Movies like The Gunman 2004

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The Gunman (2004)
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The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, serial killer, vengeance, investigation, hitman, psychopath, partners, crime, track down, murder, vigilantism, danger, haunted by the past, chases and races, who done it, law enforcement, dealing with death, police investigation, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, police detective, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, police ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Gunman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crime, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, murder, police investigation and serial killer mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Gunman: Dot.Kill (2005), Pavement (2002), 1st to Die (2003), Dead Connection (1994), The Prophet's Game (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dot.Kill (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The morphine-addicted detective Charlie Daines is on the trail of a sophisticated psychopath who is setting up murders and broadcasting them live on the internet. As he closes in on the killer, he realizes that it has become personal and that he is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, partners against crime, chases and races, who done it, computers and web, crimes, life is a bitch, witnessing a crime, deadly, track down, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.5
 754
Pavement (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samuel Browne is a tracker in Alaska. When his sister meets a grisly death in San Francisco, he goes there to hunt her killer. As more murders occur, police investigator Buckley Clarke reluctantly joins forces with Sam. The brass are convinced this ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, obsessive quest, animal life, swat, deadly, serial killer, police investigation, haunted by the past, investigation, mind game, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, africa, alaska, south africa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.7
 627
1st to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A homicide inspector -- Lindsay Boxer -- who teams with three other professional women to catch an ingenious serial killer targeting newlyweds on their wedding nights.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: serial killer, investigation, partners against crime, crimes, life is a bitch, who done it, rivalry, terminal illness, law enforcement, murder, police investigation, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Dead Connection (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just ...
Style: rough, sexual, mind bending, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police, vengeance, investigation, deadly, media, journalism, phone sex, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: murder, mind game, investigation, serial killer, mystery, riddles and clues, vengeance, crime, chases and races, danger, obsession, ex cop ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.2
 3K
Hard Luck (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three converging story lines involving bootleggers, a serial killer and drug dealers are followed. A former drug dealer tries to go straight, but comes across a stash of stolen drugs. Meanwhile, a middle-aged suburban housewife hides a sadistic and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, stolen money, going straight, partners, track down, chase, car chase, alcohol abuse, law enforcement, crime, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Rosary Murders (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: moral dilemma, murder, psychopath, serial killer, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, mind game, clergy, amateur detective, religions or cults, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Walking the Edge (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, taxi driver, crime gone awry, danger, law enforcement, deadly, gangsters, criminal's revenge, psychopath, murder, chases and races, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.0
 1K
The Riverman (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A series of interviews are conducted with convicted serial killer Ted Bundy in hopes of gaining insight into the Green River Killer who is terrorizing Seattle.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, serial killer, mind game, life is a bitch, crimes, track down, woman in danger, deadly, violence, brutality, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Deliberate Stranger (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, psychopath, true crime, who done it, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, legal, false accusation, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle, colorado, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Chasing Ghosts (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A serial killer targeting the city's mobsters taunts police with clues and photos left behind at the crime scenes. A veteran cop takes on a rookie partner hoping to crack one last case before retiring. As the web of deception and lies unravels, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, identity, riddles and clues, law enforcement, manhunt, danger, psychopath, ghost, track down, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 853
The Prodigy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "The Prodigy" tells the story of small-time enforcer Truman Fisher's vicious conflict with a sadistic assassin who has chosen the unwilling Truman to be his successor. The assassin, who goes by the alias Rains and whose exploits have ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: serial killer, assassin, hitman, best friends, witnessing a crime, criminal heroes, crime, riddles and clues, police investigation, police detective, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 3K
Evilenko (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1984, in Kiev, the communist teacher Andrej Romanovic Evilenko is dismissed from his position after a pedophilic act against a student. On 15 May 1984, the pedophile Evilenko begins to rape children, and then slashing the victims in pieces and ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, sexual abuse, mind game, slasher, police investigation, police detective, life is a bitch, chases and races, crimes, special agents, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, soviet union, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.0
 571
Night Game (1989)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, offbeat
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, police detective, baseball, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, who done it, crime, stalking, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Killing Words (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mild-mannered psychopath plays mind-games with a woman he has tied to a chair in his basement.
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, crimes, crime, serial killer, vengeance, danger, haunted by the past, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Laughing Policeman (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It's tough beat for San Francisco police lieutenant Jake Martin (Walter Matthau) when he has to investigate a city bus massacre in which a madman opened machine gunfire on eight people.
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, serial killer, psychopath, bus, murder, mass murder, killer, track down, deadly, partners, mysterious character, reluctant partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 669
True Blue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rembrandt Macy (Tom Berenger) is a maverick cop assigned to a case where the primary evidence is a woman's hand found in a pond. Investigators identify the dead, and Macy is lead into a young woman's past. Macy's primary path to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, rivalry, life is a bitch, witnessing a crime, crime, gang, dishonesty, fall in love, deadly, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 161
Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, danger, dishonesty, psychopath, dangerous attraction, deadly, police investigation, rivalry, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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12 Hours to Live (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Amy is having a bad day. Not only has she been kidnapped by a deranged gunman, but as a diabetic without her insulin, her chances of survival are diminishing with each tick of the clock. FBI agent Megan Saunders isn't walking ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chases and races, crime, hostages, crimes, confined, danger, woman in danger, law enforcement, on the run, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, uncover truth, life is a bitch, mysterious character, small town life, deadly, mind game, small town, psychopath, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.0
 469
Bound by Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detecive Max Garrett is assigned to protect the sultry photographer Laura Cross from a ruthless killer, he has no idea what he's in for. The more involved Garrett gets in the case, the more attracted he is to Cross, but as they get closer, ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, sexual
Plot: photographer, bodyguard, mystery, uncover truth, reluctant partners, legal investigation, who done it, crimes, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, serial killer, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 369
Slow Burn (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The murder of the ex-wife of Doctor Sam Charney (Rutger Hauer) leads Detective Della Wilder (Pam Grier) to uncover a series of women's murders somehow linked to a big pharmaceutical company.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heroes, psychopath, law enforcement, serial killer, police investigation, rivalry, partners, deadly, dishonesty, investigation, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, who done it, strong sexual content, deadly, terrorism, police detective, make believe, physical appearance, psychopath, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Virgin of Juarez (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a reporter travels to Juarez to cover the ongoing story of the mass murder of local working women, she uncovers the amazing story of "The Virgin Of Juarez," a survivor of an attack who has developed stigmata, a sign of holiness, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, talky ...
Plot: serial killer, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, woman in danger, murder, journalism, media, police investigation, crime, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Out of the Darkness (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" — the infamous serial killer who stalked New York in the 70s.
Style: mind bending, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, chases and races, crime, crimes, mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, city life, couple relations, gory, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 4K
PTU (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Over the course of one night, a team of cops frantically search for their colleague's missing gun.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, neo noir, murder, rivalry, partners against crime, goofy hero, crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, chases and races, gang, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 7K
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, swamp, investigation, informant, police, rivalry, law enforcement, police investigation, hitman, danger, deadly, snitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: murder, serial killer, police detective, psychopath, legal, deadly, crime, crimes, law enforcement, obsession, investigation, rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, life is a bitch, who done it, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation, computers and web, confined, uncover truth, state affairs, crimes, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 709
One on One (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On May 9th, a female high school student was brutally murdered. There are 7 suspects and 7 shadows that terrorize them. Who are they and which one of them is you?
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: crime, crimes, deadly, gory, vigilantism, murder, danger, rivalry, kidnapping, vengeance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%