Movies like Streets

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Streets (1990)
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Streets (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tough drama looks at the plight of a young L.A. prostitute, who shoots heroin to get through the day, sells sex just to survive, and eats roadkill sometimes when there isn't anything else available. Into this futile existence is thrown a psycho killer, who gets off on raping and slaughtering the girls he catches on the streets. Sy is a straight kid from Sanata Barbara, who gets drawn into this scuzzy underworld and tries to rescue the young prostitute from the killer and her existence.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, rescue, teenage life, survival, crimes, vengeance, youth, psychopath, life is a bitch, stalking, on the run, danger, juvenile delinquency, society, law enforcement, gory, deadly, rivalry, horse, drug abuse, cat, motorcycle, teenage sex, blonde ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Streets

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, law enforcement, murder and danger mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Streets: The Assassin Next Door (2009), The Russian Specialist (2005), Young Warriors (1983), The Gladiator (1986), To Protect and Serve (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Assassin Next Door (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel, France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In an old apartment building on the wrong side of the tracks, two women, unknown to each other, live across the hall on the second floor. Galia is an assassin involved against her will with the local sex-traffic mafia. All she wants is to reunite ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: chase, hitman, woman in danger, vengeance, danger, deadly, disobey, rivalry, friendship, crimes, on the run, russian mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Russian Specialist (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Russian ex-hit man is called back to Russia for one last job. This time against his former employees, the Russian mob.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, one man army, heroes, tough heroes, crimes, danger, deadly, gangsters, gang, kidnapping, prostitute, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.7
 403
Young Warriors (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is gang raped and murdered in a California college town, her brother takes up arms by night with a gang of like-minded vigilantes from his fraternity, brutally punishing any miscreants they catch in a criminal act.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, youth, vengeance, vigilantism, life is a bitch, siblings relations, death wish, society, law enforcement, sexual abuse, crime, violence spree ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.5
 501
The Gladiator (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A road warrior vigilante avenges his brother's death at the hands of a crazy motorist by using his souped-up pickup to apprehend drunken drivers and others who abuse their driving privileges.
Style: tense, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilante, injustice, deadly, fighting crime, fall in love, heroes, obsessive quest, track down, criminal's revenge, hit and run, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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To Protect and Serve (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, danger, dishonesty, partners, deadly, rivalry, vigilantism, police detective, serial killer, investigation, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, taxi driver, crimes, tough law enforcer, chases and races, hitman, police investigation, vigilantism, crime gone awry, danger, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Diplomatic Immunity (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A military career man, distraught over the murder of his daughter and the subsequent release of her killer who is protected by 'diplomatic immunity,' resigns from the service to pursue the psychopath. No one will help him - and no one can ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, jungle, law enforcement, good versus evil, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, heroes, crimes, crime, u.s. marine ...
Time: 90s
Place: paraguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.2
 545
The Knife (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: American photojournalist Peter Mandrake becomes embroiled in Brazil's dangerous underworld of pimps, drug gangs and arms smugglers when he sets out to find the killer of a local call girl.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, knife fight, investigation, betrayal, danger, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, computers and web, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.4
 280
Unveiled (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Using the natural beauty and mystique of Marrakech, Morocco as a backdrop, Stephanie uses herself as bait to discover the sadistic murderer of her childhood friend. C.I.A. agents Peter Masters and Jeremy Avery lead her on an erotic and intriguing ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, woman in danger, intrigue, danger, vengeance, rivalry, buddies, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, bait, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: morocco, africa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Evil That Men Do (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professional killer Holland is forced out of retirement to break a Central American government's political torture ring when one of his friends, a Latin American journalist, is killed. The murderer, Doctor Clement Molloch, is the master sadist ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, good versus evil, chase, vigilantism, hitman, assassination, torture, revolver, sadist, martial arts, vigilante ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.4
 2K
Vice Squad (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An unlikely Hollywood hooker helps a detective set a trap for a mutilator pimp.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: prostitute, pimp, crimes, working undercover, life is a bitch, family relations, law enforcement, society, single parent, sexual abuse, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.4
 689
Panic (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: FAA system analyzer named Neil McCabe is the only person who seems to have this different hunch towards a group of international terrorists after a horrific plane incident occured. He thinks that an evil genius computer hacker sets out and ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, airplane, airport, insubordination, terrorism, danger, crimes, mind game, escapades, chases and races, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, revenge, vigilante, violence, chase, murder, police investigation, vengeance, gory, fighting the system, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
