Movies like Break of Dawn

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Break of Dawn (2002)
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Break of Dawn (2002)
Original name: Entre chiens et loups
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of two ex-legionnaires in a mission of political assasination in Romania. A candid portrayal of the human side of assassins.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: friendship, bank robber, assassination, scapegoat, murder, chase, terminal illness, dying, camaraderie, released from prison, sniper, revenge, money, mercenary, assassin, prisoner, death, burglar, car chase, gunfight, politician, leukemia, father son relationship, funeral home, husband wife relationship ...
Place: eastern europe, bucharest

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Most similar movies to Break of Dawn

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, captivating, tense and suspenseful films with plots about murder, revenge, crimes, rivalry, violence, chase and gunfight mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Break of Dawn: Mass (2004), The Last Ride (2004), Manhattan Chase (2000), The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017), Thandavam (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
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Mass (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Mass (Akkineni Nagarjuna) is an orphan, who bonds well with his landlord's son Adi (Sunil). He is behind a collegian Anjali (Jyothika) who happens to be the daughter of Vizag city's mafia don Satya (Raghuvaran). This restricts her from ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, psychological
Plot: mafia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, revenge, friendship, avenger, organized crime, orphan, criminal gang, death, neighbor, friend, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Last Ride (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After thirty years in prison, ex-con Ronnie recruits his grandson to exact revenge on Darryl, the cop who put him behind bars. Standing in their way is Ronnie's son, whom Darryl raised.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street racing, revenge, chase, car chase, crimes, ex convict, law enforcement, rivalry, parents and children, released from prison, murder, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970
Place: usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Manhattan Chase (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After six years as a guest of the state, mob hit man Jason Reed wants nothing more than to get an honest job and spend time with his young son, Tommy. He is not ten steps outside of the prison before being greeted by Keither, an old crony anxious to ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: ex convict, kidnapping, released from prison, drugs, father son reunion, policewoman, fight, drug deal, murder, father son relationship, crooked cop, martial arts ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Aging sidekick Lefty Brown has ridden with Eddie Johnson his entire life. But when a rustler kills Eddie, Lefty is forced from his partner’s shadow and must confront the ugly realities of frontier justice.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending, enigmatic ...
Plot: old west, friendship, revenge, u.s. marshal, husband wife relationship, justice, native american, marriage, salvation, following someone, politician, outlaw gang ...
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 3.1
 321
Thandavam (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Story: Thandavam movie tells about the love and bond between the brothers Kashi Nathan (Mohanlal) and SwamiNathan(Nedumudi Venu) and it takes a turn when Saminathan is killed in an accident.Kashinathan realises Dasappa Kaundar(Manoj K Jayan) and minister ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, exciting
Plot: heroes, death of brother, revenge, brother brother relationship, politician, blackmail, murder, fight, crooked politician, secret admirer, rain, corrupt politician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.1
 3K
Semper Fi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cal is a dedicated cop who also serves as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. When his reckless half brother lands in jail for accidentally killing a man, Cal and his buddies hatch a plan to break him out of prison -- no matter what the cost.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, friendship, brutality, violence, murder, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, adaptation, rivalry, ambition, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: manhunt, chase, on the run, parents and children, small town, crimes, forest, graphic violence, revenge, murder, brother brother relationship, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 19K
64 Squares (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Wazir' is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest games of their lives. But ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: chess, friendship, murder, police, revenge, father daughter relationship, race against time, good versus evil, hospital, anger, chase, rain ...
Place: kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The City Is Mine (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man coming home after serving time in the penitentiary finds his city in control by local thugs, stops at nothing to gain sole control of a city he feels is rightfully his.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, rivalry, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, urban ghetto, ego clash, buddies, prison, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
To Love and Die (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A fun-loving 30-something (Shiri Appleby) with abandonment issues becomes convinced that her dating problems will be resolved if she can only track down the father she never knew. When she finds him (Tim Matheson), she discovers that he's an ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: hitman, family relations, crimes, parents and children, father daughter reunion, female protagonist, murder, friendship, rivalry, escapades, female killer, long lost father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.9
 976
Santana (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Africa, Angola
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two brothers — one a narcotics agent and the other a general — finally discover the identity of the drug lord who murdered their parents decades ago. They may kill each other before capturing the bad guys.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting
Plot: drug lord, revenge, murder, police officer, brother brother relationship, crimes, brother vs brother, justice, rivalry, price of justice, bad guy, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 5K
The Crew (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: It’s bad men versus worse men as thieves face off against dealers in this super slick French heist thriller from the director of Chrysalis and The Assault.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: brother brother relationship, heist, gang of thieves, armed robbery, violence, murder, death, criminal heroes, crimes, career criminal, heroes, bank robbery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Assassination (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Assassination is set in Korea and Shanghai in the 1930's during the Japanese occupation. The government resistance assigns a secret commando group with killing collaborators.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: japanese occupation, assassination, resistance, hitman, revenge, friendship, impersonation, nationalism, ambush, betrayal, father daughter relationship, japanese occupation of korea ...
Time: 1930s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.8
 8K
