Movies and TV shows like The Cops

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The Cops (1998)
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The Cops (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in and around Stanton, a faceless and grim Northern enclave, The Cops depicts the daily grind for a group of policemen and women out on the beat as they interact, and sometimes clash, with the local community.
Plot: police, violence, death, interracial relations, policewoman, homosexuality, asian, community, police station, police officer

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Most similar movies to The Cops

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and captivating films and TV series with plots about police, police officer, policewoman, police station, crimes, law enforcement and police investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Cops: MacGruder and Loud (1985), Rosa Roth (1994), Police Rescue (1989), Juliet Bravo (1980), Coast Guard (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
MacGruder and Loud (1985)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: MacGruder and Loud is an American crime drama from Aaron Spelling Productions that aired on ABC in 1985. The series stars John Getz and Kathryn Harrold as married police officers Malcolm MacGruder and Jenny Loud in a Los Angeles Police ...
Style: detective series
Plot: police officer, tv show, apartment, husband wife relationship, police, secret marriage, wedding, police station, police partner, female police officer, secret door, secret passageway ...
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95%
 6.6
 70
Rosa Roth (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: Rosa Roth is a no-nonsense police commissioner stationed in Berlin, who has a small team of operatives she trusts with her life. Whatever happens on the field, takes a toll on them personally as well.
Plot: female police officer, corpse, policewoman, police commissioner, death, female nudity, murder, police
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.3
 402
Police Rescue (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Police Rescue was an Australian television series which originally aired on ABC TV between 1989 and 1996. It was produced by ABC and Southern Star Xanadu in association with the BBC. Apart from the 61 episodes, there was a 90-minute pilot episode ...
Plot: police, rescue team, greek, flashlight, blonde, police sergeant, rescue, telephone call, name calling, nickname, ambulance, telephone ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
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84%
 6.7
 219
Juliet Bravo (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Juliet Bravo was a drama that focused on two female police inspectors, neither of whom were called Juliet Bravo! These two inspectors worked in the small fictional town of Hartley, Lancashire. Jean Darblay was on the scene first and had trouble ...
Plot: police inspector, sergeant, police protagonist, chief of police, british, police station, policewoman, police, female protagonist, fictional city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
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 169
Coast Guard (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The cases of the crew of the Albatros, a patrol boat of the German Coast Guard operating in the Baltic Sea area.
Plot: coast guard, shore, baltic sea, rescue, water, paramilitary, woman in uniform, policewoman, radio, police, police officer, female police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 ⇓
77%
 8.4
 35K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.6
 123
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 ...
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, police, murder, female detective, policewoman, female police officer, police officer
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 16K
Rookie Blue (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Ambitious young cops try to prove themselves in their high-stakes careers, in which the smallest mistake can have deadly consequences. At the core of the close-knit group is perfectionist Andy McNally, whose father was a homicide detective before he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: policewoman, rookie, workplace romance, workplace situations, police officer, crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, shooting, honest law enforcer, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Prime Suspect 1973 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Prime Suspect 1973 tells the story of 22-year-old Jane Tennison's first days in the police force, in which she endured flagrant sexism before being thrown in at the deep end with a murder enquiry.
Style: disturbing, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: policewoman, police, murder, sexism, bank robbery, female police officer, choked to death, uniform, black pantyhose, blonde, female objectification
Time: 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Underworld Trilogy: The Prisoner (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 292 min.
TV show
Story: Computer whizz-kid VESA LEVOLA is a decent young man with a promising career who unexpectedly ends up in prison after becoming involved in a street fight. In prison Vesa ends up working for the kingpin of the criminal world, who runs a ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: prisoner, prison, police, drug dealing, criminal gang, police station, police officer, drug bust, drug dealer, husband wife relationship, police corruption, drug traffic ...
Place: finland, russia, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.9
 6K
APB (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a billionaire engineer witnesses his best friend’s murder, he takes charge of Chicago’s troubled 13th District and reboots it as a technically innovative police force, challenging the district to rethink everything about the way they fight ...
Style: futuristic, serious, intense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: technology, police, police officer, peril, uncover truth, police investigation, billionaire, coworker, twists & turns, police shootout, crimes, loss of friend ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.4
 1K
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, contemplative, unusual plot structure
Plot: police, rookie, police officer, police investigation, violence, friendship, danger, gangsters, police procedural, chase, society, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, britain, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Between the Lines (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Between the Lines was a television police drama series created by J. C. Wilsher and produced by World Productions for the BBC. It was first shown on BBC1 between 1992 and 1994, running for three series. The show centred on the eventful life of ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: police corruption, police, workplace situations, police station, corrupt law enforcer, honest law enforcer, dishonesty, workplace, crime, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Gentle Touch (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Gentle Touch is a British police drama television series made by London Weekend Television for ITV which ran from 1980-1984. Commencing transmission on 11 April 1980, the series is notable for being the first British series to feature a female ...
