Movies like New York Cop

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New York Cop (1993)
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New York Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Allegedly based on a true story, this film follows the life of Toshi, a Japanese man living in America and working with the New York City police. After being recommended for undercover work, Toshi decides to go after a gang lead by Hawk. Hawk and Toshi soon become friends, although Hawk's second-in-command, Tito, is suspicious of the newcomer. Will Toshi be able to bring the gang down, or will his cover be blown before he can finish the assignment?
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, gang, friendship, betrayal, friends, crimes, undercover, graphic violence, vengeance, rivalry, working undercover, law enforcement, police station, fighting crime, partners, police detective, sex, police, violence, female nudity, organized crime, nypd, woman on top, undercover cop ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to New York Cop

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, gangsters, working undercover, undercover and gang mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like New York Cop: The Tracker (2001), The Wrecking Crew (2000), Return of the Street Fighter (1974), Catch the Heat (1987), Special ID (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Tracker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, Spears doesn't want to get involved, especially ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian mafia, martial arts, gangsters, fistfight, kung fu, gunfight, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, gang, private detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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95%
The Wrecking Crew (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A high-level government hit squad is sent into the streets in order to complete a deadly mission.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rival gang, working undercover, crimes, undercover, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, partners, rivalry, gang, partners against crime, gang war, gang warfare ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on a Yakuza family that may be embezzling money from charities to finance their own operations. Both the police and the Yakuza find themselves battling Tsurugi, but Tsurugi's fight ultimately is ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, martial arts, tough heroes, adventure, tough law enforcer, undercover, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, gang, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.8
 210
Catch the Heat (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gorgeous Checkers Goldberg, a police detective, goes undercover as a stripper in order to stop a ruthless kingpin who has been using unsuspecting starlets in order to smuggle drugs into the United States. With her hot looks, street smarts and ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, undercover cop, cons and scams, working undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, drug dealing, partners, switching roles ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, latin america, argentina
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83%
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Special ID (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cop and his team of comrades go undercover in one of China's most ruthless underworld organizations to stop a gang leader, only to put themselves in great danger after being exposed one by one.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, gang, undercover, tough law enforcer, sniper, law enforcer killer, taekwondo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Cartel War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Led by a detective hell-bent on revenge, a team of undercover cops in Los Angeles attempt to bring down a powerful drug mob from the inside. Operating outside the law, they put everything on the line to clean up the streets and exact payback on the ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: working undercover, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crimes, revenge, friendship, male female relationship, police, murder, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Last Riders (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his family is murdered, Johnny gets revenge on his former biker gang, The Slaves, and the police who lied to the gang about Johnny selling them out to the authorities.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, death of family, police, revenge, biker, deadly
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Beyond the Trophy (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two rival gangs in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, led by Gino (Robert Miano) and Cole (Michael Madsen), are vying for control. Danny (Michael Masini), an LAPD undercover police detective, goes deep into gangland to infiltrate one gang to bring down both.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, dangerous attraction, love triangle, obsession, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, undercover, dishonesty, gang, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas
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74%
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Defiance (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tommy takes up temporary housing in a New York neighborhood plagued by a violent gang called the Souls. Tommy is waiting for his next assignment as a seaman and though he tries to avoid the gang and his neighbors, it does not work. Soon he is ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilante, against the odds, vengeance, vigilantism, gambling, rivalry, crimes, violence, terror, fight, murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.0
 798
Rage and Honor (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Witnessing a drug deal involving local gang members and cops, an Australian police officer feels he can no longer be just an observer. He joins forces with a local teacher who just happens to be a karate expert and together they try to take back the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, graphic violence, false accusation, police corruption, strong sexual content, drug abuse, murder, frame up, righting the wronged, gangsters, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Stiletto Dance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two undercover police officers must try to prevent a multi-million dollar nuclear arms deal among several mob factions.
