Movies like A Brother's Badge

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A Brother's Badge (0000)
A Brother's Badge (0000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Detective Michael Glade, with the San Antonio police department, has wandered onto the dark side and has run afoul of the Mexican Mafia. He battles his family and feelings while riding his collision course to its ultimate outcome.
Plot: gang, mafia, betrayal, murder, police, drugs
Place: texas

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Most similar movies to A Brother's Badge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and intense films with plots about murder, police, drugs, betrayal, death, violence and mafia mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Brother's Badge: Los invitados (1987), Criminal Desires (2013), Love Me Strangely (1971), Badge of the Assassin (1985), Law of Courage (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Los invitados (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A murder is committed in a small village of Andalusia.
Style: based on true events
Plot: murder, marijuana, plantation, mafia, drugs, drug
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95%
Criminal Desires (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A beautiful reporter gets caught up in the deadly and erotic world of an online 'murder club' in this red-hot thriller.
Plot: police, murder, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, simulated blow job, male full rear nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Love Me Strangely (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Alain Revent, a seductive and refined man, derives a peculiar satisfaction from debasing his wives. The first, driven to the brink of despair, throws herself out of a window. Enlisting the help of an equally perverse casual acquaintance, Dino, the ...
Plot: murder, police, prostitute, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship
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74%
Badge of the Assassin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the killers that leads from New York to San Francisco and down to New Orleans.
Plot: murder, police, black cop
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Law of Courage (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The true story of Rosario Livatino, a young judge in Sicily in the early 1980s, who have been nicknamed 'The Boy Judge' from the President of the Republic. He's strictly incorruptible, working hard and refusing even to shake hands ...
Plot: police, murder, judge, assassination, sicilian, carabinieri, mafia
Time: 1990s
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Friends (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Plot: police, drugs, betrayal
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Life Is Beautiful (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A politically neutral man is arrested and tortured in prerevolutionary Lisbon, and forced to make, and act on, a political commitment. …
Plot: police, murder, killer, politics, crime, political
Place: italy, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Black Starlet (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Girl leaves Gary, Indiana, to become a star in Hollywood.
Plot: betrayal, starlet, fame, price of fame, drugs, female nudity, search, rags to riches, casting couch, fortune, star, hollywood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Long Live the Bride (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a despairing, fatalistic Rome, Nicola finds himself flirting with the city’s dark side. Drinking too much and living among drifters, petty criminals and anxious immigrants, Nicola becomes entwined in an insurance scam that leads him further ...
Plot: murder suspect, police, murder
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51%
Satan Was A Lady (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Wishman's plot rotates around the maneuverings of a whore who longs for a touch of mink and a seat at the finer tables in life. Blackmail, betrayal, murder and malice are all part of her tender trade. Lord help anyone who lays in her way.
Plot: blackmail, murder, betrayal, prostitution, exploitation, erotica, female nudity, dominatrix, nightclub singer, stripper, strip club, nightclub ...
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Redemption (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Christian is a young man growing up in Hollywood who dreams of following in his father's footsteps into show business. When he meets Tony, an industry insider with "connections," he is convinced that he has found his big break -- ...
Plot: poetry, drugs, love, sex, police, party, fight, actor
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American Born (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who is obsessed with gangster movies believes himself to be a real gangster after his father is murdered.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, tommy gun, teenager, mafia, tough heroes, vengeance, obsession, deadly, rivalry, crimes, teenage life, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
End of the Line (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Andrew has been in hiding ever since his mob boss father, killed his mother. Once his father gains word of his whereabouts he must make a decision to run, or finally confront his father.
Plot: gun, mafia, murder, chase, flashback, girlfriend, hitman, mob, hiding
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Suburban Madness (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Clara Harris, the Houston, Texas dentist who made headlines in July 2002 when she killed her adulterous husband by repeatedly running over him with her car.
