Movies like Coldfire

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Coldfire (1990)
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Coldfire (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The "Coldfire" is a lethal new designer-drug with destructive capabilities. Its origins are unknown...and its effects are irreversible. This drug promises the "ultimate high." However, what does the user acquire instead? The ultimate way to die... The main purpose of the "Coldfire" drug is to help the enemy cripple the United States. An epidemic is imminent if the use of this drug spreads everywhere... Entering the scene are Nick and Jake Edwards two audacious police officers. They may lack age, but they certainly have attitude. These Generation-X cops hope to show some of the veteran members of the police force a trick or to. These two officers will be working with a company of experienced pros including the seasoned Lars and the short-tempered Dix. Their assignment is to track down who or what is responsible for the distribution of this virulent drug substance... Written by David Choi
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: police, gangsters, crimes, drug abuse, conspiracy, crime, life is a bitch, addiction, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, con artists, female nudity, drugs, bowling, male objectification, undercover cop, bowling alley, drug
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Coldfire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crime, deadly, murder and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Coldfire: The Killers Edge (1991), The Kill Reflex (1989), Cold Steel (1987), L.A. Bounty (1989), Oxy-Morons (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Killers Edge (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cop teams up with an FBI agent to track down a counterfeiter.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, counterfeiter, fbi, battle zone, friendship, betrayal, confined, special agents, rivalry, dishonesty, forgery, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Kill Reflex (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Williamson plays a cop called 'Soda Cracker', whose partner was killed in a mysterious assassination. He is convinced that the murder was committed by his old enemy, Ivan Moss, played by Bo Svenson. Despite threats from the mob and from ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, battle zone, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty, investigation, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 4.6
 267
L.A. Bounty (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mayor candidate Mike Rhodes is kidnapped in his own home outside of Los Angeles by unknown, masked terrorists. His wife Kelly barely survives the attempted murder on her, and is able to identify one of the kidnappers. She's placed on the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, kidnapping, warehouse, law enforcement, crime, confined, heroes, deadly, leadership, dishonesty, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Oxy-Morons (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It's an action-packed thriller that borders on horror centered around the effects of the opioid Oxycontin.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, life is a bitch, crimes, drug dealing, society, addiction, drug abuse, urban ghetto life, gang, graphic violence, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Don't Look Back (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Los Angeles heroin addict Jesse endangers the lives of his childhood friends after he discovers a briefcase full of money from a drug deal gone bad, and returns home with it to Texas. Hoping to turn his life around with his newfound wealth, Jessie ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, on the run, drug dealing, heroin addict, murder, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, dishonesty, criminal heroes, best friends, gang, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.3
 361
Butter (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Corrupt record company executives kill a singing sensation with a drug overdose rather than letting her leave their label and join another company. They then frame her cousin/manager for the murder forcing him to go on the run and to try to get the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, musician's life, deadly, dishonesty, on the run, life is a bitch, law enforcement, city life, drug abuse, false accusation, urban, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 2K
Vice Squad (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An unlikely Hollywood hooker helps a detective set a trap for a mutilator pimp.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: prostitute, hollywood, pimp, working undercover, sexual abuse, murder, family relations, society, crime, law enforcement, investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Midnight Witness (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the witnesses are in danger of being their next victims.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police corruption, chase, dishonesty, on the run, crime, danger, life is a bitch, chases and races, crimes, deadly, witnessing a crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.6
 490
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, vengeance, disorder, missing person, rescue, crimes, investigation, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Dead On: Relentless II (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Detective Sam Dietz is paired with a shady FBI agent to track down another serial killer terrorizing Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: police corruption, serial killer, crimes, partners against crime, danger, reluctant partners, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, conspiracy, estrangement, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.7
 550
Crash and Burn (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, car chase, crime, crimes, undercover, secret identity, gang, law enforcement, secret agents, dishonesty, danger, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 2.9
 567
Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: rivalry, crimes, soldier, chases and races, law enforcement, state affairs, danger, terrorism, vengeance, kidnapping, criminal's revenge, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Marked for Murder (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A snooty female production assistant and an eager gopher at a TV station are assigned by their boss to locate a mysterious cassette. They quickly find themselves framed for murder and pursued by government agents.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, frame up, video cassette, agent, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, crime, deadly, dishonesty, government conspiracy, tv station ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Shotgun (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Ian 'Shotgun' Jones hunts a sadistic misogynistic maniac.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, revenge, bondage, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, gangsters, rivalry, chases and races, riddles and clues, vigilantism, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Black and White (1999)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Chris O'Brien, devote Catholic and rookie cop with LAPD, is assigned to partner with the hard-edged, street-smart Nora Hugosian. A serial killer is loose, and all the victims are low-life guys whom Nora has dealt with. So, when the tire tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, law enforcement, crimes, serial killer, fighting crime, mystery, partners against crime, dishonesty, partners, deadly, police station ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.7
