Top 10 awesome shows like Naked City that you will enjoy watching
You just finished watching Naked City and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of Stuart Rosenberg, Harry Bellaver and Horace McMahon . Here goes the list -
- Private Eye
- Heat of the Sun
- Third Watch
- Kung Fu: The Legend Continues
- Miami Vice
- Brooklyn South
- The Beat
- Smiley's People
This is a detective series set in 1950's Hollywood. Jack Cleary is a (virtuous) cop and his virtue cost him his badge--he tried to expose corruption within his department, and the cops he tried to expose framed him, and subsequently he got thrown off the force. For the next few years, Jack tried to drown his sorrows in the bottle. His brother's a private investigator, when he got killed while on a case, Jack tried to find his killer and did. He would then take over his brother's (private eye) business. Working with him is Johnny Betts, a young man who worked with his brother. And his main contact on the police force is Lt. Fontana, who didn't see eye to eye with Jack when they were on the force but nevertheless, a friend.
This show, created by Rob Cohen, Michael Woods and William Sadler, scores 7.0 on IMDb.
Genres - Drama | Crime
Set in the 1930s, a former Scotland Yard detective is sent to colonial Kenya to head the new criminal investigation unit.
This show, created by Diarmuid Lawrence, Trevor Eve and Susannah Harker, scores 7.9 on IMDb.
Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama
The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct.
This show, created by Félix Enríquez Alcalá, Coby Bell and Molly Price, scores 7.9 on IMDb.
Genres - Crime | Drama | Action
Kwai Chang Caine was a priest at a Shaolin temple, where his son Peter also lived and studied. The temple was destroyed and father and son each thought the other had perished in the fire. For many years, Kwai Chang 'walked the earth,' while Peter became a big-city cop. Finally, they are reunited and now together they battle evil, using wisdom, martial arts, and occasionally even Peter's service pistol (only as a last resort).
This show, created by Zale Dalen, David Carradine and Chris Potter, scores 6.6 on IMDb.
Genres - Drama | Crime | Action
David Callan is the top agent/assassin for the Security Service (British counterintelligence), but he is an embittered man who performs his duties "for Queen and country" under duress. This bleak, "Spy who Came in from the Cold"-style espionage drama concentrates on the seamy underside of covert operations: assassinations, blackmail and dirty dealing.
This show, created by Peter Duguid, Edward Woodward and Russell Hunter, scores 8.3 on IMDb.
Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama
Resplendent with authentic 1980's music, fashion and vibe, "Miami Vice" follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through the mean streets of Miami.
This show, created by John Nicolella, Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas, scores 7.4 on IMDb.
Genres - Crime | Drama | ActionWatch Trailer
A realistic and gritty police drama centering on the lives of a group of close knit police officers and crime victims at a seedy police station in Brooklyn, New York City.
This show, created by Michael W. Watkins, Jon Tenney and Michael DeLuise, scores 7.2 on IMDb.
Genres - Drama | CrimeWatch Trailer
Two uniformed police officers cope with day-to-day life in New York City.
This show, created by Bruno Kirby, Jeffrey Donovan and Derek Cecil, scores 6.4 on IMDb.
Genres - Drama | Crime | Mystery
The murder of a Soviet defector forces his old handler, British spymaster George Smiley, out of retirement. His investigation leads to an old nemesis, the Soviet spymaster known only as "Karla". This will be their final dance.
This show, created by Simon Langton, Alec Guinness and Eileen Atkins, scores 8.6 on IMDb.
Genres - Mystery | DramaWatch Trailer