Movies like Friends 2000

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Friends (2000)
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Friends (2000)
Original name: Freunde
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Plot: police, drugs, betrayal

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Most similar movies to Friends

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, suspense and serious films with plots about police, drugs, betrayal, murder, female nudity, drug and death mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Friends: A Brother's Badge (0000), Der Pirat (1998), Nightstick (1987), Close Enemies (2018), Eye for an Eye (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Brother's Badge (0000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Detective Michael Glade, with the San Antonio police department, has wandered onto the dark side and has run afoul of the Mexican Mafia. He battles his family and feelings while riding his collision course to its ultimate outcome.
Plot: betrayal, drugs, police, murder, mafia, gang
Place: texas
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95%
A Hitman's Solitude Before the Shot (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The over-ambitious Koralnik has a dream job: he is a contract killer for a secret EU programme. But even eight years after his training he still hasn't had a single hit. Bored and frustrated, he lives according to the programme's strict ...
Plot: hitman, drugs, betrayal, killer, singing in a car, accident, con woman
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93%
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Der Pirat (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: marijuana, prison, hiv, death, drug trafficking, police, jail cell, gunshot, drug traffic, heroin, drugs, drug
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74%
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Nightstick (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cop tries to prevent a gang of extortionists from blowing up New York City with nitroglycerin.
Plot: kicked in the groin, gun in mouth, drugs, hit in the groin, mafia, brother brother relationship, police, prostitute, kicked in the crotch
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68%
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Close Enemies (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driss and Manuel both grew up on the same council estate. An estate where the sense of belonging to your patch is much stronger than the sense of belonging to a country, a nation or a culture... Manuel has assimilated this belonging, and he has even ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: police, death, father daughter relationship, drugs, brother brother relationship, crimes, friendship, danger, family relations, murder, parisian suburb, telling a joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Eye for an Eye (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mario, an exemplary man, lives in a village on the Galician coast. In the old people’s home, where he works as a nurse, everyone appreciates him. When the best known narco in the area, Antonio Padín, recently released from prison, enters the ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, mafia, police raid, murder, drug dealer, police, prison, doctor, lawyer, crimes, organized crime, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Night of the Wolf (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During a live broadcast of a talk show on a TV channel, a group of armed Chechens terrorists take several hostages. The terrorists demand the hostage drama is transmitted live worldwide. Meanwhile, behind the scene, the police negotiator and a ...
Plot: police, television studio, shooting, terrorism, terror
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52%
The Lithium Conspiracy (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the 21th century getting hold of natural resources of emerging countries, is no matter of war--it is a matter of complex financial actions. And the power of governments behind the events has been replaced by the power of holding companies. ...
Plot: banker, betrayal, job, love, bank, husband wife relationship, falling to death, sex scene, topless, female nudity, suicide
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51%
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Rainbow Drive (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Hollywood multiple murder is investigated by a homicide cop, despite high-placed efforts to cover up the crime.
Plot: police, murder, corruption, drugs
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51%
Franklin: A Symphony of Pain (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mind is a terrible thing to waste
Style: psychedelic, serious, suspense, bleak, mind bending
Plot: secret society, betrayal, symbolism, cult leader, psychotic, self mutilation, abduction, mask, drugs
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His Double Life (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman returns Home from college and become suspicious of her new stepdad, her late father's business partner, after she discovers him meeting with a mysterious woman who turns up dead the following day.
Plot: betrayal, stepfather, tied feet, iphone, computer, affair, violence, cell phone
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49%
The Way (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young man makes a deal with a man at a club to bring a bag to a mysterious stranger with the promise of getting a great sum of money. The mysterious stranger, though, commands him to bring the bag to another man, named Daniel, at a heathen place ...
Plot: occult, alcohol abuse, smoking, mental disorder, drugs, fear, violence, betrayal, death
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48%
Badge Of Fear (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A policewoman gets involved with the actor she was supposed to protect.
Plot: police, actor, extramarital affair, female nudity, drugs, insanity, stalker, psychopath, stripper
Place: las vegas
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Mad Dogs and Englishmen (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gorgeous Antonia (Elizabeth Hurley) is on a dangerous downward spiral caused by an addiction to heroin when she meets Mike (C. Thomas Howell), a tough drifter who helps her score more smack. Although they're not attracted to each other ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: aristocracy, police, love, drugs, male female relationship, plot twist, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Whoever Dies, Dies in Pain (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A botched police raid on a crack house turns into a 36 hour long siege in which the junkies share their perspective to the cameraman of a reality program.
Plot: police, swat, syringe, violence, drug addict, drug addiction, drug, punk, death, drug use, blood, drug abuse ...
Place: montreal quebec, montreal, montreal quebec canada
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42%
