Movies like Deadly Force

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Deadly Force (1983)
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Deadly Force (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stoney Cooper, a former Los Angeles police officer, is at a low point in his life. Kicked off the force because of his anti-authority attitude, he now ekes out a living as a freelancer in New York. All this changes when the daughter of an old friend is killed by serial killer terrorizing L.A. Although almost nobody in his old home town is happy to see him back, Cooper pledges to bring the killer to justice before any more innocent people die.
Style: slasher
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, taxi driver, murder, coroner, police officer, sex, prison, maniac, airplane, killer, psycho, murderer, cat, police, violence, assassin, blonde, death, hostage, female nudity, homicidal maniac, psychopath, hostage situation, telephone ...
Place: los angeles, new york, california

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Most similar movies to Deadly Force

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, violence, death, crimes, serial killer, psychopath and blood mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Deadly Force: The Glove (1979), The Watcher (2000), Body Harm (1988), Too Scared to Scream (1984), Fallen (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 355
The Glove (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this actioner, a bounty hunter is assigned to bring back an enormous and angry ex-convict who wears a deadly glove made of leather and steal. Rock'em sock'em mayhem ensues.
Style: sadistic, slasher
Plot: torture, revenge, gloves, bounty hunter, ex convict, prison, retribution, psycho, psychopathic killer, psychopath, body count, serial murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 26K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, riddles and clues, fbi, psychopath, psychiatrist, mind game, obsession, race against time, chase, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.1
 231
Body Harm (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A schoolteacher (John Waters) becomes obsessed with the idea that his wife (Joy Bell) did not die in a car accident, as everyone else thinks.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychotronic, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, missing person, crimes, journalism, crime, deadly, law enforcement, hostage situation, beer drinking, trapped, strangled to death ...
Time: 80s
Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer.
Style: slasher, suspense, sadistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: mystery killer, slasher killer, psychopath, police, maniac, motorcycle, murder victim, criminal, death, violence, stabbed to death, anger ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Too Scared to Scream (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A killer of young women is loose in an exclusive apartment complex and a detective is out to stop him. The chief suspect is a Shakespeare-spouting doorman who lives with his invalid mother. Meanwhile, an undercover cop moves into the apartment ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, brutal, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, danger, murder, psychopath, manipulation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, manipulations, mystery, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 78K
Fallen (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychic, supernatural, devil, good versus evil, murder, execution, curse, police detective, mystery, angel, psychopath, police ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, united states, new york, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, vigilantism, sex maniac, nude woman murdered, vigilante, murder, danger, psychopath, revenge, police, killer, villain ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Night Stalker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, slasher ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, rape, police, death, murderer, rapist, serial murder, violence, brutality, maniac, psychopath ...
Time: year 1980
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenage boy begins to suspect that his wholesome, all-American dad is actually the serial killer terrorizing their small town.
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark past, serial killer, boy scout, father son relationship, investigation, church, sadistic psychopath, family relations, fear, double life, friendship, sadism ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 1.5M
Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, neo noir, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, investigation, mind game, police investigation, crime, master criminal, police detective, psychology, insanity, police, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, united states, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Little Things (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, investigation, murder investigation, police, serial murder, missing person, pursuit, society, murder, chase, police officer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1985, year 1990
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 2K
Vice Squad (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An unlikely Hollywood hooker helps a detective set a trap for a mutilator pimp.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, neo noir
Plot: prostitute, hollywood, pimp, working undercover, sexual abuse, murder, family relations, society, law enforcement, single parent, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 481
Hollywood Cop (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A detective tries to get back a child who has been kidnapped by gangsters.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: child abduction, hotel, apology, kitchen, car chase, balcony, ransom, telephone, microphone, cigar smoking, sandwich, nickname ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, kidnapping, serial killer, investigation, crimes, crime, mafia, haunted by the past, drug dealer, corpse, murder of wife ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 70K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gang, tough law enforcer, serial killer, police investigation, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, resistance, danger, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dressed to Kill (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mysterious, tall, blonde woman, wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and now she's after the prostitute who witnessed it.
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, sexual, twists and turns ...
Plot: panties pulled down, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), serial killer, psychiatrist, manipulation, guilt, psychopath, woman in danger, transsexual, cross dressing, erotic thriller ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The College Girl Murders (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police try to track down a hooded serial killer who murders his victims with a combination of acid and poison gas
Style: slasher, splatter
Plot: mystery killer, unknown killer, monk, girls' boarding school, man kills a woman, crazy, prison escape, insane, hitman, sadistic killer, masked villain, female victim ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 46K
The Hunted (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, combat, swat team, chase, human monster, murder, special agents, haunted by the past, maniac, massacre, fbi, ex soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, cannibalism, psychology, investigation, crime, maniac, profiler, fbi, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, ohio, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 52K
Kalifornia (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.
Style: tense, psycho film, disturbing, bleak, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, on the road, journalist, cross country, crimes, crime, violence spree, partners, murderous pair, hitchhiker, lovers on the run ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, texas, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 37K
Death Wish (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, architect, murder, vigilante, police, vengeance, crimes, crime, violence spree, obsession, fighting crime, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, honolulu hawaii, tucson arizona, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 613
White Fire (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey, France, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Bo was a child, a mysterious stranger sadistically murdered his parents. Only Bo and his sister, Ingrid survived the bloodshed. Now, twenty years later... Bo and his sister are grown up. They are now employees at a diamond mineshaft located in ...
Plot: diamond mine, train, voyeurism, cigar smoking, telephone, book, bare breasts, death, violence, drinking, bar, robbery ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Night Caller (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial-killer frightens Paris by phoning young ladies at night, telling them insults about their lives. Minos, as he calls himself, wants to prevent the world from free women and he targets at first these ones. Commissaire Letellier is given the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, chase, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, law enforcement, crimes, crime, pursuit, skyscraper, criminal, mysterious villain ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 492K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, neo noir, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, mystery, paranoia, maniac, crime, uncover truth, code, journalist, murder mystery, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, sacramento california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 742
Streets (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tough drama looks at the plight of a young L.A. prostitute, who shoots heroin to get through the day, sells sex just to survive, and eats roadkill sometimes when there isn't anything else available. Into this futile existence is thrown a psycho ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, prostitute, rescue, serial killer, juvenile delinquency, society, crimes, rivalry, deadly, danger, youth, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 28K
Thief (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for himself complete with a home, wife and kids. To accelerate the process, he ...
Style: neo noir, stylized, tense, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, betrayal, one last job, storage unit, car dealer, convict, car salesman, safe, thief, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 29K
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, hospital, coma, vengeance, murder, danger, corrupt official, against the odds, intrigue, crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, year 1990, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 16K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, splatter, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, knife murder, serial killer, gory, gore, sadistic horror, violence spree, murder, psychopath, stalking, prostitute, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 47K
Blow Out (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, twists and turns, psycho film, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, conspiracy, assassination, politics, crimes, witnessing a crime, state affairs, amateur detective, hitman, life turned upside down, nobody believes, anti hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
In the Line of Fire (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, bodyguard, obsession, assassination attempt, election, undercover, gunfight, stalking, terrorism, rivalry, government agency, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., usa, chicago illinois, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%