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What To Watch If You Love 'The Rookie'

Updated July 13, 2020 538 votes 65 voters 2.7k views44 items

List RulesVote up the films and television series that you know other fans of 'The Rookie' will love.

The Rookie is a police procedural with a comedic twist that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans thanks to its portrayal of a middle aged man starting a new career with the LAPD, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. There are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like The Rookie and we’ve compiled the best ones for you right here!

TV shows similar to The Rookie often feature entertaining stories about law enforcement. If you’re looking for more police humor, Castle is sure to fill the void. Also starring Nathan Fillion, the police procedural follows an unlikely partnership between a detective and a mystery novelist. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like The Rookie, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the hardest-to-please fans. Take 21 Jump Street, for instance. This movie is basically The Rookie if it were about two young cops going undercover as high school students, and is a great choice for any buddy cop comedy fan.

But you don’t have to take our word for it - some of The Rookie’s biggest fans have chimed in and cast their votes for the best movies and TV shows like The Rookie, and once you’ve watched, you can cast your votes too!

So what are your favorite movies and TV series like The Rookie? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.

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