Movies like Pressure 2002

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Pressure (2002)
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Pressure (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Pressure" follows two med students who must struggle to survive after an unusual shooting incident catapults them into a world of trouble...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cheerleader, manhunt, bar, crimes, college, on the road, chase, police corruption, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, small town, deadly, tough law enforcer, dancing, sniper, fight, forest, hospital, sadist, best friend, sheriff, fbi agent, medical student, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, deadly and chase mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Pressure: The Lost Samaritan (2008), Scar City (1998), Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011), Top of the World (1997), Bad Cop (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, law enforcement, danger, frame up, on the run, special agents, survival, dishonesty, chases and races, murderous pair, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
 806
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, danger, police investigation, tough law enforcer, partners, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, love interest, kiss, police, police officer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: “Hunt for the I-5 Killer” is a dramatization based on the haunting true story of the yearlong manhunt for a killer suspected of murdering 14 victims and committing numerous sexual assaults up and down the I-5 highway corridor through California, ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, manhunt, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, sexual abuse, murder, who done it, chases and races, girl in bra and panties, premarital sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Top of the World (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being robbed. The police believe their big win was a staged ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime gone awry, tough law enforcer, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 3.7
 179
Bad Cop (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A cop Angel Almaraz saves the life of a local crime boss who, in return, offers him a job as part of his security. Almaraz accepts but soon has doubts.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: police corruption, law enforcement, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, legends and myths, police detective, crime, bandit, shoot out, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Critical Assembly (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Critical Assembly is based on two college students (Katherine Heigl and Kerr Smith) who build a nuclear device, which is stolen by a fellow student. When it ends up in the hands of a terrorist, they work with an FBI agent (Beach) in a race against ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, danger, chases and races, law enforcement, undercover, state affairs, deadly, heroes, professor, betrayal, media coverage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.2
 359
Butter (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Corrupt record company executives kill a singing sensation with a drug overdose rather than letting her leave their label and join another company. They then frame her cousin/manager for the murder forcing him to go on the run and to try to get the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, musician's life, deadly, dishonesty, on the run, life is a bitch, law enforcement, city life, drug abuse, false accusation, urban, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.9
 14K
Vehicle 19 (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A parolee (Paul Walker) becomes the target of a massive police manhunt after inadvertently picking up a rental car with a female whistleblower tied up in the trunk. Now, as the police attempt to silence the woman before she can testify about the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hostage, police corruption, woman in danger, on the run, mistaken identity, dishonesty, law enforcement, hostages, dirty cop, pursuit, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Midnight Witness (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the witnesses are in danger of being their next victims.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police corruption, on the run, crime, danger, life is a bitch, misfit, police detective, dishonesty, chase, chases and races, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, disorder, isolation, drugs/alcohol, chase, danger, survival, escapades, drug dealing, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Lost in Plainview (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, adventure, car chase, uninhibited rivalry, on the road, crimes, chases and races, danger, chase, stalking, desert, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.7
 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: one man army, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, track down, life is a bitch, dishonesty, danger, martial arts, brutality, murder of family, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Contract Killers (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A CIA assassin attempts to break out of the contract killing business to try to lead a normal life. But when "the system" tracks her down and frames her for the death of her husband, she embarks on a path of revenge that leads her back ...
Style: realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, vengeance, swat team, frame up, hitman, rivalry, starting over, government agency, dishonesty, assassination, secret agents, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west indies, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.8
 349
The Collectors (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shifting alliances put a pair of hardnosed hit men in jeopardy in this 1999 crime caper. A New Orleans mob boss looking to settle scores sends Ray (Rick Fox) and A.K. (Casper Van Dien) to New York City to collect overdue debts.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, criminal's revenge, chase, partners against crime, crime, partners, hitman, on the run, fighting crime, gang, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, new york, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.5
 210
Sunstorm (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When The General is assassinated in the streets of San Juan, his four daughters are left embroiled in a scheme that leads all the way to the CIA and U.S. Treasury department. Now they must rely on each other to escape with their lives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, vengeance, cons and scams, manhunt, crimes, race against time, rivalry, deadly, unlikely partners, siblings relations, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Assassin's Bullet (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Assassin's Bullet, Slater plays Robert Diggs, a black ops agent who comes to work for Ambassador Ashdown (Hunger Games star Donald Sutherland), tracking down a vigilante assassin in Eastern Europe. The maverick hit(wo)man has been taking out ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, track down, deadly, chase, crimes, foot chase, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female agent, terrorist group, femme fatale, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.3
 4K
Art of War 2 (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, betrayal, heroes, assassination, murder, martial arts, crimes, government agency, protagonist as suspect, secret agents, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.7
 882
Bounty Hunters (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of down-on-their-luck bounty hunters hit the jackpot one night when they pick up an informant with a hundred thousand dollar bounty on his head. But their world is turned upside down when a mob boss offers them one million dollars in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: bounty hunter, partners, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, chase, gangsters, crime, danger, murder, dishonesty, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.3
 132K
The Last Stand (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction ...
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, sheriff, hostage, small town, drug lord, fbi, escape, prisoner, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2013, 80s
Place: usa, las vegas, arizona, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Johan Falk: Organizatsija Karayan (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Johan Falk's stepdaughter Nina has gotten in contact with her biological father, Orjan, discovering that he is in debt to an Estonian construction company in Gothenburg, leading to Nina's kidnapping.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: police investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes, chase, gangsters, law enforcement, danger, police procedural, organized crime, graphic violence, crime, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
 6K
Most Wanted (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sgt. James Dunn, who is wrongly accused of assassination of the officer he had a row with, is saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col Grant Casey. Their mission is to neutralize criminals who had ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, chase, on the run, manhunt, false accusation, death row, assassination, top secret, crimes, investigation, betrayal, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Road to Juarez (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American ex-con with Mexican underworld ties ensnares a pair of young misfits into a dangerous heist in Mexico. Inspired by true events.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, chase, buddies, crime gone awry, danger, dishonesty, desert, disorder, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.3
 859
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crime, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, chase, criminal's revenge, police investigation, police corruption, on the road, kidnapping, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Marine 3: Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Marine must do whatever it takes to save his kidnapped niece and stop a terrorist attack masterminded by a radical militia group.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, soldier, kidnapping, one man army, daring rescue, save the day, danger, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.1
 1K
Diamond 13 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop goes up against his lifelong friend, who has become one of the city's biggest drug traffickers.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, drug dealing, crimes, law enforcement, partners, tough law enforcer, buddies, profanity, crime, graphic violence, police corruption, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Five Minarets in New York (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Turkey, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to find and bring back the dangerous Islamic leader codenamed "Dajjal", believed to be hiding in there. Working with the FBI and NYPD, the agents orchestrate the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, crimes, life is a bitch, chase, racism, dishonesty, couple relations, false accusation, smuggling, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.9
 562
Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, state affairs, soldier, chases and races, danger, one man army, deadly, kidnapping, criminal's revenge, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.7
 425
Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, serial killer, who done it, psychopath, dishonesty, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, special agents, uncover truth, undercover, investigation, manhunt, couple relations, dishonesty, journalism, chases and races, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, hong kong, australia, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 722
The Butcher (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is set up to take the fall for a multi-million dollar heist involving a rival gang boss. Merle (Eric Roberts) is a gambler stuck on a twenty-year losing streak, but his luck is about to change. Surviving a trap that was intended to ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, gang, disorder, couple relations, infidelity, drug abuse, ambition, crime gone awry, rivalry, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%