Movies like Back to the Streets of San Francisco

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Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992)
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Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mike Stone's back and his old partner, Steve Keller, is missing. So Mike heads up an investigation. At the same time, he is investigating another brutal murder. And he is trying to decide which of two inspectors shall he recommend for the position of Lieutenant; a woman who has a "Dirty Harry" tendency or a man who reminds him of Steve Keller.
Plot: murder, mystery, disappearance, police, drug addict, gunfight, judge, father daughter relationship, rookie, revolver, priest, partner, sergeant, evidence, police officer, promotion, warden, revenge, police captain, parole officer, docks
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco

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Most similar movies to Back to the Streets of San Francisco

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, mystery, investigation, police, deadly, crimes and law enforcement mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Back to the Streets of San Francisco: Murder at the Savoy (1993), Jigsaw (1962), Twenty 20 (2008), 64 Squares (2016), Three Blind Mice (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, investigation, crime, arms dealing, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, hospital, businessman, medical, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
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Jigsaw (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman is found murdered in a house along the coast from Brighton. Local detectives Fellows and Wilks lead an investigation methodically following up leads and clues mostly in Brighton and Hove but also further afield.
Style: noir, british noir
Plot: murder, police, traveling salesman, boarding house, seaside, corpse, investigation, police procedural, police investigation, police car, body in a trunk, real estate agent ...
Place: brighton
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63%
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Twenty 20 (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Advocate Ramesh saves Devan from a murder case. Later, he realize Devan was the actual culprit. Ramesh tries for a payback, unaware of Devan's real intentions and the reason for the murder.
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: revenge, murder, police officer, sibling relationship, thief, romance, coma, murder of brother, police, chase, gunfight, rape ...
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62%
 7.1
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64 Squares (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Wazir' is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest games of their lives. But ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: chess, friendship, murder, race against time, revenge, police, father daughter relationship, police officer, gun, rain, shot to death, self sacrifice ...
Place: kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, protagonist as suspect, mystery, false accusation, crimes, dishonesty, crime, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Pendulum (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the evening of his decoration for bringing a murderer to justice, Washington DC Police Captain Frank Matthews' wife, and her lover are murdered in bed. Jailed as the prime suspect, with the aforementioned murderer released on a technicality ...
Plot: death, murder, police captain, on the run, falsely accused, murderer, police officer, murder of wife, false accusation
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Permanent (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Six unrelated people must push through their past and the mob underworld to discover what has controlled each of them all these years. Sex, Drugs, Guns and God have created a series of events which will leave each of them changed forever.
Plot: drug addict, death, redemption, mob, murderer, gangsters, police officer, prostitute, drugs, gangster, gunshot, sex scene ...
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Welcome to the Blumhouse (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A father and daughter are on their way to dance camp when they spot the girl's best friend on the side of the road. When they stop to offer the friend a ride, their good intentions soon result in terrible consequences.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, suspense, captivating
Plot: parenthood, murder, cover up, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, road trip, separated parents, friend, mystery, female director, mother daughter relationship, caught in the rain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, sketch artist, mystery, crimes, false accusation, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, female star appears nude, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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49%
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Hard Vice (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vice cop and her partner investigate a string of murders apparently tied to high-priced Las Vegas call girls.
Plot: gunfight, call girl, partner, explosion, investigation, prostitution, murder, police officer, female nudity, breast kissing, female in shower, sex scene ...
Place: las vegas
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49%
The General's Daughter (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: army investigation, murder, conspiracy, betrayal, fighting the system, military life, father daughter relationship, politics, u.s. army, mystery, military, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Dry (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.
Style: surprise ending, tense, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, haunted by the past, murder investigation, suicide attempt, family relations, australian, violence, male female relationship, police, elderly man, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Vares: Tango of Darkness (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The tango king Harry Koivikko was found dead six years ago in a sleazebag motel, with a knife is his back. The biggest manhunt in the county faded away without results. Jussi Vares gets a phone call from a down-and-out journalist; the informant ...
Style: tense, suspense, contemplative, suspenseful
Plot: prisoner, murder investigation, private investigator, prison escape, private detective, police, murder, disappearance, explosion, helicopter, car bomb, flashback ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Staircase Murders (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After he calls 911 to report his wife's accident, successful novelist and aspiring politician Michael Peterson (Williams) becomes the prime suspect in her alleged murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating
