Movies like Hot Boyz

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Hot Boyz (2000)
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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 jailed for murder by the infamous Ramparts Division of the LAPD. Kool wants to prove her innocence, and Tully, the cynical detective in charge, ignores LaShawna's case but uses Kool to break up an incipient crime operation. She's in danger because the guilty parties fear that the officer talked before he died. While in jail awaiting a hearing and legal help, she's beaten to death by a rogue cop. Kool vows revenge: the Hot Boyz are born.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, racism, crime, life is a bitch, police corruption, murder, false accusation, police investigation, social decay, gangsters, vengeance, gang, betrayal, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, deadly, partners against crime, urban ghetto, police officer killed, martial arts, racial slur, police shootout, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Hot Boyz

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crime, crimes, law enforcement, murder, dishonesty, criminal heroes and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Hot Boyz: New Jersey Drive (1995), Corrupt (1999), Rage and Honor (1992), Winner Takes All (1998), Monument Ave. (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
New Jersey Drive (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Jersey Drive is a 1995 film about black youths in Newark, New Jersey, the unofficial "car theft capital of the world". Their favorite pastime is that of everybody in their neighborhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, on the run, deadly, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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Corrupt (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After decades of terror, two deadly street gangs reach a delicate truce and young MJ (Silkk the Shocker) sees a way out of the hood once and for all. Only Corrupt (Ice-T) stands in MJ's way, resulting into a violent and brutal roller coaster ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, inner city, social misfits, urban ghetto life, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, going straight, life is a bitch, city life, crimes, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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63%
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Rage and Honor (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Witnessing a drug deal involving local gang members and cops, an Australian police officer feels he can no longer be just an observer. He joins forces with a local teacher who just happens to be a karate expert and together they try to take back the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, witnessing a crime, gangsters, life is a bitch, chases and races, deadly, law enforcement, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Winner Takes All (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two rapper childhood friends turn to the quick and easy life of crime to support their needy parents. But after a foiled robbery, one of them is jailed while the other flees, changes his name, joins the military, and grows up to become a narcotics ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, drug dealing, police corruption, friends, urban ghetto, rivalry, friendship, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug abuse, partners, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, best friends, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 821
Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, chase, vengeance, crimes, femme fatale, life is a bitch, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, heist, frame up, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 1.9
 174
Snitch'd (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, high school, tough law enforcer, city life, working undercover, gangsters, crimes, partners against crime, society, urban, drug dealing, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
An Innocent Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, police corruption, frame up, false accusation, drug dealing, gang, vengeance, prison gang, law enforcement, prison life, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A true immigrant story set against the vibrant backdrop of Flushing, N.Y. in the 1980s and 1990s.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, police investigation, life is a bitch, tragic love, gangsters, siblings relations, crime, law enforcement, murder, chinese mafia, drugs, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 91
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, police investigation, partners, dishonesty, buddies, deadly, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, working undercover, hitman, murder, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 5K
Dirty (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, internal affairs, guilt, investigation, police corruption, working undercover, tough law enforcer, murder, law enforcement, police officer killed, interracial friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, cuba, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: drug dealing, friends, crime, crimes, going straight, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, city life, working undercover, betrayal, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Underground (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A cop must stop the killings of rap stars. But, he gets in too deep after his partner is killed.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, drug dealing, investigation, deadly, partners, law enforcement, vengeance, urban ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Rape of Richard Beck (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tables turn for cynical police officer Richard Beck (Richard Crenna) when he's viciously attacked by two homicidal crooks. Having never been empathetic toward the victims he's dealt with on a daily basis, Beck must now confront the ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: rape, criminal heroes, crime, law enforcement, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, life is a bitch, murder, danger, gays and lesbians, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Glass Shield (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. His only real friend is the other new trooper, the ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: police corruption, racism, murder, false accusation, police investigation, crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fighting the system, dishonesty, society, legal action ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.7
 318
Tha Eastsidaz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Snap, Crackle, and Pop are top dogs in the Eastsidaz gang in Long Beach. Pop, also known as Killa, is the alpha dog. He has Crackle and Snap set up a big drug deal that's going to put him on easy street. But Crackle and Snap have their own ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, prison, police investigation, heist, gang, frame up, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, crimes, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Last of the Finest (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police shootout, drug dealer, beretta, law enforcement, vengeance, undercover, police investigation, heist, political corruption, dishonesty, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Story of a Latino Godfather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, addiction, gang, society, juvenile delinquency, police corruption, dishonesty, prison life, law enforcement, deadly, criminal heroes, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Last Man Standing (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers, led by the ultra-violent Snake Underwood, pull off a daring mid-day heist that leaves dozens of burning police cars and scores of innocent victims in its wake. Heading the investigation into the gang is the equally violent ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, partners against crime, chases and races, tough law enforcer, track down, crimes, chase, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
State Property (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Frustrated with being broke, Beans decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family life, buddies, society, rise and fall, urban, social decay, gang, friendship, friends, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, crimes, betrayal, rivalry, heroes, chases and races, investigation, frame up, gang, righting the wronged, family life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 4K
Shottas (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Jamaica
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A raw urban drama about two friends raised on the dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Biggs and Wayne take on the "Shotta" way of life to survive. As young boys, they begin a life of crime, eventually moving to the US where they begin ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang violence, crime boss, police chase, gangsters, criminal heroes, social decay, society, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, drug dealing, partners, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: jamaica, usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Chicago Overcoat (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, aging, crimes, elderly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, law enforcement, deadly, one last chance, hitman, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sucker Free City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows three young men as they are drawn into lives of crime. Nick (Crowley) uses his entry-level corporate job to commit credit card fraud and deals drugs on the side. K-Luv (Mackie) is a member of the "V-Dubs", an ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, rough, realistic
Plot: yuppie, law enforcement, drug dealing, society, urban, juvenile delinquency, collector, police investigation, kids in trouble, urban ghetto, dishonesty, social decay ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Gang in Blue (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A black police officer discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department.
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, police corruption, investigation, police, corruption, city life, siblings relations, blind ambition, crime, interracial relations, special agents, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 398
True Blood (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ray Trueblood, member of a street gang, is framed by an enemy of a rival gang, Billy "Spider" Masters. Ray is accused of killing a cop and he has to escape leaving behind his little brother, Donny. Ten years later Ray returns to his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, frame up, crimes, criminal's revenge, vengeance, deadly, dishonesty, family relations, criminal heroes, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Island of Fire (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone in a prison run by a corrupt warden fakes the deaths of convicts to later use them as expendable assassins. A police officer is sent into the prison to gather evidence of the corruption.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, martial arts, vengeance, tough law enforcer, confined, heroes, criminal heroes, working undercover, gangsters, chases and races, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 173
The Big Score (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A narcotics detective, played by Fred Williamson, lets nothing stand in the way of his bringing down a major drug dealer. After a bust gone awry, he's accused of stealing a lost briefcase filled with money and both the mob and the police are ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, vengeance, false accusation, drug abuse, drug dealing, witnessing a crime, love affair, tough law enforcer, heist, police investigation, frame up, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Blood of Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circle, Quinn is set up and arrested. His father, the ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, tough heroes, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry, crime, organized crime, criminal's revenge, tracking device, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 10K
Paid in Full (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ace is an impressionable young man working for a dry cleaning business. His friend, drug dealer Mitch goes to prison. In an unrelated incident, he finds some cocaine in a pants pocket. Soon, Ace finds himself dealing cocaine for Lulu. Via lucky ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rapper, drug dealing, rise and fall, social decay, criminal heroes, crimes, buddies, street gang, cocaine, urban ghetto life, double life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%