Movies like Scar City

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Scar City (1998)
 5.1
 806
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

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 law enforcement, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, police investigation, rivalry and crime mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Scar City: Death Toll (2008), Top of the World (1997), Breach of Trust (1995), Sinners and Saints (2010), 24 Hours in London (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.3
 443
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, track down, police corruption, danger, law enforcement, deadly, partners, master criminal, dishonesty, partners against crime ...
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, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime gone awry, tough law enforcer, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, master criminal, crime, investigation, on the run, partners against crime, secret agents, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, deadly, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, gunfight, undercover, partners, danger, dishonesty, serial murder, tough cop, death of son, revenge, violence, gang war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, murder, police, criminal's revenge, police investigation, witnessing a crime, fighting crime, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.2
 242
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, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, fighting crime, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, gangsters, partners, partners against crime, working undercover, police corruption, fall in love, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.0
 406
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, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, police investigation, partners, danger, chases and races, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.1
 462
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police shootout, vigilante, police officer, crimes, working undercover, police detective, rivalry, law enforcement, partners, chase, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 324
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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, track down, working undercover, ghost, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, danger, police investigation, deadly, intrigue, 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: rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police corruption, murder, prostitute, arson, rivalry, law enforcement, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, assassination, dishonesty, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.5
 322
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, suspenseful, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, murder, good versus evil, fighting crime, deadly, vengeance, gangsters, partners, heist, rivalry, criminal's revenge, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.8
 349
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, criminal's revenge, chase, partners against crime, crime, partners, hitman, on the run, fighting crime, gang, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, new york, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 658
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, master criminal, partners against crime, master warrior, undercover, crimes, amateur detective, rivalry, partners, police investigation, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.4
 17K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, undercover, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, master criminal, danger, working undercover, fighting crime, hostages, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, london, paris france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 1.8
 177
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, gang, criminal heroes, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, police investigation, crimes, drug dealing, life is a bitch, law enforcement, rivalry ...
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, working undercover, vengeance, police investigation, crimes, undercover, gangsters, tough law enforcer, deadly, law enforcement, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, serial killer, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, crime, mystery, dishonesty, partners, deadly, police station ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.8
 832
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, undercover, drug dealing, law enforcement, partners against crime, dishonesty, deadly, crime gone awry, tough law enforcer, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, gang, police investigation, partners against crime, partners, deadly, law enforcement, police corruption, investigation, profanity, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, danger, graphic violence, dishonesty, police corruption, tough law enforcer, partners, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ 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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, law enforcement, danger, frame up, on the run, special agents, survival, dishonesty, chases and races, murderous pair, deadly ...
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%
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, crime, undercover, fighting crime, crimes, gang, heist, master criminal, partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 2.9
 562
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, law enforcement, state affairs, soldier, chases and races, danger, one man army, deadly, kidnapping, criminal's revenge, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: reluctant partners, deadly, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, chases and races, danger, criminal's revenge, blind ambition, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, master criminal, deadly, vengeance, murder, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, terrorism, woman in danger, special agents, adventure, on the run, undercover, save the day, gang, survival, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 859
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, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crime, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, chase, criminal's revenge, police investigation, police corruption, on the road, kidnapping, 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, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, murder, aging, law enforcement, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty, fighting crime, drug dealing, crime, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ 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), life is a bitch, good versus evil, escapades, partners, crimes, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, profanity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%