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End Of Watch (2012)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

End Of Watch (2012)

In South Central Los Angeles, street cops Brian and Mike are partners - balls-out cowboys patrolling the streets as Latino gangs are in a power struggle with Blacks. Brian and Mike get lucky a couple of times, making big drug and human-trafficking busts, so a Mexican cartel orders their deaths. We meet Mike's pregnant wife (whom he married out of high school) and watch Brian's search for a soul mate. There are internal squabbles within the ranks of the LAPD and lots of squad-car conversation. Can the lads escape the cartel's murderous reach? (Read More)

Themes:cruelty,  evil,  sadism,  tragedy,  brutality,  funeral,  marriage,  friendship
Characters:friend
Story:south central los angeles,  lapd,  human trafficking,  gang shooting,  drive by shooting,  handheld camera,  police investigation,  talking to the camera,  looking at the camera,  video camera,  subjective camera,  police shootout,  street shootout,  police search,  los angeles police department,  golden gun,  medal of valor,  family loyalty,  felon,  police sergeant,  hidden gun,  police partner,  lowrider,  opening narration,  u.s. marine,  camaraderie,  rookie cop,  bullet proof vest,  payphone,  house fire,  gang member,  video footage,  gang violence,  shot in the hand,  night vision,  pregnant wife,  vulgarity,  street gang,  marijuana joint,  police raid,  heroism,  wedding reception,  lens flare,  stabbed in the eye,  interracial friendship,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  homicide,  singing in a car,  ak 47,  killing,  dismemberment,  found footage,  profanity,  prank,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  danger,  child in peril,  severed head,  child abuse,  weapon,  ambush,  police car,  bound and gagged,  police station,  shot in the back,  running,  car chase,  shooting,  gunfight,  arrest,  written by director,  camera,  los angeles california,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  pregnancy,  shootout,  pistol,  lesbian kiss,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  death,  gun,  murder,  blood,  police,  flashback,  fight,  violence

Menace II Society (1993)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Menace II Society (1993)

This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.

Themes:brutality,  friendship
Characters:friend
Story:drive by shooting,  street shootout,  shot in the hand,  vulgarity,  marijuana joint,  homicide,  profanity,  child in peril,  police station,  shot in the back,  shooting,  gunfight,  arrest,  los angeles california,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  beating,  pregnancy,  shootout,  pistol,  husband wife relationship,  fight,  flashback,  death,  murder,  violence,  blood,  police,  gun

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Triple 9 (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Triple 9 (2016)

In TRIPLE 9, a crew of dirty cops are blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. The only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for "officer down". Their plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack, triggering a breakneck, action-packed finale filled with double-crosses, greed and revenge. (Read More)

Themes:brutality,  friendship
Story:police investigation,  police shootout,  street shootout,  police sergeant,  rookie cop,  gang member,  shot in the hand,  marijuana joint,  police raid,  lens flare,  interracial friendship,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  ak 47,  attempted murder,  danger,  child in peril,  severed head,  ambush,  police car,  bound and gagged,  police station,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  police,  husband wife relationship,  blood,  murder,  violence,  death

Harsh Times (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Harsh Times (2005)

Jim Davis is an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. His best friend is pressured by his girlfriend Sylvia to find a job, but Jim is more interested in hanging out and making cash from small heists, while trying to get a law enforcement job so he can marry his Mexican girlfriend. (Read More)

Themes:friendship
Characters:friend
Story:los angeles police department,  lapd,  night vision,  street gang,  police car,  shot in the back,  running,  shooting,  los angeles california,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  beating,  pregnancy,  shootout,  pistol,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  fight,  death,  gun,  police,  blood,  murder

Patriots Day (2016) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012)
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller

Patriots Day (2016)

On April 15, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, Police Sgt, Tommy Saunders is pulling security duty on the annual Boston Marathon when the Tsarnaev brothers strike with their homemade bombs in an act of terrorism. In the resulting chaos as the wounded are cared for, Saunders and his comrades join forces with the FBI to get to the bottom of this attack. As the investigation continues, the Tsarnaev brothers realize that the authorities are close to identifying them and attempt to flee the city to continue their fanatical mayhem. To stop them, a police manhunt is performed that would have bloody confrontations and a massive dragnet shutting down the City of Boston to make sure there is no escape from the law. (Read More)

Themes:tragedy,  brutality,  funeral
Story:police shootout,  street shootout,  police sergeant,  marijuana joint,  police raid,  heroism,  crime scene,  danger,  police car,  police station,  car chase,  gunfight,  arrest,  written by director,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  police,  fight,  gun,  violence,  murder,  blood,  death

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Assault On Precinct 13 (1976)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Assault On Precinct 13 (1976)

