Movies like Silk 1986

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Silk (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Silk, the toughest cop in Honolulu, busts small time smugglers only to reveal a larger syndicate smuggling Asian mobsters into the States by buying the identities of Hawaiian citizens.
Plot: rock song, drug ring, falling off a roof, dirty cop, office romance, plot twist, tomboy, coca cola, police protagonist, asian, hitman, smuggling, policewoman, police officer, investigation, pizza, police station, gym, falling to death, hostage, gangster, female nudity, corruption, drugs, violence ...
Place: honolulu hawaii, hawaii

Most similar movies to Silk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, violence, police, revenge, investigation, gangster and hitman mostly in Crime, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Silk: Naked Vengeance (1985), Quick (1993), Alone in the Neon Jungle (1988), Ironheart (1992), Detroit 9000 (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Naked Vengeance (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Carla Harris, a beautiful but not so successful actress from L.A., witnesses how her husband is tragically killed in an attempt to save a woman from her male attacker. She travels to her parents' home in a small town in the mountains to get ...
Plot: rape, violence, revenge, attack, mountain, sheriff, parents, murder, female protagonist, vigilantism, vigilante
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 344
Quick (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A female assassin named "Quick" is hired to bring in a Mafia accountant, who is under police protection. Double crossed by the mafia, she takes her hostage to California to retrieve $3M that he took before running. The mafia and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, chase, on the run, kidnapping, female assassin, femme fatale, mafia, assassin, hostage, murder, corruption, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Alone in the Neon Jungle (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A by the book female police officer is assigned to the most corrupt precinct in Pittsburgh and told to get it cleaned up.
Plot: corruption, corrupt cop, police corruption, prostitute, police, female protagonist, dead cop, dirty cop, drug dealer, policewoman, burglary, police captain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 3.5
 338
Ironheart (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An L.A. cop goes after a gang of murderous drug dealers.
Plot: smuggling, martial arts, hitman, bare breasts, mother daughter relationship, police, revenge, kidnapping, vengeance, limousine, taekwondo, single parent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.4
 849
Detroit 9000 (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a fundraiser for a black politician is robbed, Detroit police put two detectives, one white and one black, on the case, who try to work together under boiling political pressure.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, party, flashback, police, murder, violence, prostitution, police investigation, partners against crime, money, tough law enforcer, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Perfect Weapon (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jeff, a young delinquent, is enrolled by his father in a kenpo school, in the hopes of teaching the boy some self-discipline. Years later, Jeff's mentor, Kim, is being threatened by one of the Korean mafia families. Jeff tries to help his old ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, psychotronic, cult movie cast ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, one man army, investigation, hitman, urban, master warrior, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
 779
Trouble Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It seems that masked men are knocking over the floating crap games of Chalky and Pete. Chalky and Pete hire the cool, loose, elegant Mr. T to fix things. Then, the masked manipulators set up the death of a collector for a rival gang lord. It looks ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, police, frame up, private detective, murder, gang, crime, lone wolves, urban ghetto, tough heroes, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 143
Melinda (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A slick, smooth-talking, womanizing young black DJ falls hard for an enigmatic woman he's just met. Things take a turn for the worse, though, when she is found dead in his apartment. It turns out that she was killed by the local mob, which is ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, corruption, murder, violence, corvette, audio cassette, disc jockey, framed for murder, assassination, karate, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: From the sight of a police officer this movie depicts the life in New York's infamous South Bronx. In the center is "Fort Apache", as the officers call their police station, which really seems like an outpost in enemy's country. ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, police, murder, police protagonist, evil man, crime, prostitute, police corruption, rebellion, gang, police investigation, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Exit the Dragon, Enter the Tiger (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This martial arts movie tries to explain the strange death of the international movie star and kung fu master Bruce Lee. Most of the story centers on a former disciple of Lee who launches a private investigation and ends up avenging the brutal death ...
Plot: kung fu, karate kick, drug smuggling, karate chop, kung fu master, roundhouse kick, martial artist, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, asian, death of girlfriend, heroin addict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.0
 169
Sweet Justice (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: City councilor Susan takes bribes from Reevers and allows him to deposit his garbage illegally in an old mine. But when she learns that he also dumps toxic wastes which threaten the nearby water purification unit, she wants to cancel their ...
