Movies like Chameleon 1995

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Chameleon (1995)
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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: vengeance, undercover, 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, split personality, mafia ...
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 serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, crime, murder, law enforcement and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Chameleon: Blowback (2000), Benefit of the Doubt (1993), On Dangerous Ground (1996), Zero Tolerance (1994), Nowhere to Land (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.6
 652
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder, race against time, religions or cults, undercover, hitman, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, danger, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, chase, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, death in the family, dishonesty, deadly, couples, dealing with death, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, gang, danger, race against time, soldier, rivalry, political conspiracy, law enforcement, political intrigue, government agency, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, england, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
 470
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: realistic, tense, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, murder, rivalry, undercover, criminal's revenge, special agents, hostages, confined, tough law enforcer, gangsters, one man army, hitman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico, usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, airplane, special agents, crimes, deadly, danger, law enforcement, vengeance, chases and races, heroes, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, australia, california, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.4
 484
High Voltage (1998)
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, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, good versus evil, bank, deadly, law enforcement, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.9
 304
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, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: espionage, murder, hotel, scientist, adventure, crimes, intrigue, drug dealing, obsession, voyeurism, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 1.9
 1K
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: murder, motorcycle chase, drug dealing, law enforcement, vengeance, investigation, rivalry, gang, danger, undercover, working undercover, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: martial arts, murder, superhero, revenge, vigilante, heroes, crimes, master villain, confined, fugitives, dealing with death, special agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.5
 268
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: drug dealing, violence, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, gang, tough heroes, vengeance, chase, life is a bitch, chases and races, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.5
 907
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: serious, rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, dishonesty, frame up, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, vengeance, surveillance camera, ex convict, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.3
 225
Shotgun (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Ian 'Shotgun' Jones hunts a sadistic misogynistic maniac.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, bondage, police corruption, vigilantism, drug dealing, gangsters, riddles and clues, crime, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
 242
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, partners, law enforcement, deadly, track down, special agents, crime, crimes, reluctant partners, police investigation, terrorism, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.0
 910
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, special agents, undercover, assassination attempt, tough heroes, race against time, danger, government agency, deadly, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer, cartel, working undercover, secret agents, tough law enforcer, chases and races, gangsters, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, crimes, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 228
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, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, hotel, sexual relations, crimes, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 641
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, femme fatale, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, crimes, police detective, christmas eve, ex cop, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 756
Heroic Duo (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tough cop Ken Li (Cheng) is at the top of his game, but he's going to need some help to solve a grisly crime that the offender, a respected police officer, doesn't even remember committing. He seeks out Jack Lai (Lai), a former ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hypnosis, murder, investigation, chase, law enforcement, master criminal, dishonesty, deadly, undercover, police corruption, vengeance, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, deadly, snitch, law enforcement, political intrigue, whistleblower, righting the wronged, false accusation, government agency, disorder, dishonesty, political corruption ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 702
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, rough, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, heist, criminal's revenge, injustice, vigilantism, crime, frame up, criminal heroes, cons and scams, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 807
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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, stuntman, undercover, witnessing a crime, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
To Protect and Serve (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: danger, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners, crime, crimes, chases and races, life is a bitch, escapades, vigilantism, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 153
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: mind bending, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, strong sexual content, dishonesty, disorder, death in the family, deadly, law enforcement, amateur detective, estrangement, undercover, twins, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal quebec, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 4K
Essex Boys (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Billy has just scored an entry-level position with the local crime cartel. His first job is to mind Jason, a newly released thug with a vicious temper. Jason thinks it's his job to teach Billy about crime, drugs and women. Little does he know ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, murder, police, drug dealer, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang, ambition, deadly, rise and fall, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: gangsters, crimes, partners, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, mafia, murder, devil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, uninhibited rivalry, gangsters, crime, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, siblings relations, family relations, dishonesty, vengeance, sibling rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 374
Protection (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mobster moves to a new town as a protected witness and tries to start over, only to find he can't escape his old ways
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, small town, vengeance, hidden identity, crime gone awry, danger, hitman, criminal's revenge, crimes, crime, witnessing a crime, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 379
Armstrong (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, kidnapping, terrorism, investigation, injustice, battles, tough heroes, hijacking, espionage, one man army, gangsters, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 199
Temptation (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After five years in prison for insurance fraud the sailor Lanarsky is released. Together with his buddy Bone he gets a job as seamen on board the yacht owned by the wife of his insurance fraud-partner Michael Reddick. Lanarsky has a question to his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, danger, woman in danger, shower, fire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 309
Money Crush (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Flush with $3 million in counterfeit bills, a pair of small-time criminals hope to make the big time by trading it in for a cool million in authentic cash. However, when the trade goes awry, three men end up murdered- one a cop with a vengeful ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, good versus evil, crime gone awry, hitman, one man army, heist, police detective, police investigation, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%