Movies like Streets

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Streets
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, juvenile delinquency, prostitute, crimes, danger, deadly, serial killer, rescue, on the run, stalking, survival, vengeance, teenage life, psychopath, law enforcement, rivalry, society, youth, life is a bitch, climbing a ladder, death by electrocution, runaway, illiteracy, heroin, pier ...
Time: 80s

Most similar movies to Streets

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, rough and serious films with plots about rivalry, crimes, deadly, vengeance, danger, murder and law enforcement mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Streets: The Evil That Men Do (1984), The Gladiator (1986), Young Warriors (1983), Bullies (1986), Walking the Edge (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Evil That Men Do
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, bounty hunter, secret agents, gory, special agents, assassination attempt, chase, espionage, manhunt, torture, sadist, vigilante ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 5.5
 487
The Gladiator
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: criminal's revenge, fugitives, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, chase, vengeance, fighting crime, vigilante, on the run, vigilantism, violence spree, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   84%
 
 4.7
 394
Young Warriors
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gory, vigilantism, crime, violence spree, sexual abuse, siblings relations, crimes, youth, deadly, gang, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   72%
 
 5.4
 370
Bullies
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the peaceful Morris family move to a small town and buy the town grocery store, they run afoul of the Cullen family. The Cullen's have been bullying the town's folk for years, and now they are harassing the Morris family every chance ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, murder, vengeance, in the woods, crimes, wilderness, deadly, crime, rivalry, farm, forest, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   74%
 
Walking the Edge
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, tough law enforcer, vengeance, crime gone awry, taxi driver, manhunt, vigilantism, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   67%
 
 5.2
 641
Opposing Force
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, moral dilemma, isolation, wilderness, battles, adventure, confined, danger, war, military, deadly, soldier ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   72%
 
The Deadly Tower
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, hostages, serial killer, school, university, tower, soldier, special agents, college, tough law enforcer, shooting, chase ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   58%
 
 3.9
 833
Betrayal
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, on the road, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, master criminal, assassination attempt, on the run, chase, crime gone awry, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   67%
 
A Dangerous Place
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Ethan's older brother Greg is found dead, the police rule the case a suicide, but Ethan suspects foul play stemming from Greg's recent involvement with a martial arts team called the Scorpions. Ethan is also accomplished at martial ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, high school, gang, crime, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, vengeance, teachers and students, murder, crimes, youth, dojo ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
 6.2
 537
The Knife
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, betrayal, fighting crime, vengeance, murder, vigilantism, knife fight, prostitute, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
 7.3
 15K
The Yellow Sea
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, gory, on the run, chases and races, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, chase, mahjong, violence, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
Eye of the Tiger
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, going straight, small town, injustice, motorcycle gang, revenge, crimes, gang, prison, lone wolves, decapitation ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, florida, miami, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   64%
 
 5.8
 1K
Hong Kong 97
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hong Kong 97 takes place in Hong Kong right before the transfer of power from Britain to China. Reginald Cameron, an assassin affiliated with a large corporation with interests in the colony, guns down key members of the Chinese envoy which will ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, assassination, chase, false accusation, hitman, frame up, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, best friends ...
Time: 90s, near future
Place: asia, china, england, hong kong, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
 5.7
 404
Hit List
Genre: Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, vengeance, crime, missing person, crimes, danger, mafia, organized crime, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   46%
 
 5.0
 389
The Sweeper
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, police investigation, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, special agents, police shootout, vigilante, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
The Assassin Next Door
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, touching ...
Plot: on the run, vengeance, urban ghetto, feminism, friendship, woman in danger, hitman, prostitute, gender, life is a bitch, friends, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
 6.2
 2K
Run
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While conveying a Porsche from L.A. to Atlantic City, student Charlie has to make a stop due to engine trouble. Mistaken as rich, he's invited to a big poker game -- and wins big time. However Denny Halloran, son of a mighty mobster, is a bad ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: chase, gangsters, crime, on the run, on the road, criminal heroes, organized crime, corruption, car chase, criminal's revenge, first contact, family ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
Savage Streets
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage vigilante seeks revenge on a group of violent thugs who raped her handicapped sister and murdered her best friend.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: punk, criminal's revenge, gory, gang, juvenile delinquency, mute or deaf, crime, track down, vigilantism, vengeance, rape, fire ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
Diplomatic Immunity
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, jungle, crimes, crime, deadly, rivalry, psychopath, good versus evil, heroes, law enforcement, nude photo shoot ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   44%
 
Stripped to Kill
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Los Angeles policewoman's partner has her pose as a stripper to lure a killer of strippers.
Style: erotic, serious, rough, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, femme fatale, gory, partners against crime, reluctant partners, stripper, crime, manipulations, murder, addiction, police investigation, shot to death ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
 6.3
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Dead Silence
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three escaped convicts take a group of deaf students hostage but their teacher is Marlee Matlin!
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fugitives, hostages, bus, crime, murderous pair, school, one man army, betrayal, crime gone awry, mind game, on the run, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 4.6
 210
A Time to Die
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, custody, murder, protagonist as suspect, on the run, crime, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, deadly, photographer, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
 6.5
 18K
Toy Soldiers
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After federal agents arrest a drug czar and put him on trial, the cartel leader's vicious son storms a prep school and takes its students hostage. They rebel against the armed intruders and try to take back their academy by any means necessary.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: boarding school, adventure, friendship, high school, father son relationship, hostage, violence, hostages, mafia, young heroes, mentor, terrorist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, florida, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
 5.3
 275
Relentless 3
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, amateur detective, crime, master criminal, serial killer, witnessing a crime, investigation, mind game, stalking, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
 4.8
 269
Guardian Angel
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Detective - turned - bodyguard Cynthia McKay (Cynthia Rothrock) is hired by a psychotic icy seductress, Nina Lindell (Lydie Denier), the same woman who killed Mckay's lover months earlier. With vendetta in her heart McKay accompanies the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, martial arts, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, femme fatale, gangsters, master warrior ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
 4.0
 1K
Pentathlon
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, underdog, assassination, contests and competitions, human spirit, athlete and trainer, coach, ambition, rivalry, hostages, immigrants, betrayal ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
 5.7
 11K
Blue Steel
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, stylized, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, obsession, crime, murder, police, psychopath, chase, violence, investigation, neo noir, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
Brotherhood of Death
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of Black soldiers are home from the war and head to a small Southern town. The town is dominated by a group of Klansmen who keep the Black majority from voting or being treated like human beings. However, these newcomers convince the local ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vietnam war, racism, crimes, rivalry, society, vengeance, revenge, interracial relations, social decay, injustice, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
 6.4
 281
Unveiled
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, psychological
Plot: serial killer, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, buddies, special agents, intrigue, vengeance, woman in danger, danger, law enforcement, eroticism ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, morocco, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
The Russian Specialist
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vengeance, kidnapping, tough heroes, hitman, crimes, prostitute, rivalry, gang, gangsters, soldier, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
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