Movies like Cold Sweat

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Cold Sweat (1970)
 5.7
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Cold Sweat (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During the Korean War, Joe Moran, is convicted for striking a colonel. Imprisoned in Germany he encounters his former company commander Captain Ross, jailed for black marketeering. Together with Ross' cohorts Joe agrees to escape with them, but things go wrong and a policeman is killed. An appalled Joe escapes by himself, abandoning the others, who are recaptured. Years later Joe has a boat rental business where he is found by Ross. Now a wanted drug smuggler he wants the use of Joe's boats and to ensure his cooperation, they kidnap his wife and daughter.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, kidnapping, chase, car chase, danger, car, crash, gun, boat, bicycle, american, revenge, cabin, crimes, vengeance, gang, heroes, confined, soldier, drug dealing, crime, chases and races, master criminal, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, cote d'azur, south of france, french riviera, mediterranean sea

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Most similar movies to Cold Sweat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, chases and races, rivalry, crime, murder, vengeance and chase mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Cold Sweat: The Family (1970), The Stone Killer (1973), Family: Ties of Blood (2006), Fear Is the Key (1972), Black Dog (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Family (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A hitman is double-crossed by his girlfriend and barely escapes a murder attempt. He then sets out to take his revenge on the woman and the gang boss who put her up to it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, vengeance, murder, femme fatale, hitman, revenge, frame up, chase, danger, heroes, lone wolves, gangsters ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Stone Killer (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Los Angeles detective is sent to New York where he must solve a case involving an old Sicilian Mafia family feud.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, murder, chase, gangsters, showdown, surveillance, maverick cop, brainwashing, gunfight, tough cop, war veteran ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, hostage, hostages, dishonesty, rivalry, danger, confined, vigilantism, bollywood, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Fear Is the Key (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his family are killed in a plane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. He sets himself up as a criminal in order to get close to a tycoon who has been approached by the culprits to help them retrieve the cargo of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, chase, gangsters, car chase, murder, kidnapping, revenge, ocean, airplane, confined, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck, car chase, chases and races, rescue, chase, danger, crime boss, train crash, crimes, partners, race against time, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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66%
 5.6
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The Mechanik (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Russian ex-hit man is called back to Russia for one last job. This time against his former employees, the Russian mob.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, danger, deadly, one man army, gang, tough heroes, kidnapping, prostitute, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
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The Outsider (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In another typical Jean-Paul Belmondo vehicle, the French action hero plays a policeman prone to advancing the cause of justice by any means necessary. On his agenda is a powerful drug cartel working out of Paris and Marseilles, with a drug lord ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, police officer, car chase, crimes, fighting crime, drug abuse, injustice, lone wolves, gangsters, hotshot hero, chases and races, drug lord ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, marseille provence ...
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62%
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Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: woman in danger, stockholm syndrome, kidnapping, chase, hostage, vengeance, mind game, rivalry, rescue, hostages, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.8
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Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, rivalry, drug dealing, law enforcement, gang, working undercover, crime, crimes, car chase, loss of partner, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 12K
Outlaw (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, soldier, betrayal, security guard, crimes, police, society, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, united kingdom, britain, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
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Man on Fire (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ex-CIA agent is hired to protect the daughter of a rich American family.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, daring rescue, rescue, kidnapping, vengeance, crimes, confined, track down, missing child, haunted by the past, danger, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 8K
Mr. Majestyk (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Watermelon farmer Vince Majestyk (Charles Bronson) goes after the Mob, when they try to strong arm him to use their melon picking crew.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, talky, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, organized crime, one man army, vengeance, chase, danger, rivalry, gangsters, vigilante, violence, bullying, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 2K
St. Ives (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dabbler-in-crime and his assistant hire an ex-police reporter to recover some stolen papers.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, heroes, chase, murder, swimming pool, elevator shaft, gunfight, betrayal, chases and races, frame up, heist, political conspiracy ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Evil That Men Do (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professional killer Holland is forced out of retirement to break a Central American government's political torture ring when one of his friends, a Latin American journalist, is killed. The murderer, Doctor Clement Molloch, is the master sadist ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, vigilantism, hitman, good versus evil, assassination, chase, heroes, martial arts, vigilante, serial killer, revolver ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, central america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
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The Transporter (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Former Special Forces officer, Frank Martin will deliver anything to anyone for the right price, and his no-questions-asked policy puts him in high demand. But when he realizes his latest cargo is alive, it sets in motion a dangerous chain of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, one man army, tough guy, chase, car chase, chases and races, tough heroes, ex military, one against many, smuggling, escapades, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, provence, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Face of Fu Manchu (1965)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Grisly strangulations in London alert Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard to the possibility that fiendish Fu Manchu may not after all be dead, even though Smith witnessed his execution. A killer spray made from Tibetan berries seems to be involved and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: master criminal, terrorism, danger, crimes, escapades, crime, chases and races, heroes, rivalry, riddles and clues, kidnapping, faked death ...
