Movies like The Hitman

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The Hitman (1991)
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The Hitman (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the reputation and trust needed in order to be accepted by the burgeoning Seattle-area criminal underworld, but it is all done in order to take it down from within.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, betrayal, undercover, mafia, paranoia, one man army, undercover cop, revenge, special agents, fighting crime, gangsters, crimes, heist, vengeance, gang, heroes, drug dealing, partners, crime, good versus evil, working undercover, frame up, manhunt, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington

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Most similar movies to The Hitman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about machine gun, crimes, tough guy, revenge, violence, hitman and gunfight mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like The Hitman: An Eye for an Eye (1981), Mask of Death (1996), Code of Silence (1985), Urban Justice (2007), The Replacement Killers (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, vengeance, chase, vigilantism, danger, murder, death, police, fight, police investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.3
 289
Mask of Death (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, undercover, assassination attempt, blood, plastic surgery, fbi, machine gun, timebomb, dual role, tattoo, fistfight ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Death Wish V: The Face of Death (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul Kersey is back at working vigilante justice when when his fiancée, Olivia, has her business threatened by mobsters
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, violence, psychopath, one man army, murder, child custody, model, vengeance, gangsters, fashion, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, rescue, hitman, martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, addiction, vigilantism, missing person, rivalry, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, martial arts, murder, chase, revenge, car chase, city life, good versus evil, vengeance, deadly, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, police detective, revenge, on the run, attempted murder, one man army, police raid, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Renegades (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Buster McHenry (Sutherland) is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm (Phillips), an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants a spear in the possession of the criminals that Buster ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, law enforcement, undercover, vengeance, gangsters, partners against crime, reluctant partners, crime, working undercover, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, human trafficking, sex slavery, crime, tough law enforcer, gangsters, master criminal, rivalry, vengeance, tough heroes, police investigation, sex slave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, bangkok thailand, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 2K
Truck Turner (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ex-football star turned skip-tracer, Turner specializes in bringing in the criminals police are too scared to chase, and when he's hired to capture sociopathic pimp Gator, he finds himself confronted by the most vicious killers in the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, chase, vengeance, bail bondsman, revenge, organized crime, law enforcement, tough heroes, rivalry, heroes, partners, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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: rough, exciting, suspenseful, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, violence, heroes, partners, tough heroes, crimes, danger, vigilantism, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When DEA agents are taken captive by a ruthless South American kingpin, the Delta Force is reunited to rescue them in this sequel to the 1986 film.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, undercover, soldier, drug cartel, vengeance, chases and races, hostages, confined, daring rescue, tough law enforcer, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.3
 7K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, murder, undercover, undercover cop, drug lord, gangsters, vengeance, betrayal, police investigation, crime, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, china, bangkok thailand, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, hitman, crimes, violence spree, chases and races, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, deadly, danger, bullet, uzi, home invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, europe, prague czech republic, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Protector (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities ...
Style: rough, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, rescue, gang, chase, urban, fighting crime, track down, buddies, partners, gangsters, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, china, asia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.3
 80K
War (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, presumed dead, hitman, loss of friend, fbi, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crime, martial arts, lone wolves, special agents, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 8.0
 103K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: stylized, realistic, epic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, warrior, martial arts, organized crime, gunfight, police corruption, violence, gangsters, mob boss, convict, death, gang war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.5
 234
Maximum Force (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, chase, undercover, police detective, renegade, gangsters, partners, deadly, dishonesty, good versus evil, police corruption, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Out for a Kill (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, murder, good versus evil, frame up, gangsters, deadly, criminal's revenge, righting the wronged, rivalry, danger, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Cutter (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, rescue, kidnapping, missing person, chase, martial arts, one man army, private detective, shoulder holster, car chase, daring rescue, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, germany, usa, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, assassination, hitman, fight, unlikely partners, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, danger, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, organized crime, dark hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 27K
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: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, small town, fbi, vengeance, crime, law enforcement, against the odds, rebellion, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, deadly, terminator ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, twentieth century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 4K
The Package (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crime lord, crimes, danger, tough heroes, chases and races, organized crime, husband wife relationship, deception, brother brother relationship, hostage, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Walker investigates a murder connected with a missing government weapon. In addition, he tries to track down a teen on the run from a crime syndicate.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, chase, texas ranger, rivalry, law enforcement, tough heroes, on the run, police detective, police investigation, danger, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 3K
A Good Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, deadly, save the day, crimes, rivalry, danger, gang, heroes, gangsters, gory, warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 11K
Crying Freeman (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, microfilm ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, danger, murder, martial arts, artist, police investigation, fight, yakuza, crimes, rivalry, track down ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, usa, shanghai china, china, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.2
 3K
Top Dog (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: With his cop companion shot and killed by terrorists, Reno The Dog pairs up with tough cop Jake in thwarting the criminal organization.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, one man show, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, police detective, police dog, murder, terrorism, friendship, undercover, discrimination, prodigy, danger, law enforcement, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.9
 4K
Blackjack (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After saving Casey, a daughter of his friend, from hired assassins, Jack Devlin is hit with a strange phobia - fear of white color. But when his other friend, who works as a bodyguard for a supermodel, is wounded, Jack decides to step in for him. ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, assassination attempt, one man army, hitman, chase, special agents, save the day, adventure, witnessing a crime, escapades, heroic mission, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Better Way to Die (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Boomer (Wiper) is a rookie cop based in the urban hellhole that is downtown Chicago. After his involvement in a drug bust operation which results in the death of Carlos (Carmen Argenziano), his mentor and father figure, Boomer becomes disillusioned ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, road movie, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, mistaken identity, undercover, hitman, law enforcement, disorder, government agency, dishonesty, gangsters, woman in danger, danger, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 598
Street Knight (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: teenage life, gang, martial arts, police detective, city life, rivalry, against the odds, law enforcement, urban, deadly, dishonesty, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.3
 422K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, one man army, gangsters, criminal's revenge, dark hero, righteous rage, russian mafia, murder, violence spree, crimes, widower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%