Movies and TV shows like Public Morals

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Public Morals (2015)
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Public Morals (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, moral dilemma, crimes, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime, temptation, gangsters, crime, united states of america, human, gangster
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, crime, police, police detective, partners and partners against crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Public Morals: Crime Story (1986), Brooklyn South (1997), Golden Boy (2013), NYC 22 (2012), Robbery Homicide Division (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Crime Story (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Crime Story is an American TV drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC. The executive producer was Michael Mann, who had left his other series Miami Vice to oversee Crime Story and ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: chicago illinois, usa, las vegas, illinois
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Brooklyn South (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Brooklyn South is an American ensemble police drama series that aired on CBS for only one season during the 1997–98 television season. The series was co-created by Steven Bochco, Bill Clark, David Milch and William M. Finkelstein. Bochco is the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Golden Boy (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: NYC 22 is an American police procedural drama which ran on CBS from April 15 to August 11, 2012. The series was a mid-season replacement for CSI: Miami. On May 13, 2012, both series were canceled by CBS.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: rookie, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, streetwise, ex athlete, supportive coworker, partners against crime, honest law enforcer, police officer, nypd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Robbery Homicide Division (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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
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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
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Place: los angeles, usa
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Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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, stylized, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century, 80s
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New York Undercover (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New York Undercover is an American police drama that aired on the Fox television network from 1994 to 1998. The series stars Malik Yoba as Detective J.C. Williams and Michael DeLorenzo as Detective Eddie Torres, two undercover detectives in New York ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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Time: 90s
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Adam-12 (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Adam-12 is a television police drama that followed two police officers of the Los Angeles Police Department, Pete Malloy and Jim Reed, as they patrolled the streets of Los Angeles in their patrol unit, 1-Adam-12. Created by R. A. Cinader and Jack ...
Style: realistic, sincere, stylized, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
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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
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Hawaii (2004)
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Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Hawaii is a United States television series produced and distributed by NBC Universal Television for the NBC television network. Originally titled Pearl City, this police drama was produced with the series Hawaii Five-O in mind, and debuted on ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Duration: 101 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Hack (2002)
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 44 min.
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56%
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The Badge (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The only difference between a cop and a criminal is The Badge. Detective Vince McKinley and his partner Martin Goulet have to solve the biggest case of their careers: a series of evidence have been stolen from their own precinct. Through out the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Ironside is a Universal television series that ran on NBC from September 14, 1967 to January 16, 1975. The show starred Raymond Burr as a paraplegic Chief of Detectives, Robert T. Ironside. The character debuted on March 28, 1967 in a TV movie. When ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
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19-2 (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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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
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Unforgettable (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting
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Dragnet 1967 (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The classic police drama is updated for the 1960s. No-nonsense Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner, Officer Bill Gannon, tackle traditional police cases and face new challenges such as LSD, race riots, and public service TV shows.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Aspe (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: In each episode of this Flemish whodunit based on the books of Pieter Aspe, a serious crime - usually one or more murders in the author's home town Bruges - gets investigated by the grumpy but brilliant chief inspector Pieter Van In and his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Streets of San Francisco (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Streets of San Francisco is a 1970s television police drama filmed on location in San Francisco, California, and produced by Quinn Martin Productions, with the first season produced in association with Warner Bros. Television. It starred Karl ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: older man younger man relationship, police detective, police, crime, fighting crime, police investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, partners, crimes, urban, verbal byplay ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Interrogation (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story that spanned more than 30 years in which a young man was charged and convicted of brutally murdering his mother. Each episode is structured around an interrogation taken directly from the real police case files, with the goal ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, tense, rough
Plot: family problems, prison, police interrogation, criminal heroes, police, family relations, law enforcement, death, haunted by the past, crimes, hopes, family in crisis ...
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Aquarius (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: stylized, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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42%
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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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K-Ville (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: K-Ville is an American television drama created and executive produced by Jonathan Lisco, centering on policing New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Deran Sarafian directed the pilot. On May 15, 2008, the series was officially canceled.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: unlikely partners, police investigation, demolished city, partners, law enforcement, police chief, political corruption, fighting crime, against the rules, partners against crime, deadly, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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42%
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Murder City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, unlikely partners, mystery, police detective, riddles and clues, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, partners, partners against crime, female police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, united kingdom
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