Movies and TV shows like Dark Blue 2009

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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 unit. He is an officer who has dedicated his life to taking down the worst criminals in L.A., and this dedication has cost him his marriage. His team includes Ty Curtis, a newlywed who struggles between his job and his new life; Dean Bendis, an officer who is so deep in his undercover role that his team is no longer sure which side he is on; and Jaimie Allen, a green patrol cop recruited into the undercover unit because of her dark past and criminal skills.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, crime, working undercover, urban, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, partners, workplace, undercover agent, policewoman, temperamental, loss of spouse, bring down, right and wrong, officer, widow widower, struggle, coworker, marriage, team, police detective, sting operation, lapd ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa

Most similar movies to Dark Blue

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, crime, crimes, police detective, police investigation, police and undercover mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dark Blue: Southland (2009), True Justice (2010), The Shield (2002), Detroit 1-8-7 (2010), The Wire (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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True Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Elijah Kane leads a hardcore undercover team of Seattle based cops who take on the local criminal element with a high-octane style of enforcement.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, crime, working undercover, urban, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   100%
 
 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:   84%
    User:   99%
 
Detroit 1-8-7
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Detroit 1-8-7 is an American police procedural series about Detroit's leading homicide unit, created by Jason Richman for ABC. It features an ensemble cast of actors including Michael Imperioli and James McDaniel. The series originally ran on ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, crime, realism, law enforcement, urban, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, partners, workplace, swat, negotiation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   73%
 
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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:   72%
    User:   64%
 
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Fastlane
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Fastlane is an American action/crime drama series that was broadcast on Fox from September 18, 2002 to April 25, 2003. On August 14, 2005 G4 began rebroadcasting the complete series. After finishing its initial run on the network, Fastlane stopped ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: criminal heroes, misfit partners, crime, partners against crime, reluctant partners, chases and races, partners, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, police investigation, forgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   67%
 
The Chicago Code
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The series follows officers of the Chicago Police Department as they fight crime on the streets and try to expose political corruption within the city.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, corruption, urban, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, society, partners against crime, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   63%
 
Brooklyn's Finest
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover cop, corruption, police, betrayal, violence, guilt, murder, redemption, police brutality, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   72%
 
The New Centurions
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, police station, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, urban, partners, society, golden years, prostitute, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   69%
 
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Snitch'd
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, urban ghetto, gangsters, high school, juvenile delinquency, partners against crime, urban, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, police corruption, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   74%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   48%
 
Street Kings 2: Motor City
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, crime, police corruption, police investigation, urban, crimes, violence, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   50%
 
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Fugitives
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Four men become fugitives after a failed drug deal, running from north to south of Chile.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, fugitives, drug dealing, crimes, gangsters, betrayal, crime gone awry, fighting crime, working undercover, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, chile, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
 7.2
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The Handler
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Handler is a crime series created by Canadian writer-producer Chris Haddock, airing in the United States on CBS in the 2003-04 season. The show starred Joe Pantoliano as Joe Renato, an FBI agent assigned to train and handle young undercover ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: government agency, crime, officers and cadets, basic training, law enforcement, undercover, special agents, fbi, working undercover, partners, undercover agent, crime solving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
 6.8
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Street Kings
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover cop, corruption, police, murder, violence, vigilantism, police investigation, neo noir, redemption, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
 3.9
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Ambushed
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the frenetic underbelly of Los Angeles, Agent Maxwell closes in on an international cocaine smuggling operation run by criminal mastermind Vincent Camastra. When Agent Beverly Royce goes undercover with the drug dealers and finds herself deeper ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, tough law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, government agency, special agents, strip club, police corruption, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
The Organization
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a group of young revolutionaries break into a company's corporate headquarters and steal $5,000,000 worth of heroin to keep it off the street, they call on San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs for assistance.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, crime, police investigation, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, murder, army investigation, drug dealing, fighting crime, police corruption ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
 7.1
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Dragnet
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, urban, crimes, law enforcement, society, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, police investigation, police detective, caucasian, latex gloves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
 7.9
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The Beast
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: FBI agent Charles Barker applies controversial techniques in his attempts to bring criminals to justice, which often border on illegal and unsettle his uninitiated partner, Ellis Dove. Over the course of the first season, Barker is investigated by ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, working undercover, crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, undercover, danger, fbi, crime investigation, undercover cop, undercover agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
 6.8
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Hunter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Hunter is an American police drama television series created by Frank Lupo, and starring Fred Dryer as Sgt. Rick Hunter and Stepfanie Kramer as Sgt. Dee Dee McCall, which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1991. However, Kramer left after the sixth season to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, police detective, partners against crime, fighting crime, murder, working undercover, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
Streets of Blood
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police officer's partner has died during Hurricane Katrina, but he later discovers that his partner may have been murdered. An investigation follows, taking the officer and his new partner into the depths of the criminal underworld.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, hip hop, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, drug dealing, murder, chaos and mayhem, working undercover, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
Infernal Affairs 3
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Infernal Affairs III is a 2003 Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak. It is the third installment in the Infernal Affairs film series, and is both a sequel and a semi-prequel to the original film, as it intercuts events ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, crime, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover, gang, gangsters, hidden identity, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
 7.6
 205K
End of Watch
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.
Style: realistic, talky, tense, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, friendship, gunfight, police, surveillance, courage, violence, brutality, police investigation, death, tragedy, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
Place: los angeles, california, south central los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
 8.1
 90K
Elite Squad
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil, USA, Argentina
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1997, before the visit of the pope to Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento from BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) is assigned to eliminate the risks of the drug dealers in a dangerous slum nearby where the pope intends to be lodged.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, brutal, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, poverty, torture, police, law enforcement, fighting crime, police brutality, violence, corruption, drugs, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
 4.8
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Crash and Burn
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chases and races, crime, crimes, danger, law enforcement, undercover, gang, gangsters, secret agents, secret identity, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
 5.4
 385
Stiletto Dance
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two undercover police officers must try to prevent a multi-million dollar nuclear arms deal among several mob factions.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, master criminal, crime, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, adultery, torture, infidelity, underwear, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
 5.8
 2K
Go Fast
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, working undercover, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, undercover, vengeance, car chase, chases and races, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
 6.9
 8K
Boy Wonder
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, vengeance, crime, vigilantism, haunted by the past, childhood trauma, violence, prostitute, criminal, spouse abuse, troubled teen, boxing gym ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   40%
 
 7.6
 1K
Kingpin
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rule the family. Control the empire. A Change in power looms imminent in the drug cartel family.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, family life, gangsters, partners against crime, drug dealing, rise and fall, drug cartel, parents and children, siblings relations, addiction, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, mexico, thailand, houston texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
 4.5
 4K
Blood Out
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When big city detectives refuse to further investigate his kid brother's gang related murder, small town Sheriff Michael Spencer drops the badge and goes undercover to find his brother's killer and avenge his death.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, tough law enforcer, crime, murder, vengeance, working undercover, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
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