Movies like The Junkman

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The Junkman (1982)
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The Junkman (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As film-maker Harlan Hollis drives to a James Dean festival, he's unaware that killers are tracking his every move. The fast and furious race to avoid their net, stay alive and discover who is behind this lethal plan, will take Hollis through a fiery battle, turning highways and city streets into a blazing junkyard.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, adventure, crimes, hitman, heroes, hostages, hostage, memory loss, partners, on the run, fugitives, obsessive quest, intrigue, danger, unlikely partners, chases and races, escapades, deadly, rivalry, race against time, tough law enforcer, save the day
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california

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Most similar movies to The Junkman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, semi serious and humorous films with plots about crimes, chases and races, chase, crime, car chase, partners and rivalry mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Junkman: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974), Black Dog (1998), Carquake! (1976), Metro (1997), Freebie and the Bean (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Insurance investigator Maindrian Pace and his team lead double-lives as unstoppable car thieves. When a South American drug lord pays Pace to steal 48 cars for him, all but one, a 1973 Ford Mustang, are in the bag. As Pace prepares to rip-off the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car thief, chase, police, police investigation, heist, race against time, perfect crime, master criminal, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
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100%
 5.5
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Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck, car chase, chases and races, rescue, chase, danger, crimes, partners, race against time, on the run, one man army, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 4K
Carquake! (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Coy "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) and his blazing red Pontiac enter the Trans-America Grand Prix, an underground road race spanning the continent in which there are no rules, no speed limits and no heed for the law. En route, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the road, chase, anti heroes, martial artist, chaos and mayhem, off the road, rally, chaos, super vehicle, danger, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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 ⇓
55%
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Freebie and the Bean (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, car chase, police, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, chases and races, partners, partners against crime, chase, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Wrecking Crew (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Count Contini attempts to destroy the world's economy by masterminding the theft of $1 billion in U.S. gold, ICE chief MacDonald summons secret agent Matt Helm to stop him.
Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, master villain, crimes, adventure, race against time, one man army, undercover, dishonesty, escapades, danger, master criminal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
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Fast Getaway (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nelson, played by Corey Haim is a teenager who robs banks with his father in group along with two other friends. Corey Haim Is the right guy, in the right place, at the right time. All he needed was a ...fast getaway
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, chase, robbery, disorder, escapades, criminal heroes, partners, rivalry, crimes, youth, family relations, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 2K
Downtown (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Officer Alex Kearney patrols an upscale neighborhood in Philadelphia, where he pulls over a well-connected white collar executive who promises to get even with the policeman. Soon, Kearney learns that he is off the cushy suburban beat and must now ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, deadly, chase, partners, buddies, society, law enforcement, crime, crimes, suburban life, fish out of water, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Christmas Rush (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the season of giving, the department took his badge. Criminals took his wife. Now, one cop is taking matters into his own hands
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, save the day, law enforcement, master criminal, crimes, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, deadly, partners, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Montana (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seasoned enforcer is given the seemingly routine task of finding the Boss's runaway mistress, Kitty. However Kitty is involved in plans to overthrow the Boss and this routine task gets very complicated.
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, hitman, gunfight, murder, boss, cancer, disorder, kidnapping, terminal illness, gangsters, chases and races, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Auto Recovery (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A heart warming story about three young men who specialize in recovering high end, expensive and well protected autos that are hard to retrieve due to lack of payments.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crimes, buddies, heist, partners, car chase, dishonesty, car, rivalry, auto repair, danger, friendship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Candy and Ellie Jo are a pair of sexy bank robbers who blast their way into small-town banks with a carload of dynamite! When they take Slim hostage, it begins a thrill-packed crime spree across the state of Texas.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hostage, on the run, chase, small town, prison, white trash, trailer trash, pursuit, law enforcement, unlikely criminals, fugitives ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 1K
Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, danger, partners, cons and scams, disorder, crimes, crime, heist, ruby, pursuit, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.1
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Con Express (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hotheaded Alaskan customs agent (Sean Patrick Flannery) unwillingly teams up with a coldhearted but beautiful Soviet agent (Ursula Karven) to capture a rogue Russian general (Arnold Vosloo), selling a shipment of deadly nerve gas. Tensions and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hostage, danger, hostages, crimes, adventure, deadly, rivalry, partners, terrorism, prison, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 189
Keaton's Cop (1990)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ex-mobster Keaton, now living in a retirement home, narrowly misses being the target of a mob hit. Policemen Jake, an old friend of Keaton's, and Gable, a violent cop who takes an immediate disliking to the aging gangster are called in to keep ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, investigation, chases and races, gangsters, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, odd couple, race against time, partners against crime, law enforcement, golden years, unlikely partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Seven-Ups (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money.
