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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, introspection, redemption, deadly, downfall, father daughter relationship, spy, crime boss, deception, police corruption, car chase, money, old man, down on your luck, sex, prison, sniper, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, rough, serious and realistic films with plots about violence, tough guy, blood, fistfight, death, pistol and gunfight 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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, murder, chase, investigation, martial arts, danger, car chase, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, track down ...
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: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, heroes, save the day, gangsters, crimes, gang, deadly, rivalry, danger, gory, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, prison, martial arts, vengeance, gangsters, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, crimes, danger, drug abuse, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, lone hero, corruption, undercover, cia, drug dealing, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, working undercover ...
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, rough, serious, 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%
 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coma, vengeance, martial arts, murder, danger, hospital, against the odds, intrigue, crime, crimes, law enforcement, chase ...
Time: 80s, year 1990, 1990s, year 1983
Place: california, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hitman, martial arts, danger, rescue, police investigation, gangsters, partners, law enforcement, deadly, missing person, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, drug dealing, murder, danger, vengeance, revenge, lone hero, gangsters, crime, crimes, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, colombia, jamaica, west indies, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, daring rescue, crime, crimes, missing child, father son relationship, organized crime, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ 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, crime boss, tragic hero, unlikely partners, anti hero, danger, corrupt law enforcer, criminal's revenge, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, violence spree, chases and races, mob boss, one against many, mob hit, gangster, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, europe, eastern europe, prague czech republic
⇓ 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, crimes, partners against crime, chases and races, deadly, law enforcement, partners, police corruption, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: toxic, investigation, one man army, environmentalism, danger, good versus evil, deadly, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, brutality, environment, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: kentucky, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, crimes, working undercover, deadly, fighting the system, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ 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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, cia, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, undercover, tough heroes, on the run, rivalry, chase, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
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, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, bodyguard, crimes, gangsters, crime, casino, tough heroes, dishonesty, lone wolves, betrayal, violence, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, undercover, prostitute, police detective, renegade, computer cracker, gangsters, rivalry, police corruption, good versus evil, working undercover, chases and races ...
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, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, survival, police station, danger, siege, master criminal, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, tough law enforcer, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 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, drug cartel, police investigation, crime scene, vengeance, brutality, gory, crimes, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, tough heroes, vengeance, rivalry, missing person, heroes, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, los angeles, usa, hong kong
⇓ 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, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: violence, martial arts, betrayal, brutality, rescue, chase, murder, police detective, death, blood, aikido, security guard ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, special agents, psychopath, murder, mind game, master criminal, race against time, rivalry, law enforcement, track down, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ 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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crime lord, crimes, danger, tough heroes, chases and races, organized crime, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, deception, hostage, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Maximum Conviction (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When former black ops operative Tom Steele and his partner Manning are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners. Before long, an elite force of mercenaries assault the prison in search ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, rescue, prison, martial arts, partners, confined, master warrior, danger, tough heroes, on the run, foot chase, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, mercenary, rescue, prison, one man army, tough heroes, escapades, heroes, vengeance, danger, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, miami, athens greece
⇓ 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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, martial arts, teenage life, gang, law enforcement, urban, rivalry, crime, crimes, gangsters, hostages, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, one man army, rescue, private detective, chase, missing person, martial arts, police investigation, daring rescue, tough heroes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, europe, germany, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Code of Honor (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: brutality, murder, danger, ex special forces, anti hero, tough guy, sociopath, chase, fbi agent, gangsters, killer, aikido ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 37K
The Gunman (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his ...
Style: exciting, rough, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, agent as target, undercover, danger, chase, haunted by the past, assassin, betrayal, martial arts, deception, murder, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: europe, africa, barcelona spain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, crimes, crime, master warrior, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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