Movies like Cobra

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Cobra (1986)
 5.7
 58K
Cobra
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, ridiculous, reflective, suspense, bloody, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, chase, motorcycle, violence, car chase, hostage, tough law enforcer, slasher, lone hero, gunfight, tough heroes, violent, explosions, weapons, serial killer, fight scenes, vengeance, crimes, brutality, guilty pleasure, vigilante, deadly, classic car, dialogue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Warriors
Action, Crime, Thriller
USA
92 min.
 7.7
Point Break
Action, Crime, Thriller
Japan, USA
122 min.
 7.2
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Most similar movies to Cobra

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, dialogue, chase, vengeance, mentor, violence and gunfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Cobra: Nighthawks (1981), Raw Deal (1986), Tango & Cash (1989), Bullet to the Head (2012), Black Rain (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.4
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Nighthawks
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, crime, undercover cop, violence, police, murder, hostage, chase, hostages, surveillance, corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, london, california ...
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System:   95%
    User:   89%
 
 5.5
 26K
Raw Deal
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, crime, vengeance, fbi, mob, revenge, mafia, car chase, vigilante, criminal heroes, brutality, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1986
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   70%
 
 6.4
 85K
Tango & Cash
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, chase, police, car chase, buddies, undercover cop, prison escape, gunfight, violence, reluctant partners, torture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   74%
 
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Bullet to the Head
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, father daughter relationship, revenge, corruption, assassin, violence, assassination, kidnapping, betrayal, police corruption, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
 6.6
 44K
Black Rain
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, culture clash, chase, organized crime, violence, mafia, gangster, police, motorcycle, neo noir, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
 6.6
 140K
Demolition Man
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, John Spartan, who had also been ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, rough, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, police, violence, utopia, car chase, martial arts, murder, surveillance, good versus evil, gunfight, culture clash, one man army ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s, 1990s, year 1996 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
Action Jackson
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, chase, martial arts, car chase, violence, police, master criminal, nightclub, explosions, tough law enforcer, crime, against the rules ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
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 6.3
 70K
Assassins
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, chase, assassin, rivalry, gunfight, surveillance, revenge, violence, assassins, brutality, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, caribbean, detroit, seattle, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
 5.9
 64K
Shaft
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, violence, revenge, corruption, police corruption, police investigation, chase, vengeance, car chase, kick-butt women, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
 5.9
 41K
Passenger 57
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, fbi, airport, chase, hijacking, hostage, gunfight, hostages, martial arts, one man army, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, florida, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
 5.7
 8K
Next of Kin
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Truman Gates, a Chicago cop, sets out to find his brother's killer. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crime, vigilantism, gangsters, revenge, mafia, justice, tough law enforcer, vigilante, hitman, death, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, kentucky, san francisco, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
 5.6
 25K
12 Rounds
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When New Orleans cop Danny Fisher prevents a brilliant thief from successfully carrying out his latest heist, the thief's girlfriend is accidentally killed. Hungry for revenge, the criminal mastermind breaks out of prison and kidnaps ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, vengeance, car chase, family, revenge, fbi, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer, chase, mind game, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
 6.4
 18K
The Gauntlet
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, road movie, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, chase, motorcycle, police corruption, organized crime, crime, betrayal, desert, hitman, gangsters, police, bus ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, san francisco, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
Movie in collections
 6.8
 249K
Con Air
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching ...
Style: exciting, suspense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: violence, prison, airplane, brutality, hijacking, gunfight, revenge, helicopter, fugitives, murder, convict, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
 7.2
 132K
Point Break
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the coastal town of Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The F.B.I. believes that the members of the gang could be surfers and send ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surfing, bank robbery, undercover cop, undercover, chase, car chase, special agents, violence, gunfight, working undercover, surfer, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
 6.1
 41K
A Man Apart
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, revenge, violence, justice, brutality, drugs, corruption, murder, tough law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, california, latin america, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
 5.1
 30K
Get Carter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, murder, hitman, revenge, brutality, drugs/alcohol, crime, criminal's revenge, car chase, chase, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, las vegas, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
 6.7
 142K
Lethal Weapon 3
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Archetypal buddy cops Riggs and Murtaugh are back for another round of high-stakes action, this time setting their collective sights on bringing down a former Los Angeles police lieutenant turned black market weapons dealer. Lorna Cole joins as the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, chase, police, revenge, gunfight, verbal byplay, buddies, violence, weapons, martial arts, fight scenes, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
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 6.3
 79K
War
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: FBI agent Jack Crawford is out for revenge when his partner is killed and all clues point to the mysterious assassin Rogue. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of some unfinished business, he triggers a violent clash of rival gangs. ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, revenge, chase, crime, hitman, fbi, assassin, betrayal, assassination, car chase, kung fu ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
 5.6
 23K
Fire with Fire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against – after being held up at a local convenience store – threatens him.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, crime, vengeance, vigilante, car chase, chases and races, revenge, crimes, assassination, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
 6.6
 36K
Sudden Impact
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When a young rape victim takes justice into her own hands and becomes a serial killer, it's up to Dirty Harry Callahan, on suspension from the SFPD, to bring her to justice.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, crime, serial killer, chase, vengeance, small town, police investigation, police corruption, vigilante, rape, revenge, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
 7.0
 196K
Rambo
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bloody, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, war, boat, torture, rape, military, violence, brutality, blood, gore, chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: burma, asia, thailand, mine, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
The Replacement Killers
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, revenge, vengeance, gangsters, crime, chase, assassin, organized crime, redemption, betrayal, gangster ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
Movie in collections
 4.2
 11K
Fair Game
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Max Kirkpatrick is a cop who protects Kate McQuean, a civil law attorney, from a renegade KGB team out to terminate her
Style: sexy, serious, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, gunfight, on the run, lawyer, screwball, master criminal, violence, kgb, brutality, witnessing a crime, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
Rambo: First Blood Part II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, chase, revenge, vengeance, vietnam war, jungle, torture, brutality, violence, betrayal, prison, one man army ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
 6.8
 36K
The Enforcer
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dirty Harry Callahan returns again, this time saddled with a rookie female partner. Together, they must stop a terrorist group consisting of angry Vietnam veterans.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alcatraz, crime, kidnapping, police investigation, chase, violence, gunfight, revenge, murder, tough law enforcer, police, vigilante ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
 7.2
 144K
Lethal Weapon 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, revenge, violence, car chase, death, gunfight, buddies, verbal byplay, torture, brutality, police, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, south africa, usa, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of his girlfriend's daughter from a drug overdose, Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) takes on the local drug cartel.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, vigilante, revenge, violence, brutality, gory, gang, drugs, gunfight, gangs, wine ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   28%
 

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Showdown in Little Tokyo
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An American with a Japanese upbringing, Chris Kenner is a police officer assigned to the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles. Kenner is partnered with Johnny Murata, a Japanese-American who isn't in touch with his roots. Despite their ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, culture clash, sword fight, gangsters, kung fu, violence, brutality, gang, crime, fight scenes, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, asia, usa, japan
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System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
 5.5
 99K
Judge Dredd
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, future dystopia, dystopic future, judge, good versus evil, police, justice, apocalypse, weapons, vengeance, law enforcement, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   31%
 
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