Police ambush and kill several gang members in Los Angeles. Gang members make a pact of blood to strike back at police, and conduct a siege on the police station which is almost abandoned and due to be closed. Staff of the closing precinct and the criminals being held there while in transit must work together to fight off the attacking gang members. This is why Assault On Precinct 13 (1976) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012). (Read More)

Themes:sadism,  tragedy,  brutality
Story:police station,  police shootout,  street shootout,  rookie cop,  street gang,  attempted murder,  weapon,  ambush,  police car,  shot in the back,  car chase,  gunfight,  los angeles california,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  police,  blood,  murder,  fight,  violence,  death

The Way Of The Gun (2000)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Way Of The Gun (2000)

Two petty if violent criminals kidnap a girl being paid $1m to be a surrogate mother. As the baby is for a gangster the pair's demand for money sees several henchmen and assorted other ruthless characters head after them to Mexico. Bullets rather than talking are always going to settle this one.

Themes:friendship
Story:police shootout,  bullet proof vest,  ak 47,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  danger,  ambush,  police car,  police station,  shot in the back,  car chase,  gunfight,  arrest,  written by director,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  pregnancy,  shootout,  pistol,  husband wife relationship,  death,  murder,  blood,  gun,  violence,  fight

The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Action, Thriller

The Last Boy Scout (1991)

A down and out cynical detective teams up with a down and out ex-quarterback to try and solve a murder case involving a pro football team and a politician.

Themes:brutality,  friendship
Story:police shootout,  street shootout,  hidden gun,  shot in the hand,  interracial friendship,  crime scene,  profanity,  pay phone,  child in peril,  ambush,  police station,  shot in the back,  car chase,  shooting,  gunfight,  arrest,  camera,  los angeles california,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  fight,  violence,  flashback,  gun,  blood,  police,  death

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Harry Brown (2009) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Harry Brown (2009)

In England, retired Royal Marine Harry Brown spends his lonely life between the hospital, where his beloved wife Kath is terminally ill, and playing chess with his only friend Leonard Attwell in the Barge pub owned by Sid Rourke. After the death of Kath, Len tells his grieving friend that the local gang is harassing him and he is carrying an old bayonet for self-defense; the widower suggests him to go to the police. When Len is beaten, then stabbed to death in an underground passage, Inspector Alice Frampton and her partner Sergeant Terry Hicock are sent to investigate. They pay Harry a visit but don't have good news; the police have not found any other evidence, other than the bayonet, in order to arrest the hoodlums. This mean that should the case go to trial the gang would claim self-defense. Harry Brown sees that justice will not be granted and decides to take matters into his own hands. (Read More)

Themes:sadism,  brutality,  funeral,  friendship
Characters:friend
Story:drive by shooting,  subjective camera,  street shootout,  police sergeant,  gang violence,  police raid,  crime scene,  attempted murder,  danger,  ambush,  police station,  shot in the back,  shooting,  gunfight,  arrest,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  death,  police,  flashback,  blood,  violence,  gun

New Jack City (1991)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

New Jack City (1991)

The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money Brothers. They get into the crack business and not before long they make a million dollars every week. A cop, Scotty, is after them. He tries to get into the gang by letting an ex-drug addict infiltrate the gang, but the attempt fails miserably. The only thing that remains is that Scotty himself becomes a drug pusher. (Read More)

Themes:cruelty,  sadism,  brutality,  funeral,  friendship
Characters:friend
Story:drive by shooting,  police investigation,  subjective camera,  police shootout,  police raid,  ak 47,  killing,  danger,  child in peril,  ambush,  police station,  shot in the back,  shooting,  gunfight,  arrest,  camera,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  violence,  police,  death,  fight,  flashback,  blood,  gun

Ride Along (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance

Ride Along (2014)

Ben must prove he is good enough to date cop James' sister. By doing this he goes on a "Ride Along" to show that he is not weak and he will do whatever it takes to get James' approval but along the way runs into a few obstacles that he has to overcome in a very funny way. This is why Ride Along (2014) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012). (Read More)

Story:police investigation,  subjective camera,  police shootout,  street shootout,  lens flare,  singing in a car,  ak 47,  ambush,  police car,  police station,  shot in the back,  car chase,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  murder,  blood,  police,  violence,  fight,  death

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Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:sadism,  tragedy,  brutality,  friendship
Story:subjective camera,  police shootout,  crime scene,  ak 47,  killing,  attempted murder,  danger,  ambush,  police car,  car chase,  gunfight,  arrest,  camera,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  pregnancy,  shootout,  pistol,  husband wife relationship,  fight,  flashback,  blood,  gun,  violence,  murder,  police,  death

Blade Runner 2049 (2017) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012)
Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. (Read More)

