Movies like Dead End 1998

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Dead End (1998)
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Dead End (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his ex-wife dies in a fall from her balcony, PoliceSgt. Henry Smovinsky gets custody of his troubled teenage son. Smovinsky soon finds out that his ex-wife was a high-class hooker, her death was not a suicide and that the police have chosen him as their prime suspect. Maggie Furness is the only cop willing to help him protect his son and track down the real killer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: prostitute, police, juvenile delinquent, corrupt cop, father son relationship, gay slur, murder, juvenile delinquency, penetration, drug use, working out, death of mother, police officer, falling from height, gay kiss, male underwear, bus station
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, montreal, montreal quebec canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, surprise ending, tense and serious films with plots about murder, police, police officer, violence, danger, crimes and death mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Dead End: Someone to Die For (1995), Devlin (1992), Caboose (1996), Back in Action (1994), Shooting Heroin (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Someone to Die For (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A policeman on the skids faces another tragedy when his daughter dies. When other police in his unit are being murdered, the viewer must decide which one of the suspects is responsible.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, police officer, mad woman, violence, betrayal, death, female nudity, sex, breast suckling, police, body double, mental institution ...
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95%
 5.6
 203
Devlin (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A troubled cop is framed in the murder of his brother-in-law, whose father is a political boss.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: police officer, revenge, male underwear, corruption, vomiting, boxer shorts, underwater scene, paraplegic, frame up, briefs, gunfight, wedding ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 71
Caboose (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An abandoned caboose becomes a junkie's hideout, a multiple murder has been committed. A police investigation leads nowhere, the crime remains unsolved, and Marceau, a hardened cop, resigns in the aftermath. But his troubles don't end ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: suspicion, canadian, murder, drug use, police officer, police
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 606
Back in Action (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two men have different motivations but the same goal when they team up and mount an assault on a powerful drug gang.
Style: neo noir, cult film
Plot: green beret, bandit, buddy cop, street shootout, lawyer, betrayal, anti hero, jewish american, crime boss, gangster, swat team, card game ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Shooting Heroin (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small town community comes together to eradicate the heroin epidemic from its midst by whatever means necessary.
Style: exciting, disturbing
Plot: police, violence, revenge, murder, sibling relationship, murder investigation, child in peril, crimes, conflict, firearm, police officer, suspect ...
Place: south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 119
Dead Badge (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Policeman Dan Sampson happens to have the same badge # as deceased policeman Manny Torres, who died while on duty. The circumstances surrounding Torres' death, officially ruled a drug overdose, become Sampson's obsession. After Sampson ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: psychologist, widow, policewoman, whistleblower, crooked cop, tattoo, heroin, coroner, latina, policewoman killing, female police officer, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Pale Blue Balloons (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Dave is a bad cop fighting a deadly heroin addiction while working a case deep inside the mafia. After killing numerous drug dealers and even undercover police officers for the mob, he is kept from his money for trivial reasons. As his drug problem ...
Plot: drug addiction, police officer, bad cop, shot in the stomach, drug dealer, m 16, crime epic, heroin, mafia, corrupt cop, urban setting, gunfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Restraining Order (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Robert Woodfield is a criminal defense attorney, and he has defended a lot of criminals, many of whom are guilty, but has maintained that everyone deserves a competent defense, which he provides whether they are guilty or not. Currently he is ...
Plot: murderer, uniform, policewoman killing, gunshot, female police officer, policewoman, police officer, police, lawyer, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 4.5
 119
Nightstick (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cop tries to prevent a gang of extortionists from blowing up New York City with nitroglycerin.
Plot: kicked in the groin, bad cop, hit in the groin, brother brother relationship, mafia, drugs, gun in mouth, police, prostitute, kicked in the crotch
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 274
Abducted (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mixed-up mountain boy kidnaps a pretty college student.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, father son relationship, hunting, wilderness, jogging, murder, attempted rape, abduction, dysfunctional family, shotgun, attempted escape, runner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.3
 381
Days of Power (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On their 2010 tour, an International Pop Star and band mates mysteriously disappear. As past and present merge, they find themselves searching for answers and fighting for more than just their own lives when a concealed industry is revealed.
Style: allegory, twists and turns
Plot: female empowerment, dancing, breeding, plot twist, kidnapping, dance, escape, animal rescue, puppy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 985
Stag (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Victor Mallick returned to his home and found out that all of his friends have arranged a surprise bachelor/stag party for him. Two strippers were hired to cheer up the party. However, when some of the men accidentally killed one of the strippers, ...
Style: sexy, psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, stripper, bachelor party, crime, crimes, death, wrongfully committed, friendship, suburbs, friends, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
City of Shadows (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the same vein as Cain and Abel, here we have two brothers, one a renegade cop and the other a murderer with a taste for little boys. The brothers come to blows, from which only one can walk away.
Style: surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: police lieutenant, father son relationship, s&m, child killer, priest, single mother, brother brother relationship, death, pizza, masochist, prostitute, police ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Deadly Surveillance (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A detective investigates a series of murders that he begins to suspect are being committed by a woman involved in prostitution and narcotics trafficking.
