Movies like Bullet 1996

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Bullet (1996)
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Bullet (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tragic ending, disturbing, harsh, stylized, bleak, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, urban ghetto, violence, life philosophy, character study, life, hip hop, crime, crimes, drug dealing, life is a bitch, society, criminal heroes, siblings relations, rivalry, criminal's revenge, drugs, dysfunctional family, jewish, prison, dog, boxer, racial slur, gun ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, rough, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, gangsters, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, murder and drug dealing mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Bullet: New Jersey Drive (1995), Paid in Full (2002), Super Fly (1972), Hot Boyz (2000), Men with Guns (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
New Jersey Drive (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Jersey Drive is a 1995 film about black youths in Newark, New Jersey, the unofficial "car theft capital of the world". Their favorite pastime is that of everybody in their neighborhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, on the run, youth, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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Paid in Full (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ace is an impressionable young man working for a dry cleaning business. His friend, drug dealer Mitch goes to prison. In an unrelated incident, he finds some cocaine in a pants pocket. Soon, Ace finds himself dealing cocaine for Lulu. Via lucky ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, buddies, social decay, friends, urban ghetto, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, crimes, urban ghetto life, crime, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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100%
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Super Fly (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Super Fly is a cocaine dealer who begins to realize that his life will soon end with either prison or his death. He decides to build an escape from the life by making his biggest deal yet.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug dealing, gangsters, crime, society, starting over, urban, crimes, criminal heroes, golden years, city life, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.2
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Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, racism, murder, crime, life is a bitch, false accusation, police corruption, social decay, police investigation, criminal heroes, betrayal, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Story of a Latino Godfather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, working undercover, crime, crimes, parents and children, police corruption, addiction, gang, going straight, law enforcement, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Men with Guns (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three losers, Eddie, Lucas and Mamet, are sent to collect some debt at a remote farm. But the thugs there are too hard for them, and they are humiliated. They return for revenge, it gets out of hand, ends with a bloodbath and they are left with a ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, farm, crime, vengeance, sexual abuse, on the run, partners, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, deadly, obsessive quest, stoners ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 50
Two Coyotes (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A drug runner takes over a lucrative drug business only to find his new found empire crumble when a deal goes bad.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, hitman, betrayal, addiction, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, going straight, drug abuse, crime gone awry, drug dealing, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Winner Takes All (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two rapper childhood friends turn to the quick and easy life of crime to support their needy parents. But after a foiled robbery, one of them is jailed while the other flees, changes his name, joins the military, and grows up to become a narcotics ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, social decay, deadly, gangsters, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, partners against crime, dishonesty, buddies, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: kentucky, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Crazy Six (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA, Slovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a crumbling Europe, powerful mafia families have emerged from the anarchy to vie for control of the lucrative arms trade.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: rivalry, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, master criminal, government agency, gangsters, crimes, life is a bitch, addiction, crime boss, violence ...
Time: future
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Corrupt (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After decades of terror, two deadly street gangs reach a delicate truce and young MJ (Silkk the Shocker) sees a way out of the hood once and for all. Only Corrupt (Ice-T) stands in MJ's way, resulting into a violent and brutal roller coaster ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, inner city, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, gangsters, urban ghetto life, social misfits, going straight, social decay, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Point Blank (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a group of shoppers hostage (after killing many more of them) ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, criminal heroes, rescue, one man army, race against time, danger, tough law enforcer, crime, fugitives, confined, daring rescue, escaped convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Wrecking Crew (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A high-level government hit squad is sent into the streets in order to complete a deadly mission.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, society, partners against crime, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, adventure, working undercover, crimes, rivalry, urban ghetto, gang, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Year of the Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In New York, racist Capt. Stanley White becomes obsessed with destroying a Chinese-American drug ring run by Joey Tai, an up-and-coming young gangster as ambitious as he is ruthless. While pursuing an unauthorized investigation, White grows ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, police detective, racism, gangsters, crime, police corruption, lone wolves, violence spree, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, rough, realistic, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infidelity, police corruption, vengeance, neo noir, rivalry, police investigation, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, gangsters, dishonesty, deadly, addiction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 11K
Fresh (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Michael is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a crowded house with his cousins and aunt. His father has become a street bum,but still meets with Fresh on occasion to play chess. Fresh is rather quiet in a crazy world. Fresh's sister is a ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: african american, chess, revenge, drug dealing, drug lord, crime, juvenile delinquency, childhood trauma, family relations, crimes, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 4K
Shottas (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Jamaica
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A raw urban drama about two friends raised on the dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Biggs and Wayne take on the "Shotta" way of life to survive. As young boys, they begin a life of crime, eventually moving to the US where they begin ...
