Movies and TV shows like Sidekicks 1986

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Sidekicks (1986)
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Sidekicks (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sidekicks is a 1986-1987 Disney Channel martial arts TV series, a spin-off of the original Walt Disney one-time special, The Last Electric Knight. The series starred Ernie Reyes, Jr. as Ernie Lee, the Last Electric Knight, and Gil Gerard as Sergeant Jake Rizzo. Sidekicks aired on ABC Friday nights at 9pm and then Saturdays at 8pm.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, family relations, crimes, youth, family, heroes, parents and children, crime, adoption, fighting crime, social worker, law enforcement, teasing, young heroes, picked on, police, interracial relations, boy, child martial arts, man boy relationship, sidekick, police officer, bandana
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Sidekicks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, crime, police, fighting crime, partners against crime and police investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sidekicks: T.J. Hooker (1982), Karen Sisco (2003), 10-8: Officers on Duty (2003), Dragnet (2003), Against the Wall (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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T.J. Hooker (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: T. J. Hooker is an American police drama television program starring William Shatner in the title role as a 15-year veteran police sergeant. The series premiered as a mid-season replacement on March 13, 1982, on ABC and ran on the network until May ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: rookie, police, police investigation, fighting crime, crime, law enforcement, honest law enforcer, workaholic, partners, partners against crime, crimes, police partner ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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95%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, workplace, boss and employee, crimes, track down, parents and children, chases and races, crime, confrontation with superior, superior, superior officer, fugitives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
10-8: Officers on Duty (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 10-8: Officers on Duty is an American police drama television series. The series aired on ABC from September 28, 2003 to January 11, 2004. The title is in reference to the ten-code for "officer in service and available for calls."
Style: rough, serious, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: fighting crime, police detective, workplace situations, crimes, partners against crime, workplace, law enforcement, police station, deputy sheriff, chase, society, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 879
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting crime, police investigation, law enforcement, society, crimes, partners against crime, police, crime investigation, urban, tough law enforcer, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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 ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: policewoman, ambition, workplace, law enforcement, crimes, couples, relationship vs career, family relations, parents and children, new job, police, internal affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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82%
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kung Fu: The Legend Continues is a spin-off of the 1972–1975 television series Kung Fu. David Carradine and Chris Potter starred as a father and son trained in kung fu - Carradine playing a Shaolin monk, Potter a police detective. This series ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, kung fu, fight, police, fighting crime, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, escapades, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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79%
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Blue Thunder (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Blue Thunder is a 1984 ABC television series based on the movie of the same title featuring the Blue Thunder helicopter. The series uses the converted Aérospatiale Gazelle helicopter and large portions of stock footage from the 1983 film. A ground ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: helicopter, danger, law enforcement, crimes, escapades, chases and races, heroes, super weapon, based on movie, police
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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79%
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, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: family relations, crimes, courtroom, society, murder, parents and children, interracial relations, racism, legal, tragedy, courtroom drama, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Our House (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Our House is an American television drama series that aired on NBC for two seasons from September 11, 1986 to May 8, 1988. The series centers on the Witherspoon family and the challenges they face adjusting to life with three generations living in ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, family relations, single mother, parents and children, family life, youth, family, family drama, in-laws, dog, boy, girl ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Duke (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Duke is a modern day telling of a classic western film. Dare and Roost are brothers who have been raised in a reformatory, taught to survive and conditioned to trust no one. They have moved to West Los Angeles, where Dare moonlights himself as a ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: fighting crime, police investigation, vigilante, vigilantism, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, family relations, police detective, siblings relations, urban, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Burke's Law (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Burke's Law, a revival of the 1960s cop television series of the same name, aired on CBS from 1994 to 1995. The series centers on Amos Burke, a senior Los Angeles police officer and millionaire, and his son, Peter, who is a detective under his ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police, mystery, law enforcement, police investigation, crime, crimes, multiple suspects, lapd, parent child relationship, murder, father son relationship
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, police station, crimes, partners, investigation, police, law student, lapd
Time: 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 557
The Protector (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Gloria Sheppard is an intuitive LAPD homicide detective who juggles her demanding personal and professional lives while raising two sons with the help of her troubled younger brother, Davey.