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The Island (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A drug dealing, secretive, and brutal clan control a tightknit community in Upper Egypt. The movie tracks the rise of the Mansour Hafny (Ahmed El-Sakka), the educated son of the clan’s leader, as he consolidates his power over the region. Mansour ...
Plot: bandit, island, police, community, politics, drugs, gangster, gangsters, drug
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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10 Sekunden (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: loss, radar, investigation, police, airplane, female nudity, bathtub, extramarital affair, loss of son
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Fürchte dich nicht (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: experiment, research, military, human experimentation, murder, scientist, shot to death, falling from height, military police, secret police, soldier, shot in the forehead ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Stonebrook (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seth Green and Brad Rowe star in this drama as a pair of college students who come up with a plan to cheat an underworld syndicate at their own game. However, their ambition outstrips their street smarts, and they soon find themselves on the wrong ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: embezzler, scholarship, college student, shot in the forehead, sting operation, betrayal, father daughter relationship, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Backstabbed (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A struggling housewife decides to become a real estate agent and inadvertently puts her life in danger when she takes a job with a corrupt broker who will do anything to land a deal.
Plot: gunshot, house, handgun, pistol, betrayal, psychopath, real estate, murder, bullet, gun, money
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Art of Revenge (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Matt Kane leaves his wife Lara after seven years of marriage for the single, fast life that he wanted all his life after getting a promotion at work, she plots revenge against him by hiring an female ex-con and grifter, named Tuesday, to ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: con artists, lesbian kiss, lesbian subtext, revenge, seduction, betrayal, scheme, blackmail
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32%
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Lose Your Head (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lose Your Head is a psycho thriller about a Spanish party tourist who gets lost in Berlin. The film is inspired by the true story of a young Portuguese man who disappeared some years ago after a night at Berghain.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: missing person, mistaken identity, drugs/alcohol, gender, chase, chases and races, party, drugs, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief), techno, foreigner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
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32%
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Villain (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: One of the twins is a bus conductor and the other is handicapped. The elder one, Shiva, overhears his parents' plot to kill his mildly retarded brother, Vishnu. He runs away to another city, with his adorable brother, and strives hard to look ...
Plot: mental retardation, pickpocket, drug smuggling, mental institution, twins, identical twins, bus driver, dual role, thief, fistfight, twin, drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Midnight Heat (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A story of cops, hookers, killers, and pimps; all centered around one sleazy night in the late 1980's. A cocaine addicted homicide detective (Jake Norvell) is brought out of suspension in order to trail a local prostitute (Bianca Queen) who may ...
Plot: murder, cocaine, pimp, emotional breakdown, prostitute, gun, police, criminal, serial killer, sex scene, drugs, sleazy ...
Time: 80s
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30%
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Suture (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brothers Vincent (rich) and Clay (poor) meet up for the first time after their father's funeral and remark on how similar they look. But unknown to Clay, who thinks his life is taking a turn for the better, Vince is actually plotting to kill ...
Style: stylized, psychological, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: betrayal, twins, neo noir, amnesia, evil twin, dishonesty, danger, deadly, love and romance, crimes, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
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29%
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11 Minutes (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Ireland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The lives of urbanites intertwine in a world where anything can happen at any time.
Style: non-linear
Plot: motorcycle, hot dog, bus stop, bus accident, dog, ex boyfriend, kicked in the face, ambulance, elevator, laptop, airplane, drugs ...
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What a Wonderful World (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Moldova
Duration: 73 min.
Story: After two years spent as a student in Boston, a 22-year-old visits his native Moldova. It is April 2009. People gather in the streets of Chisinau, the call having spread through social networking sites. They are demonstrating against the communist ...
Plot: police interrogation, love, fight, police, female nudity, cigarette smoking, violence, interview, murder, sex scene
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29%
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Lincz (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story unfolds about the murder of an old man living in a remote village and six locals who may have been connected with the murder. Things get messy when the dead man turns out to be an ex convict. The accused ones find it very hard to deal with ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, serious
Plot: police, court, trial, lawyer, beaten to death, prison, police station, dead man, prison rape, doctor, suicide attempt, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Looking Through Lillian (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An edgy indie-psychological drama about an alluring but mixed-up L.A. Girl who flip-flops between facing life's uncertainty under her own direction or "the good life" provided by a wealthy, disturbing middle-aged benefactor.
Plot: transvestite, secret, sexual awakening, mistress, fetish, love triangle, voyeurism, controversy, drugs, role playing, sexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Together Alone (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Questions arise about love, sexuality, and the breakdown of relationships and traditional roles surface as tension builds and weaves a love triangle into an erotic knot.
Plot: anal sex, explicit sex, menage a trois, erection, gay interest, gay sex, female nudity, male nudity, canadian, love triangle, betrayal
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