Movies and TV shows like Old School 2014

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Old School (2014)
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Old School (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Ted McCabe, a retired cop, and Lennie Cahill a retired crim, get together to solve crimes, unravel scams and make some cash, while avoiding the wrath of the police and the underworld.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, witty, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, investigation, partners, law enforcer criminal relations, odd couple, misfit, elderly, fighting crime, disorder, misfit partners, ex-cop, crime, mechanic, urban, aging, partners against crime, quibbling, criminal
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Old School

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, humorous and semi serious films and TV series with plots about crimes, partners, crime, law enforcement, disorder, partners against crime and police investigation mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Old School: Terriers (2010), The Job (2001), Vienna Crime Squad (2005), Winter (2015), Taxi Brooklyn (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Terriers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ex-cop and recovering alcoholic Hank Dolworth partners with his best friend, former criminal Britt Pollack, in an unlicensed private investigation business. The series is set in Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, although it is portrayed as a ...
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, investigation, private detective, private investigator, crimes, suspicion, team, teamwork, investigator, buddies, murder, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
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The Job (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Job is a single-camera television comedy drama about a New York City police officer named Mike McNeil -- who indulges in adultery, alcohol, cigarettes and prescription drug abuse—and his fellow 'bumbling detective' pals. The show, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, witty ...
Plot: police investigation, partners, partners against crime, fighting crime, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, crime, law enforcement, crimes, police station, crime investigation, network ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Vienna Crime Squad (2005)
Genre: Crime
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: SOKO Donau is an Austrian television series.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, fighting crime, investigation, workplace, partners, deadly, workplace situations, riddles and clues, police detective, murder, police station, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Winter (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: Australia
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: After the success of 2014’s TV movie The Killing Field, Rebecca Gibney returns to the screen as Detective Sergeant Eve Winter in Seven’s new series Winter. Peter O’Brien will reprise his role as Detective Inspector Lachlan McKenzie. The series ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police investigation, murder mystery, riddles and clues, law enforcement, danger, fighting crime, partners, murder, small town life, social relations, woman, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Taxi Brooklyn (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Caitlin "Cat" Sullivan is an NYPD detective working in Brooklyn. After her driving privileges are suspended, she relies on Leo Romba, a highly skilled Brooklyn cab driver from France. Leo becomes Cat's driver and a consultant on her ...
Style: not serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: female detective, law enforcement, chase, fighting crime, partners against crime, partners, odd couple, crimes, car chase, murder investigation, friends, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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50%
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 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, misfit partners, partners, police detective, law enforcement, coworker, workplace, verbal byplay, bonding, crimes, couples therapy, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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47%
Halal State Security (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Someone is killing Parisians of Arab ethnicity. When an Algerian diplomat is murdered by the same assailant, two Algerian detectives are sent to help the French with the investigation and they have their own ways of doing things.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, track down, murder, buddies, serial killer, crimes, odd couple, society, disorder, racism, fish out of water, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, algeria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Protect and Serve (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of bumbling French cops team up to take on the underworld.
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: odd couple, fish out of water, partners, misfit, police investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, fighting crime, heroic mission, crimes, disorder, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Mystery Girls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Mystery Girls follows two former detective TV show starlets brought back together by a real-life mystery. Charlie Contour is a suburban housewife and mother, while Holly Hamilton longs for her glory days in the 90's when she was on television. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: partners against crime, reluctant partners, friends, partners, disorder, crimes, amateur detective, investigation, private investigator, actress, reunion, private detective
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
My New Partner III (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Voilà dix ans que les chemins de René et de François se sont séparés. De l'époque glorieuse où, flics, ils écumaient le quartier Montmartre, il ne leur reste qu'une poignée de souvenirs, l'argent de leurs ripouseries ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police corruption, mistaken identity, police detective, odd couple, dishonesty, crimes, partners, law enforcement, disorder, buddies, reunion, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
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Snowman's Land (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the wife of a crime boss is accidentally killed, the hit man who was hired to protect the remote house in which she was living tries to keep her death under wraps. Fearing vengeance from the gangster, he's soon locked in a fight for ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, serious, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, nothing goes right, hitman, dark humor, danger, mission gone awry, disorder, crimes, graphic violence, mountain, crime, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 8K
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, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, police station, crimes, murder investigation, police partner, narcissist, female boss, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
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Asylum (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After a year in the El Rican embassy under the threat of extradition to America, Dan is bored, depressed and has little hope of getting out - his only chance is to push his case in an interview with the Guardian. The embassy staff are struggling to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, touching ...
