Movies and TV shows like Against the Wall 2011

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Against the Wall (2011)
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Against the Wall (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Against the Wall is an American police drama television series created by Annie Brunner. The series starred Rachael Carpani as Abby Kowalski, a police detective who recently joined the Internal Affairs division of the Chicago Police Department. The series was broadcast in the United States on the cable channel Lifetime, and is a production of Universal Cable Productions. It premiered on July 31, 2011, following Drop Dead Diva. Lifetime opted not to renew the show for a second season.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: policewoman, ambition, crimes, family relations, couples, law enforcement, workplace, relationship vs career, parents and children, new job, police, internal affairs, singleness, family life, siblings relations, strong female presence, sexual content, brother sister relationship, police officer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and captivating films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, crime, workplace, police, police detective and policewoman mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Against the Wall: Blue Bloods (2010), Republic of Doyle (2010), Karen Sisco (2003), Candice Renoir (2013), The Bridge (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blue Bloods (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, family tradition, police commissioner, chief of police, police chief, police detective, family life, price of justice, law enforcement, police brutality, crimes, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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100%
Republic of Doyle (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Republic of Doyle is a Canadian comedy-drama television series set in St. John's, Newfoundland which debuted 6 January 2010 on CBC Television. The show stars Seán McGinley and Allan Hawco as Malachy and Jake Doyle, a father and son who ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: private detective, investigation, small town, crimes, policewoman, family relations, couples, ex couple relations, family business, parents and children, social relations, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, newfoundland
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60%
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 833
Karen Sisco (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a U.S. Deputy Marshal, based on Miami, Florida's Gold Coast, Karen must deal with the underbelly of South Beach nightlife and Palm Beach high life while tracking down fugitives. She also struggles to win the respect of her fellow officers. ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, workplace, crimes, boss and employee, track down, parents and children, love and romance, chases and races, superior, power relations, fugitives, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Candice Renoir (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, feel good, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female detective, crime, policewoman, police investigation, workplace situations, police detective, family relations, law enforcement, police, crimes, workplace, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Bridge (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bridge was a Canadian police drama commissioned by CTV and CBS starring Aaron Douglas. The name of the series is derived from the bridge which connects the wealthy Rosedale neighborhood of Toronto with one of its poorest, St. James Town. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: police, crimes, law enforcement, workplace situations, partners, workplace, fighting crime, police officer, investigation, dirty cop, chief of police, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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48%
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Golden Boy (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Golden Boy is an American crime drama series created by Nicholas Wootton, which is produced by Berlanti Television and Warner Bros. Television. CBS placed a series order on May 13, 2012. The series ran on CBS from February 26 to May 14, 2013 and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: police detective, talented, crime, murder investigation, rise to the top, partners against crime, law enforcement, homicide detective, ambition, crimes, success, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
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In Plain Sight (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In Plain Sight is an American dramatic television series on USA Network. The series revolves around Mary Shannon, a Deputy United States Marshal attached to the Albuquerque, NM, office of the Federal Witness Security Program, more commonly known as ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, witty
Plot: policewoman, u.s. marshal, danger, law enforcement, testimony, dysfunctional family, crimes, partners against crime, parents and children, workplace, chases and races, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
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43%
Hamburg Dockland (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Shows the interaction between Hamburg police officers and paramedics.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: police, danger, crimes, workplace situations, doctors and patients, law enforcement, rescue, workplace, partners, power relations, policeman uniform, scolding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Red Rock (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Starting on the day a long, dormant feud between two local families is brutally reignited, this continuing drama is based around a busy Dublin Garda station. On one side, the Hennessys, a local dynasty, whose name is above half the businesses in ...
