Movies like Beyond the Law 1968

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Beyond the Law (1968)
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Beyond the Law (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Takes place over the course of one feverish night in a Manhattan police precinct and neighboring bar.
Style: cinema verite
Plot: police officer, police, criminal, cult, interrogation, police station, husband wife relationship, mayor, improv, police lieutenant, abandoned, irish american
Place: new york, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about police, police officer, murder, husband wife relationship, crimes, sex and chase mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Beyond the Law: Wild 90 (1968), Maidstone (1970), Law and Disorder (1974), Trouble on the Corner (1997), The Choirboys (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wild 90 (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Norman Mailer’s first feature filmmaking effort stars the director and his two longtime collaborators Buzz Farbar and Mickey Knox as a trio of gangsters holed up in a ramshackle New York apartment, drinking, braying, and fighting.
Style: cinema verite
Plot: mafioso, improv, hiding place, bandit, police, mafia, warehouse, cult
Place: new york
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95%
 4.8
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Maidstone (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Over a booze-fueled, increasingly hectic five-day shoot in East Hampton, Norman Mailer and his cast and crew spontaneously unloaded onto film the lurid and loony chronicle of U.S. presidential candidate and filmmaker Norman T. Kingsley debating and ...
Style: cinema verite
Plot: actress, witness, fight, politician, attack, u.s. president, presidential campaign, half brother half brother relationship, civil rights, controversy, politics, cult ...
Place: new york
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78%
Police Story: Confessions of a Lady Cop (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 14 year police veteran, looking to make it to retirement, experiences the highs and lows of police work as a police woman in a male-dominated metropolitan police department.
Plot: police, infidelity, criminal, risk, undercover, duty, officer, policewoman, police officer, legal, pressure, dangerous ...
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38%
Law and Disorder (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In crime ridden New York of the seventies two cops has had enough. They decide to take justice into their own hands. Things turn exciting and humorous. No hoodlum goes safe.
Style: tragicomedy, surprise ending, tragic ending
Plot: revenge, daydreamer, horny wife, squad, shooter, dispute, bickering couple, police officer killed, exhibitionist, assault, masturbation, diner ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Trouble on the Corner (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Jeff Steward, a psychologist, takes good care of his patients mostly living in the same apartment. One day a piece of the bathroom ceiling collapses so he can watch the woman living in the upper apartment taking a bath. This causes total disorder of ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: female impersonator, sex maniac, heavy smoker, nurse, neighbor, death, dying, male female relationship, female nudity, psychologist, homosexual, gay ...
Place: harlem, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Choirboys (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery.
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, police, dominatrix, dark humor, retiring, friends, racism, police corruption, alcohol abuse, moral dilemma, social decay, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Born to Win (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film follows Jay Jay, a former hair dresser who has become a drug addict. He lives his new life by doing deals for Vivian from time to time. One day he meets Parm, a free-spirited girl. The two fall in love. Jay Jay's drug habit grows, and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: junkie, couple relations, drug abuse, addiction, couples, crimes, love and romance, drug dealing, chase, life is a bitch, cafe, drug use ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 4K
Noise (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man who is being driven crazy by the noise in New York City decides to take vigilante action against it.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, offbeat
Plot: vandalism, vigilante, vigilantism, society, satire, love and romance, rivalry, losing-it hero, fighting the system, heroic mission, city life, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Zack Homer takes over managing the barbershop after Joe is killed for trying to rip off his "investor", Mr. Lovejoy. All Zack wants to do is run a traditional barbershop giving traditional haircuts, but modern styles have passed him by and ...
Style: student film
Plot: husband wife relationship, photographer, death, barbershop, murder, partner, social worker, black american, death of partner, african american, jehovah's witness
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Vice (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Details the trial of a young Texas "erotic dancer" on charges of lurid behavior and indecent exposure and the various witnesses who testify both for and against her.
Plot: cross examination, police, prosecutor, police officer, secret police, courtroom, bad cop
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 9
Myra (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A trans sex worker in the Spanish barrio finds herself in an unwanted love triangle with a notorious gang leader while two drug organizations battle for supremacy suddenly finds herself tangled in a world of chaos and deceit.
Plot: lgbt, transsexual, flashback, arrest, love, interrogation, fight, gang, cartel, kidnapping, drug lord, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Sweet Killing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A business man decides to kill his wife but the plan sets off a chain of weird events that cause his life to become a living hell.
