Movies like Point of No Return

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Point of No Return (1993)
 6.0
 23K
Point of No Return (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so Maggie can be elaborately trained as a phantom killer and subdued into obedience. She gets a new cover identity as saleswoman Claudia Anne Doran. She also gets a wonderful house-mate, building super J.P., a broad-minded, gentle photographer. The two fall in love, and that complicates hit jobs. His good influence extends to breeding in her a conscience that places love over business, unlike Bob's agency.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense, futuristic, realistic, stylized, psychotronic, remake of french film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lethal injection, female killer, hitman, murder, espionage, danger, chases and races, undercover, life is a bitch, addiction, haunted by the past, rivalry, government agency, death penalty, assassin, chase, martial arts, assassination, crimes, crime, dishonesty, teaching the ways of the world, deadly, female warrior, car chase ...
Time: future, 1990s
Place: california, italy, venice, usa, europe, washington d.c., france

Most similar movies to Point of No Return

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about violence, murder, hitman, pistol, betrayal, chase and revenge mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Point of No Return: Nikita (2010), Nikita (1990), Colombiana (2011), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996), Naked Weapon (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 47K
Nikita (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female spy, female killer, hitman, female assassin, danger, mole, chases and races, spy, working undercover, crimes, killings, secret government organization ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 63K
Nikita (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A beautiful felon, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a policeman, is given a second chance - as a secret political assassin controlled by the government.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female killer, undercover, hitman, double life, impossible love, training, robbery, secret identity, mentor, heroine, assassination, french ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 89K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: female assassin, vigilante, female killer, vigilantism, vengeance, crimes, latinos, danger, hitman, rivalry, sniper, gangster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992
Place: colombia, usa, latin america, south america, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her head, she begins to ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, female assassin, cia, amnesia, secret service, chase, presumed dead, female protagonist, single mother, rogue agent, hitman, female killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 7K
Naked Weapon (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious woman, known as Madame M, kidnaps forty pre-teen girls and transports them to a remote island to train them as the most deadly assassins. CIA operative Jack Chen follows the case for 6 years with no leads, but when a series of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, vengeance, hitman, assassination, island, revenge, secret agents, crime, track down, crimes, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, spain, japan, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kiss of the Dragon (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Liu Jian, an elite Chinese police officer, comes to Paris to arrest a Chinese drug lord. When Jian is betrayed by a French officer and framed for murder, he must go into hiding and find new allies.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, heroin, crimes, crime, dishonesty, one man army, surveillance, on the run, french, little girl, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, arc de triomphe paris, paris france, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
28%
 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 ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 59K
The Specialist (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: May Munro is a woman obsessed with getting revenge on the people who murdered her parents when she was still a girl. She hires Ray Quick, a retired explosives expert to kill her parent's killers. When Ned Trent, embittered ex-partner of ...
Style: sexy, tense, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, explosive, assassination, haunted by the past, tough heroes, revenge, rivalry, danger, deadly, organized crime, explosives expert, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s, year 1984
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 8K
Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, gangsters, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, machismo, murder, one against many, undercover, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, beijing china, bangkok thailand, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 27K
Blown Away (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, stalking, psychopath, anarchist, revenge, investigation, government agency, race against time, criminal's revenge, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ⇓
26%
 5.8
 79K
Haywire (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, fist fighting, betrayal, manhunt, chases and races, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, rescue, secret agent, one woman army, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, ireland, europe, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Eiger Sanction (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassination, assassin, hitman, rivalry, adventure, chases and races, collector, undercover, one last job, survival, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, switzerland, italy, alps, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gambling, murder, debt, introspection, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, downfall, deadly, dishonesty, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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 ⇓
25%
 6.4
 8K
The Package (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, military, investigation, soldier, airport, assassination attempt, sergeant, prisoner, politics, government agency, state affairs, nato ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe, russia, chicago illinois, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 24K
Fire with Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against – after being held up at a local convenience store – threatens him.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, firemen, murder, witness protection, u.s. marshal, crime, vigilantism, crimes, hidden identity, danger, police detective, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new orleans, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 82K
3 Days to Kill (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Serbia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. But first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, hitman, terminal illness, danger, family relations, secret service, parents and children, one last job, race against time, cia, family reunited, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, langley virginia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Hidden Assassin (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A CIA agent gets caught up in political intrigue after he gets brought in to solve the murder of a Cuban ambassador.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, hitman, espionage, assassination, assassination attempt, assassin, murder, undercover agent, state affairs, secret agents, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, czech republic, prague, latin america, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 101K
The Jackal (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI boss and a former IRA terrorist.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, kgb, chase, fbi, trap, cold war, vengeance, sniper, hidden identity, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, massachusetts, moscow russia, virginia, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 4K
Target (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Texan with a secret past (Gene Hackman) searches Europe with his son (Matt Dillon) after the KGB kidnaps his wife (Gayle Hunnicutt).
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, chase, father son relationship, espionage, rescue, parents and children, crimes, secret agents, daring rescue, haunted by the past, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, texas, france, usa, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 73K
Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, assassination, competition, cia, police chase, rescue, sniper, danger, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, detroit, seattle, seattle washington, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
In the Line of Fire (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, bodyguard, obsession, assassination attempt, election, undercover, gunfight, assassin, stalking, cia, terrorism, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, washington d.c., phoenix arizona, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 95K
Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, assassination, boat chase, danger, rivalry, revenge, state affairs, government agency, master criminal, family in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, maryland, scotland yard, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 4K
The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the Ninja-cult leader.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, murder, martial arts, danger, vengeance, crimes, mysterious character, master warrior, deadly, dishonesty, hitman, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 11K
The Substitute (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After he did some jobs for CIA, ex-marine John Shale is visiting his high school love Jane. She's now a teacher in Columbus High School in Miami. Soon after his arriving Jane has her knee cap broken while jogging. After that, John decides to go ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: high school, teachers and students, high school life, hidden identity, gang, danger, society, crime, tough heroes, undercover, youth, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 4K
Murphy's Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough police detective escapes from custody handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife. He must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, rough, enigmatic, tricky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, false accusation, chase, stalking, vengeance, police investigation, criminal's revenge, femme fatale, life is a bitch, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 ⇓
23%
 4.6
 16K
Catch .44 (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The lives of three female assassins take a sudden turn when their charming boss lures them into one last job. They soon find themselves thrust into a bizarre situation involving a psychotic hit man, a grizzled trucker and a delusional line cook.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, woman in danger, hitman, deadly, crimes, crime, tough girl, murder, police officer, gunfight, danger, mansion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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