Movies like Pointman

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Pointman (1994)
 5.6
 177
Pointman (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Arbitrageur Constantine "Connie" Harper is sentenced to a maximum security prison for fraud and decking the DA at his trial. Upon his release, one of his cellmates asks him to bodyguard his sister Rosie, who is being threatened by a diamond broker over some diamonds. Connie becomes a reluctant bodyguard to Rosie. While in prison, his name got on "the list," a collection of people to go to when you've exhausted all other options. - Written by Jeff Cross "
Plot: prison, bodyguard, prisoner, fashion designer, wall street, restaurant, broker, diamond, frame up, brother sister relationship, assassination attempt, jeweler, protection, diamond theft, insurance fraud, wrongful imprisonment, sports car, hiding, released from prison, last wish, hidden, struggling artist, aquarium, settlement, release from prison
Place: new york, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Pointman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films with plots about prison, crimes, martial arts, heroes, chases and races, rivalry and deadly mostly in Action genres. Some movies like Pointman: Diamond Ruff (2015), Final Kill (2020), Plato's Run (1997), Without Mercy (1995), Riot (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.4
 94
Diamond Ruff (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Action - Orphan, con artist, crime boss and millionaire, Diamond Ruff has seen it all. In prison for a murder he did not commit, he meets the Reverend Trek Woods, who overwhelms him with kindness, character and faith in god. Falling in love with ...
Plot: reverend, framed for murder, prisoner, prison, terminal illness
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.9
 2K
Final Kill (2020)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Billy Zane, Randy Couture and Ed Morrone star in this action-packed thriller about a mercenary hired to protect a couple hiding out in Central America from a ruthless crime family. In his final assignment as a protector, it quickly turns deadly as a ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: bodyguard, protector, mafia, security guard, agent, abduction, fighting crime, protection, mission, crimes, special agents, mafioso ...
Place: costa rica, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 4.5
 492
Plato's Run (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hired to rescue escaped inmates, a Florida man is framed for a Cuban gangster's assassination.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, kidnapping, assassination, prison, political conspiracy, computers and web, law enforcement, manhunt, tough law enforcer, crimes, buddies, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.3
 123
Without Mercy (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He' s been betrayed by his country, stripped of his honor and exiled to a foreign land. Now maverick Marine officer Frank Zagarino has found a way to get back what was stolen from him. And he'll get it-no matter what it takes.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: vigilantism, frame up, prison, innocence lost, martial arts, fall in love, murder, tough heroes, lone wolves, rivalry, law enforcement, hotshot hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 3K
Riot (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Copper Jack Stone purposefully orchestrates a bank robbery in order to be thrown into prison with the notorious Russian kingpin Balam. Balam is more than just a mob criminal; he's a very cunning and dangerous lord who controls the police force ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison violence, prison riot, murderer, jailed, vengeance, gang, mafioso, russian mafia, confined, maximum security prison, criminal gang, obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.4
 170
Act of War (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Gracy, a former security guard at the American Embassy in Russia, has shown up uninvited to a party at the embassy in the former Soviet Republic of Bazrhikistan, where his estranged girlfriend is working. As the two are talking upstairs, a ...
Plot: jujitsu, agent, husband wife relationship, terrorist group, one man army, action violence, fistfight, gunfight, martial arts, terrorist, terrorism, embassy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Double Agent 73 (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Underworld drug king Toplar is flooding the market with low-grade heroin. Agent 99 gets a bit too close to the truth, but manages to gasp out a clue as to the identity of Toplar: he has a scar. Jane (Agent 73) is called in to find Toplar, and gets a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: exploitation, spy, dishonesty, secret agents, law enforcement, chase, gang, race against time, espionage, good versus evil, undercover, against the rules ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 435
Hard Justice (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved in all kinds of corrupt activities; dope dealing and gun ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, prison, police detective, investigation, government agency, leadership, rivalry, drug dealing, tough law enforcer, master criminal, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.1
 663
First Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Secret Service attempts to prevent an elaborately plotted assassination attempt on the President.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: government agency, state affairs, undercover, assassination attempt, head of state, crimes, save the day, secret agents, political conspiracy, political intrigue, assassination, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Protector (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man of mystery with no memory is haunted by a vicious crime lord and a band of lethal assassins from a secret government agency. A "Protector"...from an unlikely source joins the man in the battle to save the economic world and recapture ...
Plot: crime boss, protection, government, amnesia, assassin, kidnapping, agent
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Black Site Delta (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of military prisoners must fight off a terrorist attack on their prison which, unbeknownst to them, is a cover for a secret drone control facility.
Style: exciting, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, prison, drone, reluctant hero, terrorist group, prisoners of war, military, fight, terrorism, top secret, battles, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 2.2
 260
The Vault (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After terrorist take over a museum, a Reformed Jewel Thief must decide if he should help them steal a priceless diamond or if he should save the day.
Plot: storage unit, fight, heist, diamond, thief, police, hostage, museum, explosion
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Spy Games: The Black Wolf Hunt (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Retired Colonel Matveev takes on an unofficial assignment to revenge his friend's death and catch one of the most dangerous terrorists who managed to escape to America during a failed operation in Chechnya.
Plot: terrorist, revenge, russian, nickname
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 649
Blackbelt (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson is back and forced to take on the greatest legends of the martial arts world. Wilson fights off all comers while defending rock superstar Shanna (Deirdre Imershein) against the insane attacks of a fanatical veteran ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, serial killer, murder, stalking, vietnam war, investigation, one man army, psychopath, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.0
 63
Slow Burn (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A veteran cop is after a Mafia hitman, who killed his partner. Unbeknownst to him, a rookie cop has gone undercover to also catch the hitman, who murdered his parents. In order to get close to the hitman, the rookie has cozied up to the ...
