Movies like Hard Justice

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Hard Justice (1995)
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Hard Justice (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved in all kinds of corrupt activities; dope dealing and gun smuggling to name a few.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, prison, crimes, vengeance, special agents, friendship, investigation, heroes, confined, drug dealing, betrayal, partners, prison life, working undercover, murder, chases and races, dishonesty, master criminal, law enforcement, police investigation, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, police detective ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Hard Justice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, vengeance, undercover and chases and races mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Hard Justice: Redline (1997), Out for Blood (1992), Doing Hard Time (2004), Con Games (2001), Crooked (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.8
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Redline (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the future of post-Soviet and economically devastated Russia, Big Brother still rules with an iron hand of brutality, brain-washing and ruthless dictatorship. Into this cauldron of corruption and terror plunges American crook and smuggler John ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, track down, crime, reluctant partners, law enforcement, rivalry, manhunt, gang, chases and races, tough law enforcer, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: russia
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100%
 4.9
 369
Out for Blood (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lawyer's family is murdered by drug smugglers, and he is beaten and left for dead, but survives although in a coma. When he awakes he only has a partial memory of what happened. In order to find out the real story, he trains with a karate ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, heroes, murder, martial arts, police detective, tough heroes, vengeance, working undercover, memory loss, kidnapping, uninhibited rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Doing Hard Time (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A father's eight year old son is murdered in a gangland shooting. The father (Boris Kodjoe) gets himself thrown into prison to avenge his son's death.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, prison life, vengeance, vigilantism, prison, life is a bitch, law enforcement, confined, police investigation, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.7
 357
Con Games (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A decorated Army veteran goes undercover as a prison inmate to investigate the death of a Senator's grandson, who was killed while behind bars. Once under lock and key, he finds himself at the mercy of an all-powerful guard whose deadly ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison rape, prison, working undercover, soldier, investigation, confined, undercover, dishonesty, state affairs, crimes, law enforcement, fighting the system ...
Time: future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 3.9
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Crooked (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, police investigation, danger, partners, chases and races, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mission of Justice (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mayoral candidate Dr. Rachel Olsen (Brigitte Nielsen) has a dangerous plan for swift justice in the form of a band of ex-convicts, called the Peacemakers, who roam the streets to do her bidding. When a boxer friend (Tony Burton) is killed by ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vigilantism, martial arts, crime, crimes, rivalry, deadly, injustice, working undercover, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.7
 344
Tha Eastsidaz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Snap, Crackle, and Pop are top dogs in the Eastsidaz gang in Long Beach. Pop, also known as Killa, is the alpha dog. He has Crackle and Snap set up a big drug deal that's going to put him on easy street. But Crackle and Snap have their own ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gang, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, partners, drug dealing, betrayal, frame up, prison ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bloodsport: The Dark Kumite (1999)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Agent John Keller goes undercover into the tough prison known as Fuego Penal to find out about the corpses of prisoners disappearing without a trace. There he gets involved in a dangerous tournament arranged by a man named Justin Caesar, where the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, heroes, undercover, fistfight, mixed martial arts, underground fighting, deadly, law enforcement, ambition, criminal's revenge, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Angel Terminators (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Hong Kong policewomen (Ida and Hon) take on a Japanese boss who has returned from a seven-year exile to retake his old turf.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gunfight, gang, police investigation, chases and races, on the run, life is a bitch, partners against crime, fighting crime, undercover, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
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Death Warrant (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, prison, murder, investigation, undercover, prisoner, surveillance, serial killer, partners against crime, master criminal, track down, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 784
Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, crimes, murder, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, tough heroes, master criminal, master warrior ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bullets, Blood & a Fistful of Ca$h (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hard boiled tale of bloody revenge that interweaves the stories of nine criminals. The story takes place in one day, on the eve of an all out syndicate war. Through a twisted series of events, the interweaving narratives are put on an ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, police detective, vengeance, partners, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gory, deadly, partners against crime, gang, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Last Man Standing (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers, led by the ultra-violent Snake Underwood, pull off a daring mid-day heist that leaves dozens of burning police cars and scores of innocent victims in its wake. Heading the investigation into the gang is the equally violent ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, rivalry, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, gang, crime, chase, chases and races, criminal heroes, partners, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Outside the Law (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secret agent Julie Cosgrove is walking into her most dangerous mission yet.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, secret agents, undercover, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, starting over, heroes, government agency, murder, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colombia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
