Movies like The Gunman 2004

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The Gunman
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: suspenseful, serious, 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 shootout ...
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 law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, deadly, murder, crime and serial killer mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Gunman: The Laughing Policeman (1973), Dot.Kill (2005), The Deliberate Stranger (1986), Chasing Ghosts (2005), The Rosary Murders (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Laughing Policeman
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, police investigation, bus, reluctant partners, crime, serial killer, mass murder, tough law enforcer, psychopath, who done it, murder, killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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 712
Dot.Kill
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: school, gory, police investigation, partners against crime, crime, serial killer, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, investigation, murder, mind game, track down ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   88%
 
The Deliberate Stranger
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, protagonist as suspect, manhunt, mind game, true crime, track down, uncover truth, murder, obsession, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado, seattle, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   75%
 
Chasing Ghosts
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, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, crime, police investigation, ghost, mystery, protagonist as suspect, special agents, investigation, supernatural ability, identity, manhunt, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   69%
 
The Rosary Murders
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: amateur detective, clergy, crime, protagonist as suspect, church, serial killer, mystery, investigation, mind game, moral dilemma, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   82%
 
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Twist of Fate
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, partners against crime, serial killer, mystery, protagonist as suspect, reluctant partners, false accusation, murder, tough law enforcer, chase, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   59%
 
Try to Remember
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fifteen years after a murderer is convicted he is released and all the witnesses against him begin to be murdered.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, mystery, partners against crime, vengeance, crime, murder, small town, small town life, who done it, woman in danger, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   79%
 
 5.3
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Hard Luck
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: criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, chase, drug dealing, going straight, alcohol abuse, stolen money, serial killer, down on your luck, drug abuse, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   62%
 
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Sin
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: police investigation, criminal's revenge, crime, master criminal, serial killer, drug dealing, investigation, kidnapping, mind game, murder, vengeance, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   64%
 
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Evilenko
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: police investigation, master criminal, serial killer, slasher, crime, special agents, investigation, murder, mind game, track down, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, soviet union, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   55%
 
 5.6
 622
1st to Die
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: police investigation, master criminal, crime, partners against crime, serial killer, mystery, reluctant partners, investigation, mind game, track down, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
To Serve and Protect
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, hostages, serial killer, murder, who done it, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, kidnapping, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   60%
 
Walking the Edge
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: criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, tough law enforcer, vengeance, crime gone awry, taxi driver, manhunt, vigilantism, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   65%
 
 3.3
 200
Payback
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An escaped convict tracks down the cop who put him away.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal's revenge, fugitives, master criminal, crime, reluctant partners, serial killer, revenge, special agents, tough law enforcer, police investigation, track down ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
Street Kings 2: Motor City
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, crime, police corruption, police investigation, urban, crimes, violence, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   56%
 
Two-Minute Warning
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A psychotic sniper plans a massive killing spree in a Los Angeles football stadium during a major championship game. The police, led by Captain Peter Holly (Charlton Heston) and SWAT commander Sergeant Button (John Cassavetes), learn of the plot and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stadium, police investigation, hostages, master criminal, one man army, partners against crime, reluctant partners, special agents, tough law enforcer, chase, on the run, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   58%
 
The Killing Gene
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: There is something horribly wrong with the bodies found in the dark city streets. Some are mutilated while others have the Price equation (wΔz = Cov (w,z) = βwzVz) carved into their flesh. Detective Eddie Argo and his new partner Helen Westcott ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, investigation, psychopath, police investigation, crime, master criminal, serial killer, mystery, torture, mind game, murder, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
 6.9
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PTU
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 ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
 5.3
 451
Zero Tolerance
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After surviving a sneak attack on himself and fellow agents Jimmy and Gene as they were transporting drug kingpin Raymond Manta out of a Mexican jail, FBI agent Jeff Douglas becomes an uwitting pawn of the White Hand drug cartel. Mistakenly told ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, one man army, crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, mexico, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
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The Silence
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, dealing with death, small town, crime, haunted by the past, murder, missing child, rape, crimes, danger, deadly, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
12 Hours to Live
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: crime, hostages, race against time, kidnapping, woman in danger, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, law enforcement, police investigation, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
Deadly Outlaw: Rekka
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After Kunisada's Yakuza leader and father figure is brutally murdered, he and his best friend go on a two-man mission to avenge his death, killing other Yakuza leaders leading to a final confrontation by the old man's killers..
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, martial arts, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, betrayal, master criminal, master warrior, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
B.T.K. Killer
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: master criminal, gory, serial killer, slasher, special agents, mind game, psychopath, police investigation, serial murder, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
A Force of One
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karate champion Matt Logan is enlisted by the police to train officers in self-defense after narcotics agents are killed by an assailant using the martial arts.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, police investigation, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, karate, track down, vengeance, police corruption ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
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Bound by Lies
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexual, tense
Plot: protagonist as suspect, serial killer, crime, investigation, legal investigation, mystery, manipulations, uncover truth, photographer, bodyguard, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
 6.4
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Freeze Frame
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sean Veil is an ultra paranoid murder suspect who takes to filming himself round the clock to provide an alibi, just in case he's ever accused of another crime. Problems arise however when the police do come calling and the one tape that can ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crime, investigation, mind game, obsession, uncover truth, mystery, false accusation, dangerous attraction, alibi, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
 5.7
 851
The Prodigy
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: crime, gangsters, kidnapping, woman in danger, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, assassin, danger, deadly, serial killer, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
Resurrection Man
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and obtained prestige for himself, while Victor sinks deeper into ...
Style: serious, tense, bloody, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, violence, serial killer, brutality, crime, investigation, splatter, blood, journalism, hip hop, visceral, storytelling ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
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Kill Switch
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, master criminal, special agents, investigation, tough law enforcer, murder, mind game, race against time, psychopath, track down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
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The Riverman
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, crime, mind game, track down, criminal heroes, murder, crimes, law enforcement, psychopath, police investigation, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
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