Movies and TV shows like Cuffs

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Cuffs (2015)
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Cuffs (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cuffs is a fresh, authentic and visceral drama that will take the audience on an exhilarating ride through the challenges of front-line policing. Adrenalized and vibrant, the show is packed full of dramatic incidents and colourful characters. From a booby trapped cannabis farm in a suburban semi to an elderly farmer's wife with a shotgun, the stories are surprising and exciting. There will be more absurd altercations - such as a middle-class dog-napping or fisticuffs between pensioners - as well as the daily grind of speeding drivers, city-centre shoplifters and Saturday night drinkers.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: police, rookie, police officer, police investigation, gangsters, friendship, violence, friends, chase, danger, society, police procedural, gay
Time: 21st century
Place: england, britain, brighton

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspenseful, realistic and serious films and TV series with plots about crimes, police investigation, police, danger, murder, law enforcement and crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Cuffs: Happy Valley (2014), Scott & Bailey (2011), From Darkness (2015), Young Wallander (2020), Life of Crime (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Happy Valley (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Valley is a dark, funny, multi-layered thriller revolving around the personal and professional life of Catherine, a dedicated, experienced, hard-working copper. She is also a bereaved mother who looks after her orphaned grandchild.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: policewoman, kidnapping, crimes, police investigation, investigator, ransom, drug lord, law enforcement, revenge, crime, rape, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire
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Scott & Bailey (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: D.C. Rachel Bailey and D.C. Janet Scott have a robust and engaging friendship which enables them to draw upon each other’s strengths and investigate murders for the Manchester Metropolitan Police.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, policewoman, female police officer, partners against crime, female detective, police investigation, female partner, best friends, crimes, friends, law enforcement, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom, manchester, europe
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From Darkness (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 233 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Claire Church, a former police officer who moves away to the remote Western Isles in an attempt to escape the past and violence that still haunts her. Soon, Claire is pulled back into an investigation she thought she long left behind, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: murder investigation, serial killer, british police, policewoman, british, police officer, police investigation, murder, countryside, family relations, escapades, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Young Wallander (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
TV show
Story: An incendiary hate crime stirs civil unrest, fast-tracking rookie cop Kurt Wallander to detective in this origin story for the popular character.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, unusual plot structure, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police protagonist, police officer, police investigation, crimes, murder, murder investigation, police, good versus evil, heroes, chase, danger, society
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
TV show
Story: A female cop becomes obsessed with tracking down the killer of a 15-year-old girl, and hunts him over the course of her 28 year career in the force.
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, obsession, track down, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, crime, lie, danger, friendship, society ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 80s, 21st century
Place: england
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NYC 22 (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: NYC 22 is an American police procedural drama which ran on CBS from April 15 to August 11, 2012. The series was a mid-season replacement for CSI: Miami. On May 13, 2012, both series were canceled by CBS.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: rookie, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, streetwise, ex athlete, supportive coworker, partners against crime, honest law enforcer, police officer, nypd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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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: suspenseful, exciting, psychological, tense
Plot: dirty cop, police, lapd, gunfight, dishonesty, corruption, society, mentor, justice, rivalry, couples, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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42%
Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the career of La Plante's latest heroine DC ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, porno movie
Plot: police investigation, murder, serial killer, police detective, danger, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, police procedural, detective inspector, dirty cop, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, spain
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40%
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The Last Panthers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The six-part series opens with a daring diamond heist before quickly delving into the dark heart of Europe where a shadowy alliance of gangsters and 'banksters' now rules. Naomi is the British loss adjustor charged with recovering the ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: heist, gang, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, gangsters, track down, thief, insurance investigator, french police, diamond theft, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
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Riot Police (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
Story: A fictionalised look into the human tragedy of riot police and police brutality in Spain.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: police, conflict, urban setting, riot, female protagonist, investigation, murder, corruption, police investigation, crimes, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
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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, drug dealing, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, who to trust, workplace, police, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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T.J. Hooker (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: T. J. Hooker is an American police drama television program starring William Shatner in the title role as a 15-year veteran police sergeant. The series premiered as a mid-season replacement on March 13, 1982, on ABC and ran on the network until May ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: police, rookie, law enforcement, partners, crimes, police investigation, crime, fighting crime, partners against crime, workaholic, honest law enforcer, camp ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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36%
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Code 37 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Female detective Hannah Maes leads a police squad, specialized in sexual offenses. A smaller, but important part of the story is about the private quest of Hannah. She investigates a past robbery at her home and the subsequent brutal rape of her ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, law enforcement, robbery, police, fighting crime, sex crime, rivalry, danger, strong female presence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Identity (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Identity is a British police procedural drama television series starring Aidan Gillen and Keeley Hawes, airing in the UK during July–August 2010. Concerning identity theft, the series was created and written by Ed Whitmore, a writer most noted for ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, identity theft, fighting crime, law enforcement, track down, police detective, hidden identity, police, murder, danger, hunt down, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Interceptor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gripping eight-part series about a state-of-the-art law enforcement team whose unswerving mission is to hunt down some of Britain’s most dangerous criminals. The Interceptor delves into the adventures of a dedicated surveillance team known as ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense, serious
Plot: police investigation, undercover, fighting crime, partners against crime, master criminal, partners, crimes, criminal, surveillance, law enforcement, wiretap, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, britain
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River (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: John River, a brilliant police officer whose genius and fault-line is the fragility of his mind - a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, murder investigation, hallucination, haunted by the past, police, able to see the dead, partners, murder mystery, loneliness, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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The Driver (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Taxi driver, Vince McKee, finds his life taking an unexpected turn after he accepts an offer to drive for a criminal gang.
