Movies and TV shows like EZ Streets

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EZ Streets (1996)
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EZ Streets (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: EZ Streets is an American television drama series created by Paul Haggis. It premiered on CBS on October 27, 1996 with a two hour pilot telefilm. The series stars Ken Olin, Joe Pantoliano, and Jason Gedrick.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir, heroic
Plot: police, politics, redemption, undercover agent, organized crime, gangsters, crimes, life is a bitch, society, working undercover, bribery, law enforcement, police corruption, police detective, social decay, dishonesty, criminal heroes, protagonist as suspect, mafia, bandit, loneliness, police officer, violence, bdsm, hitman ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, murder, mafia, criminal heroes and organized crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like EZ Streets: New York Undercover (1994), The Black Donnellys (2007), Crime Story (1986), Witness to the Mob (1998), Cement (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
New York Undercover (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New York Undercover is an American police drama that aired on the Fox television network from 1994 to 1998. The series stars Malik Yoba as Detective J.C. Williams and Michael DeLorenzo as Detective Eddie Torres, two undercover detectives in New York ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: law enforcement, crimes, gang, police detective, society, working undercover, criminal heroes, city life, police, violence, police officer, woman with a gun ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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95%
The Black Donnellys (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Meet the Donnelly brothers: Tommy, Jimmy, Kevin and Sean. There is nothing these four Irish brothers wouldn't do to protect each other, and for them that means lying, cheating, stealing and, occasionally, calling the cops. Narrated by wannabe ...
Style: captivating, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, murder, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, blind ambition, family business, ethnic, suspicion, family relations, mob boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.3
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Crime Story (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crime Story is an American TV drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC. The executive producer was Michael Mann, who had left his other series Miami Vice to oversee Crime Story and ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, police, police detective, tough heroes, law enforcement, mafia, life is a bitch, escapades, family, murder, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Witness to the Mob (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul Castellano, saw him rise to under-boss in the Gambino ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, hitman, courtroom drama, gang, organized crime, italian mafia, rebellion, witnessing a crime, ambition, life is a bitch, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Cement (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's going to bury Sean in quick-drying cement. Guided ...
Style: neo noir, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, criminal heroes, police investigation, life is a bitch, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Brooklyn South (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brooklyn South is an American ensemble police drama series that aired on CBS for only one season during the 1997–98 television season. The series was co-created by Steven Bochco, Bill Clark, David Milch and William M. Finkelstein. Bochco is the ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: nypd, legal, swat team, police, police officer, partners, criminal heroes, partners against crime, life is a bitch, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Blue Murder (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 198 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Sergeant Roger "The Dodger" Rogerson got fame because he knew how to take care of most dangerous and violent criminals. His success was, however, also due to the sinister alliance with violent underworld figures like Neddy Smith ...
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, mysticism, nypd, serial killer, police detective, prostitute, organized crime, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, rise and fall, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Wiseguy (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional Italian city neighborhood form the underlying dramatic base ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, mafia, undercover agent, organized crime, investigation, working undercover, fbi, special agents, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Last Don II (1998)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: As the elder don dies, his young heir moves into the position. He quickly proves to be as ruthless as he tries to discover who has launched a plot to overthrow his rule and may be infiltrating other families. In a left over plot line, his aunt ...
Style: saga, serious, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, undercover, catholic, autism, family relations, widower, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, step parent, secret agents, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 9.3
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The Wire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between ...
Style: cynical, clever, tense, rough, captivating ...
Plot: organized crime, police detective, corruption, urban ghetto life, police, life is a bitch, crimes, drug dealing, working undercover, fighting crime, police investigation, drug lord ...
Time: 2000s, future, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Brotherhood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A working-class Irish family rules a city built on loyalty and corruption. The Caffee brothers, Tommy, a rising politician desperate for reelection, and Michael, a hardened criminal returning from seven years on the run and eager to reclaim his ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: politician, dysfunctional family, mafia, irish, family relations, family problems, crimes, ambition, political corruption, mob boss, politics, criminal heroes ...
Place: usa, ireland, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Low Winter Sun (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Low Winter Sun is an American television drama series developed by Chris Mundy, starring Mark Strong and Lennie James. The series premiered on August 11, 2013, on AMC, with the first season consisting of ten episodes. It is based upon the 2006 ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder, vengeance, police corruption, rivalry, right and wrong, law enforcement, perfect crime, dishonesty, nypd, dirty cop, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Handler (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Handler is a crime series created by Canadian writer-producer Chris Haddock, airing in the United States on CBS in the 2003-04 season. The show starred Joe Pantoliano as Joe Renato, an FBI agent assigned to train and handle young undercover ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: fbi, crimes, law enforcement, officers and cadets, special agents, undercover, government agency, working undercover, basic training, crime solving, fbi agent, undercover cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Stranger Among Us (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder. Her search for the truth takes her into a secret world of unwritten law and unspoken power, a world where the only way out is deeper in!
