Movies like Beverly Hills Cop

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Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
 7.3
 151K
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, clever, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gunfight, police, 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, police station, mansion, swimming pool, strip club, bar fight, art gallery, warehouse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, detroit, usa, michigan

Most similar movies to Beverly Hills Cop

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, entertaining and humorous films with plots about crimes, fight scenes, dialogue, catastrophe, chase, vengeance and partners 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, realistic, exciting, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, gunfight, car chase, violence, heist, arms smuggling, shooting range, armored car, oil field, explosion, buddy cop, 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, clever, witty, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, car chase, theme park, gunfight, violence, investigation, secret service, foot chase, undercover, dirty cop, rescue, explosion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, detroit ...
⇓ 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, police detective, bribery, reluctant partners, ex law enforcer, ex athlete, football, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 222K
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: reluctant partners, chase, gunfight, police investigation, crime, partners against crime, verbal byplay, police, adventure, police detective, buddy cop, car chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 483K
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, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, party, working undercover, partners against crime, high school life, undercover cop, police investigation, buddy cop, misfit partners, popularity, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 64K
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, suspenseful, humorous, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tough cop, convict, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, prison, law enforcement, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, police officer killed, crime, knife ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 148K
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, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, hockey, police investigation, partners, buddies, master criminal, law enforcement, african american, oldtimer, arms dealing, partners against crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 58K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, fish out of water, reality tv, reluctant partners, misfit partners, partners against crime, tv show, crime, police operation, odd couple, artists and showbiz, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, motorcycle, bar fight, mexican standoff, gas station, drug dealer, tough cop, police investigation, obsessive quest, unlikely partners, escapades, reluctant partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 151K
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, witty, suspenseful, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police detective, lapd, master criminal, robbery, police investigation, blacks and whites, verbal byplay, friends, odd couple, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, seaport, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 210K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, two man army, black cop, police corruption, foot chase, internal affairs, police investigation, heroin, witness protection, buddies, partners against crime, car chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 82K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, police, thief, undercover cop, wedding, partners against crime, financial problem, buddies, law enforcement, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 188K
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, odd couple, gang, smuggling, female killer, vacation, bribery, culture clash, police investigation, buddies, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: china, las vegas, asia, usa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, partners against crime, reluctant partners, hollywood, law enforcement, crimes, odd couple, chase, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 60K
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: culture clash, cold war, police brutality, drug dealer, partners, police, stereotypes, buddy cop, soviet, revenge, russian mafia, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century
Place: usa, russia, ussr, moscow russia, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, partners, working undercover, deadly, partners against crime, criminal heroes, undercover cop, police corruption, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 31K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, deadly, master criminal, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 209K
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, semi serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, buddy cop, car chase, violence, racial slur, fbi, drug dealing, foot chase, interrogation, mexican standoff, undercover, exploding house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, usa, florida, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 90K
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: rough, realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prisoner, police detective, crime, reluctant partners, buddies, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, warden, war on drugs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, reluctant partners, crimes, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, chases and races, police corruption, partners, law enforcement, deadly, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 24K
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, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: negotiation, car chase, chase, master criminal, danger, tough law enforcer, revenge, police investigation, hostages, partners, police, jewel thief ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 26K
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, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, chases and races, crimes, protagonist as suspect, buddies, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 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: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, culture clash, extradition, fish out of water, on the run, crime, gangsters, police investigation, frame up, reluctant partners, chases and races, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, scotland yard, london, scotland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
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, feel good, exciting, witty, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, partners against crime, buddies, police, police investigation, cocaine, master criminal, murder, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 223K
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
Plot: two man army, reluctant partners, martial arts, fish out of water, ransom, chase, kung fu, police investigation, kidnapping, partners against crime, odd couple, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 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: exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, kidnapping, vengeance, murder, ransom, rescue, police investigation, obsession, track down, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 184K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: exciting, humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, corruption, working undercover, organized crime, undercover agent, heist, betrayal, cia, investigation, bank robbery, money, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 145K
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, revolver, lapd, police investigation, friends, buddies, law enforcement, master criminal, partners, odd couple, forgery, mafia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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
Plot: partners, heroes, investigation, danger, crimes, unlikely partners, law enforcement, chase, police, life philosophy, stereotypes, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 16K
Police Story 2 (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge.
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, martial arts, vengeance, police investigation, crimes, chases and races, mute or deaf, working undercover, rivalry, police station, psychopath, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, asia, california, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%