Movies like Pure Danger

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Pure Danger (1996)
 4.5
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Pure Danger (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A paroled short order cook and a waitress go on the run with a bag of diamonds that accidentally falls into their possession, prompting two warring gangs to come after them.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: gang, gangsters, crimes, restaurant, on the run, obsessive quest, criminal heroes, female nudity, ex convict, waitress, chases and races, out of the way, crime
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Pure Danger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, rough and serious films with plots about crimes, chases and races, deadly, on the run, gangsters, law enforcement and rivalry mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Pure Danger: Red Line (1995), The Collectors (1999), No Tomorrow (1999), The Sweeper (1996), Don't Look Back (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.6
 575
Red Line (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A car thief is seen stealing, and is blackmailed into stealing more cars for someone else's profit.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, heist, parents and children, frame up, gangsters, gang, crime gone awry, crimes, law enforcement, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.5
 386
The Collectors (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: graphic violence, on the run, criminal's revenge, partners, fighting crime, police corruption, hitman, chase, crime gone awry, partners against crime, gangsters, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, new york, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 3.9
 406
No Tomorrow (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the world's most notorious criminal allies himself with a senior employee of a major shipping corporation, a lethal deal is struck to secure a multi-million dollar arms transaction. As word of the sinister deal spreads through the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: rivalry, crimes, injustice, gangsters, urban ghetto life, martial arts, criminal heroes, law enforcement, arms dealer, arms deal, criminal's revenge, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.0
 560
The Sweeper (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young renegade undercover cop with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader who wants only to kill all criminals and those ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police shootout, vigilante, police officer, crimes, working undercover, fighting crime, master criminal, gang, partners against crime, special agents, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Don't Look Back (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Los Angeles heroin addict Jesse endangers the lives of his childhood friends after he discovers a briefcase full of money from a drug deal gone bad, and returns home with it to Texas. Hoping to turn his life around with his newfound wealth, Jessie ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: hitman, drug dealing, on the run, heroin addict, murder, best friends, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, gang, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.4
 781
Blue Tiger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gena is a sweet and dedicated mother to her little son. One day, whilst shopping with him for a halloween mask, her son is accidently shot through the chest by a Japanese Gunman, trying to kill an opposing gang of bus operators. Gena notices that ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, yakuza, mafia, revenge, death of son, vengeance, track down, lone wolves, crimes, chase, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.4
 207
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: law enforcement, police corruption, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, legends and myths, police detective, gunfight, bandit, corruption, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
To Protect and Serve (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, police corruption, murder, vigilantism, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, serial killer, escapades, rivalry, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.3
 13K
Trespass (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the turf of a local gang, who come by to execute one of their ...
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gang, murder, drug dealing, treasure hunt, gangsters, revenge, chase, rivalry, partners, crimes, map, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, arkansas, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 824
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, disorder, couple relations, infidelity, drug abuse, gangsters, gang, hitman, frame up, vengeance, love triangle, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 436
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, chase, crimes, musician's life, on the run, life is a bitch, city life, frame up, false accusation, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.4
 629
High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, crimes, gangsters, bank, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, heist, martial arts, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, disorder, chase, isolation, drug dealing, survival, escapades, confined, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Cherry Pontiac Lemans Convertible...Two Days...Two-Hundred & Fifty Grand. When your lemon lot hits the skids you glom the gig no matter what the smell. For Bob and Sid, two slicked-back burnouts, bum luck runs in spades. With a goose-egg ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, gangsters, on the run, crimes, dishonesty, partners, wooing, cons and scams, drug abuse, car, criminal, car salesman ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.4
 397
Greed (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Raven (Darlena Tejeiro) and Ashley (Andrea Bogart), two young women returning from a rock-climbing expedition, find themselves harassed by a group of bikers at a dusty bar in the desert. With surprise and guile on their side, the girls escape by ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, scary ...
