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Liberty Stands Still (2002)
 5.7
 7K
Liberty Stands Still (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As the heir and current marketing director for one of the nation's biggest gun manufacturers, Liberty Wallace is indifferent to the atrocities made possible through her business and her CEO husband, Victor. On her way to see her actor lover, Liberty ends up chained to a food cart full of explosives -- all at the insistence of "Joe", a sniper whose young daughter was a victim of gun violence, and who now has Liberty in his sights.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, suspense, twists and turns, bad ending, dramatic ...
Plot: hostage, vengeance, hitman, hostages, love affair, danger, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, special agents, family problems, couples, arms dealer, laser, crimes, politics, couple relations, drug dealing, love and romance, death in the family, dealing with death, female director, bomb, gun ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, vengeance and hitman mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Liberty Stands Still: Scenes of the Crime (2001), Darkness Falls (1999), Absolute Deception (2013), Facade (1999), Enemies Among Us (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, gang, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
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Darkness Falls (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in order to understand the events that led to his wife ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: captivity, hostage, vengeance, couples, family problems, confined, haunted by the past, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, danger, estate ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, special agents, uncover truth, investigation, manhunt, undercover, chases and races, danger, journalism, espionage, couple relations, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, cuba, australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.4
 233
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, hotel ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Enemies Among Us (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's not politics as usual, or is it? The governor of Louisiana is about to become the vice-presidential candidate for his party but a murder and an international web spanning from South Africa to Pakistan and North Korea might just get in the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, campaign, danger, crimes, dishonesty, political corruption, politics, haunted by the past, rivalry, state affairs, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, police investigation, dishonesty, deadly, tough heroes, criminal heroes, on the road, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.0
 824
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, witnessing a crime, crime, crimes, undercover, rivalry, crime gone awry, danger, working undercover, gangsters, criminal heroes, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.2
 369
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, one man army, save the day, race against time, terrorism, law enforcement, master criminal, deadly, danger, vengeance, crimes, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.4
 378
Protection (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mobster moves to a new town as a protected witness and tries to start over, only to find he can't escape his old ways
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: starting over, hidden identity, going straight, criminal heroes, danger, crime gone awry, tough heroes, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, hitman, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Bangkok Dangerous (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The movie is about a deaf-mute hitman and his partner. Trouble begins when he starts a relationship with a young woman.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, fall in love, friendship, gangsters, love affair, rivalry, deadly, danger, mute or deaf, killer, assassination, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, revenge, femme fatale, serial killer, psychopath, couples, dishonesty, family problems, deadly, infidelity, crime, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.8
 313
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: deadly, disorder, crimes, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, going straight, partners, criminal's revenge, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Russian Specialist (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Russian ex-hit man is called back to Russia for one last job. This time against his former employees, the Russian mob.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, tough heroes, danger, deadly, one man army, gang, prostitute, kidnapping, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
 3K
Stiletto (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, police investigation, hitman, rivalry, danger, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, police detective, betrayal, dishonesty, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 14K
Paparazzi (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rising Hollywood actor decides to take personal revenge against a group of four persistent photographers to make them pay for almost causing a personal tragedy involving his wife and son.
Style: suspenseful, serious, intense, clever, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, paparazzi, stalking, murder, actor's life, rivalry, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, danger, journalism, family problems, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, los angeles, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
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Dead Silence (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three escaped convicts take a group of deaf students hostage but their teacher is Marlee Matlin!
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, school, missing person, betrayal, race against time, hijacking, crime, murderous pair, special agents, fugitives, confined, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 82K
Haywire (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by ...
Style: serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, one woman army, fist fighting, spies, betrayal, manhunt, chases and races, danger, rivalry, hitman, dishonesty, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., barcelona, usa, europe, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.2
 1K
Treed Murray (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An advertising executive, trapped in a tree by a gang of would-be muggers, manipulates them into fighting to save his life.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: gang, mind game, rivalry, juvenile delinquency, crimes, vengeance, crime gone awry, danger, deadly, city life, violence spree, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 10K
Trespass (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the turf of a local gang, who come by to execute one of their ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gang, murder, drug dealing, treasure hunt, gangsters, revenge, chase, crimes, crime, danger, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, arkansas, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Tesseract (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, Thailand, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A psychologist, an Englishman, a bellboy and a wounded female assasin have their fates crossed at a sleazy Bangkok hotel.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, psychologist, assassination attempt, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, track down, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, deadly, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
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Murder at 1600 (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A secretary is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from the Secret Service, Regis partners with agent Nina Chance. As political ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political thriller, secret service, investigation, conspiracy, murder, politics, crimes, crime, white house, state affairs, love affair, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 61K
The Specialist (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: May Munro is a woman obsessed with getting revenge on the people who murdered her parents when she was still a girl. She hires Ray Quick, a retired explosives expert to kill her parent's killers. When Ned Trent, embittered ex-partner of ...
Style: sexy, tense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, explosive, assassination, tough heroes, revenge, rivalry, deadly, danger, organized crime, explosives expert, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s, year 1984 ...
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 931
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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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, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, crimes, rivalry, murder, deadly, law enforcement, contests and competitions, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 84K
War (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: FBI agent Jack Crawford is out for revenge when his partner is killed and all clues point to the mysterious assassin Rogue. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of some unfinished business, he triggers a violent clash of rival gangs. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vengeance, presumed dead, hitman, loss of friend, fbi, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, martial arts, special agents, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 2K
On the Job (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On The Job is about the ambitions and passions of four men trying to make a living, for themselves and their families. It shows the parallels between two prison inmates who are contract killers, and the two agents of the law investigating the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, crimes, danger, assassination, corrupt law enforcer, honest law enforcer, corruption, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: sexual, sexy, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, mind game, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, vengeance, love triangle, deadly, couples, couple relations, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 407
Show Me (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When two squeegee kids descend upon Sarah and her luxury sedan, the fuse is lit on a tense cat and mouse tale of captors and captives. Sarah is forced to continue her trip to an isolated cottage where the twisted trio bait and entice one another in ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, mind game, deadly, couples, rivalry, isolation, danger, woman in danger, youth, confined, teenage life, captivity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Assassin Next Door (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel, France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In an old apartment building on the wrong side of the tracks, two women, unknown to each other, live across the hall on the second floor. Galia is an assassin involved against her will with the local sex-traffic mafia. All she wants is to reunite ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: chase, woman in danger, hitman, danger, on the run, rivalry, friendship, deadly, disobey, crimes, russian mafia, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
An Innocent Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, police corruption, false accusation, frame up, gang, drug dealing, vengeance, prison gang, law enforcement, prison life, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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