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Narrow Margin (1990)
 6.5
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Narrow Margin (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Los Angeles District Attorney (Gene Hackman) is attempting to take an unwilling murder witness (Anne Archer) back to the United States from Canada to testify against a top-level mob boss. Frantically attempting to escape two deadly hit men sent to silence her, they board a Vancouver-bound train only to find the killers are on board with them. For the next 20 hours, as the train hurls through the beautiful but isolated Canadian wilderness, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues in which their ability to tell friend from foe is a matter of life and death.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hitman, witness protection, testimony, police investigation, gangsters, organized crime, chase, district attorney, crimes, uncover truth, mafia, legal, manhunt, assassination attempt, on the run, train travel, race against time, dishonesty, railway, law enforcement, woman in danger, courtroom, crime boss, murder witness ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, gangsters, rivalry, law enforcement, murder and chases and races mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Narrow Margin: Shoot to Kill (1988), Night of the Running Man (1995), Prime Cut (1972), Hit List (1989), Quick (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, wilderness, kidnapping, adventure, mountain, chase, fbi, on the run, hostage, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco, vancouver
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100%
Night of the Running Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, on the run, gangsters, chase, crimes, tough heroes, heist, dishonesty, law enforcement, murder, crime boss, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
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Prime Cut (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, chase, murder, crimes, violence, gang, vengeance, mafia, slaughterhouse, small community, collector, rape victim ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, kansas, kansas city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
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Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, organized crime, hitman, mafia, investigation, rescue, crimes, missing person, vengeance, disorder, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.1
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Quick (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A female assassin named "Quick" is hired to bring in a Mafia accountant, who is under police protection. Double crossed by the mafia, she takes her hostage to California to retrieve $3M that he took before running. The mafia and ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, mafia, betrayal, femme fatale, chase, hitman, on the run, accountant, corruption, murder, gangsters, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Red Siren (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Nearly 13, Alice rebels, telling the Paris police that her mother is a murderer. Alice has no evidence; her mother, Eva, rich and powerful, avoids charges. Alice promptly runs away, determined to find her dad whom she claims lives in Portugal. The ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, hitman, law enforcement, rivalry, on the run, police investigation, chase, manhunt, gang, master criminal, tough law enforcer, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, asia, france, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 12K
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: exciting, suspense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: justice, vigilantism, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, complex characters, murder, mafia, gangsters, death of brother, brother brother relationship, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, kentucky, san francisco, usa, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, chase, car, fbi, revenge, law enforcement, vengeance, brutality, murder, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, new jersey, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.0
 18K
The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, police investigation, murder, crimes, organized crime, gang war, partners, law enforcement, buddy cop, police, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, hong kong, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 4K
Blood Out (2011)
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, murder, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, working undercover, hitman, undercover, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 4K
The Hitman (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the reputation and trust needed in order to be accepted by the ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, fighting crime, special agents, martial arts, undercover, revenge, mafia, gang, working undercover, one man army, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 882
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, undercover, partners against crime, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, police corruption, dishonesty, murder, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 20K
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, crimes, undercover, police investigation, master criminal, fighting crime, working undercover, undercover cop, tough law enforcer, police, chase ...
Time: 80s, 70s
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The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: exciting, stylized, inter cultural, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 80s
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33%
 6.1
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Eraser (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to ...
Style: suspense, exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
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Time: 20th century, future, 90s, 80s, year 1996
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 4.6
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Rain Fall (2009)
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: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, hitman, police investigation, vengeance, assassin, tough heroes, dishonesty, police detective, betrayal, criminal's revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
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Framed (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: New York detective Mike Santini (Rob Lowe) is enjoying a holiday with his family when he spots Eddie Meyers (Sam Neill) a fugitive from justice who might be the key witness in a high profile case involving money laundering. Santini plays a major ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, undercover, mind game, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, gangsters, special agents, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, master criminal, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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31%
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Hitman's Run (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former mob hitman, now in witness protection, is forced to come out of retirement when his family is threatened by his cohorts. He teams up with a skateboarding kid, who has a computer disk that the mob wants to get their hands on that has a list ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: fbi, hitman, witness protection, witnessing a crime, criminal heroes, crimes, woman in danger, gangsters, buddy, crime boss, husband wife relationship, one man army ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
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Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, detroit, puerto rico, caribbean ...
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31%
 4.4
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High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, murder, money laundering ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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30%
 6.3
 13K
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, tense, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
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30%
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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30%
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Death Toll (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New Orleans has the No. 1 per capita murder rating in the nation. A decade earlier the city was dubbed the "Murder Capital of the Country." Drugs and violence controlled the streets, taking a toll on the city's law enforcement, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
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29%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Chop Chop" Frankie Carbone has made a career out of stealing cars for the mob in Chicago. An attempted assassination by a mob boss goes badly and Frankie retaliates, only to wind up in the hands of the Feds. Frankie agrees to testify ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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28%
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Soundless (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, track down, on the run, hidden identity, law enforcement, police investigation, dishonesty, crimes, murder, fall in love, manhunt ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
24 Hours in London (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: London gangster Christian has a plan to kill off the opposition, but things get messy when a witness survives.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal's revenge, hitman, murder, police, witnessing a crime, police investigation, fighting crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.5
 7K
Ticker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Nettles, a detective of San Francisco, and his partner Fuzzy must take up to one of the most dangerous terrorist gangs of the city. When one of the terrorists, the beautiful scientist Claire Manning is arrested, Swan, the leader of the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 23K
The Gauntlet (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness named Gus Mally from Vegas. Mally turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and incriminating information regarding a ...
Style: road movie, exciting, suspense, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, phoenix arizona, san francisco, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: tough law enforcer, police investigation, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, chase, organized crime, police procedural, graphic violence, danger, chases and races, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
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