Movies like Hostile Force

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Hostile Force (1997)
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Hostile Force (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a would-be bank robber's attempt to steal $6 million goes awry, he takes a woman hostage without realizing that she is an ex-cop.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, security guard, robbery, hostage, murder, police, policewoman, chase, female protagonist, strong female lead, woman in danger, armored car, police officer killed, wound, attempted rape, police officer, pizza delivery, bulletproof vest, police shootout, desert eagle, uniform, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, spit in the face, police officer bombed ...
Time: 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, suspense and realistic films with plots about murder, crimes, police, chase, violence, gunfight and danger mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Hostile Force: Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974), 21 Bridges (2019), Shock Wave (2017), Firetrap (2001), Beyond the Law (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two lovers, Mary and Larry, in their Dodge Charger are chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, robbery, mechanic, partners, buddies, race against time, law enforcement, store, car chase, police, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
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21 Bridges (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A disgraced NYPD detective after being thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, is given a shot at redemption.
Style: surprise ending, bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: police officer killed, murder investigation, manhunt, hostage, conspiracy, police corruption, corrupt cop, criminal, police officer, police detective, police, police raid ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
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Shock Wave (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a terrorist who specializes in explosives takes hold of an underground tunnel, he threatens to kill hostages if his demands are not met.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: bomb, police officer, explosion, hostage situation, undercover cop, revenge, police shootout, police officer taken hostage, police officer shot, hostage, mercenary, gunfight ...
Place: hong kong
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83%
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Firetrap (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Master burglar Max Hopper is released early after three years and soon gets an exceptional job: stealing an advanced computer-chip from the IQ Industries headquarters. His first attempt fails; when he enters in cop uniform during an emergency board ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: storage unit, heist, murder, undercover, burned alive, crime gone awry, danger, rivalry, frame up, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Beyond the Law (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a former detective learns of the murder of his estranged son, he ventures back to the darkened streets he once knew so well. Armed, dangerous and with nothing to lose, he must take on the ruthless local mob in his mission for revenge.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: police, murder, escapades, redemption, friends, family, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry, betrayal, deadly ...
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Blue Steel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: policewoman, stalking, obsession, serial killer, murder, psychopath, crimes, neo noir, mind game, crime, police investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.6
 17K
Catch .44 (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The lives of three female assassins take a sudden turn when their charming boss lures them into one last job. They soon find themselves thrust into a bizarre situation involving a psychotic hit man, a grizzled trucker and a delusional line cook.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, woman in danger, hitman, deadly, crimes, crime, police officer, murder, gunfight, tough girl, strong female presence, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.4
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211 (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Inspired by one of the longest and bloodiest real-life events in police history, Officer Mike Chandler and a young civilian passenger find themselves under-prepared and outgunned when fate puts them squarely in the crosshairs of a daring bank heist ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, police, murder, gunshot wound, gunfight, partners against crime, police investigation, violence, justice, good versus evil, crimes, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wheelman (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A getaway driver for a bank robbery realizes he has been double crossed and races to find out who betrayed him.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, robbery, bag of money, driver, getaway driver, crimes, escapades, police, adaptation, family relations, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.6
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Man on a Ledge (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: perfect crime, mind game, heist, suicidal, dishonesty, deception, policewoman, rooftop, criminal heroes, robbery, crimes, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.5
 5K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, heist, hitman, psychopath, police detective, serial killer, crimes, vengeance, writer's life, danger, mind game, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After a failed bank robbery, two heavily armed men hold the Los Angeles Police Department at bay for 44 minutes.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, based on true events, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, hostage, police investigation, criminal heroes, murder, chase, confined, hostages, crime gone awry, deadly, danger, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.3
 368
Quick (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A female assassin named "Quick" is hired to bring in a Mafia accountant, who is under police protection. Double crossed by the mafia, she takes her hostage to California to retrieve $3M that he took before running. The mafia and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, chase, on the run, female assassin, hitman, kidnapping, mafia, danger, manhunt, gangsters, femme fatale, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Armored (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
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Empire State (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis (Hemsworth), settles for a security guard job with the EMPIRE STATE Armored Truck Company. He makes the mistake of mentioning the company's lax security to his best friend, Eddie ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
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Night of the Running Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: on the run, hitman, gangsters, chase, crimes, law enforcement, danger, deadly, dishonesty, heist, tough heroes, pursuit ...
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Cellular (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, heist, gangsters, bank robbery, police detective, police investigation, crime, crimes, law enforcement, hostages, robbery, fan ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Den of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, car chase, divorce, fbi, tough guy, chase, police, police officer, deception, interrogation ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Takers (2010)
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Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Carnage Park (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Part crime caper gone awry, part survival horror film, this 1970s set thriller depicts a harrowing fight for survival after a pair of wannabe crooks botch a bank heist and flee into the desert, where they inexplicably stumble upon Carnage Park, a ...
Style: scary, brutal, suspenseful, suspense, bloody
Plot: bank robbery, hostage, struggle for survival, fear, woman in danger, desert, murder, manhunt, vietnam veteran, pursuit, crime gone awry, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Hatton Garden Job (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In April 2015, the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company, an underground safe deposit facility in London's Hatton Garden area, was burgled by 4 elderly men. With the stolen property having a value of up to £200 million, the incident has been ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: robbery, heist, escapades, friendship between men, danger, abduction, safe, gang
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Franck and Simon are both good cops. They work as partners. But their lives take a tailspin when Simon, driving drunk, causes a tragic car wreck. A few years later, out of the police, he is forced to take matters into his own hands when his family ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, partners, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, danger, law enforcement, graphic violence, life turned upside down, witnessing a crime, car accident, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Arizona Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tough old school Arizona cop is teamed with a lesbian partner to catch a serial killer who preys on police.
Plot: arizona desert, sex, robbery, vulgarity, murder, lesbian, police, cop killer, serial killer, investigation, police officer, police officer bombed ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Getaway (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, cynical, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, on the run, chase, bank robbery, robbery, betrayal, infidelity, crimes, criminal heroes, couples, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Expect the Unexpected (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this "cops and robbers" film, a raid on a jewelry store staged by a band of amateur hold-up artists goes horribly wrong, leading to a shoot-out. The elite Organized Crime Bureau team, headed by Captain Ching King Gen, is poised to go ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, rivalry, crime, disorder, heist, wooing, store, law enforcement, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Zero Tolerance (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Johan is a two-fisted Gothenburg cop who finds himself in a shoot-out with jewel robbers. After the smoke has cleared, one robber, shot by his accomplice, and an innocent bystander, are dead. Three witnesses, including Helen, identify thug ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, chase, false accusation, threat, police officer, city, revenge, gunfight, burglar, robbery, police, witness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 775
Wild City (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Former cop-turned-bar owner Kwok and his underachieving half-brother befriends a drunken woman, they soon find themselves targeted by both her former lover, a high-powered attorney, and the gangster he employs. A suitcase full of tainted cash enters ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, contemplative
Plot: chase, brother brother conflict, organized crime, lovers, violence, drunkenness, blood, murder, brother brother relationship, police, ex cop, police officer ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4K
Hijacked (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A special agent's plans to reconcile with his ex-fiancé are ruined when she boards a private jet that is targeted by hijackers working for the same crime lord that he is chasing.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, save the day, danger, crimes, confined, secret agents, rivalry, hijacking, police officer, murder, spouse in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 26K
Metro (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: negotiation, car chase, chase, hostage, danger, tough law enforcer, master criminal, revenge, police investigation, partners, hostages, jewel thief ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%