Movies like Partners in Action

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Partners in Action
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Drama about a former police officer who's framed for murder and a young boy who attempts to help him clear his name.
Plot: drug ring, ex cop, fireworks, drug bust, abduction, kidnapping, teenage boy, mother son relationship

Most similar movies to Partners in Action

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about kidnapping, teenage boy, abduction, crimes, murder, chase and hostage mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Partners in Action: Lust for Freedom (1987), Beer for My Horses (2008), Lowball (1996), Hard Time: Hostage Hotel (1999), Redneck (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Abduction of Zack Butterfield
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A beautiful but disturbed young woman returns to the US after combat as a American mercenary in Iraq and abducts a 14 year old New York boy, holding him prisoner in her isolated country home as a bizarre relationship develops.
Plot: sheriff, ex soldier, coming of age, guitar playing, martial arts, c4 explosives, female soldier, nightmare, abduction, fight, stockholm syndrome, teenage sexuality ...
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Lust for Freedom
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former female cop is framed by corrupt police, acting in collusion with the local judge, and has to fight her way out of the pen, alone, against tough inmates, and the people in charge.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing
Plot: prison, fighting the system, frame up, police corruption, prison life, confined, dishonesty, false accusation, gender, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, injustice ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   89%
 
Beer for My Horses
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Beer for My Horses" tells the story of two best friends that work together as deputies in a small town. The two defy the Sheriff and head off on an outrageous road trip to save the protagonist's girlfriend from drug lord kidnappers.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, on the road, criminal's revenge, small town, chase, confined, crimes, rescue, law enforcement, partners, kidnapping, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   79%
 
 5.2
 105
Lowball
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two undercover police officer investigating a heroin ring find their covers blown.
Plot: chloroform, drug ring, drug lord, vendetta, maverick cop, undercover cop, injection, brother sister relationship, revenge, female nudity, heroin, dominatrix ...
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System:   84%
    User:   75%
 
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Hard Time: Hostage Hotel
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A California congressman's wife and daughter are abducted and held hostage in a historic hotel and Logan McQueen (Reynolds) is rushed to the scene to assist his former partner, Charlie Duffy (Durning), who has been taken captive trying to ...
Plot: daughter, bound and gagged, hostage, kidnapping, ransom, murder, hotel, explosive, ex cop, congressman, vietnam war veteran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   69%
 
 5.2
 236
Redneck
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Franco Nero and Telly Savalas star in the story of a trio of jewel thieves who take it on the lamb after the heist goes very wrong. Wrecking their car they take another unaware that there is a teenager hiding in the background. As the flight becomes ...
Plot: robbery, border, heist, shooting a dog, killing a dog, getaway car, gay subtext, jewel thief, country estate, man boy relationship, heist gone wrong, hillbilly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   71%
 
 5.3
 899
Ring of Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the inside, there are no rules. See what happens when Prison Officials Profit from Illegal fights.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, crime, fugitives, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, chase, track down, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   68%
 
 3.0
 549
Jailbait
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Action - 17 year old Kyle comes to the big city in search of her half-sister Merci. Merci is on the run after being used to set up a murder. The police and the killers both want her. - C. Thomas Howell, Renée Humphrey, Krista Errickson
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: urban, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, city life, prostitute, gangsters, witnessing a crime, investigation, on the run, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   58%
 
Seven Hours to Judgment
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A distraught husband kidnaps the judge who freed his wife's killers on insufficient evidence. He gives him seven hours to find evidence that will put them away, or he'll kill his wife.
Plot: coma, abduction, computer, attempted murder, street gang, husband wife relationship, judge, bound and gagged, kidnapping, strait jacket
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   59%
 
 5.2
 4K
The Keeper
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Roland Sallinger is an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, and eventually being forced to retire for medical reasons, flees to San Antonio, Texas, after being asked to work as a bodyguard for the daughter of a wealthy ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, kidnapping, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, boxer, bodyguard, race against time, confined, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   73%
 
 5.1
 2K
Dadnapped
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Melissa has a bad case of sibling rivalry, only her competition is a fictional character in her father's best-selling novel about a teenage super spy. When her father is "dadnapped" by a group of overzealous fans, it's up to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, rescue, family, parents and children, kidnapping, danger, heroes, youth, family relations, writer's life, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
 5.3
 582
Street Knight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, crime, crimes, urban, law enforcement, rivalry, against the odds, teenage life, city life, gangsters, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   49%
 
 5.6
 126
Jimmy Zip
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An abused runaway with pyromaniac tendencies teams up with a metal sculptor. Together they blow away the art world and a local crime boss.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, grunge
Plot: best friends, hollywood, buddies, urban, gang, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, friendship, drug dealing, self discovery, coming of age, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   56%
 
