Movies and TV shows like Major Crimes

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Major Crimes (2012)
 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 that deals with high-profile or particularly sensitive crimes.
Style: captivating, tense, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Plot: policewoman, homicide detective, crimes, police detective, police investigation, coworker, workplace, police station, lapd, murder investigation, fighting crime, police chief, investigator, police, female detective, law enforcement, interrogation, challenge, crime, gay teenager, united states of america, female protagonist, murder, murder suspect, district attorney ...
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), Bosch (2014), Rizzoli & Isles (2010), Unforgettable (2011), Scott & Bailey (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, realistic, sincere, tense ...
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
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83%
 8.4
 35K
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, coworker, crimes, riddles and clues, determination, danger, police investigation, evidence, murder, suspicion, superior officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
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, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, female detective, female protagonist, best friends, homicide detective, forensics, crime, murder investigation, police detective, partners, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 15K
Unforgettable (2011)
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: police detective, policewoman, female detective, partners, prodigy, fighting crime, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, haunted by the past, photographic memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Scott & Bailey (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: policewoman, police detective, partners against crime, police investigation, female partner, female police officer, female detective, law enforcement, crimes, best friends, relationship vs career, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 154K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: intellectual, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, crimes, fighting crime, danger, murder, partners, investigation, serial killer, psychic, talented, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crossing Jordan (2001)
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: realistic, clever, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: riddles and clues, forensics, investigation, fighting crime, who done it, uncover truth, murder, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, danger, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 542
Candice Renoir (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
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: realistic, feel good, captivating, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, workplace situations, family relations, female detective, policewoman, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, crimes, single parent, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Hill Street Blues (1981)
Genre: Drama
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, serious, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: police station, police, workplace, fighting crime, police detective, swat, law enforcement, partners, crimes, partners against crime, workplace situations, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, small town, police, fighting crime, law enforcement, society, odd couple, police investigation, social relations, initially antagonists, partners, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 11K
NYPD Blue (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police, police station, robbery, murder, partners against crime, partners, workplace, human nature, against the rules, deadly, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 91K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, crime, police investigation, multiple suspects, who done it, murder, riddles and clues, female detective, female protagonist, coworker, loss of child, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 5K
Motive (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, forensics, murder investigation, unconventional method, riddles and clues, deadly, honest law enforcer, female detective, sergeant, danger, cat and mouse, rookie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 1K
King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, female detective, law enforcement, policewoman, police investigation, honest law enforcer, crime, crimes, who done it, police, task force, female police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prime Suspect (2011)
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: policewoman, homicide detective, police detective, police investigation, crime, investigator, sexism, police station, law enforcement, murder, boss, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
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: tense, realistic, rough, serious, talky ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police, police station, police protagonist, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, workplace, fbi, african american, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
 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, uncover truth, frame up, investigation, police detective, murder, ex convict, hotshot, workplace, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Death in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Detective Inspector Richard Poole is transferred to Sainte Marie, an island in the Caribbean. Totally unsuited to the Caribbean way of life, Richard hates the sun, sea and sand and isn't used to the Sainte Marie style of policing. Working with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, captivating, touching
Plot: police detective, island, police investigation, crimes, multiple suspects, coworker, law enforcement, lifestyle change, new job, british humour, deadly, unhappy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Top of the Lake (2013)
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: captivating, suspenseful, bleak, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, missing child, crime, disappearance, female detective, life is a bitch, self discovery, sexual abuse, buried truth, mystery, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 2K
Boomtown (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Each episode of this series, set in contemporary Los Angeles, examines one crime from many different viewpoints - uniformed cops, detectives, witnesses, the media, the fire department and rescue squad, even the criminals themselves.
Style: realistic, clever, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: murder, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, workplace, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, media, district attorney, infidelity, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: law and order, murder, legal action, police investigation, legal, law enforcement, courtroom, power relations, courtroom drama, district attorney, fighting crime, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 23K
Cold Case (2003)
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: female detective, police detective, police investigation, victim, uncover truth, crime, murder investigation, evidence, rage, police, cold case, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s, 1990s, 1930s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 393
Blind Justice (2005)
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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: police detective, murder, starting over, blindness, murder investigation, fighting crime, danger, police station, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, injury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 30K
Law & Order (1990)
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, clever ...
Plot: law and order, crime investigation, lawyer, evidence, police, legal, courtroom, murder, homicide detective, police investigation, punishment, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, murder investigation, law enforcement, murder, human nature, police chief, village, crime, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.0
 17K
River (2015)
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, surprise ending ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, able to see the dead, hallucination, police, murder investigation, murder mystery, partners, loneliness, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.6
 23K
Line of Duty (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Steve Arnott is a young officer who’s fallen foul of his superiors for refusing to help in the cover-up of an operation that ended in the shooting of an innocent father. He seems ideal to join AC-12, an anti-corruption police unit, just as it ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: police corruption, police, police investigation, police detective, law enforcer, policewoman, cover up, evidence, dishonesty, secret, honest law enforcer, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, multiple suspects, fighting crime, police investigation, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, honor ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 4K
Dark Blue (2009)
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, police detective, right and wrong, workplace, team, coworker, undercover agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are ...
Style: clever, captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: sex crime, law and order, police detective, lawyer, police, danger, sexual abuse, crimes, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%