Movies like The Clown: Payday

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The Clown: Payday (2005)
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The Clown: Payday (2005)
Original name: Der Clown - Tag der Vergeltung
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Former secret government agent Max Hecker (Sven Martinek) disguises himself with a clown mask in order to fight international crime. He hangs up his mask when one of his supporters, journalist Claudia (Diana Frank), is murdered. Four years later, he must put it back on as Claudia's sister Leah (Eva Habermann) is kidnapped by the same people that killed Claudia.
Plot: clown, revenge, helicopter, loss of son

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Most similar movies to The Clown: Payday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, suspense and realistic films with plots about revenge, murder, gangsters, crimes, gangster, police and betrayal mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Clown: Payday: Body Weapon (1999), Emergency Squad (1974), The Hitman Agency (2018), 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown (2015), 24 Little Hours (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
 244
Body Weapon (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While investigating murder cases involving masked rapists, Officer Ling herself is raped and her husband murdered by the suspects, on their wedding night. Rather than relying on her fellow police officers to solve her case, Ling chooses to use her ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, rape and revenge, gang rape, rape, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Emergency Squad (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A ruthless Interpol agent goes after the man who killed his wife in Stelvio Massi's crime thriller. A gutsy robber named Marseilles pulls off a tricky heist, but he's no match for agent Ravelli, a maverick who can't control his ...
Plot: revenge, car chase, machine gun, interpol, concussion, grudge, shot to death, shot in the side, gangster, shot in the back, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Hitman Agency (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An assassin hunts and tortures his old predecessor in the basement of his European home, only to reveal the lies and corruption of their international hitman agency by taking a journey through the manipulations of the old man's past.
Plot: conspiracy, revenge, love, assassin, hitman, flashback, flashback sequence
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
12 Rounds 3: Lockdown (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lockdown Follows a police officer who returns to duty after recovering from a gun shot wound to discover incriminating evidence of illegal activities against those closest to him. He quickly finds himself trapped inside his own precinct, hunted and ...
Plot: cat and mouse, revenge, family, police officer, shooting a police officer, police officer killed, bare breasts, sex scene, interracial sex, female nudity, policewoman, police officer shot
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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24 Little Hours (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A vengeful ex-con goes on a 24 hour killing spree, never saying a word. The discredited detective investigating the case is convinced there is more to it than the evidence suggests.
Plot: british, gangsters, topless woman, killer, mask, revenge, gangster, betrayal
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Mark of the Tortoise (1964)
Genre: Crime, Action, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: English millionaire Sir Cyrus Bradley is being blackmailed by “The Tortoise” Crime Syndicate. He is to pay £ 100,000.00 Pounds to stay alive and not be murdered. After his refusal to pay the money, he is quickly killed. Cyrus‘ nephew, Don ...
Plot: ransom, inheritance, murder, revenge, knife thrower, female criminal, turtle, criminal gang, man in a wheelchair, blackmail
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Eye for an Eye (1971)
Genre: Western, Thriller, Action, Crime
Country: Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vengeful widow hires a professional killer to train her son so that he can hunt down and kill the men who murdered her husband. The quest for revenge soon becomes an obsession.
Plot: revenge, murder of father, revenge plot, murder of husband, shot in the back, shot to death, rodeo, brother sister relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Blood on the Badge (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A cop goes to a small Texas town to find out who murdered his former partner there.
Plot: revenge, terrorism, police, police shootout, terrorist, violence, murder mystery, coma, street shootout, gunfight
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 136
Overkill (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Tokyo cop is sent to Los Angeles to help an LAPD detective break up a yakuza ring operating in the city.
Plot: yakuza, police detective, revenge, undercover cop, murder, extortion, lapd, bandit, group of criminals
Place: los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.6
 329
Red Chillies (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Story: Mohanlal plays the role of OMR, an affluent NRI who does oil business in Singapore. The movie begins on a new year before when the "Red Chilles", an all-girls music band with nine members, are involved in an accident. The girls flee from ...
Plot: scientist, revenge, car accident, communist, son, massacre, police, murder, corporate, corporation, radio station, courtroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 103
The Courier (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a courier at the D-Day Courier Service mistakenly finds a pile of money in his regular delivery, he does some digging only to discover that the messenger company is a front for a drug ring. A reformed drug user himself, he sets out to crack the ...
Plot: motorcycle, deception, drug dealer, chase, brother, police, drug addict, revenge, dublin ireland, delivery man
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Bad Day for the Cut (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A middle-aged Irish farmer, who still lives at home with his mother, sets off on a mission of revenge when the old lady is murdered.
Plot: murder, revenge, farmer, shotgun, prostitute, death of mother
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.0
 338K
The Italian Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, perfect crime, car chase, revenge, robbery, master criminal, safecracker, hacker, gold, betrayal, cons and scams, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: venice, los angeles, italy, europe, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Betrayals & Bullets: The Dame (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 51 min.
Story: After the murder of his girlfriend, a gang enforcer sets out to find out who perpetrated the killing.
