Movies and TV shows like Riot Police

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Riot Police (2020)
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Riot Police (2020)
Original name: Antidisturbios
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
Story: A fictionalised look into the human tragedy of riot police and police brutality in Spain.
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: police, conflict, investigation, female protagonist, corruption, murder, riot, urban setting, crimes, police investigation, swat team, vengeance, special agents, violence, death, partners, danger, society, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, escapades, deadly, police detective, swat ...
Time: 21st century
Place: madrid

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, suspense and serious films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, murder, police investigation, investigation, police detective and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Riot Police: Bloodlands (2021), La unidad (2020), Disappeared (2020), The Wall (2019), The Murders (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bloodlands (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
TV show
Story: Northern Irish police officer DCI Tom Brannick connects a suicide note with an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, deadly, police, terrorist, policewoman, female terrorist, police investigation, uncover truth, who done it, violence, murderer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, northern ireland
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 7.3
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La unidad (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: A secret unit of cops is assembled to stop a terrorist band from attacking Spain after their leader is arrested there.
Style: political, exciting, captivating, heroic, tense ...
Plot: terrorist, police, terrorism, team, attack, dangerous, international crisis, islamic terrorism, government, police operation, danger, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: madrid
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62%
 7.0
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Disappeared (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: A group of six police officers solve disappearance cases that everyone else has already given up on.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, police officer, uncover truth, partners, partners against crime, crimes, family relations, investigation, track down, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Wall (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Fermont: A remote mining colony in the endless frozen hell that is Canada's far North. The body of a young exotic dancer is found and the Quebec City police sends one of their toughest, most experienced detectives to investigate. Céline sure ...
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, small town, policewoman, female protagonist, police investigation, police protagonist, female detective, police, uncover truth, who done it, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A rookie Homicide detective's negligence in a fellow officer's death has her searching for redemption in her investigations.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: murder investigation, homicide detective, rookie, death, crimes, who done it, law enforcement, police investigation, partners against crime, investigation, police detective, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Stronghold (2020)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police brigade working in the dangerous northern neighborhoods of Marseille, where the level of crime is higher than anywhere else in France.
Style: suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: police, crimes, police officer, danger, partners against crime, law enforcement, murder investigation, police investigation, chases and races, buddy cop, who done it, partners ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Sea of Plastic (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Mar de plástico (Spanish: Sea of Plastic) is a Spanish crime drama television series produced by Boomerang TV for Atresmedia. It airs on Atresmedia's main channel Antena 3. The series focuses on the investigation of a murder in the fictional ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: murder, police, small village, village life, investigation, police detective, crimes, danger, murder mystery, uncover truth, death, village
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Rules of the Game (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Discussing the limits between good and bad, the plot is set in Rio de Janeiro and tells the story of Romero Rômulo (Alexandre Nero), an ex-politician that has a life less obvious then it seems.
Style: tense, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: police, mystery killer, family relations, violence, love, crime boss, death, murder investigation, hostage, mysterious villain, murder, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Black Space (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A rogue detective with unorthodox means leads an investigation into a massacre committed by unicorn mask-wearing assassins at an Israeli high school.
Style: tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, psychological
Plot: high school, murder investigation, police investigation, chase, death, violence, vengeance, society, partners against crime, suspicion, interrogation, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.7
 135
Jesse (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nassau County, New York Police detective Jesse turns vigilante as she investigates her brother's murder and enters into a world of crime, corruption, and shocking deception.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: female police detective, female vigilante, police officer, drug deal, police detective, murder investigation, nypd, who done it, vengeance, evidence, heroes, murder mystery ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 9.0
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The Other Me (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A series of murders alarm the police authorities, as strange symbolisms are traced to every crime scene. The eccentric professor of criminology Dimitris Lainis is asked to shed some light on the mystery.
Style: tense, suspense, intellectual, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police, investigation, greek mythology, police investigation, murder investigation, police detective, brutality, violence, disguise, murder, chase ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
In the Face of Crime (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 479 min.
