Movies like To Protect and Serve

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To Protect and Serve (1992)
 4.6
 268
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: nudity (full frontal - brief), survival, serial killer, investigation, murder, crimes, graphic violence, life is a bitch, vigilantism, escapades, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, police corruption, good versus evil, partners, police detective, dishonesty, male nudity, male objectification, profanity, chases and races, danger, deadly, handcuffs ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to To Protect and Serve

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races, danger, murder and rivalry mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like To Protect and Serve: Facade (1999), Midnight Witness (1993), Dog Watch (1997), The Sweeper (1996), Relentless 3 (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.4
 259
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, dark humor, rivalry, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, hotel, apocalypse, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Midnight Witness (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the witnesses are in danger of being their next victims.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police corruption, police detective, injustice, crimes, chase, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, on the run, life is a bitch, dishonesty, misfit, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.4
 388
Dog Watch (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A San Francisco detective (Elliott) goes wild when he discovers his partner dead and the presumed culprit standing over him. After beating the man to death, he comes to his senses and realizes that he has to get rid of the body of the beaten man. ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police corruption, murder, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, law enforcement, graphic violence, deadly, bagpipes, amazing grace hymn ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.0
 560
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police shootout, vigilante, police officer, crimes, working undercover, fighting crime, master criminal, gang, partners against crime, special agents, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 5.0
 447
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: realistic, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, investigation, mind game, chase, crimes, witnessing a crime, stalking, amateur detective, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.0
 879
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, police, police officer, love interest, partners against crime, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Portraits of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An attorney takes the lawyer/client relationship too seriously. She ends up falling for her client, a very charming photographer who has been charged with a multiple murder. She wants to believe he is innocent but she cannot deny her suspicions.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police detective, power relations, courtroom, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman in danger, who done it, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, fall in love, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 436
Butter (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Corrupt record company executives kill a singing sensation with a drug overdose rather than letting her leave their label and join another company. They then frame her cousin/manager for the murder forcing him to go on the run and to try to get the ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, chase, crimes, musician's life, on the run, life is a bitch, city life, frame up, false accusation, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.9
 2K
Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, murder, chess, police officer, police investigation, psycho, psycho killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.5
 824
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: tense, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, femme fatale, rivalry, crimes, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, car chase, dealing with death ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Facing the Enemy (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Griff McCleary is a cop, now his son shot himself with Griff's gun. A year later both he and his wife are still reeling from it. Griff feeling shut out by his wife Olivia, decides to move out. Now he is investigating what appears to be a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, emotional, realistic
Plot: investigation, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, family problems, murder, vengeance, death in the family, police detective, murder investigation, suicide, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, law enforcement, special agents, dishonesty, on the run, frame up, survival, murderous pair, graphic violence, office, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
 155
Overkill (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: American Police officer Jack Hazard heads for South America after being ordered to take time off by his boss after a raid goes bad. Once there, however, he finds himself caught up with a stranger wanted by the government, and soon ends up in prison. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: jungle, martial arts, heroes, on the run, psychopath, graphic violence, stalking, survival, dishonesty, escapades, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 539
Killing Time (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the mobster who murdered his partner is acquitted, semicorrupt detective Robert Bryant hires a beautiful female assassin, Maria, to kill him. When he discovers that he cannot afford Maria's services, Bryant is forced to hire another ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, graphic violence, police corruption, vengeance, serial killer, goofy hero, rivalry, law enforcement, femme fatale, assassination, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 82
Raw Target (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This high-powered action flick follows kickboxing champion Johnny Rider, who quits the ring after accidentally killing an opponent but is forced to employ his skills again to avenge the death of his brother at the hands of crime boss Rod Sparks ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, heroes, master warrior, kickboxing, vengeance, down on your luck, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, gang, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dead On: Relentless II (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Detective Sam Dietz is paired with a shady FBI agent to track down another serial killer terrorizing Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, serious, slasher, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, politics, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners against crime, mind game, track down, rivalry, crimes, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: “Hunt for the I-5 Killer” is a dramatization based on the haunting true story of the yearlong manhunt for a killer suspected of murdering 14 victims and committing numerous sexual assaults up and down the I-5 highway corridor through California, ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police detective, manhunt, crimes, law enforcement, sexual abuse, murder, who done it, rape, serial murder, fbi, premarital sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
 293
Shotgun (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Ian 'Shotgun' Jones hunts a sadistic misogynistic maniac.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, revenge, bondage, riddles and clues, vigilantism, police corruption, vengeance, murder, drug dealing, law enforcement, dishonesty, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Other Side (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Samuel North (Nathan Mobley) escapes from Hell to find the person who murdered him, but a team of invincible bounty hunters called REAPERS are sent from the Netherworld to bring him back.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, touching, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, bounty hunter, deadly creature, investigation, good versus evil, murder, woman in danger, obsessive quest, rivalry, haunted by the past, chase, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 351
Officer Down (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policewoman unwittingly puts her family in danger when she uncovers corruption in her department.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting the system, uncover truth, cop as target, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.0
 174
Safehouse (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ex-FBI agent Cooper O'Neil thinks the dangerous times in his life are in the past; that is, until his former partner shows up dead at his marina home. O'Neil's old partner had a coveted thumb drive in his possession when he died, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting ...
Plot: rescue, law enforcement, intrigue, special agents, dishonesty, vengeance, revenge, kidnapping, mafia, loss of partner, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.1
 277
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hannah has been trained in the lethal art of assasination by her father Luc, a former sniper with the special forces in Vietnam. When her father is unexpectedly killed she is forced to choose between the violent world she knows and the ordinary ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, graphic violence, conspiracy, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, assassination, murder, revenge, betrayal, female killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 740
Ambition (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Elaan (Hindi: एलान, translation: Manifesto) is a 2005 Bollywood action thriller film. Elaan is a mission film about five characters and their plan against one man. Produced by Ganesh Jain and Ratan Jain and directed by Vikram Bhatt, the film ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, crimes, betrayal, track down, rivalry, parents and children, justice, businessman, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, asia, india, italy, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: serious, rough, disturbing, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, police investigation, psychopath, vengeance, murder, rivalry, master criminal, law enforcement, infidelity, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.3
 3K
Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, confined, hopes, tough heroes, graphic violence, child in peril, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 629
High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, crimes, gangsters, bank, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, heist, martial arts, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Women on the Run (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The plot includes the plight of two women who both find themselves betrayed by the men they love. It's a violent female 'buddy' movie, with two mismatched heroines, a policewoman (Cheung) & a drug addicted prostitute(Guo) ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fugitives, betrayal, prostitute, partners, on the run, odd couple, rivalry, life is a bitch, unlikely partners, drug dealing, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, police corruption, working undercover, vigilantism, partners against crime, uncover truth, crimes, investigation, loss of partner, cop as target, mission gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
New World Disorder (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gang of four eyed crooks led by Kurt Bishop (McCarthy) are ripping off top dollar computer chips from a list of factories. The night they hit Dynaphase Systems, two dirty employees are staying late using company resources to develop their own ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, police corruption, computers and web, woman in danger, kidnapping, police detective, pirate, rivalry, undercover, partners, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Prey of the Chameleon (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: J.D. returns to his hometown many years after leaving Carrie at the altar. After their unhappy reunion, J.D. heads to California, only to soon fall for a woman he helps with her broken down car. Little does he know that this woman is a serial ...
Style: realistic, slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, femme fatale, murder, sheriff, escaped mental patient, fbi, mental patient, strong female presence, psychopath, stalking, mystery, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%