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Street Corner Justice (1996)
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Street Corner Justice (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Pittsburgh cop Mike Justus is kicked off the force and moves away to relax in sunny Los Angeles. Unfortunately his dream retirement turns out to be a nightmare and he is forced to deal out his own brand of street corner justice.
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, crimes, heroes, battles, religions or cults, injustice, crime, life is a bitch, graphic violence, good versus evil, hotshot hero, police corruption, vigilantism, society, fighting crime, dishonesty, master criminal, law enforcement, criminal heroes, deadly, lone wolves, rivalry, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, pittsburgh

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Most similar movies to Street Corner Justice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, murder, vengeance, law enforcement and heroes mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Street Corner Justice: Private Wars (1993), Mission of Justice (1992), Out for Blood (1992), On the Edge (2002), Doing Hard Time (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Private Wars (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman is trying to "convince" the inhabitants of an old neighborhood to abandon their homes in order to build a huge business center there. To achieve his goals, he bribes the police and uses organized bands to intimidate ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gang, vigilantism, rich and poor, against the odds, manipulation, dishonesty, crime, law enforcement, lone wolves, rivalry, save the day ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mission of Justice (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mayoral candidate Dr. Rachel Olsen (Brigitte Nielsen) has a dangerous plan for swift justice in the form of a band of ex-convicts, called the Peacemakers, who roam the streets to do her bidding. When a boxer friend (Tony Burton) is killed by ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vigilantism, martial arts, crime, crimes, rivalry, deadly, injustice, working undercover, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.9
 369
Out for Blood (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lawyer's family is murdered by drug smugglers, and he is beaten and left for dead, but survives although in a coma. When he awakes he only has a partial memory of what happened. In order to find out the real story, he trains with a karate ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, heroes, murder, martial arts, police detective, tough heroes, vengeance, working undercover, memory loss, kidnapping, uninhibited rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.2
 171
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, vengeance, deadly, partners against crime, rivalry, drug dealing, law enforcement, crimes, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Doing Hard Time (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A father's eight year old son is murdered in a gangland shooting. The father (Boris Kodjoe) gets himself thrown into prison to avenge his son's death.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, prison life, vengeance, vigilantism, prison, life is a bitch, law enforcement, confined, police investigation, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Killing Zone (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Convict is recruited from a chain gang to help capture a Mexican drug lord.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, graphic violence, profanity, tough heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, violence spree, rivalry, heroes, law enforcement, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Raven (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Martin Grant has been hiding for years to escape his past as a ruthless mercenary in the elite force Raven Team. He's recently been engaged and are trying to forget the nightmares of murder and betrayal. Martin was convinced, that he could ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, lone wolves, soldier, heroes, criminal heroes, danger, graphic violence, distopia, deadly, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.7
 237
City of Fear (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When reporter Steve Roberts acts on a call from his good friend, Charlie, urging him to report on a hot scientific story in Bulgaria, he ends up in a world of disappearance, death and deception.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: criminal's revenge, amateur detective, deadly, dishonesty, drug dealing, rivalry, intrigue, journalism, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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China O'Brien (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: China O'brien; big city police woman; martial arts trainer, is forced to hand in her badge and head home to her father and the small town where she grew up. The peaceful town she knew is now struggling against the clutches of organized crime. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, urban, homecoming, interracial relations, innocence lost, graphic violence, parents and children, murder, city life, vengeance, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.0
 43
Buying Time (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Written and directed by Mitchell Gabourie in 1989. this action movie delves into the world of horse racing, where cunning crooks can win a fortune in an instant. Coerced by the cops into going undercover, two streetwise kids pose as employees at a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, good versus evil, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, fighting crime, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, master criminal, golden years, army investigation, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Last Riders (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his family is murdered, Johnny gets revenge on his former biker gang, The Slaves, and the police who lied to the gang about Johnny selling them out to the authorities.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, deadly, rivalry, vengeance, death of family, revenge, police, biker
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
 406
Hard Justice (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved in all kinds of corrupt activities; dope dealing and gun ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, prison, confined, drug dealing, special agents, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, heroes, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.7
 615
