Movies and TV shows like New Amsterdam 2008

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New Amsterdam (2008)
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New Amsterdam (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New Amsterdam is an American television drama which aired for eight episodes in 2008 on Fox. The series starred Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as "John Amsterdam", an immortal Dutch man born in 1607, who has lived in New York City on and off since he was 14 years old, and who is a homicide detective in the present day. The series was nominated for an Emmy for Main Title Design.
Style: clever, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: immortality, miraculous event, curses spells and rituals, friendship, magical, haunted by the past, reward, imaginary, aging, true love, crime, friends, sent to the future, murder investigation, massacre, native americans, law enforcement, supernatural power, crimes, tribe, police officer, policewoman, recovering alcoholic, homicide detective, love ...
Time: contemporary, 17th century
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and captivating films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, crime, police detective, murder, investigation and police investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like New Amsterdam: Forever (2014), The Listener (2009), Unforgettable (2011), Elementary (2012), Lucifer (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Forever (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: immortality, law enforcement, investigation, female detective, supernatural, immortal, supernatural ability, laboratory, murder investigation, friendship, morgue, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
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The Listener (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Toby Logan is a highly skilled paramedic with a secret – he can read minds. Toby never really knew his parents and grew up in foster care, this coupled with his secret, which he shares with no one, has made him a bit of a loner. Until now, Toby ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful, emotional
Plot: telepathy, supernatural power, supernatural ability, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, psychic power, paramedic, crimes, psychic, danger, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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67%
 6.8
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Unforgettable (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting
Plot: female detective, photographic memory, police detective, policewoman, police investigation, prodigy, partners, partners against crime, fighting crime, police, haunted by the past, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states
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67%
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Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, odd, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, crimes, partners, talented, prodigy, law enforcement, mastermind, unconventional method, intelligence, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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40%
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Lucifer (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he has teamed up with LAPD detective Chloe Decker to take down criminals. But the longer he's away from the underworld, the ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, colourful, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: devil, supernatural, lucifer, immortality, fallen angel, hell, demon, female detective, immortal, supernatural power, police detective, homicide detective ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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43%
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King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, police detective, female detective, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, task force, who done it, fighting crime, honest law enforcer, crime, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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25%
Touching Evil (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Returning from a year-long psychological leave of absence after surviving an almost-fatal gunshot wound to the head, Detective David Creegan is assigned to the FBI's Organized and Serial Crime Unit – a rapid-response, elite crime ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: track down, lifesaver, partners against crime, police investigation, murder investigation, hunt down, danger, crime, special agents, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.0
 49K
Almost Human (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Almost Human is an American science fiction/crime drama on Fox. In 2048, the uncontrollable evolution of science and technology has caused crime rates to rise an astounding 400%. To combat this, the overwhelmed police force has implemented a new ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, partners, hi-tech, police detective, a.i., fighting crime, future dystopia, police partner, tough law enforcer, haunted by the past, androids, buddy cop ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
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Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, partners against crime, police investigation, homicide detective, policewoman, female protagonist, forensics, best friends, friends, police detective, coworker, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Brotherhood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A working-class Irish family rules a city built on loyalty and corruption. The Caffee brothers, Tommy, a rising politician desperate for reelection, and Michael, a hardened criminal returning from seven years on the run and eager to reclaim his ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: organized crime, politician, dysfunctional family, irish, family relations, profanity, crimes, ambition, political corruption, family problems, politics, criminal heroes ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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24%
Brooklyn South (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police, tough law enforcer, police investigation, partners, crimes, police station, urban ghetto life, tough heroes, police detective, law enforcement, crime, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
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Shattered (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Shattered is a Canadian police procedural series created by Rick Drew. The main character is a tough, smart homicide detective in Vancouver who suffers from dissociative identity disorder, also known as multiple personality disorder. His wife Ella ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, deadly, mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, split personality, law enforcement, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
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Past Life (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Past Life is an American crime drama television series which aired on Fox from February 9 to June 4, 2010. The series premiered on Tuesday, February 9 at 9:00 pm Eastern/8:00 pm Central. After the premiere, subsequent airings were broadcast on ...
Style: emotional, surreal, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, past life, power relations, workplace, partners, supernatural, crimes, mystery, unsolved mystery, reincarnation, confronting the past, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mysterious Ways (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Declan Dunn has a fascination with mystical phenomena that began when he was buried under an avalanche and given up for dead. After he miraculously survived, he committed his life to investigating miracles and the absolute proof of their existence. ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: miraculous event, uncover truth, investigation, supernatural, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, paranormal activity, psychiatrist, mystery, back from the dead, research, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
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Angela's Eyes (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Angela Clinton has the exceptional gift of knowing when someone is lying. She discovered this skill at age 14, when she learned her "average" American parents were actually spies. Attempting to right her parents' wrong, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: female agent, fbi, investigation, undercover, partners, partners against crime, mystery, treason, who done it, crimes, espionage, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, society, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, police, crime investigation, tough law enforcer, crime, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Prime Suspect (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: policewoman, homicide detective, police detective, police investigation, investigator, crime, law enforcement, police station, sexism, tough law enforcer, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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50%
 6.8
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Helix (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, deadly virus, immortality, uncover truth, quarantine, zombie, deadly, danger, virus, secret place, escapades, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlanta, georgia
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23%
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Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, family in crisis, uncover truth, who done it, investigation, law enforcement, family problems, murder mystery, family relations, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Night Of (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 525 min.
TV show
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: tense, suspense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, lawyer, crimes, crime, investigation, courtroom, justice, secrets, murder trial, vengeance, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014
Place: usa, new york
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23%
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Columbo (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing appearance and apparent absentmindedness, he shrewdly solves all of his cases and secures all ...
Style: clever, captivating, realistic, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, mind game, murder investigation, murder, crime investigation, riddles and clues, crime solving, unconventional method, uncover truth, basset hound, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Jacob Hood is a brilliant biophysicist and special science advisor to the government who investigates scientific crises and oddities. His crusade is to protect the substance of science against those who would abuse and misuse scientific ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, scary, serious
Plot: scientist, fbi, mad scientist, misfit partners, save the day, bio weapon, characters in danger, partners against crime, government agency, reluctant partners, danger, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, immortality, magic, supernatural ability, family secret, siblings relations, foreknowledge, family relations, creature, magical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: long island, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Hill Street Blues (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, gloomy ...
Plot: police station, police, fighting crime, workplace, police detective, workplace situations, swat team, law enforcement, crimes, partners, partners against crime, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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23%
 8.0
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Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, good versus evil, fbi, investigation, conspiracy, prophecy, secret movement, supernatural, cult, murder investigation, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, police detective, crime investigation, murder, kidnapping, murder investigation, fbi, partners, law enforcement, police investigation, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, who done it, murder investigation, police investigation, murder, multiple suspects, whodunit, village, crime, police chief, law enforcement, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.4
 6K
Suskunlar (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Suskunlar, is a Turkish television drama series based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's 1995 novel of Sleepers.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, vengeance, buddies, friendship, rivalry, murder, danger, death, friends, crime, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 833
Karen Sisco (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a U.S. Deputy Marshal, based on Miami, Florida's Gold Coast, Karen must deal with the underbelly of South Beach nightlife and Palm Beach high life while tracking down fugitives. She also struggles to win the respect of her fellow officers. ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, workplace, crimes, boss and employee, track down, parents and children, love and romance, chases and races, superior, power relations, fugitives, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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23%
 7.1
 7K
Kojak (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, who done it, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, honest law enforcer, investigation, greek ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%