Movies and TV shows like Major Crimes

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Major Crimes (2012)
 7.6
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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: tense, twists and turns, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: policewoman, crimes, homicide detective, police detective, police investigation, coworker, workplace, police station, police chief, lapd, murder investigation, fighting crime, investigator, police, female detective, interrogation, law enforcement, challenge, crime, strong female presence, female protagonist, murder, murder suspect, district attorney, gay teenager ...
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 investigation, police detective, police and policewoman mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Major Crimes: The Closer (2005), The Mentalist (2008), Scott & Bailey (2011), Rizzoli & Isles (2010), Bosch (2014). 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, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: female detective, police investigation, police detective, crimes, policewoman, fighting crime, murder, investigation, couples, workplace romance, interrogation, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.1
 158K
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, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, fighting crime, serial killer, murder, investigation, partners, danger, crime, psychic, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, female police officer, female detective, police investigation, female partner, law enforcement, best friends, crimes, relationship vs career, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, europe
⇓ 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: female detective, police investigation, partners against crime, female protagonist, forensics, best friends, policewoman, homicide detective, murder investigation, police detective, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 8.4
 38K
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, tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, crimes, riddles and clues, coworker, danger, determination, police investigation, superior officer, suspicion, evidence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, suspenseful, tense, exciting, realistic
Plot: police detective, policewoman, female detective, police investigation, prodigy, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement, crimes, photographic memory, partners against crime, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, tense, clever, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, fighting crime, murder, police detective, law enforcement, danger, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hill Street Blues (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: realistic, suspenseful, clever, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: police station, police, fighting crime, workplace, police detective, workplace situations, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, crimes, police investigation, sergeant ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 4K
No Offence (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: policewoman, police station, law enforcement, police investigation, fighting crime, workplace, workplace situations, crimes, serial killer, police, british humour, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 597
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, suspenseful, captivating, feel good, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, policewoman, female detective, workplace situations, family relations, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, single parent, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.2
 94K
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, police investigation, crime, multiple suspects, who done it, female detective, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, female protagonist, loss of child, haunted by the past ...
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, murder investigation, unconventional method, riddles and clues, forensics, honest law enforcer, deadly, female detective, sergeant, danger, cat and mouse, rookie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ 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, police station, sexism, law enforcement, murder, boss, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, female detective, policewoman, law enforcement, police investigation, honest law enforcer, crimes, crime, who done it, strong female presence, task force, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, tense, talky, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police, police station, police protagonist, crimes, fighting crime, police investigation, tough law enforcer, african american, fbi, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, clever, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, missing child, disappearance, crime, female detective, life is a bitch, self discovery, policewoman, sexual abuse, child abuse, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, law enforcement, workplace, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, suspenseful, clever, serious, stylized
Plot: murder, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, workplace, district attorney, media, dishonesty, deadly, infidelity, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 2K
Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, wheelchair bound, disability, power relations, tough law enforcer, crime, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: law and order, legal, murder, police investigation, legal action, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, legal investigation, power relations, courtroom drama, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.6
 27K
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: police corruption, police detective, police, honest law enforcer, interrogation, police investigation, law enforcer, policewoman, crimes, dishonesty, evidence, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, crime, victim, uncover truth, murder investigation, evidence, rage, police, cold case, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s, 2000s, 1940s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
10-8: Officers on Duty (2003)
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: captivating, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: fighting crime, police detective, workplace situations, law enforcement, workplace, partners against crime, crimes, police station, deputy sheriff, chase, society, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
Killer Instinct (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, partners, mystery, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, policewoman, crime, crime investigation, buddy cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 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: tense, realistic, suspenseful, clever, rough ...
Plot: law and order, crime investigation, lawyer, evidence, police, legal, courtroom, police investigation, murder, homicide detective, rivalry, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 398
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, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder, starting over, blindness, murder investigation, police station, danger, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, injury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.0
 19K
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, melancholic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, able to see the dead, hallucination, police, murder investigation, murder mystery, partners, loneliness, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, crime, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, team, coworker, right and wrong ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, stylized, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, multiple suspects, fighting crime, partners against crime, police investigation, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, honor ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 17K
The Bridge (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A murdered body on a bridge between El Paso and Juarez bring together El Paso detective Sonya Cross and Chihuahua State Police detective Marco Ruiz.
Style: tense, atmospheric, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, police detective, social problems, serial killer, policewoman, police investigation, partners, corruption, characters in danger, riddles and clues, mind game, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%