The 2nd (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Secret-service agent Vic Davis is on his way to pick up his estranged son, Sean, from his college campus when he finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes terrorist operation. His son's friend Erin Walton, the daughter of Supreme Court ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: computer cracker, secret agents, cia agent, secret service, human trafficking, kidnapping, fight, chase, rescue, murder, gunfight, ex special forces ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.7
 178
Executor (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kyle (Markiss McFadden), one of the many orphans raised in an orphanage by Father Antonio (Paul Sorvino) is an assassin who is sent on missions; from God. For years Father Antonio led these boys to believe they are killing in the name of God. Kyle ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating, psychological
Plot: killer, assassin, evil priest, hitman, murder, priest, guilt, corrupt priest, murderer, introspection, murder of a priest, changing lives ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
 79
Noon Sunday (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Guam, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two mercenaries are hired to commit a political assassination.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: assassination, island, heroes, rivalry, leadership, dishonesty, intrigue, crimes, female mercenary, mercenary, female nudity, betrayal ...
Time: 70s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Christian Brothers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: When the daughter of a minister gets kidnapped, Christy is called upon to rescue her. Although he manages to save her, he himself gets embroiled in the kidnapper's murder.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: murder, false accusation, chase, police, snitch, father son relationship, police investigation, family relations, society, crimes, relationships, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mumbai india, bombay india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 587
Honor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world where street gangs collide with the law, neighborhood friends, Raymond and Gabriel, must decide which side of the battle to join. This will be the ultimate fight - the one for power, family, and HONOR.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, gang, crimes, urban ghetto life, friendship, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, organized crime, showdown, gang war, underground fighting, underground tournament ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.8
 9K
Kaala (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A gangster from Tirunelveli, who is the King of Dharavi, fights for keeping the land safe from mighty politicians and the land mafia.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: battles, political leader, gangsters, protector, revenge, loss of wife, fight, righting the wronged, corrupt politician, political corruption, politician, city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 97
Street Wars (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young man takes over as the head of a crack dealing outfit after his brother, the gang's leader, is murdered.
Plot: revenge, assassination, street gang, brothers, murder, transsexual, aviation, muslim, machine gun, glider
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Survive the Night (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disgraced doctor and his family are held hostage at their home by criminals on the run, when a robbery-gone-awry requires them to seek immediate medical attention.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: home invasion, doctor, brother brother relationship, robbery, surgery, gas station, accidental killing, car chase, rescue, organized crime, hostage situation, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 2K
Narasimham (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Poovalli Induchoodan (Mohanlal) is sentenced for six years prison life for murdering his classmate. Induchoodan, the only son of Justice Maranchery Karunakara Menon (Thilakan) was framed in the case by Manapally Madhavan Nambiar (Narayanan Nair) and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, touching
Plot: ex convict, revenge, murder, lawyer, fight, police, false accusation, wrongful imprisonment, frame up, feud, released from prison, machismo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.8
 1K
Silencer (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A retired hitman must reawaken all his deadly skills and fight a one-man war against his former employer.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, captivating
Plot: alcoholic, mission, murder, veteran, battles, murderer, manhunt, organized crime, hitman, fight, gunfight
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.2
 13K
Kabali (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A gangster in Malaysia goes in search of his family after 25 years of imprisonment.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: oppression, revenge, murder, attempted murder, gangsters, released from prison, frame up, husband wife relationship, husband wife reunion, betrayal, ex convict, organized crime ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 617K
Drive (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.
Style: neo noir, tense, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, car chase, mechanic, tough heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, heist, organized crime, neighbor, selflessness, unfulfillment, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 4K
Mr. Six (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Many years ago Mr. Six was a notorious gangster. That was back when there was still such a thing as honour among thieves, when criminals earned respect and maintained principles. These days Mr. Six is all but forgotten, a living relic residing in a ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: criminal underworld, mafia, kidnapping, gang war, gangsters, organized crime, vengeance, brutality, family, death, criminal heroes, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
My Father Die (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Deaf and mute since having his hearing knocked out at the age of 12, Asher has been training for almost two decades to avenge himself on Ivan, the man that killed his older brother, 21 years ago. And now that his nemesis is out of prison, he gets ...
Style: tense, intense, suspense, rough, captivating
Plot: father son conflict, ex convict, revenge, childhood memory, police detective, teenage boy, father son relationship, deaf man, deafness, death of brother, brother brother relationship, sign language ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Circle of Pain (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following a fighting accident, Dalton Hunt retired from the world of MMA at the top. Unable to outrun his guilt, he lost his family, his title, and his way. But when a crooked promoter lures him back into a fight against the current undefeated ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, friendship, contests and competitions, rivalry, athlete's life, forced into action, athlete and trainer, ambition, martial arts, cage fighting, sport, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Serena and the Ratts (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After years of killing for a man only known as "The Boss", Serena is burnt out. When she is hired for one final job, she teams up with an underground renegade group to stop her replacement from executing the assassination.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: assassin, hitman, renegade, time travel, crimes, murder, assassination, inventions and discoveries, scientist, rivalry, heroes, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.0
 364
Moving Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson stars in this action drama as a tourist who, through no fault of his own, finds himself on the run from a gang of terrorists, international espionage agents, and the police. Accused of a murder he didn't ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, fight, terrorism, terrorist, revenge, gunfight, kickboxing, one against many, tough guy, manhunt, kung fu, showdown ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%