Movies like Brown's Requiem

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

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Most similar movies to Brown's Requiem

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry and gangsters mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Brown's Requiem: Double Bang (2001), Hickey & Boggs (1972), The Prophet's Game (2000), Caught Up (1998), Cement (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Double Bang (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An honest cop enters the dark world of murder and corruption.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, undercover, special agents, investigation, police corruption, fighting crime, dishonesty, rivalry, working undercover, murder, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
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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: neo noir, buddy movie, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, private investigator, crimes, helicopter, rescue, investigation, kidnapping, vietnam veteran, suitcase of money, disorder, partners against crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mind game, riddles and clues, mystery, investigation, vengeance, crimes, obsession, death of daughter, uncover truth, ex cop, judiciary ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.5
 1K
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, heist, chase, crimes, vengeance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, femme fatale, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 645
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: neo noir, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, criminal heroes, police investigation, life is a bitch, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: neo noir, tense, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, alcoholic, private detective, murder, track down, downfall, going straight, rehabilitation, crimes, mystery, police corruption, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: sexy, tense, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police, psychopath, murder, phone sex, mystery, rivalry, law enforcement, media, investigation, chase, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Excellent Cadavers (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fact based story about the political battle that was waged against the Mafia in Sicily during the late 1980's and early 1990's. Chazz Palminteri plays Giovanni Falcone, a crusading prosecutor who tried to use money trails as a way to ...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, mafia, italian mafia, cosa nostra, organized crime, historical figure, italian history, battles, tough law enforcer, legal, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: sicily, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: neo noir, erotic, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vice squad, policewoman, drug dealer, women, killer, woman with a gun, prostitute, prostitution, police corruption, addiction, woman in danger, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.5
 458
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: erotic, neo noir, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, journalism, beach, hitman, female nudity, drug overdose, stolen money, frame up, false accusation, working undercover, heist, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, serious, bleak, atmospheric, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, moral dilemma, church, haunted by the past, clergy, uncover truth, legal, investigation, mystery, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, mystery, life is a bitch, child in peril, abduction, justice, private investigator, who done it, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two detectives investigating a gang-related find themselves targeted by both gang members and crooked cops.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, gang, police detective, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, police corruption, friendship, rivalry, gangsters, mafia, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 23K
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, intense, harsh, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: los angeles, california, new jersey, usa, southern california
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54%
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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 ...
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Duration: 110 min.
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Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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51%
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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: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Coverup (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: mystery, corruption, legal, investigation, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal action, life is a bitch, small town life, cover-up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
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Style: neo noir, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
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50%
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: neo noir, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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48%
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Snitch'd (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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48%
 5.5
 884
Men of Respect (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: neo noir, suspense, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: neo noir, suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, private investigator, russian roulette, investigation, murder, police corruption, dishonesty, mystery, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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45%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, gangsters, crimes, on the run, rivalry, special agents, law enforcement, vengeance, police corruption, swat team, armed forces, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 3K
Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
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, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, vengeance, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, murder, mafia, hollywood, partners against crime, gangsters, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, albania, europe, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 900
Shadow Hours (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael is a recovering addict. Back on the wagon, he's now responsible for a young, beautiful, and pregnant wife. He's working the graveyard shift at a gas station to support his new family, but the job drives him crazy. Then a wealthy ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: illegal drugs, life is a bitch, crimes, addiction, murder, alcohol abuse, dishonesty, drug dealing, mythical creature, mental disorder, nightshift, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Carlito's Way: Rise to Power (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jay Hernandez (Friday Night Lights), Mario Van Peebles (Ali), Luis Guzmán (Carlito's Way) and Sean Combs (Monster's Ball) star in the gripping tale of the early years of gangster legend Carlito Brigante. Seduced by the power of the brutal ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Illegal Tender (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After the gangsters who killed his father come to settle a score, a teenage boy and his mother turn the tables on the killers - one Latino family's quest for honor and revenge as the hunted become the hunters.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, usa, latin america, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%