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, multiple suspects, mystery, murder, lapd, 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 serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, police, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Burke's Law: Diagnosis Murder (1993), Homicide: The Movie (2000), Dragnet (2003), Prescription: Murder (1968), Brooklyn South (1997). 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, crime, 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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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: gloomy, serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, partners against 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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Dragnet
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: crime, urban, crimes, law enforcement, society, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, police investigation, police detective, caucasian, latex gloves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   56%
 
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: serious, talky, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, infidelity, police investigation, uncover truth, alibi, investigation, mistress, psychiatrist ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
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Brooklyn South
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: crime, criminal heroes, fighting crime, police station, tough heroes, law enforcement, partners, police, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, police investigation, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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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 ...
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, murder, unconventional method, crimes, mind game, uncover truth, crime solving, crime investigation, murder investigation, crime, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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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, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, hidden identity, crime, high school, fighting crime, working undercover, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, youth, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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    User:   53%
 
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Life of Crime
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: crime, police investigation, murder, urban, crimes, law enforcement, track down, obsession, chases and races, deadly, police, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: england
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System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
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The Old Fox
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A police department, lead by an older, experienced detective solve crimes together.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crime, police investigation, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, murder, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, police, police department, crime investigation
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: europe, germany, munich germany
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Life
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: 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
In the Heat of the Night
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: partners against crime, crime, police detective, small town, reluctant partners, fighting crime, police investigation, interracial relations, police, crimes, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
 7.3
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Quincy M.E.
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere
Plot: crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, mystery, riddles and clues, crimes, deadly, legal, coroner, murder, anti heroes, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
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Blue Murder
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 198 min.
Story: Detective Sergeant Roger "The Dodger" Rogerson got fame because he knew how to take care of most dangerous and violent criminals. His success was, however, also due to the sinister alliance with violent underworld figures like Neddy Smith ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, political corruption, criminal heroes, prostitute, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
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    User:   49%
 
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Dragnet 1967
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, rebelliousness, drug abuse, police corruption, police detective, police ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
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Cold Squad
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, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: crime, police investigation, police detective, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, fighting crime, murder investigation, riddles and clues, partners, cold case ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Dalziel and Pascoe
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, suspenseful, realistic, witty, tense
Plot: mystery, murder, partners against crime, crime, police detective, unlikely partners, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, riddles and clues, buddy cop ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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Kojak: Ariana
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One of Kojak's old enemies uses Ariana, a young Greek girl, as bait to trap the legendary New York detective. Meanwhile, Kojak finds himself a brash young associate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, rough ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, urban, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, riddles and clues, who done it, city, criminal, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
A Touch of Frost
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Touch of Frost is a television detective series produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV from 1992 until 2010, initially based on the Frost novels by R.D. Wingfield. Writing credit for the three episodes in the first 1992 series went to Richard ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, riddles and clues, who done it, deadly, rivalry, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   37%
 
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: fighting crime, crime, office, police investigation, urban, crimes, 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:   37%
    User:   42%
 
Between the Lines
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, crime, police station, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, workplace situations, police, dishonesty, workplace, dirty cop, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
New York Undercover
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: crime, crimes, addiction, urban, working undercover, criminal heroes, city life, law enforcement, society, undercover agent, gang, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
Prime Suspect: The Lost Child
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Supt. Tennison orchestrates a search for an abducted baby, but events take a turn for the worst when personal emotions cause complications.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, uncover truth, missing person, who done it, life is a bitch, abortion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
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Baretta
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: crime, partners against crime, police detective, reluctant partners, police station, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, police investigation, working undercover, undercover, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
Report to the Commissioner
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Police officer Patty Butler, alias "Chicklet," is the live-in girlfriend of Thomas 'Stick' Henderson to gather evidence. Detective Bo Lockley is instructed to try to find her, not knowing she's also a cop.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting crime, working undercover, undercover, workplace situations, deadly, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
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Taggart
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
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, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: crime, police detective, police investigation, murder, police station, who done it, crimes, deadly, police, law enforcement, riddles and clues, society ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
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Beck
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: police investigation, crime, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, serial killer, deadly, crime investigation, police procedural, balcony, police ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
 6.6
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Derrick
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, police detective, urban, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, murder, deadly, partners, murder investigation, superior officer ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: europe, germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   28%
 
 6.9
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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, realistic, stylized, tense ...
Plot: prodigy, crime, siblings relations, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, genius, mathematician, fbi, parents and children, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
 4.9
 540
Night Game
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, offbeat, rough
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, baseball, psychopath, stalking, who done it, woman in danger, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
 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: gloomy, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: realism, crime, partners against crime, police station, tough law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, fighting crime, murder, police investigation, police, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
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