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L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
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L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
Original name: L.A.P.D.: To Protect And To Serve
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: LA's finest have crossed the line between Cop and Criminal...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, gang, crimes, undercover, fighting crime, master criminal, working undercover, law enforcement, police investigation, partners, dishonesty, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, bank, rebellion, fighting the system, society, reluctant partners, workplace situations, police, sex scene, gunfight, police shootout, lapd ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles

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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, tough law enforcer, police investigation, dishonesty, partners and police corruption mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve: Vice (2008), Guilty by Association (2003), Stiletto Dance (2001), Turning Point (2009), The Last of the Finest (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Vice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael Madsen stars as Max Walker, a down-and-out cop who becomes the target of a bloodthirsty drug cartel after he leads a narcotics bust to intercept a large shipment of heroin. When someone starts picking off his team members -- and the drugs ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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Guilty by Association (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles
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Stiletto Dance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two undercover police officers must try to prevent a multi-million dollar nuclear arms deal among several mob factions.
Style: serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, police investigation, undercover, fighting crime, working undercover, police detective, master criminal, rivalry, crimes, gangsters, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Turning Point (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Laughing (MICHAEL TSE) is formally a police undercover. However due to a drug trafficking case, Inspector Pan (FELIX WONG) is hot on his trails. Before Laughing becomes a police undercover, he works under triad leader Yi (ANTHONY WONG). Yi treats ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: working undercover, car chase, rivalry, hidden identity, police investigation, fighting crime, espionage, secret agents, fall in love, police corruption, love affair, crimes ...
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Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 5.0
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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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, special agents, investigation, hidden identity, working undercover, fighting crime, murder, master criminal, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
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Snitch'd (2003)
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.0
 19
The Badge (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The only difference between a cop and a criminal is The Badge. Detective Vince McKinley and his partner Martin Goulet have to solve the biggest case of their careers: a series of evidence have been stolen from their own precinct. Through out the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, police corruption, graphic violence, police, corruption, badge
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Cop on a Mission (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mike, a cop who is becoming increasingly frustrated with his tiresome job with little benefits, whilst the criminals live a life of luxury. He is offered a undercover job to infiltrate a Triad gang led by Boss Tin. Mike slowly becomes engrossed in ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tactical Unit - Comrades in Arms (2009)
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 5.9
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Divergence (2005)
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, gangsters, partners, partners against crime, heroes, police corruption, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Time: 70s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 2.3
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Death Toll (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Detroit 9000 (1973)
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Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Big Score (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
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Moving Targets (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kit comes from a very fortunate family, with an outstanding police officer father When the family starts to break up, Man impulsively shot Kit's mother. After Kit's parents divorced, Kit viewed Man his father as an enemy. As an adult, he ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Ring of Death (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 7.6
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 3K
Shakedown (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a local drug dealer shoots a dishonest cop in self-defense, lawyer and renegade undercover cop join forces to clear him. But when their investigation leads them into a maze of greed and corruption, they learn that in a town where everything is ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, neo noir ...
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Beyond the Trophy (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two rival gangs in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, led by Gino (Robert Miano) and Cole (Michael Madsen), are vying for control. Danny (Michael Masini), an LAPD undercover police detective, goes deep into gangland to infiltrate one gang to bring down both.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 733
Framed (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: New York detective Mike Santini (Rob Lowe) is enjoying a holiday with his family when he spots Eddie Meyers (Sam Neill) a fugitive from justice who might be the key witness in a high profile case involving money laundering. Santini plays a major ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, police corruption, fighting crime, law enforcement, cop as target, rivalry, tough law enforcer, master criminal, dishonesty, society, love interest, fighting the system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 989
Swindle (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, disorder, crimes, gang, dishonesty, master criminal, fall in love, money, partners, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After a failed bank robbery, two heavily armed men hold the Los Angeles Police Department at bay for 44 minutes.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Wrecking Crew (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A high-level government hit squad is sent into the streets in order to complete a deadly mission.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rival gang, working undercover, crimes, undercover, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, partners, rivalry, gang, partners against crime, gang war, gang warfare ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Beyond the Law (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 4K
Special ID (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cop and his team of comrades go undercover in one of China's most ruthless underworld organizations to stop a gang leader, only to put themselves in great danger after being exposed one by one.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: rough, realistic, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%