 16K
The Yellow Sea (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The region where the borders of North Korea, China, and Russia come together, forms a sort of modern day wild west, where more than half of the population relies on illegal activity in order to survive. In Yanbian, on the Chinese side of the border, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, violence, stabbing, life is a bitch, crime, chases and races, danger, on the run, gangsters, deadly, gory, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.0
 2K
Pentathlon (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When East German Eric Brogar (Dolph Lundgren) wins a gold medal in the pentathlon, he escapes to freedom in the west with the help of a beautiful American athlete. But his demanding coach, Heinrich Mueller (David Soul) vows revenge and Eric's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, crimes, power relations, human spirit, betrayal, rivalry, olympics, employer employee relationship, coach ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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%
 5.2
 651
Opposing Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of elite soldiers, including one woman, sign up for the ultimate training mission. The group parachutes onto a remote island, where their objective is to reach the safety zone before the "opposing force" captures them. Everything ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, island, psychopath, survival, bondage, isolation, military, sexual abuse, wilderness, danger, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 15K
Ricochet (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An attorney is terrorized by the criminal he put away years ago when he was a cop.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, on the run, law enforcement, frame up, investigation, murder, false accusation, friendship, criminal's revenge, haunted by the past, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 839
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, criminal's revenge, track down, dishonesty, gangsters, master criminal, teenage life, deadly, chases and races, criminal heroes, parents and children, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 401
The Sweeper (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young renegade undercover cop with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader who wants only to kill all criminals and those ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, vigilante, police shootout, working undercover, crimes, danger, self discovery, murder, chase, rivalry, gang, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Deadly Tower (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The real-life story of Charles Whitman's deadly shooting spree at the University of Texas is retold. In August 1966, after killing his wife and mother, Whitman climbed to the top of the school's tower and opened fire on passers-by, ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: university, murder, danger, serial killer, shooting, tower, chases and races, violence spree, special agents, hostages, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Night Caller (1975)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial-killer frightens Paris by phoning young ladies at night, telling them insults about their lives. Minos, as he calls himself, wants to prevent the world from free women and he targets at first these ones. Commissaire Letellier is given the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, law enforcement, crime, pursuit, skyscraper, mysterious villain, psycho killer, criminal, sadistic killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 4K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, heist, hitman, psychopath, police detective, serial killer, vengeance, danger, crimes, writer's life, mind game, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.6
 2K
Angel (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 15 year-old Molly is top of her high school class. But nobody suspects that the model pupil earns her money at night: as a prostitute on Sunset Blvd. The well-organized separation of her two lives is shattered when two of her friends are slain by a ...
Style: realistic, serious, road movie, psychotronic
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, vigilante, teenager, high school, murder, exploitation, crimes, rivalry, school, psychopath, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, woman in danger, gang, missing person, witnessing a crime, hostages, crime, deadly, rescue, danger, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 286
Relentless 3 (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sam Dietz, the relentless police detective, returns to Los Angeles from a self-imposed exile to help the police solve another series of brutal killings committed by another crafty serial killer whom targets Dietz's latest love interest.
Style: rough, scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, chase, rivalry, law enforcement, amateur detective, mind game, murder, who done it, chases and races, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
 214
A Time to Die (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A female photographer teams up with a policeman to try to bring down a corrupt police officer who framed her for drug possession and during her investigation, finds that not everything, or everyone, is what they appear to be.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, custody, murder, frame up, photographer, on the run, vengeance, witnessing a crime, crimes, wrongfully committed, protagonist as suspect, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 795
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: gangsters, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, criminal heroes, contests and competitions, murder, hitman, psychopath, vengeance, rivalry, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.0
 839
Jill Rips (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tough guy goes undercover on a personal mission of vengeance into the hardcore world of S&M, to find out who's responsible for the death of his brother.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, investigation, vengeance, deadly, dishonesty, tough heroes, crime, death of brother, prostitute, undercover cop, female killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Rape of Richard Beck (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tables turn for cynical police officer Richard Beck (Richard Crenna) when he's viciously attacked by two homicidal crooks. Having never been empathetic toward the victims he's dealt with on a daily basis, Beck must now confront the ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: rape, criminal heroes, crime, law enforcement, deadly, vengeance, rivalry, life is a bitch, murder, danger, society, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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