Movies like Boy Wonder

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Boy Wonder (2010)
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Boy Wonder
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides what is right or wrong? As the boundaries blur, Sean's dual life wears on his psyche and his two worlds careen dangerously close to colliding. Like a graphic novel you can't put down, Boy Wonder challenges morality, distorting perceptions of what is right and what is justified, as it races to its shocking conclusion.
Style: gloomy, serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, rough, tense, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crime, vigilantism, haunted by the past, crimes, youth, pimp, hidden identity, lone wolves, unlikely criminals, obsession, parents and children, murder, teenage life, police investigation, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, family relations, police detective, ex athlete, boxing, alienation, loner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Dexter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
53 min.
 8.7
Protect Protect
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
India
153 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to Boy Wonder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crime, crimes, murder, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement and violence mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Boy Wonder: Stiletto (2008), Zero Tolerance (1994), The Brave One (2007), Dead Man Down (2013), Faster (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stiletto
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal's revenge, hitman, crime, police investigation, crimes, deadly, assassin, dishonesty, rivalry, femme fatale, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   95%
    User:   86%
 
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Zero Tolerance
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After surviving a sneak attack on himself and fellow agents Jimmy and Gene as they were transporting drug kingpin Raymond Manta out of a Mexican jail, FBI agent Jeff Douglas becomes an uwitting pawn of the White Hand drug cartel. Mistakenly told ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, one man army, crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, mexico, nevada, usa
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System:   93%
    User:   86%
 
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The Brave One
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, crime, vigilante, police investigation, radio, revenge, murder, death, brutality, unlikely criminals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   97%
 
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 6.5
 60K
Dead Man Down
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, serious, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, revenge, hitman, gangsters, murder, criminal's revenge, kidnapping, dark hero, hostage, violent, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Faster
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: stylized, serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crime, revenge, hitman, corruption, police investigation, vigilante, prison, car chase, bank robbery, criminal's revenge, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
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    User:   100%
 
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak, atmospheric ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   87%
    User:   78%
 
Reservation Road
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two fathers' lives intersect when one of them is involved in a terrible and sudden hit-and-run car accident that leaves the other's son dead. In response, the two men (Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Ruffalo) react in unexpected ways as a ...
Style: psychological, emotional, tense, bleak, serious ...
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    User:   97%
 
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Blue Steel
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, obsession, crime, murder, police, psychopath, chase, violence, investigation, neo noir, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   100%
 
 5.0
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Breaking Point
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Breaking Point" is a dramatic tale of corruption and self-realization, in which one man has to overcome a deep seeded conspiracy and his own lingering past in order to gain the redemption he desires.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely partners, crime, urban, drugs/alcohol, legal investigation, redemption, murder, crimes, dishonesty, legal, partners, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   89%
 
 5.7
 7K
Hero Wanted
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Liam Case is a garbage man whose life hasn't quite turned out the way he expected it would. In order to impress the girl of his dreams, Liam plans an elaborate heist that will culminate with him jumping in to save the day at the last minute. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, vengeance, race against time, crime, revenge, down on your luck, crimes, life is a bitch, hospital, murder, surrogate father, bank teller ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   85%
 
Streets of Blood
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police officer's partner has died during Hurricane Katrina, but he later discovers that his partner may have been murdered. An investigation follows, taking the officer and his new partner into the depths of the criminal underworld.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, police corruption, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, drug dealing, murder, chaos and mayhem, working undercover, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   98%
 
 5.6
 6K
Shadowboxer
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mikey and Rose are professional assassins. They are also lovers, and once upon a time Rose also knew Mikey's father. During an elaborate hit job for a malicious gangster, Rose fails to kill the main target, the gangster's pregnant ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: hitman, drugs/alcohol, crime, neo noir, assassination, redemption, parents and children, terminal illness, crimes, deadly, pregnancy, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   81%
 
Never Die Alone
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drug kingpin's return home touches off a turf war.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
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Place: detroit, usa
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System:   82%
    User:   69%
 
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Walking the Edge
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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    User:   86%
 
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The Gunman
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, reluctant partners, serial killer, crime, tough law enforcer, track down, who done it, psychopath, chases and races, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   90%
 
Dead in a Heartbeat
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, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, crimes, danger, crime, deadly, law enforcement, race against time, mentally unstable, vengeance, violence spree, doctors and patients, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   65%
 
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Rain Fall
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hit man looks to protect the daughter of one of his victims against CIA assassins.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, crimes, danger, crime, hitman, rivalry, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, police officer, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   73%
 
Blood of Redemption
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circle, Quinn is set up and arrested. His father, the ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal's revenge, master criminal, betrayal, frame up, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, haunted by the past, tough heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   81%
 
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Fist of the Warrior
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: First-class assassin Lee Choe (Pak) has spent years working for the mob. When his handler turns on him by killing his girlfriend and framing him for the murder, Lee stops at nothing to seek revenge. He fights back with a vengeance and violently ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, lone wolves, vengeance, master criminal, tough law enforcer, redemption, assassination, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   66%
 
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Fighting Back
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interracial relations, crime, crimes, store, deadly, urban, society, terrorism, vigilantism, racism, vengeance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   72%
 
 5.6
 23K
Fire with Fire
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, crime, vengeance, vigilante, car chase, chases and races, revenge, crimes, assassination, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   75%
 
 2.6
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Snitch'd
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, urban ghetto, gangsters, high school, juvenile delinquency, partners against crime, urban, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, police corruption, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   84%
 
 4.5
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Blood Out
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When big city detectives refuse to further investigate his kid brother's gang related murder, small town Sheriff Michael Spencer drops the badge and goes undercover to find his brother's killer and avenge his death.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, tough law enforcer, crime, murder, vengeance, working undercover, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   66%
 
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Wicked Blood
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hannah and Amber Baker are trapped in a dark Southern underworld of violence, drugs and bikers. Both live in fear of their "Uncle Frank" Stinson, the ruthless leader of a crime organization.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: orphan, drugs/alcohol, crime, small town, family in danger, teenage life, criminal heroes, crimes, youth, disorder, betrayal, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   72%
 
Jackson County Jail
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, on the road, fugitives, manhunt, false accusation, injustice, frame up, crime, chases and races, rape, hitchhiker ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   85%
 
 5.2
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Gang in Blue
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A black police officer discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: urban, gang, crime, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, interracial relations, police corruption, racism, urban ghetto life, corruption, police, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   65%
 
The Son of No One
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rookie cop is assigned to the 118 Precinct in the same district where he grew up. The Precinct Captain starts receiving letters about two unsolved murders that happened many years ago in the housing projects when the rookie cop was just a kid. ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: crime, haunted by the past, crimes, police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, police detective, post september 11 2001, junkie, blood on camera lens, child molestation, sick child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   84%
 
Assault on Precinct 13
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: suspense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, crime, brutality, survival, police, undercover cop, chase, gunfight, revenge, murder, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
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System:   76%
    User:   64%
 

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Infernal Affairs 3
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Infernal Affairs III is a 2003 Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak. It is the third installment in the Infernal Affairs film series, and is both a sequel and a semi-prequel to the original film, as it intercuts events ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, crime, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover, gang, gangsters, hidden identity, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
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System:   76%
    User:   66%
 
 7.2
 9K
Violent Cop
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Detective Azuma is a Dirty-Harry style rogue cop who often uses violence and unethical methods to get results.
Style: bleak, serious, brutal, surreal, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, police corruption, police, police investigation, violence, brutality, drugs, corruption, revenge, mafia, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   78%
 
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