Movies like Police

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Police (1985)
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Police (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Mangin, a police inspector in Paris, leans hard on informants to get evidence on three Tunisian brothers who traffic in drugs. He arrests one, Simon, and his girl-friend Noria. Simon's brothers go to their lawyer. He springs Noria, who promptly steals 2 million francs that belong to the Tunisians. They suspect her of the theft; her life as well as the lawyer's is in danger. Meanwhile, Noria is playing with both the lawyer and Mangin's affections. Mangin is mercurial anyway: intimidating and bloodying suspects, falling for a police commission trainee before flipping for Noria, wearing his emotions on his sleeve. Can he save the lawyer and Noria, and can he convince her to love?
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, police investigation, drug dealer, gangsters, crimes, drug abuse, drug dealing, betrayal, crime, life is a bitch, addiction, working undercover, police corruption, legal, fighting crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, price of justice, opposites attract, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, workplace situations, police detective, thief, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france

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Most similar movies to Police

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crime, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, police investigation, police and drug dealing mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Police: L.627 (1992), The Nark (1982), Impulse (1990), 36th Precinct (2004), The Outsider (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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L.627 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Lulu is a tough streetwise narcotics cop who, like a Frank Serpico or a Dirty Harry Callahan, doesn't play by the rules or kowtow to his weak and/or corrupt superiors. Lulu thrives in this violent world, where sheer guts can overcome his ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: aids, drug abuse, prostitute, bureaucracy, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, social decay, fighting the system, rebellion, society, addiction ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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95%
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The Nark (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Paris police detective (Richard Berry) plays rough with a prostitute (Nathalie Baye) and her pimp/lover (Philippe Léotard), whom he wants as an informant.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, good versus evil, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer, working undercover, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, police corruption, fighting crime, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.6
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Impulse (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Impulse is a 1990 thriller film about a female police officer who works undercover as a prostitute on the streets of Los Angeles
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, bar, policewoman, drug dealer, female police officer, vice squad, computers and web, working undercover, crime, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.1
 16K
36th Precinct (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, rivalry, police investigation, police corruption, crime, betrayal, tough law enforcer, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, blind ambition, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 6.4
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The Outsider (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In another typical Jean-Paul Belmondo vehicle, the French action hero plays a policeman prone to advancing the cause of justice by any means necessary. On his agenda is a powerful drug cartel working out of Paris and Marseilles, with a drug lord ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, police officer, car chase, drug abuse, crimes, fighting crime, hotshot hero, gangsters, lone wolves, injustice, chases and races, drug lord ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Choice of Arms (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Two men break out of prison; a rival gang ambushes them. One is mortally wounded and tells the other, Mickey, to take him to the estate of a retired robber, Noel, who lives in comfort with his lovely and beloved wife, Nicole. The man dies, and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, chase, on the run, friendship, drug dealing, danger, gangsters, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, ireland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 1K
The Loner (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, fighting crime, loss of partner, police detective, crime, law enforcement, police officer killed, police chase, rivalry, chase, godparent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Diamond 13 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop goes up against his lifelong friend, who has become one of the city's biggest drug traffickers.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, law enforcement, buddies, partners, dishonesty, police corruption, crimes, tough law enforcer, crime, friends, drug, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 7.7
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Pigs (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In good old days Franz Maurer and his partners from secret police used to live like kings. Now, they all must adapt to new post-communist environment where they are scorned and losing all the privileges. Some, like Franz, are like ordinary police ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, gang, police corruption, drug dealing, law enforcement, master criminal, dishonesty, partners, fighting the system, deadly, fighting crime, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 3K
Shakedown (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a local drug dealer shoots a dishonest cop in self-defense, lawyer and renegade undercover cop join forces to clear him. But when their investigation leads them into a maze of greed and corruption, they learn that in a town where everything is ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lawyer, drug dealer, police corruption, legal action, police investigation, fighting the system, working undercover, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, rivalry, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
So Long, Stooge (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lambert, a burned-out case, works the night shift at a gas station, rarely speaking, living alone, drinking. Bensoussan, raised in foster homes, now a small-time pusher for a bar owner named Rashid, comes to the station needing a spark plug for a ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: drug dealing, motorcycle, revenge, punk, gas station attendant, drug abuse, addiction, haunted by the past, law enforcement, deadly, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
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Dirty (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gang, internal affairs, guilt, gangsters, life is a bitch, partners against crime, crimes, working undercover, criminal heroes, crime, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, cuba, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Busting (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: LA cops Gould and Blake get in over their heads when they don't heed orders from above and go after a big crime boss.