Themes:tragedy,  brutality
Story:subjective camera,  lapd,  profanity,  danger,  police car,  police station,  shot in the back,  car chase,  gunfight,  camera,  los angeles california,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  pregnancy,  shootout,  pistol,  murder,  violence,  police,  fight,  death,  blood,  flashback

Street Kings (2008)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Street Kings (2008)

LAPD detective Tom Ludlow is a ruthlessly efficient, unorthodox undercover cop. Captain Jack Wander always covers for Tom, as do even his somewhat jealous colleagues. After technically excessive violence against a vicious Korean gang during the liberation of a kidnapped kid sex slave, Tom becomes the target of IA's hotshot, captain James Biggs, who feels passed over after Wander's promotion to chief. Tom's corrupt, disloyal ex-patrol partner Terrence Washington sides with IA but is killed during a shop robbery in Tom's presence. (Read More)

Story:police shootout,  street shootout,  los angeles police department,  bullet proof vest,  lapd,  police station,  shot in the back,  los angeles california,  investigation,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  violence,  gun,  death,  police,  blood,  murder

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Takers (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Takers (2010)

A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse (Chris Brown) Attica successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "takers" carefully plot their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals. (Read More)

Story:police investigation,  police shootout,  street shootout,  lapd,  police raid,  interracial friendship,  ak 47,  ambush,  police station,  shot in the back,  car chase,  arrest,  los angeles california,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  blood,  murder,  police,  death

Boyz N The Hood (1991)
Crime, Drama

Boyz N The Hood (1991)

John Singleton's portrayal of social problems in inner-city Los Angeles takes the form of a tale of three friends growing up together 'in the 'hood.' Half-brothers Doughboy and Ricky Baker are foils for each other's personality, presenting very different approaches to the tough lives they face. Ricky is the 'All-American' athlete, looking to win a football scholarship to USC and seeks salvation through sports, while 'Dough' succumbs to the violence, alcohol, and crime surrounding him in his environment, but maintains a strong sense of pride and code of honor. Between these two is their friend Tre, who is lucky to have a father, 'Furious' Styles, to teach him to have the strength of character to do what is right and to always take responsibility for his actions. This is why Boyz N The Hood (1991) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012). (Read More)

Themes:cruelty,  tragedy,  friendship
Characters:friend
Story:south central los angeles,  drive by shooting,  lowrider,  gang violence,  street gang,  homicide,  singing in a car,  ak 47,  attempted murder,  danger,  child in peril,  police car,  shot in the back,  running,  shooting,  arrest,  written by director,  los angeles california,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  beating,  pistol,  dancing,  violence,  murder,  fight,  blood,  gun,  police,  death

Baby Driver (2017) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012)
Action, Crime, Music, Thriller

Baby Driver (2017)

Baby is a young and partially hearing impaired getaway driver who can make any wild move while in motion with the right track playing. It's a critical talent he needs to survive his indentured servitude to the crime boss, Doc, who values his role in his meticulously planned robberies. However, just when Baby thinks he is finally free and clear to have his own life with his new girlfriend, Deborah, Doc coerces him back for another job. Now saddled with a crew of thugs too violently unstable to keep to Doc's plans, Baby finds himself and everything he cares for in terrible danger. To survive and escape the coming maelstrom, it will take all of Baby's skill, wits and daring, but even on the best track, can he make it when life is forcing him to face the music? (Read More)

Themes:brutality
Story:subjective camera,  police shootout,  street shootout,  hidden gun,  gang member,  marijuana joint,  lens flare,  singing in a car,  ak 47,  profanity,  attempted murder,  danger,  ambush,  police car,  shot in the back,  car chase,  gunfight,  arrest,  written by director,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  gun,  murder,  blood,  death,  flashback,  violence,  police

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Blood Father (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Blood Father (2016)

Themes:brutality,  friendship
Story:subjective camera,  duct tape over mouth,  ak 47,  profanity,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  danger,  ambush,  police car,  shot in the back,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  violence,  fight,  blood,  gun,  murder,  police,  death

Gomorra (2008)
Crime, Drama

Gomorra (2008)

"Gomorra" is a contemporary Neapolitan mob drama that exposes Italy's criminal underbelly by telling five stories of individuals who think they can make their own compact with Camorra, the area's Mafia.

Themes:cruelty,  brutality,  friendship
Characters:friend
Story:subjective camera,  bullet proof vest,  homicide,  ak 47,  child in peril,  weapon,  ambush,  shot in the back,  shooting,  arrest,  camera,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  beating,  pistol,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  blood,  gun,  death,  police,  murder

Chugyeogja (2008)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Chugyeogja (2008)

Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by a same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.

