Movies like Center of the Web

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Center of the Web (1992)
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Center of the Web (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An actor is wrongly taken as a professional killer by a band planning to murder the Governor. Then he is hired by the Security Dept. to try to unmask and to catch the leaders.
Style: suspense
Plot: assassination, henchman, agent, teacher, police, cia, hitman, death, female nudity, abduction, male female relationship, actor, betrayal, conspiracy, chase, gunfight, bus, car chase, murder, trust, runaway, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jail, innocence, governor ...

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Most similar movies to Center of the Web

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspense, suspenseful and serious films with plots about gunfight, murder, violence, chase, gun, death and betrayal mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Center of the Web: Pale Blue Balloons (2008), Deadly Prey (1987), Future Zone (1990), Out of Bounds (1986), The Contract (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pale Blue Balloons (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Dave is a bad cop fighting a deadly heroin addiction while working a case deep inside the mafia. After killing numerous drug dealers and even undercover police officers for the mob, he is kept from his money for trivial reasons. As his drug problem ...
Plot: police officer, drug addiction, bad cop, heroin, gore, drug dealer, shot in the stomach, sawed off shotgun, m 16, police, gunfight, urban setting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 3K
Deadly Prey (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of sadistic mercenaries led by Col. John Hogan kidnap Michael Danton from his home, and set him loose on the grounds of their secret camp to be used as training for new recruits. Danton has been called the "most perfect killer ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, chase, survival, gunfight, swamp, martial arts, exploding body, exploding helicopter, fistfight, mercenary, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 3.7
 424
Future Zone (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sequel to 'Future Force' has John Tucker's son traveling back in time 30 years to save his father from being killed by thugs he is currently pursuing back in 1990.
Plot: gunfight, gang, time travel, explosion, street shootout, violence, bounty hunter, father son relationship, car chase, fistfight
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Out of Bounds (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a ruthless drug dealer ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, airport, heroin, bus, police, hollywood sign, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, crime, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa, los angeles, new orleans, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 5.6
 23K
The Contract (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Attempting to recover from a recent family trauma by escaping into the woods for a peaceful hiking trip, an ex-lawman and his young son stumble across a dangerous contract killer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, chase, fbi, danger, parents and children, family problems, wilderness, serial killer, crimes, family relations, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Lock 'n' Load (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Vietnam vet has nightmares about murder and zombies, and then discovers that he and other vets have been programmed to commit crimes and then kill themselves afterwards so they can't be traced. He investigates to try to find out who is ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: vietnam veteran, betrayal, violence, brainwashing, assassin, explosion, murder, gunfight, splatter, robbery, hospital, police
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.4
 21K
The Gauntlet (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness named Gus Mally from Vegas. Mally turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and incriminating information regarding a ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, chase, police corruption, bus, extradition, hitman, organized crime, on the road, corrupt official, ambush, alcoholic, tough cop ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, phoenix arizona, arizona, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Osterman Weekend (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that threatens national security in this adaptation of the Robert Ludlum novel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, espionage, conspiracy, undercover, murder, family, threat, rescue, voyeurism, manhunt, agent, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, tense, exciting, touching ...
Plot: drug lord, bank robber, vengeance, street shootout, car chase, murder, violence, organized crime, attempted murder, accidental killing, police shootout, foot chase ...
Place: bangkok thailand, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.4
 8K
The Package (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, military, investigation, soldier, airport, assassination attempt, sergeant, prisoner, politics, conspiracy, state affairs, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe, chicago illinois, russia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.1
 1K
Raw Justice (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The mayor of a small town hires a bounty hunter to find his daughter's killer, but it turns out to be a very dangerous job.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, bounty hunter, chase, murder, bail bondsman, blackmail, explosion, revenge, violence, mayor, dishonesty, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: everglades, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 38K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, race against time, hostage, politics, accountant, terrorism, conspiracy, murder, conspiracy theory, assassination plot, one day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.7
 1K
Rain Fall (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hit man looks to protect the daughter of one of his victims against CIA assassins.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, law enforcement, crimes, chases and races, danger, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, police officer, tough heroes, foot chase, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, asia, usa, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.5
