Movies like F/X2

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F/X2 (1991)
 5.8
 11K
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, sexy, clever, unusual plot structure, humorous, entertaining, serious, suspenseful, buddy comedy, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: suspense, technology, murder, chase, police investigation, filmmaking, betrayal, corruption, buddy cop, catastrophe, serial killer, twists and turns, revenge, fight, natural disaster, computer game, video game, car chase, clones, immortality, internet, weapons, gunfight, lone hero, fantasy world ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, vatican

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Most similar movies to F/X2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, realistic and serious films with plots about mentor, runaway, chase, catastrophe, dialogue, vengeance and brutality mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like F/X2: F/X (1986), Double Take (2001), Terminal Velocity (1994), Shadow Conspiracy (1997), Maximum Risk (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 21K
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, tense, tricky, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: faked death, suspense, corruption, chase, murder, manhunt, assassination, car chase, disguise, deception, witness protection, mission of murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 9K
Double Take (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The governor of a Mexican state is assassinated. Soon after, junior executive Daryl Chase's life turns upside down: after he flags a huge transfer of funds from a Mexican account as probably illegal, he's attacked in his apartment, rescued ...
Style: humorous, intense, semi serious, captivating, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: on the run, fbi, chase, unlikely friendships, mistaken identity, african american, disorder, frame up, fish out of water, cons and scams, reluctant partners, hidden identity ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, texas, usa, latin america, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Terminal Velocity (1994)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A maverick skydiver and a former KGB agent team up to stop the Russian mafia from stealing gold.
Style: exciting, intense, parody, light, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: parachuting, suspense, undercover, spy, instructor, heist, unlikely partners, assassination, partners against crime, save the day, race against time, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: arizona, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, political, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, conspiracy, suspense, betrayal, assassination, on the run, corruption, politics, political corruption, witnessing a crime, intrigue, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.5
 23K
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, serious, suspenseful, erotic, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, vengeance, gangsters, gunfight, suspense, heroes, car chase, hidden identity, undercover, switching roles, lone wolves ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, france, russia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 2K
Rent-a-Cop (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug dealers. She gets rescued by vice cop Church who is accused of ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, intense, serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brutality, murder, twists and turns, fighting crime, reluctant partners, track down, witnessing a crime, cons and scams, police officer, police investigation, prostitute, violent ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, usa, new jersey, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 30K
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: humorous, light, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, murder, frame up, media, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, buddies, gangsters, buddy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 19K
The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, chase, police investigation, murder, police corruption, organized crime, partners, law enforcement, buddy cop, police, gunfight, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, hong kong, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 16K
Knock Off (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marcus Ray (Jean-Claude Van Damme), a sales representative for "V SIX" jeans, and his partner, Tommy Hendricks (Rob Schneider), are about to be busted for selling "knock off" jeans. Their American contact, Karan Leigh, who by the ...
Style: stylized, humorous, campy, visually appealing, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mafia, suspense, buddy cop, conspiracy, fashion, terrorism, chase, gunfight, violence, brutality, transformation ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 21K
Drop Zone (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Ty Moncrief (Busey) specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Pete ...
Style: exciting, intense, serious, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, parachuting, hijacking, terrorist, suspense, chase, airplane hijack, heroes, race against time, track down, skydiving ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 6K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, hitman, serial killer, writers, vengeance, suspense, police detective, psychopath, gangsters, writer's life, mind game, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: texas, california, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 4K
Firestorm (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire, which was set up by the lawyer of convicted killer Earl Shaye, who escaped from the prison with several of his inmates posing as firefighters to ...
Style: humorous, satirical, factual, campy, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, prison, natural disaster, fire, hostage, firefighter, catastrophe, survival, fugitives, violence, first contact, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 54K
Chain Reaction (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, frame up, suspense, fbi, chase, disaster, cia, secrets, conspiracy theory, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, technology ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin, langley virginia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This movie features a character who is supposed to be the descendant of the character played Steve McQueen in the television series of the same name. And like McQueen's Josh Randall, Hauer's Nick Randall is also a bounty. But also an ...
Style: intense, suspenseful, rough, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, manly
Plot: terrorism, justice, chase, vengeance, police investigation, undercover, master criminal, tough heroes, race against time, track down, dishonesty, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Best of the Best II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to ...
