Movies like An Eye for an Eye

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An Eye for an Eye (1981)
 5.5
 4K
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: suspense, serious, sexy, exciting, tense, ridiculous, atmospheric, humorous, neo noir, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, vigilantism, vengeance, police, gangsters, fighting crime, adventure, rivalry, drug dealing, working undercover, partners, revenge, fight, death, vigilante, undercover cop, undercover, police investigation, dog, survival, violence, hitman, car chase, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, hong kong, usa, california

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Most similar movies to An Eye for an Eye

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about martial arts, murder, fistfight, violence, brawl, showdown and tough guy mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like An Eye for an Eye: The Punisher (1989), The Substitute (1996), Code of Silence (1985), Hero and the Terror (1988), A Force of One (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When DEA agents are taken captive by a ruthless South American kingpin, the Delta Force is reunited to rescue them in this sequel to the 1986 film.
Style: splatter, suspense, buddy movie, unusual plot structure, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, rescue, kung fu, death, gunfight, soldier, hostage, jungle, car chase, colombian drug cartel, commando mission ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: latin america, the philippines, miami, rio de janeiro, south america
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100%
 5.6
 24K
The Punisher (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes brilliantly to life in this searing action-adventure thriller! Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family to a mafia car bomb. Only his ex-partner believes Castle ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, slasher, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, revenge, vigilante, torture, crime fighter, organized crime, mafia, murder, gangsters, crimes, yakuza ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 14K
The Substitute (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After he did some jobs for CIA, ex-marine John Shale is visiting his high school love Jane. She's now a teacher in Columbus High School in Miami. Soon after his arriving Jane has her knee cap broken while jogging. After that, John decides to go ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, intense, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, teachers and students, hidden identity, teacher, gang, crimes, high school life, undercover, teenager, bullying, gangsters, vigilante ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspense, intense, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, mafia, police, revenge, fight, chase, gangsters, police officer, hitman, police investigation, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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 ⇓
59%
A Force of One (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karate champion Matt Logan is enlisted by the police to train officers in self-defense after narcotics agents are killed by an assailant using the martial arts.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, ninja, santa claus, police, vigilante, murder mystery, karate, showdown, urban setting, police investigation, undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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 ⇓
58%
 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 ⇓
58%
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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 ⇓
54%
 6.6
 19K
Shaft (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Style: harsh, tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, gangsters, lone hero, crimes, mafia, sexualized violence, kidnapping, gang, organized crime, violence, hitman, gunfight ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
53%
 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 ⇓
26%
 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 ⇓
52%
 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 ⇓
52%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, aikido, murder, lone hero, vengeance, family, vigilante, violence, brutality, drug dealing, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, latin america, colombia, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 2K
The Cutter (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, rescue, one man army, chase, missing person, martial arts, police investigation, daring rescue, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, escapades, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, germany, europe, usa, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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 ⇓
50%
 4.4
 358
Maximum Force (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, renegade, monster, police officer, police detective, prostitute, gangsters, chase, undercover, against the odds, working undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.4
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Silent Rage (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, suspense, visually appealing, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, monster, chase, serial killer, mad scientist, survival, hospital, small town, fight, home invasion, buddy cop ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 11K
Action Jackson (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
Style: sexy, neo noir, psychotronic, stylized, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, frame up, police investigation, fight, violence, death, brutality, car chase, police, nudity (full frontal - brief), heroin addict ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 6K
The Octagon (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Scott James, a veteran martial arts expert, is recruited as the protector of the wealthy and beautiful Justine after she becomes the target of a ninja clan. When Scott finds out that his ruthless arch-nemesis, McCarn , is involved with the stealthy ...
Style: suspense, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, terrorism, betrayal, brutality, good versus evil, master warrior, undercover, adventure, heroic mission, fighting crime, lone wolves ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, paris france, south america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Forced Vengeance (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A casino security guard is forced into violence from when the Hong Kong mob threatens his friends.
Style: psychotronic, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chinese mafia, security guard, vietnam war, kung fu, gay, kung fu classic, showdown, casino, organized crime, hitman, gambling ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, intense, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: violence, vigilantism, terrorism, machismo, fight, revenge, martial arts, vigilante, lone hero, one man army, weapons, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa, everglades, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
49%
Street Fighters (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilantism, revenge, gangsters, vigilante, jail, police, rape, murder, home invasion, sex crime, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 438
Lion Strike (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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: psychotronic, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, fight, park ranger, kung fu, kung fu classic, kickboxer, yakuza, competition, forest, murder, kidnapping, master warrior ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Shaft's Big Score! (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: John Shaft is back as the lady-loved black detective cop on the search for the murderer of a client.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, murder, chase, private detective, police investigation, gang, crimes, gangsters, exploitation, investigation, racism, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, africa, harlem, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.3
 378
Mask of Death (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, kickboxer, stripper, strip club, damsel in distress, prison escape, fbi, plastic surgery, timebomb, tattoo, fistfight, helicopter ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
48%