Movies like Popeye Doyle

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Popeye Doyle (1986)
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Popeye Doyle (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While Popeye Doyle (Ed ONeill) is investigating what appears to be a very simple drug overdose, he becomes involved in international intrigue. The Mosad and various other foreign diplomatic figures turn up everywhere he goes. The drug overdose becomes a very involved murder case.
Plot: murder, intrigue, love, dancing, gangsters, killer, fight, terrorist, prostitute, police officer, heroes, police, escape, violence, hitman, assassin, striptease, blonde, death, subway, criminal, prostitution, car chase, desire, terrorism ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Popeye Doyle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, neo noir and realistic films with plots about gunfight, gun, murder, violence, chase, blood and blood splatter mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Popeye Doyle: Dead Aim (1989), Maximum Force (1992), McQ (1974), Nails (1992), Murphy's Law (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Breach of Faith: A Family of Cops II (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The family of cops is back, this time dealing with the murder of a priest tied in with the Russian Mafia, who proceed to try to draw the family off the case.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, gangsters, church, police detective, buddy cop, gunfight, russian mafia, mafia, murder mystery, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Dead Aim (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ed Marinaro is Malcolm "Mace" Douglas, a street-tough detective who's out for justice-no matter what the cost. While investigating the mysterious suicidal heroin overdoses of four beautiful exotic dancers, Mace puts together the ...
Style: suspense, cult film
Plot: showdown, organized crime, russian, female nudity, chase, airplane, revenge, limousine, restaurant, serial murder, con artists, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Maximum Force (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, prostitute, gangsters, chase, undercover, renegade, police officer, computer cracker, against the odds, working undercover, police corruption, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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McQ (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Police Lieutenant Lon McQ investigates the killing of his best friend and uncovers corrupt elements of the police department dealing in confiscated drugs.
Style: serious, suspense, twists and turns, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, police corruption, fighting crime, uncover truth, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, investigation, car chase, heist, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, seattle, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Nails (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a wild Los Angeles police detective becomes a hostage of the heroin ring he and his partner have exposed.
Style: surprise ending, neo noir, cult film
Plot: ex wife, tough cop, organized crime, violence, police, corruption, limousine, murder, revenge, police chase, drugs, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
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Murphy's Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough police detective escapes from custody handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife. He must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, rough, enigmatic, tricky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, false accusation, chase, stalking, vengeance, police investigation, femme fatale, life is a bitch, vigilantism, partners, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, chase, police, mafia, fight, gangsters, revenge, heroes, rescue, police chase, torture ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Exterminator 2 (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The flamethrower-wielding vigilante John Eastland returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, surprise ending, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, murder, vigilantism, revenge, exploitation, vigilante, heroes, good versus evil, crimes, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Shaft's Big Score! (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: John Shaft is back as the lady-loved black detective cop on the search for the murderer of a client.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, chase, murder, graphic violence, private detective, helicopter, cemetery, gangsters, gang, crimes, police investigation, sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: harlem, usa, new york, africa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
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Colors (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A confident young cop is shown the ropes by a veteran partner in the dangerous gang-controlled barrios of Los Angeles, where the gang culture is enforced by the colors the members wear.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, psychological, rough ...
Plot: police, gang, gangsters, police brutality, crimes, partners, gang war, ghetto, gunfight, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), neighborhood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, venice beach california, south central los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of his girlfriend's daughter from a drug overdose, Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) takes on the local drug cartel.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, revenge, hospital, police, one against many, one man army, gang, lone wolves, crimes, fighting crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
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Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, hospital, coma, murder, vengeance, corrupt official, intrigue, against the odds, law enforcement, crimes, chase, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, year 1990, year 1983, 90s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 32K
Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, lone hero, corruption, undercover, drug dealing, crimes, aikido, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, vietnam, usa, asia, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Destroyer (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Erin Bell is an LAPD detective who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members ...
Style: suspense, melancholic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: policewoman, sex with a minor, revenge, death, undercover agent, female protagonist, lapd, gang, teenage daughter, interrogation, undercover cop, crimes ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, year 2002
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Devil's Own (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, police investigation, terrorist, murder, friendship, vengeance, betrayal, rebelliousness, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, northern ireland, ireland, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Death Wish II (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Paul Kersey is again a vigilante trying to find five punks who murdered his housekeeper and daughter in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, rape, rape and revenge, vigilante, murder, hospital, police, one man army, surveillance, one against many, interracial rape, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Echelon 8 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A new government agency with the right to domestic charter is reformed to prevent another terrorist attack in the United States.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, exciting
Plot: conspiracy, terrorism, rescue, murder, undercover agent, terrorist, spy, politics, betrayal, interrogation, escape, romance ...
Time: 21st century, year 2001, september 11 2001, year 2011
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, kidnapping, serial killer, investigation, crimes, murder of wife, mafia, strong violent content, haunted by the past, drug dealer, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Family of Cops III: Under Suspicion (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Police Inspector Paul Fein (Bronson) copes with family troubles while also dealing with the possibility of advancement to police chief. Meanwhile, his son (Joe Penny)) is investigating the murder of a banker.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, car chase, chase, police officer, hitman, gunfight, police, mafia, corruption, urban setting, police corruption, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Code of Honor (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, rough, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: murder, brutality, sociopath, gangsters, chase, fbi agent, ex special forces, tough guy, killer, aikido, cell phone, politician ...
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46%
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Street Knight (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, police detective, hostage, martial arts, teenage life, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, city life, against the odds ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5K
The Courier (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shady FBI agent recruits a courier to deliver a mysterious package to a vengeful master criminal who has recently resurfaced with a diabolical plan.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: hitman, race against time, extortion, revenge, crimes, track down, rivalry, murder, betrayal, chase, loner, arms dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, las vegas, new orleans, louisiana, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
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Den of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, heist, police brutality, tough guy, gunfight, divorce, fbi, tough cop, deception, car chase, chase, police ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Stone Killer (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Los Angeles detective is sent to New York where he must solve a case involving an old Sicilian Mafia family feud.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, murder, gangsters, chase, gunfight, showdown, brainwashing, war veteran, surveillance, maverick cop, tough cop ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, asia, usa, vietnam, mojave desert ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
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Proud Mary (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, neo noir ...
Plot: female assassin, female killer, brutality, little boy, guilt, organized crime, car chase, revenge, murder, betrayal, gangsters, paranoia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, martial arts, gangsters, drug dealing, murder, vengeance, crimes, aikido, family, against the odds, rivalry, vigilante ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, colombia, west indies, jamaica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: drug lord, vengeance, murder, car chase, betrayal, violence, organized crime, police, crime boss, arms dealer, death, friendship ...
Place: cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, psychopath, aikido, gangsters, murder, chase, car chase, mafia, organized crime, vigilante, revenge, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Point Doom (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Hollywood talent agent's girlfriend thrusts him into a world of strip clubs, drugs and deadly motorcycle gangs.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: motorcycle gang, strip club, drug dealing, murder, gangsters, tough guy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stripper, gunfight, brutality, hollywood, chase ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 18K
The Presidio (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jay Austin is now a civilian police detective. Colonel Caldwell was his commanding officer years before when he left the military police over a disagreement over the handling of a drunk driver. Now a series of murders that cross jurisdictions force ...
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, military, investigation, military base, crimes, strong violent content, military life, strong sexual content, fall in love, partners, army investigation, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%