Movies and TV shows like Hill Street Blues

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Hill Street Blues (1981)
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Hill Street Blues (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 critical acclaim and its production innovations influenced many subsequent dramatic television series produced in North America.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, clever, serious, rough, gloomy
Plot: police station, police, fighting crime, workplace, crimes, partners, law enforcement, police detective, partners against crime, workplace situations, police investigation, sergeant, policewoman, ex husband ex wife relationship, police protagonist, swat, crime, realism, urban, police chief, tough law enforcer, right and wrong, urban ghetto, chief of police, confrontation with superior ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Hill Street Blues

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, crime, crimes, fighting crime, police detective, police and police investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Hill Street Blues: NYPD Blue (1993), The Bridge (2010), Dragnet 1967 (1967), Major Crimes (2012), Law & Order: LA (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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NYPD Blue (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police, police station, murder, robbery, partners against crime, partners, human nature, friends, against the rules, deadly, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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The Bridge (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bridge was a Canadian police drama commissioned by CTV and CBS starring Aaron Douglas. The name of the series is derived from the bridge which connects the wealthy Rosedale neighborhood of Toronto with one of its poorest, St. James Town. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: police, crimes, law enforcement, workplace situations, partners, workplace, fighting crime, police officer, investigation, dirty cop, chief of police, lesbian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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100%
 7.6
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Dragnet 1967 (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, criminal heroes, partners against crime, crime, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, police corruption, drug abuse, rebelliousness, police protagonist ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
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Major Crimes (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, tense, twists and turns
Plot: police detective, policewoman, homicide detective, female detective, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, coworker, female protagonist, fighting crime, investigator, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Law & Order: LA (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: legal action, police investigation, legal, murder, partners against crime, legal investigation, power relations, courtroom drama, workplace, courtroom, fighting crime, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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100%
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, fighting crime, multiple suspects, police investigation, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, honor ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa
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44%
Homicide: The Movie (2000)
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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, fighting crime, workplace, partners against crime, law enforcement, crime, crimes, deadly, partners, police station, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
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42%
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Dark Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, crime, crimes, workplace, coworker, team, right and wrong ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Rush (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rush was an Australian television police drama that first screened on Network Ten in September 2008. Set in Melbourne, Victoria, it focuses on the members of a Police Tactical Response team. It is produced by John Edwards and Southern Star. On 10 ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: partners, fighting crime, law enforcement, workplace situations, sergeant, workplace, crimes, crime, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Unforgettable (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting
Plot: female detective, police detective, photographic memory, policewoman, fighting crime, police investigation, partners, partners against crime, prodigy, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Cagney & Lacey (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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
Plot: police detective, female detective, life is a bitch, crime, drug dealing, police investigation, legal, legal action, mystery, tough law enforcer, gender, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Killer Instinct (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, partners, crimes, policewoman, crime, crime investigation, buddy cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
10-8: Officers on Duty (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 10-8: Officers on Duty is an American police drama television series. The series aired on ABC from September 28, 2003 to January 11, 2004. The title is in reference to the ten-code for "officer in service and available for calls."
Style: rough, serious, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: fighting crime, police detective, workplace situations, crimes, partners against crime, workplace, law enforcement, police station, deputy sheriff, chase, society, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Kojak (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kojak is an American television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, bald New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak. It aired from October 24, 1973, to March 18, 1978, on CBS. It took the time slot of the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, crimes, who done it, honest law enforcer, rivalry, law enforcement, investigation, greek ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Streets of San Francisco (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police detective, older man younger man relationship, police investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, undercover, verbal byplay, fighting crime, crime, partners, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, society, police, crime investigation, urban, tough law enforcer, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Baretta (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, undercover, tough law enforcer, pets, partners against crime, fighting crime, reluctant partners, law enforcement, drug dealing, police investigation, police station, working undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Nash Bridges (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nash Bridges is an American television police drama created by Carlton Cuse. The show starred Don Johnson and Cheech Marin as two Inspectors with the San Francisco Police Department's Special Investigations Unit. The show ran for six seasons on ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, parents and children, partners, crimes, police investigation, family problems, single parent, rivalry, workplace, best friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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CHiPs (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: CHiPs is an American television drama series produced by MGM Studios that originally aired on NBC from September 15, 1977, to July 17, 1983. CHiPs followed the lives of two motorcycle police officers of the California Highway Patrol. The series ran ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, society, heroes, law enforcement, workplace, partners, chase, chases and races, crimes, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, friends ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, crime, police station, society, workplace situations, partners, law enforcement, crimes, inspector, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Law & Order: Trial by Jury is an American television drama about criminal trials set in New York City. It was the third spin-off from the long-running Law & Order. The show's almost exclusive focus was on the criminal trial of the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, courtroom drama, fighting crime, workplace, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, police station, sexual abuse, lawsuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Brooklyn South (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: police, crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, police investigation, partners, crimes, tough heroes, police detective, criminal heroes, fighting crime, police station ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Diagnosis Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, who done it, police detective, police investigation, partners against crime, crime, homicide detective, friendship, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Inspector George Gently (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
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: murder investigation, police investigation, crimes, police detective, who done it, deadly, partners, police chief, law enforcement, chief of police, partners against crime, murder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
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Adam-12 (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, workplace intrigue, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crime, police investigation, crimes, price of justice, working undercover, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
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The Unusuals (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Unusuals is a comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC from April 8 to June 17, 2009 in the U.S. and Global in Canada. The pilot and first episode were written by Noah Hawley, a former writer and producer for Fox's Bones. An ABC ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic
Plot: police detective, police station, workplace, partners, policewoman, fighting crime, friendship, crimes, workplace situations, rookie, police, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
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Exiled (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Law & Order TV movie centered on the character Mike Logan.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: law enforcement, police investigation, legal investigation, fighting crime, crime, partners, tough law enforcer, prostitute, reluctant partners, partners against crime, workplace, police station ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
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Blind Justice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Blind Justice is an American television series created by Steven Bochco about a blind New York City police detective. It was introduced mid-season in March 8, 2005 to fill the time slot left by Bochco's highly successful NYPD Blue, which had ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, murder, starting over, blindness, murder investigation, fighting crime, danger, police station, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Cracked (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Psych Crimes Unit, a unique team of police detectives and mental health professionals, is tasked with solving bizarre and chilling crimes that cross the boundary between law enforcement and psychological disturbance.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: forensics, mental illness, police investigation, mental disorder, fighting crime, crimes, criminal psychologist, haunted by the past, psychologist, partners against crime, partners, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 10K
Life on Mars (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Life on Mars is a science fiction crime drama television series which originally aired on ABC from October 9, 2008 to April 1, 2009. It is an adaptation of the BAFTA-winning original UK series of the same name produced by the BBC. The series was ...
Style: captivating, surreal, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, time travel, police, uncover truth, fish out of water, disorder, power relations, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%