Movies like Guardian

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Guardian (2001)
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Guardian (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With a spate of violence that rocks the inner city, L.A.P.D. and ex-Marine John Kross investigates its cause: a new drug called Chaos. With help from his partner Carpenter, they delve into the mystery, only to discover a link between the drug and a terrifying supernatural power unleashed during the gulf war, witnessed by Kross twelve years ago. Now, Kross must race against time to stop the destruction, battle his own demons and come to grips with his destiny as he discovers that his reality has been mapped by a power much greater than himself.
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, police investigation, danger, haunted by the past, custody, deadly, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, homecoming, demon, possession, crimes, soldier, kidnapping, drug dealing, good versus evil, chase, nightclub, gulf war, chaos and mayhem, master criminal, chaos, law enforcement, rivalry, partners against crime ...
Place: iraq, los angeles, middle east, usa, california

Most similar movies to Guardian

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and scary films with plots about danger, deadly, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement and supernatural mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Guardian: The Other Side (2006), Judgment Day (1999), Scar City (1998), Biohazard: Patient Zero (2012), Nostradamus (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Other Side (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Samuel North (Nathan Mobley) escapes from Hell to find the person who murdered him, but a team of invincible bounty hunters called REAPERS are sent from the Netherworld to bring him back.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, touching, captivating ...
Plot: bounty hunter, supernatural, murder, investigation, obsessive quest, good versus evil, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, rivalry, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.5
 1K
Judgment Day (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This sci-fi thriller finds the world in imminent danger when a collision in outer space sends huge pieces of interstellar debris on a path headed straight for Earth. A scientist has designed a system that would stop the largest meteor fragments from ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hostage, outer space, heroes, chases and races, rivalry, save the day, hostages, special agents, law enforcement, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.1
 809
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, law enforcement, police investigation, partners, tough law enforcer, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, police officer, love interest, police, kiss ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Biohazard: Patient Zero (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two young scientists are swept up in a government plot to suppress the truth about a biological disaster at a genetic research facility.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Plot: survival, danger, chaos, escapades, supernatural, deadly, experiment gone awry, conspiracy, scientist, crimes, gory, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Nostradamus (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A medieval cult travels to the 20th centrury and kills people, in an attempt to bring about the end of the world. The policeman Michael Nostrand must stop them, but what does his fate truly hold?
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, police investigation, police detective, supernatural, deadly, danger, serial killer, murder, curses spells and rituals, oracle, time machine, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.5
 945
Sharpshooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An assassin working for the CIA decides to take one final job before quitting only to find out that he is the target of his CIA boss.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, betrayal, conspiracy, assassin, danger, save the day, adventure, on the run, undercover, race against time, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mask of the Ninja (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a heavily wooded private estate in the Malibu Hills, towering above the tumbling Pacific, millionaire CEO Kenji Takeo and his daughter, Miko, prepare for the arrival from Japan of Takeo's wife, Kumiko. But the calm of Solstice Canyon is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, undercover, police investigation, vengeance, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, murder, curses spells and rituals, gangsters, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 2.6
 351
Firehead (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a Russian cyborg with telekinetic powers terrorizes a city, an elite government agency intervenes. Col. Vaughn convinces "regular guy" chemist, Warren Hart, to team up with a beautiful blonde agent to capture the menace. But Warren ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, secret agents, chase, adventure, supernatural ability, good versus evil, on the run, state affairs, dishonesty, government agency, espionage, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.0
 971
J.D.'s Revenge (1976)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A college student is possessed by a 40's era gangster.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural, gangsters, reincarnation, haunted by the past, possession, incest, demon, occult, revenge, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Way of the Wicked (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lawrence Salva's script centers on a detective (Facinelli), on the trail of a murderer, who is led to believe that a local teenager, harboring some sort of strange supernatural power, may be involved. Slater plays the man's disbelieving ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, scary ...
Plot: good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, supernatural, murder, danger, demon, law enforcement, crimes, ghost, small town, showdown ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.7
 666
Blowback (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, he was rescued by a secret government group ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, psychopath, religions or cults, undercover, danger, violence spree, special agents, crimes, partners against crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.5
 653
They Crawl (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A computer whiz named 'Bean' is among several people found dead with strange striations, odd puncture wounds and missing internal organs. Bean's brother Ted teams up with detective Gina to get to the bottom of it. With the help of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, rivalry, track down, murder, danger, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, plague, dangerous animal, mutant ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dragon Fighter (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie begins in Southern England in the Middle Ages and then six knights are seen riding in horses towards a destroyed town. They see the remains of burned buildings and dead people until they come upon a mother and her dead baby. She quickly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, survival, experiment gone awry, imaginary, chaos, heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, dangerous animal, disorder, deadly, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: future dystopia, virus, survival, chaos, danger, investigation, life is a bitch, quarantine, race against time, catastrophe, plague, fantasy world ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 3K
