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Squad 38 (2016)
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Squad 38 (2016)
Original name: 38 사기동대
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a reference to Article 38 which pertains to tax payments, this special police unit utilizes the criminals' own tactics of scams and deceit to catch rich tax cheats.
Style: light, dorama, captivating, entertaining, realistic
Plot: taxes, crimes, friendship, embezzler, partners, crime investigation, unlikely partners, special agents, investigation, talented, love affair, mastermind, dishonesty, law enforcement, deal, forger, coworker relationship, expert, law enforcer, verbal byplay, doubts and hesitations, law enforcer criminal relations, police, prison, money ...
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, investigation, partners, crime, police and friendship mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Squad 38: White Collar (2009), Live (2018), The Unusuals (2009), The Bridge (2010), Queens of Mystery (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, mastermind, fbi, art thief, law enforcement, unlikely partners, partners, intelligence, con artists, genius, expert, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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Live (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The police officers at South Korea's busiest patrol division toil day and night as keepers of law and peace -- but the reality is far from orderly.
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, tense, dorama
Plot: police, friendship, social justice, police officer, betrayal, teamwork, family relations, partners against crime, workplace situations, crimes, forensics, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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41%
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The Unusuals (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Unusuals is a comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC from April 8 to June 17, 2009 in the U.S. and Global in Canada. The pilot and first episode were written by Noah Hawley, a former writer and producer for Fox's Bones. An ABC ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic
Plot: police detective, police station, workplace, policewoman, partners, fighting crime, friendship, workplace situations, crimes, rookie, police, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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40%
 7.0
 451
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Queens of Mystery (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Matilda Stone is a perennially single female detective whose three aunts are well-known crime writers that help her solve whodunit style murders as well as set her up on blind dates.
Style: stylized, captivating, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, partners, talented, expert, deduction, friendship, murder mystery, mastermind, intelligence, mind game, teamwork ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
You're Under Arrest: The Drama (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: You're Under Arrest: The Drama was a live-action adaptation of Kōsuke Fujishima's manga You're Under Arrest!.
Style: exciting, tense, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, partners, rivalry, race against time, crimes, law enforcement, chases and races, danger, strong female presence, female police officer, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, tokyo
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33%
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Mad Dogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comedic events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lies, deception and murder.
Style: tense, captivating, light, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: murder, friendship, dark humor, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, reunion, group of friends, celebration, crime, friends, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 5K
The Good Cop (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Honest cop Tony Jr. gets advice from his unscrupulous father, retired NYPD officer Tony Sr., about everything from his job to his love life.
Style: feel good, twists and turns, captivating, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: father son relationship, nypd, odd couple, police officer, crimes, dishonesty, fighting crime, corruption, mentor, life philosophy, crime solving, investigator ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Take Two (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Sam Swift, the former star of a hit cop series whose epic breakdown is broadcast to the public and sends her to rehab. Desperate to restart her career, she talks her way into shadowing lone-wolf private investigator Eddie Valetik as research for a ...
Style: captivating, light, sweet, feel good
Plot: private detective, investigation, partners, celebrity, crimes, mentor, couples, private investigator, private investigation, partners against crime, crime investigation, lifestyle change ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
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Bull (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Jason Bull is the brilliant, brash, and charming founder of a hugely successful trial consulting firm.
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, humorous
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, investigation, workplace situations, psychologist, jury, manipulation, outsmarting, research, human nature, leader, analysis ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Policeman from Rublyovka (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The television tragicomic story about a young guy named Grisha Izmailov, who became a policeman and was called to protect peace and order in the most elite area of ​​the city of Moscow and the Russian Federation. The guy has to investigate the ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, funny, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: practical joke, law enforcement, police, friendship, police investigation, escapades, corrupt police, money, party, prostitute, gun, police station ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 961
Candice Renoir (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Candice Renoir had put her career on standby for 10 years. When she returns from Singapore to resume service in a port town in the south of France, she feels a bit “rusty”. Despite the obvious defiance of her unit and a cynical superior who ...
Style: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, feel good, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: crime, female detective, policewoman, police investigation, workplace situations, police detective, law enforcement, family relations, crimes, police, workplace, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 104K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, odd, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, private detective, crimes, partners, talented, prodigy, law enforcement, mastermind, intelligence, unconventional method, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.2
 2K
The Job (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Job is a single-camera television comedy drama about a New York City police officer named Mike McNeil -- who indulges in adultery, alcohol, cigarettes and prescription drug abuse—and his fellow 'bumbling detective' pals. The show, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, witty ...
