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Police, Adjective (2009)
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Police, Adjective (2009)
Original name: Polițist, adjectiv
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A cop named Cristi must go undercover to trail teen Victor who is suspected of selling pot in the north-eastern city of Vasliu.
Style: serious, sincere, suspenseful, tense, touching, gloomy, biting, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, juvenile delinquency, police investigation, fighting the system, against the rules, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, workplace situations, power relations, marijuana, drug dealer, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, caught in the act, youth, crime, rebellion, hopes, moral dilemma, society, boss and employee, idealism, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: romania, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, murder, police and society mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Police, Adjective: Homicide: The Movie (2000), Tough Enough (2006), The Bill (1984), Burnt Out (2005), Zulu (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Homicide: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Retired police lieutenant Al Giardello is running for mayor when he is suddenly shot at a press conference. All of the detectives, past and present, clamor for an opportunity to help find the shooter.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, fighting crime, crime, workplace, partners, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, police station, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, baltimore
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95%
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Tough Enough (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From the youth directed novel of the same name by Greogor Tressnow comes a film by Detlev Buck that is a realistic portrait of life in the section of Berlin called Neukölln. It’s about power and weakness, delinquents and victims, and the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, coming of age, crimes, urban ghetto life, parents and children, high school life, urban ghetto, friendship, teenage life, life is a bitch, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
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The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, police detective, crime, police station, workplace situations, society, crimes, partners, law enforcement, inspector, police ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
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Burnt Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: François Durrieux, a man in his forties, married to Clémence and father of Benjamin, has been employed for years by the firm DSBO. In order not to lose his job, he always submits to his boss's demands whether it means working after office ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: workplace, fighting the system, parents and children, boss and employee, power relations, workplace situations, suffering, revolt, employee, friendship, middle aged man, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Zulu (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, South Africa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As a child, Ali Neuman narrowly escaped being murdered by Inkhata, a militant political party at war with Nelson Mandela's African National Congress. Only he and his mother survived the carnage of those years. But as with many survivors, the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, crime, racism, gang war, atrocity, police detective, society, haunted by the past, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
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Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, society, urban, tough law enforcer, crime, police, caucasian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, violence against women, crime, track down, law enforcement, missing child, female police officer, police station, murder, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In the rural area around the Anatolian town of Keskin, the local prosecutor, police commissar, and doctor lead a search for a victim of a murder to whom a suspect named Kenan and his mentally challenged brother confessed. However, the search is ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense, meditative ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, forensic, forensics, search, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, everyday life, crime, mayor, buried alive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the events surrounding the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.Hayden Panettiere (Heroes) and Marcia Gay Harden (Academy Award winner for Pollock) star in the Lifetime Original Movie Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy based on the ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: murder, legal investigation, crimes, unlikely criminals, courtroom drama, college, police investigation, law enforcement, partners, prison, legal action, murderous pair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Story: Dr Eve Lockhart is one of Britain's leading forensic pathologists and runs a state-of-the-art forensic research facility called The Body Farm with her business partner Mike Phillips. Theirs is the only facility in the country using real human ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, right hand man, workplace, forensics, crimes, crime, workplace situations, murder investigation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
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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: 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 ⇓
48%
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Gang Tapes (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a brutal carjacking yields a videocamera, a teenage boy decides to document his life and the lives of his fellow gangbangers.
Style: serious, rough, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: gang, social decay, tough heroes, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, going straight, teenage life, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, youth, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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 ⇓
48%
New Jersey Drive (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Jersey Drive is a 1995 film about black youths in Newark, New Jersey, the unofficial "car theft capital of the world". Their favorite pastime is that of everybody in their neighborhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts ...
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Golden Boy (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Golden Boy is an American crime drama series created by Nicholas Wootton, which is produced by Berlanti Television and Warner Bros. Television. CBS placed a series order on May 13, 2012. The series ran on CBS from February 26 to May 14, 2013 and ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 13
The Badge (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The only difference between a cop and a criminal is The Badge. Detective Vince McKinley and his partner Martin Goulet have to solve the biggest case of their careers: a series of evidence have been stolen from their own precinct. Through out the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious
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Plot: partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, police investigation, police corruption, police, corruption
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 613
Code 37 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A famous writer is violated in a sex-movie-theatre. He had a date with Roos, a young student who works also as a prostitute. Quickly it becomes clear that more students are active in the prostitution. Enough reason for Hannah and her team to go ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Place: ghent, belgium, europe
⇓ 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: 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 ⇓
43%
Hamburg Dockland (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Shows the interaction between Hamburg police officers and paramedics.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough
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Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 160
Harry (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 60 min.
Story: Harry is a single story, six-part crime drama series set in Auckland which follows the intense psychological journey of Detective Harry Anglesea.
Style: serious, gloomy, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: drug dealing, police detective, police investigation, crimes, crime, law enforcement, deadly, murder, drugs/alcohol, teenage girl, suicide, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Powers That Be (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
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Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 12K
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.
Style: emotional, disturbing, bleak, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: heroin, juvenile delinquency, dysfunctional family, downfall, life is a bitch, drug dealing, siblings relations, family problems, innocence lost, adolescence vs adulthood, drug dealer, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 906
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Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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