Movies and TV shows like Switch 1975

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Switch (1975)
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Switch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Switch is an American action-adventure, tongue-in-cheek detective series starring Eddie Albert and Robert Wagner, who work as private eyes, for a deceptive sting operation. It was broadcast on the CBS network for three seasons between September 9, 1975 and August 20, 1978, bumping the Hawaii Five-O detective series to Friday nights.
Plot: con artists, ex-cop, private investigator, detective agency, private detective, father son relationship, partner, sting operation
Place: los angeles

Most similar movies to Switch

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, exciting and serious films and TV series with plots about private detective, private investigator, crimes, investigation, partners, detective agency and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Switch: Private Eye (1987), Cassie & Co. (1982), Matt Houston (1982), Mannix (1967), The Rockford Files (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Private Eye (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Private Eye is an American crime drama that aired from September 13, 1987 until January 8, 1988.
Plot: private investigator, ex-cop, layoff, informant, frame up, murder, dead brother, fired from the job, police lieutenant, police corruption, investigation, partner
Time: 50s
Place: los angeles
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95%
 6.3
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Cassie & Co. (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cassie & Co. is an American drama series starring Angie Dickinson that aired on NBC in 1982.
Plot: private detective, ex-cop, detective agency, female detective, ex cop
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
 1K
Matt Houston (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Matt Houston is an American crime drama series that aired on ABC from 1982 to 1985. Created by Lawrence Gordon, the series was produced by Aaron Spelling.
Plot: private investigator, millionaire, private detective, cowboy, cowboy boots
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.4
 4K
Mannix (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mannix is an American television detective series that ran from 1967 through 1975 on CBS. Created by Richard Levinson and William Link and developed by executive producer Bruce Geller, the title character, Joe Mannix, is a private investigator. He ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: private detective, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, who done it, uncover truth, kidnapping, detective agency, private investigator, unconsciousness, military service, shooter ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Rockford Files (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Rockford Files is an American television drama series starring James Garner that aired on the NBC network between September 13, 1974 and January 10, 1980, and has remained in syndication to the present day. Garner portrays Los Angeles-based ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, witty, sincere
Plot: private detective, ex convict, private investigator, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, mystery, police detective, socialite, trailer home, father son relationship, customer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.1
 11K
The Catch (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Strong and successful Alice Martin is a fraud investigator who's about to be the victim of fraud by her fiancé. Between her cases, she is determined to find him before it ruins her career.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, light, tense, exciting
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: private investigator, con artists, family relations, love, investigation, dysfunctional relationship, crimes, friends, relationship problems, obsession, betrayal, deception ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Remington Steele (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Remington Steele is an American television series co-created by Robert Butler and Michael Gleason. The series, starring Stephanie Zimbalist and Pierce Brosnan, was produced by MTM Enterprises and first broadcast on the NBC network from 1982 to 1987. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, private investigator, grudge, sexual tension, initially antagonists, female partner, secretary, unlikely partners, dishonesty, adventure, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Beverly Hills Buntz (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Beverly Hills Buntz is a spinoff from Hill Street Blues. It aired on NBC during the 1987–88 season.
Style: sitcom
Plot: private investigator, private detective, tough cop, ex cop, investigation, television flop
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Sweating Bullets (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tropical Heat is a Canadian action series produced in cooperation with Mexico and Israel that aired between 1991 and 1993. The plot revolves around private investigator, ex-DEA agent Nick Slaughter who after arriving in the fictional resort town of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: private detective, resort, private investigator, detective agency, travel agent, ex cop, outsmarting, sexual tension, owner, ex law enforcer, outside help, strong female presence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 122
Blacke's Magic (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Blacke's Magic is an American crime drama series that aired on NBC from January to May 1986. The series stars Hal Linden as magician Alexander Blacke who, with some help from his con-man father Leonard, solves mysteries that get in the way of ...
Plot: magic, crime investigation, con artists, father son relationship, swindle, police detective, investigation, shipwreck, murder, magic trick, theft, magician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.5
 202
P.S. I Luv U (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: P.S. I Luv U is an American crime drama series that aired on CBS as a part of its 1991-92 schedule. The title derived from the phone number of fictitious Palm Security and Investigations, which was 774-5888, which can be reached by dialing ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: pretend relationship, couples, unlikely couple, gangsters, dishonesty, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, testimony, police detective, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, california, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.5
 718
Harry O (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Harry O, sometimes spelled Harry-O, is an American crime drama series that aired for two seasons on ABC from 1974 to 1976. The series starred David Janssen and was executive produced by Jerry Thorpe. Harry O followed the broadcast of two pilot ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, disability, misfit, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, police, police department, beach, urban
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Knight Rider (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Michael Long, an undercover police officer, is shot while investigating a case and left for dead by his assailants. He is rescued by Wilton Knight, a wealthy, dying millionaire and inventor who arranges life-saving surgery, including a new face and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, touching, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, talking car, adventure, a.i., fighting crime, heroic mission, working undercover, car, heroes, partners, friendship, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Simon & Simon (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Simon & Simon is an American detective television series that originally ran from November 24, 1981 to January 21, 1989. The series was broadcast on CBS and starred Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker as two brothers who run a private detective ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: private detective, family relations, partners, mystery, partners against crime, workplace, rivalry, sibling relationship, riddles and clues, ex military, reluctant partners, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The New Mike Hammer (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer, with Stacy Keach in the title role, is a television series that originally aired on CBS from January 28, 1984 to January 12, 1985. The series was 24 sixty minute episodes. The show follows the adventures of Mike ...
