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The Lookout (2012)
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The Lookout (2012)
Original name: Le Guetteur
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A major police operation to take down a notorious gang of bank robbers goes horribly wrong when a rooftop sniper opens fire, killing several police officers and causing an explosive distraction in which the robbers make their getaway. Commissioner Mattei launches a large-scale manhunt for the sniper and his team, and is thrown into the seedy Parisian underworld of criminals and fallen souls.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, manhunt, police detective, track down, rivalry, crimes, heist, deadly, chase, sniper, escapades, crime, graphic violence, violence spree, chases and races, law enforcement, bank robbery, gangsters, money, police, forest, female nudity, bank robber, murder, rooftop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, crime, rivalry, chases and races, graphic violence and police investigation mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like The Lookout: Eye in the Sky (2007), Blind Man (2012), Cold Eyes (2013), Black Ransom (2010), Switch (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Eye in the Sky (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The head of an elite Hong Kong surveillance unit (Simon Yam) keeps one eye on his rookie apprentice (Kate Tsui) and the other on a notorious criminal (Tony Leung Ka Fai) he suspects of masterminding a recent jewel heist in this tense thriller from ...
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Plot: master criminal, undercover, fighting crime, police investigation, gang, track down, heist, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, working undercover, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
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Blind Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A police inspector must solve two grisly murders. The problem is that his only suspect is a blind man.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, mind game, blind man, deadly, solitary, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, cane ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Cold Eyes (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: HA Yoon-ju becomes the newest member to a unit within the Korean Police Forces Special Crime Department that specializes in surveillance activities on high profile criminals. She teams up with HWANG Sang-Jun, the veteran leader of the unit, and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, fighting crime, partners, crimes, gang, law enforcement, heist, track down, crime, graphic violence, map ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul
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Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A powerful triad boss has been kidnapped, and the new police superintendent Koo (Fala Chen) decides to recruit the help of Mann (Simon Yam), a former supercop who has since been relegated to back-up duty. Mann has his work cut out for him when he ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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Switch (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Montreal, the unemployed fashion designer Sophie Malaterre is shown a website, switch.com, where it is possible to switch houses with a stranger for vacation. Sophie seeks an apartment in Paris nearby the Eiffel Tower that belongs to Bénédicte ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Mea Culpa (2014)
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 ...
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Place: france, south of france
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Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two detectives investigating a gang-related find themselves targeted by both gang members and crooked cops.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, police detective, partners against crime, police investigation, partners, deadly, police corruption, law enforcement, investigation, profanity, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, gang, working undercover, crimes, crime, loss of partner, car chase, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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50%
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36th Precinct (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
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Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Walker investigates a murder connected with a missing government weapon. In addition, he tries to track down a teen on the run from a crime syndicate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Doberman (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The charismatic criminal Dobermann, who got his first gun when he was christened, leads a gang of brutal robbers. After a complex and brutal bank robbery, they are being hunted by the Paris police. The hunt is led by the sadistic cop Christini, who ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, crimes, crime, chase, gang, police corruption, weapons, law enforcement, danger, deadly, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Johan Falk: Organizatsija Karayan (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Johan Falk's stepdaughter Nina has gotten in contact with her biological father, Orjan, discovering that he is in debt to an Estonian construction company in Gothenburg, leading to Nina's kidnapping.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sleepless Night (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Vincent is a crooked cop whose drug heist goes wrong when he is stabbed and the criminals he is robbing discover his identity. Vincent escapes with a huge bag of cocaine, but discovers his loot belongs to a powerful mob boss who kidnaps ...
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Mask of the Ninja (2008)
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Duration: 85 min.
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The Red Siren (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
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Soundless (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized, psychological
Audience: boys' night
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Legendary Assassin (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An assassin who is fresh from his latest kill becomes stranded in an island, when he inadvertently befriends a female police officer. As the night progresses, the unspoken truth honored by the two sides of the law is broken. After the remains of a ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Vendetta (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Special ops interrogation officer Jimmy Vickers (Danny Dyer) tracks down a gang who slaughtered his parents while at the same time avoiding being tracked down by his old unit and the cops. With police closing in and his old unit on his trail, he has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
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The Loner (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young robbers, specializing in robbing shopping center security guards, are raging through out Gothenburg. A robbery goes awry when an innocent passerby is killed. Ricky, the gang's young leader, tries to quickly find an expert who ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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High Voltage (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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R.I.F. (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A policeman takes his family on a holiday, and after almost hitting a wild hog, the car won't start. They get hike with a guy scrutinizing his pretty wife. Shortly after, she disappears.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
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Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, crimes, danger, fighting crime, deadly, law enforcement, police detective, mafia, murder, uninhibited rivalry, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hunter Will Get You (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: L'Alpagueur is a free-lance spy from the French secret agency. He's put on the investigation about L'epervier, a serial-killer who employs young boys to help him robbing banks before killing them.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Sniper (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A police sniper teams up with a hot-headed rookie to take down his former friend and teammate, who is exacting revenge on the police force.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, track down, crimes, law enforcement, partners, rivalry, disagreement, moral dilemma, chase, sniper, murder, hostage ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Johan Falk: De 107 patrioterna (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a beautiful day in Slottsskogen, Gothenburg idyllic city park, when suddenly the unthinkable happens - gunfire amidst all people. Two gangsters shooting game against each other and a large police operation starts. The conflict grows ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
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Colt 45 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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