Movies and TV shows like Major Crimes

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Major Crimes (2012)
 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 that deals with high-profile or particularly sensitive crimes.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: female detective, homicide detective, policewoman, police detective, female protagonist, law enforcement, crimes, coworker, murder investigation, police, police investigation, murder, police station, lapd, fighting crime, investigator, crime investigation, interrogation, police lieutenant, workplace, swat team, murder suspect, murder mystery, homeless teenager, coroner ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
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 law enforcement, crimes, police detective, police, police investigation, police officer and fighting crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Major Crimes: The Closer (2005), Rizzoli & Isles (2010), Crossing Jordan (2001), Cold Case (2003), Bosch (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 26K
The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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, sincere, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crime investigation, homicide detective, police investigation, female detective, policewoman, investigation, police detective, interrogation, crimes, workplace romance, murder, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, partners against crime, police investigation, forensics, murder investigation, homicide detective, friends, investigation, policewoman, female protagonist, best friends, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Crossing Jordan (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, tense, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: forensics, investigation, female detective, police, female protagonist, police detective, uncover truth, fighting crime, murder, who done it, riddles and clues, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 27K
Cold Case (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, tense, suspense ...
Plot: female detective, police detective, policewoman, who done it, murder investigation, police officer, homicide detective, uncover truth, mentor, victim, police, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 90s, 50s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.5
 69K
Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
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, coworker, determination, crimes, homicide detective, lapd, murder investigation, police investigation, riddles and clues, suspicion, murder ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 19K
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: police detective, female detective, photographic memory, policewoman, police, partners, prodigy, partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 37K
Chicago P.D. (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who ...
Style: exciting, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, law enforcement, policewoman, crime investigation, crimes, victim, police detective, sergeant, arrest, partners, murder, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scott & Bailey (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: D.C. Rachel Bailey and D.C. Janet Scott have a robust and engaging friendship which enables them to draw upon each other’s strengths and investigate murders for the Manchester Metropolitan Police.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: policewoman, police detective, female detective, partners against crime, police investigation, female partner, friends, relationship vs career, law enforcement, best friends, crimes, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: england, united kingdom, manchester, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Candice Renoir (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Candice Renoir had put her career on standby for 10 years. When she returns from Singapore to resume service in a port town in the south of France, she feels a bit “rusty”. Despite the obvious defiance of her unit and a cynical superior who ...
Style: captivating, realistic, feel good, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female detective, police investigation, policewoman, police, workplace situations, family relations, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, female protagonist, new job, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 6K
Motive (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A cat-and-mouse series with a twist on the everyday whodunit, "Motive" centers on Angie Flynn, a detective on a backwards chase for clues to a killer that has already been revealed to viewers. The series, filmed in Vancouver, is an ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder investigation, female detective, police detective, unconventional method, murder mystery, riddles and clues, forensics, honest law enforcer, fighting crime, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 182K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: exciting, intellectual, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, fighting crime, partners, police investigation, investigation, partners against crime, crimes, murder, talented, outsmarting, justice, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 1K
King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, police detective, female detective, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, female police detective, who done it, honest law enforcer, fighting crime, leadership, task force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 2K
Hudson & Rex (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Charlie Hudson teams up with what he calls his "highly trained law enforcement animal" German Shepherd dog named Rex who he prefers to team up with because he doesn't talk his ear off.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: police dog, german shepherd, bloodhound, human animal relationship, dog, homicide detective, owner dog relationship, police detective, partners, crimes, fighting crime, murder ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 38K
Law & Order (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: crime investigation, law and order, lawyer, police, murder investigation, legal, evidence, police officer, homicide detective, coworker, punishment, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 80s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Frankie Drake Mysteries (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Toronto’s only female private detective in the 1920s takes on the cases the police don’t want or can’t handle. From airplanes and booze running to American G-men, Communists and union busters, Frankie’s fearless sense of adventure gets her ...
Style: captivating, exciting, twists and turns, tense, light
Plot: female detective, private detective, crime solving, investigation, adventure, chase, uncover truth, interwar period, intelligence agency, murder, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 1920s, future
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, tense, serious, talky, rough ...
Plot: police detective, murder, police station, justice, police, police officer, police protagonist, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, homicide detective, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 5K
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, captivating, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police station, policewoman, partners, workplace, friendship, fighting crime, workplace situations, crimes, police, rookie, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: police, crimes, swat team, police station, fighting crime, workplace, partners against crime, partners, law enforcement, police detective, workplace situations, police officer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Prime Suspect (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: policewoman, police detective, homicide detective, police investigation, investigator, law enforcement, sexism, police station, tough law enforcer, ambition, crimes, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Those Who Kill (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Catherine Jensen, a recently promoted homicide detective who enlists the help of Thomas Schaeffer, a forensic psychologist, to track down serial killers and relentlessly seeks the truth behind the disappearance of her brother.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: profiler, serial killer, policewoman, criminal psychologist, female detective, forensics, police investigation, criminal, police detective, missing person, homicide detective, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, partners, crimes, police investigation, parents and children, rivalry, workplace, single parent, family problems, best friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Top of the Lake (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A woman haunted by her past, Detective Robin Griffin, investigates complex and unsettling cases.
Style: clever, bleak, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, missing child, female detective, disappearance, policewoman, child rape, bodies, crimes, life is a bitch, self discovery, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 110K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, murder mystery, murder investigation, female detective, murder, who done it, crime investigation, crimes, strong female character, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, police, police investigation, fighting crime, murder, law enforcement, workplace situations, workplace, crimes, society, police station, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.1
 4K
Unit 1 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Rejseholdet is a Danish television crime series starring Charlotte Fich, Mads Mikkelsen and Lars Brygmann. Produced by Danmarks Radio, the program aired 32 episodes spanning four seasons from 2000 to 2004. Each episode revolved around an elite ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, police, murder, murder mystery, murderer, law enforcement, crimes, murder investigation, investigation, partners against crime, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.1
 14K
Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A sharp detective with a messy life, DCI Vera Stanhope patrols her “patch” of northeast England, pursuing the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. Vera is obsessive about her work and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime investigation, female detective, murder, murder mystery, british police, who done it, criminal, crimes, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 988
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, partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, society, police, crime investigation, nypd, tough law enforcer, lapd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 4K
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, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, police detective, working undercover, undercover agent, workplace, coworker, right and wrong, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 2K
Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
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, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, police investigation, wheelchair bound, black cast, handicapped, tough law enforcer, disability, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.8
 144K
NCIS (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, a team of special agents investigates any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.
Style: captivating, serious, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: law enforcement, special agents, teamwork, crime investigation, partners against crime, forensics, evidence, army investigation, computer genius, victim, navy, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%