Movies like Bad Boys for Life

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Bad Boys for Life (2020)
 6.6
 112K
Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, humorous, exciting, tense, captivating, entertaining, buddy movie, surprise ending
Plot: police officer, drug lord, danger, soldier, brutality, chase, murder, machismo, police, police detective, prison fight, drug dealing, buddies, police investigation, crimes, friends, good versus evil, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, drug cartel, motorcycle gang, dog, prison, witch, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: mexico, miami

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Most similar movies to Bad Boys for Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, exciting, suspense and realistic films with plots about machine gun, pistol, chase, gunfight, violence, gun and death mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Bad Boys for Life: Bad Boys II (2003), Bad Boys (1995), The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017), Stuber (2019), SuperFly (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 228K
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: drug lord, buddy cop, police investigation, car chase, gunfight, violence, fbi, racial slur, drug dealing, ku klux klan, male friendship, minefield ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, cuba, usa, puerto rico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 236K
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: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, buddy movie, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: drug lord, two man army, black cop, police corruption, internal affairs, foot chase, police investigation, witness protection, buddies, partners against crime, car chase, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995
Place: miami, usa, florida, united states
⇓ 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, surprise ending ...
Plot: bodyguard, hitman, assassin, killer, car chase, revenge, on the run, opposites attract, criminal, travel, courtroom, courage ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, amsterdam, manchester, netherlands, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 38K
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, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: taxi driver, police officer, investigation, driver, father daughter relationship, murder, danger, partners, friendship, drug lord, crimes, sniper ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.1
 6K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: money, nightclub, arrest, corruption, gambling, driving, police, cocaine, drinking, deception, betrayal, african american ...
Time: 2010s
Place: montenegro, texas, hong kong, atlanta georgia, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 101K
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, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, two man army, partners, law enforcement, police officer, police, disorder, gunfight, car chase, violence, wedding preparations and rituals, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 52K
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, humorous, funny, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, partners against crime, escapades, silly humor, disorder, police investigation, corruption, drugs, gangsters, wedding, chase, party ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, miami, atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo ...
⇓ 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, disturbing, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, murder, gunfight, foot chase, chase, brutality, fight, survival, betrayal, violence, held at gunpoint, death ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Precious Cargo (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, 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, surprise ending
Plot: heist, crime boss, diamond, betrayal, danger, thief, assassination attempt, heist gone wrong, organized crime, gang, gunfight, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 270K
The Nice Guys (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, 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: buddy comedy, entertaining, suspense, humorous, buddy movie ...
Plot: private detective, conspiracy, pornography, father daughter relationship, party, alcoholic, single father, corruption, murder, investigation, neo noir, teenage girl ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 29K
Sleepless (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, exciting, tense ...
Plot: organized crime, kidnapping, police corruption, undercover cop, robbery, rescue, father son relationship, race against time, brutality, police detective, betrayal, criminal ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Code of Honor (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: brutality, murder, danger, sociopath, anti hero, gangsters, anti heroes, chase, fbi agent, tough guy, killer, ex special forces ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 276
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, chase, gangsters, undercover, police detective, police officer, renegade, computer cracker, law enforcement, good versus evil, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 159K
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: exciting, humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, profanity, lapd, police detective, embassy, crimes, graphic violence, robbery, nudity (full frontal - brief), blacks and whites, oldtimer, seaport ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 160K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
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, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: misfit partners, policewoman, fbi, sarcasm, police investigation, women, friendship, partners against crime, special agents, police, drug lord, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 85K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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: exciting, humorous, talky, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, police, thief, undercover cop, wedding, buddies, partners against crime, law enforcement, financial problem, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 14K
Black and Blue (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exposure follows a rookie Detroit African-American female cop who stumbles upon corrupt officers who are murdering a drug dealer, an incident captured by her body cam. They pursue her through the night in an attempt to destroy the footage, but to ...
Style: suspense, tense, slang, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: danger, criminal gang, police corruption, murder, african american, gunfight, drug dealer, blood, policewoman, police, rookie, crimes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Protector (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, chase, gang, gangsters, rescue, rivalry, track down, city life, working undercover, urban, against the odds ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, new york, usa, china, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.3
 64K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, murder, police corruption, violence, betrayal, crimes, crime, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, tel aviv israel, atlanta georgia, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 4K
Line of Duty (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Penny is a disgraced cop looking for a shot at redemption. When the police chief's 11-year-old daughter is abducted, Frank goes rogue to try and save her. But to find the girl, Frank will need the help of Ava Brooks, whose live-streaming ...
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, suspense, buddy comedy
Plot: explosion, kidnapping, friendship, police, violence, suicide, ethnic slur, investigation, heroes, internet, blog, eavesdropping ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, chase, martial arts, vigilantism, danger, police, fighting crime, drug dealing, chases and races, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 74K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, police station, robbery, crimes, partners, police officer, thief, murder, escape attempt, cons and scams, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, feel good, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: partners, heroes, crimes, investigation, danger, unlikely partners, law enforcement, chase, police, life philosophy, stereotypes, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.7
 2K
Countdown (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A madman captures a young boy and rigs him with explosives. Ray Fitzpatrick, still haunted by the loss of his own son, will defy orders to stop the clock and save a life
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, tense ...
Plot: race against time, police, countdown, child in peril, danger, kidnapping, hostage, mercilessness, rescue, brutality, little boy, violence ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 13K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: violence, revenge, murder, police corruption, brutality, danger, dark hero, sociopath, paranoia, street shootout, hairdresser, corrupt politician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.3
 310
Mask of Death (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, hitman, betrayal, gangsters, assassination attempt, undercover, dual role, fistfight, helicopter, tattoo, timebomb, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
 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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hostage, chases and races, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, kidnapping, daring rescue, gangsters, tough heroes, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, murder, chase, investigation, gangsters, martial arts, danger, car chase, law enforcement, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 7K
Skin Trade (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex slavery, sex slave, human trafficking, martial arts, gangsters, crimes, tough law enforcer, crime, master criminal, rivalry, police investigation, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia, usa, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 142K
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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: mercenary, one man army, rescue mission, kidnapping, death threat, crime boss, one against many, criminal underworld, machismo, tough guy, stranded, crime family ...
Time: 2020s
Place: bangladesh, india, mumbai india, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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