Plot: private detective, private investigator, hard boiled
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 2K
Police Woman (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Sergeant “Pepper"” Anderson, an undercover cop for the Criminal Conspiracy Unit of the Los Angeles Police Department, poses undercover from mob girl to prostitute.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police, rally, stewardess, superior officer, crimes, police station, law enforcement, odd couple, partners, gender, tough law enforcer, undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Heist (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Heist is an American television series that premiered March 22, 2006, on NBC, but was almost immediately canceled due to low ratings. The series was from acclaimed director Doug Liman and revolved around professional thief Mickey O' Neil, who ...
Plot: thief, criminal, female detective, diamond theft, police station
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
It Takes a Thief (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: It Takes a Thief is an American action-adventure television series that aired on ABC for two and a half seasons between January 9, 1968, and March 24, 1970. It starred veteran movie actor Robert Wagner in his television debut as sophisticated thief ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: undercover, secret agents, espionage, thief, government agent, dishonesty, crimes, escapades, adventure, government agency, father son relationship, burglar ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 7.5
 18K
Perry Mason (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1932 Los Angeles, the series focuses on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason. Living check-to-check as a low-rent private investigator, Mason is haunted by his wartime experiences in France and suffering the effects of a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, lawyer, false accusation, courtroom drama, investigation, legal action, courtroom, murder, dishonesty, police corruption, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation ...
Time: 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 25K
Magnum, P.I. (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Magnum, P.I. is an American television series starring Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series ran from 1980 to 1988 in first-run broadcast on the American CBS television network. According to the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, investigation, private detective, crimes, helicopter, beach, buddies, partners, lifestyle, escapades, anonymity, private investigator ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Gumshoe Kid (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man has to take over the ruined detective agency of his father and his uncle. There are two major difficulties to manage: His uncle and his new job.
Plot: detective agency, private detective, father son relationship, harvard, car chase, female nudity, clumsiness, hitman, witness, mafia, uncle nephew relationship, private investigator ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Charlie's Angels (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie's Angels is an American crime drama television series that aired on ABC from September 1976 to June 1981, producing five seasons and 110 episodes. The series was created by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts and was produced by Aaron ...
Style: exciting, sexy, realistic, semi serious, stylized
Plot: investigation, undercover, private detective, private investigator, working undercover, adventure, partners, career change, fighting crime, crimes, female protagonist, female friendship ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Honey West (1965)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Honey West is an American crime drama television series that aired on ABC during the 1965–1966 television season. The series starred Anne Francis as female private detective Honey West and John Ericson as her partner, Sam Bolt. Only 30 half-hour ...
Plot: private detective, female detective, martial arts
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.4
 394
Scam (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female con-artist who sweet-talks wealthy men targeted by her violent boyfriend, then drugs them and makes off with their money, is being herself being watched by another man. He wants to use her talents in a much-bigger scam: ripping off a crime ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: con artists, throat slitting, severed head
Place: jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Almost Paradise (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A former DEA agent forced into early retirement runs a gift shop in in the Philippines. Despite his best efforts to begin a tranquil new life, he’s pulled back into a world of dangerous people and deadly situations, either through his friends in ...
Style: disturbing, visually appealing, heroic, suspense
Plot: police protagonist, retired cop, private investigator, police, american abroad, betrayal by friend, gang of thieves, reluctant hero, buddy, assassination attempt, villain arrested, police investigation ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 862
Booker (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Booker is an American crime drama series starring Richard Grieco that aired on the Fox Network from September 24, 1989 to May 6, 1990. The series is a spin-off of 21 Jump Street and the second installment of the 21 Jump Street series. The character ...
Plot: ex-cop, insurance, insurance scam, ex cop, private detective
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 2K
Lou Grant (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lou Grant is an American television drama series starring Ed Asner in the titular role as a newspaper editor. Unusual in American television, this drama series was a spinoff from a sitcom, The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Aired from 1977 to 1982, Lou ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever
Plot: journalism, media, workplace, workplace situations, newspaper office, newspaper editor, publisher, reporter, newspaper, dog, childhood friend
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
King & Maxwell (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sean King and Michelle Maxwell aren't your typical pair of private investigators. As discredited Secret Service agents, their unique skills often give them a leg up on suspects and conventional law enforcement. He's charming and always one ...
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, secret service, investigation, partners against crime, crimes, intrigue, lawyer, investigator, suspicion, corruption, guilt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.0
 509
Longstreet (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Longstreet is an American crime drama series that was broadcast on the ABC in the 1971-1972 season. A 90-minute pilot movie of the same name aired prior to the debut of the series as an ABC Movie of the Week.
Plot: attempted murder, martial arts, murder, insurance, blindness, dog, private detective, seeing eye dog, obstacle
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 455
The Huntress (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Huntress is an American TV series that appeared on the USA Network over subsequent summers of the 2000 and 2001 television seasons. It was inspired by a book about the real bounty hunter, Dottie Thorson, and is also a belated sequel to the 1980 ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, private detective, rivalry, crimes, justice, runaway, family relations, escaped prisoner, female protagonist, criminal, mother daughter relationship, reward ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%