Movies like Silk 1986

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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: violence, investigation, hitman, female nudity, policewoman, female protagonist, corruption, smuggling, murder, police station, tomboy, nickname, police, drugs, gangster, hostage, falling to death, gym, pizza, police officer, asian, police protagonist, coca cola, plot twist, office romance ...
Place: hawaii, honolulu hawaii

Most similar movies to Silk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, suspenseful, realistic and serious films with plots about murder, violence, police, revenge, investigation, gangster and crime mostly in Crime, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Silk: Naked Vengeance (1985), Alone in the Neon Jungle (1988), Quick (1993), Fort Apache the Bronx (1981), Melinda (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: violence, rape, revenge, murder, attack, mountain, sheriff, parents, vigilantism, vigilante, female protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, female protagonist, prostitute, police, dirty cop, dead cop, police captain, drug dealer, policewoman, police corruption, explosion, corrupt cop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 349
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, chase, on the run, kidnapping, female assassin, femme fatale, mafia, corruption, murder, hostage, assassin, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
49%
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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, martial artist, drug abuse, death of girlfriend, karate kick, asian, heroin addict, drug smuggling, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, murder mystery, karate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 151
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: investigation, corvette, corruption, violence, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, audio cassette, disc jockey, framed for murder, assassination, karate
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.4
 349
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: martial arts, hitman, smuggling, mother daughter relationship, police, revenge, bare breasts, single parent, white slavery, limousine, attempted rape, undercover ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 814
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: serious, rough, 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 ⇓
43%
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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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, martial artist, one man army, investigation, hitman, master warrior, crime, urban, vengeance, vigilantism, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 865
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: party, hitman, police, violence, murder, prostitution, police investigation, partners against crime, money, tough law enforcer, urban, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 30
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: disco, video, investigation, serial killer, rape, police, murder
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 543
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: driver, mafia, smuggling, 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 ⇓
36%
 4.5
 89
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: mafia, hitman, gang, psychology, demon, police, sex, stalker, severed head, alcoholic, gore, stabbing ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: revenge, rape, murder, vigilante, vietnam war, prostitution, police, violence, exploitation, execution, city
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Police Serve the Citizens? (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy, France
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: corruption, police, investigation, chase, mafia, port, violence, police officer shot, police officer, police corruption, police officer killed, police chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
 4K
211 (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Inspired by one of the longest and bloodiest real-life events in police history, Officer Mike Chandler and a young civilian passenger find themselves under-prepared and outgunned when fate puts them squarely in the crosshairs of a daring bank heist ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, murder, police, gunfight, gunshot wound, police investigation, life philosophy, revenge, violence, partners against crime, crime, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 193
The Slams (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rival prison factions surround a Los Angeles convict (Jim Brown) who has $1.5 million stashed on the outside.
Plot: jail, heist, police, sadism, corruption, bounty, hidden money, mafia, gore, organized crime, heroin, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: terror, robbery, on the run, hostage, striptease, cafe, small town, violence, pubic hair, revenge, cornfield, rape ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: gang war, police, murder, yakuza, mob boss, mafia, shot to death, arrest, violence
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: revenge, murder, sex, brothel, bikini, massage parlor, gangster, shower, female nudity, nude woman murdered, massage, mob ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 37
Narx (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story. An undercover cop puts his life on the line to fight corruption in his department, while trying to take down the biggest Drug Kingpin of New York City. No one can be trusted as the body count rises.
Plot: drug dealer, undercover cop, police, murder, corruption
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: violence, mafia, veteran, gang, vietnam veteran, one man army, vigilantism, one against many, mixed martial arts, vigilante, anti hero, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
 331
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: revenge, vietnam veteran, martial arts, pistol, main character dies, katana sword, sniper rifle, kendo, training, woman shot, island, main character shot ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 168
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, small town, mayor, female nudity, toxic waste, loyalty, extortion
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sharky's Machine (1981)
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, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prostitution, revenge, police, white slavery, transvestism, robbery, scam, martial arts, police investigation, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Backstreet Justice (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A P.I. is burdened by her late father's reputation as a corrupt cop.
Plot: murder, maverick cop, police corruption, neo-noir, karate, girl power, police shootout, hand to hand combat, martial arts, tough cop, tough girl, breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 102K
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 ⇓
28%
 5.7
 11K
Blue Steel (1990)
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, stylized, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, serial killer, neo noir, murder, policewoman, police investigation, crime, stalking, strong sexual content, female protagonist, deception ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 389
The Naked Cage (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman is falsely convicted of a bank robbery and sent to a maximum-security prison run by a corrupt warden, where she is forced to suffer various indignities.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: attempted rape, women's prison, violence, lesbian, murder, prison, sexploitation, lesbianism, bare breasts, female nudity, female protagonist, naked dead woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The French Connection (1971)
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, realistic, tense, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, drug lord, car chase, police brutality, drug dealer, police investigation, drug dealing, crime, smuggling, traffic jam, sniper, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, marseille, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%