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, espionage, crimes, serial killer, investigation, hitman, psychopath, politics, crime, graphic violence, mentally unstable, obsessive quest, murder, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, woman in danger, undercover, mounted police, cia, terrorist ...
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, murder, crime, law enforcement, danger and rivalry 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.
 4.5
 667
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: politics, cia, undercover, investigation, state affairs, femme fatale, crimes, law enforcement, political corruption, deadly, dishonesty, chases and races ...
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: vigilantism, crime, bank, murder, riddles and clues, heist, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, danger, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, brooklyn new york city, murder, fighting crime, crime, danger, mystery, clergy, police investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.8
 754
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, politics, espionage, intrigue, murder, chases and races, government agency, deadly, rivalry, crimes, graphic violence, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, czech republic, eastern europe, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 967
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: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, crimes, investigation, stalking, deadly, mind game, crime, serial killer, psychopath, who done it, uncover truth, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Ulli Lommel's 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: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, wannabe, murder, secret society, police detective, police investigation, mind game, obsession, woman in danger, rivalry, master criminal, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.7
 188
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: suspenseful, rough, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, reluctant partners, partners, assassination attempt, crime, odd couple, unlikely partners, elderly, golden years, partners against crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 2.3
 157
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: rough, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, murder, mysterious character, rivalry, femme fatale, undercover, secret agents, danger, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 2.0
 949
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, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, serial killer, manipulations, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, manipulation, dishonesty, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: investigation, murder, law enforcement, mystery, uncover truth, private detective, life is a bitch, race against time, crimes, deadly, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: psychological, serious, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, investigation, mystery, crimes, murder, missing person, danger, mentally unstable, police detective, psychopath, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Garage Sale Mystery (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jennifer Shannon can always find a diamond in the rough, when it comes to garage sales, that is. Whether it's a new antique to sell at her consignment shop, an Atari game for her son or a piece of furniture for her handy husband Jason to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: murder, crimes, danger, amateur detective, woman in danger, who done it, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, amateur sleuth, death of friend, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, race against time, who done it, dishonesty, danger, violence, life is a bitch, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, talky ...
Plot: femme fatale, manipulation, investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, courtroom drama, confined, crimes, dishonesty, legal, deadly, police detective ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 17K
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, hostage, undercover, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, master criminal, danger, working undercover, fighting crime, hostages, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, london, paris france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
 246
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, police investigation, crime gone awry, undercover, chases and races, psychopath, graphic violence, obsession, vengeance, terrorism, track down ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 1K
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, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, crime, vengeance, mentally unstable, partners against crime, stalking, chases and races, maniac, police detective ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: deadly, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, chases and races, crime, reluctant partners, danger, criminal's revenge, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, special agents, femme fatale, investigation, private detective, uncover truth, who done it, dishonesty, crime, law enforcement, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 639
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: rough, offbeat, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, police detective, murder, baseball, crimes, danger, crime, woman in danger, who done it, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ 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: captivating, realistic, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: espionage, undercover, rebellion, state affairs, head of state, heroes, dishonesty, cold war, cia, secret agents, spy, secret agent
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, crimes, fighting crime, master criminal, bank robbery, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, folk hero, criminal's revenge, manhunt, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 2K
Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, danger, confined, deadly, hopes, tough heroes, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The State Counsellor (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Third film based on Boris Akunin's "Priklucheniya Erasta Petrovicha Fandorina" series of novels. On a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow general Khrapov was killed and no one else but Erast Petrovich is under suspicion because the ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, whodunit, terrorism, crime, crimes, russian empire, murder, train, danger, political intrigue, romancing a criminal, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, woman in danger, journalism, psychopath, who done it, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, latin america, mexico, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, undercover, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, deadly, fugitives, crime, rivalry, woman in danger, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, crimes, witnessing a crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, going straight, deadly, crime, undercover, opposites attract, dishonesty, crimes, fighting crime, rivalry, gang, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.3
 490
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, serial killer, murder, prostitute, danger, graphic violence, urban ghetto, strong sexual content, inventions and discoveries, working undercover, police corruption, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, rape and murder, psychopath, who done it, deadly, strong violent content, law enforcement, crimes, stalking, police detective, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%