Movies and TV shows like Burke's Law

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Burke's Law (1994)
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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 command.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, police, crime, crimes, parent child relationship, lapd, law enforcement, police investigation, multiple suspects, mystery, murder, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa

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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, crime, crimes, police, police detective, police investigation and fighting crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Burke's Law: Diagnosis Murder (1993), Dragnet (2003), Law & Order: LA (2010), Bosch (2014), The Protector (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: doctor, hospital, murder, crime, amateur detective, partners against crime, mystery, homicide detective, parent child relationship, police, doctors and patients, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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95%
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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 ⇓
81%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, murder investigation, law and order, lapd, lawyer, courtroom, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 28K
Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, loner, riddles and clues, murder trial, danger, murder, determination, coworker, superior officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, lapd, homicide detective, 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 ⇓
70%
 7.7
 2K
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, crime, partners against crime, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, rebelliousness, drug abuse, police corruption, police protagonist ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 616
Brooklyn South (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Brooklyn South is an American ensemble police drama series that aired on CBS for only one season during the 1997–98 television season. The series was co-created by Steven Bochco, Bill Clark, David Milch and William M. Finkelstein. Bochco is the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police, crime, criminal heroes, fighting crime, police officer, police station, tough heroes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 366
Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A female cop becomes obsessed with tracking down the killer of a 15-year-old girl, and hunts him over the course of her 28 year career in the force.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, crime, urban, police, crimes, law enforcement, track down, obsession, chases and races, deadly, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.2
 490
The Old Fox (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A police department, lead by an older, experienced detective solve crimes together.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police investigation, crime, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, crime investigation, police department, police
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: europe, germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: crime, coroner, crimes, legal, murder, law enforcement, police detective, legal investigation, mystery, uncover truth, medical examination, murder investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.6
 2K
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 ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lapd, police, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, arms dealing, drug dealing, fighting crime, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, workplace situations, crime, deputy sheriff, police station, crimes, law enforcement, urban, society, workplace, partners against crime, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 1K
Derrick (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Derrick was a German TV series produced by Telenova Film und Fernsehproduktion in association with ZDF, ORF and SRG between 1974 and 1998 about Detective Chief Inspector Stephan Derrick and his loyal assistant Inspector Harry Klein, who solve murder ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, crime, police investigation, murder investigation, crimes, urban, law enforcement, partners against crime, murder, deadly, partners, superior officer ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: europe, germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 2K
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: police detective, undercover, partners against crime, crime, reluctant partners, police station, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, police investigation, working undercover, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: 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 ⇓
52%
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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, crime, crimes, law enforcement, temptation, partners against crime, moral dilemma, partners, united states of america, gangster
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.7
 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 investigation, police station, police, lapd, crimes, police detective, police chief, crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.3
 31K
Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Complex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews returns to the force after serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Crews’ new lease on life has provided him with a Zen-like outlook, peace of mind and no need for vengeance, an attitude ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, witty
Plot: police investigation, police detective, uncover truth, frame up, murder, investigation, ex convict, hotshot, crime, mystery, lapd, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 1K
King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, crime, female detective, policewoman, crimes, honest law enforcer, police, task force, who done it, high heels ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
New York Undercover (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: New York Undercover is an American police drama that aired on the Fox television network from 1994 to 1998. The series stars Malik Yoba as Detective J.C. Williams and Michael DeLorenzo as Detective Eddie Torres, two undercover detectives in New York ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: crimes, crime, addiction, urban, undercover agent, gang, police detective, working undercover, criminal heroes, city life, law enforcement, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 1K
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: serious, suspenseful, 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 ⇓
42%
In the Heat of the Night (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the Heat of the Night is an American television series based on the motion picture and novel of the same name starring Carroll O'Connor as the white police chief William Gillespie, and Howard Rollins as the African-American police detective ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: police detective, police, small town, crime, partners against crime, police chief, racism, reluctant partners, fighting crime, police investigation, interracial relations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 114
Delvecchio (1976)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dominick Delvecchio is an integrity-minded, honest police detective who works out of the Washington Heights division of the Los Angeles Police Department. When not screeching tires, rousting bad guys and trading quips with his burly partner Paul ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crime, law enforcement, police station, fighting crime, society, police, partners, lapd, investigation, law student
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 1K
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: police, tough law enforcer, police station, fighting crime, crime, undercover agent, lapd, gender, law enforcement, partners, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 3K
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 ⇓
40%
Between the Lines (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Between the Lines was a television police drama series created by J. C. Wilsher and produced by World Productions for the BBC. It was first shown on BBC1 between 1992 and 1994, running for three series. The show centred on the eventful life of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: police corruption, police, crime, police station, dirty cop, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, workplace situations, dishonesty, workplace, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Black Tower (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Frustrated with his career, Commander Dalgliesh is invited to Toynton Grange, a home for the disabled, by his old teacher, Father Baddeley, who is resident there. But unbeknown to Dalgliesh, something happening at the Grange is making the Father ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: murder, monastery, crime, police investigation, village, mystery, who done it, police detective, crimes, danger, law enforcement, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.2
 23K
Columbo (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing appearance and apparent absentmindedness, he shrewdly solves all of his cases and secures all ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, cynical, captivating, serious ...
Plot: police detective, murder, mind game, murder investigation, homicide detective, riddles and clues, crimes, unconventional method, uncover truth, crime solving, crime investigation, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 391
Cold Squad (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cold Squad is a Canadian police procedural television series first broadcast in 1998 that followed the investigations of a part of the Vancouver Police Department Homicide Division tasked with solving cold cases, the titular Cold Squad, as led by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, crime, police investigation, mystery, cold case, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, fighting crime, riddles and clues, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Low Winter Sun (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: police detective, vengeance, crime, murder, police corruption, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, corrupt law enforcer, perfect crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%