Plot: investigation, trial, police, murder, husband wife relationship, murder trial, secret past, lawyer, father daughter estrangement, loss of mother, jury, court ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Cop (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, psychological, scary, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, police corruption, high school, con artists, pay phone, internal affairs, burglary, stalker, drug dealing, sports car ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Deceptions (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a wealthy socialite kills her husband, she claims self-defense. The cop assigned to the case is suspicious but becomes obsessed with the sensual young woman.
Plot: police, murder, duplicity, bikini, sex, erotica, love, seduction, femme fatale, socialite, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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O Fascínio (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Portugal, Spain, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An intriguing story about a family and a manor house (where some terrible crimes were committed in the past by a member of that family) adapted from a novel with the same title by Tabajara Ruas.
Plot: murder, mystery, cross dressing, spanish civil war, legend, water well, nudity (full frontal - brief), female impersonator, flick knife, whiskey, revolver, businessman ...
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Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, neo noir, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, mystery, paranoia, maniac, crime, uncover truth, code, journalist, murder mystery, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1970 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, sacramento california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Wannabe (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on true events, The Wannabe, a story about Thomas, a man obsessed with Mafia culture during the 1990s in New York City. When Thomas’s failed attempts to fix the trial of infamous mobster John Gotti gets him rejected by the people he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: mafia, deadly, wannabe, murder, uncover truth, mystery, society, investigation, crime family, politics, prison
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Knight Moves (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A psychologist falls for a world-class chess player suspected of odd murders linked to his game.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing, scary ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chess, serial killer, murder, investigation, crimes, police investigation, haunted by the past, psychopath, manipulation, protagonist as suspect, mystery, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, neo noir, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, political corruption, police, crimes, mystery, partners against crime, dishonesty, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gangster who has commited all kinds of crimes is accused to have killed his wife. As he was not the murderer in this case Perry Mason intents to find the killer...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, crime, crimes, mystery, gangsters, dishonesty, courtroom drama, uncover truth, false accusation, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
An Occasional Hell (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.
Style: psychological, gloomy, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, haunted by the past, investigation, disappearance, widow, love and romance, protagonist as suspect, mystery, crime, law enforcement, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Dead Ringer (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The working class twin sister of a callous wealthy woman impulsively murders her out of revenge and assumes the identity of the dead woman. But impersonating her dead twin is more complicated and risky than she anticipated.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: twins, love triangle, murder, dishonesty, vengeance, infidelity, siblings relations, sleazy, lookalikes, family relations, couples, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Johnny Skidmarks (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Johnny Scardino is working for blackmailers, photographing wealthy guys in seedy motels. One such assignment turns the wrong way and blackmailers die one by one. Is Johnny the next on the list?
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Plot: investigation, murder, car accident, dead woman, private detective, legal, amateur detective, life is a bitch, legal investigation, dishonesty, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mord in Eberswalde (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Heinz Gödicke (Ronals Zehrfeld) is the chief commissioner of the People's Police in the small town of Eberswalde in Brandenburg. Gödicke is called when two bestial murdered children are found in the forest. The investigator tries to get ...
Plot: murder, police, knife, female nudity, ripping clothes, sex game, cheating wife, unfaithful husband, investigation, beating, child murderess, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Fissure (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still reeling from a personal tragedy, Detective Paul Grunning is sent on a routine call to a local professor's home. When things turn deadly, he must navigate a fractured reality to solve the mystery before it's too late.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, uncover truth, mind game, mystery, police investigation, who done it, danger, crimes, deadly, rivalry, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Letter from Death Row (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychological thriller that takes you through the mind of convicted killer, Michael Raine, and his experiences on death row. Was he guilty of killing his girlfriend or was he a victim of a conspiracy to frame him for a crime he didn't commit? ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, rough, tense ...
Plot: death row, murder, destiny, frame up, manhunt, life is a bitch, crimes, wrongfully committed, who done it, riddles and clues, false accusation, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dolores Claiborne (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: domestic violence, mystery, investigation, maid, dysfunctional family, murder, child abuse, island, abusive husband, anger, incest, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Ashes of Paradise (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who is determined to discover the truth.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, psychological, serious ...
Plot: political corruption, murder, politics, intrigue, revenge, judge, multiple perspectives, suspicion, suicide, family relations, state affairs, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%