Movies like Point Blank 1998

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Point Blank (1998)
 4.2
 1K
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, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, hostage, danger, one man army, race against time, hostages, criminal heroes, crimes, confined, crime, fugitives, tough law enforcer, daring rescue, escaped convict, psychopath, kidnapping, terrorism, chase, gunfight, brother brother relationship, sniper, fbi, dying man, siege, special agents ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and realistic films with plots about held at gunpoint, pistol, gunfight, hostage, violence, murder and crimes mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Point Blank: No Contest (1995), A Better Way to Die (2000), The Cutter (2005), White Sands (1992), Assault on Precinct 13 (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.5
 741
No Contest (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 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: rough, serious, sexy, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, terrorist, kidnapping, danger, race against time, machine gun, swimming pool, hostage, senator, femme fatale, terrorist plot ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, undercover, on the run, hitman, manhunt, witnessing a crime, special agents, gangsters, law enforcement, danger, race against time, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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 ⇓
67%
 6.0
 6K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, mistaken identity, investigation, murder, undercover, crime, crimes, working undercover, who done it, hidden identity, mystery, small town ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new mexico, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: 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 ⇓
62%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, martial arts, race against time, danger, adventure, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, deadly, hostages, confined, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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 ⇓
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: 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 ⇓
58%
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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 ⇓
56%
 3.5
 6K
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, race against time, master criminal, save the day, daring rescue, police investigation, crimes, hostages, danger, one man army, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 5K
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, gang, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, rivalry, crime boss, organized crime, murder, gangster, violence, street shootout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2011, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
52%
Two-Minute Warning (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A psychotic sniper plans a massive killing spree in a Los Angeles football stadium during a major championship game. The police, led by Captain Peter Holly (Charlton Heston) and SWAT commander Sergeant Button (John Cassavetes), learn of the plot and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, stadium, danger, swat, murder, gambling, terrorism, psychopath, hostages, chases and races, special agents, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 3K
Renegades (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Buster McHenry (Sutherland) is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm (Phillips), an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants a spear in the possession of the criminals that Buster ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, law enforcement, undercover, vengeance, gangsters, reluctant partners, partners against crime, crime, chases and races, crimes, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 43K
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, danger, airplane, passenger, save the day, fbi, crimes, heroes, hostages, hostage, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: florida, louisiana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 314
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, hitman, martial arts, one man army, kidnapping, family life, in the woods, tough heroes, tough law enforcer, adventure, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 516
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: rough, serious, bleak, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, chase, laboratory, danger, kidnapping, crime, confined, experiment gone awry, missing person, chaos, battles ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, rescue, survival, kidnapping, terrorism, one man army, tough heroes, adventure, save the day, vengeance, race against time, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.8
 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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, kidnapping, one man army, daring rescue, hostage, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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 ⇓
45%
 5.9
 24K
The Rookie (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, rescue, police investigation, partners, danger, track down, hostages, car chase, kidnapping, brutality, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Exterminator 2 (1984)
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: realistic, serious, rough, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, vigilantism, danger, vigilante, flamethrower, violence, revenge, exploitation, death wish, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 8K
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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, rescue, truck, chase, chases and races, danger, partners, crimes, race against time, on the run, one man army, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 351
Quick (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A female assassin named "Quick" is hired to bring in a Mafia accountant, who is under police protection. Double crossed by the mafia, she takes her hostage to California to retrieve $3M that he took before running. The mafia and ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, chase, on the run, hitman, kidnapping, mafia, danger, manhunt, murder, corruption, accountant, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
41%
Hero and the Terror (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the people of L.A. Now Simon has escaped and has ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, murder, pregnancy, haunted by the past, psychopath, police investigation, law enforcement, rivalry, prison, master criminal, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
40%
 4.8
 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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, hitman, one man army, assassination attempt, chase, heroes, save the day, woman in danger, manhunt, weakness, government agency, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Command Performance (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Moscow charity concert turns bloody when armed extortionists take the headlining American pop-star, Venus, and the Russian President with his family, hostage. The drummer of a heavy metal warm-up band, an ex-bad ass biker played by Lundgren, and a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, siege, hostages, confined, crimes, tough heroes, deadly, danger, one man army, hostage, american abroad, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Surviving the Game (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, psychopath, chase, homeless, chases and races, deadly, hunting, isolation, danger, escapades, rivalry, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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