Style: rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang violence, police chase, crime boss, criminal heroes, chases and races, heist, disorder, social decay, partners, crime gone awry, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: jamaica, usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Band of the Hand (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An Indian Vietnam veteran trains five street punks in the Everglades to fight vice in Miami.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: gang, drug addict, bikini, wilderness, gangsters, survival, society, teenage life, vigilantism, kids in trouble, rivalry, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Johnny Handsome (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A career criminal who has been deformed since birth is given a new face by a kindly doctor and paroled from prison. It appears that he has gone straight, but he is really planning his revenge on the man who killed his mentor and sent him to prison.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, rehabilitation, plastic surgery, new identity, robbery, vengeance, betrayal, crime, gangsters, heist, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, seaport, usa, texas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Underground (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A cop must stop the killings of rap stars. But, he gets in too deep after his partner is killed.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, urban ghetto life, drug dealing, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, hotshot hero, chases and races, crime, partners, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 31K
Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, ritual, gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, crime, lone wolves, rivalry, tough heroes, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, tense, serious, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, criminal's revenge, deadly, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Little Odessa (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film follows the personal relationship between a father and his two sons, one of whom is a hit-man for the Russian mafia in Brooklyn.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, hitman, infidelity, russian mafia, gangsters, immigrants, crime, haunted by the past, family relations, crimes, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hell's Kitchen (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill him. Only trouble is the boyfriend knows that the fault was ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, gloomy
Plot: crime gone awry, addiction, gang, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, rivalry, friendship, murder, prison, alcohol abuse, vengeance, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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State Property (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Frustrated with being broke, Beans decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, city life, urban ghetto life, social misfits, crime, down on your luck, gangsters, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, ambition, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 310
Crack House (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rick and Melissa are a pair of young lovers hoping to get out of the slums for good and escape the poverty and crime their families and friends have gotten involved in. All this comes to an end when Rick feels he must rejoin his old gang to avenge ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, rape victim, poverty, crime, gangsters, crimes, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Charlie and his troublesome cousin Paulie decide to steal $150000 in order to back a "sure thing" race horse that Paulie has inside information on. The aftermath of the robbery gets them into serious trouble with the local Mafia boss and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, gangsters, crime gone awry, crime, human nature, urban, pregnancy, village, criminal heroes, village life, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, europe, usa, italy, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A true immigrant story set against the vibrant backdrop of Flushing, N.Y. in the 1980s and 1990s.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, gang, urban ghetto, law enforcement, social decay, urban, society, tragic love, crimes, gangsters, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: From the sight of a police officer this movie depicts the life in New York's infamous South Bronx. In the center is "Fort Apache", as the officers call their police station, which really seems like an outpost in enemy's country. ...
Style: bleak, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, murder, police, rebellion, prostitute, evil man, police protagonist, police corruption, crime, police investigation, addiction, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Mean Streets (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small-time hood must choose from among love, friendship and the chance to rise within the mob.
Style: tense, realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, gangsters, friendship, mafia, racial slur, crime, friends, organized crime, urban ghetto, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, gangster ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Rape of Richard Beck (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tables turn for cynical police officer Richard Beck (Richard Crenna) when he's viciously attacked by two homicidal crooks. Having never been empathetic toward the victims he's dealt with on a daily basis, Beck must now confront the ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: rape, law enforcement, criminal heroes, crime, life is a bitch, rivalry, vengeance, deadly, murder, danger, gays and lesbians, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%