Movies like Ambushed 1998

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Ambushed (1998)
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Ambushed (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jim Natter, the leader of a violent Kuk Klux Klan lodge, is shot dead. His teenage son Eric Natter is found nearby, and taken into police custody for his protection pending the investigation. While four cops drive him to a safe-house, they are ambushed. Three of them shot dead, including Deputy Lawrence, and his black partner Jerry Robinson is accused of the murders.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white supremacy, racism, police, xenophobia, special agents, murder, crimes, interracial relations, frame up, vigilantism, legal, society, who done it, law enforcement, legal investigation, false accusation, on the run, police corruption, small town, partners, witnessing a crime, small town life, dishonesty, reluctant partners, ku klux klan ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Ambushed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, law enforcement, murder, dishonesty, rivalry and chases and races mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Ambushed: A Time to Die (1991), Gang in Blue (1996), Mistrial (1996), Brotherhood of Death (1976), The Sweeper (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Time to Die (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A female photographer teams up with a policeman to try to bring down a corrupt police officer who framed her for drug possession and during her investigation, finds that not everything, or everyone, is what they appear to be.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, frame up, custody, murder, photographer, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, on the run, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
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95%
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Gang in Blue (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A black police officer discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, racism, police, corruption, investigation, graphic violence, urban ghetto, police detective, inventions and discoveries, unstoppable, police investigation, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
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94%
 5.6
 808
Mistrial (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a cop-killer goes free, a detective's search for personal justice veers dangerously out of control. Declaring a mistrial, he takes the accused, the judge and the jury hostage...and begins a trial of his own.
Style: realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, hostage, courtroom, legal investigation, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, crimes, murder, false accusation, injustice, confined, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Brotherhood of Death (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of Black soldiers are home from the war and head to a small Southern town. The town is dominated by a group of Klansmen who keep the Black majority from voting or being treated like human beings. However, these newcomers convince the local ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, racism, vietnam war, revenge, ku klux klan, interracial relations, social decay, vengeance, crimes, rebellion, society, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Sweeper (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young renegade undercover cop with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader who wants only to kill all criminals and those ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police shootout, vigilante, police officer, crimes, working undercover, police detective, fighting crime, master criminal, gang, partners against crime, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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80%
 5.0
 882
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, police officer, police, love interest, partners against crime, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
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80%
Midnight Witness (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the witnesses are in danger of being their next victims.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police corruption, crimes, chase, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, on the run, life is a bitch, dishonesty, misfit, police detective, injustice, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, las vegas
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78%
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Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, gangsters, racism, police investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, social decay, murder, false accusation, police corruption, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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77%
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The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, law enforcement, special agents, dishonesty, on the run, frame up, survival, murderous pair, graphic violence, office, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Klansman (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small southern town has just been rocked by a tragedy: a young woman has been violently raped. The white town fathers immediately declare that the attacker had to be black, and place the blame on Garth, a young black man. Assuming that the men in ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: ku klux klan, racism, interracial relations, false accusation, small town, social relations, rally, injustice, legal action, rivalry, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Framed (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: New York detective Mike Santini (Rob Lowe) is enjoying a holiday with his family when he spots Eddie Meyers (Sam Neill) a fugitive from justice who might be the key witness in a high profile case involving money laundering. Santini plays a major ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, undercover, mind game, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, gangsters, special agents, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, master criminal, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Back in the Day (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young man slides back into a life of crime after reuniting with a shady acquaintance from his past.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, gang, racism, dishonesty, moral dilemma, fall in love, introspection, crimes, crime gone awry, starting over, criminal heroes, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
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71%
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Rage and Honor (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Witnessing a drug deal involving local gang members and cops, an Australian police officer feels he can no longer be just an observer. He joins forces with a local teacher who just happens to be a karate expert and together they try to take back the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, righting the wronged, gangsters, witnessing a crime, drug dealing, society, on the run, life is a bitch, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.3
