Movies like Flashpoint 1984

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Flashpoint (1984)
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Flashpoint (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two Texas border guards find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in cash. They decide to keep the money, but quietly check up on the info they find. Soon the Feds are running all over the place, and it looks like jeep maybe linked to the JFK assassination. But the Feds are trying to cover it up, and eliminate anyone involved with the jeep.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense, disturbing, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, political conspiracy, danger, witnessing a crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, mystery, friendship, politics, political intrigue, assassination, government agency, state affairs, reluctant partners, desert, corrupt cop, crimes, heist, investigation, betrayal, partners, chase, assassination attempt, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa

Most similar movies to Flashpoint

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, investigation, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, death and chase mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Flashpoint: Two-Minute Warning (1976), The Corruptor (1999), The Pelican Brief (1993), White Sands (1992), Gorky Park (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Two-Minute Warning (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A psychotic sniper plans a massive killing spree in a Los Angeles football stadium during a major championship game. The police, led by Captain Peter Holly (Charlton Heston) and SWAT commander Sergeant Button (John Cassavetes), learn of the plot and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, gambling, murder, race against time, terrorism, psychopath, stadium, danger, deadly, unemployment, one man army, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 17K
The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, chase, murder, partners, law enforcement, police, triad, chinatown, crime, gangsters, police investigation, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, murder, political corruption, politics, fighting the system, crime, supreme court, professor, investigation, fbi, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.0
 6K
White Sands (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation.
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, investigation, mistaken identity, murder, undercover, crime, working undercover, who done it, crimes, mystery, hidden identity, neo noir ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new mexico, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.8
 11K
Gorky Park (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow's Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on his own, Renko seeks out more information and stumbles across a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, murder, cold war, police investigation, political corruption, crime, mystery, police corruption, state affairs, riddles and clues, political conspiracy, law enforcement ...
Place: russia, soviet union, sweden, europe, stockholm sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, frame up, police investigation, police corruption, chase, homicide detective, tough law enforcer, rescue, danger, rivalry, boat ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia, san francisco, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
 121K
The Negotiator (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, intellectual, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, police corruption, false accusation, frame up, corruption, police, uncover truth, innocence, sniper, swat, conspiracy, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Organization (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a group of young revolutionaries break into a company's corporate headquarters and steal $5,000,000 worth of heroin to keep it off the street, they call on San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs for assistance.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, police corruption, investigation, against the odds, society, law enforcement, drug dealing, gangsters, master criminal, fighting the system, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Extreme Justice (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jeff Powers is the newest member of a very elite and very secret LAPD division. Their mission is to target important criminals and to get them to stop. Police brutality is not a known term for the division and they will stop at nothing to get the ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, police corruption, undercover, murder, fighting crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners, crimes, against the rules, crime, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 3K
Dead Bang (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Los Angeles homicide detective Jerry Beck searches for the murderer who killed a police officer on Christmas Eve. The investigation takes Beck inside the violent world of hate groups and white supremacists, who are hatching a deadly plot to attack ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, investigation, crime, police corruption, crimes, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, special agents, racism, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado, los angeles, california, usa, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 48K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police detective, police investigation, gangsters, crime, hostages, law enforcement, robbery, crimes, fan, dirty cop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 39K
Rising Sun (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Conner and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Conner has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, racism, senator, fish out of water, police, journalist, bulletproof vest, whodunit, wheelchair, restaurant, party, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, japan, tokyo, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 2K
Winter Kills (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 19 years after President Timothy Keegan was assassinated, his brother Nick discovers a dying man claiming to have been the gunman. While trying to avoid his wealthy and domineering father's attempts to control his actions, Nick follows the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, political conspiracy, investigation, assassination of president, heroes, dishonesty, deadly, government agency, political intrigue, fighting the system, hitman, undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1958, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, fighting the system, manhunt, satellite, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, corruption, mexican standoff, secret hideout, life is a bitch, evidence, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 3K
Live Wire (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, bomb, senator, extramarital affair, terrorist, explosive, undercover, partners, master criminal, government agency, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 4K
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, frame up, false accusation, psychopath, stalking, uzi, vengeance, crime, police investigation, vigilantism, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 8K
The Package (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, investigation, military, airport, nato, assassination attempt, soldier, sergeant, prisoner, chases and races, fugitives, political conspiracy ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, russia, europe, chicago illinois, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 138K
Vantage Point (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, terrorism, betrayal, chase, bomb, secret service, president, assassination, investigation, danger, uncover truth, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Executive Action (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, frame up, politics, anti capitalism, political conspiracy, assassin, cia, sniper, media, state affairs, uncover truth, chases and races ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 15K
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: suspense, tense, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, military, investigation, crime, fall in love, partners, military life, deadly, strong sexual content, military base, reluctant partners, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 2K
St. Ives (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dabbler-in-crime and his assistant hire an ex-police reporter to recover some stolen papers.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, chase, murder, elevator shaft, swimming pool, gunfight, rivalry, on the run, mind game, master criminal, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, political corruption, investigation, police, neo noir, police investigation, crime, mystery, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 34K
Sea of Love (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a colleague. Joining up with an officer from another part of town to ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, police, suspect, police detective, femme fatale, newspaper, crime, crimes, sexual relations, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, rescue, hitman, martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, addiction, vigilantism, missing person, rivalry, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 27K
The Double (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, investigation, special agents, double agent, crime, ex law enforcer, deadly, hunt down, crimes, espionage, assassin, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, mexico, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 378
Sudden Terror (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A boy who cries wolf witnesses a political assassination on the island of Malta. But will anyone other than his granddad believe him?
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: chase, murder, assassination, danger, witnessing a crime, crimes, manhunt, on the run, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, political conspiracy, politics, chief of staff, on the run, assassination, betrayal, government agency, deadly, heroes, legal investigation, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 4K
McQ (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Police Lieutenant Lon McQ investigates the killing of his best friend and uncovers corrupt elements of the police department dealing in confiscated drugs.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police detective, police corruption, murder, betrayal, car chase, drug dealing, police lieutenant, aging, society, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Edge of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, rough, captivating ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, vengeance, investigation, dishonesty, fighting the system, corruption, violence, law enforcement, death of daughter, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 46K
Absolute Power (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder in which the President of The United States is involved occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run yet may hold evidence that could convict the President. A political thriller ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: secret service, political corruption, corruption, neo noir, one last job, painting, white house, rape, secret service agent, crime, assassination, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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