Style: tense, captivating, twists and turns, psychological, suspense
Plot: stalking, accused of murder, apartment, drugs, hiding, murder, investigation, crimes, danger, serial killer, suspicion, police detective ...
Place: usa, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 330
Dark Angel (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Homicide detective Walter D'Arcangelo is the only link to a serial killer who preys on adulterous women. Walter must confront his past in order to prove himself innocent before more women are killed.
Plot: serial killer, homicide detective, voodoo, murder, police
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 161
Natural Causes (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An American links her mothers death in Bankok to a plot involving Vietnamese refugees.
Plot: murder, espionage, death of mother, cia
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Christian Brothers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: When the daughter of a minister gets kidnapped, Christy is called upon to rescue her. Although he manages to save her, he himself gets embroiled in the kidnapper's murder.
Style: suspense, tense, contemplative, unusual plot structure, captivating
Plot: murder, false accusation, snitch, chase, police, father son relationship, police investigation, crimes, danger, falsely accused, relationships, accusation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mumbai india, bombay india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Portraits of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An attorney takes the lawyer/client relationship too seriously. She ends up falling for her client, a very charming photographer who has been charged with a multiple murder. She wants to believe he is innocent but she cannot deny her suspicions.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, law enforcement, danger, dishonesty, crimes, dedicated lawyer, legal, serial killer, deadly, fall in love, dangerous attraction, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.1
 1K
Dead Silence (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three escaped convicts take a group of deaf students hostage but their teacher is Marlee Matlin!
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bus, on the run, rescue, hostage, asthma, crimes, mind game, one man army, betrayal, fugitives, murderous pair, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, pennsylvania, new york state, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 671
Ambushed (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jim Natter, the leader of a violent Kuk Klux Klan lodge, is shot dead. His teenage son Eric Natter is found nearby, and taken into police custody for his protection pending the investigation. While four cops drive him to a safe-house, they are ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white supremacy, racism, xenophobia, police, chases and races, law enforcement, deadly, witnessing a crime, society, crime, crimes, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
You're Driving Me Crazy (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three doctors at a psychiatric hospital compare the bizarre behavior of three of their most unusual patients.
Style: anthology, surprise ending, sitcom
Plot: bum, chinese food, husband wife relationship, psychiatrist, murder, insanity, producer, photographer, cat, interracial relations, spit in the face, father son relationship ...
Place: montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Last Witness (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman becomes entangled in the conspiracy of two world governments to assassinate an international leader in New York.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: assassination, intrigue, conspiracy, special agents, danger, rivalry, undercover, chases and races, deadly, crimes, state affairs, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city, south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Someone to Carry Me (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dan Webster lives a privileged life where everything is carefully managed for him. He dreams of becoming a professional musician in spite of his fathers intentions. His pampered world is shattered when he witnesses a brutal murder and is forced to ...
Style: touching, tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: single father, father son relationship, small town, revenge, murder, violence, loss of son, jealousy, death, false identity, musician, police ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 7K
Hunt to Kill (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A U.S. Border Patrol agent Jim Rhodes, a tough divorcée mourning the loss of his murdered partner while struggling to raise his rebellious daughter in the mountains of Montana. But when a crew of trigger-happy fugitives takes Rhodes and his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daughter, profanity, one man army, survival, danger, fugitives, tough heroes, parents and children, heroes, kidnapping, forest, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Race Against Time (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a man faces surmounting bills for his dying son's hospital stay, he enters into an agreement to sell his body for organ transplants to pay the bills. However, when he is advised that the doctors want to claim his organs immediately, he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, on the run, fugitives, race against time, rivalry, chase, deadly, danger, self sacrifice, father son relationship, organ donation, escape ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sweet Virginia (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former rodeo champ befriends a young man with a propensity for violence.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: robbery, murder, neo-noir, death, rodeo cowboy, home invasion, rodeo, small town, stranger, family business, breaking and entering, psychopath ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
River Runs Red (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the son of a successful judge is killed by two police officers and the system sets them free, a hardened veteran detective finds some incriminating files on the officers and the judge teams up with another mourning father to take the law into ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: murder, police, vengeance, vigilantism, conspiracy, justice, danger, crimes, gunfight, corruption, violence, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
7 Colombian Kilos (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The brutal story of betrayal between two partners in the violent business of supplying drugs to Chicago's West Side. Greed and mistrust tear apart their childhood-long friendship.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), nightclub, sex scene, cocaine, cash, violence, murder, drugs, drug smuggling
Place: chicago illinois, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Park Is Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Vietnam vet (Tommy Lee Jones) takes forceful control of Central Park to remember those who served and died in the Vietnam War
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: explosion, reporter, vietnam veteran, suicide, mercenary, danger, deadly, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, confined, haunted by the past, hostages ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 9K
Lucifer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In God's own country, the supreme leader of the ruling party dies, leaving a huge vacuum, not only in the electoral and leadership sphere of the party but also that of the state. In the inevitable succession squabble and the power struggle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, surprise ending
Plot: politics, revenge, police officer, murder, husband wife relationship, fight, betrayal, violence, explosion, bar, father daughter relationship, helicopter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%