Movies that are like Highway Patrolman

If you like "Highway Patrolman" you are probably looking for dark humor, bleak, serious and surreal movies of Crime and Drama genre about / that have / with police corruption, on the road, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, innocence lost and patrol themes shot in USA or Mexico.
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Highway Patrolman
Original name: El patrullero
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Style: dark humor, bleak, serious, surreal, gloomy, realistic, rough, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: police corruption, on the road, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, innocence lost, patrol, moral dilemma, crimes, society, life is a bitch, drug cartel, nihilism, police detective, bullet hole, iguana, defeat, police academy, leg injury, highway patrol, tequila, destruction of property, responsibility, idealism, drug trafficking, countryside, car trouble, tragic event, pig, prostitution, bribe, bribery, limp, isolation, police shootout, poverty, shot in the leg, highway, death of partner, exploding car, partner, police officer, bridge, car, gunfight, explosion, survival, desert, handcuffs, shot to death, surrealism, vengeance, truck, pursuit, police car, gun, female nudity, corruption, drugs, prostitute, violence, sex, revenge, police, drinking, money, friend, bar, chase, car chase, baby, beer, husband wife relationship
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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City of God
Crime, Drama
Brazil, France
130 min.
 8.6
EZ Streets
Crime, Drama, Romance
USA
60 min.
 8.4
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Most similar movies to Highway Patrolman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots including crimes, crime, dishonesty, murder, police, law enforcement and corruption themes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Highway Patrolman: New Jersey Drive (1995), Traffic (2000), Fort Apache the Bronx (1981), Bordertown (2007), The Glass Shield (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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New Jersey Drive
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, harsh, brutal, surreal, entertaining, talky, stylized, melancholic, bad ending, atmospheric, dark
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, brutality, vengeance, police investigation, police corruption, gang, cars, juvenile delinquency, redemption, urban, drug dealing, criminal heroes, fantasy world, solitude, troubled teen, police, gangsters, crimes, dialogue, law enforcement, murder, society, on the run, drugs, survival, wine, catastrophe, life, multiple storylines, jews, teenage life, storytelling, kids in trouble, mentor, anti-hero, city life, art, deadly, fight scenes, youth, life is a bitch, transformation, gangs, lone hero, pornography, sexualized violence, adaptation, chase, happy ending, obsession
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.6
 182K
Traffic
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Style: realistic, clever, tense, bleak, serious, dramatic, stylized, rough, interesting, intense, twists and turns, captivating, harsh, talky, earnest, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, thought provoking, sincere, epic
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, police corruption, corruption, heroin, surveillance, marijuana, organized crime, drugs, drug addiction, politics, assassination, assassin, runaway, drug dealing, violence, multiple storylines, drug lord, fighting crime, moral ambiguity, drugs/alcohol, undercover cop, storytelling, crime, price of justice, race issues, greed, political, innocence lost, idealism, honest, dialogue, redemption, visceral, violent, law enforcement, mentor, betrayal, crimes, brutality, legal, weed, pornography, world politics, justice, war, morality, crime gone awry, depression, secrets
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, california, ohio, tijuana mexico, san diego california, mexico city, cincinnati ohio, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   79%
 
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Fort Apache the Bronx
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, captivating, gloomy, intense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, bad ending, harsh, dramatic, melancholic, interesting, atmospheric
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police, crime, police corruption, police investigation, police station, violence, addiction, drug addiction, drugs, gang, hospital, corruption, tough law enforcer, serial killer, moral ambiguity, violent, drug dealing, justice, chase, prostitution, police protagonist, brutality, mentor, twists & turns, runaway, vigilantism, prostitute, vengeance, gunfight, social decay, nudity (full frontal - brief), undercover cop, evil man, injustice, investigation, survival, gangsters, revenge, sexualized violence, classic car, gangs, redemption, fighting the system, pornography, catastrophe, dialogue, lone hero, depression, crimes
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, new jersey, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   94%
 
 6.1
 9K
Bordertown
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, disturbing, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protagonist as suspect, crime, serial killer, investigation, factory, uncover truth, vengeance, murder, sexual abuse, journalist, corruption, rape, police corruption, righting the wronged, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, reluctant partners, journalism, politics, danger, rivalry, society, factory worker, rapist, exploit, alleyway, newspaper man, protest sign, corrupt politician, capitalism, assembly line, investigative journalism, u.s. mexico border, shallow grave, car radio, spit in the face, left for dead, migrant worker, globalization, healing, murder of mother, loss of mother, undercover, bigotry, buried alive, senator
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   75%
 
