Movies like Pure Danger

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Pure Danger (1996)
 4.4
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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, crime, on the run, obsessive quest, chases and races, criminal heroes, out of the way, female nudity, waitress, ex convict
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, crime, rivalry, deadly, on the run and gangsters mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Pure Danger: Red Line (1995), No Tomorrow (1999), The Collectors (1999), The Sweeper (1996), Don't Look Back (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.8
 409
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: suspenseful, stylized, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, crime, criminal heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, parents and children, frame up, heist, partners, dishonesty, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.0
 355
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: rivalry, gangsters, injustice, crimes, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, law enforcement, martial arts, arms deal, arms dealer, criminal's revenge, city life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 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 ⇓
86%
 5.1
 462
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police shootout, vigilante, police officer, crimes, working undercover, police detective, rivalry, law enforcement, partners, chase, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, drug dealing, on the run, heroin addict, murder, gangsters, crime gone awry, best friends, deadly, going straight, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.6
 665
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, vengeance, crime, rivalry, chase, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, lone wolves, danger, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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 ⇓
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), life is a bitch, good versus evil, escapades, partners, crimes, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, profanity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.3
 10K
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, partners, danger, rivalry, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, arkansas, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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%
 4.4
 518
High Voltage (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, chases and races, crimes, danger, gangsters, deadly, good versus evil, bank, law enforcement, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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 ⇓
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, 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 ⇓
56%
 6.0
 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: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, master criminal, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, chase, criminal heroes, crimes, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, on the run, gangsters, chase, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, danger, law enforcement, heist, tough heroes, pursuit ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: dark humor, suspenseful, rough, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, chases and races, dishonesty, partners, crimes, crime, on the run, wooing, cons and scams, drug abuse, neo noir, car ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Legendary Assassin (2008)
Genre: Action, Romance, 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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, police investigation, mysterious character, on the run, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, rivalry, deadly, gang, crimes, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
House Under Siege (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young boys and a girl commit a diamond robbery on Halloween. During escape the girl is fatally shot. One of the boys knows a doctor (Jeremy London) who has a private clinic in his house. They decide to go to his house instead of the hospital ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, on the run, crime gone awry, confined, gang, rivalry, dishonesty, fugitives, chase, hostage situation, gunshot wound, halloween ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 3.5
 364
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, scary ...
Plot: stolen money, woman in danger, vengeance, deadly, chases and races, obsessive quest, cons and scams, danger, gang, on the run, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, california, england, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Double Identity (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, on the run, mysterious character, danger, save the lady, daring rescue, woman in danger, mistaken identity, heroes, crimes, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, year 1992, 1990s, 20th century
Place: europe, bulgaria, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 276
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, power relations, disorder, estrangement, family relations, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, siblings relations, crimes, chases and races, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 282
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: farm, on the run, warehouse, mob boss, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, vengeance, cons and scams, frame up, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 136
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Plot: on the run, forgery, rivalry, crime, betrayal, dishonesty, chases and races, city life, urban, friendship, crimes, bookies ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 10K
Billa 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: David Billa a refugee comes to Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu and his journey begins into crime. Initially he starts as a local diamond smuggler. He eventually meets Abbasi, an underworld don in Goa and helps him out in a deal and wins his favor. For one ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, crimes, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, gang, deadly, rivalry, danger, gory, battles, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 594
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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, teenage life, kidnapping, city life, urban, deadly, chases and races, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 18K
Dhoom (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A gang of bikers headed by the cool-headed and arrogant Kabir is on a robbing spree in Mumbai. They rob establishments and then zip away on their superbikes. ACP Jai Dixit is the case in-charge and he recruits a bumbling bike mechanic and racer ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, motorcycle, biker, obsessive quest, gang, leadership, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, bollywood, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
47%
 6.8
 946
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, danger, gang, crime, partners, on the run, crimes, confined, heist, law enforcement, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 61
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, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, heroes, master warrior, kickboxing, evil man, vengeance, down on your luck, chases and races, law enforcement, graphic violence, gang ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: biker, hippie, motorcycle chase, on the road, gang, psychopath, drug dealing, crimes, deadly, tough heroes, biker gang, gangster ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%