Movies like The Mad Bomber

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The Mad Bomber (1973)
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The Mad Bomber (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Los Angeles police detective hunts a rapist and a bomber of public buildings.
Style: tense, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rapist, police detective, crimes, psychopath, terrorism, crime, life is a bitch, vigilantism, danger, society, chases and races, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, woman in danger, bomber, maniac, rape, violence, female nudity, feminism, city, father daughter relationship, pantyhose, serial rapist ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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Most similar movies to The Mad Bomber

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, crime, deadly, law enforcement, murder and danger mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like The Mad Bomber: The Rape of Richard Beck (1985), The Dirt Gang (1972), The New Centurions (1972), Walking the Edge (1985), Fighting Back (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
 2.2
 243
The Dirt Gang (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A film crew shooting in the desert is terrorized by a vicious outlaw motorcycle gang (on dirt bikes, no less) who are after the women in the company.
Style: rough, bleak, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, deadly, crime, gang, rivalry, chases and races, danger, woman in danger, filmmaking, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), contest ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The New Centurions (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, rookie, lapd, golden years, kids in trouble, police detective, city life, police corruption, urban, idealism, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 450
Fighting Back (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's a hard crime story about a Philadelphia shop owner who has enough of the criminals' violences and ravages. He organizes a patrol of civil people. It all starts to go wrong because his team's actions are taken as racial ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, vigilantism, interracial relations, store, crime, death wish, deadly, society, criminal heroes, terrorism, vengeance, urban ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Death Collector (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A kid from the neighborhood goes to work for the Mafia as a collector.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, deadly, gang, crime, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Wrecking Crew (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A high-level government hit squad is sent into the streets in order to complete a deadly mission.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, undercover, life is a bitch, crimes, rivalry, partners, partners against crime, danger, urban ghetto life, gang, gang war, african american ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Dead in a Heartbeat (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unlikely duo, Lieutenant Tom Royko of the Seattle Bomb Squad and renowned heart surgeon, Dr. Gillian Hayes, find themselves in a race against time to track down a disturbed bomber who is inexplicably causing Dr. Hayes' patients to explode.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, vengeance, deadly, law enforcement, mentally unstable, danger, doctors and patients, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, crime, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Twisted Justice (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Los Angeles of the future, police are forbidden to carry weapons and must use stun guns instead. A maverick detective ignores those restrictions in his pursuit of "The Bullseye Murderer," a psychotic rapist who takes a new drug ...
Style: futuristic, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, law enforcement, dishonesty, serial killer, rivalry, investigation, mad scientist, psychopath, crimes, deadly, vengeance, police corruption ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 162
Jackals (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cops in a small town near the Mexican border find themselves caught up in a scheme that smuggles illegal aliens into the country.
Style: clever, rough, suspenseful, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, dishonesty, immigrants, society, crimes, witnessing a crime, crime, chases and races, rivalry, deadly, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.9
 1K
Ambushed (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the frenetic underbelly of Los Angeles, Agent Maxwell closes in on an international cocaine smuggling operation run by criminal mastermind Vincent Camastra. When Agent Beverly Royce goes undercover with the drug dealers and finds herself deeper ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, tough law enforcer, crimes, police corruption, working undercover, special agents, lapd, corrupt cop, strip club, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The bikers are the heroes and the lawmen are the villains in this vintage action drama. The Spirits are a motorcycle club who ride the highways and country roads of Michigan; while they look rough, wear beat-up denim and favor Harley Davidsons, the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, frame up, motorcycle gang, motorcycle, violence, vietnam veteran, police, rape, revenge, blood, biker, vigilante ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Underground (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A cop must stop the killings of rap stars. But, he gets in too deep after his partner is killed.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, drug dealing, urban ghetto, chase, rivalry, chases and races, deadly, investigation, crimes, gangsters, crime, hip hop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 426
The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: haunted by the past, vengeance, investigation, police detective, serial killer, psychopath, track down, vigilantism, who done it, murder, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 366
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, one man army, undercover, terrorism, vengeance, crimes, race against time, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry, special agents, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 455
Young Warriors (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is gang raped and murdered in a California college town, her brother takes up arms by night with a gang of like-minded vigilantes from his fraternity, brutally punishing any miscreants they catch in a criminal act.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: youth, gang, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, low lives, gory, death wish, crimes, buddies, fighting crime, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Ministers (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his killers.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, rivalry, danger, profanity, deadly, law enforcement, unlikely couple, murder, graphic violence, romancing a criminal, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
B.T.K. Killer (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Veteran Boogey Man and Zodiac Killer director Ulli Lommel continues his long tradition of delivering tense thrills with this relentless look at the life of the elusive, Kansas-based serial killer known to authorities only as "B.T.K." ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, investigation, life is a bitch, mind game, police investigation, chase, crimes, police detective, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Brotherhood of Death (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of Black soldiers are home from the war and head to a small Southern town. The town is dominated by a group of Klansmen who keep the Black majority from voting or being treated like human beings. However, these newcomers convince the local ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vietnam war, racism, ku klux klan, revenge, heroes, deadly, rivalry, society, crimes, life is a bitch, injustice ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Peace Killers (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Siblings Kristy and Jeffrey are buying supplies at a remote desert gas station when some members of a biker gang come cruising in. The bikers recognize Kristy, who used to be the main squeeze of the gang's leader before she ran away. The pair ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gang, motorcycle gang, vengeance, tough heroes, gory, rivalry, deadly, crimes, adventure, danger, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 1K
Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, racism, gangsters, police investigation, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, false accusation, social decay, murder, police corruption, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.4
 220
Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, police corruption, disorder, urban ghetto, law enforcement, friendship, danger, rivalry, profanity, sexual content, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 468
The Sweeper (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young renegade undercover cop with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader who wants only to kill all criminals and those ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police shootout, vigilante, police officer, crimes, working undercover, police detective, partners, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, starting over, police investigation, on the run, gang, going straight, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, buddies, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 10K
Freelancers (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops. His new boss, Sarcone, will see if he has what it takes to be rogue through many trials and tribulations of loyalty, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, partners against crime, uncover truth, vigilantism, teaching the ways of the world, law enforcement, police corruption, betrayal, dishonesty, crime, partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 2K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, life turned upside down, danger, rivalry, on the run, dishonesty, going straight, chases and races, graphic violence, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Act of Aggression (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After his wife and daughter are raped and killed by a motorbike gang a man sets out to take revenge.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting, tense ...
Plot: revenge, crime, rebellion, gang, crimes, rivalry, deadly, injustice, chases and races, life is a bitch, track down, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Story of a Latino Godfather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, gangsters, prison, prison life, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty, gang, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 713
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 ⇓
38%
 5.1
 221
The Waiter (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man travels through corporate corruption and his own sin to find his soul.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: heroes, hitman, rivalry, crimes, danger, dishonesty, deadly, tough guy, gunfight, violence, head bandage, wind ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%