Movies and TV shows like Lethal Weapon

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Lethal Weapon (2016)
 7.8
 38K
Lethal Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, entertaining, suspense, atmospheric, intellectual, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, police, police partner, friendship, police detective, lapd, police investigation, chase, adventure, crimes, family relations, murder, investigation, mystery, teamwork, private detective, war veteran, crime scene, partners against crime, twists and turns, christmas, black cast, buddy, police officer, interracial friendship ...
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, suspenseful and exciting films and TV series with plots about police detective, crimes, police, police investigation, partners, police officer and partners against crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Lethal Weapon: L.A.'s Finest (2019), Hawaii Five-0 (2010), S.W.A.T. (2017), Queen of the South (2016), Rush Hour (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
L.A.'s Finest (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: suspense, entertaining, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, policewoman, violence, betrayal, police, sex, female police detective, black cop, homicide detective, police detective, female protagonist ...
Place: los angeles
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86%
 7.4
 74K
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: partners against crime, investigation, police protagonist, crime investigation, police, crimes, teamwork, fighting crime, policewoman, police detective, suspicion, leader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 24K
S.W.A.T. (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, exciting, captivating, suspense, reboot
Plot: swat team, crimes, fight scenes, twists and turns, friendship, gunfight, adventure, heroes, police, police officer, black cast, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.6
 260K
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: humorous, suspenseful, suspense, buddy movie, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: police, chase, reluctant partners, gunfight, crimes, adventure, police officer, female nudity, police investigation, family, car chase, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Queen of the South (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain, Malta
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Teresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Settling in Dallas, she looks to become the country's reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover's murder.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, erotic, suspense
Plot: drug cartel, crimes, twists and turns, cartel, murder, adventure, destiny, adaptation, runaway, drugs, captivity, vengeance ...
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 4K
Rush Hour (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police detective, police investigation, partners, fistfight, revenge, gang, car chase, friendship, twists and turns, gunfight, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 6K
Common Law (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, partners, police detective, misfit partners, law enforcement, coworker, workplace, verbal byplay, bonding, crimes, buddy cop, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.2
 9K
Battle Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: police detective, partners against crime, law enforcement, police investigation, fighting crime, police station, murder investigation, crimes, narcissist, police partner, female boss, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 11K
Dublin Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, police investigation, police detective, mass child killing, hidden identity, forest, secret past, police, psychological trauma, corpse, crime investigation ...
Place: dublin ireland, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 40K
The Rookie (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, serious, inspirational
Plot: police officer, lapd, crime investigation, criminality, life risking, characters in danger, daring rescue, investigation, terrorism, race against time, forced into action, police station ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.8
 608
The Protector (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Gloria Sheppard is an intuitive LAPD homicide detective who juggles her demanding personal and professional lives while raising two sons with the help of her troubled younger brother, Davey.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: single mother, police detective, police, lapd, relationship vs career, crimes, law enforcement, family relations, motherhood, investigation, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 4K
Vexed (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy drama following a mismatched pair of police officers who disagree on everything with their partner, from policing to their personal life.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, humorous, tense, exciting ...
Plot: dark humor, police detective, partners against crime, murder, police investigation, buddy cop, crimes, law enforcement, who done it, ransom, police, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 51K
Almost Human (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Almost Human is an American science fiction/crime drama on Fox. In 2048, the uncontrollable evolution of science and technology has caused crime rates to rise an astounding 400%. To combat this, the overwhelmed police force has implemented a new ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, police detective, police partner, hi-tech, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, partners, a.i., fighting crime, buddy cop, law enforcer, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 7K
Nash Bridges (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners, crimes, police investigation, parents and children, rivalry, workplace, single parent, family problems, best friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 252
Tokyo Dogs (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
TV show
Story: Kanade Takakura is an elite detective from the New York Police department. He has a very keen sense of judgement but is cold and inflexible. Kanade lost his father in a murder as a young boy, which drove him to become a detective. Maruo Kudo is a ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: investigation, opposites attract, tough cop, police officer, police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, crime investigation, uncover truth, unconventional method, partners against crime, teamwork ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Team Bulldog: Off-Duty Investigation (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A crime action investigation drama about police investigator Jin Kang Ho from the serious crime squad who never gives up on a case until he gets to the end of it. He will solve unsolved cases with a team consisting of a passionate producing director ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: investigation, investigator, teamwork, cold case, partners, friendship, uncover truth, who done it, partners against crime, evidence, murder, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
McDonald & Dodds (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives, DCI McDonald and DS Dodds, who seemingly have nothing in common, are thrown together and forge a rumbustious friendship and entertaining partnership in this two-part British detective drama miniseries set in modern-day Bath.
