Movies like Cold Front

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Cold Front (1989)
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Cold Front (1989)
Genre: Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An American cop teams up with a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman and together they uncover a plot to hide international terrorists in Vancouver.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, kgb, police officer, serial killer, psychopath, investigation, hitman, politics, murder, crimes, undercover, graphic violence, espionage, law enforcement, woman in danger, mentally unstable, dishonesty, obsessive quest, mounted police, cia, terrorist, police officer killed, ex husband ex wife relationship, mountie, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, korea, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada

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Most similar movies to Cold Front

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, law enforcement, murder, danger, rivalry and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Cold Front: Silent Partner (2005), Simple Justice (1989), Out of the Darkness (1985), The Amateur (1981), American Crime (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Silent Partner (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gordon Patrick, a young CIA analyst is assigned to investigate the mysterious death of a major Russian political figure.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: politics, cia, undercover, investigation, law enforcement, state affairs, crimes, femme fatale, political corruption, dishonesty, criminal heroes, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Simple Justice (1989)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an unknown assailant viciously murders the participants in a bank robbery and murder case, it could be a case of vigilante justice - that is, if the two cases are connected. That's for the police to decide - and it's a puzzle that ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: vigilantism, heist, murder, bank, riddles and clues, vengeance, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, vigilante, garbage ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Out of the Darkness (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" — the infamous serial killer who stalked New York in the 70s.
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, clergy, stalking, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, police investigation, obsessive quest, terrorism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 836
The Amateur (1981)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: hostage, espionage, politics, intrigue, murder, heroes, dishonesty, assassination, state affairs, undercover, against the rules, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: czech republic, italy, europe, eastern europe, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: serious, scary, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crimes, mind game, stalking, serial killer, uncover truth, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Zodiac Killer (2005)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man who works at a nursing home uses the legendary Zodiac killer's M.O. to kill people who neglect their elderly relatives.
Style: slasher, serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, wannabe, murder, secret society, mind game, police investigation, police detective, master criminal, rivalry, woman in danger, obsession, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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63%
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Keaton's Cop (1990)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ex-mobster Keaton, now living in a retirement home, narrowly misses being the target of a mob hit. Policemen Jake, an old friend of Keaton's, and Gable, a violent cop who takes an immediate disliking to the aging gangster are called in to keep ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, graphic violence, loss of partner, hitman, forced into action, quibbling, verbal byplay, unlikely partners, odd couple, partners, gangsters, race against time ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.3
 181
Triple Threat (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ex-assassin, Dina Lo Bianca, receives an offer she cannot refuse, thrusting her back into the world of hired guns, espionage and surveillance. With the help of her young sexy protégé and Dina's new straight-laced love interest, the femme ...
Style: serious, rough, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: espionage, murder, undercover, secret agents, rivalry, mysterious character, femme fatale, intrigue, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, haunted by the past, police detective, murder, manipulation, crimes, serial killer, dishonesty, police investigation, woman in danger, law enforcement, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Varg Veum - The Consorts of Death (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Varg Veum investigates the murder of a married couple; prime suspect is the stepson, but Veum does not think he is guilty. Not even when he confesses.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, private detective, law enforcement, mystery, investigation, murder, race against time, crimes, life is a bitch, who done it, youth, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: scary, rough, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, missing person, investigation, mentally unstable, police investigation, crimes, mystery, witnessing a crime, woman in danger, police detective, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: graphic violence, hitman, police corruption, city life, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, gangsters, police investigation, partners against crime, rivalry, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Varg Veum - The Dead Have It Easy (2012)
Genre: Crime
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Varg Veum tries to help a scared girl lost in the woods at night, but he fails to avoid her death. What was this young asylum seeker fleeing from?
Style: tense, twists and turns, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, race against time, mystery, who done it, dishonesty, violence, graphic violence, private detective, life is a bitch, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Torso: The Evelyn Dick Story (2002)
