Movies like Cobra

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Cobra (1986)
 5.7
 60K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
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, exciting, realistic, intense, suspense, melancholic, psychotronic, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, serial killer, tough heroes, murder, rivalry, fighting crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, resistance, crimes, danger, police investigation, prosecution, hostage, violence, tough cop, corrupt cop, heroes, mole, chases and races, nihilism, deadly, mannequin, chase, motorcycle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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Most similar movies to Cobra

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, rough, exciting and realistic films with plots about murder, violence, vengeance, crimes, gunfight, chase and rivalry mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Cobra: Sudden Impact (1983), Nighthawks (1981), Bullet to the Head (2012), Raw Deal (1986), The Warriors (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 37K
Sudden Impact (1983)
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, tense, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, chase, serial killer, female killer, vigilantism, crime, small town, police corruption, cop as target, lone wolves, against the rules ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 15K
Nighthawks (1981)
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, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, police investigation, crime, master criminal, danger, working undercover, tough law enforcer, hostages, crimes, fighting crime, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: rough, exciting, suspenseful, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, violence, heroes, partners, tough heroes, crimes, danger, vigilantism, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.5
 27K
Raw Deal (1986)
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: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, fbi, vengeance, crimes, working undercover, gang, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, rebellion, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, twentieth century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 7.7
 85K
The Warriors (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus' ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gang war, warrior, street gang, chase, vengeance, murder, survival, false accusation, danger, gay slur, disc jockey ...
Time: near future, year 1979, future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 65K
Shaft (2000)
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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, revenge, drug lord, violence, police brutality, corruption, crime, police investigation, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, switzerland, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.3
 72K
Assassins (1995)
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, assassination, hitman, competition, cia, rescue, police chase, criminal heroes, danger, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, caribbean, detroit, seattle, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.6
 144K
Demolition Man (1993)
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, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: utopia, tough heroes, police, martial arts, violence, car chase, foot chase, mind control, good versus evil, betrayal, one man army, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 1996, 1990s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, chase, martial arts, murder, revenge, car chase, deadly, dishonesty, track down, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, martial arts, car chase, psychopath, police investigation, vengeance, gangsters, crime, siege, gang, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.1
 31K
Get Carter (2000)
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, ritual, gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, crime, lone wolves, rivalry, tough heroes, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, rescue, hitman, martial arts, danger, police investigation, gangsters, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 8K
Next of Kin (1989)
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: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, crime, tough law enforcer, vigilantism, police investigation, justice, death of brother, one against many, brother brother relationship, complex characters, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: kentucky, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 98K
Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protector, small town, ex law enforcer, sheriff, crimes, tough heroes, drug dealer, martial arts, crime, methamphetamine, car chase, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, revenge, vigilante, violence, chase, murder, police investigation, vengeance, gory, deadly, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, vengeance, chase, vigilantism, murder, danger, death, police, fight, police investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 3K
The Hitman (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the reputation and trust needed in order to be accepted by the ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, betrayal, undercover, paranoia, mafia, revenge, one man army, undercover cop, special agents, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 255K
Con Air (1997)
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hijacking, airplane, helicopter, one man army, master criminal, convict, prison, machismo, confined, law enforcement, tough heroes, war hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 7.8
 131K
Dirty Harry (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Harry eventually collars Scorpio in ...
Style: serious, captivating, bleak, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, against the rules, psychopath, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, ransom, police, investigation, gunfight, police brutality, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 42K
A Man Apart (2003)
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: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, fighting crime, danger, tough heroes, crime, revenge, tragic hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, california, los angeles, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 45K
Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, culture clash, neo noir, gang war, crime, police investigation, misfit, crimes, partners against crime, chases and races, tough law enforcer, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, new york, usa, asia, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, gang, theft, danger, chase, crimes, car, chases and races, law enforcement, undercover, hotshot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 88K
Tango & Cash (1989)
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: realistic, rough, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prisoner, police detective, crime, reluctant partners, buddies, law enforcement, master criminal, rivalry, dishonesty, warden, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, police station, survival, police, gunfight, brutality, escape attempt, gang, street gang, prison bus, jail cell, ambush ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, drug dealing, murder, danger, vengeance, lone hero, gangsters, crime, family, against the odds, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, colombia, latin america, chicago illinois, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hero and the Terror (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the people of L.A. Now Simon has escaped and has ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, murder, pregnancy, haunted by the past, psychopath, police investigation, law enforcement, master criminal, rivalry, track down, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 55K
Sabotage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, vengeance, brutality, police investigation, crime scene, gory, crimes, tough law enforcer, danger, deadly, dishonesty, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sex slave, sex slavery, human trafficking, tough law enforcer, crime, gangsters, police investigation, tough heroes, rivalry, vengeance, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, usa, asia, cambodia, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 126K
The Last Stand (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction ...
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, small town, tough law enforcer, drug lord, fbi, escape, prisoner, sheriff, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Cleopatra Jones (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A United States Special Agent is assigned to crack down on drug-trafficking in the U.S. and abroad. After she burns a Turkish poppy field, the notorious drug-lord Mommy is furious at the loss of her supply and vows to destroy her.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug dealing, violence, pimp, hitman, party, chase, police, murder, prostitute, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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