Movies like Bullet

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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: drug abuse, addiction, 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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Most similar movies to Bullet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, gangsters, drug dealing, life is a bitch, gangster and violence 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: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, on the run, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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100%
 7.0
 10K
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: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rapper, buddies, drug dealing, friends, urban ghetto, drugs/alcohol, crimes, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, crime, cocaine ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem 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, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, police corruption, gangsters, crime, starting over, urban, injustice, crimes, criminal heroes, golden years, city life, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.2
 963
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, social decay, police corruption, false accusation, police investigation, murder, crime, life is a bitch, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, juvenile delinquency, police corruption, drug abuse, drug dealing, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, crime, working undercover, criminal heroes, society, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 225
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, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, farm, crime, vengeance, on the run, sexual abuse, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, partners, stoners, tough heroes ...
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, rivalry, criminal's revenge, addiction, going straight, law enforcement, dishonesty, drug abuse, drug dealing, crime gone awry, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, buddies, partners, dishonesty, deadly, police corruption, friendship, rivalry, bank, social decay, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: kentucky, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 1K
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: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, inner city, crimes, city life, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, racism, urban ghetto, social misfits, urban ghetto life, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, friendship, haunted by the past, crimes, murder, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, prison, dishonesty, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.8
 1K
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, rivalry, government agency, master criminal, gangsters, crimes, life is a bitch, addiction, violence, crime boss ...
Time: future
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Snitch Cartel (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The real life story of Andres Lopez Lopez aka "Frecita" during his years involved with the Colombian Cartel aka "Cartel Norte del Valle"
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, organized crime, gangsters, rise to the top, gang, ambition, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, violence, money, drugs ...
Place: colombia, latin america, miami, mexico, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: urban ghetto, hitman, rivalry, urban ghetto life, working undercover, life is a bitch, crimes, adventure, partners against crime, society, partners, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 29K
New Jack City (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, hip hop, chase, gang, drug dealing, friendship, betrayal, gangsters, crime, addiction, urban ghetto, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, intense, harsh, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, plastic surgery, rehabilitation, robbery, vengeance, betrayal, crime, operation, doctor, police, girlfriend ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, seaport, texas, new jersey ...
⇓ 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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, police detective, racism, gangsters, crime, police corruption, lone wolves, violence spree, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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 ⇓
42%
 6.9
 14K
Gridlock'd (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, humorous, rough, harsh ...
Plot: drug addiction, addiction, hip hop, heroin, drug abuse, going straight, overdose, rehabilitation, friendship, life is a bitch, crimes, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, detroit, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.2
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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, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, police chase, gang violence, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, chases and races, partners, social decay, disorder, rivalry, urban ...
Time: contemporary
Place: jamaica, florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, life is a bitch, gangsters, crime, siblings relations, urban ghetto, immigrants, crimes, law enforcement, social decay, police investigation, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, ritual, gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, lone wolves, crime, tough heroes, rivalry, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, investigation, urban ghetto, hip hop, murder, chases and races, gangsters, urban ghetto life, hotshot hero, life is a bitch, crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 321
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, poverty, rape victim, crime, urban ghetto life, teenage life, law enforcement, against the odds, high school, urban ghetto, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ⇓
40%
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family life, social decay, buddies, urban ghetto life, down on your luck, drug dealing, society, urban, rise and fall, urban ghetto, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia, memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, rough ...
Plot: chess, african american, revenge, drug dealing, drug lord, crime, juvenile delinquency, childhood trauma, youth, family relations, urban ghetto, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, hitman, infidelity, russian mafia, gangsters, immigrants, crime, haunted by the past, gang, crimes, life is a bitch, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: gang, vigilantism, rehabilitation, bikini, drug addict, wilderness, gangsters, survival, life is a bitch, teenage life, down on your luck, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ 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, disturbing, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, murder, police, rebellion, prostitute, police protagonist, evil man, police corruption, crime, police investigation, addiction, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 4K
Sugar Hill (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, the Mafia steps in when a drug dealer quits his partner brother to lead a straight life with his girlfriend.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, going straight, gang, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, addiction, drug abuse, life is a bitch, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, harlem, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%