Movies and TV shows like Big Apple

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Big Apple (2001)
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Big Apple (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Big Apple is an American television drama series that was originally broadcast in the United States on CBS in 2001. The story centers on two New York City Police Department detectives Mooney and Trout working with the FBI to solve a murder with ties to organized crime. A subplot involves Mooney's sister who is receiving hospice care for Lou Gehrig's Disease. Big Apple was originally slated to compete with NBC's very popular medical drama series ER. Although 13 episodes were commissioned, only 8 aired before CBS canceled the show and replaced it with the newsmagazine 48 Hours in the 10pm Thursday time slot. In 2008, the series aired in syndication on Universal HD.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: organized crime, police detective, police, fbi, criminal, justice, legal, law enforcement, nypd, law and order, police officer, badge, order
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Big Apple

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and captivating films and TV series with plots about crimes, police detective, law enforcement, crime, police, police investigation and partners against crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Big Apple: Ironside (2013), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993), Kojak (2005), Cagney & Lacey (1981), Crime Story (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Ironside is an upcoming American drama television series that is scheduled to premiere in the 2013–14 television season on NBC. It will air on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central, after Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. It is a ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, wheelchair bound, disability, power relations, urban, crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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95%
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit. It ran for seven seasons on NBC from 1993 to 1999, and was succeeded ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, talky ...
Plot: police detective, murder, police, police station, police protagonist, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, african american, fbi, partners against crime, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa
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86%
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Kojak (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A bald police detective with a righteous attitude battles crime on his hometurf.
Style: stylized, rough, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, hotshot hero, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, cop witness relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gang, serial killer, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are ...
Style: clever, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, sex crime, law and order, lawyer, police, suspicion, sexual abuse, danger, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Cagney & Lacey (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mary Beth Lacey and Chris Cagney are teamed up as NYPD police detectives. Their opposing personalities (one is tough and the other sensitive) mesh to make this one of the great crime-fighting duos of all time.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, female detective, life is a bitch, crime, drug dealing, police investigation, legal, legal action, mystery, tough law enforcer, gender, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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77%
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Crime Story (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crime Story is an American TV drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC. The executive producer was Michael Mann, who had left his other series Miami Vice to oversee Crime Story and ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, police detective, crimes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, tough heroes, police, police protagonist, organized crime, danger, friends, murder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: chicago illinois, usa, las vegas, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.9
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Numb3rs (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime as an FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles from a ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: genius, crime, fbi, prodigy, murder investigation, police detective, mathematics, brother brother relationship, mathematician, profiler, workplace, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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74%
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Salamander (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A police inspector investigates the robbery of 66 safe deposit boxes at a private bank in Brussels.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: police, law enforcement, crime, crimes, police investigation, secret movement, police detective, honest law enforcer, dishonesty, secret agenda, robbery, boarding school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Shadows over Balkans (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A historical fiction drama and thriller set in the turbulent period of the late 1930s in the Balkans as a place where high politics, local interests, capital and crime all merge together.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: secret society, police, conspiracy, secret movement, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, politician, murder investigation, partner, criminal, police detective ...
Time: 1920s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
In the Heat of the Night (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the Heat of the Night is an American television series based on the motion picture and novel of the same name starring Carroll O'Connor as the white police chief William Gillespie, and Howard Rollins as the African-American police detective ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police detective, small town, interracial relations, police, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, society, law enforcement, reluctant partners, fighting crime, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, danger, society, law enforcement, deadly, crime, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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68%
 6.7
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Five Days (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Thriller series which tracks five 24-hour periods in a police investigation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, missing child, mind game, crimes, police detective, life is a bitch, law enforcement, amateur detective, deadly, ex husband ex wife relationship, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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65%
 7.0
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Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: working undercover, fbi, police corruption, police detective, police, police investigation, law enforcement, dirty cop, single mother, dishonesty, moral dilemma, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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60%
 7.5
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Mob City (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: neo noir, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, power struggle, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, actress, chief of police, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, conflict, police chief ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, police detective, crime investigation, murder, kidnapping, murder investigation, fbi, partners, law enforcement, riddles and clues, workplace, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Romanzo criminale - La serie (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: Romanzo Criminale – La serie - is a television series Italian based on the eponymous novel by judge Giancarlo De Cataldo, and it is the second adaptation of the film Romanzo Criminale directed by Michele Placido. The first series quickly achieved ...
