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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, workplace, workplace situations, power relations, police detective, 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 Action genres. Some movies like Police, Adjective: Tough Enough (2006), The Bill (1984), Fabienne (2011), The Body Farm (2011), New Jersey Drive (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, tense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, high school life, coming of age, urban ghetto, crimes, parents and children, urban ghetto life, friendship, crumbling relationship, family relations, life is a bitch ...
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, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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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, 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
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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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: police investigation, police detective, workplace, forensics, right hand man, law enforcement, crimes, workplace situations, crime, murder investigation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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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: serious, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, on the run, drug dealing, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: gang war, police investigation, crime, racism, society, haunted by the past, atrocity, partners, law enforcement, police detective, unlikely partners, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
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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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, law enforcement, dishonesty, police investigation, crimes, crime, tough law enforcer, police corruption, corruption, police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, touching ...
Plot: police detective, crime, ambition, murder investigation, crimes, partners against crime, rise to the top, talented, law enforcement, homicide detective, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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: gloomy, tense, sincere, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, partners against crime, superior officer, police investigation, hanging, investigation, workplace, crimes, tough law enforcer, police station, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, baltimore
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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: realistic, serious, tense, meditative, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, forensic, forensics, search, deadly, law enforcement, everyday life, crime, mayor, buried alive, trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Powers That Be (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy Los Angeles teen and her superficial friends wants to break out of suburbia and experience Southern California's "gangsta" lifestyle. But problems arise when the preppies get in over their heads and provoke the wrath of a ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: juvenile delinquency, youth, crimes, high school life, teenager, teenage life, gang, drug dealing, gangsters, strong sexual content, innocence lost, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, female detective, policewoman, honest law enforcer, crime, crimes, who done it, police, task force, female police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
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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, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: haunted by the past, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, urban, murder, crime, parents and children, crimes, gain trust, college, handgun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hamburg Dockland (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Shows the interaction between Hamburg police officers and paramedics.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: crimes, workplace situations, doctors and patients, danger, law enforcement, police, partners, workplace, power relations, rescue, policeman uniform, scolding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Harry (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
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, psychological, suspenseful, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: drug dealing, police detective, police investigation, crime, crimes, murder, drugs/alcohol, deadly, law enforcement, police, criminal gang, armed robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Terry (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the summer of 2009, Charlie Ruez made a documentary. 6 months later the footage was seized for evidence by the Metropolitan Police Department. In 2010, the footage was released.
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, serious, rough
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, heroin, dysfunctional family, downfall, life is a bitch, drug dealing, adolescence vs adulthood, family problems, innocence lost, siblings relations, drug dealer, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sucker Free City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows three young men as they are drawn into lives of crime. Nick (Crowley) uses his entry-level corporate job to commit credit card fraud and deals drugs on the side. K-Luv (Mackie) is a member of the "V-Dubs", an ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, bleak
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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
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Time: 80s
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The Major (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a cold winter’s day Sergey Sobolev, a major at the local police office, is driving to the hospital where his wife is about to give birth to their child. High from happiness, he’s driving too fast and runs down a boy on a passage walk, who ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Holby Blue (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The police force at Holby South is tasked with the toughest job yet. Not only are they fighting the usual crime with drug offenders and gang members, but today they are faced with the threat of terrorism on their own soil. A Spin off from Holby ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, suspenseful, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Between the Canals (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three small time criminals from Dublin's North Inner City each aspire to be somebody in a fast changing society.
Style: realistic, rough, serious
Plot: juvenile delinquency, moral dilemma, society, disorder, downfall, going straight, dishonesty, crime gone awry, single parent, drug dealing, family relations, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
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Prince of the City (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: New York City detective Daniel Ciello agrees to help the United States Department of Justice help eliminate corruption in the police department, as long as he will not have to turn in any close friends. In doing so, Ciello uncovers a conspiracy ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, suspenseful, sincere ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., virginia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Gang (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1945, as World War Two comes to a close, five small time crooks unite to form a gang. After several bold robberies they become notorious as "the front-wheel drive gang". The police attempt to stop their crime spree with little success, ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, chase, gang, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, heist, crimes, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, siege ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: crime, uncover truth, murder, police investigation, investigation, heist, law enforcement, deadly, life is a bitch, coma, cold case, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, year 1992
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Northwest (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nordvest is a gangsterfilm set in the suburbs of Copenhagen. Casper (18), the oldest of 3 siblings, survives life on the streets by committing burglaries for the neighbourhood boss, Jamal. When Casper gets an offer to work for Jamal’s rival ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, crimes, life is a bitch, gangsters, friendship, gang, family problems, juvenile delinquency, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, vengeance, gang war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark
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41%
Light Sleeper (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A drug dealer with upscale clientele is having moral problems going about his daily deliveries. A reformed addict, he has never gotten over the wife that left him, and the couple that use him for deliveries worry about his mental well-being and his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious, captivating ...
Plot: redemption, drug dealing, obsession, going straight, addiction, drug abuse, hopes, crime, life is a bitch, drug dealer, insomnia, drugs ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A.L.F. (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: What happened, that 24th of December? This is what officer Chartier wants to find out. To understand, he will have to go back 48 hours earlier to Franck's Christmas eve. Franck is an insignificant drama-teacher by day, but also belongs to a ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, thought provoking
Plot: moral dilemma, society, crimes, hopes, unlikely criminals, rebellion, radical, fighting the system, dishonesty, snitch, disorder, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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