Plot: teenage boy, death of husband, female protagonist, police, loss of husband, policewoman, british, police protagonist, detective inspector, investigation, promotion, working mom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.5
 607
Brooklyn South (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brooklyn South is an American ensemble police drama series that aired on CBS for only one season during the 1997–98 television season. The series was co-created by Steven Bochco, Bill Clark, David Milch and William M. Finkelstein. Bochco is the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: police, crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, police investigation, partners, crimes, tough heroes, police detective, criminal heroes, fighting crime, police station ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Atlanta Child Murders (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 245 min.
TV show
Story: The city of Atlanta, Georgia, is terrorized by a rash of child murders occurring in its black community. When a black photographer is arrested for the crimes, controversy erupts over whether he is the actual killer or a scapegoat offered up by the ...
Plot: serial killer, sociology, father son relationship, testimony, crime investigation, father daughter relationship, death, homosexuality, murder investigation, serial child killer, murder, evidence ...
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 8.0
 5K
No Offence (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping these streets clean is a Herculean task, enough to demoralize even the keenest rookie – but there’s a reason why this hotchpotch of committed cops are on this force, on this side of town. Drug labs, arsonists, neo-Nazis and notorious ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: police station, fighting crime, policewoman, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, workplace, workplace situations, police, murder investigation, british police, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 55
Most Wanted (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Most Wanted is an American crime drama series shown on ABC from October 16, 1976 until August 20, 1977. It stars Robert Stack, Jo Ann Harris, Shelly Novack, and Hari Rhodes. This program marks the reunion of series star Stack with noted producer ...
Plot: police captain, special unit, mayor, trio, police officer, police, lapd
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
 440
The Bridge (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bridge was a Canadian police drama commissioned by CTV and CBS starring Aaron Douglas. The name of the series is derived from the bridge which connects the wealthy Rosedale neighborhood of Toronto with one of its poorest, St. James Town. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: police, crimes, law enforcement, workplace situations, partners, workplace, fighting crime, police officer, dirty cop, investigation, police chief, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Against the Wall (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Against the Wall is an American police drama television series created by Annie Brunner. The series starred Rachael Carpani as Abby Kowalski, a police detective who recently joined the Internal Affairs division of the Chicago Police Department. The ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: policewoman, ambition, couples, crimes, workplace, family relations, relationship vs career, law enforcement, parents and children, new job, police, internal affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
In the Name of the Law (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In the name of the law is a German television series that was broadcast from 1994 to 2007 by RTL.
Plot: gun, legal, handcuffs, brutality, coercion, pistol, arrest, female police officer, german, boredom, police, policewoman
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.5
 329
Night Heat (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Night Heat is a Canadian police drama series, which aired on CTV from 1985 to 1991. The show also aired on CBS in the United States from 1987 to 1993 and was the first Canadian-produced drama series to air on an American network. CBS aired the ...
Plot: informant, buddy cop, police investigation, police partner, night, police detective, tough cop, police station, reporter, murder, police, irish american
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
10-8: Officers on Duty (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 10-8: Officers on Duty is an American police drama television series. The series aired on ABC from September 28, 2003 to January 11, 2004. The title is in reference to the ten-code for "officer in service and available for calls."
Style: rough, serious, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: fighting crime, police detective, workplace situations, crimes, partners against crime, workplace, law enforcement, police station, deputy sheriff, chase, society, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 103
Young Lions (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Young Lions was an Australian TV police drama broadcast on the Nine Network in 2002 and in Ireland on RTÉ Two.The series was based around the professional and private lives of four rookie detectives, the Young Lions, of South West 101, an inner ...
Plot: police detective, rookie, police station, crime investigation, criminal, police, police investigation, police partner, female police detective
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 2K
Babylon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: London's police force is in need of a public image revamp. And Chief Constable Richard Miller has found just the woman to do it...American visionary from the world of new media Liz Garvey, sets out to revolutionise the force's PR ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: police, workplace, law enforcement, workplace situations, police station, fighting crime, honest law enforcer, public relations, society, incompetent police, sniper, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 134
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 ⇓
66%
This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield who led the enquiry.
Style: realistic, exciting, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: police, serial killer, murder investigation, true crime, mass murder, murder, rape
Time: 70s
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.8
 1K
King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, police detective, female detective, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, task force, who done it, fighting crime, honest law enforcer, crime, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 91
Riverhead (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A blood feud divides a small town in rural Newfoundland.
Plot: protestant, police, murder, revenge, catholic, violence, police officer, family relations
Place: canada, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%