Plot: police investigation, partners, partners against crime, fighting crime, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, crime, law enforcement, crimes, police station, crime investigation, network ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Swedish Dicks (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Two unlicensed Swedish private investigators try to make a living in Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, suspense, feel good, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: private investigator, crime investigation, investigator, murder, chase, friendship, youth, partners, police investigation, law enforcement, vengeance, track down ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Good Thieves (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: The story centers on thieves who strike against people in high power who try to control Korea.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: crimes, twists & turns, good versus evil, escapades, danger, partners, heist, justice, police, crime, society, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
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26%
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Babylon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: London's police force is in need of a public image revamp. And Chief Constable Richard Miller has found just the woman to do it...American visionary from the world of new media Liz Garvey, sets out to revolutionise the force's PR ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: police, workplace, law enforcement, workplace situations, police station, fighting crime, honest law enforcer, public relations, society, incompetent police, sniper, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 144K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic, semi serious
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, crime investigation, riddles and clues, fbi, police investigation, partners, murder investigation, special agents, search, teamwork, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Hubert & Staller (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A show about two Bavarian police officers, Franz Hubert and Johannes Staller, who sometimes work a bit differently. Where Franz wants to follow regulations, Johannes likes to do things his own way.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, light
Plot: police, corpse, murder, partners against crime, law enforcement, friendship, courage, best friends, misfit, crimes, danger, gangsters ...
Place: bavaria, southern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Harvest of Fire (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a small Amish community, three barns are burnt down almost simultaneously. FBI agent Sally Russwell is sent in to investigate this possible hate crime. What she finds however is a community that little trust for outsiders or "The ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, tense
Plot: amish, culture clash, fbi, arson, rescue, crimes, investigation, partners, law enforcement, special agents, unlikely partners, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Capitain Marleau (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Beneath her eccentric appearance, Captain Marleau is a formidable detective. Her Sherlock Holmes deerstalker cap, her character, her unusual appearance, her humor, her unpredictable behavior - Captain Marleau is not your average gendarme. She never ...
Style: humorous, buddy movie, entertaining, light
Plot: police, policewoman, uptight character, investigation, crimes, women, female partner, disorder, unconventional method, police investigation, workplace, law enforcement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
TV show
Story: A female cop becomes obsessed with tracking down the killer of a 15-year-old girl, and hunts him over the course of her 28 year career in the force.
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, police detective, obsession, track down, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, crime, lie, murder investigation, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 68K
Monk (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Adrian Monk was once a rising star with the San Francisco Police Department, legendary for using unconventional means to solve the department's most baffling cases. But after the tragic (and still unsolved) murder of his wife Trudy, he ...
Style: odd, witty, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, police investigation, mastermind, unconventional method, mental illness, murder, intelligence, talented, prodigy, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 7.8
 6K
New Tricks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New Tricks is a British comedy-drama that follows the work of the fictional Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad of the Metropolitan Police Service. Originally led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, it is made up of retired police officers ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, crimes, superior, law enforcement, crime investigation, elderly, unsolved crime, unconventional method, fighting crime, old age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 4K
Private Eyes (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Ex-pro hockey player Matt Shade irrevocably changes his life when he teams up with fierce P.I. Angie Everett to form an unlikely investigative powerhouse.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, semi serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, partners, male female relationship, private investigator, couple relations, fighting crime, partners against crime, crime investigation, murder investigation, teamwork, police partner ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 463
Murder City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, unlikely partners, mystery, police detective, riddles and clues, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, partners, partners against crime, female police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 15K
Breakout Kings (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Driven by the fact that there are few things more dangerous than a prisoner who has just escaped, and tired of following protocol and resorting to outdated methods of law enforcement, veteran U.S. Marshals Charlie Duchamp and Ray Zancanelli are ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: convict, wanted, expert, team, partners, crime, manhunt, ex convict, law enforcement, chase, crimes, going straight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Miss Sherlock (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Sherlock has a peculiar character flaw. She does not open her heart to strangers. She is Japanese, but was born in Britain. She now works as an investigation consultant for the police department. Wato Tachibana is an excellent surgeon and is guided ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, intellectual, captivating, suspense
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, female protagonist, master criminal, police, terrorist, adventure, riddles and clues, peril, mystery, murder, partners ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Freudian Method (2012)
Genre: Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Special consultant Roman Freydin is introduced to the crime detection department under the Prosecutor's Office. A psychologist and professional poker player in his younger days, Roman traveled extensively throughout Russia and Europe dealing ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, captivating, clever, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, unconventional method, private detective, psychologist, expert, fighting crime, coworker relationship, colleague colleague relationship, warning, psychology, truth, intern ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.0
 213K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, tense, clever, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, unlikely partners, investigation, manipulations, mind game, law enforcement, partners, danger, terrorism, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%