Movies like Silver Streak

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Silver Streak (1976)
 6.9
 20K
Silver Streak (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A somewhat daffy book editor on a rail trip from Los Angeles to Chicago thinks that he sees a murdered man thrown from the train. When he can find no one who will believe him, he starts doing some investigating of his own. But all that accomplishes is to get the killer after him.
Style: suspenseful, clever, witty, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, buddy movie, sexy, buddy comedy ...
Plot: false accusation, train, runaway train, sniper, train travel, theft, two man army, black white relations, crimes, mistaken identity, misfit, polish, adult as child, partners, disorder, witnessing a crime, fish out of water, farce, race against time, amateur detective, odd couple, dishonesty, unlikely partners, giant, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: kansas, chicago illinois, california, kansas city, los angeles

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Most similar movies to Silver Streak

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, entertaining and exciting films with plots about crimes, chase, dialogue, police, murder, runaway and mentor mostly in Crime, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Silver Streak: Foul Play (1978), See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989), Hanky Panky (1982), The Squeeze (1987), Beverly Hills Cop (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 15K
Foul Play (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A shy San Francisco librarian and a bumbling cop fall in love as they solve a crime involving albinos, dwarves, and the Catholic Church.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, murder, hitchhiker, woman in danger, investigation, crimes, fall in love, amateur detective, love and romance, law enforcement, undercover, assassination plot ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Plot: farce, murder, friendship, mute or deaf, chase, blindness, odd couple, disability, false accusation, witness, deaf, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 3K
Hanky Panky (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The complete innocent, Michael Jordon, is drawn into a web of secrecy and government secrets when a girl carrying a mysterious package gets into a taxi with him. When she is later murdered, Michael is the chief suspect and on the run.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: frame up, murder, false accusation, espionage, on the run, taxi, hotel, silly humor, down on your luck, wild ride, disorder, intrigue ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 1K
The Squeeze (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Harry Berg is both a con artist and an actual artist -- he constructs large sculptures out of television sets -- but he is not particularly successful in either role. He owes some money, which gets him involved with Rachel Dobs, a police detective ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: lottery, murder, inventor, partners, gambling, cons and scams, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, gangsters, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, witty, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, undercover, fish out of water, smuggling, damsel in distress, maverick cop, verbal byplay, partners against crime, drug dealing, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Grand Theft Auto (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: car chase, crimes, disorder, couples, eccentric family, police chase, odd couple, criminal heroes, young lovers, partners, on the road, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: las vegas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 9K
The In-Laws (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In preparation for his daughter's wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom's father. Vince, a manic fellow who claims to be a government agent, then proceeds to drag Sheldon into a series of chases and misadventures ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wedding, dentist, armored car robbery, screwball, espionage, family life, eccentric family, fish out of water, friendship, chaos and mayhem, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: latin america, new york, new jersey, washington d.c., usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 85K
Midnight Run (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, bounty hunter, bail bondsman, police surveillance, crimes, odd couple, partners, race against time, limousine, road trip, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, grand central station manhattan new york city, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.1
 6K
Brannigan (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, rough, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, culture clash, on the run, fish out of water, police officer, crimes, police investigation, partners against crime, law enforcement, odd couple, rebellion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, chicago illinois, scotland yard, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 4K
Another You (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when people begin to recognize George as the missing millionaire ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: con artists, sanitarium, manipulation, friends, disorder, power relations, gambling, fish out of water, friendship, cons and scams, mistaken identity, forgery ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police, gunfight, heist, arms smuggling, police investigation, investigation, friends, partners, partners against crime, police officer, police detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 49K
The 51st State (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elmo McElroy is a streetwise American master chemist who heads to England to sell his special new formula - a powerful, blue concoction guaranteed to take you to 'the 51st state.' McElroy's new product delivers a feeling 51 times more ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, culture clash, organized crime, gang war, crimes, chemist, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, cons and scams, golf ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, liverpool, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
National Security (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Style: humorous, feel good, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: partners, heroes, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, unlikely partners, chase, police, life philosophy, stereotypes, security guard, police academy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 259K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, buddy movie, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: two man army, drug lord, black cop, partners against crime, working undercover, police corruption, internal affairs, police investigation, buddies, crimes, impersonating, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: miami, florida, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 41K
Money Train (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, siblings relations, heist, buddies, criminal heroes, sibling relationship, law enforcement, dishonesty, cons and scams, perfect crime, train, arson ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 13K
Running Scared (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: undercover, undercover cop, police investigation, chase, police detective, friendship, gunfight, taxi, vacation, buddy cop, police officer, state trooper ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, florida, illinois, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Martin Blank is a hitman for hire. When he starts to develop a conscience, he botches a couple of routine jobs. On the advice of his secretary and his psychiatrist, he decides to attend his ten-year high school reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, gunfight, suburbs, therapy, secretary, psychiatrist, therapist, dark humor, crimes, radio dj, love and romance, prom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: michigan, detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Loose Cannons (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: track down, disorder, police investigation, murder, crimes, investigation, gang, odd couple, partners, law enforcement, friendship, subway ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, usa, washington d.c., europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.5
 27K
Metro (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: negotiation, car chase, chase, hostage, swat team, master criminal, tough law enforcer, revenge, police investigation, partners, heist, bank ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 23K
The Gauntlet (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness named Gus Mally from Vegas. Mally turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and incriminating information regarding a ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, chase, corrupt official, police corruption, bus, sniper, hitman, organized crime, on the road, alcoholic, tough cop, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, phoenix arizona, arizona, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Cowboy Way (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cowboy, friendship, chase, missing person, outlaw gang, odd couple, fish out of water, buddies, rivalry, crimes, disorder, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, latin america, usa, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After spending decades living in the shadow of his more famous and successful sibling, Consulting Detective Sigerson Holmes (Wilder) is called upon to help solve a crucial case that leads him on a hilarious trail of false identities, stolen ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, mastermind, family relations, disorder, desire for fame, partners, mystery, hidden identity, misfit partners, partners against crime, amateur detective ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 6K
The Hunter (1980)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During his long career, bounty hunter Ralph "Papa" Thorson has caught over 5,000 criminals. Now, while he is working on apprehending fugitives in Illinois, Texas and Nebraska, he himself is being hunted by a psychotic killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: stalking, bounty hunter, chase, gunfight, hostage, heroes, pregnancy, ghetto, bail bondsman, agent, manhunt, stalker ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.3
 82K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, police station, robbery, crimes, partners, thief, police officer, escape attempt, murder, disorder, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, mexico, latin america, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Glimmer Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, aikido, crimes, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners, police corruption, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 35K
Police Story (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his name after he is framed for murder.
Style: light, humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, kung fu, murder, drug lord, crimes, law enforcement, corrupt law enforcer, goofy hero, car chase, police protagonist, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, mayor, runaway train, train, passenger, tunnel, ransom, negotiation, hijacking, police officer, crimes, heist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 68K
Bullitt (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, burglary, organized crime, police investigation, street racing, against the rules, gunfight, chase, witness protection, political corruption, dishonesty, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 61K
Dick Tracy (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: good versus evil, police detective, gangsters, superhero, organized crime, crimes, crime fighter, fighting crime, corruption, woman, heroes, district attorney ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 254K
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on ...
Style: humorous, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, police investigation, gunfight, police, chase, crimes, partners against crime, verbal byplay, adventure, mercenary, henchman, sarcasm ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%