Movies like Dirty Work 2006

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Dirty Work (2006)
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Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, neo noir
Plot: murder, prostitute, police investigation, police detective, gangsters, gambling, serial killer, crimes, law enforcement, police corruption, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, criminal heroes, reluctant partners, tough heroes, female nudity, blonde, nude girl, voyeur, coitus, voyeurism, prostitution, empire, nypd, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois

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Most similar movies to Dirty Work

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement and female nudity mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Dirty Work: Bare Witness (2002), The Grind (2009), Natasha (2007), Crimes of Passion (2011), Endure (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.9
 595
Bare Witness (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional killer Gav Reed commits a grave mistake allowing himself to be videotaped (as she always does, for a documentary she hopes to sell to Hollywood about the real nocturnal 'eldest business' there) by Julie Spencer, one of Max ...
Style: sexy, erotic, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: who done it, sexual relations, femme fatale, murder, prostitute, dangerous attraction, investigation, uncover truth, law enforcement, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.7
 357
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: dishonesty, disorder, crimes, rivalry, going straight, criminal's revenge, partners, looking for sex, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, blind ambition, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.9
 648
Natasha (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified after having witnessed the cold-blooded murder of her boss and her cousin by vicious gangsters, an exotic dancer from Russia flees to England and assumes the identity of her dead relative only to discover that no matter how far you run, ...
Style: realistic, erotic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female detective, lesbian, lesbian sex, woman in danger, partners, crimes, reluctant partners, murder, village, hitman, females talking about sex, sex with teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Crimes of Passion (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Arturo Bolaño is a mediocre insurance salesman who loves women, booze and any short cut he can find to Easy Street. He thinks he's found it with the beautiful Rebeca Solis, the wife of the owner of the hotel where he stays on business. ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: female nudity, hotel, dangerous attraction, murder, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, blackmail, sex scene, erotica, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 5.2
 958
Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, police investigation, partners, race against time, woman in danger, confined, reluctant partners, law enforcement, crimes, swamp, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.1
 24
Impunity (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Investigating the gruesome murder of a cabinet minister's daughter, a special investigator and a local police detective find themselves knee-deep in political corruption and conspiracy, in this sizzling noir thriller set in post-apartheid South ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, murder, political conspiracy, crimes, dishonesty, political corruption, graphic violence, state affairs, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.8
 207
Watchful Eye (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Malibu detective Shannon (Renee Rea) goes undercover in a group house to discover who murdered one of the women living there. Shannon gets caught up in the sex and parties, not knowing that her every action is being secretly broadcast on satellite ...
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, murder, femme fatale, police, bondage, investigation, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, erotica, beach ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Sexual Predator (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female parole officer unwittingly gets involved with a handsome photographer who might be a serial killer.
Style: erotic, rough, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: lust, seduction, policewoman, erotica, femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, photographer, manipulation, vengeance, protagonist as suspect, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 3.0
 554
Bad Bizness (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After three women get killed, policewoman gets involved in the underworld of drugs and pornographic movies, when she starts investigating the case.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, prostitute, murder, crimes, urban ghetto, law enforcement, dishonesty, working undercover, city life, strong sexual content, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.6
 780
Blowback (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, he was rescued by a secret government group ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, religions or cults, psychopath, undercover, violence spree, partners against crime, law enforcement, legal, special agents, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Wild Card (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young, beautiful wife cheating on her rich, older husband amidst the neon lights of Las Vegas. Four men hired to do a job, but there is a traitor in their midst. Adultery, betrayal, kidnapping and murder lead to the ultimate double cross and no ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gambling, woman in danger, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, confined, gangsters, betrayal, tough heroes, crumbling marriage, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, dishonesty, murderous pair, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, kidnapping, cons and scams, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), money, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.8
 426
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: suspense, scary, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, investigation, law enforcement, murder, crimes, dealing with death, mystery, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, empire, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.2
 829
Hangman (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Death by noose. A nasty way to die if you're not dropped from a length, but instead just had the support kicked from beneath you. A series of murders like this is taking place, linked to a net-based game of 'Hangman', the words of ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, police investigation, mysterious character, mind game, psychopath, police detective, mystery, track down, false accusation, dangerous attraction, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 618
The Collector (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, neo noir
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, kidnapping, police detective, mind game, who done it, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, partners, dishonesty, murder, car accident, mafia, devil, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: neo noir, erotic, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: phone sex, prostitute, making love, sex scene, murder, crimes, stalking, track down, law enforcement, police investigation, rivalry, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two detectives investigating a gang-related find themselves targeted by both gang members and crooked cops.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police detective, gang, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, police corruption, rivalry, friendship, mafia, gangsters, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.2
 1K
Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, one night stand, rivalry, murder, stalking, psychopath, mind game, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, obsession, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 452
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, exploitation, woman with a gun, chase, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, police investigation, manhunt, law enforcement, car chase, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
 260
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, dark humor, rivalry, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, clergy, hotel, apocalypse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Relentless IV: Ashes to Ashes (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Dietz is back and must find and stop another serial killer before he kills again. Detective work for Dietz is tough having to juggle two gorgeous women - one his partner, and the other his shrink, who holds the key to the case.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, mind bending, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, stalking, partners against crime, crimes, mind game, reluctant partners, track down, lone wolves, partners, hotshot hero, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
 445
Net Games (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The successful publicist Adam Vance of the SFC is in the middle of a campaign to get an important Japanese client and is needy of sex because his traumatized wife Jennifer Vance was raped one year ago and is totally frigid, refusing to have sex. His ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful, realistic, neo noir ...
Plot: computers and web, extramarital affair, voyeurism, femme fatale, murder, technophobia, dishonesty, adultery, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, obsession, cyberspace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 4.6
 1K
Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, frame up, husband wife relationship, criminal, murder, revenge, ex convict, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 3K
The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: serial killer, mind game, obsession, murder, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, empire, monster, buried alive, barbershop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 283
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, mysterious character, crimes, contract killing, brutality, violence, fight, hitman, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 940
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, dishonesty, life turned upside down, disposing of a dead body, death, disorder, buddies, graphic violence, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 978
Tough Luck (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tense and intricate web of deceit and betrayal entangles Archie, a wandering grifter who is hired by a traveling carnival owner to murder his beautiful wife.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, murder, frame up, crime gone awry, betrayal, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, femme fatale, gangsters, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.2
 1K
Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, investigation, haunted by the past, police detective, murder, manipulation, crimes, dishonesty, wizards and magicians, magic, mythical creature, mysticism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The River Murders (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sins of the past are not forgotten in this chilling suspense thriller. When the first body was discovered, it seemed a coincidence. But now homicide detective Jack Verdon has cause to worry: the victims of a series of brutal sex murders are all ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, uncover truth, cop as target, woman in danger, law enforcement, dishonesty, life is a bitch, false accusation, murder of a nude woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%