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, swat team, crimes, law enforcement, partners, police detective, partners against crime, workplace situations, police investigation, sergeant, policewoman, ex husband ex wife relationship, police protagonist, realism, chief of police, tough law enforcer, right and wrong, urban ghetto, police officer, alcoholic, police partner, gang warfare ...
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 crimes, law enforcement, police detective, police, police investigation, fighting crime and partners 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), No Offence (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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NYPD Blue (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 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, captivating, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police, police station, robbery, murder, partners against crime, partners, friends, against the rules, workplace, tough law enforcer, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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100%
 7.0
 466
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, rough ...
Plot: police, crimes, law enforcement, workplace situations, workplace, partners, fighting crime, police officer, dirty cop, investigation, 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: police detective, lapd, partners against crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, criminal heroes, police investigation, drug abuse, rebelliousness, police corruption, police protagonist ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 14K
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, twists and turns, tense
Plot: female detective, police detective, policewoman, homicide detective, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, coworker, female protagonist, fighting crime, investigator, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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No Offence (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping these streets clean is a Herculean task, enough to demoralize even the keenest rookie – but there’s a reason why this hotchpotch of committed cops are on this force, on this side of town. Drug labs, arsonists, neo-Nazis and notorious ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: police station, policewoman, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, workplace situations, workplace, crimes, police, murder investigation, british police, detective inspector ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, manchester
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67%
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit. It ran for seven seasons on NBC from 1993 to 1999, and was succeeded ...
Style: tense, realistic, talky, serious, rough ...
Plot: police detective, murder, police, police station, police protagonist, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, african american, fbi, tough law enforcer, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 378
Burke's Law (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police, multiple suspects, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, police investigation, lapd, parent child relationship, murder, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: A Victorian-era Toronto detective uses then-cutting edge forensic techniques to solve crimes, with the assistance of a female coroner who is also struggling for recognition in the face of tradition, based on the books by Maureen Jennings.
Style: atmospheric, clever, stylized, twists and turns, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, uncover truth, forensics, partners against crime, workplace, unconventional method, mind game, murder investigation, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, victorian era, 1890s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Robbery Homicide Division (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Robbery Homicide Division was an American police procedural television series on CBS, created by Barry Schindel with executive producer Michael Mann. Schindel has been nominated for three Emmy Awards.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, police, fighting crime, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, workplace, society, crimes, workplace situations, police station, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Law & Order  Los Angeles (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, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: legal action, murder, legal, police investigation, legal investigation, fighting crime, courtroom drama, power relations, law enforcement, partners against crime, workplace, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, multiple suspects, partners against crime, fighting crime, police investigation, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, suspect ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa
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43%
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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, serious, realistic
Plot: partners, fighting crime, workplace situations, law enforcement, sergeant, workplace, crimes, police, intelligence agency, special agents, partners against crime, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, police investigation, police, prodigy, partners, partners against crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, partners against crime, partners, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, police station, police detective, investigation, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, police detective, workplace, coworker, right and wrong, team, undercover agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
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Miami Vice (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Miami Police Department's vice squad and its efforts to end drug trafficking and prostitution, centered on the unlikely partnership of Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs - who first meet when Tubbs is undercover in a drug cartel.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, partners against crime, partners, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, two man army, machismo, police protagonist, undercover agent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: police, tough heroes, police detective, partners, criminal heroes, partners against crime, life is a bitch, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, partners, policewoman, crime investigation, buddy cop, tattoo, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, female detective, strong female presence, price of justice, partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, drug dealing, legal action, society, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, older man younger man relationship, police, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, undercover, police investigation, crimes, verbal byplay, police lieutenant ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: captivating, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: fighting crime, police detective, workplace, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, workplace situations, police station, deputy sheriff, chase, society, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
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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, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: police detective, police, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, who done it, rivalry, law enforcement, honest law enforcer, investigation, greek, murder investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
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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, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, society, police, crime investigation, tough law enforcer, propaganda, lapd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.7
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, undercover, working undercover, police station, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, drug dealing, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, pets ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
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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, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: police detective, murder, starting over, blindness, murder investigation, police station, fighting crime, curses spells and rituals, crimes, law enforcement, husband wife relationship, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 7K
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, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, parents and children, partners, crimes, police investigation, family problems, rivalry, workplace, single parent, best friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: rough, suspenseful, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, courtroom drama, police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, workplace, crimes, rivalry, sexual abuse, police station, lawsuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: murder, hospital, doctor, police detective, who done it, police investigation, partners against crime, homicide detective, friendship, father son relationship, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, clever, realistic
Plot: murder investigation, police investigation, crimes, who done it, police detective, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, chief of police, murder, whodunit, riddles and clues ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 1K
Exiled (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Law & Order TV movie centered on the character Mike Logan.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: law enforcement, police investigation, legal investigation, fighting crime, crimes, prostitute, tough law enforcer, starting over, partners against crime, partners, reluctant partners, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%