Plot: mob boss, gunfight, restaurant, hitman, revenge, mafia, police officer, russian roulette, forced suicide, baptism, explosion, shotgun ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 9K
Redline (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gorgeous young automobile fanatic--and front to the hottest unsigned band on the West coast--finds herself caught up in illegal drag-racing competitions organized by exotic car fanatics
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, sports car, chase, contests and competitions, rivalry, crimes, cons and scams, gambling, uninhibited rivalry, fight, dishonesty, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 79
Province 77 (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Thai Town is a six-block area near Hollywood, Los Angeles, which is home to over 50,000 expatriated Thais. The town is such a gateway for Thais entering America it was dubbed Thailand's 77th Province. The movie follows a Thai family as it ...
Plot: interracial relations, immigrants, restaurant, sex scene, female nudity, woman on top, sexual desire, nightclub, blonde, interracial sex, drug dealing, bathtub ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Mission to Kill (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Story: His activities in Viet Nam would be denied by the U S Government. Only two others providing similar service returned to the states. Now he's getting mental help in a military institution, escapes, and must be recaptured.
Plot: military, military police, soldier, psychiatrist, drugs, cocaine, green beret, sports car, veteran, vietnam war, vietnam veteran, deaf man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Blood Ring 2: The Killer Instinct (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Convicted for a crime he did not commit, kickboxer Max Rivers is sentenced to life imprisonment in Carcel de Cordoba, the world's most impenetrable prison. He discovers a corrupt regime run by the chief warden, who organizes high-stake fighting ...
Plot: martial artist, prisoner, tough guy, kickboxing, prison, brawl, martial arts, fight, violence, fistfight, cell, kickboxer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.1
 287
The Protector (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Soldier of fortune Ken Conway gets a job offer from his former fiancee to look into the whereabouts of a missing scientist. The scientist was working for pharmaceutical researcher Dr. Krago, so Conway goes undercover to infiltrate the doctor's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, bodyguard, disorder, bio weapon, conspiracy, apocalypse, friendship, future dystopia, plague, experiment gone awry, terrorism, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Guy from Harlem (1977)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tough streetwise private investigator Al Connors, who works in Florida but originally hails from Harlem, is hired by the CIA to guard a visiting African princess. Moreover, Connors uses all his sharp street smarts and fierce fighting skills to find ...
Plot: man dressed as woman, protection, fight, masseuse, male protagonist, cia agent, private detective, nudity (full frontal - brief), interracial relations, drugs, money, office ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.6
 374
Con Games (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A decorated Army veteran goes undercover as a prison inmate to investigate the death of a Senator's grandson, who was killed while behind bars. Once under lock and key, he finds himself at the mercy of an all-powerful guard whose deadly ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison rape, investigation, soldier, confined, undercover, working undercover, prison, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, state affairs, crimes, rebellion ...
Time: future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ninja Phantom Heroes (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this actioner, one of a pair of imprisoned Vietnam veterans escapes and forms an organization of secret ninjas.
Plot: ninja, car chase, flashback, soldier, vietnam veteran, disappearance, prisoner, criminal syndicate, brother sister relationship, commander, motorcycle gang, sergeant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 4K
9/11 (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of 5 people find themselves trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center's North Tower on 9/11. They work together, never giving up hope, to try to escape before the unthinkable happens.
Style: captivating, factual, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: elevator, world trade center manhattan new york city, disaster, catastrophe, fear, chaos, terrorism, tragic event, adaptation, grief, death, trapped in an elevator ...
Time: september 11 2001, 2000s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 464
Con Express (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hotheaded Alaskan customs agent (Sean Patrick Flannery) unwillingly teams up with a coldhearted but beautiful Soviet agent (Ursula Karven) to capture a rogue Russian general (Arnold Vosloo), selling a shipment of deadly nerve gas. Tensions and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hostage, crimes, adventure, prison, politics, terrorism, escapades, manhunt, rivalry, state affairs, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 292
Fists of Iron (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Dale Hartwell's best friend gets killed, he swears revenge on the bloodthirsty promoter and fighter who did it.
Plot: male female relationship, bodyguard, training, redemption, attempted murder, fistfight, tall man, kickboxing, death of friend, martial arts training, champion, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 970
Caged Fury (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kat arrives in Los Angeles to audition for movies. However, after meeting a sleazy producer, she and her new friend find themselves in a women's prison run by sadistic guards and a lesbian warden.
Style: sexy, serious, erotic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual abuse, woman in danger, prison, sexploitation, women's prison, confined, rescue, life is a bitch, dishonesty, wrongfully committed, prison life, injustice ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.8
 4K
Black Dawn (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonathan Cold returns, this time he goes Undercover to stop a group of Terrorists before they bomb Los Angeles.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, chase, martial arts, terrorism, one man army, race against time, undercover, spy, nuclear bomb, special agents, track down, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, amsterdam, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 598
Born to Ride (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The US Army has decided to modernize its cavalry, so Colonel James E. Devers is ordered by a general to convert a horse unit to motorcycles, but his men are easily outclassed as riders by a pack of rowdies, especially Grady Westfall; when he is ...
Style: suspense, exciting, biting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, lone wolves, society, rebellion, heroes, prank, fighting the system, scout, love triangle, military life, infidelity, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Don Wilson returns to the screen as a man unjustly accused of a brutal crime. Within the prison he must fight for survival, freedom and justice.
Style: cult film
Plot: chase, master warrior, heroes, female nudity, prison, fistfight, racial slur, racism, mixed martial arts, one against many, kickboxing, one man army ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%