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Butter (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Corrupt record company executives kill a singing sensation with a drug overdose rather than letting her leave their label and join another company. They then frame her cousin/manager for the murder forcing him to go on the run and to try to get the ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, city life, frame up, false accusation, drug abuse, dishonesty, law enforcement, chase, crimes, musician's life, on the run, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Donato and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Though emotionally estranged, a father and daughter team of Los Angeles police detectives must work together to stop a serial killer. Along the way, the two find themselves forced to deal with a number of painful secrets from their past.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, family life, parents and children, partners, amateur detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, estrangement, who done it, aging ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Slow Burn (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The murder of the ex-wife of Doctor Sam Charney (Rutger Hauer) leads Detective Della Wilder (Pam Grier) to uncover a series of women's murders somehow linked to a big pharmaceutical company.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heroes, psychopath, law enforcement, reluctant partners, who done it, crimes, police investigation, female detective, dishonesty, serial killer, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Blind Faith (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: in 1957 an African-American criminal lawyer (Courtney B. Vance) defends his nephew, who faces the death penalty for murdering a white boy. Charles S. Dutton, Kadeem Hardison, Garland Whitt and Lonette McKee costar in this drama of racial and social ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: murder, injustice, kids in trouble, courtroom drama, police corruption, racism, interracial relations, siblings relations, false accusation, crimes, legal investigation, legal action ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 543
Fighting Back (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's a hard crime story about a Philadelphia shop owner who has enough of the criminals' violences and ravages. He organizes a patrol of civil people. It all starts to go wrong because his team's actions are taken as racial ...
Style: exciting, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, interracial relations, vengeance, vigilantism, store, death wish, city life, terrorism, law enforcement, society, rebellion, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: From the "In the Line of Duty" made-for-television movie series, Manhunt in the Dakotas (also known as 'The Twilight Murders') is based on the true story of cop-killer/white supremacist Gordon Kahl.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: racism, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, manhunt, track down, government agency, murder, fbi, anti semitism, farmer ...
Place: north dakota, usa, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Off Limits (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investigating the serial killings of ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, serial killer, murder, vietnam war, racism, helicopter, investigation, police investigation, crimes, military, psychopath, track down ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Witness Files (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former actress, unjustly sent to prison eight years earlier, is forced to testify against a mafia hit man.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: chase, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, life is a bitch, mystery, witnessing a crime, on the run, crimes, police detective, false accusation, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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64%
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Marked Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A jailed auto mechanic must run for his life after he witnesses the murder of a fellow inmate by two prison guards.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, injustice, righting the wronged, false accusation, death row, prison, wrongfully committed, prison life, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Top of the World (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, police investigation, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, partners, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, false accusation, heist, casino ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Color of Justice (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, racism, interracial relations, dishonesty, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, injustice, crimes, legal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, who done it, legal, dishonesty, legal action, crimes, law enforcement, false accusation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, righting the wronged, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Illegal in Blue (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A cop taking personal leave after he witnesses money stolen from the police property room becomes involved with a beautiful singer who may have killed her husband.
Style: sexy, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, who done it, police corruption, fall in love, femme fatale, uncover truth, police investigation, workplace situations, murder, police detective, couples, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
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Dead Bang (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Los Angeles homicide detective Jerry Beck searches for the murderer who killed a police officer on Christmas Eve. The investigation takes Beck inside the violent world of hate groups and white supremacists, who are hatching a deadly plot to attack ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, investigation, crimes, police corruption, law enforcer killer, psychopath, police detective, partners against crime, society, tough law enforcer, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, colorado, california, usa, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 18K
Ricochet (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An attorney is terrorized by the criminal he put away years ago when he was a cop.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, on the run, law enforcement, murder, false accusation, frame up, friendship, investigation, rivalry, haunted by the past, dishonesty, career ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.5
 3K
Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, criminal heroes, track down, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, small town, police shootout, memory loss, graphic violence, police officer, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Carlita's Secret (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Carlita's Secret begins with a young girl who unwittingly participates in a drug deal rip off. She goes into hiding from the police and the boyfriend she helped commit the rip off with. After years in hiding she becomes a successful nightclub ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, nightclub, crimes, on the run, frame up, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, manhunt, law enforcement, murder, false accusation, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%