Movies like The Dead Pool

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The Dead Pool (1988)
 6.3
 46K
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 deaths of celebrities before they happen, it may be too late...
Style: suspense, psychological, serious, sexy, suspenseful, exciting, parody, clever, macabre, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police, justice, crimes, police investigation, car chase, prison, mafia, corruption, reporter, gangsters, against the rules, law enforcement, hitman, murder, media, violence, tough cop, catastrophe, revenge, police officer, investigation, family, obsession, stalker ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa

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Most similar movies to The Dead Pool

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, intense and rough films with plots about vengeance, police, chase, mentor, crimes, police investigation and dialogue mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Dead Pool: Magnum Force (1973), The Presidio (1988), The Enforcer (1976), Dirty Harry (1971), Next of Kin (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, tense, intense, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, serial killer, vigilante, police corruption, police detective, female nudity, police investigation, investigation, visceral, machismo, dark hero, violent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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100%
 5.9
 19K
The Presidio (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jay Austin is now a civilian police detective. Colonel Caldwell was his commanding officer years before when he left the military police over a disagreement over the handling of a drunk driver. Now a series of murders that cross jurisdictions force ...
Style: buddy movie, neo noir, sexy, exciting, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: investigation, murder, conspiracy, father daughter relationship, military, tough cop, factory, fistfight, murder investigation, tough guy, funeral, police chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 46K
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: buddy movie, suspenseful, neo noir, sexy, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: male nudity, female nudity, violence, buddy cop, gangsters, serial killer, kidnapping, police officer, police investigation, crimes, hospital, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.7
 155K
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, tense, captivating, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police, crimes, gunfight, tough law enforcer, against the rules, psychopath, police detective, female nudity, investigation, police officer, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.8
 12K
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: exciting, suspense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: justice, vigilantism, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, complex characters, murder, mafia, gangsters, death of brother, brother brother relationship, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, kentucky, san francisco, usa, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 45K
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: harsh, intense, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, rape and revenge, serial killer, rape, chase, police investigation, crimes, justice, murder, car chase, vengeance, police corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, las vegas, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 45K
Blood Work (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, murder, crimes, investigation, police investigation, mystery, revenge, police corruption, conspiracy, brutality, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 19K
Death Warrant (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, martial arts, investigation, murder, undercover cop, serial killer, surveillance, undercover, police investigation, brutality, deception, prisoner ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 23K
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: road movie, exciting, suspense, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, police corruption, organized crime, motorcycle, hitman, sniper, tough cop, corrupt official, on the road, crimes, biker, motorcycle chase ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, phoenix arizona, san francisco, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Striking Distance (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted to water-way duty Tom, along with new partner Jo ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, frame up, police corruption, river, chase, murder mystery, conspiracy, mentor, homicide detective, grudge ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, year 1993
Place: pennsylvania, new jersey, los angeles, san francisco, pittsburgh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 6K
Murphy's Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough police detective escapes from custody handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife. He must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.
Style: neo noir, tricky, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, vengeance, police investigation, frame up, vigilantism, mafia, false accusation, stalking, femme fatale, life is a bitch, partners ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 69K
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 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, organized crime, car, violence, police investigation, burglary, police procedural, investigation, gangsters, police, street racing, hotel ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 32K
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: suspense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, conspiracy, aikido, lone hero, corruption, brutality, cia, police officer, crimes, undercover, drug dealing, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, vietnam, usa, california, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, serial killer, kidnapping, drug dealer, investigation, murder of wife, crimes, violence, revenge, redemption, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, year 1999 ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 55K
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, exciting, neo noir, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, yakuza, gangsters, culture clash, police, gang war, police investigation, fish out of water, gunfight, chase, crimes, motorcycle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, new york, osaka japan, asia, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 73K
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: suspense, intense, melancholic, slasher, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, gang, murder, crimes, police investigation, hostage, car, violence, tough cop, rivalry, car chase, resistance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspense, bloody, suspenseful, buddy movie, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, aikido, vigilante, gangsters, revenge, crimes, psychopath, police investigation, dark hero, corruption, mafia, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 77K
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, suspense, intense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, murder, gunfight, corruption, police investigation, crimes, police corruption, tough law enforcer, drug lord, revenge, violence, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, switzerland, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.1
 34K
Alex Cross (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, police investigation, vengeance, crimes, assassin, revenge, chase, brutality, showdown, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, usa, michigan, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 18K
Tightrope (1984)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, neo noir, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, father daughter relationship, police investigation, kidnapping, crimes, manipulation, murder mystery, rape, obsession, police detective, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspense, tense, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, aikido, police investigation, murder, justice, conspiracy, buddy cop, violence, brutality, hitman, crimes, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 27K
The Rookie (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a ...
Style: suspense, buddy movie, intense, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: hostage, police investigation, chase, rescue, buddy cop, kidnapping, brutality, car, partners, track down, female on male rape, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 34K
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: intense, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, fbi, undercover, crimes, gang, vengeance, gangsters, mafia, heroes, revenge, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1986
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.3
 20K
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, crimes, undercover, police investigation, master criminal, fighting crime, working undercover, undercover cop, tough law enforcer, police, chase ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, london, california, los angeles, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 78K
48 Hrs. (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.
Style: humorous, exciting, buddy movie, funny, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, prison, tough cop, police investigation, crimes, revenge, police officer killed, partners against crime, reluctant partners, law enforcement, partner, tough guy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 88K
Righteous Kill (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two veteran New York City detectives work to identify the possible connection between a recent murder and a case they believe they solved years ago; is there a serial killer on the loose, and did they perhaps put the wrong person behind bars?
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, vigilantism, revenge, killer, justice, brutality, assassination, avenger, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, mafia, police, revenge, fight, chase, gangsters, police officer, hitman, police investigation, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: For the past four years, San Francisco cop Jack Cates has been after an unidentified drug kingpin who calls himself the "Ice Man". Jack finds a picture that proves that the Ice Man has put a price on the head of Reggie Hammond, who is ...
Style: buddy movie, humorous, suspense, buddy comedy, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, prison, biker, buddy, drug dealer, gangsters, gunfight, motorcycle, gas station, bar fight, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 257K
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: humorous, suspense, suspenseful, buddy movie, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: police, reluctant partners, gunfight, chase, crimes, police investigation, adventure, police officer, christmas, female nudity, buddy cop, car chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 109K
Run All Night (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, intense, stylized, neo noir, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, on the run, murder, redemption, manhunt, crimes, assassin, father son relationship, organized crime, brutality, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%