Movies like The Choirboys

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The Choirboys (1977)
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The Choirboys (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery.
Style: bleak, humorous, realistic, cynical, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, police, dominatrix, dark humor, friends, crimes, racism, alcohol abuse, society, law enforcement, fighting crime, police corruption, moral dilemma, police investigation, partners, prank, social decay, buddies, dishonesty, retiring, police officer, female nudity, profanity, drugs/alcohol, urban ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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Most similar movies to The Choirboys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, partners, police investigation, police, dishonesty and buddies mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Choirboys: The New Centurions (1972), True Confessions (1981), Busting (1974), The Black Marble (1980), Little Fish, Strange Pond (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The New Centurions (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, lapd, rookie, partners, golden years, fighting crime, crimes, dishonesty, society, law enforcement, police investigation, prostitute ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
True Confessions (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A cop clashes with his priest brother while investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute
Style: neo noir, talky, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, brother brother relationship, priest, brothel, lapd, catholic priest, political corruption, crimes, police corruption, redemption, siblings relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Busting (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: LA cops Gould and Blake get in over their heads when they don't heed orders from above and go after a big crime boss.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, undercover, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, gangsters, police investigation, gays and lesbians, drug dealing, partners against crime, reluctant partners, amateur detective, prostitute ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Black Marble (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When alcoholic homicide investigator Valnikov is transferred to a burglary case that seems to involve a creepy dogcatcher, he's also given a new partner -- the pragmatic Sgt. Natalie Zimmerman, who's experiencing a midlife crisis and does ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: heist, kidnapping, midlife crisis, alcohol abuse, dishonesty, opposites attract, partners, crimes, odd couple, romance, pets, buddies ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Little Fish, Strange Pond (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mr. Jack and Sweet Stephen cruise aimlessly through the streets of LA speculating about life, death, divine will and the force of power that predetermines their existence. Mr. Jack attempts to illustrate to his sidekick the delicate and natural ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, dark, offbeat
Plot: murder, police detective, track down, dark humor, police investigation, law enforcement, serial killer, tough law enforcer, crimes, mentally unstable, guilt, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 7K
Wrong Cops (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Russia, USA, Belgium, Portugal
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of bad cops look to dispose of a body that one of them accidentally shot.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, entertaining, disturbing
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dark humor, police corruption, police station, law enforcement, dishonesty, fighting crime, partners, partners against crime, goofy hero, corrupt law enforcer, clumsiness, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Blue Hill Avenue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A child of a middle class home with solid moral values is lured into a world of crime and corruption.
Style: rough, realistic, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, friends, betrayal, police investigation, gang, urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, fighting crime, police corruption, working undercover, city life, going straight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, investigation, crimes, police investigation, dishonesty, master criminal, tough law enforcer, partners, buddies, partners against crime, law enforcement, black man ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Super Cops (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of two New York City cops. Greenberg & Hantz fought the system, became detectives and were known on the streets as "Batman & Robin".
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, sexual content, graphic violence, academy, partners against crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, partners, buddy cop, martial arts, fistfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Freebie and the Bean (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitman, police, police investigation, buddies, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, chase, partners against crime, partners, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 145
Delvecchio (1976)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dominick Delvecchio is an integrity-minded, honest police detective who works out of the Washington Heights division of the Los Angeles Police Department. When not screeching tires, rousting bad guys and trading quips with his burly partner Paul ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: crimes, police station, society, law enforcement, fighting crime, law student, lapd, partners, police, investigation
Time: 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 23K
Harlem Nights (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: "Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, bully, friends, rivalry, gangsters, interracial relations, police, crimes, corruption, sexual content, graphic violence, nightlife ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s, 80s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 2K
Fuzz (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police in Boston search for a mad bomber trying to extort money from the city.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, survival, partners against crime, blackmail, law enforcement, undercover, heist, buddies, partners, dishonesty, rapist ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Small Apartments (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a clumsy deadbeat accidentally kills his landlord, he must do everything in his power to hide the body, only to find that the distractions of lust, the death of his beloved brother, and a crew of misfit characters force him on a journey where a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: murder, disorder, dark humor, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero, social misfits, crimes, accidental death, crime scene, brother brother relationship, guru ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 5K
Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, buddies, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, partners, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
American Crude (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Quite a bit can happen over the course of a single day in L.A., and when smooth-talking scam artist Johnny decides to throw a bachelor party for his best friend Bill the events of the day take a bizarre turn. As the festivities get underway, the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, realistic
Plot: prostitute, lifestyle, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, buddies, dishonesty, disorder, revenge, bachelor party, american dream, deception ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My New Partner (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: exciting, witty, suspenseful, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, corruption, police, buddy cop, police investigation, disorder, partners, odd couple, buddies, crimes, law enforcement, misfit partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 2K
Cisco Pike (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cisco is an ex-rock star who has become a drug dealer. A corrupt cop blackmails Cisco to sell marijuana for him. Cisco has one weekend to sell it to his friends.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, marijuana, pimp, heroin addict, crimes, police investigation, police corruption, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, drug dealing ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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CHiPs (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: CHiPs is an American television drama series produced by MGM Studios that originally aired on NBC from September 15, 1977, to July 17, 1983. CHiPs followed the lives of two motorcycle police officers of the California Highway Patrol. The series ran ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, buddy cop, highway patrol, motorcycle cop, motorcycle, car chase, friends, tough heroes, motorcycle chase, society, tough law enforcer, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
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Made (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two aspiring boxers lifelong friends get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, talky, clever ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, disorder, buddies, partners, dishonesty, bad temper, crime boss, bar fight, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Rampart (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Follows veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, as he struggles to take care of his family, and fights for his own survival.
Style: rough, bleak, psychological, suspense, intense ...
Plot: police corruption, police brutality, bigotry, crimes, brutality, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, scandal, sister sister relationship, dysfunctional family, family, confession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Glass Shield (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. His only real friend is the other new trooper, the ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: police corruption, racism, murder, false accusation, police investigation, crimes, tough law enforcer, society, fighting the system, legal action, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Report to the Commissioner (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Police officer Patty Butler, alias "Chicklet," is the live-in girlfriend of Thomas 'Stick' Henderson to gather evidence. Detective Bo Lockley is instructed to try to find her, not knowing she's also a cop.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, cop as target, nudity (full frontal - brief), workplace, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, dishonesty, society, crimes, working undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Robbery Homicide Division (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Robbery Homicide Division was an American police procedural television series on CBS, created by Barry Schindel with executive producer Michael Mann. Schindel has been nominated for three Emmy Awards.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, police, fighting crime, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, workplace, society, crimes, workplace situations, police station, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Vietnam vet Frank Vega now runs an East L.A. community center where he trains young boxers to survive in and out of the ring. But when his prize student falls in with the wrong crowd and turns up dead, Frank teams up with his pal Bernie to take ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, rough, humorous
Plot: murder, fighting crime, vigilantism, rivalry, elderly, partners against crime, society, aging, tough heroes, vietnam veteran, friends, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
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Gridlock'd (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, humorous, rough, harsh ...
Plot: drug addiction, addiction, drug abuse, hip hop, heroin, going straight, rehabilitation, overdose, friendship, life is a bitch, crimes, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, detroit, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sucker Free City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows three young men as they are drawn into lives of crime. Nick (Crowley) uses his entry-level corporate job to commit credit card fraud and deals drugs on the side. K-Luv (Mackie) is a member of the "V-Dubs", an ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, tense
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, racism, life is a bitch, crimes, social decay, juvenile delinquency, gangsters, police investigation, dysfunctional family, city life, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
More Dogs Than Bones (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of mishaps and misfortunes over $1 million in cash leads to murder, mayhem and greed.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters, murder, greed, airport, uncle nephew relationship, dog, dogcatcher, aviation, graffiti ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.9
 5K
The Unusuals (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Unusuals is a comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC from April 8 to June 17, 2009 in the U.S. and Global in Canada. The pilot and first episode were written by Noah Hawley, a former writer and producer for Fox's Bones. An ABC ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: police detective, police station, policewoman, partners, workplace, fighting crime, friendship, workplace situations, crimes, rookie, police, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 3K
Fifty Pills (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A combination of unfortunate circumstances force Darren into the situation where he has to sell off the eponymous stash of drugs in a limited time frame.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, disturbing
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college life, college, high school life, teenage life, nothing goes right, drug dealing, dark humor, student life, youth, coming of age, partners, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%