Movies like Backstreet Justice

If you like "Backstreet Justice" you are looking for cult film movies about / with neo noir, female police officer, murder, maverick cop, police corruption, neo-noir and martial arts themes of Crime and Drama genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Backstreet Justice (1994)
 4.4
 269
Backstreet Justice (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A P.I. is burdened by her late father's reputation as a corrupt cop.
Style: cult film
Plot: neo noir, female police officer, murder, maverick cop, police corruption, neo-noir, martial arts, karate, violence, female nudity, sex scene, tough girl, gun, hand to hand combat, policewoman, female protagonist, girl power, gunfight, kiss, father daughter relationship, tough cop, breasts, redhead, ambush, police station ...

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Backstreet Justice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and cult film films with plots about murder, gun, gangsters, female nudity, gunfight, violence and pistol mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Backstreet Justice: Jai Gangaajal (2016), One Man Force (1989), Final Chapter: Walking Tall (1977), Hard Vice (1994), Martial Outlaw (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jai Gangaajal (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: The film features SP Abha Mathur who is appointed the first female SP of Bankipur district, Bihar. She then goes against the Local MLA of Bankipur and henchmen of Lakhisarai district.
Style: contemplative, captivating, suspense, exciting
Plot: policewoman, gang, police officer, police, organized crime, female protagonist, corrupt cop, tough girl, sexism, hand to hand combat, murder, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.0
 197
One Man Force (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this action packed film, an L.A. cop speeds off to get revenge upon the dirty drug-dealing dogs who killed his partner
Style: cult film
Plot: maverick cop, police shootout, semiautomatic pistol, one man army, tough cop, beretta, revenge, drugs, brutality, warehouse, bar fight, mixed martial arts ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Final Chapter: Walking Tall (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This is the story of Buford Pusser's final days; not only of his life, but also as Sheriff. It seems that times are changing, and the once adoring people of Pusser's town now fear him and feel like it's time to make a change. There ...
Plot: fistfight, sheriff, gunfight, deputy, deputy sheriff, police vigilantism, justice, spanking, pistol, tough guy, gangster, brawl ...
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 3.7
 208
Hard Vice (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vice cop and her partner investigate a string of murders apparently tied to high-priced Las Vegas call girls.
Plot: gunfight, call girl, investigation, explosion, prostitution, murder, partner, police officer, female nudity, breast kissing, female in shower, sex in bed ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 340
Martial Outlaw (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A DEA agent and his brother, a Los Angeles cop, battle the Russian mafia.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, police shootout, two man army, maverick cop, chases and races, siblings relations, crimes, crime, police detective, kgb, fighting crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.4
 4K
Phoenix (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Gambling fever -- along with a brutal bookie -- leads three crooked cops into a double-dealing scheme that lands them in hot water way over their heads.
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police corruption, betrayal, gambling, neo noir, bookies, crimes, crime, heist, addiction, crime gone awry, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crime drama dircted by Anthony Page.
Plot: murder, domestic violence, immigrants, terror, fear, nurse, polish american, insanity, judge, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.2
 194
Velvet Smooth (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Johnnie Hill plays Velvet Smooth in this soft-core crime meller. The slinky Ms. Smooth is head of a private detective agency, specializing in protecting the unprotectable. Her current client is in deep with a murderous numbers racket. So Velvet ...
Plot: karate, female martial artist, punched in the crotch, girl power, female fighter, punched in the stomach, karate chop, tough girl, female nudity, craps, pantyhose, casino ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 99
An Obsession (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An Obsession is Aoyama's remake for the 1990s of Akira Kurosawa's Stray Dog ("Nora inu," 1949). The basic plot situation is the same: a cop, after losing his gun to a killer, sets out on a search for the criminal who in the end ...
Style: suspense, cult film
Plot: gun, gunshot wound, shooting, heroin addict, neo noir, fistfight, stolen gun, murder, psycho killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 11K
Hoodlum (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1934, the second most lucrative business in New York City was running "the numbers". When, Madam Queen, the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem, is arrested. Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson takes over the business and must ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, violence, murder, bandit, blood, crimes, crime, interracial relations, gambling, graphic violence, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Cellblock Sisters: Banished Behind Bars (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Connor kidnaps his young daughters, April and May, sells them to strangers, and accidentally kills his wife when she attempts to intervene. Sixteen years later, April is an out of control outlaw who has come into a life of drugs and crime, while ...
Plot: women in prison, lesbianism, death, female nudity, murder, prison, father daughter relationship, robbery, mother daughter relationship, sex, revenge, women's prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 8K
The Funeral (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story concerns the funeral of one of three brothers in a family of gangsters that lived in New York in 1930s. Details of the past of the brothers and their families are shown through a series of flashbacks.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, labor union, mafia, violence, family relations, insanity, corpse, bedroom, great depression, strike, crime, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 3K
Bloody Mama (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sexually abused as a young girl, Kate "Ma" Barker (Shelley Winters) grows into a violently powerful woman by the 1930s. She lovingly dominates her grown sons, and grooms them into a pack of tough crooks. The boys include the cruel Herman ...