Style: twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, ransom, bail bondsman, partners against crime, society, rebellion, gangsters, rivalry, chases and races, law enforcement, fighting crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 104
Banzai Runner (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A highway patrolman goes after a ring of hit-and-run drivers known as "Banzai runners," who have fast, expensive cars and stage illegal, dangerous high-speed races on the freeways at night.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, hit and run, chases and races, dishonesty, crimes, hidden identity, drug dealing, danger, undercover, master criminal, police investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 655
Crazy Mama (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jonathan Demme directs this joyous unrelentlessly kitchy celebration of 50's America.
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, humorous, disturbing ...
Plot: cross country, family relations, on the road, car chase, crimes, criminal heroes, society, chase, unlikely criminals, crime, graphic violence, anti hero ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: arkansas, florida, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.0
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Dead Easy (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three young friends trying to break into the entertainment business inadvertently anger a mob boss, setting in motion a chain of events that results in their being hunted by every thug and killer in town.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, on the run, mafia, urban setting, disco, crime, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, criminal heroes, chase, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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High Risk (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four American friends, badly needing money, decide to make a commando-like raid into a South American drug lord's compound.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: chase, drug dealing, jungle, bandit, criminal heroes, crime, on the run, danger, adventure, rivalry, chases and races, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cedric the Entertainer plays Jake, a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants. When he finds himself entangled in a government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers become convinced that he ...
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, working undercover, goofy hero, martial arts, master criminal, save the day, race against time, spy, government agency, danger, spy spoof, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 2K
Made Men (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man and a woman are on the run from gangsters whom he has stolen $12.5 million. When the gangsters show up, he takes them supposedly to where the money is hidden but instead leads them into a trap at a backwoods crystal-meth factory. The gangsters ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, law enforcement, chase, gangsters, race against time, rivalry, crime, police investigation, chases and races, crime gone awry, witnessing a crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, safecracker, chase, on the road, crimes, crime, treasure hunt, rivalry, adventure, partners, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Assault of the Killer Bimbos (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two go-go dancers, Lulu and Peaches, are framed for the murder of their employer by the real killer, sleazy gangster Vinnie. Picking up waitress Darlene along the way, the three are involved in wild car chases with cops as they head south to cross ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nightclub, chase, gangsters, on the run, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, chases and races, rivalry, deadly, crimes, dancer's life, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
 936
The Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: CJ is a sexy, cold-blooded assassin who wants to quit the business. She agrees to carry out one last hit, but for the first time in her career as an assassin, she is unable to finish the job.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, pregnancy, hitman, chases and races, adventure, society, crime, drug dealing, crimes, danger, deadly, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 2K
Hollow Point (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Livingston is trying to merge the Russians, Chinese and Italian gangsters into one group with huge amounts of money and power. FBI agent Susan and DEA agent Max are trying to stop them.
Style: humorous, exciting, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, espionage, undercover, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, race against time, crime, chase, crimes, special agents, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Knock Out Cop (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This cop doesn't carry a gun - his fist is loaded!
Style: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, chase, farce, tough law enforcer, obsessive quest, crime, tough heroes, graphic violence, law enforcement, drug dealing, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: naples italy, africa, italy, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 30K
Stretch (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hard-luck limo driver struggling to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie takes on a job with a crazed passenger whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, escapades, chases and races, danger, disorder, going straight, foot chase, gambling debt, gangsters, revenge, urban, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 3K
Hard Luck (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three converging story lines involving bootleggers, a serial killer and drug dealers are followed. A former drug dealer tries to go straight, but comes across a stash of stolen drugs. Meanwhile, a middle-aged suburban housewife hides a sadistic and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, gangsters, stolen money, track down, chase, danger, dishonesty, drug dealing, criminal heroes, deadly, crimes, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%