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Bucktown (1975)
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Bucktown (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Duke Johnson visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days, for the estate to be processed. A few locals convince Duke to reopen his late brother's nightclub, and soon the local redneck policemen are intimidating Duke with threats of violence. Duke refuses to pay the bribes they demand, so then he and his lady friend Aretha are threatened and attacked by the crooked cops. Rather than take them on himself, Duke calls on his old pal Roy. Roy brings a few buddies to Bucktown, and they bring justice to the small town. With the redneck cops out of the way, Duke lets his guard down. Then the situation gets out of hand again. Finally, Duke must settle the score himself.
Style: tense, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, racism, betrayal, interracial relations, police corruption, bar, small town, brother, redneck, crimes, vengeance, injustice, crime, nightclub, society, urban, small town life, dishonesty, law enforcement, buddies, opposites attract, city life, estate, deadly, lone wolves ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, southern usa

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Most similar movies to Bucktown

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, society, dishonesty and police corruption mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Bucktown: Black Caesar (1973), Hot Boyz (2000), Original Gangstas (1996), Hell Up in Harlem (1973), The Big Score (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Caesar (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, police corruption, gangsters, society, crime, downfall, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, gang, drug dealing, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s, year 1953 ...
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, racism, gangsters, police investigation, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, false accusation, social decay, murder, police corruption, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Original Gangstas (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilantism, vigilante, murder, violence, profanity, heroes, gang violence, hand to hand combat, fistfight, drive by shooting, gunfight ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Hell Up in Harlem (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tougher than Shaft and smoother than Superfly, this high-voltage sequel to Black Caesar explodes with enough action to incinerate New York City. Packed with machine-gun mayhem and riveting adventure, Hell Up in Harlem is nothing less than a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police corruption, grizzly bear, chase, society, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, clergy, urban, racism, city life ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 5.2
 198
The Big Score (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A narcotics detective, played by Fred Williamson, lets nothing stand in the way of his bringing down a major drug dealer. After a bust gone awry, he's accused of stealing a lost briefcase filled with money and both the mob and the police are ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, deadly, crime, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rivalry, partners against crime, partners, witnessing a crime, drug dealing, crimes, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Final Comedown (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Black revolutionaries take action in the white suburbs.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, racism, interracial relations, life is a bitch, society, state affairs, politics, suburbs, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, rebellion ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.2
 1K
The Klansman (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small southern town has just been rocked by a tragedy: a young woman has been violently raped. The white town fathers immediately declare that the attacker had to be black, and place the blame on Garth, a young black man. Assuming that the men in ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: interracial relations, small town, false accusation, racism, ku klux klan, vigilantism, small town life, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 3K
The Mack (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes in the form of two corrupt white cops and a crime lord who wants him to return to the small time.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, pimp, society, rise and fall, rivalry, urban ghetto, interracial relations, vengeance, cons and scams, urban, starting over, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.1
 458
Fighting Back (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's a hard crime story about a Philadelphia shop owner who has enough of the criminals' violences and ravages. He organizes a patrol of civil people. It all starts to go wrong because his team's actions are taken as racial ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, racism, interracial relations, store, death wish, society, criminal heroes, terrorism, city life, urban, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: racism, police corruption, chase, betrayal, prostitute, on the run, manhunt, life is a bitch, opposites attract, vengeance, siblings relations, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1940s, 40s
Place: los angeles, latin america, usa, mexico, south central los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 933
Detroit 9000 (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a fundraiser for a black politician is robbed, Detroit police put two detectives, one white and one black, on the case, who try to work together under boiling political pressure.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interracial relations, party, hitman, prostitution, police, murder, violence, working undercover, heist, city life, rebellion, gang ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
 507
Hammer (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hotheaded laborer B.J. Hammer can't go long without ending up in a fight, and, after he comes out on top in a particularly impressive workplace scuffle, word of his brawling skills makes its way to Davis, a top boxing manager. Hammer is hired ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, docks, injustice, master criminal, downfall, crime, rivalry, athlete's life, crimes, ambition, drug dealing, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 10K
Freelancers (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops. His new boss, Sarcone, will see if he has what it takes to be rogue through many trials and tribulations of loyalty, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, partners against crime, uncover truth, vigilantism, teaching the ways of the world, law enforcement, police corruption, betrayal, dishonesty, crime, partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The bikers are the heroes and the lawmen are the villains in this vintage action drama. The Spirits are a motorcycle club who ride the highways and country roads of Michigan; while they look rough, wear beat-up denim and favor Harley Davidsons, the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, frame up, biker, vigilante, hippie, motorcycle, motorcycle gang, rape, police, revenge, vietnam veteran, violence ...