TV show
Story: Im Angesicht des Verbrechens is a German television series about the Russian mafia in Berlin. It received high critical acclaim, but the viewer figures were disappointing. It was broadcast by ARTE and Das Erste.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police, dishonesty, prostitute, law enforcement, crime, crimes, deadly, society, mafia, organized crime, money, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
 49
The Defected (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
TV show
Story: A thrilling story revolving around a policeman who becomes embroiled in a conspiracy plaguing the high-ranking officials due to an incident that almost cost him his life.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure
Plot: police, who done it, police officer, law enforcement, crimes, escapades, society, youth, murder, vengeance, friends, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Arne Dahl: A Midsummer Night Dream (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
TV show
Story: A series of brutal murders of Polish women who secretly hiding in Sweden becomes the new A - team first case. The victims prove to be key witnesses in a major lawsuit against the Polish mafia . Three of them have been found murdered in the space of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, gloomy
Plot: murder, serial killer, police, mafia, police investigation, deadly, rescue, law enforcement, danger, crimes, investigation, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
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Des (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The story of one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men, the series explores the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative
Plot: true crime, serial killer, murder, detective inspector, police, murderer, crimes, police investigation, investigation, danger, death, murder investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Downtown Precinct (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An Israeli Detective investigating a Russian mob in Israel, falls into trouble
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, society, investigation, co worker co worker relationship, police, danger, murder, rivalry, russian mafia, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Investigation (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 262 min.
TV show
Story: Copenhagen Police's Homicide unit, headed by Jens Møller, tries to solve the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, intellectual, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalist, female journalist, murder investigation, police investigation, police, murder of a woman, brutal murder, true crime, murder, investigation, uncover truth, psycho killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 153
Murders in... (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Murders in... is a collection of French-Belgian police TV movies taking place each time in a different French city and region.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, murder, partners against crime, investigation, escapades, police detective, murderer, uncover truth, society, partners, evidence, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.9
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Quirke (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue investigates sudden death victims in the 1950s.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: pathologist, investigation, murder, intrigue, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, law enforcement, deadly, death, who done it ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Arne Dahl: Requiem (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Early one morning, a bank office in the middle of Stockholm is hit with a violent robbery. When the police storm the premises, the robbers have vanished without a trace. The event mystifies the A Unit who, under the supervision of US Intelligence, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, gloomy
Plot: police investigation, heist, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, bank robbery, police, crime, special unit, swedish police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
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Black Work (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Black Work' is the story of Jo Gillespie, a woman who's husband is shot dead in the line of action, in his job as a undercover cop. Jo, a police officer herself soon has to confront issues in her marriage and family life in order to ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, undercover, law enforcement, crime, crimes, murder, life is a bitch, policewoman, female police officer, husband wife relationship, police officer killed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Code 37 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Female detective Hannah Maes leads a police squad, specialized in sexual offenses. A smaller, but important part of the story is about the private quest of Hannah. She investigates a past robbery at her home and the subsequent brutal rape of her ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, law enforcement, robbery, police, fighting crime, sex crime, rivalry, danger, strong female presence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
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Case Sensitive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Geraldine Bretherick and her 5-year-old daughter Lucy are found dead in the bathroom of their luxury home, the case divides new DS Charlie Zailer and her DC Simon Waterhouse. Is it a murder-suicide or something even more sinister, and how ...
Style: tense, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, murder, crimes, uncover truth, law enforcement, partners, assassination plot, danger, strong female presence, crime, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Prey (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three-part crime thriller. When detective Marcus Farrow looks into a seemingly forgotten case, he has no idea of the chaos and heartache that will soon follow. He is found at the scene of a murder, and with all the evidence pointing towards him, he ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: chase, false accusation, murder, disorder, investigation, race against time, crimes, wanted, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, life turned upside down, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Moses Jones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Police investigate a mutilated body found in the Thames which appears to be the product of a witchcraft killing.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, police detective, murder, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, partners, mutilated body, partners against crime, crime, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, danger, society, law enforcement, deadly, crime, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
May God Save Us (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Madrid, summer 2011. Economic crisis. 15-M movement and 1.5 million pilgrims waiting for the Pope’s arrival live side by side in a Madrid that’s hotter and more chaotic than ever. In this context, detectives Velarde and Alfaro must find what ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: police inspector, murder, serial killer, police officer, who done it, violence, law enforcement, track down, police investigation, crimes, investigation, partners ...
Time: 2010s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
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The Search (2020)
Genre: Crime
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: When a girl vanishes from a suburb near Mexico City, the personal goals of some involved in the case muddy the search. Based on a true story.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, partners, kidnapped girl, who done it, police officer, evidence, danger, crimes, police detective, police investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Arne Dahl: Europa blues (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A man is found dead, hung from a tree. Another body is found in Skansen's wolverine enclosure. Five girls attempt to flee from Sweden.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, crimes, police detective, police investigation, police, danger, escapades, rivalry, revenge, escape, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
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DNA (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 321 min.
TV show
Story: Five years after his daughter disappeared, a mistake in the National Police's DNA register makes it possible for the officer Rolf to finally find out what happened to her.
Style: contemplative, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: missing child, missing daughter, ex husband ex wife relationship, police detective, loss of daughter, missing person, child trafficking, law enforcement, police officer, revenge, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 2010s
Place: denmark, poland, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
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