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, crimes, heist, organized crime, life turned upside down, family relations, driver, chase, graphic violence, car chase, chases and races, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Collaborators (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tale of two art students who, after a horrific event, are forced to take off across country in a stolen taxi to evade the law.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: friendship, female protagonist, student, strong female character, female friendship, female chauvinism, sexual harassment, violence, murder, chase, drugs, strong female lead ...
Place: england
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Required Field (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Serial killer 'NO1KNOWS' managed to elude the police for years. In fact they didn't even know he existed until, by chance, his video and audio recordings were found. By examining the recordings police were able to solve a number of ...
Style: tense, disturbing, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, blood, gay, killer, male nudity, mystery killer, police investigation, police, criminal, crimes, graphic violence, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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31%
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The Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A rookie Homicide detective's negligence in a fellow officer's death has her searching for redemption in her investigations.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: murder investigation, homicide detective, rookie, death, partners, law enforcement, police detective, who done it, partners against crime, police investigation, investigation, crimes ...
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Bloodlands (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
TV show
Story: Northern Irish police officer DCI Tom Brannick connects a suicide note with an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance.
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: police, murder investigation, deadly, police investigation, policewoman, police detective, terrorist, female terrorist, uncover truth, who done it, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: northern ireland, europe
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Sacred Games (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A link in their pasts leads an honest cop to a fugitive gang boss, whose cryptic warning spurs the officer on a quest to save Mumbai from cataclysm.
Style: tense, suspense, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, criminal underworld, sikh, police, conspiracy, politics, brutality, arrest, police officer, terrorist, race against time, terrorist attack ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: mumbai india, india, nigeria, bombay india, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
L.A.'s Finest (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Syd Burnett has left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex past, Syd is pushed to examine whether her unapologetic lifestyle might be masking a ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, suspense, light
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, female police officer, partners against crime, sex, policewoman, violence, betrayal, police, fighting crime, friendship, danger, dishonesty ...
Place: los angeles
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30%
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Baseline (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Baseline is the centre of the East London grime club scene and the queue regularly stretches around the block. Danny works on the door - breaking up fights and managing drunk kids. However, when he rescues Terry, the club owner and local gang ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: gang, crimes, gangsters, breakup, moral dilemma, rivalry, danger, love and romance, murder, master criminal, hitman, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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Santana (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Africa, Angola
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two brothers — one a narcotics agent and the other a general — finally discover the identity of the drug lord who murdered their parents decades ago. They may kill each other before capturing the bad guys.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, exciting
Plot: drug lord, revenge, murder, police officer, crimes, brother vs brother, brother brother relationship, rivalry, danger, justice, price of justice, bad guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cape town south africa
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30%
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The Gangster (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 114 min.
Story: "Antapal" is a fact-based tale with documentary segments in which old-timers from the era are interviewed and talk about the young gangsters of 1950s and '60s Thailand, but centres on Dang's friend Jod this time. Jod is a ...
Style: exciting, contemplative, suspenseful, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gangsters, friendship, gang war, street fight, murder, death, betrayal, revenge, chase, violence, vengeance, gang ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: realistic, serious
Plot: paramedic, firefighter, police officer, rescue, police, nypd, police corruption, crime, danger, fighting crime, crimes, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Collar (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Timothy James 'TJ' Williams (David Wilson) is a streetwise detective whose checkered career, family life and long standing friendship with the would-be mayor, police chief Hamilton Markham (Tom Sizemore), spins out of control and teeters ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, unusual plot structure, psychological
Plot: police, police officer, corrupt cop, internal affairs, racial issues, prostitution, bad cop, urban setting, legal, drugs, corruption, african american ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Downtown Precinct (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An Israeli Detective investigating a Russian mob in Israel, falls into trouble
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, society, investigation, police, co worker co worker relationship, danger, murder, rivalry, russian mafia, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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27%
Bandits Can't Rule the World (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The series tells the life of Hizir Cakirbeyli. It has entered the realm of the mafia at a young age.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, criminal heroes, blood, uninhibited rivalry, society, betrayal, rage, violence, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%