Style: sincere, captivating, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: police detective, single mother, lapd, relationship vs career, family relations, crimes, law enforcement, police, investigation, motherhood, homicide detective, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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NYC 22 (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, partners, law enforcement, crimes, police, state trooper, society, danger, streetwise, honest law enforcer, supportive coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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65%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, moral dilemma, law enforcement, partners, crimes, partners against crime, temptation, gangsters, crime, united states of america, human, gangster
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york
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63%
Hill Street Blues (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. Chronicling the lives of the staff of a single police precinct in an unnamed American city, the show received ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever, rough ...
Plot: police station, police, fighting crime, workplace, workplace situations, police detective, partners, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, police investigation, sergeant ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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59%
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Police Woman (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 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, realistic, serious
Plot: police, odd couple, partners, tough law enforcer, chases and races, undercover, partners against crime, strong female presence, stewardess, superior officer, rally, gender ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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CHiPs (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: CHiPs is an American television drama series produced by MGM Studios that originally aired on NBC from September 15, 1977, to July 17, 1983. CHiPs followed the lives of two motorcycle police officers of the California Highway Patrol. The series ran ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, workplace, crime, society, chase, law enforcement, chases and races, tough law enforcer, partners, fighting crime, heroes, friends ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, riddles and clues, determination, danger, murder, suspicion, superior officer, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Kid Called Danger (1999)
Genre: Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young boy dreams of someday becoming a detective just like his father.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: law enforcement, criminal heroes, young heroes, adventurer, crimes, heroes, partners against crime, partners, parents and children, child as adult, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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57%
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Brooklyn South (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: police station, police, criminal heroes, crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, police investigation, partners, crimes, fighting crime, life is a bitch, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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55%
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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
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53%
Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family is an American television series which ran from March 5, 2000 to March 24, 2001 on the USA Network.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: undercover, secret agents, working undercover, family in danger, family life, relationship vs career, crimes, wiretap, fbi, family relations, manipulations, manipulation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Gigantic (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A half-hour dramedy that takes a fictional look at the glitzy, chaotic and often hilarious life of being a Hollywood "it" kid. Set in the world of the Hollywood elite packed with A-list parties and privilege, it tells a coming-of-age story ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, hollywood, coming of age, teenage life, starlet, artists and showbiz, youth, family, lifestyle, parents and children, celebrity culture, celebrity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
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48%
Jake and the Fatman (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jake and the Fatman is a television crime drama starring William Conrad as prosecutor J. L. "Fatman" McCabe and Joe Penny as investigator Jake Styles. The series ran on CBS for five seasons from 1987 to 1992. Diagnosis: Murder was a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, partners, crime, crimes, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, partners against crime, legal investigation, legal, deadly, fighting crime, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: hawaii, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, atmospheric, suspense, serious
Plot: crimes, police, rivalry, family relations, law enforcement, parents and children, feud, murder, danger, uninhibited rivalry, crime, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.6
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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
Plot: police detective, criminal heroes, partners against crime, crime, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, police corruption, drug abuse, rebelliousness, propaganda ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
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Kojak: Ariana (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One of Kojak's old enemies uses Ariana, a young Greek girl, as bait to trap the legendary New York detective. Meanwhile, Kojak finds himself a brash young associate.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: crime, police investigation, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, who done it, riddles and clues, urban, fighting crime, city, criminal, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The Inside is an American crime drama television series created by Tim Minear and Howard Gordon and produced by Imagine Television. The Inside follows the work of the FBI's Los Angeles Violent Crimes Unit, a division dedicated to investigating ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: special agents, fbi, investigation, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, rookie, dark past, female agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
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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, danger, society, love and romance, crime, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%