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, law enforcement, police investigation, multiple suspects, mystery, 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 tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, crime, police detective, police investigation, 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), Dragnet (2003). 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, mystery, crime, crimes, riddles and clues, police investigation, partners, deadly, cold case ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: hospital, murder, doctor, police detective, crime, doctors and patients, who done it, partners against crime, workplace situations, mystery, crimes, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, drug abuse, rebelliousness, police corruption, law enforcement, fighting crime, criminal heroes, partners against crime, crimes, crime, detective sergeant ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, tense, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: law and order, legal, murder, legal action, police investigation, partners against crime, legal investigation, courtroom drama, police detective, district attorney, power relations, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 811
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, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, urban, society, police investigation, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fighting crime, caucasian, latex gloves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: stylized, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, lapd, crimes, tough law enforcer, legal action, crime, partners against crime, price of justice, law enforcement, fighting crime, working undercover, arms dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, power relations, tough law enforcer, crimes, mystery, crime, disability, urban, fighting crime, law enforcement, man in a wheelchair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, mystery, crime, riddles and clues, who done it, multiple suspects, law enforcement, police investigation, danger, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 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: suspenseful, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, coroner, legal, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, crime, riddles and clues, who done it, uncover truth, courtroom drama, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, realistic, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: police detective, small town, police, initially antagonists, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, interracial relations, reluctant partners, crime, social relations, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, monastery, police detective, police investigation, village, mystery, crime, crimes, who done it, riddles and clues, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.9
 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: realistic, talky, tense, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police detective, private detective, sniper, fighting crime, law enforcement, civil rights, hippie, danger, mystery, crime, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, partners, partners against crime, crime, crimes, riddles and clues, unlikely partners, law enforcement, police investigation, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.6
 11K
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: homicide detective, policewoman, crimes, police investigation, police detective, coworker, workplace, police station, lapd, murder investigation, fighting crime, police chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.0
 6K
Shetland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Created from the novels by award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves, Shetland follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate crime within the close knit island community. In this isolated and sometimes inhospitable environment, the team have ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, social relations, bodies, mystery, crimes, crime, who done it, police investigation, murder, multiple suspects, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.2
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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, cynical, suspenseful, captivating, witty ...
Plot: police detective, murder, mind game, murder investigation, riddles and clues, homicide detective, unconventional method, uncover truth, crimes, crime solving, crime investigation, police investigation ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, partners, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, crime, crimes, buddy cop, crime investigation, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, coworker, police investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, determination, danger, suspicion, superior officer, evidence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 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, investigation, police detective, frame up, murder, ex convict, partners against crime, crimes, workplace, law enforcement, hotshot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 544
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, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, lapd, single mother, family relations, law enforcement, single parent, crimes, relationship vs career, investigation, motherhood, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: police detective, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, crime, serial killer, crime investigation, police protagonist, father daughter relationship, police procedural ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: crime, mystery, family relations, law enforcement, single parent, police detective, police investigation, crimes, murder, police, single mother, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, manchester england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, older man younger man relationship, police detective, fighting crime, urban, verbal byplay, undercover, police investigation, crime, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: sergeant, police investigation, police detective, murder, crimes, investigator, suspicion, multiple suspects, law enforcement, crime investigation, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, murder investigation, law enforcement, human nature, crime, police chief, murder, crimes, who done it, village ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 1K
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, strangulation, murder, police, riddles and clues, crimes, society, police investigation, child killer, crime, who done it, police station ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.4
 2K
Crime Story (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crime Story is an American TV drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC. The executive producer was Michael Mann, who had left his other series Miami Vice to oversee Crime Story and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: organized crime, police protagonist, police detective, partners against crime, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, tough law enforcer, working undercover, crime, tough heroes, partners ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, stylized, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, multiple suspects, fighting crime, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, honor ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police, legal, law enforcement, couples, fighting crime, police investigation, mystery, who done it, legal investigation, couple relations, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, who done it, riddles and clues, crime, crimes, mystery, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, death threat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%