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, queer cinema
Plot: police, police officer, rookie, gay, police investigation, gangsters, violence, friendship, friends, chase, society, police procedural, lgbt, nypd, gay lead character, gay couple, boys love, danger
Time: 21st century
Place: england, britain, brighton

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Most similar movies to Cuffs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspenseful, suspense and psychological films and TV series with plots about crimes, police, police investigation, law enforcement, murder, society and police officer mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Cuffs: Scott & Bailey (2011), The Thin Blue Line (2021), Suspects (2014), The Defected (2019), Played (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: policewoman, police detective, female detective, partners against crime, police investigation, female partner, friends, relationship vs career, law enforcement, best friends, crimes, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: england, united kingdom, manchester, europe
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The Thin Blue Line (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Swedish drama series about police officers in Malmö, their tiring work and the difficulties of keeping their personal and professional life separate.
Style: tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: police, law enforcement, police academy, investigation, partners, violence, rivalry, chase, death, friendship, murder, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Suspects (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Set in London, each episode is a self-contained story, starting with a news report, then following the team of three detectives as they investigate the circumstances the crime. The cases themselves are hard-hitting with contemporary themes, such as ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police, murder mystery, investigation, crime investigation, murder investigation, partners, who done it, partners against crime, crimes, uncover truth, police detective, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Defected (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
TV show
Story: A thrilling story revolving around a policeman who becomes embroiled in a conspiracy plaguing the high-ranking officials due to an incident that almost cost him his life.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, unusual plot structure, tense
Plot: police, police officer, who done it, youth, murder mystery, police investigation, chase, investigation, society, mystery, friends, police detective ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Played (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Covert Investigations Unit (CIU) risks going undercover to infiltrate and bring down criminal organizations. In this new style of short-term, high-intensity undercover work, each covert “play” is crafted quickly and executed at an even ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, fighting crime, undercover, gain trust, crimes, police officer, law enforcement, police, escapades, team, friends, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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61%
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The Third Eye (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
TV show
Story: A police detective is trying to locate his missing daughter, while solving other cases.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: missing child, police detective, daughter, track down, investigation, violence, crimes, mystery, evidence, chase, who done it, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
One Lane Bridge (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand
TV show
Story: During a murder investigation in Queenstown, an ambitious young detective reawakens a spiritual gift that endangers the case, his career and his life.
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: police officer, murder, partners, murder investigation, who done it, death, chase, vengeance, violence, police detective, evidence, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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In Rage (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
TV show
Story: Detective Kunes has a problem once again: he's lambasted the boyfriend of his ex-wife, and is threatened with dismissal from the police service. His high-ranking (female) boss has a solution for him: "removing" him on an internships ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: police investigation, investigation, investigator, police officer, police, police detective, murder investigation, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, family relations, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, psychological, disturbing, unusual plot structure
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, police investigation, police protagonist, murder, police, crimes, murder investigation, good versus evil, chase, heroes, society, criminal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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OCTB (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Undercover detective Chen Feng Xiang in a crack after a large group of cadres transferred to civilian, but in eight years after being an anti-black group to recapture. As the current rivers and lakes on the most troublesome triad leader are Chen ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: police officer, police, undercover police officer, crimes, law enforcement, crime family, partners against crime, heroes, society, escapades, uncover truth, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: rookie, nypd, state trooper, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, police officer, streetwise, partners against crime, ex athlete, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Manayek (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Izzy Bachar, a police internal affairs investigator, discovers just before retirement that his long time friend Barak, a senior police officer, is accused to be corrupt. Life as he knows it breaks into pieces.
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: police, friendship, dirty cop, investigation, corruption, friends, police officer, partners against crime, escapades, crimes, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: exciting, psychological, tense, suspenseful
Plot: dirty cop, police, lapd, gunfight, dishonesty, corruption, swat team, vengeance, friendship, adaptation, murder, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: police, conflict, riot, corruption, urban setting, murder, female protagonist, investigation, crimes, police investigation, who done it, special agents ...
Time: 21st century
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The King (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The King is a gangster story set in Warsaw in 1937.
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: criminal underworld, gangsters, battles, escapades, crimes, friendship, society, death, rivalry, betrayal, power relations, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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52%
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, serial killer, murder, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, detective inspector, dirty cop, police procedural, murder mystery, nypd, bbc ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Cold Case ~Shinjitsu no Tobira~ (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Yuri Ishikawa and her team try to crack unresolved cold cases in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, contemplative
Plot: murder investigation, police, police procedural, investigation, cold case, chase, friends, partners, youth, escapades, murder, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gang, heist, crimes, thief, police investigation, gangsters, law enforcement, track down, insurance investigator, police, criminal gang, diamond theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Abusing Protocol (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Story: After the death of his brother (Tommy), RJ moves in with Gang Leader (Cane) and quickly finds himself wrapped up in a world of abuse and drugs. Local businessman (Dave) is watching the things he loves disappear in front of his very eyes. What ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: gang, gangsters, drunkenness, police, street gang, drugs, robbery, violence, sex, gang leader, murder, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, serious, psychological, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, identity theft, fighting crime, police detective, track down, law enforcement, police, hidden identity, murder, murder mystery, strong female presence, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Stronghold (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police brigade working in the dangerous northern neighborhoods of Marseille, where the level of crime is higher than anywhere else in France.
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful
Plot: police, police officer, chase, ghetto, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, murder investigation, friends, buddy cop, law enforcer, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: marseille, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, realistic ...
Plot: police station, crimes, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, who to trust, workplace, drug dealing, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, police, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police, crimes, sex crime, law enforcement, murder, robbery, fighting crime, rivalry, sex maniac, graphic violence, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Dead Lake (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Experienced Moscow police officer Maksim Pokrovskiy is sent to Northern Russia to investigate the murder of the local Oligarch's daughter.
Style: tense, melancholic, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: murder, crimes, society, police, death, dishonesty, rivalry, violence, vengeance, adaptation, life is a bitch, female nudity ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, haunted by the past, hallucination, able to see the dead, murder investigation, murder mystery, partners, loneliness, police procedural, police, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty
Plot: police, police officer, crimes, intelligence agency, woman with a gun, rookie, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 350
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, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, friendship, gang war, street fight, murder, youth, friends, criminal's revenge, death, crimes, criminal underworld, betrayal ...
Time: 50s
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
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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, serious ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, homicide detective, police detective, police investigation, track down, obsession, law enforcement, crimes, lie, investigation, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 80s, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Profesional (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in London in a time when being a contract killer is a legal profession, a camera crew film the reclusive, enigmatic hit man, Eli Shepard, as he undertakes one hit. The deeper both they and the audience delve into Eli's callous and brutal ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, visually appealing, tense
Plot: murder, puzzle, gangsters, assassin, loner, hitman, contract, criminal, violence, death, vengeance, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Witch's Court (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Ma Yi-Deum has worked as a prosecutor for 7 years. She sometimes resorts to drastic methods to win cases. One day, Ma Yi-Deum is transferred to a special division dealing only with sex crimes.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: feminism, bureaucracy, society, partners, who done it, friends, crimes, escapades, partners against crime, track down, attorney general, assistant district attorney ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%