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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: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, violence, gang war, semiautomatic pistol, street, crimes, partners, crime, danger, murder, chases and races, fighting crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, undercover, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, swat, loss of partner, martial arts, espionage ...
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, rough and suspenseful films with plots about law enforcement, crimes, crime, deadly, police, rivalry and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Sinners and Saints: Death Toll (2008), Blood Out (2011), The Fast and the Furious (2001), Nighthawks (1981), Urban Justice (2007). 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, partners against crime, track down, crimes, working undercover, reluctant partners, criminal's revenge, crime, chases and races, rivalry, society, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
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100%
 4.5
 4K
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, crimes, working undercover, vengeance, police investigation, hitman, undercover, tough law enforcer, gangsters, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, tough guy, gang, car, theft, chase, danger, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, chase, police detective, undercover, partners against crime, crime, track down, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, tough heroes, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.4
 16K
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, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, tough law enforcer, crime, danger, master criminal, fighting crime, crimes, working undercover, hostages, police investigation, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, murder, investigation, chase, martial arts, danger, car chase, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, police investigation, investigation, police detective, police corruption, crimes, urban, gang, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 6K
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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, border patrol, mercenary, crime, hostages, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, chases and races, rivalry, drug dealing, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, mexico, latin america, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.1
 539
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, yakuza, shotgun, bartender, crimes, chases and races, siblings relations, betrayal, partners, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, suspenseful, exciting, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, heroes, crimes, tough heroes, partners, vigilantism, danger, deadly, violence, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 8K
Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, gangsters, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, machismo, murder, one against many, undercover, gang war ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, beijing china, bangkok thailand, china, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 3K
The Hitman (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the reputation and trust needed in order to be accepted by the ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, undercover, fighting crime, one man army, undercover cop, special agents, revenge, mafia, gang, crimes, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, drugs/alcohol, tough heroes, loss of partner, crimes, gangsters, vengeance, danger, drug dealing, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 28K
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: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, tough law enforcer, fbi, vengeance, law enforcement, crimes, working undercover, criminal's revenge, gang, heroes, partners against crime, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, twentieth century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, serial killer, karate, tough law enforcer, crimes, partners against crime, chases and races, crime, life is a bitch, working undercover, reluctant partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, heroes, tough law enforcer, crime, lone wolves, partners against crime, crimes, hitman, police investigation, police corruption, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.5
 6K
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, terrorism, master criminal, police investigation, save the day, daring rescue, hostages, confined, crime, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 46K
Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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: realistic, serious, suspense, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, police investigation, crime, partners, danger, track down, fish out of water, rivalry, chase, organized crime, culture clash, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, new york, asia, usa, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 9K
Next of Kin (1989)
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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, vengeance, crime, tough law enforcer, vigilantism, justice, death of brother, brother brother relationship, one against many, complex characters, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: kentucky, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.3
 2K
Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, partners against crime, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, danger, tough heroes, deadly, confined, hopes, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, investigation, murder, crime, working undercover, crimes, chaos and mayhem, police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 69K
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, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, drug lord, violence, police brutality, gunfight, corruption, crime, police investigation, revenge, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, switzerland, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.6
 529
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, secret identity, gang, crime, secret agents, law enforcement, undercover, danger, friends, gangsters, dishonesty, undercover agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Direct Action (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Frank Gannon, a veteran cop, is being hunted by his fellow police officers after they learned he has betrayed the brotherhood and exposed to the feds wide scale corruption of the LAPD. He has one day left to prove his case and survive.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police detective, rivalry, tough law enforcer, fighting the system, partners, workplace, crime, uncover truth, workplace situations, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 62K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, tough law enforcer, serial killer, police investigation, tough heroes, murder, rivalry, fighting crime, law enforcement, resistance, danger, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, master criminal, police corruption, vengeance, undercover, crimes, tough law enforcer, army investigation, chases and races, working undercover, reluctant partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 8K
Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police, informant, hitman, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, danger, deadly, snitch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 17K
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, chase, murder, partners, law enforcement, police, triad, chinatown, crime, gangsters, police investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: rough, serious, bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, police corruption, violence, undercover, urban, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, vigilantism, cop as target, mission gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 775
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, kiss, love interest, tough law enforcer, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, deadly, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, danger, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%