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36th Precinct (2004)
 7.1
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36th Precinct (2004)
Original name: 36 Quai des Orfèvres
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years with the french police before creating this story, which in part is taken from real facts that happened during the 1980s in France.
Style: rough, tense, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, disturbing, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, betrayal, police corruption, organized crime, investigation, violence, police, gangsters, ambition, law enforcement, workplace intrigue, justice, uninhibited rivalry, dirty cop, gang violence, police officer killed, dishonesty, blind ambition, spouse in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, rio de janeiro

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Most similar movies to 36th Precinct

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, vengeance, betrayal, police corruption and murder mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like 36th Precinct: Training Day (2001), Diamond 13 (2009), The Last Deadly Mission (2008), 22 Bullets (2010), Street Kings (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Training Day (2001)
Genre: Action, 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, neo noir, harsh, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, african american, lone hero, corrupt cop, gang member, gunfight, gang, drug dealer, rookie, mentor, police, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Diamond 13 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop goes up against his lifelong friend, who has become one of the city's biggest drug traffickers.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, dishonesty, crimes, buddies, law enforcement, partners, tough law enforcer, graphic violence, police corruption, friends, drugs, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, rough, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, woman in danger, redemption, haunted by the past, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, making love, sex scene, police ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
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22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, vengeance, revenge, criminal's revenge, gangsters, violence, murder, revenge plot, police investigation, organized crime, police, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille, provence, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Street Kings (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, harsh, suspense, twist ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dirty cop, police corruption, police, violence, gunfight, police investigation, corruption, vigilantism, undercover cop, gangsters, crimes, moral ambiguity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, revenge, secret service, murder, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, gangsters, hitman, organized crime, loss of friend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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100%
 6.5
 18K
Doberman (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The charismatic criminal Dobermann, who got his first gun when he was christened, leads a gang of brutal robbers. After a complex and brutal bank robbery, they are being hunted by the Paris police. The hunt is led by the sadistic cop Christini, who ...
Style: sexy, stylized, talky, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, violent, crimes, gunfight, organized crime, gangsters, robbery, chase, police corruption, gang, violence, crazy ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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100%
 5.8
 2K
Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, working undercover, marijuana, crimes, loss of partner, car chase, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Lookout (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A major police operation to take down a notorious gang of bank robbers goes horribly wrong when a rooftop sniper opens fire, killing several police officers and causing an explosive distraction in which the robbers make their getaway. Commissioner ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, heist, police detective, track down, rivalry, crimes, manhunt, chase, sniper, escapades, nypd, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
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Sabotage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: stylized, intense, suspense, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug cartel, swat team, police investigation, crimes, brutality, vengeance, crime scene, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, strip club, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014
Place: mexico, california, atlanta, georgia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Second Wind (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, heist, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, escaped prisoner, betrayal, empire, righting the wronged, escape, armored truck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, psychological, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, gang, police corruption, frame up, vengeance, false accusation, gunfight, drug dealing, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: atmospheric, dark, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, police corruption, gunfight, investigation, partners against crime, uncover truth, crimes, working undercover, vigilantism, corruption, loss of partner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Paris by Night (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Police commander Simon Weiss, head of the division that supervises Paris’s demi-monde, starts out on his nightly tour of bars, discos and strip clubs, making sure once again that the owners don’t bend the rules too far. Weiss knows he’s ...
Style: neo noir, serious, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, intrigue, rivalry, lifestyle, dishonesty, police corruption, nightlife, betrayal, friendship, police, nudity (full frontal - brief), nightclub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Infernal Affairs II (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, gangsters, organized crime, police, crimes, vengeance, murder, spy, police investigation, survival, police detective, recruit ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1991 ...
Place: hong kong, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Carlito's Way: Rise to Power (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jay Hernandez (Friday Night Lights), Mario Van Peebles (Ali), Luis Guzmán (Carlito's Way) and Sean Combs (Monster's Ball) star in the gripping tale of the early years of gangster legend Carlito Brigante. Seduced by the power of the brutal ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, gang, mafia, crimes, best friends, betrayal, master criminal, police corruption, vengeance, tragic hero, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bonded by Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, gang, rise and fall, vengeance, betrayal, ambition, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, robbery, heist, police detective, investigation, police investigation, gangsters, crimes, hostage, surveillance, dirty cop, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, san francisco
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 7.3
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If You Knew Me (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Sathyadev, who is on a career break, is forced to put on his cop shoes ones again to save Thenmozhi, a young woman who is the target of a criminal organ harvesting group, led by a ghost from his past.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: police, police investigation, vengeance, crimes, fighting crime, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, self discovery, law enforcement, murder, revenge, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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Welcome to the Punch (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, crimes, police corruption, conspiracy, heist, organized crime, investigation, criminal, betrayal, moral ambiguity, justice, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, iceland
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45%
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A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: suspense, harsh, emotional, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, drug cartel, crimes, revenge, justice, gang, vigilantism, gangsters, corruption, violence, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Colour of the Truth (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, police corruption, snitch, undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, spy, police shootout, investigation, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, suspense, twists and turns, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police corruption, police investigation, investigation, murder, crimes, betrayal, corruption, moral dilemma, police officer, organized crime, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, boston, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
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New World (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, mafia, criminal gang, undercover cop, moral dilemma, gang war, mole, group of criminals, rivalry, gang leader, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
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13 (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him. Something else he does not know is that Gerard Dorez, a cop on a knife-edge, is tailing him. When he reaches his ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, harsh, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: overdose, crimes, murder, life is a bitch, depression, visceral, reward, contests and competitions, fish out of water, social decay, suicidal, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
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The Outsider (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In another typical Jean-Paul Belmondo vehicle, the French action hero plays a policeman prone to advancing the cause of justice by any means necessary. On his agenda is a powerful drug cartel working out of Paris and Marseilles, with a drug lord ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, drug lord, car chase, revenge, fighting crime, crimes, drug abuse, tough law enforcer, injustice, gangsters, hotshot hero, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: france, paris france, europe, provence, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 321 min.
Story: Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of ...
Style: realistic, twists and turns, macabre, brutal, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, revenge, mafia, gang, vengeance, crimes, abuse, brutality, small town, greed, powerful ending, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
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Leak 2000 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a book about an infamous real scandal in the Dutch crime scene, the film aims at exposing the horrors caused by corruption on both sides of the law. A rookie policeman is coerced into obtaining secret information from a childhood friend ...
Style: exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, false accusation, police detective, criminal gang, police corruption, investigation, mole, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, law enforcement, corrupt law enforcer ...
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: realistic, tense, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corrupt cop, corruption, police, crimes, police corruption, guilt, nypd, police detective, betrayal, murder, organized crime, swat team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%