Movies like The Perfect Sleep

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The Perfect Sleep
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, martial arts, hitman, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, anti heroes, gangsters, vengeance, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, tough heroes, heroes, love and romance, unfulfillment, mexican standoff, revenge motive, incestuous desire, masochist, gang warfare, biblical reference, m 16, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Justified
Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
USA
44 min.
 8.6
Beyond Hypothermia
Action, Drama, Thriller
Hong Kong, South Korea
90 min.
 6.8
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Most similar movies to The Perfect Sleep

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, rivalry, danger, hitman, murder and crime mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Perfect Sleep: Stiletto (2008), Fist of the Warrior (2007), Catch .44 (2011), Beyond Hypothermia (1996), The Killing Machine (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stiletto
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, criminal's revenge, hitman, crime, police investigation, crimes, deadly, assassin, dishonesty, rivalry, femme fatale, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   95%
    User:   96%
 
Fist of the Warrior
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, lone wolves, vengeance, master criminal, tough law enforcer, redemption, assassination, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
 4.6
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Catch .44
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, woman in danger, crimes, danger, gangsters, hitman, deadly, impersonating a police officer, tough girl, neo noir, female protagonist, police uniform stolen ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
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System:   79%
    User:   85%
 
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Beyond Hypothermia
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 90 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: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, martial arts, crime, criminal heroes, anti heroes, criminal's revenge, gang, assassination, gangsters, chase, assassination attempt, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, korea, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   83%
 
The Killing Machine
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, kgb, tough heroes, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, gangsters, secret identity, special agents, kidnapping, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   65%
 
The Russian Specialist
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vengeance, kidnapping, tough heroes, hitman, crimes, prostitute, rivalry, gang, gangsters, soldier, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   84%
 
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Royal Kill
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, assassination attempt, danger, deadly, heroes, assassination, female assassin, good versus evil, woman in danger, tough heroes, hitman, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   62%
 
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Rain Fall
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, crimes, danger, crime, hitman, rivalry, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, police officer, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   51%
 
The Girl from the Naked Eye
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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, murder, crimes, deadly, heroes, bar fight, surrealism, neo noir, female nudity, violence, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   48%
 
 3.9
 833
Betrayal
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, on the road, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, master criminal, assassination attempt, on the run, chase, crime gone awry, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
Scenes of the Crime
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, betrayal, hostages, kidnapping, murder, crime gone awry, woman in danger, hitman, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
Legendary Assassin
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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, crime, hitman, island, chases and races, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, police investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   49%
 
 5.3
 451
Zero Tolerance
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After surviving a sneak attack on himself and fellow agents Jimmy and Gene as they were transporting drug kingpin Raymond Manta out of a Mexican jail, FBI agent Jeff Douglas becomes an uwitting pawn of the White Hand drug cartel. Mistakenly told ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, one man army, crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, mexico, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   48%
 
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Logan's War: Bound by Honor
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, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, lone wolves, one man army, master warrior, samurai, vigilantism, revenge, fighting crime, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: illinois, panama, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
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Toxic
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, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, mentally unstable, track down, crime, vengeance, violence spree, chases and races, prostitute, crimes, deadly, hitman, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   56%
 
 5.8
 77K
Haywire
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by ...
Style: stylized, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, hitman, martial arts, espionage, revenge, assassin, car chase, mercenary, manhunt, fight scenes, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ireland, barcelona, usa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
Desert Saints
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, serious, realistic, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, neo noir, criminal heroes, desert, woman in danger, crime, crimes, mind game, chases and races, fbi agent, confined, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
 4.9
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Zinda
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is about a man, who has been imprisoned for 14 years, who has been released and has four days to figure out why he was imprisoned in the first place.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, confined, crime, crimes, deadly, rivalry, vengeance, captivity, danger, cons and scams, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
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Wake of Death
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action superstar, Jean-Claude Van Damme (Universal Soldier, Street Fighter), is back and at his hard-hitting best as Ben Archer, an ex-mob enforcer seeking revenge against a ruthless Chinese kingpin responsible for his wife's brutal murder. ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, heroes, rivalry, murder, revenge, gangsters, danger, motorcycle chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
 5.7
 54K
Sabotage
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gory, brutality, crime, vengeance, police investigation, violence, car chase, revenge, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, georgia, usa, california, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
 4.4
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Setup
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, partners, disorder, criminal heroes, buddies, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
S.W.A.T.: Firefight
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Los Angeles S.W.A.T. officer, Lt. Paul Cutler, is sent to train the Detroit S.W.A.T. team on new anti-terrorism and homeland security techniques. Cutler has a hard time settling into his assignment as he locks horns with his new captain and ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, law enforcement, crime, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer, daring rescue, fighting crime, swat team, officers and cadets, basic training, hitman, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
 5.8
 7K
Bad Country
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal's revenge, crime, hitman, crimes, rivalry, investigation, swamp, deep south, informant, police, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
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Slaughter's Big Rip-Off
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vigilante Slaughter comes under attack from Duncan, a local money launderer whose hit-man traps Slaughter in a car at a cliff, but Slaughter escapes, arms himself, and goes after Duncan's hideout.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, vigilantism, urban ghetto life, crime, tough heroes, crimes, hitman, vigilante, sex, robbery, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
American Yakuza
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Nick Davis leaves prison after one year in solitaire, he is hired to operate forklift in a warehouse in the harbor owned by the Japanese Yakuza patriarch Isshin Tendo. The place is assaulted by the Italian Mafia leaded by Dino Campanela and ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, master criminal, one man army, partners against crime, secret agents, special agents, tough law enforcer, police corruption, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
 6.1
 41K
A Man Apart
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, revenge, violence, justice, brutality, drugs, corruption, murder, tough law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, california, latin america, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
Missionary Man
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, one man army, lone wolves, fighting crime, modern western, vengeance, vigilantism, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
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Jump Out Boys
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in post hurricane New Orleans. A brutal Mexican drug lord (Armando LeDuc) busts out of jail to retrieve the $15 million that his girlfriend is hiding. But detective Raymond (Kris Kristofferson) and McCoy (Sheldon Robbins) will try their best to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, crime, vengeance, hitman, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 

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The President's Man: A Line in the Sand
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A counterterrorism specialist is assigned by the President to track down a terrorist who is suspected of planning to set off a nuclear device in the U.S.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, secret agents, leadership, terrorism, race against time, hijacking, terrorist, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, afghanistan, campus, middle east ...
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System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
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Mandrill
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hitman, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, one man army, fall in love, parents and children, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, chile
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System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
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