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Cop or Hood (1979)
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Cop or Hood (1979)
Original name: Flic ou voyou
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the local police inspector was found dead in a prostitute's house, police division commissioner Stan Borowitz is sent to investigate the situation. Posing as the prostitute's long-lost brother "Antonio Cerruti," he discovers a mare's nest of police corruption. In fact, in this comedy thriller the whole town is corrupt. If they were closely examined, Stan's methods for pursuing this investigation might embarrass the police. For instance, he drives into a criminal's house in a fancy, expensive race car. In another incident, he callously blows up a casino owned by Musard , one of the town's crime bosses. On that occasion, he first forces Musard to remove his clothes, and the poor criminal watches his casino explode from across the square while standing naked in a phone booth. Meanwhile, Stan seduces the lovely Edmonde.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, french noir
Plot: corruption, investigation, organized crime, police, violence, murder investigation, chase, bad cop, police brutality, employer employee relationship, undercover cop, assassination, attempted murder, police operation, foot chase, secretly observing, teenager, dog, espionage, fight, prostitute, drug, thief, casino, pregnancy ...
Place: south of france, southern france, paris france, cote d'azur, nice france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, realistic and serious films with plots about murder, police officer, death, police, criminal, shot to death and violence mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Cop or Hood: Hollywood Homicide (2003), Farewell, Friend (1968), The Professional (1981), The Motive (2017), Rogue City (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, hip hop, hollywood, crimes, reluctant partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, odd couple, chase, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Farewell, Friend (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After serving together in the French Foreign Legion, a mercenary and a doctor leave the service and go their separate ways. Later, they are reunited and become involved with a caper involving millions in a high-security safe. The two men become ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, french noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: storage unit, rivalry, femme fatale, soldier, chase, heist, friendship, manipulation, friendship between men, male friendship, hostages, race against time ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Professional (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, assassination, prison, revenge, chases and races, government agency, on the run, fighting the system, against the rules, tough heroes, lone hero, secret agents ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
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The Motive (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Álvaro is a poor man obsessed with the idea of writing 'high literature'. He starts provoking conflicts to write about them.
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: aspiring writer, ambition, extramarital affair, adultery, lie, neighbor, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, fired from the job, rivalry, camera shot of bare feet, invitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6K
Rogue City (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Caught in the crosshairs of police corruption and Marseille’s warring gangs, a loyal cop must protect his squad by taking matters into his own hands.
Style: suspense, tragic ending, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, betrayal, police corruption, police shootout, gang war, corrupt cop, police investigation, police officer killed, violence, mafia, police brutality, french police ...
Time: 2020s
Place: marseille, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
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Flic Story (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film story depicts Emile Buisson, following the death of his wife and child, escaping from a psychiatric institution in 1947 and returning to Paris. Buisson, who three years later would become France's public enemy number one, begins a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, prison, heist, serial killer, gangsters, robbery, mind game, track down, police investigation, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1950s, year 1947, 50s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Hard Way (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: odd couple, police investigation, fish out of water, serial killer, crime, crimes, buddy cop, amateur detective, switching roles, friendship, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 26K
Freeway (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton. During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the ...
Style: disturbing, cynical, suspenseful, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, murder, life is a bitch, disfigurement, prison, police investigation, crime, crimes, brutality, social decay, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, san diego california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Run (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While conveying a Porsche from L.A. to Atlantic City, student Charlie has to make a stop due to engine trouble. Mistaken as rich, he's invited to a big poker game -- and wins big time. However Denny Halloran, son of a mighty mobster, is a bad ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: on the run, chase, police corruption, gambling, fugitives, gangsters, crime, crimes, survival, captivity, murder, college ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: boston, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Sleeping Car Murder (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six people travel by train overnight from Marseilles to Paris. When the train arrives at its destination, one of the passengers, a girl, is found dead in a sleeping berth. The police led by Inspector Grazzi investigate the other five passengers, ...
Plot: train, murder, investigation, killer, murder witness, political persecution, sexual harassment, co worker co worker relationship, taking off shoes, male objectification, death of husband, barefoot male ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 158K
Point Break (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the coastal town of Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The F.B.I. believes that the members of the gang could be surfers and send ...
Style: exciting, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: extreme sport, bank robbery, extreme sports, working undercover, gang, special agents, undercover, surfer, fbi, surfing, ex athlete, wave ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, australia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
So Sweet, So Dead (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A serial killer is on the loose. His victims are unfaithful wives and he always leaves compromising photographs at the crime scene.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: photograph, adultery, mother in law son in law relationship, police inspector, whodunit, serial murder, gramophone, smoking in bed, murder suspect, funeral, limping man, misogynist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 418
Madness (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An escaped convicted murderer invades the cottage of a man, his wife and the wife's sister, whereupon he proceeds to torment this already dysfunctional trio with rape and violence.
