Movies like Point Blank 1998

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Point Blank (1998)
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Point Blank (1998)
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) before making their demands. Only Rudy, a former mercenary and brother of one of the fugitives, can take out the criminals before more of the hostages die.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, brother brother relationship, rescue, one man army, race against time, criminal heroes, crimes, fugitives, confined, tough law enforcer, daring rescue, siege, escaped prisoner, gunfight, martial arts, swat team, drugs, karate, murder, african american, father son relationship, texas ranger, sewer, shopping mall, loss of brother ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa

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Most similar movies to Point Blank

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about gunfight, hostage, gun, held at gunpoint, crimes, blood and rescue mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Point Blank: Black Dog (1998), No Contest (1995), A Better Way to Die (2000), The Cutter (2005), Assault on Precinct 13 (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: suspense, road movie, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck, car chase, rescue, train crash, chase, gang, arms dealer, family, crime boss, crimes, partners, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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100%
 4.5
 900
No Contest (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: sexy, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, beauty pageant, terrorist, martial arts, gang, hijacking, computer cracker, women, showdown, woman with a gun, monster, gunfight ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Better Way to Die (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Boomer (Wiper) is a rookie cop based in the urban hellhole that is downtown Chicago. After his involvement in a drug bust operation which results in the death of Carlos (Carmen Argenziano), his mentor and father figure, Boomer becomes disillusioned ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, on the run, undercover, mistaken identity, hitman, manhunt, race against time, witnessing a crime, rivalry, special agents, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, rescue, one man army, chase, missing person, martial arts, police investigation, daring rescue, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, escapades, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, germany, europe, usa, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: suspense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, siege, survival, police corruption, police station, crimes, criminal's revenge, violence, brutality, sniper, master criminal, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 8K
White Sands (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation.
Style: suspense, harsh, stylized, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, desert, murder, fbi, mistaken identity, investigation, undercover, working undercover, who done it, hidden identity, mystery, sheriff ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Born to Fight (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a remote Thai village is overrun by terrorists armed with a nuclear missile, an elite undercover operative leads the most unique fighting force ever assembled in a heroic bid to save their nation.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, race against time, hostage, tough law enforcer, adventure, muay thai, tough heroes, good versus evil, confined, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 805
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, gang warfare, teenage life, gang, gangsters, police detective, hostage, city life, against the odds, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.1
 6K
Recoil (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop turns vigilante after his family is murdered, exacting vengeance on the killers - and then on all criminals who have slipped through the system.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, death of wife, gang, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, vigilante, gangsters, murder, organized crime, violence, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2011, 2010s ...
Place: british columbia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.4
 358
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: suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, renegade, monster, police officer, police detective, prostitute, gangsters, chase, undercover, against the odds, working undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 28K
Metro (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, intense, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: chase, hostage, negotiation, car chase, revenge, violence, police investigation, gunfight, swat team, hitman, bank robbery, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 35K
Sudden Death (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: International action superstar Jean Claude Van Damme teams with Powers Boothe in a Tension-packed, suspense thriller, set against the back-drop of a Stanley Cup game.Van Damme portrays a father whose daughter is suddenly taken during a championship ...
Style: suspense, exciting, humorous, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, hostage, ice hockey, martial arts, terrorism, bomb, kidnapping, fight, assassination, conspiracy, death, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, kickboxing, sniper, vengeance, crimes, crime boss, karate, assassination, partners, gang rape, assassin, killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bucharest, ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, 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: suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, aikido, murder, lone hero, vengeance, family, vigilante, violence, brutality, drug dealing, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, latin america, colombia, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 15K
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, tough guy, child in peril, daring rescue, crimes, missing child, child prostitute, child prostitution, organized crime, father son relationship, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.1
 1K
He Who Dares (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve a group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. Crack SAS operative Chris Lowe and his team are sent in and must take the building ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, military, soldier, daring rescue, crimes, escapades, law enforcement, confined, money, psychopath, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 1K
Slaughter (1972)
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: neo noir, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, mafia, brutality, airport, black hero, african american, revenge, vigilante, gangsters, heroes, vigilantism, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.5
 7K
Ticker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Nettles, a detective of San Francisco, and his partner Fuzzy must take up to one of the most dangerous terrorist gangs of the city. When one of the terrorists, the beautiful scientist Claire Manning is arrested, Swan, the leader of the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chase, race against time, hostage, master criminal, daring rescue, save the day, police investigation, unlikely partners, reluctant partners, crimes, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.5
 111K
Hostage (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When a mafia accountant is taken hostage on his beat, a police officer – wracked by guilt from a prior stint as a negotiator – must negotiate the standoff, even as his own family is held captive by the mob.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, home invasion, hostage negotiator, organized crime, swat team, crimes, one man army, small town, fbi, police investigation, hostage situation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
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Lion Strike (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: psychotronic, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, fight, park ranger, kung fu, kung fu classic, kickboxer, yakuza, competition, forest, murder, kidnapping, master warrior ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.7
 7K
7 Seconds (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, chase, hostage, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, daring rescue, one man army, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 48K
Passenger 57 (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hostage, hijacking, airport, motorcycle, martial arts, tough guy, terrorist, fbi, one man army, airplane hijack ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, louisiana, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, suspense, intense, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, mafia, police, revenge, fight, chase, gangsters, police officer, hitman, police investigation, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.6
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Rage (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A corrupt right-wing militia group chooses a California teacher as the ideal specimen to clone for its army.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, laboratory, murder, kidnapping, chaos, righting the wronged, battles, cloning, disorder, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably culminates a martial arts showdown between the drug lord and ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fbi, texas ranger, vengeance, crimes, kung fu, law enforcement, special agents, confined, lone wolves, gang, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.0
 864
The Alternate (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The President of the United States, in the midst of negative public opinion, is kidnapped while attending a charity function. However, this is all part of a plan to boost his ratings, the 'kidnappers' being a CIA black ops team. It seems ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, undercover, daring rescue, save the day, rescue, heroes, crimes, president, dishonesty, secret agents, special agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Avenging Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martial arts expert Matt Hunter was one of the most promising operatives in Army intelligence until his parents were killed by terrorists, and he retired to the family's farm in Louisiana to take care of his 12-year-old sister Sara and their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, terrorism, survival, rescue, kidnapping, adventure, race against time, save the day, vengeance, one man army, tough heroes, mardi gras ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 4K
Blackjack (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After saving Casey, a daughter of his friend, from hired assassins, Jack Devlin is hit with a strange phobia - fear of white color. But when his other friend, who works as a bodyguard for a supermodel, is wounded, Jack decides to step in for him. ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, terrorism, scarecrow, chase, one man army, heroes, gangsters, assassination attempt, woman in danger, tough heroes, disability, weakness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: atlantic city, new york, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 30K
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: suspense, intense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, hospital, murder, revenge, vengeance, chase, corruption, corrupt official, coma, aikido, intrigue, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, year 1990, year 1983, 90s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, rescue, kidnapping, heroes, escapades, vengeance, hostage, prison, adventure, crimes, rivalry, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, cape town south africa, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%