Themes:cruelty,  brutality
Story:police investigation,  video camera,  dismemberment,  severed head,  police car,  bound and gagged,  police station,  running,  arrest,  written by director,  camera,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  blood splatter,  corpse,  beating,  murder,  flashback,  violence,  death,  blood

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The Prophecy (1995) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012)
Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Prophecy (1995)

"Some people lose their faith because Heaven shows them too little," says Thomas Daggett. "But how many people lose their faith because Heaven showed them too much?" Daggett nearly became a priest; now he's a cop. He may want to put religion behind him, but one morning a weird, eyeless, hermaphroditic corpse turns up. Suddenly he is on a path that will put him right in the middle of a war in Heaven. And once again, Heaven will show him too much: gore, blood, charred flesh, living corpses and much worse. Even more central to the heavenly war effort is a young girl. This American Indian child has something Gabriel wants. And Gabriel is willing to kill her and anyone in his path - or even reanimate a corpse or two - to get it. This is why The Prophecy (1995) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012). (Read More)

Themes:evil,  sadism,  brutality,  funeral
Story:lapd,  crime scene,  killing,  profanity,  attempted murder,  danger,  child in peril,  police car,  police station,  shot in the back,  written by director,  los angeles california,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  title spoken by character,  murder,  police,  death,  fight,  flashback,  blood,  gun,  violence

The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Crime, Horror

The Devil's Rejects (2005)

In Ruggsville, Texas, the police under the command of Sheriff John Quincy Wydell attack the house of the sadistic serial killers Firefly family (a.k.a. The Devil's Reject) and they arrest mother Firefly, but Otis B. Driftwood and Baby Firefly escape from the siege. Tiny is wandering nearby the house and also escapes. Otis and Baby call their patriarch, the mad clown Captain Spaulding and they schedule to reunite at an isolated motel in the desert. When Otis and Baby arrive, they kidnap two families of singers, using sadism and violence against the harmless persons. Meanwhile, Sheriff Wydell promises to capture and kill the runaways, seeking revenge for the death of his brother, the Deputy George Wydell. (Read More)

Themes:cruelty,  evil,  sadism,  brutality,  friendship
Story:police shootout,  vulgarity,  marijuana joint,  interracial friendship,  crime scene,  killing,  profanity,  pay phone,  child in peril,  ambush,  bound and gagged,  police station,  shot in the back,  gunfight,  arrest,  written by director,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  police,  husband wife relationship,  flashback,  violence,  death,  blood,  murder

15 Minutes (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

15 Minutes (2001)

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless killer look like the victim and make them rich, they target media-savvy NYPD Homicide Detective Eddie Flemming and media-naive FDNY Fire Marshal Jordy Warsaw, the cops investigating their murder and torching of their former criminal partner, filming everything to sell to the local tabloid TV show "Top Story." (Read More)

Themes:sadism,  funeral,  friendship
Story:talking to the camera,  video camera,  homicide,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  police station,  car chase,  arrest,  camera,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  fight,  murder,  blood,  police,  death

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Gangster Squad (2013)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Gangster Squad (2013)

It's 1949 Los Angeles, and gangster Mickey Cohen has moved in, with the intention of controlling all criminal activity in the city. He has bought local judges and police, and no one is willing to cross him or testify against him. Everyone except Sergeant John O'Mara, a former World War II soldier, whose goal is to settle with his family in a peaceful Los Angeles. Police Chief William Parker decides to form a special unit whose mission is to take down Cohen, and chooses O'Mara to lead the unit. O'Mara chooses 4 cops and asks another cop and vet, Jerry Wooters to join him but Wooters is not interested. But when he witnesses the murder of a young boy by Cohen's people, he joins them, and they decide to take apart Cohen's organization. Cohen wonders if a rival is going after him, but eventually he realizes it's the cops. (Read More)

Themes:brutality
Story:drive by shooting,  police shootout,  street shootout,  los angeles police department,  police sergeant,  lapd,  gang violence,  pregnant wife,  police raid,  lens flare,  crime scene,  danger,  ambush,  police station,  shot in the back,  car chase,  arrest,  camera,  los angeles california,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  death,  police,  blood,  murder

Atomic Blonde (2017) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Atomic Blonde (2017)

The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. (Read More)

Themes:sadism,  brutality
Story:police shootout,  hidden gun,  police raid,  killing,  profanity,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  danger,  ambush,  police car,  shot in the back,  car chase,  gunfight,  camera,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  lesbian kiss,  husband wife relationship,  fight,  flashback,  gun,  violence,  blood,  murder,  police,  death

Don't Say A Word (2001)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Don't Say A Word (2001)

A group of thieves steal a rare gem, but in the process, two of the men double cross the leader of the thieving group, Patrick, and take off with the precious stone. Ten years later, prominent psychiatrist Nathan Conrad is invited to examine a disturbed young woman named Elisabeth. Patrick immediately kidnaps Nathan's daughter, forcing Nathan to attempt to get Elisabeth to reveal a secret number which will ultimately lead Patrick to the whereabouts of the precious gem that has eluded him. This is why Don't Say A Word (2001) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012). (Read More)

