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Pistol Whipped (2008)
 5.2
 4K
Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious gangsters, he make s decision that will change his life - forever.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gambling, murder, debt, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, dishonesty, redemption, introspection, deadly, downfall, father daughter relationship, spy, crime boss, deception, police corruption, car chase, money, old man, down on your luck, prison, sniper, martial arts, casino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about violence, tough guy, blood, hand to hand combat, gunfight, pistol and crimes mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Pistol Whipped: Urban Justice (2007), A Good Man (2014), Out for a Kill (2003), Above the Law (1988), Out for Justice (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Urban Justice (2007)
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, murder, chase, investigation, martial arts, danger, car chase, gangsters, crimes, track down, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.6
 3K
A Good Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, gang, heroes, save the day, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, deadly, gory, danger, binoculars ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Out for a Kill (2003)
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, prison, martial arts, vengeance, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, gangsters, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
 27K
Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, lone hero, corruption, undercover, cia, drug dealing, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, japan, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Out for Justice (1991)
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, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, martial arts, car chase, psychopath, police investigation, vengeance, gangsters, crime, dark hero, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Code of Silence (1985)
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hitman, martial arts, rescue, danger, police investigation, gangsters, deadly, law enforcement, partners, society, addiction ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.8
 26K
Hard to Kill (1990)
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coma, vengeance, martial arts, murder, danger, hospital, against the odds, intrigue, law enforcement, crime, chase, corruption ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 1990s, year 1990
Place: california, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, drug dealing, murder, danger, vengeance, revenge, lone hero, gangsters, crime, family, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, west indies, jamaica, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.1
 13K
6 Bullets (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child prostitute, danger, kidnapping, tough guy, tough heroes, crime, daring rescue, crimes, missing child, father son relationship, organized crime, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, violence spree, mob hit, corruption, murder, gangster, mob boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, europe, eastern europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Romania
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, crimes, fight, tragic hero, crime boss, unlikely partners, anti hero, danger, corrupt law enforcer, dishonesty, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Glimmer Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, reluctant partners, crimes, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, chases and races, police corruption, partners, law enforcement, deadly, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 31K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, deadly, master criminal, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.7
 2K
Malone (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, cia, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, undercover, on the run, rivalry, chase, danger, deadly, dishonesty, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 47K
Wild Card (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, crime, casino, tough heroes, lone wolves, dishonesty, betrayal, bodyguard, violence, greed, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.6
 248
Maximum Force (1992)
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, undercover, police detective, prostitute, renegade, computer cracker, chases and races, gangsters, working undercover, crimes, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, survival, police station, danger, brutality, siege, law enforcement, master criminal, crimes, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 56K
Sabotage (2014)
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, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, crime scene, vengeance, brutality, gory, crimes, tough law enforcer, danger, dishonesty, deadly, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, georgia, atlanta georgia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Fire Down Below (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martial arts star Steven Seagal stars in this action drama as Jack Taggart, an undercover agent working for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an EPA representative is murdered in a small Appalachian community, Taggart is sent in -- posing as ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: toxic, martial arts, small town, danger, investigation, one man army, environmentalism, church, sheriff, vengeance, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: kentucky, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.9
 4K
Kill Switch (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, investigation, special agents, rivalry, race against time, tough law enforcer, chases and races, crime, crimes, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
 194
Deadly Target (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, tough heroes, vengeance, rivalry, missing person, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.7
 1K
End of a Gun (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mall security guard -- and former federal agent -- crosses paths with a drug kingpin's enforcer after he saves a woman from danger.
Style: surprise ending, rough, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: violence, martial arts, tough guy, rescue, brutality, betrayal, chase, murder, police detective, death, blood, aikido ...
Time: 2010s
Place: houston texas, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 4K
The Package (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crime lord, crimes, danger, tough heroes, chases and races, organized crime, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, deception, hostage, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 4.9
 2K
The Cutter (2005)
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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, investigation, one man army, martial arts, missing person, chase, private detective, kidnapping, shoulder holster, car chase, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, europe, los angeles, germany, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 620
Street Knight (1993)
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police detective, gang, teenage life, urban, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, against the odds, rivalry, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mercenary for Justice (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they're trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there's a coup going on. Some of John's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, mercenary, rescue, one man army, prison, tough heroes, vengeance, escapades, heroes, danger, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, miami, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Driven to Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former Russian mobster named Ruslan, who is now a crime novelist, returns home and discovers his daughter is marrying his arch nemesis. His past also comes back to haunt him when his family is threatened. Hungry for justice, Ruslan returns to the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, deadly, vigilantism, family in danger, danger, tough heroes, family relations, haunted by the past, manhunt, heroes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.5
 5K
Dragon Eyes (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself.
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, vigilantism, small town, police corruption, gang, fight, one man army, righting the wronged, crime, master warrior, tough heroes, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, heroes, crimes, partners, tough heroes, vigilantism, danger, deadly, violence, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 31K
Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, ritual, gangsters, vengeance, tough heroes, rivalry, lone wolves, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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