Style: serious, clever, ridiculous, humorous, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, vengeance, master warrior, friends, contests and competitions, rivalry, kung fu, revenge, violence, alter ego, culture clash ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 116K
Premium Rush (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, road movie, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, delivery, organized crime, police corruption, on the run, bicycle, chinese immigrant, suspense, twists and turns, justice, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being used as a front for a massive counterfeiting ring – and it's run by ...
Style: funny, humorous, epic, light, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, adult
Plot: police, buddy cop, revenge, undercover, investigation, gunfight, suspense, amusement park, vengeance, violence, car chase, death ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 8K
Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sexy, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: runaway train, train, race against time, fight scenes, secret agents, terrorism, rescue, save the day, martial arts, betrayal, disaster, terrorist plot ...
Place: vienna, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.5
 103K
Cellular (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, sexy, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, cell phone, home invasion, hostage, psychopath, police corruption, conspiracy, murder, twists and turns, lone hero, suspense ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 114K
Eraser (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: betrayal, conspiracy, rogue agent, gunfight, suspense, treason, witness protection program, corporate crime, witness, police investigation, deception, justice ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s, 80s, year 1996
Place: new york, maryland, usa, san francisco, baltimore ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 31K
Armored (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, twists and turns, suspense, fbi, brutality, corruption, gangsters, dishonesty, confined, rivalry, homeless ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 30K
12 Rounds (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When New Orleans cop Danny Fisher prevents a brilliant thief from successfully carrying out his latest heist, the thief's girlfriend is accidentally killed. Hungry for revenge, the criminal mastermind breaks out of prison and kidnaps ...
Style: exciting, intense, stylized, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, twists and turns, suspense, life philosophy, brutality, mind game, woman in danger, rescue, moral dilemma, vengeance, car chase ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 32K
Erased (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former agent of the CIA and his estranged daughter go on the run after his employers target them for assassination.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, sexy, bad ending ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, cia, spy, espionage, family relations, secret service, conspiracy, undercover, lone hero, family in danger, hitman, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, belgium, usa, brussels, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.0
 60K
The Peacemaker (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a train carrying atomic warheads mysteriously crashes in the former Soviet Union, a nuclear specialist discovers the accident is really part of a plot to cover up the theft of the weapons. Assigned to help her recover the missing bombs is a ...
Style: exciting, sexy, humorous, psychological, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, spy, secret service, car chase, terrorist, swat team, suspense, espionage, disaster, nuclear, nuclear threat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, russia, usa, former yugoslavia, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 13K
The Patriot (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A deadly virus threatens to wipe out an entire Rocky Mountain town, leaving the town doctor to find some way to escape the soldiers who enforce the town's quarantine and devise an antidote. Matters take a more deadly turn after the physician is ...
Style: melancholic, exciting, serious, rough, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, small town, virus, death, chase, indians, violence, fight scenes, father daughter relationship, hospital, chaos and mayhem, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: montana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
National Security (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, buddy comedy, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: buddy cop, police, chase, stereotypes, redemption, brutality, partners, heroes, investigation, unlikely partners, law enforcement, buddies ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a not-too-distant future, a lethal virus sweeps across Europe, prompting the creation of quarantine refugee camps in the United States. Police officers Delon (Natasha Henstridge) and Lemieux (Christopher Lambert) learn of a grisly murder in the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, catastrophe, fantasy world, brutality, future dystopia, chaos, investigation, life is a bitch, quarantine, plague, chase ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 18K
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, exciting, harsh, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: suspense, murder, chase, gangsters, police investigation, hip hop, on the run, friendship, crime gone awry, law enforcement, buddies, ghetto ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, california, cuba, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 47K
The Dead Pool (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dirty Harry Callahan returns for his final film adventure. Together with his partner Al Quan, he must investigate the systematic murder of actors and musicians. By the time Harry learns that the murders are a part of a sick game to predict the ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, sexy, exciting ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, car chase, police, justice, murder, suspense, prison, reporter, mafia, corruption, gangsters, against the rules ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 32K
Blown Away (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, adult
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, suspense, psychopath, brutality, anarchist, stalking, investigation, criminal's revenge, government agency, race against time, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, ireland, usa, massachusetts, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%