Movies like The Glimmer Man

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The Glimmer Man (1996)
 5.4
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The Glimmer Man
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. Although the two men clash, they gradually become effective partners as they uncover a conspiracy linked to the killings, which also involves terrorism and organized crime.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense, exciting, bloody, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, martial arts, brutality, conspiracy, hitman, car chase, revenge, violence, crime, fight scenes, murder, assassin, death, tough law enforcer, mentor, ninja, lone hero, chase, mafia, chases and races, vengeance, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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To Live and Die in L.A.
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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116 min.
 7.3
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Most similar movies to The Glimmer Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, exciting and suspense films with plots about dialogue, brutality, chase, mentor, lone hero, violence and murder mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Glimmer Man: Above the Law (1988), Exit Wounds (2001), Hard to Kill (1990), Metro (1997), Out for Justice (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Above the Law
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, police investigation, torture, cia, vengeance, conspiracy, gunfight, violence, tough law enforcer, hitman, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, japan, california ...
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 5.5
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Exit Wounds
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, police investigation, corruption, chase, kidnapping, undercover cop, betrayal, gangsters, car chase, kung fu, secret service ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
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System:   85%
    User:   95%
 
 5.8
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Hard to Kill
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hospital, murder, gangsters, revenge, chase, brutality, car chase, coma, violence, hitman ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1983
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois
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    User:   98%
 
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Metro
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, revenge, car chase, police investigation, vengeance, hostage, violence, negotiation, hostages, murder, death, bank ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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    User:   71%
 
Out for Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crime, police investigation, chase, murder, vengeance, car chase, violence, mafia, organized crime, vigilante ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   75%
    User:   65%
 
 5.4
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Fatal Beauty
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics cop with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don't know that the drug is unusually pure and packs of 'Fatal Beauty' begin turning up next to too many dead bodies. Mike ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, gangsters, undercover cop, drug abuse, drugs, violence, gang, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, romance, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Marked for Death
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, voodoo, murder, family, gangsters, vigilantism, violence, revenge, vigilante, brutality, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, mexico, chicago illinois, jamaica, west indies ...
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System:   61%
    User:   66%
 
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The Rookie
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, police investigation, car chase, kidnapping, vengeance, murder, obsession, motorcycle, violence, revenge, mentor, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
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    User:   51%
 
 5.6
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Fire with Fire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against – after being held up at a local convenience store – threatens him.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, crime, vengeance, vigilante, car chase, chases and races, revenge, crimes, assassination, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   46%
 
Fire Down Below
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martial arts star Steven Seagal stars in this action drama as Jack Taggart, an undercover agent working for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an EPA representative is murdered in a small Appalachian community, Taggart is sent in -- posing as ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, small town, vengeance, one man army, corruption, brutality, justice, car chase, toxic, death, violence, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: kentucky, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
 6.3
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Rapid Fire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, police corruption, crime, betrayal, vengeance, murder, kung fu, police investigation, chase, violence, car chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, hong kong, tokyo, chicago illinois, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
A Low Down Dirty Shame
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, police investigation, private detective, nothing goes right, gay, fight scenes, hidden identity, crime, stereotypes, master criminal, mystery, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
Code of Silence
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, chase, police, gangsters, gunfight, rescue, martial arts, car chase, undercover cop, police corruption, revenge, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
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A Man Apart
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, revenge, violence, justice, brutality, drugs, corruption, murder, tough law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, california, latin america, usa, los angeles ...
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System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
 6.9
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48 Hrs.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspense, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, prison, police, chase, gunfight, violence, revenge, car chase, verbal byplay, murder, prison escape, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
 5.7
 54K
Sabotage
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gory, brutality, crime, vengeance, police investigation, violence, car chase, revenge, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, georgia, usa, california, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
 5.8
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One Good Cop
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When his loyal longtime partner, a widower, is killed in the line of duty and leaves behind three young children, Artie Lewis (Michael Keaton), a dedicated New York City cop and his wife, Rita (Rene Russo), decide to take the kids in. But the lives ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, realistic ...
Plot: crime, vengeance, kidnapping, police investigation, revenge, justice, violence, gang, conspiracy, corruption, hostages, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
 6.1
 57K
Red Heat
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, police, cold war, culture clash, car chase, brutality, violence, vengeance, revenge, verbal byplay, chase, fight scenes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century
Place: russia, usa, los angeles, california, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
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Another 48 Hrs.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For the past four years, San Francisco cop Jack Cates has been after an unidentified drug kingpin who calls himself the "Ice Man". Jack finds a picture that proves that the Ice Man has put a price on the head of Reggie Hammond, who is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, police investigation, motorcycle, police, gunfight, chase, revenge, verbal byplay, violence, car chase, master criminal, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
 6.1
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Dead Bang
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Los Angeles homicide detective Jerry Beck searches for the murderer who killed a police officer on Christmas Eve. The investigation takes Beck inside the violent world of hate groups and white supremacists, who are hatching a deadly plot to attack ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, chase, murder, investigation, police corruption, fbi, police, violence, master criminal, partners against crime, gunfight ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, colorado, usa, boston ...
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System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
Boiling Point
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, murder, prison, vengeance, undercover cop, redemption, undercover, master criminal, violence, corruption, gangster, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
 6.2
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Money Talks
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, semi serious, funny, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, prison, murder, journalism, on the run, car chase, chases and races, friends, crimes, fight scenes, deadly, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 5.7
 11K
Blue Steel
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, obsession, crime, murder, police, psychopath, chase, violence, investigation, neo noir, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
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Money Train
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, heist, chase, buddies, cons and scams, fight scenes, vengeance, crime, brothers, subway, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
 6.8
 198K
Bad Boys
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, gunfight, police corruption, police investigation, chase, police, violence, verbal byplay, murder, buddies, drug lord, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
 6.2
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Blown Away
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, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: irish, revenge, vengeance, violence, chase, terrorism, betrayal, murder, criminal's revenge, obsession, prison, explosions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, ireland, massachusetts, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
Action Jackson
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, chase, martial arts, car chase, violence, police, master criminal, nightclub, explosions, tough law enforcer, crime, against the rules ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
Sharky's Machine
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Accompanied by an all-star jazz soundtrack, Sharky's new "machine" gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder, prostitution, revenge, police, vengeance, gangsters, jazz, police corruption, surveillance, corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, atlanta georgia
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 

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Beverly Hills Cop III
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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
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Best of the Best II
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, violence, contests and competitions, fight scenes, kung fu, uninhibited rivalry, crime, brutality, camp, righting the wronged, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   39%
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