Time: 70s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
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Jackals (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cops in a small town near the Mexican border find themselves caught up in a scheme that smuggles illegal aliens into the country.
Style: rough, clever, suspenseful, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, dishonesty, immigrants, society, crimes, witnessing a crime, crime, chases and races, rivalry, deadly, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 798
Hit Man (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bernie Casey portrays Tyrone and Pamela Grier plays a sultry skin-flick star in this first Americanized remake of the iconic Michael Caine action film Get Carter. From Watts to the West Side, from porno parlors to a high-rise, from motel dives to a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: crime, crimes, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, vengeance, murder, hitman, tough heroes, profanity, gangsters, lone wolves ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 378
Gang in Blue (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A black police officer discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, racism, investigation, police, corruption, blind ambition, crime, special agents, police investigation, deadly, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 89
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, starting over, police investigation, on the run, gang, going straight, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, buddies, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Willie Dynamite (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Willie Dynamite is a pimp who operates in New York City. Willie was a big success as a pimp, but now, just as fast as he rose to the top, he has hit bottom. A former prostitute who has become a social worker tries to get Willie to clean up his life ...
Style: rough, bleak, disturbing, captivating, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, injustice, graphic violence, society, drug dealing, going straight, crime, crimes, downfall, urban ghetto, city life ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gloomy vision of the possibility of decent relations between whites and blacks anywhere, including the South. Undertaker L.B. Jones, the richest black man in his county of Tennessee, is divorcing his wife for infidelity with a white policeman. ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: racism, interracial romance, small town, interracial relations, pregnancy, law firm, pursuit, tragic hero, racial tension, law enforcement, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, southern usa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 5K
Walking Tall (1973)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Buford Pusser's a wrestler, whose wife wants him to settle down, so they go to his home town in Tennessee, where he plans to get into business with his father. But he is shocked to discover all sorts of graft and corruption going on. And when ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, sheriff, danger, vengeance, small town, police corruption, corruption, revenge, fighting crime, crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.4
 1K
Blue City (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own hands and go up against a ruthless local mob boss in a ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: investigation, friendship, stepmother stepson relationship, vengeance, small town, small town life, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, estrangement, kids in trouble, innocence lost ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Back in the Day (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young man slides back into a life of crime after reuniting with a shady acquaintance from his past.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, gang, racism, vigilantism, police corruption, vengeance, crimes, starting over, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, moral dilemma, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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One Down, Two to go (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, contests and competitions, law enforcement, partners against crime, undercover, rescue, tough heroes, injustice, working undercover, vigilantism, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Road House 2: Last Call (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shane Tanner, the son of a legendary cooler named Dalton, learns that his uncle Nate got beat up by a group of men because he doesn't want to sell his bar, The Black Pelican, to a bunch of drug dealers. To help out his uncle, Shane teams up ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, gunfight, tough guy, gang, vengeance, vigilantism, against the odds, drug abuse, buddies, drug dealing, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Black Godfather (1974)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The heroes in The Black Godfather are members of an African-American criminal organization. Like Brando in The Godfather, they're not averse to robbery and murder, but they do draw the line at narcotics. When the Mafia infiltrates the ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, partners against crime, gangsters, criminal's revenge, society, going straight, crime, crimes, graphic violence, hitman, injustice, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The New Centurions (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, lapd, rookie, society, golden years, fighting crime, dishonesty, partners, police investigation, prostitute, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.8
 1K
Ambushed (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the frenetic underbelly of Los Angeles, Agent Maxwell closes in on an international cocaine smuggling operation run by criminal mastermind Vincent Camastra. When Agent Beverly Royce goes undercover with the drug dealers and finds herself deeper ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, tough law enforcer, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, police corruption, working undercover, special agents, lapd, corrupt cop, strip club, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Report to the Commissioner (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Police officer Patty Butler, alias "Chicklet," is the live-in girlfriend of Thomas 'Stick' Henderson to gather evidence. Detective Bo Lockley is instructed to try to find her, not knowing she's also a cop.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, society, crime, workplace, deadly, fighting crime, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sucker Free City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows three young men as they are drawn into lives of crime. Nick (Crowley) uses his entry-level corporate job to commit credit card fraud and deals drugs on the side. K-Luv (Mackie) is a member of the "V-Dubs", an ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, tense
Plot: gang, racism, juvenile delinquency, gangsters, life is a bitch, social decay, crimes, urban ghetto life, drug dealing, law enforcement, police investigation, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%