Movies like Recoil 1998

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Recoil (1998)
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Recoil (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Ray Morgan accidentally kills the son of a mob boss. The mob boss orders to have Morgan killed unknowing that the assassin killed Morgan's wife and kids. Now Morgan's out for revenge..and he'll do it his own way
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, car chase, crimes, heist, vengeance, crime, good versus evil, chase, bank, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, showbiz, sex, prostitute, bank robbery, police, motorcycle, violence, truck, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, martial arts, law enforcement, deadly, vengeance and dishonesty mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Recoil: Hawk's Vengeance (1996), No Tomorrow (1999), City of Fear (2000), Crooked (2006), Bloodmatch (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hawk's Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric Hawke a British Marine, attends the funeral of his policeman brother who he discovers has been attempting to investigate the mysterious kidnappings and murders of a local Asian street gang. The clues seem to point to a rival Nazi white ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, hitman, marine, urban, tough heroes, battles, gang, undercover, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ 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 ⇓
77%
 3.7
 208
City of Fear (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When reporter Steve Roberts acts on a call from his good friend, Charlie, urging him to report on a hot scientific story in Bulgaria, he ends up in a world of disappearance, death and deception.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: amateur detective, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, journalism, gangsters, crimes, intrigue, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.0
 406
Crooked (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, police investigation, partners, danger, chases and races, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 4.7
 881
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, chases and races, crimes, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, frame up, murder, crime, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.4
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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 ⇓
66%
 5.7
 380
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, prison, confined, drug dealing, special agents, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, heroes, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Mission of Justice (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mayoral candidate Dr. Rachel Olsen (Brigitte Nielsen) has a dangerous plan for swift justice in the form of a band of ex-convicts, called the Peacemakers, who roam the streets to do her bidding. When a boxer friend (Tony Burton) is killed by ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vigilantism, rivalry, deadly, crime, crimes, injustice, working undercover, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 686
Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, crimes, murder, master warrior, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, tough heroes, police detective, crime, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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 ⇓
56%
Excessive Force (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chicago policeman Terry McCain is determined to put away mobster Sal DiMarco, who always gets acquitted on technicalities. While monitoring a drug sale, a shootout ensues, and one of Terry's fellow officers gets away with $3 million of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, martial arts, jazz, gunfight, shoulder holster, police, police shootout, chases and races, deadly, heroes, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 2.9
 493
Dragonwolf (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Devil's Cauldron, a city where depravity and violence has forged a society in which only the lethal and callous can survive, two young men who possess the intellect and ferocity to flourish, carve a name for themselves as the most efficient ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, femme fatale, crimes, rivalry, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, danger, gangsters, betrayal, criminal heroes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, danger, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, master warrior, contests and competitions, heroes, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Amsterdam Heavy (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: CIA Agent Martin Keele (Michael Madsen - Reservoir Dogs Kill Bill) sets the wheels spinning in this gritty urban action thriller, as mysterious gangster J.D. goes on the rampage in Amsterdam, stopping at nothing to uncover those who have betrayed him
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, race against time, law enforcement, criminal heroes, betrayal, dishonesty, track down, criminal's revenge, mixed martial arts, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Last Man Standing (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers, led by the ultra-violent Snake Underwood, pull off a daring mid-day heist that leaves dozens of burning police cars and scores of innocent victims in its wake. Heading the investigation into the gang is the equally violent ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crimes, crime, deadly, master criminal, criminal heroes, chases and races, rivalry, chase, criminal's revenge, gang, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 895
Showdown (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ken has just moved from Kansas with his mother. He talks to a girl named Julie, not knowing that her boyfriend Tom is very possessive of her. Tom is learning karate from Lee, a sensei whose brother was killed by a rookie cop named Billy. Billy has ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, rivalry, crimes, youth, contests and competitions, danger, police detective, teenage life, school, kickboxer, roundhouse kick ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sticks of Death (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man masters the ancient art of arnis with the help of his grandfather to get revenge on a group of crooks who attempted to beat him to death.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, adventure, heroes, dishonesty, deadly, cons and scams, vengeance, contests and competitions, danger, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 446
Inferno (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Interpol officer Kyle Connors, Don "The Dragon" Wilson, watches his partner die in an explosion, he swears he'll hunt down the killer. Yanked of the case by Internal Affairs, Connors defied his orders and follows the only lead he ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: interpol, martial arts, kickboxing, fight, adventure, rivalry, graphic violence, law enforcement, chases and races, vengeance, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 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 ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
38%
 7.2
 2K
Public Enemy (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Ruthless cop Chul-joong and a merciless killer in raincoat run into each other in a small alleyway and form a fatal bond. A free-for-all fight occurs by coincidence on a rainy street. A week later, the dead bodies of an old couple are discovered ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, dark humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, serial killer, psychopath, gangsters, deadly, crimes, vengeance, police detective, martial arts, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 677
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Riders (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his family is murdered, Johnny gets revenge on his former biker gang, The Slaves, and the police who lied to the gang about Johnny selling them out to the authorities.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, deadly, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, vengeance, biker, revenge, police, death of family
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane and Christy Goody who have acquired a rare jade dragon, ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, heroes, crimes, chase, rivalry, gangsters, danger, violence, kickboxing, martial art, showdown, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 1K
Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Terrorists attempt to disrupt the Atlanta Olympics by kidnapping the U.S. women's swim team. If their demands are not met, the team will be executed. Only janitor Jack Bryant, a former Olympic gymnast champion of Tae Kwon Do felled by injuries ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroes, martial arts, janitor, hostages, danger, law enforcement, deadly, confined, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
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Out for Blood (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lawyer's family is murdered by drug smugglers, and he is beaten and left for dead, but survives although in a coma. When he awakes he only has a partial memory of what happened. In order to find out the real story, he trains with a karate ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, heroes, martial arts, murder, police detective, tough heroes, vengeance, working undercover, memory loss, kidnapping, uninhibited rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
 260
To Be the Best (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eric Kulhane, a member of the U.S. Kickboxing Team, lets his quick temper and obsessive love for beautiful Cheryl make him the perfect target for blackmail. In order to stop ruthless gambler from rigging the World Championship and killing Cheryl, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kickboxing, gory, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, tough heroes, gambling, drug abuse, vengeance, obsession, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Street Corner Justice (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Pittsburgh cop Mike Justus is kicked off the force and moves away to relax in sunny Los Angeles. Unfortunately his dream retirement turns out to be a nightmare and he is forced to deal out his own brand of street corner justice.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, criminal's revenge, good versus evil, deadly, fighting crime, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, master criminal, heroes, lone wolves ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Executioner (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, hitman, vengeance, stoners, tough heroes, drug dealing, rivalry, leadership, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 292
Deadly Bet (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeff Wincott plays a gambler who puts his life on the line to buy his way out of the clutches of a mobster.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, rivalry, gangsters, crime, ambition, alcohol abuse, redemption, gambling, obsession, sport, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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