Movies like Strange Days

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Strange Days (1995)
 7.1
 72K
Strange Days (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the year 1999 during the last days of the old millennium, the movie tells the story of Lenny Nero, an ex-cop who now deals with data-discs containing recorded memories and emotions. One day he receives a disc which contains the memories of a murderer killing a prostitute. Lenny investigates and is pulled deeper and deeper in a whirl of blackmail, murder and rape. Will he survive and solve the case?
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspense, cerebral, psychological, exciting, suspenseful, neo noir, philosophical, noir ...
Plot: cyberpunk, virtual reality, murder, violence, conspiracy, distopia, rape, white male black female relationship, haunted by the past, uncover truth, crimes, law enforcement, police brutality, corruption, police corruption, post apocalypse, serial killer, police, voyeurism, prostitute, private detective, rapist, chaos, protest, computer ...
Time: future, year 1999, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Strange Days

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and interesting films with plots about murder, runaway, violence, gun, corruption, mentor and crimes mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Strange Days: Blade Runner (1982), Johnny Mnemonic (1995), Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Demolition Man (1993), Minority Report (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
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Blade Runner (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, futuristic, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: cyberpunk, distopia, existentialism, future dystopia, artificial intelligence, androids, a.i., cyborgs, police detective, female android, fugitives, killer robot ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2019, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, virtual reality, future dystopia, hacker, computers and web, cyborgs, heroic mission, hacking, computer cracker, cyberspace, a.i., distopia ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2000s, 2020s
Place: japan, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Spain
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: futuristic, neo noir, thought provoking, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, menage a trois, female nudity, chick, bounty hunter, investigation, threesome, dark future, premarital sex, sexy woman, genetics ...
Time: future, 2040s, near future, 2020s, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, california, las vegas, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 175K
Demolition Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, John Spartan, who had also been ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, cyberpunk, future dystopia, utopia, dystopic future, martial arts, time travel, crime fighter, lone hero, maverick cop, violence, police ...
Time: future, 2030s, near future, 80s, 90s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 546K
Minority Report (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.
Style: futuristic, suspense, neo noir, cerebral, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, murder, future dystopia, foreknowledge, precognition, frame up, psychic, police investigation, time loop, time travel, law enforcer, seeing the future ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: enigmatic, surreal, cynical, allegory, mind bending ...
Plot: time travel, end of the world, apocalypse, memory, alternate reality, surrealism, surveillance, mad scientist, drugs, prophecy, split personality, chaos ...
Time: future, near future, year 2005, 2000s, year 2008
Place: los angeles, texas, southern california, afghanistan, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 22K
Dark Blue (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.
Style: tense, harsh, intense, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, police brutality, crimes, corruption, police officer, police, investigation, rookie, partners, fighting the system, crime and punishment ...
Time: 20th century, year 1992, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 30K
Virtuosity (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Law Enforcement Technology Advancement Centre (LETAC) has developed SID version 6.7: a Sadistic, Intelligent, and Dangerous virtual reality entity which is synthesized from the personalities of more than 150 serial killers, and only one man can ...
Style: exciting, suspense, sexy, futuristic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, virtual reality, cyborgs, serial killer, artificial intelligence, computer, androids, dystopic future, good versus evil, law enforcement, killer, prison ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Internal Affairs (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, neo noir, intense ...
Plot: internal affairs, police corruption, crimes, police investigation, manipulation, corrupt cop, psychopath, vengeance, corruption, police, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 80K
Broken City (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, neo noir, political ...
Plot: private detective, conspiracy, investigation, revenge, infidelity, betrayal, politics, political corruption, crimes, mayor, lawyer, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, new orleans, new jersey, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 13K
Runaway (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the near future, a police officer specializes in malfunctioning robots. When a robot turns out to have been programmed to kill, he begins to uncover a homicidal plot to create killer robots... and his son becomes a target.
Style: exciting, intense, entertaining, ridiculous, light ...
Plot: robot, chase, killer robot, cyberpunk, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, apocalypse, police, kidnapping, gangsters, violence ...
Time: future, 80s, near future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Menace II Society (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Menace II Society is a coming of age tale detailing the summer after its protagonist Caine (Tyrin Turner) graduates from high school. This is Caine's story, which details real life in today's tough inner city.
