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'Movies Like Training Day': Modern L.A. Noir

Google translate informs us Los Angeles means 'The Angels'; but there are no angels in sight in this collection of gritty modern L.A. Noir flicks, which borrow heavily from earlier masterpieces like 'Chinatown' and 'The Big Sleep'

Ethan Hawke Action/Thriller

Despite looking ever so slightly like Curious George, Ethan Hawke has nonetheless proven himself as a compelling action-hero in this collection of action/thrillers. Make sure to check out recent, critically-acclaimed time travel thriller 'Predestination'!

Denzel Drama

Denzel Washington's dramatic roles are typically of the criminal variety, but he has also proven himself a capable lead away from cops and robbers roles in movies like 'Flight', 'Remember the Titans', and 'John Q'. Regardless of plot, there isn't a bad choice to be found on this list - so pick a flick and get Denzel Watching-Them!

'Movies Like Inside Man': Denzel Washington Action/Crime

A chap who has walked away from a few explosions without looking backwards in his time. Suave, cool-headed, and commanding - nobody can pull off a hardened criminal quite like Denzel.

'Not Faded to Black': 21st Century Crime Noir

Movies in the vein of 'Drive': sleek, sexy, dark, pessimistic, and gritty, these contemporary Crime-Noirs prove the genre has not faded to black; make sure to check out 'Blue Ruin' for a recent addition to the oeuvre!

'Movies Like End of Watch': Bad Cop Movies

Enjoy this list of movies featuring the police department's most corrupt members, including modern crime-drama masterpiece 'The Departed' and no-holds-barred 1992 classic 'Bad Lieutenant. Guaranteed to leave you nervous dialing 911!

'Badass Badges': Modern Cop Thrillers

Gritty or clear-cut, action-packed or psychological, there's something here for everyone in this list of the best contemporary cop flicks. Some might be surprised how many of the top-ranked flicks are foreign: make sure to check out 'Infernal Affairs' (Chinese), '36th Precinct' (French), and 'The Guard' (Irish)!

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