Movies and TV shows like Dark Blue 2009

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Dark Blue (2009)
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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 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: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police investigation, crimes, crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, team, coworker, workplace, right and wrong, undercover agent, policewoman, undercover cop, struggle, partners, officer, marriage, urban, widow widower, loss of spouse, temperamental, bring down, sting operation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 crimes, law enforcement, crime, police detective, fighting crime, police and police investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dark Blue: Gang Related (2014), Kojak (1973), Hill Street Blues (1981), Rogue (2013), Detroit 1-8-7 (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gang Related (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. Detective Ryan Lopez is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. What the world doesn't know is that long before Ryan became a cop, he pledged allegiance to a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, working undercover, crimes, law enforcement, boss, power struggle, fighting crime, police detective, outlaw, double life, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Kojak (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kojak is an American television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, bald New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak. It aired from October 24, 1973, to March 18, 1978, on CBS. It took the time slot of the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, crimes, who done it, law enforcement, honest law enforcer, rivalry, investigation, greek ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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%
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Rogue (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: "Rogue" revolves around Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, murder, police detective, loss of son, criminal heroes, law enforcement, haunted by the past, crimes, crime, torment, who to trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Detroit 1-8-7 (2010)
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, crime, partners against crime, crimes, workplace, coworker, female police officer, partners, realism, officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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67%
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Stalker (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological
Plot: stalking, lapd, police investigation, crimes, danger, obsession, psychopath, deadly, stalker, crime investigation, nickname, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
66%
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Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, society, tough law enforcer, urban, crime, caucasian, latex gloves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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True Justice (2010)
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police detective, martial arts, urban, law enforcement, tough heroes, renegades, working undercover, tough law enforcer, crime, fighting crime, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Handler (2003)
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: fbi, officers and cadets, special agents, law enforcement, crime, working undercover, undercover, basic training, government agency, undercover agent, crime solving, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Fastlane (2002)
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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, undercover, drug dealing, working undercover, police detective, police investigation, hidden identity, fighting crime, criminal heroes, master criminal, law enforcement, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Beast (2009)
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, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, rookie, undercover, fbi, double agent, working undercover, undercover cop, crime, partners, crimes, internal affairs, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Chicago Code (2011)
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, tough law enforcer, female police officer, police detective, politician, law enforcement, crimes, fighting crime, partners against crime, police chief, gang war, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Shield (2002)
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: tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, police brutality, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, mayor, crimes, dishonesty, murder, gang, peril, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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UC: Undercover (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: UC: Undercover is an action-thriller television series that focuses on the secret lives and private demons of an elite Justice Department crime-fighting unit that confronts the country’s deadliest, most untouchable lawbreakers by going undercover ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: law enforcement, fighting crime, undercover agent, partners, deadly, crimes, rivalry, undercover, police detective, murder, uninhibited rivalry, legal action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Nash Bridges (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, police investigation, parents and children, crimes, rivalry, single parent, workplace, family problems, photographic memory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
55%
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The Wire (2002)
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: tense, suspenseful, cynical, clever, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, drug dealing, urban ghetto life, working undercover, drug lord, life is a bitch, crime, wiretap, fighting crime, crimes, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
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54%
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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 ⇓
53%
18 Wheels of Justice (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Justice Department undercover agent Michael Cates’s family was killed after he testified against crime boss Jacob Calder. Now Cates is working out of an 18 Wheeler under another undercover identity, that of Chance Bowman. As Cates wanders America ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: truck, undercover, law enforcement, working undercover, crime, danger, on the run, gangsters, special agents, fighting crime, vigilante, witness protection ...
Time: 90s
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53%
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Baretta (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Baretta is an American detective television series which ran on ABC from 1975 to 1978. The show was a milder version of a successful 1973–74 ABC series, Toma, starring Tony Musante as chameleon-like, real-life New Jersey police officer David Toma. ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, undercover, crime, fighting crime, crimes, reluctant partners, police station, drug dealing, partners against crime, pets, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
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52%
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K-Ville (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: K-Ville is an American television drama created and executive produced by Jonathan Lisco, centering on policing New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Deran Sarafian directed the pilot. On May 15, 2008, the series was officially canceled.
Style: serious, rough, sincere, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: partners, law enforcement, demolished city, unlikely partners, police investigation, fighting crime, deadly, police chief, police detective, political corruption, partners against crime, against the rules ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Hunter (1984)
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: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, partners, murder, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, police investigation, undercover, crimes, track down, crime, criminal heroes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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 ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: policewoman, crimes, homicide detective, police detective, police investigation, workplace, coworker, police chief, police station, lapd, murder investigation, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
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CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, policewoman, crime, danger, murder, police investigation, investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, mystery, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Flikken Maastricht (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Former Amsterdam police detective Floris Wolfs has been transferred to the police department of the south-Dutch country town Maastricht. His metropolitan experience nicely complements the local expertise of his new country colleagues, who know the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, police detective, forensics, fighting crime, female detective, police investigation, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Starsky and Hutch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Starsky & Hutch is a 1970s American cop thriller television series, which consisted of a 70-minute pilot movie and 92 episodes of 50 minutes each. The show was created by William Blinn, produced by Spelling-Goldberg Productions, and broadcast ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, police detective, undercover, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, buddies, law enforcement, unlikely partners, working undercover, society, police protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The exploits of the Los Angeles–based Office of Special Projects (OSP), an elite division of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that specializes in undercover assignments.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, crime investigation, undercover, crimes, navy, forensics, partners, military, partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police detective, crimes, policewoman, suspicion, teamwork, relatives, corruption, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
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Hawaii (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hawaii is a United States television series produced and distributed by NBC Universal Television for the NBC television network. Originally titled Pearl City, this police drama was produced with the series Hawaii Five-O in mind, and debuted on ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, island, crime, policewoman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%