Movies like Ruckus

If you like "Ruckus" you are looking for serious, realistic and suspenseful movies about / with manhunt, small town, one man army, adventure, crimes, vengeance and gang themes of Action, Drama and Thriller genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Ruckus (1980)
 5.9
 676
Ruckus (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Madoc County is a quiet and peaceful place until vagrant Kyle Hanson arrives. The people of Madoc County are repelled by his appearance and want to chase him out of the city. Unfortunately for them, Kyle Hanson is a former Vietnam elite soldier and he uses his skills to fight back.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, small town, one man army, adventure, crimes, vengeance, gang, heroes, against the odds, mentally unstable, small town life, chases and races, wartime life, rivalry, homecoming, tough heroes, police, motorcycle, truck, male female relationship, loner, pursuit, post war, bullying, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, southern usa

Movie in categories

manhunt movies
875
vietnam movies
377
small town movies
4812
adventure movies
7702
crimes movies
13978
vengeance movies
10422
gang movies
3231

Most similar movies to Ruckus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, heroes, chases and races, deadly, danger and vengeance mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ruckus: W.B., Blue and the Bean (1989), The Escapist (2002), The Mechanik (2005), Hell's Belles (1969), Angels from Hell (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
W.B., Blue and the Bean (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three modern-day L.A. bounty hunters, known only by their code names -- White Bread, Bean and Blue -- are hired by their bail bondsman boss to look after a wealthy heiress, Nettie Ridgeway, who witnessed the murder of a one-time boyfriend connected ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, kidnapping, bail bondsman, chase, rescue, reluctant partners, criminal's revenge, partners, crimes, witnessing a crime, danger, small town ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 2K
The Escapist (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, he offers whatever the criminals want to protect his wife and unborn child, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, violence spree, confined, vengeance, deadly, gang, heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, murder, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.6
 4K
The Mechanik (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Russian ex-hit man is called back to Russia for one last job. This time against his former employees, the Russian mob.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, danger, deadly, one man army, gang, tough heroes, kidnapping, prostitute, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.6
 252
Hell's Belles (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When hot-headed Dan out-drives the thoroughly vicious Tony in a motorcycle race and wins a brand new bike, he sets in motion a chain of events that includes one blazing gas station and a disastrous rock slide.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, desert, theft, money, revenge, motorcycle, heroes, escapades, rivalry, adventure, crimes, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
heroes movies
9506
asia movies
2815
Angels from Hell (1968)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Mike (Tom Stern), a biker, returns to California after serving in Vietnam. He uses his war-hero experience to organize a new, united super outlaw gang. When one member is shot by police because he killed a girl at a pot orgy, an all-out cop vs. ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: small town, heroes, crime, innocence lost, vigilantism, wartime life, sexual relations, vengeance, small town life, gang, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: cuba, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.6
 195
The Zone (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Gulf War hero Rowdy Welles is framed for murder by unscrupulous CIA boss Dick Althorp. As his price of freedom, Welles is ordered to undertake a deadly mission to destroy a nuclear processing plant in a foreign nation, owned by dangerous ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, crimes, danger, secret agents, adventure, one man army, heroes, chases and races, confined, rivalry, deadly, espionage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.4
 16K
Blind Fury (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vengeance, rescue, gangsters, heroic mission, one against many, martial arts, buddies, obsessive quest, crimes, deadly, adventure, righting the wronged ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Prey of the Jaguar (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When his wife and son are brutally murdered by a fugitive drug lord that he helped put behind bars, former Special Ops agent Derek Leigh vows to avenge their deaths. After mastering lethal fighting skills at the hands of a martial arts instructor, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, superhero, revenge, vigilante, espionage, crimes, master criminal, chases and races, law enforcement, confined, dealing with death ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
Eye of the Tiger (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Buck (Gary Busey) is a Vietnam vet, recently released from prison. He returns home to discover the town being terrorized by a vicious motorcycle gang. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his daughter, Buck and his friends arm themselves ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, motorcycle gang, heroes, kidnapping, small town, battles, rocket launcher, vietnam veteran, decapitation, fistfight, martial arts, gunfight ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa, asia, miami, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.7
 79
Quiet Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jesse Palmer, is a Vietnam Veteran who must discomfit his ex-commanding officer turned crooked senate candidate named Whalen from conspiring to turn over part of the U.S. Government to terrorists. Whalen has all the help that he can afford. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, terrorism, vietnam veteran, one man army, crimes, on the run, deadly, heroes, crime, law enforcement, chases and races, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Missionary Man (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger rolls into town on a unique motorcycle. All he carries is the bible and a desire for justice. Past vengeance collides as Ryder rights an injustice from his past and liberates the small town from a malicious oppressor.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, gangsters, hitman, modern western, criminal's revenge, murder, deadly, crimes, fighting crime, danger, lone wolves, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.1
 405
