Movies like Bad Cop

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Bad Cop (2009)
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Bad Cop (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A cop Angel Almaraz saves the life of a local crime boss who, in return, offers him a job as part of his security. Almaraz accepts but soon has doubts.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: police corruption, law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, legends and myths, dishonesty, criminal heroes, police detective, crime, bandit, drugs, drug dealer, corruption, gunfight, lesbian kiss, blood splatter, shoot out
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, crime, dishonesty, deadly and danger mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Bad Cop: The Lost Samaritan (2008), Mexican Gangster (2008), La Linea - The Line (2009), Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012), Bloody Tie (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, police corruption, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, chases and races, survival, on the run, frame up, dishonesty, deadly, murderous pair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mexican Gangster (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Sun is a Mexican American with a white mother and Mexican dad. He witnesses his parents murder and gets his revenge years later, leading to a hard life as a gangster in drugs and smuggling. He tries to keep his borther from the life and finds ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, gang, society, going straight, family relations, urban ghetto, mexican american, murder, revenge, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
La Linea - The Line (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story centers around veteran assassin Mark Shields as he tracks down, Pelon, the elusive head of the Salazar Crime Cartel. Through twists of fate, Shields ends up with a local woman, Olivia who is also fighting her own demons for the sake of her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, drug abuse, track down, hitman, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, master criminal, criminal heroes, mentally unstable, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young robbers, specializing in robbing shopping center security guards, are raging through out Gothenburg. A robbery goes awry when an innocent passerby is killed. Ricky, the gang's young leader, tries to quickly find an expert who ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, law enforcement, crimes, danger, police detective, investigation, hunt down, rivalry, graphic violence, disorder, tough law enforcer, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 653
Bloody Tie (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In this uncompromising vision of the gritty Korean underworld, a crystal meth dealer with a tragic past is forced to team up with a renegade cop to take down a powerful crime lord. Reminiscent of the Hong Kong action films of the 80’s but full of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, snitch, undercover, criminal's revenge, drug abuse, dealer, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, drug dealing, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Johan Falk: GSI - Gruppen för särskilda insatser (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Johan works in tandem with the GSI organized crime unit to bring in a cadre of armored car robbers
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, robbery, law enforcement, danger, fighting crime, graphic violence, partners, police corruption, lifesaver, dishonesty, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Story of a Latino Godfather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, gangsters, prison, prison life, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, drug dealing, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Johan Falk: Organizatsija Karayan (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Johan Falk's stepdaughter Nina has gotten in contact with her biological father, Orjan, discovering that he is in debt to an Estonian construction company in Gothenburg, leading to Nina's kidnapping.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: police investigation, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, gangsters, danger, chase, organized crime, police procedural, graphic violence, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 7.8
 8K
56 So Far (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Sadhu Agashe, a police officer in Mumbai, makes a name for himself by killing criminals in sting operations instead of locking them up in prison. The film follows his method of working, gives an insight into the Mumbai Police Crime Branch, and ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: police corruption, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, dirty cop, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, treatment, cons and scams, police department ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.9
 15K
Vehicle 19 (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A parolee (Paul Walker) becomes the target of a massive police manhunt after inadvertently picking up a rental car with a female whistleblower tied up in the trunk. Now, as the police attempt to silence the woman before she can testify about the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, car chase, hostage, woman in danger, on the run, mistaken identity, dishonesty, law enforcement, hostages, dirty cop, pursuit, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.6
 550
Crash and Burn (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, car chase, law enforcement, crimes, gang, secret identity, crime, secret agents, undercover, danger, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.1
 356
No Tomorrow (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the world's most notorious criminal allies himself with a senior employee of a major shipping corporation, a lethal deal is struck to secure a multi-million dollar arms transaction. As word of the sinister deal spreads through the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: rivalry, crimes, injustice, gangsters, law enforcement, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, martial arts, arms dealer, arms deal, criminal's revenge, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.1
 1K
Diamond 13 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop goes up against his lifelong friend, who has become one of the city's biggest drug traffickers.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, buddies, partners, friends, crime, police corruption, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, working undercover, law enforcement, danger, undercover, gangsters, estrangement, dishonesty, fighting crime, police detective, graphic violence, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Streets of Blood (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police officer's partner has died during Hurricane Katrina, but he later discovers that his partner may have been murdered. An investigation follows, taking the officer and his new partner into the depths of the criminal underworld.
