Movies and TV shows like Lethal Weapon

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Lethal Weapon (2016)
 8.0
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Lethal Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he's partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.
Style: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, entertaining
Plot: police detective, friendship, police investigation, buddy cop, police partner, lapd, chase, adventure, crimes, murder, family relations, based on movie, police, police officer, police procedural
Place: los angeles

Most similar movies to Lethal Weapon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, realistic, suspenseful and serious films and TV series with plots about crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, police detective, police, crime and fighting crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Lethal Weapon: S.W.A.T. (2017), Altered Carbon (2018), Battle Creek (2015), Condor (2018), Rush Hour (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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S.W.A.T. (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Follows a locally born and bred S.W.A.T. lieutenant who is torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he's tasked to run a highly-trained unit that's the last stop for solving crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: swat team, gunfight, adventure, crimes, weapons, fight scenes, police investigation, martial arts, danger, friendship, heroes, twists & turns ...
Place: los angeles
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 8.2
 100K
Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.
Style: futuristic, exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, investigation, murder, female nudity, distant future, virtual reality, police, resistance fighter, danger, adventure, deception, yakuza ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 8K
Battle Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: In this mismatched buddy cop dramedy, an amazingly handsome, happy-go-lucky FBI agent is paired with a local, hard scrabble Michigan homicide detective. As they solve crimes together, their polar opposite methods only slightly outweigh their disdain ...
Style: cynical, witty, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, murder investigation, urban, police partner, fbi agent, female boss, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 6K
Condor (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Young CIA analyst Joe Turner has his idealism tested when he learns that the CIA has been using an algorithm he developed to spy on American citizens, leading the organization to a terrorist plot that threatens the lives of millions. Inspired by ...
Style: exciting, tense, twists and turns, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, investigation, government conspiracy, political thriller, danger, crimes, murder, dialogue, weapons, twists & turns, fight scenes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.8
 3K
Rush Hour (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The series follows Detective Carter, a radical LAPD detective, and Detective Lee, a by-the-book detective from Hong Kong, as they are forced into forming an unlikely partnership
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, light, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police detective, police investigation, twists & turns, partners, hand to hand combat, friendship, car chase, revenge, gang, justice, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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32%
 6.8
 3K
Hunter (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Hunter is an American police drama television series created by Frank Lupo, and starring Fred Dryer as Sgt. Rick Hunter and Stepfanie Kramer as Sgt. Dee Dee McCall, which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1991. However, Kramer left after the sixth season to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: police detective, partners, deadly, fighting crime, track down, undercover, police investigation, serial killer, crime, tough law enforcer, working undercover, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.6
 217K
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on ...
Style: suspense, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: reluctant partners, chase, police investigation, crime, partners against crime, verbal byplay, police, gunfight, adventure, buddy cop, police detective, car chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 6K
Common Law (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Common Law is an American comedy-drama television series, which ran on USA Network from May 11 to August 10, 2012, and stars Michael Ealy and Warren Kole as two Los Angeles Police Department detectives who can't stand each other and are ordered ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, therapist, couples therapy, misfit partners, coworker, crimes, ex couple relations, partners against crime, ex spouse, verbal byplay, friends, therapy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 480
Stopping Power (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Russia
Story: St. Petersburg, Russia, today. Special agents Plakhov, Rogov, Dukalis, Solovets, and Larin are installing the skids for businessman Arkadi Bogolepov. They suspect that Bogolepov is involved in a murder and some other unresolved crimes. ...
Style: tense, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: politics, police investigation, crimes, corruption, society, politician, friendship, injustice, danger, adventure, murder, police station ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Starsky and Hutch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Starsky & Hutch is a 1970s American cop thriller television series, which consisted of a 70-minute pilot movie and 92 episodes of 50 minutes each. The show was created by William Blinn, produced by Spelling-Goldberg Productions, and broadcast ...
Style: exciting, rough, semi serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, car chase, partners against crime, police investigation, law enforcement, undercover, buddies, crimes, working undercover, unlikely partners, society, urban ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 21K
The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: policewoman, police investigation, murder, crimes, fighting crime, workplace romance, couples, police, police detective, mind game, investigation, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 3K
Pacific Blue (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Pacific Blue is an American crime drama series about a team of police officers with the Santa Monica Police Department who patrolled its beaches on bicycles. The show ran for five seasons on the USA Network, from March 2, 1996 to April 9, 2000, with ...
