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Excessive Force (1993)
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Excessive Force (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chicago policeman Terry McCain is determined to put away mobster Sal DiMarco, who always gets acquitted on technicalities. While monitoring a drug sale, a shootout ensues, and one of Terry's fellow officers gets away with $3 million of Sal's money. Suspecting Terry took the cash, the mobster sends his men to kill Terry's brother, Dylan, and partner, Frankie Hawkins. Furious, Terry sets out to take his revenge by any means necessary.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, betrayal, jazz, police, gunfight, police shootout, shoulder holster, crimes, vengeance, friendship, heroes, conspiracy, crime, good versus evil, working undercover, police corruption, one man army, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, undercover, sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, martial arts, law enforcement, murder, deadly and gunfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Excessive Force: Mission of Justice (1992), Crooked (2006), Recoil (1998), Out for Blood (1992), Hard Justice (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mission of Justice (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mayoral candidate Dr. Rachel Olsen (Brigitte Nielsen) has a dangerous plan for swift justice in the form of a band of ex-convicts, called the Peacemakers, who roam the streets to do her bidding. When a boxer friend (Tony Burton) is killed by ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vigilantism, martial arts, crime, crimes, rivalry, deadly, injustice, working undercover, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
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Crooked (2006)
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, police investigation, danger, partners, chases and races, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Recoil (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Ray Morgan accidentally kills the son of a mob boss. The mob boss orders to have Morgan killed unknowing that the assassin killed Morgan's wife and kids. Now Morgan's out for revenge..and he'll do it his own way
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, car chase, gangsters, bank, heist, vengeance, showbiz, crime, good versus evil, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Out for Blood (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lawyer's family is murdered by drug smugglers, and he is beaten and left for dead, but survives although in a coma. When he awakes he only has a partial memory of what happened. In order to find out the real story, he trains with a karate ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, heroes, murder, martial arts, police detective, tough heroes, vengeance, working undercover, memory loss, kidnapping, uninhibited rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hard Justice (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved in all kinds of corrupt activities; dope dealing and gun ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, prison, confined, drug dealing, special agents, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, heroes, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Private Wars (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman is trying to "convince" the inhabitants of an old neighborhood to abandon their homes in order to build a huge business center there. To achieve his goals, he bribes the police and uses organized bands to intimidate ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gang, vigilantism, rich and poor, against the odds, manipulation, dishonesty, crime, law enforcement, lone wolves, rivalry, save the day ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blackbelt (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson is back and forced to take on the greatest legends of the martial arts world. Wilson fights off all comers while defending rock superstar Shanna (Deirdre Imershein) against the insane attacks of a fanatical veteran ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, serial killer, murder, stalking, vietnam war, investigation, one man army, vigilantism, psychopath, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, undercover, fighting crime, undercover cop, special agents, revenge, mafia, crimes, gang, working undercover, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Maximum Risk (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A policeman takes his twin brother's place and inherits his problems and a beautiful girlfriend. He is forced to kickbox his way from France to the U.S. and back while playing footsie with the FBI and Russian mafia. Not just muscles with a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, twins, heroes, vengeance, gangsters, russian mafia, switching roles, crimes, crime, hidden identity, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 784
Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, crimes, murder, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, tough heroes, master criminal, master warrior ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 615
The Expert (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It was a brutal murder that sent deranged psychopath Martin Kagan to prison. It was a naive deputy warden that granted him a stay of execution. Now, the police department's tactical defence instructor, John Lomax, wants revenge for his beloved ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, serial killer, heroes, psychopath, swat team, mentally unstable, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, chase, police, mafia, fight, gangsters, revenge, danger, heroes, rescue, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Outside the Law (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secret agent Julie Cosgrove is walking into her most dangerous mission yet.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, secret agents, undercover, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, starting over, heroes, government agency, murder, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colombia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 719
Crackerjack (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cop on vacation at a mountain resort comes to the rescue when the resort is taken over by violent criminals.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: mountain, danger, heroes, good versus evil, terrorism, resort, hostage, hotel fight, hostile takeover, terrorist plot, heist, ski resort ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Cherry Bomb (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An homage to the action films of the early 1980s, Cherry Bomb follows a young dancer and her quest for revenge against the group of men that brutally assaulted her. Seeing no justice coming from within the system Cherry enlists the help of her ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gang rape, police corruption, crimes, deadly, rivalry, dishonesty, strong female presence, siblings relations, woman in danger, revenge, brother sister relationship, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tactical Force (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A training exercise for the LAPD SWAT Team goes terribly wrong when they find themselves pitted against two rival gangs while trapped in an abandoned Hangar, armed with nothing but blanks.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, rivalry, tough law enforcer, gang, law enforcement, danger, confined, tough heroes, mission gone awry, swat, crimes, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hawk's Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric Hawke a British Marine, attends the funeral of his policeman brother who he discovers has been attempting to investigate the mysterious kidnappings and murders of a local Asian street gang. The clues seem to point to a rival Nazi white ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, hitman, marine, heroes, chases and races, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, city life, urban ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Bounty Tracker (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Almost the whole staff of a tax consultant office is slayed by a team of professional killers, only Paul Damone can escape. He didn't know that his partner used to wash gangster Louis Sarazin's money and had to testify as chief witness ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Moving Targets (2004)
Genre: Action
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kit comes from a very fortunate family, with an outstanding police officer father When the family starts to break up, Man impulsively shot Kit's mother. After Kit's parents divorced, Kit viewed Man his father as an enemy. As an adult, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: FBI agent Tracy Pride is on a mission to capture businessman Jason Slade, who is involved in extortion and murder. Teaming up with her is her sister Joyce, a news reporter; Dragon, Tracy's partner in Hong Kong, and Jake, a bodyguard who worked ...
Style: realistic, serious
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action
Country: Canada, Hong Kong, UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Fist of Honor (1993)
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: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
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Genre: Action
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Duration: 138 min.
Story: Ruthless cop Chul-joong and a merciless killer in raincoat run into each other in a small alleyway and form a fatal bond. A free-for-all fight occurs by coincidence on a rainy street. A week later, the dead bodies of an old couple are discovered ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 2K
The Defender (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The global war on terror rages on. When a government official goes missing, Lance, a man with an impressive record of service to his country, finds himself protecting the man who embodies everything he has dedicated his life to fight against.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Inferno (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Interpol officer Kyle Connors, Don "The Dragon" Wilson, watches his partner die in an explosion, he swears he'll hunt down the killer. Yanked of the case by Internal Affairs, Connors defied his orders and follows the only lead he ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Stone Cold (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joe Huff (Brian Bosworth) is a tough, loner cop with a flair for infiltrating dangerous biker gangs. The FBI blackmail Joe into an undercover operation that entails infiltrating "The Brotherhood" - a powerful Mississippi biker gang linked ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
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