Movies like The Tale of a Pusher

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The Tale of a Pusher (2016)
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The Tale of a Pusher (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Tale of a Pusher. The Tale of a Pusher follows C-Lay, Q, and Kat as they descend into the dangerous world and lifestyle of being Los Angeles coke dealers. The Streets weren't safe before, but now they've all but put targets on their very own backs.
Plot: urban setting

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about urban setting, murder, gangsters, violence, gun, crimes and crime mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Tale of a Pusher: Colorz of Rage (1999), Corrupt (1999), Goodbye and Go with God (2014), Pale Blue Balloons (2008), The Fence (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Colorz of Rage (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Writer-director Dale Resteghini's indie drama follows a young interracial couple (Resteghini and Nicki Richards) whose recent move to New York from the Boston suburbs lands them in an environment of bigotry and hatred that they're ...
Plot: interracial relations, interracial couple, white male black female relationship, interracial romance, african american, urban setting
Place: new york, boston
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Corrupt (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After decades of terror, two deadly street gangs reach a delicate truce and young MJ (Silkk the Shocker) sees a way out of the hood once and for all. Only Corrupt (Ice-T) stands in MJ's way, resulting into a violent and brutal roller coaster ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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Goodbye and Go with God (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gritty urban thriller inspired by real events, Adios Vaya Con Dios is the authentic story of two friends within the world of Chicago's Latino street gangs. A day of reckoning approaches for Rory, a rising Irish-Mexican street lieutenant for ...
Plot: prison, kidnapping, redemption, gangster, irish, mexican, latin, gangsters, urban setting
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Pale Blue Balloons (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 150 min.
Story: Dave is a bad cop fighting a deadly heroin addiction while working a case deep inside the mafia. After killing numerous drug dealers and even undercover police officers for the mob, he is kept from his money for trivial reasons. As his drug problem ...
Plot: police officer, drug addiction, bad cop, heroin, gore, drug dealer, shot in the stomach, sawed off shotgun, m 16, police, gunfight, urban setting ...
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The Fence (1994)
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Nails (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a wild Los Angeles police detective becomes a hostage of the heroin ring he and his partner have exposed.
Style: cult film, surprise ending
Plot: tough cop, ex wife, chase, partner, tough guy, knife, blood spatter, police detective, gangster, police, murder, machine gun ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
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Duration: 80 min.
Story: When East Baltimore drug King Pin, Ontario Banks (Nelson Irizarry) decides he wants total control of the entire city-wide drug trade, he enlists the help of his closest friends, Lucky (Micaiah Jones), Vince (Chris Clanton) and Littles (Kelvin Page), ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, prostitution, drug dealing, life is a bitch, crimes, gang, mafia, urban setting, murder, inner city, crime, war ...
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Angaar (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 176 min.
Story: Unemployed and branded a trouble-maker, Jaikishan lives a poor lifestyle in a slum-area called Asha Colony, very near Andher's Lokhandwala Complex along with his sister, Seema; mom and dad. He comes to the rescue of a homeless orphan, Mili, who ...
Plot: murder, explosive, explosion, exploding building, dysfunctional family, mental institution, gangsters, construction worker, gentrification, urban setting, organized crime, corruption ...
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A Force of One (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karate champion Matt Logan is enlisted by the police to train officers in self-defense after narcotics agents are killed by an assailant using the martial arts.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A detective tries to get back a child who has been kidnapped by gangsters.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created ...
Style: captivating, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Across 110th Street (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a daring robbery, some $300,000 is taken from the Italian mob. Several mafiosi are killed, as are two policemen. Lt. Pope and Mattelli are two New York City cops trying to break the case. Three small-time criminals are on the run with the money. ...
Style: bleak, cynical, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Deadly Target (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Chinese gangster in Los Angeles escapes on the eve of his deportation to Hong Kong. A martial-arts master detective and his ragtag team get caught up in the action as they track down this ruthless killer.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Story: An attorney is terrorized by the criminal he put away years ago when he was a cop.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, intense ...
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Time: 90s, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Maximum Force (1992)
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Black and Blue (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exposure follows a rookie Detroit African-American female cop who stumbles upon corrupt officers who are murdering a drug dealer, an incident captured by her body cam. They pursue her through the night in an attempt to destroy the footage, but to ...
Style: suspense, tense, slang, bleak, surprise ending
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38%
Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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One Good Cop (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When his loyal longtime partner, a widower, is killed in the line of duty and leaves behind three young children, Artie Lewis (Michael Keaton), a dedicated New York City cop and his wife, Rita (Rene Russo), decide to take the kids in. But the lives ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, emotional, intense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: tense, exciting, suspense, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: violence, revenge, murder, police corruption, brutality, danger, dark hero, sociopath, paranoia, street shootout, hairdresser, corrupt politician ...
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Thief (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for himself complete with a home, wife and kids. To accelerate the process, he ...
Style: stylized, tense, atmospheric, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, safecracker, betrayal, storage unit, one last job, heist, convict, car salesman, safe, car dealer, thief, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
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Street Knight (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, police detective, gang, gangsters, martial arts, teenage life, crime, city life, urban, against the odds, hostages, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Death Sentence (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, harsh, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, vigilantism, violence, murder, tragic event, justice, crimes, character change, haunted by the past, loss of son, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hero and the Terror (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the people of L.A. Now Simon has escaped and has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, murder, pregnancy, haunted by the past, psychopath, police investigation, track down, prison, wannabe, moon, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Family of Cops III: Under Suspicion (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Police Inspector Paul Fein (Bronson) copes with family troubles while also dealing with the possibility of advancement to police chief. Meanwhile, his son (Joe Penny)) is investigating the murder of a banker.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, murder, aging, law enforcement, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty, fighting crime, drug dealing, crime, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 75K
Broken City (2013)
Genre: Action, 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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mayor, betrayal, politics, election, political corruption, crimes, crime, uncover truth, conspiracy, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 100K
Run All Night (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, intense ...
Plot: on the run, hitman, gangsters, murder, manhunt, haunted by the past, crimes, crime, revenge, parents and children, criminal heroes, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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