Movies like The Perfect Sleep

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The Perfect Sleep (2009)
 4.6
 1K
The Perfect Sleep (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a timeless city, a man with no name returns to the violent, brutal domain of assassins he left ten years before – back when they dubbed him The Mad Monk for his disregard for his own life and his intense devotion to one woman, Porphyria; a beautiful, luminescent woman; the girl he grew up with; the love of his life; the one thing he has ever wanted; the one thing he can never have.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, neo noir, mexican standoff, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, hitman, heroes, crime, love and romance, danger, unfulfilled love, deadly, rivalry, unfulfillment, anti heroes, woman in danger, tough heroes, forbidden love, chess, suicide, torture, kidnapping, drug addiction, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Perfect Sleep

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, danger, hitman, vengeance and crime mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Perfect Sleep: The Russian Specialist (2005), Catch .44 (2011), Stiletto (2008), The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012), Never Surrender (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heroes, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, danger, one man army, gangsters, gang, prostitute, kidnapping, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.6
 16K
Catch .44 (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, woman in danger, hitman, deadly, crimes, crime, tough girl, murder, police officer, gunfight, danger, mansion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 4.9
 2K
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, assassin, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, tough heroes, police detective, police investigation, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jake is a driver for a seedy escort service operating out of 'The Naked Eye strip club', he's a street thug type who falls for a witty high-class escort named Sandy. Except one night Sandy is found murdered, the only clues left behind ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, crimes, heroes, bar fight, neo noir, surrealism, female nudity, martial arts, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Never Surrender (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the cage to the big screen, the world's greatest Mixed Martial Arts Champions come together for the first time in a major motion picture. When an MMA world champion is lured into the illegal world of underground cage fighting by an elusive ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, underground fighting, contests and competitions, sport, athlete's life, rivalry, danger, heroes, tough heroes, cage fighting, mixed martial arts, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.7
 390
Viktor (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After spending seven years in jail for an art heist, Frenchman Victor Lambert returns to Moscow to uncover the circumstances behind his son Jeremy's brutal murder. He is backed by his lover Alexandra, and by his ex-partner-in-crime, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, rivalry, vengeance, woman in danger, danger, track down, criminal heroes, chases and races, gangsters, crimes, neo noir
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crimes, crime gone awry, danger, woman in danger, gang, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.0
 807
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, witnessing a crime, crime, crimes, undercover, dishonesty, danger, crime gone awry, working undercover, criminal heroes, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, new york, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Fist of the Warrior (2007)
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, dark, bleak, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, hitman, crimes, danger, gangsters, murder, fighting crime, dark past, violence, betrayal, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Killing Machine (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, danger, tough heroes, special agents, crimes, confined, deadly, murder, tough guy, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.8
 845
Toxic (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The lives of a nightclub owner, a crime boss, a stripper, a bartender, two hitmen, a prostitute and a psychic take a turn for the worse when they are trapped in an escaped mental patient's sinister path of madness and destruction.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, hitman, track down, parents and children, crime, vengeance, deadly, mentally unstable, criminal's revenge, violence spree, rivalry, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.9
 508
Royal Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fearsome warrior from the Kingdom of Samarza arrives in America to assassinate a high school girl. The girl does not know it, but she is the last living heir to the Kingdom. A noble guard arrives in America to protect the young princess.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, escapades, crimes, master warrior, assassination, hitman, deadly, tough heroes, save the princess, assassination attempt, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.1
 121
Sword of Honor (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Officer Johnny Lee sets out to avenge his partner's mysterious death. With the help of his partner's sister and an ancient sword, Lee becomes a one man deadly strike force. Stars Steven Vincent Leigh, Sophia Crawford.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, heroes, crimes, crime, chases and races, vengeance, undercover, deadly, fighting crime, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Logan's War: Bound by Honor (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chuck Norris stars as martial arts extraordinaire Jake Fallon, who, after the death of his brother and sister-in-law, adopts (and trains) his orphaned nephew. Logan (Eddie Cibrian, TV's Invasion). After fifteen years of careful instruction, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, murder, hitman, one man army, revenge, righting the wronged, tough heroes, deadly, danger, samurai, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: illinois, chicago illinois, panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 1K
