Movies like Irresistible Force

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Irresistible Force (1993)
 5.2
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Irresistible Force (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A police sergant is about to retire. Therefore he only wants to let the time pass by without getting in trouble or even becoming hurt. But this is not so easy as he receives as partner an enthusiastic young, female agent who provokes all kinds of adventures. All the trouble culminates in the confrontation with a group of terrorists who hold an supermarket in hostage.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: karate, buddy cop, woman with a gun, computer cracker, teenager, sniper, martial arts, swat team, thief, fight, terrorist, kung fu, money, police officer, police, escape, violence, motorcycle, hostage, kidnapping, death, betrayal, warrior, murder, tough guy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s

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Most similar movies to Irresistible Force

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about brawl, gun, murder, fight, fistfight, violence and death mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Irresistible Force: S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017), Chain of Command (1994), Maximum Force (1992), Sleepless (2017), Black and Blue (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: police, corrupt cop, survival, death of friend, swat team, chase, murder, spy, brutality, violence, husband wife relationship, police chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Chain of Command (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Merrill Ross (Michael Dudikoff) is thought to be a C.I.A. agent gone bad and teaming with some other alphabet named agency to take over the oil rich country of Qumir, he finds he's in the middle of a very explosive situation. Not knowing ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: computer cracker, geopolitics, battles, krav maga, corporate conspiracy, chain of command, oil refinery, sadist, torture, cia agent, hostile takeover, press conference ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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 ⇓
72%
 5.6
 33K
Sleepless (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: organized crime, tough cop, undercover cop, kidnapping, police corruption, rescue, police detective, father son relationship, race against time, brutality, murder, corruption ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 6.4
 24K
Black and Blue (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exposure follows a rookie Detroit African-American female cop who stumbles upon corrupt officers who are murdering a drug dealer, an incident captured by her body cam. They pursue her through the night in an attempt to destroy the footage, but to ...
Style: suspense, tense, bleak, surprise ending, neo noir ...
Plot: corrupt cop, ghetto, african american, betrayal, police, rookie, drug lord, criminal gang, police corruption, organized crime, murder, drug dealer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.8
 9K
The 2nd (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Secret-service agent Vic Davis is on his way to pick up his estranged son, Sean, from his college campus when he finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes terrorist operation. His son's friend Erin Walton, the daughter of Supreme Court ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: computer cracker, secret agents, cia agent, secret service, secret service agent, fight, murder, kidnapping, chase, rescue, gunfight, group of criminals ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
CIA Code Name: Alexa (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A CIA operative kills a terrorist during a prison break. When a group of terrorists attempts to recover a microchip implanted in the man's body, one of them is captured and convinced by the CIA to work for them as an informer.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, terrorist, terrorism, female fighter, cia, woman with a gun, prison escape, secret agents, espionage, heroes, undercover, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.7
 2K
Countdown (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A madman captures a young boy and rigs him with explosives. Ray Fitzpatrick, still haunted by the loss of his own son, will defy orders to stop the clock and save a life
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: countdown, race against time, wrestling, bomb, police, hostage, kidnapping, child in peril, violence, criminal, little boy, mercilessness ...
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.9
 446
Lion Strike (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: psychotronic, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, fight, competition, forest, kidnapping, murder, master warrior, chase, heroes, gangsters, hitman, kung fu ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 13K
Final Score (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a stadium is seized by a group of heavily armed criminals during a major sporting event, an ex-soldier must use all his military skills to save the 35,000 capacity crowd, one of which is the daughter of his fallen comrade.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, one against many, unlikely hero, strong man, haunted by the past, survival, race against time, fake identity, dark past, rescue attempt, russian, murder ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, london, england, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 120
Hammerhead (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective's hunt for the man who murdered his friend takes him to the Caribbean, where he finds himself enmeshed in a web of corruption and murder.
Style: buddy movie, surprise ending, buddy comedy, cult film
Plot: spy, murder, caribbean sea, interracial relations, war buddy, yankee, weirdo, secret agents, old love, friend turned foe, final showdown, child abduction ...
Place: jamaica, miami, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
48%
 5.2
 690
Firepower (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the year 2007, crime has risen at an exponential rate. Once highly populated metropolises such as Los Angeles are no longer inhabitable. These cities have transformed into "Hell Zones," ruled by violent street gangs. The Hell Zone, ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street gang, katana, martial arts, murder, nightclub, gang, computer cracker, fixed fight, tough heroes, working undercover, theater, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s, year 2006
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 739
Rage (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A corrupt right-wing militia group chooses a California teacher as the ideal specimen to clone for its army.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, kidnapping, laboratory, murder, cloning, chaos, battles, disorder, righting the wronged, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 15K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, 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: tense, exciting, suspense, bleak, surprise ending ...
