Movies like Instant Justice

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Instant Justice (1986)
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Instant Justice (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Gibraltar
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scott is a US Marine who travels Spain to see his sister Kim, after many years of separation. But she is dead, and there is nothing else to arrive him. Alone in the Madrid's streets, Scott will search for the killers, will try to reveal the reason of the murder of his dear sister, and for revenge for himself.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, death of sister, revenge, crimes, prostitute, vengeance, heroes, crime, good versus evil, against the odds, vigilantism, danger, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, rescue, female nudity, photographer, american soldier, drug dealer, marine, bull, drug addiction, break in, debt ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, madrid

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Most similar movies to Instant Justice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, murder, vengeance, revenge and law enforcement mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Instant Justice: When the Raven Flies (1984), Merchant of Death (1997), Pushed to the Limit (1992), Raven Hawk (1996), War Party (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
When the Raven Flies (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vikings pillage Ireland, seeking silver and slaves, slaying men and women in the process. A young boy is spared when a Viking takes pity on him instead of killing him. Twenty years later the boy returns to Iceland take his revenge.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: vikings, viking, kidnapping, murder, revenge, heroes, rivalry, deadly, revolution, siblings relations, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, iceland, europe
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100%
Merchant of Death (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jim Rendall is 6 when his family gets killed. 25 years later he finds out why.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: obsession, crimes, injustice, frame up, chase, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, law enforcement, family life, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Pushed to the Limit (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Magnificent Mimi is a woman with a destiny and a bright future ahead of her. She is the world's greatest female wrestling champion, she has a loving boyfriend and loyal family members who care and love her. But things take a turn for the worst ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, murder, revenge, master warrior, crime, deadly, criminal's revenge, gangsters, vengeance, vigilantism, graphic violence, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
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57%
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Raven Hawk (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Native-American woman, who was framed for the murders of her parents years before, returns to her reservation to seek revenge.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: native american, prison life, revenge, murder, mental institution, rescue, dishonesty, good versus evil, crimes, contests and competitions, chase, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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War Party (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One hundred years after the Battle of Milk River, both sides agree to reenact it. The cavalry are supposed to shoot blanks & the Indians weren't supposed to fight back....
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: racism, mountain, graphic violence, opposites attract, deadly, crimes, heroes, rivalry, society, life is a bitch, strong violent content, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Warriors (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A government-trained killing machine must turn his lethal skills against his top-secret squad's AWOL leader
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, awol, soldier, adventure, on the run, crimes, military, battles, rivalry, chase, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Diplomatic Immunity (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A military career man, distraught over the murder of his daughter and the subsequent release of her killer who is protected by 'diplomatic immunity,' resigns from the service to pursue the psychopath. No one will help him - and no one can ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, law enforcement, heroes, psychopath, good versus evil, deadly, rivalry, vengeance, jungle, vietnam vet ...
Time: 90s
Place: paraguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Cartel War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Led by a detective hell-bent on revenge, a team of undercover cops in Los Angeles attempt to bring down a powerful drug mob from the inside. Operating outside the law, they put everything on the line to clean up the streets and exact payback on the ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: working undercover, rivalry, drug dealing, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, revenge, murder, friendship, police, male female relationship, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, vengeance, rivalry, serial killer, murder, deadly, crimes, hitman, law enforcement, contests and competitions, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Man Who Came Back (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against injustice.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: post civil war, discrimination, crimes, racism, americana, vengeance, old west, injustice, righting the wronged, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Doing Hard Time (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A father's eight year old son is murdered in a gangland shooting. The father (Boris Kodjoe) gets himself thrown into prison to avenge his son's death.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, criminal heroes, prison life, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, redemption, deadly, confined, prison, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Wong family kung fu school gets smacked around by a rival school. Wong Fei-hong gets fed up with the abuse and goes to learn from his fathers master. After one of the rival schools members kills some of the towns people Wong Fei-hong becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, ambition, hopes, good versus evil, heroes, best friends, deadly, rivalry, crimes, righting the wronged, battles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Angel 4: Undercover (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Angel, the high school student by day / hooker by night, has grown into a smart successful career woman. A prostitute is brutally murdered. The police dismiss it as "just another dead whore." Now Angel must take to the streets of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, saga ...