Plot: politics, misfit partners, media, odd couple, misfit, confined, workplace, disorder, embassy, computers and web, state affairs, whistleblower
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 2K
Rush (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rush was an Australian television police drama that first screened on Network Ten in September 2008. Set in Melbourne, Victoria, it focuses on the members of a Police Tactical Response team. It is produced by John Edwards and Southern Star. On 10 ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: partners, fighting crime, workplace situations, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, sergeant, police, partners against crime, intelligence agency, police officer, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Strange Calls (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: City cop Toby Banks is demoted to night duty at Coolum Beach. He joins local eccentric Gregor to investigate the strange calls: phone calls that expose the paranormal mysteries of the town.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, not serious
Plot: investigation, social relations, small town, supernatural, partners, adventure, police officer, rivalry, challenge, friendship, imaginary, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Knights of Prosperity (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Eugene Gurkin has dreamt of opening his own bar for years, but his dead-end job as a janitor won't even fund a bottle of booze. In a serendipitous moment, he catches an episode of "E! News" and his passion is ignited. Soon Eugene ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, exciting, touching ...
Plot: robbery, misfit, hopes, heist, celebrity culture, crimes, buddies, lifestyle, friends, unlikely criminals, disorder, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Paris Criminal Investigations (2007)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Paris enquêtes criminelles is a French television series broadcast since May 3, 2007 on TF1.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: fighting crime, police investigation, police detective, partners, deadly, workplace, law enforcement, partners against crime, mind game, crimes, who done it, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Maximum Choppage (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Simon Chan has returned to his hometown after many years training in a faraway martial arts temple. He is a born hero, defender of the weak and champion of the honest people of Cabramatta... Well, not really. For Simon, it's only a matter of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: save the day, mistaken identity, heroes, vigilantism, fighting crime, best friends, disorder, family relations, good versus evil, gangsters, friends, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Interceptor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gripping eight-part series about a state-of-the-art law enforcement team whose unswerving mission is to hunt down some of Britain’s most dangerous criminals. The Interceptor delves into the adventures of a dedicated surveillance team known as ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, tense
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, undercover, fighting crime, partners, master criminal, crimes, law enforcement, surveillance, criminal, wiretap, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Crime Is Our Business (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Prudence Beresford is investigating another murder. Her aunt had witnessed it, but no body was found, and nobody trusted her word. Nobody, except Prudence, of course!
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: murder, family relations, odd couple, private detective, investigation, crimes, uncover truth, deadly, partners, master and servant, amateur detective, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Little Murders of Agatha Christie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In 1930s France, Superintendent Larosière has a passion for beautiful women and solving cases, while hapless young inspector Lampion just tries to keep up. Later series, are set in the mid-'50s, where suave Commissioner Laurence unravels ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: whodunit, investigation, murder investigation, murder, crimes, murder mystery, who done it, partners against crime, mystery, odd couple, partners, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Michael Richards Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Michael Richards Show is a sitcom that debuted on NBC in 2000. The show starred Michael Richards as reality-challenged but successful private detective Vic Nardozza who gets the job done despite his unconventional methods.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic
Plot: private detective, investigation, crimes, goofy hero, workplace, nothing goes right, workplace situations, partners, disorder, private investigator, television flop, short lived ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 1K
The District (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The District is a television police drama which aired on CBS from October 7, 2000 to May 1, 2004. The show followed the work and personal life of the chief of Washington, D.C.'s Police Department.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, factual
Plot: fighting crime, mayor, honest law enforcer, workplace situations, price of justice, crimes, leadership, boss and employee, police investigation, police, urban, office ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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A Sense of Humor (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer abducts two stand-up comedians after they mock him as part of their on-stage act. If they teach him how to be funny, he might let them live.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, buddies, partners, kidnapping, performer's life, deadly, crimes, dark humor, psychopath, disorder, power relations, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
My New Partner (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, exciting, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, police investigation, disorder, law enforcement, buddies, misfit partners, odd couple, crimes, partners, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 2K
Eagleheart (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Eagleheart is an action-comedy television series that premiered on February 3, 2011, on Adult Swim. Eagleheart is produced by Conan O'Brien's production company, Conaco, and stars Chris Elliott as Chris Monsanto. Eagleheart has been ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fighting crime, partners against crime, law enforcement, cowboy, policewoman, disorder, rivalry, crimes, partners, silly humor, graphic violence, u.s. marshal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Thin Blue Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Thin Blue Line is a British sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson set in a police station that ran for two series on the BBC from 1995 to 1996. It was written by Ben Elton.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police station, police, sergeant, goofy hero, partners against crime, working undercover, incompetent police, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, workplace, british humour ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
 2K
Fonejacker (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Fonejacker is a British comedy programme broadcast on E4 featuring a series of prank calls involving a number of different characters performed by British Iranian television actor Kayvan Novak. It first appeared in May 2006 and became a full series ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: prank, mistaken identity, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disorder, mind game, crimes, odd couple, cons and scams, journalism, obnoxious boss, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Police Academy: The Series (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Police Academy: The Series is a syndicated 1997 television series spin-off from the Police Academy series of films. Michael Winslow was the only actor from the Police Academy films to have a recurring role on the show, although several of the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police academy, police, misfit, partners against crime, partners, law enforcement, goofy hero, anti heroes, prank, anti hero, silly humor, farce ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6K
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, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, crime investigation, superior, crimes, law enforcement, elderly, unsolved crime, unconventional method, fighting crime, old age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%