The Breed (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Vampires have come out of the shadows and are living as normal citizens. Two policemen, one a vampire, are assigned to track down a serial killer who tears the throat of his victims and drains their blood.
Style: serious, suspense, bleak, enigmatic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, police detective, danger, frame up, special agents, crimes, tough law enforcer, deadly, police, secret society, vampire vs vampire ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.4
 929
Last Rites (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the verge of a major arms deal, the two toughest gangs in L.A. will find themselves trapped in an abandoned warehouse by a ravenous mob of bloodthirsty zombies. They will have to work together with the cops to avoid being torn limb-from-limb and ...
Style: futuristic, rough, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, police station, experiment gone awry, supernatural, law enforcement, gang, escapades, rivalry, chaos, danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 488
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, vengeance, disorder, missing person, rescue, crimes, investigation, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 305
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, psychopath, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Instinct to Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at disguising himself and other deceit for detective Diffs ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, police investigation, psychopath, vengeance, murder, master criminal, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 707
Automatic (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robgen industries newest security system is "The J Series Automatic", an android model designed and programmed to protect humans from violent attacks. But one night, an Automatic named J269 discovers a Robgen executive trying to rape a ...
Style: rough, futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, martial arts, skyscraper, on the run, danger, crimes, murder, cons and scams, frame up, chaos, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.7
 302
Phantom Force (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A squad of soldiers must protect the human race from the supernatural.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: space and aliens, supernatural, terrorism, good versus evil, confined, imaginary, deadly, danger, ghost, superhuman powers, heroes, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.3
 1K
Invincible (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Shadow Men are immortal beings of darkness and destruction. One such Shadow Man, Os (Zane), is confronted by the White Warrior, a being of light, and given the chance to change his ways or die. After the White Warrior bests Os in combat, she ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural, heroic mission, battles, rivalry, supernatural ability, apocalypse, danger, daring rescue, estrangement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.3
 440
Death Toll (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New Orleans has the No. 1 per capita murder rating in the nation. A decade earlier the city was dubbed the "Murder Capital of the Country." Drugs and violence controlled the streets, taking a toll on the city's law enforcement, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, street gang, undercover, police corruption, track down, danger, law enforcement, deadly, partners, master criminal, dishonesty, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 1K
Devilman (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A scientific exploration in search of a new energy source unleashes a group of powerful demons who begin possessing human bodies and destroying civilization. Close friends Akira (Hisato Izaki) and Ryo (Yusuke Izaki) wind up on different sides of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, futuristic
Plot: demon, good versus evil, supernatural, fall in love, apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, chaos, teenage life, rivalry, supernatural ability, danger ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 251
Methodic (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Methodic tells the story of a boy who becomes demonically possessed by an ominous presence known as "The Dollman". Forced to obey his dark half, the boy ultimately murders his parents on his birthday and is sentenced to a life under a ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, masked killer, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, human host, danger, mental institution, crimes, murder, possession, psychiatrist, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 859
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crime, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, chase, criminal's revenge, police investigation, hitman, tough heroes, police corruption, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Shadow Men (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Happily married couple Bob and Dez Wilson and their 12-year old son Andy are being attacked by a blinding light when driving home from a daytrip. They awaken a couple of hours later, seemingly unscathed but soon driven mad by recurring nightmares. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, kidnapping, alien, evil alien, conspiracy, stalking, heroes, danger, government agency, escapades, save the world, political corruption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.5
 1K
Darklight (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captured by a secret society known as the Faith and mentally controlled with a powerful spell, ancient demoness Lilith now lives as a young woman with no memory of her agless past. However, the terrifying plague unleashed by a rampaging monster, the ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, save the world, secret society, supernatural ability, race against time, deadly, danger, supernatural, battles, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.7
 1K
Cerberus (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The breastplate of Attila the Hun is stolen as it has clues to the location of the Sword of Mars. It is said the Sword of Mars made Attila invincible and is guarded by Cerberus.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, rescue, danger, escapades, missing person, heist, legends and myths, monster, kidnapping, curses spells and rituals, adventure ...
Place: romania, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dead On: Relentless II (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Detective Sam Dietz is paired with a shady FBI agent to track down another serial killer terrorizing Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, special agents, mind game, deadly, master criminal, chases and races, crime, slasher, espionage, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%