Movies and TV shows like Wanted 2005

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Wanted (2005)
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Wanted (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Wanted was a 2005 American primetime police drama television series broadcast on the TNT network. The series was created by Louis St. Clair and Jorge Zamacona, and executive produced by Aaron Spelling, E. Duke Vincent and Jorge Zamacona.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: escaped prisoner, task force, runaway, police, sleuth, forensics, fighting crime, partners against crime, police officer, investigation, criminal, police partner, teamwork, squad, coworker, police investigation, partners, co worker co worker relationship, police detective, crime solving, cold case, secret revealed, uncover truth, city
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Wanted

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, suspense and disturbing films and TV series with plots about investigation, crime solving, crime investigation, sleuth, uncover truth, unsolved crime and fighting crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Wanted: Medical Examiner Dr. Qin (2016), Roba (2012), Law & Order: Organized Crime (2021), Grace (2021), The Break (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Medical Examiner Dr. Qin (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 33 min.
TV show
Story: Medical examiner Qin Ming, together with his assistant and a police detective, solves crimes with his expertise.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: police, medical examiner, teamwork, uncover truth, murder investigation, crime solving, crime investigation, forensics, partners against crime, police investigation, police detective, police partner ...
Place: china
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95%
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Roba (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: A new captain comes to take over the police station. Old behaviors and installed management will be questioned and put into debate. Police drama that tells the life of the policemen of the station of Roba, in the south of Helsinki. Winner of the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: police, forensics, police investigation, partners against crime, investigation, fighting crime, police station, workplace, secret revealed, police detective, teamwork, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Law & Order: Organized Crime (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Elliot Stabler returns to the NYPD to battle organized crime after a devastating personal loss. Stabler journeys to find absolution and rebuild his life, while leading a new elite task force that is taking apart the city’s most powerful ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: crime investigation, law and order, organized crime, suspect, police, police investigation, police procedural, police detective, partners against crime, forensics, workplace situations, fighting crime ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.2
 3K
Grace (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Brighton based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is a hard-working police officer who has given his life to the job, but his career is currently at rock bottom. He’s fixated by the disappearance of his beloved wife, Sandy, and running enquiries ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: detective inspector, police investigation, police detective, sleuth, police partner, police, unsolved crime, crime solving, partners against crime, investigation, cold case, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Movie in collections
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The Break (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story is set in a small village in the Ardennes, where a young African footballer is found dead. If all clues lead first to suicide, a police officer just arrived from Brussels does not take long to discover that this is a murder.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: police, homicide detective, investigation, crime solving, partners against crime, murder investigation, unsolved crime, cold case, police partner, murder, teamwork, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Mallorca Files (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Amongst the vibrant international community of the eponymous Spanish island, a British and a German detective with very different approaches to policing have a clash of personalities. Despite - or perhaps because of - their very different ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: police officer, police investigation, murder mystery, female protagonist, teamwork, partners against crime, crime solving, fighting crime, investigation, police partner, policewoman, murder ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Serve and Protect (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: Fresh off the Academy, talented rookie officer Alicia joins the police station in Distrito Sur. While she learns the ropes from veteran detective Miralles and streetwise agent Batista, she will try to find out the truth about her mother's death.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: police, murder investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, police detective, murder, criminal, teamwork, murder mystery, police partner, uncover truth, cold case ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Medical Examiner Dr. Qin: The Survivor (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
TV show
Story: ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: forensics, investigation, crime investigation, murder investigation, teamwork, unsolved crime, secret revealed, uncover truth, fighting crime, partners against crime, cold case, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 554
Art of Crime (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Fired for insubordination, PJ Antoine Verlay, good cop but a blood strand and having difficulty working as a team, is attached to the OCBC (Central Office for the fight against Traffic in Cultural Goods) thanks to the intervention of the commander ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: fighting crime, crime solving, art critic, art theft, forensics, secret, crime investigation, art, secret revealed, uncover truth, sleuth, private investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.8
 2K
The Level (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A police detective finds herself at the centre of the most dangerous case of her life when she is seconded on to the investigation into the murder of a drugs trafficker. What nobody around her knows is that she is the missing witness that the police ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: female police detective, murder investigation, investigation, forensics, secret revealed, homicide detective, crime investigation, fighting crime, female detective, criminal, sleuth, cold case ...
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Negotiator (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In a modern society in which violent crimes are on the rise, there is a team that tries to resolve cases without bloodshed. It is the metropolitan police's special team, known by the abbreviation SIT (Special Investigation Team). The SIT ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: investigation, partners against crime, police investigation, forensics, crime solving, teamwork, crimes, secret revealed, female protagonist, unsolved crime, crime investigation, cold case ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.1
 242
Tokyo Dogs (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
TV show
Story: Kanade Takakura is an elite detective from the New York Police department. He has a very keen sense of judgement but is cold and inflexible. Kanade lost his father in a murder as a young boy, which drove him to become a detective. Maruo Kudo is a ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: opposites attract, police officer, police detective, investigation, police investigation, tough cop, crimes, crime solving, fighting crime, police partner, police, sleuth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.0
 265
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, crime investigation, murder investigation, secret revealed, uncover truth, homicide detective, unsolved crime, police detective, fighting crime ...
