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, Mystery
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, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police, crimes, crime, mystery, law enforcement, police investigation, multiple suspects, parent child relationship, lapd, murder, father son relationship
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Burke's Law

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, law enforcement, crime, police investigation, police detective, police and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Burke's Law: Cold Squad (1998), Diagnosis Murder (1993), Dragnet 1967 (1967), Law & Order: LA (2010), Ironside (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, law enforcement, fighting crime, deadly, partners, police investigation, mystery, crime, cold case ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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100%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: murder, hospital, doctor, police investigation, police detective, who done it, partners against crime, amateur detective, crime, crimes, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.6
 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: police detective, crime, partners against crime, drug abuse, rebelliousness, police investigation, crimes, criminal heroes, fighting crime, police corruption, law enforcement, detective sergeant ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: law and order, legal action, murder, police investigation, legal, courtroom drama, fighting crime, law enforcement, courtroom, workplace, legal investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 1K
Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Ironside is an upcoming American drama television series that is scheduled to premiere in the 2013–14 television season on NBC. It will air on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central, after Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. It is a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crimes, crime, mystery, power relations, tough law enforcer, disability, fighting crime, law enforcement, urban, wheelchair bound ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 952
Blue Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Blue Murder is a British crime drama television series based in Manchester. Shown on ITV from 2003 until 2009 when it was cancelled by the network, it starred Caroline Quentin as DCI Janine Lewis.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, family relations, whodunit, single mother, crime, single parent, police, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, manchester england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Killer Instinct (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Killer Instinct is an American crime drama television series filmed in Vancouver that originally aired on the Fox Network. The pilot episode aired on September 23, 2005, and the final episode aired on December 2, 2005. Fox ordered 13 episodes, only ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, mystery, law enforcement, partners, deadly, crimes, policewoman, crime, crime investigation, buddy cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 843
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, society, urban, tough law enforcer, crime, police, caucasian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Death of an Expert Witness (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When Dr. Edwin Lorrimer, a forensic scientist working at a private laboratory is found killed, Detective Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate. Dalgliesh had been in the area a few months previously investigating the murder of a young ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, police investigation, danger, who done it, mystery, riddles and clues, law enforcement, multiple suspects, deadly, laboratory ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A British crime drama based on the "Dalziel and Pascoe" series of books by Reginald Hill, set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Wetherton. The unlikely duo of politically incorrect elephant-in-a-china-shop-copper Detective Superintendent ...
Style: serious, witty, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, police investigation, riddles and clues, crime, law enforcement, partners, forensics, crimes, unlikely partners, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: rough, serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: police detective, small town, police, odd couple, social relations, initially antagonists, small town life, law enforcement, partners, fighting crime, society, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: monastery, murder, riddles and clues, mystery, danger, police investigation, police detective, crimes, crime, village, who done it, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, realistic, suspenseful, talky, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, mystery, crime, private detective, sniper, danger, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 3K
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: realistic, sincere, stylized, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, lapd, police investigation, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, workplace intrigue, law enforcement, drug dealing, police detective, fighting crime, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
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Rebus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebus is the title of the detective drama TV series based on the Inspector Rebus novels by the Scottish author Ian Rankin set in and around Edinburgh. The series was produced by STV Productions for the ITV network. Four seasons have been aired; ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, law enforcement, who done it, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, multiple suspects, failed attempt, police inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, older man younger man relationship, police detective, urban, partners, law enforcement, fighting crime, crime, partners against crime, crimes, undercover, verbal byplay ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 5K
Wallander (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The 1st series of 13 films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, police detective, law enforcement, forensics, mystery, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, small town, police, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 630
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: police, partners against crime, crimes, urban ghetto life, crime, police investigation, police detective, police station, tough heroes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 5K
DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A thrilling drama based on the novels by Peter Robinson. Stephen Tompkinson and Andrea Lowe star as the tenacious and stubborn Chief Inspector Alan Banks and the feisty and headstrong Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, mystery, serial killer, crime, female partner, crimes, deadly, murder, coma, bodies, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Inspector Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, sergeant, police detective, multiple suspects, crime investigation, murder, crimes, suspicion, law enforcement, investigator, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
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Taggart (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Taggart is a Scottish detective television programme, created by Glenn Chandler, who has written many of the episodes, and made by STV Productions for the ITV network. The series revolves around a group of detectives initially in the Maryhill CID of ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, strangulation, police, police investigation, honest law enforcer, who done it, police station, society, child killer, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
McMillan & Wife (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: McMillan & Wife is a lighthearted American police procedural that aired on NBC from September 17, 1971 to April 24, 1977. Starring Rock Hudson and Susan Saint James in the title roles, the series premiered in 90-minute episodes as part of the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: police, crimes, couple relations, mystery, crime, legal investigation, criminal heroes, police investigation, tough law enforcer, legal, fighting crime, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 4K
Beck (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beck follows the Swedish police officer Martin Beck and his partner Gunvald Larson investigating various crimes.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, crime, mystery, crimes, serial killer, crime investigation, police protagonist, father daughter relationship, medical examiner ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 8.3
 32K
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, witty
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, frame up, investigation, police detective, murder, ex convict, hotshot, workplace, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, sincere
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, mystery, crimes, social differences, partners, law enforcement, deadly, crime, murder, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 5K
Quincy M.E. (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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, police detective, legal, law enforcement, crime, crimes, riddles and clues, legal investigation, partners against crime, who done it, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 208
Original Sin (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Commander Adam Dalgliesh is consulted by one of his literary heroes when Peverell Press staff fall victim to a rash of hate mail. When the body of an editor is discovered and another member of the venerable firm is found dead soon after, Dalgliesh ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, riddles and clues, police investigation, danger, rivalry, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, who done it, suspect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Former NYPD detective and forensic genius Lincoln Rhyme was at the top of his game until a serious accident at the hands of a notorious serial killer forced him out of the field. When Amelia Sachs, an intuitive young officer who has a gift for ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, police, police investigation, investigation, police detective, crime, crimes, murder, law enforcement, deadly, workplace, forensics ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.4
 35K
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, riddles and clues, crimes, coworker, danger, determination, police investigation, superior officer, suspicion, evidence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
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: captivating, tense, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, multiple suspects, fighting crime, police investigation, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, suspect ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%