Movies like The Condemned

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The Condemned (2007)
 6.0
 52K
The Condemned (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack Conrad is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from all corners of the world, with freedom going to the sole survivor.
Style: exciting, intense, harsh, stylized, rough, brutal, bad ending, bloody, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, survival, brutality, betrayal, death, death row, vengeance, chase, murder, last man standing, jungle, battles, surveillance, criminal heroes, isolation, rivalry, contests and competitions, mortal combat, tv show, race against time, game of death, rape, prison, bomb, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s

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Most similar movies to The Condemned

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and exciting films with plots about violence, rivalry, martial arts, gun, fistfight, brutality and fight mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Condemned: The Tournament (2009), The Punisher (2004), Arena (2011), Kill 'em All (2012), Mean Guns (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
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The Tournament (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Bahrain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Every ten or seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash prize and the title of Worlds No 1, which itself ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, survival, martial arts, fight, hitman, female fighter, competition, assassin, surveillance, tournament, vengeance, prize ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, britain, miami, brazil, united kingdom
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100%
 6.4
 160K
The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, vigilante, vigilantism, lone hero, one man army, superhero, tough guy, tough heroes, tragic hero, violence, tough law enforcer ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, florida, miami, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 12K
Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, violence spree, escapades, underground fighting, tough heroes, internet, fight to the death, arena, kidnapping, violence, fight, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, london, hong kong, mexico, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 1K
Kill 'em All (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Captured international assassins are locked up inside a high-tech bunker known as the Killing Chamber. To break out of this concrete hell they must duel each other, fight deadly ninjas and battle against gangs of masked maniacs. And... if they ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, survival, rivalry, mortal combat, battles, captivity, brutality, violence, fight to the death, tough heroes, female fighter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 5K
Mean Guns (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One hundred mid- and low-level gangsters who are on their boss' bad side are locked inside a newly-built high-security prison, and given plenty of guns, ammo, and baseball bats, then told that the last survivor will get a suitcase with 10 ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, redemption, organized crime, partners, rivalry, contests and competitions, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, master criminal, criminal's revenge, battles ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 107K
Faster (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has spent the last 10 years in prison planning revenge for the murder of his brother. Now that Driver is free to carry out his deadly plan only two men stand in his way- Billy Bob Thornton plays a veteran cop and Oliver ...
Style: stylized, twists and turns, intense, brutal, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, hitman, vengeance, revenge, police investigation, corruption, crimes, vigilantism, vigilante, justice, one man army, hotshot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 51K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ex military, survival, gunfight, chase, manhunt, justice, mercenary, crimes, track down, tough heroes, hunting ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new orleans, hong kong, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Maximum Conviction (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When former black ops operative Tom Steele and his partner Manning are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners. Before long, an elite force of mercenaries assault the prison in search ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, chase, rescue, martial arts, partners, confined, tough heroes, master warrior, on the run, swat team, armed forces, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.6
 182K
Battle Royale (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
Style: disturbing, bleak, bloody, dark, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, game of death, death, island, contests and competitions, teacher, future dystopia, cruelty, desperation, suicide, teenager, japanese schoolgirl ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, chase, investigation, murder, gangsters, martial arts, track down, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 209K
Death Race (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized ...
Style: exciting, serious, visually appealing, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, car chase, car race, tough guy, tough heroes, car, street racing, prison life, contests and competitions, survival, death, revenge ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2012, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, chase, car, fbi, revenge, law enforcement, vengeance, brutality, murder, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, new jersey, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Switzerland
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: exciting, intense, brutal, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, revenge, corruption, hitman, mercenary, tough law enforcer, vengeance, organized crime, conspiracy, murder, police corruption, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, future, 80s, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 91K
War (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: surprise ending, intense, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, hitman, martial arts, mafia, fbi, presumed dead, crimes, tough law enforcer, betrayal, guilt, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 161K
The Mechanic (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But ...
