Movies and TV shows like Special Unit 2

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Special Unit 2 (2001)
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Special Unit 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Special Unit 2 is a short-lived, American sci-fi/comedy television series, filmed in Vancouver, BC and aired on UPN for two seasons from April 2001 through February 2002. The show focused upon the exploits of a top-secret Chicago police division known as Special Unit 2, charged with the task to police the city's large population of mythological beings, known as "Links."
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, stylized
Plot: supernatural, top secret, police investigation, secret government organization, werewolf, misfit, supernatural ability, track down, creature, legends and myths, secret place, mythical creature, teamwork, anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, urban, chases and races, imaginary, law enforcement, rookie, hunt down, police detective, monster, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa

Most similar movies to Special Unit 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, semi serious and humorous films and TV series with plots about supernatural, imaginary, supernatural ability, supernatural power, crimes, deadly and heroes mostly in Fantasy, Horror and Comedy genres. Some movies like Special Unit 2: Grimm (2011), iZombie (2015), The Dresden Files (2007), The Almighty Johnsons (2011), The Revenant (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, creature, legends and myths, monster, police detective, werewolf, life turned upside down, transformation, partners against crime, police investigation, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, portland oregon, usa
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iZombie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, semi serious, cynical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, zombie, supernatural ability, partners against crime, law enforcement, murder, hidden identity, supernatural, police investigation, morgue, fighting crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
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100%
The Dresden Files (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Chicago-based wizard works as a private investigator.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: magic, magical, supernatural, wizards and magicians, investigation, private detective, wizards, imaginary, mystery, crimes, crime, paranormal activity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Almighty Johnsons (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The Almighty Johnsons is a New Zealand fantasy comedy/drama television series, which was created by James Griffin and Rachel Lang and is produced by South Pacific Pictures. It began airing its first series of ten episodes in New Zealand on 7 ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: god or devil, supernatural, heroes, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, family secret, life turned upside down, rivalry, escapades, villain, family relations, norse mythology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new zealand
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33%
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The Revenant (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A horror movie/buddy comedy about Joey and his undead friend Bart who comes back from the dead as a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body.
Style: exciting, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: back from the dead, zombie, supernatural, imaginary, partners, vigilante, survival, vigilantism, deadly, vampire, criminal heroes, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Being Human (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The central premise of Being Human is that various types of supernatural beings exist alongside human beings, with varying degrees of menace; that three of these supernatural beings are opting to live amongst human beings rather than apart from ...
Style: semi serious, scary, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, supernatural, supernatural power, ghost, supernatural ability, roommate, friendship, imaginary, teleportation, social misfits, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, wales
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57%
 7.5
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Being Human (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Three paranormal roommates, a ghost, a vampire, and a werewolf, struggle to keep their dark secrets from the world, while helping each other navigate the complexities of living double lives.
Style: semi serious, stylized, scary, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, roommate, twentysomething life, transformation, everyday life, friends, lifestyle, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
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44%
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Magic to Win (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nobody knows that Professor Hong Sum Kwai is actually the Water Magician, one of the five elemental wizards. One day, Hong accidentally loses his magical powers, which are transferred to his student Cheng Meisi. The girl happily uses the superhuman ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, semi serious
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, wizards and magicians, supernatural power, attack, college student, magic, flying, battle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bruce Campbell reprises his role as Ash Williams, an aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who’s spent the last three decades avoiding maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead. But when a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of ...
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, necronomicon, zombie, demon, heroes, chainsaw, deadly creature, living dead, demon hunter, gory, graphic violence ...
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41%
 7.0
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Martial Law (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Martial Law is an American/Canadian crime drama that aired on CBS from 1998 to 2000, and was created by Carlton Cuse. The title character, Sammo Law, portrayed by Sammo Hung, was a Chinese law officer and martial arts expert who came to Los Angeles ...
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police detective, partners, interracial friendship, police, crimes, tough law enforcer, police investigation, law enforcement, fish out of water, partners against crime, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Babysitter's a Vampire (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ethan, Benny and fledgling vampire Sarah battle zombies, demons and the other supernatural beasties that regularly threaten their school.
