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The Cutter (2005)
 4.8
 2K
The Cutter (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, realistic, surprise ending, neo noir, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, rescue, one man army, missing person, chase, martial arts, police investigation, daring rescue, master criminal, escapades, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, investigation, tough heroes, private investigator, buddy cop, archeological dig, gunfight, heroes, hostage, kidnapping, holocaust, crimes, anti semitism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, germany, europe, vienna, egypt

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and realistic films with plots about gun, fistfight, crimes, brawl, gunfight, chase and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Cutter: Lone Wolf McQuade (1983), Ticker (2001), Code of Silence (1985), Deadly Outbreak (1995), Hero and the Terror (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably culminates a martial arts showdown between the drug lord and ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fbi, texas ranger, vengeance, crimes, kung fu, law enforcement, special agents, confined, lone wolves, gang, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
 7K
Ticker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Nettles, a detective of San Francisco, and his partner Fuzzy must take up to one of the most dangerous terrorist gangs of the city. When one of the terrorists, the beautiful scientist Claire Manning is arrested, Swan, the leader of the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chase, race against time, hostage, master criminal, daring rescue, save the day, police investigation, unlikely partners, reluctant partners, crimes, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspense, intense, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, mafia, police, revenge, fight, chase, gangsters, police officer, hitman, police investigation, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When DEA agents are taken captive by a ruthless South American kingpin, the Delta Force is reunited to rescue them in this sequel to the 1986 film.
Style: splatter, suspense, buddy movie, unusual plot structure, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, rescue, kung fu, death, gunfight, soldier, hostage, jungle, car chase, colombian drug cartel, commando mission ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: latin america, the philippines, miami, rio de janeiro, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Deadly Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dutton Hatfield, played by Jeff Speakman, is working for the American embassy. He finds himself inside a biochemical weapon laboratory when terrorists headed by Colonel Baron (played by TimeCop villain Ron Silver) take over the place. Baron is ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, bio weapon, terrorism, heroes, graphic violence, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, special agents, save the day, master criminal, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspense, slasher, scary, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, martial arts, police investigation, investigation, hospital, violence, brutality, death, chase, ship, ninja ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, revenge, secret service, murder, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, gangsters, hitman, organized crime, loss of friend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, 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: suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, aikido, murder, lone hero, vengeance, family, vigilante, violence, brutality, drug dealing, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, latin america, colombia, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: suspense, serious, sexy, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, vigilantism, vengeance, police, gangsters, fighting crime, adventure, drug dealing, partners, rivalry, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, hong kong, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Force of One (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karate champion Matt Logan is enlisted by the police to train officers in self-defense after narcotics agents are killed by an assailant using the martial arts.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, ninja, santa claus, police, vigilante, murder mystery, karate, showdown, urban setting, police investigation, undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.3
 4K
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, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, fighting crime, special agents, martial arts, undercover, revenge, mafia, gang, working undercover, one man army, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Out for a Kill (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, martial arts, gangsters, frame up, organized crime, prison, murder, vigilante, chinese mafia, crime boss, violence, prisoner ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, paris france, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.0
 6K
The Octagon (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Scott James, a veteran martial arts expert, is recruited as the protector of the wealthy and beautiful Justine after she becomes the target of a ninja clan. When Scott finds out that his ruthless arch-nemesis, McCarn , is involved with the stealthy ...
Style: suspense, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, terrorism, betrayal, brutality, good versus evil, master warrior, undercover, adventure, heroic mission, fighting crime, lone wolves ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, paris france, south america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Romania
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, kickboxing, sniper, vengeance, crimes, crime boss, karate, assassination, partners, gang rape, assassin, killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bucharest, ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.9
 27K
The Rookie (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a ...
Style: suspense, buddy movie, intense, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: hostage, police investigation, chase, rescue, buddy cop, kidnapping, brutality, car, partners, track down, female on male rape, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The President's Man: A Line in the Sand (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A counterterrorism specialist is assigned by the President to track down a terrorist who is suspected of planning to set off a nuclear device in the U.S.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, heroes, undercover, law enforcement, race against time, good versus evil, secret agents, crimes, one man army, confined, nuclear bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
64%
 6.0
 15K
6 Bullets (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, tough guy, child in peril, daring rescue, crimes, missing child, child prostitute, child prostitution, organized crime, father son relationship, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 30K
Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: suspense, intense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, hospital, murder, revenge, vengeance, chase, corruption, corrupt official, coma, aikido, intrigue, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, year 1990, year 1983, 90s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Walker investigates a murder connected with a missing government weapon. In addition, he tries to track down a teen on the run from a crime syndicate.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, chase, police detective, undercover, partners against crime, tough heroes, law enforcement, police investigation, track down, crimes, rivalry, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.2
 2K
Point Blank (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a group of shoppers hostage (after killing many more of them) ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, brother brother relationship, rescue, race against time, one man army, criminal heroes, confined, fugitives, daring rescue, tough law enforcer, crimes, siege ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Missing in Action (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: American servicemen are still being held captive in Vietnam and it's up to one man to bring them home in this blistering, fast-paced action/adventure starring martial arts superstar Chuck Norris.Following a daring escape from a Vietnamese POW ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, adventure, jungle, one man army, martial arts, military, heroes, justice, fight scenes, rescue, military life, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, the philippines, asia, thailand, saigon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.0
 292
Deadly Target (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Chinese gangster in Los Angeles escapes on the eve of his deportation to Hong Kong. A martial-arts master detective and his ragtag team get caught up in the action as they track down this ruthless killer.
Style: suspense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, gangsters, rivalry, missing person, vengeance, law enforcement, tough heroes, dishonesty, heroes, crimes, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, asia, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 5K
Kill Switch (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, special agents, investigation, psychopath, murder, mind game, master criminal, race against time, law enforcement, rivalry, track down, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.7
 4K
Hellbound (1994)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two Chicago police officers are sent to investigate the brutal murder of a rabbi. As the investigation begins, Shatter and Jackson are summoned to Israel for questioning. Upon arrival they realize that they are, in fact, pursuing a supernatural ...
Style: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police detective, rabbi, police investigation, fighting crime, tough heroes, police corruption, working undercover, buddies, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 50s, middle ages, year 1951
Place: israel, chicago illinois, usa, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.6
 1K
Rain Fall (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hit man looks to protect the daughter of one of his victims against CIA assassins.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, hitman, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes, chase, police, conspiracy, deception, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, new york, usa, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gambling, murder, spy, debt, dishonesty, downfall, crimes, life is a bitch, introspection, redemption, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Born to Fight (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a remote Thai village is overrun by terrorists armed with a nuclear missile, an elite undercover operative leads the most unique fighting force ever assembled in a heroic bid to save their nation.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, race against time, hostage, tough law enforcer, adventure, muay thai, tough heroes, good versus evil, confined, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, robbery, vengeance, one man army, father daughter relationship, redemption, criminal's revenge, race against time, daring rescue, unlikely partners, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: china, hong kong, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 55K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, robbery, heist, police detective, investigation, police investigation, gangsters, crimes, hostage, surveillance, dirty cop, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%