Style: cynical, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, prison, kidnapping, murder, addiction, wrongfully committed, bank, deadly, losing-it hero, crime, lovers on the run ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1929
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.1
 375
Nails (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a wild Los Angeles police detective becomes a hostage of the heroin ring he and his partner have exposed.
Style: cult film, surprise ending
Plot: ex wife, tough cop, dark hero, tragic hero, revenge, chase, organized crime, police chase, pump action shotgun, search, karate, anti hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
And Then You Die (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A drug deal must deal with the mafia, Hells Angels, and police who want to arrest him. -- WorldCat
Plot: hitman, murder, death, husband wife relationship, mafia, crime boss, blackmail, pursuit, neo noir, drugs, gun, loyalty ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Victim of Desire (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An SEC agent investigating $70M in missing funds and a murdered businessman gets involved with the man's wife.
Style: erotic, twists and turns
Plot: murder, car accident, desire, prime suspect, plot twist, female nudity, sex, shower, erotica, sex scene, breasts, blonde woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
This World, Then the Fireworks (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marty Lakewood is a reporter forced to leave Chicago and his family because he had uncovered too much police corruption. He returns to his small home town on the California coast to his ailing mother and prostitute sister, with whom he had an ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: brother sister incest, incestuous sex, neo noir, prostitute, incest, neo-noir, cons and scams, haunted by the past, small town, siblings relations, small town life, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20s, 1920s, 1950s, 80s
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.0
 3K
Deadfall (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, murder, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, neo noir, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, greed, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: From the sight of a police officer this movie depicts the life in New York's infamous South Bronx. In the center is "Fort Apache", as the officers call their police station, which really seems like an outpost in enemy's country. ...
Style: bleak, realistic, captivating, disturbing, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, murder, police, rebellion, prostitute, hostage, police protagonist, police corruption, crime, crimes, police investigation, gang ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Desperate Crimes (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the large industrial port of an Italian city - sailors, women, black market traffickers, sleazy nightclubs, and dingy narrow alleys make up a world of danger, where a young American girl vanishes without a trace while an Italian man tries to ...
Plot: mob boss, street shootout, brutality, sex, lesbian, lesbianism, rape, murder, prostitute, flashback, italian mafia, mob violence ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 127
Private Call (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In order to avenge the murder of an old friend, a recently suspended female police officer goes undercover at an illegal gambling den where the winning prize is a night with one of the female staff.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: undercover cop, sex tape, female police officer, lesbian sex, gunshot, blackmail, poker, strong language, voyeurism, bare breasts, handgun, sex on table ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 4K
The Gambler (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, addiction, debt, bookies, gambling debt, casino, crime, crimes, money, hopes, gangsters, loan ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, harvard university, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Beyond the Law (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dan Saxon is an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to nail the scum behind a drug-smuggling operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang's leader, he must commit ever more dangerous and heinous crimes. Just how far ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, special agents, undercover, police corruption, working undercover, gang, drug dealing, dishonesty, police investigation, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
tough cop movies
366
breasts movies
3303
redhead movies
760
ambush movies
2073
A Stranger Among Us (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder. Her search for the truth takes her into a secret world of unwritten law and unspoken power, a world where the only way out is deeper in!
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police investigation, police, crimes, who done it, mystery, dishonesty, partners against crime, law enforcement, cons and scams, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
True Confessions (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A cop clashes with his priest brother while investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute
Style: talky, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, prostitute, priest, brother brother relationship, catholic priest, political corruption, crime, crimes, police corruption, redemption, neo-noir ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mean Johnny Barrows (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran gets caught in a mob war with a couple of double-crossers.
Plot: violence, mafia, bandit, gang, veteran, heist, heroes, ex soldier, murder, gang war, vietnam veteran, blood spatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 283
Red Skies (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young Chinese female cop comes to Southern California on a hunt for a high-profile criminal from mainland China.
Plot: revolver, ship, policewoman, martial arts, heroine, fistfight, nightclub, semiautomatic pistol, gunfight, hand to hand combat, triad, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 606
Naked Tango (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, Argentina, Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young European woman assumes a false identity in 1920s Argentina, she gets more than she bargained for.
Plot: pimp, older man younger woman marriage, dancing, knife, female protagonist, argentine, incognito, love interest, funeral, obsession, murder, suicide ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 284
Silk (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Silk, the toughest cop in Honolulu, busts small time smugglers only to reveal a larger syndicate smuggling Asian mobsters into the States by buying the identities of Hawaiian citizens.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: police officer, police, hostage, police station, drug ring, plot twist, gangster, falling off a roof, rock song, drug cartel, bandit, gunfight ...
Place: honolulu hawaii, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Terrence McDonagh, a New Orleans Police sergeant, who starts out as a good cop, receiving a medal and a promotion to lieutenant for heroism during Hurricane Katrina. During his heroic act, McDonagh injures his back and later becomes addicted to ...
Style: stylized, surreal, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, police corruption, corruption, hallucination, blackmail, drug abuse, organized crime, police brutality, crimes, crime, murder investigation, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%