Movies like Driven to Kill

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Driven to Kill (2009)
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Driven to Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former Russian mobster named Ruslan, who is now a crime novelist, returns home and discovers his daughter is marrying his arch nemesis. His past also comes back to haunt him when his family is threatened. Hungry for justice, Ruslan returns to the life he once knew...with a vengeance.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, exciting, bloody, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, vengeance, vigilantism, rivalry, haunted by the past, family relations, russian, save the day, getting home, going straight, aikido, erotica, serial killer, police officer, martial arts, heroes, one man army, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), manhunt, family in danger, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Driven to Kill

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, martial arts, heroes, gunfight, gun and danger mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Driven to Kill: Born to Raise Hell (2010), A Dangerous Man (2009), The Equalizer (2014), John Wick (2014), The Mechanik (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Born to Raise Hell (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hard core Interpol Agent is assigned to an Eastern European task force to target gun trafficking and dope running throughout the Balkans. While investigating a Russian gun dealer, his team is caught in a bloody street war between a Gypsy gang and ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, special agents, gangsters, loss of partner, law enforcement, revenge, brutality, one man army, martial arts, violence, murder, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe, bucharest
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A Dangerous Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After serving 6 years for a crime he didn't commit, Shane Daniels is released from jail with an apology from the State of Arizona. Within hours of his freedom, he unluckily bears witness to a cop killing by Chinese mafia who have a kidnapped ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese, crimes, rivalry, confined, police officer killed, save the day, assassination attempt, false accusation, chase, wrongful conviction, corrupt cop, russian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, lone hero, one man army, corruption, hitman, gunfight, loner, assassin, fighting crime, tough heroes, ex soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, moscow russia, russia, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, neo noir, brutal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, vigilante, revenge, one man army, gangsters, lone hero, gunfight, assassin, tough guy, killer, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gangsters, crimes, gang, vengeance, death, one man army, tough heroes, prostitute, kidnapping, soldier, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Keeper (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Roland Sallinger is an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, and eventually being forced to retire for medical reasons, flees to San Antonio, Texas, after being asked to work as a bodyguard for the daughter of a wealthy ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, daring rescue, ex-cop, law enforcement, vengeance, race against time, rivalry, bodyguard, ransom, gunfight, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, new mexico, san antonio texas
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A Good Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, gangsters, ex special forces, martial arts, save the day, rivalry, gang, crimes, one man army, crime boss, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, eastern europe, bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
31%
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Force of Execution (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal stars as mob kingpin Mr. Alexander, an old-school boss who rules his criminal empire with both nobility and brutality. For a simple prison hit, he sends his best enforcer and protégé Roman Hurst (Foster). When the hit goes wrong, Hurst is ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, going straight, criminal heroes, tough heroes, hitman, crime boss, martial arts, violence, prisoner, organized crime, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Into the Sun (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the assassination of Tokyo's Governor by Yakuza members, the CIA bureau chief (William Atherton) for Tokyo puts out a call to an agent (Steven Seagal) that had been raised in Japan and trained by ex-Yakuza. Using his former ties, he ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, law enforcement, japanese mafia, one man army, assassination, fbi, gangsters, master criminal, crimes, undercover, race against time, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, thailand, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 2.7
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Attack Force (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marshall Lawson is the commander of an elite military unit. Marshall Lawson loses his strike-team in a cold-blooded and seemingly random attack, and he takes it upon himself to investigate the attack, with the help of his girlfriend Tia and his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, law enforcement, serial killer, heroes, criminal's revenge, police investigation, uncover truth, undercover, secret agents, investigation, adventure, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Today You Die (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former thief who is trying to go straight seeks vengeance on those who framed him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, prison, criminal heroes, frame up, dishonesty, crimes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, fistfight, heroic bloodshed, violence, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
28%
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Ten Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You can’t outrun your past. That is the extremely painful lesson that Ryan (Brendan Carr)is learning right now, as spectres of his past life of crime have returned to haunt him, destroying the only person he holds dear, and nearly killing him in ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, vengeance, crimes, betrayal, rivalry, murder, haunted by the past, chase, starting over, empire, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Half Past Dead (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, gangsters, undercover, adaptation, secret agents, vengeance, gang, stolen money, tough heroes, confined, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gambling, murder, spy, debt, dishonesty, downfall, crimes, life is a bitch, introspection, redemption, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Rampage: Capital Punishment (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man takes over a TV station and holds a number of hostages as a political platform to awaken humanity, instead of money.
Style: disturbing, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, hostage situation, fighting the system, psychopath, siege, chaos, vigilantism, vengeance, losing-it hero, crimes, media, revolution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 4K
Icarus (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, tough heroes, crimes, confined, special agents, murder, hitman, heroes, tough guy, killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, british columbia, vancouver, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jake is a driver for a seedy escort service operating out of 'The Naked Eye strip club', he's a street thug type who falls for a witty high-class escort named Sandy. Except one night Sandy is found murdered, the only clues left behind ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Ticker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Nettles, a detective of San Francisco, and his partner Fuzzy must take up to one of the most dangerous terrorist gangs of the city. When one of the terrorists, the beautiful scientist Claire Manning is arrested, Swan, the leader of the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chase, race against time, hostage, master criminal, daring rescue, save the day, police investigation, unlikely partners, reluctant partners, crimes, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Rebellion (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a district within Hong Kong five gangs have an uneasy truce as they all work within the area. Chaos then ensues when triad leader Jimmy is shot. Jimmy's wife Cheung Wah then appoints his bodyguard Po as the temporary leader of the gang over ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, assassination attempt, save the day, murder, car chase, criminal heroes, heroes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Flight of Fury (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, is sent in to recover a stolen Stealth Bomber. His trusty sidekick Rojar and John's ever faithful Jessica, fight the rebel forces of Banansistan, led by the vivacious Ellianna.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, terrorist, pilot, martial arts, bomber, terrorism, soldier, espionage, tough heroes, crimes, gang, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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
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Time: contemporary, future, 80s, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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
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Time: 80s, 90s
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.1
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The Patriot (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A deadly virus threatens to wipe out an entire Rocky Mountain town, leaving the town doctor to find some way to escape the soldiers who enforce the town's quarantine and devise an antidote. Matters take a more deadly turn after the physician is ...
Style: exciting, melancholic, serious, rough, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.8
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Kill Switch (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, special agents, investigation, psychopath, murder, mind game, master criminal, race against time, law enforcement, rivalry, track down, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.0
 980
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: assassin, hitman, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, bodyguard, gunfight, murder, vengeance, heroes, graphic violence, nightclub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, hitman, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, woman with a gun, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry, nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Slaughter's Big Rip-Off (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vigilante Slaughter comes under attack from Duncan, a local money launderer whose hit-man traps Slaughter in a car at a cliff, but Slaughter escapes, arms himself, and goes after Duncan's hideout.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: exploitation, robbery, vigilante, hitman, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, heroes, vigilantism, graphic violence, sexual content, society, rivalry ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.7
 1K
Triad Wars (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, hitman, criminal heroes, dishonesty, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%