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, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, chess, police officer, police investigation, psycho, death, doctor, father, psycho killer, police, kidnapping, murder investigation, divorce, beach, ex husband ex wife relationship, danger, chases and races, urban, deadly ...
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, murder, danger, rivalry and police detective mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Grandmaster: Villain (2017), Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011), Hunt and Play (2006), Howling (2012), Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Villain (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: ADGP Mathew Manjooran, returns to work after a seven-month sabbatical, only to take voluntary retirement. His last day has him investigating a case involving triple murder, including a police officer. Soon a pattern emerges and each clue also links ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense, contemplative
Plot: murder investigation, ex-cop, police investigation, serial killer, serial murder, who done it, murder, partners, violence, mystery, investigator, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
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95%
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, police detective, manhunt, crimes, law enforcement, sexual abuse, murder, who done it, rape, serial murder, fbi, premarital sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, crimes, who done it, police station, murder, rape and murder, devious, law enforcement, hotel, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, crimes, law enforcement, promotion, mystery, police investigation, dangerous animal, partners against crime, misled, superior officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, police detective, investigation, hunt down, rivalry, graphic violence, disorder, tough law enforcer, gangsters, police procedural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, emotional, realistic
Plot: investigation, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, family problems, murder, vengeance, death in the family, police detective, murder investigation, suicide, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.5
 824
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: tense, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, femme fatale, rivalry, crimes, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, car chase, dealing with death ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, mind game, blind man, solitary, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, piano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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69%
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, crimes, betrayal, track down, rivalry, parents and children, justice, businessman, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, asia, india, italy, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, law enforcement, dark humor, investigation, murder confession, trap, frame up, rivalry, murder, strong violent content, wannabe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.3
 3K
Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, confined, hopes, tough heroes, graphic violence, child in peril, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
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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: rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, betrayal, martial arts, killer, murder, redemption, computer virus, one woman army, women fight, bitterness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.0
 447
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: realistic, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, investigation, mind game, chase, crimes, witnessing a crime, stalking, amateur detective, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, gangsters, tough law enforcer, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, police detective, police surveillance, murder, graphic violence, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.0
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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, realistic, rough, neo noir
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, kidnapping, police detective, mind game, who done it, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.7
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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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, police investigation, rivalry, law enforcement, confined, murder, vengeance, blackmail, kidnapping, hostage, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 7K
Yevadu (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Satya is given a different face after he suffers burn-related injuries. After being released from the hospital, he deals with the murderer of his lover Deepti. But his new face has given him new foes.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, crimes, mistaken identity, physical appearance, rivalry, murder, transformation, hidden identity, undercover, graphic violence, one against many ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
If You Knew Me (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Sathyadev, who is on a career break, is forced to put on his cop shoes ones again to save Thenmozhi, a young woman who is the target of a criminal organ harvesting group, led by a ghost from his past.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, vengeance, fighting crime, rivalry, self discovery, uninhibited rivalry, law enforcement, police, murder, tough law enforcer, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: realistic, serious, scary, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, dealing with death, mystery, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, who done it, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, rough, suspenseful
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, police corruption, murder, vigilantism, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, serial killer, escapades, rivalry, investigation ...
Time: 90s
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57%
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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, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, haunted by the past, police detective, murder, manipulation, crimes, serial killer, dishonesty, police investigation, woman in danger, law enforcement, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.3
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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: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: false accusation, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, murder, law enforcement, serial killer, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, who done it, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 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, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, rivalry, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, murder, mafia, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, albania, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: police detective, gang, partners against crime, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, police corruption, investigation, rivalry, friendship, graphic violence, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
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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, police, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, snitch, rivalry, swamp, criminal's revenge, informant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, organized crime, police detective, investigation, gangsters, dishonesty, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, gang, woman in danger, crimes, riot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: injustice, crimes, law enforcement, isolation, female criminal, special agents, fugitives, confined, policewoman, runaway, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
 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, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: one man army, law enforcement, track down, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, brutality, violence, murder of family, fistfight, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, law enforcement, special agents, dishonesty, on the run, frame up, survival, murderous pair, graphic violence, office, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
 661
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, prison, criminal, police, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, chase, crimes, criminal's revenge, parents and children, friendship, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%