Style: bleak, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police detective, law enforcement, undercover, crimes, chaos and mayhem, gunfight, ghetto, drug dealing, police corruption, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 950
Pressure (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Pressure" follows two med students who must struggle to survive after an unusual shooting incident catapults them into a world of trouble...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, law enforcement, deadly, tough law enforcer, police corruption, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, manhunt, bar, cheerleader, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 886
Newsmakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A gang of crooks robbing cash collectors, run into a police surveillance team and the inadequate police response results in a gunfight. A TV crew on assignment in the area happens to capture this humiliation on camera, and this example of police ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulation, gang, dishonesty, manipulations, tv show, journalism, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, media, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 2K
Howling (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man is found burned to death inside of a car. Detective Sang-Gil (Song Kang-Ho) and his co-workers investigate the scene. Sang-Gil doesn't want to take the case, because it looks like a simple suicide case and won't help him get the ...
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: investigation, police detective, partners, danger, law enforcement, promotion, crimes, deadly, mystery, police investigation, dangerous animal, misled ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 103
The First Shot (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During a period of widespread police corruption, Ti Lung is a stubborn cop who takes on both the mob and the political establishment.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, undercover, crimes, rebellion, crime, police detective, friendship, police corruption, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, police investigation, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: “Hunt for the I-5 Killer” is a dramatization based on the haunting true story of the yearlong manhunt for a killer suspected of murdering 14 victims and committing numerous sexual assaults up and down the I-5 highway corridor through California, ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, manhunt, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, sexual abuse, murder, chases and races, who done it, rape, forced to strip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, oregon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.7
 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: one man army, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, track down, danger, dishonesty, life is a bitch, violence, hand to hand combat, fistfight, murder of family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Johan Falk: De 107 patrioterna (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a beautiful day in Slottsskogen, Gothenburg idyllic city park, when suddenly the unthinkable happens - gunfire amidst all people. Two gangsters shooting game against each other and a large police operation starts. The conflict grows ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, crimes, danger, vengeance, gangsters, tough law enforcer, police detective, law enforcement, rivalry, police surveillance, murder, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 268
Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, prostitute, police investigation, reluctant partners, dangerous attraction, gambling, dishonesty, crimes, tough heroes, police corruption, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, police detective, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, chess, police officer, danger, urban, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 122
Paid (2006)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paid is a film noir in the tradition of the French gangster movie. It is a story about underworld characters that have come to regret the choices they have made and now secretly long for a different and more meaningful life. It is also a love story ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Plot: hitman, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, crime, prostitute, pistol, sex scene, shot in the head, hotel, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 1K
Blind Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A police inspector must solve two grisly murders. The problem is that his only suspect is a blind man.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, mind game, blind man, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly, solitary, cigarette smoking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 1K
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, police investigation, rivalry, deadly, serial killer, crimes, murder, contests and competitions, assassination, gangsters, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 1.9
 175
Snitch'd (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police detective, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, police investigation, gang, criminal heroes, drug dealing, life is a bitch, deadly, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 3K
Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, track down, betrayal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, small town, police shootout, graphic violence, chases and races, profanity, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
After the Storm (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On the run from smugglers and the police, world-weary scavenger Arno (Benjamin Bratt) takes a job as a courier for a tycoon. But when the tycoon's yacht goes down in a storm, can Arno partner with a fellow sea scavenger to loot the ship's ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, adventurer, rivalry, criminal heroes, escapades, manipulation, femme fatale, manipulations, danger, crimes, rescue, treasure hunt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%