10 best movies like The Last of the Finest (1990)

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The Last of the Finest 1990
An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly becomes three when one is killed early) band together to fight the drug ring undercover. They gain capital for weapons by ripping off minor drug dealers. Then well-armed they go after the kingpin (Boyd).
List of the best movies like The Last of the Finest (1990): 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out, Extreme Justice, Setup, Metro, A Man Apart, Cradle 2 the Grave, The Getaway, Welcome to the Punch, Fire with Fire, Switchblade Sisters.

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44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (2003)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Partners
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Hostage, Chase
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, For men

After a failed bank robbery, two heavily armed men hold the Los Angeles Police Department at bay for 44 minutes.

Extreme Justice (1993)
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.

Setup (2011)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Criminals, Partners, Detectives
PlotLove, Survival, Robbery, Revenge, Betrayal
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back what is rightfully his. When he finally comes face to face with his longtime friend he will be forced to make a life changing choice.

Metro (1997)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersHired assassins, Partners
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Hostage, Chase, Justice
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

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.

A Man Apart (2003)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:49
CharactersHeroes, Partners
PlotRevenge
PlaceMexico, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. 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.

Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersSpecial agents, Partners
PlotRobbery, Martial Arts, Revenge
PlaceHelicopters
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As he frantically searches for his daughter and the jewels, Tony pairs with a high-kicking government agent who once worked with Ling and seeks revenge on him.

The Getaway (1994)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:55
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Partners
PlotRobbery, Chase, Pads
PlacePrison, Mexico
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich "business"-man, is up to something big, so he tells his wife (Carol McCoy) to tell him that he's for sale if Benyon can get him out of prison. Benyon pulls some strings and Doc McCoy is released again. Unfortunately he has to cooperate with the same person that got him to prison.

Welcome to the Punch (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersCriminals
PlotRobbery, Investigation, Chase, Conspiracies, Justice
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense

When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.

Fire with Fire (2012)
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.

Switchblade Sisters (1975)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersGangsters, Friends
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Friendship, Political, Chase
PlacePrison, School
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A tough gang of teenage girls are looking for love and fighting for turf on the mean streets of the city! Bad girls to the core, these impossibly outrageous high school hoodlums go where they want ... and create mayhem wherever they go!

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Charley Varrick (1973)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Partners, Sheriffs
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Chase
PlaceDeserts, Small cities
StyleExciting, Heavy, Smart, Serious, For men

Charley Varrick robs a bank in a small town with his friends, but instead of obtaining a small amount of money, they discover they stole a very large amount of money belonging to the mob. Charley must now come up with a plan to not only evade the police but the mob as well.

Dead Bang (1989)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersPolice, Special agents, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceCalifornia, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Los Angeles homicide detective Jerry Beck searches for the murderer who killed a police officer on Christmas Eve. The investigation takes Beck inside the violent world of hate groups and white supremacists, who are hatching a deadly plot to attack even more innocent people. Beck must also confront his own personal demons, including his growing problem with alcohol, if he wants to track down and stop the violent neo-Nazis before it is too late.

Code of Silence (1985)
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.

New Police Story (2004)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryHong Kong
Duration02:03
CharactersHackers, Alcoholics, Partners
PlotRobbery, Martial Arts, Revenge, Hostage, Birthday
PlaceChina, Asia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the bottle and track down the gang and its ruthless leader.

The Star Chamber (1983)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersSerial killers, Hired assassins, Heroes, Judge
PlotRevenge, Conspiracies, Justice, Sects, Uprising
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Serious

As violence escalates in Los Angeles and heinous murders are committed, Steven Hardin, a young judge of the California Supreme Court, must struggle with his tortured conscience and growing despair as he watches helplessly as the ruthless criminals brought before his court go free because clever lawyers find obscure loopholes in the law.

Rapid Fire (1992)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersGangsters, Partners
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Pads
PlaceCollege
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.

Wisdom (1986)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersFBI, Friends, Partners
PlotRobbery, Weapon, Chase, Fate, Dreams
StyleExciting, Serious, For men

Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers.

Assassination Games (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Romania
Duration01:36
CharactersSnipers, Hired assassins, Partners
PlotRevenge, Fight, Karate
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both Brazil and Flint want him dead – one for the money, the other for revenge. With crooked Interpol agents and vicious members of the criminal underworld hot on their trail, these two assassins reluctantly join forces to quickly take out their target before they themselves are terminated.

Stander (2003)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, crime, biography
CountryCanada, Germany, South Africa, United Kingdom
Duration01:51
CharactersHeroes, Losers
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Uprising
PlaceAfrica
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.

Pray for Death (1985)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Ninja, Heroes
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Revenge
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Black humor, Serious, For men

Akira Saito, a Japanese businessman lives in Tokyo with his Japanese-American wife Aiko and their children, Takeshi and Tomoya. When the family has a chance to move to the United States so that Aiko can teach the children about their American heritage, they pack up and head for Houston, Texas and run a restaurant. This is where the trouble begins....




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