Plot: revenge, murder, police corruption, brutality, violence, sociopath, paranoia, vigilantism, vengeance, gangsters, judiciary, corrupt politician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Tactical Force (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A training exercise for the LAPD SWAT Team goes terribly wrong when they find themselves pitted against two rival gangs while trapped in an abandoned Hangar, armed with nothing but blanks.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, rivalry, confined, gang, law enforcement, crimes, tough heroes, mission gone awry, male female relationship, car chase, undercover, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, british columbia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.9
 4K
Altitude (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A female FBI agent is offered millions to help a thief escape from a hijacked airplane.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: airplane, terrorist, hostage, rescue, hostage situation, race against time, passenger, criminal, gang, pilot, fear, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Condemned 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former bounty hunter who finds himself on the run as part of a revamped Condemned tournament, in which convicts are forced to fight each other to the death as part of a game that's broadcast to the public.
Plot: paranoia, chase, frame up, martial arts, betrayal, bomb, suspicion, tough guy, brutality, revenge, deception, money ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Triple Threat (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.
Style: suspense, intense, brutal, bloody, surprise ending
Plot: martial arts, fight, mercenary, police, police shootout, mole, murder, chase, police station, fistfight, captivity, organized crime ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Contract to Kill (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Harmon is a CIA/DEA enforcer investigating Arab terrorists captured in Mexico. With his team--seductive FBI agent Zara and spy-drone pilot Sharp--he flies to Istanbul and uncovers a brutal plot: Islamic extremists plan to use Sonora drug-smuggling ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, touching, suspense
Plot: aikido, martial arts, conspiracy, cia agent, paranoia, hitman, woman fights a man, undercover, fbi agent, secret agents, gunfight, home invasion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: el paso texas, istanbul turkey, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 3K
Black Tigers (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The former leader of a commando rescue attempt into Vietnam tries to discover why his squad members are being murdered, one-by-one, after the war is over.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vietnam war, politics, rescue mission, military, revenge, swat team, rescue, soldier, battlefield, one man army, fight ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, los angeles, paris france, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
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Operator (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, captivating, psychological, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, hostage, chaos, haunted by the past, manipulation, criminal, redemption, betrayal, survival, child in peril, police officer ...
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Belly of the Beast (2003)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, Hong Kong, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jake and Sunti go to meet Mongkol, the leader of the Abu Karaf. Mongkol confirms that ever since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Jantapan has worked to corner the narcotics and arms markets. Jake must engage in a battle that will put ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, terrorism, rescue, race against time, wiretap, lone wolves, crimes, government agency, missing person, parents and children, espionage ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, washington d.c., hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Expect No Mercy (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Federal Service Agent Justin Vanier has been assigned to infiltrate the mysterious Virtual Arts Academy in search of Eric, a fellow agent. In this high-tech facility, the maniacal leader Warbeck is training assassins to become even more efficient ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: martial arts, virtual reality, assassination, undercover, kidnapping, espionage, crimes, man versus machine, life is a bitch, dishonesty, law enforcement, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.8
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Black Dawn (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonathan Cold returns, this time he goes Undercover to stop a group of Terrorists before they bomb Los Angeles.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, spiritual
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, secret agents, martial arts, spy, race against time, undercover, nuclear bomb, special agents, track down, rescue, espionage, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, amsterdam, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Gen-X Cops 2: Metal Mayhem (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When terrorists abduct a deadly government attack robot, the call is put out to the Gen-Y Cops, an elite task force with lethal fighting skills. Together with a trigger-happy FBI agent, the Gen-Y Cops race against time to destroy the robot before it ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, undercover, save the world, special agents, fighting crime, heroic mission, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, androids and robots, partners, technology gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 116K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, political, bloody ...
Plot: revenge, terrorism, justice, tough guy, bomb, one against many, ex special forces, ira, death, martial arts, death of daughter, home invasion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: united kingdom, ireland, northern ireland, america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 907
No Contest (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: sexy, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, beauty pageant, terrorist, gang, hijacking, monster, woman with a gun, women, showdown, daughter, gunfight ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 1K
Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, medieval, crimes, murder, femdom, woman with a gun, rivalry, law enforcement, master warrior, master criminal, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 672
Back in Action (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two men have different motivations but the same goal when they team up and mount an assault on a powerful drug gang.
Style: suspense, erotic, neo noir, cult film
Plot: martial arts, bandit, making love, sex scene, green beret, buddy cop, card playing, man punching a woman, hate, woman in danger, suitcase of money, swashbuckler ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%