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, nanny, friends, partners, superhuman powers, supernatural, fish out of water, buddies, youth, good versus evil, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Chloe King is looking forward to celebrating her birthday with her friends and single mother, just like every other year... that is until she starts developing heightened abilities and discovers she's being pursued by a mysterious figure. Chloe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, high school, life turned upside down, teenage life, supernatural power, youth, chase, chases and races, mysterious character, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
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Phenomenon II (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: George Malley lives in a small town and is well-liked. One day he sees a strange flash of light in the sky and his life is radically changed. George has mysteriously become highly intelligent.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, tragic ending
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, terminal illness, prodigy, heroes, misfit, unfulfillment, magical power, genius, telekinesis, intelligence, tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Orcs! (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Faced with extinction, two park rangers are forced to defend the national park against hordes of rampaging orcs. Ancient and long forgotten, these orcs are unleashed from the depths of the mountains, and they won't stop until we're all ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, adventure, deadly creature, survival, gory, rivalry, danger, deadly, partners, park ranger, disorder, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Night Stalker (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Carl Kolchak and his partner Perri investigate the mysterious death of Kolchak's wife and the paranormal phenomena plaguing their city.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, stalking, murder investigation, legends and myths, danger, journalism, law enforcement, heroes, media, investigation, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Supernatural private eye, Dylan Dog, seeks out the monsters of the Louisiana bayou in his signature red shirt, black jacket and blue jeans.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, undead, werewolf, afterlife, supernatural, zombie, private detective, good versus evil, investigation, paranormal, heroes, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
They Live Among Us (2011)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Episode 1 - Pull My Strings: Craig has had a really bad day; his girlfriend has kicked him out of their house. He heads off to find solace at the Paradise Bar, and believes his luck to change when he meets Lillith, a lovely stranger from a strange ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, sexy, scary
Plot: supernatural, supernatural romance, ghost, love and romance, supernatural power, demon, urban, imaginary, angel, hollywood, star crossed lovers
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.8
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Death Valley (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A year ago, vampires, werewolves and zombies mysteriously descended upon the streets of California's San Fernando Valley. The Undead Task Force (UTF) was created to combat the emergence of monsters.
Style: not serious, dark humor, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, vampire, plague, supernatural, werewolf, partners, law enforcement, infected, encounter, chaos, danger, videotaping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Tales from the Darkside (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tales from the Darkside is an anthology horror TV series created by George A. Romero; it was released in 1984. Similar to Amazing Stories, The Twilight Zone, Night Gallery, The Outer Limits, Tales From The Crypt, and Lee Martin's The Midnight ...
Style: anthology, scary, atmospheric, twists and turns, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, nightmare comes true, paranormal activity, nobody believes, mysterious character, imaginary, the underworld, freak, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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34%
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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 ⇓
34%
 3.3
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Blood Shot (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the award winning short film, Blood Shot is the story of a cop named Rip whose life falls apart as he chases a terminator-like vampire, who happens to be a hitman for the CIA. They must join forces to stop a terrorist cell before its too ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, exciting, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, crimes, vampire, danger, track down, rivalry, imaginary, deadly, couples, partners, violence, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, witch, magic, immortality, supernatural ability, siblings relations, family secret, foreknowledge, family relations, creature, magical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: long island, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
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Wolf Lake (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wolf Lake is an American television series that originally aired on CBS. Wolf Lake follows a pack of werewolves living in a Seattle suburb. The first 5 episodes aired on CBS, but due to low ratings CBS cancelled it. A total of nine aired episodes ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, small town, hidden identity, missing person, love and romance, betrayal, lovers apart, social relations, law enforcement, supernatural romance, police investigation, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, corruption, tough law enforcer, female police officer, politician, policewoman, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, society, partners against crime, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 18
Eve (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
TV show
Story: Eve's life is forever altered when her parents vanish without a trace after being attacked by supernatural agents. Growing up on the streets, Eve learns the art of self reliance. When she runs into members of the mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: self discovery, good versus evil, supernatural, rivalry, superhero, dishonesty, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, escapades, crimes, uncover truth, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 3K
Tremors (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tremors: The Series is a television spin-off of the Tremors franchise. Originally airing out of order on the Sci-Fi Channel, it was later aired in its proper sequence on the G4 Network.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, scary
Plot: desert, small town, monster, survival, goofy hero, supernatural, rescue, escapades, mutant, heroic mission, alien encounter, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Monster Squad (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Count Dracula adjourns to Earth, accompanied by Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Gillman. The uglies are in search of a powerful amulet that will grant them power to rule the world. Our heroes - the Monster Squad are the ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children, kids
Plot: mummy, vampire, small town, werewolf, world domination, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, california, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
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The Glades (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This Crime series follows Matt Passmore as Jim, a Chicago cop who gets kicked off the force after being shot and wrongfully accused by his ex-captain of having an affair with his wife. After receiving his payout, Jim decides to moves to a small ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, hotshot hero, crimes, police investigation, multiple suspects, ex law enforcer, outsmarting, coworker, murder, suspicion, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Deadtime Stories (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A baby-sitter tells a different 'Deadtime Story' to the kids she is babysitting. The stories are scary and chilling.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural, adventure, escapades, imaginary, family, ghost, supernatural power, children, storyteller, paranormal, teenager, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Tales from the Crypt (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Tales from the Crypt, sometimes titled HBO's Tales from the Crypt, is an American horror anthology television series that ran from June 10, 1989 to July 19, 1996 on the premium cable channel HBO for seven seasons with a total of 93 episodes. ...
Style: dark humor, macabre, suspenseful, witty, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, nightmare, supernatural, crypt, mysterious character, nightmare comes true, danger, hidden identity, amateur detective, supernatural ability, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%