Genre: Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The 1946/1947 murder trial of young and beautiful Evelyn Dick remains the most lurid murder case in Canadian history. After children find only the torso of her missing husband, John, Evelyn is arrested for his murder.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: femme fatale, manipulation, mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, courtroom drama, confined, legal, crimes, dishonesty, police detective, family problems ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Road of No Return (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Road of no Return follows the final nine days in the lives of four atypical hit men who are secretly brought together in a covert operation to fight the drug trafficking epidemic in the country.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, covert operation, adventure, undercover, politics, race against time, law enforcement, track down, introspection, rivalry, orphan, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: graphic violence, psychopath, obsession, vengeance, race against time, reluctant partners, rivalry, terrorism, undercover, manhunt, law enforcement, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 2K
Relentless (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, maniac, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, partners against crime, mentally unstable, stalking, police detective, police officer, manipulation ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.0
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Bad Bizness (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After three women get killed, policewoman gets involved in the underworld of drugs and pornographic movies, when she starts investigating the case.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, serial killer, murder, prostitute, crimes, urban ghetto, working undercover, city life, strong sexual content, law enforcement, dishonesty, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Partners in Crime (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Reardon (Hauer) is a twice-divorced police detective who lives with his daughter. When a well-heeled local man is kidnapped, the FBI is called in, which introduces Longsworth (played by Paulina Porizkova). Longsworth happens to have been ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, uncover truth, private detective, investigation, special agents, femme fatale, who done it, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, small town, fbi agent ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 20K
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, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, hostage, crimes, master criminal, fighting crime, working undercover, tough law enforcer, chase, police, murder, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, london, paris france, manhattan new york city ...
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44%
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Baby (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: An elite counter-intelligence unit learns of a plot, masterminded by a maniacal madman. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to track the terrorists' international tentacles and prevent them from striking at the heart of India.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, espionage, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, tough heroes, graphic violence, behind enemy lines, terrorist plot, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Agent of Influence (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This story of espionage and counter-espionage is based on the novel by Ian Adams. Suspicious circumstances surrounded the mysterious death of a Canadian diplomat. At the height of The Cold War in October 1964, John Watkins, Canada's former ...
Style: realistic, captivating, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: espionage, head of state, rebellion, state affairs, undercover, heroes, dishonesty, cold war, cia, secret agents, spy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 820
Night Game (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, psychopath, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, baseball, graphic violence, stalking, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dillinger and Capone (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1934, J. Edgar Hoover and the boys made headlines for mowing down John Dillinger in a hail of bullets outside Chicago's Biograph theater. But in fact, according to this Jon Purdy gangster thriller, the Feds iced Dillinger's brother. ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, fighting crime, crimes, master criminal, bank robbery, heist, uninhibited rivalry, missing person, kidnapping, rivalry, folk hero, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Assignment (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jack Shaw (DONALD SUTHERLAND) has experienced the terror first-hand. He's a top CIA agent who's tracked international killer-for-hire Carlos "The Jackal" Sanchez for over twenty years and barely survived Carlos' devastating ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorist, kgb, mistaken identity, frame up, chase, assassination attempt, terrorism, race against time, politics, car chase, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east, paris france, libya, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, hitman, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry, nurse, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Black Godfather (1974)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The heroes in The Black Godfather are members of an African-American criminal organization. Like Brando in The Godfather, they're not averse to robbery and murder, but they do draw the line at narcotics. When the Mafia infiltrates the ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, tough heroes, injustice, graphic violence, partners against crime, undercover, rivalry, society, criminal's revenge, crimes, fighting crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Virgin of Juarez (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a reporter travels to Juarez to cover the ongoing story of the mass murder of local working women, she uncovers the amazing story of "The Virgin Of Juarez," a survivor of an attack who has developed stigmata, a sign of holiness, and ...
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, woman in danger, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, law enforcement, crimes, religions or cults, life is a bitch, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, latin america, usa, mexico, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jack Reed: One of Our Own (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jack Reed investigates a young woman whom he and his wife take into their household when she turns out to be targeted by unknown assassins.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, rivalry, crimes, fugitives, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, woman in danger, runaway, police, corruption, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, dangerous attraction, psychopath, dishonesty, police investigation, rivalry, heist, bank, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%