Movies like The Nice Guys

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The Nice Guys
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Style: entertaining, buddy comedy, suspense, humorous, clever, interesting, dark humor, funny, dramatic, dark ...
Plot: investigation, conspiracy, father daughter relationship, corruption, single father, murder, private detective, pornography, chase, revenge, justice, alcoholic, party, teenage girl, violence, brutality, neo-noir, violent, twists & turns, police investigation, crime, private investigator, plot twist, storytelling, vengeance ...
Time: year 1977, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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L.A. Confidential
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
138 min.
 8.3
Lethal Weapon
Action, Crime, Thriller
USA
110 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, suspense and entertaining films with plots about runaway, dialogue, crimes, corruption, murder, mentor and chase mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Nice Guys: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), The Last Boy Scout (1991), Broken City (2013), Gangster Squad (2013), Jack Reacher (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, talky, witty ...
Plot: private detective, crime, investigation, murder, surveillance, violence, torture, thief, neo noir, actor's life, christmas, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Last Boy Scout
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl (ex-football player Jimmy Dix) attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going ...
Style: clever, exciting, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, corruption, assassin, murder, football, secret service, violence, chase, car chase, revenge, gunfight, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
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System:   69%
    User:   81%
 
 6.2
 70K
Broken City
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crime, politics, political corruption, betrayal, revenge, corruption, conspiracy, murder, violence, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
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 6.7
 191K
Gangster Squad
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1930s, year 1949 ...
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Jack Reacher
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: clever, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, investigation, conspiracy, murder, vigilantism, lawyer, police, police investigation, car chase, vigilante, sniper, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
 7.6
 213K
Lethal Weapon
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, partners against crime, police investigation, reluctant partners, adventure, crime, verbal byplay, chase, gunfight, car chase, family, weapons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, vietnam
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System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
Murder by Numbers
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tenacious homicide detective Cassie Mayweather and her still-green partner are working a murder case, attempting to profile two malevolently brilliant young men: cold, calculating killers whose dark secrets might explain their crimes.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, intellectual, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, crime, high school, police investigation, fbi, investigation, mind game, lawyer, murder mystery, twists & turns, serial killer, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
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L.A. Confidential
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.
Style: clever, talky, tense, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, murder, corruption, police corruption, mystery, police investigation, organized crime, gunfight, fighting the system, police, violence, neo noir ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
 7.2
 162K
Fracture
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, enigmatic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
A Walk Among the Tombstones
Genre: 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: suspenseful, tense, bleak, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, crime, private detective, murder, kidnapping, violence, revenge, serial killer, redemption, mentor, torture, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
Another 48 Hrs.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For the past four years, San Francisco cop Jack Cates has been after an unidentified drug kingpin who calls himself the "Ice Man". Jack finds a picture that proves that the Ice Man has put a price on the head of Reggie Hammond, who is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   34%
 
The Long Goodbye
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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Story: Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.
Style: atmospheric, cynical, stylized, witty, serious ...
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Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico, latin america ...
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System:   33%
    User:   100%
 
Beverly Hills Cop II
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, gunfight, police investigation, car chase, violence, investigation, chase, buddies, verbal byplay, murder, partners against crime, heist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
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 176K
2 Guns
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, semi serious, entertaining, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, heist, gangsters, betrayal, corruption, crime, cia, money, organized crime, conspiracy, chase, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
 7.2
 49K
Magnum Force
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: "Dirty" Harry Callahan is a San Francisco Police Inspector on the trail of a group of rogue cops who have taken justice into their own hands. When shady characters are murdered one after another in grisly fashion, only Dirty Harry can stop ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, police corruption, crime, vigilante, police investigation, investigation, police, violence, chase, justice, motorcycle, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
 7.0
 24K
Suicide Kings
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christopher Walken shines in this cult-favorite dark comedy as Charlie, a former mobster who is abducted by five privileged young men (Sean Patrick Flanery, Johnny Galecki, Jay Mohr, Jeremy Sisto, Henry Thomas) desperate to raise a $2 million ransom ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, tense, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime, gangsters, crime gone awry, betrayal, mafia, violence, manipulation, neo noir, murder, ransom, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, atlantic city new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
 7.2
 16K
Thursday
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Casey has given up drug dealing for a suburban idyll in Houston, a job as an architect and a new wife. They are even planning to adopt a child. But Casey's past arrives on the doorstep in the shape of Nick, an old business partner. And all hell ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, surreal, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, crime gone awry, hitman, adoption, violence, drugs, splatter, brutality, gunfight, revenge, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
 7.5
 53K
Bullitt
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a ...
Style: suspense, cynical, suspenseful, clever, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police investigation, organized crime, chase, gunfight, hotel, murder, hitman, violence, investigation, police, stylish ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
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 7.2
 144K
Lethal Weapon 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, revenge, violence, car chase, death, gunfight, buddies, verbal byplay, torture, brutality, police, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, south africa, usa, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   31%
 
Beverly Hills Cop III
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being used as a front for a massive counterfeiting ring – and it's run by ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, vengeance, car chase, gunfight, violence, investigation, chase, verbal byplay, master criminal, revenge, police, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   30%
 
 6.0
 14K
The Presidio
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: suspense, tense, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime, murder, investigation, military, chase, father daughter relationship, car chase, conspiracy, police, strong sexual content, reluctant partners, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   35%
 
 6.2
 25K
Money Talks
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, prison, murder, journalism, on the run, car chase, chases and races, friends, crimes, fight scenes, deadly, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
 6.3
 35K
The Dead Pool
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dirty Harry Callahan returns for his final film adventure. Together with his partner Al Quan, he must investigate the systematic murder of actors and musicians. By the time Harry learns that the murders are a part of a sick game to predict the ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, police investigation, violence, police, car chase, chase, vengeance, vigilantism, tough law enforcer, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   24%
 
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State of Play
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, murder, politics, corruption, assassination, assassin, conspiracy, political corruption, chase, newspaper, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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System:   27%
    User:   30%
 
 7.0
 212K
Rush Hour
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, buddy comedy, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, martial arts, kidnapping, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners, chase, police, verbal byplay, crime, adventure, two man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, hong kong, usa, china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   27%
 
 6.2
 38K
Rising Sun
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Conner and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Conner has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, murder, police investigation, mystery, corruption, murder mystery, culture clash, surveillance, investigation, lawyer, revenge, race issues ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, japan, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   24%
 
The Long Kiss Goodnight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her head, she begins to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amnesia, chase, assassination, hitman, memory loss, secret service, assassin, cia, conspiracy, car chase, haunted by the past, assassins ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   28%
 
Enemy of the State
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, surveillance, lawyer, corruption, paranoia, politics, identity, chase, espionage, murder, satellite, mexican standoff ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   24%
 

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Goodbye Lover
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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Beverly Hills Cop
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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 ...
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