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: police, gang, mafia, drugs, betrayal, murder
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, rough and suspenseful films with plots about murder, police, drugs, betrayal, mafia, female nudity and crimes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like A Brother's Badge: Criminal Desires (2013), Los invitados (1987), Law of Courage (1994), Friends (2000), Life Is Beautiful (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, male nudity, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, simulated blow job, male full rear nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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95%
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, plantation, mafia, marijuana, drugs, drug
Place: andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.7
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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: mafia, police, carabinieri, murder, sicilian, judge, assassination
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
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Friends (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Plot: drugs, betrayal, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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. …
Style: political
Plot: murder, police, killer, politics, crime, crimes
Place: italy, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, police, murder suspect
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, tommy gun, teenager, mafia, rivalry, unlikely criminals, crimes, deadly, crime, gangsters, teenage life, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, driven mad, sexual relations, french giallo, prostitute, husband wife relationship, police, wife husband relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Black Starlet (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Girl leaves Gary, Indiana, to become a star in Hollywood.
Plot: hollywood, betrayal, poverty, drugs, star, fortune, price of fame, rags to riches, starlet, casting couch, movie actress, stripper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: mob, girlfriend, hiding, hitman, flashback, murder, henchman, mafia, chase, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Redemption (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
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: sex, drugs, actor, poetry, police, fight, interracial relations, gunshot, party, love
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, self defense, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, manipulation, couples, crimes of passion, uncover truth, false accusation, small town, who done it, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: frame up, drugs, carpenter, murder, small town, teenager, boy, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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.
Style: captivating, rough, suspense, sexy
Plot: blackmail, murder, prostitution, betrayal, exploitation, female killer, stripper, erotica, dominatrix, nightclub, female director, strip club ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: serious, realistic
Plot: family life, siblings relations, vengeance, family relations, dangerous animal, gang, latin, murder, death, gun, violence, flashback ...
Time: future
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
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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: alienation, brother sister relationship, estrangement, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, family relations, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
Place: texas, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, police, murder, death, violence, funeral
Place: cyprus
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: death of brother, ghetto, police, vietnam veteran, murder, racism, soldier, investigation, murder of brother, african american, brother, vietnam war veteran
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 32
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: gang, cocaine, british, gangsta, gangster, violence, drugs, gun, gangsters
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mobster: A Call for the New Order (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, betrayal, loyalty, survival, human spirit, federal bureau of investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, bleak ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsession, addiction, lifestyle, redemption, life is a bitch, downfall, showbiz, human nature, husband wife relationship, drugs, divorce ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: israel, los angeles, california, usa, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
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Nightstick (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cop tries to prevent a gang of extortionists from blowing up New York City with nitroglycerin.
Plot: kicked in the groin, gun in mouth, drugs, hit in the groin, mafia, brother brother relationship, police, prostitute, kicked in the crotch
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, touching, serious, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay sex, homosexual, male prostitute, gay, friendship, gays and lesbians, male prostitution, prostitution, male friendship, friendship between men, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: idaho, seattle, usa, washington state, portland oregon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.3
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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, marriage, trial
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: black cop, murder, police, police investigation, assistant district attorney, police officer, cop killer, murder investigation, nypd, buddy cop, racism
Place: new orleans, san francisco, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Hell with Heroes (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In 1946 North Africa, two former US Air Force pilots are forced to work for an international smuggler to get money needed for their return to civilian life after fighting in World War II.
Plot: drugs, profit, pilot, smuggler, veteran, ambition, murder, partnership, prospector, mistress, u.s. army, post war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1946
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.7
 4K
Cymbeline (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: master criminal, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, law enforcement, infidelity, gang, rivalry, crimes, crime, betrayal, parents and children, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District (1967)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Katerina Izmailova is a filmization of Dmitry Shostakovich's long-suppressed 1936 opera. Galina Vishnevskaya stars as Katerina, a bored 19th century farm wife. At the behest of her grungy lover, Katerina murders her husband and her ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, poison, opera
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, private detective, dishonesty, family problems, couples, infidelity, deadly, crimes, dentist, love triangle, adultery, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
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Callie & Son (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Callie was a teenage mother in trouble. Fresh out of the delivery room, her son was taken from her and sold on the black-market. Vowing to find him some day, this is her story.
Plot: adoption, revenge, prison, death row, murder for hire, wrongful conviction, telephone conversation, contract killing, jealousy, waitress, incest overtones, husband wife relationship ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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