Movies like Point Break

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Point Break (1991)
 7.3
 142K
Point Break (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the coastal town of Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The F.B.I. believes that the members of the gang could be surfers and send young agent Johnny Utah undercover at the beach to mix with the surfers and gather information.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense, stylized, serious, realistic, cult film, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: extreme sport, bank robbery, working undercover, extreme sports, undercover, surfer, special agents, fbi, surfing, ex athlete, wave, track down, lone hero, police investigation, police officer killed, parachute, surfboard, revenge, gangs, gang, romance, gangsters, crimes, friendship, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hawaii

Most similar movies to Point Break

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, crime, violence, vengeance, gunfight, chase and murder mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Point Break: Face/Off (1997), Miami Vice (2006), The Fast and the Furious (2001), Takers (2010), Boiling Point (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 55K
Point Break (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sport, Thriller
Country: China, Germany, USA, Austria, Italy, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young undercover FBI agent infiltrates a gang of thieves who share a common interest in extreme sports. A remake of the 1991 film, "Point Break".
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: extreme sports, working undercover, heist, surfing, chase, friendship, fbi, redemption, gang, undercover, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, italy, alps, france, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 329K
Face/Off (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, fbi, master criminal, special agents, revenge, hidden identity, undercover, mexican standoff, boat chase, arch villain, prison, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 105K
Miami Vice (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Paraguay, Uruguay
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Miami Vice is a feature film based on the 1980s action drama TV series. The film tells the story of vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs and how their personal and professional lives are dangerously getting mixed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, mole, crime, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, tough law enforcer, partners, buddies, working undercover, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: miami, havana cuba, usa, florida, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, theft, car, tough guy, chase, gang, danger, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 54K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, chase, crimes, law enforcement, robbery, partners, group of criminals, partners in crime, gang, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, murder, investigation, prison, crime, redemption, working undercover, master criminal, vengeance, deadly, crimes, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 16K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, tough law enforcer, crime, danger, master criminal, fighting crime, hostages, crimes, working undercover, hostage, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 9K
Next of Kin (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Truman Gates, a Chicago cop, sets out to find his brother's killer. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, vengeance, crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, vigilantism, justice, brother brother relationship, one against many, death of brother, complex characters ...
Time: 80s
Place: kentucky, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
The Mod Squad (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, they go above and beyond the call of duty to solve the murder; and bust the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, chase, working undercover, investigation, partners, criminal heroes, partners against crime, deadly, undercover cop, police corruption, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 3K
The Hitman (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the reputation and trust needed in order to be accepted by the ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, martial arts, undercover, fighting crime, undercover cop, special agents, revenge, mafia, gang, crimes, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 46K
Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, ...
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, partners, fish out of water, gang war, organized crime, culture clash, gunfight, crime, danger, track down, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, new york, asia, usa, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 4K
Blood Out (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When big city detectives refuse to further investigate his kid brother's gang related murder, small town Sheriff Michael Spencer drops the badge and goes undercover to find his brother's killer and avenge his death.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, working undercover, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, undercover, hitman, tough law enforcer, gangsters, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 103K
Street Kings (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, serious, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, dirty cop, police investigation, tough law enforcer, doubts and hesitations, right and wrong, undercover cop, corruption, police, murder, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
39%
 6.5
 49K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, bank robbery, police detective, police investigation, crime, hostages, law enforcement, robbery, crimes, fan, hostage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 8K
Deep Cover (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, neo noir, police investigation, deadly, drug trafficking, organized crime, racial slur, gangsters, drug addiction, brutality, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, secret service, murder, undercover, loss of friend, vengeance, police investigation, track down, tough law enforcer, anti heroes, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 529
Crash and Burn (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, law enforcement, secret identity, undercover, crimes, crime, secret agents, gang, dishonesty, friends, danger, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 461
The Rage (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Travis is trying to catch a deranged serial killer and is doing his best despite having a new and unexperienced partner in the form of Kelly McCord. It turns out that the serial killer is an entire army of disgruntled CIA ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, crimes, chases and races, secret agents, misfit partners, gang, master criminal, law enforcement, partners, strong sexual content, deadly, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 2K
Kill Speed (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: KILL SPEED is a high-octane, youth oriented, TOP GUN meets FAST & FURIOUS tale about best friends who fly home-built, high-tech planes to deliver Mexican manufactured crystal meth throughout rural California in order to fund their Hollywood, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, crime, crimes, partners, working undercover, airplane, drug dealing, danger, drugs/alcohol, aerial combats, criminal heroes, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 69K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, drug lord, violence, police brutality, gunfight, corruption, crime, police investigation, revenge, law enforcement, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, switzerland, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 23K
Colors (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A confident young cop is shown the ropes by a veteran partner in the dangerous gang-controlled barrios of Los Angeles, where the gang culture is enforced by the colors the members wear.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: gang, police brutality, police, gangsters, crime, gang war, partners, crimes, gunfight, chase, ghetto, mexican american ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, venice beach california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 62K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, tough law enforcer, serial killer, police investigation, tough heroes, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, resistance, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 295
Mask of Death (1996)
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, hitman, betrayal, fbi, machine gun, blood, plastic surgery, fistfight, helicopter, gunfight, dual role ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
37%
 5.5
 42K
Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, heist, chase, taxi driver, rescue, fbi, thief, race against time, father daughter relationship, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 170K
Swordfish (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, spy, master criminal, heist, crime, crimes, race against time, sexual activity, criminal heroes, surveillance, computer hacker, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, washington d.c., malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Killers Edge (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cop teams up with an FBI agent to track down a counterfeiter.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: counterfeiter, fbi, chases and races, undercover, urban, friendship, rivalry, betrayal, tough heroes, battle zone, confined, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Cleopatra Jones (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A United States Special Agent is assigned to crack down on drug-trafficking in the U.S. and abroad. After she burns a Turkish poppy field, the notorious drug-lord Mommy is furious at the loss of her supply and vows to destroy her.
Style: rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug dealing, pimp, party, chase, hitman, violence, police, prostitute, murder, vengeance, jazz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 151K
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police detective, lapd, police investigation, blacks and whites, crimes, seaport, tough law enforcer, oldtimer, partners against crime, robbery, odd couple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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