The Glass Shield
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, thought provoking, disturbing, harsh, interesting, melancholic, sexy, suspense, absurd, talky, enigmatic, factual
Plot: police corruption, crime, police investigation, racism, murder, police, corruption, tough law enforcer, cancer, police station, legal action, courtroom drama, false accusation, hip hop, brutality, investigation, pornography, guilt, violent, fighting the system, violence, catastrophe, dialogue, runaway, justice, weapons, finnish, crimes, culture clash, mentor, life philosophy, deadly, segregation, dishonesty, law enforcement, office, legal, society, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), introspection, nudity (topless - notable), bank robbery, interracial relations, frame up, stereotypes, rebellion, crime gone awry, adaptation, rivalry
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   80%
 
 5.2
 387
Illtown
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: bleak, serious, surreal, gloomy, realistic, rough
Plot: crime, criminal's revenge, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, urban ghetto, downfall, drug dealing, prison, going straight, urban, addiction, drug abuse, police corruption, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, society, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, vengeance, love triangle, frame up, urban ghetto life, religions or cults, tough heroes, criminal heroes, city life, rivalry, low lives, child driving car, drug trafficking, corrupt cop
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   73%
 
 7.2
 9K
Violent Cop
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Style: bleak, serious, brutal, surreal, bloody, rough, realistic, stylized, talky, suspenseful, disturbing, dark humor, harsh, tense, melancholic, enigmatic, atmospheric, absurd, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, police corruption, police, police investigation, violence, brutality, drugs, corruption, revenge, mafia, anti heroes, betrayal, violent, vigilante, death, rape, gangsters, lone wolves, urban, gangster, splatter, sexualized violence, gunfight, tough law enforcer, pornography, art, gratuitous violence, visceral, stylish, surrealism, insanity, gangs, obsession, censorship, crime gone awry, surveillance, dialogue, drug dealer, twists & turns, crimes, assassination, assassin, deadly, cult, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), organized crime, law enforcement, kidnapping
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   76%
 
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 7.0
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Backyard
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, rough, scary, psychological
Plot: crime, serial killer, fighting crime, police investigation, murder, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, society, police corruption, woman in danger, injustice, danger, dishonesty, incompetent police, u.s. mexico border, mexican border, mexican immigrant, rape victim, mexican american border, immigration, policewoman, evil man, female nudity, corruption, rape
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   74%
 
 5.8
 476
In the Flesh
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: serious, sexual, sexy, realistic, bleak, gloomy, suspenseful
Plot: gays and lesbians, crime, college, drug dealing, bar, investigation, murder, uncover truth, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, prostitute, unlikely couple, against the rules, introspection, moral dilemma, dangerous attraction, working undercover, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, life is a bitch, police detective, bad dream, male tears, role playing, masked killer, knockout, male prostitution, drunk driving, teenage prostitution, lifting weights, hustler, shooting, wristwatch, stalking, sting operation, gay bar, male prostitute, closeted homosexual, stabbing, brother sister relationship, homosexuality, smoking, handcuffs, male nudity, drugs, car accident, police
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   66%
 
Prince of the City
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, serious, rough, talky, captivating, intense, harsh, intellectual, dramatic, cerebral, suspenseful, interesting, sincere, heartbreaking, suspense, melancholic, earnest
Plot: police corruption, crime, corruption, police, redemption, betrayal, fighting the system, police investigation, drugs, drug addiction, justice, investigation, violence, mafia, guilt, lawyer, mob, drug dealing, tragedy, idealism, mentor, surveillance, storytelling, dialogue, working undercover, greed, addiction, complex characters, runaway, secrets, culture clash, violent, morality, gangsters, dark hero, crime gone awry, gunfight, brutality, adaptation, destiny, crimes, catastrophe, moral ambiguity, dishonesty, unlikely friendships, mental illness, law enforcement, obsession, friendship, honest
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   61%
 
 7.8
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Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: realistic, tense, gloomy, serious, intense, harsh, rough, bleak, reflective, interesting, dramatic, captivating, thought provoking, brutal, stylized, emotional, talky, disturbing, bloody, suspenseful
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1984, year 1991, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, cuba, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   66%
 
