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, brother sister relationship, jeweler, protection, last wish, wrongful imprisonment, diamond theft, release from prison, sports car, hiding, insurance fraud, hidden
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 prison, heroes, martial arts, chases and races, crimes, rivalry 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, frame up, assassination, dishonesty, law enforcement, government agency, deadly, political conspiracy, partners, adventure, chases and races, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ 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: drone, terrorist attack, prison, sadistic psychopath, blowing a kiss, sniper, escaped prisoner, father daughter estrangement, outnumbered
⇓ 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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: exploitation, spy, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, gory, espionage, race against time, master criminal, chase, rivalry, good versus evil ...
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, hand to hand combat, hostile takeover, fistfight, gunfight, terrorist, machine gun, martial arts, action violence, terrorist group, husband wife relationship, pistol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: terminal illness, reverend, prisoner, prison, framed for murder
⇓ 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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: master warrior, hotshot hero, martial arts, one man army, dishonesty, deadly, innocence lost, law enforcement, rivalry, vigilantism, tough heroes, frame up ...
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: kidnapping, amnesia, assassin, government, agent, protection, crime lord
⇓ 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: museum, thief, heist, hostage, diamond, explosion, fight, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: frame up, attempted rape, injustice, forest, debt, snake, flashback, doctor, murder, escape, police station, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, daring rescue, one man army, mortal combat, danger, confined, prison, martial arts, master warrior, heroes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ 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: interracial sex, restaurant, breasts, bikini, nightclub, sex scene, sexual desire, sex standing up, blonde, sex in bed, swimming pool, woman on top ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: undercover, state affairs, danger, government agency, crimes, secret agents, head of state, save the day, political intrigue, political conspiracy, assassination attempt, assassination ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: soldier, psychiatrist, military, sports car, cocaine, m 16, green beret, ferrari, beret, military police, pistol, rifle ...
⇓ 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: serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, bodyguard, undercover, soldier, rivalry, friendship, dishonesty, disorder, government agency, deadly, on the run, plague ...
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, undercover, martial arts, leadership, partners, master criminal, government agency, dishonesty, murder, betrayal, working undercover, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: drugs, office, shower, ladies man, pretending to be dead, protection, masseuse, man dressed as woman, kidnapped daughter, gunshot, private investigator, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, chase, race against time, martial arts, one man army, nuclear bomb, cia, car chase, crimes, heroic mission, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, utah
⇓ 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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, crimes, secret agents, vengeance, murder, hitman, deadly, government agency, working undercover, danger, rivalry ...
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, suspenseful, serious, 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 ⇓
48%
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: exciting, rough, brutal, bloody, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, criminal heroes, prison, undercover cop, blood, death, fictional reality show, sex scene, guilty pleasure, championship, prison violence, insanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, chase, contests and competitions, crimes, cons and scams, uninhibited rivalry, gambling, rivalry, sports car, fight, race against time, dishonesty ...
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: strong man, exploding house, tall man, attempted murder, cane, unfaithful boyfriend, kicked in the face, tournament, training, bodyguard, male female relationship, beaten to death ...
⇓ 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.
Style: cult film
Plot: beefcake martial arts, prison violence, fight to the death, mixed martial arts, hand to hand combat, one against many, nightstick, foot chase, chase, blood, black belt, prison riot ...
⇓ 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: realistic, sexual, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual abuse, prison, women's prison, sexploitation, wrongfully committed, danger, woman in danger, rescue, injustice, chases and races, life is a bitch, confined ...
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: realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, undercover, prison, chases and races, state affairs, crimes, criminal heroes, confined, heroes, crime, society, rebellion ...
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: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, frame up, gang, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, crime, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, crimes, adventure, hostages, danger, one man army, terrorism, chases and races, state affairs, escapades, manhunt, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ 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, terrorism, martial arts, secret agent, hijacker, bridge, agent, bar fight, karate, castle, country, road ...
Place: hawaii, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Chained Fury: Lesbian Slave Desires (2003)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Story: Imprisoned for the brutal murder of her unfaithful boyfriend and his lover, Cassandra has engineered her escape and is now on the run having taken on a nurses identity. Arriving at a desolate country estate, Ravencrest, it at first appears to be a ...
Plot: white slavery, erotica, lesbian, prison, sex, lesbian sex, rape, female full frontal nudity, lesbianism, kidnapping, lesbian rape, electroshock therapy ...
⇓ 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: rough, serious, realistic, biting, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, lone wolves, rebellion, military life, fighting the system, prank, scout, society, love triangle, infidelity, prison, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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