Movies like Bad Boys

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Bad Boys (1995)
 6.9
 231K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate matters, in order to get the assistance of the sole witness to a murder, they have to pretend to be each other.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, entertaining, stylized, rough, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: drug lord, two man army, black cop, police corruption, foot chase, internal affairs, police investigation, witness protection, buddies, partners against crime, car chase, crimes, friends, working undercover, impersonating, tough law enforcer, verbal byplay, danger, law enforcement, gunfight, heroin, drug dealing, witnessing a crime, undercover, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida, united states

Most similar movies to Bad Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, entertaining, humorous and realistic films with plots about crimes, car chase, gunfight, violence, chase, gun and police mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Bad Boys: Blue Streak (1999), Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991), Rush Hour (1998), 21 Jump Street (2012), Lethal Weapon (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 224K
Bad Boys II (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: drug lord, buddy cop, police investigation, car chase, gunfight, violence, racial slur, fbi, drug dealing, minefield, massacre, foot chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, usa, florida, puerto rico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: police officer, danger, drug lord, brutality, machismo, murder, soldier, chase, police detective, prison fight, buddies, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: mexico, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 72K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, police station, robbery, crimes, partners, thief, police officer, escape attempt, murder, buddies, rivalry, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An American with a Japanese upbringing, Chris Kenner is a police officer assigned to the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles. Kenner is partnered with Johnny Murata, a Japanese-American who isn't in touch with his roots. Despite their ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, rescue, samurai, interracial relations, yakuza, gang, partners, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, usa, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 231K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, two man army, fbi, kung fu, police investigation, martial arts, ransom, fish out of water, chase, kidnapping, crimes, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, hong kong, united states, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 497K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, not serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, working undercover, partners against crime, high school life, party, undercover cop, buddy cop, police investigation, misfit partners, popularity, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 230K
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on ...
Style: suspense, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, police investigation, chase, gunfight, crime, crimes, partners against crime, verbal byplay, police, buddy cop, adventure, henchman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 107K
Miami Vice (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Miami Vice is a feature film based on the 1980s action drama TV series. The film tells the story of vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs and how their personal and professional lives are dangerously getting mixed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, mole, crime, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, buddies, partners, danger, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, havana cuba, usa, florida, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
National Security (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Style: humorous, feel good, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: partners, heroes, crimes, investigation, danger, unlikely partners, law enforcement, chase, police, life philosophy, stereotypes, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being used as a front for a massive counterfeiting ring – and it's run by ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, witty, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, theme park, gunfight, violence, investigation, foot chase, roller coaster, dirty cop, explosion, frame up, merry go round, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 157K
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, profanity, police detective, lapd, embassy, crimes, odd couple, robbery, police investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), blacks and whites, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 31K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, master criminal, fighting the system, dishonesty, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 159K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: misfit partners, fbi, policewoman, sarcasm, police investigation, friendship, partners against crime, special agents, police, drug lord, women, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, heist, master criminal, race against time, danger, blackmail, organized crime, crime, friends, partners, car, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 38K
Money Train (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, siblings relations, heist, criminal heroes, buddies, sibling relationship, cons and scams, law enforcement, dishonesty, perfect crime, train, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 27K
Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: exciting, realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, law enforcement, buddies, crimes, chases and races, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 93K
Tango & Cash (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught ...
Style: humorous, realistic, rough, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: reluctant partners, prison, prisoner, police detective, crime, crimes, law enforcement, buddies, dishonesty, rivalry, warden, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl (ex-football player Jimmy Dix) attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, buddy comedy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, corruption, machismo, bribery, police detective, ex law enforcer, reluctant partners, ex athlete, stripper, football ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, witty, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, gunfight, investigation, car chase, maverick cop, undercover, fish out of water, smuggling, damsel in distress, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, detroit, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 150K
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the combustible action franchise's final installment, maverick detectives Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh square off against Asian mobster Wah Sing Ku, who's up to his neck in slave trading and counterfeit currency. With help from ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: profanity, police brutality, forgery, house fire, lapd, revolver, police investigation, odd couple, partners, law enforcement, buddies, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 84K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, talky, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robbery, police, thief, undercover cop, wedding, financial problem, partners against crime, law enforcement, buddies, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 268K
Con Air (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hijacking, master criminal, airplane, convict, one man army, helicopter, prison, machismo, confined, law enforcement, tough heroes, war hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 34K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, police, drug lord, buddies, crime, criminal heroes, working undercover, friendship, hidden identity, crimes, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 67K
48 Hrs. (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tough cop, convict, crimes, police investigation, partners against crime, prison, law enforcement, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, profanity, police officer killed, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 62K
Red Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Style: humorous, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: culture clash, cold war, police brutality, drug dealer, partners, police, stereotypes, gunfight, buddy cop, drug cartel, revenge, russian mafia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, twentieth century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, russia, ussr, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 72K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, drug lord, violence, police brutality, gunfight, corruption, crimes, crime, police investigation, revenge, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, switzerland, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, hollywood, crimes, hip hop, partners against crime, reluctant partners, odd couple, law enforcement, chase, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 8K
Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, gangsters, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, machismo, murder, one against many, undercover, gang war ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, usa, bangkok thailand, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For the past four years, San Francisco cop Jack Cates has been after an unidentified drug kingpin who calls himself the "Ice Man". Jack finds a picture that proves that the Ice Man has put a price on the head of Reggie Hammond, who is ...
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prison, gunfight, motorcycle, bar fight, mexican standoff, drug dealer, tough cop, gas station, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), police investigation, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Glimmer Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, crimes, chases and races, partners against crime, deadly, law enforcement, partners, police corruption, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%