 7.1
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Bad Lieutenant
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing, harsh, suspenseful, brutal, dark, sexual, melancholic, enigmatic, intense, cynical, art house, depressing, road movie, stylized, surreal, sexy, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, rape, crime, corruption, violence, drug addiction, drinking, drug abuse, addiction, police, heroin, gambling, police corruption, drugs, police investigation, catholicism, neo noir, against the rules, baseball, brutality, going straight, religion, sexualized violence, depression, investigation, drugs/alcohol, urban, pornography, visceral, character study, violent, prostitution, existentialism, guilt, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters, deadly, mentor, dialogue, christ figure, salvation, nun, drug dealer, masturbation, dishonesty, runaway, hopes, vengeance, law enforcement
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   58%
 
 8.6
 611K
City of God
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 130 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, stylized, disturbing, epic, serious, brutal, harsh, interesting, intense, rough, bloody, dark, dramatic, depressing, atmospheric, captivating, reflective, heartbreaking, talky, dark humor, clever
Plot: coming of age, crime, innocence lost, poverty, violence, organized crime, gangster, gang, redemption, revenge, photographer, drugs/alcohol, gang war, violent, rock, gangs, storytelling, brutality, gangsters, visceral, drugs, gratuitous violence, stylish, juvenile delinquency, latin, childhood, tragedy, drug dealing, mob, corruption, vengeance, moral ambiguity, mentor, journalism, honest, children, adolescence, crime gone awry, urban ghetto, survival, drug abuse, dialogue, gunfight, guns, philosophy, loneliness, social decay, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, street gang
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   50%
 
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 6.4
 3K
Phoenix
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, intense, melancholic, cynical, brutal, harsh, sexy, suspense, stylized, psychological, absurd, bad ending, dark humor, dark, bloody
Plot: crime, police corruption, gambling, crime gone awry, heist, addiction, betrayal, neo noir, murder, tough law enforcer, rock, gangsters, greed, corruption, police investigation, moral dilemma, gunfight, organized crime, twists & turns, gangster, police, stylish, dialogue, plot twist, mob, violent, drugs, brutality, crimes, noir, redemption, dishonesty, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), law enforcement, destiny, hitman, catastrophe, justice, partners, nudity (topless - notable), violence, mentor, money, serial killer, disorder, pornography, storytelling, neo-noir, bank robbery
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa, new jersey, california, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   48%
 
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: surreal, dark humor, stylized, serious, offbeat, rough, realistic, suspenseful, cynical, talky, absurd, melancholic, harsh, enigmatic, reflective, sexy, disturbing, art house
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, police corruption, crime, drug abuse, corruption, redemption, police investigation, drugs, drug addiction, heroin, against the rules, drugs/alcohol, police, investigation, surveillance, murder, gangster, urban, murder investigation, surrealism, gangsters, pornography, life philosophy, crimes, police brutality, organized crime, dishonesty, character study, greed, law enforcement, prostitution, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, catastrophe, crime gone awry, brutality, insanity, natural disaster, runaway, illegal drugs, eccentricity, twists & turns, storytelling, mentor, obsession, promotion, debt, drug lord, guilt, dialogue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
 6.5
 371
Cement
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, tense, dark
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, neo noir, drug dealing, police investigation, police corruption, addiction, drug abuse, vengeance, crimes, infidelity, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, siblings relations, showbiz, deadly, life is a bitch, rivalry, mafia, police officer killed, stolen money, corrupt cop, dysfunctional relationship, mob boss, mercilessness, three brothers, tv show in film, loss of control, cement, jealousy, corruption, drugs, deception, betrayal, revenge, police, friendship, anger, rage
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   54%
 
 5.8
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Rampart
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, gloomy, tense, bad ending, psychological, enigmatic, stylized, melancholic, reflective, brutal, artsy, intense, interesting, dramatic, disturbing, talky, sexy, art house, sexual, ironic, breathtaking, cerebral, ambiguous ending
Plot: police corruption, crime, brutality, police, drugs/alcohol, corruption, police investigation, character study, crimes, relationships, adultery, law enforcement, dysfunctional family, dialogue, urban, culture clash, violent, manipulation, redemption, runaway, tough law enforcer, greed, crime gone awry, visceral, paranoid, family, road rage, bigotry, homeless man, district attorney, confession, gangsters, dialogue driven, dishonesty, noir, justice, investigation, mentor, guilt, storytelling, life is a bitch, writers, obsession, sexual abuse, drinking, surveillance, neo-noir, one-night stand, ethnic diversity, racial tension
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   64%
 
 7.4
 1K
L.627
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 145 min.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crime, drug dealing, legal action, addiction, down on your luck, price of justice, drug abuse, police corruption, social decay, prostitute, fighting the system, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, society, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, tough heroes, dishonesty, legal, partners, rebellion, aids, complaint, police informant, stress, drug withdrawal, junkie, hiv positive, parking ticket, stakeout, bureaucracy, drug trafficking, informant, tailing a suspect, police violence, subway station, subway, drug dealer, police officer, racism, drug addiction, drug addict, classroom, mechanic, cemetery, drug overdose, video camera
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   51%
 
