Movies like Death Sentence

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Death Sentence (2007)
 6.7
 72K
Death Sentence (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.
Style: harsh, suspenseful, psychological, tense, rough, neo noir, suspense, stylized, twists and turns, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, revenge, gang, gangsters, murder, brutality, crimes, violence, vigilante, justice, tragic event, character change, loss of son, haunted by the past, serial killer, hospital, gunfight, violent, weapons, adaptation, bully, teenager, death, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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Most similar movies to Death Sentence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, violence, vengeance, gun, revenge, gangsters and crimes mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Death Sentence: The Punisher (2017), Faster (2010), Boy Wonder (2010), Judgment Night (1993), The Brave One (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
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The Punisher (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
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Story: A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.
Style: brutal, exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilante, justice, violence, revenge, vengeance, superhero, fight scenes, vigilantism, one man army, gunfight, murder, violent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: new york, afghanistan
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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%
 6.8
 9K
Boy Wonder (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides ...
Style: serious, rough, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, vigilante, childhood trauma, murder, violence, dead mother, troubled teen, pimp, vengeance, crimes, haunted by the past, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 17K
Judgment Night (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, harsh, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, survival, murder, chase, crimes, gangsters, police investigation, on the run, friendship, crime gone awry, buddies, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, california, cuba, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 61K
The Brave One (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vigilante, vengeance, vigilantism, revenge, crimes, corpse, tragedy, fear, loss of loved one, death, police investigation, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 68K
Dead Man Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is seduced by a woman seeking retribution.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, blackmail, crimes, mob boss, guilt, deception, vigilantism, secrets, mysterious woman, kidnapping, enemy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 48K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: suspense, harsh, emotional, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, drug cartel, crimes, revenge, justice, gang, vigilantism, gangsters, corruption, violence, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, survival, siege, police station, gang, police, brutality, convict, child killer, prison, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: los angeles, california, usa, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Skillfully framed by an unknown enemy for the murder of a priest, wanted vigilante MacManus brothers Murphy and Connor must come out of hiding on a sheep farm in Ireland to fight for justice in Boston.
Style: stylized, twists and turns, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, revenge, irish, murder, crimes, assassin, justice, gunfight, betrayal, violence, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: boston, ireland, usa, massachusetts, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, tense, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, prison, justice, vigilantism, master criminal, murder, fighting the system, mind game, death, investigation, injustice, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Rolling Thunder (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane ...
Style: macabre, stylized, bleak, harsh, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, violence, vigilantism, murder, vengeance, vietnam war, vigilante, complex characters, character study, vietnam veteran, homecoming, exploitation ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: texas, vietnam, asia, san antonio texas, el paso texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 453K
Mystic River (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.
Style: psychological, tense, emotional, twist ending, neo noir ...
Plot: mystery, vengeance, sexual abuse, police investigation, child abuse, loss of child, murder, childhood, pedophilia, death in the family, investigation, child rape ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 60s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
In Order of Disappearance (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils begins to investigate, and soon finds himself at the center of ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, vengeance, murder, vigilantism, justice, betrayal, gang, loss of son, crimes, kidnapped boy, vigilante ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: norway, berlin germany, europe, sweden, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 35K
22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Mattei╠ł 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, suspense, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, vengeance, revenge, criminal's revenge, gangsters, violence, murder, revenge plot, police investigation, organized crime, police, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille, provence, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Assault on Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jim is an average New Yorker living a peaceful life with a well paying job and a loving family. Suddenly, everything changes when the economy crashes causing Jim to lose everything. Filled with anger and rage, Jim snaps and goes to extreme lengths ...
Style: emotional, exciting, serious, intense, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, justice, wall street, corruption, fighting the system, revenge, breaking point, financial crisis, gunfight, cancer, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
35%
 6.6
 45K
Sudden Impact (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When a young rape victim takes justice into her own hands and becomes a serial killer, it's up to Dirty Harry Callahan, on suspension from the SFPD, to bring her to justice.
Style: harsh, intense, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, rape and revenge, serial killer, rape, chase, police investigation, crimes, justice, murder, car chase, vengeance, police corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, las vegas, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 39K
Death Wish (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
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, harsh, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, revenge, police, vengeance, rape and revenge, architect, home invasion, violence, gunfight, murder, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, tucson arizona, usa, honolulu hawaii, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 12K
Next of Kin (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Truman Gates, a Chicago cop, sets out to find his brother's killer. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Style: exciting, suspense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: justice, vigilantism, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, complex characters, murder, mafia, gangsters, death of brother, brother brother relationship, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, kentucky, san francisco, usa, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: sexy, unusual plot structure, neo noir, splatter, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, vigilante, vigilantism, hospital, gang, fight, murder, gunfight, drugs, gangsters, brutality, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Punisher: War Zone (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: ...
Style: stylized, brutal, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, superhero, dark hero, tough guy, vengeance, vigilantism, vigilante, revenge, tough heroes, brutality, violent, vanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 114K
Street Kings (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: twists and turns, harsh, suspense, twist ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dirty cop, police corruption, police, violence, gunfight, police investigation, corruption, vigilantism, undercover cop, gangsters, crimes, moral ambiguity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
33%
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 6.0
 16K
Death Wish II (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Paul Kersey is again a vigilante trying to find five punks who murdered his housekeeper and daughter in Los Angeles.
Style: erotic, feel good, unusual plot structure, neo noir, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, rape, rape and revenge, revenge, one man army, street gang, prostitute, vigilantism, gang rape, female nudity, interracial rape, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 35K
Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, murder, vengeance, lone wolves, brutality, revenge, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, las vegas, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: disturbing, suspense, stylized, brutal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilantism, revenge, vigilante, chase, murder, crimes, vengeance, gunfight, violence, death, brutality, violent ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, new jersey, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
32%
 5.8
 16K
Death Wish 3 (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paul Kersey returns to New York to visit his friend Charley, who lives in one of the worst parts of New York City. But when Paul arrives at Charley's apartment, he finds Charley dying after a vicious beating by a gang led by Manny Fraker, and ...
Style: neo noir, satirical, intense, unusual plot structure, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, revenge, violence, vigilantism, gangsters, rape victim, violence against women, gang rape, sniper, brutality, justice, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles, london, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
 4K
Blood Out (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When big city detectives refuse to further investigate his kid brother's gang related murder, small town Sheriff Michael Spencer drops the badge and goes undercover to find his brother's killer and avenge his death.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, murder, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, working undercover, hitman, undercover, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
32%