Movies and TV shows like Waco

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Waco (2018)
 7.9
 8K
Waco (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The FBI and ATF seize religious leader, David Koresh's Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas in the spring of 1993. A six-part television series covering a deadly standoff between the federal government and the Branch Davidians spiritual sect more than two decades ago will be filmed in New Mexico.
Plot: fbi, siege, cult, standoff, united states of america, fbi agent, fire, raid, shoot out, true crime, cult leader
Time: 1990s, year 1993, 20th century
Place: texas, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about fbi, crimes, crime, law enforcement, fbi agent, deadly and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Waco: Boardwalk Empire (2010), The Following (2013), Millennium (1996), The Handler (2003), Quantico (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mob boss, smuggling, criminal heroes, crimes, businessman, politician, corruption, americana, ambitious, prohibition ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, chicago illinois
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100%
 7.5
 80K
The Following (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Notorious serial killer Joe Carroll, after being found guilty of murdering 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature, escapes from death row. The FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy to consult on the case, as he was ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting, serious
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, fbi, mind game, killings, police investigation, crimes, special agents, crime, cult, violence, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.1
 9K
Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense
Plot: cult, serial killer, investigation, good versus evil, murder investigation, prophecy, fbi, crimes, supernatural, secret movement, who done it, government agency ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
 145
The Handler (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Handler is a crime series created by Canadian writer-producer Chris Haddock, airing in the United States on CBS in the 2003-04 season. The show starred Joe Pantoliano as Joe Renato, an FBI agent assigned to train and handle young undercover ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: fbi, crime, special agents, officers and cadets, law enforcement, working undercover, undercover, government agency, basic training, undercover agent, crime solving, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.7
 55K
Quantico (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest and the most vetted, so it seems impossible that one of them is suspected of masterminding the biggest attack on New York City since 9/11.
Style: twists and turns, tense, surprise ending, realistic
Plot: fbi, secret, recruit, investigation, false identity, attack, terrorist, terrorist attack, terrorism, bonding, flashback, fbi agent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.5
 130K
Mindhunter (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.
Style: psycho film, idiotic, bleak
Plot: serial killer, psychology, police investigation, psychopath, killings, fbi, fbi agent, criminal psychologist, rapist, island, acid, exam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
 2K
Standoff (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series focused on an FBI Crisis Negotiation Unit whose members negotiated hostage situations and shared relationships.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic, exciting ...
Plot: fbi, policewoman, coworker relationship, negotiation, workplace romance, love and romance, partners against crime, romancing partners, spouse in danger, couple relations, confined, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 361
Angela's Eyes (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: FBI agent Angela Clinton has the exceptional gift of knowing when someone is lying. She discovered this skill at age 14, when she learned her "average" American parents were actually spies. Attempting to right her parents' wrong, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: fbi, uncover truth, partners against crime, life is a bitch, special agents, crime, treason, undercover, espionage, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.4
 219
Mercy (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A couple of people steal the daughter of a famous lawyer. Now they want money to give her back, but it's not just the money they want. They want revenge.
Plot: answering the telephone, strong language, transvestite, revenge, millionaire, lawyer, mercy, clown, money, telephone call, telephone, fbi agent ...
Time: year 1995, 1990s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Looming Tower (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Tracing the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, it takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently might have set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.
Style: rough, based on true events, suspense, disturbing
Plot: september 11 2001, terrorism, cia, fbi, danger, brutality, war, deadly, iraq war, 9/11
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 10K
Aquarius (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.
Style: tense, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, police detective, missing person, police investigation, crimes, murder, hippie, policewoman, police, interrogation, nickname, drugs ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1968 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sons of Thunder (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sons of Thunder is a television show that ran from March to April 1999 on CBS. It was a spin-off of Walker, Texas Ranger.
