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, crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, team, coworker, workplace, right and wrong, undercover agent, policewoman, undercover cop, crimes, 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, serious, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, crimes, crime, police detective, police investigation, police and fighting crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dark Blue: Gang Related (2014), Kojak (1973), Rogue (2013), Detroit 1-8-7 (2010), The Handler (2003). 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, working undercover, law enforcement, crimes, double life, power struggle, fighting crime, boss, police detective, outlaw, right and wrong ...
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever ...
Plot: police detective, police, danger, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, who done it, law enforcement, rivalry, honest law enforcer, investigation, greek ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, criminal heroes, loss of son, haunted by the past, law enforcement, torment, crime, parents and children, who to trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, workplace, coworker, female police officer, officer, policewoman, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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68%
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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, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: fbi, undercover agent, law enforcement, special agents, crime, officers and cadets, working undercover, undercover, basic training, government agency, crime solving, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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68%
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Graceland (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, fbi, special agents, rookie, undercover, young man, coworker, crime, drug dealer, fighting crime, crimes, coworker relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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67%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police detective, martial arts, chases and races, crime, working undercover, crimes, heroes, tough heroes, renegades, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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65%
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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, crimes, lapd, danger, psychopath, police investigation, obsession, deadly, stalker, crime investigation, nickname, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, rough ...
Plot: police station, police, workplace, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, partners against crime, police detective, workplace situations, partners, swat, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, police detective, politician, crimes, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, gang war, partners, police chief, tough law enforcer, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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61%
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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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, rookie, undercover, fbi, double agent, working undercover, undercover cop, crime, partners, internal affairs, fbi agent, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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, realistic, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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58%
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 ...
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Plot: law and order, legal, murder, legal action, police investigation, partners against crime, legal investigation, courtroom drama, police detective, district attorney, power relations, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Chase (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Chase is an American police procedural drama television series created by Jennifer Johnson for the NBC network. The series follows a U.S. Marshals fugitive-apprehension team, based out of Houston, Texas. Jerry Bruckheimer and Johnson serve as ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: policewoman, u.s. marshal, fugitives, manhunt, track down, special agents, crimes, chases and races, crime, female partner, newcomer, law enforcement ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 43 min.
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: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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56%
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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, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, parents and children, partners, rivalry, family problems, single parent, workplace, photographic memory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.1
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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, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, urban, society, police investigation, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fighting crime, caucasian, latex gloves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, navy, forensics, partners against crime, crimes, crime, fighting crime, special agents, partners, law enforcement, government agency, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: police detective, criminal heroes, crimes, undercover, working undercover, chases and races, police investigation, serial killer, murder, deadly, law enforcement, track down ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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53%
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, twists and turns, tense
Plot: homicide detective, policewoman, crimes, police investigation, police detective, coworker, workplace, police station, lapd, murder investigation, fighting crime, police chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: police detective, undercover, police station, drug dealing, law enforcement, fighting crime, pets, partners, crime, crimes, police investigation, reluctant partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, crime, police investigation, danger, policewoman, murder, investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, workplace situations, workplace, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, clever, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: police detective, drug dealing, police investigation, urban ghetto life, drug lord, wiretap, lesbian, life is a bitch, crime, working undercover, african american, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, seaport, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, suspicion, policewoman, teamwork, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, relatives, fighting crime, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, police detective, undercover, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, buddies, law enforcement, unlikely partners, working undercover, urban, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: homicide detective, police detective, investigator, crime, policewoman, law enforcement, police station, sexism, police investigation, deadly, boss, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, forensics, female detective, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.4
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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, coworker, police investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, determination, danger, suspicion, superior officer, evidence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 21K
Miami Vice (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The story of the Miami Police Department's vice squad and its efforts to end drug trafficking and prostitution, centered on the unlikely partnership of Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs - who first meet when Tubbs is undercover in a drug cartel.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, partners, partners against crime, undercover agent, drug dealing, rivalry, law enforcement, drugs/alcohol, crime, deadly, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%