China Strike Force (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young Chinese Security Officer, Darren, is called for Team 808, which fights against the smuggling of drugs and corruption. Noriko, a Japanese Interpol officer, collaborates with Darren for the destruction of a large international drug cartel. At ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, police investigation, gang, crimes, partners, partners against crime, gangsters, tough law enforcer, master criminal, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, new york, usa, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
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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: law enforcement, danger, police investigation, partners, tough law enforcer, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, police officer, kiss, love interest, police ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hawk's Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric Hawke a British Marine, attends the funeral of his policeman brother who he discovers has been attempting to investigate the mysterious kidnappings and murders of a local Asian street gang. The clues seem to point to a rival Nazi white ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, hitman, marine, heroes, chases and races, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, city life, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 248
Moving Targets (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kit comes from a very fortunate family, with an outstanding police officer father When the family starts to break up, Man impulsively shot Kit's mother. After Kit's parents divorced, Kit viewed Man his father as an enemy. As an adult, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, police investigation, rivalry, vengeance, undercover, partners against crime, crimes, police corruption, working undercover, partners, gangsters, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Amsterdam Heavy (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: CIA Agent Martin Keele (Michael Madsen - Reservoir Dogs Kill Bill) sets the wheels spinning in this gritty urban action thriller, as mysterious gangster J.D. goes on the rampage in Amsterdam, stopping at nothing to uncover those who have betrayed him
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, race against time, vengeance, criminal heroes, track down, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, betrayal, dishonesty, mixed martial arts, memory loss, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 114
Banzai Runner (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A highway patrolman goes after a ring of hit-and-run drivers known as "Banzai runners," who have fast, expensive cars and stage illegal, dangerous high-speed races on the freeways at night.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, hit and run, heroes, partners, undercover, partners against crime, race against time, hidden identity, chase, danger, law enforcement, one man army ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
New World Disorder (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gang of four eyed crooks led by Kurt Bishop (McCarthy) are ripping off top dollar computer chips from a list of factories. The night they hit Dynaphase Systems, two dirty employees are staying late using company resources to develop their own ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, heroes, blind ambition, deadly, partners, confined, pirate, crime, undercover, danger, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, crimes, deadly, graphic violence, working undercover, vengeance, danger, law enforcement, ambition, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 516
Raven (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Martin Grant has been hiding for years to escape his past as a ruthless mercenary in the elite force Raven Team. He's recently been engaged and are trying to forget the nightmares of murder and betrayal. Martin was convinced, that he could ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, lone wolves, soldier, heroes, criminal heroes, danger, graphic violence, distopia, deadly, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Nowhere to Hide (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Over the next 72 days, Detective Woo will push his skills to the limits and his team of cops to the edge as they conduct a manhunt for an elusive criminal. Woo takes the law into his own hands as the hunt becomes personal, and as his target may get ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, tough law enforcer, vengeance, working undercover, partners against crime, rivalry, undercover, law enforcement, gang, track down, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: south korea, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 452
Plato's Run (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hired to rescue escaped inmates, a Florida man is framed for a Cuban gangster's assassination.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, frame up, buddies, heroes, tough law enforcer, state affairs, dishonesty, deadly, government agency, fugitives, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Island of Fire (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Someone in a prison run by a corrupt warden fakes the deaths of convicts to later use them as expendable assassins. A police officer is sent into the prison to gather evidence of the corruption.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, prison, police investigation, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, master criminal, undercover, partners, crimes, shrewd ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 599
Recoil (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Ray Morgan accidentally kills the son of a mob boss. The mob boss orders to have Morgan killed unknowing that the assassin killed Morgan's wife and kids. Now Morgan's out for revenge..and he'll do it his own way
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, car chase, gangsters, bank, heist, vengeance, showbiz, crime, good versus evil, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Silent Force (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An elite Federal force whose objective is to eliminate organized crime is violently assassinated by an evil Asian crime lord. The sole survivor of the group teams up with his late partner's widow to strike back at the crime lord and his son.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, tense
Plot: assassination, martial arts, undercover, special agents, special agent, deadly, government agency, adventure, rivalry, vengeance, master criminal, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.2
 171
On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, hitman, vigilantism, vengeance, deadly, partners against crime, rivalry, drug dealing, law enforcement, crimes, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.4
 2K
Moscow Heat (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a U.S. policeman is killed by black market weapons dealers, his partner, Rudy (Robert Madrid), and the murdered cop's father, ex-British Intelligence agent Roger Chambers (Michael York), head to Moscow to find the killers. The two begin ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, investigation, undercover, danger, partners, vengeance, tough heroes, master criminal, partners against crime, working undercover, police investigation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%