Movies like The Heat

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The Heat (2013)
 6.6
 155K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, and uses her gut instinct and street smarts to catch the most elusive criminals. Neither has ever had a partner, or a friend for that matter. When these two wildly incompatible law officers join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected: Buddies.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, realistic, not serious, surprise ending, absurd, idiotic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: fbi, policewoman, misfit partners, friendship, police, police investigation, drug lord, partners against crime, special agents, partners, sarcasm, verbal byplay, women, drugs, police detective, unlikely friendships, chase, dysfunctional family, organized crime, criminal, workplace, foe turned friend, uptight character, female partner, police chief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa

Most similar movies to The Heat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, realistic and exciting films with plots about chase, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, runaway, brutality and police investigation mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Heat: Spy (2015), Let's Be Cops (2014), Hot Pursuit (2015), Miss Congeniality (2000), Ride Along (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 216K
Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK, France, Hungary, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, funny, exciting, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, espionage, female spy, cia, undercover, fat woman, disguise, partners, escapades, misfit partners, disorder, female agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, europe, bulgaria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 122K
Let's Be Cops (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, impersonating a police officer, partners against crime, party, mistaken identity, partners, disorder, fighting crime, corruption, male friendship, gang member, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 45K
Hot Pursuit (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An uptight by-the-book cop must protect the widow of a drug boss from crooked cops and gunmen.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, not serious, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the run, policewoman, odd couple, police corruption, friendship, chase, fugitives, organized crime, drug cartel, corrupt police, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Miss Congeniality (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When the local FBI office receives a letter from a terrorist known only as 'The Citizen', it's quickly determined that he's planning his next act at the Miss America beauty pageant. Because tough-as-nails Gracie Hart is the only ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, funny, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working undercover, special agents, undercover agent, beauty pageant, friendship between girls, fbi, fish out of water, fbi agent, investigation, contests and competitions, tough girl, beauty queen ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1982, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 96K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: partners against crime, escapades, unlikely partners, wild ride, wedding preparations and rituals, in-laws, respect, proposal, law enforcement, disorder, partners, loner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 170K
Game Night (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Max and Annie's weekly game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party -- complete with fake thugs and federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all supposed to be part of the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, entertaining, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: neighbor, game, brother brother relationship, friends, contests and competitions, group of friends, kidnapping, wife husband relationship, plan gone wrong, fictional reality show, husband wife relationship, board game ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 82K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, talky, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, police, thief, undercover cop, wedding, partners against crime, buddies, law enforcement, financial problem, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, buddies, partners against crime, police, police investigation, cocaine, master criminal, murder, law enforcement, crimes, drug dealing, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 152K
Ocean's 8 (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of seven other female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.
Style: exciting, tense, intense, clever, surprise ending
Plot: women, heist, perfect crime, jewelry, partners in crime, partners, escapades, friends, jewel thief, group of criminals, outsmarting, female thief ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.2
 483K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, party, working undercover, partners against crime, high school life, undercover cop, police investigation, buddy cop, misfit partners, popularity, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, year 2012, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 324K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, witty, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, friendship, parody, arrest, drug dealing, undercover, dimwit, youth, police investigation, high school, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 184K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: exciting, humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, organized crime, corruption, undercover agent, heist, betrayal, cia, investigation, bank robbery, money, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 209K
Bad Boys II (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, buddy cop, car chase, violence, racial slur, drug dealing, fbi, interrogation, exploding house, minefield, foot chase, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, usa, florida, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After her triumph at the Miss United States pageant, FBI agent Gracie Hart becomes an overnight sensation -- and the new "face of the FBI." But it's time to spring into action again when the pageant's winner, Cheryl, and emcee, ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, law enforcement, rescue, ransom, press conference, fbi, fish out of water, undercover agent, disorder, rivalry, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 33K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, drug lord, police, crime, criminal heroes, working undercover, buddies, friendship, hidden identity, crimes, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 210K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, black cop, two man army, gunfight, police corruption, internal affairs, foot chase, police investigation, heroin, witness protection, partners against crime, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 223K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: two man army, reluctant partners, martial arts, ransom, fish out of water, chase, kung fu, police investigation, kidnapping, odd couple, partners against crime, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 38K
CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: sexual, buddy comedy, surprise ending, absurd, humorous ...
Plot: buddy cop, police corruption, police, male nudity, gunfight, car chase, chase, heist, revenge, corruption, addiction, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, witty, exciting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, car chase, maverick cop, undercover, fish out of water, smuggling, damsel in distress, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, detroit, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, sexy, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: on the road, nothing goes right, parenthood, journey, drug dealing, partners in crime, neighbor, adventure, smuggling, adolescence, dishonesty, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico, denver colorado, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.3
 16K
The Hard Way (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, amateur detective, odd couple, fish out of water, actor's life, law enforcement, deadly, partners against crime, friendship, undercover agent ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, hip hop, reluctant partners, partners against crime, hollywood, crimes, odd couple, law enforcement, chase, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 31K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, crimes, working undercover, law enforcement, fighting the system, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 5K
Brannigan (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of ...
Style: rough, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, culture clash, on the run, fish out of water, extradition, crime, gangsters, police investigation, master criminal, law enforcement, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard, london, scotland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, police investigation, undercover, investigation, track down, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, partners against crime, who done it, injustice ...
Time: 90s
Place: egypt, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 10K
Bait (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Landing in jail for a petty theft crime, Alvin finds himself sharing a cell with John Jaster, the incarcerated half of the pair of high-tech thieves responsible for the missing gold. His partner, Bristol, is still at large. Alvin wants only to get ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, bait, crime gone awry, deadly, rivalry, crime, cons and scams, chases and races, crimes, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 60K
Red Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Style: humorous, exciting, rough, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: culture clash, cold war, police brutality, drug dealer, partners, police, stereotypes, buddy cop, soviet, revenge, russian mafia, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century
Place: usa, russia, ussr, chicago illinois, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 30K
K-9 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The extravagant cop Michael Dooley needs some help to fight a drug dealer who has tried to kill him. A "friend" gives him a dog named Jerry Lee (Officer Lewis), who has been trained to smell drugs. With his help, Dooley sets out to put his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, german shepherd, police dog, police investigation, partners, friends, buddies, police operation, odd couple, justice, crime, buddy cop ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 90K
Tango & Cash (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught ...
Style: realistic, rough, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prisoner, police detective, crime, reluctant partners, buddies, law enforcement, master criminal, rivalry, dishonesty, warden, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, gunfight, car chase, violence, heist, arms smuggling, armored car, shooting range, oil field, swimming pool, undercover, explosion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%