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, revenge, motorcycle, death, murder, photographer, motorcyclist, prostitution, breakdance, chase, city, nightclub, manhunt, street life, police detective, gangster
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, gangsters, violence, revenge, crimes, death and female nudity mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Sunset Strip: The Executioner Part II (1984), Walking the Edge (1985), The Farmer (1977), The Manhandlers (1974), Hoodlums (1980). 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.
Plot: rape, vigilante, revenge, murder, vietnam war, assault, post traumatic stress disorder, gangsters, violence, prostitution, city, execution ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, gangsters, taxi driver, vigilantism, hitman, psychopath, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, manhunt, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Farmer (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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 ...
Style: cult movie cast, cult film
Plot: revenge, murder, farmer, cult, exploitation, farm, gangsters, money, death, war hero, loan, scarecrow ...
Time: 1940s
Place: midwest
⇓ 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. ...
Plot: murder, revenge, massage parlor, brothel, bandit, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, massage, female nudity, uncle, business, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, escort, business, casino, bandit, female nudity, city, affair, rescue, murder, vigilante, prostitute ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hi-Riders (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Story of a group of drag races and the young boy and girl who join them.
Plot: car, car accident, cruise, death, revenge, manhunt, drag racing, race, small town, speed, small community, murder ...
Time: 70s
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, kidnapping, city life, murder, teenage life, crimes, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, investigation, on the run, city ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Crowder is a an unethical private detective in pursuit of a gangster who's after embezzled money.
Plot: embezzlement, violence against women, betrayal, fight, private detective, brutality, violence, sexism, prostitution, machismo, bank, gangsters ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Killing Angels (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: sex trafficking, revenge, violence, murder, death, kidnapping, human trafficking, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, criminal underworld, chase ...
Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Final Justice (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Due to his violent past, Deputy Sheriff Thomas Jefferson Geronimo III (Joe Don Baker) has been transferred to a rural outpost. When two thugs kill the sheriff, Geronimo shoots one of them, and the other vows revenge. Unfortunately for Geronimo, that ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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.
Style: sexy
Plot: gangsters, revenge, car, female nudity, oral sex, lesbian, striptease, sex, robbery, cornfield, cafe, violence ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
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Paid in Full (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: tense, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 2K
Stick (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ernest (Stick) Stickley just out of prison agrees to help a friend deliver a package. It's a setup and his friend is killed. Stick is going to find out why!
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, betrayal, gangsters, murder, revenge, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, best friends, rivalry, investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Angel III: The Final Chapter (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Molly is now a freelance photographer in New York. She runs across a woman at an art show that looks familiar. She goes to L.A. to find out that this woman is in fact, her mother. She also finds out she has a sister. The reunion is short-lived when ...
Style: serious
Plot: prostitute, photographer, adventure, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, working undercover, missing person, teenage life, sister, undercover, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.7
 450
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Hollywood talent agent's girlfriend thrusts him into a world of strip clubs, drugs and deadly motorcycle gangs.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Gangster Squad (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: exciting, rough, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
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Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Upon his return from Vietnam, an ex-soldier finds his neighborhood has deteriorated badly, and is being terrorized by a vicious street gang. He calls some of his GI buddies, and together they hatch a plan to get rid of the gang.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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27%
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Country: USA
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Plot: gangsters, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, betrayal, murder, swashbuckler, violence, gunfight, mafia, mafioso ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Stiletto Dance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Army Major RUBEN MEDRANO was once a part of an elite anti-kidnapping task force. An unfortunate incident during an operation got him suspended and sent back to Manila. There he tries to renew ties with his daughter MARISSA who has been living with ...
Plot: murder, father daughter relationship, revenge, assassin, military officer, gangsters, drug dealer
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
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El padrino (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%