Movies and TV shows like Major Crimes

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Major Crimes
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 that deals with high-profile or particularly sensitive crimes.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: police investigation, crime, fighting crime, police station, police, crimes, law enforcement, workplace, police detective, challenge, police chief, policewoman, interrogation, investigator, coworker, homicide detective, murder suspect, female detective, murder investigation, police lieutenant, murder, female protagonist, lapd, coroner, murder victim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa

Most similar movies to Major Crimes

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, crime, police detective, police investigation, police and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Major Crimes: The Closer (2005), Rizzoli & Isles (2010), Unforgettable (2011), Law & Order (1990), Life (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Closer
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: captivating, twists and turns, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, investigation, police station, workplace intrigue, mind game, police investigation, police, crimes, law enforcement, murder, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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    User:   100%
 
Rizzoli & Isles
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, partners against crime, female protagonist, police investigation, crimes, homicide detective, best friends, murder investigation, suspicion, search, career, friendship between women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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    User:   80%
 
 6.8
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Unforgettable
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, tense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: prodigy, police investigation, female detective, policewoman, police detective, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, haunted by the past, partners, photographic memory, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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System:   36%
    User:   86%
 
 7.7
 28K
Law & Order
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, lawyer, fighting crime, courtroom, legal action, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, police, law and order, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
 8.3
 31K
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
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System:   30%
    User:   29%
 
Homicide: Life on the Street
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, talky, rough ...
Plot: murder, partners against crime, realism, crime, police detective, tough law enforcer, police station, fighting crime, police investigation, police protagonist, police, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa
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System:   30%
    User:   35%
 
Crossing Jordan
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that stars Jill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever, captivating ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, investigation, who done it, mystery, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, mind game, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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System:   29%
    User:   29%
 
Law & Order: LA
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, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, courtroom, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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System:   28%
    User:   31%
 
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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:   28%
    User:   32%
 
10-8: Officers on Duty
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, rough
Plot: fighting crime, crime, workplace situations, police station, crimes, urban, law enforcement, society, workplace, partners against crime, chase, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   28%
    User:   32%
 
 8.1
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River
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: John River, a brilliant police officer whose genius and fault-line is the fragility of his mind - a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest
Style: serious, gloomy, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted by the past, crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, murder, police detective, murder investigation, police, hallucination, deadly, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   22%
 
Trial & Retribution
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Story: Trial & Retribution is a feature-length ITV police procedural television drama series that began in 1997. It was devised and written by Lynda La Plante as a follow-on from her successful television series Prime Suspect. Each episode of the Trial ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, police investigation, police detective, murder, police station, who done it, crimes, danger, courtroom, deadly, law enforcement, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   30%
 
 5.8
 124
Holby Blue
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The police force at Holby South is tasked with the toughest job yet. Not only are they fighting the usual crime with drug offenders and gang members, but today they are faced with the threat of terrorism on their own soil. A Spin off from Holby ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: police investigation, workplace intrigue, crime, police station, workplace situations, crimes, law enforcement, workplace, gangsters, drug dealing, workplace romance, cop as target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   24%
 
Women's Murder Club
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Women's Murder Club was an American police procedural and legal drama, which ran on ABC from October 12, 2007, to May 13, 2008. The series is set in San Francisco, California and is based on the 'Women's Murder Club' series of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, witty
Plot: crime, best friends, partners against crime, fighting crime, mystery, murder, investigation, crimes, murder investigation, deadly, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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System:   25%
    User:   22%
 
 7.9
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Zen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 270 min.
Story: Zen is a British television mini series produced by Left Bank Pictures for the BBC, co-produced with WGBH Boston for its Masterpiece anthology series, Mediaset and ZDF. It stars Rufus Sewell and Caterina Murino and is based on the Aurelio Zen ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Plot: mystery, police investigation, crimes, crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, murder, deadly, workplace, police detective, honest law enforcer, living with parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   30%
 
 7.6
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Dark Blue
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, crime, working undercover, urban, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, partners, workplace, undercover agent, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   26%
 
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, murder, crime, police investigation, urban, police station, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, murder investigation, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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System:   25%
    User:   20%
 
 6.9
 36K
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:   25%
    User:   26%
 
 9.3
 231K
The Wire
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between ...
Style: clever, serious, talky, realistic, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, crime, realism, police detective, fighting crime, drugs/alcohol, police investigation, police station, urban ghetto, police, law enforcement, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   21%
 
 6.5
 383
Blind Justice
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crime, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, police station, criminal heroes, golden years, fighting crime, starting over, murder, curses spells and rituals, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   26%
 
 8.7
 64K
The Shield
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, tough law enforcer, crime, drugs/alcohol, gang, police corruption, against the rules, police station, fighting crime, urban ghetto, crimes, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   22%
 
 8.4
 23K
Southland
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Since premiering in 2009, Southland has redefined the police drama with its raw, authentic look at the lives and work of Los Angeles detectives and beat cops. The show centers on four main characters: Officer John Cooper (Cudlitz), a seasoned cop ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, realism, rookie, policewoman, fighting crime, urban, crimes, urban ghetto, law enforcement, partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   27%
 
Jesse Stone: Night Passage
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this prequel to 'Stone Cold,' Tom Selleck reprises his role as Jesse Stone, an L.A. cop who relocates to a small town only to find himself immersed in one mystery after the other.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: crime, small town life, who done it, mystery, police station, police investigation, small town, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, domestic disturbance, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, santa monica california
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System:   24%
    User:   21%
 
Prime Suspect
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Prime Suspect is an American police procedural television drama series that premiered on NBC on September 22, 2011. It stars Maria Bello as Detective Jane Timoney. The series is a "re-imagining" of the original British series Prime ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, based on british tv series
Plot: crime, police detective, tough law enforcer, police station, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, murder, homicide detective, female detective, relationship vs career, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   21%
 
Without a Trace
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, crime, police investigation, urban, partners against crime, mystery, track down, riddles and clues, fbi, crimes, danger, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   23%
 
 7.6
 21K
Cold Case
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she is assigned cases that have never been solved. Detective Lilly Rush combines her natural instincts with the updated technology available today to bring about ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: crime, police detective, uncover truth, victim, murder, mystery, who done it, police investigation, female detective, crimes, murder investigation, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1910s, 1920s, 1940s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   22%
 
Top of the Lake
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A woman haunted by her past, Detective Robin Griffin, investigates complex and unsettling cases.
Style: atmospheric, serious, twists and turns, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: missing child, sexual abuse, police investigation, police detective, crime, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, female detective, self discovery, life is a bitch, small community ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   100%
 
 7.9
 10K
Wallander
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This drama follows Inspector Kurt Wallander – a middle-aged everyman – as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in the apparently sleepy backwaters in and around Ystad in Skane, southern Sweden. Based on the international best-selling ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, police detective, small town, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, murder, murder investigation, police, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
Law & Order: UK
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Adapted from the hit US series, Law & Order: UK follows a team of police detectives and prosecutors representing the public interest in the criminal justice system.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: price of justice, crime, crimes, courtroom, law enforcement, mystery, legal, workplace, power relations, lawyer, police investigation, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   18%
 
 7.7
 2K
Dragnet 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: 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:   22%
    User:   20%
 
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