Movies like Loose Cannons 1990

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Loose Cannons (1990)
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Loose Cannons (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his lightning fast deductions. But, he keeps assuming the personalities of entire casts of Television shows. This can be a problem when people begin shooting at them
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, absurd, parody, funny, road movie, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, buddy cop, farce, disorder, track down, gang, investigation, friendship, crimes, law enforcement, partners, odd couple, sex tape, dark humor, catastrophe, gay, spy, ninja, natural disaster, god, violence, family, hitman, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, germany, europe, washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to Loose Cannons

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, entertaining and cult film films with plots about catastrophe, lone hero, chase, dialogue, fight scenes, mentor and vengeance mostly in Crime, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Loose Cannons: Red Heat (1988), Money Talks (1997), Bulletproof (1996), A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994), Rent-a-Cop (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Red Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Style: humorous, buddy movie, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cold war, culture clash, buddy cop, gunfight, police brutality, drug dealer, stereotypes, police officer, police, life philosophy, partners, violent ...
Time: 80s, year 1988, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, california, los angeles, ussr, moscow russia ...
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Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, murder, frame up, media, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, buddies, protagonist as suspect, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, betrayal, justice, police, adaptation, unlikely friendships, drug lord, gangsters, buddies, criminal heroes, working undercover, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, police investigation, justice, fbi, track down, investigation, crimes, undercover, disorder, injustice, murder, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: egypt, los angeles, hong kong
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Rent-a-Cop (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug dealers. She gets rescued by vice cop Church who is accused of ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, intense, serious, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brutality, murder, adventure, romance, twists and turns, reluctant partners, fighting crime, track down, cons and scams, witnessing a crime, police officer, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, usa, new jersey, chicago illinois
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Taxi (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, car chase, heist, taxi driver, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, working undercover, odd couple, buddies, unlikely criminals, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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The Man (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Special Agent Derrick Vann is a man out to get the man who killed his partner but a case of mistaken identity leads him to Andy Fidler, a salesman with too many questions and a knack of getting in Vanns way
Style: intense, funny, absurd, parody, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, arms dealer, car chase, buddy cop, fight scenes, dumb, goofy hero, stereotypes, runaway, foul language, twists and turns, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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62%
 5.4
 9K
Double Take (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The governor of a Mexican state is assassinated. Soon after, junior executive Daryl Chase's life turns upside down: after he flags a huge transfer of funds from a Mexican account as probably illegal, he's attacked in his apartment, rescued ...
Style: humorous, intense, semi serious, captivating, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: on the run, fbi, chase, adventure, unlikely friendships, mistaken identity, african american, fish out of water, cons and scams, frame up, disorder, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, texas, latin america, usa, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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National Security (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Style: funny, humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: life philosophy, chase, stereotypes, brutality, redemption, partners, heroes, buddy cop, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
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Fatal Beauty (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics cop with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don't know that the drug is unusually pure and packs of 'Fatal Beauty' begin turning up next to too many dead bodies. Mike ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, police investigation, gang, drug abuse, drugs, violence, undercover cop, gunfight, first contact, redemption, destiny, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
All About the Benjamins (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bucum Jackson (Cube) is a bounty hunter with a lot of attitude and no interest in taking on a partner. Working at Martinez Bail Bonds, Jackson has unorthodox methods of tracking down low-life criminals, but they work, and one day he hopes to become ...
Style: humorous, intense, exciting, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, lottery, murderous pair, juvenile delinquent, disorder, rivalry, buddies, undercover, crimes, track down, gangsters, caper ...
Time: future, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 25K
Men at Work (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.
Style: funny, humorous, intense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: murder, justice, guilty pleasure, brothers, disorder, partners, dishonesty, buddies, amateur detective, goofy hero, cons and scams, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 8K
Mo' Money (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Trying to get his act together, a con artist gets a job in a credit card company. He falls in love with a fellow employee, he steals a couple of cards, everything is going great. But soon, the chief of security drags him into the big leagues of ...
Style: humorous, light, intense, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: credit card, cons and scams, twists and turns, love and romance, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, investigation, reluctant partners, gangsters, chase, african american ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
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Stakeout (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two cops are given the 'dirty' job of staking out the home of an escaped convict's ex-girlfriend. Chris and the beautiful girlfriend accidentally meet and fall in love. Just as Chris' confesses, the convict appears, but will she ...
