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Kojak: Ariana (1989)
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Kojak: Ariana (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One of Kojak's old enemies uses Ariana, a young Greek girl, as bait to trap the legendary New York detective. Meanwhile, Kojak finds himself a brash young associate.
Style: clever, rough, serious, realistic, witty, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, riddles and clues, crime, urban, fighting crime, who done it, law enforcement, police investigation, tough law enforcer, police, criminal, city, murder
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Kojak: Ariana

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, murder, police and fighting crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Kojak: Ariana: Kojak: The Belarus File (1985), Kojak (1973), Exiled (1998), Homicide: The Movie (2000), Duke (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kojak: The Belarus File (1985)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lt. Theo Kojak uncovers a Nazi conspiracy.
Style: clever, witty, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crime, crimes, urban, who done it, riddles and clues, police, russian, soviet ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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95%
 7.1
 6K
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, suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police detective, police, who done it, danger, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, honest law enforcer, investigation, greek ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 936
Exiled (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Law & Order TV movie centered on the character Mike Logan.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: law enforcement, police investigation, fighting crime, legal investigation, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners, workplace, partners, prostitute, partners against crime, crime, police station ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Homicide: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Retired police lieutenant Al Giardello is running for mayor when he is suddenly shot at a press conference. All of the detectives, past and present, clamor for an opportunity to help find the shooter.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, workplace, deadly, partners, partners against crime, crime, crimes, police station, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.8
 206
Duke (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Duke is a modern day telling of a classic western film. Dare and Roost are brothers who have been raised in a reformatory, taught to survive and conditioned to trust no one. They have moved to West Los Angeles, where Dare moonlights himself as a ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, vigilantism, vigilante, crimes, family relations, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, police detective, urban, siblings relations, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, deadly, murder investigation, crime, mystery, small town, police officer, police chief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 82
Brass (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Chief of Detectives of the New York Police Department, is a tough cop who has worked his way up the ladder from being on a beat.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, partners against crime, dishonesty, deadly, golden years, police detective, police corruption, police station, heist, partners, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 869
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, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, society, partners against crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, crime, urban, crime investigation, lapd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Cagney & Lacey: The Return (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 1994. Cagney, now a Lieutenant, re-teams with Lacey, who has left the force, to search for a cache of missing firearms.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: crime, law enforcement, buddies, partners, crimes, police, female detective
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 574
Badge 373 (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When his partner is killed, tough Irish detective Eddie Ryan (Robert Duvall) vows to avenge the death, whatever the cost. As he begins unraveling clues, his behavior becomes so outrageous that he's obliged to turn in his badge, but the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police officer, sociopath, city, obsessive quest, chases and races, crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, crimes, police investigation, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this prequel to 'Stone Cold,' Tom Selleck reprises his role as Jesse Stone, an L.A. cop who relocates to a small town only to find himself immersed in one mystery after the other.
Style: rough, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, crimes, murder, who done it, law enforcement, police station, gangsters, deadly, mystery, police officer, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Out of the Darkness (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" — the infamous serial killer who stalked New York in the 70s.
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, brooklyn new york city, murder, fighting crime, crime, danger, mystery, clergy, police investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 647
Brooklyn South (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Brooklyn South is an American ensemble police drama series that aired on CBS for only one season during the 1997–98 television season. The series was co-created by Steven Bochco, Bill Clark, David Milch and William M. Finkelstein. Bochco is the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: police station, police, crimes, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, tough law enforcer, urban ghetto life, tough heroes, police detective, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A true immigrant story set against the vibrant backdrop of Flushing, N.Y. in the 1980s and 1990s.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, gangsters, gang, tragic love, life is a bitch, police investigation, crimes, crime, law enforcement, siblings relations, murder, immigrants ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 14
The Badge (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The only difference between a cop and a criminal is The Badge. Detective Vince McKinley and his partner Martin Goulet have to solve the biggest case of their careers: a series of evidence have been stolen from their own precinct. Through out the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, law enforcement, police corruption, crimes, graphic violence, crime, police, corruption, badge
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Murder 1, Dancer 0 (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Private eye Joe Dancer finds himself framed for manslaughter while trying to uncover a Hollywood scandal that could ruin a studio and destroy a top star's career.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, hollywood, murder, dishonesty, crimes, on the run, crime, fighting crime, chase, law enforcement, manipulations, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 146
Hornet's Nest (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in Charlotte, N.C., the story opens with everyone desperate to solve the latest crisis: a serial killer is specializing in out-of-town businessmen. Hammer and West make the murder investigation their top priority. But West is less than pleased ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, partners, journalism, law enforcement, reporter, uncover truth, danger, deadly, crime, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Plot: police investigation, crimes, investigation, crime, murder, uncover truth, heist, deadly, life is a bitch, law enforcement, coma, cold case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, year 1992 ...
