Movies and TV shows like Pennyworth

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Pennyworth (2019)
 7.9
 9K
Pennyworth (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The origin story of Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce's billionaire father, in 1960s London.
Style: exciting, tense, bleak
Plot: cia agent, crime, secret society, ex special forces, murder, coup d'etat, good versus evil, origin story, loss of loved one, violence, crimes, chase, army, military officer, treason, dream, father son relationship, united kingdom, police detective, ex soldier, police inspector, flashback, swat team, ex military
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, britain, east end london

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Most similar movies to Pennyworth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, realistic and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, crime, danger, law enforcement, police detective and violence mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Pennyworth: Gotham (2014), The Punisher (2017), Titans (2018), S.W.A.T. (2017), Marshal (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gotham (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: super villain, batman, police corruption, corruption, crime, police station, police detective, gang war, mafia, crimes, friendship, organized crime ...
Place: new jersey
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100%
 8.5
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The Punisher (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.
Style: brutal, exciting, disturbing, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilante, justice, vengeance, violence, gunfight, vigilantism, murder, one man army, revenge, fight scenes, superhero, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 67K
Titans (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, superhero, supernatural ability, secret identity, friendship, superheroine, villain, danger, murder, crimes, vengeance, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 14K
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, adventure, fight scenes, heroes, explosion, chase, police investigation, twists & turns ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 178
Marshal (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Marshal is an American action-drama television series that aired on ABC for two brief seasons in 1995. The show starred Jeff Fahey as the title character, a United States Marshal charged with pursuing fugitives across the nation. In 1995, the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, crime, law enforcement, chases and races, criminal heroes, fugitives, crimes, pursuit, witness protection, u.s. marshal, criminal, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Fugitive: The Chase Continues (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Fugitive is a remake of the 1963 TV series of the same name that aired for one season on CBS between October 6, 2000 and May 25, 2001. It stars Tim Daly as Dr. Richard Kimble, Mykelti Williamson as lieutenant Philip Gerard, and Stephen Lang as ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, manhunt, on the run, chase, crime, murder, murder suspect, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A British crime drama based on the "Dalziel and Pascoe" series of books by Reginald Hill, set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Wetherton. The unlikely duo of politically incorrect elephant-in-a-china-shop-copper Detective Superintendent ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, witty, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, riddles and clues, crime, police investigation, partners, crimes, partners against crime, buddy cop, shrewd, forensics ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 5K
Renegade (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Renegade is an American television series that ran for 110 episodes spanning 5 seasons, first broadcast between September 19, 1992 and April 4, 1997. The series was created by Stephen J. Cannell. Executive Producers included Cannell, Stu Segall, ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: frame up, on the run, bounty hunter, police corruption, police detective, crimes, heroes, crime, murder, track down, deadly, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.0
 2K
The Sweeney (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama focusing on two members of the Flying Squad, a branch of the Metropolitan Police specialising in tackling armed robbery and violent crime in London. The programme's title derives from ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, tough law enforcer, rivalry, crimes, crime, partners, law enforcement, graphic violence, realism, detective sergeant, detective inspector, police brutality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 585
Baseline (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Baseline is the centre of the East London grime club scene and the queue regularly stretches around the block. Danny works on the door - breaking up fights and managing drunk kids. However, when he rescues Terry, the club owner and local gang ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: gang, crimes, gangsters, breakup, rivalry, moral dilemma, murder, love and romance, danger, hitman, master criminal, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 3K
Wicked City (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: “Wicked City” follows a unique case set in a noteworthy era of L.A. history, starting with a murder case from 1982 centered on the rock ’n’ roll, cocaine-infused revelry of the Sunset Strip. Alliances are formed to solve a serial murder case.
Style: suspense, captivating, realistic, tense, erotic
Plot: serial killer, police, murder investigation, police detective, murder, crimes, danger, couples, uncover truth, friendship, violence, lapd ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.4
 3K
Crime Story (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, police, police protagonist, organized crime, danger, friends, murder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.1
 29K
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: realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, policewoman, law enforcement, crime investigation, crimes, police detective, sergeant, shooting, arrest, victim, partners, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.4
 6K
Mr Inbetween (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ray Shoesmith is a father, ex-husband, boyfriend and best friend: tough roles to juggle in the modern age. Even harder when you’re a criminal for hire.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, hitman, mercenary, violence, escapades, chases and races, secret past, family drama, danger, adventure, fight scenes, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Queen of the South (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain, Malta
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Teresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Settling in Dallas, she looks to become the country's reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover's murder.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: drug cartel, crimes, cartel, drugs/alcohol, shooting, murder, adventure, danger, destiny, vengeance, chase, captivity ...
