Movies like A Man Apart

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A Man Apart (2003)
 6.1
 42K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when all Vetter can focus on is revenge.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, harsh, emotional, surprise ending, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, vengeance, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, fighting crime, crime, danger, tough heroes, revenge, tragic hero, heroes, partners, chases and races, law enforcement, buddies, deadly, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, corpse, machismo, repayment, violence, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, los angeles, latin america, california, colombia, beverly hills ...

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Most similar movies to A Man Apart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, gunfight, chase, murder, vengeance, violence and betrayal mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Man Apart: The Punisher (2004), Hitman (2007), Fast & Furious (2009), Chaos (2005), Faster (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 141K
The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, funeral, tough law enforcer, vengeance, tragic hero, superhero, torment, rage, tough heroes, heroes, crimes, loss of child ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 153K
Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, sniper, one man army, danger, interpol, cia, fist fighting, assassination, chases and races, swat, funeral, killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, istanbul turkey, nigeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.6
 240K
Fast & Furious (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Conner. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmaneuver ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car race, car chase, chase, gang, loss of loved one, fbi, desert, rivalry, team, friends, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 48K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police detective, police investigation, gangsters, crime, hostages, law enforcement, robbery, crimes, fan, dirty cop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 93K
Faster (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has spent the last 10 years in prison planning revenge for the murder of his brother. Now that Driver is free to carry out his deadly plan only two men stand in his way- Billy Bob Thornton plays a veteran cop and Oliver ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, vengeance, tough heroes, ex convict, policewoman, corruption, crime, law enforcement, prisoner, revenge, hitman, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, violence, heroes, partners, tough heroes, crimes, danger, vigilantism, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 65K
Walking Tall (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, fighting crime, casino, ex soldier, police corruption, fighting the system, tough law enforcer, machismo, honest law enforcer, danger, violence, jury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 55K
Sabotage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: rough, exciting, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, vengeance, brutality, police investigation, strip club, swat team, drug addict, hostage, bribe, crime scene, drug cartel, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, georgia, atlanta georgia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Best of the Best II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, friends, master warrior, contests and competitions, crime, rivalry, vengeance, fighting crime, partners, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 65K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, rough, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, revenge, drug lord, violence, police brutality, corruption, crime, police investigation, witnessing a crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, switzerland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of his girlfriend's daughter from a drug overdose, Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) takes on the local drug cartel.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, drug dealing, danger, gang, gory, deadly, fighting crime, tough heroes, chases and races, lone wolves, violence spree ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, murder, investigation, prison, crime, redemption, master criminal, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, track down, loss of partner ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 194K
Gangster Squad (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: rough, tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mob boss, heroin, organized crime, mafia, tough law enforcer, group of criminals, corruption, crime, police chief, fighting crime, crimes, unconventional method ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 15K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, police investigation, crime, danger, master criminal, fighting crime, hostages, crimes, tough law enforcer, working undercover, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 111K
Contraband (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, smuggling, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, criminal, gunfight, crime, betrayal, ex convict, financial problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 9K
Waist Deep (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, gang, race against time, drug lord, hip hop, gangsters, crime, prostitute, ransom, urban, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, martial arts, car chase, psychopath, police investigation, vengeance, gangsters, crime, danger, good versus evil, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 23K
Fire with Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against – after being held up at a local convenience store – threatens him.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, murder, witness protection, u.s. marshal, crime, vigilantism, danger, witnessing a crime, hidden identity, chases and races, police detective, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new orleans, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, assassination, hitman, fight, unlikely partners, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, danger, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, organized crime, dark hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 61K
Dead Man Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is seduced by a woman seeking retribution.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, criminal's revenge, blackmail, crime lord, crime, gangsters, mysterious woman, enemy, right hand man, mob boss, danger, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 3K
Renegades (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Buster McHenry (Sutherland) is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm (Phillips), an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants a spear in the possession of the criminals that Buster ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, law enforcement, undercover, vengeance, gangsters, partners against crime, reluctant partners, crime, working undercover, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 31K
Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, ritual, gangsters, vengeance, rivalry, tough heroes, lone wolves, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 102K
Street Kings (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: tense, serious, twists and turns, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, dirty cop, police investigation, tough law enforcer, doubts and hesitations, right and wrong, undercover cop, corruption, police, murder, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 66K
Death Sentence (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, gang, revenge, murder, hospital, tragic event, semiautomatic pistol, crime, justice, loss of child, stabbing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 24K
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, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: negotiation, car chase, chase, revenge, tough law enforcer, master criminal, danger, police investigation, hostages, partners, jewel thief, police ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, one man army, heroes, crimes, tough heroes, deadly, danger, gang, gangsters, kidnapping, prostitute, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, brutality, survival, police station, danger, siege, power outage, silencer, machine gun, exploding bus, junkie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, gang, theft, chase, danger, crimes, car, law enforcement, chases and races, undercover, hotshot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 8K
Next of Kin (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Truman Gates, a Chicago cop, sets out to find his brother's killer. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, crime, tough law enforcer, vigilantism, police investigation, justice, one against many, death of brother, brother brother relationship, complex characters, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: kentucky, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
 5K
Dragon Eyes (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself.
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, vigilantism, one man army, police corruption, gang, small town, fight, crime, righting the wronged, tough heroes, master warrior, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%