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, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, police, police investigation, dishonesty and drug dealing mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Police: L.627 (1992), 36th Precinct (2004), The Nark (1982), Impulse (1990), 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, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: drug abuse, aids, prostitute, bureaucracy, price of justice, legal action, crimes, life is a bitch, partners against crime, crime, addiction, police investigation ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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95%
 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, police investigation, gang, rivalry, police corruption, crime, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.6
 993
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, undercover, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, drug dealing, rivalry, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.6
 1K
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, prostitute, female police officer, vice squad, drug dealer, policewoman, drug abuse, police corruption, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 2K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, police officer, car chase, crimes, fighting crime, drug abuse, chases and races, lone wolves, gangsters, injustice, hotshot hero, drug lord ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: france, europe, marseille, marseille provence, paris france
⇓ 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: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, on the run, chase, criminal's revenge, going straight, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, gangsters, danger, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, police detective, law enforcement, crime, crimes, police officer killed, police chase, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: rough, bleak, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, friends, urban ghetto life, fighting crime, police investigation, juvenile delinquency, gang, betrayal, city life, going straight, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 1K
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, friends, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, buddies, partners, drug, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 1K
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: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, going straight, law enforcement, drug dealing, addiction, criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, dishonesty, drug abuse, crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 3K
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gang, drug dealer, murder, violence, drug dealing, gangsters, crimes, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, gang, gangsters, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, chases and races, crime, society, polish, rebellion ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lawyer, drug dealer, police corruption, legal action, police investigation, fighting the system, partners against crime, crimes, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, gloomy
Plot: drug dealing, motorcycle, punk, gas station attendant, revenge, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, law enforcement ...
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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, internal affairs, guilt, investigation, working undercover, law enforcement, murder, tough law enforcer, police corruption, police officer killed, police officer shot in the head ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 1K
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: rough, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, buddies, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners, fighting crime, undercover, amateur detective, gangsters, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, partners against crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, crimes, investigation, drug dealing, juvenile delinquency, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ 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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, crimes, protagonist as suspect, track down, uncover truth, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners, crime, partners against crime, crime gone awry, drug abuse, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police detective, working undercover, gang, crimes, gangsters, police investigation, criminal heroes, ghetto, drug dealing, adaptation, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, intrigue, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, nightlife, police corruption, lifestyle, betrayal, nightclub, friendship, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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One (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Après quinze ans passés derrière les barreaux, Bruno, qui prône la révolution prolétarienne, s'évade. Ce dernier veut continuer la lutte, faire sortir ses camarades de prison, libérer les masses du joug capitaliste. Tous ses anciens ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, bleak
Plot: betrayal, drug dealing, police investigation, on the run, confined, crime, crimes, terrorism, deadly, manhunt, imprisonment, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 5K
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, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, district attorney, murder, police brutality, investigation, crime, fighting the system, tough law enforcer, crime boss, protagonist as suspect, against the rules, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, suspenseful, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, murder, police, rebellion, prostitute, evil man, police protagonist, police corruption, crime, police investigation, addiction, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: LA's finest have crossed the line between Cop and Criminal...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, gang, undercover, crimes, crime, fighting crime, partners against crime, dishonesty, partners, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, motorcycle, beach, bar, heist, journalism, betrayal, working undercover, drug dealing, undercover, life is a bitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 2K
Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, rivalry, working undercover, drug dealing, law enforcement, gang, car chase, loss of partner, crime, crimes, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legal action, tough law enforcer, political corruption, partners, law enforcement, fighting the system, dishonesty, rivalry, crime, price of justice, police corruption, legal ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stripper, murder, brutality, frame up, police detective, bail bondsman, buddy, surgeon, crime, police investigation, gangsters, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 906
Exiled (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Law & Order TV movie centered on the character Mike Logan.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: law enforcement, police investigation, fighting crime, legal investigation, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, crime, partners against crime, police station, partners, obsession, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Shield and the Sword (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a patrol, Julie and Simon, two police constables, injure a wealthy man who pointlessly killed their partner. This wealthy man in question turns out to be the son of a politician. This is why the two police constables are accused of brutality ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, crime, working undercover, deadly, duty, chase, politician, police, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%