Movies like Sunset Grill

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Sunset Grill (1993)
 4.8
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Sunset Grill (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ryder Hart is a private investigator and former police officer who is down on his luck and drinks too much. His estranged wife Anita runs a bar and restaurant called the Sunset Grill and is romantically involved with a cop who worked with Hart.
Style: tense, rough, serious, neo noir, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, drug dealing, betrayal, partners, crime, mystery, alcohol abuse, police corruption, frame up, femme fatale, amateur detective, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, dealing with death, immigrants, gory, deadly, rivalry, police detective, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Sunset Grill

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, murder, deadly, law enforcement, crime and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Sunset Grill: The Rich Man's Wife (1996), Tempted (2001), Dirty Work (2006), The Grind (2009), Raw Nerve (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Rich Man's Wife (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rich man's wife finds she has a bad prenuptial agreement with an even worse husband. Over drinks with a stranger, she fantasizes about doing her husband in to void the prenupt. The stranger decides to turn her imagination into reality much to ...
Style: tense, non-linear, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, bar, police investigation, vengeance, crimes, manipulations, manipulation, couples, dangerous attraction, false accusation, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, london, australia, israel
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Tempted (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy man married to a beautiful younger woman puts her fidelity to the test.
Style: realistic, sexy, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, betrayal, femme fatale, obsession, manipulations, dishonesty, mind game, crimes, rivalry, manipulation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
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Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, prostitute, police investigation, reluctant partners, dangerous attraction, gambling, dishonesty, crimes, tough heroes, police corruption, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
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51%
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The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: deadly, rivalry, crimes, danger, disorder, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, partners, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Raw Nerve (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cop, who is losing his sanity, lures his girlfriend and his former partner into the dangers of arson, robbery, and murder.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police corruption, terminal illness, interracial relations, betrayal, criminal's revenge, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, gang, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sexual Predator (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female parole officer unwittingly gets involved with a handsome photographer who might be a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, erotic, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: seduction, femme fatale, policewoman, murder, photographer, dangerous attraction, manipulations, protagonist as suspect, vengeance, manipulation, psychopath, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, serial killer, psychopath, who done it, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 804
Hangman (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Death by noose. A nasty way to die if you're not dropped from a length, but instead just had the support kicked from beneath you. A series of murders like this is taking place, linked to a net-based game of 'Hangman', the words of ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, psychopath, police detective, serial killer, mysterious character, mind game, track down, dangerous attraction, false accusation, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Payback (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Oscar Bonsetter tells a dying prisoner that he will take revenge on the sadistic guard who killed him. In exchange, Oscar is told of a stash of money. Oscar is eventually released from prison but when he goes to get revenge, he gets sidetracked by ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, love triangle, couple relations, prison, heist, ex convict, adultery, armed robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 988
Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, frame up, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, husband wife relationship, revenge, murder, criminal, ex convict, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.0
 564
Bare Witness (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional killer Gav Reed commits a grave mistake allowing himself to be videotaped (as she always does, for a documentary she hopes to sell to Hollywood about the real nocturnal 'eldest business' there) by Julie Spencer, one of Max ...
Style: tense, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, suspense ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, prostitute, investigation, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, life is a bitch, manipulations, law enforcement, danger, dishonesty, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 844
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, danger, police investigation, partners, tough law enforcer, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, police officer, kiss, love interest, police ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 337
Party Line (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich brother and sister are crazed killers. She lures men into her bed, and he attacks them and murders them. A detective is assigned to find the killers and bring them in.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), police investigation, serial killer, psychopath, murder, telephone, rivalry, crime, crimes, protagonist as suspect, deadly, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 670
Six-Pack (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer is on the loose in Paris and he seems to be an american citizen working in the US embassy and being in the middle of a french-american economical affair.
