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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, captivating, light, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, investigation, private detective, crimes, helicopter, beach, buddies, partners, lifestyle, escapades, anonymity, private investigator ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mike Hammer, Private Eye (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: private detective, law enforcement, crimes, partners, mystery, partners against crime, riddles and clues, private investigator, pulp fiction, hard boiled
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
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 657
Serangoon Road (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Singapore, Australia
TV show
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: tense, twists and turns, noir, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: private detective, murder, crimes, partners, workplace, political unrest, investigation, mystery, track down, workplace situations, dishonesty, partners against crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 7K
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, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, parents and children, partners, crimes, police investigation, family problems, rivalry, workplace, single parent, best friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: police station, police, fighting crime, workplace, swat team, partners against crime, partners, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, workplace situations, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 1K
Missing (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: psychic power, missing person, fbi, supernatural ability, mystery, crimes, government agency, partners, unconventional method, paranormal activity, workplace, a vision ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 718
Harry O (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, disability, misfit, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, police, police department, beach, urban
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 237
Players (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three young ex-cons track down criminals as a part of a new FBI program.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, cons and scams, partners, track down, special agents, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, dishonesty, ex convict, sting operation, parole ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 46K
CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, psychological, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, crime investigation, partners against crime, workplace, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, murder investigation, medical examiner, crimes, interrogation, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 5K
Drive (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drive is an American action drama television series set against the backdrop of an illegal cross-country automobile road race, focusing on the willing and unwilling competitors and, as the plot develops, the unseen puppet masters who sponsor the ...
Style: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: car race, ex convict, car chase, blind ambition, mystery, contests and competitions, ambitious, ambition, partners, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 2K
Vega$ (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, crimes, sleazy, private investigator, urban, classic car, convertible
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Partners in Crime (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, realistic, atmospheric, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, couples, newlyweds, partners against crime, odd couple, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, partners, who done it, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
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T.J. Hooker (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, witty
Plot: rookie, police, honest law enforcer, workaholic, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, police officer, camp ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 562
Murder City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: female police detective, murder, police detective, unlikely partners, investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, mind bending, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, multiple suspects, disappearance, crimes, partners against crime, investigation, rivalry, mystery, conspiracy, who done it, missing person ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 455
The Huntress (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Huntress is an American TV series that appeared on the USA Network over subsequent summers of the 2000 and 2001 television seasons. It was inspired by a book about the real bounty hunter, Dottie Thorson, and is also a belated sequel to the 1980 ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, private detective, rivalry, crimes, justice, runaway, family relations, escaped prisoner, female protagonist, criminal, mother daughter relationship, reward ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Diagnosis Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Mark Sloan is a good-natured, offbeat physician who is called upon to solve murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: murder, hospital, doctor, police detective, who done it, police investigation, partners against crime, homicide detective, friendship, father son relationship, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, mind game, mastermind, law enforcement, prodigy, crimes, partners, mystery, partners against crime, who done it, riddles and clues ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, older man younger man relationship, police, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, undercover, police investigation, crimes, verbal byplay, police lieutenant ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 10K
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, buddy cop, highway patrol, motorcycle cop, motorcycle, car chase, friends, tough heroes, motorcycle chase, society, tough law enforcer, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.4
 4K
Mannix (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: private detective, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, who done it, uncover truth, kidnapping, detective agency, private investigator, unconsciousness, military service, shooter ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Inspector George Gently (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Crime drama set in the 1960s about an old-school detective trying to come to terms with a time when the lines between the police and criminals have become blurred.
Style: serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic
Plot: murder investigation, police investigation, crimes, who done it, police detective, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, chief of police, murder, whodunit, riddles and clues ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 5K
V.I.P. (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: V.I.P. is an American action/comedy-drama series starring Pamela Anderson. Created by J. F. Lawton, the series aired in syndication for four seasons from 1998 to 2002.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, workplace, working undercover, hacker, save the day, private detective, undercover, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 26K
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, exciting, stylized, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, partners against crime, partners, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, two man army, machismo, police protagonist, undercover agent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%