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, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, urban ghetto, violence, life philosophy, character study, life, hip hop, crime, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch, drug dealing, siblings relations, drugs, society, dysfunctional family, jewish, prison, pubic hair, male nudity, dog, boxer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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 serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, gangsters, murder, violence, drug dealing and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Bullet: New Jersey Drive (1995), Paid in Full (2002), Super Fly (1972), Men with Guns (1997), Two Coyotes (2001). 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: realistic, bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brutality, gang, troubled teen, police, juvenile delinquency, crime, murder, vengeance, police investigation, urban, drug dealing, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 9K
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: serious, tense, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, rapper, urban ghetto, criminal heroes, crimes, friends, urban, buddies, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 6K
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, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, police corruption, crime, urban, dealer, injustice, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, society, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.7
 220
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farm, drug dealing, crime, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, obsessive quest, on the run, sexual abuse, stoners ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, gang, gangsters, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, going straight, addiction, drug abuse, police corruption, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: betrayal, rivalry, hitman, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crime gone awry, drug dealing, crimes, dishonesty, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, bleak, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, buddies, bank, criminal heroes, crime, urban, urban ghetto, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, partners against crime, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 951
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: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, frame up, racism, gang, crime, urban ghetto, gangsters, urban, partners against crime, drug dealing, false accusation, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 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, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: revenge, drug dealing, crime, chess, drug lord, juvenile delinquency, childhood trauma, crimes, urban ghetto, youth, family relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crime, crime gone awry, safecracker, criminal's revenge, sibling relationship, village, cons and scams, urban, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, europe, usa, italy, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: ritual, hitman, murder, crime, gangsters, lone wolves, vengeance, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, rivalry, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.1
 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: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, inner city, gangsters, urban, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, crime, urban ghetto, drug dealing, going straight, drug abuse, racism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, plastic surgery, new identity, robbery, murder, crime, rehabilitation, betrayal, gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, seaport, texas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime, gangsters, criminal's revenge, gang, juvenile delinquency, working class, vengeance, witnessing a crime, urban ghetto, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 378
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, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, police corruption, vengeance, infidelity, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, police investigation, addiction, drug abuse, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, partners against crime, urban ghetto, adventure, urban ghetto life, working undercover, hitman, crimes, danger, partners, rivalry, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, chinese mafia, crime, racism, polish american, gangsters, police detective, lone wolves, strong sexual content, urban, tough law enforcer, chinatown ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, new york, usa, asia, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ 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: gloomy, twists and turns, serious, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, hitman, russian mafia, crime, infidelity, gangsters, parents and children, immigrants, brother, crimes, family problems, gang ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: urban ghetto, murder, hip hop, crime, protection, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, gangsters, hotshot hero, chase, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: gang, bikini, drug addict, wilderness, juvenile delinquency, crime, illegal drugs, survival, drug dealing, rehabilitation, gangsters, vigilantism ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, miami, 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, serious, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, police, murder, police protagonist, evil man, crime, prostitute, police corruption, rebellion, gang, police investigation, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, san francisco, 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, gang, gangsters, urban, crimes, urban ghetto, immigrants, siblings relations, tragic love, social decay, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 19K
Clockers (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Strike is a young city drug pusher under the tutelage of drug lord Rodney Little. When a night manager at a fast-food restaurant is found with four bullets in his body, Strike's older brother turns himself in as the killer. Det. Rocco Klein ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: murder, drug lord, train, crime, drug dealing, ghetto, aids, police brutality, parents and children, urban, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bob and his friends Dianne, Rick and Nadine have been drug addicts for years and live from one high to the next. Gus Van Sant attempts to show an intimate look into the lives of heroin addicts with his film Drugstore Cowboy.
Style: dark humor, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, robbery, overdose, motel, friendship, addiction, drug dealer, junkie, hat, superstition, group therapy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Across 110th Street (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a daring robbery, some $300,000 is taken from the Italian mob. Several mafiosi are killed, as are two policemen. Lt. Pope and Mattelli are two New York City cops trying to break the case. Three small-time criminals are on the run with the money. ...
Style: suspense, cynical, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, neo noir, crime, partners against crime, urban ghetto, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, urban, society, fighting crime, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, poverty, rape victim, drug dealing, high school, against the odds, urban ghetto, teenage life, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, crime, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 22K
Colors (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A confident young cop is shown the ropes by a veteran partner in the dangerous gang-controlled barrios of Los Angeles, where the gang culture is enforced by the colors the members wear.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: gang, police brutality, police, ghetto, mexican american, crime, gangsters, gang member, colleague, crimes, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, venice beach california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 28K
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: rough, serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, gang, drug dealer, drug dealing, chase, crime, police investigation, vengeance, betrayal, undercover, drug lord, megalomaniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, gloomy, rough, realistic
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, criminal's revenge, prison, gang, convict, urban ghetto, drug dealing, going straight, vengeance, friendship, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 1K
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, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, hostage, dying man, sniper, criminal heroes, fugitives, fbi, hostages, crime, one man army, partners against crime, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%