Movies and TV shows like Sacred Games

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Sacred Games (2018)
 8.6
 82K
Sacred Games (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A link in their pasts leads an honest cop to a fugitive gang boss, whose cryptic warning spurs the officer on a quest to save Mumbai from cataclysm.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, criminal underworld, sikh, police, politics, conspiracy, brutality, arrest, police officer, terrorist, race against time, justice, fear, threat, danger, terrorist attack, negotiation, explosion, media, deadly, police investigation, gangsters, netflix, money, wedding ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, mumbai india, africa, nigeria, bombay india

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Most similar movies to Sacred Games

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films and TV series with plots about crimes, danger, investigation, police, crime, murder and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sacred Games: The Terror Live (2013), Monsoon Shootout (2013), A Wednesday (2008), Flashpoint (2008), The Night Of (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Terror Live (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "I'll blow up Mapo Bridge." An anonymous call comes into a radio station one day. When it turns out to be legitimate, a terrorist's threats end up getting broadcast live throughout the country.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, radio, race against time, media, danger, tv show, media sensation, negotiation, once in a lifetime opportunity, ratings, terror, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Monsoon Shootout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, UK, Netherlands, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop joins the crime branch of the Mumbai police department, and on his first assignment is faced with the dilemma of whether he should shoot a murder suspect who is attempting to escape or not.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, mind bending ...
Plot: moral dilemma, road not taken, idealism, destiny, hopes, society, human nature, police, corruption, corrupt official, gangster boss, tough cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 76K
A Wednesday (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mumbai, the financial capital of India, the city that never sleeps, the city of dreams, fast paced and ever changing, home to Bollywood! A City of beauty but also a city that got scarred! A city whose foundation is slowly crumbling beneath its ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: bomb, bomb threat, terrorism, race against time, police, muslim, negotiation, terrorist, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.7
 17K
Flashpoint (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: The Strategic Response Unit (SRU) is an elite team of cops who specialize in high-risk critical incidents. Trained in tactics and psychology, they deal with extreme situations, where split-second decisions could save a life...or cost one.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: swat, swat team, police, rescue, race against time, saving a life, danger, crimes, law enforcement, sniper, confined, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Arne Dahl: A Midsummer Night Dream (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
TV show
Story: A series of brutal murders of Polish women who secretly hiding in Sweden becomes the new A - team first case. The victims prove to be key witnesses in a major lawsuit against the Polish mafia . Three of them have been found murdered in the space of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, gloomy
Plot: murder, serial killer, police, mafia, police investigation, deadly, rescue, law enforcement, danger, crimes, investigation, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.5
 133K
The Night Of (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 525 min.
TV show
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: tense, suspense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, lawyer, crimes, crime, investigation, courtroom, justice, secrets, murder trial, vengeance, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Secretos en el Jardín (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the summer of 1981 a series of crimes hit the city of Viña del Mar in Chile. Fourteen murders and violations frighten all citizens. Inspector Ramiro Opazo, from the Police Department is the responsible to catch the criminals. But what he ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, mysterious woman, investigation, mystery killer, psychopath, danger, corruption, husband wife relationship, murder, extramarital affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, adultery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Those Who Kill (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Catherine Jensen, a recently promoted homicide detective who enlists the help of Thomas Schaeffer, a forensic psychologist, to track down serial killers and relentlessly seeks the truth behind the disappearance of her brother.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: profiler, serial killer, criminal psychologist, forensics, police investigation, policewoman, police detective, deadly, psychiatrist, crimes, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.9
 3K
McCloud (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: McCloud is an American television police drama that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1977. The title role is played by Dennis Weaver as Marshal Sam McCloud, a law officer from Taos, New Mexico, on semi-permanent "special assignment" with the New ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: uncover truth, who done it, working undercover, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crimes, u.s. marshal, investigation, fish out of water, criminal, police officer, police ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york, new mexico, san francisco, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.2
 3K
Riot Police (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
Story: A fictionalised look into the human tragedy of riot police and police brutality in Spain.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: police, conflict, murder, investigation, riot, corruption, urban setting, female protagonist, crimes, police investigation, police detective, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Former NYPD detective and forensic genius Lincoln Rhyme was at the top of his game until a serious accident at the hands of a notorious serial killer forced him out of the field. When Amelia Sachs, an intuitive young officer who has a gift for ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, crime, serial killer, crimes, riddles and clues, police investigation, law enforcement, investigation, murder, police, deadly, evidence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 3K
