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I Witness (2003)
 5.8
 2K
I Witness (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After 27 bodies are discovered in a collapsed tunnel in Tijuana, a man tries to unravel the mystery before becoming the next victim.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, murder, police corruption, investigation, crimes, confined, partners against crime, uncover truth, life is a bitch, law enforcement, fighting crime, police detective, political corruption, dishonesty, state affairs, investigator, husband wife relationship, evidence, police brutality, special agents, conspiracy, empire, mexican american border, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, tijuana mexico, mexico, somalia

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Most similar movies to I Witness

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, murder, police investigation and police mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like I Witness: Fist of the Warrior (2007), Absolute Deception (2013), Snitch'd (2003), Indian (2001), Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fist of the Warrior (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: First-class assassin Lee Choe (Pak) has spent years working for the mob. When his handler turns on him by killing his girlfriend and framing him for the murder, Lee stops at nothing to seek revenge. He fights back with a vengeance and violently ...
Style: serious, dark, suspense, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, fighting crime, gangsters, murder, violence, dark past, redemption, medieval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: special agents, murder, uncover truth, undercover, investigation, manhunt, dishonesty, journalism, law enforcement, couple relations, empire, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, cuba, australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.0
 201
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, police detective, criminal heroes, police investigation, gang, juvenile delinquency, working undercover, police corruption, urban ghetto life, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 2K
Indian (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: DCP Raksekhar Azad (Raj) is an invincible cop with a great aim. He arrests a terrorist by the name of Khan. But Khan lands in a prison cell that looks cushier than the Buckingham Palace. However, this gets Raj promoted, and he is congratulated by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vigilantism, terrorist, one man army, arrest, partners against crime, confined, dishonesty, frame up, police investigation, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, police corruption, investigation, partners against crime, uncover truth, crimes, vigilantism, working undercover, gunfight, corruption, mission gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 2K
The Stickup (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's a quiet little town where nothing happens - until the day the bank is hit for half a million dollars of Indian casino money by a thief wearing a clowns mask.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, stylized, neo noir, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, small town, on the run, criminal heroes, chase, police investigation, law enforcement, murder, femme fatale, suspicion, nypd, corrupt cop ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 446
Double Bang (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An honest cop enters the dark world of murder and corruption.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, undercover, special agents, investigation, police corruption, fighting crime, dishonesty, rivalry, working undercover, murder, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 508
Slow Burn (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The murder of the ex-wife of Doctor Sam Charney (Rutger Hauer) leads Detective Della Wilder (Pam Grier) to uncover a series of women's murders somehow linked to a big pharmaceutical company.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, murder, psychopath, female detective, police investigation, crimes, reluctant partners, law enforcement, who done it, life is a bitch, serial killer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: LA's finest have crossed the line between Cop and Criminal...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, undercover, crimes, fighting crime, gang, heist, partners, police investigation, dishonesty, partners against crime, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 4K
Anger (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Three friends from Delhi go missing in a small village - Jhanjhar, in Bihar. It's 2 months and there is no clue about their disappearance. The media and students movement demand action from the authorities. It's then that the government ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious
Plot: police corruption, injustice, police investigation, state affairs, uncover truth, political corruption, dishonesty, heroes, law enforcement, partners, society, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new delhi, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, buddy cop, swat team, nypd, undercover, police corruption, police station, murder, vigilantism, police detective, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: psychological, bleak, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, investigation, false accusation, frame up, uncover truth, lovers reunited, testimony, police investigation, confined, life is a bitch, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 1K
Rain Fall (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hit man looks to protect the daughter of one of his victims against CIA assassins.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, hitman, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes, chase, police, conspiracy, deception, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, new york, asia, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Guilty by Association (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: There is no honor without truth. When gang wars spin out of control in downtown Washington D.C., one man steps onto the battlefirld to hunt down a ruthless killer. A young man has been released from prison and is determined to build a new life for ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, friendship, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, criminal heroes, investigation, redemption, gang, reluctant partners, crimes, going straight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 462