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, police, unlikely friendships, brutality, conspiracy theory, jewish, judaism, who done it, mystery, orthodox jew ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, israel, usa, san francisco
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Blue Hill Avenue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A child of a middle class home with solid moral values is lured into a world of crime and corruption.
Style: realistic, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, drug dealing, betrayal, gang, police investigation, fighting crime, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, police corruption, crimes, city life, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Robbery Homicide Division (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Robbery Homicide Division was an American police procedural television series on CBS, created by Barry Schindel with executive producer Michael Mann. Schindel has been nominated for three Emmy Awards.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police, fighting crime, police investigation, murder, crimes, law enforcement, workplace, society, workplace situations, police station, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Love/Hate (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Modern-day underworld characters Nidge and John Boy wrestle for control of Dublin's illicit drug trade in this forceful crime drama.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: organized crime, criminal, rivalry, gang, addiction, gang war, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, ex convict, graphic violence, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Mafiosa (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 416 min.
TV show
Story: By the will of her dead uncle who was murdered Sandra Paoli is propelled to the head of a powerful mafia clan. She becomes a respected, but also hated, woman in a world of men, murder and criminality.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: mafia, murder, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, family business, criminal's revenge, family problems, gang, drug dealing, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Guns (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: A high profile arms dealer comes under increased police scrutiny when his teenage son is implicated in the murder of a senator's father. British expatriate Paul Duguid (Colm Feore) is an international arms dealer accredited by numerous ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, psycho film
Plot: society, police detective, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, family relations, who to trust, city life, arms dealer, gangsters, nypd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Line of Fire (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Line of Fire is a crime drama television series that was broadcast on ABC for 11 episodes in the winter of 2003-2004. It starred Leslie Bibb and Jeffrey D. Sams as two rookie FBI agents assigned to the bureau's Richmond, Virginia branch, where ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: fbi, fighting crime, undercover, working undercover, special agents, crimes, law enforcement, workplace, gangsters, haunted by the past, nypd, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, mob boss, organized crime, prohibition, criminal heroes, corruption, smuggling, businessman, americana, crime boss ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city, new york, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Shield (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
Style: tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police detective, law enforcement, police brutality, corrupt cop, murder, crimes, partners, dishonesty, cruelty, drugs, racism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Romanzo criminale - La serie (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: Romanzo Criminale – La serie - is a television series Italian based on the eponymous novel by judge Giancarlo De Cataldo, and it is the second adaptation of the film Romanzo Criminale directed by Michele Placido. The first series quickly achieved ...
Style: captivating, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: gang, gangsters, mafia, organized crime, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, police detective, dishonesty, police, violence ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Undercover (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Just an ordinary boy from the Sofia suburbs becomes the first bulgarian undercover cop. Forced by his father when he was young to lie and cheat, Martin becomes the perfect liar. That skill, and also the hatred of the 'underworld' makes ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: hidden identity, gangsters, gang war, undercover, mob boss, mission, organized crime, corruption, characters in danger, crimes, peril, promotion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
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Kingpin (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rule the family. Control the empire. A Change in power looms imminent in the drug cartel family.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, drug smuggling, gangsters, crimes, drug dealing, family relations, brother brother relationship, partners, rivalry, police corruption, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, el paso texas, thailand, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 22K
The Yards (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big ...
Style: bleak, tense, emotional, talky, intense ...
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, political corruption, corruption, murder, crimes, whistleblower, character study, police corruption, false accusation, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.4
 4K
The Octopus (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, Austria, France, UK, Germany, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 402 min.
TV show
Story: Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia (known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus").
Style: serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, gangsters, murder, law enforcement, society, crimes, fighting crime, family relations, police investigation, family life, organized crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, palermo italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 9.2
 396K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: serious, cynical, clever, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, crimes, killings, criminal heroes, dark humor, family life, family relations, ambition, mob boss, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 10
The Listener (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ming Chuan is a famed forensics doctor who is known for cracking countless cases. However, no one understands his past, including himself. A mysterious serial murder case allows him to meet Luo Bixin, a beautiful and capable police captain. Luo ...
Style: realistic, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: crimes, society, criminal, escapades, adventure, murder investigation, violence, rivalry, fight, mystery, law enforcement, coworker relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 1K
Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, frame up, racism, police investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, social decay, false accusation, police corruption, murder, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%