Cypher (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
TV show
Story: Will Scott, one of the FBI's leading crypto-analysts is hired to crack a heavily coded document. He soon discovers it's a hit list, putting him in the cross-hairs of the bad guys who want it back. Will must navigate the murky waters of ...
Style: exciting, rough, brutal, serious, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, fbi, investigation, suprisingly clever, forced into action, one against many, justice, tough guy, attempted murder, determination, law enforcement, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
XIII: The Series (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After a plot to kill the president of the USA an agent with lost memories tries to recover his life and memories. Others use him to cover up some dirty business involving high ranking officials from the CIA and the White House.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, conspiracy, terrorist, cia, cia agent, secret agents, dishonesty, who to trust, life is a bitch, secret service, danger, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.2
 3K
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, police, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, murder investigation, investigation, criminal underworld, crime solving, forensics, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 1K
Face to Face (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bjørn investigates the killing of his daughter. People around him believe she might have committed suicide, but he doesn't accept that. Both the stakes and the suspense rise relentlessly as Bjørn inches closer to the truth.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, death of daughter, murder, police, obsession, vengeance, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, disorder, secret, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 91K
Lupin (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, father son relationship, thief, revenge, missing person, police, theft, escapades, dishonesty, society, chase, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
 218K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, manipulations, unlikely partners, investigation, mind game, partners, law enforcement, danger, terrorism, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 55K
CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, policewoman, crime, danger, murder, workplace situations, workplace, riddles and clues, police investigation, police detective, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, police detective, crime investigation, murder, kidnapping, murder investigation, fbi, partners, law enforcement, police investigation, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Thou Shalt Not Kill (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Stubborn and determined detective Valeria Ferro endeavors to solve the challenging puzzle behind crimes motivated by jealousy, vendettas and repressed anger to seek the truth and justice. All as she struggles with her own demons and the phantoms of ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: undercover, violence, justice, corruption, dishonesty, brutality, disorder, crimes, organized crime, murder, society, investigation ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.1
 172K
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, partners, outsmarting, serial killer, crime, fighting crime, murder, special agents, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 8K
Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, investigation, police, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, danger, rivalry, deadly, snitch, swamp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.4
 26K
The Killing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: mystery, policewoman, police detective, politician, murder, rape, election, uncover truth, cold case, deadly, crimes, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, afghanistan, eastern europe, sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Scene of the Crime (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Tatort is a long-running German/Austrian/Swiss, crime television series set in various parts of these countries. The show is broadcast on the channels of ARD in Germany, ORF 2 in Austria and SF1 in Switzerland. The first episode was broadcast on ...
Style: exciting, serious, witty, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime investigation, police, fighting crime, police station, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, deadly, murder, police protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 45K
CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows the investigations of a team of NYPD forensic scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, crime investigation, danger, workplace, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, crimes, mystery, interrogation, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.3
 327K
Homeland (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, espionage, top secret, explosion, investigation, danger, government agency, surveillance, spy, treason, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, virginia, iraq, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, society, danger, law enforcement, deadly, crime, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.1
 31K
Chicago P.D. (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who ...
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, law enforcement, policewoman, crime investigation, crimes, victim, police detective, arrest, sergeant, shooting, partners, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Kidnap and Ransom (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Kidnap and Ransom is a British television three-part miniseries, originally shown on ITV in January 2011 with a second series following in February 2012. The series follows the work of a British hostage negotiator Dominic King, played by Trevor Eve, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rescue, ransom, captivity, crimes, race against time, confined, danger, kidnapping, negotiator, police, negotiation, abduction ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: profiler, special agents, investigation, danger, crimes, fbi, forensics, intelligence, team, human nature, world spanning, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%