Style: exciting, sexy, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: beach, hotshot hero, chases and races, chase, police investigation, fighting crime, workplace romance, crime, love and romance, workplace situations, bicycle, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.7
 11K
Major Crimes (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Major Crimes explores how the American justice system approaches the art of the deals as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction. Los Angeles Police Captain Sharon Raydor heads up a special squad within the LAPD ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Plot: policewoman, police investigation, police station, police detective, police, lapd, police chief, crimes, interrogation, investigator, fighting crime, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Flikken Maastricht (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Former Amsterdam police detective Floris Wolfs has been transferred to the police department of the south-Dutch country town Maastricht. His metropolitan experience nicely complements the local expertise of his new country colleagues, who know the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, forensics, female detective, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
10-8: Officers on Duty (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: society, workplace situations, crimes, crime, partners against crime, interracial relations, police detective, workplace, urban, law enforcement, chase, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 33K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, drug lord, police, buddies, crime, working undercover, criminal heroes, friendship, crimes, hidden identity, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.4
 31K
Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, loner, riddles and clues, coworker, crimes, police investigation, danger, determination, murder, suspicion, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 11K
The Glades (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This Crime series follows Matt Passmore as Jim, a Chicago cop who gets kicked off the force after being shot and wrongfully accused by his ex-captain of having an affair with his wife. After receiving his payout, Jim decides to moves to a small ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, hotshot hero, crimes, police investigation, multiple suspects, ex law enforcer, murder investigation, coworker, suspicion, dishonesty, outsmarting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 3K
Training Day (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, tense, exciting, psychological
Plot: dirty cop, police, lapd, dishonesty, corruption, violence, murder, betrayal, mentor, love, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 6K
Nash Bridges (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nash Bridges is an American television police drama created by Carlton Cuse. The show starred Don Johnson and Cheech Marin as two Inspectors with the San Francisco Police Department's Special Investigations Unit. The show ran for six seasons on ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, partners, crimes, parents and children, rivalry, family problems, single parent, workplace, photographic memory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 3K
Fastlane (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Fastlane is an American action/crime drama series that was broadcast on Fox from September 18, 2002 to April 25, 2003. On August 14, 2005 G4 began rebroadcasting the complete series. After finishing its initial run on the network, Fastlane stopped ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, drug dealing, undercover, working undercover, crimes, misfit partners, chases and races, reluctant partners, crime, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 1K
Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, urban, fighting crime, disability, mystery, crimes, crime, power relations, tough law enforcer, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 61K
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, crimes, suspicion, teamwork, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, relatives, fighting crime, organized crime, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 37K
Alcatraz (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Alcatraz is an American television series created by Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions. The series premiered on Fox on January 16, 2012, as a mid-season replacement. ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: prison, time travel, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, disappearance, alcatraz, island, manhunt, prison life, police investigation, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 16K
Stalker (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological
Plot: stalking, crimes, lapd, danger, crime investigation, obsession, psychopath, police investigation, deadly, stalker, police detective, name calling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 2K
True Justice (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Elijah Kane leads a hardcore undercover team of Seattle based cops who take on the local criminal element with a high-octane style of enforcement.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, police detective, crimes, renegades, crime, chases and races, tough heroes, fighting crime, heroes, working undercover, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: working undercover, fbi, police corruption, police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, dirty cop, crimes, dishonesty, undercover, moral dilemma, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 5K
In Too Deep (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A fearless cop is taking on a ruthless crimelord. He knew the risks. He just didn't know how far he would have to go.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police detective, gang, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, police investigation, ghetto, drug dealing, adaptation, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 8K
Tin Star (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Jim Worth, an expat British police officer starting a new life with his family as police chief in Little Big Bear, an idyllic town near the Rocky Mountains. When his small town is overrun by migrant workers from a massive new oil ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, rough, suspense
Plot: family relations, revenge motive, rocky mountains, justice, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, death, small town sheriff, threat, abduction, murder
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Streets of San Francisco (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Streets of San Francisco is a 1970s television police drama filmed on location in San Francisco, California, and produced by Quinn Martin Productions, with the first season produced in association with Warner Bros. Television. It starred Karl ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: older man younger man relationship, police, police detective, crime, partners against crime, fighting crime, partners, police investigation, law enforcement, urban, undercover, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%