Let's Embrace the Past Once Again
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Rod leaves Helen for his career and she falls in love with another. Rod becomes successful and goes back to Helen who obviously still feels strongly for him. An illicit affair ensues.
Plot: architect, passion, pregnancy, coffee, abduction, past, drunkard, fireworks, baptism, new year, scholarship, furniture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
 7.0
 714
The Border
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Border is a Canadian drama that aired on CBC Television and 20 other TV networks worldwide. It was created by Peter Raymont, Lindalee Tracey, Janet MacLean and Jeremy Hole of White Pine Pictures. The Executive in Charge of Production is Janice ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, state affairs, immigrants, terrorism, politics, immigration, kidnapping, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
 4.3
 250
Out of Control
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Upon graduation from high school eight teens take a seaplane trip, intending to celebrate on Keith's parents' private island. Stormy weather causes the plane to crash and they end up on a deserted isle. They find evidence of other ...
Plot: survival, island, rape, violence, seaplane, drug smuggling, sex, teenager, kidnapping, teenage girl, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   55%
 
 5.4
 4K
BMX Bandits
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teens P.J. and Goose get their thrills on BMX bikes, performing hair-raising tricks all across Sydney, Australia. Along with their new friend Judy, they discover a box of walkie-talkies -- and find out that a gang of criminals intends to use them to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: bank, chase, cycling, anti heroes, buddies, adventure, gang, crime, heist, crimes, family, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
 6.3
 217
Could We Maybe
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 15-year-old Kim - an ordinary teenager, given mostly to himself, living with an unmarried mother in a small apartment. Once Kim together with an unfamiliar girl falls hostage during a bank robbery, but after making ​​friends with the leader of ...
Plot: erotic dream, motorcycle, sex talk, locker room, playing piano, 15 year old, hysterical woman, barefoot male, abduction, urination, vomiting, movie theatre ...
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System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
Cry in the Wild: The Taking of Peggy Ann
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: True story of a young woman's abduction by a deranged loner that led to the largest manhunt in the history of Pennsylvania.
Plot: kidnapper kidnapped relationship, missing daughter, kidnapped girl, kidnapped daughter, kidnapped child, mountain man, loner, school bus, police, kidnapping, hostage, held at gunpoint ...
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
 6.5
 95K
Homefront
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, drug dealer, ex law enforcer, father daughter relationship, martial arts, crimes, gunfight, tough heroes, undercover cop, crime, small town, single father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   58%
 
 7.9
 86K
A Prophet
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, gangsters, mafia, corruption, french, brutality, organized crime, violence, islam, friendship, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
Someone Was Watching
Genre: Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Chris falls asleep whilst supposed to be watching his little sister, Molly, she goes missing. Finding her colouring book by the river, everyone believes she drowned there and try and move on with their life. But when Chris and his best friend, ...
Plot: station wagon, presumed dead, child protagonist, boy with glasses, ice cream, chewing gum, missing sister, missing daughter, ice cream truck, rescue from drowning, male friendship, car in water ...
Place: new mexico, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   51%
 
 5.8
 25K
Hard to Kill
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hospital, murder, gangsters, revenge, chase, brutality, car chase, coma, violence, hitman ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, year 1990, 1990s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
 5.2
 128
The Big Snatch
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Guy in a pickup truck kidnaps 5 women off the street, intending to make them his sex slaves.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: breast sucking, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, strangulation, kidnapping, vengeance, painting, shower, truck, high heels, sandwich, panties ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
Stray Cat Rock: Crazy Rider '71
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Toshiya Fujita brings the five film Stray Cat Rock series to a highly enjoyable end. Like his previous instalment, Wild Jumbo, Beat ’71 is an easy going youth drama that does not follow Yasuharu Hasebe’s wild gang film path. Instead Fujita deals ...
Plot: woman wearing a miniskirt, mini dress, mini skirt, woman hits a man, abandoned building, threatened with a gun, yakuza, glue, shooting, biker gang, captive woman, japanese flag ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
The Road Killers
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fugitives, on the road, hostages, serial killer, crime, witnessing a crime, chase, mind game, kidnapping, on the run, rescue, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
 5.3
 238
River's End
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Corbin plays a fictional Menard County sheriff who uses country savvy and cowboy logic to straighten out his angry teen-aged grandson, Clay, a high school senior who can't seem to stay out of trouble.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: juvenile delinquency, family in crisis, small town, kids in trouble, wilderness, crimes, danger, hopes, youth, family relations, coming of age, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
 5.6
 400
Out of Hand
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sebastian and Paul are two bored boys about 16 years of age. They drink alcohol, steal - and attend a private school. They can't find a sense of meaning in their present adolescent existence. They abduct Sonja and lock her in an old, abandoned ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: human nature, sexual relations, kidnapping, missing person, teenage life, factory, coming of age, school, store, youth, gays and lesbians, transsexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, madrid, philadelphia, spain, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 4.1
 270
Hollywood Cop
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A detective tries to get back a child who has been kidnapped by gangsters.
Plot: husband wife relationship, foot chase, father son relationship, swimming pool, sandwich, kidnapping, police car, shot to death, handcuffs, bedroom, blonde, brunette ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
Amber Alert: Terror on the Highway
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man kidnaps two girls in Oregon triggering the Amber Alert system throughout many surrounding states.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, crimes, kidnapped girl, disturbed individual, kidnapper, tied feet, police officer, car, threat, desperation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
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