Movies and TV shows like Chicago Fire

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Chicago Fire (2012)
 8.2
 54K
Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful, heroic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, fire department, fire brigade, paramedic, rescue, crime investigation, teamwork, responsibility, life risking, lifesaver, friendship, emergency, chief, workplace problem, rookie, characters in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, team, nightshift, rescue team, fire, lesbian, squad, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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 exciting films and TV series with plots about danger, crimes, firefighter, rescue, law enforcement, partners and police officer mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Chicago Fire: Chicago P.D. (2014), Station 19 (2018), 9-1-1 (2018), Third Watch (1999), Chicago Med (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
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Chicago P.D. (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: exciting, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, law enforcement, policewoman, crime investigation, crimes, police detective, victim, sergeant, arrest, partners, murder, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 14K
Station 19 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, disturbing ...
Plot: fire department, firefighter, fire brigade, partners, team, saving a life, firefighting, father daughter relationship, 911, fire, boss, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 31K
9-1-1 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: 911, ambulance, firefighter, misadventure, fire brigade, emergency, medicine, daring rescue, chore, police officer, saving a life, teamwork ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 8.0
 10K
Third Watch (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, firefighter, police, rescue, police officer, nypd, police corruption, fighting crime, gang, crimes, desire, rookie ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 24K
Chicago Med (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: An emotional thrill ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city's most explosive hospital and the courageous team of doctors who hold it together. They will tackle unique new cases inspired by topical events, forging fiery relationships in ...
Style: serious, exciting, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Plot: doctor, doctors and patients, hospital, patient, medical profession, emergency room, nurse, medical student, medical, doctors, doctor patient relationship, physician ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 66K
Only the Brave (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: exciting, tense, dramatic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: natural disaster, forest fire, heroism, firefighter, tragedy, bravery, fire, rescue, friends, partners, evacuation, loss of loved one ...
Time: 21st century, year 2007, 2010s, year 2013, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
9-1-1: Lone Star (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Nearly 20 years ago, Owen Strand was the lone survivor of his Manhattan firehouse on 9/11. In the wake of the attack, Owen had the unenviable task of rebuilding his station. After a similar tragedy happens to a firehouse in Austin, Owen, along with ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, psychological, medical drama
Plot: firefighter, fire department, society, redemption, disorder, friendship, father son relationship, rivalry, family, family relations, adaptation, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 59K
ER (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, emergency room, female doctor, surgical operation, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace romance, surgery, nurse, intern, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.7
 17K
Rookie Blue (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: policewoman, rookie, workplace romance, workplace situations, police officer, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, relationship vs career, peril, honest law enforcer, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 17K
Graceland (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, coworker, crimes, fighting crime, young man, undercover, drug dealer, temperamental, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 6K
The Tower (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, firefighter, fire, helicopter, catastrophe, skyscraper, christmas, rescue, save the day, survival, tower, emergency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 92K
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, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rescue, coast guard, ocean, storm, training, navy, teamwork, friendship, lifeguard, haunted by the past, death, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 3K
Trauma (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, medical drama
Plot: paramedic, rescue, hospital, doctor, workplace situations, workplace, partners, daring rescue, save the day, race against time, determination, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
NCIS: New Orleans (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, special agents, government agency, crimes, partners, state affairs, undercover, investigation, army investigation, crime investigation, soldier, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 72K
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, crime investigation, crimes, policewoman, police detective, teamwork, police investigation, fighting crime, suspicion, leader, law enforcement, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, crime investigation, military, navy, army investigation, crimes, partners, forensics, undercover, fighting crime, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 8.5
 64K
Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, coworker, police investigation, determination, crimes, riddles and clues, lapd, murder investigation, suspicion, murder, homicide detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, exciting, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: save the day, partners, heroic mission, firefighter, politics, forces of nature, factory, fire brigade, christmas, friendship, heroes, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 58K
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, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: firefighter, rescue, fire department, heroes, trapped, friendship, family relations, death of protagonist, tragic hero, redemption, race against time, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 979
The Smoke (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: firefighter, rescue, workplace situations, workplace, partners, fire department, bravery, evacuation, natural disaster, lifesaver, fire brigade, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 6.7
 79K
Backdraft (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: They say a blast of flames can take a life ... and hide a secret. But now firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey are battling each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, arson, investigation, corruption, family relations, rescue, rookie, pyromaniac, crimes, psychopath, funeral, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 290
UC: Undercover (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: law enforcement, fighting crime, undercover agent, undercover, partners, crimes, rivalry, police detective, murder, legal action, uninhibited rivalry, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 231
Under Fire (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
TV show
Story: A tight-knit and headstrong group of firefighters gets shook up by an abrupt change of leadership. After a fatal error during an intervention they come under scrutiny and have to fight for the survival of their beloved fire station "Post ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: fire brigade, fire department, firefighting, rescue team, life risking, firefighter, fire, rescue attempt, risk, workplace, intelligence agency, forest fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.8
 619
Saved (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: “Saved” chronicles medical school dropout turned paramedic Wyatt Cole, who finds the breakneck pace of his 24-hour shift a welcome escape from his inner demons.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, rescue, hopes, firefighter, medical school, dishonesty, paramedic, couple relations, rivalry, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 9K
Hunted (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
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: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, exciting ...
Plot: female spy, undercover, agent as target, who to trust, coworker, dishonesty, betrayal, haunted by the past, intelligence agency, assassination attempt, squad, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Scarlet Line (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Present-day Chicago: Amanda Hutton is thrust back into a world of violence and intrigue, which she thought she'd left behind. A retired member of the Scarlet Line, a secret, hundred-year-old society of female bodyguards, she must ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, intrigue, partners, chase, law enforcement, unlikely partners, track down, crimes, feminism, female assassin, strong female presence, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, warrior, adventure, murder, heroes, post apocalypse, death, master warrior, betrayal, vengeance, brutality, love ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, america, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.4
 674
Ablaze (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hoping to make a killing on the insurance money, oil refinery owner Wendell Mays decides to burn the place to the ground. His greed endangers the lives of the entire town as the fireball creates a spreading inferno threatens to engulf the entire ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, hospital, firefighting, crimes, police investigation, race against time, law enforcement, chaos, evacuation, fire, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.8
 17K
Flashpoint (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: swat team, police, rescue, policewoman, race against time, sniper, saving a life, law enforcement, crimes, team, mission, threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 3K
Training Day (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: exciting, psychological, tense, suspenseful
Plot: dirty cop, police, lapd, gunfight, dishonesty, corruption, vengeance, friendship, adaptation, murder, couples, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%