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious
Plot: murder, private detective, infidelity, suburbs, crimes, family problems, dishonesty, couples, deadly, dentist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Bus Is Coming (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young black soldier returns home to Los Angeles from combat in Vietnam to find out that his brother had been killed by a gang of racist cops. Angered, he joins a black nationalist group to take his revenge.
Plot: brother, vietnam veteran, murder, police, african american, investigation, ghetto, racism, murder of brother, soldier
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42%
A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, self defense, police investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, school, rivalry, uncover truth, love affair, crimes, protagonist as suspect, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Lily Dale (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A precocious teenager abruptly altered family life. His brother, a young a little strange, returns home after years away and threatens to reveal a secret that could devastate the family.
Plot: brother sister relationship, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, estrangement, alienation, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
Place: texas, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Judge and Jake Wyler (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retired lady judge runs a private detective agency, helped by an ex-con and various parolees.
Plot: murder, detective agency, ex convict, private detective, probation
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Stranger in Town (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A 13-year-old boy, whose single mother moved her family from the big city to a small town, begins to suspect that a stranger who befriends his family is not who he initially appears to be. Harry Hamlin, Graham Green, Rebecca Jenkins and Trevor ...
Plot: boy, teenager, carpenter, frame up, murder, small town, drugs, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.1
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Hunting of Man (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A universal story with Latino characters told in an unconventional way (like Forrest Gump and Amadeus) about a man who's trying to keep his hot-headed younger brother from carrying out revenge.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: vengeance, family relations, dangerous animal, siblings relations, family life, police, violence, murder, death, gang, gun, flashback
Time: future
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Boy on the Bridge (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a seemingly idyllic Cypriot village, twelve-year-old Socrates finds himself in the centre of a murder investigation that exposes a dark family secret and changes his life forever.
Plot: coming of age, funeral, police, murder, death, violence
Place: cyprus
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City Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.
Style: tense, realistic, thought provoking, suspense, talky ...
Plot: investigation, political corruption, idealism, police, mayor, uncover truth, crimes, society, corruption, murder, mafia, judge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
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White Powder (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: White Powder is an award-winning, riveting micro-budget, independent, British gangsta film. It is set in modern-day, multi-cultural London and features a very diverse cast. It follows the story of 2 young lovers, who try to outwit a bunch of London ...
Style: suspense
Plot: gangsta, gang, british, cocaine, gun, drugs, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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And Then You Die (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A drug deal must deal with the mafia, Hells Angels, and police who want to arrest him. -- WorldCat
Plot: death, murder, pursuit, criminal underworld, loyalty, gang, police, violence, criminal, drugs, gun, neo noir ...
Place: montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
If Looks Could Kill (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The true story of John Hawkins as featured on America's Most Wanted.
Plot: murder, insurance fraud, true crime, homosexuality, bisexual, homosexual, scam, insurance
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Dangerous Game (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.
Style: psychological, rough, art house, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsession, addiction, lifestyle, redemption, downfall, life is a bitch, human nature, showbiz, husband wife relationship, drugs, divorce ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, los angeles, usa, california, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the ...
Style: surreal, road movie, touching, serious, captivating ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, homosexuality, homosexual, friendship, prostitution, gay sex, male friendship, alienation, father son relationship, poverty, unrequited love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: idaho, usa, seattle, rome italy, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
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The Letter (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.
Plot: murder, blackmail, infidelity, deception, trial, marriage
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Mushroom (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young physician becomes lonely when his workaholic wife ignores him to concentrate on her professional career. He is befriended by an older female artist who is fond of hallucinogenic mushrooms. When his wife is late for their anniversary ...
Plot: doctor, husband wife relationship, painting, artist, murder, drugs, drug addict, drug addiction, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Massacre for an Orgy (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Luxembourg
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A police officer attempts to shut down an illegal girls-for-drugs operation (American version).
Plot: white slavery, prostitute, drugs, police, sex, murder, lesbian, female nudity, lesbianism, playing footsie, gang
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%