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Brown's Requiem (1998)
 5.8
 865
Brown's Requiem (1998)
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, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: neo noir, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, investigation, golf, partners, crime, life is a bitch, private detective, alcohol abuse, addiction, police corruption, society, fighting crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, police station, deadly, rivalry, partners against crime, tough heroes, mystery, sea, incest ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tijuana mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, deadly, murder, law enforcement, dishonesty and investigation mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Brown's Requiem: Dark Blue (2002), Caught Up (1998), Sunset Heat (1992), Mulholland Falls (1996), Hickey & Boggs (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 20K
Dark Blue (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police brutality, police corruption, police investigation, partners, fighting the system, rookie, testimony, crimes, crime and punishment, law enforcement, dishonesty, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.4
 821
Caught Up (1998)
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, chase, vengeance, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, frame up, heist, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.6
 364
Sunset Heat (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former drug-dealer photojournalist (Michael Paré) returns to Los Angeles and helps friends terrorized by his ex-partner (Dennis Hopper).
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, bar, motorcycle, beach, gangsters, partners against crime, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, chases and races, drug dealing, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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
Plot: murder, investigation, political corruption, police, police investigation, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 6.4
 928
Hickey & Boggs (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two veteran private eyes trigger a criminal reign of terror with their search for a missing girl.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, rescue, murder, investigation, kidnapping, rivalry, deadly, disorder, dishonesty, partners, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.6
 1K
Impulse (1990)
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
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, prostitute, female police officer, vice squad, drug dealer, policewoman, woman in danger, drug dealing, partners against crime, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Dead Connection (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just ...
Style: sexual, realistic, tense, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police, rivalry, chase, journalism, investigation, media, life is a bitch, vengeance, phone sex ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, false accusation, murder, mystery, crimes, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, legal, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, best friends, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.5
 3K
Madigan (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro and Madigan follow up on various leads, Police Commissioner Russell goes ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, police detective, law enforcer killer, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, partners, neo noir, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, mystery, riddles and clues, investigation, serial killer, danger, vengeance, crime, chases and races, obsession, ex cop ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 5K
Dirty (2005)
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, guilt, internal affairs, investigation, working undercover, tough law enforcer, murder, police corruption, law enforcement, police officer killed, police officer shot in the head ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, cuba, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his drinking problem and this alcoholism causes him to lose his ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, alcoholic, police corruption, redemption, downfall, track down, going straight, rehabilitation, crime, mystery, police officer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Organization (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, vengeance, police corruption, partners, against the odds, fighting crime, law enforcement, fighting the system, deadly, dishonesty, master criminal ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Internal Affairs (1990)
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, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: police corruption, internal affairs, psychopath, police investigation, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, manipulations, workplace intrigue, mind game, undercover agent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 675
True Blue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rembrandt Macy (Tom Berenger) is a maverick cop assigned to a case where the primary evidence is a woman's hand found in a pond. Investigators identify the dead, and Macy is lead into a young woman's past. Macy's primary path to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, intense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, uncover truth, mind game, investigation, tough law enforcer, rivalry, crime, law enforcement, police corruption, dishonesty, life is a bitch, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man comes face-to-face with personal treachery after suspecting that his father may have been murdered.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: murder, betrayal, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, family relations, college, deadly, couples, dealing with death, parents and children, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 260
Raw Nerve (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: murder, police corruption, neo noir, terminal illness, criminal's revenge, reluctant partners, murderous pair, crime gone awry, drug dealing, dishonesty, deadly, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.6
 241
Frame by Frame (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A pair of romantically entangled cops become suspects in the brutal murder of one of their mates.
Style: suspenseful, tense, mind bending, rough, serious ...
Plot: policewoman, triad, dishonesty, pregnancy, mystery, crimes, crime, deadly, partners, law enforcement, police corruption, police detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 3K
Dead Bang (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, investigation, crime, police corruption, special agents, tough law enforcer, chases and races, racism, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado, california, los angeles, usa, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 381
Cement (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's going to bury Sean in quick-drying cement. Guided ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, vengeance, neo noir, infidelity, crimes, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, gangsters, criminal heroes, siblings relations, crime, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Drowning Pool (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harper is brought to Louisiana to investigate an attempted blackmail scheme. He soon finds out that it involves an old flame of his and her daughter. He eventually finds himself caught in a power struggle between the matriarch of the family and a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Plot: private detective, police corruption, neo noir, investigation, murder, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, danger, criminal's revenge, mystery, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Extreme Justice (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police corruption, police station, dishonesty, partners, rivalry, vengeance, stalking, vigilantism, reluctant partners, against the rules ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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L.A. Confidential (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, cynical ...
Plot: police detective, dangerous attraction, murder, fighting the system, police corruption, domestic violence, gunfight, gang, manipulations, police investigation, organized crime, corpse ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 2K
Body Count (1998)
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, murder, partners, rivalry, crime gone awry, on the run, crimes, chases and races, crime, misfit partners, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 322
Officer Down (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policewoman unwittingly puts her family in danger when she uncovers corruption in her department.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, fighting the system, drugs/alcohol, cop as target, vengeance, police corruption, violence spree, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 6K
Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: clever, talky, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mind game, violence, prostitute, secret, police investigation, drugs/alcohol, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 850
Jill Rips (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tough guy goes undercover on a personal mission of vengeance into the hardcore world of S&M, to find out who's responsible for the death of his brother.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, law enforcement, investigation, crime, deadly, dishonesty, tough heroes, death of brother, undercover cop, female killer, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 78
Brass (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Chief of Detectives of the New York Police Department, is a tough cop who has worked his way up the ladder from being on a beat.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, heist, police investigation, police detective, murder, police station, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Killing Time (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After bagging his latest victim, a murderous sociopath (Kiefer Sutherland) decides to steal the dead man's identity and pose as the deputy of a remote coastal town, where the local sheriff (Beau Bridges) and his lover (Camelia Kath) are cooking ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, disorder, mystery, investigation, mistaken identity, hidden identity, small town life, dishonesty, crime, manipulations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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