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Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011)
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Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose members are being systematically murdered one by one. To solve the brutal killings, Kingston joins forces with a cocky, young homicide detective. But neither of them is prepared for the shocking corruption their investigation will uncover — stunning secrets that will set both men on a violent collision course with betrayal and vengeance.
Style: exciting, tense, twists and turns, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police corruption, police investigation, violence, crimes, partners, crime, life is a bitch, working undercover, vigilantism, urban, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, drugs/alcohol, undercover, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, uncover truth, cop as target, mission gone awry, loss of partner, law enforcer killer, killer, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crime, crimes, murder, law enforcement, dishonesty, police investigation and police corruption mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Street Kings 2: Motor City: Narc (2002), Triple 9 (2016), Dirty (2005), Freelancers (2012), Brooklyn's Finest (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Narc (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly ...
Style: tense, bleak, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police brutality, undercover, child abuse, violence, police detective, drug dealing, drug addict, drug overdose, beating, police shootout, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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95%
 6.3
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Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, murder, bank robbery, police corruption, violence, betrayal, bag of money, crime, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, guilt, internal affairs, murder, master criminal, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners against crime, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.6
 9K
Freelancers (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops. His new boss, Sarcone, will see if he has what it takes to be rogue through many trials and tribulations of loyalty, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bartender, revenge, dishonesty, loss of partner, law enforcement, police corruption, power relations, friends, betrayal, partners, buddies, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and ...
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, guilt, police brutality, deception, undercover cop, undercover, betrayal, murder, racial slur, working undercover, violence, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 103K
Street Kings (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: tense, serious, twists and turns, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, dirty cop, police investigation, tough law enforcer, doubts and hesitations, right and wrong, undercover cop, corruption, police, murder, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Pride and Glory (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police corruption, police investigation, murder, moral dilemma, cover up, dishonesty, crime, betrayal, family relations, uncover truth, family values ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Streets of Blood (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police officer's partner has died during Hurricane Katrina, but he later discovers that his partner may have been murdered. An investigation follows, taking the officer and his new partner into the depths of the criminal underworld.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, investigation, dishonesty, drug dealing, deadly, law enforcement, hip hop, police corruption, undercover, crimes, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Texas Killing Fields (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, partners, police investigation, uncover truth, partners against crime, life is a bitch, crime, law enforcement, crimes, missing person, street kid, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 80K
Cop Land (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, intense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, sheriff, small town, arson, police, mafia, corruption, murder, violence, internal affairs, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 1.9
 174
Snitch'd (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, high school, life is a bitch, tough law enforcer, working undercover, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, city life, partners against crime, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 3K
Madigan (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro and Madigan follow up on various leads, Police Commissioner Russell goes ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, law enforcer killer, partners, dishonesty, police detective, neo noir, snitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Son of No One (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rookie cop is assigned to the 118 Precinct in the same district where he grew up. The Precinct Captain starts receiving letters about two unsolved murders that happened many years ago in the housing projects when the rookie cop was just a kid. ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: police corruption, police detective, haunted by the past, crimes, crime, law enforcement, murder, mental institution, housing project, husband wife relationship, dishonesty, falling off a roof ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 675
True Blue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rembrandt Macy (Tom Berenger) is a maverick cop assigned to a case where the primary evidence is a woman's hand found in a pond. Investigators identify the dead, and Macy is lead into a young woman's past. Macy's primary path to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, witnessing a crime, crime, life is a bitch, tough law enforcer, sexual relations, uncover truth, who done it, mind game, rivalry, investigation, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, political corruption, police, police investigation, mystery, dishonesty, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 3K
Phoenix (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Gambling fever -- along with a brutal bookie -- leads three crooked cops into a double-dealing scheme that lands them in hot water way over their heads.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, intense ...
Plot: police corruption, betrayal, gambling, neo noir, crime, heist, addiction, crime gone awry, dishonesty, partners, law enforcement, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, district attorney, murder, crime boss, police brutality, investigation, crime, fighting the system, tough law enforcer, workplace situations, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 56K
Sabotage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, crime scene, vengeance, brutality, gory, crimes, tough law enforcer, danger, dishonesty, deadly, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, georgia, atlanta georgia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, tense, serious, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, life is a bitch, witnessing a crime, criminal heroes, dishonesty, deadly, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, partners, dishonesty, fighting the system, against the odds, deadly, fighting crime, law enforcement, investigation, drug dealing ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two detectives investigating a gang-related find themselves targeted by both gang members and crooked cops.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, gang, investigation, police detective, police investigation, urban, partners against crime, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 20K
Dark Blue (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.
Style: tense, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police brutality, police corruption, police investigation, fighting the system, partners, testimony, crimes, rookie, law enforcement, crime and punishment, dishonesty, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Extreme Justice (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jeff Powers is the newest member of a very elite and very secret LAPD division. Their mission is to target important criminals and to get them to stop. Police brutality is not a known term for the division and they will stop at nothing to get the ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police corruption, police station, undercover, fighting the system, deadly, partners, dishonesty, master criminal, law enforcement, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The River Murders (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sins of the past are not forgotten in this chilling suspense thriller. When the first body was discovered, it seemed a coincidence. But now homicide detective Jack Verdon has cause to worry: the victims of a series of brutal sex murders are all ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, false accusation, sexual abuse, cop as target, danger, woman in danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sinners and Saints (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In lawless storm ravaged New Orleans, eleaguered Detective Sean Riley is trying to cope with the death of his young son and the abandonment of his wife. Facing a probable suspension from the department, Riley is teamed with a young homicide ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, semiautomatic pistol, gang war, street, violence, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement, deadly, loss of partner, swat, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 31K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, crimes, working undercover, law enforcement, fighting the system, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 322
Officer Down (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policewoman unwittingly puts her family in danger when she uncovers corruption in her department.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, society, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, violence spree, uncover truth, drugs/alcohol, cop as target, rebellion, danger, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.5
 4K
Blood Out (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When big city detectives refuse to further investigate his kid brother's gang related murder, small town Sheriff Michael Spencer drops the badge and goes undercover to find his brother's killer and avenge his death.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, police investigation, crimes, working undercover, vengeance, undercover, hitman, law enforcement, deadly, tough law enforcer, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 72K
Broken City (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mayor, betrayal, politics, election, political corruption, crime, uncover truth, crimes, life turned upside down, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, survival, police station, danger, brutality, siege, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, unlikely partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%