Movies and TV shows like Played 2013

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Played (2013)
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Played (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Covert Investigations Unit (CIU) risks going undercover to infiltrate and bring down criminal organizations. In this new style of short-term, high-intensity undercover work, each covert “play” is crafted quickly and executed at an even faster pace. Placed into various worlds of crime without a safety net, the cops are in constant danger, as they repeatedly go off the grid. Wearing wires, coaxing confessions, and setting up stings, the cops of the CIU must think quickly, talk smoothly, and rely on pure instinct. They slip in and out of characters so often that, sometimes, they lose track of who they really are.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, fighting crime, crimes, gain trust, undercover, law enforcement, police officer, police, danger, friends, team, murder, escapades, crime, undercover agent
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about law enforcement, crimes, crime, police, fighting crime, police officer and police detective mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Played: Code 37 (2009), The Border (2008), Dark Blue (2009), Graceland (2013), 19-2 (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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The Border (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Border is a Canadian drama that aired on CBC Television and 20 other TV networks worldwide. It was created by Peter Raymont, Lindalee Tracey, Janet MacLean and Jeremy Hole of White Pine Pictures. The Executive in Charge of Production is Janice ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, immigration, law enforcement, crimes, fighting crime, abduction, politics, society, national security, border, border patrol, border crossing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Dark Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Blue was an action/drama television series which premiered on TNT on July 15, 2009, at 10 pm. It ended its run on September 15, 2010. The series is set in Los Angeles, California. It revolves around Carter Shaw, the leader of an undercover ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police investigation, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, crime, right and wrong, team, coworker, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Graceland (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, working undercover, special agents, rookie, crime, coworker, crimes, fighting crime, young man, undercover, drug dealer, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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19-2 (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The day-to-day life of two unwilling partners of the Montreal Police Department, Officers Nick Barron and Ben Chartier. These two beat cops patrol the urban sprawl of downtown's 19th district, in cruiser No. 2. 19-2 is about the tensions and ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: law enforcement, police, workplace, partners, mistrust, workplace situations, misfit partners, partners against crime, crimes, realism, police detective, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
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No Limit (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A terminally ill French secret service agent is hired by Hydra, a mysterious black ops organization set up by the government, to fight crime by any means necessary and receive experimental treatment in return. Also, his daughter hates him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, undercover, crimes, parents and children, murder, secret agents, law enforcement, terminal illness, family relations, estrangement, secret organization, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, french riviera
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Flashpoint (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: The Strategic Response Unit (SRU) is an elite team of cops who specialize in high-risk critical incidents. Trained in tactics and psychology, they deal with extreme situations, where split-second decisions could save a life...or cost one.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: swat, swat team, police, rescue, race against time, saving a life, danger, crimes, law enforcement, sniper, confined, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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The Bridge (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bridge was a Canadian police drama commissioned by CTV and CBS starring Aaron Douglas. The name of the series is derived from the bridge which connects the wealthy Rosedale neighborhood of Toronto with one of its poorest, St. James Town. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: police, crimes, law enforcement, workplace situations, partners, workplace, fighting crime, police officer, investigation, dirty cop, chief of police, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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Tom Stone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tom Stone is a crime drama series that ran in Canada on CBC Television for two 13-episode seasons beginning in 2002. In the United States, the series is syndicated by Program Partners and Sony Pictures Television under the title Stone Undercover. It ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, police detective, female detective, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, task force, who done it, fighting crime, crime, honest law enforcer, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: fighting crime, law enforcement, undercover agent, deadly, crimes, rivalry, undercover, partners, police detective, murder, crime, legal action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Gang Related (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. Detective Ryan Lopez is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. What the world doesn't know is that long before Ryan became a cop, he pledged allegiance to a ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, working undercover, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, boss, power struggle, police detective, outlaw, criminal, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: "Rogue" revolves around Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 185 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Identity (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Identity is a British police procedural drama television series starring Aidan Gillen and Keeley Hawes, airing in the UK during July–August 2010. Concerning identity theft, the series was created and written by Ed Whitmore, a writer most noted for ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
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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
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51%
Alarm for Cobra 11: The Motorway Police (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei is a long-running, popular German television series about a two-man team of highway police, originally set in Berlin and later in North Rhine-Westphalia. The series has been broadcast in countries ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 1990s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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50%
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Cartel War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: working undercover, rivalry, drug dealing, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, revenge, male female relationship, friendship, murder, police, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Undercover (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Just an ordinary boy from the Sofia suburbs becomes the first bulgarian undercover cop. Forced by his father when he was young to lie and cheat, Martin becomes the perfect liar. That skill, and also the hatred of the 'underworld' makes ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: hidden identity, mob boss, gang war, undercover, peril, danger, organized crime, characters in danger, corruption, gangsters, mission, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria
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The Last Panthers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The six-part series opens with a daring diamond heist before quickly delving into the dark heart of Europe where a shadowy alliance of gangsters and 'banksters' now rules. Naomi is the British loss adjustor charged with recovering the ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
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49%
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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, crimes, law enforcement, partners, streetwise, ex athlete, supportive coworker, partners against crime, honest law enforcer, police officer, nypd ...
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The Interceptor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense, serious
Plot: police investigation, undercover, fighting crime, partners against crime, master criminal, partners, crimes, criminal, surveillance, law enforcement, wiretap, crime
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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True Justice (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Elijah Kane leads a hardcore undercover team of Seattle based cops who take on the local criminal element with a high-octane style of enforcement.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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
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47%
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Murphy's Law (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Murphy's Law is a BBC television drama starring James Nesbitt as an undercover police officer, Tommy Murphy.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic ...
Plot: undercover, crime, police detective, crimes, lone wolves, working undercover, fighting crime, irish, law enforcement, haunted by the past, tough law enforcer, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Da Vinci's Inquest (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Da Vinci's Inquest is a Canadian dramatic television series that aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2005. While never a ratings blockbuster, seven seasons of thirteen episodes each were filmed for a total of ninety-one episodes. The show, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coroner, law enforcement, investigation, forensics, righting the wronged, crimes, fighting crime, mystery, murder, mysterious death, police investigation, crime investigation ...
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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44%
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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, suspense, atmospheric, serious
Plot: crimes, police, family relations, rivalry, parents and children, law enforcement, feud, murder, danger, family life, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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43%
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Cracked (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Psych Crimes Unit, a unique team of police detectives and mental health professionals, is tasked with solving bizarre and chilling crimes that cross the boundary between law enforcement and psychological disturbance.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: forensics, mental illness, police investigation, mental disorder, fighting crime, crimes, nervous breakdown, workplace, partners, partners against crime, psychologist, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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