Style: twists and turns, stylized, tense, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, assassin, lone hero, loner, tough guy, mentor, martial arts, gangsters, revenge, mafia, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, chicago illinois, usa, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.5
 534
The Eliminator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former LAPD cop, Dakota Varley, enters a power boat race seeking the prize of $250,000, but immediately discovers, first hand, that this race's risk matches the prize: one racer is killed, 3 others seriously injured in multiple action-packed ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, martial arts, survival, heroes, one man army, chase, jungle, island, rivalry, contests and competitions, escapades, most dangerous game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 7K
Hunt to Kill (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A U.S. Border Patrol agent Jim Rhodes, a tough divorcée mourning the loss of his murdered partner while struggling to raise his rebellious daughter in the mountains of Montana. But when a crew of trigger-happy fugitives takes Rhodes and his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daughter, forest, survival, fugitives, one man army, father daughter relationship, tough heroes, parents and children, one against many, computer cracker, runaway, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 33K
Death Race 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the world's most dangerous prison, a new game is born: Death Race. The rules of this adrenaline-fueled blood sport are simple, drive or die. When repentant convict Carl Lucas discovers there's a price on his head, his only hope is to ...
Style: bloody, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, prison, contests and competitions, street racing, survival, brutality, death, car, warden, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, killer, assassin, lone hero, chase, fight scenes, tough guy, criminal's revenge, murder, lone wolves, crimes, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: thailand, rio de janeiro, australia, usa, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.6
 16K
Half Past Dead (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, gangsters, undercover, adaptation, secret agents, vengeance, gang, stolen money, tough heroes, confined, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 37K
The Protector (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA, Hong Kong, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Bangkok, the young Kham was raised by his father in the jungle with elephants as members of their family. When his old elephant and the baby Kern are stolen by criminals, Kham finds that the animals were sent to Sidney. He travels to Australia, ...
Style: stylized, brutal, light, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, muay thai, kung fu, revenge, elephant, chase, gangsters, gang, fight, kickboxer, kickboxing, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, asia, thailand, china, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.6
 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: law enforcement, track down, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, one man army, brutality, violence, murder of family, fistfight, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, british columbia, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.2
 3K
Locked Down (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Danny, a respected cop, is setup after an investigation goes wrong. While laying low in his new jail cell, Danny is forced to get involved in the inmates underground cage fighting circuit. With the help of Irving, a former mixed martial arts ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Plot: prison, mixed martial arts, martial arts, captivity, corrupt cop, prison warden, frame up, contests and competitions, investigation, confined, law enforcement, prison life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Bangkok Dangerous (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When carrying out a hit, assassin Joe (Cage) always makes use of the knowledge of the local population. On arriving in Bangkok, Joe meets street kid Kong and he becomes his primary aide. But when Kong is nearly killed, he asks Joe to train him up in ...
Style: intense, suspense, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, assassination, crimes, wing chun, redemption, assassin, transformation, runaway, gangsters, criminal heroes, lone wolves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Contract Killers (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cavalier contract killer Lee-Seng (Rob Young) flees his vengeful employer and a ruthless assassin (James Trevena-Brown) after failing to eliminate a team of vigilantes intent on ridding their city of drug dealers. Meanwhile, as the bullets start to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, on the run, betrayal, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, vengeance, murder, showdown, chase, deception, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 203K
Transporter 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Professional driver Frank Martin is living in Miami, where he is temporarily filling in for a friend as the chauffeur for a government narcotics control policymaker and his family. The young boy in the family is targeted for kidnapping, and Frank ...
Style: sexy, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, car chase, kidnapping, fight scenes, martial arts, weapons, car, bodyguard, virus, mentor, explosions, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, france, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 4K
A Good Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, gangsters, ex special forces, martial arts, save the day, rivalry, gang, crimes, one man army, crime boss, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, eastern europe, bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 29K
12 Rounds (2009)
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, twists and turns, suspense, intense, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, vengeance, police, family, life philosophy, brutality, crimes, mind game, woman in danger, rescue, moral dilemma, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.
Style: neo noir, surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, femme fatale, heroes, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, superhero, criminal heroes, escapades, rivalry, life is a bitch, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 123K
Parker (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, robbery, fight scenes, crimes, tough heroes, betrayal, car chase, romance, romancing a criminal, happy ending, gangsters, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, new orleans, usa, miami, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%