Plot: murder, investigation, photographer, club, police, groupie, friends, law enforcement, crimes, music band, deadly, best friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Rape of Richard Beck (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tables turn for cynical police officer Richard Beck (Richard Crenna) when he's viciously attacked by two homicidal crooks. Having never been empathetic toward the victims he's dealt with on a daily basis, Beck must now confront the ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: rape, law enforcement, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, murder, danger, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Conflict of Interest (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gideon rules the down and dirty side of town. From the docks where he runs an export business in stolen cars, to the heavy metal club where he can turn a little extra cash on hot women and cool drugs. Everyone loves Gideon, especially his posse of ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: heavy metal, investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, vengeance, heist, frame up, kidnapping, false accusation, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Riders (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his family is murdered, Johnny gets revenge on his former biker gang, The Slaves, and the police who lied to the gang about Johnny selling them out to the authorities.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, deadly, rivalry, vengeance, death of family, police, revenge, biker
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Puncture Wounds (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After returning home from a traumatic tour of duty in Iraq, John finds himself struggling with PTSD. What little peace he had managed to build around him is shattered one fateful day when he rescues a local call girl from a group of violent Aryan ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gang, heroes, crimes, tough heroes, prostitute, explosion, bloody violence, karate, martial arts, gunfight
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
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On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, hitman, vigilantism, deadly, partners against crime, rivalry, drug dealing, law enforcement, crimes, vengeance, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Shotgun (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Ian 'Shotgun' Jones hunts a sadistic misogynistic maniac.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, bondage, revenge, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, gangsters, rivalry, chases and races, riddles and clues, vigilantism, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Quiet Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jesse Palmer, is a Vietnam Veteran who must discomfit his ex-commanding officer turned crooked senate candidate named Whalen from conspiring to turn over part of the U.S. Government to terrorists. Whalen has all the help that he can afford. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, political corruption, vietnam veteran, one man army, crimes, on the run, deadly, heroes, crime, law enforcement, chases and races, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Eye of the Tiger (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Buck (Gary Busey) is a Vietnam vet, recently released from prison. He returns home to discover the town being terrorized by a vicious motorcycle gang. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his daughter, Buck and his friends arm themselves ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, battles, heroes, kidnapping, small town, fistfight, gunfight, martial arts, revenge, motorcycle gang, vietnam veteran, rocket launcher ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, miami, asia, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Wake of Death (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action superstar, Jean-Claude Van Damme (Universal Soldier, Street Fighter), is back and at his hard-hitting best as Ben Archer, an ex-mob enforcer seeking revenge against a ruthless Chinese kingpin responsible for his wife's brutal murder. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child in peril, gangsters, revenge, martial arts, murder, mortal combat, tough heroes, danger, deadly, rivalry, crimes, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Vendetta (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A sexy stuntwoman gets herself thrown into prison to avenge the death of her sister.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: prison, prison gang, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), women's prison, vengeance, rivalry, drug dealing, crimes, gays and lesbians, gang, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, heroes, gangsters, righting the wronged, frame up, vengeance, family life, false accusation, betrayal, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Nowhere to Hide (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Over the next 72 days, Detective Woo will push his skills to the limits and his team of cops to the edge as they conduct a manhunt for an elusive criminal. Woo takes the law into his own hands as the hunt becomes personal, and as his target may get ...
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, crime, vengeance, tough law enforcer, police investigation, rivalry, track down, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: south korea, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Lola the Truck Driving Woman (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Musical
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lola finds herself into the world of violence and drug trafficking when her father is murdered for refusing to put his truck to the service of a powerful cartel, with protections at high police levels. Knowing the local officials will not serve out ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, dealing with death, drug dealing, good versus evil, crime, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, rivalry, investigation, graphic violence, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Army (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Arjun and Geeta are a young couple, who are deeply in love with each other. They get married, and soon are proud parents. Arjun gets in the bad books of a notorious gangster named Nagraj, and is brutally killed. When Geeta finds out she decides to ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, dishonesty, deadly, protagonist as suspect, righting the wronged, under the surface, injustice, life is a bitch, rivalry, reincarnation, bollywood, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Chrome and Hot Leather (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Green Beret returns home from the Vietnam war to find that a gang of murderous bikers has killed his fiancee. He calls on several of his Green Beret buddies to come and help him take revenge on the gang.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: biker, revenge, green beret, crimes, danger, rivalry, gang, deadly, chases and races, soldier, best friends, buddies ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Target of Opportunity (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, friendship, rescue, adventure, escapades, dishonesty, political intrigue, crimes, danger, heroic mission, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, chechnya, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Walking the Edge (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, gangsters, taxi driver, danger, law enforcement, criminal heroes, deadly, crime gone awry, manhunt, rivalry, vigilantism ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%