Police Procedurals

What to Watch If You Love 'NCIS: Los Angeles'  

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List Rules Vote up the films and series you know other fans of NCIS: Los Angeles will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen NCIS: Los Angeles.

NCIS: Los Angeles kept viewers on the edge of their seats with nail-biting undercover investigations important for national security, so it's no surprise that you’d be on the hunt for similar shows to watch after bingeing the entire series. Well, search no more, because this list has some of the best recommendations for movies and TV shows similar to NCIS: Los Angeles.

Deciding what to watch after NCIS: Los Angeles really depends on your mood, but if you’re looking for more detective drama inspired by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, NCIS is a police procedural that you’ll almost certainly love if you like NCIS: Los Angeles.

Some other movies and TV shows like NCIS: Los Angeles in this list are movies like A Few Good Men, which finds naval investigators and lawyers pursuing justice for crimes committed against their own at Guantanamo Bay. SEAL Team is another good TV series that follows the lives of elite members of the military. Other good TV and movies recommended for NCIS: Los Angeles fans include JAG, NCIS: New Orleans, and SWAT.

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SEAL Team is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'NCIS: Los Angeles'
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SEAL Team (CBS, 2017) is an American drama series created by Ben Cavell. The drama follows the lives of elite Navy SEALs Jason Hayes (David Boreanaz) and Clay Spenser (Max Thieriot) as they train, plan, and execute our country's most dangerous, high stakes missions. ...more on Wikipedia

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'NCIS: Los Angeles'
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This show is an American drama television series that premiered on CBS on October 6, 2000. The show was created by Anthony E. Zuiker and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. It is filmed primarily at Universal Studios in Universal City, California. The series follows Las Vegas CSIs working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve cases, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and character-driven drama. ...more on Wikipedia

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JAG is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'NCIS: Los Angeles'
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JAG is an American legal drama television show with a distinct U.S. Navy theme, created by Donald P. Bellisario, and produced by Belisarius Productions in association with Paramount Network Television. The first season was co-produced with NBC Productions. Originally perceived as a Top Gun meets A Few Good Men hybrid series, the pilot episode of JAG first aired on NBC on September 23, 1995, but the series was later canceled on May 22, 1996, after finishing 79th in the ratings, leaving one episode unaired. Rival network CBS picked up the series for a midseason replacement, beginning on January 3, 1997. For several seasons, JAG climbed in the ratings and was on the air for nine additional ...more on Wikipedia

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NCIS is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'NCIS: Los Angeles'
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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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