Movies like Probable Cause

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Probable Cause (1994)
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Probable Cause (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A series of cop murders plagues the city. The remaining officers on the force are increasingly worried as the deaths increase with no leads. As the department's finest must solve the case before the killer strikes again.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, sexual harassment, investigation, murder, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, police detective, dishonesty, rape, revenge, police, policewoman, rape and revenge, gang rape, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), sleepwalking, cop killer, female killer, police officer killed, internal affairs, repressed memory, deadly, crime ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Probable Cause

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, murder, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry and investigation mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Probable Cause: Slow Burn (2000), Vice Girls (1997), Conflict of Interest (1993), The Rape of Richard Beck (1985), The Last Riders (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
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Slow Burn (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The murder of the ex-wife of Doctor Sam Charney (Rutger Hauer) leads Detective Della Wilder (Pam Grier) to uncover a series of women's murders somehow linked to a big pharmaceutical company.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heroes, psychopath, law enforcement, reluctant partners, who done it, crimes, police investigation, female detective, dishonesty, serial killer, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.7
 263
Vice Girls (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three sexy cops will have to go undercover to catch a ruthless pornographer who is murdering young runaway girls.
Style: sexy, realistic, erotic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, working undercover, sexual abuse, undercover, hidden identity, law enforcement, investigation, dishonesty, serial killer, crimes, on the run, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
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92%
Conflict of Interest (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gideon rules the down and dirty side of town. From the docks where he runs an export business in stolen cars, to the heavy metal club where he can turn a little extra cash on hot women and cool drugs. Everyone loves Gideon, especially his posse of ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: heavy metal, heavy metal culture, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, investigation, gangsters, police detective, false accusation, kidnapping, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Rape of Richard Beck (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tables turn for cynical police officer Richard Beck (Richard Crenna) when he's viciously attacked by two homicidal crooks. Having never been empathetic toward the victims he's dealt with on a daily basis, Beck must now confront the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: rape, law enforcement, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, life is a bitch, vengeance, murder, gays and lesbians, society, legal, post traumatic stress disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Last Riders (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his family is murdered, Johnny gets revenge on his former biker gang, The Slaves, and the police who lied to the gang about Johnny selling them out to the authorities.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, biker, death of family, police, revenge, deadly
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Merchant of Death (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jim Rendall is 6 when his family gets killed. 25 years later he finds out why.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: law enforcement, obsession, vengeance, chase, rivalry, family life, dishonesty, frame up, crimes, injustice, strong violent content, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.6
 289
Frame by Frame (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A pair of romantically entangled cops become suspects in the brutal murder of one of their mates.
Style: tense, mind bending, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: policewoman, pregnancy, gambling, murder, police corruption, police detective, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, partners, investigation, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Shadows in an Empty Room (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An Ottawa police captain searches for the person who poisoned his sister, who was attending the university in Montreal. So desperate is he for revenge that he begin to use his own brutal methods to find the killer. Soon he discovers that not ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, revenge, investigation, psychopath, crimes, police corruption, heist, university, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry, car chase ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, righting the wronged, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, law enforcement, parents and children, police, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.0
 226
Cartel War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Led by a detective hell-bent on revenge, a team of undercover cops in Los Angeles attempt to bring down a powerful drug mob from the inside. Operating outside the law, they put everything on the line to clean up the streets and exact payback on the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: working undercover, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crimes, revenge, male female relationship, police, murder, friendship, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Portraits of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An attorney takes the lawyer/client relationship too seriously. She ends up falling for her client, a very charming photographer who has been charged with a multiple murder. She wants to believe he is innocent but she cannot deny her suspicions.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, woman in danger, who done it, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, fall in love, police detective, power relations, courtroom, couples, dedicated lawyer, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Chicago Overcoat (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, elderly, aging, one last chance, hitman, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, investigation, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Jack Reed: One of Our Own (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jack Reed investigates a young woman whom he and his wife take into their household when she turns out to be targeted by unknown assassins.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, woman in danger, rivalry, crimes, fugitives, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, police, corruption, runaway, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Kill Reflex (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Williamson plays a cop called 'Soda Cracker', whose partner was killed in a mysterious assassination. He is convinced that the murder was committed by his old enemy, Ivan Moss, played by Bo Svenson. Despite threats from the mob and from ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle zone, vengeance, police corruption, murder, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, gangsters, assassination, gunfight ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 2K
The Unjust (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A series of murders holds the nation in its sway and the longer the police fail to catch the murderer, the more the public begins to panic. Choi, a highly successful investigator whose methods have always held him back from promotion, senses that ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, police detective, frame up, legal, police corruption, crimes, intrigue, police investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, promotion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Underground (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A cop must stop the killings of rap stars. But, he gets in too deep after his partner is killed.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, partners, hip hop, drug dealing, investigation, vengeance, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, murder, rivalry, hotshot hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 6K
Officer Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a cop's crooked past comes back to get him, can he do the right thing, or will he succumb to the threats of his dangerous connections?