Themes:friendship
Story:police investigation,  police shootout,  crime scene,  attempted murder,  danger,  child in peril,  ambush,  police car,  police station,  shot in the back,  gunfight,  arrest,  camera,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  fight,  flashback,  blood,  murder,  police,  death

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Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

Themes:brutality
Story:police shootout,  rookie cop,  stabbed in the eye,  attempted murder,  weapon,  police station,  shot in the back,  gunfight,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  pistol,  murder,  police,  fight,  death,  violence,  blood

Natural Born Killers (1994)
Crime, Drama

Natural Born Killers (1994)

Mickey Knox and Mallory Wilson aren't your typical lovers - after killing her abusive father, they go on a road trip where, every time they stop somewhere, they kill pretty well everyone around them. They do however leave one person alive at every shootout to tell the story and they soon become a media sensation thanks to sensationalized reporting. Told in a highly visual style. (Read More)

Themes:cruelty,  evil,  sadism,  brutality
Story:subjective camera,  police shootout,  shot in the hand,  crime scene,  killing,  severed head,  child abuse,  weapon,  ambush,  bound and gagged,  shot in the back,  shooting,  gunfight,  arrest,  camera,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  fight,  flashback,  murder,  violence,  blood,  death,  police

Training Day (2001) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Training Day (2001)

In Los Angeles, a city where streets are overrun by drug dealers, those who have sworn to uphold the law are breaking them to clean up the streets. Denzel Washington plays L.A.P.D. detective Alonzo Harris, a veteran narcotics officer whose methods of enforcing the law are questionable, if not corrupt. 'Training Day' follows Harris as he trains rookie Jake Hoyt over a 24-hour period. Ethical dilemmas arise for Hoyt as well as the audience as questions present themselves as to whether or not Harris' methodology for ridding the streets of South Central Los Angeles of drugs is right or wrong. (Read More)

Themes:brutality
Story:lapd,  los angeles police department,  medal of valor,  south central los angeles,  lowrider,  gang member,  street gang,  homicide,  profanity,  child in peril,  police car,  shooting,  gunfight,  los angeles california,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  death,  police,  murder,  gun,  blood,  fight

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The Nice Guys (2016)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Nice Guys (2016)

Set against the backdrop of 1977 Los Angeles, The Nice Guys opens when single father and licensed PI Holland March (Gosling) is hired to investigate the apparent suicide of famous porn star Misty Mountains. As the trail leads him to track down a girl named Amelia (Qualley), he encounters less licensed and less hands-off private eye Jackson Healey (Russell Crowe) and his brass knuckles, both hired by the young hippie. However, the situation takes a turn for the worse when Amelia vanishes and it becomes apparent that March wasn't the only party interested. As both men are forced to team up, they'll have to take on a world filled with eccentric goons, strippers dressed as mermaids and even a possible government conspiracy. (Read More)

Themes:sadism,  brutality,  friendship
Story:drive by shooting,  street shootout,  hidden gun,  marijuana joint,  crime scene,  ak 47,  profanity,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  danger,  child in peril,  ambush,  police car,  car chase,  gunfight,  arrest,  written by director,  los angeles california,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  lesbian kiss,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  death,  police,  blood,  flashback,  fight,  violence,  murder

Narc (2002)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Narc (2002)

An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly under the scrutiny of internal affairs. They follow leads, informants turn up dead, Nick's wife is unhappy he's back on the street, Henry's protective of the dead cop's wife. Nick reads and re-reads the case file, broods, watches Oak's heavy-handed style, sometimes joining in. The brass want to close out the case, Nick and Henry stay on it, and bits of evidence point them to an auto body shop. What actually happened; will Nick ever know? This is why Narc (2002) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012). (Read More)

Themes:brutality
Characters:friend
Story:police shootout,  vulgarity,  child in peril,  child abuse,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  pregnancy,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  flashback,  death,  police,  murder,  violence,  blood

The Watch (2012)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi

The Watch (2012)

In Glenview, Ohio, Evan is the manager of the Costco department store and married to Abby. When the Costco night watchman, Antonio Guzman, is mysteriously murdered, Evan organizes The Neighborhood Watch, a watch team with his suburban neighbors Bob, Franklin and Jamarcus to protect the neighborhood and find the killer of Antonio. Soon they discover that the murderer is an alien that is preparing to invade Earth, and they become the last hope of mankind on Earth. (Read More)

Themes:friendship
Story:police sergeant,  vulgarity,  marijuana joint,  lens flare,  interracial friendship,  crime scene,  singing in a car,  profanity,  severed head,  weapon,  ambush,  police station,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  violence,  fight,  police,  death

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Grimsby (2016) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Grimsby (2016)

