Movies like Night of the Running Man

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Night of the Running Man (1995)
 5.8
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: hitman, on the run, gangsters, chase, crimes, heist, law enforcement, dishonesty, tough heroes, murder, crime boss, manhunt, taxi driver, stolen money, rivalry, travel, money, train, violence, assassin, female nudity, sex scene, torture, burglar, car chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, salt lake city utah

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Most similar movies to Night of the Running Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, hitman, gangsters, murder, danger and dishonesty mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Night of the Running Man: Narrow Margin (1990), Quick (1993), Black Moon Rising (1986), Hitman's Run (1999), The Outside Man (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hitman, witness protection, testimony, police investigation, gangsters, organized crime, chase, district attorney, uncover truth, crimes, mafia ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
 430
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 ⇓
86%
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 ⇓
81%
 4.1
 3K
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 ⇓
80%
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The Outside Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French hit man is hired by a crime family to end the life of a rival mobster, but things fall apart when the boss who hired him is killed.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, fish out of water, law enforcement, crimes, disorder, tough heroes, culture clash, criminal heroes, dishonesty, organized crime, bandit ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, paris france, usa, france, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.6
 1K
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
Plot: police officer, hitman, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes, chase, police, conspiracy, deception, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, new york, usa, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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 ⇓
78%
 5.1
 3K
Hard Luck (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three converging story lines involving bootleggers, a serial killer and drug dealers are followed. A former drug dealer tries to go straight, but comes across a stash of stolen drugs. Meanwhile, a middle-aged suburban housewife hides a sadistic and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, stolen money, gangsters, track down, chase, dishonesty, drug dealing, drug abuse, hitman, psychopath, car chase, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
76%
 4.0
 840
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.0
 910
Assassins Tale (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three assassins deal with life, love, addiction and trust as each tries to find the answers to a better life. Together, they prove to be the most trustworthy in this tangled web of murder, greed, friendship and betrayal.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: crimes, hitman, betrayal, dishonesty, destiny, murder, medieval, violence, woman with a gun, assassin, loyalty, bandit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.6
 17K
Judgment Night (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, harsh, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, survival, murder, chase, crimes, gangsters, police investigation, on the run, friendship, crime gone awry, buddies, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, california, cuba, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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 ⇓
72%
Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
Style: intense, talky, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, robbery, on the road, crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, on the run, crimes, prison, heist, organized crime, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, hitman, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, woman with a gun, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry, nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, chase, investigation, murder, gangsters, martial arts, track down, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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 ⇓
70%
 4.6
 603
Crash and Burn (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, undercover, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, gang, secret identity, dishonesty, friends, undercover agent, car chase, speed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 6.6
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Double Tap (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Leslie Cheung plays Rick Pang, an IPSC champion who is also a gun expert who modifies his pistols to perfect his technique known as 'double tap', placing two shots in the same exact spot. In the 1996 IPSC Hong Kong shooting competition, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, hitman, police investigation, vengeance, master criminal, track down, rivalry, law enforcement, contests and competitions, tough heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.4
 260
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, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, dark humor, rivalry, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, clergy, hotel, apocalypse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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 ⇓
68%
 7.3
 21K
The Yellow Sea (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The region where the borders of North Korea, China, and Russia come together, forms a sort of modern day wild west, where more than half of the population relies on illegal activity in order to survive. In Yanbian, on the Chinese side of the border, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, illegal immigrant, survival, violence, crimes, on the run, murder, wife, gang war, life is a bitch, bloodbath, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.2
 9K
Exiled (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A friendship is formed between an ex-gangster, and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, friendship, leadership, starting over, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, frame up, babies and infants, crime boss, medieval ...
Time: contemporary
Place: macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Don't Look Back (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Los Angeles heroin addict Jesse endangers the lives of his childhood friends after he discovers a briefcase full of money from a drug deal gone bad, and returns home with it to Texas. Hoping to turn his life around with his newfound wealth, Jessie ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, hitman, murder, heroin addict, drug dealing, on the run, bag of money, drug abuse, homecoming, addiction, vengeance, heist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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
Place: usa, louisiana, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 35K
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: stylized, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, murder, vengeance, lone wolves, brutality, revenge, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, las vegas, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Legendary Assassin (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An assassin who is fresh from his latest kill becomes stranded in an island, when he inadvertently befriends a female police officer. As the night progresses, the unspoken truth honored by the two sides of the law is broken. After the remains of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, police investigation, mysterious character, on the run, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, gang, moral dilemma, friendship, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.6
 17K
Catch .44 (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The lives of three female assassins take a sudden turn when their charming boss lures them into one last job. They soon find themselves thrust into a bizarre situation involving a psychotic hit man, a grizzled trucker and a delusional line cook.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, woman in danger, hitman, crimes, murder, police officer, gunfight, tough girl, impersonating a police officer, mafia, poor, violent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 51K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ex military, survival, gunfight, chase, manhunt, justice, mercenary, crimes, track down, tough heroes, hunting ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new orleans, hong kong, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: auto mechanic, taxi driver, woman with a gun, teenager, gangsters, vengeance, murder, hitman, psychopath, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, manhunt ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%