Movies like Strange Days

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Strange Days (1995)
 7.2
 62K
Strange Days (1995)
Genre: Action, 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, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, rough, bleak, surprise ending, tech noir, futuristic ...
Plot: murder, police brutality, violence, cyberpunk, virtual reality, chaos, protest, haunted by the past, uncover truth, prostitute, private detective, pornography, police, rape, crime, crimes, strong sexual content, good versus evil, society, black market, law enforcement, police corruption, rapist, corruption, manager ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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Most similar movies to Strange Days

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and intense films with plots about murder, chase, violence, catastrophe, mentor, crimes and corruption mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Strange Days: I, Robot (2004), Demolition Man (1993), Shaft (2000), Virtuosity (1995), A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 458K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, androids and robots, a.i., future dystopia, imaginary, inventions and discoveries, danger, robot, murder, police investigation, artificial intelligence, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 144K
Demolition Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: utopia, tough heroes, police, martial arts, violence, car chase, foot chase, mind control, good versus evil, betrayal, one man army, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 1996, near future, 1990s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.9
 65K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, rough, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, revenge, drug lord, violence, police brutality, corruption, crime, police investigation, witnessing a crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, switzerland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.6
 26K
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: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, serial killer, good versus evil, hologram, artificial intelligence, life is a bitch, technology gone awry, deadly, real world, criminal's revenge, man versus machine, heroes ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, suspense, clever, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, private detective, investigation, crime, mafia, haunted by the past, serial killer, revenge, drug dealer, ransom, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 21st century, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 71K
Broken City (2013)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mayor, betrayal, politics, election, political corruption, crime, revenge, uncover truth, dishonesty, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 10K
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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: robot, chase, technology, killer robot, violence, murder, revenge, conspiracy, explosion, police investigation, crime, master villain ...
Time: future, near future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 102K
Judge Dredd (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, frame up, good versus evil, judge, superhero, law enforcement, uncover truth, justice, police, apocalypse, dystopic future, one man army ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 4.5
 234
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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, chase, undercover, police detective, renegade, gangsters, partners, deadly, dishonesty, good versus evil, police corruption, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 95K
Repo Men (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, medical technology has advanced to the point where people can buy artificial organs to extend their lives. But if they default on payments, an organization known as the Union sends agents to repossess the organs. Remy is one of the ...
Style: surreal, futuristic, twists and turns, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: transplant, future dystopia, chase, black market, on the run, social decay, brutality, mercenary, evil corporation, cyberpunk, violence, singer ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.7
 194K
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: rough, tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mob boss, heroin, organized crime, mafia, tough law enforcer, group of criminals, corruption, crime, police chief, fighting crime, crimes, unconventional method ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 102K
Street Kings (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: tense, serious, twists and turns, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, dirty cop, police investigation, tough law enforcer, doubts and hesitations, right and wrong, undercover cop, corruption, police, murder, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 39K
Rising Sun (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 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: realistic, gloomy, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, racism, senator, fish out of water, police, journalist, bulletproof vest, whodunit, wheelchair, restaurant, party, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, japan, tokyo, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 343K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, race against time, fighting the system, love and romance, immortality, social differences, on the run, chase, chases and races, society, time, poverty ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 75K
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: futuristic, stylized, cynical, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyberpunk, robot, killer robot, law enforcement, police, police officer, social decay, dishonesty, rebellion, chaos, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, near future, 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, murder, investigation, prison, crime, redemption, master criminal, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, track down, loss of partner ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 3K
Dead Bang (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Los Angeles homicide detective Jerry Beck searches for the murderer who killed a police officer on Christmas Eve. The investigation takes Beck inside the violent world of hate groups and white supremacists, who are hatching a deadly plot to attack ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, investigation, crime, police corruption, crimes, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, special agents, racism, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado, los angeles, california, usa, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.7
 465K
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: suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, tech noir, tense ...
Plot: murder, frame up, future dystopia, psychic, foreknowledge, cyberpunk, evidence, police investigation, crime, precognition, perfect crime, law enforcer ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.7
 11K
Blue Steel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, serial killer, policewoman, stalking, murder, psychopath, neo noir, crimes, mind game, crime, police investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 15K
Blue Thunder (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Officer Frank Murphy, an experienced LAPD helicopter pilot, is given command of the advanced new "Blue Thunder" chopper. But he begins to wonder why the LAPD would need a helicopter so powerful and why it is such a secret.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, helicopter, murder, terrorism, dishonesty, deadly, danger, politics, law enforcement, super weapon, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 28K
New Jack City (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.
Style: stylized, rough, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, chase, vengeance, betrayal, police brutality, cocaine, police investigation, gang war, infidelity, gang, genocide, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, turkey, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 12K
Death Wish II (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Paul Kersey is again a vigilante trying to find five punks who murdered his housekeeper and daughter in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rape, vigilante, murder, revenge, surveillance, vigilantism, vengeance, crime, urban, society, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
 14K
Edison (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Upon discovering a den of corrupt policemen, a fresh-faced journalist makes a shaky allies in a jaded reporter and investigator for a powerful district attorney.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: police corruption, journalist, police brutality, fighting the system, legal, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, law enforcement, crime, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, new orleans, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.6
 19K
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, realistic, disturbing, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police brutality, police corruption, corruption, neo noir, confession, riot, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, society, rebellion, protest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 48K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police detective, police investigation, gangsters, crime, hostages, law enforcement, robbery, crimes, fan, dirty cop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 12K
Death Wish 3 (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paul Kersey returns to New York to visit his friend Charley, who lives in one of the worst parts of New York City. But when Paul arrives at Charley's apartment, he finds Charley dying after a vicious beating by a gang led by Manny Fraker, and ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, revenge, gang, chaos, punk, rocket launcher, sniper, vengeance, crime, rivalry, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, violence, chase, revenge, murder, prostitute, gang, soldier, police investigation, prostitution, rape ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, new york, asia, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, martial arts, car chase, psychopath, police investigation, vengeance, gangsters, crime, danger, good versus evil, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 204K
RoboCop (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, superhuman powers, cyberpunk, violence, robot, tough law enforcer, one man army, crime fighter, police, fighting crime, scientist, back from the dead ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s, near future
Place: detroit, usa, pentagon, china, tehran iran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
Genre: 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: tense, realistic, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, guilt, police brutality, deception, undercover cop, undercover, betrayal, murder, racial slur, working undercover, violence, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%