Movies and TV shows like Chicago Fire

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Chicago Fire (2012)
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Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An edge-of-your-seat view into the lives of everyday heroes committed to one of America's noblest professions. For the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51, no occupation is more stressful or dangerous, yet so rewarding and exhilarating. These courageous men and women are among the elite who forge headfirst into danger when everyone else is running the other way and whose actions make the difference between life and death.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, sincere, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, rescue, paramedic, firemen, teamwork, life risking, friendship, danger, responsibility, crime investigation, chief, characters in danger, workplace problem, fire department, rookie, nightshift, emergency, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, boss, police, murder, lesbian, fire brigade, young woman, heroic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa

Most similar movies to Chicago Fire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about danger, crimes, rescue, law enforcement, firefighter, friendship and partners mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Chicago Fire: Chicago P.D. (2014), Station 19 (2018), 1/9/2001 (2018), Third Watch (1999), Granite Mountain (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chicago P.D. (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, policewoman, crime investigation, crimes, police, police detective, shooting, arrest, sergeant, victim, partners, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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100%
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 6K
Station 19 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A group of heroic firefighters at Seattle Fire Station 19—from captain to newest recruit—risk their lives and hearts both in the line of duty and off the clock. These brave men and women are like family, literally and figuratively, and together ...
Style: captivating, suspense, inspirational, compassionate
Plot: firemen, firefighter, saving a life, danger, fire department, partners, team, woman in uniform, father daughter relationship, girl heroine, fire brigade, romance
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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1/9/2001 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Explore the high-pressure experiences of police officers, paramedics and firefighters who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. These emergency responders must try to balance saving those who are at their most ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: 911, fire brigade, firemen, misadventure, ambulance, chore, daring rescue, workplace situations, firefighter, emergency, gays and lesbians, injury ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.8
 9K
Third Watch (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics, all working the same fictional 55th precinct during the 3pm to 11pm shift - the 'Third Watch'.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: paramedic, gang, dishonesty, law enforcement, police corruption, rookie, tragic hero, society, danger, heaven and hell, heroes, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Granite Mountain (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battle deadly wildfires to save an Arizona town.
Style: based on true events, exciting, tense, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, forest fire, firemen, fire, friends, heroism, danger, evacuation, firefighter, tragedy, partners, bravery ...
Time: year 2007, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 16K
Rookie Blue (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Ambitious young cops try to prove themselves in their high-stakes careers, in which the smallest mistake can have deadly consequences. At the core of the close-knit group is perfectionist Andy McNally, whose father was a homicide detective before he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: workplace romance, workplace situations, policewoman, rookie, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, crime, shooting, peril, relationship vs career, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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ER (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Explores the inner workings of an urban teaching hospital and the critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of its overburdened emergency room.
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, doctors and patients, emergency room, workplace situations, workplace romance, surgery, suffering, intern, nurse, female doctor, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
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The Tower (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve at Tower Sky, an ultra-luxurious building complex, a White Christmas party is held to dazzle its equally high-end tenants and VIP guests. Dae-ho, the manager of the building and single father, is forced to cancel plans with his ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, rescue, danger, firemen, survival, skyscraper, fire, helicopter, love, single father, self sacrifice, hysteria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul, korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 220K
End of Watch (2012)
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: tense, emotional, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, friendship, policewoman, fighting crime, police sergeant, street gang, shooting, danger, police investigation, latinos, gang war, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011
Place: los angeles, south central los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
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Trauma (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When emergencies occur, the trauma team from San Francisco City Hospital is first on the scene, traveling by land, by sea or by air to reach their victims in time. From the heights of the city's Transamerica Pyramid to the depths of the San ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, medical drama
Plot: rescue, paramedic, hospital, doctor, partners, workplace situations, workplace, save the day, daring rescue, coworker, race against time, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 54K
Ladder 49 (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Under the watchful eye of his mentor, Captain Mike Kennedy, probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran at a Baltimore fire station. However, Jack has reached a crossroads as the sacrifices he's made have put him in ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, rough ...
Plot: firefighter, trapped, friendship, rescue, practical joke, danger, tragic hero, redemption, family relations, race against time, parents and children, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, baltimore, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 16K
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: fbi, working undercover, special agents, rookie, undercover, young man, coworker, crime, drug dealer, fighting crime, crimes, coworker relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 64K
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 ⇓
67%
 8.3
 24K
Rescue Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rescue Me revolves around the lives of the men in a New York City firehouse, the crew of 62 Truck. Examining the fraternal nature and relationships of firefighters, the series tackles the daily drama of the life-and-death situations associated with ...