Style: captivating, realistic, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: crimes, police, rivalry, family relations, law enforcement, parents and children, feud, partners against crime, fighting crime, workplace situations, partners, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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 ⇓
50%
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King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, police detective, female detective, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, task force, who done it, fighting crime, honest law enforcer, crime, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Prime Suspect (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Prime Suspect is an American police procedural television drama series that premiered on NBC on September 22, 2011. It stars Maria Bello as Detective Jane Timoney. The series is a "re-imagining" of the original British series Prime ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: policewoman, homicide detective, police detective, police investigation, investigator, crime, law enforcement, police station, sexism, tough law enforcer, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Robbery Homicide Division (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Robbery Homicide Division was an American police procedural television series on CBS, created by Barry Schindel with executive producer Michael Mann. Schindel has been nominated for three Emmy Awards.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, police, fighting crime, police investigation, crime, workplace situations, society, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, murder, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
100 Centre Street (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 100 Centre Street is an American legal drama created by Sidney Lumet and starring Alan Arkin, Val Avery, Bobby Cannavale, Joel de la Fuente and Paula Devicq.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking, gloomy
Plot: courtroom, legal action, dedicated lawyer, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, legal, lawsuit, workplace situations, jury, cop witness relations, judge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hack (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hack is a television series that aired on the American CBS television network from 2002 to 2004. The series centers on the fictional life of a former police officer, Polish-American Mike Olshansky, who left the force after being charged with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: vigilante, taxi driver, ex law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, crime, taxi, protective male, disgraced, dirty cop, ex-cop, driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 662
Lucky 7 (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: What would you do if you won the lottery? How would it change your life? Follow a group of seven gas station employees in Queens, New York, who have been chipping into a lottery pool for years, never thinking they'd actually win. They need to ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: lottery, family relations, working class, workplace, parents and children, couple relations, society, change of luck, siblings relations, bittersweet, couples, gas station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.2
 2K
19-2 (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The day-to-day life of two unwilling partners of the Montreal Police Department, Officers Nick Barron and Ben Chartier. These two beat cops patrol the urban sprawl of downtown's 19th district, in cruiser No. 2. 19-2 is about the tensions and ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: law enforcement, police, workplace, partners, mistrust, workplace situations, misfit partners, partners against crime, crimes, realism, police detective, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Scott & Bailey (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: D.C. Rachel Bailey and D.C. Janet Scott have a robust and engaging friendship which enables them to draw upon each other’s strengths and investigate murders for the Manchester Metropolitan Police.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, policewoman, female police officer, partners against crime, female detective, police investigation, female partner, best friends, crimes, friends, law enforcement, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: united kingdom, england, manchester, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, crimes, deadly, murder investigation, crime, mystery, small town, police officer, gun held to head ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gang, family relations, parents and children, society, love and romance, danger, crime, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Black Work (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Black Work' is the story of Jo Gillespie, a woman who's husband is shot dead in the line of action, in his job as a undercover cop. Jo, a police officer herself soon has to confront issues in her marriage and family life in order to ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, undercover, law enforcement, crime, crimes, murder, life is a bitch, policewoman, female police officer, husband wife relationship, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
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Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, society, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, police, crime investigation, tough law enforcer, crime, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 2K
Shots Fired (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A media storm sets off when an African-American cop kills a white teenager in a small North Carolina town.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, police, racism, small town, evidence, law enforcement, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, workplace situations, murder, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.0
 153
Spyder Games (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spyder Games is a television series that was broadcast on MTV from June 18, 2001 through September 20, 2001. MTV's second foray into the soap opera format following the run of the anthology series Undressed, the series was originally called ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, intrigue, family business, designer, workplace, family life, crimes, favoritism among siblings, who done it, family relations, lifestyle, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 283
Line of Fire (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Line of Fire is a crime drama television series that was broadcast on ABC for 11 episodes in the winter of 2003-2004. It starred Leslie Bibb and Jeffrey D. Sams as two rookie FBI agents assigned to the bureau's Richmond, Virginia branch, where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: fbi, working undercover, fighting crime, undercover, special agents, crimes, workplace, gangsters, law enforcement, haunted by the past, gay slur, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Astronaut Wives Club (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the book by Lily Koppel, this 10 episode limited series tells the story of the women who were key players behind some of the biggest events in American history. As America’s astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, Life ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: astronaut, family relations, relationship vs career, ambition, best friends, couples, nasa, parents and children, strong female presence, space program, female bonding, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 50s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
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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, rough, semi serious
Plot: police, crimes, crime, policewoman, partners against crime, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, rivalry, justice, team, partnership ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.8
 10K
American Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology drama focusing on all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system dealing with crimes committed in America.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, courtroom, family relations, interracial relations, society, murder, parents and children, racism, legal, tragedy, courtroom drama, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Dr Eve Lockhart is one of Britain's leading forensic pathologists and runs a state-of-the-art forensic research facility called The Body Farm with her business partner Mike Phillips. Theirs is the only facility in the country using real human ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: forensics, crimes, murder investigation, workplace situations, workplace, police detective, law enforcement, strong female presence, police investigation, right hand man, crime, corpse
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
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Blue Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
Story: Blue Murder is a British crime drama television series based in Manchester. Shown on ITV from 2003 until 2009 when it was cancelled by the network, it starred Caroline Quentin as DCI Janine Lewis.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, whodunit, single mother, crime, single parent, strong female presence, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%