Top 10 awesome movies like The French Connection that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The French Connection and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of William Friedkin, Gene Hackman and Fernando Rey . Here goes the list -

  1. Payback
  2. New Jack City
  3. Clockers
  4. Fresh
  5. A Better Tomorrow II
  6. White Sands
  7. Kill Me Again
  8. Sharky's Machine
  9. Wanted: Dead or Alive
  10. Certain Fury
  1. Payback

    Payback

    After a successful heist, Porter is shot by his wife and his best friend. They leave him there to die but when he recovers, he seeks revenge and wants his share of the money.

    This movie, created by Brian Helgeland, Mel Gibson and Gregg Henry, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

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  2. New Jack City

    New Jack City

    A crime lord ascends to power and becomes megalomaniacal while a maverick police detective vows to stop him.

    This movie, created by Mario Van Peebles, Wesley Snipes and Ice-T, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Redbox, Directv, Youtube, Fandangonow, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Apple Itunes, Microsoft Store and Amazon Video.

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  3. Clockers

    Clockers

    Young drug pushers in the projects of Brooklyn live hard dangerous lives, trapped between their drug bosses and the detectives out to stop them.

    This movie, created by Spike Lee, Harvey Keitel and John Turturro, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Mystery | Drama

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  4. Fresh

    Fresh

    Death and violence anger a 12-year-old drug courier, who sets his employers against each other.

    This movie, created by Boaz Yakin, Sean Nelson and Giancarlo Esposito, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Cbs.

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  5. A Better Tomorrow II

    A Better Tomorrow II

    A restauranteur teams up with a police officer and his ex-con brother to avenge the death of a friend's daughter.

    This movie, created by John Woo, Lung Ti and Yun-Fat Chow, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

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  6. White Sands

    White Sands

    A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation.

    This movie, created by Roger Donaldson, Willem Dafoe and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv and Amazon Prime Video.

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  7. Kill Me Again

    Kill Me Again

    A young detective becomes involved with a beautiful woman on the run from the mob and her psychopath boyfriend.

    This movie, created by John Dahl, Pat Mulligan and Nick Dimitri, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes and Amazon Video.

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  8. Sharky's Machine

    Sharky's Machine

    Tom Sharky is demoted to vice after a bust goes terribly wrong. He and his team stumble across a mob murder tied to prostitution and government.

    This movie, created by Burt Reynolds, Burt Reynolds and Vittorio Gassman, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv.

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  9. Wanted: Dead or Alive

    Wanted: Dead or Alive

    This movie features a character who is a descendant of the character played by Steve McQueen in the television series of the same name. And like McQueen's Josh Randall, Hauer's Nick Randall...

    This movie, created by Gary Sherman, Rutger Hauer and Gene Simmons, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv and Hoopla.

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  10. Certain Fury

    Certain Fury

    During a shooting in court young prostitute Scarlet manages to flee. In a state of confusion, the black Tracy, who was arrested for a minor delict, follows her. When she decides to leave Scarlett, an accident makes it impossible. So they're bound together on a flight from the police and some of the meanest criminals of New York.

    This movie, created by Stephen Gyllenhaal, Tatum ONeal and Irene Cara, scores 5.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

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