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Sinners and Saints (2010)
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Sinners and Saints (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In lawless storm ravaged New Orleans, eleaguered Detective Sean Riley is trying to cope with the death of his young son and the abandonment of his wife. Facing a probable suspension from the department, Riley is teamed with a young homicide Detective, Will Ganz, to help solve a series of brutal murders that have plunged the city into a major gang war. The two quickly realize there is something far more sinister going on than either could have ever imagined.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, gang war, street shootout, semiautomatic pistol, street, police investigation, drugs/alcohol, partners against crime, crime, tough law enforcer, murder, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, partners, rivalry, reluctant partners, fighting crime, chases and races, dishonesty, undercover, loss of partner, swat, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, gunfight, violence and crime mostly in Crime, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sinners and Saints: Death Toll (2008), The Fast and the Furious (2001), Blood Out (2011), Caught in the Crossfire (2010), Nighthawks (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, murder, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, track down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city
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Blood Out (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When big city detectives refuse to further investigate his kid brother's gang related murder, small town Sheriff Michael Spencer drops the badge and goes undercover to find his brother's killer and avenge his death.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, gangsters, crime, tough law enforcer, vengeance, working undercover, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Walker investigates a murder connected with a missing government weapon. In addition, he tries to track down a teen on the run from a crime syndicate.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, chase, bar fight, criminal heroes, police investigation, serial killer, youth, crime, partners against crime, on the run, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Action, 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, urban, partners against crime, crime, police corruption, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, investigation, police investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, police investigation, crime, master criminal, hostages, danger, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, working undercover, crimes, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Shepherd (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Texas cop battles ex-navy seals who are trying to traffic drugs from Mexico into the USA.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, border patrol, mercenary, kidnapping, criminal heroes, police investigation, drug traffic, crime, hostages, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, new mexico, new orleans, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Streets of Blood (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police officer's partner has died during Hurricane Katrina, but he later discovers that his partner may have been murdered. An investigation follows, taking the officer and his new partner into the depths of the criminal underworld.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, police detective, crime, hip hop, police corruption, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, drug dealing, chaos and mayhem, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Born to Raise Hell (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hard core Interpol Agent is assigned to an Eastern European task force to target gun trafficking and dope running throughout the Balkans. While investigating a Russian gun dealer, his team is caught in a bloody street war between a Gypsy gang and ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, vengeance, tough heroes, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, gangsters, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 533
Armed Response (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One of Tanaka's underlings has stolen a rare statuette that he had planned to use as a peace offering between the local Yakusa and Chinese Tong. He hires two private investigators to exchange ransom money to recover the statuette, but the trade ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, yakuza, shotgun, bartender, criminal's revenge, martial arts, crime, gangsters, revenge, chinatown, grenade, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, violence, vengeance, hitman, mercenary, bar shootout, ex convict, bomb, lawyer, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Ticker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Nettles, a detective of San Francisco, and his partner Fuzzy must take up to one of the most dangerous terrorist gangs of the city. When one of the terrorists, the beautiful scientist Claire Manning is arrested, Swan, the leader of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, terrorism, police investigation, hostages, crime, master criminal, one man army, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, unlikely partners, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 1K
Divergence (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A cop, a lawyer, and an assassin cross paths after the murder of a federal witness and the kidnapping of a famous pop star.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, master criminal, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, police corruption, hitman, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.7
 551
Jump Out Boys (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Force of One (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karate champion Matt Logan is enlisted by the police to train officers in self-defense after narcotics agents are killed by an assailant using the martial arts.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 60K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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A Man Apart (2003)
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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A Dangerous Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Truman Gates, a Chicago cop, sets out to find his brother's killer. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: serious, twists and turns, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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35%
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, vengeance, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, undercover, uninhibited rivalry, working undercover, hitman, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
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34%
One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
American Dragons (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Raw Deal (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Crash and Burn (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%