Movies like Black and Blue

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Black and Blue (2019)
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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 make matters worse, they've tipped off a criminal gang that she's responsible for the dealer's death.
Style: suspense, tense, slang, bleak
Plot: police corruption, criminal gang, african american, drug dealer, policewoman, danger, crime, gunfight, murder, blood, police, corrupt officer, police officer, black cop
Place: detroit, usa, louisiana

Most similar movies to Black and Blue

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crime, crimes, murder, police corruption, police, violence and police investigation mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Black and Blue: End of Watch (2012), Catch .44 (2011), Waist Deep (2006), The Son of No One (2011), Street Kings (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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End of Watch (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.
Style: tense, emotional, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, friendship, policewoman, fighting crime, police sergeant, shooting, danger, police investigation, latinos, street gang, crime, responsibility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, california
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100%
 4.6
 16K
Catch .44 (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The lives of three female assassins take a sudden turn when their charming boss lures them into one last job. They soon find themselves thrust into a bizarre situation involving a psychotic hit man, a grizzled trucker and a delusional line cook.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, woman in danger, deadly, hitman, crime, tough girl, police officer, murder, gunfight, crimes, danger, shotgun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.9
 9K
Waist Deep (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gang, chase, organized crime, ex convict, father son relationship, car chase, gang war, race against time, african american, drug lord, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Son of No One (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rookie cop is assigned to the 118 Precinct in the same district where he grew up. The Precinct Captain starts receiving letters about two unsolved murders that happened many years ago in the housing projects when the rookie cop was just a kid. ...
Style: serious, bleak, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: police corruption, police detective, crimes, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crime, murder, husband wife relationship, housing project, mental institution, dishonesty, falling off a roof ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.8
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Street Kings (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, serious, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, dirty cop, police investigation, tough law enforcer, right and wrong, doubts and hesitations, undercover cop, corruption, police, murder, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Streets of Blood (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police officer's partner has died during Hurricane Katrina, but he later discovers that his partner may have been murdered. An investigation follows, taking the officer and his new partner into the depths of the criminal underworld.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, investigation, murder, crime, working undercover, crimes, chaos and mayhem, police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his drinking problem and this alcoholism causes him to lose his ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, alcoholic, going straight, mystery, crime, police corruption, redemption, rehabilitation, track down, downfall, police officer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 11K
Blue Steel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, policewoman, serial killer, stalking, murder, psychopath, neo noir, crimes, mind game, crime, police investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.6
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Point Blank (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse is forced to spring a wounded murder suspect from the hospital when the man’s brother kidnaps his pregnant wife and wants to make a trade.
Style: tense, captivating, bleak, brutal, remake of french film
Plot: pregnant woman, investigation, captivity, ambulance, gang, african american protagonist, hospital, police, corruption, weapons, gunfight, blood ...
Place: cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 4K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, heist, hitman, psychopath, serial killer, police detective, vengeance, writer's life, crimes, danger, mind game, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, survival, police station, danger, brutality, siege, crimes, master criminal, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 126K
Four Brothers (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Four adopted brothers return to their Detroit hometown when their mother is murdered and vow to exact revenge on the killers.
Style: sentimental, rough, intense, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, robbery, vengeance, violence, funeral, uncover truth, crime, criminal heroes, parents and children, mob boss, interracial adoption, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Across 110th Street (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a daring robbery, some $300,000 is taken from the Italian mob. Several mafiosi are killed, as are two policemen. Lt. Pope and Mattelli are two New York City cops trying to break the case. Three small-time criminals are on the run with the money. ...
Style: bleak, cynical, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, neo noir, crime, social decay, law enforcement, dishonesty, fighting crime, society, urban, interracial relations, partners against crime, violence spree ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, harlem, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 3K
Hyena (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, human trafficking, drug dealer, severed head, gang, violence, murder, danger, drug dealing, crimes, gangsters, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Reasonable Doubt (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When up-and-coming District Attorney Mitch Brockden commits a fatal hit-and-run, he feels compelled to throw the case against the accused criminal who was found with the body and blamed for the crime. Following the trial, Mitch's worst fears ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: district attorney, dishonesty, life turned upside down, false accusation, legal, murder, crimes, hotshot lawyer, crime, serial killer, hit and run, legal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Score to Settle (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former mob enforcer who is released from prison after serving 22 years for a crime he didn't commit sets out on a path for revenge against the people who wronged him.
Style: rough, brutal, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: master criminal, revenge, vengeance, justice, injustice, life is a bitch, crime, death, crimes, danger, brutality, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.3
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Death Toll (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New Orleans has the No. 1 per capita murder rating in the nation. A decade earlier the city was dubbed the "Murder Capital of the Country." Drugs and violence controlled the streets, taking a toll on the city's law enforcement, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, partners against crime, track down, crimes, working undercover, reluctant partners, criminal's revenge, crime, chases and races, rivalry, society, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Pride and Glory (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police corruption, police investigation, murder, moral dilemma, dishonesty, cover up, crime, betrayal, family relations, uncover truth, family values ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police investigation, society, workplace, cop as target, dishonesty, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, police corruption, crimes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: tense, realistic, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, lapd, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting crime, police corruption, crimes, golden years, crime, city life, partners, urban ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and ...
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, guilt, police brutality, deception, undercover cop, undercover, betrayal, murder, racial slur, working undercover, violence, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, police corruption, violence, undercover, urban, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, vigilantism, cop as target, mission gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 361K
Training Day (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, police corruption, rookie, police brutality, gunfight, african american, marijuana, mentor, one day, drug dealing, bad cop, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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An Innocent Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, police corruption, frame up, false accusation, drug dealing, gang, vengeance, prison gang, law enforcement, prison life, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, bar, policewoman, drug dealer, female police officer, vice squad, computers and web, working undercover, crime, witnessing a crime, partners against crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 675
True Blue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rembrandt Macy (Tom Berenger) is a maverick cop assigned to a case where the primary evidence is a woman's hand found in a pond. Investigators identify the dead, and Macy is lead into a young woman's past. Macy's primary path to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, intense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, uncover truth, mind game, investigation, tough law enforcer, rivalry, crime, police corruption, law enforcement, gang, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 8K
Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, gangsters, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, machismo, murder, one against many, undercover, gang war ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, beijing china, bangkok thailand, china, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 123K
The Negotiator (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, intellectual, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, hostage, frame up, police corruption, corruption, police, uncover truth, innocence, swat, hostages, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.5
 5K
Dragon Eyes (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, vigilantism, gang, small town, police corruption, fight, one man army, righting the wronged, crime, master warrior, tough heroes, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Never Die Alone (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drug kingpin's return home touches off a turf war.
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, murder, manhunt, crimes, life is a bitch, interracial relations, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, drug dealing, addiction, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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