Bone Dry (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie finds himself being forced at a gunpoint, by an unseen assailant, on a dark and brutal journey through the harsh terrain of the Mojave desert. His nemesis is Jimmy, a man with an aberrant agenda; armed with a rifle, a scope, walkie-talkies and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, vengeance, mind game, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, deadly, rivalry, one man army, criminal's revenge, torture, punishment, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Desert Saints (2002)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kiefer Sutherland is a hard-edged hit man. Known as the world's best professional killer, Sutherland is living a life of detached solitude when he is given an assignment that pairs him up with a sultry hitchhiker (Melora Walters). Before long, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, manhunt, undercover, fbi, investigation, kidnapping, crimes, murder, criminal heroes, track down, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 434
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Thriller, Action
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, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, crimes, investigation, disorder, missing person, rescue, vengeance, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.3
 845
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, deadly, dishonesty, chase, police investigation, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, hitman, on the road, kidnapping, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.7
 456
Mandrill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mandrill (M. Zaror) is a high-level assassin whose parents many years ago were slaughtered in cold blood by a ruthless drug lord. Now he finds himself finally in a position to get his revenge. But since it falls in love precisely in the pretty ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, hitman, danger, rivalry, parents and children, fall in love, escapades, crimes, heroes, vengeance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Greetings to the Devil (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former guerrilla is reluctantly drawn into the vengeance scheme of one of his victims.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, forced into action, rivalry, vengeance, kidnapping, race against time, danger, chases and races, heroes, confined, crime, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Legendary Assassin (2008)
Genre: Action, Romance, 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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, criminal heroes, moral dilemma, island, gang, law enforcement, deadly, on the run, police investigation, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beyond Hypothermia (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A mysterious and highly successful hitwoman in Hong Kong is paid to assassinate top-level crime bosses. After beginning a relationship with a noodle vendor, she decides to travel to South Korea to complete one last job. Unfortunately, the dead ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, track down, crime, crimes, gang, survival, vengeance, betrayal, gory, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, korea, asia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Outside the Law (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secret agent Julie Cosgrove is walking into her most dangerous mission yet.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, crimes, secret agents, vengeance, murder, hitman, deadly, government agency, working undercover, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colombia, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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House of the Rising Sun (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-cop, is starting a new life looking to stay out of trouble. One evening, on Ray's watch, the nightclub he works for is robbed and the owner's son is shot dead. As his criminal past is exposed Ray hunts for the person responsible ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, gangsters, protagonist as suspect, on the run, investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Missionary Man (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger rolls into town on a unique motorcycle. All he carries is the bible and a desire for justice. Past vengeance collides as Ryder rights an injustice from his past and liberates the small town from a malicious oppressor.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: modern western, hitman, one man army, criminal's revenge, gangsters, tough heroes, danger, murder, crimes, lone wolves, vigilantism, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 228
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, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crime, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, danger, hotel, infidelity, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Fifth Commandment (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Bangkok, an assassin who turns down a job that hits too close to home finds himself targeted by the elite members of his profession
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, suicide by cop, chase, police interrogation, danger, witnessing a crime, track down, woman in danger, crimes, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, hitman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.4
 613
Ten Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You can’t outrun your past. That is the extremely painful lesson that Ryan (Brendan Carr)is learning right now, as spectres of his past life of crime have returned to haunt him, destroying the only person he holds dear, and nearly killing him in ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: martial arts, danger, gangsters, crime, crimes, heroes, prodigy, betrayal, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 8K
Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, informant, police, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, hitman, danger, deadly, snitch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 2K
Call (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Major Jaidev Rajvansh (Anil Kapoor) and his fellow officer Hussein (Om Puri) manage to rescue a leading politician as well as capture his kidnapper, Abhrush (Danny Denzongpa). The terrorist has been wanted for years and he is finally captured by the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, emotional
Plot: love and romance, criminal's revenge, rivalry, danger, deadly, vengeance, unfulfilled love, master villain, crimes, love triangle, unrequited love, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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