Movies like Face/Off

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Face/Off (1997)
 7.3
 338K
Face/Off (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's family.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious, cult film, tech noir, intense, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, master criminal, fbi, special agents, revenge, hidden identity, undercover, arch villain, mexican standoff, boat chase, prison, race against time, bomb, cocaine, good versus evil, transformation, violence, prison escape, murder, death, brutality, crimes, hospital, tragedy, deception ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, hong kong

Most similar movies to Face/Off

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and realistic films with plots about crimes, violence, chase, revenge, murder, vengeance and brutality mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Face/Off: Point Break (1991), Demolition Man (1993), Con Air (1997), Mask of Death (1996), Swordfish (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 148K
Point Break (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the coastal town of Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The F.B.I. believes that the members of the gang could be surfers and send ...
Style: exciting, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: extreme sport, bank robbery, working undercover, extreme sports, undercover, surfer, special agents, fbi, surfing, gang, ex athlete, wave ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 152K
Demolition Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, John Spartan, who had also been ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, utopia, future dystopia, martial arts, violence, distopia, police, car chase, crime fighter, foot chase, good versus evil, one man army ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, near future, year 1996 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 267K
Con Air (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hijacking, master criminal, convict, one man army, airplane, helicopter, prison, machismo, law enforcement, confined, tough heroes, war hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 307
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, assassination attempt, betrayal, plastic surgery, machine gun, fistfight, helicopter, gunfight, tattoo, timebomb, dual role ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 172K
Swordfish (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, spy, master criminal, heist, bank robbery, crimes, crime, race against time, sexual activity, criminal heroes, surveillance, computer hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, oregon, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, murder, investigation, prison, crime, redemption, working undercover, master criminal, vengeance, crimes, special agents, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 3K
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: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, martial arts, undercover, fighting crime, undercover cop, special agents, revenge, mafia, gang, crimes, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 88K
Broken Arrow (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, desert, helicopter, terrorism, betrayal, explosion, gunfight, race against time, crimes, escapades, chases and races, military ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 27K
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, psychopath, stalking, anarchist, revenge, investigation, government agency, race against time, criminal's revenge, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 98K
Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, assassination, danger, boat chase, rivalry, revenge, family in danger, secret agents, state affairs, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, washington d.c., north africa, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 16K
Kiss of Death (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmy Kilmartin is an ex-con living in Astoria in the New York City borough of Queens, trying to stay clean and raising a family with his wife Bev. But when his cousin Ronnie causes him to take a fall for driving an illegal transport of stolen cars, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, political corruption, master criminal, against the odds, partners against crime, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bangkok Dangerous (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When carrying out a hit, assassin Joe (Cage) always makes use of the knowledge of the local population. On arriving in Bangkok, Joe meets street kid Kong and he becomes his primary aide. But when Kong is nearly killed, he asks Joe to train him up in ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, intense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, betrayal, danger, redemption, crimes, criminal heroes, mafia, lone wolves, gunshot, assassin, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 42K
Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, heist, chase, taxi driver, rescue, fbi, thief, race against time, father daughter relationship, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.4
 302K
The Rock (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, alcatraz, fbi, crimes, prison, chases and races, marines, escape, hostages, commander, hostage situation, hostage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, martial arts, danger, car chase, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, track down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 29K
Raw Deal (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, tough law enforcer, fbi, vengeance, law enforcement, gang, working undercover, criminal's revenge, crimes, rebellion, tough heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, twentieth century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 16K
Death Warrant (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, murder, investigation, martial arts, prisoner, serial killer, undercover, partners against crime, track down, master criminal, working undercover, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 193K
Death Race (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, tough guy, prison, ex convict, contests and competitions, violence, prison life, police brutality, chases and races, corruption, survival, confined ...
Time: future, year 2012, 2010s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 16K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, tough law enforcer, crime, danger, master criminal, working undercover, crimes, fighting crime, hostages, hostage, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, car chase, heist, investigation, fbi, violence, murder, revenge, car, crimes, crime, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 317K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: serious, rough, brutal, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, one man army, lone hero, vigilantism, gunfight, fighting crime, lone wolves, tough heroes, heroes, teenage prostitute, corruption, ex soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 503K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, dark hero, vigilante, criminal's revenge, gangsters, lone hero, gunfight, violence spree, tough guy, professional killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 31K
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, master criminal, crimes, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 754K
Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, hostage, terrorist, heist, fbi, courage, save the day, gunfight, race against time, marital problem, christmas, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 27K
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, undercover, cia, drug dealing, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, lone hero, working undercover, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, japan, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 166K
Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, hitman, lone hero, dark hero, dangerous attraction, drug lord, musician, loss of loved one, brutality, tragic hero, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, police detective, on the run, attempted murder, police raid, revenge, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
From Paris with Love (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig, working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, partners, spy, danger, hotshot hero, chase, heroic mission, cia, one man army, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, pakistan, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 72K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, drug lord, violence, police brutality, gunfight, corruption, crime, police investigation, revenge, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, switzerland, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 65K
District B13 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, parkour, martial arts, bomb, violence, undercover cop, betrayal, race against time, escapades, heroic mission, social problems, brother sister relationship ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2010, near future
Place: france, europe, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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