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20 best movies like Savage Streets (1984)

List of the best movies like Savage Streets (1984): Original Gangstas, Death Wish V: The Face of Death, Fire with Fire, Never Die Alone, Fatal Beauty, Death Sentence, Stiletto, Band of the Hand, Extreme Justice, Out for Justice.

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Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Partners
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Rivalry
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created the Rebels, returns to Gary to be with his father and, with a little help from his friends, to destroy the Rebels his way.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35
CharactersGangsters, Heroes, Models
PlotRevenge
PlaceCollege, New York
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Paul Kersey is back at working vigilante justice when when his fiancée, Olivia, has her business threatened by mobsters

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersFirefighters, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotRevenge, Pursuit, Chase, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against—after being held up at a local convenience store—threatens him.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersGangsters
PlotRevenge, Death, Rivalry
PlaceGhetto
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A drug kingpin's return home touches off a turf war.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:44
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Special agents, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics cop with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don't know that the drug is unusually pure and packs of 'Fatal Beauty' begin turning up next to too many dead bodies. Mike works for the original owner of the drugs and tries to tell himself that since he does not handle the drugs, he is 'clean'. Mike becomes Rita's constant companion.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersGangsters
PlotRevenge, Justice
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotRevenge, Money, Pursuit, Rivalry
PlaceRussia, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious, For men

The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersTeens, Snipers, Gangsters
PlotSurvival, Fight, Drug addict, Rivalry, Rehabilitation
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

An Indian Vietnam veteran trains five street punks in the Everglades to fight vice in Miami.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersPartners
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Investigation, Pursuit, Political
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Jeff Powers is the newest member of a very elite and very secret LAPD division. Their mission is to target important criminals and to get them to stop. Police brutality is not a known term for the division and they will stop at nothing to get the job done, even if it means murder.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersGangsters
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersGangsters
PlotMartial Arts, Prison Break, Revenge, Investigation, Pursuit
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Two warring gang families (one African-American, the other Chinese) maneuver for bragging rights to the Oakland, California, docks. Hang Sing and Trish O'Day uncover a trail of deceit that leaves most of the warring factions dead … or worse!

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotRevenge, Death, Pursuit, Justice, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Truman Gates, a Chicago cop, sets out to find his brother's killer. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:40
CharactersHeroes, Police, Family, Partners, Detectives
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Revenge, Pursuit
PlaceLake, New York
StyleExciting, By games, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a DEA agent whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersGay
PlotRevenge
PlaceEngland, London
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

Mo Ali’s futuristic knife-crime drama brings the dystopian environment of CHILDREN OF MEN and DISTRICT 13 to London’s East 17. SHANK delivers a ruthless vision of forthcoming urban life, where guns have been superseded by knives and are fiercely wielded by aimless youths. Amidst the chaos is the Paper Chazers gang, a rare morally conscious group who trade scavenged food for money. After Chazers gang member, Junior (Kedar Williams-Stirling), witnesses his brother, murder he must decide whether to get revenge of stick to the gangs moral code... In this superbly paced and artistic film, present-day social issues, and murky city streets, provide a perfect canvas for imagination and action.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersGangsters, Partners
PlotRevenge, Chase, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

A group of Chicago mob ruthless enforcers are sent to Kansas City to settle things with the owner of a slaughterhouse who has taken money that is not his to keep.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters
PlotInvestigation
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:59
CharactersDogs, Criminals, Veterans
PlotMotorcycles, Money, Friendship
PlaceAfghanistan, Kitchen
StyleHeavy, Tense, Makes me think, Depressive, For men

Lucas, a 14-year-old boy inducted into the gang life in Washington D.C., is determined that his 10-year-old brother won't follow the same path. When an Afghanistan war veteran comes into the neighborhood, an opportunity arises.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersGangsters
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Gems, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Black police officer Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA—the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches the boss.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:41
CharactersGangsters, Gangsters, Heroes, Lawyers, Soldier
PlotWar, Revenge, Wedding, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:23
CharactersTeens
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
PlaceEngland, London
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by the volatile and damaged man-hating Danielle.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersMafia, Heroes, Partners
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Pursuit, Chase, Pads
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A tough police detective escapes from custody after being framed and arrested for the murder of his ex-wife, and must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
PlotRevenge, Political, Chase
PlaceGhetto, Mexico, Los Angeles
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters, Bodyguards
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A small-time crime boss kills a drug dealer without realizing that the drug dealer works for the biggest crime boss in the country.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersGangsters, Heroes, Family
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Voodoo, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Explicit scenes, Serious

Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug lord who vows that Hatcher and his family are now marked for death.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Heroes, Partners
PlotMartial Arts, Fight, Chase, Missing people, Rivalry
PlaceChicago
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A Chicago cop is caught in the middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, western
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters, Indians, Hired assassins, Bikers, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
PlaceSmall cities
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A mysterious stranger rolls into town on a unique motorcycle. All he carries is the bible and a desire for justice. Past vengeance collides as Ryder rights an injustice from his past and liberates the small town from a malicious oppressor.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Spain, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:24
CharactersGangsters, Spy, Hired assassins, Killers, Doctors
PlotLove, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Death
PlaceVillage, Africa
StyleExciting, By books, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his life, Terrier flies to London to find out who wants him dead -- and why. Terrier's search leads him to a reunion with Annie, a woman he once loved, who is now married to an oily businessman with dealings in Africa.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Thieves
PlotLove, Revenge, Money, Investigation, Death
PlacePrison
StyleBy books, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Ernest (Stick) Stickley just out of prison agrees to help a friend deliver a package. It's a setup and his friend is killed. Stick is going to find out why!

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Bodyguards, Tough guys
PlotGambling, Revenge, Money, Rivalry
PlaceCasino
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Heavy, Serious

Reynolds plays an ex-soldier-of-fortunish character in Vegas, taking "Chaperone" jobs, fighting with the mob, and trying to get enough money together to move to Venice, Italy.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins
PlotBoxing, Revenge, Investigation, Chase, Rivalry
TimeNew Year
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a murder. With this knowledge, Carter sets out to kill all those responsible.





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