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Monument Ave.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, intense, rough, tense, suspense, talky, stylized, melancholic, dark, interesting, dramatic, touching, atmospheric
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, betrayal, murder, working class, vengeance, drugs, irish, criminal's revenge, life philosophy, gang, revenge, organized crime, violence, dialogue, mafia, stereotypes, corruption, drinking, storytelling, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, witnessing a crime, multiple storylines, mob, crime gone awry, character study, guilt, gangs, redemption, drug dealing, violent, going straight, runaway, dysfunctional family, investigation, catastrophe, mentor, happy ending, police investigation, police corruption, pornography, gangster, foul language, social decay, brutality, moral ambiguity, urban ghetto life, family, addiction
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
Natural Born Killers
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: dark humor, stylized, surreal, offbeat, serious, bloody, satirical, disturbing, brutal, rough, realistic, dark, psychological, psychedelic, suspenseful, ironic, biting, harsh, intense, absurd, talky, interesting, atmospheric, clever, sexy, witty, colourful, bad ending, captivating, thought provoking, sadistic, road movie, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, crime, violence, gory, brutality, corruption, murder, splatter, insanity, blood, prison, love, on the road, surrealism, postmodernism, violent, dysfunctional family, criminal heroes, gratuitous violence, journalism, sexual abuse, sexualized violence, visceral, murderous pair, stylish, abuse, obsession, censorship, pornography, controversy, media, dialogue, social misfits, storytelling, chase, reality tv, twists & turns, romance, lovers on the run, gangsters, dark hero, brainwashing, vengeance, crazy, violence spree, hitman, psychopath, drugs, multiple storylines, celebrity culture
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: nevada, arizona, new mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   55%
 
One False Move
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody, interesting, bleak, brutal, talky, harsh, atmospheric, disturbing, intense, dramatic, clever, stylized, enigmatic, dark humor, melancholic, tragic ending, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, small town, murder, police investigation, crime gone awry, redemption, heist, investigation, violence, drugs, neo noir, hitman, criminal heroes, violent, neo-noir, brutality, character study, drug dealing, dialogue, gangsters, corruption, culture clash, noir, visceral, gunfight, paranoid, secrets, serial killer, mentor, honest, runaway, drinking, pornography, stereotypes, justice, stylish, twists & turns, loneliness, greed, racism, gangster, gratuitous violence, storytelling, obsession, moral ambiguity, gory, crimes, multiple storylines, drug addiction, deadly
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, texas, arkansas, louisiana, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   44%
 
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Style: surreal, bleak, tense, biting, suspenseful, serious, satirical, captivating, twists and turns, realistic, enigmatic, talky, psychological, harsh, cynical, disturbing, clever, reflective, breathtaking, witty, sexual, compassionate, brutal, macabre, light, earnest, cerebral, atmospheric, art house, stylized, sexy, surprise ending
Plot: crime, politics, murder, police investigation, police, investigation, protagonist as suspect, political, fascism, brutality, corruption, legal investigation, political corruption, obsession, police corruption, justice, guilt, violence, fighting the system, culture clash, violent, who done it, storytelling, greed, insanity, runaway, secrets, hotel, idealism, psychology, pornography, crimes, deadly, sacrifice, catastrophe, drinking, paranoid, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), morality, dialogue, mentor, manipulation, honest, law enforcement, psychiatry, adaptation, vengeance, legal, surveillance
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
Pizza, Beer, and Cigarettes
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: gang, crime, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, crime gone awry, going straight, urban, heist, down on your luck, social decay, teenage life, urban ghetto life, kids in trouble, pregnancy, criminal heroes, crimes, society, youth, life is a bitch, betrayal, survival, city life, argentine, abandoned car, pepsi cola, street vendor, bullet wound, dock, stoned, paraplegic, driver's license, doorman, hunger, climbing, paralysis, car breakdown, threat to kill, beggar, coca cola, aunt nephew relationship, carjacking, juvenile delinquent, bouncer, disco, breaking and entering, asthma attack, burglar alarm, accidental shooting, shooting, guitarist
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, uruguay, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
Movie in collections
 8.4
 194
EZ Streets
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, social decay, working undercover, crimes, law enforcement, police, politics, life is a bitch, redemption, gangsters, protagonist as suspect, police corruption, undercover agent, organized crime, deadly, dishonesty, society, bribery, police detective, heroic, sadness, wrongful conviction, cynicism, spirit, childhood sweetheart, inner city, power, abusive relationship, undercover, bdsm, weather, femme fatale, prostitution, syringe, morality, bribe, intrigue, s&m, drug abuse, irish american, irish, loneliness, hitman, industry, religion, strip club, police officer, blackmail, memory
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   46%
 