The Expert (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It was a brutal murder that sent deranged psychopath Martin Kagan to prison. It was a naive deputy warden that granted him a stay of execution. Now, the police department's tactical defence instructor, John Lomax, wants revenge for his beloved ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, serial killer, heroes, psychopath, swat team, mentally unstable, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Balance of Power (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A martial arts expert who runs a dojo for under-privileged kids from a dilapidated warehouse is shaken down by gangsters demanding protection money. Then when one of his students is gunned down in the street by the gang, he swears revenge. Meanwhile ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, dojo, wrestler, master warrior, prodigy, crimes, society, vigilantism, vengeance, teachers and students, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Hawk's Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric Hawke a British Marine, attends the funeral of his policeman brother who he discovers has been attempting to investigate the mysterious kidnappings and murders of a local Asian street gang. The clues seem to point to a rival Nazi white ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, hitman, marine, heroes, chases and races, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, city life, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, crimes, deadly, graphic violence, working undercover, vengeance, danger, law enforcement, ambition, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, fighting crime, crime, gang, undercover, crimes, heist, police investigation, dishonesty, partners, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Prisoner 701 Sasori (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a band of assassins invade the home of their target Hei Tai they find only his lovely, innocent, bride-to-be, Nami and force upon her a cruel dilemma: either she kills her fianceeā€™s sister or they kill her fiancee. Trapped, and unable to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: women's prison, revenge, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, fugitives, rivalry, murder, martial arts, chases and races, criminal heroes, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.1
 718
Rage and Honor (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Witnessing a drug deal involving local gang members and cops, an Australian police officer feels he can no longer be just an observer. He joins forces with a local teacher who just happens to be a karate expert and together they try to take back the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, on the run, rivalry, society, gangsters, chases and races, gang, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug dealing, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.3
 728
The Purifiers (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, fighting crime, crimes, leadership, rivalry, vengeance, vigilantism, gangsters, tough heroes, society, danger ...
Time: future
Place: england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Last Man Standing (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers, led by the ultra-violent Snake Underwood, pull off a daring mid-day heist that leaves dozens of burning police cars and scores of innocent victims in its wake. Heading the investigation into the gang is the equally violent ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, rivalry, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, gang, crime, chase, chases and races, criminal heroes, partners, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.4
 665
Cherry Bomb (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An homage to the action films of the early 1980s, Cherry Bomb follows a young dancer and her quest for revenge against the group of men that brutally assaulted her. Seeing no justice coming from within the system Cherry enlists the help of her ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gang rape, police corruption, crimes, deadly, rivalry, dishonesty, strong female presence, siblings relations, woman in danger, revenge, brother sister relationship, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 248
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: fighting crime, police investigation, rivalry, vengeance, undercover, partners against crime, crimes, police corruption, working undercover, partners, gangsters, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 3.1
 734
Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, race against time, heroes, gang, daring rescue, rivalry, danger, escapades, deadly, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.5
 588
Black Cobra (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 272 min.
Story: A lone cop struggles to protect a female photographer from a gang of psychopathic bikers. Early in "Black Cobra," Detective Robert Malone establishes himself as a maverick, uncompromising policeman when he guns down several criminals ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, murder, who done it, terrorism, cons and scams, police corruption, on the run, gang, crimes, deadly, confined, hotshot hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 525
The Stranger (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of High Plains Drifter, a female biker rides into a desert town to seek revenge on "Angel" and his ruthless gang.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, desert, small town, revenge, deadly, one man army, heroes, danger, mysterious character, crimes, rivalry, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 108
Without Mercy (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He' s been betrayed by his country, stripped of his honor and exiled to a foreign land. Now maverick Marine officer Frank Zagarino has found a way to get back what was stolen from him. And he'll get it-no matter what it takes.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: law enforcement, rivalry, partners against crime, deadly, hotshot hero, fall in love, vigilantism, murder, innocence lost, frame up, prison, martial arts ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 114
Banzai Runner (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A highway patrolman goes after a ring of hit-and-run drivers known as "Banzai runners," who have fast, expensive cars and stage illegal, dangerous high-speed races on the freeways at night.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, hit and run, heroes, partners, undercover, partners against crime, race against time, hidden identity, chase, danger, law enforcement, one man army ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mexican Gangster (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Sun is a Mexican American with a white mother and Mexican dad. He witnesses his parents murder and gets his revenge years later, leading to a hard life as a gangster in drugs and smuggling. He tries to keep his borther from the life and finds ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, gang, society, going straight, family relations, urban ghetto, mexican american, murder, revenge, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.6
 366
The Collectors (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 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: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, dishonesty, hitman, criminal's revenge, chase, crime gone awry, rivalry, crimes, fighting crime, gang, police corruption, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, new orleans, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%