Style: realistic, rough, humorous, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, fighting crime, master criminal, law enforcement, buddies, addiction, police corruption, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, friends, amateur detective, undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Hyena (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug dealer, murder, gang, human trafficking, dishonesty, crimes, crime, gangsters, law enforcement, danger, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
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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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police detective, gang, crimes, gangsters, police investigation, criminal heroes, drug dealing, ghetto, adaptation, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Blue Hill Avenue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A child of a middle class home with solid moral values is lured into a world of crime and corruption.
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, friends, dishonesty, law enforcement, gang, addiction, betrayal, police corruption, friendship, ghetto, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 819
Vice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael Madsen stars as Max Walker, a down-and-out cop who becomes the target of a bloodthirsty drug cartel after he leads a narcotics bust to intercept a large shipment of heroin. When someone starts picking off his team members -- and the drugs ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crime, uncover truth, reluctant partners, protagonist as suspect, partners against crime, drug abuse, crime gone awry, police corruption, partners, track down, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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, serious, tense, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, witnessing a crime, gang, police corruption, drug dealing, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: From the sight of a police officer this movie depicts the life in New York's infamous South Bronx. In the center is "Fort Apache", as the officers call their police station, which really seems like an outpost in enemy's country. ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, murder, police, rebellion, prostitute, police protagonist, evil man, police corruption, crime, police investigation, addiction, underdog ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 364
Sunset Heat (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former drug-dealer photojournalist (Michael Paré) returns to Los Angeles and helps friends terrorized by his ex-partner (Dennis Hopper).
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, bar, beach, motorcycle, betrayal, on the run, false accusation, heist, police investigation, journalism, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Shooters (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gilly comes out of prison after serving a six year stretch and decides that he will now turn his life around and go straight. But when he returns to his South London home and visits his old colleague J, in hope of obtaining his share of the proceeds ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, drug dealing, drug abuse, criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, addiction, going straight, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The French Detective (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When political thugs murder an opponent's volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat's pursuit of the councilman, Lardatte, gets him a warning ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, uncover truth, rivalry, fighting the system, political corruption, dishonesty, partners, law enforcement, price of justice, crimes, police corruption, legal ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
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Q & A (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A young district attorney seeking to prove a case against a corrupt police detective encounters a former lover and her new protector, a crime boss who refuse to help him.
Style: talky, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, district attorney, murder, police brutality, investigation, crime, fighting the system, tough law enforcer, crime boss, criminal heroes, workplace situations, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 7K
Gang Related (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two corrupt cops have a successful, seemingly perfect money making scheme- they sell drugs that they seize from dealers, kill the dealers, and blame the crimes on street gangs. Their scheme is going along smoothly until they kill an undercover DEA ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stripper, murder, brutality, police detective, bail bondsman, frame up, surgeon, buddy, crime, police investigation, gangsters, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 381
Cement (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's going to bury Sean in quick-drying cement. Guided ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infidelity, neo noir, police corruption, vengeance, criminal's revenge, crime, siblings relations, gangsters, life is a bitch, drug abuse, drug dealing, addiction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 150
Fabienne (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fabienne is a police officer. She does her job well but is gradually growing tired of the dehumanized nature of her work : arresting undocumented aliens day after day does not fit in with her ideals. That's why when, one night, Olga, the Kazakh ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: police investigation, working class, track down, crime, missing child, law enforcement, female police officer, police station, violence against women, murder, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, seaport, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Organization (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a group of young revolutionaries break into a company's corporate headquarters and steal $5,000,000 worth of heroin to keep it off the street, they call on San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs for assistance.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, master criminal, against the odds, fighting the system, partners, law enforcement, fighting crime, dishonesty, police corruption, vengeance, rebellion ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Paris by Night (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Police commander Simon Weiss, head of the division that supervises Paris’s demi-monde, starts out on his nightly tour of bars, discos and strip clubs, making sure once again that the owners don’t bend the rules too far. Weiss knows he’s ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, neo noir, crimes, anti heroes, gangsters, intrigue, lifestyle, urban, crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Young Americans (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Experienced New York Police Detective John Harris is sent to London to help a local task force investigate a series of gangster killings organized by a new player in town, an American.With the help of a young teen wronged by gangsters, Harris ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, police, police investigation, gang, nightclub, politics, crimes, crime, gangsters, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, usa, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 823
The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: tense, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime and punishment, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes, chase, rivalry, coldhearted, chases and races, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%