Plot: stolen money, woman in danger, vengeance, serial killer, on the run, rivalry, obsessive quest, gang, crimes, cons and scams, desert, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, california, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Double Identity (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Chechnya, an American doctor takes a detour in life when he helps a mysterious woman escape from her would-be assailant.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, mysterious character, gangsters, crimes, mistaken identity, save the lady, woman in danger, heroes, daring rescue, escapades, danger, chases and races
Time: 90s, 21st century, year 1992, 20th century
Place: europe, bulgaria, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Night of the Running Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, on the run, gangsters, chase, crimes, tough heroes, heist, dishonesty, law enforcement, murder, crime boss, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 324
Hand Gun (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack is in the midst of a major robbery, which leaves him injured and his accomplices dead. Jack manages to hide the $500,000 from the robbery before he makes his way to his death bed.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, estrangement, power relations, family relations, disorder, riddles and clues, siblings relations, criminal heroes, treasure hunt, crime gone awry, on the run, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 2K
Made Men (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man and a woman are on the run from gangsters whom he has stolen $12.5 million. When the gangsters show up, he takes them supposedly to where the money is hidden but instead leads them into a trap at a backwoods crystal-meth factory. The gangsters ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, heist, chase, criminal's revenge, gangsters, witnessing a crime, race against time, drug dealing, crime gone awry, crimes, dishonesty, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Legendary Assassin (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An assassin who is fresh from his latest kill becomes stranded in an island, when he inadvertently befriends a female police officer. As the night progresses, the unspoken truth honored by the two sides of the law is broken. After the remains of a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, police investigation, mysterious character, on the run, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, gang, moral dilemma, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.0
 1K
Bloodmatch (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, fight, revenge, righting the wronged, frame up, murder, vengeance, heroic mission, adventure, gang, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 319
Detour (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Danny and his gang attempt to rob the warehouse of a mob boss, they find themselves on the run. Danny goes back to his hometown to find his mother has recently died leaving him the farm on the condition that he must open the dairy and run it ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: farm, on the run, mob boss, warehouse, disorder, frame up, vengeance, cons and scams, crime gone awry, gang, gangsters, going straight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.0
 185
Back to Even (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an expert counterfeiter finds himself in debt to a dangerous bookie and on the run from the mob, he races to clear his name and settle the score.
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: bookies, friends, forgery, rivalry, dishonesty, betrayal, on the run, crimes, friendship, city life, bet, factory owner ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.2
 82
Raw Target (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This high-powered action flick follows kickboxing champion Johnny Rider, who quits the ring after accidentally killing an opponent but is forced to employ his skills again to avenge the death of his brother at the hands of crime boss Rod Sparks ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, heroes, master warrior, kickboxing, vengeance, down on your luck, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, gang, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 724
Jailbait (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Action - 17 year old Kyle comes to the big city in search of her half-sister Merci. Merci is on the run after being used to set up a murder. The police and the killers both want her. - C. Thomas Howell, Renée Humphrey, Krista Errickson
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, kidnapping, city life, murder, teenage life, crimes, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, investigation, on the run, city ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 1K
Full Alert (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police Inspector Pao is trying to catch Mak Kwan, a gang member who is first arrested, but then escapes from the prison. By chance, Pao realizes that the target of Kwan's gang is the H.K. Jockey Club
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, gang, rivalry, crimes, on the run, confined, law enforcement, partners, heist, heroic bloodshed, prison escape, bomb ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police corruption, police detective, injustice, crimes, chase, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, on the run, life is a bitch, dishonesty, misfit, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 599
Crash and Burn (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, undercover, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, gang, secret identity, dishonesty, friends, car chase, undercover agent, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Angels Hard as They Come (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of crazy bikers meet up with a group of drug-addicted hippies in a small town, but the two roving factions are soon at odds with one another and chaos ensues.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: biker, hippie, on the road, gang, motorcycle chase, crimes, drug dealing, psychopath, tough heroes, biker gang, murder, violence ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.7
 464
Armstrong (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, kidnapping, injustice, battles, tough heroes, conspiracy, track down, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, one man army, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%