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

Most similar movies to Dead End

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, surprise ending, serious and tense films with plots about murder, police, police officer, violence, prostitute, death and gun mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Dead End: Someone to Die For (1995), Devlin (1992), Caboose (1996), Shooting Heroin (2020), Back in Action (1994). 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, exploding car, tragedy, held at gunpoint, loss of daughter, tragic past, incest overtones, back from the dead, female reporter, body double, police officer killed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 184
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, wedding, frame up, paraplegic, explosion, vomiting, underwater scene, corrupt cop, briefs, gunfight, alcoholics anonymous ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.3
 64
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 ...
Plot: suspicion, drug use, canadian, murder, police officer, police, neo noir
Place: montreal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, revenge, violence, murder, sibling relationship, suspect, conflict, crimes, firearm, child in peril, murder investigation, police officer ...
Place: south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 552
Back in Action (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 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: cult film
Plot: green beret, bandit, buddy cop, handcuffs, held at gunpoint, punched in the face, female reporter, shot through a door, killing spree, overturning car, jewish american, disguise ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: police officer, drug addiction, bad cop, heroin, gore, drug dealer, shot in the stomach, sawed off shotgun, m 16, police, gunfight, urban setting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.7
 103
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, gun in mouth, drugs, hit in the groin, mafia, brother brother relationship, police, prostitute, kicked in the crotch
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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.
Plot: hiding, stalking, accused of murder, female nudity, male nudity, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, cocaine, stakeout, swimming pool, bus, drugs ...
Place: montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 252
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, hunting, wilderness, father son relationship, jogging, murder, attempted rape, dysfunctional family, abduction, shotgun, runner, attempted murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.3
 349
Days of Power (2018)
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: twists and turns, allegory
Plot: plot twist, dance, kidnapping, escape, animal rescue, female empowerment, puppy, breeding, dancing
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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
Plot: child murder, prostitute, murder, kidnapping, brother brother relationship, masochist, corrupt cop, s&m, single mother, dead boy, priest, death ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 309
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, police, murder
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 149
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: espionage, murder, cia, death of mother
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bad Day for the Cut (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A middle-aged Irish farmer, who still lives at home with his mother, sets off on a mission of revenge when the old lady is murdered.
Plot: murder, revenge, farmer, shotgun, prostitute, death of mother
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 889
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stripper, murder, crimes, crime, death, deadly, wrongfully committed, friendship, suburbs, friends, disorder, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 2K
Rabid Dogs (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a bank job goes badly wrong, three desperate criminals take a young woman and a father and child hostage - it's the beginning of a frantic and violent road trip that not all of them will survive.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense, bloody ...
Plot: criminal, murder, robbery, on the road, escape, father daughter relationship, road trip, hostage, car chase, police, bank, finance ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, legal investigation, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, danger, deadly, woman in danger, fall in love, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 608
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: rough, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, white supremacy, police, xenophobia, partners, crimes, society, legal investigation, interracial relations, murder, who done it, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
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, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: intrigue, assassination, conspiracy, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, undercover, dishonesty, pets, state affairs, special agents, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, south africa, somalia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 6K
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 ⇓
36%
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, race against time, chase, danger, deadly, fugitives, rivalry, self sacrifice, father son relationship, organ donation, escape ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Class of 1984 (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Andy is a new teacher at a inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. There is metal detectors at the front door and everything is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and ...
Style: cult film, disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: gang, high school, juvenile delinquency, vigilante, school, punk, teacher, drug dealing, murder, vengeance, music teacher, crimes ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: nightclub, drugs, cocaine, sex scene, violence, murder, cash, nudity (full frontal - brief), drug smuggling
Place: chicago illinois, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 531
Streetwalkin' (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cookie and her brother run away from their loveless mother in the province and arrive in New York. At the train station Cookie meets the fancy man Duke. With his charm he makes her fall in love with him and soon has her working as prostitute. ...
Plot: prostitute, teenage girl, female director, pay phone, nightclub, suitcase, sunrise, sexy legs, pantyhose, hit by a car, fight, whip ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 7K
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: politics, murder, betrayal, husband wife relationship, fight, police officer, revenge, violence, police, death, hospital, rain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: explosion, suicide, reporter, vietnam veteran, mercenary, deadly, hostages, danger, mentally unstable, soldier, confined, hostage ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 108
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: crooked cop, policewoman killing, latina, coroner, policewoman, heroin, tattoo, psychologist, widow, police, whistleblower
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 10K
Stoic (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, lawyer, death of wife, murder investigation, stoicism, drinking, violence, justice, plot twist, widower, witness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
 2K
Operator (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, captivating, psychological, psychological thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, hostage, haunted by the past, chaos, criminal, danger, manipulation, redemption, betrayal, rivalry, husband wife relationship ...
Time: quarry
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: neo noir, robbery, neo-noir, death, murder, rodeo, rodeo cowboy, home invasion, friendship, breaking and entering, small town, stranger ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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