MI6's top assassin (Mark Strong) has a brother. Unfortunately for him, he's a football hooligan (Sacha Baron Cohen) from the town of Grimsby. Nobby has everything a man from the poor English fishing town of Grimsby could want - 9 children and the most attractive girlfriend in northern England (Rebel Wilson). There's only one thing missing in his life: his little brother, Sebastian. After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him. Upon hearing of his location, Nobby sets off to reunite with his brother, unaware that not only is his brother an MI6 agent, but he's just uncovered a plot that puts the world in danger. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot. (Read More)

Themes:brutality,  friendship
Story:video camera,  subjective camera,  street shootout,  hidden gun,  vulgarity,  ak 47,  profanity,  danger,  child in peril,  severed head,  ambush,  police car,  shot in the back,  car chase,  gunfight,  arrest,  camera,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  police,  murder,  death,  blood,  fight,  flashback,  violence

District 9 (2009)
Sci-fi, Thriller

District 9 (2009)

In 1982, a massive star ship bearing a bedraggled alien population, nicknamed "The Prawns," appeared over Johannesburg, South Africa. Twenty-eight years later, the initial welcome by the human population has faded. The refugee camp where the aliens were located has deteriorated into a militarized ghetto called District 9, where they are confined and exploited in squalor. In 2010, the munitions corporation, Multi-National United, is contracted to forcibly evict the population with operative Wikus van der Merwe in charge. In this operation, Wikus is exposed to a strange alien chemical and must rely on the help of his only two new 'Prawn' friends. (Read More)

Themes:friendship
Story:handheld camera,  talking to the camera,  looking at the camera,  video camera,  subjective camera,  ak 47,  danger,  child in peril,  weapon,  shot in the back,  running,  car chase,  gunfight,  camera,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  flashback,  blood,  violence

Criminal (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Criminal (2016)

Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal. (Read More)

Themes:brutality
Story:subjective camera,  street shootout,  duct tape over mouth,  attempted murder,  danger,  child in peril,  police car,  bound and gagged,  shot in the back,  car chase,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  death,  violence,  blood,  fight,  flashback,  police

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Hardcore Henry (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Hardcore Henry (2015)

Hardcore Henry is an action film told from a first person perspective: You remember nothing. Mainly because you've just been brought back from the dead by your wife (Haley Bennett). She tells you that your name is Henry. Five minutes later, you are being shot at, your wife has been kidnapped, and you should probably go get her back. Who's got her? His name's Akan; he's a powerful warlord with an army of mercenaries, and a plan for world domination. You're also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow, and everyone wants you dead. Everyone except for a mysterious British fellow called Jimmy. He may be on your side, but you aren't sure. If you can survive the insanity, and solve the mystery, you might just discover your purpose and the truth behind your identity. Good luck, Henry. You're likely going to need it... This is why Hardcore Henry (2015) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012). (Read More)

Themes:sadism,  brutality
Story:drive by shooting,  subjective camera,  police shootout,  street shootout,  marijuana joint,  stabbed in the eye,  ak 47,  dismemberment,  attempted murder,  danger,  severed head,  ambush,  police car,  shot in the back,  car chase,  gunfight,  written by director,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  husband wife relationship,  fight,  flashback,  gun,  blood,  police,  death,  violence,  murder

Chaos (2005) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Chaos (2005)

In Seattle, detective Quentin Conners is unfairly suspended and his partner Jason York leaves the police force after a tragic shooting on Pearl Street Bridge, when the hostage and the criminal die. During a bank heist with a hostage situation, Conners is assigned in charge of the operation with the rookie Shane Dekker as his partner. The thieves, lead by Lorenz, apparently do not steal a penny from the bank. While chasing the gangsters, the police team disclose that they planted a virus in the system, stealing one billion dollars from the different accounts, using the principle of the Chaos Theory. Further, they find that Lorenz is killing his accomplices. (Read More)

Story:police shootout,  street shootout,  rookie cop,  crime scene,  ak 47,  killing,  weapon,  ambush,  police station,  shot in the back,  car chase,  shooting,  gunfight,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  fight,  death,  violence,  police,  blood,  murder,  flashback

Lone Survivor (2013)
Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War

Lone Survivor (2013)

Marcus Luttrell, a Navy Seal, and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. After running into mountain herders and capturing them, they were left with no choice but to follow their rules of engagement or be imprisoned. Now Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. (Read More)

Themes:friendship
Story:subjective camera,  camaraderie,  night vision,  lens flare,  ak 47,  attempted murder,  child in peril,  ambush,  shot in the back,  running,  gunfight,  written by director,  camera,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  dancing,  death,  fight,  blood,  flashback,  violence,  murder

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13 Hours (2016)
Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War

