Movies like Hard Target

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Hard Target (1993)
 6.2
 52K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bloody, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, gunfight, ex military, justice, manhunt, mercenary, crimes, survival, track down, tough heroes, snake, hunting, violent, gangsters, revenge, fight, kung fu, violence, motorcycle, death, brutality, catastrophe, adventure, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new orleans, hong kong, louisiana, usa

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Most similar movies to Hard Target

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and exciting films with plots about vengeance, murder, chase, martial arts, violence, fight scenes and catastrophe mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Hard Target: Surviving the Game (1994), In Hell (2003), Safe (2012), Double Team (1997), Timecop (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Surviving the Game (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals ...
Style: suspense, harsh, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, manhunt, human prey, homeless, chase, hunting, brutality, death, mountain, psychopath, most dangerous game, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington state, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 20K
In Hell (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment.
Style: harsh, emotional, intense, brutal, stylized ...
Plot: martial arts, revenge, prison, prison violence, prison escape, murder, redemption, vengeance, prison life, corruption, violence, warden ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, latin america, california, new jersey, ireland ...
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100%
 6.5
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Safe (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: organized crime, chase, lone hero, martial arts, gunfight, protector, ex military, on the run, justice, tough heroes, mafia, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, north america, brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 35K
Double Team (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: He's a one-man arsenal... with enough voltage to rock the free world. They Don't Play by the Rules. You're either on their side...or in their way. America's top counter-terrorist usually works alone...this time he's got ...
Style: intense, suspenseful, stylized, buddy comedy, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, fantasy world, terrorist, heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry, martial arts, chase, violence, island, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, rome italy, france, switzerland, antwerp ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Timecop (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who has a tie to his past.
Style: exciting, suspense, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, martial arts, time machine, changing the past or future, heroic mission, violence, murder, adventure, time, dystopic future, transformation, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 42K
Double Impact (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean Claude Van Damme plays a dual role as Alex and Chad, twins separated at the death of their parents. Chad is raised by a family retainer in Paris, Alex becomes a petty crook in Hong Kong. Seeing a picture of Alex, Chad rejoins him and convinces ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, twins, murder, female bodybuilder, instructor, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, gang, vengeance, rivalry, tough heroes, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1991
Place: hong kong, los angeles, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, martial arts, investigation, murder, serial killer, undercover cop, surveillance, brutality, partners against crime, master criminal, track down, deception ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 35K
Raw Deal (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a ...
Style: intense, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, small town, crimes, gang, vengeance, gangsters, mafia, heroes, revenge, law enforcement, working undercover, rebellion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1986
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Knock Off (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marcus Ray (Jean-Claude Van Damme), a sales representative for "V SIX" jeans, and his partner, Tommy Hendricks (Rob Schneider), are about to be busted for selling "knock off" jeans. Their American contact, Karan Leigh, who by the ...
Style: suspense, stylized, feel good, humorous, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, buddy cop, chase, terrorism, fashion, conspiracy, violence, gunfight, undercover agent, fistfight, weapons, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, vengeance, murder, family, drug lord, vigilante, brutality, police officer, aikido, violence, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, colombia, latin america, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 23K
Maximum Risk (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A policeman takes his twin brother's place and inherits his problems and a beautiful girlfriend. He is forced to kickbox his way from France to the U.S. and back while playing footsie with the FBI and Russian mafia. Not just muscles with a ...
Style: exciting, suspense, serious, suspenseful, erotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, vengeance, gangsters, gunfight, heroes, hidden identity, switching roles, undercover, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, france, russia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 53K
The Condemned (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack Conrad is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from ...
Style: exciting, intense, harsh, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, survival, brutality, betrayal, death row, death, vengeance, chase, battles, last man standing, surveillance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.9
 8K
Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sexy, exciting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: runaway train, train, adventure, race against time, fight scenes, rescue, terrorism, secret agents, save the day, betrayal, martial arts, disaster ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vienna, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 21K
Drop Zone (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Ty Moncrief (Busey) specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Pete ...
Style: suspense, exciting, intense, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, parachuting, hijacking, airplane, terrorist, chase, adventure, heroes, airplane hijack, race against time, track down, skydiving ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Cyborg (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
Style: homoerotic, rough, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, cyborgs, martial arts, androids and robots, chase, future dystopia, robot, cyberpunk, one man army, chaos, violence, vengeance ...
Time: future, 80s, year 2019, 21st century
Place: new york, georgia, usa, south carolina, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 35K
Sudden Death (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: International action superstar Jean Claude Van Damme teams with Powers Boothe in a Tension-packed, suspense thriller, set against the back-drop of a Stanley Cup game.Van Damme portrays a father whose daughter is suddenly taken during a championship ...
Style: suspense, exciting, humorous, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, terrorist, ice hockey, terrorism, bomb, kidnapping, assassination, fight, assassin, death, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, police, revenge, mafia, fight, chase, gangsters, police officer, hitman, police investigation, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Romania
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, kickboxing, crime boss, hitman, vengeance, assassination, sniper, assassin, gang rape, partners, killer, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bucharest, ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: exciting, stylized, inter cultural, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, on the run, crimes, martial arts, assassin, organized crime, police detective, police raid, attempted murder, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: china, los angeles, hong kong, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
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Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, police investigation, police corruption, justice, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, violent, murder, machismo, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 162K
The Mechanic (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But ...
Style: stylized, tense, clever, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, assassin, lone hero, loner, mentor, tough guy, arms dealer, martial arts, gangsters, revenge, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, chicago illinois, usa, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 74K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: slasher, suspense, intense, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, gang, murder, crimes, car, hostage, police investigation, violence, tough cop, rivalry, car chase, resistance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 92K
War (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: FBI agent Jack Crawford is out for revenge when his partner is killed and all clues point to the mysterious assassin Rogue. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of some unfinished business, he triggers a violent clash of rival gangs. ...
Style: surprise ending, intense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, vengeance, mafia, fbi, crimes, presumed dead, hitman, tough law enforcer, betrayal, assassin, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspense, bloody, suspenseful, buddy movie, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, aikido, vigilante, gangsters, gang, crimes, revenge, psychopath, police investigation, corruption, mafia, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 131K
Killer Elite (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, hitman, mentor, secret service, secret agents, conspiracy, ex military, rescue, hostage, tough guy, espionage, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: middle east, london, australia, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 301K
Con Air (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, prison, master criminal, convict, aviation, law enforcement, machismo, prison escape, air disaster, confined, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, north america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: exciting, intense, brutal, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, revenge, corruption, hitman, mercenary, organized crime, tough law enforcer, police corruption, death, betrayal, murder, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 305K
The Transporter (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Former Special Forces officer, Frank Martin will deliver anything to anyone for the right price, and his no-questions-asked policy puts him in high demand. But when he realizes his latest cargo is alive, it sets in motion a dangerous chain of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: car, chase, lone hero, car chase, martial arts, tough guy, escapades, one man army, tough heroes, smuggling, transportation, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, hong kong, nice france, europe, cannes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 29K
12 Rounds (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When New Orleans cop Danny Fisher prevents a brilliant thief from successfully carrying out his latest heist, the thief's girlfriend is accidentally killed. Hungry for revenge, the criminal mastermind breaks out of prison and kidnaps ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, family, twists and turns, life philosophy, brutality, crimes, mind game, woman in danger, rescue, moral dilemma, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 113K
Eraser (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: betrayal, rogue agent, conspiracy, treason, gunfight, corporate crime, witness protection program, police investigation, witness, justice, deception, twists and turns ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s, 80s, year 1996
Place: new york, maryland, usa, baltimore, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%