Movies and TV shows like Simon & Simon

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Simon & Simon (1981)
 7.1
 4K
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
Plot: private detective, crimes, riddles and clues, family relations, marines, missing person, partners, crime, ex military, siblings relations, rivalry, workplace, college graduate, ego clash, partners against crime, reluctant partners, mystery, private investigator, detective agency, sibling relationship, domineering mother, brother brother relationship
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, private detective, partners against crime, mystery, investigation and partners mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Simon & Simon: A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001), Mike Hammer, Private Eye (1997), Remington Steele (1982), Harry O (1973), King & Maxwell (2013). 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, partners against crime, mysterious character, riddles and clues, partners, police detective, murder, who done it, mystery, criminal, false accusation ...
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, neo noir, law enforcement, crime, riddles and clues, mystery, crimes, partners against crime, partners, hard boiled, private investigator, pulp fiction
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, private investigator, verbal byplay, cons and scams, crimes, initially antagonists, partners, unlikely partners, adventure, mystery, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, disability, investigation, misfit, urban, law enforcement, crimes, crime, police department, police, beach
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, secret service, fbi, crimes, outsmarting, crime, investigator, intrigue, honest law enforcer, partners against crime, resourceful, outside help ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: clever, stylized, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: investigation, partners, private detective, mystery, crimes, crime, friends, fish out of water, misfit, disorder, buddies, private investigator ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
Plot: private detective, mystery, state affairs, crime, workplace situations, deadly, dishonesty, partners, track down, political unrest, murder, partners against crime ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, crime, dishonesty, track down, partners, cons and scams, special agents, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, chases and races, sting operation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: private detective, urban, investigation, sleazy, crimes, crime, convertible, private investigator, classic car
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, detective agency, private investigator, crimes, crime, outsmarting, partners against crime, outside help, partners, owner, fighting crime, ex law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, partners, crimes, parents and children, rivalry, family problems, single parent, workplace, photographic memory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: older man younger man relationship, police, police detective, crime, partners against crime, fighting crime, partners, police investigation, law enforcement, urban, undercover, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: danger, workplace, riddles and clues, partners against crime, forensics, murder, investigation, crimes, crime investigation, mystery, interrogation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, mind bending, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, multiple suspects, disappearance, rivalry, investigation, deadly, who done it, mystery, danger, missing person, crime ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, supernatural ability, government agency, partners, paranormal activity, workplace, unconventional method, crime, special agents, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, crime, crimes, couple relations, who done it, riddles and clues, odd couple, amateur detective, newlyweds, partners against crime, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: witty, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: police, police investigation, workaholic, law enforcement, partners, fighting crime, crime, honest law enforcer, crimes, partners against crime, sergeant, police protagonist ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: private detective, deadly, kidnapping, law enforcement, uncover truth, who done it, crime, mystery, crimes, detective agency, private investigator, long range rifle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, mind game, mastermind, prodigy, riddles and clues, crime, mystery, partners against crime, murder, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ 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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, sherlock holmes, mastermind, who done it, partners against crime, ego clash, murder, adventure, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.4
 1K
Ellery Queen (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Ellery Queen is an American television detective mystery series based on the fictional character Ellery Queen. It aired on NBC during the 1975-76 television season and stars Jim Hutton as Ellery Queen, David Wayne as his father, Inspector Richard ...
Style: serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, murder investigation, deadly, multiple suspects, law enforcement, police investigation, private detective, crimes, mystery, partners against crime, investigation, crime ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, escapades, adventure, crime, private detective, partners, buddies, navy, mystery, rivalry, lifestyle, mysterious man ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, female detective, aristocracy, assistant, murder, maid, crime, crimes, evidence, heroine ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 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, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, fighting crime, motorcycle chase, police investigation, tough heroes, friends, crime, partners against crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, chases and races, workplace ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Rockford Files (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Rockford Files is an American television drama series starring James Garner that aired on the NBC network between September 13, 1974 and January 10, 1980, and has remained in syndication to the present day. Garner portrays Los Angeles-based ...
Style: captivating, witty, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, crime, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, private investigator, police detective, father son relationship, socialite, beach, trailer home ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, spy, crime, injustice, vengeance, tough heroes, rivalry, anti heroes, tough guy, neo noir, anti hero, dark hero ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.3
 4K
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: realistic, sincere, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, coroner, legal, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, crime, legal investigation, anti heroes, who done it, deadly, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 145
Jackals (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cops in a small town near the Mexican border find themselves caught up in a scheme that smuggles illegal aliens into the country.
Style: rough, realistic, talky, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: illegal immigrant, smuggling, police corruption, deadly, heroes, small town life, dishonesty, small town, murder, desert, chases and races, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: realistic, feel good, witty, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private detective, workplace romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, screwball, detective agency, partners, mystery, crimes, model, verbal byplay, snobbism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: police investigation, murder, policewoman, danger, crime, investigation, forensics, mystery, riddles and clues, deadly, medical examiner, forensic evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%