Movies like Pointman

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Pointman (1994)
 6.2
 156
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, restaurant, broker, fashion designer, frame up, diamond, assassination attempt, jeweler, protection, last wish, wrongful imprisonment, diamond theft, brother sister relationship, release from prison, sports car, insurance fraud, hidden, hiding
Place: manhattan new york city

Most similar movies to Pointman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about martial arts, prison, heroes, rivalry, crimes, chases and races and deadly mostly in Action genres. Some movies like Pointman: Plato's Run (1997), Black Site Delta (2017), Double Agent 73 (1974), Act of War (1998), Diamond Ruff (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.5
 375
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, frame up, kidnapping, undercover, manhunt, rescue, danger, prison, adventure, tough law enforcer, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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.
Plot: terrorist attack, drone, prison, sadistic psychopath, outnumbered, father daughter estrangement, sniper, escaped prisoner, blowing a kiss
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, exploitation, woman in danger, race against time, master criminal, law enforcement, gory, deadly, drug dealing, danger, good versus evil, undercover ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.4
 131
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: terrorism, terrorist group, one man army, action violence, gunfight, terrorist, fistfight, martial arts, one against many, hand to hand combat, agent, pistol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 67
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: framed for murder, prison, prisoner, reverend, terminal illness
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: frame up, innocence lost, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, tough heroes, one man army, martial arts, murder, prison, betrayal, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: protection, crime lord, agent, amnesia, kidnapping, assassin, government
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 1.9
 225
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: thief, heist, museum, police, diamond, explosion, fight, hostage
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
 560
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: assassination attempt, government agency, political conspiracy, political intrigue, head of state, wiretap, state affairs, special agents, save the day, secret agents, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
 354
Khaidi (1983)
Genre: Action
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Khaidi is action oreinted movie in which, Suryam (chiranjeevi) works along with his widow sister in his field and studies in a college in the nearby town. His classmate madhavi falls in love with him, but later suryam realizes that she is ...
Plot: suicide, police station, vengeance, torture, forest, debt, snake, injustice, doctor, flashback, murder, prisoner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 65
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: sexual desire, restaurant, sex scene, breasts, bikini, nightclub, sex standing up, drug dealing, sex in bed, blonde, swimming pool, woman on top ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.7
 1K
Extraction (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A major feature exclusively for digital, EXTRACTION follows a U.S. Black Ops team member who finds himself the only survivor of a botched prisoner extraction mission. Forced to fight his way out of a maximum-security Chechen prison, he must keep his ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, heroes, heroic mission, master warrior, confined, danger, mortal combat, prison, daring rescue
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: cocaine, vietnam war veteran, veteran, trenchcoat, vietnam war, handgun, ferrari, beret, green beret, military police, psychiatrist, m 16 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 234
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: suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, bodyguard, espionage, escapades, life is a bitch, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, chases and races, master villain, state affairs, terrorism, soldier ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 356
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, undercover, prison life, government agency, partners, master criminal, leadership, rivalry, friendship, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.8
 3K
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: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, chase, race against time, one man army, martial arts, cia, nuclear bomb, car chase, working undercover, confined, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: attempted rape, fistfight, bikini, ladies man, kidnapped daughter, drugs, office, shower, female nudity, private investigator, gunshot, cult ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Outside the Law (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secret agent Julie Cosgrove is walking into her most dangerous mission yet.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, heroes, working undercover, government agency, deadly, hitman, secret agents, rivalry, murder, starting over, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colombia, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 469
Blackbelt (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, murder, stalking, vietnam war, one man army, martial arts, investigation, psychopath, vigilantism, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Death Race 4: Beyond Anarchy (2018)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Black Ops specialist Connor Gibson infiltrates a maximum security prison to take down legendary driver Frankenstein in a violent and brutal car race.
Style: rough, brutal, bloody, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, prison, undercover cop, blood, death, fictional reality show, criminal heroes, sex scene, insanity, guilty pleasure, prison violence, championship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 8K
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: suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, chase, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, cons and scams, contests and competitions, gambling, rivalry, fight, sports car, car chase, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 217
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: unfaithful boyfriend, training, attempted murder, death of friend, fistfight, champion, competition, beaten to death, kickboxing, male female relationship, blood, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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.
Plot: one against many, hand to hand combat, tough guy, fight to the death, one man army, mixed martial arts, disarming someone, blood spatter, kung fu, blood, foot chase, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 562
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: sexual, rough, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual abuse, prison, sexploitation, women's prison, injustice, rescue, danger, woman in danger, chases and races, wrongfully committed, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.7
 330
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: state affairs, chases and races, prison, tough heroes, soldier, rivalry, fighting the system, law enforcement, dishonesty, political corruption, prison life, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 820
Bloodmatch (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brick Bardo is on a mission to find out which one of the world's greatest kickboxers killed his brother. Five years ago, one of the four champs was fixing fights and set up his brother in the fight that took his life. Now Bardo must take on the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, murder, chases and races, crimes, heroic mission, crime, righting the wronged, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 124
Scorpion (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A top counter-intelligence agent thwarts a hijacking and is assigned to protect one of the terrorists who plan to turn evidence over for a plea bargain. Unfortunately, the terrorist organization attacks where the agent is guarding the man, wounding ...
Plot: terrorist, martial arts, terrorism, secret agent, hijacker, road, porsche, karate, bar fight, donkey, castle, country ...
Place: spain, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 496
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, lone wolves, fighting the system, military life, love triangle, infidelity, rebellion, scout, society, prank, prison, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 412
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, mummy, one man army, espionage, adventure, hostages, save the day, escapades, terrorism, good versus evil, partners, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 290
Sakura Killers (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Taiwan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chuck Connors stars in this routine martial arts feature as the Colonel. He sends agents Sonny (Mike Kelly) and Dennis (George Nichols) to Taiwan in search of microfilm containing experiments on genetic engineering. The agents soon find themselves ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, law enforcement, heroes, adventure, crimes, destiny, rivalry, frame up, danger, warrior, ninja, professor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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