Plot: private investigator, m 16, buddy, switchblade, two man army, texas ranger, cowboy boots, buddy cop, black belt, modern western, raid, ex soldier ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
 781
Fatal Vision (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: A retiree spends nine years relentlessly seeking to prove that his son-in-law, a former Green Beret Army doctor, murdered his pregnant wife and two children
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, pregnancy, courtroom drama, infidelity, dishonesty, fighting the system, gang, investigation, crime, life is a bitch, uncover truth, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 3K
Texas Rising (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A depiction of the rise of Texas from the Battle of the Alamo to San Jacinto. A story told through the lives of the men who gave everything up to defend an infant country from a ruthless Dictator and savage Native Americans, and paved the way for ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: state affairs, hopes, rebellion, revolution, law enforcement, human spirit, society, americana, texas ranger, u.s. president
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.1
 6K
Sleeper Cell (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A chilling and unflinching look at all sides of a complicated issue, focusing on an African-American Muslim who joins an Islamic sleeper terrorist cell in the United States while working undercover for the FBI.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: muslim, african american, french, terrorist, undercover agent, terrorism, race against time, undercover, outsmarting, pretense, working undercover, chases and races ...
Place: usa, los angeles, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 37K
Numb3rs (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Inspired by actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime as an FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles from a ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, fbi, crime, mathematics, police detective, profiler, search, mathematician, murder investigation, law enforcement, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 10K
CSI: Cyber (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, police investigation, profiler, partners against crime, crime, computers and web, riddles and clues, special agents, evidence, deadly, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 61K
Blindspot (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A vast international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe is discovered naked in Times Square, completely covered in mysterious, intricate tattoos with no memory of who she is or how she got there. But there's one tattoo that is impossible ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: fbi, memory loss, investigation, tattoo, killings, crime, strong female character, puzzle, terrorist, secret organization, fbi agent, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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To Serve and Protect (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, parents and children, confined, police investigation, serial killer, woman in danger, crime gone awry, danger, family life, law enforcement, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 4K
V.I.P. (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: V.I.P. is an American action/comedy-drama series starring Pamela Anderson. Created by J. F. Lawton, the series aired in syndication for four seasons from 1998 to 2002.
Style: exciting, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, bodyguard, investigation, save the day, boss and employee, crimes, partners against crime, workplace situations, working undercover, private detective, cult, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.9
 2K
Smith (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Though Bobby Stevens appears to be a regular family man with a nine-to-five job, he's actually an expert thief who is seeking a few last big jobs so he can finally leave the business for a comfortable, lawful lifestyle with his wife, Hope, and ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: heist, thief, robbery, theft, chases and races, crime, crimes, bookies, manhunt, master criminal, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 717
The F.B.I. (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The F.B.I. is an American television series that was broadcast on ABC from 1965 to 1974. It was sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, and the characters almost always drove Ford vehicles in the series. Alcoa was co-sponsor of Season One only.
Plot: fbi, police detective, widower, federal bureau of investigation, fbi agent, police, tv show, burial ground, indian burial ground, special agent, inspector
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Kill Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A small group of military veterans sets out to rob a major bank in Pittsburgh. When things go awry, they're forced to take more than a dozen hostages from all walks of life, including a wealthy and powerful businessman's daughter.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, society, rivalry, criminal heroes, robbery, veteran, crime gone awry, police detective, threat, siege, ex military, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.5
 12K
Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division, Martin Odum can transform himself into a different person -- whether it's an assignment as a Serbian extremist, a corrupt Chicago police officer, a British special forces colonel, or a ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, undercover, working undercover, fbi, government agency, secret identity, espionage, state affairs, mysterious character, betrayal, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.1
 1K
The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: fbi, fighting crime, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, haunted by the past, mystery, rookie, deadly, dark past, profiler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 18K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: mind bending, offbeat, intellectual, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: fbi, intelligence, riddles and clues, prodigy, investigation, talented, genius, professor, crime, investigator, hallucinations, schizophrenia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit. It ran for seven seasons on NBC from 1993 to 1999, and was succeeded ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, talky, rough ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police, police station, police protagonist, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, african american, fbi, workplace, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Public Morals (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the early 1960's in New York City's Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as the temptations that come from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, crimes, crime, moral dilemma, temptation, united states of america, gangster
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, undercover, crimes, moral dilemma, dishonesty, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 2K
Hunters (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The disappearance of a decorated FBI agent's wife leads him to a secret government unit assembled to hunt a group of ruthless terrorists - shadowy figures that may or may not be from this world.
Plot: alien, terrorist, fbi, secret government organization, autopsy, husband wife relationship, murder, betrayal, female nudity, kidnapping, hunter, fbi agent
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%