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police corruption, law enforcement, vigilantism, crimes, vengeance, haunted by the past, dishonesty, police detective, murder, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief), cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Spreading Ground (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Veteran Detective Ed Delopre (Dennis Hopper) and partner Mike McGivern (Fredric Forrest) have their hands full when they hit the pavement in search of a dangerous killer with five dead bodies already on his record. The mayor, in a rush to see peace ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, criminal heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, gangsters, investigation, track down, crimes, riddles and clues, dishonesty, killer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Partners in Crime (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Reardon (Hauer) is a twice-divorced police detective who lives with his daughter. When a well-heeled local man is kidnapped, the FBI is called in, which introduces Longsworth (played by Paulina Porizkova). Longsworth happens to have been ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, special agents, femme fatale, uncover truth, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, who done it, small town, fbi agent ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 685
Wounded (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a grizzly-bear poacher named Hanaghan kills her fiance and fellow Fish & Wildlife Deptartment officer, Julie Clayton sets out to track the killer down and discover why the FBI is keeping its case secret from her. She is joined in her ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forest, revenge, psychiatrist, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, rehabilitation, vengeance, wilderness, woman in danger, animal life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Donato and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Though emotionally estranged, a father and daughter team of Los Angeles police detectives must work together to stop a serial killer. Along the way, the two find themselves forced to deal with a number of painful secrets from their past.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, family life, parents and children, partners, amateur detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, estrangement, who done it, aging ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 215
Roots of Evil (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer is after hookers and strippers. A male detective and his female partner are assigned to stop him.
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), law enforcement, partners, crimes, investigation, partners against crime, strong sexual content, hollywood, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bullets, Blood & a Fistful of Ca$h (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hard boiled tale of bloody revenge that interweaves the stories of nine criminals. The story takes place in one day, on the eve of an all out syndicate war. Through a twisted series of events, the interweaving narratives are put on an ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bloody
Plot: rivalry, partners, police detective, vengeance, partners against crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug dealing, criminal heroes, gang, police investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 3.8
 5K
Kill Switch (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, special agents, psychopath, murder, serial killer, mind game, master criminal, race against time, law enforcement, rivalry, track down, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 366
The Criminal (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jasper Rawlins, a none-too-successful musician, finds himself chatting with a beautiful woman at his neighborhood bar. She goes home with him, direct and frank in answer to his nervousness. During the night, someone breaks into his flat and cuts her ...
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: frame up, conspiracy, faked death, murder, false accusation, investigation, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
 1K
Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, gangsters, racism, police investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, social decay, murder, false accusation, police corruption, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 1K
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, police investigation, serial killer, crimes, murder, rivalry, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gangsters, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
To Protect and Serve (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, police detective, police corruption, murder, vigilantism, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, serial killer, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Brooklyn State of Mind (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Al Stanco has lived all of his life in Brooklyn and does some work for the local crime lord, Danny Parente. New to the neighbourhood is Gabriela, a filmmaker shooting a documentary on the real Brooklyn. Al and Gabriela become friendly but the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: conspiracy, sexual content, graphic violence, hitman, tough heroes, filmmaking, love and romance, going straight, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Twisted Justice (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Los Angeles of the future, police are forbidden to carry weapons and must use stun guns instead. A maverick detective ignores those restrictions in his pursuit of "The Bullseye Murderer," a psychotic rapist who takes a new drug ...
Style: futuristic, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police corruption, psychopath, criminal heroes, crimes, chase, rivalry, serial killer, mad scientist, investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%