Place: marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 384
Dry Water (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Paulo Duarte dies. An apparent suicide that does not convince anyone - neither the police nor his sister Teresa, who decides to leave her life in Lisbon to find out what really happened to her brother. Teresa is not mistaken and Paul's death ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: suicide, investigation, murder investigation, partners against crime, uncover truth, murder, forensics, fighting crime, cold case, amateur sleuth, criminal, sleuth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.2
 4K
Unit 1 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Rejseholdet is a Danish television crime series starring Charlotte Fich, Mads Mikkelsen and Lars Brygmann. Produced by Danmarks Radio, the program aired 32 episodes spanning four seasons from 2000 to 2004. Each episode revolved around an elite ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: police investigation, police, murder, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, murder investigation, murderer, investigation, criminal underworld, workplace situations, crime solving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 3K
The Team (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a number of murders of prostitutes at a motorway stop near Berlin, in a rear courtyard in Antwerp, and in a brothel in Copenhagen, Europol decides to form a taskforce to tackle the case. Harald, a Dane, Jackie, a German, and Alice from Belgium ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: german, organized crime, investigator, crime investigation, fighting crime, crimes, criminal, teamwork, police investigation, showdown, partners against crime, crime solving ...
Place: germany, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Stockholm Requiem (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A series of violent murders paralyze Stockholm. Private investigator Fredrika Bergman and her colleagues seek out to solve these crimes, but soon their existence is put under threat.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: female police detective, homicide detective, female protagonist, police, crime investigation, forensics, partners against crime, fighting crime, investigation, crimes, crime solving, murder investigation ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Research Unit (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The police work of a special Gendarmerie unit that operates in Bordeaux, their complicated cases and the interpersonal relationships established among the team members.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: gendarme, police detective, police investigation, investigation, sleuth, partners against crime, fighting crime, crime solving, homicide detective, police, crime investigation, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Detective Inspector Irene Huss (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Police investigator Irene Huss lives in Gothenburg, Sweden, and tries to balance between murder investigations and family life.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: police, police investigator, crime investigation, police procedural, policewoman, female protagonist, murder investigation, relationship vs career, investigation, murderer, family relations, unsolved crime ...
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Perfect Murders (2017)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Murderers think they have committed the perfect crime. But the investigators will do everything to find the flaw in the Machiavellian plan devised by each killer.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: forensics, fighting crime, investigation, partners against crime, crimes, uncover truth, police detective, police partner, murder investigation, homicide detective, master criminal, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Marnow Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The city of Schwerin is melting – it is the hottest summer in years. Detectives Lona Mendt and Frank Elling are on the trail of a serial murderer, who seems to choose his victims randomly. But nothing is as it seems. The detectives have apparently ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: killing spree, murder investigation, serial killer, investigation, partners against crime, forensics, murder mystery, crime solving, sleuth, police investigation, fighting crime, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
 301
Black & White (2009)
Genre: Crime
Country: Taiwan
TV show
Story: Pi Zi and Ying Xiong are two cops who are as different as day and night. One lives a luxurious lifestyle and does nothing but drink coffee and wait for information from dubious sources to crack his cases. Another believes law and justice are the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: police officer, police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, teamwork, uncover truth, unlikely friendships, law and order, police station, detective inspector, opposites attract, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 6K
Wallander (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The 1st series of 13 films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, forensics, crimes, murder, small town, mystery, law enforcement, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, investigation, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
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CSI: Vegas (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Facing an existential threat that could bring down the Crime Lab, a brilliant team of forensic investigators must welcome back old friends and deploy new techniques to preserve and serve justice in Sin City.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating
Plot: 911, partners against crime, partners, investigation, teamwork, organized crime, fighting crime, crimes, social problems, police partner, crime investigation, crime solving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 54
The Duo (2002)
Genre: Crime
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: Das Duo is a German television series.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: forensics, investigation, police investigation, partners against crime, female detective, female police detective, female protagonist, criminal, uncover truth, strong female lead, crimes, sleuth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 265
Fast Forward (2009)
Genre: Crime
Country: Austria
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Schnell ermittelt is an Austrian television series.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: police, murder investigation, murder, homicide detective, female police detective, partners against crime, investigation, female detective, crime investigation, sleuth, police detective, uncover truth ...
Place: vienna, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 3K
New Blood (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two junior investigators come together against a new breed of criminal, the uber rich and powerful corporations, individuals and governments who hide behind legitimate facades.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: investigation, investigator, police detective, homicide detective, crime solving, partners against crime, police investigator, detective inspector, uncover truth, teamwork, sleuth, police partner ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Man Who Smiled (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 127 min.
TV show
Story: An old friend of Kurt Wallander, solicitor Sten Torstensson, visits him one day to tell him that his father has passed away close to Brösarp under peculiar circumstances. Kurt does not take his friend's worry seriously. Shortly after, the ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: murder, murder investigation, investigation, forensics, sleuth, unsolved crime, uncover truth, cold case, crime solving, murder mystery, conspiracy, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Partners for Justice (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Baek Beom has worked as a forensic doctor for 10 years. He has a bad personality, but he is excellent with his work. Baek Beom does not open his mind to other people. Eun Sol is a rookie prosecutor with a warm heart. She has a bright personality and ...
Style: tense, suspense, twists and turns, psychological, captivating
Plot: prosecutor, serial killer, investigation, medical examiner, forensics, murder investigation, fighting crime, crime investigation, murder, crimes, unsolved crime, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 1K
Ragdoll (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Detectives look to untangle the case of the Ragdoll Killer, who has killed six people and sewn their bodies into the shape of one grotesque body nicknamed the Ragdoll.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, uncover truth, killing spree, homicidal maniac, murder, investigation, police investigation, killings, homicide detective, unsolved crime, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%