Movies like Maniac Cop

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Maniac Cop (1988)
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Maniac Cop (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In New York, people are slain and strangled to death brutally on the open street. All witnesses agree that the murderer was in a cop's uniform. Soon the police searches and finds a suspect in its own ranks: Jack Forrest, turned in by his own wife. To prove his innocence, he has to investigate on his own.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, cult film, realistic, surprise ending, neo noir, satanic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, false accusation, police investigation, police corruption, maniac, vengeance, danger, unlikely criminals, couple relations, stalking, infidelity, tough cop, violence, back from the dead, prison, police, investigation, police officer killed, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, graphic violence, obsessive quest, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Maniac Cop

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and scary films with plots about deadly, serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, violence and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Maniac Cop: Q (1982), Drive In Massacre (1976), The Dead Pool (1988), Sweet 16 (1983), Nightstalker (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Maniac Cop 2 (1990)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A supernatural, maniac killer cop teams up with a Times Square serial killer.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, partners, danger, police investigation, chases and races, partners against crime, law enforcement, master criminal, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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100%
Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (1992)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female cop is gunned down and wrongly accused of using excessive force in a hostage rescue attempt. Maniac cop returns from the dead once more to seek revenge, destroying everthing and anyone that stands in his way.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, rivalry, supernatural, partners against crime, chases and races, crimes, psychopath, gory, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, police corruption, afterlife ...
Time: 90s
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100%
 6.0
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Q (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: New York police are bemused by reports of a giant flying lizard that has been spotted around the rooftops of New York, until the lizard starts to eat people. An out-of-work ex-con is the only person who knows the location of the monster's nest ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, heist, police investigation, violence spree, amateur detective, deadly creature, psychopath, deadly, anti heroes, danger, anti hero, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Drive In Massacre (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two police detectives try to catch a serial killer who is stalking a rural California drive-in theater, randomly killing people with a sword.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, stalking, danger, gory, police investigation, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.3
 44K
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: serious, suspense, neo noir, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police, mafia, reporter, prison, crimes, crime, police investigation, against the rules, law enforcement, tough cop, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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31%
 5.1
 2K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, teenage life, deadly, gory, small town, female serial killer, teenage girl, parents and children, youth, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.3
 1K
Nightstalker (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A stylish horror film based on the life of Richard Ramirez, aka the Nightstalker, who terrorized people in Los Angeles during the 1980s.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, danger, police investigation, mind game, deadly, crimes, police detective, murderous pair, law enforcement, true crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
God Told Me To (1976)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A New York detective investigates a series of murders committed by random New Yorkers who claim that "God told them to."
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Plot: police investigation, cult, mystery, introspection, mysterious character, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, psychopath, murder, supernatural power ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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30%
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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: suspenseful, rough, enigmatic, tricky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, false accusation, chase, stalking, vengeance, police investigation, femme fatale, criminal's revenge, danger, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, frame up, police investigation, police corruption, chase, homicide detective, tough law enforcer, rescue, danger, car chase, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, year 1993, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia, san francisco, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a night out on the town turns into a nightmare, six young college students must fight for their lives as a killer hunts them down.
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, spring break, vengeance, woman in danger, gory, youth, stalking, deadly, crimes, danger, murder, mystery killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
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29%
 4.6
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Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, rough ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, survival, youth, danger, police officer, deadly, violence spree, kids in trouble, in the woods, gory, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas. Loosely based on a true story.
Style: slasher, realistic, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: mystery killer, serial killer, stalking, unknown killer, psychopath, murder, police investigation, human monster, danger, mind game, vengeance, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, post world war two, year 1946
Place: arkansas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Green River Killer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Along twenty years, the deranged serial-killer Gary Ridgway has killed at least forty-eight prostitutes and dumped their bodies in Green River.
Style: rough, scary, serious, realistic, slasher ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, prostitute, police investigation, murder of a prostitute, who done it, mind game, investigation, gory, police detective, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, stalking, college life, school, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, who done it ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
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Amsterdamned (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying city officials and leaving few clues for the city's best detective, who doesn't suspect that both his new girlfriend and ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery killer, psychopath, serial killer, murder, investigation, mind game, mystery, danger, track down, murder mystery, unknown killer, diving ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, amsterdam, netherlands, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, scary, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, nanny, private detective, murder, psychopath, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, police investigation, obsession, mind game, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 7K
The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, psychopath, murder, investigation, obsession, crimes, mystery, mind game, gory, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.7
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Death Warrant (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: 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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, prison, murder, investigation, undercover, prisoner, surveillance, serial killer, partners against crime, master criminal, track down, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 2K
X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, gory, blood, stabbing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, murder, torture, disfigurement, sadistic horror, chainsaw, cannibalism, gore, psychopath, white trash, slasher killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
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Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, masked killer, in the woods, serial murder, death, danger, torture, serial killer, murder, slasher killer, human monster, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.5
 708
The Majorettes (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A hooded psycho is murdering high-school girls. A devil-worshiping, drug-dealing biker gang is suspected.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, cheerleader, masked killer, high school, nurse, murder, graphic violence, gang, danger, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran, brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped ...
Style: twist ending, slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: characters killed one by one, torture, murder, mind game, trap, police officer, violence, body count, master criminal, investigation, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Saw: The Final Chapter (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, scary, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mind game, serial killer, gory, master criminal, deathtrap, survival, race against time, deadly, support group, police investigation, blindfolded, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 26K
See No Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight (Jacobs) has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain -- a group that includes the cop ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, slasher, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic horror, hotel, danger, murder, maniac, characters killed one by one, slasher killer, axe, serial murder, religious fanatic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, stalking, summer camp, crimes, mystery, psycho murderer, crazy, psycho, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1980
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 2K
I, the Jury (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jack Williams was the best friend of Vietnam veteran and detective Mike Hammer. When Jack is murdered, Mike makes it his business to solve the crime. He is helped by his secretary Velda, and partly helped, partly hindered by the Chief of Police, Pat ...
Style: rough, sexual, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, investigation, femme fatale, private detective, murder, vengeance, dangerous attraction, who done it, voyeurism, couples, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: slasher, rough, psychological, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, gory, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, buddies, tragic hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 25K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by "her" ...
Style: slasher, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), attic, starting over, motel, voyeur, revenge, mental illness, gory, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%