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.
Plot: serial killer, violence, murder investigation, taxi driver, murder, coroner, police officer, sex, prison, maniac, airplane, killer, psycho, murderer, cat, police, assassin, blonde, death, hostage, female nudity, homicidal maniac, psychopath, hostage situation, telephone ...
Place: los angeles, new york, california

Most similar movies to Deadly Force

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about murder, violence, death, serial killer, psychopath, blood and crimes mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Deadly Force: The Glove (1979), 10 to Midnight (1983), The Watcher (2000), Body Harm (1988), Too Scared to Scream (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 326
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
Plot: bounty hunter, revenge, gloves, torture, ex convict, retribution, prison, crime scene, murder, violence, brutality, money ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, sex maniac, murder, psychopath, danger, violence, police, stalking, killer, nude woman murdered, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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 ⇓
78%
 5.1
 213
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, serious, realistic, psychotronic, twists and turns
Plot: serial killer, obsession, missing person, law enforcement, journalism, crimes, crime, deadly, lie, binoculars, man with glasses, telephone ...
Time: 80s
Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: suspenseful, scary, brutal, psycho film, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, murder, police detective, manipulation, psychopath, slasher, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, manipulations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.0
 73K
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: devil, psychic, good versus evil, supernatural, murder, execution, police detective, mystery, angel, psychopath, police, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, united states, new york, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: murder, panties pulled down, nudity (full frontal - brief), serial killer, violence, psychiatrist, manipulation, guilt, psychopath, woman in danger, transsexual, cross dressing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: suspense, sadistic, suspenseful, rough, psycho film ...
Plot: mystery killer, slasher killer, maniac, police, psychopath, motorcycle, murder victim, criminal, violence, stabbed to death, death, blood ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, crime, police investigation, master criminal, investigation, psychopath, police detective, police, neo noir, torture, killings ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: united states, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, kidnapping, serial killer, investigation, crime, crimes, mafia, neo noir, haunted by the past, drug dealer, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serial killer, dark past, investigation, father son relationship, church, sadistic psychopath, boy scout, teenage boy, murder, double life, mysterious villain, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 410
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, police station, screaming in pain, brunette, widow, buttocks, bedroom, blonde, decapitation, torch, coffee, brothel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Night Caller (1975)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 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, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, crimes, crime, law enforcement, pursuit, skyscraper, evil man, mysterious villain, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 89K
Den of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police brutality, bank robbery, car chase, tough guy, police, chase, investigation, brutality, deception, violence, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 66K
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, suspenseful, rough, 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, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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
Plot: unknown killer, mystery killer, girls' boarding school, monk, prison escape, crazy, hitman, man kills a woman, insane, murderer, mysterious villain, female victim ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 57K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, trap, violence, serial killer, gory, home invasion, held captive, torture, masked man, extreme violence, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas. Loosely based on a true story.
Style: realistic, rough, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, human monster, unknown killer, psychopath, mystery killer, police investigation, stalking, murder, slasher, vengeance, danger, mind game ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1946
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.5
 463
White Fire (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey, France, UK
Duration: 84 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: beach, voyeurism, drinking, dog, telephone call, death of father, telephone, on the run, pubic hair, swimming pool, escape attempt, motorboat ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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
Plot: prostitute, hollywood, pimp, family relations, working undercover, sexual abuse, deadly, crime, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
 445K
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, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, maniac, crime, paranoia, investigation, uncover truth, journalist, crimes, code, victim ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1991 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 23K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by "her" ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), starting over, voyeur, motel, blood, revenge, mental illness, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 24K
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: stylized, tense, atmospheric, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, safecracker, betrayal, storage unit, one last job, heist, convict, car salesman, safe, car dealer, thief, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 35K
Death Wish (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, suspenseful, serious, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, architect, murder, vigilante, police, vengeance, crimes, crime, violence spree, obsession, rivalry, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, hawaii, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 683
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, serial killer, prostitute, on the run, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, society, youth, crimes, life is a bitch, stalking, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 43K
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, psycho film, serious, captivating ...
Plot: political conspiracy, conspiracy, assassination, neo noir, politics, crimes, witnessing a crime, amateur detective, state affairs, hitman, anti hero, nobody believes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 8K
Highwaymen (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: James Cray watched as his wife was killed by Fargo, a hit-and-run serial murderer. After severely injuring Fargo and going to prison for several years, James is now determined to avenge his wife's death. He drives across the country looking for ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, car chase, hit and run, murder, graphic violence, vengeance, danger, deadly, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 43K
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, chase, swat team, murder, haunted by the past, violence, maniac, fbi, combat, dark past, ex soldier, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, former yugoslavia, balkan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, assassin, stalking, terrorism, rivalry, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The First Deadly Sin (1980)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A serial killer is stalking New York. Inspector Edward X. Delaney is an NYPD detective, nearing retirement, who is trying to put together the pieces of the case. Are the victims somehow linked? What does the brutal method of death signify?
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terminal illness, serial killer, murder, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, couple relations, police investigation, mysterious villain, murder investigation, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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