Movies like Flashpoint 1984

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Flashpoint (1984)
 6.5
 2K
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, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, desert, police detective, politics, mystery, government agency, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, assassination, assassination attempt, chase, investigation, uncover truth, political conspiracy, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, state affairs, immigrants, betrayal, idealism, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, murder, police investigation, chase, crime and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Flashpoint: Extreme Justice (1993), The Organization (1971), Code of Silence (1985), The Corruptor (1999), The Negotiator (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, murder, police corruption, undercover, master criminal, partners against crime, crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, against the rules, fighting crime, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, fighting the system, crime, police investigation, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, army investigation, drug dealing, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, martial arts, chase, police investigation, hitman, missing person, crimes, gangsters, danger, deadly, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.0
 16K
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, chase, murder, triad, chinatown, police, crime, gangsters, deadly, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 119K
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, police corruption, hostages, false accusation, police, conspiracy, corruption, murder, frame up, crime, swat, sniper ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, neo noir, small town, crime, murder, undercover, investigation, mistaken identity, hidden identity, special agents, small town life, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new mexico, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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: suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, chase, master criminal, investigation, partners against crime, police corruption, reluctant partners, police investigation, special agents, tough law enforcer, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado, los angeles, california, usa, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.2
 38K
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: twists and turns, gloomy, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, fish out of water, whodunit, bulletproof vest, journalist, police, restaurant, party, wheelchair, crime, police investigation, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, japan, tokyo, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, police lieutenant, murder, police corruption, betrayal, heist, car chase, police detective, lone wolves, crime, corruption, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, elevator shaft, gunfight, swimming pool, chase, murder, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, machine gun, master criminal, betrayal ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.9
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, uzi, chase, stalking, false accusation, frame up, psychopath, police investigation, crime, vengeance, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, motorcycle, gas station, drug dealer, tough cop, police investigation, mexican standoff, bar fight, verbal byplay, master criminal, convict, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, neo noir, police, political corruption, crime, police investigation, mystery, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, celebrity, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Two-Minute Warning (1976)
Genre: Drama, 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stadium, murder, psychopath, swat, police investigation, hostages, assassination, assassin, firearm, usa president, sport, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, supreme court, judge, professor, political corruption, crime, murder, obsession, crimes, danger, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, cold war, murder, police investigation, crime, mystery, political corruption, fighting the system, police corruption, government conspiracy, politician, uncover truth ...
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia, stockholm sweden, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 26K
Murder at 1600 (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A secretary is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from the Secret Service, Regis partners with agent Nina Chance. As political ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: white house, murder, politics, investigation, secret service, political corruption, laser, crime, cia, crimes, dishonesty, hostages ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, asia, korea, washington d.c., north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.0
 288
Under Cover (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop goes undercover in a South Carolina high school. With the help of a local narcotics officer, he investigates the drug ring responsible for another cop's death.
Style: rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, undercover, partners against crime, vengeance, crime, working undercover, crimes, law enforcement, partners, police investigation, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: south carolina, baltimore, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 283K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, frame up, corruption, fbi, master warrior, senator, chases and races, on the run, false accusation, loner, patriotism, cover up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, langley virginia, ethiopia, tennessee, u.s. capitol building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, crime, police detective, gangsters, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, hostages, robbery, chaos and mayhem, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomb, extramarital affair, terrorist, explosive, senator, assassination, terrorism, police investigation, politics, bomb threat, government agency, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 2K
Shakedown (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a local drug dealer shoots a dishonest cop in self-defense, lawyer and renegade undercover cop join forces to clear him. But when their investigation leads them into a maze of greed and corruption, they learn that in a town where everything is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: renegade, lawyer, drug dealer, fighting the system, police investigation, crime, bad cop, buddies, dedicated lawyer, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 622
1st to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A homicide inspector -- Lindsay Boxer -- who teams with three other professional women to catch an ingenious serial killer targeting newlyweds on their wedding nights.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police investigation, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, mystery, reluctant partners, mind game, track down, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 833
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, on the road, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, master criminal, assassination attempt, chase, crime gone awry, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The International (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An interpol agent and an attorney are determined to bring one of the world's most powerful banks to justice. Uncovering money laundering, arms trading, and conspiracy to destabilize world governments, their investigation takes them from Berlin, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: interpol, murder, chase, investigation, district attorney, political corruption, special agents, unlikely criminals, intrigue, gunfight, lawyer, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, istanbul turkey, manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Witness Files (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former actress, unjustly sent to prison eight years earlier, is forced to testify against a mafia hit man.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: witnessing a crime, chases and races, crimes, deadly, crime, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, chase, on the run, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.5
 258
Hand Gun (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack is in the midst of a major robbery, which leaves him injured and his accomplices dead. Jack manages to hide the $500,000 from the robbery before he makes his way to his death bed.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, criminal heroes, treasure hunt, siblings relations, dishonesty, family relations, disorder, crime gone awry, on the run, riddles and clues, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hero and the Terror (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the people of L.A. Now Simon has escaped and has ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, murder, haunted by the past, psychopath, police investigation, pregnancy, prison, crime, moon, master criminal, special agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 482
Twist of Fate (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Troubled police detective Jack Lucas is falsely accused of a series of murders and must prove his innocence by catching the real serial killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, false accusation, murder, frame up, car chase, psychopath, police investigation, crime, partners against crime, mystery, protagonist as suspect, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, on the run, political conspiracy, political corruption, chief of staff, assassination, government agency, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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