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El Gringo
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man crossing into Mexico with a satchel of $2,000,000 – and a bloody past – suddenly finds himself under attack in the sleepy town of El Fronteras.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: small town, lone wolves, rivalry, crime, gang, track down, chases and races, crimes, outlaw, cowboy, gunfight, violence, danger, deadly, heroes, neo-noir, modern western, sand, cowboys and outlaws, blood spatter, brawl, hand to hand combat, cowboy boots, sex scene, fistfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
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Justified
Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
USA
44 min.
 8.6
Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
137 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, violence, gunfight, heroes, danger and pistol mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like El Gringo: Last Man Standing (1996), Eye of the Tiger (1986), Missionary Man (2007), Fist of the Warrior (2007), Any Gun Can Play (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Last Man Standing
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, mafia, hitman, small town, crime, prohibition, gunfight, gangster, violence, brutality, revenge ...
Time: 20s, 1930s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
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Eye of the Tiger
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Buck (Gary Busey) is a Vietnam vet, recently released from prison. He returns home to discover the town being terrorized by a vicious motorcycle gang. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his daughter, Buck and his friends arm themselves ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, going straight, small town, injustice, motorcycle gang, revenge, crimes, gang, lone wolves, prison, rocket launcher ...
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Missionary Man
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger rolls into town on a unique motorcycle. All he carries is the bible and a desire for justice. Past vengeance collides as Ryder rights an injustice from his past and liberates the small town from a malicious oppressor.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, one man army, lone wolves, fighting crime, modern western, vengeance, vigilantism, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary
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    User:   84%
 
Fist of the Warrior
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: First-class assassin Lee Choe (Pak) has spent years working for the mob. When his handler turns on him by killing his girlfriend and framing him for the murder, Lee stops at nothing to seek revenge. He fights back with a vengeance and violently ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, lone wolves, vengeance, master criminal, tough law enforcer, redemption, assassination, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Substitute: Failure Is Not an Option
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former mercenary joins a military academy as a teacher. He soon discovers a neo-Nazi group, code-named Werewolves, formed among the cadets. He also quickly finds that they have military leadership among the officers at the Academy.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Any Gun Can Play
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Any Gun Can Play (Italian: Vado... l'ammazzo e torno) is a 1967 spaghetti western starring Gilbert Roland, Edd Byrnes and George Hilton. The film is directed by Enzo G. Castellari and features a score by Francesco De Masi and Alessandro ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, fugitives, gang, lone wolves, crime, treasure hunt, train, track down, bank, murder, countryside, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, mexico, latin america, spain
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    User:   79%
 
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Back to Back
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Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop.
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   60%
 
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War
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: FBI agent Jack Crawford is out for revenge when his partner is killed and all clues point to the mysterious assassin Rogue. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of some unfinished business, he triggers a violent clash of rival gangs. ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   57%
 
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Hardball
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Incompatible fugitive recovery agents, the flighty Jersey Bellini (Michael Dudikoff) and his more serious-minded female partner, B.B. (Lisa Howard), have, for the last time, ticked off mobster Wald (Tony Curtis) by apprehending his rather inept ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: criminal heroes, nothing goes right, bounty hunter, adventure, crime, criminal's revenge, fugitives, lone wolves, master warrior, reluctant partners, crime gone awry, track down ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   57%
 
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Triad Wars
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, gory, crime, police investigation, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, betrayal, master criminal, tough law enforcer, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   48%
 
Road House 2: Last Call
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shane Tanner, the son of a legendary cooler named Dalton, learns that his uncle Nate got beat up by a group of men because he doesn't want to sell his bar, The Black Pelican, to a bunch of drug dealers. To help out his uncle, Shane teams up ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, small town, bar, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, master criminal, bar brawl, tough guy, gunfight, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
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Fist of Honor
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   61%
 
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The Comancheros
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, vengeance, adventure, murder, gunfight, desert, small town, buddies, indians, civil war, runaway, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, new orleans, usa ...
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System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
The Deadly Trackers
Genre: Western, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sheriff Sean Kilpatrick is a pacifist. Frank Brand is the leader of a band of killers. When their paths cross Kilpatrick is compelled to go against everything he has stood for to bring death to Brand and his gang. Through his hunt into Mexico he is ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, deadly creature, gory, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, crimes, bank, deadly, pacifist, bank robbery, revenge ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
Desert Saints
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kiefer Sutherland is a hard-edged hit man. Known as the world's best professional killer, Sutherland is living a life of detached solitude when he is given an assignment that pairs him up with a sultry hitchhiker (Melora Walters). Before long, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, offbeat, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, neo noir, criminal heroes, desert, crime, woman in danger, crimes, mind game, chases and races, fbi agent, confined, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
Once Upon a Time in Mexico
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, violence, revenge, gunfight, storytelling, assassin, betrayal, blood, torture, cia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   100%
 
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Moscow Heat
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a U.S. policeman is killed by black market weapons dealers, his partner, Rudy (Robert Madrid), and the murdered cop's father, ex-British Intelligence agent Roger Chambers (Michael York), head to Moscow to find the killers. The two begin ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, master criminal, police station, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners, secret agents, tough law enforcer, race against time, track down, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   53%
 
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The Last Stand
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, car chase, hostage, fbi, chase, violence, tough law enforcer, revenge, violent, weapons, gunfight, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, las vegas, california, mexico, arizona
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System:   45%
    User:   36%
 
Urban Justice
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, martial arts, small town, gangsters, urban, chase, investigation, track down, murder, vengeance, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   36%
 
 7.0
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Get the Gringo
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A career criminal (Gibson) nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, prison escape, corruption, gunfight, car chase, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, torture, prison life, vengeance, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
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The Shepherd
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, police investigation, hostages, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, kidnapping, border patrol, tough law enforcer, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, new mexico, new orleans, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
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The Texican
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wanted north of the border, Jess Carlin resides safely in Mexico. Then he hears his brother was killed in a gunfight with another man. Knowning his brother never carried a gun he heads north to find his brother's killer. After battling bounty ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, criminal heroes, fugitives, gang, lone wolves, bar, manhunt, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, false accusation ...
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
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The Waiter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man travels through corporate corruption and his own sin to find his soul.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, battles, crime, hitman, danger, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, headband, capitalism, wind ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
 7.3
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Django
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Django is a 1966 Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ever made up to that point and was subsequently refused a ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gunfight, violence, brutality, good versus evil, old west, desert, lone wolves, violent, revenge, death, visceral ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
Gunfight at Comanche Creek
Genre: Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Comanche Creek, Colorado, 1875: Prisoner Jack Mason is broken out of jail by a gang of strangers. They use him in a robbery, then when the dead-or-alive reward is high enough, they shoot him and collect. The National Detective Agency, now knowing ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, old west, investigation, track down, bar, tough heroes, prison, chases and races, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: colorado, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   32%
 
 6.1
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A Man Apart
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: serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, revenge, violence, justice, brutality, drugs, corruption, murder, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, california, latin america, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
 4.2
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Crooked
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
Style: serious, rough, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, master criminal, partners against crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, racist remark, shot to death, swimming pool, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   39%
    User:   39%
 

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Lion Strike
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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The Gundown
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge and justice, Cole Brandt finds himself in the lawless town of Dead River where he is faced with one last bloody showdown for freedom in order to protect The Majestic Saloon and a beautiful woman.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: criminal heroes, gory, fugitives, desert, lone wolves, hotel, manhunt, bar, track down, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona
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System:   39%
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