Top 40 JAG/NCIS Type Films & TV Showsby muybueno16 | created - 03 Jan 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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1. Courage Under Fire (1996)
R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A U.S. Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander's worthiness for the Medal of Honor.
Votes: 46,903 | Gross: $59.03M
2. Crash Dive (1996 Video)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The crew of the nuclear submarine USS Ulysses rescues supposed victims of a boat disaster, but the victims turn out to be terrorists intent on capturing nuclear weapons aboard the sub. Only... See full summary »
3. Basic (2003)
R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A D.E.A. Agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army Ranger Drill Sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.
Votes: 56,039 | Gross: $26.54M
4. The Code (2019– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama
A look at the professional and personal lives of some of the military's brightest legal minds in the courtroom, where each attorney is trained as a prosecutor, a defense lawyer, an investigator - and a Marine.
6. Bones (2005–2017)
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan and cocky F.B.I. Special Agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders. Quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.
11. Criminal Minds (2005– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The cases of the F.B.I. Behavioral Analysis Unit (B.A.U.), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.
Same bizarre overseas murders and recurring shady characters.
12. S.W.A.T. (2017– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Follows a locally born and bred S.W.A.T. lieutenant who is torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he's tasked to run a highly-trained unit that's the last stop for solving crimes in Los Angeles.
14. Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
R | 119 min | Action, Thriller
Disgraced Secret Service agent (and former presidential guard) Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers.
Votes: 235,588 | Gross: $98.93M
15. 2 Guns (2013)
R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two hardened criminals get into trouble with the US border patrol after meeting with a Mexican drug lord, and then revelations start to unfold.
Votes: 182,121 | Gross: $75.61M
16. UC: Undercover (2001–2002)
60 min | Drama, Action
As a federal team, the group responds to emergencies all over the country: taking down elite bank robbers, drug kingpins, domestic terrorists, spies, jewel thieves, and corrupt cops. The ... See full summary »
18. 24 (2001–2010)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.
Bob Cochran wrote for both JAG and 24. Lots of similar villains, gov’t plots, law discussions and terrorist detailing.
19. Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
An up-and-coming CIA analyst, Jack Ryan, is thrust into a dangerous field assignment as he uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication that launches him into the center of a dangerous gambit.
20. Certain Prey (2011 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Minneapolis Deputy Police Chief, Lucas Davenport, has to face off against a duo unlike any he's ever encountered; a lethal hit woman and a ferociously cunning killer determined to hunt him down.
21. Perception (2012–2015)
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Dr. Daniel Pierce is an eccentric neuropsychiatrist who uses his unique outlook to help the federal government solve complex criminal cases.
Similar crime comedy show.
22. Quicksand (2002)
R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller
Randi Stewart is a sergeant on a marine base where her father is the commanding officer. She is being treated by the new base psychiatrist, Bill Turner. Her brother, Gordon Stewart is ... See full summary »
23. E-Ring (2005–2006)
60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Major Jim Tisnewski, until recently an active special forces commando, takes up a Pentagon job as assistant of US Army colonel Eli McNulty. He now must learn to battle the Pentagon way ... See full summary »
26. Broken Arrow (1996)
R | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Terrorists steal nuclear warheads from the U.S. military but don't count on a pilot and park ranger spoiling their plans.
Votes: 85,812 | Gross: $70.77M
27. High Crimes (2002)
PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
High powered lawyer Claire Kubik finds her world turned upside down when her husband, who has been living under a false name, is arrested by military police and placed on trial for the murder of villagers while he was in the Marines.
Votes: 35,861 | Gross: $41.54M
30. The Shadow Line (2011)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Detective Inspector Jonah Gabriel returns to work after a botched operation that resulted in him sustaining a near-fatal bullet wound. It may be his first day back on the job but he's soon ... See full summary »
31. Combat Hospital (2011)
42 min | Drama, War
Portrays doctors and nurses from Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and other allied countries saving lives and limbs in a war zone military hospital modeled on a real facility in Afghanistan.
33. Rules of Engagement (2000)
R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller, War
An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a Middle Eastern country.
Votes: 41,763 | Gross: $61.34M
34. Three Kings (1999)
R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, four soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.
Votes: 152,681 | Gross: $60.65M
36. Scorpion (2014–2018)
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An eccentric genius forms an international network of super-geniuses to act as the last line of defense against the complicated threats of the modern world.
37. The General's Daughter (1999)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the daughter of a well-known and well-respected base commander is murdered, an undercover detective is summoned to look into the matter and finds a slew of cover-ups at West Point.
Votes: 49,095 | Gross: $102.71M
38. Person of Interest (2011–2016)
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An ex-assassin and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes--including the civilians' roles--are left a mystery.
Similar Gibbs type protagonist and web of deceptive mysteries, conspiracy business and easygoing comedy elements.
39. Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (1997–1999)
60 min | Action, Adventure
In a world where there are no obvious "bad guys", where governments engage in secret wars and illegal activities that threaten the security of every individual and nation on the planet, a ... See full summary »
40. The West Wing (1999–2006)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama
Inside the lives of staffers in the West Wing of the White House.
Features similar high ranking court cases and military plot arcs.
41. Word of Honor (2003 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama
Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson ... See full summary »