Movies like Silk 1986

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Silk (1986)
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Silk
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
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End of Watch
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
109 min.
 7.6
Vaastav: The Reality
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
India
145 min.
 8.0
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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 violence, murder, police, crime, hitman, investigation and crimes mostly in Crime, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Silk: The French Connection (1971), Quick (1993), Trouble Man (1972), The Perfect Weapon (1991), Street People (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The French Connection
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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    User:   85%
 
 5.6
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Quick
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, criminal heroes, crime, mafia, femme fatale, female assassin, hitman, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
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System:   88%
    User:   99%
 
 6.8
 779
Trouble Man
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, lone wolves, frame up, urban ghetto, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, private detective, gambling, police, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   58%
 
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The Perfect Weapon
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 ...
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    User:   69%
 
 5.2
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Street People
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 ...
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    User:   64%
 
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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
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Colors
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    User:   57%
 
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Exit the Dragon, Enter the Tiger
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, martial artist, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, roundhouse kick, drug smuggling, karate chop, kung fu master, karate kick, asian, death of girlfriend, drug ring ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   64%
 
 6.0
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Until Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Van Damme plays a dirty cop who is hooked on heroin, and everyone dislikes him. Because of an accident he is put into a coma, and comes out of it a better person. He wakes up wanting to put things right.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: vengeance, infidelity, addiction, redemption, crimes, kidnapping, couple relations, pregnancy, drug abuse, working undercover, good versus evil, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   62%
 
 6.5
 48K
Chaos
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: surprise ending, serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, crime, gangsters, police investigation, robbery, car chase, revenge, hostage, police corruption, gunfight, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
Point of Impact
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack Davis is a tough, outspoken cop who finds himself wrongly accused for the death of a fellow agent by the depraved and power hungry chief of Miami Customs, Martin Cullen. Disgraced and dismissed, Jack swears revenge and goes to work for Roberto ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, vigilantism, crime, working undercover, righting the wronged, chases and races, cuban, bodyguard, death, revenge, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, cuba, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   65%
 
 5.3
 10K
I Am Wrath
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: murder, revenge, violence, corrupt politician, police corruption, gun action, social decay, black leather jacket, national guard, shot in the face, billiards, postcard ...
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System:   51%
    User:   42%
 
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End of Watch
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.
Style: realistic, talky, tense, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, friendship, gunfight, police, surveillance, courage, violence, brutality, police investigation, death, tragedy, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
Place: los angeles, california, south central los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
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Crack House
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rick and Melissa are a pair of young lovers hoping to get out of the slums for good and escape the poverty and crime their families and friends have gotten involved in. All this comes to an end when Rick feels he must rejoin his old gang to avenge ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
Alone in the Neon Jungle
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.
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    User:   54%
 
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Triple 9
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: tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious, intense ...
Plot: heist, police corruption, crime, bank robbery, violence, murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, police, corruption, organized crime, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, los angeles, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
 5.7
 11K
Blue Steel
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, stylized, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, obsession, crime, murder, police, psychopath, chase, violence, investigation, neo noir, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
Sharky's Machine
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Accompanied by an all-star jazz soundtrack, Sharky's new "machine" gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder, prostitution, revenge, police, vengeance, gangsters, jazz, police corruption, surveillance, corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
Movie in collections
 6.2
 4K
McQ
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Police Lieutenant Lon McQ investigates the killing of his best friend and uncovers corrupt elements of the police department dealing in confiscated drugs.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, drug dealing, crime, uncover truth, murder, police corruption, working undercover, police lieutenant, fighting the system, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
 6.4
 3K
Phoenix
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Gambling fever -- along with a brutal bookie -- leads three crooked cops into a double-dealing scheme that lands them in hot water way over their heads.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: crime, police corruption, gambling, crime gone awry, heist, addiction, betrayal, neo noir, murder, tough law enforcer, rock, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa, new jersey, california, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
Code of Silence
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, chase, police, gangsters, gunfight, martial arts, rescue, car chase, undercover cop, police corruption, revenge, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
8 Million Ways to Die
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his drinking problem and this alcoholism causes him to lose his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, partners against crime, protagonist as suspect, mystery, tough law enforcer, alcoholic, downfall, going straight, prostitute, murder, rehabilitation, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
 5.8
 3K
One Good Cop
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, intense, realistic ...
Plot: justice, crime, vengeance, kidnapping, police investigation, revenge, violence, adoption, undercover, gang, conspiracy, corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
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Triad Wars
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the midst of a violent gang war, a series of misfortunes threaten the fate of a gang boss and his mob.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, gory, police investigation, crime, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, betrayal, master criminal, tough law enforcer, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
 6.6
 14K
Shaft
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, crime, gangsters, kidnapping, mafia, gunfight, gangster, violence, hitman, organized crime, vigilante, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of his girlfriend's daughter from a drug overdose, Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) takes on the local drug cartel.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, vigilante, revenge, violence, brutality, gang, gory, drugs, gunfight, gangs, wine ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
 6.6
 27K
New Jack City
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.
Style: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, crime, gangsters, chase, addiction, drugs, undercover cop, gangster, mafia, gunfight, vengeance, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
Cleopatra Jones
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A United States Special Agent is assigned to crack down on drug-trafficking in the U.S. and abroad. After she burns a Turkish poppy field, the notorious drug-lord Mommy is furious at the loss of her supply and vows to destroy her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, disco, special agents, drug dealing, jazz, crime, fighting crime, urban ghetto, tough heroes, crimes, rivalry, pimp ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   33%
 

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Maximum Force
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, prostitute, chase, gangsters, renegade, against the odds, police corruption, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
 5.9
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Stone Cold
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Joe Huff (Brian Bosworth) is a tough, loner cop with a flair for infiltrating dangerous biker gangs. The FBI blackmail Joe into an undercover operation that entails infiltrating "The Brotherhood" - a powerful Mississippi biker gang linked ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, chase, investigation, biker, fbi, motorcycle gang, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mississippi, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   33%
 
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