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Hap and Leonard (2016)
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Hap and Leonard (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A darkly comic swamp noir story of two best friends set in the late 1980s. Based on the novels by Joe R. Lansdale, the series follows Hap Collins, an East Texas white boy with a weakness for Southern women, and Leonard Pine, a gay, black Vietnam vet with a hot temper.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, serious, noir, neo noir, tragic ending, buddy movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, racism, bounty hunter, partners against crime, interracial relations, crimes, against the rules, society, fighting crime, gays and lesbians, partners, chase, justice, escapades, bad taste humour, investigation, friends, graphic violence, amateur detective, gender, buddies, unlikely couple, sexual content, get rich quick scheme, ex wife ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa

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Most similar movies to Hap and Leonard

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, police, police detective and police investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Hap and Leonard: Chiefs (1983), CHiPs (1977), Cagney & Lacey (1981), The Equalizer (1985), The Mentalist (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chiefs (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Three generations of police chiefs for a southern town go about their jobs while a serial murderer operates.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: racism, murder, small town, chief of police, murder investigation, police investigation, dishonesty, crimes, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: southern usa
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CHiPs (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: CHiPs is an American television drama series produced by MGM Studios that originally aired on NBC from September 15, 1977, to July 17, 1983. CHiPs followed the lives of two motorcycle police officers of the California Highway Patrol. The series ran ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, society, tough law enforcer, police investigation, crimes, workplace, fighting crime, partners, chase, partners against crime, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
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88%
Cagney & Lacey (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mary Beth Lacey and Chris Cagney are teamed up as NYPD police detectives. Their opposing personalities (one is tough and the other sensitive) mesh to make this one of the great crime-fighting duos of all time.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, female detective, price of justice, strong female presence, partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, drug dealing, legal action, society, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Equalizer (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The Equalizer is an American television series that ran for four seasons, initially on CBS, between 1985 and 1989. It stars Edward Woodward as a middle aged retired intelligence officer with a mysterious past who helps people in trouble. The show ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, spy, tough guy, crimes, vengeance, injustice, rivalry, tough heroes, heroes, machismo, one man army, dark hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: intellectual, exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, investigation, partners against crime, fighting crime, outsmarting, partners, serial killer, murder, justice, psychic, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Starsky and Hutch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, car chase, undercover, police investigation, partners against crime, buddies, law enforcement, crimes, unlikely partners, society, working undercover, police protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Hill Street Blues (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. Chronicling the lives of the staff of a single police precinct in an unnamed American city, the show received ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: police station, police, fighting crime, workplace, police detective, partners against crime, partners, law enforcement, crimes, swat team, workplace situations, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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NYPD Blue (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: NYPD Blue is an American television police drama set in New York City, exploring the internal and external struggles of the fictional 15th precinct of Manhattan. Each episode typically intertwined several plots involving an ensemble cast. The show ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police, police station, murder, robbery, partners against crime, partners, against the rules, workplace, tough law enforcer, human nature, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and Leonard Freeman. Set in Hawaii, the show originally aired for 12 seasons from 1968 to 1980, and continues in reruns. Jack Lord portrayed Detective Lieutenant ...
