Movies like Crime Lords

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Crime Lords (1991)
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Crime Lords (1991)
Original name: The Crime Lords
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two ex-cops find themselves alone in their fight against the largest crime syndicate in the world - the Crime Lords. The action takes us from the streets of Los Angeles to the back alleys of Hong Kong in this buddy movie.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lapd, criminal syndicate, gangsters, crimes, heist, friendship, friends, partners, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners against crime, police officer
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, china, usa, california, hong kong, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, partners and chases and races mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Crime Lords: China Strike Force (2000), Coldfire (1990), No Escape No Return (1993), Recoil (1998), The Killers Edge (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
China Strike Force (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young Chinese Security Officer, Darren, is called for Team 808, which fights against the smuggling of drugs and corruption. Noriko, a Japanese Interpol officer, collaborates with Darren for the destruction of a large international drug cartel. At ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, murder, police investigation, martial arts, partners, gang, partners against crime, crimes, racism, track down, undercover, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, new york, usa, china, asia
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 4.0
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Coldfire (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The "Coldfire" is a lethal new designer-drug with destructive capabilities. Its origins are unknown...and its effects are irreversible. This drug promises the "ultimate high." However, what does the user acquire instead? The ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: police, law enforcement, dishonesty, life is a bitch, deadly, gangsters, crimes, crime, addiction, drug abuse, conspiracy, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
No Escape No Return (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two cops go undercover to infiltrate a violent drug ring, and are in for a shock when they find out who's running it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: undercover, police shootout, drug cartel, drug ring, drug dealing, special agents, crimes, dishonesty, crime, law enforcement, working undercover, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Recoil (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Ray Morgan accidentally kills the son of a mob boss. The mob boss orders to have Morgan killed unknowing that the assassin killed Morgan's wife and kids. Now Morgan's out for revenge..and he'll do it his own way
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, car chase, gangsters, vengeance, bank, showbiz, heist, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, chase, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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The Killers Edge (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cop teams up with an FBI agent to track down a counterfeiter.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, counterfeiter, fbi, battle zone, friendship, betrayal, confined, special agents, rivalry, dishonesty, forgery, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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79%
 4.6
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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 ⇓
67%
 4.0
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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 ⇓
65%
 6.2
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Moving Targets (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kit comes from a very fortunate family, with an outstanding police officer father When the family starts to break up, Man impulsively shot Kit's mother. After Kit's parents divorced, Kit viewed Man his father as an enemy. As an adult, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, rivalry, fighting crime, undercover, betrayal, gangsters, partners against crime, partners, fall in love, working undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 4.8
 140
Private Wars (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman is trying to "convince" the inhabitants of an old neighborhood to abandon their homes in order to build a huge business center there. To achieve his goals, he bribes the police and uses organized bands to intimidate ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, heroes, vigilantism, save the day, crime, society, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, lone wolves, manipulations, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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 ⇓
60%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, lapd, rookie, golden years, city life, police corruption, urban, idealism, police detective, kids in trouble, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.1
 421
Con Express (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hotheaded Alaskan customs agent (Sean Patrick Flannery) unwillingly teams up with a coldhearted but beautiful Soviet agent (Ursula Karven) to capture a rogue Russian general (Arnold Vosloo), selling a shipment of deadly nerve gas. Tensions and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hostage, danger, hostages, crimes, adventure, deadly, rivalry, partners, terrorism, prison, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Fighting Madam 2 (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mona, Billy and Elaine are a tough trio known as the "Angels." While they are on vacation in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), they find out that one of Billy's school-chums is now a gun-runner plotting a revolution in Malaysia with his ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, partners against crime, fighting crime, danger, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, partners, strong female presence, strong violent content, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Leather Jackets (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claudia, a girl who gets around, finally lands her dream man in Mickey. However, Mickey's friend Dobbs spoils their nuptial plans when the thugs of a Vietnamese gangster that he has robbed, come looking for him. In order to save Dobbs, Mickey ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, gang, gangsters, vengeance, on the run, drug dealing, heist, friendship, crimes, rivalry, crime, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Auto Recovery (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Chris O'Brien, devote Catholic and rookie cop with LAPD, is assigned to partner with the hard-edged, street-smart Nora Hugosian. A serial killer is loose, and all the victims are low-life guys whom Nora has dealt with. So, when the tire tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Killing Zone (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Convict is recruited from a chain gang to help capture a Mexican drug lord.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, violence spree, vengeance, profanity, tough heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, rivalry, heroes, law enforcement, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
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The Real Thing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Their plan was simple...Get the Cash. As Rupert, an ex-con, tries to go straight, his younger brother James pursues a life of delinquency. Days after being released from jail, James is gunned down and lies waiting in a hospital for a liver ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Con Games (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A decorated Army veteran goes undercover as a prison inmate to investigate the death of a Senator's grandson, who was killed while behind bars. Once under lock and key, he finds himself at the mercy of an all-powerful guard whose deadly ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Crash and Burn (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.7
 316
Tha Eastsidaz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Snap, Crackle, and Pop are top dogs in the Eastsidaz gang in Long Beach. Pop, also known as Killa, is the alpha dog. He has Crackle and Snap set up a big drug deal that's going to put him on easy street. But Crackle and Snap have their own ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Top of the World (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being robbed. The police believe their big win was a staged ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime gone awry, chases and races, false accusation, partners, crimes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, dishonesty, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 413
Red Line (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A car thief is seen stealing, and is blackmailed into stealing more cars for someone else's profit.
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.9
 1K
Ambushed (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the frenetic underbelly of Los Angeles, Agent Maxwell closes in on an international cocaine smuggling operation run by criminal mastermind Vincent Camastra. When Agent Beverly Royce goes undercover with the drug dealers and finds herself deeper ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, tough law enforcer, crimes, police corruption, working undercover, special agents, lapd, corrupt cop, strip club, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Guilty by Association (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: There is no honor without truth. When gang wars spin out of control in downtown Washington D.C., one man steps onto the battlefirld to hunt down a ruthless killer. A young man has been released from prison and is determined to build a new life for ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, criminal heroes, friendship, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, police investigation, master criminal, redemption, battles, police corruption, dishonesty, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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 ⇓
46%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%