Movies like Death Warrant

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Death Warrant (1990)
 5.6
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Death Warrant (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At least, helped by two another prisoners, he succeded in finding the truth about the dreadful crimes.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, erotic, twists and turns, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, martial arts, investigation, murder, undercover cop, serial killer, surveillance, undercover, police investigation, brutality, deception, prisoner, partners against crime, master criminal, track down, working undercover, law enforcement, against the odds, computer cracker, false accusation, violence, revenge, fight, psychopath, showdown ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Death Warrant

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, suspenseful, realistic and serious films with plots about violence, revenge, gun, murder, crimes, chase and gunfight mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Death Warrant: Alex Cross (2012), Hard to Kill (1990), The Shepherd: Border Patrol (2008), In Hell (2003), Boiling Point (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Alex Cross (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, police investigation, vengeance, crimes, assassin, revenge, chase, brutality, showdown, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, usa, michigan, washington d.c. ...
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 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 ⇓
100%
The Shepherd: Border Patrol (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Texas cop battles ex-navy seals who are trying to traffic drugs from Mexico into the USA.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mercenary, kidnapping, government agent, border patrol, partners against crime, drug dealing, partners, police investigation, confined, master criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, latin america, usa, new orleans, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 20K
In Hell (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment.
Style: harsh, emotional, intense, brutal, stylized ...
Plot: prison, martial arts, revenge, fight, prison violence, gladiator, murder, redemption, vengeance, prison riot, prison life, warden ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, latin america, hong kong, california, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, prison, murder, redemption, undercover, vengeance, crimes, organized crime, investigation, working undercover, master criminal, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 6.2
 51K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ex military, survival, gunfight, chase, manhunt, justice, mercenary, crimes, track down, tough heroes, hunting ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new orleans, hong kong, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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%
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 5.8
 73K
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: suspense, intense, melancholic, slasher, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, gang, murder, crimes, police investigation, hostage, car, violence, tough cop, rivalry, car chase, resistance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspense, bloody, suspenseful, buddy movie, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, aikido, vigilante, gangsters, revenge, crimes, psychopath, police investigation, dark hero, corruption, mafia, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 32K
Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: suspense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, conspiracy, aikido, lone hero, corruption, brutality, cia, police officer, crimes, undercover, drug dealing, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, vietnam, usa, california, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 105K
Tango & Cash (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught ...
Style: humorous, intense, buddy movie, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, reluctant partners, crimes, prison, prisoner, police, buddies, buddy cop, law enforcement, warden, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ 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 ⇓
46%
 5.6
 35K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: stylized, suspense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, aikido, police, betrayal, chase, kidnapping, police investigation, crimes, justice, secret service, drug dealing, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Glimmer Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. ...
Style: suspense, tense, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, aikido, police investigation, murder, justice, conspiracy, buddy cop, violence, brutality, hitman, crimes, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 41K
Double Impact (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean Claude Van Damme plays a dual role as Alex and Chad, twins separated at the death of their parents. Chad is raised by a family retainer in Paris, Alex becomes a petty crook in Hong Kong. Seeing a picture of Alex, Chad rejoins him and convinces ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, twins, murder, brother brother relationship, bully, tough heroes, revenge, fight, instructor, siblings relations, gang, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1991
Place: hong kong, los angeles, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 20K
Police Story 2 (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge.
Style: humorous, stylized, intense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, police officer, police investigation, investigation, violence, gang, police station, police detective, partners against crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, tokyo, usa, los angeles, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 10K
Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, police investigation, police corruption, justice, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, violent, murder, machismo, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, hong kong, chicago illinois, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, chase, car, fbi, revenge, law enforcement, vengeance, brutality, murder, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, new jersey, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
 123K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: brutal, stylized, realistic, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, warrior, mafia, fight, kung fu, violence, gang, brutality, one man army, police corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 46K
The Dead Pool (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dirty Harry Callahan returns for his final film adventure. Together with his partner Al Quan, he must investigate the systematic murder of actors and musicians. By the time Harry learns that the murders are a part of a sick game to predict the ...
Style: suspense, psychological, serious, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police, justice, crimes, police investigation, car chase, reporter, prison, mafia, corruption, gangsters, against the rules ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
41%
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Wanted: Dead or Alive (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This movie features a character who is supposed to be the descendant of the character played Steve McQueen in the television series of the same name. And like McQueen's Josh Randall, Hauer's Nick Randall is also a bounty. But also an ...
Style: intense, suspenseful, rough, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, justice, vengeance, chase, police investigation, bounty hunter, master criminal, undercover, against the odds, race against time, on the run, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 6K
Murphy's Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough police detective escapes from custody handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife. He must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.
Style: neo noir, tricky, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, vengeance, police investigation, frame up, vigilantism, mafia, false accusation, stalking, femme fatale, life is a bitch, partners ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 42K
Brick Mansions (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a dystopian Detroit, grand houses that once housed the wealthy are now homes of the city's most-dangerous criminals. Surrounding the area is a giant wall to keep the rest of Detroit safe. For undercover cop Damien Collier, every day is a ...
Style: intense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: parkour, undercover cop, ghetto, undercover, gunfight, betrayal, martial arts, gang, car chase, kidnapping, race against time, police corruption ...
Time: near future, future, 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Mod Squad (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, they go above and beyond the call of duty to solve the murder; and bust the ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, police corruption, undercover cop, undercover, investigation, partners, working undercover, criminal heroes, partners against crime, conspiracy, crimes, drugs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 20K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, crimes, undercover, police investigation, master criminal, fighting crime, working undercover, undercover cop, tough law enforcer, police, chase ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, london, california, los angeles, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 4K
Renegades (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Buster McHenry (Sutherland) is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm (Phillips), an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants a spear in the possession of the criminals that Buster ...
Style: suspense, intense, serious, rough, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, buddy cop, police corruption, gangsters, heist, vengeance, crimes, native american, violence, revenge, car chase, undercover cop ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, philadelphia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Protector (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, buddy cop, adventure, kidnapping, gangsters, chase, gang, rescue, against the odds, working undercover, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, new york, asia, usa, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%