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
44%
 6.8
 259
UC: Undercover (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: UC: Undercover is an action-thriller television series that focuses on the secret lives and private demons of an elite Justice Department crime-fighting unit that confronts the country’s deadliest, most untouchable lawbreakers by going undercover ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: fighting crime, law enforcement, undercover agent, deadly, crimes, rivalry, undercover, partners, police detective, murder, uninhibited rivalry, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.7
 6K
Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, heroes, imaginary, supernatural, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, danger, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.7
 11K
Condor (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Young CIA analyst Joe Turner has his idealism tested when he learns that the CIA has been using an algorithm he developed to spy on American citizens, leading the organization to a terrorist plot that threatens the lives of millions. Inspired by ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, government conspiracy, murder, investigation, political thriller, danger, crimes, dialogue, twists & turns, weapons, fight scenes, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
 800
The Runaway (2010)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Cathy Connor and Eamonn Docherty are brought up together in the East End. As the daughter of a prostitute, Madge, Cathy's life is difficult, especially when everyone assumes that she will be following in her mother's footsteps. But when ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, on the run, gangsters, murder, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, gender, betrayal, society, danger, youth ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bandits Can't Rule the World (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The series tells the life of Hizir Cakirbeyli. It has entered the realm of the mafia at a young age.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, tough heroes, deadly, crimes, criminal heroes, society, murder, police investigation, gang, uninhibited rivalry, blood, greed ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
 193K
Jessica Jones (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.
Style: exciting, semi serious, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, private detective, superhero, imaginary, investigation, super powers, danger, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, superheroine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 8.4
 47K
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 ⇓
43%
 8.6
 19K
Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: The early days of a young Endeavour Morse, whose experiences as a detective constable with the Oxford City Police will ultimately shape his future.
Style: intellectual, serious, realistic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, talented, crime, british, crimes, intelligence, murderer, investigator, police, coworker, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Gangs of London (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: When the head of a criminal organisation, Finn Wallace is assassinated, the sudden power vacuum his death creates threatens the fragile peace between the intricate web of gangs operating on the streets of the city. Now it’s up to the grieving, ...
Style: brutal, rough, exciting, suspense
Plot: gang war, mafia, organized crime, gang, bandit, father son relationship, violence, blood, triad, danger, criminal, gunfight ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 602
Serangoon Road (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Singapore, Australia
TV show
Story: 1964-65. Singapore is a city at a crossroads. Political and racial tensions are at fever pitch as the British pull out, and a new nation is about to be born. The lights of Bugis Street have never burned so bright: bootleg copies of Motown songs boom ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, murder, crimes, workplace, partners, political unrest, track down, mystery, investigation, noir, partners against crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1964
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.8
 3K
Spotless (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in London, SPOTLESS is the story of a troubled crime scene cleaner, Jean, whose tidy life is turned upside down when his outlaw brother Martin crash lands into his world, entangling them in the deadly dynamics of organized crime.
Style: serious, tense, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, family problems, haunted by the past, disorder, graphic violence, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, brother brother relationship, murder, crime scene, crime boss, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
It Takes a Thief (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: It Takes a Thief is an American action-adventure television series that aired on ABC for two and a half seasons between January 9, 1968, and March 24, 1970. It starred veteran movie actor Robert Wagner in his television debut as sophisticated thief ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: undercover, secret agents, espionage, thief, government agent, government agency, crimes, danger, dishonesty, adventure, escapades, crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 367
The Huntress (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Huntress is an American TV series that appeared on the USA Network over subsequent summers of the 2000 and 2001 television seasons. It was inspired by a book about the real bounty hunter, Dottie Thorson, and is also a belated sequel to the 1980 ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, private detective, crime, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, justice, runaway, family relations, escaped prisoner, bounty, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%