Movies and TV shows like Banshee

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Banshee (2013)
 8.4
 75K
Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own interests.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, sexy, realistic, sexual, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, organized crime, ex convict, female nudity, cons and scams, tough heroes, small town, crime, shooting, crimes, mob boss, thief, hidden identity, corruption, strong sexual content, villain, fist fighting, law enforcement, confrontation, one man army, small town life, gory, evil, against the rules, unconventional method ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania

Most similar movies to Banshee

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, rivalry, fighting crime, partners and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Banshee: Banshee: Origins (2013), The Blacklist (2013), Gangster Squad (2013), Justified (2010), Wild Card (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Banshee: Origins (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Banshee: Origins is a series of webisodes based on the American drama television series produced by Cinemax called Banshee. The series offers flashbacks in-between the time where Lucas Hood was arrested and when Sheriff Lucas Hood first arrived in ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, small town, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, heroes, tough heroes, law enforcement, vigilante, sheriff
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 154K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, secret, special agents, master criminal, intrigue, investigation, mind game, danger, manipulations, crimes, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 194K
Gangster Squad (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, mob boss, organized crime, corruption, mafia, police brutality, crimes, fighting crime, partners, squad, law enforcement, power struggle ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 76K
Justified (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A character drama based on the 2001 Elmore Leonard short story "Fire in the Hole." Leonard's tale centers around U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of Kentucky, a quiet but strong-willed official of the law. The tale covers his high-stakes ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, justice, crime, drug lord, crime boss, machismo, deadly, shooting, peril, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 47K
Wild Card (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, bodyguard, gangsters, crime, casino, tough heroes, dishonesty, lone wolves, betrayal, violence, greed, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 227K
Sons of Anarchy (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, power struggle, family relations, biker, arms dealing, motorcycle gang, crimes, prison, ira, friends, group of criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 109K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: exciting, light, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, unlikely partners, partners, crime, cons and scams, intelligence, expert, mastermind, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 6K
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, parents and children, crimes, partners, single parent, workplace, family problems, rivalry, photographic memory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, hacker, partners against crime, computer system, hi-tech, artificial intelligence, crimes, fighting crime, secret, inventions and discoveries, gunfight, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 7K
Vegas (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Ralph Lamb wants to be left in peace to run his ranch, but Las Vegas is now swelling with outsiders and corruption which are intruding on his simple life. Recalling Lamb's command as a military police officer during World War II, the Mayor ...
Style: realistic, rough, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, cowboy, horse, rivalry, power struggle, widow widower, traditional versus modern, unconventional method, greed, district attorney, honest law enforcer, police investigation ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1960
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 39K
Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Plot: hacker, thief, escapades, crime, crimes, unconventional method, team, mastermind, surveillance, dishonesty, hidden identity, investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Equalizer (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The Equalizer is an American television series that ran for four seasons, initially on CBS, between 1985 and 1989. It stars Edward Woodward as a middle aged retired intelligence officer with a mysterious past who helps people in trouble. The show ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, spy, crime, injustice, vengeance, rivalry, tough heroes, anti heroes, tough guy, neo noir, anti hero, dark hero ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
 17K
Human Target (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Human Target is an American action drama television series that was broadcast by Fox in the United States. Based loosely on the Human Target comic book character created by Len Wein and Carmine Infantino for DC Comics, it is the second series based ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, private detective, peril, hidden identity, teamwork, characters in danger, coworker, life risking, crimes, mission, assassination attempt, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 151K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: intellectual, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: partners against crime, fighting crime, crimes, police investigation, serial killer, investigation, danger, partners, murder, psychic, crime, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 297K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, lone hero, fighting crime, vigilantism, lone wolves, vigilante, heroes, gunfight, corruption, tough heroes, righting the wronged, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.3
 25K
Longmire (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A Wyoming sheriff rebuilds his life and career following the death of his wife. Based on the “Walt Longmire” series of mystery novels written by best-selling author Craig Johnson.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: sheriff, small town life, machismo, peril, crimes, cowboy, law enforcement, fighting crime, small town, gunfight, greed, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 7K
Mob City (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The true story of a decades-long conflict between the Los Angeles Police Department, under the determined leadership of Police Chief William Parker, and ruthless criminal elements led by Mickey Cohen, a one-time boxer who rose to the top of ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, neo noir, lapd, rivalry, corruption, fighting crime, law enforcement, police chief, power struggle, veteran, actor ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.1
 22K
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, police, policewoman, crimes, crime investigation, arrest, victim, sergeant, shooting, partners, rookie, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 9.0
 265K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: dark humor, captivating, atmospheric, clever, witty ...
Plot: small town, police investigation, crimes, crime, killings, psychopath, small town life, law enforcement, crime gone awry, americana, sheriff, gory ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s ...
Place: minnesota, north dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, coworker, crimes, workplace, female police officer, officer, conflict, victim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 6K
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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, crimes, law enforcement, power struggle, double life, boss, working undercover, fighting crime, police detective, outlaw, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 61K
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: police detective, partners against crime, crimes, suspicion, teamwork, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, relatives, fighting crime, organized crime, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 46K
Nikita (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, female killer, female spy, mole, chases and races, spy, killings, working undercover, crimes, secret government organization, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 2K
Smith (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Though Bobby Stevens appears to be a regular family man with a nine-to-five job, he's actually an expert thief who is seeking a few last big jobs so he can finally leave the business for a comfortable, lawful lifestyle with his wife, Hope, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: heist, thief, robbery, crimes, crime, partners in crime, criminal heroes, theft, chases and races, group of criminals, team, boat chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 11K
The Glades (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This Crime series follows Matt Passmore as Jim, a Chicago cop who gets kicked off the force after being shot and wrongfully accused by his ex-captain of having an affair with his wife. After receiving his payout, Jim decides to moves to a small ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, hotshot hero, crimes, police investigation, multiple suspects, ex law enforcer, murder investigation, coworker, outsmarting, suspicion, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 42K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, fighting crime, danger, tough heroes, crime, revenge, tragic hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, california, los angeles, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 198
Players (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Three young ex-cons track down criminals as a part of a new FBI program.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, crime, cons and scams, special agents, crimes, chases and races, partners against crime, track down, partners, law enforcement, dishonesty, sting operation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 2K
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, murder, police detective, haunted by the past, loss of son, criminal heroes, law enforcement, working undercover, parents and children, who to trust, torment, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, police detective, politician, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, police chief, partners, gang war, partners against crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Transporter: The Series (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Canada, France, USA, Germany
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Transporter: The Series is an English-language French-Canadian action-adventure television series, spun off from the Transporter film series created by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen. It is co-produced by the French Atlantique Productions and the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, tough heroes, rivalry, crimes, danger, vigilante, transporter, security, life risking, escapades, one man army, ex law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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