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Wild District (2018)
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Wild District (2018)
Original name: Distrito salvaje
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After surrendering to Bogotá police, an ex-guerrilla avoids prison by working undercover to investigate a ruthless enforcer of government corruption.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, government corruption, haunted by the past, crimes, special agents, mercenary, soldier, betrayal, life is a bitch, wartime life, secret mission, storytelling, netflix, jungle

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, captivating and realistic films and TV series with plots about crimes, danger, undercover, murder, crime, law enforcement and working undercover mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Wild District: The Cartel (2008), Legends (2014), Rogue (2013), Villain (2020), Played (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Cartel (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia
TV show
Story: The Cartel follows ten friends, all of them members of a dangerous drug cartel, whose ambition for power and money will cause them to eventually kill each other. For it is an undeniable truth that, in this business, you always lose.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: organized crime, rivalry, mafia, crimes, fall in love, gangsters, gang war, lifestyle change, power struggle, uninhibited rivalry, smuggling, drug dealing ...
Place: mexico
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Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division, Martin Odum can transform himself into a different person -- whether it's an assignment as a Serbian extremist, a corrupt Chicago police officer, a British special forces colonel, or a ...
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, working undercover, fbi, government agency, undercover, secret identity, espionage, state affairs, betrayal, mysterious character, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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94%
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Rogue (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: "Rogue" revolves around Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, murder, police detective, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, law enforcement, loss of son, torment, who to trust, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Villain (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After 10 years, Eddie Franks is out of prison and trying to stay on the straight and narrow, but his drug-mule brother, Sean has other ideas. Rival gangster brothers demand Sean repay his debt to them, causing Eddie to get tangled in the crossfire, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, family, danger, rivalry, escapades, murder, violence, police, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Played (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Covert Investigations Unit (CIU) risks going undercover to infiltrate and bring down criminal organizations. In this new style of short-term, high-intensity undercover work, each covert “play” is crafted quickly and executed at an even ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, fighting crime, undercover, crimes, gain trust, law enforcement, police officer, police, danger, friends, murder, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Bulletproof (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Police duo Bishop and Pike are two best mates bonded by the same moral code, despite their differences. Packed full of humour, action and emotion, Bulletproof is about friendship, conspiracies and ghosts from the past.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, semi serious, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: best friends, crimes, partners, gun, handgun, corruption, husband wife relationship, family problems, police shootout, murder, danger, hand to hand combat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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77%
 8.4
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Suskunlar (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Suskunlar, is a Turkish television drama series based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's 1995 novel of Sleepers.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, vengeance, haunted by the past, buddies, rivalry, friendship, murder, danger, death, graphic violence, friends, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.4
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Man to Man (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: From Kim Won Seok, the writer of Descendants of the Sun, a drama about a special bodyguard with a background in special investigations and the Hallyu star he is supposed to protect.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: secret, secret agents, undercover agent, working undercover, cover-up, bodyguard, government agent, fighting crime, special agents, celebrity, protector, rescue mission ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.8
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Hidden (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: When a mysterious lawyer Gina Hawkes turns up asking Harry to find a missing alibi witness for her client he agrees to take on the job but is unwittingly drawn into investigating the death of his brother 20 years ago. Harry quickly finds himself ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, conspiracy, lawyer, lawyers and clients, legal, who to trust, investigation, political conspiracy, murder, politics, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 8.1
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Profugos (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Four men become fugitives after a failed drug deal, running from north to south of Chile.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, corruption, organized crime, fighting crime, crime gone awry, dishonesty, law enforcement, undercover, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, bolivia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.7
 16K
Graceland (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.9
 404
No Limit (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A terminally ill French secret service agent is hired by Hydra, a mysterious black ops organization set up by the government, to fight crime by any means necessary and receive experimental treatment in return. Also, his daughter hates him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, undercover, crimes, parents and children, murder, secret agents, law enforcement, terminal illness, family relations, estrangement, secret organization, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.3
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Sr. Ávila (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A family man experiences the tremendous burden of leading a double life as a professional hitman.