Style: rough, serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, organized crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, mafia, dishonesty, police detective, violence, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 3K
McCloud (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: McCloud is an American television police drama that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1977. The title role is played by Dennis Weaver as Marshal Sam McCloud, a law officer from Taos, New Mexico, on semi-permanent "special assignment" with the New ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: uncover truth, who done it, working undercover, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crimes, u.s. marshal, investigation, fish out of water, criminal, police officer, police ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york, new mexico, san francisco, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 2K
Shots Fired (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A media storm sets off when an African-American cop kills a white teenager in a small North Carolina town.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, justice, police, small town, evidence, law enforcement, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, workplace situations, murder, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Law & Order (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: realistic, tense, clever, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime investigation, law and order, legal, lawyer, evidence, police, homicide detective, murder, courtroom, police investigation, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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52%
Those Who Kill (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Catherine Jensen, a recently promoted homicide detective who enlists the help of Thomas Schaeffer, a forensic psychologist, to track down serial killers and relentlessly seeks the truth behind the disappearance of her brother.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: profiler, criminal psychologist, serial killer, forensics, police investigation, policewoman, police detective, deadly, psychiatrist, crimes, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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51%
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NYPD Blue (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: NYPD Blue is an American television police drama set in New York City, exploring the internal and external struggles of the fictional 15th precinct of Manhattan. Each episode typically intertwined several plots involving an ensemble cast. The show ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police, police station, murder, robbery, partners against crime, partners, human nature, friends, against the rules, deadly, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Holby Blue (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The police force at Holby South is tasked with the toughest job yet. Not only are they fighting the usual crime with drug offenders and gang members, but today they are faced with the threat of terrorism on their own soil. A Spin off from Holby ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: police station, crimes, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, workplace romance, workplace, drug dealing, who to trust, workplace intrigue, police, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 127
Blue Murder (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Blue Murder is a Canadian crime drama television series, featuring stories that reflected the turbulence of urban life and the crimes that make headlines. The Blue Murder squad members were an elite group of big-city investigators out to solve some ...
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, police, murder, female detective, police officer, partners against crime, investigation, crimes, partners, fighting crime, crime investigation ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.7
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Baretta (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Baretta is an American detective television series which ran on ABC from 1975 to 1978. The show was a milder version of a successful 1973–74 ABC series, Toma, starring Tony Musante as chameleon-like, real-life New Jersey police officer David Toma. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, undercover, tough law enforcer, pets, partners against crime, fighting crime, reluctant partners, law enforcement, drug dealing, police investigation, partners, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 925
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, society, police, crime investigation, urban, tough law enforcer, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and Leonard Freeman. Set in Hawaii, the show originally aired for 12 seasons from 1968 to 1980, and continues in reruns. Jack Lord portrayed Detective Lieutenant ...
Style: captivating, stylized, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, fighting crime, multiple suspects, police investigation, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, honor ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
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The Division (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Division is an American crime drama television series created by Deborah Joy LeVine and starring Bonnie Bedelia. The series focused on a team of women police officers in the San Francisco Police Department. The series premiered on Lifetime on ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, semi serious
Plot: police, crimes, crime, policewoman, partners against crime, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, thirtysomething life, rivalry, justice, team, partnership ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.1
 30K
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, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, law enforcement, policewoman, crime investigation, crimes, police detective, arrest, sergeant, shooting, victim, partners, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Law & Order  Los Angeles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and developed by Blake Masters, it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: police investigation, legal, legal action, murder, courtroom, partners against crime, workplace, courtroom drama, law enforcement, district attorney, fighting crime, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 12K
FBI (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The New York office of the FBI brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep their city and the country safe.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, exciting, twists and turns ...
Plot: fbi, federal bureau of investigation, police investigation, investigation, fbi agent, agent, propaganda, violence, partners, danger, crimes, partners against crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%