Style: captivating, tense, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, multiple suspects, partners against crime, fighting crime, police investigation, irish, workplace, investigation, police protagonist, honor ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: bleak, captivating, neo noir, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, serial killer, investigation, partners, murderer, partners against crime, crimes, murder, uncover truth, haunted by the past, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: murder, hospital, doctor, police detective, who done it, police investigation, partners against crime, homicide detective, friendship, father son relationship, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
City Homicide (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: City Homicide was an Australian television drama series that aired on the Seven Network between 27 August 2007 and 30 March 2011. The series was set on the Homicide floor of a metropolitan police headquarters in Melbourne. The main characters were ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, murder investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, who done it, fighting crime, dishonesty, police corruption, partners against crime, law enforcement, mystery, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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70%
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The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The Inside is an American crime drama television series created by Tim Minear and Howard Gordon and produced by Imagine Television. The Inside follows the work of the FBI's Los Angeles Violent Crimes Unit, a division dedicated to investigating ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: special agents, fbi, fighting crime, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, haunted by the past, mystery, rookie, profiler, female agent, dark past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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68%
Law & Order  Los Angeles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and developed by Blake Masters, it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: legal action, murder, legal, police investigation, legal investigation, fighting crime, courtroom drama, power relations, law enforcement, partners against crime, workplace, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Detroit 1-8-7 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Detroit 1-8-7 is an American police procedural series about Detroit's leading homicide unit, created by Jason Richman for ABC. It features an ensemble cast of actors including Michael Imperioli and James McDaniel. The series originally ran on ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, heroic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: policewoman, police detective, partners against crime, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, coworker, workplace, crimes, hot and sexy, sexual tension, suspicion, veteran ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Hunter (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, crimes, partners, serial killer, law enforcement, track down, partners against crime, police investigation, undercover, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.3
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21 Jump Street (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 21 Jump Street is an American police procedural crime drama television series that aired on the Fox Network and in first run syndication from April 12, 1987, to April 27, 1991, with a total of 103 episodes. The series focuses on a squad of ...
Style: captivating, serious, light, enigmatic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, high school, teenage life, hidden identity, youth, police detective, undercover agent, working undercover, fighting crime, crimes, high school life, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Division (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Division is an American crime drama television series created by Deborah Joy LeVine and starring Bonnie Bedelia. The series focused on a team of women police officers in the San Francisco Police Department. The series premiered on Lifetime on ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, rough
Plot: police, crimes, policewoman, partners against crime, rivalry, thirtysomething life, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, justice, partnership, team, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, ex military, reluctant partners, crimes, riddles and clues ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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65%
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CSI: Cyber (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The FBI's team of Cyber Crime Investigators, headed by Special Agent Avery Ryan, works to solve cases involving the dark-net. Avery, a Special Agent in Charge and esteemed Cyber-Psychologist heads up a team, including Senior Special Agent ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: profiler, federal agent, crime investigation, forensics, crimes, fbi, police investigation, law enforcement, partners, computers and web, riddles and clues, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Players (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three young ex-cons track down criminals as a part of a new FBI program.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, cons and scams, partners, track down, special agents, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, dishonesty, ex convict, con men, sting operation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
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: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, wheelchair bound, tough law enforcer, disability, power relations, handicapped, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Quincy M.E. (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Quincy, M.E. is an American television series from Universal Studios that aired from October 3, 1976, to September 5, 1983, on NBC. It stars Jack Klugman in the title role, a Los Angeles County medical examiner. Inspired by the book Where Death ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: legal, crimes, murder, coroner, law enforcement, police detective, mystery, partners against crime, uncover truth, life is a bitch, legal investigation, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.5
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Miami Vice (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Miami Police Department's vice squad and its efforts to end drug trafficking and prostitution, centered on the unlikely partnership of Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs - who first meet when Tubbs is undercover in a drug cartel.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, partners against crime, partners, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, two man army, police protagonist, machismo, undercover agent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.5
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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 ⇓
63%
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The third installment of the “Law & Order” franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, clever
Plot: law and order, prosecutor, murder investigation, workplace situations, murder, partners, mind game, crimes, power relations, judiciary, lawyer, judge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Baretta (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Baretta is an American detective television series which ran on ABC from 1975 to 1978. The show was a milder version of a successful 1973–74 ABC series, Toma, starring Tony Musante as chameleon-like, real-life New Jersey police officer David Toma. ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, undercover, working undercover, police station, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, drug dealing, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, pets ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.7
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The Shield (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, police brutality, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, crimes, partners, dishonesty, murder, mayor, gang, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, neo noir, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, political corruption, police, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%