Movies like Chameleon 1995

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Chameleon (1995)
 6.1
 418
Chameleon (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An undercover agent (Anthony LaPaglia) uses his rare personality disorder in pursuing the drug-cartel leader responsible for the deaths of his wife and kids.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, espionage, crimes, special agents, couple relations, drug dealing, crime, secret agents, good versus evil, working undercover, murder, chases and races, dishonesty, death in the family, master criminal, law enforcement, dealing with death, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, government agency, partners against crime, graphic violence, bandit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Chameleon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, danger, undercover, chases and races and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Chameleon: Blowback (2000), Benefit of the Doubt (1993), Blindside (1987), High Voltage (1997), Bad Karma (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.6
 664
Blowback (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, he was rescued by a secret government group ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, psychopath, undercover, religions or cults, violence spree, danger, special agents, partners against crime, crimes, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Benefit of the Doubt (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty two years earlier, Karen helped convict her father, Frank, for the murder of her mother. With his new freedom, thanks to parole, Frank returns home to seek revenge. Having always pleaded his innocence, Frank soon works his way back into ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, chase, homecoming, woman in danger, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, family life, death in the family, couples, dealing with death, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.8
 321
Blindside (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Harvey Keitel plays Penfield Gruber, a once great scientist, reduced to managing a sleazy hotel. Gruber monitors the daily comings and goings of his tenants, mainly for his own interest, until underworld figures ask him to spy on a suspected ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, murder, hotel, scientist, graphic violence, deadly, dishonesty, voyeurism, obsession, undercover, drug dealing, intrigue ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.4
 507
High Voltage (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, danger, disorder, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, bank, crime gone awry, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 914
Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, frame up, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, going straight, husband wife relationship, murder, revenge, criminal, ex convict, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
 484
Zero Tolerance (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After surviving a sneak attack on himself and fellow agents Jimmy and Gene as they were transporting drug kingpin Raymond Manta out of a Mexican jail, FBI agent Jeff Douglas becomes an uwitting pawn of the White Hand drug cartel. Mistakenly told ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drug abuse, crime, special agents, heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, lone wolves, one man army, good versus evil, drug dealing, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
On Dangerous Ground (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, political conspiracy, dishonesty, government agency, deadly, political intrigue, law enforcement, gang, danger, assassination attempt, soldier, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Nowhere to Land (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot must safely land a 747 on which deadly nerve gas has been planted.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, airplane, special agents, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, danger, chases and races, heroes, race against time, nerve gas ...
Time: 90s, year 2000, 2000s
Place: usa, australia, california, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 2K
The Heavy (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry turned into betrayal between two brothers. One a prime candidate for Prime Minister, the other a henchman for a successful, yet shady businessman. Presented with an opportunity to take revenge against his brother, our anti-hero must ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, sibling rivalry, violence, family relations, graphic violence, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, working undercover, dishonesty, rivalry, undercover, danger, hitman, vengeance, deadly, uninhibited rivalry, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.1
 963
Hangmen (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rob Greene has information about an undercover terror team inside the CIA led by Joe Connelly. To stay alive with the knowledge, he is advised to stay undercover by his supervisor Andrews. Connelly's men try to kill Greene, but he can escape ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, boss and employee, chases and races, state affairs, save the day, crimes, tough law enforcer, secret agents, undercover, tough heroes, assassination attempt, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Born to Be King (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Triad member Chicken is designated by Taiwan's San Luen Gang to marry Nanako, the daughter of the fifth generation leader of the Yamada Gang in Japan. Later, the leader of the triad group gets murdered. Actually, all the San Luen Gang members ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, rivalry, master criminal, crimes, vengeance, wedding, juvenile delinquency, good versus evil, master warrior ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, japan, hong kong, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Prey of the Jaguar (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When his wife and son are brutally murdered by a fugitive drug lord that he helped put behind bars, former Special Ops agent Derek Leigh vows to avenge their deaths. After mastering lethal fighting skills at the hands of a martial arts instructor, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, superhero, vigilante, revenge, chases and races, escapades, confined, criminal's revenge, vengeance, manhunt, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.1
 247