Style: realistic, psychological, semi serious, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: rescue, fire department, danger, firefighter, struggle, teamwork, loss, desperation, team, workplace, heroic, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
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The Smoke (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
Story: An experienced fire fighter is badly injured and spends almost a year recovering at home. Now he returns to work, but is he as emotionally and physically sound as he thinks he is?
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: danger, workplace situations, firefighter, urban, lifesaver, workplace, rescue, firemen, injury, fire department
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.8
 4K
Emergency! (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Emergency! is an American television series that combines the medical drama and action-adventure genres. It was produced by Mark VII Limited and distributed by Universal Studios. It debuted as a midseason replacement on January 15, 1972, on NBC, ...
Style: serious, realistic, medical drama
Plot: rescue, paramedic, race against time, workplace, heroes, realism, workplace situations, daring rescue, heroic mission, forces of nature, firefighter, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 85K
The Guardian (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: storm, navy, rescue, teamwork, ocean, coast guard, friendship, ocean or sea, haunted by the past, death, team, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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As the Light Goes Out (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The bond of brotherhood is always stronger when you can be pitched into a life and death situation at any time and the only thing that gets you through the inferno is the trust that your brother will have your back. The firefighters of Hong Kong’s ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: save the day, partners, heroic mission, forces of nature, politics, explosion, factory, christmas, fire brigade, firefighter, danger, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Fugitive: The Chase Continues (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Fugitive is a remake of the 1963 TV series of the same name that aired for one season on CBS between October 6, 2000 and May 25, 2001. It stars Tim Daly as Dr. Richard Kimble, Mykelti Williamson as lieutenant Philip Gerard, and Stephen Lang as ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, on the run, manhunt, crime, chase, murder, murder suspect, uncover truth, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 5K
Rush (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Dr. William Rush is not your average on-call doctor. He's not attached to any hospital, he's highly discreet no matter what the ailment as long as the client can pay his cash-only premium and the doctor can party with the best of them. He ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: doctor, workplace, doctors and patients, surgery, moral dilemma, patient, power relations, working the system, lifesaver, old love, treatment, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 8K
Hunted (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Samantha Hunter suspects someone within the private intelligence agency she works at tried to kill her and she seeks to uncover the person behind it.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, exciting ...
Plot: female spy, undercover, agent as target, off the grid, who to trust, top secret, danger, dishonesty, haunted by the past, betrayal, coworker, assassination attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 16K
Flashpoint (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 41 min.
Story: The Strategic Response Unit (SRU) is an elite team of cops who specialize in high-risk critical incidents. Trained in tactics and psychology, they deal with extreme situations, where split-second decisions could save a life...or cost one.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: swat, police, rescue, race against time, saving a life, danger, law enforcement, crimes, sniper, confined, policewoman, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 259
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 ⇓
28%
 7.9
 1K
Silver Spoon (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Forced to become an apprentice cop, cocky playboy Igor finds he's got a knack for police work. But his job soon takes him down a dark personal path.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, murder, colleague colleague relationship, danger, love triangle, betrayal, friendship, frame up, dishonesty, police, hopes, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 1K
Backdraft 2 (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Years after the original Backdraft, Sean, son of the late Steve "Bull" McCaffrey, is assigned to investigate a deadly fire only to realize it is something much more sinister.
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, arson, escapades, crimes, danger, police investigation, terrorism, society, chase, police, arms dealer, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 3K
Training Day (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Fifteen years after the events of the feature film, Kyle Craig is assigned to go undercover in an elite squad of the LAPD as Detective Frank Rourke’s trainee to spy on him and report on his off-book methods. As Frank starts teaching his principled ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, psychological
Plot: dirty cop, police, lapd, gunfight, dishonesty, corruption, love, murder, violence, mentor, betrayal, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
American Odyssey (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In this "Traffic"-like action drama, an international conspiracy explodes when three strangers' lives unexpectedly collide - a female soldier, a corporate lawyer and a political activist.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: crimes, conspiracy, uncover truth, family relations, graphic violence, state affairs, society, danger, corporate crimes, left to die, dishonesty
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Target of Opportunity (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, friendship, rescue, adventure, dishonesty, escapades, crimes, danger, political intrigue, heroes, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, chechnya, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Philanthropist (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Philanthropist is an American action drama series that premiered on NBC on Wednesday, June 24, 2009. The program was a limited summer series, principally filmed in South Africa. It opened to strong ratings, but saw a drop in viewers in ...
Style: contemplative, serious, feel good, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: billionaire, rescue, haunted by the past, danger, loss of child, ex couple relations, self discovery, disorder, hopes, treatment, selflessness, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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