Movies like Ruckus

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Ruckus (1980)
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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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, heroes, deadly, chases and races, danger and vengeance mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ruckus: W.B., Blue and the Bean (1989), The Escapist (2002), Angels from Hell (1968), The Russian Specialist (2005), Hell's Belles (1969). 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, kidnapping, bail bondsman, rescue, chase, criminal heroes, partners, deadly, confined, adventure, witnessing a crime, 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, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, violence spree, deadly, vengeance, confined, gang, tough heroes, murder, heroes, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: small town, gang, crime, innocence lost, vengeance, vigilantism, small town life, sexual relations, wartime life, crimes, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: cuba, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Russian Specialist (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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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 ⇓
80%
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 5.6
 228
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, desert, revenge, money, motorcycle, theft, contests and competitions, crimes, adventure, danger, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.6
 74
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, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, political corruption, 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 ⇓
77%
 4.6
 171
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: hijacking, undercover, espionage, special agents, adventure, manhunt, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, deadly, one man army, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heroes, battles, kidnapping, small town, rocket launcher, motorcycle gang, vietnam veteran, decapitation, fistfight, gunfight, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, asia, vietnam, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 15K
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: rescue, gangsters, vengeance, heroic mission, martial arts, buddies, obsessive quest, crimes, deadly, adventure, righting the wronged, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.5
 1K
Bone Dry (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie finds himself being forced at a gunpoint, by an unseen assailant, on a dark and brutal journey through the harsh terrain of the Mojave desert. His nemesis is Jimmy, a man with an aberrant agenda; armed with a rifle, a scope, walkie-talkies and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, vengeance, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, deadly, crimes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, torture, one man army, punishment, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, special agents, escapades, manhunt, undercover, fugitives, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, pursuit, chase, old west, criminal heroes, on the run, crimes, tough heroes, track down, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, sexual abuse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.2
 369
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, one man army, undercover, vengeance, terrorism, crimes, race against time, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry, special agents, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, 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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gang, martial arts, small town, rapist, motorcycle gang, biker, rivalry, society, crimes, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 60s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: manhunt, chase, on the run, graphic violence, parents and children, small town, in the woods, crimes, murder, revenge, brother brother relationship, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: gangsters, modern western, hitman, one man army, criminal's revenge, murder, lone wolves, crimes, fighting crime, deadly, danger, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, deadly, hostages, daring rescue, danger, one man army, crimes, escapades, race against time, airplane, tough heroes, gulf war ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.8
 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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, chase, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, deadly, on the run, justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, langley virginia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, escapades, danger, rivalry, obsessive quest, one man army, race against time, rescue, heroes, chases and races, confined, treasure hunt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: terrorism, manhunt, rescue, survival, kidnapping, adventure, one man army, race against time, save the day, deadly, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.3
 435
Bullies (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 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: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, murder, burned alive, farm, sadism, rape, violence, revenge, forest, redneck, torture, in the woods ...
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: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, manhunt, crime, dishonesty, graphic violence, tough heroes, deadly, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch, vengeance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 1950s
Place: georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.4
 549
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, undercover, race against time, danger, save the day, rivalry, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 356
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, serious ...
Plot: small town, contests and competitions, chases and races, lone wolves, gang, life is a bitch, adventure, crime, distopia, vengeance, small town life, social decay ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.2
 390
Savage Dawn (1985)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A motorcycle gang take over a small city in Arizona.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: heroes, gang, desert, small town, explosion, vietnam veteran, gang leader, biker, biker gang, contests and competitions, rivalry, military ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
 495
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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, terrorism, revenge, war hero, danger, heroes, soldier, fugitives, rivalry, confined, assassination, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, ireland, england, europe, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.4
 592
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: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilante, criminal's revenge, fugitives, law enforcement, obsessive quest, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, on the run, danger, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Lost in Plainview (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, adventure, car chase, uninhibited rivalry, on the road, crimes, chases and races, danger, chase, stalking, desert, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 564
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, rivalry, confined, crime, misfit, buddies, gangsters, heroes, contests and competitions, tough heroes, friends, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.6
 752
Dead Drop (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, danger, undercover, crimes, tough heroes, working undercover, master criminal, chases and races, dishonesty, one man army, revenge, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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