Countdown (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Chris Murdoch falls obsessively in love with a Japanese girl attending University in Seattle (Kaori Ozaki) he murders Japanese men who have shown her kindness under the pretext of revenge for the attack on Pearl Harbor during WWII. However the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, special agents, crimes, reluctant partners, chases and races, track down, law enforcement, deadly, police investigation, crime gone awry, danger, manhunt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 1.9
 2K
The Hellcats (1968)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The brother and fiancee of a dead policeman infiltrate a female-led biker gang to uncover his murderer.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, motorcycle chase, drug dealing, crime, investigation, rivalry, gang, danger, vengeance, law enforcement, tough heroes, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Who's Got the Black Box? (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The widow of a murdered undercover NATO officer in Greece is the prime suspect in his killing. She finds herself embroiled in a bigger conspiracy about the sabotage of U.S. radar installations while trying to prove her innocence.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, political corruption, dishonesty, disorder, political intrigue, righting the wronged, conspiracy, undercover, whistleblower, law enforcement, deadly, government agency ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 161
Twin Sisters (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman flies from Los Angeles to Montreal to investigate the supposed death of her identical twin. What she finds out could get her killed.
Style: serious, rough, mind bending, realistic, tense ...
Plot: twins, murder, missing person, prostitute, undercover, amateur detective, estrangement, strong sexual content, death in the family, crime, manipulations, switching roles ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal quebec, montreal, canada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 720
The Heist (1989)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ex-con Neal Skinner (Pierce Brosnan) seeks revenge against track owner Ebbet Berens (Tom Skerritt) for framing him in an emerald smuggling deal.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, heist, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, injustice, crime, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, gambling, frame up, car chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 235
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, serious, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, danger, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), hotel, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 797
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, law enforcement, partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, kiss, police, love interest, police officer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 912
Avenger (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his own daughter was killed in Panama in 1994, former CIA agent Calvin Dexter became a private 'specialist' in cases which wouldn't reach justice trough the regular legal channels. Two years later he accepts to find Richard ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: manhunt, undercover, tough heroes, special agents, state affairs, save the day, race against time, rivalry, working undercover, government agency, track down, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: former yugoslavia, south africa, washington d.c., africa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, special agents, uncover truth, manhunt, undercover, investigation, espionage, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, danger, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, cuba, australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Breach of Trust (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For opposite reasons, an undercover federal agent and a small time hood join forces to take on a union of drug lords and dirty cops.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer, cartel, rivalry, crime, crimes, chases and races, working undercover, partners against crime, law enforcement, partners, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Full Disclosure (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A reporter discovers a woman who is a suspected terrorist.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, undercover, hidden identity, on the run, special agents, danger, government agency, chases and races, journalism, federal bureau of investigation, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 819
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, witnessing a crime, crime, undercover, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal heroes, working undercover, gangsters, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, new york, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, race against time, drug cartel, danger, rivalry, strong violent content, chases and races, mexican
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 233
The Secretary (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Her boss made ​​a big mistake by not promoting it. Now is the perfect secretary in the service of revenge.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, workplace, crimes, workplace intrigue, manipulations, boss and employee, strong female presence, vengeance, manipulation, deadly, power relations, disgruntled ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Arrangement (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drug deal hijacked by a third party, they leave the drugs and take the money. A stripper witnesses a murder and now the Mafia's after but there is nowhere safe to hide.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense, exciting ...
Plot: chases and races, blind ambition, partners against crime, city life, crime, witnessing a crime, danger, woman in danger, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners, crimes, police corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 371
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, undercover, one man army, rivalry, danger, terrorism, race against time, vengeance, law enforcement, master criminal, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 281
Intent to Kill (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young policewoman relentlessly tries to bring down a ruthless drug kingpin whom plots his own agenda for his drug distribution empire.
Style: cult film, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: drug dealing, violence, chases and races, life is a bitch, working undercover, crime, deadly, law enforcement, tough heroes, criminal heroes, crimes, chase ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%