 179
Bad Cop (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A cop Angel Almaraz saves the life of a local crime boss who, in return, offers him a job as part of his security. Almaraz accepts but soon has doubts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: police corruption, law enforcement, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, legends and myths, police detective, crime, shoot out, drugs, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 577
Armed Response (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One of Tanaka's underlings has stolen a rare statuette that he had planned to use as a peace offering between the local Yakusa and Chinese Tong. He hires two private investigators to exchange ransom money to recover the statuette, but the trade ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car accident, murder, yakuza, shotgun, bartender, criminal's revenge, partners, heroes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.1
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Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, law enforcement, police investigation, partners, tough law enforcer, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, kiss, police officer, love interest, police ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 1K
Shooters (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gilly comes out of prison after serving a six year stretch and decides that he will now turn his life around and go straight. But when he returns to his South London home and visits his old colleague J, in hope of obtaining his share of the proceeds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, going straight, addiction, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, gangsters, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, drug dealing, drug abuse, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
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The Sweeper (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young renegade undercover cop with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader who wants only to kill all criminals and those ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police shootout, vigilante, police officer, crimes, working undercover, police detective, partners, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.5
 75
Crime Lords (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two ex-cops find themselves alone in their fight against the largest crime syndicate in the world - the Crime Lords. The action takes us from the streets of Los Angeles to the back alleys of Hong Kong in this buddy movie.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lapd, criminal syndicate, heist, friendship, friends, crime, law enforcement, crimes, partners, partners against crime, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, china, california, usa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Terror Among Us (1981)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police sergeant and a parole officer endeavor to stop a rapist-on-parole before he can follow through his threats on five women whom testifed against him years earlier.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, criminal's revenge, chases and races, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, danger, rivalry, woman in danger, track down, parole officer, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: one man army, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, track down, danger, life is a bitch, dishonesty, violence, hand to hand combat, fistfight, murder of family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Outside Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French hit man is hired by a crime family to end the life of a rival mobster, but things fall apart when the boss who hired him is killed.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, fish out of water, disorder, culture clash, tough heroes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, organized crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, venice beach california, paris france, california, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 3K
Fatal Beauty (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics cop with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don't know that the drug is unusually pure and packs of 'Fatal Beauty' begin turning up next to too many dead bodies. Mike ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, gangsters, murder, hitman, drug dealing, undercover, police, drug abuse, gang, partners against crime, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
To Protect and Serve (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, dishonesty, investigation, serial killer, police detective, profanity, murder, survival, vigilantism, police corruption, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 1K
Impulse (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Impulse is a 1990 thriller film about a female police officer who works undercover as a prostitute on the streets of Los Angeles
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, prostitute, vice squad, neo noir, drug dealer, policewoman, female police officer, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 104
Out on Bail (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Tennessee sheriff and lawyer want a jailed drifter to assassinate a mayoral candidate.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, sheriff, deadly, life is a bitch, crimes, injustice, mute or deaf, dishonesty, law enforcement, state affairs, diner, corruption ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 347
Dog Watch (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A San Francisco detective (Elliott) goes wild when he discovers his partner dead and the presumed culprit standing over him. After beating the man to death, he comes to his senses and realizes that he has to get rid of the body of the beaten man. ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: police corruption, police detective, life is a bitch, investigation, crime, murder, crimes, law enforcement, graphic violence, dishonesty, deadly, bagpipes ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%