Movies like South Beach

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South Beach (1993)
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South Beach (1993)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Former NFL star Mack Derringer now works as a private detective. Someone is out to get Derringer and his ex-wife. Can Derringer put the pieces of this deadly puzzle together before its too late?
Plot: sex, car, hitman, rapper, mafia, hip hop, alcoholic, beach, private detective, call girl, organized crime, escort service, murder, convertible
Place: miami

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Most similar movies to South Beach

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, gunfight, violence, crimes, hitman, deadly and gangsters mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like South Beach: Mean Johnny Barrows (1975), Night Vision (1997), No Way Back (1976), Down 'n Dirty (2000), Black Caesar (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mean Johnny Barrows (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran gets caught in a mob war with a couple of double-crossers.
Plot: violence, mafia, bandit, gang, veteran, heist, heroes, ex soldier, murder, gang war, vietnam veteran, blood spatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.2
 351
Night Vision (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A psycho serial killer who videotapes each of his bloody conquests is on the loose, and it's up to alcoholic motorcycle cop Dak and his new tough-as-nails partner, Kristen, to bring him to justice. But as the body count increases, so does the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, alcohol abuse, martial arts, slasher, chase, crime, chases and races, deadly, life is a bitch, stalking, rivalry, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.0
 75
No Way Back (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Crowder is a an unethical private detective in pursuit of a gangster who's after embezzled money.
Plot: bank, violence, prostitution, brutality, sexism, machismo, fight, private detective, gangster, hoodlum, bully, car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 3.8
 186
Down 'n Dirty (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an experienced policeman with a problem: his partner was shot dead, and corrupt cops are responsible. Dak's investigation leads him to widespread corruption in the department, as well as a corrupt district attorney. Smith finds ...
Plot: nightclub singer, divorced divorcee, divorced father, crooked cop, pursuit, rolls royce, desert eagle, waitress, district attorney, african american, photographer, hitman
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 3K
Black Caesar (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, racism, police corruption, urban ghetto, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, society, crime, downfall, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1965, year 1972 ...
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Eye of the Tiger (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Buck (Gary Busey) is a Vietnam vet, recently released from prison. He returns home to discover the town being terrorized by a vicious motorcycle gang. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his daughter, Buck and his friends arm themselves ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heroes, battles, kidnapping, small town, rocket launcher, motorcycle gang, vietnam veteran, decapitation, fistfight, gunfight, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, asia, vietnam, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Hell Up in Harlem (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tougher than Shaft and smoother than Superfly, this high-voltage sequel to Black Caesar explodes with enough action to incinerate New York City. Packed with machine-gun mayhem and riveting adventure, Hell Up in Harlem is nothing less than a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gangsters, grizzly bear, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, injustice, tough heroes, urban ghetto, urban, racism, city life ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Original Gangstas (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, murder, violence, heroes, profanity, gunfight, hand to hand combat, drive by shooting, gang violence, gang, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 88
Malevolence (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Antonio owes the Robaldo family a hundred G's, Gray wants revenge on the street gang who mugged him, Jimmy's escaped from prison, and his brother/accomplice David has many serious mental conditions. Detective Brickley is hot on their trail ...
Plot: hitman, mafia, interracial relations, gunfight, nanny, demon, police, psychology, stalker, gang, prostitute, escape ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Rockford Files: Godfather Knows Best (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The fourth of eight "Rockford Files" reunion TV movies.
Plot: godfather, handyman, private investigator, birthday, deathbed, mafia, buddhist temple, gun shot, hitman, street musician, murder, book ...
Place: los angeles, malibu california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A. (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Detective Jim Rockford works to uncover facts of the death of a wealthy socialite whose two grown children are accused of murdering her. Complicating matters are Rockford's omnipresent "friend" Angel, and Rockford's ex-wife Kit, ...
Plot: athlete, basement, lawyer, attorney, convertible, baseball player, bandit, ex wife, rolls royce, police, beach, estate ...
Place: los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.9
 3K
Stiletto (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, police investigation, hitman, rivalry, betrayal, tough heroes, danger, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, police detective, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, kidnapping, serial killer, investigation, crime, crimes, mafia, neo noir, haunted by the past, drug dealer, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 7K
Term Life (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: If Nick Barrow can stay alive for 21 days, he'll die happy. Everyone Nick knows wants him dead; Mob bosses, contract killers, and dirty cops. Performing the last act of a desperate man, Nick takes out a million dollar insurance policy on ...