Style: buddy movie, suspenseful, humorous, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: surveillance, police, undercover, buddy cop, voyeurism, voyeur, deception, love, criminal, hostage, presumed dead, telescope ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, washington state, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
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Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, parody, satirical, absurd, buddy movie ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: crimes, investigation, buddy cop, police, stupidity, justice, farce, partners, goofy hero, working undercover, satire, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Disorganized Crime (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lou Diamond Phillips and Fred Gwynne team up with a gang of professional criminals who have everything it takes to rob a bank. The only things they do have going for them are a cop and his partner, who are dumber than they are! By the time the gang ...
Style: parody, humorous, melancholic, bad ending, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, small town, chase, gang, crime gone awry, crimes, bank robbery, destiny, fight scenes, farce, fantasy world ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, las vegas, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being used as a front for a massive counterfeiting ring – and it's run by ...
Style: suspense, funny, humorous, epic, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police, investigation, gunfight, vengeance, amusement park, chase, car chase, violence, revenge, death, roller coaster ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles, usa, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.4
 3K
Feds (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course, in which they learn to deal with guns and to recognise crimes. They also get a physical training. It appears that Ellie is a real ...
Style: humorous, intense, melancholic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fbi, odd couple, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, police detective, friendship, police investigation, female protagonist, strong female character, unlikely friendships, vampire human love ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Kuffs (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job, and his college-age girlfriend is pregnant. To top it off, George's brother Brad is killed and George inherits Brad's "patrol special" privatized police district and ...
Style: humorous, intense, melancholic, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, family, romance, murder, parents and children, family life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breaking the fourth wall, hitman, police, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: brazil, san francisco, latin america, turkey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Best of the Best II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to ...
Style: serious, clever, ridiculous, buddy movie, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, vengeance, master warrior, friends, contests and competitions, rivalry, kung fu, violence, revenge, alter ego, weapons ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons ...
Style: humorous, suspense, entertaining, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police, gunfight, police officer, police investigation, investigation, arms smuggling, heist, partners, partners against crime, friends, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 28K
The Rookie (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a ...
Style: suspense, buddy movie, intense, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: hostage, chase, police investigation, violence, rescue, brutality, car, buddy cop, kidnapping, partners, tough cop, police officer ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 43K
Taxi 3 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car, car chase, skiing, pregnancy, taxi driver, mentor, spy, buddies, unlikely partners, french, fight scenes, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.5
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Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: humorous, melancholic, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, justice, crimes, police, partners against crime, fish out of water, buddy cop, mentor, redemption, police shootout, police operation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 7K
Exit to Eden (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Elliot is going to the island of Eden to live out his submissive fantasies, but inadvertently photographs diamond smugglers at work. Smugglers, and detectives, follow him to the island, where they try to retrieve the film. Elliot begins falling in ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), dominatrix, bdsm, romance, police investigation, farce, bondage, fetish, sex scene, male nudity, stereotypes, undercover cop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, not serious, exciting, parody ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: corruption, crimes, heist, gunfight, friendship, justice, on the run, nothing goes right, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, security guard, private detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway, europe, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 28K
Metro (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: exciting, intense, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: chase, hostage, negotiation, car chase, violence, police investigation, gunfight, bank robbery, swat team, twists and turns, hitman, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 8K
Dead Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: LAPD police officer, Roger Mortis is killed while arresting zombies who have been reanimated by the head of Dante Laboratories in order to carry out violent armed robberies.
Style: scary, humorous, parody, splatter, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, monster, vengeance, buddy cop, mad scientist, supernatural, police investigation, exploitation, resurrection, violence, motorcycle, police ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cedric the Entertainer plays Jake, a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants. When he finds himself entangled in a government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers become convinced that he ...
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, funny, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, amnesia, secret agents, adventure, car chase, farce, fbi, fight scenes, mentor, goofy hero, working undercover, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, investigation, smuggling, maverick cop, buddy cop, car chase, undercover, murder, damsel in distress, fish out of water, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: year 1984, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, michigan, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%