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

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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 crime, crimes, murder, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty and investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Brown's Requiem: Hickey & Boggs (1972), The Prophet's Game (2000), Mulholland Falls (1996), Caught Up (1998), Cement (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, kidnapping, murder, rescue, investigation, neo noir, heist, disorder, deadly, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, riddles and clues, mystery, investigation, serial killer, vengeance, danger, crime, chases and races, crimes, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ 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, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, political corruption, police, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, partners against crime, neo noir, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.4
 833
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, femme fatale, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 6.3
 413
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infidelity, police corruption, neo noir, crimes, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gangsters, dishonesty, rivalry, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Bitter Flowers (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karsten Aslaksen, chief engineer of a large chemical company, disappears without trace. His married lover, a successful politician named Vibeke Farang, approaches private investigator Varg Veum to track him down discreetly.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, murder, life is a bitch, mystery, child in peril, abduction, justice, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, crimes, vengeance, gang, investigation, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, alcoholic, going straight, police corruption, crime, mystery, crimes, rehabilitation, redemption, track down, downfall ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 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, rookie, police investigation, crimes, partners, fighting the system, dishonesty, crime and punishment, law enforcement, testimony, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 698
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, uncover truth, mind game, investigation, tough law enforcer, police corruption, law enforcement, crimes, crime, rivalry, gang, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, mystery, crimes, murder, false accusation, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, legal, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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: crime, police corruption, police investigation, manipulation, internal affairs, psychopath, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, manipulations, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, sexy, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police, phone sex, media, journalism, vengeance, life is a bitch, athlete's life, mystery, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, guilt, internal affairs, investigation, tough law enforcer, working undercover, law enforcement, police corruption, murder, police officer killed, dirty cop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: rough, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, bar, policewoman, drug dealer, neo noir, vice squad, female police officer, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 733
Men of Respect (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this modern day version of Shakespeare's Macbeth, a hitman heeds a spiritualist's prophesies that he will rise to the head of his family. He starts his ascension by clandestinely executing the heads of the family and casting the blame ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mob boss, hitman, dishonesty, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, murder, ambition, tough heroes, mafia, fortune teller, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
 381
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, motorcycle, beach, bar, drug abuse, journalism, undercover, betrayal, heist, police investigation, working undercover, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: private detective, neo noir, police corruption, murder, investigation, deadly, dishonesty, sexual content, graphic violence, cons and scams, mystery, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 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: twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, police investigation, secret, violence, crimes, prostitute, law enforcement, investigation, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners, law enforcer killer, police detective, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, police station, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 3K
Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are detectives of the Antwerp police department. This time they have to deal with the Albanian mob and some problems in their own police division.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, rivalry, fighting crime, danger, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, murder, mafia, partners, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, albania, europe, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Never Die Alone (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drug kingpin's return home touches off a turf war.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, manhunt, interracial relations, murder, rise and fall, journalism, criminal heroes, drug dealing, society, life is a bitch, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: gangsters, heist, murder, police officer, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, chases and races, master criminal, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.6
 644
1st to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A homicide inspector -- Lindsay Boxer -- who teams with three other professional women to catch an ingenious serial killer targeting newlyweds on their wedding nights.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mystery, mind game, deadly, partners against crime, who done it, murder, track down, master criminal, crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Rosary Murders (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, moral dilemma, psychopath, haunted by the past, church, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, clergy, society, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Confession of Pain (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, partners, private detective, corrupt law enforcer, partners against crime, police detective, investigation, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 3K
Stiletto (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, police investigation, hitman, rivalry, police detective, tough heroes, danger, dishonesty, betrayal, criminal's revenge, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 331
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, police detective, uncover truth, vigilantism, cop as target, vengeance, police corruption, danger, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious
Plot: murder, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, investigation, dealing with death, parents and children, college, family relations, deadly, couples, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 18K
Point Blank (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.
Style: surreal, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, organized crime, vengeance, revenge, betrayal, gangsters, anti hero, anti heroes, left to die, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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