Movies and TV shows like Burke's Law

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Burke's Law
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: crime, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, police, parent child relationship, lapd, multiple suspects, mystery, murder, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Life
Crime, Drama, Mystery
USA
45 min.
 8.3
Columbo
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
100 min.
 8.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, police detective, police, police investigation and fighting crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Burke's Law: Diagnosis Murder (1993), Bosch (2014), Life (2007), Homicide: The Movie (2000), Columbo (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Diagnosis Murder
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: crime, amateur detective, hospital, partners against crime, mystery, doctors and patients, who done it, workplace situations, police investigation, murder, doctor, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 8.3
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Bosch
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: serious, gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, murder, riddles and clues, lapd, homicide detective, danger, deadly, murder suspect, murder trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Life
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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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, witty, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, crime, police detective, frame up, mystery, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, murder, partners against crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
Homicide: The Movie
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Retired police lieutenant Al Giardello is running for mayor when he is suddenly shot at a press conference. All of the detectives, past and present, clamor for an opportunity to help find the shooter.
Style: serious, gloomy, clever, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: partners against crime, crime, realism, tough law enforcer, murder, police station, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
 8.2
 22K
Columbo
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 ...
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    User:   42%
 
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Dragnet
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   37%
 
In the Heat of the Night
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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: captivating, serious, tense, realistic, rough ...
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System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
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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 ...
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    User:   38%
 
21 Jump Street
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 21 Jump Street is an American police procedural crime drama television series that aired on the Fox Network and in first run syndication from April 12, 1987, to April 27, 1991, with a total of 103 episodes. The series focuses on a squad of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
Prescription: Murder
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, infidelity, police investigation, uncover truth, alibi, mistress, investigation, swimming pool ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
 7.6
 2K
Adam-12
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, stylized, realistic
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Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
 7.6
 7K
Mob City
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The true story of a decades-long conflict between the Los Angeles Police Department, under the determined leadership of Police Chief William Parker, and ruthless criminal elements led by Mickey Cohen, a one-time boxer who rose to the top of ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
 6.3
 14K
Jennifer 8
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Country: USA
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Story: A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, surprise ending ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   33%
 
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System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
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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, sincere, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
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Dark Blue
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dark Blue was an action/drama television series which premiered on TNT on July 15, 2009, at 10 pm. It ended its run on September 15, 2010. The series is set in Los Angeles, California. It revolves around Carter Shaw, the leader of an undercover ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   29%
 
Hawaii Five-O
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and Leonard Freeman. Set in Hawaii, the show originally aired for 12 seasons from 1968 to 1980, and continues in reruns. Jack Lord portrayed Detective Lieutenant ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, police, tough law enforcer, chases and races, workplace, partners, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
 7.5
 10K
NYPD Blue
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: NYPD Blue is an American television police drama set in New York City, exploring the internal and external struggles of the fictional 15th precinct of Manhattan. Each episode typically intertwined several plots involving an ensemble cast. The show ...
Style: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: partners against crime, crime, realism, police station, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, murder, police investigation, police, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
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 6.9
 36K
Numb3rs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Inspired by actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime as an FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles from a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic, tense ...
Plot: prodigy, crime, siblings relations, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, fbi, genius, mathematician, parents and children, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
 7.7
 2K
Dragnet 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, rebelliousness, drug abuse, police corruption, police detective, detective sergeant ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   26%
 
The Onion Field
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Greg Powell, a disturbed ex-con, recruits Jimmy Youngblood (Smith) a petty thief, as partner in crime. Powell panics when they two of are pulled over by two cops for tail lights. Powell decides to kidnap the cops and Smith goes along with his crazy ...
Style: bleak, serious, dramatic, rough, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, kidnapping, police, courtroom, guilt, chase, police corruption, justice, corruption, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   33%
 
 6.8
 3K
Hunter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Hunter is an American police drama television series created by Frank Lupo, and starring Fred Dryer as Sgt. Rick Hunter and Stepfanie Kramer as Sgt. Dee Dee McCall, which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1991. However, Kramer left after the sixth season to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, police detective, partners against crime, fighting crime, murder, working undercover, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   29%
 
 5.8
 21K
Rampart
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Follows veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, as he struggles to take care of his family, and fights for his own survival.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: police corruption, crime, brutality, police, drugs/alcohol, corruption, police investigation, character study, crimes, relationships, adultery, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
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 4.9
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Flashfire
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police detective Jack Flinder is already in trouble with the rest of his force for imprisoning a corrupt partner, but now he has a new problem to deal with. Another officer has been murdered in a hotel room, where he was with a prostitute named ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: murder, police corruption, prostitute, partners against crime, protagonist as suspect, crime, reluctant partners, mystery, tough law enforcer, army investigation, fighting crime, arson ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   35%
 
 7.7
 28K
Law & Order
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, lawyer, fighting crime, courtroom, legal action, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crime investigation, law and order, police ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   30%
    User:   34%
 
 7.1
 1K
The District
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: crime, fighting crime, office, police investigation, crimes, urban, leadership, boss and employee, police, price of justice, workplace situations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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System:   30%
    User:   32%
 
Law & Order: LA
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, courtroom, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   30%
 
The New Centurions
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, police station, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, urban, partners, lapd, society, golden years, prostitute ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   30%
    User:   27%
 

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Cagney & Lacey
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mary Beth Lacey and Chris Cagney are teamed up as NYPD police detectives. Their opposing personalities (one is tough and the other sensitive) mesh to make this one of the great crime-fighting duos of all time.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
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Aquarius
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1967, year 1969 ...
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System:   29%
    User:   26%
 
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