13 Hours (2016)

Libya, 2012. At an unofficial CIA base in Benghazi a group of ex-military contractors are providing security. In the aftermath of Gaddafi's downfall a power vacuum exists and the climate is volatile. Military weapons are freely available. The US Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, makes a visit to the area, staying in a compound near the CIA base. On the night of 11 September, 2012, the Ambassador's compound is attacked by hordes of heavily armed locals. The only forces willing and able to defend it are six CIA contractors. (Read More)

Themes:brutality
Story:subjective camera,  street shootout,  u.s. marine,  night vision,  pregnant wife,  heroism,  lens flare,  ak 47,  danger,  ambush,  police car,  shot in the back,  car chase,  gunfight,  camera,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pregnancy,  shootout,  pistol,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  blood,  murder,  death

Snitch (2013)
Action, Drama, Thriller

Snitch (2013)

Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer for leniency in good conscience. Desperately, John convinces the DEA and the opportunistic DA Joanne Keeghan to let him go undercover to help make arrests big enough to free his son in return. With the unwitting help of an ex-con employee, John enters the narcotics underworld where every move could be his last in an operation that will demand all his resources, wits and courage to survive. (Read More)

Story:drive by shooting,  lens flare,  ak 47,  attempted murder,  weapon,  ambush,  shot in the back,  car chase,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  death,  violence,  murder,  blood

Elephant (2003) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Elephant (2003)

A day in the lives of a group of average teenage high school students. The film follows every character and shows their daily routines. However two of the students plan to do something that the student body won't forget. This is why Elephant (2003) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012).

Themes:cruelty,  sadism,  brutality,  friendship
Characters:friend
Story:handheld camera,  video camera,  homicide,  killing,  weapon,  running,  shooting,  camera,  shotgun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  pistol,  blood,  death,  violence,  gun,  murder

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Odd Thomas (2013)
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Odd Thomas (2013)

Small-town fry cook Odd Thomas ('Anton Yelchin' (qv)) is an ordinary guy with a paranormal secret: he sees dead people, everywhere. When a creepy stranger shows-up with an entourage of ghostly bodachs - predators who feed on pain and portend mass destruction - Odd knows that his town is in serious trouble. Teaming up with his sweetheart Stormy ('Addison Timlin' (qv)) and the local sheriff ('Willem Dafoe' (qv)), Odd plunges into an epic battle of good vs evil to try to stop a disaster of apocalyptic proportions. Based on the best-selling thriller by Dean Koontz. (Read More)

Themes:evil
Story:police shootout,  crime scene,  singing in a car,  attempted murder,  danger,  child in peril,  severed head,  police car,  bound and gagged,  shot in the back,  gunfight,  arrest,  written by director,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  police,  fight,  flashback,  blood,  murder,  violence,  death

We Own The Night (2007)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

We Own The Night (2007)

Brooklyn, 1988. Crime is rife, especially drugs and drug violence. A Russian thug is building his heroin trade, while everyone laughs at the cops. Brothers have chosen different paths: Joe has followed his father Bert into New York's Finest; he's a rising star. Bobby, who uses his mother's maiden name, manages a club. Bobby too is on the rise: he has a new girlfriend and a green-light to develop a Manhattan club. Joe and Bert ask him to help with intelligence gathering; he declines. Then, Joe raids Bobby's club to arrest the Russian. From there, things spiral out of control: the Russian puts out a hit on Joe, personal losses mount, and Bobby's loyalties face the test. (Read More)

Themes:funeral
Story:police shootout,  police raid,  ambush,  police car,  police station,  shot in the back,  car chase,  shooting,  arrest,  camera,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  death,  gun,  murder,  blood,  violence,  police,  flashback

The Bone Collector (1999)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Bone Collector (1999)

Quadripeligic ex-cop Lincoln Rhyme was looking forward to his assisted suicide when he got the news: some sicko was abducting people in a taxi and leaving them to die in particularly sadistic ways. With time counting down between each abduction and possible death, Rhyme recruits rather-unwilling Amelia Donaghy, haunted by her cop father's suicide and thinking she's next, into working the crime scenes to track down the killer. (Read More)

Characters:friend
Story:rookie cop,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  dismemberment,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  danger,  child in peril,  ambush,  police car,  bound and gagged,  police station,  shot in the back,  car chase,  camera,  investigation,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  violence,  police,  death,  blood,  murder

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Predator 2 (1990) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Predator 2 (1990)

LAPD lieutenant Mike Harrigan ('Danny Glover' (qv)) and his cocky detective partner Jerry Lambert ('Bill Paxton' (qv)) soon realize that what seemed a bloody feud between voodoo high priest King Willie's ('Calvin Lockhart' (qv)) Jamaican gangs and Ramon Vega's ('Corey Rand' (qv)) Colombian drug gang is actually the work of a scary third party. Peter Keyes's ('Gary Busey' (qv)) federal team shields the crime scene even for the LAPD, but after forensics proves it must be an alien, who keeps making victims, the chase brings them all together. (Read More)

