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: 88 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: martial arts, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, gang, friendship, friends, betrayal, partners, crime, graphic violence, working undercover, fighting crime, law enforcement, police station, gory, rivalry, police detective, undercover, sex, police, female nudity, organized crime, nypd, 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 suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, crime, law enforcement, gangsters, working undercover and gang mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like New York Cop: The Tracker (2001), Return of the Street Fighter (1974), The Wrecking Crew (2000), The Last Riders (1992), Catch the Heat (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
 238
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, russian mafia, hand to hand combat, kung fu, gunfight, criminal's revenge, danger, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, hitman, gang, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, undercover, crime, heroes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Wrecking Crew (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A high-level government hit squad is sent into the streets in order to complete a deadly mission.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, undercover, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry, gang, partners, danger, urban ghetto life, partners against crime, gang war, african american ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, deadly, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, vengeance, police, revenge, death of family, biker
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 4.8
 165
Catch the Heat (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 84 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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, undercover cop, drug dealing, chases and races, deadly, crime, rivalry, cons and scams, working undercover, switching roles, police detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, argentina, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.3
 396
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: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, police investigation, undercover, fighting crime, working undercover, police detective, crimes, police corruption, partners, master criminal, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, love triangle, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, love and romance, rivalry, undercover, gang, dishonesty, working undercover, law enforcement, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.5
 4K
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, tough law enforcer, police investigation, law enforcement, gang, crimes, rivalry, undercover, sniper, taekwondo, law enforcer killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 3.9
 183
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: working undercover, rivalry, law enforcement, drug dealing, criminal's revenge, crimes, revenge, murder, police, friendship, male female relationship, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.2
 669
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: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, drug dealing, on the run, dishonesty, life is a bitch, fighting crime, crime, rivalry, gangsters, witnessing a crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 919
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilante, rivalry, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, against the odds, gambling, crimes, violence, rage, loner ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crimes, love and romance, master criminal, gang, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, best friends, strong violent content, friendship, reunion, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, tough heroes, filmmaking, sexual content, conspiracy, profanity, parents and children, fall in love, working undercover, friendship, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
 51
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, hitman, gangsters, criminal's revenge, addiction, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, drug dealing, crime, drug abuse, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Bullets, Blood & a Fistful of Ca$h (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hard boiled tale of bloody revenge that interweaves the stories of nine criminals. The story takes place in one day, on the eve of an all out syndicate war. Through a twisted series of events, the interweaving narratives are put on an ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rivalry, partners, vengeance, police detective, deadly, dishonesty, drug dealing, law enforcement, police investigation, partners against crime, gory, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, gang, partners, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, danger, police investigation, master criminal, hidden identity, dishonesty, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After learning the art of muay thai fighting from skilled masters, small town friends Piak (Akara Amarttayakul) and Phao (Thawatchai Phanpakdee) move their passion to Bangkok, where they become active in underground activities that put what ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, friendship, gang, martial artist, master warrior, crimes, gangsters, one man army, muay thai, urban, graphic violence, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
 934
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, police, partners against crime, fighting crime, chases and races, crime, rescue, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 655
Blue Tiger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gena is a sweet and dedicated mother to her little son. One day, whilst shopping with him for a halloween mask, her son is accidently shot through the chest by a Japanese Gunman, trying to kill an opposing gang of bus operators. Gena notices that ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, vengeance, crime, rivalry, chase, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, lone wolves, danger, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, crime, undercover, fighting crime, crimes, gang, heist, master criminal, partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 241
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, fighting crime, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, gangsters, partners, partners against crime, working undercover, police corruption, fall in love, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.7
 321
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gang, criminal heroes, betrayal, police investigation, drug dealing, partners, law enforcement, frame up, prison ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 2K
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, rivalry, gang, drug dealing, law enforcement, working undercover, crime, crimes, car chase, loss of partner, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, crimes, vengeance, partners, crime, murder, car chase, investigation, life is a bitch, chases and races, rivalry, hotshot hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.9
 195
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, betrayal, murder, swashbuckler, gunfight, violence, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ 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, vengeance, adventure, undercover, rivalry, police investigation, gory, curses spells and rituals, deadly, gangsters, law enforcement, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 1K
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, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, social decay, murder, false accusation, police corruption, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.9
 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, crimes, tough law enforcer, rivalry, law enforcement, police corruption, working undercover, special agents, lapd, corrupt cop, strip club, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, 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, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, working undercover, danger, law enforcement, undercover, estrangement, police detective, dishonesty, gangsters, fighting crime, graphic violence, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A true immigrant story set against the vibrant backdrop of Flushing, N.Y. in the 1980s and 1990s.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, gangsters, gang, tragic love, life is a bitch, police investigation, crimes, crime, law enforcement, siblings relations, murder, immigrants ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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