Plot: murder, neo noir, firearm, betrayal, respect, revenge, neo-noir
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.6
 3K
Big B (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Big B is a 2007 Malayalam action-thriller film co-written and directed by Amal Neerad, starring Mammootty in the title role.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: murder, revenge, adoptive mother, gang war, corrupt politician, social worker, gangsters, crimes, investigation, danger, brother brother relationship, bodyguard ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.2
 140
Naked Poison (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy office worker Min gets his kicks taking sneaky snaps of his female co-workers, spying on his neighbours having rough sex, and coating himself in oil before bashing one out to internet porn; things change, however, when he mixes ingredients ...
Plot: revenge, large breasts, voyeurism, rape, murder, female nudity, bare breasts, poisoning, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 247 min.
Story: Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair is a complete edit of the two-part martial arts action films Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Kill Bill: Vol. 2. The film was originally scheduled to be released as one part. However, due to the film's over 4 hour ...
Style: psychological thriller, brutal, bloody, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: sword, revenge, wedding, girl fight, brutality, violence, justice, death, murder, crimes, fight scenes, twists & turns ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.9
 29K
To Strike (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The efforts of the Pakistani security forces in their fight against terrorism and how the lives of security officials are affected. A retired security officer returns to save Pakistan from a major terrorist attack.
Plot: hostage, revenge, mission, army, sniper
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Vultures on the Road (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The Vultures on the Road - an organized gang of robbers and murderers, which includes even the police. They kill the truck driver's friend, whose wife is expecting a baby. The police (which is cooperating with the bandits), of course, does ...
Plot: murder, pregnant wife, village, bandit, car accident, militia, car damage, truck driver, beaten up, revenge, criminal, prostitute ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Asian School Girls (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kidnapped by a Los Angeles crime syndicate, a group of schoolgirls must fight and seduce their way to vengeance after one of them committed suicide, teaching the criminals a lesson in kicking butt and taking names.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: revenge, rape, rivalry, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, suicide, schoolgirl, violence, stripper, vengeance, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 1K
Cold Hell (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Özge Dogruol, a young Vienna based taxi driver of Turkish origin. She witnesses an extremely brutal murder. The offender seems to be a crazed serial killer and he is convinced that Özge has seen him. A life-and-death struggle ensues.
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, set on fire, religious fundamentalism, psychopath, aunt niece relationship, anti heroine, blood, religious fundamentalist, police detective, brawl, gym ...
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 202
The Dangerous (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brother and sister Ninja warriors get revenge for their sister's death by killing the drug dealers in New Orleans. The police enlist the help of a biker warrior to solve the crime. The head drug dealer stirs the pot even further by hiring Cajun ...
Style: cult movie cast
Plot: cajun, revenge, ninja, biker, brother sister relationship, martial arts, drug dealer
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Last Bullet (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A continuation of a story started in the drama "With Clean Hands" (1972).
Plot: mafia, revenge, police officer, bar fight, hostage, espionage, gangsters, gangster
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Assignment (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ace assassin Frank Kitchen is double crossed by gangsters and falls into the hands of rogue surgeon known as The Doctor who turns him into a woman. The hitman, now a hitwoman, sets out for revenge, aided by a nurse named Johnnie who also has secrets.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, intense
Plot: revenge, hitman, interrogation, confession, massacre, assassin, gender bending, vigilantism, danger, femme fatale, crimes, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, las vegas, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Relentless Justice (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Australian Intelligence operative Victoria Dev Ries, lives a quiet life in suburban America where as a single mother she raises her only daughter and trains fighters in her own M.M.A. gym. But when her daughter goes on a camping trip and ...
Plot: graphic violence, blood, martial arts, forest, revenge, manhunt, women fight, woman fighting a woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Family Vanished (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A happy family returns from a vacation to find their home invaded by a criminal family and must fight for survival.
Plot: gun held to head, bound and gagged, vacation, blindfold, identity theft, family vacation, home invasion, knife held to throat, hostage, escape, kidnapping, asthmatic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.6
 288
Punk Vacation (1990)
Genre: Crime, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A peaceful California town is shaken after the brutal murder of diner owner by a gang of vicious punks. When the daughter of the slain man attempts to avenge her father’s death, she’s held hostage by the gang resulting in an epic battle between ...
Style: cult film
Plot: gang, revenge, infiltration, criminal, hostage, panties, rifle, cucumber, stealing a car, lynch mob, traumatic experience, exploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 2K
Already Dead (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Thomas Archer's happy & successful life is all but ruined following a horrific attack he is presented with a perfect opportunity to exact physical revenge upon the man who caused all his grief. However the immediate consequences of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: grief, vengeance, vigilantism, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, family problems, couple relations, loss of son, revenge, death, missing child ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Danny Ocean's team of criminals are back and composing a plan more personal than ever. When ruthless casino owner Willy Bank doublecrosses Reuben Tishkoff, causing a heart attack, Danny Ocean vows that he and his team will do anything to bring ...
Style: clever, humorous, exciting, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, perfect crime, revenge, casino, businessman, millionaire, criminal's revenge, mentor, vengeance, group of criminals, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Professor Pyarelal (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Kishinchand has taken to a life of crime, namely that of forging passports, and for that is under surveillance by the police. Upon his wife, Shanti's, and son, Pyarelal's insistence, he decides to give up all criminal activity and become ...
Plot: police officer killed, burning house, fake passport, robbery, television, fake identity, car accident, revenge, impersonation, wrongful conviction, gangster, blind woman ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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