Movies like The Nice Guys

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The Nice Guys (2016)
 7.4
 235K
The Nice Guys (2016)
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, surprise ending, clever, interesting, dark humor, funny, dramatic ...
Plot: conspiracy, private detective, father daughter relationship, pornography, party, alcoholic, single father, corruption, murder, investigation, revenge, teenage girl, private investigator, daughter, justice, chase, stupidity, violence, brutality, christmas, dog, dancing, airplane, strong female character, money ...
Time: 20th century, year 1977
Place: california, usa, los angeles

Most similar movies to The Nice Guys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, realistic, suspense and exciting films with plots about death, chase, pistol, shot to death, violence, murder and blood mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Nice Guys: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), The Last Boy Scout (1991), Jack Reacher (2012), Broken City (2013), A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
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, humorous, twists and turns, absurd, funny ...
Plot: thief, neo noir, murder, christmas, private detective, actor, investigation, lifestyle, disorder, dishonesty, mistaken identity, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california, denver colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
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: rough, realistic, serious, buddy comedy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, corruption, machismo, police detective, bribery, reluctant partners, ex law enforcer, ex athlete, football, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 281K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, loner, murder, drifter, investigation, ex military, lone wolves, crimes, vigilantism, conspiracy, false accusation, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ford "Mr. Rock n' Roll Detective" Fairlane is experiencing problems, and it's not with the opposite sex. One of them is that all the rock stars pay him with drum sticks, koala bears, food processors and bicycle shorts. Another ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, heavy metal, law enforcement, deadly, partners, destiny, goofy hero, crimes, mystery, boss and employee ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 71K
Broken City (2013)
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, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mayor, betrayal, politics, election, political corruption, crime, revenge, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, suspense, clever, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, private detective, investigation, crime, mafia, haunted by the past, serial killer, revenge, drug dealer, hostage, murder of wife ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century, 90s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Better Way to Die (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Boomer (Wiper) is a rookie cop based in the urban hellhole that is downtown Chicago. After his involvement in a drug bust operation which results in the death of Carlos (Carmen Argenziano), his mentor and father figure, Boomer becomes disillusioned ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, road movie, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, on the run, mistaken identity, undercover, special agents, hostages, working undercover, manhunt, government agency, dishonesty, disorder, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.9
 1K
Countdown (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A madman captures a young boy and rigs him with explosives. Ray Fitzpatrick, still haunted by the loss of his own son, will defy orders to stop the clock and save a life
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: race against time, police, countdown, kidnapping, hostage, child in peril, danger, brutality, criminal, little boy, rescue, mercilessness ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 11K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: revenge, violence, murder, police corruption, corrupt politician, bullet, stripper, police detective, warrior, knocked out, car accident, gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 5K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: money, arrest, gambling, nightclub, police car, corruption, police, driving, sex, drugs, drinking, cocaine ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, mexico, texas, hong kong, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, absurd, tense ...
Plot: spy, culture clash, stupidity, espionage, danger, farce, parody, conspiracy, betrayal, deception, brothers, vulgarity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, santiago chile, uganda, northern england, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 180K
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, organized crime, corruption, undercover agent, heist, betrayal, cia, investigation, bank robbery, money, hidden identity, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 37K
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: surprise ending, buddy comedy, absurd, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: buddy cop, police corruption, police, male nudity, gunfight, car chase, chase, heist, revenge, corruption, addiction, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, tense, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: assassin, hitman, courtroom, bodyguard, killer, on the run, travel, opposites attract, criminal, courage, chase, car chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, england, geneva switzerland, amsterdam, netherlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.9
 4K
Blackjack (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After saving Casey, a daughter of his friend, from hired assassins, Jack Devlin is hit with a strange phobia - fear of white color. But when his other friend, who works as a bodyguard for a supermodel, is wounded, Jack decides to step in for him. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, hitman, assassination attempt, chase, danger, undercover, gangsters, wooing, government agency, weakness, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, rough, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, law enforcement, rivalry, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, dishonesty, swat, going straight, deadly, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 2K
Truck Turner (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ex-football star turned skip-tracer, Turner specializes in bringing in the criminals police are too scared to chase, and when he's hired to capture sociopathic pimp Gator, he finds himself confronted by the most vicious killers in the ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, vengeance, bail bondsman, chase, organized crime, revenge, partners, tough heroes, law enforcement, track down, heroes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crime, police investigation, gangsters, assassin, kidnapping, faked death, murder for hire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 6.3
 51K
Criminal (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bill Pope is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous ex-convict ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, intense, rough ...
Plot: cia, convict, memory, espionage, surveillance, chase, criminal, brutality, death, prison, deception, prisoner ...
Time: 2010s
Place: delaware, big ben london, west virginia, london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, vengeance, chase, vigilantism, danger, murder, death, fight, police, police investigation, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.6
 217K
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 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: suspense, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: reluctant partners, chase, police investigation, crime, partners against crime, verbal byplay, police, gunfight, adventure, police detective, buddy cop, car chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
 147K
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
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, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, buddy cop, lapd, law enforcement, odd couple, verbal byplay, crimes, friends, partners against crime, blacks and whites, tough law enforcer, robbery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, seaport, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.3
 36K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, race against time, politics, accountant, train station, terrorism, murder, one day, assassination plot, mysterious man, psychological torture ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 495
Rage (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A corrupt right-wing militia group chooses a California teacher as the ideal specimen to clone for its army.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, danger, chase, laboratory, martial arts, kidnapping, antidote, cloning, confined, experiment gone awry, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.5
 4K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: danger, race against time, hitman, betrayal, revenge, briefcase, arrest, extortion, delivery, dishonesty, track down, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, st. louis missouri, las vegas, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.3
 59K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: heist, murder, police corruption, bank robbery, violence, betrayal, bag of money, crime, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.5
 115K
8MM (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, he relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate ...
Style: rough, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: pornography, private detective, investigation, obsession, danger, sexual perversion, neo noir, fish out of water, bondage, private investigator, crimes, hollywood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, pennsylvania, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
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: realistic, exciting, rough, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prison, motorcycle, bar fight, mexican standoff, gas station, tough cop, drug dealer, police investigation, chases and races, unlikely partners, escapades, verbal byplay ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Street Fighters (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, psychopath, factory, vigilantism, drug dealing, injustice, prison, social decay, murder, jail, vigilante, rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, car chase, undercover, maverick cop, fish out of water, damsel in distress, smuggling, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, detroit, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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