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, intellectual, suspenseful ...
Plot: female police detective, police, odd couple, police detective, murder mystery, detective sergeant, partners, partners against crime, friendship, who done it, characters in danger, peril ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Serve and Protect (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: Fresh off the Academy, talented rookie officer Alicia joins the police station in Distrito Sur. While she learns the ropes from veteran detective Miralles and streetwise agent Batista, she will try to find out the truth about her mother's death.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: police, murder investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, police detective, murder, teamwork, criminal, uncover truth, police officer, crimes, police investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Pretty Hard Cases (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: A fun and honest portrayal of two radically different female detectives in their early 40s following Guns and Gangs detective Sam and Narcotics detective Kelly, who by day are true action heroes in their own particular way: skilled, tough, ...
Style: captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: who done it, police investigation, uncover truth, police detective, police, single mother, woman with a gun, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime, track down, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Good Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: humorous, not serious, parody, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, partners, crimes, odd couple, drinking problem, police station, gunfight, buddy, hitman, buddy cop, disney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
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Strike Force (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A boisterous homicide detective is partnered with a neurotic narc to fight organized crime in the Dutch city of Tilburg.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: partners against crime, investigation, crime investigation, murder investigation, fighting crime, police detective, forensics, detective inspector, sleuth, teamwork, police partner, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Diagnosis Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Mark Sloan is a good-natured, offbeat physician who is called upon to solve murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, murder, doctor, hospital, police investigation, partners against crime, who done it, homicide detective, friendship, crimes, law enforcement, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 18K
FBI (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The New York office of the FBI brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep their city and the country safe.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: fbi, federal bureau of investigation, investigation, female detective, police detective, fbi agent, crime investigation, crime solving, partners against crime, fighting crime, homicide detective, special agents ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 2K
The Sniffer (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: exciting, tense, captivating, clever, suspense ...
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, supernatural ability, investigator, partner, police investigation, friendship, twists and turns, police, murder, mystery, genius ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 607
Wanted (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Wanted was a 2005 American primetime police drama television series broadcast on the TNT network. The series was created by Louis St. Clair and Jorge Zamacona, and executive produced by Aaron Spelling, E. Duke Vincent and Jorge Zamacona.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: escaped prisoner, task force, police, forensics, fighting crime, partners against crime, sleuth, police investigation, squad, cold case, police detective, uncover truth ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.9
 8K
New Tricks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New Tricks is a British comedy-drama that follows the work of the fictional Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad of the Metropolitan Police Service. Originally led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, it is made up of retired police officers ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, police, police investigation, murder mystery, elderly, unsolved crime, crimes, superior, law enforcement, unconventional method, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.1
 4K
Unit 1 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
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, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, police, murder, murder mystery, murder investigation, law enforcement, crimes, murderer, investigation, teamwork, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 4K
Bulletproof (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Police duo Bishop and Pike are two best mates bonded by the same moral code, despite their differences. Packed full of humour, action and emotion, Bulletproof is about friendship, conspiracies and ghosts from the past.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: best friends, partners, crimes, murder, corruption, husband wife relationship, police shootout, family problems, lifestyle, rivalry, love triangle, twists and turns ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 4K
Dark Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Blue was an action/drama television series which premiered on TNT on July 15, 2009, at 10 pm. It ended its run on September 15, 2010. The series is set in Los Angeles, California. It revolves around Carter Shaw, the leader of an undercover ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, police detective, undercover agent, workplace, right and wrong, team, coworker, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Streets of San Francisco (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, crimes, vietnam war, fighting crime, police officer, older man younger man relationship, police detective, homicide detective, police inspector, police lieutenant, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%