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: tense, captivating, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, serial killer, corruption, police, investigation, police corruption, graphic violence, unstoppable, urban ghetto, inventions and discoveries, police detective, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Family of Cops III: Under Suspicion (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Police Inspector Paul Fein (Bronson) copes with family troubles while also dealing with the possibility of advancement to police chief. Meanwhile, his son (Joe Penny)) is investigating the murder of a banker.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, murder, police, mafia, corruption, hitman, gunfight, police officer, nypd, urban setting, chase, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gambling, debt, spy, redemption, introspection, dishonesty, downfall, crimes, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 3K
Box 507 (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Modesto (Antonio Resines), an honest and responsible professional, is a manager of a small bank branch in Costa del Sol. His daughter died in a forest fire which he had thought to be accidental. One day he wakes up in his bank, after being locked ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, fire, murder, crimes, investigation, uncover truth, political corruption, haunted by the past, cons and scams, bank, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 2.3
 503
Death Toll (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New Orleans has the No. 1 per capita murder rating in the nation. A decade earlier the city was dubbed the "Murder Capital of the Country." Drugs and violence controlled the streets, taking a toll on the city's law enforcement, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street gang, murder, undercover, partners, partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, master criminal, dishonesty, track down, law enforcement, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 46K
Blood Work (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, murder, twists and turns, crimes, investigation, police investigation, mystery, brutality, conspiracy, police corruption, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: neo noir, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, police officer, business, gangsters, murder, heist, tough heroes, police detective, investigation, undercover, fighting crime, chase ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 827
Running Wild (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A grissled cop with tendencies towards excessive force teams up with an ambitious and righteous prosecutor to track down a dangerous crime boss whom they both want desperately to catch. But their quarry resorts to devious methods to stall their ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: gangsters, investigation, murder, partners against crime, vigilantism, against the rules, rivalry, legal, law enforcement, crimes, unlikely partners, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
 575
The Sweeper (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young renegade undercover cop with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader who wants only to kill all criminals and those ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, crimes, working undercover, police shootout, home invasion, police officer, car chase, police detective, fighting crime, master criminal, gang, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 16K
Edison (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Upon discovering a den of corrupt policemen, a fresh-faced journalist makes a shaky allies in a jaded reporter and investigator for a powerful district attorney.
Style: intense, suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police corruption, conspiracy, fighting the system, justice, police brutality, investigative reporter, police investigation, investigation, police, crimes, dishonesty, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, new orleans, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 123
Able Danger (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tom Flynn, the idealist owner of a left-leaning radical café/bookstore and the quixotic publisher of a hard hitting 911 conspiracy expose, finds himself entangled with a mysterious Eastern European beauty, Kasia, who is on the run from strong hand ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, political thriller
Plot: uncover truth, fighting the system, investigation, life is a bitch, rebellion, race against time, dishonesty, crimes, undercover, assassination, government agency, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
No Code of Conduct (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cop (Charlie Sheen), his partner (Dacascos), and his father (Martin Sheen) uncover a plot by city elders to smuggle drugs from Mexico into Phoenix, Arizona.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, gang, attempted murder, drug lord, police operation, murder, police detective, parents and children, police corruption, law enforcement, police investigation, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 854
True Blue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rembrandt Macy (Tom Berenger) is a maverick cop assigned to a case where the primary evidence is a woman's hand found in a pond. Investigators identify the dead, and Macy is lead into a young woman's past. Macy's primary path to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, intense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blackmail, murder, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, tough law enforcer, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, police corruption, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two detectives investigating a gang-related find themselves targeted by both gang members and crooked cops.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, gang, police detective, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, police corruption, friendship, rivalry, gangsters, mafia, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.3
 472
Face of Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A police officer searching for his missing sister in Spain uncovers a terrorist cell.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, missing person, drug dealing, confined, undercover, police investigation, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, track down, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, usa, los angeles, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 5K
Pigs (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In good old days Franz Maurer and his partners from secret police used to live like kings. Now, they all must adapt to new post-communist environment where they are scorned and losing all the privileges. Some, like Franz, are like ordinary police ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, exploitation, gang, friendship, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, partners against crime, fighting the system, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%