Movies like Brown's Requiem

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Brown's Requiem (1998)
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Brown's Requiem
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fritz Brown is an ex-LAPD, recovering alcoholic who now splits his time repossessing cars for a used car lot and staffing his one-man private detective agency. When a filthy caddie named Freddy "Fat Dog" Baker wanders into Fritz's office one day, flashing a wad of cash, Fritz is hired to follow Fat Dog's kid sister Jane, who is holed up with a Beverly Hills sugar daddy named Sol Kupferman. Kupferman is a 70 year-old bag man for the mob, and Fat Dog claims that "Solly K" is up to something evil that may harm Jane. The trail leads Fritz to an encounter with his dark past in the person of Haywood Cathcart, current head of LAPD internal affairs and the person who kicked Fritz off the police force.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: neo noir, partners against crime, crime, private detective, police station, police corruption, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, gangsters, fighting crime, investigation, vengeance, addiction, alcohol abuse, tough heroes, deadly, dishonesty, partners, rivalry, society, golf, father daughter incest, incest ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, tijuana mexico
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The Shield
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 8.7
L.A. Confidential
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
138 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about law enforcement, crimes, crime, murder, deadly, dishonesty and investigation mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Brown's Requiem: Caught Up (1998), Impulse (1990), Dark Blue (2002), Dirty (2005), Hickey & Boggs (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Caught Up
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
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Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Impulse
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Impulse is a 1990 thriller film about a female police officer who works undercover as a prostitute on the streets of Los Angeles
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Dark Blue
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Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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    User:   61%
 
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Dirty
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, gangsters, urban, master criminal, partners against crime, drug dealing, tough law enforcer, guilt, internal affairs, murder, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   57%
 
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Hickey & Boggs
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Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two veteran private eyes trigger a criminal reign of terror with their search for a missing girl.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
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The Organization
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Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a group of young revolutionaries break into a company's corporate headquarters and steal $5,000,000 worth of heroin to keep it off the street, they call on San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs for assistance.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, suspense
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Story: Jeff Powers is the newest member of a very elite and very secret LAPD division. Their mission is to target important criminals and to get them to stop. Police brutality is not a known term for the division and they will stop at nothing to get the ...
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    User:   53%
 
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Story: Los Angeles homicide detective Jerry Beck searches for the murderer who killed a police officer on Christmas Eve. The investigation takes Beck inside the violent world of hate groups and white supremacists, who are hatching a deadly plot to attack ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   50%
 
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Deceiver
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   50%
 
Mulholland Falls
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Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   59%
 
 8.7
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The Shield
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Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, tough law enforcer, crime, drugs/alcohol, gang, police corruption, against the rules, police station, fighting crime, urban ghetto, crimes, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
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Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, crime, murder, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, investigation, mind game, obsessive quest ...
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Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
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Raw Nerve
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Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cop, who is losing his sanity, lures his girlfriend and his former partner into the dangers of arson, robbery, and murder.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: murder, police corruption, criminal's revenge, crime, gory, neo noir, police station, murderous pair, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   40%
 
Albino Alligator
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three petty thieves who the police believe to be major criminals are chased into a basement bar where they take five hostages including all the bar employees. The rest of the movie deals with the cops lurking outside the bar while the trio try to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, hostage, heist, police investigation, chase, hostages, neo noir, twists & turns, on the run, kidnapping, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Street Kings 2: Motor City
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose ...
Style: twists and turns, bleak, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, crime, police corruption, police investigation, urban, crimes, violence, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
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Ready 2 Die
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gang, crime, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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    User:   44%
 
Internal Affairs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, sexual ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   40%
 
Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kenneth Bianchi, one of the two serial rapists and killers who terrorized the Los Angeles area in the late 1970s, is giving police station interviews to psychiatrist Samantha Stone, who has disquieting lifestyle issues of her own. It falls to her to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
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Gang in Blue
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
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Time: 90s
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    User:   39%
 
L.A. Confidential
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
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Style: clever, talky, tense, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, murder, corruption, police corruption, mystery, police investigation, organized crime, gunfight, fighting the system, police, violence, neo noir ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s
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System:   36%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: City Homicide was an Australian television drama series that aired on the Seven Network between 27 August 2007 and 30 March 2011. The series was set on the Homicide floor of a metropolitan police headquarters in Melbourne. The main characters were ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, partners against crime, school, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, mystery, witnessing a crime, murder, uncover truth, police corruption, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
Trial by Jury
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom, crime, gangsters, murder, courtroom drama, vengeance, kidnapping, good versus evil, revenge, dedicated lawyer, gangster, psychology ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   35%
    User:   35%
 
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Body Count
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of thieves attempt to rob an art gallery, but when plans backfire and one of the men winds up dead, the group head down south, running afoul of the law. Along the way, they meet up with a seductive con artist with ideas of her own.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, crime, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, on the run, cons and scams, crimes, murder, dishonesty, partners, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
 6.4
 3K
Judas Kiss
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The shooting of a U.S. senator's wife raises the stakes for kidnappers seeking a hefty ransom for a computer magnate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, crime, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, crime gone awry, manipulations, kidnapping, cons and scams, murder, police corruption, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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Boiling Point
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, murder, prison, vengeance, undercover cop, redemption, undercover, master criminal, violence, corruption, gangster, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   35%
 

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Madigan
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
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