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Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011)
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Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: police investigation, murder, police corruption, gunfight, investigation, crimes, vigilantism, working undercover, partners against crime, uncover truth, corruption, undercover, life is a bitch, law enforcement, partners, dishonesty, loss of partner, cop as target, mission gone awry, police detective, revenge, violence, swat team, killer, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, law enforcement, police corruption, violence, deadly and police investigation mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Street Kings 2: Motor City: Freelancers (2012), Sinners and Saints (2010), Caught in the Crossfire (2010), Triple 9 (2016), The Mod Squad (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Freelancers (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, revenge, uncover truth, law enforcement, vigilantism, teaching the ways of the world, betrayal, partners, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, gunfight, undercover, partners, dishonesty, serial murder, death of son, revenge, brutality, martial arts, gang war, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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78%
Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police detective, gang, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, police corruption, rivalry, friendship, mafia, gangsters, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, betrayal, murder, police corruption, corrupt cop, violence, bag of money, crimes, strip club, organized crime, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, los angeles, boston, usa, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Mod Squad (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, they go above and beyond the call of duty to solve the murder; and bust the ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, police corruption, undercover cop, undercover, investigation, partners, working undercover, criminal heroes, partners against crime, conspiracy, crimes, drugs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 2.3
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Death Toll (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New Orleans has the No. 1 per capita murder rating in the nation. A decade earlier the city was dubbed the "Murder Capital of the Country." Drugs and violence controlled the streets, taking a toll on the city's law enforcement, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street gang, murder, undercover, partners, partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, master criminal, dishonesty, track down, law enforcement, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 2.0
 199
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police detective, criminal heroes, police investigation, gangsters, gang, juvenile delinquency, police corruption, urban ghetto life, working undercover, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.4
 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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, murder, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, working undercover, hitman, undercover, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, uncover truth, cop as target, woman in danger, law enforcement, dishonesty, life is a bitch, false accusation, murder of a nude woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.1
 41K
Narc (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
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, realistic, cynical, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug addiction, police, drugs, murder, police corruption, police investigation, investigation, drug overdose, dark humor, police officer, crimes, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 77K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, suspense, intense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, murder, gunfight, corruption, police investigation, crimes, police corruption, tough law enforcer, drug lord, revenge, violence, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, switzerland, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
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Blitz (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tough, renegade cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.
Style: twists and turns, intense, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder, crimes, tough law enforcer, vigilante, fight scenes, life philosophy, law enforcer killer, cop as target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, new orleans, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 6K
Dirty (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, guilt, internal affairs, investigation, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, working undercover, murder, police corruption, police officer killed, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: exciting, intense, brutal, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, revenge, corruption, hitman, mercenary, tough law enforcer, vengeance, organized crime, conspiracy, murder, police corruption, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, future, 80s, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, chase, investigation, murder, gangsters, martial arts, track down, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, death in the family ...
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Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: realistic, tense, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corrupt cop, corruption, police, crimes, police corruption, guilt, nypd, police detective, betrayal, murder, organized crime, swat team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, los angeles, usa
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50%
 4.5
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting the system, uncover truth, cop as target, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 7K
Hero Wanted (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Liam Case is a garbage man whose life hasn't quite turned out the way he expected it would. In order to impress the girl of his dreams, Liam plans an elaborate heist that will culminate with him jumping in to save the day at the last minute. ...
Style: serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, life is a bitch, robbery, rivalry, crimes, bank teller, revenge, bank robbery, framed for murder, murder investigation, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: stylized, intense, suspense, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug cartel, swat team, police investigation, crimes, brutality, vengeance, crime scene, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, strip club, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014
Place: mexico, california, atlanta, georgia, usa ...
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56%
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Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: stylized, suspense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, aikido, police, betrayal, chase, kidnapping, police investigation, crimes, justice, secret service, drug dealing, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
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The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, police investigation, murder, crimes, organized crime, gang war, partners, law enforcement, buddy cop, police, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, hong kong, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Shepherd: Border Patrol (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Texas cop battles ex-navy seals who are trying to traffic drugs from Mexico into the USA.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mercenary, kidnapping, government agent, border patrol, partners against crime, drug dealing, partners, police investigation, confined, master criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, latin america, usa, new orleans, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
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Heroic Duo (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tough cop Ken Li (Cheng) is at the top of his game, but he's going to need some help to solve a grisly crime that the offender, a respected police officer, doesn't even remember committing. He seeks out Jack Lai (Lai), a former ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, investigation, hypnosis, dishonesty, police investigation, crimes, undercover, frame up, haunted by the past, police corruption, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, hong kong
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Flashfire (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police detective Jack Flinder is already in trouble with the rest of his force for imprisoning a corrupt partner, but now he has a new problem to deal with. Another officer has been murdered in a hotel room, where he was with a prostitute named ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, police corruption, arson, police, escape, corruption, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement, amateur detective, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, prison, murder, redemption, undercover, vengeance, crimes, organized crime, investigation, working undercover, master criminal, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Direct Action (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Frank Gannon, a veteran cop, is being hunted by his fellow police officers after they learned he has betrayed the brotherhood and exposed to the feds wide scale corruption of the LAPD. He has one day left to prove his case and survive.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police detective, partners, rivalry, fighting the system, law enforcement, dishonesty, workplace, uncover truth, workplace situations, crimes, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
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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, police detective, manipulation, cover up, husband wife relationship, law enforcement, vigilantism, crimes, vengeance, haunted by the past, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 882
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, undercover, partners against crime, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, police corruption, dishonesty, murder, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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One Good Cop (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When his loyal longtime partner, a widower, is killed in the line of duty and leaves behind three young children, Artie Lewis (Michael Keaton), a dedicated New York City cop and his wife, Rita (Rene Russo), decide to take the kids in. But the lives ...
Style: exciting, emotional, intense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: crimes, father daughter relationship, justice, orphan, adoption, drug dealer, police investigation, partner, murder, family relations, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Welcome to the Punch (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, crimes, police corruption, conspiracy, heist, organized crime, investigation, criminal, betrayal, moral ambiguity, justice, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%