Style: cult film, psychotronic, sexploitation film
Plot: rape, home invasion, murder, bound and gagged, loud sex, shooting, hidden money, frontier justice, taking off underwear, camera shot of bare feet, running naked, wanted man ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.1
 45K
The Samura (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, hitman, neo noir, gangsters, anti hero, police investigation, jazz, assassination, lone wolves, surveillance, betrayal, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mental patient escapes from the looney bin in drag, robs a bank, and goes on the lam!
Style: dark humor, cult movie cast, cult film
Plot: thief, nurse, hotel, gun, american flag, bus, police car, dancer, coffin, on the run, beach, burned alive ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, sex maniac, vigilantism, nude woman murdered, murder, psychopath, danger, violence, stalking, police, killer, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 13K
Point Blank (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, on the run, hospital, danger, woman in danger, life turned upside down, survival, confined, unlikely partners, ransom, wanted, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
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 12K
Point Blank (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse is forced to spring a wounded murder suspect from the hospital when the man’s brother kidnaps his pregnant wife and wants to make a trade.
Style: captivating, bleak, tense, brutal, surprise ending ...
Plot: ambulance, anger, conspiracy, criminal, paranoia, organized crime, betrayal, chase, escape, police, hospital, pregnant woman ...
Time: 2010s
Place: cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kill Me Three Times (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on a seemingly routine job, a jaded hit man discovers that he's not the only one with his target in the crosshairs.
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, crimes, vengeance, cons and scams, woman in danger, disorder, dishonesty, danger, deadly, small town, assassination attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 52K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: stylized, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, revenge, gangster, gangsters, love, mafia, chase, friendship, alcohol, criminal ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, miami, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 20K
The Informer (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In New York, former convict Pete Koslow, related to the Polish mafia, must deal with both Klimek the General, his ruthless boss, and the twisted ambitions of two federal agents, as he tries to survive and protect the lives of his loved ones…
Style: suspense, suspenseful, thought provoking, rough, psychological ...
Plot: prison, organized crime, violence, undercover, danger, brutality, murder, police, ex convict, prison gang, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 3K
Jackpot (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Terrified and bloody, Oscar Svendsen awakes clinched to a shotgun in a strippers joint. Around him 8 dead men, and police aiming at him. To Oscar it's clear that he is innocent. It all started when four chaps won 1,7 million on the pools.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, life turned upside down, buddies, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, gory, friends, disintegration, change of luck, disorder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Strangler vs Strangler (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When it comes to crime, Belgrade is same as any other modern metropolis, except for having its own serial killers. That blank is filled when a flower salesman begins strangling women. A popular, but very disturbed rock star soon becomes ...
Style: dark humor, cult film
Plot: killing spree, ear, strangulation, anonymous letter, police investigation, carnation, serial killer, blood, rock concert, telepathy, dominant woman, metropolis ...
Time: 80s
Place: yugoslavia, balkan, former yugoslavia, belgrade, serbia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 59K
Blood Father (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An ex-con reunites with his estranged wayward 16-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.
Style: harsh, suspense, stylized, tense, road movie ...
Plot: gunfight, protector, father daughter relationship, ex convict, drug dealer, revenge, parent child relationship, redemption, rescue, teenage girl, gangsters, survival ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: california, santa monica california, new mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Running Man (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An insurance man (Alan Bates) gets chummy in Spain with a couple (Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick) who have collected on a fake death.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cynical, tense ...
Plot: on the run, investigation, investigator, insurance, crimes, manipulation, manipulations, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, disorder, crime, mind game ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: spain, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 92K
Den of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, car chase, divorce, fbi, tough guy, chase, police, police officer, deception, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Grissom Gang (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Grissom Gang is a remake of the notorious 1949 British melodrama No Orchids For Miss Blandish. Kim Darby plays a 1920s-era debutante who is kidnapped and held for ransom. Her captors are the Grissoms, a family comprised of sadists and morons, ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, cynical, dark humor, tense ...
Plot: hostage, survival, kidnapping, gangsters, gang, family relations, nightclub singer, criminal gang, fugitives, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Something for Everyone (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An opportunistic young man working as a servant to a European countess uses his sexual talents to better his station in life.
Style: twists and turns, dark humor, clever, biting, suspense ...
Plot: murder, estate, manipulation, older woman younger man sex, deadly, society, manipulations, master and servant, crimes, crime, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austria, europe, central europe, prussia, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Danger: Diabolik (1968)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One of the great comic book movies of all time from director Mario Bava.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, heist, master criminal, chase, gangsters, on the run, murder, police inspector, money, police, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%