Style: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, who done it, murder, law enforcement, race against time, deadly, politics, bait, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 254
Killing Blue (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Police Commissioner Alex Glass has been twisted into a sarcastic cynic by the hard luck story that is his life and by his daily contact with the criminals of Berlin's underground. His new assistant, Shirly Mai, is an attractive and ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police, deadly, prostitute, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, mind game, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.0
 334
The Confidant (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The feature weaves an intricate tale about childhood best-friends that have an unusually strong bond and a more intriguing secret. Both young men are on the right path to promising futures, a first round NFL draft pick, and a talented art major on a ...
Style: neo noir, bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, best friends, rivalry, murder, vengeance, obsession, crimes, ambition, dishonesty, gambling, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Angels Don't Sleep Here (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man is accused of murder and manipulated into a web of deceit as his thought-to-be dead twin brother plots revenge on those who tried to kill him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, twins, revenge, danger, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, uncover truth, police corruption, psychopath, stalking, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 195
Watchful Eye (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Malibu detective Shannon (Renee Rea) goes undercover in a group house to discover who murdered one of the women living there. Shannon gets caught up in the sex and parties, not knowing that her every action is being secretly broadcast on satellite ...
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, murder, femme fatale, bondage, police, investigation, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, danger, crimes, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Double Jeopardy (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jack Hart lives with his lawyer wife and yound daughter and enjoys a wonderful life. Jack's old girlfriend, Lisa, comes into town and they have an affair. Lisa kills her current boyfriend in self-defense and Jack witnesses the whole thing. Lisa ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: femme fatale, murder, investigation, betrayal, manipulation, manipulations, love and romance, legal investigation, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 2K
Blind Side (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple visits Mexico to scout a new location for their furniture manufacturing business and hit a cop with their car on the way back stateside. Realizing that if they report it they could land in a Mexican jail (guilty until proven innocent) they ...
Style: bleak, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hit and run, pregnancy, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, crime, mysterious character, crimes, danger, dishonesty, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 338
Flashfire (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police detective Jack Flinder is already in trouble with the rest of his force for imprisoning a corrupt partner, but now he has a new problem to deal with. Another officer has been murdered in a hotel room, where he was with a prostitute named ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police corruption, prostitute, arson, fighting crime, assassination, tough law enforcer, mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Fatal Instinct (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A homicide detective (Michael Madsen) falls for a resort owner (Laura Johnson) suspected of slaying a playboy developer.
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, crimes, mystery, sexual relations, fall in love, crime, law enforcement, dangerous attraction, obsession, danger, murder, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Top of the World (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being robbed. The police believe their big win was a staged ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, police investigation, false accusation, crimes, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, crime gone awry, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 875
Shadow Hours (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael is a recovering addict. Back on the wagon, he's now responsible for a young, beautiful, and pregnant wife. He's working the graveyard shift at a gas station to support his new family, but the job drives him crazy. Then a wealthy ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, life is a bitch, addiction, alcohol abuse, illegal drugs, redemption, nightshift, nightlife, pregnancy, murder, drug dealing, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 447
Chameleon (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An undercover agent (Anthony LaPaglia) uses his rare personality disorder in pursuing the drug-cartel leader responsible for the deaths of his wife and kids.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, chases and races, law enforcement, dealing with death, drug dealing, good versus evil, crimes, dishonesty, government agency, special agents, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.5
 760
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: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, car chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, partners, dishonesty, murder, danger, car accident, deadly, mafia, devil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Marked for Murder (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A snooty female production assistant and an eager gopher at a TV station are assigned by their boss to locate a mysterious cassette. They quickly find themselves framed for murder and pursued by government agents.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: murder, frame up, video cassette, agent, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, crime, deadly, dishonesty, government conspiracy, government ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 79
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, frame up, uncover truth, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Love, Cheat & Steal (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The beautiful Lauren gets married with an older man. She is unexpectedly confronted with her ex, an escaped criminal.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forced kiss, betrayal, dishonesty, femme fatale, revenge, crime, crimes, power relations, frame up, jail, vengeance, sexual content ...
Time: 90s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%