Time: 60s
Place: scotland yard, england, london, europe, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 1K
The Loner (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, fighting crime, loss of partner, police detective, crime, law enforcement, crimes, police chase, police officer killed, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 1K
Triad Wars (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the midst of a violent gang war, a series of misfortunes threaten the fate of a gang boss and his mob.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, betrayal, martial arts, gangsters, police investigation, hitman, police corruption, vengeance, criminal heroes, dishonesty, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.5
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Contraband (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler. Full of violence, including a women's face being burned off with a blow torch and a graphic rape scene.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, chase, gangsters, gang, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, track down, deadly, tough heroes, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Family of Cops III: Under Suspicion (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Police Inspector Paul Fein (Bronson) copes with family troubles while also dealing with the possibility of advancement to police chief. Meanwhile, his son (Joe Penny)) is investigating the murder of a banker.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, car chase, chase, urban setting, police officer, gunfight, mafia, injury, police, corruption, hitman, politics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Wrong Turn at Tahoe (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A debt collector for the mob (Academy Award(R)-winner Cuba Gooding, Jr.) finds his fate taking a series of treacherous turns after his powerful boss and mentor (Miguel Ferrer) is caught in a dangerous double cross with the most dangerous drug dealer ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, violence spree, tough heroes, rivalry, deadly, chases and races, criminal heroes, gunfight, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: road movie, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, gang, psychopath, kidnapping, woman in danger, missing person, family in danger, hostage, crimes, rescue, crime, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Night of the Following Day (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, crime gone awry, cafe, psychopath, murder, airport, hitman, disorder, stewardess, hostage, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Tough Ones (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tough, violent cop who doesn't mind bending the law goes after a machine-gun-carrying, hunchbacked psychotic killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, chase, injustice, graphic violence, vengeance, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of his girlfriend's daughter from a drug overdose, Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) takes on the local drug cartel.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, revenge, hospital, one man army, one against many, anti heroes, anti hero, police, gang, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
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22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, criminal's revenge, violence, chase, murder, policewoman, hospital, investigation, bandit, left for dead, revenge, cemetery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Destructors (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Marseille Contract is a 1974 British thriller film directed by Robert Parrish and scored by Roy Budd. It stars Michael Caine, Anthony Quinn and James Mason. It concerns an attempt to bring down a drugs baron, by hiring an assassin.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, tough heroes, chases and races, drug dealing, law enforcement, special agents, crime, assassination attempt, drug dealer, assassin, wine ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, marseille, europe, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Red Siren (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Nearly 13, Alice rebels, telling the Paris police that her mother is a murderer. Alice has no evidence; her mother, Eva, rich and powerful, avoids charges. Alice promptly runs away, determined to find her dad whom she claims lives in Portugal. The ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, hitman, danger, rivalry, on the run, law enforcement, police investigation, moral dilemma, gang, good versus evil, manhunt, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, asia, france, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.6
 819
Dead Drop (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, danger, undercover, crimes, working undercover, tough heroes, master criminal, chases and races, dishonesty, one man army, revenge, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 14K
Point Blank (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, on the run, hospital, woman in danger, danger, life turned upside down, survival, confined, unlikely partners, wanted, ransom, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%