Movies like Permanent 2014

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Permanent (2014)
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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: gangsters, prostitute, murderer, money, police, death, sex scene, drugs, gun, drug addict, fire, murder, corpse, redemption, gunshot, priest, police officer, mob, gangster

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Most similar movies to Permanent

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, neo noir and tense films with plots about murder, police, gun, police officer, death, violence and gunfight mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Permanent: Pale Blue Balloons (2008), Midnight Heat (2007), Pendulum (1969), The Assassin (2007), Dead Aim (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pale Blue Balloons (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Dave is a bad cop fighting a deadly heroin addiction while working a case deep inside the mafia. After killing numerous drug dealers and even undercover police officers for the mob, he is kept from his money for trivial reasons. As his drug problem ...
Plot: drug addiction, police officer, bad cop, shot in the stomach, drug dealer, m 16, crime epic, heroin, mafia, corrupt cop, urban setting, gunfight ...
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Midnight Heat (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A story of cops, hookers, killers, and pimps; all centered around one sleazy night in the late 1980's. A cocaine addicted homicide detective (Jake Norvell) is brought out of suspension in order to trail a local prostitute (Bianca Queen) who may ...
Plot: pimp, prostitute, police, cocaine, emotional breakdown, serial killer, criminal, gun, murder, sex scene, drugs, nightlife ...
Time: 80s
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89%
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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
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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 ...
Plot: murder, mystery, disappearance, priest, gunfight, police, police officer, warden, rookie, police captain, drug addict, revolver ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: san francisco
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70%
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The Assassin (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Assassin John Brown, a heroin-addicted, recent war veteran, is hired to take out a local nightclub owner. When Brown slips, he finds himself on the run from both police and the shadowy corporation that hired him.
Style: neo noir
Plot: gun, assassin, hitman, police, junkie, mercenary, police officer, murder, pistol, drugs, african american, police captain ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
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Dead Aim (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ed Marinaro is Malcolm "Mace" Douglas, a street-tough detective who's out for justice-no matter what the cost. While investigating the mysterious suicidal heroin overdoses of four beautiful exotic dancers, Mace puts together the ...
Style: cult film, suspense
Plot: tough cop, gang, police officer killed, justice, pistol, hit and run, one man army, blood splatter, drugs, police detective, police chase, foot chase ...
Place: atlanta georgia
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55%
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Time of Fear (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Time of Fear is a taut psychological thriller thrusting an FBI agent and a grieving father into the dark world of a demented killer. FBI Agent Cheryl Hammer, arrives in a small California town to catch an elusive killer. Seeing no help forthcoming ...
Plot: priest, attempted murder, fbi, female nudity, serial killer, suicide, police, shower, murder, fbi agent, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Devil Face, Angel Heart (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lon is an assassin who is deformed. The only man he can trust is his brother, Kwan. When Lon kills a police officer, the officer's partner tries to go after him, but lets him go after seeing his face. Meanwhile, Lon falls for Wendy, the ...
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: assassin, revenge, brother, murder, police officer killed, brother brother relationship, death, police officer, police, police investigation, murderer, criminal ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Night Stalker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An account of serial killer Richard RamĂ­rez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, tense, slasher ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, rape, death, police, murderer, rapist, serial murder, brutality, violence, psychopath, killing spree ...
Time: year 1980
Place: california
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48%
Breach of Faith: A Family of Cops II (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The family of cops is back, this time dealing with the murder of a priest tied in with the Russian Mafia, who proceed to try to draw the family off the case.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, church, police detective, gangsters, murder mystery, buddy cop, gunfight, mafia, russian mafia, police corruption, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinatown, chase, murder, gangsters, partners, law enforcement, police, triad, gang war, crime, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, kidnapping, serial killer, investigation, crimes, crime, mafia, haunted by the past, drug dealer, corpse, ransom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Tea Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Set in 1987 when cell phones were car phones and any respectable bank robber still used a gun. Two life long mid-life crisis friends decide to rob banks. With the help of an ex-con "old head" who had 25 years to think about how to get it ...
Plot: car accident, car, bank, broom, gun action, blood, gun, police, gunfight, house, injury, police officer ...
Time: 80s, year 1987, year 1980
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Killing Angels (2021)
