Movies and TV shows like Almost Paradise

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Almost Paradise (2020)
 7.7
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Almost Paradise (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A former DEA agent forced into early retirement runs a gift shop in in the Philippines. Despite his best efforts to begin a tranquil new life, he’s pulled back into a world of dangerous people and deadly situations, either through his friends in the local police department or running into people from his old life. And the problem is: he likes it.
Style: heroic, suspense, disturbing, visually appealing
Plot: police protagonist, retired cop, police, private investigator, american abroad, betrayal by friend, assassin, gunslinger, good versus evil, assassination attempt, brawl, haunted by the past, police investigation, buddy, gang of thieves, villain arrested, reluctant hero, gift
Place: the philippines

Most similar movies to Almost Paradise

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspense, realistic and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about police, police investigation, crimes, police detective, fighting crime, danger and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Almost Paradise: Hawaii Five-0 (2010), Shades of Blue (2016), APB (2016), Training Day (2017), The Chicago Code (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 71K
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime investigation, crimes, teamwork, policewoman, police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, suspicion, leader, law enforcement, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
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100%
 7.0
 10K
Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: working undercover, fbi, police detective, police corruption, police, law enforcement, police investigation, dirty cop, single mother, crimes, undercover, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, intense, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: technology, police, police officer, police investigation, uncover truth, peril, justice, loss of friend, camaraderie, coworker, crimes, billionaire ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 3K
Training Day (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Fifteen years after the events of the feature film, Kyle Craig is assigned to go undercover in an elite squad of the LAPD as Detective Frank Rourke’s trainee to spy on him and report on his off-book methods. As Frank starts teaching his principled ...
Style: exciting, psychological, tense, suspenseful
Plot: dirty cop, police, lapd, gunfight, dishonesty, corruption, vengeance, friendship, adaptation, murder, couples, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Chicago Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows officers of the Chicago Police Department as they fight crime on the streets and try to expose political corruption within the city.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, corruption, tough law enforcer, politician, policewoman, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners, partners against crime, society, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 14K
FBI (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The New York office of the FBI brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep their city and the country safe.
Style: tense, twists and turns, disturbing, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: fbi, federal bureau of investigation, fbi agent, police investigation, investigation, female detective, police detective, agent, partners against crime, fighting crime, special agents, homicide detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arne Dahl 09 -  Afterquake (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The explosion is powerful and devastation total when a T-train explodes in Stockholm's subway system, one night in November. The country is in shock but when some who call themselves "Siffins Sacred rider" takes the blame in an ...
Style: serious, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, police, ex military, terrorist attack, assassination attempt, racism, terrorism, assassin, sniper, swedish police, murder investigation ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Force of Nature (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan a heist during a hurricane and encounter trouble when a disgraced cop tries to force everyone in the building to evacuate.
Style: tense, exciting, disturbing, visually appealing, captivating ...
Plot: natural disaster, art theft, hurricane, storm, robbery, police investigation, good versus evil, police raid, fight scenes, retired cop, reluctant hero, unlikely friendships ...
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.0
 4K
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, witty
Plot: police, rookie, honest law enforcer, workaholic, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, police protagonist, sergeant ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.4
 2K
Cuffs (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cuffs is a fresh, authentic and visceral drama that will take the audience on an exhilarating ride through the challenges of front-line policing. Adrenalized and vibrant, the show is packed full of dramatic incidents and colourful characters. From a ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: police, rookie, police officer, police investigation, violence, friends, chase, friendship, gangsters, society, police procedural, gay ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, britain, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.7
 2K
S.W.A.T. (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: S.W.A.T. is an American action/crime drama series about the adventures of a Special Weapons And Tactics team operating in an unidentified California city. A spin-off of The Rookies, the series aired on ABC from February 1975 to April 1976. Like The ...
Style: realistic, stylized, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, workplace situations, crimes, workplace, tough law enforcer, police, vietnam veteran, police protagonist, teamwork ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.2
 2K
The Sniffer (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An extraordinary sense of smell gives a crime investigator unique insight into solving mysteries, but his gift takes a toll on his personal life.
Style: exciting, captivating, clever, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder investigation, police, partner, supernatural ability, investigator, murder, police detective, police investigation, friendship, genius, mystery, heroes ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: older man younger man relationship, police detective, police, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, fighting crime, undercover, police investigation, crimes, verbal byplay, police lieutenant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Thin Blue Line (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Swedish drama series about police officers in Malmö, their tiring work and the difficulties of keeping their personal and professional life separate.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: police, law enforcement, partners, police academy, investigation, violence, rivalry, chase, death, friendship, murder, officers and cadets ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, police, racism, small town, murder, evidence, partners against crime, riddles and clues, police detective, murder investigation, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.6
