Movies like Miami Blues

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Miami Blues (1990)
 6.4
 7K
Miami Blues (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Fred gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student Susie. Opposing Fred is Sgt Hoke Moseley, a cop who is getting a bit old for the job, especially since the job of cop in 1980's Miami is getting crazier all the time.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, cynical, suspenseful, dark humor, talky, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, psychopath, neo noir, police detective, thief, false teeth, crime, crimes, strong sexual content, violence spree, on the run, fall in love, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, romance, violence, brutality, robbery, murder, money, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Miami Blues

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about crime, crimes, murder, storytelling, dialogue, brutality and violence mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Miami Blues: City of Industry (1997), Johnny Handsome (1989), Payback (1999), Heat (1995), Across 110th Street (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, betrayal, revenge, crime, gangsters, stripper, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, family relations, crimes, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Johnny Handsome (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A career criminal who has been deformed since birth is given a new face by a kindly doctor and paroled from prison. It appears that he has gone straight, but he is really planning his revenge on the man who killed his mentor and sent him to prison.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, rehabilitation, plastic surgery, new identity, robbery, vengeance, betrayal, crime, gangsters, heist, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, seaport, usa, texas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.1
 124K
Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, money, mafia, robbery, criminal's revenge, organized crime, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, neo noir ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.2
 518K
Heat (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, robbery, crime, heist, thief, group of criminals, one last job, tough law enforcer, police detective, gunfight, chase, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Across 110th Street (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a daring robbery, some $300,000 is taken from the Italian mob. Several mafiosi are killed, as are two policemen. Lt. Pope and Mattelli are two New York City cops trying to break the case. Three small-time criminals are on the run with the money. ...
Style: bleak, cynical, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, neo noir, crime, dishonesty, society, urban, tough heroes, urban ghetto, r&b, crimes, violence spree, interracial relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Internal Affairs (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: police corruption, internal affairs, psychopath, police investigation, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, mind game, manipulations, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
 6K
The Killers (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hit man and his partner try to find out why their latest victim, a former race-car driver, did not try to get away.
Style: stylized, clever, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, murder, corruption, neo noir, robbery, crime, gangsters, heist, crime gone awry, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.4
 16K
Point Blank (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.
Style: stylized, surreal, atmospheric, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, organized crime, revenge, left to die, neo noir, alcatraz, crime, gangsters, neo-noir, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, united states, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 11K
Blue Steel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, serial killer, policewoman, stalking, murder, psychopath, neo noir, mind game, crimes, crime, police investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, political corruption, police, police investigation, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, partners against crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative.
Style: cynical, tense, rough, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, strip club, gangsters, crime gone awry, gambling, murder, crime, neo-noir, disorder, deadly, dishonesty, bookies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: tense, rough, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: track down, hitman, crimes, human nature, psychopath, peril, shooting, neo noir, escape, money, death, stolen money ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Albino Alligator (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three petty thieves who the police believe to be major criminals are chased into a basement bar where they take five hostages including all the bar employees. The rest of the movie deals with the cops lurking outside the bar while the trio try to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, mistaken identity, police, gun, bar, crime, heist, crime gone awry, police investigation, chase, siege, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 74K
Wild at Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, captivating, talky ...
Plot: violence, on the road, ex convict, hitman, on the run, betrayal, one last job, rebel, mother daughter relationship, witch, sexual perversion, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, new orleans, california, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 4K
52 Pick-Up (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Harry Mitchell is a successful Los Angeles manufacturer whose wife is running for city council. His life is turned upside down when three blackmailers confront him with a video tape of him with his young mistress and demand $100,000. Fearing that ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, infidelity, blackmail, crime, vengeance, crime gone awry, neo-noir, law enforcement, good versus evil, missing person, rivalry, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 62K
48 Hrs. (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tough cop, convict, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, prison, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners, police officer killed, crime, knife ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 11K
The Big Easy (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remy McSwain is a New Orleans police lieutenant who investigates the murder of a local mobster. His investigation leads him to suspect that fellow members of the police force may be involved.
Style: sexy, clever, suspenseful, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, investigation, murder, neo noir, police investigation, romance, crime, uncover truth, r&b, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new orleans, seaport, louisiana, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Queens, Mike Keegan is celebrating with his wife Ellie, his son Tommy and friends his recent promotion to detective in a precinct in Manhattan. Meanwhile, in a fancy club, the socialite Claire Gregory witnesses the murder of the owner of the ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, marriage, police detective, neo noir, socialite, romance, gangsters, witnessing a crime, fall in love, love and romance, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 2K
Stick (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ernest (Stick) Stickley just out of prison agrees to help a friend deliver a package. It's a setup and his friend is killed. Stick is going to find out why!
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, betrayal, murder, revenge, prison, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, best friends, police detective, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 23K
The Grifters (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.
Style: bleak, tense, sexy, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, neo noir, train ride, crime, neo-noir, dishonesty, bookies, family problems, couples, estrangement, dysfunctional family, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, phoenix arizona, arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.3
 810K
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and ...
Style: tense, stylized, captivating, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, psychopath, crimes, violence spree, gang, heist gone wrong, dark hero, cult, undercover cop, perfect crime, thief ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 2K
Body Count (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of thieves attempt to rob an art gallery, but when plans backfire and one of the men winds up dead, the group head down south, running afoul of the law. Along the way, they meet up with a seductive con artist with ideas of her own.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, murder, misfit partners, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, chases and races, friends, rivalry, police detective, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 5K
In Too Deep (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A fearless cop is taking on a ruthless crimelord. He knew the risks. He just didn't know how far he would have to go.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police detective, gang, crimes, gangsters, police investigation, criminal heroes, ghetto, drug dealing, adaptation, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 3K
Madigan (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro and Madigan follow up on various leads, Police Commissioner Russell goes ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcer killer, police detective, partners, dishonesty, neo noir, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, criminal's revenge, deadly, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 5K
Curdled (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gabriella, a Columbian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, blood, bakery, cleaning lady, samurai sword, decapitation, dangerous attraction, obsession, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, colombia, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 789
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, chase, murder, deadly, disorder, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, dishonesty, heist, on the run, police corruption, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 187K
True Romance (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.
Style: stylized, realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, cocaine, mexican standoff, gunfight, drug dealing, romance, gangsters, crime, peril, gun violence, organized crime, hitman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 16K
The Getaway (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich "business"-man, is up to something big, so he tells his wife (Carol ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, hitman, garbage dump, sexual torture, cuckold, exploding truck, suicide by hanging, betrayal, gangsters, crime, prison ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Honeymoon Killers (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Martha Beck, an obese nurse who is desperately lonely, joins a "correspondence club" and finds a romantic pen pal in Ray Fernandez. Martha falls hard for Ray, and is intent on sticking with him even when she discovers he's a con man ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, stylized, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, honeymoon, neo noir, nurse, crime, romance, criminal heroes, couples, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, alabama, missouri, michigan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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