Movies like Angel 1984

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Angel (1984)
 5.7
 3K
Angel (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 15 year-old Molly is top of her high school class. But nobody suspects that the model pupil earns her money at night: as a prostitute on Sunset Blvd. The well-organized separation of her two lives is shattered when two of her friends are slain by a serial killer. She's the only eye witness and becomes a target herself.
Style: serious, realistic, road movie, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, psychopath, hollywood, teenager, vigilante, murder, high school, exploitation, teenage life, school, crimes, vengeance, youth, crime, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, killer, student, money, target, police, female nudity, prostitution ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles

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Most similar movies to Angel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, crime, law enforcement, psychopath and vengeance mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Angel: Cold Steel (1987), Dangerously Close (1986), The Majorettes (1987), Sudden Impact (1983), Night Visitor (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Avenging Angel (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly, former baby prostitute "Angel" from Sunset Boulevard, has managed to leave her street life with help of Lt. Andrews. She studies law at an university and aims to become attorney. When she learns that Andrews was shot during a failed ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), hollywood, gangsters, revenge, prostitute, deadly, heroes, chases and races, lone wolves, crimes, crime, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.6
 684
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dangerously Close (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebel without a cause or a clue at an elite but uptight college discovers some of his classmates have formed an even more elite clique more or less hell-bent on ridding the school, and quite possibly American society, of what they deem to be its ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fascism, murder, high school, punk, crimes, state affairs, vigilantism, teenage life, high school life, school, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 651
The Majorettes (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A hooded psycho is murdering high-school girls. A devil-worshiping, drug-dealing biker gang is suspected.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, murder, high school, masked killer, cheerleader, nurse, woman in danger, who done it, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.7
 41K
Sudden Impact (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When a young rape victim takes justice into her own hands and becomes a serial killer, it's up to Dirty Harry Callahan, on suspension from the SFPD, to bring her to justice.
Style: serious, tense, intense, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, police investigation, chase, serial killer, vengeance, crimes, crime, female killer, police detective, against the rules, law enforcement, justice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, las vegas, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 555
Night Visitor (1989)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager (Derek Rydall) insists he saw a satanist (Allen Garfield) kill the call girl next door, and tries to prove it.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, high school, supernatural, prostitute, satanism, voyeurism, school, teenage life, parents and children, teachers and students, profanity, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Against the Law (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trigger-happy outlaw goes on the run and a burned out, disillusioned cop gives chase. They end up head-to-head in a Los Angeles shoot out.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police officer, master criminal, rivalry, journalism, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, deadly, crime, lone wolves, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
 314
Flashfire (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police detective Jack Flinder is already in trouble with the rest of his force for imprisoning a corrupt partner, but now he has a new problem to deal with. Another officer has been murdered in a hotel room, where he was with a prostitute named ...
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, police corruption, prostitute, arson, rivalry, law enforcement, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, assassination, dishonesty, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Boys Next Door (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trial of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout.
Style: cult film, realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence spree, psychopath, hate crime, killing spree, violence, brutality, gun, suburban life, suburbs, on the road ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 2K
Vice Squad (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An unlikely Hollywood hooker helps a detective set a trap for a mutilator pimp.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: prostitute, hollywood, pimp, working undercover, sexual abuse, murder, family relations, society, crime, law enforcement, investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 1K
Relentless (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, crime, crimes, vengeance, stalking, mentally unstable, partners against crime, chases and races, maniac, police detective ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 788
Starkweather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1958 Nebraska 19 year old garbageman Charles Starkweather goes on a murder spree with his 14 year old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate killing 11 people in three months, introducing America to spree killing.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, mind game, lovers on the run, deadly, murder, teenage life, track down, gory, law enforcement, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 16K
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, false accusation, frame up, murder, law enforcement, friendship, investigation, haunted by the past, rivalry, dishonesty, career ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 1.8
 414
Son of Sam (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This chilling tale recounts the late 70's in New York City, when a serial killer on the loose dubbed "Son of Sam" creates havoc. When arrested, "Son of Sam" tells police he was influenced by a satanic cult. New York would ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, danger, psychopath, serial killer, deadly, mind game, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Street Fighters (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the ...
Style: bleak, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilantism, vengeance, factory, social decay, injustice, psychopath, drug dealing, gangsters, prison, vigilante, home invasion ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.9
 4K
Kill Switch (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, special agents, murder, psychopath, mind game, master criminal, rivalry, law enforcement, race against time, track down, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
 306
Relentless 3 (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sam Dietz, the relentless police detective, returns to Los Angeles from a self-imposed exile to help the police solve another series of brutal killings committed by another crafty serial killer whom targets Dietz's latest love interest.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, amateur detective, rivalry, chase, danger, mind game, race against time, crime, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Stone Cold Dead (1979)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sergeant Boyd's police search to find a sniper who has been shooting hookers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, murder, psychopath, police detective, crime, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, working undercover, stalker ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Brotherhood of Justice (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of high school students, led by a rich boy Derek, is sick of school violence and decides to become underground vigilantes named "Brotherhood of Justice". It starts with the idea "watching people", but things quickly get ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: high school, gang, school, vigilantism, violence, student, vigilante, crimes, youth, drug dealing, rivalry, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Instinct to Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at disguising himself and other deceit for detective Diffs ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, police investigation, psychopath, vengeance, murder, master criminal, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Kill Reflex (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Williamson plays a cop called 'Soda Cracker', whose partner was killed in a mysterious assassination. He is convinced that the murder was committed by his old enemy, Ivan Moss, played by Bo Svenson. Despite threats from the mob and from ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, battle zone, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty, investigation, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 13K
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: policewoman, stalking, obsession, serial killer, murder, psychopath, crimes, neo noir, mind game, crime, police investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Tough Ones (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tough, violent cop who doesn't mind bending the law goes after a machine-gun-carrying, hunchbacked psychotic killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, psychopath, chases and races, rivalry, danger, serial killer, dishonesty, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, deadly, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.9
 6K
Maniac Cop 2 (1990)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A supernatural, maniac killer cop teams up with a Times Square serial killer.
Style: bleak, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, supernatural, chases and races, crime, rivalry, partners, law enforcement, deadly, partners against crime, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 144K
Dirty Harry (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Harry eventually collars Scorpio in ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, intense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, gunfight, tough law enforcer, crimes, psychopath, police, crime, against the rules, ransom, police brutality, police detective, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, parents and children, family life, crimes, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement, amateur detective, who done it, deadly, estrangement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Twisted Justice (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Los Angeles of the future, police are forbidden to carry weapons and must use stun guns instead. A maverick detective ignores those restrictions in his pursuit of "The Bullseye Murderer," a psychotic rapist who takes a new drug ...
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, serial killer, rivalry, investigation, mad scientist, vengeance, police corruption, psychopath, law enforcement, chase, danger, chases and races ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Walking the Edge (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, gangsters, taxi driver, danger, law enforcement, criminal heroes, deadly, crime gone awry, manhunt, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.1
 5K
The Traveler (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On a dark Christmas Eve in a small town, the lone Sheriffs on the night shift encounter a mysterious man who goes by the name of Mr. Nobody. As the night progresses, the Sheriffs discover that this isn't just a nobody, but a vengeful killer ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: mind game, mysterious character, police detective, vengeance, murder, deadly, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, small town, police station, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.2
 486
Bad Bizness (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After three women get killed, policewoman gets involved in the underworld of drugs and pornographic movies, when she starts investigating the case.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sexploitation film, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, prostitute, danger, crimes, strong sexual content, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, working undercover, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%