Style: suspense
Plot: crime scene, male female relationship, death, marriage, police, husband wife relationship, sex, bank, hobby, murder, alibi, perfect crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Arrest the Restless (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two juveniles get mixed up in a street gang, resulting in the murder of a rival gang leader. A crooked cop pins the murder on the boy, but a detective who knows the truth risks his career to help the kid out.
Plot: police, rivals, murder, gang, police officer, street gang, sergeant
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 107
Mad Dog Coll (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: New York City is torn apart by an all-out mafia war. With brother Peter at his side, Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll blasts his way from streetfighter to kingpin in the dangerous world of organized crime.
Plot: irish, organized crime, gangsters, irish american
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Very Missing Person (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-schoolteacher is asked by the police to help locate a missing heiress.
Plot: amateur detective, heiress, amateur sleuth, missing person, murder, spinster, hippie, commune, school teacher, police
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Harlem Nights (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: "Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, bully, friends, rivalry, gangsters, interracial relations, police, crimes, corruption, sexual content, graphic violence, nightlife ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s, 80s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Survivors (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Having both lost their jobs, two strangers become unlikely friends after a run in with a would be robber, who is actually a hitman with a grudge against the two.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unemployment, survival, gangsters, hitman, mountain, survivalist, robbery, gas station, friendship, couples, uncontrollable, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: vermont, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 4K
Turk 182! (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After New York City firefighter Terry Lynch is unable to receive any compensation for an injury incurred during the off-duty rescue of a young girl, he grows suicidal. Furious, his brother Jimmy attempts to have Mayor Tyler intervene, but the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, sincere, political
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, graffiti, mayor, subway, firefighter, vengeance, race against time, life is a bitch, unlikely criminals, rivalry, society, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Money for Nothing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an ...
Style: realistic, humorous, light, intense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, disorder, friends, dishonesty, nothing goes right, heist, money, friendship, unemployment, police, chase, runaway ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, disturbing, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, murder, police, hostage, rebellion, prostitute, police protagonist, police corruption, crimes, police investigation, gang, addiction ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Little Virtuous (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ferdinand, a young photographer, meets Claire, a supposed cover girl, in a cafe. Although he is instantly attracted towards her, Ferdinand soon learns that she is a professional thief, working for a thug named Brady.
Plot: jailed, arrested, swashbuckler, arrest, husband wife relationship, love triangle, photographer, female thief, abusive husband, love interest, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 132K
Identity Thief (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, nothing goes right, identity, thief, crimes, escapades, cons and scams, dishonesty, pretense, stupidity, dumb, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, colorado, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Raise Your Kids on Seltzer (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A husband-and-wife pair of retired cult deprogrammers experience marital strife when their past catches up with them.
Plot: cult, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, retirement
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Double Whammy (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ray Pluto has many problems. He is satirized in the tabloids as the "loser cop." His partner is starting to seem suspiciously attracted to him. A pair of screenwriters across the hall keep bugging him for help. The superintendent of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, murder, investigation, couple relations, police detective, law enforcement, heist, doctors and patients, hitman, power relations, violence, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Traffic Department (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Seven policemen, seven deadly sins, a murder case, secrets and the filth of everyday police work: Traffic Department transports the viewer into the darkest Warsaw streets.
Style: psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: adultery, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, infidelity, violence, interrogation, police, polish, politics, bribery, mafia ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 2K
Happy Tears (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two sisters return home to care for their aging father.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, mental illness, family problems, family life, homecoming, parents and children, daydreamer, siblings relations, aging, elderly, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Tough Guys Don't Dance (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Writer, ex-con and 40-something bottle-baby Tim Madden, who is prone to black-outs, awakens from a two-week bender to discover a pool of blood in his car.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, alcohol abuse, chief of police, memory loss, crimes, investigation, psychopath, terminal illness, drug abuse, manipulation, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Die Musterknaben (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: fitness, police officer, colleague, police, car, observation, team, hip hop, corruption, drugs, arrogance, leather jacket ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
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Small Crime (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Cyprus, Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Leonidas, a young, ambitious police officer, is assigned to a remote island in the Aegean Sea. He dreams of solving important crimes, but there are few to be found in the sleepy beach community where he is left to such menial chores. Each day at the ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, humorous
Plot: police, island, police officer, dancing, secret, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dead man, funeral, police investigation, murder, crimes, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 41
Last Pickup (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: While in the employ of Mr. Worthington, James, Mickey and Whitey have made several successful and uneventful pickups, but one last pickup will prove to be an adventure and the difference between life as free men and life behind bars.
Style: unusual plot structure, exciting, humorous, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: chase, friend, criminal, police, college, drugs, mistaken identity, fight, boss, drunk, on the run, theft ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%