Style: serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, working undercover, police investigation, undercover, fighting crime, police detective, police corruption, master criminal, rivalry, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Two Coyotes (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A drug runner takes over a lucrative drug business only to find his new found empire crumble when a deal goes bad.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, betrayal, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, addiction, law enforcement, going straight, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Brooklyn State of Mind (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Al Stanco has lived all of his life in Brooklyn and does some work for the local crime lord, Danny Parente. New to the neighbourhood is Gabriela, a filmmaker shooting a documentary on the real Brooklyn. Al and Gabriela become friendly but the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: fall in love, friendship, vengeance, working undercover, murder, parents and children, love and romance, going straight, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: LA's finest have crossed the line between Cop and Criminal...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, undercover, crimes, fighting crime, gang, working undercover, partners, police investigation, dishonesty, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Saints and Sinners (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After many years Pooch returns to his neighbourhood. To Big Boy, his best friend, Pooch is valuable asset in his plans of becoming local crime lord. To Pooch, this reunion is painful because he is, actually, undercover cop sent to bring Big Boy down.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strong violent content, friends, couples, love triangle, friendship, drug abuse, working undercover, betrayal, crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Madso's War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A power vacuum develops when the top mob boss flees a federal indictment.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, betrayal, murder, swashbuckler, violence, gunfight, mafia, mafioso ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Century of the Dragon (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rookie policeman Shing (Louis Koo) grapples with right and wrong in this action-packed story about Hong Kong gangsters. Assigned to go undercover, Shing is so successful in playing the part of a gang member that he becomes right-hand man to gang ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: right hand man, friendship, moral dilemma, working undercover, police investigation, gangsters, master criminal, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, unlikely partners, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
China Strike Force (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young Chinese Security Officer, Darren, is called for Team 808, which fights against the smuggling of drugs and corruption. Noriko, a Japanese Interpol officer, collaborates with Darren for the destruction of a large international drug cartel. At ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, police investigation, crimes, gang, partners, partners against crime, racism, interpol, undercover, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, new york, asia, china, usa
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56%
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Martial Law (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An undercover cop teams up with a martial-arts expert to stop a gang of drug smugglers and car thieves.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, fistfight, police, lapd, graphic violence, working undercover, partners against crime, rescue, law enforcement, gang, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, racism, gangsters, social decay, murder, false accusation, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, urban ghetto, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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51%
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Tha Eastsidaz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Snap, Crackle, and Pop are top dogs in the Eastsidaz gang in Long Beach. Pop, also known as Killa, is the alpha dog. He has Crackle and Snap set up a big drug deal that's going to put him on easy street. But Crackle and Snap have their own ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, drug dealing, undercover, partners, betrayal, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
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51%
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Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, working undercover, loss of partner, car chase, crimes, marijuana, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Moving Targets (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kit comes from a very fortunate family, with an outstanding police officer father When the family starts to break up, Man impulsively shot Kit's mother. After Kit's parents divorced, Kit viewed Man his father as an enemy. As an adult, he ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, police investigation, rivalry, vengeance, partners, gangsters, partners against crime, crimes, betrayal, undercover, fall in love, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Underground (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A cop must stop the killings of rap stars. But, he gets in too deep after his partner is killed.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, partners, hip hop, drug dealing, investigation, vengeance, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, murder, rivalry, hotshot hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two detectives investigating a gang-related find themselves targeted by both gang members and crooked cops.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, gang, partners against crime, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, police corruption, investigation, rivalry, friendship, graphic violence, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mask of the Ninja (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a heavily wooded private estate in the Malibu Hills, towering above the tumbling Pacific, millionaire CEO Kenji Takeo and his daughter, Miko, prepare for the arrival from Japan of Takeo's wife, Kumiko. But the calm of Solstice Canyon is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, adventure, police investigation, rivalry, vengeance, gangsters, curses spells and rituals, law enforcement, ghost, murder, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
One Down, Two to go (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, good versus evil, ambition, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, heroes, rescue, partners, partners against crime, society, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Best of the Best II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, heroes, murder, contests and competitions, rivalry, friends, vengeance, partners, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Stool Pigeon (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Living in the guilt of sacrificing his informant in a previous operation, Criminal Intelligence Inspector Don Lee is wary when his superior orders him to send another informant to spy on the criminal operations of Barbarian, a vicious gangster ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, working undercover, law enforcement, undercover, police detective, dishonesty, estrangement, gangsters, fighting crime, redemption, graphic violence, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Streetfighter's Last Revenge (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Terry Sugury is hired to recover one of two tapes containing a formula for making heroin for a price of 200 dollars a pound. But he gets double crossed. So he wants the tape back.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, tragic hero, karate, martial artist, brutality, graphic violence, tough heroes, heroes, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%