Movies like Scar City

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Scar City (1998)
 5.0
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Scar City (1998)
Original name: Scarred City
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, police investigation, partners, tough law enforcer, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, police officer, police, love interest, fighting crime, police corruption, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, murder, nightclub, witnessing a crime, gangsters, prostitute, hitman, rivalry, manhunt, drug dealing, working undercover, on the run ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Scar City

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, police investigation, rivalry and partners mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Scar City: Death Toll (2008), Top of the World (1997), Pigs (1992), Breach of Trust (1995), Sinners and Saints (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.3
 501
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, police corruption, partners, partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, master criminal, dishonesty, track down, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Top of the World (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being robbed. The police believe their big win was a staged ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, police investigation, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, partners, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, false accusation, heist, casino ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.6
 5K
Pigs (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In good old days Franz Maurer and his partners from secret police used to live like kings. Now, they all must adapt to new post-communist environment where they are scorned and losing all the privileges. Some, like Franz, are like ordinary police ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, gang, working undercover, workplace situations, police corruption, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, partners against crime, fighting the system, gangsters, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Breach of Trust (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For opposite reasons, an undercover federal agent and a small time hood join forces to take on a union of drug lords and dirty cops.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cartel, computer, rivalry, master criminal, undercover, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, criminal's revenge, partners, police investigation, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, tough cop, swat team, revenge, death of son, gang war, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
24 Hours in London (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: London gangster Christian has a plan to kill off the opposition, but things get messy when a witness survives.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, gangsters, hitman, murder, police, witnessing a crime, police investigation, fighting crime, police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.5
 448
Crooked (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, partners, police investigation, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight, gangsters, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 257
Moving Targets (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kit comes from a very fortunate family, with an outstanding police officer father When the family starts to break up, Man impulsively shot Kit's mother. After Kit's parents divorced, Kit viewed Man his father as an enemy. As an adult, he ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, police investigation, rivalry, vengeance, partners, gangsters, partners against crime, crimes, betrayal, undercover, fall in love, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.0
 361
The Ghost (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A feared Chinese Tong soldier goes undercover in America as an Asian Internet bride.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, working undercover, ghost, track down, disability, hitman, computers and web, law enforcement, police investigation, dishonesty, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.0
 560
The Sweeper (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young renegade undercover cop with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader who wants only to kill all criminals and those ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police shootout, vigilante, police officer, crimes, working undercover, fighting crime, master criminal, gang, partners against crime, special agents, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.5
 369
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: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, police corruption, arson, conspiracy, hostage, police detective, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement, amateur detective, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.5
 367
Money Crush (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Flush with $3 million in counterfeit bills, a pair of small-time criminals hope to make the big time by trading it in for a cool million in authentic cash. However, when the trade goes awry, three men end up murdered- one a cop with a vengeful ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, murder, good versus evil, rivalry, disorder, crime gone awry, gang, gangsters, police investigation, partners, track down, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.5
 386
The Collectors (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shifting alliances put a pair of hardnosed hit men in jeopardy in this 1999 crime caper. A New Orleans mob boss looking to settle scores sends Ray (Rick Fox) and A.K. (Casper Van Dien) to New York City to collect overdue debts.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: graphic violence, on the run, criminal's revenge, partners, fighting crime, police corruption, hitman, chase, crime gone awry, partners against crime, gangsters, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, new york, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 800
Bloodmoon (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ken O'Hara (Gary Daniels) is a "Mindhunter" - a serial killer specialist enlisted to find the mass murderer (Darren Shahlavi) intent on killing the strongest fighters in New York City. Trying to catch this cunning and clever killer is ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, performer's life, strong violent content, tough heroes, cloning, battles, hitman, police detective, fighting crime, buddies, stalking ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 2.0
 197
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 ⇓
64%
 6.0
 18K
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, gangsters, partners, law enforcement, police, gang war, crimes, police investigation, partners against crime, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: murder, gang, vengeance, working undercover, police investigation, crimes, hitman, undercover, gangsters, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Arrangement (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drug deal hijacked by a third party, they leave the drugs and take the money. A stripper witnesses a murder and now the Mafia's after but there is nowhere safe to hide.
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: graphic violence, hitman, police corruption, city life, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, gangsters, police investigation, partners against crime, rivalry, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, law enforcement, special agents, dishonesty, on the run, frame up, survival, murderous pair, graphic violence, office, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: LA's finest have crossed the line between Cop and Criminal...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, undercover, crimes, fighting crime, gang, working undercover, partners, police investigation, dishonesty, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.8
 899
Vice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael Madsen stars as Max Walker, a down-and-out cop who becomes the target of a bloodthirsty drug cartel after he leads a narcotics bust to intercept a large shipment of heroin. When someone starts picking off his team members -- and the drugs ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, partners, police investigation, working undercover, drug abuse, crime gone awry, partners against crime, undercover, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 2.7
 622
Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: crimes, rivalry, state affairs, soldier, law enforcement, graphic violence, hostage, save the day, vengeance, adventure, criminal's revenge, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Johan Falk: GSI - Gruppen för särskilda insatser (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Johan works in tandem with the GSI organized crime unit to bring in a cadre of armored car robbers
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, robbery, law enforcement, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, partners, lifesaver, dishonesty, police corruption, graphic violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Instinct to Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at disguising himself and other deceit for detective Diffs ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, police investigation, psychopath, vengeance, murder, rivalry, master criminal, law enforcement, infidelity, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.6
 2K
Rent-a-Cop (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug dealers. She gets rescued by vice cop Church who is accused of ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, reluctant partners, fighting crime, track down, cons and scams, witnessing a crime, police officer, tough law enforcer, hotel, brutality, murder, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 corruption, murder, vigilantism, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, serial killer, escapades, rivalry, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.2
 1K
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, dishonesty, police investigation, crimes, criminal's revenge, hitman, tough heroes, law enforcement, master criminal, criminal heroes, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 3K
Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, confined, hopes, tough heroes, graphic violence, child in peril, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, woman in danger, undercover, special agents, adventure, on the run, save the day, gang, gangsters, escapades, witnessing a crime, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Family of Cops III: Under Suspicion (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Police Inspector Paul Fein (Bronson) copes with family troubles while also dealing with the possibility of advancement to police chief. Meanwhile, his son (Joe Penny)) is investigating the murder of a banker.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, car chase, chase, police officer, hitman, gunfight, police, mafia, corruption, urban setting, police corruption, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%