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: realistic, rough, serious, stylized, tragic ending, disturbing, harsh, bleak, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, urban ghetto, violence, hip hop, life philosophy, character study, life, crimes, crime, drug dealing, performer's life, life is a bitch, society, strong violent content, criminal heroes, siblings relations, rivalry, criminal's revenge, drugs, dysfunctional family, jewish, prison, dog, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, gangsters, life is a bitch, drug dealing, gang and criminal heroes mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Bullet: New Jersey Drive (1995), Paid in Full (2002), Two Coyotes (2001), Hot Boyz (2000), The Wrecking Crew (2000). 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: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, youth, on the run, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: tense, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rise and fall, rapper, cocaine, criminal heroes, drug dealing, social decay, buddies, crimes, street gang, urban ghetto life, double life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 51
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: betrayal, hitman, rivalry, gangsters, criminal's revenge, addiction, drug dealing, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, dishonesty, going straight, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, gangsters, prison, prison life, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, deadly, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.2
 998
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, gangsters, racism, police investigation, murder, social decay, police corruption, false accusation, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, crimes, life is a bitch, working undercover, danger, urban ghetto life, partners against crime, rivalry, gang, partners, gang war, african american ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, gangsters, gang, tragic love, police investigation, life is a bitch, law enforcement, siblings relations, crime, crimes, immigrants, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
45%
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Super Fly (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, police corruption, gangsters, crime, crimes, law enforcement, injustice, destiny, starting over, society, urban, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, rivalry, friendship, urban ghetto, friends, urban ghetto life, gangsters, criminal heroes, performer's life, drug dealing, rise and fall, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: kentucky, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, disturbing ...
Plot: crime gone awry, haunted by the past, crimes, friendship, murder, infidelity, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, crimes, gangsters, organized crime, rise to the top, drugs/alcohol, ambition, gang, drug dealing, violence, drugs, money ...
Place: colombia, latin america, miami, usa, florida ...
⇓ 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, family life, crimes, drug dealing, juvenile delinquency, rise and fall, urban ghetto life, city life, chaos and mayhem, friendship, social decay ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 30K
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, captivating, tense, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, gangsters, gang, chase, drug dealing, friendship, betrayal, crimes, 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%
 2.6
 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, gangsters, inner city, urban setting, social misfits, criminal heroes, crime, urban, society, racism, urban ghetto, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 228
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, suspenseful, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, farm, crimes, crime, vengeance, partners, law enforcement, rivalry, on the run, deadly, criminal heroes, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 332
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, nudity (full frontal - brief), drug dealing, rape victim, poverty, urban ghetto, crime, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, crimes, gangsters, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 92
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, on the run, gang, police investigation, going straight, starting over, rivalry, drug abuse, hitman, murder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, gangsters, police detective, racism, crimes, crime, police corruption, lone wolves, violence spree, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, drug abuse, hip hop, heroin, overdose, friendship, rehabilitation, going straight, treatment, partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, detroit, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang violence, crime boss, gangsters, police chase, social decay, criminal heroes, rivalry, society, drug dealing, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, jamaica, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: gangsters, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, criminal's revenge, crimes, life is a bitch, addiction, master criminal, government agency, crime boss, violence ...
Time: future
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Blue Hill Avenue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A child of a middle class home with solid moral values is lured into a world of crime and corruption.
Style: realistic, bleak, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, friends, police investigation, urban ghetto life, gang, betrayal, juvenile delinquency, fighting crime, police corruption, going straight, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, gloomy, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, hitman, gangsters, family relations, infidelity, russian mafia, immigrants, crimes, crime, gang, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, plastic surgery, rehabilitation, robbery, vengeance, betrayal, crime, crimes, operation, money, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, texas, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, going straight, crimes, gang, siblings relations, life is a bitch, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, addiction, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: gang, rehabilitation, vigilantism, bikini, drug addict, wilderness, gangsters, survival, rivalry, youth, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Once in the Life (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Once in the life (of drug dealing and organized crime), can anyone get out? During a brief jail stay, two half-brothers, who have rarely seen each other while growing up, connect. One of them, called 20/20 Mike because he can sense people nearby, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: prison, friendship, heist, law enforcement, gang, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, drug dealing, best friends, unlikely criminals, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, murder, police, rebellion, hostage, prostitute, evil man, police protagonist, police corruption, crime, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 94K
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: gangsters, redemption, friendship, mafia, racial slur, crimes, crime, friends, urban ghetto life, organized crime, life is a bitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%