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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, murder, danger, fighting crime, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, undercover, swat, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, loss of partner, martial arts, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, 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, violence, rivalry, deadly and gunfight mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sinners and Saints: Death Toll (2008), The Fast and the Furious (2001), Blood Out (2011), Nighthawks (1981), Caught in the Crossfire (2010). 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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drug dealing, danger, police investigation, master criminal, partners, track down, deadly, dishonesty, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, gang, theft, danger, chase, crimes, car, chases and races, law enforcement, undercover, hotshot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 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: gang, murder, undercover, law enforcement, gangsters, bar fight, hitman, police investigation, vengeance, working undercover, crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, chase, undercover, partners against crime, police detective, police investigation, danger, law enforcement, track down, crime, tough heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.4
 15K
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, police investigation, crime, master criminal, danger, working undercover, tough law enforcer, hostages, crimes, fighting crime, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, police corruption, crime, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, partners, police investigation, police detective, urban, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, border patrol, mercenary, working undercover, crime, crimes, partners against crime, chases and races, police corruption, drug dealing, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, mexico, usa, latin america, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, exciting, suspenseful, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, violence, heroes, partners, tough heroes, crimes, danger, vigilantism, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, vengeance, gang, rivalry, gangsters, special agents, drug dealing, danger, loss of partner, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shotgun, bartender, yakuza, murder, crimes, tough law enforcer, chases and races, private detective, martial arts, heroes, criminal's revenge, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 27K
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: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, fbi, vengeance, crimes, working undercover, gang, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, rebellion, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, twentieth century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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
Plot: martial arts, undercover, serial killer, karate, track down, master criminal, fighting crime, dishonesty, deadly, partners, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, rivalry, heroes, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, master criminal, deadly, police corruption, lone wolves, undercover, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 65K
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, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, revenge, drug lord, violence, police brutality, corruption, crime, police investigation, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, switzerland, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.6
 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, police investigation, save the day, daring rescue, master criminal, reluctant partners, unlikely partners, deadly, danger, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.4
 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, realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, police detective, deadly, confined, tough heroes, danger, hopes, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, police detective, murder, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, chaos and mayhem, drug dealing, undercover, hip hop, police corruption, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police detective, fighting the system, partners, rivalry, tough law enforcer, uncover truth, crime, workplace situations, workplace, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 8K
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, crime, tough law enforcer, vigilantism, police investigation, justice, death of brother, one against many, brother brother relationship, complex characters, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: kentucky, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, working undercover, tough law enforcer, crime, vengeance, police corruption, partners, fighting the system, fighting crime, master criminal, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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
Plot: gang, serial killer, tough heroes, murder, rivalry, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fighting crime, resistance, danger, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 45K
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: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, culture clash, neo noir, gang war, crime, police investigation, misfit, crimes, partners against crime, chases and races, tough law enforcer, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, new york, usa, asia, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 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: suspenseful, realistic, 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 ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 766
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, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, kiss, love interest, police investigation, danger, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, partners, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 7K
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police, informant, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, hitman, danger, snitch, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, police corruption, violence, vigilantism, urban, undercover, cop as target, partners against crime, law enforcer killer, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 42K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, fighting crime, danger, tough heroes, crime, revenge, tragic hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, california, los angeles, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, chase, martial arts, murder, revenge, car chase, deadly, dishonesty, track down, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 2.7
 551
Jump Out Boys (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in post hurricane New Orleans. A brutal Mexican drug lord (Armando LeDuc) busts out of jail to retrieve the $15 million that his girlfriend is hiding. But detective Raymond (Kris Kristofferson) and McCoy (Sheldon Robbins) will try their best to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, confined, crimes, chases and races, crime, chaos and mayhem, hitman, chaos, drug dealing, danger, tough heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 7K
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, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, murder, undercover, undercover cop, drug lord, gangsters, vengeance, betrayal, police investigation, crime, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, china, beijing china, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%