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, hitman, danger, crime boss, organized crime, intrigue, deadly, crime, teenage life, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.5
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Dark Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Blue was an action/drama television series which premiered on TNT on July 15, 2009, at 10 pm. It ended its run on September 15, 2010. The series is set in Los Angeles, California. It revolves around Carter Shaw, the leader of an undercover ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
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Mission Park (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four friends from the rough side of town grow apart when two are consumed by a life of crime, and the other two become FBI agents sent deep undercover - to bring down those childhood friends.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
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The Drug Hunter (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An educated chemical engineer becomes an undercover officer against drug dealers.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, stylized
Plot: undercover, secret, professor, criminal, drug dealing, life is a bitch, lifestyle change, teamwork, investigation, prodigy, peril, murder mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Black Work (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Black Work' is the story of Jo Gillespie, a woman who's husband is shot dead in the line of action, in his job as a undercover cop. Jo, a police officer herself soon has to confront issues in her marriage and family life in order to ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, undercover, law enforcement, crime, crimes, murder, life is a bitch, policewoman, female police officer, husband wife relationship, police officer killed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
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3% (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: life is a bitch, rivalry, society, danger, murder, culture clash, vengeance, crimes, violence, death, dishonesty, redemption ...
Time: future
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Kurtlar Vadisi (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Kurtlar Vadisi was a Turkish television drama which broadcast mainly on Show TV and then transferred to Kanal D, then atv for its last season. It was mostly about an agent named Polat Alemdar who leaked into the mafia after his plastic surgery. The ...
Style: tense, captivating, brutal, suspense
Plot: mafia, corruption, criminal, police, mob hit, organized crime, brutality, crime boss, betrayal, death, killings, crime family ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.8
 13K
Undercover (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Undercover agents infiltrate a drug kingpin's operation by posing as a couple at the campground where he spends his weekends. Inspired by real events.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, drug dealer, danger, police, escapades, adaptation, crimes, police investigation, dishonesty, rivalry, society, illegal drugs ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
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Wheelman (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A getaway driver for a bank robbery realizes he has been double crossed and races to find out who betrayed him.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bag of money, betrayal, robbery, driver, getaway driver, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch, police, adaptation, family relations, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 450
Face of Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A police officer searching for his missing sister in Spain uncovers a terrorist cell.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, drug dealing, confined, secret agents, police investigation, undercover, terrorism, partners against crime, race against time, life is a bitch, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, usa, los angeles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Rosario Tijeras (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Worlds collide when a vengeance-obsessed young woman from the other side of the tracks captures the attention of two well-off friends.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: revenge, friend, murder, brutality, death, society, danger, social problems, slum, social differences, deadly, urban ghetto ...
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46%
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 6.1
 377
Angela's Eyes (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Angela Clinton has the exceptional gift of knowing when someone is lying. She discovered this skill at age 14, when she learned her "average" American parents were actually spies. Attempting to right her parents' wrong, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: female agent, fbi, treason, investigation, undercover, partners, partners against crime, mystery, law enforcement, life is a bitch, dishonesty, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 6K
Gang Related (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. Detective Ryan Lopez is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. What the world doesn't know is that long before Ryan became a cop, he pledged allegiance to a ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, working undercover, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, boss, power struggle, police detective, outlaw, criminal, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 1K
Lazarat (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an Albanian town known for drug production and trafficking an elite group of cops set out to end the war waged against the local police.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, rivalry, drug deal, drug dealing, ambition, life is a bitch, industry, murder, crimes, drug traffic, danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Durham County (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Mike Sweeney has just moved with his wife and daughters from Toronto to his hometown of Durham County after the death of his partner. Hoping to escape the violent world of big city police work, Mike falls into a suburban world besieged by ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, dysfunctional family, mystery, marital problem, couples, crimes, crumbling marriage, law enforcement, hunt down, family problems, deadly, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 5K
Chase (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Chase is an American police procedural drama television series created by Jennifer Johnson for the NBC network. The series follows a U.S. Marshals fugitive-apprehension team, based out of Houston, Texas. Jerry Bruckheimer and Johnson serve as ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: policewoman, fugitives, escaped prisoner, crimes, track down, wanted, police investigation, chase, rivalry, law enforcement, special agents, u.s. marshal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.6
 9K
Mr Inbetween (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ray Shoesmith is a father, ex-husband, boyfriend and best friend: tough roles to juggle in the modern age. Even harder when you’re a criminal for hire.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, hitman, mercenary, violence, betrayal, murder, fight scenes, organized crime, secret past, danger, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 14K
McMafia (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Alex Godman, the English-raised son of Russian mafia exiles, has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of their past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his girlfriend Rebecca. But when a murder forces his ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Plot: russian mafia, criminal underworld, vengeance, business, husband wife relationship, assassins, dishonesty, assassin, danger, greed, betrayal, smuggling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%