Movies like Grandmaster

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Grandmaster (2012)
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Grandmaster (2012)
Original name: ഗ്രാന്‍റ്മാസ്റ്റര്‍
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who anticipates his opponents moves well in advance, he proceeds forward. But only once, just once, he makes a fatal mistake.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: investigation, serial killer, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, rivalry, murder, chess, police officer, danger, urban, chases and races, police investigation, deadly, psycho, death, father, doctor, psycho killer, shooting, police, murder investigation, kidnapping, beach, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, deadly, danger, murder, crime and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Grandmaster: Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011), Hunt and Play (2006), Howling (2012), Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012), Cold Steel (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: “Hunt for the I-5 Killer” is a dramatization based on the haunting true story of the yearlong manhunt for a killer suspected of murdering 14 victims and committing numerous sexual assaults up and down the I-5 highway corridor through California, ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, manhunt, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, sexual abuse, murder, who done it, chases and races, girl in bra and panties, premarital sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Hunt and Play (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Raghavan (Kamal Haasan) is an honest cop in Tamil Nadu. His wife Kayalvizhi (Kamalinee Mukerji) dies in a violent incident. Raghavan is deputized to investigate the murder of Rani, the daughter of his colleague Arokiya Raj (Prakash Raj) in a remote ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, crimes, deadly, police station, who done it, murder, rape and murder, devious, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Howling (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man is found burned to death inside of a car. Detective Sang-Gil (Song Kang-Ho) and his co-workers investigate the scene. Sang-Gil doesn't want to take the case, because it looks like a simple suicide case and won't help him get the ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, police detective, partners, danger, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, promotion, mystery, partners against crime, police investigation, misled ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young robbers, specializing in robbing shopping center security guards, are raging through out Gothenburg. A robbery goes awry when an innocent passerby is killed. Ricky, the gang's young leader, tries to quickly find an expert who ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, law enforcement, danger, police detective, investigation, hunt down, rivalry, graphic violence, urban, gangsters, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Facing the Enemy (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Griff McCleary is a cop, now his son shot himself with Griff's gun. A year later both he and his wife are still reeling from it. Griff feeling shut out by his wife Olivia, decides to move out. Now he is investigating what appears to be a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, vengeance, family problems, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, rivalry, death in the family, police detective, murder investigation, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Blind Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A police inspector must solve two grisly murders. The problem is that his only suspect is a blind man.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, mind game, blind man, deadly, solitary, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, cane ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.4
 692
Ambition (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Elaan (Hindi: एलान, translation: Manifesto) is a 2005 Bollywood action thriller film. Elaan is a mission film about five characters and their plan against one man. Produced by Ganesh Jain and Ratan Jain and directed by Vikram Bhatt, the film ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, betrayal, rivalry, danger, crimes, track down, chases and races, parents and children, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, italy, india, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Confession of Murder (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: On the day the 15-year statute of limitations expired on a high profile serial murder case that claimed the lives of 10 women, a family member of the victim throws himself off the building in front of Choi Hyeong-goo, the detective in charge of the ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, dark humor ...
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, vengeance, chases and races, investigation, trap, frame up, murder confession, rivalry, crime, wannabe, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Johan Falk: De 107 patrioterna (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a beautiful day in Slottsskogen, Gothenburg idyllic city park, when suddenly the unthinkable happens - gunfire amidst all people. Two gangsters shooting game against each other and a large police operation starts. The conflict grows ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, crimes, danger, vengeance, gangsters, tough law enforcer, police detective, rivalry, law enforcement, police surveillance, murder, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.2
 306
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, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, amateur detective, rivalry, chase, danger, mind game, race against time, crime, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two detectives investigating a gang-related find themselves targeted by both gang members and crooked cops.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, police detective, partners against crime, police investigation, partners, deadly, police corruption, law enforcement, investigation, profanity, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.3
 529
King of Triads (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the boss of a ruling Hong Kong triad is arrested and executed in China for counterfeiting money, mayhem ensues as the mob's leading contenders circle the throne.
Style: captivating, exciting, bleak, tense, realistic ...
Plot: triad, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, betrayal, killer, martial arts, murder, danger, redemption, bitterness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.0
 585
The Collector (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, kidnapping, mind game, police detective, who done it, riddles and clues, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.7
 491
Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A powerful triad boss has been kidnapped, and the new police superintendent Koo (Fala Chen) decides to recruit the help of Mann (Simon Yam), a former supercop who has since been relegated to back-up duty. Mann has his work cut out for him when he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, danger, law enforcement, investigation, dealing with death, crimes, mystery, deadly, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, dishonesty, investigation, serial killer, police detective, profanity, murder, survival, vigilantism, police corruption, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 3K
Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are detectives of the Antwerp police department. This time they have to deal with the Albanian mob and some problems in their own police division.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, crimes, danger, fighting crime, deadly, law enforcement, police detective, mafia, murder, uninhibited rivalry, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, antwerp, albania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: investigation, haunted by the past, police detective, manipulations, serial killer, crimes, danger, murder, deadly, manipulation, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Fatal Instinct (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A police detective follows a trail of evidence that eventually seems to lead to his trusted partner's ex-con brother who he helped put in prison years ago.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: false accusation, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, danger, serial killer, femme fatale, deadly, dangerous attraction, crimes, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Third Wave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Johan Falk hasn't been working for over a year since he resigned from the police. Most of all he wants to move out to the countryside, but fate has a different thought.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, organized crime, police detective, gangsters, crimes, danger, investigation, deadly, dishonesty, woman in danger, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Singam (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The story, set in the backdrop of Nallore, a small town in Thoothukudi District, revolves around Sub-Inspector Durai Singam (Surya), a brave and just policeman who serves in his hometown primarily to fulfill his father’s (Radha Ravi) wish. Durai ...
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Plot: chase, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, danger, fall in love, police officer, crime boss, kidnapping, rock, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: one man army, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, track down, danger, life is a bitch, dishonesty, violence, hand to hand combat, fistfight, murder of family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Caught in the Headlights (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Story: A federal agent, Kate Parker arrives in a small rural town to extradite Claire Scott, a young woman suspected of murdering a government scientist. Kate is prevented from delivering her prisoner as the mysterious John Lawson, a rouge agent, now ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, stylized, bleak ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, police corruption, danger, on the run, special agents, chases and races, survival, dishonesty, frame up, murderous pair, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, investigation, informant, police, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, danger, deadly, snitch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Ticking Clock (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A reporter stumbles upon the journal of a murderer replete with plans to butcher specific people, and investigates on his own, finding that every trail leads to a 9-year-old orphan living in a group home.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, investigation, journalism, deadly, media, crimes, race against time, chases and races, secret, danger, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.1
 612
Blackmail (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Inspector Abhay Rathod is a honest and diligent Police Inspector employed with Bombay Police. He was assigned the case of racketeer and criminal don, Shekhar Mohan. Abhay successfully entraps and arrests him, and has him sentenced to a long jail ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, prison, criminal, police, law enforcement, tough heroes, friendship, parents and children, family relations, crimes, crime, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.0
 10K
Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A cop decides to take on his godfather, who raised him from childhood, and make him realize the error of his ways.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, parents and children, crimes, adopted son, law enforcement, escapades, dishonesty, danger, fighting crime, murder, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Johan Falk: Organizatsija Karayan (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Johan Falk's stepdaughter Nina has gotten in contact with her biological father, Orjan, discovering that he is in debt to an Estonian construction company in Gothenburg, leading to Nina's kidnapping.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: tough law enforcer, police investigation, chase, gangsters, law enforcement, danger, crimes, organized crime, police procedural, graphic violence, urban, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%