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, undercover, one man army, vengeance, terrorism, law enforcement, deadly, special agents, race against time, danger, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Born Losers (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A ruthless motorcycle gang rides into a California town and terrorizes its denizens.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, gang, heroes, rapist, martial arts, small town, motorcycle gang, society, rivalry, juvenile delinquency, deadly, righting the wronged ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, california, vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: manhunt, chase, on the run, graphic violence, parents and children, small town, in the woods, crimes, revenge, murder, brother brother relationship, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Avenging Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martial arts expert Matt Hunter was one of the most promising operatives in Army intelligence until his parents were killed by terrorists, and he retired to the family's farm in Louisiana to take care of his 12-year-old sister Sara and their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, terrorism, survival, rescue, kidnapping, adventure, one man army, race against time, save the day, deadly, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Desperate Trail (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable con man Jack Cooper is on a westbound stagecoach, headed for the next batch of suckers who will mistake him for an easy mark. Fiery Sarah O'Rourke rides the same coach, handcuffed to lawman Bill Speakes and headed for the hangman. In a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, manhunt, pursuit, old west, criminal heroes, crimes, on the run, tough heroes, woman in danger, track down, husband wife relationship, sexual abuse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Strategic Command (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rick Harding is a former Marines officer, now working in the FBI as a chemical weapons designer. While packing up for the night, a group of armed soldiers led by wanted criminal Carlos Gruber, break into the FBI research lab. They steal large ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, daring rescue, deadly, escapades, rivalry, one man army, confined, save the day, hostage, tough heroes, airplane, terrorism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After learning the art of muay thai fighting from skilled masters, small town friends Piak (Akara Amarttayakul) and Phao (Thawatchai Phanpakdee) move their passion to Bangkok, where they become active in underground activities that put what ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial artist, muay thai, gang, martial arts, friendship, crimes, one man army, master warrior, gangsters, heroes, athlete's life, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
Road House 2: Last Call (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shane Tanner, the son of a legendary cooler named Dalton, learns that his uncle Nate got beat up by a group of men because he doesn't want to sell his bar, The Black Pelican, to a bunch of drug dealers. To help out his uncle, Shane teams up ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, gunfight, tough guy, vengeance, gang, buddies, drug dealing, vigilantism, against the odds, drug abuse, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Escape Under Pressure (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A luxury cruise liner is requisitioned by the Greek government in an attempt to give safe passage to national treasures worth millions of pounds. The liner is attacked by an art collector who finds out about the plan. During the hijack the liner ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, chases and races, escapades, danger, rivalry, race against time, crimes, confined, one man army, obsessive quest, treasure hunt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.3
 476
Bullies (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the peaceful Morris family move to a small town and buy the town grocery store, they run afoul of the Cullen family. The Cullen's have been bullying the town's folk for years, and now they are harassing the Morris family every chance ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, murder, burned alive, farm, revenge, rape, sadism, forest, redneck, torture, heroes, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Macon County Line (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A vengeful Southern sheriff is out for blood after his wife is brutally killed by a pair of drifters. Low-budget film set in Georgia in 1953 and based on fact.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, chases and races, deadly, life is a bitch, crimes, graphic violence, rivalry, manhunt, dishonesty, crime, tough heroes, death in the family ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 1950s
Place: georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.4
 570
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, rescue, adventure, daring rescue, confined, deadly, danger, save the day, race against time, special agents, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 460
Devil's Angels (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An exiled band of Hell's Angels strike a bargain with the Sheriff of a local town, let them stay and the town is safe. But a local girl strays into their lair and sparks off a full scale Angel war.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: small town, adventure, gang, society, juvenile delinquency, lone wolves, life is a bitch, rivalry, distopia, vengeance, small town life, social decay ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.7
 3K
Malone (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, danger, on the run, chase, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, los angeles, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 648
The Gladiator (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A road warrior vigilante avenges his brother's death at the hands of a crazy motorist by using his souped-up pickup to apprehend drunken drivers and others who abuse their driving privileges.
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilante, tough law enforcer, chases and races, lone wolves, danger, law enforcement, heroes, obsessive quest, deadly, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 537
Hennessy (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, revenge, war hero, fugitives, rivalry, adventure, state affairs, dishonesty, deadly, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, ireland, england, europe, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.0
 613
Cage (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A GI in Vietnam saves his buddy's life, but in the process is shot in the head. The injury results in brain damage to the point where he basically has a child's brain in a (very large) man's body. When they get out of the army the two ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, vengeance, kidnapping, friendship, crimes, ambition, mentally challenged, rivalry, confined, crime, misfit, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Lost in Plainview (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, on the road, danger, chases and races, crimes, car chase, deadly, stalking, psychopath, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Walking Tall: The Payback (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man goes back to his hometown that is now overrun with crime and single-handedly takes justice into his own hands.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, fighting crime, vengeance, vigilantism, crimes, deadly, gang, danger, heroes, law enforcement, special agents, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2007
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%