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, lapd, parent child relationship, 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 realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, police detective, crime, 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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 436
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, crime, partners, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, police investigation, mystery, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Diagnosis Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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, father son relationship, police detective, police investigation, who done it, partners against crime, crime, homicide detective, friendship, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: police detective, crime, partners against crime, criminal heroes, crimes, rebelliousness, police investigation, drug abuse, fighting crime, law enforcement, police corruption, lapd ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 action, legal, police investigation, murder, district attorney, power relations, courtroom drama, fighting crime, law enforcement, workplace, legal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 861
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, society, law enforcement, partners against crime, crime, tough law enforcer, urban, lapd, latex gloves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, serious, stylized, sincere, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lapd, police, arms dealing, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, workplace intrigue, crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, working undercover, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ 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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, partners, policewoman, crime, buddy cop, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 1K
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: family relations, police investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, police detective, whodunit, single mother, strong female presence, single parent, crime, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, manchester england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 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: twists and turns, tense, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: policewoman, homicide detective, police detective, crimes, police investigation, coworker, workplace, police chief, fighting crime, investigator, lapd, female detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.4
 41K
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, crimes, riddles and clues, coworker, police investigation, danger, determination, suspicion, murder, superior officer, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: serious, sincere, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, coroner, legal, crimes, crime, law enforcement, police detective, anti heroes, uncover truth, legal investigation, partners against crime, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, multiple suspects, crimes, who done it, danger, riddles and clues, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 2K
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: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, wheelchair bound, power relations, crime, urban, disability, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, serious, clever, talky, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police detective, handicapped, hippie, danger, civil rights, law enforcement, fighting crime, disability, sniper, private detective, investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.2
 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, frame up, uncover truth, police detective, ex convict, investigation, murder, hotshot, workplace, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: monastery, murder, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, police investigation, danger, village, riddles and clues, mystery, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, suspenseful, tense, witty
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, police investigation, crime, riddles and clues, shrewd, crimes, unlikely partners, partners against crime, forensics, partners ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hill Street Blues (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. Chronicling the lives of the staff of a single police precinct in an unnamed American city, the show received ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, clever, serious, rough ...
Plot: police station, police, fighting crime, workplace, police detective, workplace situations, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, partners, police investigation, sergeant ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 553
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: sincere, captivating, tense, psychological, touching ...
Plot: police detective, single mother, lapd, relationship vs career, law enforcement, family relations, crimes, police, motherhood, investigation, homicide detective, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Inspector George Gently (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Crime drama set in the 1960s about an old-school detective trying to come to terms with a time when the lines between the police and criminals have become blurred.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever
Plot: police investigation, who done it, crimes, police detective, murder, law enforcement, deadly, partners, chief of police, police chief, partners against crime, murder investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 1K
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, law enforcement, murder, crimes, crime, who done it, deadly, multiple suspects, failed attempt, self destruction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, suspenseful, captivating, tense, rough ...
Plot: police detective, interracial relations, small town, police, social relations, white trash, police investigation, fighting crime, small town life, partners, law enforcement, initially antagonists ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: serious, twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, murder, strangulation, police, crime, riddles and clues, who done it, police investigation, child killer, crimes, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, crime investigation, sergeant, police detective, multiple suspects, murder, crimes, suspicion, law enforcement, investigator, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, multiple suspects, fighting crime, partners against crime, police investigation, workplace, irish, investigation, police protagonist, suspect ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, police detective, law enforcement, forensics, crime, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch, small town, police, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 22K
The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: female detective, police investigation, police detective, crimes, policewoman, fighting crime, murder, investigation, workplace romance, couples, interrogation, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, older man younger man relationship, police detective, undercover, crimes, partners against crime, crime, verbal byplay, police investigation, law enforcement, partners, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, mystery, workplace, murder, partners, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, crime, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, serial killer, mystery, crime, crimes, hidden truth, questioning, police protagonist ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%