Movies like Magnum Force

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Magnum Force (1973)
 7.2
 51K
Magnum Force (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: "Dirty" Harry Callahan is a San Francisco Police Inspector on the trail of a group of rogue cops who have taken justice into their own hands. When shady characters are murdered one after another in grisly fashion, only Dirty Harry can stop them.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, serious, realistic, disturbing, surprise ending, suspense, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, police corruption, vigilante, investigation, robbery, police brutality, machismo, loss of friend, crime, police investigation, crimes, fighting the system, violence spree, rebellion, working the system, blacks and whites, society, urban, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, civil rights, liberal, notoriety ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa

Most similar movies to Magnum Force

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about murder, violence, chase, vengeance, police, corruption and crime mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Magnum Force: Dirty Harry (1971), The Enforcer (1976), Sudden Impact (1983), The Dead Pool (1988), The Gauntlet (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 131K
Dirty Harry (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Harry eventually collars Scorpio in ...
Style: serious, captivating, bleak, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, against the rules, psychopath, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, ransom, police, investigation, gunfight, police brutality, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 37K
The Enforcer (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dirty Harry Callahan returns again, this time saddled with a rookie female partner. Together, they must stop a terrorist group consisting of angry Vietnam veterans.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, alcatraz, militant, ransom, inspector, crime, police investigation, tough law enforcer, politically correct, unlikely partners, crimes, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.6
 37K
Sudden Impact (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When a young rape victim takes justice into her own hands and becomes a serial killer, it's up to Dirty Harry Callahan, on suspension from the SFPD, to bring her to justice.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, chase, serial killer, female killer, vigilantism, crime, small town, police corruption, cop as target, lone wolves, against the rules ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.3
 36K
The Dead Pool (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dirty Harry Callahan returns for his final film adventure. Together with his partner Al Quan, he must investigate the systematic murder of actors and musicians. By the time Harry learns that the murders are a part of a sick game to predict the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, police, defamation, reporter, prison, mafia, hitman, chinatown, stalker, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 19K
The Gauntlet (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness named Gus Mally from Vegas. Mally turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and incriminating information regarding a ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, prostitute, extradition, bus, police corruption, motorcycle, organized crime, hitman, on the road, motorcycle chase, murder, beating ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, phoenix arizona, arizona, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 39K
Blood Work (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, mystery, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, foot chase, doctor patient relationship, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 55K
Bullitt (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a ...
Style: cynical, suspenseful, exciting, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, organized crime, gunfight, hotel, coroner, witness protection, burglary, ford mustang, airport, politician, mob hit ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 26K
Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, undercover, cia, drug dealing, lone hero, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, japan, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
36%
 6.8
 102K
Street Kings (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: tense, serious, twists and turns, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, dirty cop, police investigation, tough law enforcer, right and wrong, doubts and hesitations, undercover cop, corruption, police, murder, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Street Fighters (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, prison, social decay, vigilantism, factory, psychopath, injustice, drug dealing, vigilante, murder, police, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Welcome to the Punch (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Style: stylized, twists and turns, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police corruption, conspiracy, assassin, police detective, criminal, crime, law enforcement, master criminal, criminal heroes, organized crime, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, revenge, vigilante, violence, chase, murder, police investigation, vengeance, gory, deadly, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Extreme Justice (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jeff Powers is the newest member of a very elite and very secret LAPD division. Their mission is to target important criminals and to get them to stop. Police brutality is not a known term for the division and they will stop at nothing to get the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police station, police corruption, murder, crimes, crime, against the rules, vengeance, fighting crime, dishonesty, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 15K
The Presidio (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jay Austin is now a civilian police detective. Colonel Caldwell was his commanding officer years before when he left the military police over a disagreement over the handling of a drunk driver. Now a series of murders that cross jurisdictions force ...
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, military, investigation, crime, military life, partners, deadly, strong sexual content, law enforcement, military base, army investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 4K
Murphy's Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough police detective escapes from custody handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife. He must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, stalking, frame up, psychopath, false accusation, uzi, vengeance, crime, police investigation, vigilantism, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 4K
McQ (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Police Lieutenant Lon McQ investigates the killing of his best friend and uncovers corrupt elements of the police department dealing in confiscated drugs.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, police corruption, car chase, drug dealing, heist, police detective, police lieutenant, working undercover, against the rules, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, vengeance, chase, vigilantism, murder, danger, death, police, fight, police investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
28%
 5.5
 30K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, dishonesty, master criminal, fighting the system, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 194K
Gangster Squad (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, mob boss, organized crime, corruption, mafia, police brutality, crimes, fighting crime, partners, squad, law enforcement, power struggle ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 3K
Renegades (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Buster McHenry (Sutherland) is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm (Phillips), an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants a spear in the possession of the criminals that Buster ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, law enforcement, undercover, vengeance, gangsters, reluctant partners, partners against crime, crime, working undercover, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Electra Glide in Blue (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A short Arizona motorcycle cop gets his wish and is promoted to Homicide following the mysterious murder of a hermit. He is forced to confront his illusions about himself and those around him in order to solve the case, eventually returning to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, murder, hippie, love triangle, wheelchair, police investigation, dishonesty, rivalry, underdog, crime, crimes, false arrest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
Striking Distance (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted to water-way duty Tom, along with new partner Jo ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, frame up, police investigation, police corruption, chase, homicide detective, rescue, tough law enforcer, danger, rivalry, boat ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, pittsburgh, philadelphia, san francisco, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 53K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, chase, crimes, law enforcement, robbery, group of criminals, gang, partners, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 48K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police detective, police investigation, gangsters, crime, hostages, law enforcement, robbery, fan, crimes, dirty cop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 297K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, lone hero, fighting crime, vigilantism, lone wolves, vigilante, heroes, gunfight, corruption, tough heroes, righting the wronged, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 14K
Shaft (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, rescue, police, gangsters, crimes, urban, vigilante, violence, kidnapping, organized crime, gunfight, hitman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, greenwich village manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 15K
Death Warrant (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, murder, investigation, martial arts, prisoner, serial killer, undercover, partners against crime, master criminal, track down, working undercover, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Year of the Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In New York, racist Capt. Stanley White becomes obsessed with destroying a Chinese-American drug ring run by Joey Tai, an up-and-coming young gangster as ambitious as he is ruthless. While pursuing an unauthorized investigation, White grows ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, police detective, racism, gangsters, crime, police corruption, lone wolves, violence spree, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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