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.3
 918
Skinwalkers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, mind bending
Plot: murder, police investigation, supernatural ability, americana, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, serial killer, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crimes, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Ministers (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his killers.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, rivalry, danger, profanity, law enforcement, deadly, unlikely couple, murder, graphic violence, romancing a criminal, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever, rough ...
Plot: police station, police, workplace, fighting crime, workplace situations, police detective, partners, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, police investigation, sergeant ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 403
One Eyed King (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Residents of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen attempt to balance family and friendship against the harsh street life that unfolds around them
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, crime, gangster, irish mob, irish american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 987
Roseanna (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young American girl is found dead in Gota Kanal, Swedens largest channel. Since there are hardly any clues or evidence at all it seems as if the murder cant be solved. Martin Beck and his men are assigned to the case. Soon they find a likely ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, canal, police investigation, investigation, mystery, danger, crimes, law enforcement, riddles and clues, who done it, interpol, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.3
 854
Hack (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hack is a television series that aired on the American CBS television network from 2002 to 2004. The series centers on the fictional life of a former police officer, Polish-American Mike Olshansky, who left the force after being charged with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: vigilante, taxi driver, law enforcement, crimes, crime, ex law enforcer, protective male, taxi, disgraced, dirty cop, ex-cop, driver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Report to the Commissioner (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Police officer Patty Butler, alias "Chicklet," is the live-in girlfriend of Thomas 'Stick' Henderson to gather evidence. Detective Bo Lockley is instructed to try to find her, not knowing she's also a cop.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, profanity, cop as target, crime, fighting crime, police investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, workplace, deadly, crimes, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 1K
NYC 22 (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: NYC 22 is an American police procedural drama which ran on CBS from April 15 to August 11, 2012. The series was a mid-season replacement for CSI: Miami. On May 13, 2012, both series were canceled by CBS.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: rookie, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, police, state trooper, danger, society, streetwise, urban, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Donato and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Though emotionally estranged, a father and daughter team of Los Angeles police detectives must work together to stop a serial killer. Along the way, the two find themselves forced to deal with a number of painful secrets from their past.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: serial killer, family life, parents and children, psychopath, crimes, fighting crime, amateur detective, partners, law enforcement, estrangement, deadly, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Public Morals (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the early 1960's in New York City's Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as the temptations that come from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, moral dilemma, partners against crime, partners, crimes, law enforcement, temptation, gangsters, crime, human, united states of america, gangster
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Brooklyn Rules (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Brooklyn, 1985. With the mob world as a backdrop, three life-long friends struggle with questions of love, loss and loyalty.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: gangsters, friendship, brooklyn new york city, crimes, friends, love affair, coming of age, youth, murder, revenge, rivalry, city life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.8
 2K
Cracker (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After living in Australia for the past decade, Fitz and Judith return to Manchester in 2004 for their daughter Katie's wedding. Drinking too much at the reception, Fitz stumbles through a rambling toast, which only embarrasses the bride. ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, criminal psychologist, murder, who done it, police investigation, doctors and patients, unlikely criminals, mentally unstable, tough law enforcer, haunted by the past, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%