Most Similar Movies to The French Connection (1971)


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French Connection II (1975), Red Heat (1988), The Corruptor (1999), The Glimmer Man (1996), Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010), 48 Hrs. (1982), Colors (1988) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

French Connection II (1975)

French Connection II (1975)

6.8/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

"Popeye" Doyle travels to Marseille to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler who eluded him in New York.

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Red Heat (1988)

Red Heat (1988)

6.1/10 Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

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.

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The Corruptor (1999)

The Corruptor (1999)

6.1/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

With the aid from a New York City policeman, a top immigrant cop tries to stop drug-trafficking and corruption by immigrant Chinese Triads, but things get complicated when the Triads try to bribe the policeman.

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The Glimmer Man (1996)

The Glimmer Man (1996)

5.4/10 Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Two cops are forced to work together to solve a chain of mysterious killings by a killer nicknamed "The Family Man".

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Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

8.0/10 Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime

After a prison riot, former-Captain Nascimento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups.

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48 Hrs. (1982)

48 Hrs. (1982)

6.9/10 Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.

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Colors (1988)

Colors (1988)

6.7/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller

An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.

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Miami Vice (2006)

Miami Vice (2006)

6.0/10 Action, Crime, Thriller

Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined.

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Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

6.6/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

A betrayed intelligence officer enlists the aid of a prostitute to prove his innocence from a deadly conspiracy while returning a favor to her.

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Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

5.9/10 Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Jack Cates once again enlists the aid of ex-con Reggie Hammond--this time, to take down The Iceman, a ruthless drug lord operating in the San Francisco bay area.

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Lethal Weapon (1987)

Lethal Weapon (1987)

7.6/10 Action, Crime, Thriller

Two newly paired cops who are complete opposites must put aside their differences in order to catch a gang of drug smugglers.

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Dark Blue (2002)

Dark Blue (2002)

6.6/10 Crime, Drama, Thriller

A robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.

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CHIPS (2017)

CHIPS (2017)

6.0/10 Action, Comedy, Crime

A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that may involve some crooked cops.

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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

6.5/10 Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to help Taggart and Rosewood investigate Chief Bogomil's near-fatal shooting and the series of "alphabet crimes" associated with it.

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Mulholland Falls (1996)

Mulholland Falls (1996)

6.3/10 Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

In 1950's Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.

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Year of the Dragon (1985)

Year of the Dragon (1985)

6.9/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

A police detective cracks down on organized crime in Chinatown after the murders of Triad and Mafia leaders.

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Rush Hour 3 (2007)

Rush Hour 3 (2007)

6.2/10 Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Lee and Carter head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders.

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Point Blank (2010)

Point Blank (2010)

6.8/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Samuel, a male nurse, saves the life of a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's wife hostage and force him to spring their boss.

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Street Kings (2008)

Street Kings (2008)

6.8/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

An undercover cop, disillusioned by the death of his wife, is implicated in the murder of an officer and must struggle to clear himself.

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Gangster Squad (2013)

Gangster Squad (2013)

6.7/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city.

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16 Blocks (2006)

16 Blocks (2006)

6.6/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

An aging alcoholic cop is assigned the task of escorting a witness from police custody to a courthouse 16 blocks away. There are, however, chaotic forces at work that prevent them from making it in one piece.

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