Movies and TV shows like The Beast 2009

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The Beast (2009)
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The Beast (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: FBI agent Charles Barker applies controversial techniques in his attempts to bring criminals to justice, which often border on illegal and unsettle his uninitiated partner, Ellis Dove. Over the course of the first season, Barker is investigated by fellow FBI agents for alleged misconduct. Dove's loyalty to his partner is challenged when internal affairs agent Ray Beaumont (Larry Gilliard) approaches him to gain information. Shortly thereafter, Dove learns of darker secrets in Barker's past.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, fbi, undercover, working undercover, undercover cop, rookie, crime, partners, double agent, fbi agent, internal affairs, undercover agent, crime investigation, crimes, law enforcement, danger, recruit, superior, unconventional method, criminal, nickname
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, crime, crimes, partners, undercover, investigation and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Beast: City Homicide (2007), The Mentalist (2008), The Handler (2003), Dark Blue (2009), Rogue (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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City Homicide (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: City Homicide was an Australian television drama series that aired on the Seven Network between 27 August 2007 and 30 March 2011. The series was set on the Homicide floor of a metropolitan police headquarters in Melbourne. The main characters were ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, partners against crime, protagonist as suspect, school, serial killer, mystery, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, police corruption, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 8.1
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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: exciting, intellectual, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: partners against crime, crimes, fighting crime, police investigation, serial killer, investigation, danger, partners, murder, crime, psychic, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
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The Handler (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Handler is a crime series created by Canadian writer-producer Chris Haddock, airing in the United States on CBS in the 2003-04 season. The show starred Joe Pantoliano as Joe Renato, an FBI agent assigned to train and handle young undercover ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: fbi, government agency, crime, officers and cadets, undercover agent, basic training, law enforcement, undercover, special agents, working undercover, partners, crime solving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.6
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Dark Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dark Blue was an action/drama television series which premiered on TNT on July 15, 2009, at 10 pm. It ended its run on September 15, 2010. The series is set in Los Angeles, California. It revolves around Carter Shaw, the leader of an undercover ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, policewoman, crime, working undercover, undercover agent, crimes, urban, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, partners, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
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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, crime, working undercover, law enforcement, criminal heroes, police detective, cheating, haunted by the past, strong sexual content, loss of son, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, fighting crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, police detective, workplace, coworker, female police officer, realism, law enforcement, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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67%
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Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division, Martin Odum can transform himself into a different person -- whether it's an assignment as a Serbian extremist, a corrupt Chicago police officer, a British special forces colonel, or a ...
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, undercover, working undercover, fbi, secret identity, government agency, espionage, mysterious character, betrayal, state affairs, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 49K
CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder, danger, policewoman, investigation, mystery, forensics, deadly, medical examiner, forensic evidence, crime scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 41K
CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows the investigations of a team of NYPD forensic scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, riddles and clues, workplace, partners against crime, murder, investigation, forensics, crime investigation, crimes, mystery, interrogation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, fbi, police investigation, crime, kidnapping, murder, partners against crime, track down, crimes, race against time, police detective, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, fbi, crimes, special agents, danger, intelligence, profiler, forensics, team, human nature, police investigation, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 9K
CSI: Cyber (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The FBI's team of Cyber Crime Investigators, headed by Special Agent Avery Ryan, works to solve cases involving the dark-net. Avery, a Special Agent in Charge and esteemed Cyber-Psychologist heads up a team, including Senior Special Agent ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, entertaining, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, crime, police investigation, computers and web, partners against crime, riddles and clues, profiler, evidence, police, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.5
 20K
Miami Vice (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The story of the Miami Police Department's vice squad and its efforts to end drug trafficking and prostitution, centered on the unlikely partnership of Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs - who first meet when Tubbs is undercover in a drug cartel.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, partners against crime, undercover agent, drugs/alcohol, crime, drug dealing, partners, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.1
