Movies like Sunset Strip 1985

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Sunset Strip (1985)
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Sunset Strip (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The stage is set for a series of confrontations when photographer Mark Jefferson (Tom Eplin) agrees to help his friend Roger (John Mayall) defend his night club against a handful of organized crime figures. Mark has an added incentive for becoming involved as his ex-girlfriend Carol (Cheri Cameron Newell) sings at the club. But the gangsters are willing to use mayhem and murder in order to take over Roger's business. It appears that the petty mobsters are out to sell illegal weapons to anyone who wants them, especially L.A.'s youth, instead of using the club as a front for a prostitution ring as Roger suspects. Soon Mark and his trusty motorcycle have their work cut out for them.
Plot: gangsters, stripper, motorcycle, death, motorcyclist, prostitution, photographer, breakdance, city, chase, nightclub, manhunt, murder, street life, police detective, revenge, gangster
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, gangsters, gangster, violence, revenge, crimes and crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Sunset Strip: The Executioner Part II (1984), Walking the Edge (1985), The Manhandlers (1974), Hoodlums (1980), Hi-Riders (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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.
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Place: los angeles
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Walking the Edge (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, gangsters, taxi driver, danger, law enforcement, criminal heroes, deadly, crime gone awry, manhunt, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 27
Hoodlums (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loretta is a singer and escort in a mob-owned NYC nightclub and illegal casino. The favorite working girl of manager George, Loretta is unhappy with her current occupation and looking for a way out. George, meanwhile, is losing his stranglehold on ...
Plot: nightclub, bandit, business, escort, casino, singer, rescue, exploitation, vigilante, city, gangsters, gangster ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hi-Riders (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kyle Martin returns as a silver star hero, but realizes running a one man farm is not profitable, and the bank wants to foreclose, despite returning as a hero. Then a gambler Johnny has a car accident near his farm, in which Kyle saves his life, in ...
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Jailbait (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Action - 17 year old Kyle comes to the big city in search of her half-sister Merci. Merci is on the run after being used to set up a murder. The police and the killers both want her. - C. Thomas Howell, Renée Humphrey, Krista Errickson
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, chases and races, investigation, teenage life, urban, murder, city life, crimes, on the run, deadly, crime ...
Time: 90s
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Mafia Girls (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A crime syndicate in Miami Beach extorts politicians by filming them at sex parties.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Crowder is a an unethical private detective in pursuit of a gangster who's after embezzled money.
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Summertime Killer (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This multinational crime action film also boasts an international cast. During his childhood, a boy (Chris Mitchum) sees four men drown his father; now, the grown young man makes it his business to kill each member of the foursome. His last killing ...
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Duration: 106 min.
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Duration: 97 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.8
 2K
Stick (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 86 min.
Story: A power vacuum develops when the top mob boss flees a federal indictment.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hammer (1972)
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hotheaded laborer B.J. Hammer can't go long without ending up in a fight, and, after he comes out on top in a particularly impressive workplace scuffle, word of his brawling skills makes its way to Davis, a top boxing manager. Hammer is hired ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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