 4K
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, serious, sincere, stylized, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, lapd, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, tough law enforcer, workplace intrigue, police detective, partners against crime, drug dealing, fighting crime, price of justice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
L.A.'s Finest (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Syd Burnett has left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex past, Syd is pushed to examine whether her unapologetic lifestyle might be masking a ...
Style: humorous, suspense, entertaining, feel good, light
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, policewoman, sex, violence, betrayal, police, fighting crime, friendship, dishonesty, society, adventure ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, gloomy
Plot: police investigation, heist, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, police, bank robbery, swedish police, special unit
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 2K
Warrior (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
TV show
Story: A war veteran plagued by guilt over his final mission teams up with his best friend's widow to infiltrate a dangerous Copenhagen biker gang.
Style: disturbing, serious, captivating, realistic, psychological
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, war veteran, crimes, investigation, biker gang, police investigation, graphic violence, brutality, life philosophy, disorder, workplace situations, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 5K
Deputy (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When the Los Angeles County’s Sheriff dies, an arcane rule forged back in the Wild West thrusts the most unlikely man into the job: a fifth-generation lawman, more comfortable taking down bad guys than navigating a sea of politics, who won’t ...
Style: bleak, suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: old west, cowboy, sheriff, police, law and order, fighting crime, deputy, small town sheriff, police station, workplace, workplace situations, police detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Starsky and Hutch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Starsky & Hutch is a 1970s American cop thriller television series, which consisted of a 70-minute pilot movie and 92 episodes of 50 minutes each. The show was created by William Blinn, produced by Spelling-Goldberg Productions, and broadcast ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, car chase, undercover, police investigation, partners against crime, buddies, law enforcement, crimes, unlikely partners, society, working undercover, police protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Confession (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
TV show
Story: The Confession is a 10-part web series created by Kiefer Sutherland, written and directed by Brad Mirman, and starring Kiefer Sutherland and John Hurt. It premiered on Hulu on March 28, 2011. Each episode is between five and seven minutes long. It ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, confession, priest, church, haunted by the past, christmas, crimes, redemption, victim, religions or cults, sin, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.9
 10K
Third Watch (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics, all working the same fictional 55th precinct during the 3pm to 11pm shift - the 'Third Watch'.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: paramedic, firefighter, rescue, police, police officer, nypd, police corruption, fighting crime, gang, crimes, rookie, heaven and hell ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 119
Justice (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
TV show
Story: Richard is a police investigator who hasn't seen his daughter Lily for very long time. The series starts when Lily shows up at his door and asks for help. She tells him that she fell in love with judge Kowalský but he attacked her and she ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: police detective, female assassin, murder investigation, police investigation, estranged daughter, female killer, murder, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, secret, organized crime, police ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.0
 8K
Alef (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives try to unravel the mystery of the murders that followed the discovery of a body in the Bosphorus.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: police, murder, murder investigation, friendship, suspect, mystery killer, fight, koran, muslim, crime investigation, serial murder, police investigation ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 1K
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, sincere, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, demolished city, unlikely partners, law enforcement, partners, police detective, chief of police, political corruption, partners against crime, against the rules, fighting crime, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Young Wallander (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
TV show
Story: An incendiary hate crime stirs civil unrest, fast-tracking rookie cop Kurt Wallander to detective in this origin story for the popular character.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing, unusual plot structure
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, police investigation, police protagonist, murder, police, crimes, murder investigation, good versus evil, chase, heroes, society, danger
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Forensic Heroes III (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Senior Forensic Chemist Jack 'Pro Sir' Po is the head of the Forensic Department and is skilled at analysing criminal psychology. He has a unique view on human nature and is familiar with the structure of various firearms. Pro Sir works ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: forensics, crime solving, fighting crime, police investigation, crime investigation, investigation, criminal, police, crimes, police detective, homicide detective, murder investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 262
Fabio Montale (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Fabio Montale, a crime squad superintendent who knows Marseille like the back of his hand. The city crawls with gangs, corrupt policemen, shady politicians and the mafia – all standing in the way of justice.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: police, crimes, forensics, mafia, police investigation, crime investigation, uncover truth, murder investigation, secret revealed, sleuth, unsolved crime, crime solving ...
Place: marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 11K
Wu Assassins (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The last in a line of Chosen Ones, a wannabe chef teams up with a homicide detective to unravel an ancient mystery and take down supernatural assassins.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: martial arts, mentor, crimes, murder, friendship, brutality, save the day, death, fight for supremacy, assassin, fight, murderer ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%