Movies like Coffy

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Coffy (1973)
 6.9
 8K
Coffy (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After her younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin, a nurse sets out on a mission of vengeance and vigilante justice, killing drug dealers, pimps, and mobsters who cross her path.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, dark humor, surprise ending, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police corruption, vigilante, prostitute, pimp, cocaine, social decay, drug abuse, gangsters, crime, addiction, crimes, drug dealing, fighting the system, life is a bitch, violence spree, working undercover, society, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california

Most similar movies to Coffy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about murder, violence, vengeance, gunfight, crimes, gangster and organized crime mostly in Crime, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Coffy: Foxy Brown (1974), Above the Law (1988), Street Fighters (1982), Shaft (2000), New Jack City (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
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Foxy Brown (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend.
Style: sexy, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, prostitute, undercover, afro, vengeance, vigilantism, gangsters, crime, prostitution, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 26K
Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, cia, lone hero, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, undercover, law enforcement, deadly, drug dealing, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, japan, asia, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Street Fighters (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, psychopath, factory, vigilantism, drug dealing, injustice, prison, social decay, murder, jail, vigilante, rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 65K
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, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, revenge, drug lord, violence, police brutality, corruption, crime, police investigation, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, switzerland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 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: stylized, tense, exciting, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, chase, vengeance, betrayal, gang war, cocaine, genocide, police investigation, infidelity, friendship, police brutality, undercover ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Cleopatra Jones (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A United States Special Agent is assigned to crack down on drug-trafficking in the U.S. and abroad. After she burns a Turkish poppy field, the notorious drug-lord Mommy is furious at the loss of her supply and vows to destroy her.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug dealing, pimp, party, chase, police, violence, murder, prostitute, hitman, law enforcement, disco ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 124K
Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, money, mafia, robbery, organized crime, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, neo noir, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 422K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, one man army, gangsters, dark hero, criminal's revenge, righteous rage, russian mafia, violence spree, crimes, widower, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 27K
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: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, fbi, vengeance, gang, law enforcement, crimes, working undercover, criminal's revenge, rebellion, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, twentieth century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 42K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, fighting crime, tough heroes, danger, crime, revenge, tragic hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, los angeles, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, revenge, vigilante, violence, chase, murder, police investigation, vengeance, gory, fighting the system, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 8K
Deep Cover (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, neo noir, police, undercover, crime, police investigation, vengeance, betrayal, switching roles, crimes, latinos, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Out for a Kill (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, prison, murder, martial arts, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gangsters, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, serious, realistic, 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, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Sharky's Machine (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Accompanied by an all-star jazz soundtrack, Sharky's new "machine" gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prostitution, revenge, police, law enforcement, prostitute, white slavery, scam, transvestism, robbery, martial arts, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Original Gangstas (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created ...
Style: rough, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, murder, violence, gang violence, drive by shooting, hand to hand combat, vigilantism, vengeance, crimes, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, violence, heroes, partners, crimes, tough heroes, vigilantism, danger, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.4
 5K
Kite (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the groundbreaking, cult classic anime, KITE tells the story of Sawa, a young woman living in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When Sawa's mother and policeman father are found victims of a grisly double ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: violence, vengeance, drugs/alcohol, young heroes, vigilantism, girls with guns, tough girl, haunted by the past, betrayal, organized crime, female killer, mentor ...
Time: near future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 14K
Shaft (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, rescue, police, gangsters, crimes, urban, vigilante, violence, kidnapping, organized crime, gunfight, hitman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 9K
Violent Cop (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Detective Azuma is a Dirty-Harry style rogue cop who often uses violence and unethical methods to get results.
Style: bleak, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, vengeance, police investigation, police, police detective, kidnapping, drug dealer, crime, law enforcement, urban, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, martial arts, car chase, psychopath, police investigation, vengeance, gangsters, crime, gang, siege, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 297K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloƫ Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, one man army, fighting crime, lone wolves, vigilantism, vigilante, gunfight, corruption, heroes, tough heroes, righting the wronged, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.1
 502
Mafia (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ving Rhames, Pam Grier, and Robert Patrick headline this throwback action thriller set in 1975, and following a renegade cop who skirts the law in order to capture a ruthless crime boss.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, rivalry, gangsters, police officer, mob violence, strong language, killing spree, drive by shooting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.4
 3K
Black Caesar (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, police corruption, gangsters, criminal's revenge, urban ghetto, tough heroes, vengeance, rivalry, society, law enforcement, gang, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 2K
Truck Turner (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ex-football star turned skip-tracer, Turner specializes in bringing in the criminals police are too scared to chase, and when he's hired to capture sociopathic pimp Gator, he finds himself confronted by the most vicious killers in the ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, vengeance, bail bondsman, chase, organized crime, revenge, partners, tough heroes, law enforcement, track down, heroes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 59K
El Mariachi (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: El Mariachi just wants to play his guitar and carry on the family tradition. Unfortunately, the town he tries to find work in has another visitor...a killer who carries his guns in a guitar case. The drug lord and his henchmen mistake El Mariachi ...
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, hitman, small town, musician, on the run, singer, danger, drug lord, loss of loved one, crime, gangsters, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 7K
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, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, murder, undercover, drug lord, undercover cop, gangsters, vengeance, betrayal, police investigation, crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, china, beijing china, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, murder, chase, martial arts, revenge, car chase, dealing with death, city life, urban, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of his girlfriend's daughter from a drug overdose, Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) takes on the local drug cartel.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, tough heroes, rivalry, deadly, drug dealing, danger, gang, lone wolves, crimes, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: bleak, cynical, realistic, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, neo noir, crime, urban ghetto, tough heroes, law enforcement, society, urban, interracial relations, violence spree, partners against crime, r&b ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: harlem, usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%