Movies like Beverly Hills Cop

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Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
 7.3
 156K
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 detective Billy Rosewood joins the fish-out-of-water Axel and shows him the West Los Angeles ropes.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, witty, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, semi serious, clever, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, gunfight, investigation, car chase, undercover, maverick cop, fish out of water, smuggling, damsel in distress, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime, drug dealing, murder, black hero, machismo, rescue, cocaine, profanity, police station, mansion, swimming pool, strip club, bar fight, showdown ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, california, detroit, los angeles, usa, michigan

Most similar movies to Beverly Hills Cop

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, entertaining, realistic and buddy movie films with plots about police, catastrophe, gunfight, chase, partners, dialogue and mentor mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Beverly Hills Cop: The Last Boy Scout (1991), Lethal Weapon (1987), 21 Jump Street (2012), 48 Hrs. (1982), Lethal Weapon 3 (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, gunfight, car chase, violence, heist, arms smuggling, explosion, armored car, oil field, shooting range, strip club, swimming pool ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, detroit, california
⇓ 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, stylized, witty, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, theme park, gunfight, violence, investigation, roller coaster, undercover, explosion, rescue, foot chase, secret service, dirty cop ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa, los angeles, california, michigan ...
⇓ 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, reluctant partners, ex law enforcer, ex athlete, football, assassin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 228K
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
Plot: police investigation, reluctant partners, chase, gunfight, crime, partners against crime, crimes, verbal byplay, police, adventure, henchman, buddy cop ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 494K
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, funny, buddy comedy, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, party, working undercover, partners against crime, high school life, undercover cop, buddy cop, police investigation, misfit partners, popularity, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2005, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 66K
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: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tough cop, convict, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, prison, reluctant partners, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, profanity, police officer killed, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 152K
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Archetypal buddy cops Riggs and Murtaugh are back for another round of high-stakes action, this time setting their collective sights on bringing down a former Los Angeles police lieutenant turned black market weapons dealer. Lorna Cole joins as the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, hockey, police investigation, friends, tough law enforcer, retiring, verbal byplay, arms dealing, blacks and whites, african american, oldtimer, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, rough, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prison, motorcycle, bar fight, mexican standoff, gas station, tough cop, drug dealer, police investigation, track down, partners against crime, obsessive quest, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 59K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, fish out of water, reality tv, tv show, partners against crime, misfit partners, reluctant partners, crime, police operation, artists and showbiz, disorder, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 156K
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, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, profanity, police detective, lapd, master criminal, odd couple, law enforcement, partners, buddies, verbal byplay, friends, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 228K
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 ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drug lord, black cop, two man army, police corruption, foot chase, internal affairs, police investigation, witness protection, buddies, partners against crime, car chase, impersonating ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, not serious, talky, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, police, thief, undercover cop, wedding, buddies, law enforcement, partners against crime, financial problem, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 193K
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's vacation time for Carter as he finds himself alongside Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more excitement. While Carter wants to party and meet the ladies, Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who may be responsible for killing two men at ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret service, police investigation, smuggling, odd couple, gang, bribery, female killer, vacation, culture clash, fish out of water, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: china, las vegas, usa, asia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 62K
Red Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
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: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: culture clash, cold war, police brutality, drug dealer, partners, police, stereotypes, buddy cop, drug cartel, revenge, russian mafia, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century, year 1988
Place: usa, russia, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, hip hop, reluctant partners, partners against crime, hollywood, odd couple, law enforcement, crimes, chase, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 149K
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, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police brutality, profanity, revolver, lapd, police investigation, blacks and whites, verbal byplay, oldtimer, partners against crime, crimes, mafia, forgery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 222K
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, realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, buddy cop, police investigation, car chase, violence, fbi, racial slur, drug dealing, interrogation, exploding house, minefield, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, usa, florida, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 25K
Metro (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: negotiation, car chase, chase, master criminal, tough law enforcer, danger, revenge, police investigation, partners, hostages, hostage, jewel thief ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
The Mod Squad (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, they go above and beyond the call of duty to solve the murder; and bust the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, chase, investigation, working undercover, partners, deadly, partners against crime, criminal heroes, undercover cop, police corruption, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 98K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, buddy comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, partners, law enforcement, police officer, police, disorder, two man army, gunfight, car chase, violence, wedding preparations and rituals, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 40K
CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Plot: buddy cop, police, investigation, heist, undercover agent, chase, corruption, motorcycle, fbi agent, surveillance, false identity, arrest ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: realistic, exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, law enforcement, buddies, crimes, protagonist as suspect, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, master criminal, crimes, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crimes, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, partners, police corruption, deadly, partners against crime, chases and races, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 92K
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: realistic, rough, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prisoner, police detective, crime, reluctant partners, buddies, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry, warden, crimes, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 5K
Brannigan (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, culture clash, fish out of water, on the run, extradition, crime, gangsters, police investigation, frame up, rebellion, society, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard, london, scotland, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 24K
The Rookie (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, rescue, police investigation, partners, danger, track down, hostages, car chase, kidnapping, brutality, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 333K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, buddy comedy, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, friendship, youth, drug dealing, police investigation, teamwork, working undercover, impersonating, partners against crime, misfit partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, partners against crime, buddies, police, police investigation, cocaine, master criminal, murder, law enforcement, crimes, drug dealing, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, chase, martial arts, vigilantism, danger, police, fighting crime, chases and races, adventure, rivalry, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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