Movies and TV shows like Lethal Weapon

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Lethal Weapon (2016)
 7.9
 33K
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, police investigation, friendship, buddy cop, lapd, police partner, 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 captivating films and TV series with plots about crimes, police detective, police investigation, police, law enforcement, crime and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Lethal Weapon: Bosch (2014), S.W.A.T. (2017), Hawaii Five-0 (2010), L.A.'s Finest (2019), Condor (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 35K
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, riddles and clues, crimes, coworker, danger, determination, police investigation, superior officer, suspicion, evidence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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100%
 6.9
 11K
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: tense, twists and turns, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: swat team, gunfight, crimes, adventure, danger, heroes, friendship, explosion, chase, fight scenes, weapons, police investigation ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 62K
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police detective, crimes, policewoman, suspicion, teamwork, relatives, fighting crime, corruption, law enforcement, police investigation, police protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
L.A.'s Finest (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: feel good, humorous, entertaining, suspense, light
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, sex, policewoman, female police officer, violence, betrayal, police, fighting crime, friendship, danger, society ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
 8K
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, murder, political thriller, crimes, danger, dialogue, weapons, fight scenes, twists & turns, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 119K
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, investigation, murder, adventure, distant future, resistance fighter, virtual reality, female nudity, artificial intelligence, deception, yakuza, twists & turns ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 222K
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: police investigation, reluctant partners, chase, gunfight, crime, partners against crime, crimes, verbal byplay, police, adventure, buddy cop, police detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 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, twists and turns, light
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police detective, police investigation, twists & turns, partners, hand to hand combat, car chase, friendship, revenge, gang, danger, justice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 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, exciting, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: misfit partners, police detective, partners against crime, coworker, partners, law enforcement, workplace, couples therapy, bonding, crimes, verbal byplay, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, dishonesty, murder, suspicion, coworker, outsmarting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, parents and children, partners, rivalry, single parent, workplace, family problems, photographic memory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 67K
The Shield (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, police brutality, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, mayor, crimes, dishonesty, murder, gang, peril, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Good Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Good Guys is an American action-comedy series about an old-school cop and a modern-day detective that premiered with a preview episode on Fox on May 19, 2010, and began airing regularly on June 7. The series stars Bradley Whitford as Dan Stark, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, verbal byplay, superior, confrontation with superior, traditional versus modern, coworker, ex couple relations, superior officer, forensics, incompetent police, unconventional method, ambitious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, dallas texas
⇓ 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, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, murder investigation, police partner, narcissist, police station, female boss, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 20K
Animal Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime family, crimes, gay brother, drugs/alcohol, dysfunctional family, danger, escapades, family conflict, friendship, ex convict, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dublin Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Two detectives are dispatched to investigate the murder of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, but as the case of the missing children intensifies, both are forced to confront the darkness that lies in their past.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: police detective, murder, investigation, corpse, dublin ireland, adaptation, weapons, mass child killing, blood, crimes, psychological trauma, police investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: female detective, police investigation, police detective, crimes, policewoman, fighting crime, murder, investigation, couples, workplace romance, interrogation, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 1K
The Sniffer (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An extraordinary sense of smell gives a crime investigator unique insight into solving mysteries, but his gift takes a toll on his personal life.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, clever, tense ...
Plot: murder investigation, murder, supernatural ability, partner, crime, police, police investigation, police detective, investigator, friendship, heroes, genius ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
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: rough, serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, workplace situations, workplace, police station, deputy sheriff, chase, society, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Diagnosis Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Dr. Mark Sloan is a good-natured, offbeat physician who is called upon to solve murders.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: murder, hospital, doctor, police investigation, police detective, who done it, partners against crime, amateur detective, crime, crimes, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 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, twists and turns, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: homicide detective, policewoman, crimes, police detective, police investigation, workplace, coworker, police station, lapd, murder investigation, fighting crime, police chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 3K
Manhunt (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The true story of London Metropolitan police detective Colin Sutton's manhunt for serial killer Levi Bellfield.
Style: exciting, suspense, rough, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, murder, serial killer, true crime, investigation, crimes, brutality, victim, who done it, deadly, disorder, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.4
 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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: partners, undercover, drug dealing, police detective, police investigation, hidden identity, working undercover, crimes, fighting crime, law enforcement, master criminal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 2K
Bancroft (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dark and compelling thriller centering on Detective Superintendent Elizabeth Bancroft, a female detective with an explosive secret.
Style: psychological, exciting, twists and turns, captivating
Plot: police detective, murder, investigation, unconventional method, scheme, danger, mind game, female protagonist, prodigy, resourceful, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.2
 3K
Unit 1 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Rejseholdet is a Danish television crime series starring Charlotte Fich, Mads Mikkelsen and Lars Brygmann. Produced by Danmarks Radio, the program aired 32 episodes spanning four seasons from 2000 to 2004. Each episode revolved around an elite ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, murder, crime, child murder, marital crisis, dead husband, child murder investigation, murder of family, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 542
Candice Renoir (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Candice Renoir had put her career on standby for 10 years. When she returns from Singapore to resume service in a port town in the south of France, she feels a bit “rusty”. Despite the obvious defiance of her unit and a cynical superior who ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, feel good, captivating, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, policewoman, female detective, workplace situations, family relations, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, single parent, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crimes, crime, mystery, power relations, tough law enforcer, disability, fighting crime, law enforcement, urban, wheelchair bound ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 7K
Mad Dogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comedic events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lies, deception and murder.
Style: dark humor, captivating, tense, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: murder, friendship, disorder, crimes, reunion, dishonesty, group of friends, celebration, friends, buddies, crime, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 1K
The Eagle (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 58 min.
Story: The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey is a Danish police procedural television series produced by Danmarks Radio, created and written by Peter Thorsboe and Mai Brostrøm. The series debuted on 10 October 2004 in Denmark. It won an International Emmy Award from ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: police detective, police investigation, forensics, haunted by the past, crimes, fighting crime, law enforcement, war crime, chase, international crisis, crime, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: police detective, chases and races, murder, partners against crime, track down, tough law enforcer, police investigation, serial killer, undercover, working undercover, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%