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, suspense, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: sex trafficking, death, revenge, kidnapping, violence, murder, human trafficking, chase, vengeance, criminal underworld, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brick (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drugs, high school, investigation, murder, mystery, drug lord, loner, drug dealing, amateur detective, cocaine, deception, the underworld ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Circadian Rhythm (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Focuses on a young woman and her radical journey to discover who she is and to find out why multiple enemies want her dead. The woman, SARAH CAUL, is thrown into an action filled construct where she must put the pieces of her life together as well ...
Plot: woman with a gun, chase, murder, death, violence, flashback, gun, martial arts, pistol
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8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his drinking problem and this alcoholism causes him to lose his ...
Style: neo noir, tense, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, prostitute, murder, alcoholic, redemption, police corruption, crimes, going straight, rehabilitation, mystery, crime, downfall ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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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, tense, suspense, sexy, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: law enforcement, prostitute, scam, police investigation, partners, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, crimes, crime, gangsters, murder, prostitution ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Organization (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a group of young revolutionaries break into a company's corporate headquarters and steal $5,000,000 worth of heroin to keep it off the street, they call on San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs for assistance.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
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41%
The Crooked Mind (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Kyle Carson is diagnosed with multiple personality disorder, also known as DID. He despises his community after doing a background search on everyone who he believes has committed a crime without punishment. When one of his multiple personalities, ...
Plot: urban, violence, red eyes, killer, gun, knife, police, death, blood, murder
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41%
Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fred and Tony are members of an elite 'special squad' of police in Rome, Italy who are licensed-to-kill, undercover cops and who love to live dangerously.
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: police brutality, police, undercover cop, crushed to death, head blown off, corrupt cop, shot in the stomach, corpse, handcuffs, interrogation, exploding car, bleeding to death ...
Place: italy, rome italy
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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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: neo noir, stylized, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, revenge, gangster, gangsters, love, mafia, chase, alcohol, friendship, criminal ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, miami, cuba
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40%
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McQ (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Police Lieutenant Lon McQ investigates the killing of his best friend and uncovers corrupt elements of the police department dealing in confiscated drugs.
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police detective, police corruption, fighting crime, uncover truth, crimes, rivalry, crime, law enforcement, investigation, car chase, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Vaastav: The Reality (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: "The Reality" as described by the film's tagline, refers to the harsh realities of life in the Mumbai underworld. The film is said to be loosely based on the life of Mumbai underworld gangster Chota Rajan.
Plot: murder, prostitute, funeral, honeymoon, beach, massacre, gun, drugs, revenge, police, love, marriage ...
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
38%
 7.7
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Asero (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Story: Childhood friends Victor and Narding built their friendship in the street. At a very young age, they were partners performing dangerous activities. However, Narding heeds his foster parents’ request for him to enter the seminary to become a ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: death of protagonist, child, gangster, death, shot to death, criminal, train, church, electric chair, priest, execution, store ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
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The Haven (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Police detective Jacques Laniel's life becomes a nightmare the day drive-by shootists gun down his partner Thomas Colin. His colleagues make matters worse by blaming him for the death, and after his wife leaves him, Laniel decides to quit the ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: partner, widow, gay, strip club, rehabilitation center, police officer, homosexual, corpse, patricide, drive by shooting, investigation, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
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The Limey (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Limey follows Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter's death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling Valentine and an army of L.A.'s toughest criminals, hoping to find clues and piece ...
Style: neo noir, non-linear, stylized, atmospheric, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, gangsters, murder, hitman, daughter, ambush, stakeout, ex convict, warehouse, record producer, drugs, motel room ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pacific ocean, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 818
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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