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, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, danger, murder, hitman and vengeance mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Perfect Sleep: The Russian Specialist (2005), Stiletto (2008), The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012), Never Surrender (2009), Catch .44 (2011). 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, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heroes, tough heroes, crimes, danger, deadly, one man army, gang, gangsters, prostitute, kidnapping, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, stalking, rivalry, gangsters, criminal's revenge, crimes, crime, hitman, police investigation, police detective, danger ...
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: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, rivalry, bar fight, vengeance, crimes, heroes, deadly, stripper, strip club, hitman, surrealism, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, sport, contests and competitions, athlete's life, rivalry, danger, heroes, tough heroes, cage fighting, mixed martial arts, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, woman in danger, crime, gangsters, crimes, deadly, hitman, police officer, killed in police car, highway patrol, female gunfighter, impersonating a police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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, track down, rivalry, vengeance, woman in danger, danger, criminal heroes, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, 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, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, gang, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, danger, deadly, confined, special agents, crimes, tough heroes, tough guy, murder, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, betrayal, martial arts, redemption, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, blind ambition, heroes, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, stuntman, witnessing a crime, crime, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, gangsters, criminal heroes, working undercover, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, prostitute, parents and children, criminal's revenge, crime, deadly, track down, vengeance, gangsters, chases and races, rivalry, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, escapades, crimes, heroes, master warrior, save the princess, tough heroes, assassination, hitman, assassination attempt, rivalry, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, crime, chases and races, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, deadly, undercover, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, vigilantism, murder, hitman, one man army, revenge, righting the wronged, tough heroes, rivalry, crime, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: panama, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, rivalry, deadly, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, one man army, criminal's revenge, torture, punishment, haunted by the past ...
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, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, manhunt, undercover, fbi, crimes, kidnapping, investigation, murder, track down, deadly, criminal heroes, 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, crimes, missing person, investigation, rescue, disorder, vengeance, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fall in love, heroes, crimes, hitman, one man army, escapades, parents and children, deadly, vengeance, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, heroes, confined, kidnapping, vengeance, chases and races, crime, rivalry, race against time, danger, forced into action, tough heroes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, chases and races, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, mysterious character, friends, moral dilemma, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, fighting crime, murder, crimes, lone wolves, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, heroes, working undercover, government agency, deadly, hitman, secret agents, rivalry, murder, starting over, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colombia, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, criminal's revenge, crime, chase, police investigation, dishonesty, deadly, hitman, single parent, danger, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: martial arts, crimes, gangsters, heroes, crime, prodigy, deadly, gory, betrayal, vengeance, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, informant, police, hitman, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, snitch, deadly, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, track down, betrayal, gang, crime, survival, vengeance, hitman, frame up, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, cambodia, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, danger, hotel, infidelity, woman in danger, clergy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Falcon Rising (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chapman is an ex-marine in Brazil's slums, battling the yakuza outfit who attacked his sister and left her for dead.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, chases and races, gangsters, master warrior, danger, vengeance, marine, urban ghetto, track down, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Pushed to the Limit (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Magnificent Mimi is a woman with a destiny and a bright future ahead of her. She is the world's greatest female wrestling champion, she has a loving boyfriend and loyal family members who care and love her. But things take a turn for the worst ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: martial arts, murder, revenge, heroes, gangsters, deadly, master criminal, investigation, vigilantism, drug dealing, vengeance, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Slaughter's Big Rip-Off (1973)
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, robbery, hitman, sex, rivalry, danger, society, vengeance, urban ghetto life, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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