Movies like Bad Boys for Life

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Bad Boys for Life (2020)
 6.5
 161K
Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, humorous, exciting, tense, captivating, entertaining, funny, epic, saga ...
Plot: police detective, police, buddy cop, tough guy, police partner, chase, police officer, race against time, investigation, friendship between men, showdown, nightclub, revenge, gang, drug lord, criminal, rescue, midlife crisis, police chase, police officer killed, sarcasm, retirement, gangsters, fight, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: florida, miami, usa, mexico city, north america, mexico, united states of america

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Most similar movies to Bad Boys for Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, surprise ending, humorous and buddy comedy films with plots about gun, gunfight, chase, shot in the chest, shot to death, violence and machine gun mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Bad Boys for Life: Bad Boys II (2003), The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017), Bad Boys (1995), Ride Along 2 (2016), Ride Along (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 252K
Bad Boys II (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of ...
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, exciting, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, drug lord, police, gunfight, chase, gangsters, foul language, friendship between men, partners against crime, violent, violence, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, cuba, usa, north america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Canada, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, humorous, tense, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, hitman, bodyguard, killer, two man army, on the run, tough guy, criminal, assassin, murderer, one against many, car chase ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: england, amsterdam, manchester, united kingdom, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.8
 267K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, buddy movie, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: two man army, drug lord, partners against crime, black cop, police investigation, adventure, police corruption, murder, crimes, gangsters, buddy cop, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: miami, florida, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.9
 59K
Ride Along 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
Style: buddy comedy, funny, humorous, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: undercover cop, partners against crime, law enforcement, corruption, police investigation, gangsters, drugs, chase, wedding, partners, unlikely partners, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, hawaii, tokyo, miami, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 115K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, humorous, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: two man army, gangsters, police officer, police, escapades, gunfight, car chase, partners, law enforcement, buddy cop, kidnapping, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.0
 270K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, exciting, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, reluctant partners, kung fu, chase, fight scenes, police investigation, two man army, adventure, crimes, buddy cop, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: los angeles, hong kong, california, china, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 203K
Extraction (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord…
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: mercenary, kidnapping, rescue mission, one against many, ex special forces, machismo, swat team, death threat, crimes, stranded, jungle, one man army ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: india, bangladesh, australia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Sweden, Bulgaria, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The world’s most lethal odd couple – bodyguard Michael Bryce and hitman Darius Kincaid – are back on another life-threatening mission. Still unlicensed and under scrutiny, Bryce is forced into action by Darius's even more volatile wife, ...
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, captivating, funny, surprise ending ...
Plot: hitman, killer, terrorism, agent, mission, bodyguard, adventure, crimes, female agent, millionaire, nun, torture chamber ...
Time: future, 2020s, 50s
Place: russia, italy, monaco, rome italy, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 378K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: buddy comedy, parody, funny, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, high school, dimwit, friendship, police, police investigation, teenager, farce, police officer, undercover, buddy cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, new orleans, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 49K
CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: buddy comedy, funny, intense, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: buddy cop, motorcycle, police, heist, male nudity, investigation, chase, corruption, police corruption, addiction, undercover agent, fbi agent ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.2
 178K
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under ...
Style: buddy movie, suspense, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police, crimes, revenge, buddy, adventure, home invasion, police officer, nudity (full frontal - brief), lone hero, maverick cop, female nudity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, south africa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 173K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, buddy movie, light, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, women, misfit partners, fbi, policewoman, partners, police, police investigation, female protagonist, sarcasm, special agents, buddy cop ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 48K
Stuber (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After crashing his car, a cop who's recovering from eye surgery recruits an Uber driver to help him catch a heroin dealer. The mismatched pair soon find themselves in for a wild day of stakeouts and shootouts as they encounter the city's ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: police officer, taxi driver, lapd, buddy cop, investigation, murder, father daughter relationship, vulgarity, friendship, partners, crimes, drug lord ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 54K
Shaft (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary ...
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, exciting, colourful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dark humor, investigation, gunfight, drug lord, african american, father son relationship, computer cracker, grandfather, fbi, strong man, revenge, sexual humor ...
Time: year 1997, year 2012, year 2007, year 1994, year 2009 ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 329K
The Nice Guys (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Style: neo noir, entertaining, buddy comedy, suspense, funny ...
Plot: conspiracy, private detective, investigation, private investigator, corruption, murder, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, party, single father, female nudity, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 33K
Sleepless (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: organized crime, tough cop, undercover cop, kidnapping, police corruption, rescue, police detective, father son relationship, race against time, brutality, murder, corruption ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
National Security (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Style: funny, humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: life philosophy, chase, stereotypes, brutality, redemption, partners, heroes, buddy cop, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl (ex-football player Jimmy Dix) attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going ...
Style: suspense, buddy movie, intense, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stripper, private detective, murder, corruption, buddy, football, american football, assassin, justice, investigation, redemption, bribery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, gang, redemption, crimes, police, partner, undercover cop, rivalry, kung fu, haunted by the past, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 260K
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, suspense, buddy movie, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: police, chase, reluctant partners, gunfight, crimes, adventure, police officer, female nudity, police investigation, family, car chase, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 177K
Wrath of Man (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate ...
Style: suspense, humorous, psychological, non-linear, neo noir ...
Plot: revenge, fighting crime, crime boss, heist, lone hero, robbery, working undercover, gangsters, security guard, ex soldier, father son relationship, violence ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Marine 5: Battleground (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While working as an EMT back stateside Jake Carter after responding to a distress call, finds himself caught up protecting a person of interest from a biker gang ruthlessly hunting them down.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, survival, betrayal, murder, violence, gunfight, fight, chase, brutality, deception, death, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 10K
Precious Cargo (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a botched heist, Eddie a murderous crime boss, hunts down the seductive thief Karen who failed him. In order to win back Eddie’s trust, Karen recruits her ex-lover and premier thief Jack to steal a cargo of rare precious gems. But when the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, humorous, neo noir ...
Plot: diamond, betrayal, thief, heist gone wrong, assassination attempt, chase, organized crime, diamonds, criminal, gang, gunfight, murderer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 89K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, police investigation, chase, gangsters, justice, money laundering, police officer, rescue, robbery, wedding, twists and turns, thief ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 13K
Running Scared (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.
Style: buddy movie, talky, witty, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, police officer, police, buddy, gunfight, chase, police investigation, violence, undercover, crimes, gangsters, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, florida, new jersey, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.4
 363
Maximum Force (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: renegade, monster, police officer, police detective, prostitute, gangsters, chase, undercover, computer cracker, against the odds, working undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 11K
Action Jackson (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
Style: sexy, neo noir, humorous, buddy movie, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, chase, martial arts, police investigation, frame up, fight, police, death, brutality, car chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), ninja ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 5K
Close Range (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A rogue soldier turned outlaw is thrust into a relentless fight with a corrupt sheriff, his obedient deputies, and a dangerous drug cartel in order to protect his sister and her young daughter.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, serious, neo noir
Plot: revenge, rescue, on the run, chase, corrupt cop, crime boss, crooked sheriff, martial arts, uncle niece relationship, husband wife relationship, niece, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, arizona, southern usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 2K
Gen-X Cops (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four young officers of the Hong Kong Police are joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means, even if this would lead them to break the law… Their first assignment is to eliminate a gang of criminals who have stolen a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, undercover, tough cop, tough law enforcer, save the day, police investigation, female martial artist, track down, partners against crime, martial arts, bully, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.7
 7K
7 Seconds (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, hostage, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, daring rescue, gangsters, crimes, death, fight, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%