Story:subjective camera,  police shootout,  street shootout,  los angeles police department,  rookie cop,  payphone,  lapd,  gang violence,  marijuana joint,  crime scene,  ak 47,  pay phone,  severed head,  weapon,  police station,  gunfight,  los angeles california,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pregnancy,  shootout,  pistol,  police,  violence,  murder,  blood,  death

Hobo With A Shotgun (2011)
Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Hobo With A Shotgun (2011)

A vigilante homeless man pulls into a new city and finds himself trapped in urban chaos, a city where crime rules and where the city's crime boss reigns. Seeing an urban landscape filled with armed robbers, corrupt cops, abused prostitutes and even a pedophile Santa, the Hobo goes about bringing justice to the city the best way he knows how - with a 20-gauge shotgun. Mayhem ensues when he tries to make things better for the future generation. Street justice will indeed prevail. This is why Hobo With A Shotgun (2011) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012). (Read More)

Themes:sadism,  brutality
Story:video camera,  lens flare,  duct tape over mouth,  ak 47,  dismemberment,  child in peril,  severed head,  police station,  shot in the back,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  murder,  blood,  violence

Cop Land (1997)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Cop Land (1997)

Sometime in the 1970's, police officers from New York City wanted a safe haven to live, away from the dangers of the streets of New York City, this is when they established a "Cop Land" in the small New Jersey town of Garrison. Freddy Heflin who was always admired by the New York cops wanted to become one, but because he was deaf in one ear this prevents him from achieving his goal, but has become sheriff of Garrison. Recently there have been a dark omen surrounding the NYPD, and Freddy is now investigating on this case, then Internal Affairs officer Mo Tilden is also on the case and asks Freddy for help, but Freddy could not. Now Freddy suspects that a New York City cop named Ray Donlan might be one of the many cops who is corrupted by the mob and other criminals. Now, Freddy must find a cop who is nicknamed "Superboy" who can testify against Donlan and protect him, before Donlan finds Superboy and kills him. (Read More)

Themes:brutality,  funeral,  marriage
Story:police shootout,  investigation,  rookie cop,  heroism,  crime scene,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  danger,  police car,  police station,  shot in the back,  car chase,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  police,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  flashback,  gun,  blood,  murder,  death

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The Departed (2006)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Departed (2006)

In South Boston, the state police force is waging war on Irish-American organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Frank Costello. While Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence, Colin Sullivan, a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the state police as an informer for the syndicate is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by their double lives, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations they have penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there is a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly in danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy - and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save themselves. But is either willing to turn on their friends and comrades they've made during their long stints undercover? (Read More)

Themes:brutality,  funeral,  friendship
Characters:friend
Story:police shootout,  street shootout,  police sergeant,  street gang,  police raid,  crime scene,  killing,  danger,  ambush,  police car,  bound and gagged,  police station,  running,  shooting,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  investigation,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  beating,  pregnancy,  shootout,  pistol,  lesbian kiss,  title spoken by character,  police,  murder,  violence,  fight,  blood,  flashback,  gun,  death

A Man Apart (2003) is one of the best movies like End Of Watch (2012)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

A Man Apart (2003)

Sean Vetter and Demetrius Hicks are members of the DEA who are fighting an ongoing drug war on the California/Mexico border, they are most successful at it because of their edge of growing up on the street and being thugs converted to cops. The DEA busts one of the major players by the name of "Memo" Lucero and imprison him in the United States but then a major player named Diablo then takes over the business and now he is now the major player targeted by Vetter and his team. But when Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible and in the process has to seek help from the imprisoned Lucero in order to catch Diablo. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when all Vetter can focus on is revenge... (Read More)

Themes:brutality
Story:police shootout,  street shootout,  south central los angeles,  bullet proof vest,  lens flare,  gunfight,  arrest,  los angeles california,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  violence,  blood,  fight

Passenger 57 (1992)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Passenger 57 (1992)

Air travel is the safest, the FAA says. But the FAA never figured the risk with Charles Rane on board. "The Rane of Terror" has masterminded four terrorist attacks. Soon there will be a fifth -- and that's bad news for the passengers on Flight 163. But there's good news too: the man in seat 57! Wesley Snipes plays John Cutter, an undercover security operative who enters the lavatory and exits to find Rane (Bruce Payne) and his gang have taken over. Cutter's next move is clear. Do. Or be done to. (Read More)

Themes:sadism,  brutality
Characters:friend
Story:police shootout,  heroism,  danger,  child in peril,  ambush,  police car,  shot in the back,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  murder,  death,  fight,  flashback,  gun,  blood,  police,  violence

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