Movies like Top Cop

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Top Cop (1990)
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Top Cop (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A city finds it is in the grips of a ruthless drug kingpin with little hope of any respite. A cop with an unorthodox style loses his partner after he is murdered by the drug lord's henchmen. Tired of the corruption and strife the criminals have brought to the city, our cop takes on the drug lord with the hopes of cleaning u p the town and avenging his partner's death.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, hitman, drug dealing, crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, courtroom drama, assassin, drugs, female assassin, drug dealer, cult, murder, evil woman, female killer, underage girl, accomplice, female villain, female criminal, two killers, police shootout, child pornography, murderer duo ...
Time: 80s
Place: arkansas

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Most similar movies to Top Cop

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, vengeance and heroes mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Top Cop: On the Edge (2002), Jump Out Boys (2008), Sunstorm (2001), Quiet Cool (1986), Outside the Law (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, tough heroes, vigilantism, vengeance, deadly, partners against crime, rivalry, drug dealing, law enforcement, crimes, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 2.5
 580
Jump Out Boys (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in post hurricane New Orleans. A brutal Mexican drug lord (Armando LeDuc) busts out of jail to retrieve the $15 million that his girlfriend is hiding. But detective Raymond (Kris Kristofferson) and McCoy (Sheldon Robbins) will try their best to ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, hitman, rivalry, danger, law enforcement, deadly, drug dealing, manhunt, vengeance, murder, violence, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.4
 218
Sunstorm (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When The General is assassinated in the streets of San Juan, his four daughters are left embroiled in a scheme that leads all the way to the CIA and U.S. Treasury department. Now they must rely on each other to escape with their lives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, cons and scams, vengeance, manhunt, crimes, unlikely partners, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, siblings relations, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 621
Quiet Cool (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This actioner is set in a remote, heavily forested area in Northern California where marijuana growers raise their illegal crops and run whole communities with their terrorist tactics and wealth. The tale centers on the efforts of a fearless New ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: marijuana, partners against crime, crime, partners, strong violent content, drug dealing, deadly, crimes, police detective, signal, tough heroes, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Outside the Law (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secret agent Julie Cosgrove is walking into her most dangerous mission yet.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, danger, undercover, working undercover, vengeance, starting over, crimes, deadly, government agency, murder, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colombia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.7
 212
City of Fear (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When reporter Steve Roberts acts on a call from his good friend, Charlie, urging him to report on a hot scientific story in Bulgaria, he ends up in a world of disappearance, death and deception.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: criminal's revenge, amateur detective, deadly, dishonesty, drug dealing, rivalry, intrigue, journalism, gangsters, crimes, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.4
 636
Cherry Bomb (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An homage to the action films of the early 1980s, Cherry Bomb follows a young dancer and her quest for revenge against the group of men that brutally assaulted her. Seeing no justice coming from within the system Cherry enlists the help of her ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gang rape, police corruption, crimes, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, strong female presence, woman in danger, siblings relations, rape and revenge, revenge, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
China O'Brien (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: China O'brien; big city police woman; martial arts trainer, is forced to hand in her badge and head home to her father and the small town where she grew up. The peaceful town she knew is now struggling against the clutches of organized crime. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, society, deadly, heroes, opposites attract, dealing with death, rivalry, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, graphic violence, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 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 ⇓
45%
 4.5
 108
The Syringe (1984)
Genre: Action
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Good dope is becoming rare in the North of Paris. Drugstores are being raided by junkies and gangs are nervous, fighting each others: the 'Viets', the 'Blackies', the 'Arabs', the neo-nazis 'Justiciers' and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: crime, law enforcement, life is a bitch, gang, undercover, deadly, society, prostitute, crimes, racism, addiction, drug abuse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 332
Out for Blood (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lawyer's family is murdered by drug smugglers, and he is beaten and left for dead, but survives although in a coma. When he awakes he only has a partial memory of what happened. In order to find out the real story, he trains with a karate ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, drug dealing, murder, martial arts, vengeance, working undercover, memory loss, kidnapping, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism, false accusation, gang ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.7
 883
Bounty Hunters (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of down-on-their-luck bounty hunters hit the jackpot one night when they pick up an informant with a hundred thousand dollar bounty on his head. But their world is turned upside down when a mob boss offers them one million dollars in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: bounty hunter, partners, deadly, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, crime, chase, danger, girl in bra and panties, murder, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hawk's Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric Hawke a British Marine, attends the funeral of his policeman brother who he discovers has been attempting to investigate the mysterious kidnappings and murders of a local Asian street gang. The clues seem to point to a rival Nazi white ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, hitman, marine, graphic violence, tough heroes, battles, gang, undercover, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Street Corner Justice (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Pittsburgh cop Mike Justus is kicked off the force and moves away to relax in sunny Los Angeles. Unfortunately his dream retirement turns out to be a nightmare and he is forced to deal out his own brand of street corner justice.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, deadly, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, lone wolves, rivalry, fighting crime, society, life is a bitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 434
