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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, martial arts, fighting crime, special agents, undercover, revenge, mafia, gang, working undercover, master criminal, frame up, manhunt, drug dealing, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners against crime, gangsters, police, organized crime, one against many, paranoia, urban setting, betrayal, heist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, seattle, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, 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 exciting films with plots about crimes, murder, tough guy, gunfight, violence, death and gun mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Hitman: Assassination Games (2011), Bullet to the Head (2012), Out for Justice (1991), Pistol Whipped (2008), War (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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100%
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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gambling, debt, spy, redemption, introspection, dishonesty, downfall, crimes, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
100%
 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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, gunfight, ex military, manhunt, justice, mercenary, crimes, survival, track down, tough heroes, hunting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: new orleans, hong kong, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 32K
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: suspense, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, conspiracy, aikido, corruption, crimes, brutality, police officer, vengeance, undercover, drug dealing, cia, torture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, vietnam, usa, california, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Yakuza (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Nick Davis leaves prison after one year in solitaire, he is hired to operate forklift in a warehouse in the harbor owned by the Japanese Yakuza patriarch Isshin Tendo. The place is assaulted by the Italian Mafia leaded by Dino Campanela and ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, cynical, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, martial arts, yakuza, gangsters, undercover agent, heroes, murder, showdown, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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%
 6.4
 13K
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: emotional, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, yakuza, police investigation, gangsters, martial arts, murder, assassin, rivalry, revenge, violence, transformation, redemption ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, san francisco, china, canada, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover cop, redemption, vengeance, crimes, investigation, organized crime, working undercover, master criminal, track down, special agents, loss of partner ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.9
 4K
The Package (2012)
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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crimes, tough heroes, organized crime, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, hostage, deception, delivery man, mafia, robbery, ex military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 3K
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: neo noir, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, exploitation, tough guy, organized crime, truck, female boss, chase, bail bondsman, cat, tough heroes, partners against crime, track down ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 36K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: stylized, suspense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, police corruption, police, betrayal, kidnapping, police investigation, aikido, crimes, gangsters, justice, secret service, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 2K
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, rescue, chase, missing person, martial arts, police investigation, daring rescue, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, escapades, master criminal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, los angeles, usa, germany, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 304
Deadly Target (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Chinese gangster in Los Angeles escapes on the eve of his deportation to Hong Kong. A martial-arts master detective and his ragtag team get caught up in the action as they track down this ruthless killer.
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang, heroes, crimes, law enforcement, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, missing person, chinese mafia ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.4
 363
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: suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: renegade, monster, police officer, police detective, prostitute, gangsters, chase, undercover, computer cracker, against the odds, working undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, gangsters, vengeance, frame up, organized crime, prison, murder, vigilante, chinese mafia, revenge, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, paris france, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, violence spree, murder, corruption, mob hit, mob boss, gangsters, money, crime boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
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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 ⇓
50%
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: serious, realistic, bleak, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilantism, vigilante, revenge, home invasion, gangsters, rape and revenge, jail, murder, rape, police, killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
 382
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: suspense, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, plastic surgery, fbi, tattoo, timebomb, helicopter, fistfight, betrayal, undercover, assassination attempt, gangsters, hitman ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 2K
Gen-X Cops (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four young officers of the Hong Kong Police are joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means, even if this would lead them to break the law… Their first assignment is to eliminate a gang of criminals who have stolen a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, undercover, tough cop, tough law enforcer, save the day, police investigation, female martial artist, track down, partners against crime, martial arts, bully, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, on the run, undercover, mistaken identity, hitman, manhunt, race against time, witnessing a crime, rivalry, special agents, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
50%
Contract Killers (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cavalier contract killer Lee-Seng (Rob Young) flees his vengeful employer and a ruthless assassin (James Trevena-Brown) after failing to eliminate a team of vigilantes intent on ridding their city of drug dealers. Meanwhile, as the bullets start to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, on the run, betrayal, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, vengeance, murder, showdown, chase, deception, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.1
 4K
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, suspenseful, humorous, buddy comedy, one man show
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, buddy cop, police dog, racism, police detective, friends, animal life, martial arts, working undercover, discrimination, friendship, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 10K
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
Place: tokyo, los angeles, hong kong, chicago illinois, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspense, serious, sexy, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, vigilantism, police, gangsters, fighting crime, adventure, drug dealing, partners, rivalry, working undercover, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, hong kong, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 814
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, teenage life, gang, gangsters, police detective, hostage, gang warfare, against the odds, city life, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%