Movies like The Gunman 2004

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The Gunman (2004)
 4.4
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, reluctant partners, serial killer, crime, tough law enforcer, track down, who done it, psychopath, chases and races, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, criminal heroes, dealing with death, investigation, vengeance, vigilantism, haunted by the past, murder, hitman, danger, partners, rivalry, police detective, police ...
Time: contemporary

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 crimes, crime, deadly, 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), Hard Luck (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 712
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: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, gory, school, partners against crime, crime, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, investigation, mind game, track down ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.4
 752
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: mystery, police investigation, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, crime, serial killer, investigation, mind game, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, alaska, south africa, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.6
 622
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police investigation, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, mystery, reluctant partners, mind game, track down, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, psychopath, crimes, deadly, crime, law enforcement, mystery, athlete's life, chase, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stolen money, serial killer, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, money, chase, drug dealing, going straight, alcohol abuse, down on your luck, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, mind game, mystery, vengeance, crime, investigation, riddles and clues, chases and races, danger, obsession, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, identity, investigation, crime, police investigation, ghost, mystery, one last job, protagonist as suspect, special agents, supernatural ability, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, true crime, murder, psychopath, crime, protagonist as suspect, manhunt, mind game, track down, uncover truth, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado, seattle, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, tense ...
Plot: mind game, murder, psychopath, serial killer, crime, vengeance, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 653
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, crime, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, investigation, mind game, uncover truth, police corruption, who done it, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, psychopath, police investigation, crime, mind game, track down, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, moral dilemma, murder, psychopath, amateur detective, clergy, church, protagonist as suspect, crime, mystery, investigation, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 851
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: assassin, serial killer, crime, gangsters, kidnapping, woman in danger, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
 540
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: suspenseful, serious, offbeat, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, murder, baseball, psychopath, police detective, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, stalking, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, drugs/alcohol, crime, stalking, strong sexual content, who done it, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime, hostages, race against time, woman in danger, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, law enforcement, police investigation, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: suspenseful, talky, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, investigation, journalism, murder, who done it, woman in danger, religions or cults, crimes, law enforcement, psychopath, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.0
 460
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual, tense
Plot: photographer, bodyguard, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, crime, case, romance, killer, investigation, legal investigation, mystery, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, sexual abuse, police investigation, master criminal, slasher, crime, special agents, investigation, mind game, track down, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, soviet union, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taxi driver, vengeance, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, manhunt, vigilantism, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, mass murder, murder, killer, bus, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, reluctant partners, crime, tough law enforcer, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, psychological
Plot: serial killer, murder, mysterious character, crime, protagonist as suspect, small town, mystery, investigation, mind game, uncover truth, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, tense ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, investigation, crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, death row, false accusation, frame up, murder, who done it, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
B.T.K. Killer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Veteran Boogey Man and Zodiac Killer director Ulli Lommel continues his long tradition of delivering tense thrills with this relentless look at the life of the elusive, Kansas-based serial killer known to authorities only as "B.T.K." ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, psychopath, gory, master criminal, slasher, special agents, mind game, police investigation, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, gory, urban, parent child relationship, crime, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, danger, 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, neo noir, martial arts, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, race against time, track down, murder, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 366
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heroes, partners against crime, crime, protagonist as suspect, female detective, reluctant partners, serial killer, army investigation, investigation, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 2K
Sin (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Retired cop Eddie Burns gave 15 years and the use of his left arm to the Reno homicide squad. When his wayward sister, Kassie, goes missing Eddie Burns finds himself subjected to a fiendish and ingenious campaign of revenge by the mysterious Charlie ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, psychopath, betrayal, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, master criminal, serial killer, drug dealing, investigation, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 482
Twist of Fate (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Troubled police detective Jack Lucas is falsely accused of a series of murders and must prove his innocence by catching the real serial killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, false accusation, murder, frame up, car chase, psychopath, police investigation, crime, partners against crime, mystery, protagonist as suspect, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, vigilantism, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, vengeance, kidnapping, danger, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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