Plot: corruption, revenge, woman fights a man, toxic waste, extortion, loyalty, mayor, female nudity, small town
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 322
Death Force (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leon Isaac Kennedy is Doug Russell, an American who steals a shipment of gold in the Philippines with two Vietnam War buddies, who cut his throat and throw him overboard. Russell washes ashore an island inhabited by two Japanese soldiers stranded ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: vietnam veteran, revenge, martial arts, stranded, last stand, main character dies, main character shot, man kills a woman, tragic hero, fencing, death of hero, bayonet ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 79
Malevolence (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Antonio owes the Robaldo family a hundred G's, Gray wants revenge on the street gang who mugged him, Jimmy's escaped from prison, and his brother/accomplice David has many serious mental conditions. Detective Brickley is hot on their trail ...
Plot: hitman, mafia, sex, police, stalker, psychology, gang, demon, school shooting, car theft, stabbing, alcoholic ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mean Johnny Barrows (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran gets caught in a mob war with a couple of double-crossers.
Plot: mafia, violence, veteran, gang, vietnam veteran, gas station attendant, ex soldier, vigilantism, vigilante, hitman, gunfight, shotgun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 31
Waikiki (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two detectives are called on to investigate the bizarre serial murders of young women.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: murder, police, rape, serial killer, video, investigation, disco
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Executioner Part II (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An L.A. cop and a reporter team up to find a masked serial killer.
Plot: vigilante, rape, revenge, murder, vietnam war, execution, city, violence, police, exploitation, prostitution
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Manhandlers (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gorgeous girl named Katie inherits her deceased uncle's business and decides that she too can be a businesswoman and hire two hot girlfriends. Katie doesn't like the brothel part so she gets rid of that and is soon giving legit massages. ...
Plot: massage parlor, murder, sex, revenge, bikini, brothel, massage, business, uncle, protection racket, mob, gangster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Bang Bang Gang (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1930's: Adam and Leroy tries to rob a cafe, but finds out that two girls are already trying to do the same. Instead of arguing with them they join them in a robbery-spree.
Plot: striptease, pubic hair, gun, gangster, rape, lesbian, small town, robbery, hostage, on the run, cafe, sex ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4.6
 58
Hell Hole (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Caged like animals! Sexually abused and brutally tortured! ... Escape is their only hope!
Plot: death, sadism, women's prison, escape, female nudity, rape, torture, kidnapping, blood, murder, prison, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 528
Street People (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Mafia boss is enraged when he is suspected of smuggling a heroin shipment into San Francisco. He dispatches his nephew, a hotshot Anglo-Sicilian lawyer, to identify the real culprit. The lawyer also enlists the aid of his best friend, a grand prix ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: mafia, smuggling, driver, car chase, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, betrayal, investigation, track down, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, california, europe, san francisco, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Live by the Fist (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man is unjustly convicted of a brutal crime. In prison he must fight for survival, justice and freedom.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: prison, throat cut, kung fu, attempted rape, sailor, island, martial arts, topless, bare breasts, corruption
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 4: Police Tactics (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Japan gears up for the 1964 Olympic games, the cops start to crack down under pressure from the public and the press, adding a new dimension in the war for power among the yakuza families of Hiroshima. Akira Kobayashi's Takeda tries to keep ...
Plot: murder, police, gang war, yakuza, mafia, mob boss, arrest, violence, shot to death
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 321
Delta Heat (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An L.A. cop investigates the death of his partner in the swamps of Louisiana. Enlisting the help of an ex-cop who lost his hand to an alligator many years before.
Plot: police, swamp, police shootout, claw, gunfight, cat, action violence, police officer, buddy cop, ex cop, neo noir, pistol ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 58K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, murder, police corruption, bank robbery, violence, betrayal, ghetto, russian mafia, cocaine, bag of money, assault rifle, strip club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 101K
Street Kings (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: tense, serious, twists and turns, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, dirty cop, police investigation, tough law enforcer, twists & turns, right and wrong, doubts and hesitations, undercover cop, corruption, police, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 824
Blue City (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own hands and go up against a ruthless local mob boss in a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever, rough
Plot: investigation, friendship, crime, vengeance, murder, crimes, small town, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, assassination, obsessive quest ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Police Serve the Citizens? (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Genoa, the Commissioner Sironi has identified the leader of the ferocious racket that controls the port activities. But the law restrains his action.
Plot: investigation, police, violence, chase, mafia, corruption, port, police officer killed, police chase, police corruption, police officer shot, police shootout ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.1
 199
Vice Girls (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three sexy cops will have to go undercover to catch a ruthless pornographer who is murdering young runaway girls.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, deadly, crime, law enforcement, hidden identity, serial killer, investigation, on the run, sexual abuse, working undercover, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 10K
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: violence, revenge, murder, corrupt politician, police corruption, billiards, postcard, shot in the face, national guard, leather jacket, righteous rage, burn victim ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 89
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, buddies, criminal heroes, urban, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, partners against crime, going straight, police investigation, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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