Movies like F/X2

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F/X2 (1991)
 5.9
 10K
F/X2 (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: F/X man Rollie Tyler is now a toymaker. Mike, the ex-husband of his girlfriend Kim, is a cop. He asks Rollie to help catch a killer. The operation goes well until some unknown man kills both the killer and Mike. Mike's boss, Silak says it was the killer who killed Mike but Rollie knows it wasn't. Obviously, Silak is involved with Mike's death, so he calls on Leo McCarthy, the cop from the last movie, who is now a P.I., for help and they discover it's not just Silak they have to worry about.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, buddy comedy, entertaining, humorous, complex, clever, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, filmmaking, clown, gunfight, dirty cop, explosion, shower, chase, police investigation, crimes, friendship, investigation, conspiracy, partners, crime, good versus evil, on the run, frame up, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, master criminal, law enforcement, buddies, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: vatican, new york

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Most similar movies to F/X2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, chases and races, murder, dishonesty, deadly and rivalry mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like F/X2: F/X (1986), Narrow Margin (1990), Scar City (1998), Shadow Conspiracy (1997), Maximum Risk (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 18K
F/X (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, corruption, murder, manhunt, deception, disguise, witness protection, assassination, gangsters, mission of murder, frame up, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Narrow Margin (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Los Angeles District Attorney (Gene Hackman) is attempting to take an unwilling murder witness (Anne Archer) back to the United States from Canada to testify against a top-level mob boss. Frantically attempting to escape two deadly hit men sent to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train ride, train travel, police investigation, testimony, chase, district attorney, hitman, uncover truth, crimes, witness protection, woman in danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, canada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 844
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, danger, police investigation, partners, tough law enforcer, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, police officer, kiss, love interest, police ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, political thriller, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, political corruption, on the run, assassination, betrayal, witnessing a crime, intrigue, crimes, assassination attempt, conspiracy, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.5
 21K
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
Place: new york, usa, france, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 18K
The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinatown, chase, murder, gangsters, partners, law enforcement, police, triad, gang war, crime, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.5
 760
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, car chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 422
Relentless 3 (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sam Dietz, the relentless police detective, returns to Los Angeles from a self-imposed exile to help the police solve another series of brutal killings committed by another crafty serial killer whom targets Dietz's latest love interest.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, chase, rivalry, crimes, crime, race against time, law enforcement, deadly, psychopath, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, heist, car chase, fbi, murder, revenge, investigation, crime, crimes, on the run, crime gone awry, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 1K
Raw Justice (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The mayor of a small town hires a bounty hunter to find his daughter's killer, but it turns out to be a very dangerous job.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, prostitute, chase, murder, bail bondsman, blackmail, explosion, mayor, revenge, law enforcement, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 536
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
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, vengeance, disorder, missing person, rescue, investigation, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.8
 428
Armstrong (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, kidnapping, chases and races, secret agents, heroes, deadly, on the run, undercover, conspiracy, tough heroes, battles, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 16K
Judgment Night (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, gang, on the run, friendship, one night, crime gone awry, chases and races, crime, crimes, law enforcement, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, cuba, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
 717
Jane Doe (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman's son is snatched and she must follow his kidnappers’ instructions to get him back. But when she’s framed for murder by a government department, she must take them on at their own game to ensure her son's survival.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, murder, kidnapping, woman in danger, danger, disorder, mistaken identity, deadly, master criminal, secret agents, good versus evil, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.1
 381
Moving Target (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A bounty hunter with a pregnant wife who is urging him to get a regular job gets framed for murder and trapped in a war between Russian gangsters.
Style: suspenseful, serious, intense, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, chase, heroes, deadly, murder, track down, on the run, fugitives, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 319K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ex military, investigation, loner, sniper, murder, lone wolves, crimes, drifter, dishonesty, frame up, female partner, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, baghdad iraq, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.8
 4K
Attack Force (2006)
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, serial killer, frame up, uncover truth, undercover, criminal's revenge, police investigation, secret agents, investigation, adventure, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
To Protect and Serve (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, investigation, good versus evil, rivalry, profanity, police detective, murder, survival, vigilantism, police corruption, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Instinct to Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at disguising himself and other deceit for detective Diffs ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, police investigation, psychopath, vengeance, murder, deadly, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 29K
Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, partners, journalism, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 15K
Vehicle 19 (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A parolee (Paul Walker) becomes the target of a massive police manhunt after inadvertently picking up a rental car with a female whistleblower tied up in the trunk. Now, as the police attempt to silence the woman before she can testify about the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, car chase, hostage, chase, on the run, woman in danger, mistaken identity, dishonesty, law enforcement, hostages, dirty cop, pursuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 6K
Most Wanted (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sgt. James Dunn, who is wrongly accused of assassination of the officer he had a row with, is saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col Grant Casey. Their mission is to neutralize criminals who had ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, on the run, chase, manhunt, political conspiracy, assassination, false accusation, death row, top secret, crimes, betrayal, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.4
 404
Butter (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Corrupt record company executives kill a singing sensation with a drug overdose rather than letting her leave their label and join another company. They then frame her cousin/manager for the murder forcing him to go on the run and to try to get the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, musician's life, deadly, dishonesty, on the run, life is a bitch, law enforcement, drug abuse, false accusation, urban, frame up, city life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 4.7
 928
Bloodmatch (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brick Bardo is on a mission to find out which one of the world's greatest kickboxers killed his brother. Five years ago, one of the four champs was fixing fights and set up his brother in the fight that took his life. Now Bardo must take on the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, revenge, adventure, frame up, vengeance, heroic mission, murder, righting the wronged, heroes, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 184K
Taken 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he's falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he's pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, revenge, frame up, murder, on the run, kidnapping, framed for murder, runaway, chase, crimes, graphic violence, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, europe, california, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 274K
Fast & Furious (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Conner. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmaneuver ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, chase, street racing, car race, chases and races, police officer, gang, friends, crimes, rivalry, loss of loved one, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 895
Double Tap (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Leslie Cheung plays Rick Pang, an IPSC champion who is also a gun expert who modifies his pistols to perfect his technique known as 'double tap', placing two shots in the same exact spot. In the 1996 IPSC Hong Kong shooting competition, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, hitman, police investigation, criminal's revenge, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, master criminal, track down, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, heroes, assassination, on the run, murder, conspiracy, secret agents, protagonist as suspect, undercover, rivalry, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, murder, chase, investigation, gangsters, martial arts, danger, car chase, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, gunfight, bomb, explosion, lone hero, police, deception, gold, police officer, race against time, puzzle, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, quebec, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%