Movies like Scar City

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Scar City (1998)
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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: danger, law enforcement, partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, police, kiss, love interest, police officer, police corruption, fighting crime, deadly, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, murder, crime, nightclub, witnessing a crime, gangsters, prostitute, hitman, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, police investigation, tough law enforcer and police corruption 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
 441
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, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, street gang, undercover, police corruption, track down, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners against crime, partners, danger, master criminal, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Top of the World (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, police investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes, false accusation, dishonesty, crime gone awry, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.7
 4K
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, friendship, polish, crimes, drug dealing, master criminal, fighting crime, society, police corruption, working undercover, workplace situations, 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer, cartel, partners, on the run, betrayal, criminal's revenge, investigation, master criminal, chases and races, secret agents, crime, hitman ...
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, gunfight, partners, danger, undercover, dishonesty, tough cop, serial murder, death of son, revenge, violence, semiautomatic pistol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, hitman, gangsters, murder, police, witnessing a crime, fighting crime, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.0
 405
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, police investigation, danger, partners, chases and races, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 244
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, fighting crime, police investigation, rivalry, betrayal, gangsters, partners, undercover, partners against crime, fall in love, working undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 5.0
 479
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police officer, police shootout, vigilante, working undercover, crimes, police detective, gang, chase, criminal heroes, society, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.8
 326
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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, exciting, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, track down, working undercover, ghost, law enforcement, intrigue, criminal's revenge, police investigation, deadly, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.7
 315
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: suspenseful, stylized, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, police corruption, prostitute, arson, fighting crime, reluctant partners, mystery, deadly, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.7
 352
The Collectors (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, dishonesty, gang, partners against crime, crime, tough heroes, on the run, hitman, disorder, law enforcement, partners, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, new york, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.5
 318
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, murder, good versus evil, crimes, deadly, vengeance, gangsters, partners, heist, rivalry, criminal's revenge, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 686
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, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, undercover, fighting crime, amateur detective, master warrior, partners against crime, police investigation, danger, tough law enforcer, cloning, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 1.9
 175
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police detective, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, police investigation, gang, criminal heroes, drug dealing, life is a bitch, deadly, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, working undercover, hitman, law enforcement, undercover, deadly, gangsters, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.8
 831
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, partners, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners against crime, deadly, crime gone awry, law enforcement, undercover, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, amateur detective, reluctant partners, blind ambition, witnessing a crime, drug dealing, partners against crime, partners, gangsters, crime, criminal's revenge, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Black and White (1999)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Chris O'Brien, devote Catholic and rookie cop with LAPD, is assigned to partner with the hard-edged, street-smart Nora Hugosian. A serial killer is loose, and all the victims are low-life guys whom Nora has dealt with. So, when the tire tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, law enforcement, crimes, serial killer, fighting crime, mystery, partners against crime, dishonesty, partners, deadly, police station ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, robbery, law enforcement, danger, fighting crime, graphic violence, partners, police corruption, lifesaver, dishonesty, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, fighting crime, crime, gang, undercover, crimes, heist, police investigation, dishonesty, partners, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, police corruption, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, chases and races, survival, on the run, frame up, dishonesty, deadly, murderous pair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: suspenseful, serious, sexy, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, reluctant partners, fighting crime, track down, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, cons and scams, police officer, hotel, brutality, murder, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 2.8
 573
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, rough, serious
Plot: crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, soldier, state affairs, danger, chases and races, deadly, criminal's revenge, save the day, kidnapping, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: disturbing, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, police investigation, psychopath, master criminal, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, danger, vengeance, murder, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 950
Pressure (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Pressure" follows two med students who must struggle to survive after an unusual shooting incident catapults them into a world of trouble...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, law enforcement, deadly, tough law enforcer, police corruption, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, manhunt, bar, cheerleader, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 861
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, crime, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, chase, criminal's revenge, police investigation, police corruption, kidnapping, on the road, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, car chase, chase, police officer, gunfight, mafia, urban setting, hitman, police, violence, corruption, injury ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades, crimes, investigation, good versus evil, rivalry, murder, survival, vigilantism, police corruption, vengeance, police detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Sharky's Machine (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Accompanied by an all-star jazz soundtrack, Sharky's new "machine" gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, sexy, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: law enforcement, prostitute, scam, police investigation, partners, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, crimes, crime, gangsters, murder, prostitution ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%