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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, rescue, gory, juvenile delinquency, crimes, danger, deadly, 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

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Most similar movies to Streets

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, suspenseful, realistic and serious films with plots about deadly, crimes, rivalry, murder, law enforcement, vengeance and danger mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Streets: Young Warriors (1983), Diplomatic Immunity (1991), Vice Squad (1982), Unveiled (1994), Walking the Edge (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
 394
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, youth, gang, gory, crime, violence spree, sexual abuse, siblings relations, crimes, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, jungle, crimes, crime, deadly, rivalry, psychopath, good versus evil, heroes, law enforcement, nude photo shoot ...
Time: 90s
Place: paraguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.4
 1K
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: prostitute, pimp, crime, single parent, investigation, hollywood, murder, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, family relations, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 281
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, psychological
Plot: serial killer, crimes, eroticism, deadly, dishonesty, buddies, special agents, intrigue, vengeance, woman in danger, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: morocco, africa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taxi driver, vengeance, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, manhunt, vigilantism, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.2
 641
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual abuse, island, isolation, military, soldier, survival, psychopath, bondage, moral dilemma, wilderness, battles, confined ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vengeance, kidnapping, prostitute, tough heroes, hitman, crimes, rivalry, gang, gangsters, soldier, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, bounty hunter, torture, sadist, martial arts, serial killer, vigilante, revolver, chase, vigilantism, hitman, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, touching ...
Plot: prostitute, on the run, vengeance, assassin, sex trafficking, urban ghetto, feminism, friendship, woman in danger, hitman, gender, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
 15K
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, rough, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, murder, crime, gangsters, life is a bitch, stabbing, on the run, chases and races, danger, gory, brutality, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 487
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: vigilante, vengeance, criminal's revenge, fugitives, revenge, duel, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, chase, fighting crime, on the run, vigilantism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 14K
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, on the run, murder, law enforcement, prostitute, drug dealing, investigation, friendship, false accusation, frame up, district attorney, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.9
 833
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, on the road, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, master criminal, assassination attempt, chase, crime gone awry, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 537
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knife fight, murder, prostitute, martial arts, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, photographer, betrayal, fighting crime, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 389
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, working undercover, police shootout, vigilante, car chase, criminal heroes, police investigation, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, special agents, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Enemy Territory (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An insurance salesman inadvertently gets trapped after dark in an apartment building that is terrorized by a street gang called "The Vampires."
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, survival, ghetto, urban, crimes, crime, danger, society, vampire, racism, urban ghetto life, city life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: good versus evil, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, serial killer, investigation, survival, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 438
Death Valley (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four friends head to the desert to attend a winter rave. Instead, it turns into the trip to hell when they meet up with a couple of bad locals.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, desert, psychopath, rave, crimes, danger, buddies, gang, chases and races, deadly, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.6
 619
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, vengeance, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, femme fatale, chase, dealing with death, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tower, shooting, serial killer, university, murder, danger, police investigation, hostages, school, soldier, special agents, college ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 2K
Run (1991)
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: on the run, chase, gambling, police corruption, crime, gangsters, on the road, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, college, fugitives, murder ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Instinct to Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at disguising himself and other deceit for detective Diffs ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, master criminal, crime, vengeance, murder, woman in danger, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, chase, police investigation, hitman, missing person, crimes, gangsters, danger, deadly, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.3
 275
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, serial killer, amateur detective, crime, master criminal, witnessing a crime, investigation, mind game, stalking, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, creep, knife murder, bank robbery, murder, killer, psychopath, skyscraper, tough law enforcer, neo-noir, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 1K
Hong Kong 97 (1994)
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: chase, hitman, partners against crime, assassination, false accusation, frame up, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, best friends ...
Time: 90s, near future
Place: china, hong kong, asia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 269
Guardian Angel (1994)
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: car chase, adventure, martial arts, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, femme fatale, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Stripped to Kill (1987)
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: stripper, shot to death, murder, police investigation, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, femme fatale, gory, nightclub, partners against crime, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.9
 829
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, female killer, prostitute, undercover cop, investigation, crime, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, slasher, intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 1K
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, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coach, athlete's life, underdog, assassination, contests and competitions, human spirit, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, hostages, immigrants, betrayal ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%