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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, martial arts, mexican standoff, hitman, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, anti heroes, gangsters, vengeance, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, tough heroes, heroes, love and romance, unfulfillment, revenge motive, incestuous desire, masochist, gang warfare, biblical reference, m 16, forbidden love ...
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, deadly, rivalry, danger, martial arts, hitman and vengeance mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Perfect Sleep: Catch .44 (2011), Fist of the Warrior (2007), Stiletto (2008), The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012), Legendary Assassin (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, crime, crimes, danger, gangsters, hitman, deadly, impersonating a police officer, neo noir, female protagonist, tough girl, bar shootout ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, redemption, betrayal, police corruption, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, lone wolves, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.0
 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, hitman, crime, mafia, money, violence, crime lord, hoodlum, killer, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, deadly, heroes, bar fight, taekwondo, neo noir, surrealism, violence, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, criminal heroes, crime, island, chases and races, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, police investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vengeance, kidnapping, prostitute, tough heroes, hitman, crimes, rivalry, gang, gangsters, soldier, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, one man army, vigilantism, hitman, murder, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, lone wolves, master warrior, samurai ...
Time: 90s
Place: panama, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.7
 371
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, gangsters, track down, woman in danger, chases and races, danger, deadly, neo noir
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 4.0
 840
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, hitman, criminal's revenge, mentally unstable, sport, track down, crime, vengeance, violence spree, chases and races, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, murder, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, hostages, crime gone awry, woman in danger, hitman, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 170
Deadly Target (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Chinese gangster in Los Angeles escapes on the eve of his deportation to Hong Kong. A martial-arts master detective and his ragtag team get caught up in the action as they track down this ruthless killer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, gang, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, missing person, tough heroes, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 445
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: serious, rough, 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: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 107
Sword of Honor (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, fighting crime, vengeance, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, heist, murder, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, offbeat, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, neo noir, desert, fbi, undercover, manhunt, car chase, criminal heroes, woman in danger, crime, wilderness, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, tough heroes, killer, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, gangsters, secret identity, special agents, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 794
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, stuntman, criminal heroes, crime, gang, gangsters, witnessing a crime, chase, crime gone awry, drug dealing, on the run, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.3
 507
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, master warrior, assassination attempt, soldier, princess, bodyguard, heir, danger, deadly, heroes, assassination, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
 1K
Rain Fall (2009)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, tough heroes, crimes, police officer, crime, danger, rivalry, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, new york, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Instinct to Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at disguising himself and other deceit for detective Diffs ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, master criminal, crime, vengeance, murder, woman in danger, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 833
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, on the road, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, master criminal, assassination attempt, chase, crime gone awry, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.3
 522
Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Zheng Zhou is the most feared warrior from the Shaolin Dynasty in China. His fighting and weapons skills are legendary. But when his parents are killed and sister kidnapped, he turns to a life of drugs and crime that will almost kill him. With the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drugs/alcohol, master warrior, hitman, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, one man army, chases and races, shot in the head ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Wake of Death (2004)
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, motorcycle chase, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, heroes, rivalry, gangsters, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Best of the Best II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, martial arts, crime, rivalry, master warrior, friends, murder, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, righting the wronged, chases and races, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, government agency, secret agents, assassination attempt, vengeance, working undercover, hitman, crimes, deadly, rivalry, undercover, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colombia, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Assassin's Game (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Legendary hitman Vet Jones never expected to accept another mission. But when his son fails to assassinate an important target, and a powerful crime boss gives Jones an ultimatum - finish the job or his son dies - Jones has no choice but to accept. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, hitman, crimes, deadly, heroes, on the run, parents and children, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 404
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, vengeance, gunfight, missing person, crime, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Beyond Hypothermia (1996)
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: assassination, chase, gory, crime, criminal heroes, martial arts, anti heroes, girls with guns, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, assassination attempt ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, korea, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 3K
Zinda (2006)
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, taxi driver, revenge, martial arts, danger, missing person, confined, crime, crimes, deadly, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
One Down, Two to go (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, partners against crime, contests and competitions, fighting crime, rescue, vengeance, vigilantism, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, race against time, tough heroes, crimes, danger, vengeance, kidnapping, chases and races, confined, heroes, rivalry, forced into action
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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