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: suspense, exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, revenge, vendetta, murder of family, death of son, violent, gangsters, martial arts, car chase, heist, crimes, bank, chase, showbiz, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, good versus evil, dishonesty, criminal heroes, sex, prostitute, police officer, police, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles

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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 rivalry, crimes, martial arts, deadly, law enforcement, vengeance and chases and races mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Recoil: Hawk's Vengeance (1996), City of Fear (2000), Cold Harvest (1999), No Tomorrow (1999), Crooked (2006). 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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, marine, hitman, vigilante, tough heroes, battles, gangsters, heroes, criminal heroes, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
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95%
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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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: amateur detective, crimes, gangsters, journalism, rivalry, intrigue, dishonesty, drug dealing, vengeance, murder, organized crime, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Cold Harvest (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter protects his dead brother's wife in a lawless world after a comet has devastated much of earth.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, martial arts, bar fight, revenge, bounty hunter, chaos, future dystopia, plague, pregnancy, apocalypse, siblings relations, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, injustice, gangsters, urban ghetto life, martial arts, criminal heroes, law enforcement, hip hop, arms dealer, arms deal, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, partners, police investigation, martial arts, mafia, gunfight, gangsters, buddy cop, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, undercover, injustice, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, police detective, working undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.4
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, murder, money laundering ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, crimes, murder, medieval, woman with a gun, rivalry, law enforcement, master warrior, master criminal, police investigation, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 438
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: bloody, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, undercover, martial arts, police detective, investigation, government agency, leadership, rivalry, drug dealing, tough law enforcer, master criminal, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: suspense, neo noir, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police shootout, gunfight, police, jazz, gangsters, betrayal, vengeance, working undercover, police corruption, friendship, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.5
 581
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: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, gangsters, gang, crime gone awry, crimes, law enforcement, partners, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.0
 532
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, femme fatale, crimes, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gangsters, rivalry, betrayal, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, working undercover, vengeance, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, crimes, master warrior, law enforcement, graphic violence, undercover ...
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, race against time, vengeance, mixed martial arts, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, law enforcement, track down, criminal heroes, betrayal, female fighter, woman with a gun ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: realistic, serious, rough
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Black Belt Jones (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jones is a secret agent who has gone into semi-retirement, concentrating instead on teaching the martial arts to inner city youths. The karate school is run by a kindly old coot named Pops ,played by Scatman Crothers. His gambling debts, however, ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, australia, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blackbelt (1992)
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Duration: 85 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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Bounty Tracker (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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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
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Time: 90s
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
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36%
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The Expert (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It was a brutal murder that sent deranged psychopath Martin Kagan to prison. It was a naive deputy warden that granted him a stay of execution. Now, the police department's tactical defence instructor, John Lomax, wants revenge for his beloved ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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Duration: 91 min.
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Time: 80s
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, youth, contests and competitions, good versus evil, rivalry, crimes, police detective, school, teenage life, bully comeuppance, final showdown ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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