Movies like The Perfect Sleep

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The Perfect Sleep (2009)
 4.6
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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: neo noir, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, contemplative, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, gangsters, crimes, heroes, love and romance, deadly, rivalry, vengeance, martial arts, mexican standoff, murder, crime, anti hero, danger, unfulfillment, anti heroes, tough heroes, forbidden love, chess, suicide, torture, kidnapping, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, rivalry, hitman, danger, murder and vengeance mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Perfect Sleep: The Mechanik (2005), The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012), Catch .44 (2011), Stiletto (2008), Scenes of the Crime (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
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The Mechanik (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, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, danger, deadly, one man army, gang, tough heroes, kidnapping, prostitute, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, stripper, violence, surrealism, profanity, sexual content, graphic violence, bar fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, woman in danger, hitman, crime, crimes, deadly, police officer, murder, gunfight, tough girl, danger, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.9
 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, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, police investigation, vengeance, dishonesty, betrayal, criminal's revenge, police detective, rivalry, danger, tough heroes, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, gang, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, gangsters, fighting crime, murder, dark past, violence, alcohol abuse, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.9
 437
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, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, criminal heroes, rivalry, gangsters, deadly, chases and races, crimes, revenge, woman in danger, murder, brutality, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
 837
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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, witnessing a crime, crime, crimes, introspection, working undercover, dishonesty, deadly, danger, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, new york, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, secret agents, undercover, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, starting over, heroes, government agency, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colombia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, crimes, danger, special agents, confined, deadly, tough heroes, heroes, murder, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.8
 876
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, mental illness, mentally unstable, track down, violence spree, vengeance, sexual content, crimes, deadly, criminal's revenge, prostitute, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 1K
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, police investigation, crimes, serial killer, deadly, murder, rivalry, hitman, gangsters, law enforcement, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: love and romance, criminal's revenge, unfulfilled love, vengeance, master villain, rivalry, crimes, danger, deadly, bollywood, love triangle, unrequited love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, gangsters, modern western, hitman, criminal's revenge, murder, deadly, crimes, fighting crime, danger, lone wolves, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 504
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, vengeance, disorder, missing person, rescue, investigation, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 473
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: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, vengeance, crimes, danger, rivalry, deadly, escapades, fall in love, seduction, seductive behavior, seductive man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.3
 683
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: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, hitman, assassination, danger, bodyguard, heir, deadly, crimes, assassination attempt, save the princess, mission, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 245
Crosshairs (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hired to enact revenge on a man who savagely beat a beautiful Russian débutant, Jack Verlaine is pressed between his newly acquired job and a persistent man named, Brill, who offers him a chance to advance higher in his seedy career. But when an ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: conspiracy, hitman, assassin, sex trafficking, dishonesty, vengeance, crimes, deadly, estrangement, rivalry, sex trade, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.4
 235
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, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, dark humor, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), hotel ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.0
 894
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, assassin, danger, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, bodyguard, gunfight, murder, graphic violence, profanity, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, investigation, police, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, snitch, deadly, danger, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
 368
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, undercover, one man army, vengeance, terrorism, law enforcement, deadly, special agents, race against time, danger, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, gangsters, one man army, heroes, murder, vigilantism, organized crime, retribution, vigilante, murder of family, revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, panama, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4.8
 453
The Liquidator (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A highly skilled bodyguard avenging his brother's untimely death uncovers a ring of corruption extending to the highest levels of society and government (IMDb.com).
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, vigilantism, murder, vengeance, secret movement, deadly, danger, government, corruption, one man army, bodyguard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: underground fighting, cage fighting, martial arts, rivalry, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, tough heroes, heroes, danger, mixed martial arts, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 862
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, realistic, rough, serious, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, dishonesty, crime, deadly, crimes, criminal's revenge, police investigation, hitman, tough heroes, police corruption, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.4
 628
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: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: martial arts, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, danger, rivalry, betrayal, murder, haunted by the past, starting over, chase, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 389
Love (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Serbia and Montenegro
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Told through a looping, non-linear narrative from each of the characters' points of view, the film reconstructs the stories of a Yugoslav hit man, his former lover and her police officer boyfriend, as their paths cross in New York.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, non-linear, neo noir
Plot: hitman, hotel, rescue, woman in danger, redemption, terrorism, murder, hostage, romance, law enforcement, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: former yugoslavia, new york, europe, usa, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Beyond Hypothermia (1996)
Genre: Action, Romance, 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, hitman, survival, vengeance, track down, crimes, betrayal, crime, gang, criminal heroes, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, korea, cambodia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Federal Protection (2002)
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, touching, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, hidden identity, social decay, dishonesty, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes, deadly, rivalry, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%