Police Procedurals Movies & TV Shows to Watch If You Love Criminal Minds  

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If you love Criminal Minds, you no doubt want to find similar things to watch that remind you of your favorite show. There are plenty of TV shows and movies like Criminal Minds. Check out this list of what to watch after Criminal Minds; chances are, you’ll find at least one new binge-worthy television show to watch – and more than a few films to keep you busy.

At its heart, Criminal Minds is a procedural, so several police procedurals are among these Criminal Minds recommendations. Shows like Criminal Minds include NCIS, Person of Interest, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Lie to Me, The Killing, Numbers and the always excellent Luther.

In terms of movies for Criminal Minds fans, there are a lot of fascinating procedurals, some with a twist (like the sci-fi hit Minority Report). Perhaps the best movies like Criminal Minds would be Seven or The Departed. Both are outstanding films, and if you haven’t seen them, as a fan of Criminal Minds, you’ll likely really enjoy them.

Enjoy finding some great TV shows and films that will keep you from missing Criminal Minds too much!

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is an American police procedural, legal, crime drama television series set in New York City, where it is also primarily produced. In the style of the original Law & Order, episodes are often "ripped from the headlines" or loosely based on real occurrences that have received media attention. Created and produced by Dick Wolf, the series premiered on NBC on September 20, 1999, as the first spin-off of Wolf's successful crime drama, Law & Order. The show started its 16th season on September 24, 2014, and has aired 362 original episodes as of April 8, 2015. It is the current longest running scripted non-animated U.S. primetime TV series. ...more on Wikipedia

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NCIS is an American police procedural drama television series, revolving around a fictional team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which conducts investigations involving the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The concept and characters were initially introduced in two episodes of the CBS series JAG. The show, a spin-off from JAG, premiered on September 23, 2003, on CBS. ...more on Wikipedia

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Bones is an American procedural comedy-drama television series that premiered on Fox in the United States on September 13, 2005. The show is based on forensic anthropology and forensic archaeology, with each episode focusing on an FBI case file concerning the mystery behind remains brought by FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth to forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan. The rest of the main cast includes Michaela Conlin, T. J. Thyne, Eric Millegan, Jonathan Adams, Tamara Taylor, John Francis Daley, and John Boyd. ...more on Wikipedia

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Dexter is an American television drama series. Set in Miami, the series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for Miami Metro Police Department who also leads a secret life hunting down those who have slipped through the cracks of the justice system. ...more on Wikipedia

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