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: african american, urban ghetto life, street gang, crimes, hip hop, murder, gangsters, friendship, police brutality, gang, organized crime, ghetto ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 54K
Kalifornia (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.
Style: disturbing, tense, bleak, road movie, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, journalist, journalism, lovers on the run, writers, obsession, psychopath, on the road, cross country, road trip, violence spree ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, texas, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 33K
The Final Cut (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a world with memory implants, Robin Williams plays a cutter, someone with the power of final edit over people's recorded histories. His latest assignment is one that puts him in danger.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, intellectual, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: surveillance, cyberpunk, distopia, memory, microchip, death, technology, social satire, afterlife, deception, fictional reality, loneliness ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 250K
Chappie (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and ...
Style: touching, stylized, absurd, emotional, philosophical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, cyborgs, technology gone awry, a.i., technology, androids and robots, distopia, consciousness, prodigy, parents and children ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: africa, south africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 24K
Rampart (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Follows veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, as he struggles to take care of his family, and fights for his own survival.
Style: bleak, intense, neo noir, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: police corruption, crimes, brutality, police, police brutality, dysfunctional family, bigotry, family, scandal, dishonesty, sister sister relationship, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 46K
Rising Sun (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Conner and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Conner has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences ...
Style: suspense, intense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, police investigation, surveillance, police, corruption, mystery, murder mystery, partners, playboy, society, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, los angeles, usa, tokyo, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 12K
One False Move (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following a series of drug deals and murders, three criminals -- Fantasia, Ray Malcolm and Pluto -- travel from Los Angeles to Houston, finally arriving in a small Arkansas town to go into hiding. Two detectives from the LAPD, who are already on the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, crimes, police investigation, gunfight, justice, corruption, gangsters, criminal heroes, law enforcement, criminal, siblings relations, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, texas, arkansas, california, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corrupt cop, corruption, police, crimes, police corruption, guilt, nypd, police detective, betrayal, murder, organized crime, swat team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 41K
Narc (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly ...
Style: tense, realistic, cynical, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug addiction, police, drugs, murder, police corruption, police investigation, investigation, drug overdose, dark humor, police officer, crimes, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 16K
Freejack (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Time-traveling bounty hunters find a doomed race-car driver in the past and bring him to 2009 New York, where his mind will be replaced with that of a terminally ill billionaire.
Style: futuristic, bad ending, unusual plot structure, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, cyberpunk, immortality, chase, distopia, car, dystopic future, on the run, apocalypse, death, automobile racing, billionaire ...
Time: future, 80s, 90s, year 1991, year 2009 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 215K
Gangster Squad (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: exciting, tense, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mob boss, organized crime, police detective, crimes, partners against crime, corruption, tough law enforcer, police brutality, fighting crime, squad ...
Time: 1940s, year 1949, 1930s, 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 430K
Training Day (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: tense, realistic, neo noir, harsh, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, african american, lone hero, corrupt cop, gang member, gunfight, gang, drug dealer, rookie, mentor, police, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, prison, murder, redemption, undercover, vengeance, crimes, organized crime, investigation, working undercover, master criminal, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 3K
Bad Company (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, clever, erotic, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, black man white woman relationship, murder, cons and scams, manipulation, blackmail, judge, uncover truth, rivalry, protagonist as suspect, undercover, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 358
Maximum Force (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, renegade, monster, police officer, police detective, prostitute, gangsters, chase, undercover, against the odds, working undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Pride and Glory (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. ...
Style: tense, suspense, twists and turns, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police corruption, police investigation, investigation, murder, crimes, betrayal, corruption, moral dilemma, police officer, organized crime, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, boston, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 95K
Cop Land (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And ...
Style: suspenseful, intense, talky, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, police, nypd, dirty cop, internal affairs, sheriff, organized crime, gangsters, crimes, mafia, police corruption, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, california, texas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 87K
RoboCop 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known as "Nuke" invades the streets led by God-delirious leader Cane. ...
Style: bloody, futuristic, stylized, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, cyberpunk, robot, superhero, distopia, corruption, satire, police, law enforcement, killer robot, crimes ...
Time: future, 80s, 21st century, near future, 90s
Place: michigan, texas, detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
L.A. Confidential (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.
Style: neo noir, tense, captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, police detective, crimes, organized crime, gunfight, murder mystery, dangerous attraction, police corruption, corruption, fighting the system, police brutality, police investigation ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%