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, police, crime investigation, crimes, policewoman, partners, sergeant, arrest, victim, shooting, rookie, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Can't Change the Meeting Place (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After WWII is over, a young officer Volodya Sharapov returns to Moscow to work in MUR - Moskovskiy Ugolovny Rozysk (Moscow Criminal Police). There he meets Gleb Zheglov who is a chief of a squad which fights organized crime. Their main task is to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, russian, law enforcement, gang, crime, post war, working undercover, police investigation, rookie, robbery, bandit, undercover agent ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, partners against crime, crime, crimes, crime investigation, navy, special agents, government agency, partners, fighting crime, forensics, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
18 Wheels of Justice (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Justice Department undercover agent Michael Cates’s family was killed after he testified against crime boss Jacob Calder. Now Cates is working out of an 18 Wheeler under another undercover identity, that of Chance Bowman. As Cates wanders America ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: truck, undercover, special agents, on the run, vigilante, fighting crime, witness protection, working undercover, crime, chases and races, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.1
 1K
The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The Inside is an American crime drama television series created by Tim Minear and Howard Gordon and produced by Imagine Television. The Inside follows the work of the FBI's Los Angeles Violent Crimes Unit, a division dedicated to investigating ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, exciting
Plot: fbi, special agents, fighting crime, crimes, crime, mystery, law enforcement, investigation, haunted by the past, deadly, profiler, network ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 136K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU ...
Style: serious, psychological, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, investigation, crime, special agents, murder, intelligence, team, law enforcement, profiler, danger, investigator, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, crime, fighting crime, urban, outlaw, task force, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover, mole ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.7
 15K
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: special agents, fbi, working undercover, undercover, rookie, drug dealer, young man, coworker relationship, verbal byplay, crime, crimes, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
NCIS: New Orleans (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, special agents, danger, crimes, navy, partners, state affairs, undercover, military, investigation, friendship, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 361
Angela's Eyes (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: fbi, special agents, crime, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, undercover, partners against crime, espionage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, clever, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, secret, master criminal, intrigue, crimes, mind game, crime, danger, investigation, terrorism, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
 235
Line of Fire (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Line of Fire is a crime drama television series that was broadcast on ABC for 11 episodes in the winter of 2003-2004. It starred Leslie Bibb and Jeffrey D. Sams as two rookie FBI agents assigned to the bureau's Richmond, Virginia branch, where ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: fbi, fighting crime, crime, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, criminal heroes, gangsters, special agents, haunted by the past, working undercover, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.9
 25K
Undercover (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Just an ordinary boy from the Sofia suburbs becomes the first bulgarian undercover cop. Forced by his father when he was young to lie and cheat, Martin becomes the perfect liar. That skill, and also the hatred of the 'underworld' makes ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: hidden identity, working undercover, gangsters, crime, police operation, undercover cop, fight, police, police corruption, undercover agent, crimes, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 2K
True Justice (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Elijah Kane leads a hardcore undercover team of Seattle based cops who take on the local criminal element with a high-octane style of enforcement.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, police detective, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, crime, police, working undercover, tough heroes, urban, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.8
 2K
Wiseguy (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional Italian city neighborhood form the underlying dramatic base ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, bleak, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, undercover agent, secret agents, crime, special agents, fbi, task force, tough law enforcer, investigation, working undercover, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 11K
Crossing Lines (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Through globalization, many countries have been opened and barriers removed to ensure easy trade, travel and cultural diversity. However, this openness has given opportunities to criminals looking to exploit the system and ultimately threaten our ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, german, crime, partners against crime, fighting crime, police, crime investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, chases and races, computer system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Killer Instinct (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Killer Instinct is an American crime drama television series filmed in Vancouver that originally aired on the Fox Network. The pilot episode aired on September 23, 2005, and the final episode aired on December 2, 2005. Fox ordered 13 episodes, only ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, crime, fighting crime, buddy cop, crime investigation, mystery, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, black cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%