Style: exciting, sincere, tense, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, mafia, self sacrifice, survival, danger, deadly, love, brutality, gunfight, murder, obsession, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
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Hollywood Man (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hollywood action film star Rafe Stoker has sunk $130,000 of his own money into his own production, but can't find legitimate financing to complete the film. His mob-connected investor demands an exorbitant amount of collateral and a guarantee ...
Plot: loan, boat, money problems, murder, fistfight, stuntman, manslaughter, sniper rifle, beach, organized crime, explosion, investor ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 1K
The Last Run (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former getaway driver from Chicago has retired to a peaceful life in a Portugese fishing village. He is asked to pull off one last job, involving driving a dangerous crook and his girl-friend to France.
Plot: car, escape, pursuit, neo noir, neo-noir, border, pistol, checkpoint, convertible, port, handgun, gravestone ...
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Walking the Edge (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, gangsters, taxi driver, crime gone awry, deadly, investigation, chases and races, law enforcement, police investigation, psychopath, hitman ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Kill Reflex (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Williamson plays a cop called 'Soda Cracker', whose partner was killed in a mysterious assassination. He is convinced that the murder was committed by his old enemy, Ivan Moss, played by Bo Svenson. Despite threats from the mob and from ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, battle zone, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty, investigation, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, touching ...
Plot: hitman, loneliness, friendship, sniper, dark hero, mentor, killings, life philosophy, loner, lone wolves, murder, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 51K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, revenge, gangster, gangsters, love, mafia, chase, alcohol, friendship, criminal ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, miami, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 525
Man with a Gun (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Madsen plays an assassin who's hired to kill the woman he loves.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, hitman, mafia, opposites attract, gangsters, crime, couples, moral dilemma, woman in danger, impossible love, cons and scams, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: mafia, hitman, racial slur, lone wolves, loneliness, loner, gangsters, code, african american, samurai, friendship, wisdom of life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, japan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 235
Fatal Blade (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: East meets West as the Japanese Yakuza battle drug lords and the LAPD in the streets of Los Angeles...
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, captivating
Plot: yakuza, martial arts, hitman, organized crime, katana, nudity (full frontal - brief), katana sword, bare breasts, sex, revenge, police officer
Place: los angeles, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 2K
Stick (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ernest (Stick) Stickley just out of prison agrees to help a friend deliver a package. It's a setup and his friend is killed. Stick is going to find out why!
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, murder, gangsters, betrayal, revenge, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, best friends, crimes, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.3
 157
On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, hitman, vigilantism, crimes, deadly, drug dealing, law enforcement, partners against crime, rivalry, vengeance, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Kill Me Again (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After Faye and her psychotic boyfriend, Vince, successfully rob a mob courier, Faye decides to abscond with the loot. She heads to Reno, where she hires feckless private investigator Jack Andrews to help fake her death. He pulls the scheme off and ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: neo noir, neo-noir, private detective, faked death, psychopath, femme fatale, crimes, chase, sexual content, profanity, love and romance, lovers on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his drinking problem and this alcoholism causes him to lose his ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, alcoholic, mystery, going straight, downfall, crimes, crime, police corruption, track down, redemption, rehabilitation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 375
Nails (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a wild Los Angeles police detective becomes a hostage of the heroin ring he and his partner have exposed.
Style: cult film, surprise ending
Plot: ex wife, tough cop, showdown, urban setting, violence, organized crime, drugs, revenge, blood splatter, gun, tragic hero, dark hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
American Yakuza (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Nick Davis leaves prison after one year in solitaire, he is hired to operate forklift in a warehouse in the harbor owned by the Japanese Yakuza patriarch Isshin Tendo. The place is assaulted by the Italian Mafia leaded by Dino Campanela and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, tough heroes, hitman, working undercover, police corruption, moral dilemma, adoption, rivalry, chases and races, dishonesty, master criminal, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
 1K
Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, racism, gangsters, police investigation, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, social decay, murder, false accusation, police corruption, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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