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The Perfect Weapon
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jeff, a young delinquent, is enrolled by his father in a kenpo school, in the hopes of teaching the boy some self-discipline. Years later, Jeff's mentor, Kim, is being threatened by one of the Korean mafia families. Jeff tries to help his old friend, but is too late to prevent Kim's death at the hands of an unknown hitman. Vowing revenge, Jeff takes on all of the families, using his martial arts skills to find the man who killed his friend.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, psychotronic, cult movie cast, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, urban, master warrior, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, murder, danger, deadly, one man army, rivalry, investigation, amateur detective, gangsters, hitman, uninhibited rivalry, athlete and trainer, friendship, ambition, crimes, law enforcement, power relations, chases and races, kung fu classic, martial artist ...
Time: 90s
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Deadbeat at Dawn
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Crime Story
Action, Crime, Drama
Hong Kong
107 min.
 6.8
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Most similar movies to The Perfect Weapon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, deadly, crimes, crime, martial arts, murder and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Perfect Weapon: Street Knight (1993), Hot Boyz (2000), Bounty Tracker (1993), Best of the Best II (1993), Slaughter (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Street Knight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, crime, crimes, law enforcement, urban, rivalry, against the odds, teenage life, city life, gangsters, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   95%
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Hot Boyz
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, gang, urban ghetto, gangsters, urban, partners against crime, drug dealing, courtroom drama, frame up, false accusation, racism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   92%
    User:   78%
 
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Bounty Tracker
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Almost the whole staff of a tax consultant office is slayed by a team of professional killers, only Paul Damone can escape. He didn't know that his partner used to wash gangster Louis Sarazin's money and had to testify as chief witness ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bounty hunter, adventure, master warrior, crime, murder, chases and races, crimes, deadly, revenge, one man army, vigilante ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
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System:   67%
    User:   75%
 
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Best of the Best II
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, violence, contests and competitions, fight scenes, kung fu, uninhibited rivalry, crime, brutality, camp, righting the wronged, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
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Slaughter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
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    User:   45%
 
Code of Silence
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, chase, police, gangsters, gunfight, rescue, martial arts, car chase, undercover cop, police corruption, revenge, missing person ...
Time: 80s
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    User:   100%
 
Urban Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, martial arts, small town, gangsters, urban, chase, investigation, track down, murder, vengeance, revenge ...
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    User:   56%
 
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Maximum Force
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, prostitute, chase, gangsters, renegade, against the odds, police corruption, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
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The Bodyguard
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba returns to his home in Japan, where he holds a press conference announcing his intention to wipe out the nation's drug industry. He also offers his services as a bodyguard to anyone who is willing to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia, usa, new york
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System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
Out for Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crime, police investigation, chase, murder, vengeance, car chase, violence, mafia, organized crime, vigilante ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   41%
 
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Fist of Honor
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, buddies, gang, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
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:   44%
    User:   38%
 
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Mask of Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, urban, criminal's revenge, gangsters, hidden identity, crime, master criminal, special agents, assassination attempt, blood, machine gun ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
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    User:   51%
 
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Crime Story
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special agent assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police investigation, police corruption, kung fu, police, corruption, crime, fight scenes, violent, master criminal, drinking ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, california
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System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
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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:   42%
    User:   43%
 
My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Modesty, raised by a casino owner after being abandoned by her parents, has become skilled in the ways of fighting and now acts as the casino owner's bodyguard. When she's unable to prevent the owner's murder at the hands of an old ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, murder, secret identity, betrayal, vengeance, orphan, vigilantism, tough heroes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
Walking the Edge
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, tough law enforcer, vengeance, crime gone awry, taxi driver, manhunt, vigilantism, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
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Point Blank
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a group of shoppers hostage (after killing many more of them) ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, fugitives, crime, hostages, one man army, partners against crime, special agents, fbi agent, siege, sniper, escaped convict, dying man ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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Stone Cold
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Joe Huff (Brian Bosworth) is a tough, loner cop with a flair for infiltrating dangerous biker gangs. The FBI blackmail Joe into an undercover operation that entails infiltrating "The Brotherhood" - a powerful Mississippi biker gang linked ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, chase, investigation, biker, motorcycle gang, fbi, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mississippi, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
Return of the Street Fighter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on a Yakuza family that may be embezzling money from charities to finance their own operations. Both the police and the Yakuza find themselves battling Tsurugi, but Tsurugi's fight ultimately is ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gory, prison, criminal's revenge, adventure, crime, gang, gangsters, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   40%
 
Island of Fire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone in a prison run by a corrupt warden fakes the deaths of convicts to later use them as expendable assassins. A police officer is sent into the prison to gather evidence of the corruption.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, crime, criminal heroes, police investigation, anti heroes, gang, gangsters, master criminal, tough law enforcer, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
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
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System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
Out for a Kill
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, vengeance, crime, frame up, prison, murder, crimes, deadly, good versus evil, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, paris france, hong kong
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System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
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Running Red
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: martial arts, deadly, soldier, assassination, starting over, chases and races, crimes, danger, heroes, rivalry, beretta, ex special forces ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
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The Cutter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, criminal's revenge, hostages, one man army, master criminal, private detective, chase, investigation, shoulder holster, rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, egypt
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System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
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Hard to Kill
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hospital, murder, gangsters, revenge, chase, brutality, car chase, coma, violence, hitman ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1983
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois
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System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
Exterminator 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The flamethrower-wielding vigilante John Eastland returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, urban, crime, crimes, deadly, rivalry, buddies, vigilantism, murder, flamethrower, vigilante ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
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No Way Back
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When F.B.I. Agent Zack Grant's partner is killed during a blown-up operation, he attempts to find the person responsible. Mafiaso Frank Serlano believes Zack is responsible for his only sons death in the same operation and kidnaps Zacks son to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, vengeance, crime, kidnapping, tough heroes, crimes, danger, female agent, hate crime, fbi agent, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
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System:   36%
    User:   34%
 

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The Expert
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: It was a brutal murder that sent deranged psychopath Martin Kagan to prison. It was a naive deputy warden that granted him a stay of execution. Now, the police department's tactical defence instructor, John Lomax, wants revenge for his beloved ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, crime, death row, murder, wrongfully committed, injustice, confined, crimes, deadly, serial killer, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
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Triad Wars
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the midst of a violent gang war, a series of misfortunes threaten the fate of a gang boss and his mob.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gory, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, betrayal, master criminal, tough law enforcer, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   35%
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