Movies like Bullitt

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Bullitt (1968)
 7.4
 58K
Bullitt (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a pair of mob hitmen enter the scene, Bullitt follows their trail through a maze of complications and double-crosses. This thriller includes one of the most famous car chases ever filmed.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, tense, intense, cynical, clever, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, organized crime, police investigation, burglary, against the rules, gunfight, chase, witness protection, political corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, witnessing a crime, violence, murder, hotel, false identity, foot chase, hospital, politician, ford mustang, airport, explosion, coroner, mob hit ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, chicago illinois

Most similar movies to Bullitt

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, serious and suspenseful films with plots about violence, crimes, chase, vengeance, car chase, gunfight and hitman mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Bullitt: Dirty Harry (1971), To Live and Die in L.A. (1985), Black Moon Rising (1986), Sudden Impact (1983), The Getaway (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 139K
Dirty Harry (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Harry eventually collars Scorpio in ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, intense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, gunfight, crimes, tough law enforcer, psychopath, against the rules, crime, ransom, police, investigation, police brutality, police detective ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, anti hero, anti heroes, secret service, murder, undercover, loss of friend, crimes, vengeance, police investigation, tough law enforcer, track down ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, heist, investigation, car, fbi, violence, murder, revenge, crime, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.7
 39K
Sudden Impact (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When a young rape victim takes justice into her own hands and becomes a serial killer, it's up to Dirty Harry Callahan, on suspension from the SFPD, to bring her to justice.
Style: tense, serious, intense, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, police investigation, chase, serial killer, vengeance, crimes, crime, female killer, police detective, against the rules, law enforcement, justice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, pacific ocean, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 27K
The Getaway (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, cynical, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the run, chase, bank robbery, robbery, betrayal, prison, infidelity, crimes, criminal heroes, disorder, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.3
 39K
The Dead Pool (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dirty Harry Callahan returns for his final film adventure. Together with his partner Al Quan, he must investigate the systematic murder of actors and musicians. By the time Harry learns that the murders are a part of a sick game to predict the ...
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police, mafia, prison, reporter, crime, crimes, police investigation, against the rules, law enforcement, tough cop, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.9
 72K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, drug lord, violence, police brutality, gunfight, corruption, crimes, crime, police investigation, revenge, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, switzerland, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The French Connection (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, breathtaking, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, drug lord, drug smuggling, police brutality, gangsters, anti heroes, anti hero, car chase, informant, frenchman, neo noir, partnership ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, marseille, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 48K
Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, ...
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, police investigation, partners, fish out of water, gang war, culture clash, yakuza, gunfight, crimes, crime, danger, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, new york, asia, usa, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 65K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gang, tough law enforcer, serial killer, police investigation, tough heroes, murder, rivalry, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, resistance, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.2
 54K
Magnum Force (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: "Dirty" Harry Callahan is a San Francisco Police Inspector on the trail of a group of rogue cops who have taken justice into their own hands. When shady characters are murdered one after another in grisly fashion, only Dirty Harry can stop ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, police corruption, investigation, machismo, loss of friend, robbery, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, notoriety, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 20K
The Gauntlet (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness named Gus Mally from Vegas. Mally turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and incriminating information regarding a ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, police corruption, bus, extradition, prostitute, hitman, organized crime, on the road, corrupt official, ambush, alcoholic, tough cop ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, phoenix arizona, arizona, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Welcome to the Punch (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Style: twists and turns, stylized, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, master criminal, heist, police corruption, police detective, criminal, crimes, crime, anti-hero, law enforcement, criminal heroes, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, iceland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.8
 40K
The Enforcer (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dirty Harry Callahan returns again, this time saddled with a rookie female partner. Together, they must stop a terrorist group consisting of angry Vietnam veterans.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, alcatraz, ransom, militant, inspector, crimes, crime, police investigation, politically correct, against the rules, confined, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 30K
Raw Deal (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, tough law enforcer, heroes, fbi, vengeance, crimes, gang, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, working undercover, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, twentieth century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 9K
Next of Kin (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Truman Gates, a Chicago cop, sets out to find his brother's killer. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilantism, police investigation, murder, vengeance, crimes, crime, tough law enforcer, justice, gangsters, brother brother relationship, death of brother, one against many ...
Time: 80s
Place: kentucky, chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, murder, chase, investigation, martial arts, gangsters, danger, car chase, deadly, track down, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, murder, investigation, prison, crimes, crime, redemption, master criminal, working undercover, vengeance, loss of partner, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 31K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, master criminal, fighting the system, dishonesty, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.7
 17K
F/X (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, corruption, murder, manhunt, car chase, deception, disguise, witness protection, assassination, mission of murder, frame up ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 25K
Metro (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: negotiation, car chase, chase, hostage, tough law enforcer, danger, master criminal, revenge, police investigation, hostages, partners, police ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 5K
Shining Moon (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mike Locken is one of the principle members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them one of his friends turns on him and shoots him in the elbow and knee. His assignment, to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, cia, chase, vengeance, danger, manhunt, deadly, government agency, secret agents, state affairs, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 8K
Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, gangsters, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, machismo, murder, one against many, undercover, gang war ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, usa, bangkok thailand, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
The Glimmer Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, crimes, chases and races, partners against crime, deadly, law enforcement, partners, police corruption, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 17K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, undercover, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, danger, master criminal, fighting crime, working undercover, hostages, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, london, paris france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.6
 230K
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on ...
Style: suspense, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, police investigation, chase, gunfight, crime, crimes, partners against crime, verbal byplay, police, buddy cop, adventure, henchman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, heist, master criminal, race against time, danger, blackmail, organized crime, crime, friends, partners, car, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 50K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, heist, gangsters, bank robbery, police detective, police investigation, crimes, crime, hostages, law enforcement, robbery, fan ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 56K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, crimes, chase, law enforcement, gang, robbery, cons and scams, chases and races, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 76K
Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, assassination, competition, cia, police chase, rescue, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, detroit, seattle, seattle washington, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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