Movies and TV shows like The Rookie

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The Rookie (2018)
 8.0
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The Rookie (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, twists and turns, serious
Plot: lapd, special agents, heroes, one man army, workplace, save the day, rookie, investigation, danger, undercover, daring rescue, characters in danger, life risking, demotion, terrorism, capture, one day, race against time, forced into action, confrontation with superior, workplace intrigue, elimination, police, crime investigation, police station ...
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to The Rookie

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, police, crime, police investigation, police officer and investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Rookie: S.W.A.T. (2017), Castle (2009), Major Crimes (2012), The Blacklist (2013), Lethal Weapon (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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S.W.A.T. (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Follows a locally born and bred S.W.A.T. lieutenant who is torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he's tasked to run a highly-trained unit that's the last stop for solving crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: swat team, gunfight, crimes, friendship, danger, fight scenes, adventure, heroes, explosion, chase, police investigation, twists & turns ...
Place: los angeles
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 8.1
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Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police detective, female detective, riddles and clues, romancing partners, police investigation, investigation, homicide detective, writers, murder, partners, law enforcement, resourceful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, united states
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100%
 7.7
 13K
Major Crimes (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Major Crimes explores how the American justice system approaches the art of the deals as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction. Los Angeles Police Captain Sharon Raydor heads up a special squad within the LAPD ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: police detective, policewoman, homicide detective, female detective, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, coworker, female protagonist, fighting crime, investigator, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 213K
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, tense, clever, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, unlikely partners, investigation, manipulations, mind game, law enforcement, partners, danger, terrorism, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lethal Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he's partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.
Style: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, police partner, buddy cop, police investigation, lapd, friendship, adventure, chase, murder, crimes, family relations, police ...
Place: los angeles
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100%
 8.1
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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, twists and turns, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, investigation, partners against crime, partners, crime, outsmarting, murder, serial killer, danger, fighting crime, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
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100%
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Decker (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: The free world is in danger, and only one man can help. Jack Decker has sworn to defend America from foreign terrorists regardless of which spineless president is in charge. This is Decker: The Series.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, parody, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: terrorism, heroes, save the day, special agents, goofy hero, disorder, law enforcement, danger, silly humor, secret agents, war on terror, code ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
 7.6
 24K
The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, female detective, police detective, crimes, policewoman, murder, crime investigation, fighting crime, workplace romance, interrogation, investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 8.3
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24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist plot, special agents, terrorism, government agency, secret service, terrorist, race against time, revenge, president, heroes, interrogation, treason ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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50%
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of the Los Angeles–based Office of Special Projects (OSP), an elite division of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that specializes in undercover assignments.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, crime investigation, military, navy, army investigation, undercover, forensics, partners, crimes, crime, partners against crime, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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100%
 7.6
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Adam-12 (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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
Plot: lapd, police, arms dealing, workplace intrigue, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crime, police investigation, crimes, working undercover, price of justice, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
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29%
You're Under Arrest: The Drama (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: You're Under Arrest: The Drama was a live-action adaptation of Kōsuke Fujishima's manga You're Under Arrest!.
Style: exciting, tense, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, partners, rivalry, race against time, crimes, law enforcement, chases and races, danger, strong female presence, female police officer, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, tokyo
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26%
 8.4
 56K
Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, coworker, police investigation, crimes, determination, riddles and clues, lapd, danger, suspicion, murder, superior officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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50%
 7.1
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The Good Cop (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Honest cop Tony Jr. gets advice from his unscrupulous father, retired NYPD officer Tony Sr., about everything from his job to his love life.
Style: feel good, twists and turns, captivating, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: father son relationship, nypd, odd couple, police officer, crimes, dishonesty, fighting crime, corruption, mentor, life philosophy, crime solving, investigator ...
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24%
 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: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, justice, police, small town, evidence, law enforcement, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, workplace situations, murder, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
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24%
 8.3
 33K
Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Complex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews returns to the force after serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Crews’ new lease on life has provided him with a Zen-like outlook, peace of mind and no need for vengeance, an attitude ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: police detective, frame up, ex convict, police investigation, uncover truth, investigation, murder, suspicion, homicide detective, partners against crime, workplace, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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23%
 6.9
 6K
APB (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a billionaire engineer witnesses his best friend’s murder, he takes charge of Chicago’s troubled 13th District and reboots it as a technically innovative police force, challenging the district to rethink everything about the way they fight ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, intense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: technology, police, police officer, peril, police investigation, uncover truth, billionaire, crime, coworker, camaraderie, crimes, justice ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 451
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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23%
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 6.5
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Police Woman (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Sergeant “Pepper"” Anderson, an undercover cop for the Criminal Conspiracy Unit of the Los Angeles Police Department, poses undercover from mob girl to prostitute.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: police, odd couple, tough law enforcer, partners, law enforcement, gender, crime, fighting crime, undercover, partners against crime, crimes, reluctant partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
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23%
 7.5
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Dark Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Blue was an action/drama television series which premiered on TNT on July 15, 2009, at 10 pm. It ended its run on September 15, 2010. The series is set in Los Angeles, California. It revolves around Carter Shaw, the leader of an undercover ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police investigation, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, crime, right and wrong, team, coworker, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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22%
NCIS: New Orleans (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, special agents, danger, government agency, crimes, partners, state affairs, undercover, investigation, army investigation, crime investigation, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, united states
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50%
 7.5
 269
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 ⇓
22%
 8.2
 15K
Spooks (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation. The title is a popular colloquialism for spies, and the series follows the work of a group of MI5 ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, espionage, undercover, profanity, double life, double agent, working undercover, heroes, special agents, squad, trap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.4
 82K
Unbelievable (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 385 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Marie, a teenager who was charged with lying about having been raped, and the two female detectives who followed a twisting path to arrive at the truth.
Style: serious, compassionate, suspense, social, based on true events ...
Plot: rape victim, rape, investigation, teenage rape, female detective, violence, female protagonist, sexual abuse, nobody believes, police investigation, crimes, netflix ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: profiler, special agents, investigation, crimes, danger, fbi, intelligence, forensics, team, human nature, world spanning, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 770
The Grid (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 266 min.
TV show
Story: A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell who's operating on a global level.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, murder, fbi, muslim, save the day, investigation, rivalry, race against time, rebellion, undercover, danger, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, chicago illinois, syria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.5
 2K
Inside Out (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For the last thirteen years AJ (Triple H) has been behind bars, convicted of manslaughter for killing a man who intended to kill his best friend, Jack (Michael Rapaport). Now released, AJ wants nothing more than to start a small business and live a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, danger, chases and races, starting over, daring rescue, hopes, woman in danger, forced into action, heroes, crimes, one last chance, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Angie Tribeca (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lone-wolf detective Angie Tribeca and a squad of committed LAPD detectives investigate the most serious cases, from the murder of a ventriloquist to a rash of baker suicides.
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: police dog, lapd, workplace situations, misfit partners, crimes, police partner, homicide detective, colleague colleague relationship, coworker relationship, german shepherd, police investigation, coroner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 925
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, society, police, crime investigation, urban, tough law enforcer, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 130
Delvecchio (1976)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dominick Delvecchio is an integrity-minded, honest police detective who works out of the Washington Heights division of the Los Angeles Police Department. When not screeching tires, rousting bad guys and trading quips with his burly partner Paul ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: law enforcement, crime, fighting crime, society, crimes, police station, investigation, partners, law student, lapd, police
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%