 320
Deadliest Prey (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sequel to Deadly Prey. Colonel Hogan is still alive and just getting out of prison on parole, some 28 years later. But he has only one thing in mind and that is revenge on Mike Danton. So once again, Hogan puts together a group of mercenaries, has ...
Plot: knife, manhunt, militia, ex soldier, murder, kidnapping, knife in hand, blood, handgun, son, blade, pistol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 27K
Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: coma, vengeance, martial arts, murder, danger, hospital, corrupt official, intrigue, against the odds, crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 1990s, 90s, year 1990
Place: los angeles, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Beast of Burden (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sean Haggerty only has an hour to deliver his illegal cargo. An hour to reassure a drug cartel, a hitman, and the DEA that nothing is wrong. An hour to make sure his wife survives. And he must do it all from the cockpit of his Cessna.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Plot: drug cartel, smuggling, hitman, rescue, race against time, track down, crimes, danger, chase, hostage, conspiracy, police ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.9
 8K
Proud Mary (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: female assassin, female killer, gangsters, little boy, gangster, guilt, car chase, organized crime, brutality, murder, betrayal, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Point of No Return (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so Maggie can be elaborately trained as a phantom ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: female killer, hitman, lethal injection, murder, espionage, undercover, danger, chases and races, addiction, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, government agency ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s
Place: california, washington d.c., europe, usa, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.1
 280
Body Count (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A cold-blooded assassin is out for revenge against an elite corps of Special Crimes Agents headed by Eddie Cook and Vinnie Rizzo. When Cold blooded hit man Makoto escapes from prison, he and his sexy and lethal partner set out to execute the agents ...
Plot: revenge, assassin, hero kills a woman, martial arts, gunfight, alley fight, code name, short shorts, streetcar, hapkido, buddy cop, blonde ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 14K
Black and Blue (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exposure follows a rookie Detroit African-American female cop who stumbles upon corrupt officers who are murdering a drug dealer, an incident captured by her body cam. They pursue her through the night in an attempt to destroy the footage, but to ...
Style: suspense, tense, slang, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: danger, criminal gang, police corruption, murder, african american, gunfight, drug dealer, blood, policewoman, police, rookie, crimes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Devil's Own (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, police investigation, betrayal, terrorist, murder, friendship, vengeance, danger, rebelliousness, against the odds, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, northern ireland, ireland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 89K
Den of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police brutality, bank robbery, car chase, tough guy, police, chase, investigation, brutality, deception, violence, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 7K
White Sands (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 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.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, mistaken identity, investigation, murder, undercover, crimes, crime, working undercover, who done it, hidden identity, mystery, neo noir ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new mexico, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.4
 13K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: violence, revenge, murder, police corruption, brutality, danger, dark hero, sociopath, paranoia, street shootout, hairdresser, corrupt politician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Jungle Assault (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two Vietnam vets with nothing to lose are called back into the bloodiest action of their lives. Their assignment: locate and destroy a terrorist base and bring back a General's daughter alive.
Plot: jungle warfare, explosion, helicopter, kidnapping, female nudity, shot to death, attempted rape, terrorist, jungle, murder, bar fight, throat slitting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, danger, heroes, rescue, hitman, martial arts, police investigation, crimes, partners, lone wolves, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.5
 786
No Contest (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: sexy, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, hostage, terrorist, race against time, danger, kidnapping, femme fatale, terrorist plot, senator, beauty pageant, swimming pool ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 106K
Street Kings (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, serious, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, neo noir, violence, dirty cop, gunfight, police investigation, tough law enforcer, vigilantism, right and wrong, doubts and hesitations, lone hero, undercover cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 27K
Heist (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A father is without the means to pay for his daughter's medical treatment. As a last resort, he partners with a greedy co-worker to rob a casino. When things go awry they're forced to hijack a city bus.
Style: tense, clever, suspense, exciting, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, criminal, casino, money, robbery, bus, chase, crime boss, sick child, father daughter relationship, police investigation, hostage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 5K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, heist, hitman, psychopath, police detective, serial killer, crimes, vengeance, writer's life, danger, mind game, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%