Fatal Instinct (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A police detective follows a trail of evidence that eventually seems to lead to his trusted partner's ex-con brother who he helped put in prison years ago.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: false accusation, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, danger, serial killer, femme fatale, deadly, dangerous attraction, crimes, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, deadly, master warrior, crimes, working undercover, vengeance, danger, ambition, heroes, contests and competitions, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.0
 402
Crooked (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, danger, partners, police investigation, chases and races, mafia, hitman, martial arts, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Dragon from Russia (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A former member of a band of criminals known as the 'Eight-Hundred Dragons' is living in fear in Manchuria as the clan does not allow people to leave alive. However, he is eventually tracked down, and kidnapped along with a young ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, crimes, gang, on the run, rivalry, hitman, drug dealing, best friends, crime, criminal heroes, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.4
 535
Cleaners (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Roxie and Veronica are two gorgeous young women - who also happen to be highly trained contract killers. While on an errand for their boss, an unpleasant surprise in the trunk of their car turns this lethal pair into hunted targets.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, chase, danger, partners, rivalry, woman in danger, female killer, deadly, outlaw, criminal, one woman army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 684
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 ⇓
36%
Without Mercy (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He' s been betrayed by his country, stripped of his honor and exiled to a foreign land. Now maverick Marine officer Frank Zagarino has found a way to get back what was stolen from him. And he'll get it-no matter what it takes.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: tough heroes, master warrior, betrayal, crimes, lone wolves, heroes, dishonesty, one man army, law enforcement, rivalry, partners against crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, vietnam, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Assassin's Game (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Legendary hitman Vet Jones never expected to accept another mission. But when his son fails to assassinate an important target, and a powerful crime boss gives Jones an ultimatum - finish the job or his son dies - Jones has no choice but to accept. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, family relations, disorder, parents and children, master warrior, deadly, danger, crimes, heroes, on the run, martial arts, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 33
Buying Time (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Written and directed by Mitchell Gabourie in 1989. this action movie delves into the world of horse racing, where cunning crooks can win a fortune in an instant. Coerced by the cops into going undercover, two streetwise kids pose as employees at a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, undercover, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, rivalry, master criminal, gang, crime, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 4.2
 161
S.W.A.T. (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story centers on the Chinese Special Police Unit, from their hard training to their first mission.
Style: exciting, realistic, social realism, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: training, swat, endurance, drug dealing, gang of outlaws, bandit, crimes, police officer killed, officers and cadets, rivalry, explosion, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Facing the Enemy (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Griff McCleary is a cop, now his son shot himself with Griff's gun. A year later both he and his wife are still reeling from it. Griff feeling shut out by his wife Olivia, decides to move out. Now he is investigating what appears to be a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, vengeance, family problems, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, rivalry, death in the family, police detective, murder investigation, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 380
Hard Justice (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved in all kinds of corrupt activities; dope dealing and gun ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, prison, confined, drug dealing, special agents, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, heroes, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
New World Disorder (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gang of four eyed crooks led by Kurt Bishop (McCarthy) are ripping off top dollar computer chips from a list of factories. The night they hit Dynaphase Systems, two dirty employees are staying late using company resources to develop their own ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, danger, rivalry, partners, confined, blind ambition, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sticks of Death (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man masters the ancient art of arnis with the help of his grandfather to get revenge on a group of crooks who attempted to beat him to death.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, contests and competitions, rivalry, cons and scams, vengeance, criminal heroes, gangsters, danger, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 719
Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, crimes, murder, tough heroes, police detective, police investigation, master criminal, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 104
Banzai Runner (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A highway patrolman goes after a ring of hit-and-run drivers known as "Banzai runners," who have fast, expensive cars and stage illegal, dangerous high-speed races on the freeways at night.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, hit and run, chases and races, dishonesty, crimes, hidden identity, drug dealing, danger, undercover, master criminal, police investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%