Movies like Harry Brown

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Harry Brown (2009)
 7.2
 81K
Harry Brown (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, bleak, atmospheric, gloomy, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, loneliness, vigilantism, violence, investigation, gang, widower, vengeance, crimes, deadly, loss of friend, incompetent police, vigilante, brutality, husband wife relationship, hospital, chess, juvenile delinquency, veteran, social decay, loner, pub, riot, crime, courage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, ireland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, realistic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about revenge, blood, murder, violence, vengeance, brutality and neo noir mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Harry Brown: Blue Ruin (2013), The Exterminator (1980), Outlaw (2007), Street Fighters (1982), Death Wish 3 (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
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Blue Ruin (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, brutal ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, vigilantism, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, violence, death, violence spree, rivalry, disorder, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, violence, chase, murder, police investigation, revenge, vengeance, gory, fighting the system, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.7
 12K
Outlaw (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, soldier, betrayal, security guard, crimes, police, society, vigilantism, vengeance, gangsters, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Street Fighters (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, psychopath, prison, injustice, social decay, drug dealing, vigilantism, factory, police, vigilante, jail, rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 5.9
 13K
Death Wish 3 (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paul Kersey returns to New York to visit his friend Charley, who lives in one of the worst parts of New York City. But when Paul arrives at Charley's apartment, he finds Charley dying after a vicious beating by a gang led by Manny Fraker, and ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, chaos, gang, rocket launcher, punk, revenge, sniper, vengeance, crime, urban, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
 56K
Sabotage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, crime scene, vengeance, brutality, gory, crimes, tough law enforcer, danger, dishonesty, deadly, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, georgia, atlanta georgia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 56K
The Brave One (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.
Style: realistic, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, vengeance, loss of loved one, tunnel, evidence, pimp, injury, self defense, corpse, neighbor, boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Out of the Furnace (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, disappearance, ex convict, manslaughter, revenge, track down, vigilantism, crimes, parents and children, merciless, mysterious character, loss of sibling ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania, indiana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.0
 33K
Death Wish (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: architect, vigilantism, murder, vigilante, police, vengeance, crime, violence spree, rivalry, fighting crime, obsession, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, honolulu hawaii, hawaii, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.2
 307K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: brutal, serious, exciting, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, lone hero, one man army, lone wolves, fighting crime, vigilantism, heroes, tough heroes, gunfight, corruption, righting the wronged, loner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Rolling Thunder (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, violence, vengeance, homecoming, vietnam veteran, buddies, deadly, human nature, death wish, rivalry, crime ...
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, mexico, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 29K
New Jack City (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, chase, gang, gang war, drug dealing, friendship, betrayal, gangsters, crime, addiction, rise and fall, urban ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, turkey, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Exterminator 2 (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The flamethrower-wielding vigilante John Eastland returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilantism, danger, murder, violence, exploitation, revenge, vigilante, flamethrower, partners, good versus evil, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.0
 27K
Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, undercover, cia, drug dealing, lone hero, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, japan, asia, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 94K
Faster (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has spent the last 10 years in prison planning revenge for the murder of his brother. Now that Driver is free to carry out his deadly plan only two men stand in his way- Billy Bob Thornton plays a veteran cop and Oliver ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, ex convict, policewoman, corruption, crime, tough heroes, law enforcement, prisoner, hitman, millionaire, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.1
 43K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, vengeance, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, fighting crime, danger, crime, tough heroes, tragic hero, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, los angeles, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, clever, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, kidnapping, investigation, crime, mafia, haunted by the past, serial killer, drug dealer, loner, ransom, murder of wife ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century, 90s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, drug dealing, murder, danger, vengeance, revenge, lone hero, gangsters, crime, family, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, colombia, latin america, jamaica, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 5.8
 9K
Until Death (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Van Damme plays a dirty cop who is hooked on heroin, and everyone dislikes him. Because of an accident he is put into a coma, and comes out of it a better person. He wakes up wanting to put things right.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: coma, kidnapping, heroin, redemption, pregnancy, rivalry, drug abuse, deadly, addiction, working undercover, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, redemption, gang, partner, hostages, rivalry, haunted by the past, birthday, dark past, alcoholic, youth gang ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 67K
Death Sentence (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, gang, murder, hospital, tragic event, semiautomatic pistol, revenge, crime, justice, loss of child, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.4
 27K
Get Carter (1971)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Michael Caine is Jack Carter, a small-time hood working in London. When word reaches him of his brothers death, he travels to Newcastle to attend the funeral. Refusing to accept the police report of suicide, Carter seeks out his brother’s friends ...
Style: bleak, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, neo noir, funeral, pornography, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, neo-noir, loss of sibling, rivalry, vicious ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 26K
Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coma, vengeance, martial arts, murder, danger, hospital, against the odds, intrigue, crime, law enforcement, chase, corruption ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, year 1990, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.1
 13K
6 Bullets (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, kidnapping, child prostitute, daring rescue, crime, tough heroes, missing child, crimes, father son relationship, tough guy, organized crime, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
 31K
Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, ritual, gangsters, vengeance, tough heroes, criminal heroes, crime, lone wolves, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, murder, chase, martial arts, revenge, car chase, crimes, crime, chases and races, life is a bitch, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 13K
Point Blank (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, hospital, on the run, danger, race against time, woman in danger, partners, life turned upside down, wanted, ransom, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
 22K
Juice (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four Harlem friends -- Bishop, Q, Steel and Raheem -- dabble in petty crime, but they decide to go big by knocking off a convenience store. Bishop, the magnetic leader of the group, has the gun. But Q has different aspirations. He wants to be a DJ ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, urban ghetto life, friendship, murder, crime gone awry, coming of age, violence, ambition, gang, basketball, rivalry, street gang ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.4
 12K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: police corruption, corrupt politician, murder, revenge, violence, friendship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, chase, blood, doctor, paranoia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, survival, police station, danger, brutality, siege, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, unlikely partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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