 8.1
 90K
Elite Squad
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil, USA, Argentina
Duration: 115 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, brutal, intense, rough, harsh, dramatic, interesting, captivating, disturbing, reflective, stylized, tense, suspenseful, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, poverty, torture, police, law enforcement, fighting crime, police brutality, violence, corruption, drugs, organized crime, fighting the system, violent, brutality, vigilante, fascism, idealism, gratuitous violence, storytelling, crimes, mentor, vengeance, vigilantism, justice, war, honest, gangsters, brainwashing, marijuana, gangs, weed, life philosophy, military, police investigation, dishonesty, urban ghetto, weapons, guns, addiction, splatter, undercover cop, dark hero, morality, greed, visceral, urban, prejudice, philosophy, gunfight
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   51%
 
 6.0
 872
Route 9
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: small town, witnessing a crime, crime, crime gone awry, police corruption, crimes, dishonesty, drug dealing, investigation, law enforcement, cash, sheriff, murder, deadly, corrupt law enforcer, temptation, federal agent, coroner, evidence, deputy, affair, van, stolen money, drugs, violence, police, money
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   60%
 
 5.8
 1K
I Witness
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, special agents, crime, fighting crime, factory, investigation, kidnapping, uncover truth, missing person, police corruption, murder, political corruption, police investigation, politics, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, buddies, confined, danger, society, state affairs, police detective, police department, crusader, contamination, missing person poster, protest sign, u.s. mexico border, mexican border, burial at sea, buddy, motorcycle helmet, m 16, tequila, union, tv reporter, motocross, mexican immigrant, cassette tape, investigator, police chief, junkyard, human rights, mass murder, demonstration, mexican american border, donkey
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, somalia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
 7.3
 33K
Hard Eight
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: clever, serious, gloomy, enigmatic, talky, realistic, stylized, interesting, rough, intense, suspenseful, dark humor, melancholic, psychological, suspense, tense, harsh, atmospheric, bleak, dark, sentimental
Plot: gambling, casino, betrayal, crime, redemption, violence, murder, neo noir, drinking, hotel, neo-noir, blackmail, character study, dialogue, loneliness, greed, gunfight, crime gone awry, violent, stylish, mentor, noir, crimes, storytelling, relationships, gangsters, hitman, corruption, unlikely friendships, dishonesty, pornography, twists & turns, small town, gangster, brutality, plot twist, friendship, organized crime, life philosophy, cons and scams, runaway, vengeance, honest, anti-hero, missing person, confined, love and romance, partners, rivalry, male friendship
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, california, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   50%
 

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Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, idiotic, melancholic, light, dramatic, talky, sexy, cynical
Plot: immigrants, corruption, crime, redemption, infidelity, murder, interracial relations, rich and poor, greed, crime gone awry, crimes, dialogue, manipulation, betrayal, dishonesty, cheerleading, honest, brutality, emigration, sunglasses, border, border crossing, desert, kidnapping, police, illegal immigrant, stereotypes, society, police investigation, adultery, loneliness, family relations, spelling bee, mafia, violence, runaway, babies and infants, dark hero, mentor, twists & turns, catastrophe, dysfunctional family, gangsters, life philosophy, crumbling marriage, storytelling, opposites attract, capitalism, multiple storylines, lone hero
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, texas, latin america
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    User:   55%
 
 7.1
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Homicide
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, clever, suspense, serious, talky, cerebral, enigmatic, rough, light, thought provoking, melancholic, intense, absurd, stylized, philosophical, interesting, dark humor, psychological
Plot: investigation, crime, murder, police investigation, jewish, anti semitism, police, jews, judaism, dialogue, uncover truth, guilt, gunfight, secrets, interracial relations, identity, writers, character study, dialogue driven, weapons, crimes, twists & turns, obsession, crime gone awry, jewish american, nazi, deadly, dishonesty, depression, greed, law enforcement, paranoid, runaway, terrorism, catastrophe, society, murder mystery, dysfunctional family, culture clash, hotel, betrayal, golden years, confidence, drug dealing, fbi, mind game, corruption, hitman, nazis, violent
Time: 90s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
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